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i - . PENSACOLA JOURNAL; MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 25, 1918. Photographers With United Statea Pacific Fleet Vant Recruits to Join ''2 - I VV'W ' lfv- If' l 3 V J ',7' S . v- ' -. 1 ' ' fc.aiAn OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH U. S. NAVAL AIR SERVICE. Kaval Aviation had received very little publicity up until the time the Trans-Atlantic Flight was accom plished by this branch of the Govern ment Service. A big work was being carried on during the war, however, (both on this side and the other side of the Atlantic) with very little noise resulting from same. Twenty-eight Patrol and Training Stations were be ing operated In Europe by the U. S. Naval Air Service when the Armistice was signed. In addition to these, sev eral Lighter, and Heavier-than-Alr Patrol and Training Stations had been established on our own coast, and an efficient Patrol Station was being op erated by the U. S. Naval Air Service In the Canal Zone. The European "War has thoroughly -demonstrated the value of Naval Avia tion for defensive and offenslvepur poses In time of war. Valuable peace time uses of this Arm of the Govern ment Service have also been develop ed from which U. S. Tax Payers will derive benefits in addition to the mili tary protection of their homes. Aerial Photography is one of th greatest by-products of the World War, and the U. S. Naval Air Service Is now utilizing this new profession In connection with general coast-line and military mapping, ; and also for Fleet purposes. Aerial Photography will be developed in time of peace by Naval Aviation, and In addition to its military uses It will be utilized In ev-ery possible manner in conjunction with the various Government Mapping Departments for correction of the present maps and charts and in the mapping of xmsurveyed territory. Thia work has a big field and provides an Interesting and valuable employment for those who desire to take it up. Photographers are needed at thi3 time to carry on this work for the United States Navy. Men enlisting In thU branch of the Service will re ceive instructions at a Naval Training Station covering a period of approxi mately two months, and then will be sent to a School of Aviation Photog raphy where they will be taught how to make all kinds of photographic ex posures on the ground, from speed boats, and from Naval seaplanes. They will be taught the theory of the vari ous branches of photography, will re ceive practical instructions in the mix ing of chemicals, in general Jabratory and outside photographic wortf, will receive instructions In Aerial Photo graphic Mapping, and be developed Into efficient all-round photographers. Graduates of the School will be given a Petty Officer's rating and sent to duty with a Fleet Aviation Detachment or to one of the U. S. Naval' Air Sta tions. - S The U. S. Naval Air Service also has openings at the. present ' time : in the following ratings: Machinist's Mates (A), Machinist's Mates (A) (In strument Makers). Quartermaster (A Seaplane and Dirigible, Carpen ter's Mates . (A), Shlpfitters (A). Blacksmiths (A), Coppersmiths (A), Gunner's Mates (A), Special Mechanic (A), Electricians (A) (Radio and Gen eral), Enginemen (A), Molders (A), and pigeon Men (A). Men serving with the IT. S. " Naval Air Service have an opportunity to see the World both from Ships of the Ocean, and from Ships of the. Air. . The- following is one of the many Incidents which take place in the lives of Naval Aviation men and shows that this life Is anything but the humdrum, monotonous " kind, and is that which naturally develops initiative, decision, and careful judgment on the part of each Individual: Three Naval Aviation Photograph ers. E. L. Windenburg, C. R. Kromer, and C. J. Nassano. are accompanying the writer on the cruise of the New Pacific Fleet from Hampton Roads, Va., : to Seattle, Washington. Upon arrival at the Panama Canal we left the New Mexico and proceeded im mediately in one of the Ship's boats to the Naval Air Station near Colon for the purpose of, flying over the j Canal and photographing the Fleet as it passed through. ' j Three Liberty-Motored Flying Boats immediately commenced our first Ocean to Ocean flight. , Both motion pictures and still photographs were made of the ships and points of in terest, along the route. We flew over the edge of Colon, then over Limon Bay, and entered the Canal Zona proper. After a short flight we passed ovor the Gatun Locks and saw below a dreadnaught entering - one of the locks with another passing out into the lake. To our right was the Gatun Spillway which we circled several times before passing on over Gatun Lake. After