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VOL. 2, NO.9 Drive for Rifles Goe$ Over Top AI Lake Alfred A $2 300 donation fat 28 rapidshooting r ifles for Uncle Sam was 1 the result of America' s first town meeting in a "Buy a Garand" r 'ement stage d by residents of ( little community of Lake Al1. _J. Checks for the rifles came from the -mayor, the postmaster, employees of t h e fruit packing houses, f<:!' m h a n ds, small bus i nessmen-in short, from Mr. Average Citizen who wanted to do his bit. Sparkplugging the hon1espun campaign was J G. Arbuthnot, 79yE:ar-old farmer, who ass-erted persons on the home fro:p.t were intending to sacrifice, too, and said he hoped other communities would follow Lake Alfred' s example. L t. A. G. Thompson, Assistant Public Relations Office r of Drew Fie l d, representing Col._Melvin B. Asp. Commanding Officer, outlined the history of "give a Garand." P fc. Harold R. Bradley, of the Public Relations Office, demon strated to the audience wha; Amrrica's fastest firing r ifle looks like. j to Play Orlando Published Exlusively in :the In:teres:t of :the Personnel of Drew Field Hollywood Technicians Build As'lificial Palm lrees Mero-Gcldwyn-Ma y e;: technicians, working from a b i J circus ent se:t up en Drew Field, are shown here making arificial palms for :the film, "A Guy Named Joe." They made o u t of 2,000 painted fronds . impored from C alifornia and nailed to cypress logs, R. A. Burks, construction fore man, was careful io explain :that his was no reflec:t i c n on the variety of p ,alm :trees grown in Florida, bu:t :tha..:t :they're not the type growing in New Guin::!a, and :that s where the sce m e is laid. Ac:tual shooting of he film should gei underway in abou:t a week or two. Friday, May 7, 1943 Sweeping Changes In ASTP Out Previous Rulings A s\veeping change in the Army I Specialized Training Program has ; e liminafed all previou s regula-' tions. It i s the object of the Army to c:noll all men possible in this training. An entire new program i has just been prepared to put this I into effect. Any en lis' e d man desiring this t raining is not required to take I an examination as heretofore. Accon!ing to plans prepared for handling the program on this ; base, h e need not make any appli:-11 cation. as he will b e reported automatically to t h e Base Classifi cation Office for inte.rview if he I i s qualified. Qualified men will be sent to a "star" unit whic h is a reception t center for ASTP applicants. At 1 this unit, men will be housed, processed and in' E rviewed and then assigned to various types of training eitr .-?r at the "star" unit or other co ll eges designated for 1 this training. Ot"' fm: S.:!lec:tion By ASTP Field Selec:f.'on Boards I ASTP field selection boards will r ecommend fer training un d e r til e ASTP. e:1listed men of any grade who possess the follow-ing qualifications : a . -Genera.l (I) A score of 115 o r better on the Army Gene r a l ClassificatioE (2) Evidence that the bes t in t erests of the Army would be served by further training in the ASTP. Tht? Drew Signal Corps base b all ning will play :tw o ga:r>.1ez o.;:::r i'iie week-end when :they mc-e:t :!he Orlando Air Base :there and :the Foo d M .achinerv n ine c:f Lakeland in Lakeland on Sunday. Vito Tamulis will pi:tc:h :thP. b. -Candidates who have not passed their 22nd birthday on the date of r ecommendation b y the Glove Experts fight ha Army Boxing Show e quivalent, but must not have had S2Jurday game in Orlando and Bronson he Sunday game. Tamulis has ca. record of four w ins and no defeats in his four By PFC. DELWYN BAGGETT ers. But the MacDill soldier won In other bouts, Pvt. William more than two years of college Anothe r big Army boxing s how the unanimous decision of the Mille r, 1 32 21st Bomb Group, de-work unless1 sarts of the season. He has I ccmpihd a record of 46 s:trike cui.; in :the four games. was ree l e d off before a l a1ge judges. f eated Pvt. John Davis, 138, Drew; '(1) Their college work has incrovvd in Municipal Auditorium A lso sharing the spotlight o n .Pvt. Jim Smith h eavyweight, eluded one year of physics at col Monday night that saw the best the ring card was Pvt. Luis Vera 2! st Bomb Gr., won over Pvt. lege level o r Army amateurs in thi s section in of Drew, who stopped the stout-Elmer Schoff, MacDill; Pvt. Henry (2) Their college work has inaction. punching southpaw, Joe Kassab, M endoza 145 Drew, was given eluded one year of Jnathematics Pvt. Joey Smithers, rugge d of the 21st Bomb Group MacDill. the nod over Staff Sgt. Pat Lucas. at college level or Up MacDill Field middleweight won V e r a, in his last appearance 144 MacDill; Pvt. L eon Brown, (3) The i r college work has the Army's Tampa area cham-knocked out the hard-punching 1 5 2 21st Bomb Gr., beat Pvt. Jim eluded at least three courses 111 pionship by beating Pvt. Bob Red Wilson in five rounds on the Hood, 1 45, MacDill; and Sgt. S a m psychology, or Rex w L "' c Boles, of Drew Field, in one of _professional card in Tampa. Isaac, MacDill lightweight won I (4) They have a ready speaking "' . eL evre, OITI-mand i n g Officer of the 531st the feature bouts on the pro-Drew's classy little feather-over Cpl. Cletus Knight, 21st (Continued on Page 2) S .A.W. ;J a :talion, has just been gram. weight, Pvt. Rafael Baez, and the Bomb Group. I '1<--'1--to lieutenant colonel.-Smithers left-jabbed his way to v eteran Mike (Popeye) Holland In a s pecial bout that was not Up F o r years Assistant Chief of Con a three-round decision over Boles put on a crowd pleaser with their carded on the program, Lt. E. p struction for the city of Atlanta, to win the championship b elt do-antics in the ring, the fight b eing Dee, coach o f the Drew Field Gecrgia, C olone l LeFevre has nated by Sportsman Larry Ford. calle d a as usual, boxin g team took on one of the C aptain Kenne'h Baker, Base: J::o,eE in active service since JanSmithers fought for the belt once entered the rmg wearmg h1s sailor Russia n visitors in an exhibition S-4, has 1 ecently been promoted uary 24 1941. H e has b een active before, but the best he could get cap and puffing hard on his corn-match who were guests at the to major. A vet eran of the last in Georgia National Guard circles was a draw with Pvt. AI Sayre cob pipe. i f i g h ts. war, Major Bake r has been consince 1909. in the Field Artillery. of Drew, who has changed sta-The only knockout of the nie-ht I The MacDill band playe d a 30n ected \Vith the Army for many tions since. came when P v t. Cor k y (The Lit-minute concert before the fights years in the Indiana National Bclfs, ai:er taking a b"'ating t i e Flower) Dalgaria, 21st Bomb' and entertain during the 15-mm-Guard. He is j resident of Indifor two rounds, came baGk in the GrOUJ?, kayoed Pvt. P a l O'Day, o f jute intermission tu:. d ei t h e where h e worked a s a th1rd to carry the attad: to Sm1thDrew m the second