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VOL. 1. NO. 10 Published Every Fridaty Drew Field, Tampa, Florida Friday, May 8, 194Z PHOTO FINISH IN BAKERS C .ONTEST Drew Men Hosts To Tampa Mothers On Mother's Day More than 100 mothers from Tampa are expected to be guests of Drew Field soldiers on Sunday, May 10, at Mother's Day services, Highlights Of The Cooks And Bakers Contest Held Wednesday Are Pictured Above 1.-The mess sergeants were willing to back their entries with cold cash. Here are a few of the bets being placed. 2.-The judges, left to right, were Miss Rush, County Home Demonstration Agent; Miss Melba, Tampa University Home Economics instructor, and Miss Marsh, Tampa Daily Times, Recipe Editor. The ladies relax and enjoy a chicken dinner, Army style, after their arduous duties. 3.-Lt. Rice, Capt. Tully, Major Munger, Capt. Ziska and Capt. Joyce jnst couldn't resist trying the baked beans 4.-Pvt. Lewis B. Guignard accepts a sample of cake from Miss Rush. 5.-The buck private judges went for the baked beans in a big way. L eft to right; front row, are Pvts. McGill, Wollf and Base !\less Sergeant McLaughlin with Pvt. Russomanno. Back row, Ie .ft to right are Pvts. Guignard, Southwick, Biesboer and Riley. The men are accepting s!U:lli]lles from Miss Rush. 6.-Chaplain Clark opens wide for a 1bite of pie held by Miss Melb_ _a_-------------Col. Gimbel Steals Show From Artists Before an enthusiastic crow d of soldiers, the regular weekly variety show sponsored by the Defense Recreationai Board of Tampa was presented on Monday, May 4, in the outdoor Boxing Arena. W L. Clark announced K h 6 I w Of Famous Act Services will be held in the big itc en s inner T 0 Appear number, made up a happy, exAssembly tent,. north of the Base pressive crowd and, on the whole, The soldiers, more than 500 in headquarters. Chaplain <;:nark will Cook and 8 ke s Co t t l-lere Monday had a good time kidding with the supervise a non-secular program, a r n es ---performers. The master of cere-in which Protestant and Jewish Breath-taking thrills and elec-monies kept the men in good soldiers will participate jointly. trifying action will be the order of humor in an exchange of banter. The program will commence CLOSE FINISH CLIMAXES COOKING the day Monday evening when Lieutenant Colonel Richard with the singing of a hymn, Anz's famous skating act comes to Gimbel, newly appointed Special "Faith of Our Mothers," followed CONTEST WEDNESDAY the outdoor! boxing ring at Drew Service Officer, was introduced by an invocation by Chaplain to entertain soldiers. from the stage by Lieutenant E. Amos L. Boren. Colonel Melvin Anz's presents one of America's W. DeForest, Base Chemical War-Asp, commanding officer, Drew Mess were as jittery came kitchen No. 5 for second most original skating acts and fare Officer, and they both re-Field, will extend welcoming as mothers at a baby show while with kitchen No. 4 running in the will bring his entire troupe to ceived a b!tg hand. Colonel Gimbel greetings to the visiting mothers. their entries were being judged money for third place. Drew Field. The act has played was applauded vociferously when A response by a motber will ensue. in the Drew Field CQoking and The other kitchens placed in the the leading theatres in the United he told the men, "I am going to Other features of the program Baking Contest Wednesday, May States and has appeared with the get more seats for you. We are will include musical renditions by 6 Perspiration flowed and silent following order: 4th place, kitch-best of the 'name bands.' going to try to build you a better a quartet from the : 50 1st A. w. little prayers wete muttered as en No. 1 ; 5th place, kitchen No. Picture and further details on Signal Regiment, a responsive the judges, Miss Rush, Home 7; 6th place, kitchen No. 2, and page 5. (Continued on Page 8) reading of the Sunday School les-Demonstration Agent for Hills-in 7th place kitchen No. 3. The ----------------------------son, a prayer by Chaplain Clark, a borough County, Miss Melba, alleged bets made on the contest Drew Shall Have Music response by a brass quartet, :and a Rome Economics Instructor at were never witnessed being paid vocal solo .by Mrs. Bnnett, wife Tampa University and Miss or collected though it is rumored 8 d Off II Ok d of Major Bennett, commander of Marsh, recip e editor, Tampa a few sergeants are rather flush an ICla y aye the 13th Transport ChapDaily Times, tasted, cut and while others are borrowing bus lain Clark w1ll preach the sermon, judged .the delectable pies, frosted fare to Tampa. Drew Field is : to have a band. phony orchestras, including the and the services will be concluded cakes, delicious buns and baked Seven buck privates assisted Officially activated by a lders from Michigan Symphony. He has with a hymn and a prayer. b eans the three ladies in the judging of Headquarters from the Third Air played professionally with both Many