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VOL. 1. NO.9 Publish e d E ve ry Friday Dre w Field, Tamp a, Florida Friday M a y 1, 1942 I "Men At Front Generals Inspect Military Bases Drew Soldiers Will Win War," General States All-Out Civilian Effort Urged by Gen. Somervell "It's the men in the front lines who will win this war," st a t e d L i eut. Gen. Grehon Burke Some r vell Chief of Supp lies and a mem ber of t h e Army's hig h command, during his viEit at Drew Field and Tampa military bases last Satur day. "The r e i s not hing for us to feel happy about at this s tage of t h e war h e said. "There is very li ttle security for free m e n in the world today. If we are going to win w e must face 'the truth." H e added that sacrifices must be m ade by everybody, not only the armed forces. "I'm one of t h o s e p eople who say that American inventiveness will win the war," he continued, "or that America n production will win the war, or that American labor will win the war. All of them can help. And they all will have to help to the uttermost of .their en durance. It's the men in the front 'lines who will win this war. Cooperation Needed Lieut. Gen. Brel10n B. Somervell, left, chief of the Army's service of supply, urged civilians to all-out war aid when a tTived. at Dre w Field Saturday, April 25. Shown with him are Maj. Gen. Dawson Olmstead and Brig. Gen. Carlyle H. Guests at Ruskin Tomato Festival Free Fish Fry For Men At "Defense Day" Program Drew Field soldiers, 20 0 strong will be the g uest s tonight a t the Ruskin Tomato Festival's special "Defense Day program. The fes tiva l committee will provide the soldie r s with a h uge fish fry and entertainment. 'Anoth e r attraction will b e the J : coronation of the "Tomat o Festi v a l Queen," who will be n a m e d from the large list of entries made up from girls living in the vicinity of the festival. A motor convoy will be fur- nishe d and the starting time is set for 5:15 p. m. from Post Exchange No. 2. Me n mal;:ing the trip are urged to forget supper at the Field so their appetites will be sharp for the fish fry. Pvt. Scores l-lit "But they can't win it without the complete, unselfish coopera-Banjo-playing Private Tommy Beckett was the big hit of the Drew Field weekly vaudeville show Monday night. tion of every American back home. MAC DILL LEARNS r Mother's Day And those of us back home-se'IM'Iro .e lu Margaret Craig, Anne Mays, Jose Othe r acts encluded dancing by cure b e c ause of those othe,r s fighte aut:i, phine McCorquodale, and Alice ing on the fronts-are going to . --T ., It is the d esire of the Secretary Alvare z; an accordian solo by have to give up many of the things of War tha t each o f ficer and e n Carl Evans; songs by J a n e t Du-that we now take for granted. Our camp n e w spape r, 'l'he MacDill publishe d liste d man write a l etter to his rant; higru kick dance, Josephine "You and I, here at home, no an al'ticle sevel'al weel;:s ago tmder the h eading, "They Want To Play home on Mother's Day, Sunday, McCorquodale; song and d ance m atter how we strive, no matter Ball "\Vith Us" or DREW'S FOLLY. Alice Alva r ez ; acrobatics, Harvey how we sacrifice, we are not doing May 10, 1942, a s an expression of Sisters; songs, _tl,.nne Mays; Hula and never can do the job tha t our We would like to play a gam e of hall with MacDill. \Ve have the love and reverence we h a v e for dance Alice A lvf!.rez, Josephine soldiers are doing in the field We dallie d throug h two so-calle d b all games with the MacDill outfit the mothe r s of our country. McCorquodal e a n d Margar e t owe it to them to redou b l e our efputting forth theil' b est effot t s The first game e n d e d with a scor e It i s s uggested that where .Craig; songs, the Ranch House to forget ourselves, to turn of 4-1 and the s e cond 9 -1. R eally, MacDilly w e must have opposiRamblers; tumbling Evans d I t t 1 b 11 ,,r t,,.0 1 11 ,o 1 0,v ftom '.'Ott practicabl e t hat, i n li e u of a letter, to a n produce more ever y 1our IOn o Pay a a gam e "mrnng ,. = "' Broth e r s, Military Tap, Margare t of every day than we ever believe d monotonous. mothers who have sons in the serCraig, Bernice C ardy and A li ce it possible to produce. Unless we The MacDill gem also stated "we must have som e ld)](l of re-vice be encouraged to visit them A lvarez, and b anjo solos by Pvt. do it supremely well, there aren't muneration whe n w e play on the same erhaps, to maintain the magnauimous attito win." tude toward the 1\facDHly Fillies, but being good: soldiets the Drewmen Tighte n Belts I prefer the attack. In that vein "All of us will have to tighten there a1e a f e w comments that are
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P age 2 The Drew Field Echoes JIMMY JACKSO:\'", Publisher Tampa Army Newspaper Uusiue!-4s Office: 215 DUS 'l'ERJUINAL UUILDING 'l'antrut, Florida 1 ... 0. Uox 2:i.iti Phone 2177 AJI advcrtlscntcnts contained i n thiH ne"lvspapcr are also contained in the 1\JncUill Field Fly Lear. lUinimun1 joint circulation: t;,OOO copies. ADVER'l'ISING RATES FURNISHED ON REQUES'l' A n e w s p aper publis h e d e x ciusive l y for the p ersonne l of Dre w Field and devote d to milita r y inte rests and the United Nations V i ctory. Opinions expressed in this n e \vsp a p e r a r e tho5c of the individua l write r s and unde r n o are t h e y to b e conside red those of the United States Army. Advertise m e ntR in this publication do not constitute an endorsement by the \ Var D ep:ntment or its p e rsonne l of the products advertised. 