passing over Tiger Hill in Gatun' Lake) and photographing the U S. S. Arkansas and Texas which were taking on coal from lighters be low us, we flew on at a speed of about eighty miles an hour and soon passed Monte Lirio ort Tour left. " The scenery was becoming more in teresting as we . flew, towards the Pa -cSfic On. our left hand, several hun dred feet-below we sighted Bohio Sol- through with the New Mexico slightly in the lead. We circled them several times and then passed on to the skirts of Corozal, Ancon, Balboa, and Pan ama City. Ancon Hill rose up behind the cities at our left while the waters Lelow were dotted with destroyers, and other battlecraft at anchor. Now In the distance as far as the eye could see was spread in beautiful deep blue tones the tranquil Pacific Our flight from the Atlantic to the !" icific had been accomplished in less t lan an hour with the motors of all three seaplanes faithfully performing the functions required of them. How ever, soon after circling Panama City the second time a water, leak was dis covered in the coolingsystem of. "our motor, and we glided to the calm wa ters below in order that the neces sary repairs could be made before commencing our return trip. After si short time we had the leak mended but found the water, in our radiator Ycation sotyintKe heart frhealtH. tooeca French ysatxJ baths, orU-8 P sourCe. . Pluto ter at its utauon . W a country-0 eatttvetxt . . ..lor resort y01 .nxtvctit v fireproof tcl, g-rvice. French. -; , 1 nX , fr GOT dado,, Buena Vista.. San Pablo, and the to be very low. No fresh water was Trt t. T J tr- I rr 1 . ' . . . . i'cxi irii ji wait iu oiaviun. . i iie raja ana t avauaDie so, as x temporary . maK-s Balla Minos Rivers were below us on cur right, and soon we saw the Charges River and the little town of Gamboa in the distance at our left. We now approached the most Interest ing scenery of our flight from the At- shift we used our helmets as buckets end dipped water from the Pacific to replace that lost," In order that our n-.otor might be kept cool on our flight back to the Atlantic- The return trip was made by all lantic to the Pacific. Directly ahead of J three planes without mishap, and us was the famous Culebra Cut rising i r!y the following morning the opera almost vertically from the -waters of.tion was repeated and the flight ,fro;i the Canal. Two of Uncle Sam's mam- J the Atlantic to the Pacific and return moth dreadnaughts were carefully made without a stop. . . wending their way through the nar- i With the aerial photographic map row cut .below. After sighting them (ring of alf U. S. coastline, and ' the we soon . began to have our trouble-j coastline of all United States' pOsses In the holes and whirlpools of the air j siens awaiting us, and .with Flea over the Cut. It took real work toAvallon being constantly, developed combat -these air disturbances with I en enlisting for duty with Naval our-Flying Boats, but they were soon ; Aviation are assured of seeing a gooi passed through . safely and the Pedro ,' portion of the world both from below Miguel Locks sighted In the distance. Other Naval Battlecraft were going through these locks, and we photo graphed them as we passed over. Be low us now lay the little lake of Mia fiores with the Miaf lores Locks at it.B outlet. In these locks we saw the Fleet Flagship Ntw Mexico and the were placed at our disposal and wi 'Division Flagship Wyoming passinj Give The Children A Good foundation. There's ncWJiin6that contributes more to sturdy jSysical development than the full nourishment or i A delicious Hend of wheat and bar ley; with their vital mineral salts . Comes ready to eat. JVb W&s$e. There's a for aid above, while Herving with 'th" l.ranch of the Government Service, and at the same time know that, they are being of real, service to their Country. W. L. RICHARDSON. : Officer ; in Charge of -Naval Aviation Photography. . ' " ' RURAL LIFE TO BE BETTERED I MS STATE Washington, Aug. "22. Plans for Im provement and development work the south were discussed at meeting of the executive committee of the . Southern Settlement and Devel opment organization held fin Washing ton this week and action Wli lateen looking toward ' rapid extension of the activities T of ' the organization ana us affiliated state associations In several southern itates. It was decided to hold a meeting of the board of directors of the south-wide organization in Savannah, Georgia, be tween November 13 and 30 at which meeting general business of the organi zation will be transacted and definite plans for -next year will be mapped out and approved. Besides transacting routine business, th? executive committee referred a number of matters to a conference