round. tJOn of warrant Off1c e r Fredcnck. sale<: and c lec:rical engineer. Meet Lt. Whang J radi o school at Fort Monmout h 1 New J e rsey. H e entered the Sig n a l t1o I Y 1 r s A1a Co ... ;)) ... s I From f\:;d Cro ss I expect to r eturn, if possible : Corps O.C.S. on September 1 to Hawaii after : h e war is over 1 1942 and r e ce ived his->ai d 2nd Lt. James H. S. wha ng. on Novembe r 30. From there h e "It is beautiful and has a wonder-was sent t o Dre w Fie l d where h e l. lndc r he general d i r e ctio11 o f ful climate was assigne d to the !371st BatM : H a r r y K e :1ning, nationally Born in Hawaii, the 25-year-old tal ion of the A .W.U.T.C knovi n Life Saving and :r Aid ... lieutenant to the <:tates i< Zxpert of the Am0ri::an .Red 1 when 12 years old. H e has been j T U p f I c alled Chinese so ofte n t _hat h e no I anlpa ro essor Cross an Instructm's Course i n . : ......... ....... . . ,., ,.,,, I l onger bothers to _refute It. f\ctualT 0 Lecture on Wag nor First Aid will b e g i \'E'n -Jl' aLou'l lly, however, h1s iathe r ana moth"" 4 0 selecte d emplo:;cc;; of the 2Gth LT. COL. REX W. LEFEVRE er, Mr. and Mrs. Sung Kook Sub .. D epot. T Whang, came to this country fro m J Drew Soldie r inte rest e d i n He was statwned at Camp Korea. The hatre d of their ,Tapamus 1 c are cordially invited to atAcccrc!ing t o Lt. Cc.L A. L. Blandmg, as Commander of the r:ese oppressors is of lonn stand .. tend a lecture on vVa aner b v H u chcson, this F ilst A iel Ccursc .. Battalion, 179th Field Artii1 ing, and L t. Whang did nee d Harry D obson"' of Lh'E: .-.ill be in connectio n with the lo::ty, until December 19 1 941. H e I the present confltct to set f1rc to Umve r s ity of Tampa Mus ic D e-Sub-D:'p.o t PrJgram b c e n at Drew Field since t h a t 1 his animosity towards t h e Nips. 1 pa1 lf'.E' n t. The l ectu1e w ill b e he'c' H2 -was a. m ember of the Lt. Vlhang, before commg mto: at 3:1 5 p.m. Sunday at the F ed and the Off1-I the Army, lived with his pai ents j crat e d Clubs Building ()09 H ol'a':;' f: ./ Board. H e i S now j at. 990 7 W1lmmgton Ave., Los tw Street and sponsored b y the Cha; of t he. Boa -rd of Gov A ngeles, California. H e attende d Gamma and D ella o f Uce ern_::rs of the Officers' Club. 1 the University of Calif., L.A., Delphian soc i e t y h e has seen s ervice on the! where he m::tjored in mechanic a l Professor Dobson has studied under cl; r e(' l c:. u : i'\f! Emil .. :0th., C(',L 1-Iut ; Lt. G. l\1: : 'c:;co:L a:1d I '2n ptz!i:1 11. I.J. F e r : : i:1 G :;AKER As Bsc S-. r. .. Baker is f o r Base Gnd Suband in World I and a e ronautical e n gineering. and taught muf:;c i n New Y o r k V.. m I m the F i eld Artille r y He On F ebruary 27, 1942 h e enCti. y fat f ifteen years, With two was a n mstructor m gunnery at I terect the a t F ort Mac-years in E His c ourse a t the Camp Taylor, uckv. H e i s a Arthur, Call f. and from there Untver s Jt,-"chstor y and Appro graduate of A laba m a Poly t echnic 1 W:Is_.sent to Crowde; ciation of is . I d. 1 rsouu. on Mmcn 2,_1 942. !Lter a All. sold1 e r.,1 ... <::.n,.elso n ... Jtut_, a th1ee.etter man m iJendwg_ the clerks school there, 1 cultur<:tl and CIVJC groups are mfootb;.tll baseball and basketball. o n Apnl 16 h e was 3ent to the v1te d to attend. The i : 1 ilial cr:urs2 ::il! be fGr. Basc constructi::n: f::1 fi:>ca! prot Instructors on : i and will e m s pertaining t:J th2 and eight days, ,,!1 'iv'-'! hcLT S of a l handling o f iur.ds a ll otte d u;,1cc-:1traccd wc.rk each da:,: l o the b : J se; [c\r the.' cquippi:-J.f: and Whc!1 these p eo pl e have bee;1 movement of t roops both in and thoroughly trai!1ed, : h e y will b! ou'. of l.he bast : fo r drafting capable of t r a i n ing othe r er:1-w crk i : 1 CO!Flcction building ployees in First /ci d. c onslrucl!un he: e.


$2300 for Gctrand Rifles BUY GARAND RIFLES FOR ARMY-Charles Wesiey Tilford. :!x., i:::1 the audience, sights one of the rifles at the Lake Alfred iowl!'l. meeting. (Continued :from Page 1) 1

__ E ___ E __ C __ H __ O __ E_S _____________ __ a FROM THE.SPECIAL SERVICES OFFICE Chara<:ter Sketch Two weeks ago, last Tuesday, Sgt. Robert Hflgartner played the piano at one of our soldier shows for the fi rst time The audience in Recreation Building Number One received his brilliant per formance of both classical and popular pieces with tremendous enthusiasm. The s econd time that he played, his reception was the same. The soldiers indicated plainly that they wished to 1 -iear him soon again and mor e than -9nce. Some of you who have heard him might .be interested in kno\v ing a few facts a b out this talented pianist. T o begin with, he says that he was born in B altimore, went to high s.::hool there, and studied music there On the Spot RECREATION BUILDING NO.1 Friday. May 7 8:00 p.m.To b e announced. Saturday. May 8 8:00 p.m. 'Ghosts. Sunday, May 9 8:00 p. m. Old Fashioned Silent Film. Monday, May 10, 8:00 p.m. "The "Right Answe r or Els-e. May 11. 8:00 p.m. Varie t y Show (Norman Kirkconn e ll). Wednesday, May 12, 8:00p.m. (Anzi-Skating Act). Jewish There w ill b e a 1\IIother's Day !Service for men of the Jewi s h faith on Sunday, May 9, at fJ A.M. in Chape l Numbe r 3. Fout' mothers. whose so n s are in the service of our country, will be special guests for the occasion. "8incc we w ill not be able lo be with o u r moth erE-,'' said Chapl a in Fierman, "this se rvice in hon oi' of them w ill be helpfu) to them in the bettering of ourselves. LARAMIE, Wyo.-Chain l etters are being used by the local Kiwanis, Rotary and L io n s clubs t o boos t the sale of war bonds. The receiver of the letter is urge d to buy enoug h stamp s to complete any unfilled "albums'' he may Thursday, Mav 13, 8:00 P m.-have as well as t o buy bonds di-Concert b y 69th AAF Band. 8:30 -+<----p. m.-Broadc.::ast of Co ncert. 1 LOS ANGELES.Mr. H. F J:?erry, restaurant owner, keeps a n ENLISTED :tv'fFWS SERVICE ant eater to control the ants in CLUB his establishment. The beast, Friday. May 7 8:00 named Oscar, refuse d lo eat more Dance. tha n enough to satisfy his appe-tite. Mr. Berry hired an exter Saturday. May 8, 8:00 P m.-min a tor and that made Oscar Group Sing. angry_ The ant eater bit the ant Sunday. May 9. 8:00 p.m. -exterminator. To be announce d. Monday, May 10. 8:00 p.m._ i WELCOME SOLDIER! Dance. J "Where Your Fun Is Our Fun"! I Tuesday, May 11. 8 :00 p. m. : J h s M s BAR I of Recorded Symphonic e -. . j Mustc. I a ; Wednesday. May 12. 8:00p.m.-j Formerly "The Wonder Bar" Variety Show. i 1210 FRANKLIN ST. I Thursday. May 13. 8:00 p.m.