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WHAT'S Y 0 U R FAVORITE EpHOES FEATUdE? BEST ANSWERS. PUBLISHED. Drew Field Echoes FOOTBALL PRIZE WINNERS ON PAGE 15 VOL. 2, NO. 32 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION DREW FIELD, TAMPA, FLORIDA OCTOBER 14, 1943 SH ARE RJ,DE CAMPAIGN ,.,.. ----ON CIVILIAN .RETURNS AS SOLDIER TO SAME JOB P'RIVATE ALBERT M. GILREATH Same .Job, Same Desk Not Same Pay Col. Fillmore Asks Drivers To 'PickUp' Let's Fill All Cars Is Advice of Officer Drew Field soldiers are agreed that what the transportation-seeking Gis need are more motorists like Lieut. Col. William H. Fillmo:J;'e, Base executive officer. The colonel is all-out for picking up soldiers and giving them lifts. And he wishes that more motorists-civilian and military-would open their car doors to soldiers. Hundreds of civilians, officers and enlisted men make it a point to load their automobiles before leaving the base. But there als9 are too many hundreds who skim by alone in their 5-passenger cars just as though this was still December 6, 1941. "Not an empty car leaves Drew Field," could well be the Base's motto, Col. Fillmore said. Fully aware that every drop of gasoline must do its utmost work, the colonel is so sold on the subject of giving lifts to soldiers that every night he packs his car with them. He drives a 3-passenger automobile, but he packs five into it: three in the front and two in the trunk. Mr. Albert M. Gilreath, 36, dropped from a civilian standing and a Civil Service job that paid approximately Let' s help beat the 5 o'clock $2,800 a year to Pvt. Albert M. Gilreath, 34788518, and $50 rush on the Base's and civilian a month-but he's sti:U.doing exactly the same job at the bl!sses. empty. car With soldiers. Give a soldier a same desk. lift. He may give his life for A native of Detroit, the gray-orderly room, then took his old you. ing Gilreath was chief clerk in desk in his old office. The office the QM property section was the same. The desk and Free Mend -ing for April, 1942, to last June. It' wal! the work were the same, but three months ago that he be-Gilreath wasn't. Enlisted Men came 1-A_, reported to Camp Now he takes his turn at KP, b d t which he says he's been used to All enlisted men who have Blanding and chm e 111 0 a on a smaller scale since he mar-clothing in need of mending or khaki uniform. ried. He likes KP better than minor alterations, or who need But Gilreath didn't stay there painting an apartment, which is chevr11.1s or insignia sewed on, long. Lieutenant Colonel Roy T. just what his wife has him doing may avail themselves of free McLamore, then QM officer, re-right now. sewing service rendered by the quested Pvt. Gilreath be re-Before coming to Drew Fiel!'l Officers Wives' Sewing club. turned t'o his former job. in April, 1942, Gilreath was Clothes should be left at So on July 9 khaki-clad Gil-credit manager of a Tampa deChapel No. 1 before 10 o'clock reath checked into the 903d QM store. each Tuesday morning. New Service Club on Tap Three new theaters, another service men's club, and a rrfrsr rate gymnasium will soon be .to Drew solWill .accommt oddatet F 1 000 thsoldt Ierst h K and IS loca e a our s ree diers, it w:1s announced yesterday by C ester be.tween F and H avenues in back Delano, Base Special Service Officer. of the main PX. NOT AN automobile would leave Drew Field if Lt. Col. William H. Fillmore, Bose executive officer, hod his '!"oy .. When Drew Field soldi;rs see the colonel pull away m h1s they know they re sure of a ride. Here the colonel packs soldiers into the front and the trunk of his coupe. He does .it every day. High Rent Fever In Tampa Section Curable by OPA By SGT. BOB CARPENTER fever is a common malady found in this section, but _Its high temperatu:e. can be lowered several degrees by a mixture of OPA mediCme and soldier initiative. This sickness is prevalent in defense areas where certain this