distinguished visitors are Finally the judges the entries. They followed the Force May 3, the band will be un-dance and concert orchestras. expected. Among these is Mr. the rounds of the .foods prepared same procedure as the ladies in .der the direction of Tech Sergeant "I honestly believe we wUl have Hymanson of the Jewish Welfar e by Army cooks and bakers here the judging. Lester G. Baker. one of the finest bands," says the Board. at Drew Field. They then calmly Now that the question has been Sergeant Baker comes to Drew Sergeant, "in this area." After the services :the visiting w a lked over to a mess ta.ble and settled of just what kichen is the Field from MacDill where h e was The Drew Field Band will be mothers will be the hosts of Drew had a fried chicken dinne r with best at Drew the men want an-the assistant director of the field composed of 2 8 instruments. A n Field soldiers at a luncheon. A Capts. Joyce and Ziska and Lt. other contest run off. They sug-band. He was transferre d to Mac organization within itself, the very edifying meal is scheduled Szafir. And they didn't announce gest enlisted men be the judges Dill in a cadre last October to band will carry its own ratings. to be served at several of the t h e winner. and the contest run for the dura-organize the band at that field. Regular rehearsal s will soon have Base mess halls, according to Mess sergeants continu e d to tion and six months. Winners Before coming to MacDill he was the band in good shape and Captain Walter F. Joyce, Drew 'sweat it out' u,ntil late afternoon will be announced immediately co-organize r of the 9 6 fth Coa s t ready for public appearances, acF ield Mess Officer. when a memorandum came uut of after the men are discharged from Artillery Band at Camp Davis, For the Catholic men Chaplain Arth ur A .. North, 403d Regiment Chaplain, has arranged for a con(Continued on Page 8) headquarters proclaiming kitchen the Army. The enlisted personn el N. C. cording : to S ergeant Baker. No. 6 the winner of the coveted of the ECHOES staff heartily The ser geant i s well qualified "The spirit and cooperation First Place. Close on the heels, echoes the suggestion from the as a band director and organizer. from Drew officers," says Baker, or is it stoves, of kitchen No. 6, enlisted men. He has played with several sym"has been remarkably fine."


Page 2 DREW FIELD ECHOES The Drew Field Echoes THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT AT DREW JIMMY JACKSON, Publisher .rampa Army Newspapers nosiness Office: 21:1 BUS TERMINAL BUILDING Tnmpn, Fleridu P. 0. Box 2:;55 i>hone 2177 All advertisements ,contained in this ne'\vspaper are alMo contained in the MncDill Field Fly Lenf. 1\llnlmurn joint clrculntlon: 6 ,000 copies. ADVERTISING RATES FURNISHED ON REQ.UEST A newspaper published exclusively for the personnel of Drew Field and devoted to mill tary interests and the United Nations Victory. Opinions expressed in this news-.. paper are those of the individual writers and under no circumstances are they to be considered those of the United States Army. Advertisements in this publication do not constitute an endorsement by the War Department or its personnel of the products advertised. FLORlM PRESS ASSOCIATION 1942 The Tampa Army Newspapers Printed by. TONY SALGADO, m : At VICXERS PRINTING CO. 1604 Marion Street Phone 8645 When you are loneaome & blue and you don't know what io do come

Friday, Ma y 8 194 2 DHEIV FIELD ECHOER DREW DROPS 2 --ERRORS COSTLY U.S.P.P. And Tampa U Take Advantage Of Interceptor's Errors To Chalk Up Wins Machine Records Unit Speeds Paper Work of the' various uni'ts of the Third Air Force. Cards are also sent to the Head quarters of the various Corps Areas and to the Adjutant Gen eral's Office, Washington, so that Outhitting the Tampa U Spar tans eight to seven, Drew Interceptors still came out on the short end of a 7 to 3 score in Saturday's game at Plant field. Bekeza paced the Interceptors with three for fiv e and personally Sergeant Late At Own Wedding The commanding officer of a trained enlisted men can locate the War Department has on file Third Air Force base needs plum-desired information 'by means of just what happened to every man on what date. bers, and he needs them fast. He the new machine r ecords unit, the The machine records unit is a knows there must be plumbers in second in operation in the Army swift, modern American business the Third Air Force somewhere. !\.ir Forces. method to keep pace wit.h the Hls problem is solved simply by It's all done with perforated modern, fast-moving Army Air Sergeant Walter Deavers, Head-telephoning Headquarters. At alcards and special machinery. The Forces. quarters Co., 503, is