275. MEMBEl-<. FLORIDA PRESS ASSOCIATION EDITORIAL ASSOCIATION 1942 The Tampa Army New spapers Printed by TONY SALGADO, JR. At VICKERS PRLVTING CO. 1604 Marion Street Phone 8645 When you are lonesome & blue and you don't know what to do come to M, MILLER'S BAR Where she 1s friendly and true BEERS 1111 FloridaAve. WINES Turl Exchange Bar Liquors -Beer Wines Cocktails 206 E. Lafayette Street PHONE 2003 -:TAMPA Prescriptions Wines Liquors Home ade Ice Cream DIETZ DRUG STORE Phone H-4384 for Rush Delivery 7: 30 A.M. to Midnight 913 S Hoard Ave. Investments, Residential Ap praisals, Residential Properties DREW FIELD ECHOES Sergeant and Wife Pedal to Work Staff Sgt. and Mrs. A. R. Tatum, of 4315 North A tie in with Victory campaign using their for transportil tion every day to Drew Field. These victory !bikes were the first two delivered in the Tampa a rea. Sgt. Tatwn works in Base HeadquarteJ'S in the section while Mrs. Tatum is a Civil Service employee at I Drew Field. MEDICO MARRIES WHILE ON LEAVE Staff Sergeant Harry A. W alters of the Medical Detachment went on a furlough the lOth of April HQ & HQ SQUADRON POP OFFS 309th Affi BASE GROUP and, yes_ you guessed it; he came Planning troop maneuvers back a married man. seems to be the favorite pastime The very popular sergeant was for many of our latrine colonels. married to Miss Marguerite Kel-During the past several weeks ruler of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, on mors have had us in California, April 18 in the Unite d Bretren Texa s various parts of Florida Church of Mount Joy. an.d even on our way to Pennsyl Touring the south on their way vania. At checkers some of these back to Florida, the couple will boys should b e awfully, awfully reside at 304 Bungalow Park, good. Tampa. --Talk-And Die!--With the addition of Bill Smith, one of Uncle Sam's finest, the Latest statistics disclose that post office in our immediate area there are almost 17,000 movie seems to be as good as any at the houses in the Unite d States. With post. In spite of the fact that Leslie H. Blank that many to choose from soldiers there a r e hundreds of boys who everywhere should n o t find it dif-clamor for their mail twice daily, REALTOR M-5588 Special Rates to Service Men ficult to get. some entertain, ment. little or no time is lost in passing Ph. 3222 -:407 Tampa St. 1 j==============::!l---------------. it out. Congrats .to Frank and Jarvie oo. LAF A YETIE HOTEL Alread y recognized as having one of the best softball teams at : E. A. CLAY, Manager 120 \V. Lafayette Tampa, Florida SHERMAN CONCRETE PIPE COMPANY "" PHONE H-3556 602 S. Fteemont Ave. Air Base Bus Lines, Inc. 30 Minute Service tO Both Fields At All Hours I & Minute Senice Daring Rush Bo111'11 For Further Information Call 3286 Tampa, Florida Meet Your Friends at .. ROXY BAR -Tieer -Wine Sandwiches--203 E. Lafayette st. -Ph. 2456 CRENSHAW'S For FRUTTS & PRODUCE Member: V.F.W. Purple Heart E. P. Johnson I Son Watchmakers & Jewelers OPEN UNTn. 8:30 P. M. 214 E. Lafayette -:-Tampa Next To Manhattan Cafe Drew Field, plans are now in prog-1 ress also to have one of the finest volley ball teams represent the squadron. Iti will be about two _weeks before the rough spots are smoothed and then the team will be ready to meet all com ers a t this game. When S gt. Kiefer and Corp. Duda go on a furlough today, they will have earned it as they are the two m e n who have welded the recruits into a smooth working o utfit when a few weeks ago this looke d to b e an impossibility. There are a few jobs at the post that a r e easier than this particular job. Good luck, and when you return perhaps you won't recognize the outfit. While everyone away from home seems to profess that they are true to the girl back home, it is to b e noted that no one fortun a t e enough to date local talent has d eliberately tossed it asi.de. It sounds g reat to hear someone say, "I love my girl back Home" but we don't take it seriously. TWO FURLOUGHS: TWO WEDDINGS Marriage and furloughs a r e becoming synonymou s these days. Corporal Woodrow Wilson, 665th Frontier, and Pvt. Robert Smith, Hq. & Hq. Co., 503rd Sig. Reg't., a r e two more soldiers who returned from leaves to announc e their weddings recently Pvt. Smith, a song write r whose most recent ditty "Didn't I i s currently. b eing plugged in the Easteni cities, was married in N e w Yorlc, and Corporal Wilson was m arrie d in Pittsburgh, bringing his w ife back with him to Tampa. BROADCAST CHANGE The Drew Field radio program, "Dre w ts," heard .every Monda y afternoon from 6:30 to 6:45 over station WTSP will be heard Mo nday afternoon, May 4, al 5:45. On the following Monday the old time, 6: 3 0, will be re Hostesses WONDER BAR -#{ your fun is --#{ our fun 1210 F'rank11n St. -:Tampa Let SADm NICHOLS Prove She Is One Of The World's Foremost Wave Artists By Test CUrls Over Dyed White. Old Dry 100-C Magnolia Ave. Ph. H 1766 Waves Or Any Kind Of Hair. The CHATTERBOX Chicken and Steaks Real Italian Spaghetti Sandwiches Drinks -Liquors Abba Dabba. & Baud Nlchtly 707 8. Howard Ave. -:-Ph. H 3757 Friday, May 1 194a Don't Forget Mothers' Day May lOth Powell's Inc., Florist 412 'l'ampa St. -:-Ph. 2524 Open 'Til 7 P. M. FERNANDEZ RESTAURANT Cuban Sanwiches A Specialty 1216 Franklin St. HOWARD STUDIO 908% Franklin St. -:Suite 18 Open Nights Until 8 P. M. Across Street From Grants Cox Sporting Goods Fishing Tackle, -Baseball, Tennis, Golf, and Athletic Goods. 1106 Tampa St. -:Phune 4770 Adams Kennedy Whiting and Jefferson Tampa, Fla. Groceries, Tobacco, Candy Notions A HOMEBUY OR RENT SEE Jay Hearin, Inc. REALTORS PHONE M1861 GILBERT HOiEL Phone M 1094 821 Tampa Street George T. Brightwell, Mgr. Berger & Rachelson, Inc. The Home of Pleezlng Products 12th and Whiting St. Ph. 4041 CULP LUMBER CO. "Everything to BaUd Anythlnc" Millwork Made To Order 500 Packwood Ph. B 1862 -:-Tampa SEND A GIFT HOME FOR MOTHER/S DAY Viola Todd has chosen from her stock a group of gifts that you will be proud to send. (We will be glad to take care of wrapping and mail for you) Barvella Pearls-$1.00 to $5.00 Costume Jewellery-$1.00 to $25.00 Handbags-$2.98 to $25.00 Hose-$ 1 .00 and up Lingerie-Slips and Gowns-All pnces Dresses-$7.98 and up Coats-$1 0.98 to $49.98 Suits-$1 0.98 to $49.50 Store Hours: Daily 9:00 til 5:80 Sat. 9:00 til 9:00 Tampa and Zack St.