section's OPA which covers groups of property owners obcounties with headquarters tain illegal rates for rooms and m Tampa. The task is immense apartments. It is im affliction and the result largely dependent which threatens the well being of upon public policing. defense worker, soldier, and apartment owner who conforms to OPA Is weak m many ways; Its the law. teeth are not sharp; its jaws will Tampa and adJ'oining cities are not down without exertion t bl from citizens. rou ed with high-rent fever. y t OPA th 1 This is apparent from the numer-e IS e Y answer to 1 t rent fever, and this agency can ous comp am s by soldiers who alleviate t h 'f tell of the of ob-. .mar:y ren -ac es I taining a room or apartment for Ignorance IS dispelled and actwn I th t f th. lby renters assumed. ess an ou 0 Is world pnces. .. Each of the 70 000 d 11' we Ings DANGEROUS MINO:rtiTY (Continued on page 13) Although a majority of propWork is near completion on Other motion picture buildings c b N b 2 h' h scheduled to open in about three St. 'VICe lu urn er w IC IS soon to run top-rank features are weeks, Lt. George J. May Jr., the-. located at Fourth street between ater officer, said. The building Theater Number 6 at N avenue erty owners adhere to OP A regq-0 X the minority have left a verseas mas bad taste in many a soldier' s mouth. -. Mail Deadline L and M avenues. The club will between Ninth and Tenth streets have a cafeteria, soda fountain, and an open-air theater for col-library and reading room similar ored soldiers in the 1873rd En-to the present club. Floor space _gineers' area. of the building is 4,224 square The gymnasium is unde1 con- struction at Fifth street and D Miss Mabel Nicks, right, wears a wide grin these-days. The popular junior hostess of the Enlisted Men's Service club, 1Vill soon take up duties as senior hostess of the new service club. Miss Nicks has been. a morale booster at Drew since May. .When aske_ d if the new men's club would be better than the present social center she smiled and said, "Definitely, of course." < Matinee shows will be a daily feature of Theater Number 5, avenue, near the guest house. Plans call for a large pasket ball court with balcony. The structure will also include a stage suitable for large audience groups at feature USO shows. Lockers and shower rooms _will also be included. The building blueprints at 12,288 square feet. The s e r v i c e men's library opened yesterday following an inventory _of books in preparation for the library in the new service club. Other purchases are being made to make both libraries up to th minute on good reading, Mrs. Snyder, librarian, said. Soldiers quote p1ices for rooms of $10 a week: or two-Ends Tomorrow room apartments with bath shared for $40 a month; of additional charges fo r mediumsize light globes, radios, children. hot wate1, irons, overnight guests. Many hesitate to bring their wives here because an average Army check will not stretch across inflated rental fees. The soldier who attempts to find an apartment often pays weekly rates which in peacetime woul.c;l cover a monthly period. REQUIRES LAW Rent-fever cannot be fought alone. It is a microbe too tenacious for a pair of chevrons. The only doctor is tl;le Office of Price Administration. Diploml!-tic, sincere John L. Wright is area rent director of Tpmorrow is the last day Christmas gifts may be sent overseas without written request by those across. Captain W. J. Janda, Area Postal Officer, advised soldiers to mail packages at any of the Drew branches Packages going over must not weigh more than 5 pounds; must not be greater in length than 15 inches with a square inch limit of 32 inches. Gifts bought at PXs are now being wrapped, mailed and insured free for the asking. Captain .Donald F. Evans, PX officer, said yesterday that hundreds of packages had already been wrapped with many thou sands more expected before the holiday season ends. i. _.