Page 4 A good thing to remember ... you can talk your way into the grave It's too damn late to r emember not to talk whe n you' r e in the middle of the ocean swallowing salt water. Remember Home Sweet Home! Give 'Em Hell And Hurry Back For Your Refreshments' and Entertainment LARRY FORD'S Office Bar 610-612 Tampa Street Drink Whe n you Like But Drink Moderately \Vc Can, \Ve \Vill, \Ve Must Win This War RAE APARTMENTS IDEALJJY LOCATED NICELY FURNISHED 4315 N. "A" Street "On To Victory" RAE JONES, Proprietor MRS. PETERSON, Hostess HI-HAT Hostesses Beer-Wine 1204 Franklin St. HOTEL PURITAN Tampa's Modern Residentiai Hotel-Albert Wing, Manager Known For Its Congenial At-mosphere and Tasty Foods Spe cial Rates to Service Men Plant Ave & Platt Ph. H-4310 Best Wishes ... To The Army Air Fotce CITY ICE CO. DIAL H-1801 "Ii:eep 'Em FJ,ring" You Are Always welcome At GARCIA'S BAR Hostesses 1326 Ji'RANJ(LIN ST. PHONE 7017 Keep 'Em Flyllig 314th TRANSPORT BULL-oney DREW FIELD ECHOES The Mystery Of A Wrong Shoe Or, Who's Got It HQ & HQ SQUADRON POP OFFS 309th AIR BASJ< J GROUP Friday, May 8, 1942 Men of the 309th A:7r Base Grou' p certainly took Captain Tully's talks on Keep Your Mouth Shut seriously. They refuse to talk even to e ach other about By Pvt. Harold Ovis By PVT. JESSE Zil\Il\IERl\-IAN Tampa beauties they have met If his shoe pinches, a soldier since coming to Drew. We don't know whether Pvt. Morrison is just tough or a sound sleeper. The other night, the sol-The other day one of the doesn't necessarily have to wear younger members of our' squadron it. Some unknown soldier, howwas faced with a baffling proble m ever, in the 1st Reporting Comdier who sleeps in the upper berth which he so'lved in an unorthodox Of tile double decker Came 1.nto the pany, 55 3d Signal Battalion, must P Tl "R d l)arracks a blt late and all the tie wearing one that pinches. At manner. nvate l unnan e s Trott, only 2 3 years old and hal-any rate he is wearing the wrong lights were out. Taking off his size overshoe for which he ex-ing from Annapolis, Md. was a shoes the soldier attempted to get tobacco farmer before he became into his up'per and just about changed his own on S ,unday, April a soldier and he has had to exer-5, while on guard. The shoe is mashed. Morrison's face and cise his ingenuity more than once not only the wrong size; it i s of stomach through the springs. The tlie 11a1118 on the farm in order to get a fair a different type, with next morning, the only comment return from his crops "Daugherty" inscribed inside of from Pv' t. Morrison was that the He has bee n in the Army only mosquitoes were biting a bit har-the tongue. fou1 1 and the probletn The soldier must have been iri wee cs, der than usual last night. which confronted him. concerned a mad rush to get off guard duty, judging from the hast y manner in a phase of military courtesy. H e Hq. & Hq. Sqdrn lays claim to which he got his footwear mixed was strolling down a street when the longest inning and the biggest with someone's else. he came to a fork in a road. sofetball score on the post. When the "1st Platoon played the 2nd Platoon, it took 2 and 1h hours to play 5 innings. The final score was 1st Platoon 42 2nd Platoon 35. Pvt. Tichnor is being duly ored by the men of the 31st Trans-port Sq. as being the only man unable to connect with any girl in town. Could it be that he doesn't TIPS FROM THE 13th Imagine his consternation when he saw two officers walking towards him from two directions. He didn't know which to salut e firs t, and being a conscientious soldier he wanted to pa. y his respects to both. So, in order to re-main impartial, he solved the difA group of privates from the ficulty by saluting both officers 30th and 31st Squadrons will never at the same time, one with his right hand and the other with his try to hurry getting back to their left. Nice work, Reds! barracks from a long hike. Mem-Some of the soldiers in Hqs. and care or does his face frighten the bers of both squadrons ;took a long Hqs. women away? Squadron have become hike Sanday afternoon under the Pepsi-Cola fiends. The soft drink direction of Sgts. McCa:usl and habit has developed so deeply in Pvt. Ginsburg must like his .Foster. All went well until the re-them that they are actually going morning .perjods since he to the post office, where the must be a lot of money. turn journey when this group Pepsi-Cola machines are located, Ginsburg, who is a bit on the chub-suddenly got the idea th:tt if they in the middle of the night. What by side, drips perspiration after a would hurry along they could get drunks! bit of drill in the hot sun. A back to their quarters and .out of Hqs. and Hqs. Squadron lays private gym would charge hilll a misery much faster. The fast claim to the youngest soldier in lot of money to make him lo::;e all pace played havoc with the re-Drew Field, Private James that excess weight. mainder of the fellows. Soon the "Shorty" \Vallcer. "He i s a mere sergeant noticed the procedure. "Babe in Arms," being .'only 17 years old. Shorty h ales from Cumberland, Md. Wonder who that pretty blond Muttering under his breath, "I'll that Pvt. Slade of the 1 Transport