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VOL. 2. NO. 13 Published Exlusively in the Interest of the Personnel of Drew Field Friday, June 4. 1 943 Airplane Mechanic. Now at Drew tlas Served In Wars Bv PVT. VICTOR M. BERNARD H e is one of the. heroes of the Army Air Forces, in the se1vice since 1911. Sure, he's no kid anymore, and h e doesn' t fly, but he sees to it that our fighting ships do. Sometimes the jobs nm anywhere fronf24 to 48 hours at a stretch but he knows the job must be donethe dawn flight must go out. V aliant m e n these chaps like M/Sgt. Albert J Snodgrass, who keep 'em flying and forget to think of ''They wer e in t h e wate1 like thelnselves in the process. s c !wols of fish," the sergeant said, Sgt. Snodgrass, now assistant 1 h e n <1cld e d "until we went to chief of the 84th Bombard-work on them. There seemed tn : :1t Group, has been in foreign b e n o CtUes-tion that well-laid plan s rvice in both the World W a r
Page 2 I en Thousand Soldiers March In Memorial Day at Drew THE E C H 0 E S 1.heir work. All of are w iJl .. ir.g
June 4, 1943 Columbus Drive In Drew Closed to Public Travel Columbus Drive within the limits of Drew Field will b e closed to public travel, effective Satur day, June 5, Col. Melvi n B. Asp, Air Base Area Commande1, an nounced today. Closing of this section of the drive is due to extension of faclh ties of this area of the field, h e said. Most of Columbus Drive be tween Lincoln Avenue and M e morial Drive will be affected. Traffic going west on the drive can detour south to Cypress Street. Pocket-Size Books For Men Overseas 35, 000 000 pocket'size editions of currently American books will be shipped to men overseas during we coming year, according -t o the plan r e cently announced by the Council r o n Books in Wartme. The new format will be called Armed Serv ice Editions; books will be paperbound, have two columns to a p<\ge and speci a l easy-to-read type. F1om twenty-five to fifty titles will be released each month, and will include both fiction and non fiction-but no educational or technical manuals; the accent's on entertainment! Enlisted Men Call Colonel All Night FORT RILEY, Kan.-Lt. Col. John L. Gaylord, executive officer a t this Army post was satisfied with his telephone number 326-until the W AACs arrived. THE ECHOES -Post Engineers Give Garand Rifle Civilian personnel arid officers in charge of the Post Engineers thi s week :presented their second contribution to the "Give a Garand Rifle" campaign whi c h originated at t h e Drew Field Public Relations Office when t h e War Depa1tment Bureau of P u blic Re lations released the stor y of E. E. Cunningham, Albans, Vv. Va., who I had given a Garand rifle. Miss Pearl Foster, who represented Drew Field in the contest for t-he selection of Miss Air I Force,. acted as chairman-treas-1. According to psychologists, I urer for the 500 employees who do husbands who are three yearsdonated 100 per cent . Employed older than tbeil wives have the and. mall clerk m best chances for a happy mar gmee1 s off1ces, M1ss Foste1 has a riage? pe1sonal mterest m the nfle cam-. paign because of her brother, Cpl. 2. A bluenose is somebody who Alfred A. Foster, in the Army is snobbish or pur itanical. A blue-Air Forces at Kerns, Utah. beard is a man who murders his The donations were made at Then enlisted men began calling him at all hours of t h e night, seeking, dates with the WAACs w h ose number was 226. wives. What is a bluestocking? the suggestion of the errip loyees Col. Gaylord made a strategic withdrawal:-to a new number. Blitzkrieg Biology "'P"""'"'!"SitQU -The story goes that during a heavy air blitz on London an ex cited air raid warden stuck his head into a dark public s helter and yelled, "Are there any expectant mothers down there?" After a pause a cool feminine voice r eplied, "Well after all, Mister, we've only been -down here a few minutes." "I've tried :to be Red, Wlii:te and Blue To :the boys a:t MacDill and Drew, When your work is done. and you wan:t some fun THIS is the place for you. M . MILLER'S BAR llll FLORIDA AVE., Ph. M7215 BEERS-WINES 917 F kl. St (2 Stores ran In In Tampa) 3. Why i s butter lighter in and enougn money was auucu. color in the winter than in the buy ammunition for the rifle The Engineer Corps is noted a summer ? the post for contributions to thr war effort. Records s how tha4. Which has the highes_ t perwar bonds and stamps are pur centage of starch-corn nee or chased regularly. potatoes? I r. Major Guy B. Lynes, :1. and opposums 1 promoted from captain, was con are both marsup1al ammals. What n ecte d with Public Utilities At kind of an animal i s that'? lanta, Geore:ia, beforP G. Does a child have more the Army. Major and Mrs. 1-'ynes bon es, the s-ame number or not and Dan, live at 421:J S a n so many bones in its spinal co l Pedro Avenue. umn as a n adult? J Miss Foster is the daughter of 7 D t 1 cr<> 1 Mr. and Mrs. J P. Foster, 3 113 o oys er s ay e,bs Horatio Street. Guaranteed Walch Repairing Over 40 Years in Tampa Service Men's .watches Repaired in Less Than One Week Tampa Loan Cos I OPEN Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday EVENINGS ?rlilif.aJ'Uj (Jxfo'u/A KNOX !4J!! s5;;95 r !JJUdrptia !}li.WJl/Juj I P in s-Brace lets-Compacts-Lockets-Key Chains--Bro oches I \...-Ciga rette Cases. _) 2-Suiter $22.50 Service Suitcase $27.50 Zipper Zags, $1.69 and $2.49 F I h B Zipper closing, two handles, u r oug ags collapsib le--folds to p ocket s1.ze; opens to full 18 Inches. .. $2.49 "\ r Boxer Type Ideal f o r athletics and swim-ming. Snug fittin g adiustl K _ ki T ru n ks able shirred waist Built -i n '--_ supporter. Bu tton packet. Pa!:re 3 Authorized Bottler: PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO. OF TAMPA: FRii ww Palace Skating Rink SUlPHUR SPRiNG S -NEW FLOOR Nf. W MUSIC. NEW SKATES Admission: Nights 3001 "SKATE ON THE SMOOTHEST FLOOR IN THE SOUTH.' Sc -Sireei: Car and Bus Service to Door -5\c Welcome Service Men S W M at the Sulphur Spri_ngs Pool Natural SPrings. Temperahire. 72 degrees. Bus and Street Car to Pool. Open 9 A.M. lo 6 P.M. Service Men Always Welcome Sulphur Springs Cafe We Specialize In Home Cook&d Food, Chlclten, Steak and Chop Dlnnere Sulphur Springs, Arcade Bldg. Come on oown! Service Men Delicious Food -Reasonably Priced. Open Day and Night. ( H l D CAFE 501 FRANKLIN STREET BUY WAR BONDS! PADDOCK BAR "Not a Jook Joint-But a place just like !he one back home-where you can bring: your wife or &weeth&Ml for a a chat end fine musiC'." jACKSON AT TAMPA ST. Open From 8 A.M. :to 12 P.!f. TAMPA'S OLDEST NITE CLUB Featuring 3 Floor Shows Nitely -8 HI Midni.ghl DANNY & DON'S ox JEWEL N I T E CLUB 911 TAMPA STREET uance to the Sweet Music of MANNY GATES' ORCHESTRA M Service Men Officers Families FOR REALLY GOOD FOOD AT MODERATE PRICES PLEASANT ATMOSPHERE-FOLLOW THE CRO\VD T0 T H EC 0 L 0 N N A D E BA YSHORE AND JULIA Steak, Sea Food, Chicken Dinners Delicious Sandwic hes MODERATE l?RICES BUY MORE WAR BONDS EVERY