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4 Friday, May 1, 1942 DREW FIELD ECHOES Page 3 INTERCEPTORS HUMBLE FLYERS 9-1 Home-Loving Texans Combat Drew Downs Fishermen In Free-Scoring Game Drew Makes It: Pit:cher Winning Nostalgia With Flower Garden Drew Field opened the West Coast baseball league with a bang last Sunday in defeating the BaTwo In A Row The G 61st; made a garden last week. It's as beautiful as the front end of a chow l!ne. The 6 60th took one look and piled into trucks to throw themselves in the Gulf. The 662nd did the same ... Under questioning, the 6 61st wlll admit they built the garden all by themselves. Prod them further and they'll confess that long lines waiting for the bus at the north gate have said some pretty nice things about the arrangemen of the flowers, the signal 327th NEWS MATERIAL Furloughs: Coming and Going. Corporal Wallace has just returned from Pittsburgh, Penna., with enough coal dust in his shoes to supply the K.P.'s for a month. Sergeant Bryce's family left their old homestead in a horse and buggy a week ago, to be sure that they would not miss the train on which he is coming home to Texas. Sergeant Waggone r is going back to his home in Indiana to romei Fishmen, 27 to 10. The Drew Interceptors collected a total of 22 hits off two Boromei Fish hurlers. Southpow Brown allowed the losers only four hits over the nine inning route. Todd had a perfect day at bat for the Interceptors in banging out a home run, triple, four singles and a walk in six tries. Drew started the scoring festivitjes off in the first inning by getting four runs, six in the second ,two in the third, one in the fifth, one in the sixth, three in the seventh and climazed the The Drew Interceptors beat the MacDill Flyers for the second straight time last Saturday by the score of 9 to 1 on the Plant Field diamond. Drew won the first meeting, 4 to 1. Big Carlos Moore limited the Flyers to five hits and held them scoreless for eight innings, while his mates collected 10 hits off the offerings of McElhaney. Moore got 10 men by the strike out route. see if he is still the champion hog scoring by sending 10 men across corps insignia and the "Fighting Drew stagerl a five-run rally in lhe fourth frame on five well-hit balls and one error. Todd started the inning rolling by banging out a double. Boone hit a triple to left scoring Todd. Swenney smashed out a double scoring another run. McNulty singled to center. Van Wright, next batter, reached first on an error. Moore hit a single to left scoring two more runs. Birch forced Moore at second and Meyer struck out to end the inning. 6 6 1st" all elegantly outlined in caller. the platter before the .Fish men brilliant white stones. S ergeant Gaffney master-mind ed the jol:t and relates details of yard birds who ordinarily grow pale at the sight of work digging and sodding and terracing like beavers. Sergeant Gaffney kept his 'men in mind when he selected the flowers and shru.bs. If you look closely, after admiring the rosebushes, canna lilies, Spanish laurel and such, you'll notice a lot of little green things around the insignia and "Fighting 661st" Those are prickly pears. And why prickly pears! "Well," Sergeant Gaffney drawls, "I heard those Texans talk so much about sliding off cow ponies into prickly pears I thought I'd plant a few, so when the.y get homesick they can come out and sit in the garden." It is to be hoped that all social-could put the fire out. ites that attended the party last Boone. also hit for the circuit in Friday in Ybor City enjoyed living the first for the Interceptors with in the past, what with the play-two men on the paths ahead of ing of such games as the Sack home to put the soldiers out in Race, Going to Jerusalem, Little the lead. :Bo Peep, etc. Southpaw Brown gave up only The new r ecruits must be popufo ur hits, but poor fielding belar with the girls in and around hind him accounted for the runs, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The Brown making several miscues daily mail is so large that they himself. had to put on extra help to get The Drewmen made 22 hits it delivered on time. good for 27 runs in game that had S ergeant Morgan's baby banks a little of everything in the ofare filling up fast due to the odd fering. pennies that the men have in Drew meets Tasco on Plant their pockets. field at 2: 30 Sunday in a West Pvt. Wimam Cummins receives Coast league game. more cake and. candy from home than there is in the PX. 664th REPORTS MacDill tallied their only run in the ninth when Lesia's grounder was fumbled by the thir. d baseman and two walks and a hard grounder sent their lone run across the platter. Boone secured two for three Carlos Moore, Drew pitcher, with Swenney and Todd each who the second game of getting two for four for the Interthe MacDill series. Moore won ceptors. his game by giving the Flyers .only Drew also pushed runs across five hits. The only run in the first, seventh and eighth scored against the Interceptors innings to complete their scoring We girl-less recruits wonder why the song "Somebody else is taking my place" is so popular with the other fellows. Last Sunday the "Flghtin' was in the ninth inning. for the day. 664th" took a hike from Drew Welcome to the New Army Men. Field, along the road