PAGE TWO DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 .. Salute with a hand iri pocket-with a pipe, cigareHe or in Mouth, or in right hand? Snake ,Bites Dust As23d Anti Sub Gunner Opens Up Killing rattlesnakes may riot be considered as being in the "line of (except, of course, if they're of the Japanazi variety), but that's exactly what happened a short tiine ago at 23rd Anti Sub Squadron when Lt. Cobb, in charge -of a sub-machine gun detail on the way to the range, came upon one. The lieutenant was in the lead car; when he noticed what appeared to be a large snake slithering across the road. Without. hesitation he reached for his tommy-gun,. inserted his clip, raised the 'weapon and blasted away. Two slugs got the snake and investigation revealed it to be at least 13 years old, as attested by its rattles It's reported that Paul Friedman is in pretty much of a huff over the fast one that Larry Keelan pulled on him the other night. 'First thing we knew about it was when-Friedman pulled a dripping uniform from a tub full of suds. "That," exploded Friedman, "is Larry Keelan' s uniform! He takes my .only clean set of sun-tans without my even knowing about it and then. goes to town while he leaves his own soaking here. Wait'll I catch him, I'll make him scrub my khakis on his hands and knees!" 'Sad Sack' Series On What Not To Do OHers Prizes Everything was patched up satisfactorily, however, when Keelan for volunteered to have Friedman's khaki laundered and both parted I Okay:, you Gls, there's no need to spend money theater tickets when you can get them Free. without misgivings. Yep, with a few minutes thinking you may be the lucky The medical section, with Sgt. one to win a book of War Department theater tickets in a Nester in charge, should find the new setup quite advan-great,.new contest ongmated by AWUTC S-3 and sponsored tageous, for the medic's beds are by .the' ECHOES located no m?re than half a foot : It d f h. from the dispensary, so-well, It's all very easy. There's 0 ,ream up a name or un. draw your own conclusions! nothing to buy, no box tops. to s e-:-ery Drew. field --'. ______ cut off and send in. All you've comes PI<:ture. S p f got to. dJ? is to suggest a name-That s why we. re leavmg It to ecure Oln s any kiffd of name--for the uny,ou to name him. military soldier above. .. BRAIN T .EST Here Before you RULES GIVEN All suggestions will be re-G 0 f I h You've got plenty of time to do viewed by a board of three 0 n ur OUll it. And. you can submit more judges, consisting of Maj. Burrell ':J than. one name. The more names W. Helton, AWUTC S-3 execu-Before leave on furlough you send in the better are your tive officer; Capt. Charles A. make certain you have your food chances of getting a $2 book .of Ray, in charge of the analysis ration coupons with yGu, the Base movie tickets. All entries must section of A WUTC S-3, and Lieu-Ration Office advjsed today. be in by Nov. 7. tenant Cooper. The name of the The OPA office at Washington Pictured above Maj. Alfred B. Strickler/ commanding officer of Camp DeSoto Area, sells War Department Theciter coupon books to soldiers. The combination theater-chapel building started daily features yesterday and highlighted the night with a gala stage Theatre Chapel At Camp DeSoto Stages Opening Better still, you've got a chance to win more than one book of tickets. Lt. Samuel Cooper, A WUTC assistant S-3 officer, said a book will 'be awarded to soldiers who suggest ideas for cartoons similar to the one above. All of you have .seen incidents of sloppy soldiering. Why not jot them down "'n a piece of paper and send them in? The suggestion may, get you $2 WOI'th of winning soldier will be announced. has received complaints that miliin the ECHOES Nov. 11. Why tary personnel on leave are frenot try to make that winning quently unfamiliar with the pro-name be yours? cedure for obtaining food points. Camp DeSoto's new combination theater-chapel was Send all Suggesti-ons to LI'euBlanks for ration currency are ob-k d t h'l 'ty 1 t ht ld' d d tickets. u t bl f d g pac e o a 1 anous ca_paci as mg as so Iers an ates saw the opening feature which was-highlighted by a snappy Office .. Submit the names you 10'Ttt;; food ration currency ap10-piece band. can thmk up. Lieutenant Cool?er plication and your furlough pa-George Cooper of St. Pete and his palpitating swingsters wants to be snowed under With pers must be presented to the b 1 t d b M' L L t d F k entries. You're the fellows who BR t' Off' 1 t d th were o s ere y ISS ou1se av1ne, songs ress an ran o.se a Ion Ice, oca e In e R --------------So out the or pen ing, Avenue B 8t!l .Male vocalist was Henry Dandy, was the cinematic attracand fill m the followmg blank. where enough pomts will be ISw1th Ge<>rge Cooper at the drums. :bon. can do It. Base Headquarters Annex Build-oss trumpet. j It takes only a minute and may sued to cover the meals you in-Numbers featured were "Don't The new. building has been The character above is from bring you that book of tickets. tend to eat at home. .Cry, Baby" apd "Knock Me a eagerly awaited by soldiers who hunger. His type should never So if you don't want to throw Kiss." previously had no camp shows. be seen on any Army post. But, SOLDffiR CONTEST EDITOR Mom's ration poi!lt schedule out First Sgt. James quartet Hundreds of theater coupons uilfortunately, his type creeps in I think the soldier should be of gear. be certam that you go sang several songs which b;ou&ht wete sold this week under the now and then. ho!fie with your correct supply of d?wn the ',Sgt; Eddi'; I:Izdirection of Maj. Alfred B. StrickThe same sad sack character called ... . pomts.. ziemore of. 59th A vmhon ler commanding officer of Camp IJesb. e Btuhte ngeooi.thnerofAWUtheTCentsi:3 e My name is .............. Soldiers1 on ftl!-rlough mayf se-dSquadron gave a featured tap DeSoto area. "' cure gaso Ine ra wn coupons rom ance. nor .the ECHOES has been able My outfit is their local OPA board at home. "Holy Matrimony" with Gracie Staff Sgt. Alvm Downmg, as Sistant manager of the theater, oro -expressed optimism over the attendance. "We packed 'em in," he said, "and they'll come back more good entertainment." Members of the staff include -:orporal Baisden and Cpl. James Scruggs, projectionists; Sgt. Edward Dickerson, cashier; Pvt. Edward ticket-taker, and '::pl. Albert Kaalund. Projection installation was in ;harge of Ted Holtgraves of the Army Motion Picture Service. Sgt. Marvin Manbeimer, chief superintendent of Base projectionists, aided in the training of men. CAN KEEP SECRETS CHICAGO-(INS-Women employed at the Hawthorne works of the Western Electric company in Chicago can keep a secret their bosses declare. Thousands of them-48 per cent of the total personnel-have not divulged one iota 'b f information regarding their vital war jobs since they were hired, the company asserts.