Page 4 THE ECHOES GLENN R. ROSS, Publisher TAMPA ARMY NEWSPAPERS Business Office: P. 0. Box 522 1113 FLORIDA AVENUE TAMPA, 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 REQUEST A newspaper published exclusively for the personnel of Drew Field and devoted t6 military interests. and the United Natiom Victory. Opinions expressed in this newspaper 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. Announce Reason.for Delay In Issuing War Ration Book llo Military Personnel -Drew Field soldiers need be puzzled no longer as to why they are excluded from making application for War Ration Book 3 at this time. In reply to numerous inquiries regarding reasons for not including members of the armed forces in making application for War Ration Book 3 now, Paul M. O'Leary, OPA Deputy Adminis-trator in Charge of Rationing, has stated that there is no inten tion of withholding it from members of. the armed forces station ed in the United States when :BY S/Sgt. John F. .the-. ne-xt ratien book is actually THE ECHOES From Soldier to lnferior1lecorafor One of the most envied men at Drew Field is Pvt. Robert W. Montana of the Signal Hq. & Hq., XV F C. Bob, as he prefers to be called, is an artist, or cartoonist, if you prefer and is at present working out in the WAAC area decorating the W AAC Post change, Beauty Parlor and Mess Hall. .Tune 4, 1943 Throug h the courtesy of Board of Trustees of the Tifereth Israel, Congregation of Clevelartd, Ohio,the Jewish meri at Drew Field have been g .ranted the us-e of a Torah (scroll of the Jaw) for the duration of -rne eme.rgency. On the second evening_ of .Qe vuth, the day which rates the giving of the Ten\ u mandments to the Hebrew_ ; at Mount Sinai, Wednesday, June 9 at 8:30 p. m., the Torah will be formally presented to Chaplain Fierman by Rabbi David Zielonka of Tampa, \Yho will the Cleveland Temple. Yizkor,-memorial service for the departed will also be recited -at the :service. CATHOLIC (Sundays)::. put_ into use. Bob, who hails from 46 out of A audience packed However, since it is anticipated the 4 8 states and calls New York 6:15 AM-Mass i n Ghap.el 2 and the RH No. 1 beyond capacity for that many members 6f these -4. t .h!'! AAF last forces now in the Unite-d States City his home, has been drawing 8:00 in C}:lapel 2 Thursday. The. Band playedin.its will be stationed elsewhere whefi .fot about 20 of his 22 years, hav. 9:00 AM_:_Nj:_ass 1n ';Chapel 2, usual. "superlative" and 'the oook is needed to buy raifig started eai'ly ih life. He re-F -s -t M . E J d RB No. 2 aiid Theater 3: the WAACs there .u1, full tioned commodities it seemed. ceived his final training at the Q OriOn. uitO. 6 :3 0 PM-'-Mass i.n C:fu'.apel 2. fotce ... T/Sgt. Ellie Eaton Singled -simpier to postpone' issuance of Boston M1:1seum of Fil').e Arts, the TWO WAACS. A SOLD]ER. . out. one 0f the WAACs; "Lucky" tne book. to this group unti-l the Exetet Art School, Bo?ton, and AND WOW! PROTESTANT Julie (ah old friend from syr'-a d .at. e of 1'ts use has bee n deterPhoenix Art Institute, New York. T h t t w .. AACF t a s no pun C) . IrS 10:30 AM-General 5._ ervices in says)' to. sing a couple mirted. . After cmnpletingr histraining, .$ergeant lVIariqn E. all .. _. of love. songs.t?. Could be This restriction does not app.ly Bob, armed with pen and br:u_sh, WAA. c P qst_, :Headq_. uart __ ers_ C oiD'-_ ,_ PM--Gene r a l ev_ e n servre-a1 atftactwn that mght to memberS: of families-of men in went out to amaze the _cnhcs. pan fo I b t t <>v ...__. WAS th-e W AAC .. They do make the armed forces. They, ljke all' They wete ... aria so was Bob . at y opera or :ices in Chapel 4 i; a grand atrdi:ente, and we hope other civilians. should make out when the rejeetions came rolling Sgt J d t -Af M all come back again,' .Please. their for Ration Book in: he "hit his. stride" Junod, of w'fAt JEWISH ., it's Cpl' Mike Galdino, 3 and mail them to the desigrt:Hed w1th Features and MLJ Motor Transport Sed.iort at Camp 8:30 PM Friday :evening in the Band's exclusive barber (and mailing centers between JUne 1 Magazmes, Inc., wheie be illusPolk, Louisiana; Pfe Wfu. H Chapel 3. : .. : its bE!st ball player), who has bee-n d:md June w. trated and wrote scen-ario for un?d, USA Inf., a brothf!r, is 8:00AM-Saturday nLQhapel 3 .smi'tten with the urge to retire -+c comic books. He then entered the stationed at Camp Van Dorn, 7 :15 PM-Wednesday Chapel fr0rn the realm of private enter-G d R' h f com-m:e:rcial art field, working in M -h'l h th 3 Pn'se. M l'kn!s artl'stry l'sn't a Slm-rante IQ ts 0 the art department of N ew.ell Em"-w 1 e er mo er, . ; -''.-" Mrs. Ma(y Junod, is a member of 1< .. ... ple ;naer: of a blend. 90-Day Divorce Low Advertisers, the WOWs (Women's Ordnance M w _,AAC ... ''-.. of mood, msp1rahon, and aesthe-. l 1ams, and Hall Laboratones, W0rkers) at Fort Wayne, Indiana. eet . :. ':. tie factors him a monopoly TALLAHASSEE (AP) _The Boston. Mass. Sgt. Junod was educated at t' obesswldeeast, l legislature voted on May 31 to t Pvt. Montanta F -beganD_ hisNmiJliDetdroitt andf inh CCamHia alnld is af Plane . . . .permit service men and women ary career a ort 1x, -., gra ua e o t e ity Co. ege o '11A' a Ime, and _1f customer assigned to military and naval where he became a Khaki Klad Beauty, Detroit. After finishing Betty Jane Berggren, 2-'!, Seatembarrassed fu?