give them a fast work-out they'll Sq. was chasing in town the other n ot soon forget," the non-com night. He claims the girl loves moved to tthe head Of the column. him, maybe so, appearances often He separated the "fast" men from ON CLE:ARWATER BEACH d .eceive. the of the group and ordered them into 'double quick' Could the reason that Pvt. Ro-time. Amid much laughter the cul ]wits moved on the double for albinett of the 3Oth Transport Sq. most 150 yards forward and w e r e i s s o grouchy the p ast few day s be h e n ordered to return to the because he had to re'turn to the column. When the march was refield becausG of the lack of a pass surne d those at the head of the last Sunday. H e met the cutest trklc in C l earwater, or so h e claims and he jus t wanted to stay 'there with her until the wee hours of the night. c olmun moved along gingerly for fear of anot h e r \ V o rl\out Instead of a hike the Headqua r t e r s and 32nd Squadrons w e n t t o Cl earwa:ter for a swim The y w ere joiJwcl by P v t T icknor of the 31st and Pvt. Robinette of the 30th. DeLuxe Housekeeping Apartments $15;00 Per \Veek and Up RICHMOND APARTMENTS 605 Mandalay Blnl. Cleatwatet; Beach ALL WE ASK IS A TRIAL GOOD (Homelike) li!EALS Reasonable Prices LAfAYETTE RESTAURANT 122 \\' On the Hivcr Bank MADISON DRUG COMPANY F ranldin and Madison Street Where the Men of the Armed Service Shop and Eat We Are Anxious to Be of Service \Vho i s the charmingyoung lady sitting in the all-together on one of the desks in the orderly room. l\1ost of 'the m e n there just sit there and sigh at the picture. --Pvt. Free, Headquarters SquaBest \Vishes to the A.A.F. f1om side. They can't be blamed since the picture is a bit on the eye catching dron, is quite a physical education instructor, judging by the manner "At Your Service" LIBERTY FLAG & DECORATING CO. Corsages and Cut Flowers in which h e h a s b e e n showing the way to his fellow-so!.diers. Free, a former newspaper man, worked as a correspondent for Chicago and Washington, D. C dailies. Manufactures Flags of All Kinds 8114 J:d Fnday 11 A. M. to 9 P. M. .......... C OPEN DAY AND KITE STRICTLY WESTERN MEATS SHORTY'S MARKET Best Wishes to the Army Air> Forces from 117 WEST COLUMBUS DRIVE Phone :\f-1422 "' FOR PROMPT DELIVERY SERVICE 'Ve Reserve The Right To Limit Quantities Allen Jones Tire & Battery Co. Platt St. At So. Boulevard Amco Products, Oil, Grease Williard Batteries


F r iday, Ma y 8 194 2 GoiNG uP I Appointed Staff S erg-eant Sgt. William H ende rson Appointed Sergeants Pvt. Howard F. Davis Pvt. Joe B Steel e Pvt. Jerry L D eGregory Appointed Cotporals P v t. Escal E. Brown P v t. Francisco Gutierre z Jr. Pvt. Michael E. Ochnich Pvt. Eugene M S carborough Pvt. William R Ware Pvt. Dave 0. Y ackel NO BUTTS A buck private at Barksdale Field, set a new example a few months ago when upon l earning that he had been promoted to Pfc., tacked a pack of Bull Durham smoking toba cco to 't'h e bulletin board with a note inviting all of his friends to have one on him in honor of his promotion. WELCOME TO TAMPA May Your Stay With Us Be A Pleasant One LUCAS GROCERIES FRED LUCAS 2301 Texas Phone H-3107 Keep 'Em Flying RE..'fEMBER Greetings to the Boys at MAO DILL AND DREW VALENCIA FLORAL GARDEN 808 N. Howard EXHAUST & VENTILATING COO LAIR FANS Are cooling buildings in many training fields. Quick aid given on ventilating problems, d elivery of fans made in 5 days. A. BARTON WHITE, Dist. Agt. 221 E. Lafayette Street, Tampa. Phone 4883 Best Wishe s To The Al.'llly Air Force From LINCOLN BAR "Nice Place For Nice People" Liquor Wine and B eer Main and North Boulevard n:eep 'Em Flying Armenia Shoe Shop Phone H22-542 2208 AJ.menia Ave. Reep 'Em Louis' Cash Grocery Full Line of Groceries Meats and Cold Drinks 1502 Tampa st. Ph. 4386 DREvV FIELD ECHOES Page 5 .Famous Skating Act Appears Here Monday NOTES FROM 662 nd Sig. Rept. Co. The Wf!,r Bond buying bug bit the 662d Sig. Rept. Co. Frontier last wee k and the company was first at Drew Field to make a report on company w ,ar bond sales wit11 a record of 100 per cent of personnel present with' the company having bought war bonds. Captain Albert Ford 662d commander, set the example by con-. tracting to buy $150 in war bonds each month. Monthly pay roll deductions, represent $1570 saving per month for the men of the company, a saving that the men will probably appreciate later. The 100 percent record was se.t within two days after it was announced that the 'bonds could be bought through the company orderly room. The sales were handled in the company by Sgt. De Loac. h America's outstanding skating act comes to Drew Field for an appearance in the outdoor boxing arena at 7:80 p. m. Anz brings his act to Drew for one appeatance only. It's free for the soildiers. To his parents Pv.t. Owen Moorhead, a Pennsylvanian who left school teaching in Georgia to be come a soldier an.d is now in the 66d Sig. Rept. Co. Frontier, is