to Clear-beef hash. Take it easy boys, we Private Abbott had just rewater for five miles, where they need him to take care of the turned from furlough. Someone met their convoy, and then rode "Slap-Happy-Jappy.'' asked him how things were "outaro'tmd the tip to Clearwater side.'' Abbott replied he h .ad arriving in Tampa during the past week Beach where they enjoye.d a re-Pfc. E 'arl B. Way, Jr., having touched upon the subject very freshing dip. The only casualty passed his examinations for Fly-lightly. But, he added, he serf incurred was a blister on the heel ing Cadet several weeks ago, is ously intended to request another of the Officer, Lt. anxiously awaiting his call to at-furlough soon. His reason? So PISTON RING & SUPPLY 00. PIOXEER TIRE CO. DR. R. 0. TORBETT E. G. ROLLIN A FRIEND DR. L. 0. PASETTI ,JENIUNS GROCERY F. C. CROWE PITTMAN'S BAiillRY PLAT1' ST. FLORIST POINSETTIA CAJill CO. DR. WHITE ,c;;;JM1 \'IONS WM. J. BRYAN SCHOOL SUWANEE TRAILER WORKS DH. S. C. VINSON A FRIEND DB. 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A FRIEND A FRIEND JAMES C. HARTNESS DR. L A. BIZE A FRIEND DR. EDW. F. GRILLO COSMOPOLITAN ICE CO. DR. CHAS. NORTHEN FRANK M. HEI'<"DERSON A FRIEND BRO.I\DW A Y COURTESY l\IARI\:ET A FRIEND DR. H. "1ASON S l\HTH A FRIEND PERRY J. COWAN A FRIEXD W. M. HARH:XESS JUNGLE FJ,OWER GARDENS ELECTRIC SERV. CO. BETTY STLCOY SCHOOL OF DANCING Kelly. tend Flying Cadet School. Our that he could "study the situa--loss will be the Air Corps' gain. tion in more detail." A bit of sorrow and concern Keep 'Em Flyin', Buddy. touched the 6 64th, .. :when one of its members, Pfc. Baxter C. ---,-Private Honigman, "Holly18 The 664th wonders why their \Vood" to you, is well known as Kirby, received word that his was seriously ill opposition doesn't ever show up the Beau Brummel of the 664th, month old son for a baseball g ame. Two oppon1 f not of Tent City. It is with aswith measles and pneumonia. Kirby is now home on an emer-The 664th may be tough, but In one of the frontier companies seen last week walking down the company street with only the most necessary of clothing about his equator. Tut-tut, Hollywood, not up to your usual standard, old boy. Incidentally, did anyone happen not so tough that they can eat a sergeant was giving setting-up tin. The other evening Pfc. exercises one morning just after Harry B. Bibbee, was eating reveille. H e must have been some "We-serve-it-you-guess-it" from the motor pool, because to look at the sky a few days ago chow, when he very neatly here's what was heard: "This exf d th 1 d just after sunset? Outlined in the clamped his teeth on a very sharp ercise is per orme WI 1an s piece of tin that had accidently clasped behind the head. At the sky, floating by itself, was a large gotten mixed in with the corned count of one press your head cloud in the shape of a n eagle Saturday thru Friday RUDYARD KIPLING'S thrilling Classic ol lhe Ferocious Junglel JOSEPH CALL!':lf Disney New DON.<\LD Ol.'CK CARTOON X e w H e(lda Hopper Paramonnt \Var X ews down. At the count of two you with outstretched wings Must return it to n eutral." Just then have been one of those mysterious a timid voice was heard from the darkness, "Whe n do you double-bombers that our "Yellow" Brethclutch?" ren are still trying to locate. We Give Service To SERVICE MEN -Insignia -Uniforms -Shoes -Caps -Accessories Alterations Free! 9J 7 Franldin Street 1401 Seventh Ave

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Page 4 350th Materiel NEWS Personal All Jove By the time this paper hits the press (our Top Kick) Sergeant Paul Aulabaugh will have been 'took." And from where this reporter sits, she's beautiful. Hearty congratulations from the whole gang, fellow. Our nomination for the title "Personality Kid"-Sgt. Sacra. He is one s w ell guy to work un d e r. May I h ave your autograph, please, kind sir? Incidently, recruits, Major Rae pel is not an awesome figure to fear, and avoid as most of you see m to think. Quite to the con trary. The major is tops as you will soon find out. Does that earm a promotion, sir? Pvt. \Valter (Fa t s ) Evans is afraid that l ying around too much is going to improve his waist line. See what yon can do, Sgt. Benny, the stooge says that a good four syllable word for q ua.rantine is concentration. And he is very happy that it i s all over. HIII."'TS Shh! Don't tell anyone but the 3 5Oth is going to have a party in the very near future. The date seems to be a well guarded secret. DREW FIELD ECHOES Prize Recipe Starts Prize Feud Here's the cause of the whole thing. \\'.he n the above picture of Mess Sergeant U<>bert lllanchmtl and ,sergeant .J. C. !\-Ieider appeared on the front page of the Tampa, Da,ily Times, nmnerons 1nembers of other Idtchens disagreed with Sergea.nt Blanchan1's statement that his cooks were the best on the Field. Now a baking contest is being held between a.II Dtew ldtchens to settle the argmnent. It all started when Drew Ser geant J .. c : Melder won a Tampa Daily Times recipe contest. Just Between Us Medics Just in ease there is a fellow in the 3 5Oth that is stone blind and A few days later Mess Sergeant deaf we'll hav.e a breaille made Robert Blanchard volunteered to Friday, May 1942 50. 