-anc1ally, the;re stations in the stat to t k d-Kutie on the morning o:f Nov. 18, the course, she worked as a beaulS the very handy Item of "credit" 't f t e d a e a 1942. Ten days later her was in ty operator before joining the tle, Washington, is more which Mike puts into play. We'll Ivan age 0 1 s 90ay divorce Atlantic City :::Or nrs baste train-WAAC. at hoine at an air base tlian any miss your work, Mike, but don't aw. ing. Transferring to Camp Crowd-The sergeant received her basic other W AAC stationed at Drew worry about br-eaking our hearts The senate 21 to a er Jari. 6, 1943, he became a plottrairt-ing at Des Moines, iowa, and Field. Betty worked o h airplanes YOUR age, you deserve a houseapproved provldmg ter specialist. H e arrived at Drew was transferred to the 2nd WAAC at Boeing Aircraft Company at rest ... besides, the fellows may that days spent m _the stat. e Field March 15, 1943, and was as-Training Center, Daytona Beach, Seattle before entering the_WAAC learn to cut their own hair, just on offlclal Wlll c:onshsigned to the 50 1s-t SAW Regt. Florida, where she attended the February 20th. .as they have learned to do their 1 tute legal residence for dlvorc:e and in turn was transferred Non-Commisioned 0 f f ice r s' Completing gramdtar: ; school,' -own laundering since the NailorI t .he. same as 90 Clthro)lgh the 719th SAw Bn. into school and was appointed a Auxiliary Berggren at.tehded the Lamb, Ltd., combine was-dis-, Vlllan residence . The bill now the XV Fighter Command,-where poral December 4, 1942. Two pro-Miller Vocational TradeSchool so_lved by the Retirement Route. go,7s to the governor.. . lie is at present. motions followed in Febhtaryin Minneapolis, Minnes-ota. A Am't Success sweet? _ Often a_ S ca were. 1spa _c e rom Tam"'a "This bill a. d t 'th t 1v1 1es as rep or er or e c s e w s p ace m c ar e o a our umt:.However, Wlth theresot th'ng" lS lme a a does all the art work for the umt company in the Reception and blueprints are as famil,iar'to Aux-turn of Sgt. Estes, Pfc. Spector,. 1 1 as well as all sign painting. Staging Battalion before coming iliary Berggren as egg be-aters and .and Pvt. Nailor from furloughs, With this record of the past, to Drew Field on May 16. mixing bowls are to rn:osLwomen. the joint is jumpin' again ... it's our Band privileged to partici-how can Montana keep from go-Sgt. Junod, unlike most WAACs When asked why she chose that .hard to tell which one is respcin-pate in similar exercis es, spon-ing ahead? The WAACs are for receiving first-sergeant's stripes, particular. field, Auxiliary Berg : sible for the noise. We may have sored by the Americ::tn Legion, at him, the fellows like him and he does not aspire to Officer's Can-gren admitted that model planes to try a bit of falconry to ferret Sarasota. Lido Beach proved to likes them. What could. be a .finer didate School. She is, she says, has been her hobby for years. out the culprit ... the sleep-be a very popular romping ground bit of cooperation? satisfied with stripes and hopes The favorite model is an amphi:talking situatior._:_,is beginning to after the formalities of the day 1C to see overseas duty and be allow-bian with a 22-inch wing_ .spread be acute again. were concluded. Cpl. Krewson Censor Please Note e d to continue with the post-war "It. flies too," Miss Berggren The 69'ersand the A WUTC almost missed this trip-ask him Rookie: "When are yo u leaving rehabilitation program in which boasts. Band both took part in the Me-about it. -to take a crack at the Japs?" she feels the WAAC will play an Auxiliary Berggren. -t} o moria! Day Services held on the I'll bet there was' a lot of thunPal: "The first." important part. 'work m plane maintenance" Base last Saturday. Col. Asp and der stirred up when 6 ft. 4 inch Rookie: "You shouldn't tell me Sgt. Junod is the daughter of would like overseas_ :serviee,_.,-;., a visiting. Allied Powers' Officer Pvt. Lightnin' Boldt ran into that the date, it's a military secret." Mr. a:nd Mrs. L E. Junod,5543 ferably in Australia wherel'le r reviewed the troops in the very \"door knob" and nicked the side Pal: "That's no date. I meant Lakepoint Avenue, Detroit, Michi-fiance, Pfc. Richard Auvinen, touching c eremony. Monday found iof his. race. the first chance I get." gan. Minneapolis, Minn., is stationed.
June 4, 1943 THE ECHOES F R 0 M T H E S P E C I A L S E R V tC E S 0 F F ICE . Jjg DRW FllD PRSfWTS Scene From Sherwood's "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" To Be -Shown -in Recreation Building No. 1 ----On the Spot RECREATION BUILDING NUMBER ONE Next Saturday, Sunday and Monday evening in Recreation Building Number One, as our second experimE:nt in the performance of sceries from serious BROADCASTS WFLA-DWAE Mon.-Sat., 7:05 WFLADrew Field Revielle. Friday, June 4, 8:15 5p. m.--plays we will present the school-Variety Show: Lucy Sinclair. I rooin .scene from Robert Emmet Thursday; 10:30 WFLA-Dr.ew Field Star Parade. 8:30 WDAE-The Right Ai : k r or Else. tlr'Ef'sday, 6 :30 WFLASquadronaires. Thursday, 9:30 WDAE-Rookie Roy's Scrap -Book. Saturday, June 5, 8:15 p.m.-Sherwood's celebrated "Abe LinPlay: Abe Lincoln. Variety Show: coln in Illinois." With Pvt. Geo. Mrs. Evan s. I Blackwood, as Abe Lincoln and Sunday, June. 6 8:15 John Mader, as_ Mer:to_r his Film: .World of Sport. Play: Abe teacher. T0e scene rs Lincoln. wntten wrth many of J:?est M d J 7 8 .00 P lpass-ages taken from hrstoncal on_ ay, une m. documents and speeches. Rookie Roy and His Musical The Rrght or Else. W hope that the soldier audiScrapbook , The time? ... p. _'The Rrght encee for the Drew Field Parade Every Thursday evening at 9:30. 01 L 9 00 P m.--on Thursday evening at half past Rookie Roy can be seen if you'll ay e mco n. ten is increasing for these rea-just drop over to Recreation Tuesday, 8 8:15 P m.-sons: First, Lt. George Kluge Building Number Ono ... On K Barney Rapp s Band. USO Camp gives it expert production, Pvt. and First street . or if you Show. Alfred Panetz writes a distingulike, tune the program in over Wednesday, June 9, 8:00 p.m.-.ished script. The cast to play in it station WFLA .. Its a full half. Variety Show : Norma n Kirkcon-u sually. incluc'iing Eleanor Roger, hour of music, comedy and song. nel and his all girl revue. Pfc. H arry Evans and Pvt. GeoMusic'.bn the program is supplied Thursday, June 10, 8:00 p.m.Blackwood, i s always well chosen. by the ever popular Deep Sleep Concert b y 69th AAF Band. 8:30 These broadcasts have an interest Eleve n .and their tunes run from p.m.-Broadcast of Concert. 9:30 beyond that of most. They are the. jive numbers to soc;k p. m.-Broadcast, "Rookie Roy's serious of intention without b eing arrangements ... Rookie Roy bet-Scrap Book." heavy. They contain both mo-ter known as PFC Harry Evans, AT THE SERVICE CLUB ments of pathos and humor. .(it's. CpL Evans, now ,tho) steals Friday, June 4, 8:15 5p. m.-These broadcas-ts aim to be a sin-the show with his usual brand Dance. cere reflection of life. of comedy. His cohort in comedy .saturday, June 5, 8:15 p.m.-Most of you probably realize crime is no:ae other than. Sgt. 0 . Bmgo. that there is a show in Recreation z Whitehead whose particular Sunday, June 6-To be. an-Building Number One. We do not type of cmrtedy makes him out-nounced. expect you to like all of them standing:in ,the show . -And for Monday, June 7, 8:00 p.m.-equally well, but we have reason further value, it boasts of a pop-Dance. to think that you will. not be ular mystifying songstress who Tuesday, June 8, 8:0 Op. m.