becoming as hard to find as Ye hoodi, or the little man who there. For glamorous color; amazing gymnastics; flashing and daring speed on roller skates; this Anz act is the most e:d:raordinary performance ever pre sen ted to the American public. Sergeant l-lensley Radio Star Goes to Med School Now Radioman Master Sergeant Howard C. Hensley of the 553d Medical De-tachment has been selected to attend Medical Administrative OfA young warbler of quite some promise is exercising his vocal cards now in the 2nd Reporting Company of ,the 565th Signal Re-ficer Candidate Scho'ol at Camp giment. He is Private John HesBarkley, Texas. sian, a goodlooking lad from AtSergeant Hensley has put in bany, .N Y Several weeks ago h e five years service and part of this joined the 2nd R eporting Com pany, coming from Fort McClellan, time has bee n in t h e possessions Ala., where he w a s s t atione d with of the United States. Best of luck S e rgeant. Best Wishes ... To 'The Army Air Foc e From UNION SHIPYARD CAFE 1905 GRANT DIAL Y-1760 K eep 'Ern Flying NATIONAL AIRLINES Incorporated HOPES THA'r YOU Keep 'Em Flying ; :-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:+ the infantry since Februa r y. In his home town o f Albany, capita l seat of the state of New York, H ession s a n g professionally for the Alba-Del Lig h t Opera Compa n y. H e was w ell known also by a l a rge r adio a udience, his ric h m elodious voice having been broadcast r egularly ove r the waves of an Alba n y r adio s t ation. Privat e Hess ion is now a radio. man in the S i gnal Corps, and h e expresses a n eagerness to' do his b i t in setting t h e Rising Sun o f the J apane s e and nailing Hitle r to his crooked c ross. The r e is no doubt but t h a t Hession's services will b e appreci a t e d highly if the perl'ormances o f his A rmy duties equa l his singing ability. when a stranger offe r s to buy you a d rink h e may want some thing from you don't tell him anything concerning Drew Field. PERFECT STANGER A soldier at Camp Davis, Carolina, was standing guard one dark night. Through the still nig.ht air he could hear someone Joining the army in Georgia, Pv.t. Moorehead was sent to Florida, farther from his home in Pennsylvania. Recently his family approaching. 'Halt! Who' s there? moved to Miami and Soldier Moorcame his traditional challenge. head' s hopes for seeing the family Loud and clear he heard the more often soared. answer: "You wouldn'-t know me. I just got here!" Immediately after the Moo:r:b'ead family had moved to Miami, Pvt Moorhead was chosen to attend A number of the men stationed school in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania .. at Drew are taking advantag e of the Florida sunshine. S 'Dme of them are so sunburned they are No matter how small the. inthe color of Japs. Maybe we can formation may seem to. y(TU .. : use the m for infiltration tactics. the enemy can use it For An Ideal Place To Live ... SEE BEAUTIF'UL Roslyn Homes 4401 MYRTLE A VENUE One Block West of N. Boulevard .and Buffalo Avenue EVERY MODER-N CONVENIENCE W E INVITE YOUR INSPECTION G. Pnwenzano, Builder, Dial 1\<164-871-Y-5459 REEP 'EM FLYING Best Wishes ... To The Army Air Fotce From TYROLEAN TAVERN RESTAURANT 510;2 Grand Central Ave J{ee p 'Em Flying Compliments .. TO THE A .RMY Am FOROE From <>STEVENS BAKERY 930 E. Broadway :i:VALUABLE COUPON to men :i: + in unifonn-Heath Cabinet, i Sho\ver and l\lassage-Any Y day up to May 15, 1942-Ail :i: i for 50c. Massage Depattmeut, y ::: SINUOTHERMIO INSTITUTE ::: +Phone M-1286, 307 W. Euclid + :::Tampa B1ing 'l'his Coupon.:;: You may think that t alking won' t ,hurt you ... hut your life can b e the forfeit. Keep 'Em Flying DAVIS DRUG STORE 50th St. and E. Broadway :-:-::-:-::-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-:-::-: Keep 'Em Flying A \Vllings, Venetian Blinds CREIGHTON BROS. Awning Company 105 Franklin Phone 2788 Reep 'Em Flying Boys Bread & Cakes for all Occasions Latin-American Bakery 2308 MAIN ST. Keep 'Em Flying GUARDIAN LIFE INSURANCE CO. T. J. MILES, Mgr. Tampa Theatre Building Star Delicatessen Ali.'D GROCERY l{osher Delicatesse n Ma.x Star, Prop. 805 Grand Central Ave. TAMPA COUNTRY CLUB Riding Stables For Healthful Recreation RIDE BALLAST POINT PHONE W-3403 "Keep 'Em Flying Boys" CRESCENT APARTMEJ.\!T HOTEL 0. C. Thompson, Manager 102 Crescent Place Phone H-4367 Keep 'Em Flying L. B. CHAPMAN GROCERY 2114 E. Broadway Best Wishes to the Army Air Force From Royal Palm Bakery 2008 E. Broadway Dial 3299 Keep 'Em Flying Trailer Hitches ... WILLIAMS GARAGE 3712 Florida Ave. All 1\.inds Fire Insurance E. LYLE GRIFFIN Suite 19-21 Knight & Wall Bldg Keep 'Em Flying WElL & SON, INC. INSURANCE 442 W. Lafayette Bt. Keep 'Em Flying ... GOODIE CLEANERS 1823 9th Avenue Best Wishes ... To The Al.'llly Air Forces From Alice Beauty Salon 719 Gt'ilnd Oentral Ave. Specializing In Permanents Dial H-1668 Fine Foods ... B&BCAFE 1101 Central Ave.