+-u-u-" " _,._,._,,_ _,,_ .f. B ingo. BROADCASTS under John Rohr. D i.uing my "Drew Field Revielle" Monday last two years in high school," F .ER-NANDEZ RESTAURANT Sgt. Hilgartner says, I began to thru Saturday, WFLA, 7:05 to give concerts at clubs; hote1s, and 7 : 3 0 a. m. pt! e houses, so before I left 'Dre\:v Field Presents" Thurs-school, I was pretty well known day, WFLA, 10:30 to 11:00 p.m. Gnkn SaJ1dwic:he. A Specialty 121!.1 Franklin St. as a pianist in Baltimore." "The Right Answer or Else," As he grew o l d er, Bob became Monday, WDAE, 8:30 to 8 :53 prn. more and more intent upon d e"Squadron ai r es ' Tues. WDAE, vot,i i)g his life to music. Studying 8:3 0 to 9 :00 p m. with ,hish:.teacher, John Rohr, i 1 1 "Rookie Roy a n d Hi s Scrap-spired tm. As his reputation book," Thursday, WDAE, 9:30 to spread, Bob began to receive of. fers to play on the radio. H e a l so 10 p.m. became interested in composition. Oichestras in Baltimore are now playing several of his pieces quite regularly. "Yes," said Bob, "They play stuff that I've written and people seem to like it, but I don' t get much money for it. I could cer-! tainly use o f that money now. When the war's over, I hope to make music m y profession." -Those who have heard him play :hope that he will reali ze this ambition. Soldiers Always Welcome El BOULEVARD RESTAURANT FINEST SPANISH FOODS-BES'I' OF LIQUORS 2001 Nebraska r PI L L 0 W T 0 P Sj I Mother, Stster, Pal, :"'mother, Dad; Mother and Dad;! unt, Wife, R emember M;e and j mahy oth er. 50 Different J se! .ect from. At s hop in the! jA1r Base Bus Termmal l 9 0 6 t A M P A S T R E E T j .. -qw-1111-un- + at TONY MASON'S ORCHESTRA Featuring JEANNE RI-CHARD The LOGICAL and Place To Buy Your Military Needs 917 Franklin St. ( 2 Sto.

Page 4 THE ECHOES P. 0. Box 522 GLENN R. ROSS, Publisher TAMPA ARMY NEWSPAPERS Business Office: 1113 FLORIDA AVENUE TAMP A, FLORIDA Phone 2177 All advertisements contained in this newspaper are also contained in the Fly Leaf. published in the interest of the personnel of MacDill Field. Minimum joint circulation, 10,000 copies. -----ADVERTISING RATES FURNISHED ON REQUES. T A newspaper published exclusively for the personnel of Drew Field and devoted to military interests and the Unite d Nation!' Victory. Opinions expressed in this newspaper are those of the individual writers and under no circumstances are they to be considered those of the States Army. Advertisements in this publication do not constitute an endorsement by the War Department or its personnel of the products advertised. Post Exchange Profits Given to Drew Field Soldiers THE ECHOES 1 I} By S/Sgt. Furloughs a1e a grand diver siori, but has anyone got an antidote for the AFTER affects? Ask Pfc. Sam Schiavone about ithe's got the same symptoms, Brooklyn version, as your Pittsburgh Band Noter. Cpl. Wiil Krewson your columnist during the past couple of May 7, 1943 Church Call Post Exchanges are operated for the convenience of Drew Field soldiers, are operated to sell at the lowest possible price the things that we need, including food, drinks, clothing, and almost everything else for which there is a reasonably la1ge demand. Prices are lower than they would be on corresponding articles in outside stores, weeks certainly did a bang-up The men of Drew Field are job (THANKS., Will). However, urged to remember their Mothers he set the very bad precedent of this coming Sunday. This i s a day sub'lnitting his copy to the Echoes recognized throughout the Chris-CATHOLIC Editor, Sgt. Jess Zimmerman, tian World in which our thoughts 6:15A M.-Mass' in. Chapels 2 a head of dec;d-line (NO THANKS, turn to those who gave us the and 3 Will-what excuses can the BN'er breath of life. 8 :00 A M.-Mass in Chape l 3. because the PX is interested in earning only a very sma 1l profit. And what profit there is reverts back to the soldiers themsclves, through. the Exchange Fund. m a k e now?) It is not necessary to spend a 9 A.M.-Masses on Sunday will Pity poor Cpl. "Mahoney" Cos-great amount of money to show now be held in the follo'.-v. The Exchanges are governed by a COlmcil, composed of officers who thoroughly understand problems of operation on this field. The members are unpaid. They are: Lt. Col. Henry C. Floyd: Major John K. Coughlan; Major.Alfred B. Strickler; Captain Hamilton A. Long; Captain John A. Schneider; and Captain James M. Lynch. tello and Pvt. Frank Zechinoour love for those we call Mother. places: ) : their furloughs started last Tues-Mother will think a great deal Chapel No. 2 day ... Pfc. Harry C. Williams of Recreation Building No. 2, on St. Paul, Minn., the Band's n ewest more of a few words expressing M between 1st and 2nd streets. meinber, formerly with a Latin-in each man's own way his ap-Theah:e No. 3, at K and 2nd American Band booked by MCA, preciation of her. street. The Exchange Council sets up the basic policies under which the Pos-t Exchanges are operated. The actual administration of the PX's is done by Captain Edwin P. Jones, Exchange Officer, who in civilian life was an auditor and man;:>jger of large c ommercial concerns. He is assisted by Captain Donald S. Evans, and Captain Morris I. Porter, Assistant Exchange Officers, both graduates of the Army Exchange School, and both formerly engaged in mercantile business. Each of these officers receives only his regular army pay as Captain-they receive no commissions, profit percentages, or extra earnings from the PX. will be sharing part of the her-To those men whose Mothers culean burde n shouldered by the PROTESTANT {Sundays) heretofore only string-bassman in have passed to their reward, it 10: 30 A. M.-General service in the Band, Pfc. "Herby" Richman. would b e a fine expression of de-all Chapels. Maybe vitamin tablets canbuild votion to thank God for the one 7 : 3 0 P M. General evening up your resistance for the d etails who has done so much for you. service in Chapel 4. ahead of you, Harry. W e are looking forward to a A new BAND MYSTERY -the JEWISH strol'lg, silent T /Sgt. Elli'e Eatonattendance at all Services Soldiers working in Post Exchanges during their off-duty hours receive extra pay from the Post Exchange, amounting to one-half their regular base pay. But most of the help in the PX's is civilian, paid for on a comparable basis with similar work in Tampa. more about this late r (if the BN this Sunday by all men expressmg operate in their usual ef-l to God their appreciation of the f1C1ent manner) . Pvt. Wally Holy life of their Mother. I -Drew Field Chaplains 7:15 P M. -Wednesday in Chapel 3. 8 : 30 P.M.-Fridays in Chapel 3. 8 :30 A.M.