-bored by many . graces the stage each and every Concert of Recorded Symphonic We should like to say here broadcast, to make your hearts Music. that we never have enough vol-'flutter with the Dinah Shore type Wednesday, June 9-To be an-unteer soldier entertainers. If blues. . Yes, fellas, a rollicking nounced. anyone wishes to ap:ply for time is had by all who attend Thursday, June ]0To be an-J tion, they can do so by grvmg this mad .. "'merry mirthquake of nounced. their names and addresses to fun and frolic ... So make it a .Sgt. Whitehead aftei any of the point to .be gn hand for ROOKIE shows in RecreatiOn Building No. ROY A:ND HIS MUSICAL is hard work, but everyone in 0 SCRAPBDOK this an d every uniform is required to underne. Thursdci night at. Recreation stand the technique of cambu--------,--------:----:--:--:::c:-.:Building' NU:mbei One ... 'The flage. . '-'. .. w.p.ere : there i s something .. Let us think of ourselves in the I Wd' -. 1 '*I ,._ doit!i(ev.ery night. .,_ cbnibat zone. What is the first job i' : -+c' tci be done? Hide our equipme'nt! . I are tired, but can we rest? . . .. WAN T : ... TO l I V E ? No! Not untilthe equipment and sup.plies are concealed and hidden from the enemy. We have a short time to do this, but it must be To do job in the A1 : 1ny done. It is hard work. Remember effective.).y, :you must .. k 119 w the slogan .. -Fatigue Leads To proper methods We cannot relax. bY which you. can c onceal yourWe must use our brains, and 'self fron1 enemy observatii:m, and above all, .our common sense, . lf f h n throughout this work. P r .otect: Y0l!l 'Se .. rom qs 1 e The good s oldiei knows cam,ou. :weaporis:,-Wai today puts a hrgher . . COMPJ,ETF. l)INNERS :\lcnts, roultry, Groceries,_ nnd lh.1licntessen. Lox nnd all Jrinds of fish. strictly fresh. Wf.NE, BEER, SANIHVlCHES FINMAN'S KOSHER .. MARKET Oi1ly Kosher l\iarket In Tampa E Broadway Ph. 'h. Block East. of Nebraska Ave . prer:nium than ever before on me flage: -Therefore, let us start think:: dividi.ial initiative and thought-ing .about it here in Atlantic City, . arid .when we get into the theatei is for oL operati0ris, it will be second the. pU:rpnse of spreading the gosr1_ature to us. . :: pel of cam
Page 6 In Memorial Day iParade A.W.U. T.C. Band plays a martial air. MAD IS 0 tf DRUG C O M PAN Y FRANKLIN AND MADISON STREET tWhere f:he Men of ihe Armed Service Shop and Eat We Are Anxious :to Be of Service THE ECHOES By S/Sgt. Eve Simmons An intensive campaign started this week to enroll W AACs in the area surrounding Clearwater, I !Florida, according to a n ews squib, Lt. Dorothy L. Wood, head of the Tampa recruiting area an nounced that approximately 100,-,.00 new W AACs have been re 'quested by the Army. A number of Clearwater women have al ready donned sun-tans and indi cations are that many more will sign up during this drive for recruits. The girls from the 756th WAAC ,Post Headquarters Company have ifound a new use for G I. foot lockers. You might ask them about it ... wishful thinking, we think. The new mess hall at Rocky :Point opened for breakfast this morning. Company officers expect I that the 756th wiJt i1ave to draw 1 extra rations to supply the chow I for all the visitors that have been invited to "come out and see us sometime." Never let it be said l that the 756th isn. 't hospitable ... so long as the <;how holds out. June 4. 1943 . -:.... ---.. ... . ;. P U R P U R A B R 0 S. Growers and Shippers of Citrus Fruits, Peaches and Tomatoes PALMETTO, FLORIDA Main Office: Ocala, Florida Work on the interior decoration in the new Beauty Parloi: and 'Post xchange at Rocky Point is almost completed. Both opened officially yesterday (Thursday). Pvt. Ed Solomon, Art Editor, Drew Echoes, and :>.'vt. Bob Montana, 15th Fighter Command art1 ist, did the Service Men! See 8-;!a:::s new Spring and Summer Catalog in our Caalog Order Dept. 100.000 items PHONE !VI 8101 AIR CONDITIONED Hotel FLORIDAN BARBER SHOP H. 0. LEWIS Mgr. ,.__ __ o Complete Barber Service o Expert B arbers o Manicurists AIR CONDITIONED #IW4M I The Rocky Point mess hall was officially opened for breakfast Thursday morning for the mem bers of the 756th W AAC Post Headquarters Company, under I the direction of Thil'd Officer I Dorothy Ann Porter, New York, N. Y.. Lt. Porter received her basic trammg at Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., ahd graduated from OCS, Ft. Des Moines, Iovva, May 23. This is her first assignment. The W AAC mess staff members include: Mess Sgt. Mabel Hutchi son, Asheville, North "Carolina: Antoinette F alanga. Oswego, Ne-vv York; Amelia Bm o n e Mt. Vernon, New York; Julia Welch Syracuse, New York: Mary F ed-ron, Liberty, Texas, and Beryl Toole, Crossword, P a. Fruit and Produce Distributors Bonded Commission Merchants PHONE 27-Sll PALMETTO, FLORIDA Lt. Porter, as well as the other company officers, express their appreciation to the M ess O fficer, L t. Bor.:twick, 314th Base Hq. & Air Base Sq., and members of 1 hiS Staff fOl' the C0Ul'tSY ShO\Vll the members of the 756th since l i f coming to Drew Fie ld, also to Lt. ERR AcE : Fra!lcis Mentzinger, Commanding j Off1cer Company F 561st who 1 1 loaned members o f his personnel :! to aid in the establishment of the I Rocky Point mess hall. Sgt. Floyd I q it [ u U d i Conklin, Eugene, Oregon, is par: ticularly commended for his aid. I 1 --i< I i g 1l o w e 'L t? h ,; i \V e understand that a couple of girdles are issue d to every W AAC. If t)leir basic training course is anything like ours they w ill need more than a two-way stretch. Wha.t's in a name? While taking a physical, a pros pect was asked by the doctor if h e could read the foul'th line on the chart. "Read it,'! exclaimed the pros pect. 'Why, I know the guy p er sonally. He playe d bootball at Fordham last fall." -Polar Tech. The sergeant was griping. 'My wife is untidy, nagging all the time, extravag&nt and she doesn t understand me. I tell you it's hell." "When," asked the corporal, "did you n1eet this other woman1 --------i<-------Tbe regiment was trekking through the desert. It was arid, parched; there wasn't a drop of water to be found. One recruit sadl y on a s t one, his head in his hands. "What's the matter with him?" asked the sergeant. "Homesickness," said P rivate Smith. "We've all got that." "Yeah, but his i s worse. H is father owns the biggest barroom in Brookly n ." f or i I BY WIRE ANYWHERE 3022 f I -i Tampa Terrace I Pres .. D. J. Salc:mone V.-Pres. and Treas .. M. 0 Fabiani Sec .. Huber! Blakey .florida Grapefruit Canning (o., Inc. Canned Grapefruit--Grapefruit Juice Brands: Madonna, Floriana, Zelo, Royal. BRADENTON, FLORIDA Buy War Bonds and Stamp$!