DREW FIELD ECHOE!, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 PAGE THREE Fire an Axis Friend Gets 'Ax' FLAMES AND SMOKE ENVELOPE A P-40 as Drew Field smoke-eaters give demonstration to show how to fight airplane fires. The plane, no longer fit for flying and stripped of virtually everything, was doused with gasoline, then set ablaze. Firemen, answering "alarm," sped to the scene, rescued the "pilot" and quelled the blaze within a few minutes. Demonstration was port of Fire Prevention Week and was attended by several hundred soldiers/ civilians and visiting fi,remen from towns in the Tampa area. FIRE LOSS EXCEEDS WAR DEAD Afire? IIIII IIIII Call 17 ONE SYMBOL EQUALS 1,000 DEAD ttttt ttt Ettinger Researc h SINCE Pearl Harbor the destruction caused by fire in the United States has been comparable to the damage caused by all the enen, ty bombing over England during the first two years of .the war, according to Presi dent Roosevelt's proclamation issued for the observance of Fire tion Week. Even more serious is the loss of life caused by fire. Annua death toll from fire approximates 10,000 lives This figure exceeds OUJ combat losses in the first year of the war when the Army and Navy re ported 8,000 combat dead. (International) GASOLINE AND OIL FikES should be fought w ith carbon dioxide or foam extinguisher/ which do a quick job. Gaso line and water do not mix1 so don! t try to put out gasoline and oil blazes with a water or soda acid extinguisher, the container with the red top. RUBBISH BLAZES can be quelled with any type extinguisher. Usually the water pump type or the soda acid extinguisher will do the job. The best way to fight fires, of course, is to prevent them. But no matter how careful you are fire might strike near you at any time. Because of the ever-present threat of fire, you should be familiar with what to do when flames are discovered. The first thing you should remember is not to get panicky. Act quickly and calmly. Hundreds of Drew Field civilians, military personnel and from towns in the Tampa area'witnessed the realistic fire fighting demonstrations given at various parts of the field. The demonstrations were not thrill shows to be enjoyed at the time, then promptly forgotten. They were hard, practical lessons on what to do when fire strikes. The lessons given by Drew Field firemen should be well learned. Remembering what to in case of fire would reduce considerably the shocking toll of lives taken by fire in the United States every year. Every twelve months fires at home in the United States take approximately 10, 000 lives, or 2 000 more than the Army and Navy lost in combat with the Axis! To help educate Drew Field civilian and military personnel in fire fighting Capt. R. W. Godfrey, Base fire marshal, has released the pictures in columns 1 and 2 and 4 and 5 with appropriate instructions. Clip them and post them where you'll always see them. They may be responsible for saving heavy fire damage or lives Above all, remember the fire department's telephone number is 17. ELECTRICAL FIRES1 which ore so common in the home, should be fought with carbon tetrachloride or carbon diox ide NEVER use water, soda or foam. While fighting electrical fires make certain you don't m9ke physical contact with electrical equipment. If usrng carbon tetrachloride in a confined space you should wear a mask. GREASE FIRES should be fought with a foam exting.uisher, the container with the yellow type A steady stream should be directed at the opposite side of the pan or kettle, just a little above the flames. The foam should be allowed to form and float back over the fire. The job also con be done with carbon dioxide, but NEVER use soda and acid.