3d PILL-R -OLLER N 0 T E S Men in this outfit were a bit puzzled one day last week when one of their members came into the mess hall, slammed his mess kit down and shouted, "Hebrew 13-8!" Upon looking the verses up in the Bible, however, they dis covered this pertinent phrase, "Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, today and forever." The 503d Medicos dropped a bard-fought volley ball match to the 553d Medicos this week, 110; 18-21, 21-15. Lineup: For the 50 3d, McGinty, Gabosky, Wilson, Mendicino, Dean, Beach, Meuer, Cannon, Miller. For the 55 3d, Hart, Peters, Kaine, Cimmineri, P erov, Sidarowicz, Bater, King. After their first defeat the 503d staged a come-back, clowning the 553d, 21-20 and 21-14. Lineup: For the 50 3d, Kurtz, McGinty, Mendicino, Wilson, Dean, Cannon,' Miller. For the 553d, King, Peters, Catomusta, Hart, Sidar wicz, Carozza, Kaine, Bater. Included in the rivalry between the two Medical groups was a softball game which the 55 3d won, 4 to 1, with the fast ball pitching of Bator of the 553d featuring the contest. Lineup: 503d-BarezlJ,k, cf; Melchert, 3b; Lilly, ss; Garbosky, c; Cannon, 2b; Mendicino, lb; Onacki, rf; Dean, If; Zenk, sc; about the party next Monday use Sergeant Melder's recipe and nie:ht. Oh, why don't we do th.is MEDICAL DETACH.l\IENT, 553d .Sig. Bn., Sep, Drew l.<'ield, :Fla., Nowakowski, p. 553d-Kfng, c; bake him the best onion pie he' d April 27, 1942. Bator, p; Gosset, 1 b; Ciminera, more often? ever tasted. The pie was baked TO 2b; Beoche, 3b; Bepeza, ss; Cos\Vhom it may concern and particularly M:jSgt. Horton of the and a picture was taken of the sozza sc Hart, cf Hain, rf RECOMI\-IENDATIONS presentation ceremony. When the St. Paul's United Luthren picture appeared on the frout page Church, 5103 Central ae., every of the Times, several Drew Mess T .hursday, 8 p. m. Sergeants challenged Blanchard's 503d Medicos. 1. News of the 503d Pill-Rollers finally winning a game of any kind certainly was aJ S1111>rise. Although that can ne,er he reason Look it over, fellows, it's bet-statement that his kitchen boasted ter than holding up a lamp post the best cooks. the 503<1 in anything that they want to name. So happens, that at the 503d in anything that the y wan to name. So happens, hat at the time <>f the 503d challenge, the 553d crew was tangling with the 660th Sig. outfit. all" evening. Finally Captain Walte r F. ___ Joyce, Base l\Iess Officer, con-2. Upon the receipt of the Echoes last week .Sgi". Horton's propaganda caused considerable ill feeling and teeth were bared and sleeves rolled np. The 503<1 was reclassifiecl in the minds of the 5G8d crew, and not in accmdance with AR 615-26 eithet. New classi fications put the 503cl l.'IIedicos in the same categotr with, "Damn IT MUST BE HEAT sented to a practical solution of While walking by the silvery shore one day" I knelt and inscribed into the soft sand Doris, I love thee. But then the cruel waves !'!.oared by and washed out the fair impression. Cruel waves, treacherous sands No more will I trust thee But with a strong arm I will reach out to Norway's Frozen shores and pluck from there The tallest pine Dip it into vesulious lavr_. And on the high and burnished heavens I'll write, Doris, I love thee, I'd. like to see any damn wave wash that away. the argument-a b aking contest. The Judging w : m be held \V ednes day morning, May 6 The rules: Entries may include Jat>s," "Goebbels," etc. Five minutes a .ftet this propaganda teached pies, cakes, buns and bake d beans. this Hqs, \VAn. was d eclared and battle schedules were arranged. This will be-o a fair and square 3. Neeclless to sa)', teyeuge was sweet, and the _553cl 1\leclicos competition-no mixes barred. brought back scalps. First, Saturday afternoon resultecl in Judges will include three ladies volle)' ball victory fol' the 553d l\Tedicos to the tune of 11 to 0, 19 to -culinary experts from Tampawho will later be guests of the winning kitchen at lunch. A buck private from each kitchen will assist in the judging. General \Vash, Colonel Asp and 21, and 21 to 12, a v ery decisive 2 out of 3 series. Second, Sunda. y m<>rning, when we should have been in Sunday school, (don't tell the Chaplain lint this is war) the 553d crew softballed a 4 to l. trim ming to the 503cl Pill-Rollers. Sgt. Horton and crew certain!)' tried to pull out a victoty, third base coach running down the base line as a player, e tc. Speecl) playing of the 553<1 bunch resulted in both the Colonel Stern will also be pres-coach and the player being ta.ggecl out. ent when the entries are judged. 4. After the smoke clemccl Sgt. Horton's only alibi was that Ready For Action It was early in the morning 1:30 a. m., to be exact -when a his filst t eams in both yolle y ball and softball had bee n t1ansferred out a coupla days befote. l\loJ e propaganda--we happen to lmow, upon investig-ation, t.hat the y lost one volley ball player, ancl one softball pla)"er.' Nuff said. Med. Det., 553d Sig. Bn., Champions, Conmtancling athletics. NOTE-Leave contributions at mighty sleepy soldier appeared in the orderly tent No. 1. his company orderly room. This Old p p Off SCOOP ! particu}ar private was a sight to1 op ops Sgt. Brown left at the altar, as see at such an hour. Completly fiance goes north to join--and fully equipped, he mother.??? Could it have anything stood ready to pass inspection. to do with insurance, Sarge? D Ed't W'll d f h --Talk-And Die!