.June 4, 1943 Pin-Up Girl 1. No AnswerstO' ": BOB ( .YAM KWIZ -_A 2 A bluestocking is a literary woman who is pedantic and un domestic. 3. Because the cows eat grain in the winter and green grass i n t h e summer. Grass gives the but ter a higher color. 4 Ric e about 75 % starch; corn about 20 % starch (corn on cob); potatoes about 20% starch 5. One which carries its young in a pouch. 6. More-child: 33 adult: 26. 7. Yes. 8. "tha t this nation under G o d shall have a new birth of freedom; and that governmer1t of the p eople, by the people, and for the p eople, shall not perish from the earth." 9. Yes. 10. Yes. H e had three s i sters and six brothers. This is the story of an East Side New York mama who had t w o sons. One was a brilliant guy and the other always seemed to have a knack of getting low marks. The bright boy went t o OCS, the other joined the Air Force and soon was overseas. One day mama was sitting on the steps reading a Jetter from the flying son when a n eighbor came along and asked how everything was going. To which Mrs. Hussbaum replied with resignation in her voice: "With Henry avertink is f i n e H e jost gredu-weighted from Officer's Candidate School . But dat dope, Louie! He writes me he has jost got three zeros-again!" Rookie Joe: S o you say. the water that you get in your bar racks is unsafe." Rookie Sam: Y eah." Joe: W ell, t ell me, w hat pre-cautions do you take against it? THE ECHOES Page 7 DiGiorgio Fruit Corporation WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA * * * 433 California Street SAN FRANCISCOr. CALIFORNIA Jo:1n Barclay, shapel y RKO R a dio ndorment, play s u magician's a i d e in "Bombardier," and this is wllnt she wears Pat O'Briei1 and Handolph S cott are starred. Sam: "First we filter it. Joseph: .Then we boil it. Joey: "Yes. Sammy: "Then we add c h emi-cals to it. J.: Yes. Sam: "The n we drink beer. I BUY WAR BONDS! -I .................... a. .... .a .... nEBmm.a .... .. .-.m .... Best Of Luck To Servicemen Everywh:er H. T. DAVIS, President f. N. WALKER, Vice-President f. C. WELLES, SecretaryTreasurer ALL BOUND PACKAGES Nocotee-Manatee Crate Company Mills at Nocatee, Florida and Manatee, Florida
:!Page 8 THE ECHOES June 4, 194S ------_______________ __ __ _., \J WING TIPS that we now possess under the guidance of Major Galusha, we can't and will not miss! Gossip and News From FERNANDEZ RESTAURANT 22nd Bomb. Tr. Wing :sy S/Sg. Charlie Crews The Four Eighty-Two's Boston, Pvt. Murray Miller, will those lovely maidens will swoon soon enter camouflage school. and tell you how lucky you are The fellows in the 301st no\v to be basking in the lovely FlorSgt. Ben Kern receives three a have a pleasant spot to write let-ida sunshine. 1 day fr'?m that lovely gal in Pennters and even shoot a game of Hearty welcome to L t. N . E. sylvama . Pfc. Goldberg, a pool. Orchids to the Service Unit Scherstrom, who has recently radio mechanic, has the whole for our new day room. joined the Intelligence Depart-squadron in a tumult and panic. ment. W e are sorry to see Cpl. His antics have give n u s many a 302nd Bomb. Sq. .Frank Schork and so many others laugh and all of our telling won't By AL GORMAN leaving for various units. Our even be h alf. Each day h e is on best follow each and every I Sick Call. Its really appaling. H e one of them. is due very soon for a major overhauhng. The Three Thirty-Ninth Pfc. Kasber:gs in love, does his' darndest to win her. Each eve ning h e carries his Dear W AAC 1 her dinner: six s-andwiches, candy, two milks in half quarts. Of late our pal Kasberg's in the grandest of sorts. Our 'Bane," Sgt. Rosen berg, is the female go--getter. His folks keep on p leading that he write them a letter, but he is too busy to do letter writing; that (ContiJ>ued en Next Page) TELEPHONE H 25 : 692 I THE CRICKET TEA ROOM 241 HYDE PARK AVE. Cnban Sandwiches A Speclal*7 1216 Franklin St. I Rex Bifliard Parlor Daniel S. Bagley 1012 FRANKLIN I TAMPA --FLORIDA KNIGHT PAPER. 8 R 0 S. c 0. S l 2 Bell Phones 4205 4204 "A Papel' for. Every Purpose" ATTENTIONI WAACs ARMY MEN Learn io Dance Correctly BY ONE wg::::. KNOWS Selma Brooks I n Tampa 1 7 Years TEL. H 32-654 207 PARKER ST. Hospitol Bouquets ORDER EARLY I Service Men Always Welcome : la Gloria Restaurant I Wired Anywhere in fhe u : S. A. C D Kavakos, Prop. Dinners, Plate Lunches, Beer, Wines & Cold Drinks, Pies and Pastries. 406 Zack Sireet Tampa, Fla. 1 Fine Spanish Fcod and j Sandwiches 3li'!3 Armenia Ave. Phone H 33-521
J'u .ne 4. 1943 THE ECHOES (Continued from Prcccd!ng Page) s e t UIJ for business way on II craft work, etc. Why don' t you the !me, and were successfully try 1t, fellows? . Cleaning Store gal i s far more un-s et until t h e operations buildOur squ-=1dron took part in the inviting. ing was relocated. The n more re-r etreat pa1 ade last. Saturday. It Sgt. Whitle y i s back, and fe e l -cently we set-up our own tent is estimated tha t ov e r 10 000 Of ing much finer.. Natura ll y, a v.er y city along a taxi-way just north fic ers and Enlisted M e n took part. grand 111 Nor.th Carohna. of Columbus Drive, which has to-A parade of this type rea::Ily And h e r e IS a hot Jla s h! There d a t e b een deviously dubbe d "Zipp shows the p eople what Drew IS r eally much to 1t: Sgt. Sidney Village" "Petit New Guinea"Field is doing fo r them. Kass, soon may say I dood it." "Guadalcanal'' and others. A bit It se e m s as though there is a S g t. Gorman s p ends tnne I cramped for room, the unit i s off wedding for some lucky f ellow :-vhile off !me and .duty, m read-1 to .it self with our own .messing every. time a bunch of furloughs mg h1s B1ble en]oymg ts beauty facJ!Iti e s and plenty of w1d e ope n are give n out. T/Sg t. Newborn Our squadron Commander a wards I s p a ce<: and as yet we haven t was the lucky guy out of the last every week a plaque, to t h e bar-j heard of anyone el s e wanting the bunch. Jus t a hint. P erha p s h e racks that', s the n eatest and n1o.st i a rea. will h a v e cigars to pass out s inc e shck (ouch! ) In ordE'!: to w m 1t, In the midst of the move to our it i s so near to pay day. and g e t a ll the prais e a barracks new are a part of the air ech elon Sgt. R e dington, one of our crack mus t b e tops. Each day 111 all co n s tituting 19 pilo t s and planes r ad io m e n just retume d from a ways. Last week t w a s the Cl erks plus c rew c hiefs, communications furloug h. I g uess he will b e read y who won the Grand Plaque. Each m e n o p e r a ti o n s and inte lligenc e, for an6the 1 o n e in five or 'six of the m earne d It and a p a t o n wer e orde r e d t o mane uver s with m onths The girls b ack home just the b a ck. Compe ti