-Saturdays in Chapel 3. Periodically, at the discretion of the Exchange Council, profits are allocafed to the various organizations on the post, which have been here since the last previous distribution of funds. This money is figured on the basis of the number of men in the organizationin other words, a large organization will get a bigger share of the profits than a small outfit. All money received by the PX through concessions is turned. into Exchange Funds for distribution in the same way. Lamb & Nailor Ltd., Launderers --------------------------------: Extraordinary, have a corner on the Tailoring market now? Profits from the PX's goes into the various_ squadron or company funds, and is spent for the benefit and welfare of the individuals in that organization, at the discretion of the officers controlling that company fund. Generally, it is used to buy things needed by the men-such as magazine subscriptions, furniture for the day rooms, books, athletic equipment, occasional "feeds" or parties, and musical equipment. The Post Exchange books are audited every month by an auditor authorized by the Base Commande r. Once every three months, the PX is audited by the Fourth Service Command. At all times, it is meant to be only a service and convenience to the soldiers of Drew Those aren't profess -ional bathing beauties strutting their wares in the vicinity of the Band barracks lately-they are $gt. Bud Estes, and Cpls. Ralph Sudjian and Jerry Sedlak, slightly broiled (or "boiled"), after a session at Clearwater Beach last Sunday. Welcome Home to Pfc's Bob Ludwig and "Jim" Crow, erstwhile sojourners (wonder if Crow still has his mess kit with him?) I -Ol', would an ex.pression of sympathy be more in order? Field. Radio-Code Machine Down at the Enid, Oklahoma, Flying School they have a new automatic radio-code machine that can transmit six different messages at different speeds among 220 students, all at the same time. The machine, which is really a combination of six separate transmitters set up on an elaborate rack, was proviaed by radio station KCRC of Enid. It was obtained through the efforts of Instructors Lieutenant Cheste r E. Goddard and Mr. William B. T eitzel, former radio engineer at KCRC. When the machine is in operation, the code is imprinted on a tape by a printing stylus in much the same manner as a barograph recorder. The t ype over a photo-electric cell directly beneath a focused beil'm of light. As the light passes through that portion of the tape on which the code is printed (a long space of light is a dash; a short space a dot) into the photo-electric cell, a small amount of current is gei1erated-sufficient to energize Allotment Problems the mechanical sender to transmit Bring Surprises the code to 220 pairs of earphones. The Army is doing all it can to Since the new machine was expedite answers to applications installed, students at Enid have for dependency allotments, but increased their reception s peed occasionally it runs into difficulfrom six to between seven and ties. e ight words per minute. Excerpts from letters from wives, mothers, and service men Chemists Develop sent to the Army's allowance and "S 1 S 111 allotment branch headquarters OOp eSS Oap were exhibitedby Senator Down-If it's water, you can wash. It ing, of Illinois. They included: can be hard soft, alkaline, or "Please send my elopement, as acid water, or even salt water, I have a 4-month-old baby and but it won't faze the new ."soaphe i s my only support and I need less soap" which makes water all I can get every day to buy wetter. food and keep him in close." Soldiers overseas must do their "Please cend my w ife's form to laundry whenever the opportuni-fill out." ty permits, and must use whatever "Please send me a letter and is available. Sailors use sea water. teii me i f my husband made a p-It was desirable to find a cleans-plication for a wife and baby." ing material that could be em"Sir, I am forwarding my mar played unde r all circumstances. riage certificate and my two chilThe result was "soapless soap," dren. One is a mistake, as you can developed by t h e chemical indussee." try, working with the Army, Navy "Please find out if my husband and War Production .Board. is dE> ad for certain, as the man A toilet soap has also been d e I am living with won't eat or any" veloped w h ich may be used by thing until he nose for sure." service m e n regardless of the You changed my little girl to type of water in which h e has to a bov. Does this make differ-clean himself. ence?" 9ROOPY, 11-1 DREW Fif3LD MOSQUI SHE RATES ACES! Jessie Draper, one-half of the sophisticated comedy song an dance duo, Vernon and Draper, in USC-Camp Shows' music ) revue, "SOUP TO NUTS." The .rest of the cas! is also with plenty of pulchritude! "Soup to Nuts" will play at Drew Field's RB No. 1 on May 14. 8 P.M. I Till


May 7, 1943 THE ECHOES Page 5 -----------------------------------TIP I play a certain party a game of/ Hit e arranged quite a checkers to see who would buy 1 feast. As we watched the aather tobacco, but h e didn' t al?pear a n y ing, we couldn't h elp but think V too or conf1dent. I .Jus t how !Jtll e Jt tak;::s t o p lease There i s a strong s m e ll of lini-a gang of fell ovis providing t h e y 1 n cnt around the barracks late l y. a r e left to do thin gs the mselves. 22nd Bomb Wing pla nes. There were no cas u a lti es. Our congrats, etc. to him. B y the l'.'onder i f this could have Speaking of foo d. we w week at 8th and C. The new larger the Gulf, persisted in flinging c!e n c y to s lacken up on those Traylor, and one and all are pull-whe n Sgts. Friend and G ardner office is just what was needed. on the hooks of our c lose trims Even h e r e in o u r own ing for both of t h e m to make a nonchalantly remarked the'" were Lots of n e w faces around tl1e Sl d g g lf. T eager ang l e r s and plans were 1angri-La, we must keep those s pee y recovery and get out o om go mg. o apprecw; e this place Newcomers are M / Sgt. discussed for the f ormatio n of a stubbles and fuzz at a minimum. the hospital as soon as possible. statement, dne has to know what Moore, T /Sgt. McDonald, S g t s. cannery. Some of the m o r e am-With drill and reviC'!w s at a It c ertainly would be a big help it means to these two to leave Pauche k O 'Mara and Marchesi, bitio u s f i sherme n s e t sail in a new high h e re, we mus t s how our to the fellows in t h e 339t h Group t h eir bunks. There's no que stion Cpl. LaGrange an. d Pvt. Miles. m akeshift raft to capture a mantc:. good l eaders how we soldie r s can if we had some public telephone. but J h a t the men in thrs Sgt. Pat:lchek and Cpl. LaGrange ray. They annoyed the poor fish march. Keep up the good work, booths out here. We wonder why are b ecoming more courageous as have been around for some time for hours, but the ray. vvotlldn't but next. time J et's make the ranks some of the other squadron s don't the clays go by. now, but the others are brand-play. expand and have less vacancies. take up .th e c r y in their columns. The barracks are a has take n on new additions to our "happy W e have h a d a taste of life in -------1< This write r knows of quite a few a new appearance durinz the family ." Welcome, f ellows. the field, and had a l etup from 483 d B b S instances w h e n m e n have express-\'week. This is due to the finf:'-"work Lt. O Donn e ll was the recipient the routine of the Air Base a t the r om q eel a desire for this convenience, on the part of our Physical Ofof congratul ations