Page n 327th NEWS Materiels DREW FIELD ECHOES BIG CITY COP NOW SOLDIER'S BUDDY -----Officers' Barber Shop It was early in the morning, and soldier sounding off was Private Officers of Drew Field ar. e Friday, M ay 8, 1942 The new recruits m & Hqs. Squadron were having small arms instruction. Sgt. Kiefer stopped in front of one man and pointe d to his gun asking, "Where is the balance of the gun?" The recruit looked at him in be-wilderment. "Sorry, Sarge," he By T. G. Meo he reveille whistle had blown in Lawrence Hutson, one of the 160 to avail themselves of the was able to mumble at last. "This "Join the Army and Be a Man." he company streets of Headquar-men who came to Drew Field from f acilities of the officers' barbers is all the gun that was issued to No truer words were ever spoken. ters and. Headquarters Squadron, Fort Meade Md., only tthree weeks h 1 h tl d s op, w uc was recen y opene me." One month ago we came to the of the 309th Air Base Group. Most ago. sunny Southland, a mob of raw of the soldiers .believed, in fact, recruits. Some of us had enlisted, hat it: was too early for shut-eye while others had been drafted, o end and .. the .day's routine to but whatever the case we were begin At any they kept right all sworn into the great institu-on pounding ears. Larry, as he is called, is a tall, strong, goodlooking, and mannered soldier of 29; he was a policeman in civilian life. For more than -two years he covered his beat in exemplary fashion. The beat he patrolled included a section of Baltimore in which the most essential defense workers of 'he Maryland metropolis reside. He was well-liked and highly thought-of by the aeroplane, steel 3 nd s .hipyard workers who lived in this area. by "Barber in the officers' It was Sgt. Kiefer's turn to look quarters. Fagin, himself, will usually be found on one chair in this shop and (this is free, Fagin) you'll find him a darn good barber. bewildered. St. Petersburg Welcomes Service Men tion of "The United States Army." No sooner was the whiaitle tooTo most of us this was a new ad-ed, however; than soldiers in venture. Surprisingly enough, un-neighboring tents were treated to der the watchful eyes and keen the forceful shoutlngs of a rich supervision of our comman.ding ofbaritoJ;J.e voice. Some soldier, obficer, aided 'by his able staff of viously; was trying to arouse his non-commissioned officers, we tent mates out of pleasant dreams were shaped into a monolithic! about their hometown sweethearts. mold known as "Soldier." Thanks No sergeant ever called the roll in to our commanding offic e r and his be morning more earnestly than staff, we are now ready both in spectral voice, this disturber in good physical condition and easily adaptable, Larry has made rapid strides in his development as a soldier. In the opinion of some of his buddies, he has the makings of a good drill sergeant. Mlodern steam heated rooms, Centrally located. Reasonable rates. modern up-

Friday Ma y 8 194 2 .. ]):eep 'Em Flying ... TAMPA LINEN SERVICE ON THE BALL One of the teams in a class "D" league .down in the deep South was having a run of awful bad luck. To be exact they had dropped fourteen games in a row and the DREW FIELD ECHOES 350th Materiel NEWS Our thanks to the Rev. R. E. 915 :\"orth Boulevat' d Phone H-8718 manager was frantic. van Deusen of St. Paul's Luthe-. I Si Senor! They were playing their fif-ran Church, 5405 Seminole Ave., teenth game before the home fans. for the swell evening he arranged Things went well until the seventh for us last Thursday week. It was frame when the opposing team be-like going home once again. gan hitting everylthing thrown at FIXE':SPANISH FOODS COLUMBIA RESTAURANT Broadway at 22nd Street IN YBOR CITY H.J. SMITH JEWELER them. Three hurlers paraded to. the mound in rapid succession but the slaughter continued. The man ager was wild. Glancing along the bench he spie d one of his utility players sleeping peacefully. The manage r rushed over, kicked! the sleeping player on the shins and yelled, "How can you sleep with us losing this b a ll game?" "We ll naow suh,, we can't win 'em all can we?" he drawled. Personal Congratulations to the men transferred into the 3 5Oth Mate-riel. Yo u fellows now belong to the newest and best squadron on