tion i s kl en. <111 airborne Infantry Division in I adore hi s r e d h a ir. Why shouldn' t it be? It shows North C arolina. We are j u s t beginning to Fealize n cl eanlme s s the :boys h1t In the p eriod, May 20-27 these ho w warm the weathe r i s h ere. high C ... Into each life a ram-pilo t::: and s hJp s fl e w ov e r 100 jll1 Flonda. P erha p s the r e .w1H be drop mus t fall. It hits ever y b ody, miss ion s On the 28th, thanks to an orcl.ecout, s t ating that vvc may / I 7,,;, J. You can save yourseJ f m any an uneasy moment if you convert your tra, ;el money to s a f e American Express Travelers Cheques before you leave. They are spendable like ca s h everywhere. B ut if los t or stol e n unCou nl e r signed, they are refunded to you promptiy. No idcntiftcarion required except your signature. Issued in denominations of $110, *;20, $50 and $100. C ?st 75.fc-r eac h $100. Minimum i::ost 40 for $10 to For sale at Banks, Railw. ay Express of!iccs, at principal railroad ticket offices and a t man y camps and l the b1g ar1:d the s.mall. We a ll do a h ard working line crew, all fl y ;-,v ear shorts b eginning the [irs t our best m h elpmg each ot h e r ; ing ships were in commission and of July W e hope so. 111we g neve \ N Jth Sgt. Koc h m the r eturne d to Dre w This is an ac1< loss o f hi s fathei .. w e hope tha t complishment hard t o equal by a he w1ll n ever agam know such full cre w. The total fl y sorrow, and wish him much ing time for this maneuve r was 626th Bomb. Sq. shine and blue skies, tomorrow. 626 hours By S/Sgt. Murphy ends, the report from the During the firs quarte r of om "'THE WORLD'S MOST I To all .. of: short history, Capt. E R Thomas UNREAD COLUM" I G.I. s on the grand fi eld was promoted to lVIaJOl'. Lts. called Drew: We are doing our Woods and Weiner were promoted Now that the offic ers and men I best as we go along, to make all to. captains. are back from the ,\rms up North <:u: l e g10ns acbve, _more Major Hook heads our lis-t of Carolina way, things will begin :sh?ng. W e a1e. our ban-Officers P!stol Range scores, with to get on a full-time basis. fly h1gh, m ke,e.p the score of "expert." Following Yours tntly is at long last learnus The of the Sky. We.re close behind him we find Lt. Col. ing. something. useful for civilian all on. the n .ght we bam.sh Zipp, Lts Bock, Ganett, and life. After a week's guard duty; all w1 ongs, .m bungmg the v1c-Warrant Officer Duke, with the I'm. almost a full fledged flat-tory where lt be}ongs. rating of "marksma. nship." The foot. .,. Why is it Corp. P eters shirks 48. S h B b S other headquarter Officers, well, back, hisses at you, and gets a t om q. we ju:;t won't mentio? May-\vide and wild stare in his eyes W f th 485th . d t be a later we Will give them w hen you approach him for con-e o e are pr ou o due ovatiOn. say that we now have a softJ:iall ic . <;ould. Jt be tha_t a i:eatn that will top the best. We I three-sti'1per I s .laymg the wlup a ar.e always ready to a game 624th Bomb. Sq. l6Jittle to? ha1'd? Corp: was. With anyone, espec1al!y a .good . . . born w1th a wneel m hrs. hand, team because we like eorr\ peti. Sgt. Harper IS sh Ic.tly ab19mg :so he should have nothmg to tion. So if your team isn't up to by all the and regulatwns :worry about. par, you don't want to fool with of t.his Base m t? motor The reason Sgt. IS us. (Call 68). . Sgt. Is .. stiJ.l :walking on. l'lir these. days Is be-The boys Of the entire Group mg fm that day. off 'cause he IS expectmg. Frances must be animal lovers. First, it and Sgts. Duff, Dursh :down Tampa way durmg July. was dogs and now it looks as if and Schott ;:Ire still lookmg for : (Continued on Next Page) the affection has switched to the four WAACs. . .......................... .......... ________ --; monkeys. We just have one mon-. M /Sgts. T R. Smith and _Frank ; w u IT E IJ 0 s E B A K ... key, of course, but he gets around R1gby are bound . for : n more than all the dogs. Anyone 15 cla_Ys. 'I:h e mosquitoes knoWs that an Army Camp is a to T. R. He. has been qmte paradise for an animal because a to the wmged creatures. the Kitchen always has plenty of One mght last we were .all scraps. It looks like we are really by qmte a comrrwt!On going to have a good pop party. m our barracks. 'f!e were .amazed The boys dug into those pants :to see _T R. ca,rned out deep day. door_ a hm.de of hiS beloved PaUl Webber, Prop. LIQUOi.tS, WINES, Bimit AND CIGARS Cor. Cass and l\farion Sts. Phone 4502 Our friend and comrade-in-skeeters .. Machn'!e-Gun Lafferty arms, Sgt. Theriot, has a grin .came to his when: HQRNE.'S PHARMACY from ear to ear these days and he pulled. out l11s fa1thful shotgun everybody was wondering why, and the D Complete D_rU'g Store l':J until we found out he is getting .we Wmg IS gomg Serv1ce married this week. Good luck to 1 arou.nd W it.h their chest stuck out Phones H 1925-H 314i .you, Sgt. and may i t be a after us. at softball. I So. D SUNDRIES long tie. Pfc. Anderson returned guess might JUSt as well let from Oklahoma this week with a them 1-..now now :-ve let them 2709 MacDill Ave., Tampa. Fla. lariat in one hand and baby steer beat us, Sgt. for the in the other. Anderson has been good of the Se1 v1ce . . :-----........ ---------. ori furlough. He even has that volley ball fe.ud_ Is C A M p B E l l furlough cml in his hair ... and, ragm..,. headqua1ters outf1.t, what is more h e has a love-knot 111 an effort to . strenghten tJ:I.en BARBER c! BEAUTY SHOP in his lariat.' Even bettei' than team, hav<: acquired the services I . an that, he sent home for another of. Cpl. ChiZE;k. know no:w_ we 308 Twiggs Ph. M 54-572 lariat. .. One is .not enough. If wrll get a bit more comp.eht!On. I Featuring MARIAN DRUM. you care to take a peek at An-. We v.:onder If Hite .and Beauty Operator derson's steer, call b y the 48Sth Cpl. a r e shll as anxious any day. He is i n the market for as .become They a pink cloud too. You had bette r went ndmg last_ week and the T.. W. R A M S E Y come soon though, next week the results too good .. Sgt. bull goes on KP. Sm1th, our parachute speciahst, LUMBER COMPANY Pvt. Rosenbluth haso suggested took one look at. the chutes an.d we Specializg In that the 339th have a swimming went fm. the boys. I! 1.c1 Mill Work & Cabinets pool ... something to cool off in. dentally, _.s? :, Smitl: acqu!l ed We ca furnish material for A conservative little tile affair; a taste ?.1 He likes Repaln and F. H. A. Loan using Miami Beach's Roni-Plaza lmgenng effect they have 011 Phone Y 1219 17th st. & 8th Ave as a model.. Rosie, as we call him, him. has a model, a blueprint ... now --------1':-------625th Bomb. Sq. all he needs is someone with the .