recently. It same time. Next week w e w ill S gt. Mayse h as been o n o n e of but no one ever seems to do o r fic e r Lt. Enge d ahl, who is really as though ol' man Stork resume our ordinary duties with his f i shing trip s again. Hi s catch try to d o anything worthwhile on the b a ll. We now have 2 fine dive-bombe d the O'Donne ll domi-zest, and this maneuver will b e co n s i s t e d of a t e sunburn about i t It would b e volley b a ll c_ourt, horse shoe pits, cile and deposited a bundl e r e m embere d for a l ong time to w hile ro\ving a bo a t. Mayse is convenient t h e beginning of the a softba ll dramond and a tennis from Heav en" on his doorste p : come. adver'tising hi s fishing equipment mont h w hen men can t get into court. Sgts. L affe rty and Harper, Winchell would call it a "Blessed for sale. tow n once fo r the first three days who wer e the constructior: fore_....'e -vent,' 'since the newcomer 303 d B b S The squadron extend s congra--it woul d at least, give them. man a lso deserve a word of praise s a little general. To you, li eu-r om q. tulatiom to all of the m e n who some contact with their friends for the fine w a y they h a n dl e d ... cnant, from all of us-CONGRAUnder the direction of L t. P etmade ratings th.i s month. Due to there. the job. Because of his effcrt. Lt. TULATIONS!!! . tOl'uto InteJlicre nce Officer a t h e shortage of men, Sgt. Pharo Engle clahl has presented the 624t h Our b a ll tea';"l. r s str ll ranng to Situation Map"' of the has been meeting all m e n return-The Four-Oh-Fifth with a fin e r e c r :_ation are< go_. At t!"Jis we one has been drawing com-ing from furlo u g h at the station "" scalp danglmg from o ur I m ents fran). all who se e it.. U sing f o r K.P. and guard duty. What HEADQUARTERS 625th Bomb. S111 a!'famst no and we a i_e the pin-point one is abl e clerk thinks h e i s a grease mon-This headquarters has gotte n '"t strll lookmg fOl opponents. Are to note the daily procrres s of the key ... or at least wants to be back to normal with the return we, the 625th, are all set for there enough teams mterested m battle. "' one so darn bad that h e i s w ill-of our commanding officer, Lt. some tou g h grueling as soon as workmg _up a leagu e to play_, say, Sgt. Massey has gone back toing to forsake a ll e lse to do s o? Col. JVI. S Zipp, a l ong with our the boys from O rlando get back. two noons a week? If mter-day-dreaming since his wife Pfc. Abadessa hit the jackpot executive offic er, Major Hook, W e understand that the, are ested, JUst call 463 and ask for w ent home after a s hort visi t. attending the supply schooL and all the rest of our "long lost" pack e d with numerous c ombat Sgt: Crews: Fro m what we gathe r he now Seems to b e plenty of gals there. c adre. We've h eard varied and tricks. Oh, those sore muscl;:-s. my l"m out of room, so the wants a furlough. Wonde r if he is goin g to the right sundry tales of a weird aspect back, and my legs. B y all :11ean s rest wrll to wmt. See We would like to know if Pfc. place? whispered about. What about b e careful with those eyes. Beef next week, but, for now, S.o Emanu e l Gordon is plam1ing to At the moment this correspond-"t Lt L k"'? steak is now being rationed and long and thrrty 1 eps 1 1 b apply for General's Stars. ent i s wondering if M/Sgt. Hardee Lt. Engdahl has b een sharpen-can no anger e used as :Cl f irst Pfc. Willia m Hunt, i s that found a boat big enou g h for his ing his "physical wit" as it were aid treatment for black eyes. THE EIGHTY-FOURTH "flame" i n Tampa a r e d head? new outboard motor? We and awaiting eagerly the hou; S/Sg t. Reland H a ll finaLy got 302nd Bomb. Sq. Pvt. Elmer J. Prebee, 100 checked the airpl a nes and all when h e can find out just how off for Cade t traini:1g at Octain Kid,'' seems to be out of motors aie present and accounted much exercise his fellow officers Keesler Freid W e wish hi:n the a job on the line as long as t here for. have been g etting whil e away a t best of luck, and we fee l quite i s a o gasoline shortage. Orlando. I'll wager h e will find sure that h e will make goo:: W e didn't know when we sat 484th B b S out. S /Sgt. Saunders has b eer; hav-The fighting 302nd took to the down to dinne r. That we were om q. We are awaiting anxiously the ing a heck of a time \llii.h the field W ednesday morning, invad eating last year's Derby-Winner. Our Firs t S e -rgeant, James F return of our illustrious T /Sgt. telephone. ' H ello," I am sorry CHIT-CHAT By AL GORMAN iil.g a Tanipa Bay beach. Truck J T/Sgt. Bynum would like to b e Murchison, is now on furlough. Duff from his land of dreams I must have the wrong nur:1ber. after truck of our seasoned troops 1 seen on the "line" rather than S /Sgt. J "ack Pohl has taken over (Kansas). Get ready, boys, for This is the land of. sur. shine poured out through the gates on going fishing and getting. little his duties, and is really doing a those "tall tales" from the "short If you don' t believe it, just take their way to occupy this vital sleep at night. nice job. grass" country. Really, we have a look at. our boys. They have strip ofland. By noon of the same Some of the men in this organ-missed Duff, and a mighty fine bee n s pending their sparE' time day, tents had erected and chow THE THREE THIRTY-NINTH ization are once again passing out fellow he is, too. out in the lawn partly i n the was being served. 482 d B b S cigars due to promotions. T/Sgt. Ask Sgt. Schott and M/Sgt. nude. It was ok, fellows, af"cer all Thursday dawne_d as a n om q. Briggs was first on. the list as Rankin about those "purty pitch-one must think of his p e : :sonal and, after cahsthemcs, antJA squadron rumor has Pvt. h e was promoted to M /SgL H e ers" on the wall decorating their .appearance. There is nothir.g like ar::craft defenses were set up. Adler posing for the squadron really is in smiles these last few place of "habitat" during the day. a good healthy brown skin. proved t? be a Wise. precautiOn, [insignia With no harmful bearing day s but who wouldn't b e Oh Couldn't be reminders could they April 30 was a big day :'o r u s aJea was _subJected to an of the said p erson, we wish to well, more income tax and more boys? At least t hey do have a n Pay day was the cause of ;r.. By aenal gas attack m :he announce to the personnel t hat worries, not mentioning the in-eye for beauty Oh, well, why de-gos h that three-day ruling was Response to the aJa1 m was 1 ap1d the insignia has a definite bear-crease in pay. prive the m of all the more beau-a for most of us. N:' over and our guns. drove off the enemy ing and resemblance to a bear. Sgt. Haush the demon of the tiful things of life? night passes fo r thre e days. 