--Astounded, the officer in charge ear 1 or: 1 rop you a atr e finally wmds up in a cor-of quarters asked .him what in line to enlist your aid in the effort ner wondering when will they heaven's name was the idea. "I'm to organize a club called the serve the pie. Brown, lf. GOING uP Appointed Master S ergeant Pvt. Christopher Fitzsimons III Appointed 1st Sgt. John J. Harding Appointed Technical Sergeant Corp. Isadore .Goldberg SjSgt. Joe L. Hayes Pvt. Jay P Bishop Pvt. Curtis E Crook Appointerl Staff Sergeants Corp. Maurice W Simon, Jr. Sgt. Edward P. Kelly Pvt. Britt Bailey Pvt Leonard S. Powers Pvt. Harold B. Stricker Appointed Setg eauts Corp. Sidney Schnitze r Corp. Robert G. Selleck Corp. Donald J H ennes TIPS FROM THE 13th The bulletin recetvm g the most attention now is the Collection Sheet, which, posted Tuesday, in-dicates bow much the men owe. Next Thursday will be a big day for the men-payday. The 13th Transport Squadron More bonds, more bullets, more ready," the soldier announced "Democratic and B enevolent OrNow the girls at these affairs has a seer. If there is anything l b Y I cl f G C II You want to know a s k Private )Om s more guns. ou {now we through tight lips. "Ready for e r o uys the Army a s are the sweetest in the world, but need 'em. Let's go, men! what?" inquired the officer. "To 'Pop'." I have a son about their age. 1\ Ieyers. Can't vouch for the vera-I'm a G.L chow-hound I love to eat and eat TJn,til I have my belly full I never leave my. seat. I like supper, I like lunch And snacks for in-betweens; But mo,stly I like breakfast 'Cause then they don't serve beans. leave," came t h e straightforward Old Pop is the chap that went So I believe we could let some of city of his answers, however. answer. Further conversation r e -to the rect:uiting office and told the widows and, bless their hearts, Private Morrison, a World War vealed that the private had h a d a the S arge his life's history in some the old maids (Ed. use a little Vf:teran, i s most obliging to the dream. The dream, during which cases and in others was just young oil h e re) come to our party and new recruits in showing them the be had been ordered to pre p1re to enou g h to make the grade. J'eep the young snipes away. ropes. leave for Australia immediately, H e i s ov e r 35 years old. Ed . this is the Pop's story flat :I\: en in the newl y-forme d groups was so real that he woke up, dres-Pop has done very \Yell so far, and without any h ard feelings, so of the 13th Transport Squadron sed, packed his kit and reported-Pearly teeth shining bright, Soldier out late at night, as h e took the same check-up as just give old Pop a break as he is started gettin g their. passes Tues-his -.ounger buddies. very much in this army but hasn't clay His main trouble is that all the been give n any press notices. Yours, Sgt. Lloyd D Barbour made sure all the m e n of his 30th Trans-A foolish consistency is the hob-Talks to lady at his side, goblin of little minds.-Emerson. Pearly gates open wide. G. I. entertainment has run to the young fellows and where the Old Man makes him go to a G. I. af-Jesse B. Ryan sport Squadron were issued gas 6 63 Signal Reporting Co masks Tuesday.

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Friday, 1\,!ay 1, 1942 Marching To Clark's Liquor Store 4004 Florida Ave. Adams City Hatters HATS POR DAD AND LAD Hats Cleaned and Blocked 620 Tampa Stree t DR. ALBERT E. BERRY DR. NELLIE S. BERRY OSTEOPATHS 415 Tampa 1'St. Phone 3921 PALM AVENUE BAPTIST CHURCH WELCOME Bible' School 9:45 A. M. \Vorship 11:00 A. M. Training Union 6:40 P. 1\:l. Worship 8:00 P. M. KEYS Jesse E. Harpe 913 Tampa Street SWANGER, Realtor Real Estate Rentals 4417 Bayshore Blvd. at Lawn PHONE W-1871 TAMP A RIDING CLUB At The Yacht Club Stables PHONE Y3403 Phone For Appointment HARLE-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES TONY MOTORING CO. Sales and Service 119 S. Franklin. Phone 3303 DREW FIELD ECHOES Jap Bombs Old Story To Drew Private PLANS TO HELP MAKE JAPS DANCE TO BULLETS Pvt. Hugh Wl1ite, Drew Field, Picks out a few of China's war ttmes for some friends at the Page 5 WTSP Broadcast Will Feature Patriotic Poetry A poetry program for the men of Drew and MacDill Fields will be broadcast from radio station WTSP Sunday afternoon at 1: 15. The following Jetter was received .this week from Miss Billie Shaw, who will present the program: "Dear Boys at Drew Field: i Next Sunday, May 3, I shall render a program of poems and music, known as Journeys to Poetsland, which I have dedicated to our1 boys at Drew and MacDill Fields. I m a y broadcast again : to you, so wm you a 'card, or note telling me the type poems you like best? The May 3 program is wholly patriotic. If you enjoy this broadcast, will you write and tell me? I would ap preciate hearing from you to the extent that your mail would al _ways be kept as a souvenir from our boys. "Remember the time, 1:15 p.m. "Remember the date, May 3. -"Remember the station, WTSP. "Remember to listen. "Remember to write. Affectionately yours, Miss Billie Shaw." Telephone Company Gets Soldier's Whole Check field while off duty. He was born in China of patents and crossed the Pacific sev.en times on 1 friendly visits. A former music teacher in China's Ventral College, his present plans are to make the I Japs dance to the tune of .bullets on his eighth Pacific crossing. Camp Roberts, Calif.