Page Ill THE ECHOES June 4, (Continued from Precedin g Page) I s s h e as nice as you say, Schmet ter? III F C .. HQ. & HQ. SQ. SEA BREEZES new officer our Chemical Section . and a welcome to Lt. Colley, the Physical Training Of-Our cooks really reserve a h and. By Cpl. Alvin M. Amster ficer . and to Lt Rittmayer in! They are cooking more like our mothers every day. A h and also for L t. Quenin for the fine work h e has done in getting our mess h all in the fine shape it's in. Isn't S/Sgt. Downey's haircut a Lulu? Well, the tiny cashier likes it. Our deepest sympath y to S/Sgt. Kress-his g i r l friend met a 4-F and now he's only a 1-A in the Army. T/Sgt. Garich i s abou t to h elp the housing shortage by sharing his apartment after a certain T/Sgt. returns from furlou g h Could this be duty? O r does he know of the soon-to-be-bride: What h appene d to that big deal that was to happen up in Pat terson, N J., when M /Sgt. Frank went home on furlough? Did Evelyn do him wrong? Read next week's column for the lowdown on this fading romance. 627th Bomb. Sq. All seems to be in a bustle around the Engineerin g section of the 627th Bomb Squadron since the 'dashing C O"rihecticut Yankee' L t Rockwell (Rocky to his broth'er officers), has returned. Yes, you could see the men hustle and bustle, especially when Lt. Rockwell was seen "tottin" his Colt 45 slung like an old Westerner. We wonder if the Lt. is as goo d a s the old cowboys? H e did look pretty tough. The 627th can boast that it has an ace. Gunner D eCecca shot down an e n e m y p l a n e at Martin Field. No, boys, it wasn't a Jap nor a German Twas onl y a red plane, you know; one of those theoretical things. That's maneuvers for you, boys. Aha! Finally the most abhorred branch of the service is coming to the fore-CWS. To many these l etters are a puzzle, even .to Air Force Officers. Questions are asked these poor unfortunate men from whCJ,t he is doing in the squadron to "are you an AM or Armament Man." Oh, yes, the gold braid always gets them, too. Everyone refers to us as b eing "Gas happy" or a "stinker." Our duties, when we can get men, makes everyone envious. Even the Officers are mystified at this mysterious gas throwing performance. Some of these Air Force 0fficers love to smell that gas with odor of Geraniums technically caUed LewisUe. M/Sgt. Hutchins jus t came back from a dashing furlough. Sgt. tell the boys about that brunette better still, show the m that tif.ul picture. Anyway; congrats. Lucky guys, aren't w e, of the A.G. Section? Dail y morning inspections finds us the first platoon, so we get to see the' passing WAACs first and longes t. But do their uniforms make their best points stick out??? Why does Joe Hiesko put a 3c stamp on the envelopes of letters to a certain somebody ( ? ) in N ewark? N o return address shown either? She'll get your l ett e r s j ust as fast with free mail, boy. Looked like the III FC took Lake Carroll last Sunday. Seen swimmng and sunning themselves include d "Big" Smith, Con nolly, Reifsnyder, Harvey, Humphries, and Giel. Who drove the B-3 Bus? Hot Do ts More adie u s: Lincoln Karches now at AC OCS, Miami. Ray Jof.frion move d to D eRidder (L a.) AAB ... Lt. (ex-Cpl.) Otto Komo rous still at Aberdeen and a r e c ent poppa . Guercio is "sweat ing out" poppa. Capt. David C. Smith is the A-3 ... and to Mr. Owens, the new WO in the Orderly Room. Sta n Dubowski thinks that rulers make swell backcratchers. The list of qualified anns men is too long for publication. Tough . Riddick and Guercia have their troubles-watching the gal s who pass their mimeo shop ... Vankuren guarantees painless s hots at the Dispensary ... Park tried to get all his sunbur n in one day. . Duncan and Burke are true to their pal "Rastus" Williams-the y won't g i v e thi s writer any inside info on the "great" photographer's ,Love Life. "How did you find the ladies at the dance?" "Openedthe door marked Ladie s' and there they were." CULP LUMBER CO. 'Everything to Build Anything' Millwork Made to Order 500 PACKWOOD Phone H 1Q62 -:TAMPA A sad event took place the last or so; the transferring of Sgt. Nicholas .Gimben, one of the original 3 0 4th transportation drive-rs W e still have Sgt. Carpenter, who from his experiences as "ice man" in Savannah "makes :a rough and tough combat driver down here-That's a ll, folks. ic FRANK RUTTA, CHEFFormerly chef at Montrose Restaurant, Broadway and 48th, New York, came to Flor'7' ida, got sand in his shoes and now has XVth Fighter Command ic opened his own place at 418 W. Lafayette Street \ By Pvt. Bob Montana On "ersatz" furlough in Georgia 1s Sgt. Stone who will return soon to eilighte n us on the art of camouflage, as seen from a pup tent. With Snoring" Pvt. Fernnam a1so on furlough the b?YS of the 15th are enjoying 15 mghts o f peaceful silent slumber. But l e t no one say they were :asleep on the ball diamond last week. The 15 won t w o games in vne night! No double-header but forfeit and one Victory over the 704th. Pvt. McGatha's Gang made 11 hits, 6 runsand errors-! Big Boy Swain knocked in five of the six runs. P v ts. Maurice and Murzic split the pitching honors with Pvts. Ackerly C. Moses on the initial sack, Keen on second Swain on the "hot corner, Cpl: short-stop, Sgt. Amsler 111 R.F., and Pvts Gasprini and Trevers i n C .F. and L.L. respectively. Pay Day the Team tie d the 723 r d with a 9-9 score, with the game called on account of darkness The boys made 18 hits to their oppone nts 12. And that' s all for now, except that if you have. hot dogs in your shoesbesides your mess kits see C pl. "Doc" Gross H e does some fancie r footwork than Tony Galen to did. Miliiary Play (In four a cts) Act. 1 .Soldier and his pay. Act. 2 Soldier and his pay and his g i rl. Act. 2:. Soldier and hi s girl. Act. 4. Soldiet. Specializing in Spaghetti and Ravioli WE ALSO SERVE BEER AND WINES ATWOOD GRAPEFRUIT CO. 