the field-no apolo.gies. to the 13th -Keep your noses 'clean, fellows, and get into the spirit that now prevails. In return for working so hard fgr om' passes, .Sgt. Mimms, we Jewehy, Diamonds, '\Vatches Dial 4371 826 Franklin Street Keep 'Em Flying ... are going to see if \Ve can't fix it Gum-poppers are a hell of lot so you: can return to dear old more dangerous than machine Chattanooga, without a police esMIDCITY Machine & Scale Co., Inc. Fairbanks-Morse Dealers guns. The Axis have sunk many a cort for protection. That was really a swell talk Sgt. Brown gave in tent No. 11 the 116 Morgan ship because a soldier had a other ni ght. The fellows fortunate loose lip. GRADY'S LUNCH Opposite Bus Station A Good 1 Oc Hamburger Open Day and Night I Keep 'Em Flying DULIN Brokerage Company 105 Whiting Compliments of PEPSI COLA BOTTLING COMPANY &TARTS SATURDAY, MAY 9 FOR 7 B!lG DAYS ._ thrill thn "GH.t lnaien" 1 ._ iis thaa "Nothing 1111 tilt Jl'llll"l BOB HOPE who calls MADELIINE CARROll See .. The Latest March of Time "INDIA IN CRISIS" PARAMOUNT WAH NEWS CORNER DRUG STORE Let Us Be Your Druggist -Phone 3967 We Deliver-Corner Tampa and Fortune Sts. Tampa, Fla. Keep 'Em Flying THE CLIPPER Robbins Mfg. Company Wholesale Lumber Tamales C.hili -Sandwiches BEER-WINES Nebraska Ave. and 131st Ave. Plate Lunches 5021 Bayshore Drive LARRIES 506 FRANKLIN STREET FINEST IN MILITARY CLOTHING 76 Caps With All Kinds of C Braids ---FAMOUS VAN-HEUSEN MILITARY SHIRTS With or Without Straps ....... $2.50 GENUINE ARMY CHINO PANTS (Sanforize) $3.25 and $3.50 ARMY CHINO SHIRTS -Lightweight -Medium -Heavy $2.95 and $3.25 ALL KINDS OF TECHNICIAN CHEVRONS ALL RATINGS enough to hear it really 'soaked it up' His timely information was a great help. Denny says that if the chicken can lay them, he'll eat 'em. But why scrambled all the time? Quit smirking, Sgt. Dorsey. How about the time the last bus saved you from your best friend's plot to marry you off to that beautiful (?) creature in Miami. Happiest man on the squadPvt. Bill Mumma. Bill's wife is now visiting him for about ten iays. It's like a second honeymoon, even after five years of marriage. We can see your point, soldier. Pvt. Paul Paranichs' picture of his lovely wife makes the interior of his tent appear just a little bit brighter. Talk about the sailors traveling the seven seas, how about our Sgt. Marko. In the of time he has been in the service his eyes Hints To the recruits: B e sure and have your Sgt. explain the reasons for the 'red line'. It means a delay in your pay, and can be inflicted for various reasons. Reco1mnen

Page 8 REPORTS TOTAMPAMOTHERS ON MOTHER'S DAY DREW FIELD ECHOES 662 :nd Rept. Co. First To Buy up with a soldier string trio, and was called back for encores sev eral times. In addition' to vaudeville headI 664TH IDREWMENHOSTS liners of yesteryear and aspirants war Bonds lQOMo of today from Tampa and vicinity, On May lOth, Mother's Day, 1st ---7( who contributed their services Sgt. Roy Ives, will 'be joined in (Continued from Page 1) ---gratis, a number of soldiers ex-holy wedlock with Miss Ruth hibited their talents before their Welton Of Tam. pa, Florida. Sgt. voy to the Sacred Heart Church in The 6G2nd Signal A. w., R6k tt buddies. Private T)lomas Bee e Ives, better known as "Pop" to Tampa. The parade formation porting Company, Frontier, topped the hit of last week's show, played eyeryone at Drew Field, extends a for Drew Field men will fall in all Drew Field unHs, Saturday, his banjo; Private Glenn Troyer cordial invitation 'to all of his at Cass Street, then march down May 2 when the entire Company successfuQI.y impersonated Grou ftiends, officers and enlisted men Florida Avenue to the church. cho Marx, Ned Sparks, Fred Allen, went over the top with 100% in of Drew, to be present at the MacDill men will also participate Stephin Fetchit and other eel. at. 10 A M t B Ch the purchase of War Bonds. All ceremony a ase a-ebrities; Private John Hession, a P el Tent. s-. Ives and Miss Wel-in the parade, falling in at La-officers and enlisted men have "'' light opera singer in civilian life, fayette Street. purchased War Bonds under the warbled some hits of the day; and About 1,600 men are expected "allotment plan." Corporal Duchain played the gut-Friday, May 8, 