o th. executive vice-rresident of the or ganization which will be held with man agers of the several state affiliated or ganizations of landowners, at the Grune wald hotel. New Orleans, September 4-7. for consideration and report back. The general outlook for the develop ment of the south was considered by the executive committee and the feeling was exprssed that it is good and that the merits of that section of .the coun try are becomlnjr more widely and fa vorably known than ever before. The committee adjourned subject to the- call of the chairman. - , ' There were present at the meeting S. Da vies W'arf iekl. of Baltimore, president c.r the Southern Settlement and revel opment organization : Clement S. Ucker. vice-president of that organization; F. L. Ftnkenstaedt, of Wilmington. N. C and Washington. I. C. president of tfi- Xcrth Carolina Landowners association, v .-..- ar-d Alex K. Sessom. Cogdell, Ga., pres ident of the ' Georgia Landowners asso clstion, among others. Arrangements have been made to carry on a campaign in Mississippi, be ginning with a meeting at Hattiesburg. September 8, called by F. E. Blakesleo, of Gulfport. Miss., president of the Mis sissippi Centennial exposition, for or ganizing landowners, homebuilders. Lankers. business men and others Into a stae organization that will affiliate with the Southern Settlement and Develoo rr.ent organization. Mr. Ucker will be an active spirit in this campaign, which Is designed to piace Mississippi in line with other progressive southern states ir the empire ' building movement that 1st going on in ' the south with the co operation of federal .and state authori ties, - business organizations, railroads and progressive people in all walks of life. : . . . Later on, in October, there will be a campaign In Florida to enlarge the scope ot the affiliated organization in that slate. Mr. Ucker will participate in this campaign also. The Florida organiza tion, known as the Florida Cattle Tick Eradication committee, has done much go6d work during tht. past three years. Largely through its Influence, the state legislature created a state live stock sanitary board and passed a county ,op tion cattle dipping law; vats, for cattle dipping have been built in every county in the state and a majority of the coun ties have voted In favor of systematic and , compulsory dipping of all cattle. This work has progressed in a very sat isfactory manner, it is stated, with the result that much of Florida has been cleared ,.of the cattle tick. It 1 proposed to . organize a Florida Landowners association on a broader basis than that of the cattle tick eradi cation committee and that this associa tion,:, as said by Dr. W. F. Blackmail, secretary of the anti-tick . committee, "will undertake to promote a number of movements vital to the future of the state, especially along the lines of agri culture and Immigration, such as the development of Improved pastures and forage crops, the Introduction into the state of registered breecrtng stock, the conservation of forests and a better sys tem of fire control, the more adequate support of the state agricultural college and, experiment station: the enrichment of rural life, especlaly by means of bet ter schools, good- roads, circulating 11- cranes ana community acuviues, Ml WEAK WtlEtl ARE MADE STRONG ,: Sweemea rf wing $5.50 50c cash, $1 a week $5,50 Just received a big shipment of Swings. Buy now and get the benefit of the season. 4 ; V 50c cash, $1 a week f j LZZ L j Mrs. Westmoreland Tells in the Following Letter. : i ii . - '' Harrison, N. Y. "When my first child was born I did not knew about Lydia E. Pinkham a vegetable Com pound and bad a very hard time. I read in the newspaperabout the Vegetable Com pound and when my second child camel took it and was well during the whole time, and childbirth was a hundred times easier. -Ever since thea I have used it for any weakness and would not be without it for the world. 1 do all my work and am strong and healthy. I am nursing my baby, and I still take the Vegetable Compound asitkeeps a woman in good health. You may publish my testimonial for the good of other women, if you choose to da so." Mrs. C West moreland, Harrison, N.Y. Women who stxfTer f rcn !r?!aee ments, irresulxritiea, iz.nittion. ulceration, fcacrche, bcrchea end nerroasnctatnrj ri co tine fa g!hrfaj this trrz s rcct cr fcrrb rrcrtiT. yt!U E. it-i' 'c-Z:t Or- und, trt:', r3 fzr i t rite to LrcJi II itolLca r:r:'rte Co.. Lmn. LTxrj. I t Mill If 'I . 1 L. I (LaGnDTKcCiieQ Oodit DflDtreg Service to "Surf Inn' Santa Rosa Island Boat leaves city Friday and Sunday evenings at 2:30 p; m. and thereafter until 6 p. m. 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