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June 4 1943 MargaretReinholdd Champion Visits lt Colley Before Joining Waves Before taking up h e r duties as tire if she gets too busy with her .a WAVE in New York, Margaret work. Reinhold, curly-headed diving She enlisted in the WAVES champion, visited Lt. Arthur J. May 19 and i s expected to be asColley, Physical Training Officer signed to duties later as a swim of the Third Fighter Command, ming instructor. to say goodbye. Lt. Colley Her coach, Lt. Colley, of Philacoached Miss Reinhold to a nad elphia, Pa., was g1aduated from tiona l diving championship last Temple University in 1936 with a year. degree in Physical Education. He The sun-bronzed, 25-year-old was physic a l training. teacher at Floridian, much more fidgety Glen-Nor High School. H e came than when atop the 33 foot plat-to Drew Field in August, 1943 form from which she won the and was t h e Base Physical TrainSenior National Amateur Athletic ing Officer from then until May. Union diving championship last 8, 1943 w hen he was transferred August, told Lt. Colley that she to the Third Fighter Command, would give up her title and re-\vith headquarters at Drew Field. Drew Signalrnen Lose Another AAf School of AppUed Drew Signal baseball team lost their second game of the season to the Army Air Force School of Applied Tactics of Orlando, 3-2, Friday night in Orlando bcfme a large crowd. All five nms ,, .. c1e unearned off the offerings uf Vito Tamulis. ex-Dodger and Yanke e for the Drew te'am, and Charlie Rushe, former Pittsburgh Pirate pitcher, now I "tossing them for rhe Air Force .. sent tw.o acros.s the School. Both p 1tchers allowe d one platte" w1thouc the a1d of a h1t. hit to the outfield. Tamulis gave Drew commi1.tecla t.otal of seven tl th f" 1 l l 1 nrors t hat l e d d1rectly to then up 1ree m e rn 1e c anc 11s downfall. -pitching partner, Rushe h
/ Page 12 T H E E C H 0 E S 1.... Drew Field Boxing Team Scores 4 to 1 Win at Fort Myers Drew Field's boxing team pounded out a 4 to 2 decision at Fort Myers Wednesday night over the Bucking1ham Air Base in a six-bout, All-Army card. The Drew team won four bouts by decision. While losing one on a technical knockout and one by the decision route. The feature bout was between Pvt. Bleta of Drew and Pvt. Gart man of Buckingham who stood toe to toe and slugged it out, with Gartman getting the better end of the deal in the torrid three rounds. Pvt. Ellison of Buckingham turned in the only knockout, stopping Pvt. McGovern of Drew in the third round. Hard-hitting Paul Gastelmen of Drew floored his man for a count of nine in the third round after pounding him with lefts and rights in the first two rounds to win the decision over Cpl. Sny by a wide marg, in. Two Drew soldiers, Sgt. Rossi and Cpl. Bobboles, met in a grudge fight with the match be ing called a draw. A large crowd witnessed the bouts. Other results: Pvt. Santorelli, 130, Drew, de cisioned Pvt. McCarthy, 130 Pfc. Adtagna, 150, Drew deci sioned Pvt. Chesnut, 150. Pvt. Tenborg, 160, Buckingham, decisioned Pvt. Davis, 156, Drew. Drew Golden Gloves Winners To Box in Boxing Show ----ie Rafael Baez. hard-hitting little S J s punches with Cpl. Joe Vandermeer of the Orlando Air Base on 1gna men weep June 9th in he All-Army fight card in the Municj11al Auditorium. He was a former professional before eni'ering the servic'e. Two Games Sunday By PFC. DELWYN BAGGETT The regular monthly Army boxing show will be held the MuIn winning their lOth and 11th I nicipal Jun. e 9th .at 8:15 p.m. The show will consist of games of the season the Drew 10 or _more three-two-mmut.e-round bouts. Signal baseball swept a, Wmners of the_ Drew Freld Golden Gloves :-vm meet the cham double header with two army pwns the tournament on the all-soldrer card as an added teams on the Drew diamond last attractiOn to t!re 1 egular b _outs. Sunday. Drew romped on Camp The wrll lend Sorenson, 11-0 in the fir.st game the. wrth concert and defeated Sarasota Air Base at 7.45 _and wrll play at 5-0, in the nightcap. mtermrsswns durmg the bouts. Price of tickets are 55 cents gen eral admission, $1.10 reserved and $1.65 for ringside. Southpaw Knott threw a one-. One the _feature bouts hitter in the opener against the mght wrll brmg the hard-hrttmg +_.,_.,_,_.,_.,_.,_,._,,_.,_,,_ + Camp Sorenson nine to win his 125-pounder, Rafael Baez, of 1'1 CONVERSATIONAL 1! first game of the season. Drew, and Cpl. Joe Lb. Chet Thomas and Out-of the Army. Arr Force 1 fielder Petitti led the attack at of Apphec:;l Tactics, togeth"! SPAN ISH 1 the. plate with three hits each. er m what _Promrses to be one ?f I Al Bentz,, the tough luck pitch-the best fights ever staged m j er on the Drew team, finally came Tampa. j EXPERIENCED TEACHER through with a win after pitching The hard-punching Baez is a : 1 26 1-3 innings before receiving former professional from New REASONABLE RATES :1 credit for a victory. In two prev-York and Pennsylvania, but has 1 : games he pitched 14 1-3 in-,fought little due to the that .!= R O B E R T L A D O !1 nings being relieved and bee? no opponent willth.e next time out pitched a 1-1 mg to fight hrm. Vandermeer has 1 : tie, 12 innings. In winning his had the same trouble at the Or-= 12742 Main St. Ph. H 28-802! second game of the season he lando base in securing an oppo, limited the Flyers from nent to fight. : ,_,_.,_.,_,_.,_.,_,._,._,_,._,+ to five hits for a shutout. Vandermeer is two-time Golden + ,_,_,._,._.,_,._.,_,_,_,._,_,+ .Merod and s_ecured two Gloves champion from Washingj bmgl<=:s each _m the mghtcap for ton and has fought professionally :1 flne !1 the S1gnal nme. on the West Coast where he is ----ie 1 rated, very highly. In his last apj W AACs lnvade I Walch Repairing f Base Headquarters rounds of a scheduled six-round1 1 er on the Galento-Katz card. 25 Years in Tampa The WAACs invaded Base Other fighters to be matched I Headquarters this week when from Drew are Popey.e H?lland, 1 SPECIAL ATTENTION 1 thirty-four khaki clad girls preWho bury, others wrth frghters i TO MILITARY PERSONNEL =1 pared to learn jobs in order to and Headquarters, : : .soldiers for active duty Thr.rd Air !!'orce. 1! RUfUS W. CARDEN m the field Trckets are on sale at the Physr-,-1 M b f A 1 p 1 1 T Off' 5t h d E em er o ux1 1ary o 1ce 1 Almost every type of head-ca rammg tee, an 20s TWIGGS : quarters work will be done by Street; S-3 A.W.U.T.C .Head-! Next to Elite Cafe WAACs after a training period of quarters, Officers' Club, Marn PX. +_,_,._.,_,_,_,._,._,._,.....,.,_ + supervision by the soldiers now filling the positions. The majority ,--,.----------------------------, have been assigned to clerical work in the various Staff offices. WAACs have been assigned to the Special Service and Public Relations offices. A photographer has been assigned to the Base ,Photo Laboratory. Dental assistants, airplane mechanics telephone operators and Chaplains' aides have already been placed by the Classificatio.Jl Section. Other positions will be filled by WAACs upon their graduation from specialists schools throughout the nation. McAskill Music Stores Radios and Repairing Sound and Inter-Communicating Systems Authorized Capehart and ScoU Radio Service 1116 Grand ,Central Phone H-3787 BROWN CANNING COMPANY MILES A. BROWN. Owner. Canners of TOMATOES/ BEANS AND PEAS Canneries Located in Palmetto. Fla . Camilla. Ga .. Clio, S. C. 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