1942' Keep 'Em Flying STONE BUilDING BEER PARLOR 1007 Trask St. pt. Tampa Olty HENRY HOW KEE HAND LAUNDRY Reasonable Rates Special Attention Given To Men in Service 307 Tyler Street Dependable Photo Finishing Service FLORIDA PHOTO SERVIOE 604 Madison tim met several weeks ago at a U. S. 0. Dance, where she was as hostess. The love bug and the romance n,ow is to climax in marriage. Quoting Sgt. Ives, "You can't keep tts :Kt:Ds single forever." Lots 'oi luck, Sgt., and may your be little ones. to breakfast which will be served The .total amount of Bonds pur-tar and sang. at the Hillsboro Hotel, Tampa. chased come to the staggering total of one thousand five hundred and seventy dollars monthly. WE TELEGRAPH FLOWERS FOR Congratulations to 1st Lt. Har-Mother's Day Colonel Griffin, Chaplain of the Third Air Force, will celebrate the Mass; Chaplain Gaynor will serve as deacon; Chaplain Seward will act as sub-deacon; and Chaplain North, of Drew Field, will On stiiiday last, the 664th again preach the sermon. din Stearns, Bond Officer, for ii ;ood job, well done. Bonded Member F. T. D. Guaranteed "hit the road," with the 665th, Sounding all calls during Mass COL. GIMBLE 6'66th, and 667th on an 8 mile will be Corp Harold Ferris. NELSON The Florist hike, en.raute to Clearwater. On Colonel Duke, Captains Gibney, STEALS SHOW tlJ.e march Pfc. Lester Hima, Hogan and Forest, and Lt. Sterba FROM ARTISTS 6 :64th, while resting came face to will serve the Mass. ---514 Tampa Stl:eet Telephone M-1003 face with "old, black Joe," a cot-John Hession, of the 503rd (Continued from Page 1) ton mouth snake. After many A. W. Signal Regiment, will sing stage, better lighting facilities, ENGRAVED stones had struck the under-slung "Ave M-aria." and maybe we will get you better OFFICERS CARDS WEDDING INVITATIONS C{eature, and everyone had loudspeakers." gazed on the ugly Remember what Captain Tully Miss Eunice Dies, beautiful Phone M-1498 THE BRADLEY CO. 100 E. Lafayette f.fJ.ngs it showed, 1st Sgt. Landis, said ... when you talk, you're a blonde soprano, scored a big hit 6 :65th, smashed the head or' the long time dead. with the audience. She was teamed Where Quality Is Not Expensive SJlake, JUSt as we are gpmg to smash :those snakes" over Tf.e batting average was 1 0 0 %, no casualties, good swim j .. '. and a good :day. If Corp. Bill Anderson and Pfc. Ei. B. Way, Jr. seem to move slow' If and is because of red glow, acquired af. Beach Less sun or beauties will have to be the program so boys don't gaze too l'ng and. become sunburned. I : 1 Any advice on romance can be from Pk David Snider, 6ll .4th. He has become an ardent reader and student of "True Romance" stories and can be seen many times acting out some of the lines. These are our activities. How about you other companies? Let's hear from you. 501 st. Regiment : 1st Lieut. Benjamill; J. French has assumed command of Communications Co. 50lst Sig. Reg. : Tech Sergeant Joe (Jovial) Hayes has returned to this regi ment after four months in the h:osp.ita.l at Ft. Dix, N J. v t Tampa must. appeal to five of the newly appointed sergeants in t!J,is regiment a:s they are bringing tbeir wives to Tampa Captain Young, commander of the 1st Reporting Company of the 5'01st is recovering after a short stay in MacDill Hospital. The 1st Reporting Company of the 501st boasts of a winning in door baseball team. Corporal Lennetz is coach of the team and says all challenges are accepted. James M. Fox, First Sergeant of the 1st Reporting Company of the 501st is now on furlough to see his son graduate and receive his commission as 2nd Lieutenant at Rolla, Missouri. Keep 'Em Flying ... La Nueva Grocery Co. 3022 N. Arinenia Ave. !l!llllfllll!,,, ...... l!ilijjliliilli"'"'""", l.lliliiliill!i IIIII I Ill 111111111 111111111111111111111111111111 1111@ ill! 1111 lldllllllll "'""'""11""1 1111'"11""'111111"'"' '""'"'11111111 .................................................. ............ .. "' !!l!ll!llbljjiiiiii iii!ii!iiiliilijjii!l!llll "'"'"'" !111!111!11!111!11 Iii! II """'" ""'"""'""" Your Florida Visit Won't Be Complete Until You ... SEE SILVER SPRINGS !=LORIDA'S FAMED INTERNATIONAL ATTRACTION Bring the Family. Spend a Day They'll Always Remember. 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