'Nell With 'Commando's' Sgt. Craiger wheels recently grounded due to Rumors t o the effect that our p erhaps it is a good thing. New COMPLIMENTS OF FLORIDA SPORTING GOODS COMPANY and Sgt. Halstead on D. s to excess speeding, now h a s found new postal system in t h e group money can get a fellow into 1 l S t K I d S C himself after the return of his is one of quality. One that is un-trouble. sc 1oo g oc 1 an gt. I an 1 1 JLJst one oth er th;0cr bef <.e e are the replacements foi Sgt as a very 1appy man. equaled, so sa.Y the "powers that 0 d 1 d 1 go to press. M any of ott'.. bo"S Claiger and fro rn "e supply ur one an on Y m e 1ca m a n be" that recent!" insr)ec ted it. But J c ' pf J 1 f" J have bee n \"e loo Jn Cpl Mars ll all takes over c. osep 1 Mans 1 eld, has now why not? The system is operated ., h fl 1 will e-et o u r ca1 load of "' C s the duties of Sgt Halstead It two ours of ymg time t o 1is by "potentia l sergeant" M alle-y of vv .. :-,. b c credit. It takes a lot of courage 84th fame. S/Sgt. Griffin seems to think it wont e very long until the m e n f 1 1 .. 011 t be longer tha11 a _\"eek. 1\.THLETIC ;::ourPMENT "ll b b 1 1r o r a man w 1 0 I S always ta nng Just room for "Sleepy" Orin- v 711 TAMPA STREET M 6770 W I e ac <:, so our W J mgness car e of sick call. George Cox has alreadv 2sked to aid in the matters is by giving ger's only comment of the day p ermission from the fi rst s e:!!eant Courtesy and Consideration Extended to Men and Women in Service. THE NEW FLORIDA HOTEL 'Lakeland' s Largest and Finest' LAKELAND. FLORIDA John E. Ballenger and. Associates, Owne1s A Baumberger, Mgr. SERVICE MEN ALWAYS WELCOME LIBERTY BAR Tony Italiano, Prop. WINESBEER SOFT DRINKS 717 Grand Central Ph. H 3109 CELESTE'S GIFTS SOUVENIRS Greeting Cards, Rental Library 440 W. LAFAYETTE ST. MATHEMATICS MADE EASY Rules, Illustrations, Proble m s, Explanations a n cl Solutions. Practical 47-pagC! Book. ONLY 25c Worth 10 Times As Much. JERSEY SUPPLY Co., Dept. 23 Atlantic City, N J. Ollr. coope1 atr'on I s n'it it time for chow 'et?" to meet the train w h e n thc-y ar"Silver Threads Among the 485th Bomb. Sq. r ive. Gold" is now the the m e song of THE FOUR-OH-FIFTH Lt. Glover. On the 29th of April This correspondent i s happy to -1<--h e received his Firs t Lt's rank. sre lists come out 624th Bomb. Sq. 626th Bomb. Scr,. t 9 t rg a r s wer e pre t Y That ver y popula r stepchild of W e ll our vacation days are SHANGRI-LA is at 1212 Grand Centra!' Ave. Dine and Dance in the Open "Selected Food for Those Who Know Good Food" OPEN 12 NOON TO 2 P.M. Dinners and Short Orders at All Times "A GOOD PLACE TO EAT" POST OFFICE CAFE C. D. Kavakos, Prop. Dinners, Plate Lunches, Beer, Wines & Cold Drinks, Pie s and Pastries. 406 Zack Street Tampa, Fla. CRENSHAW'S (Wholesale) FRUITS :-: Phone 2623 Service Men Always Welcome La Gloria Restaurant Fine Spanish Food and I Sandwiches 3103 Armenia Ave. Phone H 33-521 ;......._______: freely drstub_ute_q the}atest. our national pastime, softball, ove r. All the officers and wheel s one. The toplud.. CCI tamly o0 t his holds the spotlight this week. Inreturne d from sch oo l this week, share. It looks llke It was a lucky terest centered around the stateand that so-called "on thE ball" break for him. H e was gomg to ment of the 22ncl Wing that they look easily noticeable i n t h eir had a softb a ll team. If the Wing eyes. Their p a le and som t -what has the courage to meet the "Comdrawn faces really indicate:: that B I G 0 R A M 6 E mandos we will prove to t hem the studyin g that they die': m u s t 11 that they have been only dreamhave been ten Ric. Anyway, glad ing. W e have a new softball diato sec you a ll b a ck. Once more monel w h e r e a v e r y nice Wing we a r e one big happy 1"mily 1301 Grand Ceniral A v e. OPEN DAY AND NIGHT CURB SERVICE clipping job could be t aken car e Y es, s i r with our foremost rebel, of. 1 s t Sgt. Sibley a r ound what Those men who ha\'e t o do with chance have 1he northerne1 ;0 building up morale, migh t take what more !'(ruesome a lesson o r two from our Sergeant than S /Sgt. jones and T / S g t. Hite. Last week, Sgts H i1e, MotGarich in a little informal c<1.atter ley and Glasser wen t f i shing and about othe r clays. Two :crmer FIN EST IN fOODS r eturne d to t!1e barrack s with underla k ets. I qUit e a co ll e ctiOn Sgl. I -Irte pro-1 The n t h e r e a r e those .vhos c I squadron a rea. Aide d b y the exair i s, No t m e, this i s .. clay WINES & LIQUORS I ceed e d t o have a fi sh-fry in the I first cry into the c hill m:r n ing W ew pert advice of our Mess Sgt. off. .. PAN AMERICAN Day BUSINESS UNIVERSITY While retumin g from tf,:: rifl e .I. range last Friday, a wa lit'. containing quite a large sum o mon ey was lost by S / Sg1. H c1cl rix. If found. the owner w ill ::::ive a Night reward. I Classes I 1. 2 AND 3 MONTHS' BUSINESS I Classes I I 'vVt' hope T /Sgt. "Tenn ... Todd go 1 home in time for his bi :thday p arty, and that he fou n d th:.: Corn Squcezi n's as good as e,c: 1< No COURSES In1 e n s iv e Instruction i n Key Punch Machines -1<: Typewriting Shorthand ->< Bookkeeping Filing Army Office Training Clerical a _nd Civil Service Training 1< Dictation Classes All" Spee d s -All Sysems Age LimiJ: for Raies for r-.>Ien i n Uniform 1 204 Citizens Building Tampa/ Florida Phone 4475 I I !' B e f o r e parting: What ;d )ou t so mt' o r our star a thletes .ntting togcth e r a so ftb a ll 1cam. ::0(cms that 1herc a r e p l e nty of tc:;ms to play. 627th Bomb. S q By CPL. JAMES E. HANNON Las t ;\lnnday mr,rning the N e w D Pal into the t ;21th. The O!'lando contin. t;eni. l":;:d rr turnecl and s p c:cula 1 io n w ;,s rife (Continued on Page 6)


Page 6 6271'h BOMB Sa . THE ECHOES III F. C., Ha. & Ha. sa. SEA By PFC. ALVIN M. AMs:r:H Suggestions: Rod Munr o e sug gests that the new bandshell would ,be an excellent spot for outdooor movies. We' r e still s-ug g esting soap c:J.ishes in the shower rooms. Time marches on! Sancton, M ellott, Woods (th_ e Cook), Rid dick, Bob E;mith Stanley, Tayl or, and .Carlin passed their s econd year as Gls in April. Long, Har mon, .and. Hartes pas-sed their first milestone last w .eek. Q Best"SayingcOf-TheWeek Dept. B erny SchFlittl<;f', ah]:lqst nightly, "Sorry, f e llows, I've got to g e t m y l aundry in town again tonight." Ho:t Dots A welcome to Col. Larew, our new Signal Officer ... That Adj. Sec. Sq:t. is once again bucking . M endoz a looked good at the fights but poor Whobrey has to v.-ai t until thf'! n ext ones for an opponent ... "Wah Wah" Celardo looks so ange lic when he types. Congratulations galore . to Margaret Smoke upon her mar in snite of spilling Tips On Forced all that rice . to AI Shaw another new Shackman ... but/Pete Landing In The Washe never told us abotlt his May 7 1!143 -------------'-----'--" (C9n:tinued Page 5) conjugal status . and: we're as to the future program. so at Southwest Pacific wondering why "Rastus" Williams . .. .. .. .. .. : .. :-.-: .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. .. : .. : .. .. .. : .. : .. : .. .. : .. ; .