-Life in the Army for Private Wayne C. There is one soldier at Drew many dialects make sign Ian-he had the experience of living Harris is just work and one l:ong; Fi h guage necessary during trips to through Japanese air-raids and telephone call. ,:. eld to w om the "thump" of a the interior. says the sight of bombers drop-He took .his first monthly check' bomb will be li.o novelty when he One of his trips into the interior ping their eggs of death is one of $21, handed it to the telephonei reaches the combat zone. He is placed him in the position of a not easily forgotten. operator and called "Betty" at Pvt. Hugh White, now with a re-doctor for a few hours. He had A teacher of music, he often en-;Los Angeles. He continued porting company. being school!'d volunteered to wait for some bag-tertains soldiers .at }::lrew Field conversation with her for at Drew Field. gage that was being packed from with selections when off duty. He hour and 40 minutes. Private White was in China a small village by coolies. While formerly taught music in the CenWhen the operator told btm when the Japs first started their waiting he struck up a friendship tral College of China at Wuchang his bill was $22,60, he borrowed aggression against the Chinese, with a small squad of Chinese and. says that American music is $1.60 from a buddy who had been. and in 19.37 when he returned for soldiers. a great favorite of the Chinese. waiting in line to use the tere .. (: the third Ume he was greeted by Several of the men came to Private White has crossed the phone and announced he woulC\ the sound of bombs being plopped Private .White complaining of Pacific seven times for friendly do the same thing next on Shanghai by the Japs. The aches and pains. He had only visits and to return to his work, captain of the liner had dropped some aspirin and calomel and two but says the next crossing will be anchor in the Yangtze River, not vicious black pills for eholera. made with the intention of giving daring to approach the city. When When a soldier complained of a the Japs all the personal hell he Flowers grow at each cotta&"e door at Tampa Auto Haven. Write Mother to register there while she visits you.-Adv. a tender filled with refugees came heachache he would dish out as-can possibly dish out. alongside the captain informed phin, if the ache was lower down passengers they. could take the he would give calomel. Just be tender back to the city at their fore leaving one of the men own risk, but no boat from the pointed out a pitiful creature who ship would :p1ake the trip. Private was suspected of having cholera. White and four other passengers The pills for cholera would al1 were the only ones to dare the most kill a man not infected with passage. Son of Missionaries the dread disease, however, just before he left, :Private White de-Keep 'Em Flying FLORIDA SPORTING GOODS Goldsmith and Rawlings Equipment 711 Tampa Street Phone M-6770 BAY VIEW HOTEL CON8TRUCTION .. ;. EVERY ROOM WITH BATH W. B. SHULER, Manager 208 JACI\:SON ST. Between FRANKLIN & TAMPA TAMPA, FLORIDA .. ;. PHONE M 5537 Born of missionary parents in cided since the man looked so China 23 years ago, Private White nearly dead, he would give him lived 10 years in China and speaks the pills. Private White does not Chinese very well, although the know to this day if his brief career as a physician was suc cessful. HOTEL HILLSBORO FLORIDA AVENUE AT STREET FRANK J. HYNES, Mgr. GASPARILLA TAVERN COLONIAL GRILL SERVICE MEN WELCOME MADISON DRUG COMPANY Franklin and Madison Street the Men of the Armed Service Shop and Eat We Are Anxious to Be of Service Best Wishes ... To the Men at Both Fields From T. C. LEWIS CO. Fruit 2801 E. Hillsbo:.rouh Ave: PHONE S-7593 Produce, Florida Always Welcome at THE CLIPPER 50 21 Bayshore Drive Tamales Chili SAND WI {)liES BEER LUNCHES WINES Plate Lunches Traveled on Burma Road The Burma Road, known to every newspaper reader, strikes a chord in Private White's memory when seeing it in print. He has traveled over 200 miles on this famous highway and has lived in many of the towns now under bombardment by the Japs. While in several cities in China, BOB'S PLACE Beer Wine .. Mixed Drinks Dancing Short Orders 1623 4th Ave. Phone Y 1786 Caesar Garcia, Mgr. Keep 'Em Flying ... La: Benefica Espanola Clinic 20 11 15th Street THE TERRACE GIFT AND FLOWER SHOP, Connecting Directly with the Tampa,lerrace Lobby DON'T FORGET MOTHER'S DAY \Vhite Flowers for "The Mother Who Has Passed On," Red Flowers for the Mother Who Is Still With Us FHIEI\'DLY AND JARMAN SHOES FOR MEN McCASKILL CLOTHING COMPANY 711 FRANKLIN STREET (Next to Tampa Theatre) ALL WE ASK IS A TRIAL GOOD (Homelike) MEALS Reasonable Prices LAFAYETTE RESTAURANT 122 W. Lafayette On the River Bank All Donato Clothes Are Made In Tampa By Master Tailors PASQUALE DONATO FICCIO Designer and Finest Woolens Imported and Domestic 103 E. Street Phone M 59-853 NATIONAL LOAN COMPANY Money Loaned o n Anything of Value 1101 Franklin Corner Harrison Phone M 50-341