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. : .. ;..: .. the first crack of dawn (or there-vehemently de1;1ies his p e nciing ;. t abouts) the lads jumped out of Chances of surviving a forceq marriage, _.:!:. s 0 s 'S OPEN EVENINGS _:::. their cots and out of the barracks lanct!ng in the Southwest Pacific S th" N H b' h A b 1 bl t h t f p ations are e n orne mg ew as m one rg op. n un e rev a e _.ea Q O er Beeri Added ,:, .. . ...... sight. But then, we always knew :hp.T)r.F!c:l if knQw as mqch as . ,:. we had it in us. Yes sir! possible abou t the geography of Meaning Flight Surgeon Jam,es l :i A St ... Sgt. Pappy Pappalardo, out of the mal1Y islanqs, tjle s Fisackerly and A-1's A C. : .. : _.r ... 1 ... ..... Y '. .. . ... -. 0 : .. re . : _ . :.: the hospital and looking as s leek winds ocean currents, plants, am-Strecker are now weari1;1g s'ilver ;t: A .& ;l, as ever,. js spor ;ting a brand new 'mais 'and. the characteristics of leaves. . .. i :i: p 'encil-liii. e mustache. Quite, quite the people. Miss Newman contmues to turn ,!, Li,_:qe :Militp,ry F o.r TJ:te Qf debonair When forced to bail out at night, out knitted wearing apparel. : -::: :i: Ptizziing: One of the boys re-don't start looking for an "out'' .Campilii and Ca.hill prefer to be :i SERVICE MEN .:. turned from 'town with a shady from your predicament as soon called "Mess Attendants. .':" EXPE R T TAlLO RJNG * leit eye. And it frcim as yoi.1 have your fe e t on the Bookwalter and Janes also ::: i the storied door ip the" dark. B\lt ground. Wait until n:ornmg and jpined' the Happy Shackpappies ::i: 207 E. Street .. Tan1pa . how in the nanie o f all combat travel in the direction of the recently. . Holz and Castetter : -f tactics did his assflilant ( ? ) '._get coast walk d6vvnst.realn or dovlnbe a bean antd : .. .. : .. ; .. .. .. .. : ... .. ... : .. ; .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. past otir man's Maginot hill. .If you r e a c h a river you matchstick feud. . Hats off o line on Florida soil. may be able to build a raft of Joe Corry who did that ; : 11ogs and float to . typing job on the C,lassification : J H E s J A R 2nd Fl9or K:nigh:t & Wall d . . h .fl Observe Jungle and am-Report for Lt. Oestreich. See . . Cor. & Tam:pa W e expe 1t10nedout e IIe mals to d eterrnine edjble roots you at the party next week. range last _week. Cpl._ Brll Der-and herbs. W\ eat is usual1 COOL, BED, and Shower .Bath, $1.0{) kacz was hrgh man wrth a score -ly safe for you. Prote'ct yourself . You Are Invited to Use' Our :Rea,di11g, Smoking and y.Tash ; ?f 161. he stood, .legs :fiom e xp()Sl\r e a,r1d insects by M r L B All Day Withou:t Charge. JUSt be;:ttmghell out of t]Je tar get. utilizing a,ll clo thing availa,ble a X s _lquor '. a r And alor:gsrde Cpl_. Han_no_n including YOI, H parachute. Rest ., .. . .......... --.-. stood qurte forloin as freqi1entl y. Dry your clothes when WINES-LIQUORS-CIGA:tiS scorer wavm g MaggJe s they become w e t. Seek out dry FREE DELIVERY 1 Dra,wers at hnn. H e says that he p laces i:o'sleep. Motor oil may be 1601 E DR. wants to red lmgene. ed as an insect r e p ellent and A frxatwn psychosrs. u s. PHONE Y-1281 Sgt. Frank Schaeffer, the. cozy as a fuel. --Keep 'ftm Fiytnr--I MAD.ISON D RU6 COMPANY FRANKLIN AND MADISON STREET rapid. fire-with a very able asswamps and river s Part of your Where the Me:ri of ihe Armed Service Shop and Eat We ArfJ Anxious io Be q Service one, rang up nine bullseyes in the Trave l on the up-wiDd side of McAs. k i l l Music Stores 1:. sist from the g entleman alongs-ide 'c h ute rnay be use d to cpllect hi1'!1 who obligingly fired at Frank' s target. O f course Sgt. F rainwater, which is preferable to Re])llirl,ng didn' t count the assistance oil his ground water if you have no sound and Inter sy. ste:ma . 0 N E; -D A Y S E R V I C E final score. No of course not. me.ans of pur:ificatio n. Authorized C apehart scott PAUL'S After reaching coast, if you Radio Service PROTESTANT AND CATHO1118 Central LIC. cl ergy interriei::l !n the no-do not know y qur Pb,!)ne torious Nazi concentration camp location and are becoming ex at Dachau ani systematically be-hausted, improvise a signal device ing starved to death, according and await rescue, rathe r than e;x to a appearing Zinurrtcnhe. pend. yo_ur failil;'lg strength by at.A,polojetics ,Journal of (Philaqelphia Record.) 1 tempting to travel. r ( . d . d" .How the Un ergroun. op.erates inside Germany d

May 7, 1943 0 A Night In A Radio Station With A Unit In Bivouac THE ECHOES Churchill."'He spoke lines convinc-j mgly which many of the audience had heard his subjects speak on the radio and in the movies. Getlin, before entering the army, appeared in the Theater Guild on the compass within our 4-3 pmduction of "The V erdict" with "Good evening,-everyone. Tos :ates-men of the arts and I Jacob Ben-Ami. H e gained his night the Drew .-Field Stai Parade sciences, men of the forges and acting expe:ience with the Actor's presents a S!"iecial pre-factories, men of the cities and Company of Chicago for ten years., pan d by the men of a signal air-farms, men of the hills men of Wells, back at the mike, intro-crait \ ;varning unit battalion un-the val lies, ail fused together into cluce_s a afternoo?," .1 dergoing training in the field." a typical f1ghtmg umt of Amer-he said, __ the giim fmgers of a Thus began one of the 11 reg-ican fighting mcri so they could soldier ilrmly _gnppe d the stocks ular radio broadcasts sponsored go back to their jobs and l ive in of an army nfle and h e peered b y the Drew F ield Special Servsecurity clown its b arrel. Tonight t hose ices Office unde r t h e d i rection of T h e story involves a typical day same fingers grip t enderly the L t. A. Kluge a former radio -anin bivouac, f iom earl y morning slende. r stock o f a violin. For t h e nounce r from Chicago, who made when the b ugler aiouses the men man on the fiel d, the so ldier, Cpl.. the foregoing announcement. abruptly from .l'\eavy s lumbeL. bY Gruzin, a f<;>rme r first violin-I n readying an army for the sounding reveille, to night fal-l-,1st of the Baltimore Symphony b a ttlefront, t w o factors present proceeding thiough roll call, Orchestr a. becomes a musician a problem w hich must be solved chow dri ll d etails, hikes, maagain: .. t o insure satis-faCtory results The n euvers, a n d evening songfests The youthful virtuoso, only 21 primary pn e i s the proper military when the soldier relaxes. Soldiers years old, played a Hungarian training program which eqltips from the outfit play the roles r hapsody. An admirer of Jascha ra\1\.recruit s to carry out their about themselves as the narrative H eifi tz he is level h eaded enough various di.tties. Our armed foices unfolds. despite his youth, and he doesn't are accomplishing this to a mark-After the story is tol d Wells pretend to aspire to be another ed degree, demonstrating its sue-takes over the m ike again and Heifi tz, but wants to be t h e best cess in brilliaht exploits i n difspeaks into it. T h e American Gruzin possible. ferent theatres of thi s g lobal war. so ldier marches daily," he begin s Pvt. Wells again. There is no 'fhe second factor, Moral e, s im-' 'It is a ll a part of the vast train-singing in t h e lands t h e Axi s has / defmed, I S nothm g o ther than i n g p rogram that i s making h i m conquered. No singi1 1 g in the confidence, and the fightin g ef-fit for the struggle that li e s ahead ranks of the Axis armi es. But in f ect1ve ness of a n y army is re-aiid givihg h in1 the enduiahce this army there is singing-th e fleeted by the confidence of the that will enable him to carry singing' of free m e n And t h e songs men i n its ran ks. t hrough to uEti mate victory. In a n they s ing in this war will sti ll The morale of Drew Fie l d mili-arrriy as big as o urs; every type be written. One is This Is Worth tary per sorth,e l is looked after b y of feet is hidden in the G.I. shoes Fighting For"a n d you know it's the Special Offi ce, under that soldiers wear. Few of these worth fighting f or. There are Capt. Ches-ter K. D e lano. Throu g h feet wore G I. s hoes befor e o ther songs too n umerous to menthe medium Of the special services least of all, t h e feet of a dancer. tion, b u t one expresses t hat day offi ce, enTer tainment and recieaFeet such as those of Pvt Johnny toward w hich we are all stnvmg tio n of a high caliber is offered Fatcher. .. -that day w hen, in trut h we can to Drew so ld;crs to a 1 d in creat-J 1 F . f . all s m g 'When the Lig hts Come irig thi s confiden ce and an esprit Pvt: 0 111 On Again A ll Over The World' ... du corps. ,master of ceremomes m Ph1l a -and t h is w h l e d g t h . delplua and New York mgh t . e e 0 you w en . All Talent Uhhzed 'clubs, where h e entertained w ith I th_e lights _come this _Every Arm_y unit-small o r ;comic a n d t a p d a ncing, s tepped will neve! be agam a S pecial S e r v ice :up t o the microphone a n d amazed f 1 cer. H 1 s .duty 1 s t q 1nake certain :the .by tappin g o u t a Lost that a ll tal e n t w1thm h i s parq: tune With his teeth to duplicate cular w 1ll be used foi: ;the rhythm Of_ )1is feet which h e the fulfillment of entertainment h a d derhohsttated a moment be-for h i s tro ops, and they m u s t b e fore. o r ganized so that t heyc a n p rovid e j stars of stage a n d sc reen give entert a i nmen t a n d :freel y of. t h e i r tal e nts i n theii: t whenever the opp o rtuV I S its to army <;amps. But m the DI Y for s uch f i e l d w h e r e the battali o n was u s go on WHh the produ c bivouack ed; rio stars car'! come. / bon a n d see how t h is 1s aon e o n However w h e n t h e boys gath e red lliearr L t J B S . m the evenmg, t hey a lways called . . I own _peCia l upon Pvt. Jules Getli n w hci left Officer of b1vo uac.ed umt, the stage and radio of C hicago steps to the mik e and the show f . u 1 s begins. -It is -called A Night I n or a greater spo n sor-:nc e am. ]\ book, "Thoroughfare," by Cltristcipher Morley. Finder please return to Base Library, located in Service Club, 6th and D Street. "Soldle .-.. ."'avorlte EilthiJr; Pliice" STE .. Ui:S AND CROPS i. SPECIALTY .ELITE R .ESTA.Il1L 4..NT T AMPA AND TWIGGS S TS. The F ield. After a few Gethn, ne:-ct on_ t h e p r?gram, -duc tory remarks by t h e lieute res-ponde d wit h some able 1m per_ -tj .,., n a n t ,Pvt. George Wells takes over sonat10ns of Ron a l d C o l m a n 'Wit ri1J I Wlf rittl a s the naiTator C h arles Laughto n and Wmston Who is Pvt. Wells? H e is a ,....----...;.---------, former newspaper editor from LOANS-MONEY TO J,END The 3 2-yearo l d Diamond wotcJi,.11 Jewelr7 pnvate has led a nomadic j o u r Silverware n aliStic existence; working i h tur n Dlnmond:o.-.Ot a Big Sn'>-ln.ECKART DINNERS ,\lf'a. tM, Poultry, und H e r .'riid :, L O x n n d olil ,_itiils of fish, fresh WJ; ,I<;, Rl':F.:R, S.\ NJ)WlC HES ASK THE sTOKfR "BRING ON THAT ICE-COLD COCkCOLA" "Letters conie from weir plant managers ling liow a pous e for by workers If you had to sterid up to ci hot furnace, yi;u'd see the wo r d refreshment in a riew light And as for refreshment, that's wh b t ice-cold Coca-Cohf is. No everybody agrees thcit tHe only thing like Coca-Cola itse lf:' B OTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA COLA COMPA N Y .BY -_.., j TAMPA COCA:-COLA BOTTLING COMPA,NY -. . . i I Tb_ RRACE . . j 1 61FT b 1lowe't I A. 40D Tami;.i Street FINMAN'S KOSHER MARKET t'): ul y 1\larl

* Hard Puncher Dre w Field Signal Corps base -Pvt. Bob Boles. one of belli team extended its winning Drew' s leading fight;:;t eak to six straight games by ers, lost a decision :to deleating Tampa U. 4-2 Monday rhe first game of the Tampa Mac D i 11' s sharp twilight league at Cuscaden Park. punching Smith-f\.1. Bentz, from the Georgia ers on the big Army A L -mily circle. Civilian P.ersonnel. MissHood l Where The Busses Sop J (EJ.sJe lu rnends). the M iss + who needs no introduction, trans-. .ierred to Base Classification Of-I C A M p B E L L fice. Watch the "IQ" of that ofi fice now. Lots or_luck, Elsie. Mi ss BARBER anc! BEAUTY SHOP I Crawford comes to us from the 1 I Base sergeant major' s office. A 308 Twiggs Ph. M 54-572 vei:y charming young lady. W e I Feal:uring are happy to have her with us. IRENE GORDON, Lady Barber Miss Buti . is another newcomer to :.....------------our oftice. Af't'*f4MM'MPMi& . SERVICE MENYour I s Located At 80 1 Florida Ave. Sears, Roebuck & Company Tampa, Florida D Complef e Drug Store R 1 .L,.k Service Phones H 1925-H 3141 sODAS-SUNDRIES 2709 MacDill Ave .. Tampa. Fla. ti 1@.iMtid I Mother/s Day Flowers J ORDER EARLY Wired in the U. S:. A I A VAILABLE NEXT TO AIR BASE BUS TERMINAL MONEY LOANED ON ANYTHING OF VALUE We Feature a Complete Li-ne of Distinctive Jewelry and Gifts 914 Tampa Street Open Until Midnight Next to you she wants your P IC T U R E M 0 S T! Portraits of military personne l is our specialty STUDIO OPEN 'TIL 3 P. M. TUESDAYS. THURSDAYS, SATURDAYS Studios 502 Tampa Str ee t EVERYTHING MILITARY ,JUST INSIDE I OUR WELCOME TO H 0 TEL KNOX TOM BRYSON, Manager Lafayette &: Jefferson Streets CULP LUMBER CO. 'Everything to Build Anything' Millwork Made to Order 500 PACKWOOD Phone H 1862 .. :-TAMPA "Flowers Telegraphed Back. Home Under Bonded Service" NELSON "THE FLORIST" Open 9 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Closed Sundays 514 TAMPA STREET TELEPHONE H 25-692 "\ T H E C R I C K ... : TEA ROOM 241 HYDE PARK AVE. Groceries -Tobacco Candy, Notions Adams -Kennedy Whiling and Jefferson Streets TAMPA. FLORIDA The Tavern Bar & Grill HOT AND COLD LUNCHES Spaghetti a Specialty l 311 Franklin St. Phone 3940 LIQUORS-BEER-WINES VALENCIA GARDEN Restauran t WE SERVE THE FINEST OF SPANISH FOODS 811 Grand Central Ph. H 3773

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