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Are You Seekin g Peace? 'Yhether you go in for a mel'l'r life of pleasure or try hanl to maintain yom moral standmds, what you want is a deep aiding peace. Search whe r e you will, this can only be found in Jesus, who said, "These things have I spoken unto you that ME YE MIGHT HAVE PEACE" When you need a fl'iend call us. MRS. ED. CuNNINGHAM 5402 Seminole Ave. Ph. S-1812 MLSS ESTHER SHELHAMEn 3504 18th Street Ph. Y -5555 Keep 'Em Flying ... With the Compliments of LOPEZ & LLANO RESTAURANT 1402 19th Street Best Wishes from . Hill sborough Packing Co. Fruit Packers State Road No. 5 Phone Y -1290 DREIV FIELD ECHOES Patriotic?. .. No ... Just Sympathetic! ----------------------DAN CUPID ACTIVE Mother's Day Program IN 503RD PLOTTING CHURCH CALL Planned For Drew Men The love bug seems to b e flying low around the 503rd Plotting compan)r Signal Regiment these days. Corporal Polcino of PhilaPROTESTANT Chaplain \Villiam L Clark Base C haplain S e rvice at 11 a m. Base Chapel Tentative plans for a Drew Field Mother's Day program were an nounced this week by Chaplains W. L. C lark and Arthur A. North. delphia, Pa., has just been bitten tent. Community sing -Religious and has presented his lovely girl film, Wednesda y night, 7: 30, ..----'------------;I friend with a beautiful sparkler Base Chapel April 1. Friends say it was a Cllaplain North is planning a convo y to t h e Sacred Heart clmrch in Tampa for the Catholic men, and Chaplain Clark is planning on h aving mothers from Tampa visit Drew Field and act as mothe r s fo r Remember Home Sweet Home! Give 'Em H ell And Hul'l'y Back For Your Relaxation Refreshments and .. .. Entertainment LARRY FORD'S : Office Bar .' . Tampa Street , , Drink When you Like But Drink Moderately ,, fools d a y tric h:, but the corporal says its .no The bride to b e is Miss Louisa Bordenave of West Tampa. The wedding date has been set for .July 12. Another romance into marriage when b lossomed Pvt. Tom Grace of the 503r.d Plotting Co. and ex-resid ent of St. Louis, took JEWISH Ha.bbi Davi L. Zielonka the -men stationed heTe. will be give n the visiting mothers Service at 11 a m. Motor Trans-and an additiona l program i s be port School tent on Limit Street i n ing planned. 503d tent area. Complete details of the day's ---program will be announced next CATHOLIC Chaplain Arthur A. N o rth 4:03d Regt. C h a p lai.n week. LIBRARY HAS as his bride Miss Bernice Becker Early mass at 6:15 a m Base a l s o of St. Louis. Chapel tent. Mass at 11 a. m. AsNEW HOURS ,1.: .We (Jan. We Will, We Must Win This \Var The marriage took place on sembly tent north of Base Head April 9 a t the of the Saquarters. Holy Name Discussion c r e d Heart church m Tampa. The] Club, Thursday evening, 7:30, vows were heard by Chaplain Base Chapel tent. North of Drew Field. The best man was Michael Chickett. PROTESTANT Our Base librarian, Carolyn Shelton, has announced new hours for the Base Library. The library will now be open every week-day and Sunday from nine a m. 'till nine p. m Mrs. Grace returned to St. Louis after the wedding to make her home with her parents. BEST WISHES SOUVEl\TJRS AND GIFTS FOR To The Men At Both Fields From MOTHER'S DAY SEMINOLE SOUVENIR AND JEWELRY CO. ORCHID WOODMERE BEAUTY !SALON 504. Tampa St. Phone M-1704 107 E Lafayette Street HOTEL PURITAN 'l'AlVIPA'S MODERN RESIDENTIAL HOTEL ALBERT WING, Manager Foe It's Congenial Atmospher e and Tasty l<'oods SPECIAL RATES TO SERVICE' MEN PJJANT AVENUE & PLATT S'.r. PHONE H 4310 CORNER DRUG STORE Us Be Your Druggist 3967-We Deliver-Corner Tampa and Fortune Sts. Tampa, Fla. Haverty Furniture Co. 520 TAMPA STREET COMPLETE HOME FURNISHINGS I : ANHATTAN CAFE 21 0 E. Lafa,-ette St. Tampa GOOD FOOD REA SO!\' ABLE PHICES DINJ\'ERS 30c, 4 0 c flOc Trv o m Sunda)' Hoast 'l'ntl.-P)' Dinner with all l'rimmings or Fried Chicken Dinner. Threp Vt>g-e tal>J e $ Dessert and Drinl' 50c Serve d Fnday 11 A. M. to 9 P. M .......... OPEN DAY i\ 1\'ll'E WE USE STRICTLY WESTERN MEATS Chaplain Antos L. Bore n 501st. Hegt. Chaplain Service at 11 a. m. on old run way in 503. d tent a rea. Religious fillll Thursday evening, 7:3 0 in Chapel tent, 501st area. They do things a little on the .weird side "Deep in the Heart of Texas." When Private Lynn Latham of t h e 503d returne d from his furlough out in the he-man country, h e was wearing a n Army version of a zoot suit-regular issue pants only they had cuffs on them. Seems he sent h i s s u n tans to tile laundry and the washerSince the United States bought Alaska for $7,2 0 0 fms worth $127,000,000 have been shipped out of the territory. I To find ou-;;--;:-girl's faults, praise her to h e r girl friends. Mother Day Cards FULGHUM'S Office Economy Index WANTED: Hard-T o-F it Feet! WALK-OVER BOOTERY 822 Franklin Street 3 1 4 Twiggs Street Opp. Steps Hillsboro Hotel We've often wondered if the popularity of our library is in any way affected by the graciou s and easy-on-th e-eyes .Carolyn? REMEMBER 1\fOTHER . ,<:;END FLOWERS MOTHER'S DAY Sumlar, May 10th \Ve \Vite Flowers in the United States Friday_ lllay 1 1942 'Ve J\ecp 'Em Flying .. WHITNEY'S WHITE CABIN Hot Dogs 5c, Hamburgers 5-tOc 211 E. St. Keep Em Flying ... OPTE BROS. Emilio Pons, Mgr. HI-HAT Hostesses Beer-Wine 1204 Franklin St. Cannon Shoe Store Full line military type shoes $3.85 902 F ranklin Street Rex Billiard Parl or 1012 FRANJ{LIN Dan'l S. Bagley