PAGE FOUR DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 DREW FIELD ECHOES o fficial Publication Dre w Field P 0. Address: Drew Fie l ,d. Tampa, F1a. Thursda y -o ctober H 194 3 COLONEL MEL YIN B. ASP Air Base Area Commander DREW FIELD ECHOES is a .Post Exchanj>e A ctivity, published each Friday in the interest of the officers and enliste d men of Drew Field. Authority S e c II, W. D Circu _lar 1943 unde r supervision of Special S ervice Office r m accordance with W D M e m o No W210-6-42 dated S eptembe r 7, 1942, Subject : Publication of Post. Camp and Unit N e w spapers Major Ches t e r K. D elano. Base Spec ial S e r v i c e Officer Lt. .Toseph H. M cGinty. Editor The office of DREW FIELD ECHOES Is locate d In Special S ervices Building on 8th S treet b etween "A" and "B" Avenues. Building No. 14B-03 Telephone, extension 287. !Photos by Base .Photo Lab. ) [P'inte d by The St. .Pe t ersburg Times] VOLUME 2-NUMBER 3 2 WHERE'S THAT DR.AMA? This war is being fought to protect___:. not produce-the humanities. The Allied primary purpose is to destroy a regime which believes in the burning of books; the' systematic control of thought and education. The War Department, however, areal izes that there are thousands of soldiers who cherish the thought of writing the great American novel, and instead of re stricting they are encouraging creative efforts during our spare time. Most J}Otable example is the current National Theater Conference' s drama contest which offers prizes totaling $10 000. Dramas must be submitted before Dec. 1, t' o the organization which has headquarters in Cleveland, 0 There's an old saying that everyone has q.t least one good story in his skull, and we can think of no better way to try yoUr skill and spend your spare time than by entering the contest. UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN ECHOES Fiction By Pvt. Peter Brock The kid stopped talking. I watched him as he slowly chewed the sandwich. His eyes seemed to float around the room like a shifting camera taking a picture to be developed and filed away in the. human album. There was nothing new to 'be seen. The perennial line, the soldiers sprawled like question marks on chairs, the talk and laughter, the heavy cigarette smoke, the. iridescent juke box, the continual shift of khaki, all lost in individual thoughts or banded together in tiny tribes protected and governed by instinct and background, all still a bit frightened or forgotten or bold or gay or crude or angry or worried. The kid ;had come up to me a few minutes ago as I stood in line waiti,ng for a hamburger. I'm absent minded and when he held his hand out and called my name I couldn' t place him. It was only after he began talking about OT that I remembered him. He had been in our outfit. Worked as a clerk in the office I think. He was short and serious and his' hair was cut collegiate and his face. was maturing with a couple of wrinkles starting like small strands of string across his forehead. "Those were the good old day s ," he had said. I had almost laughed, but his face wasn' t ready for laughter. He actually meant it. Imagirie anyone calling fitJ. d training "good old days. His next remark had been just as odd. "Pretty good place, Drew," he said. "Yeah. That wasall I said. All I could say, because I'd been cussing it for some weeks now. "They say the last camp is the best;" he said apparently reading my pe_rplexity. After tha:t we just sat and ate our hambur-gers. "I got a .telegram today," he said after the hamburger was finished. "Makes one feel kinda good. He removed the yellow form from his notebook and handed it to me. It wa' s signed "mother and. dad" and came from Nebraska and said: "Sorry you can't come home. If you can telephone do so. Do you need any money. If so wire us collect. We are so proud of you and our prayers are living messages that cannot be severed by time or place. Love." "They're really swell," he said, and I nodded agreement. It was a decent telegram. Not the kind of mush you usually get, not too personal, yet intimate enough to fit indelibly among a select group of memories. "This is pretty swell too, he said nodding at the crowd. "Of course that's why we're in the Armyto go," he Said. "Sure. Only thing to do. Can' t win the war here," I said. We didn't say l!l.uch after that. I got up and wished him luck and elbowed through the crowd. Outside the air was cool and fresh. I turned Biound and looked at the place with its lights and smells and pistol pa,ckin' mamma blaring into the darkness. Then I turned around and walked quickly to my barracks feeling tired and restless. "Say Uncle Sam." 11An Aviator Teaches" By CHAPLAIN FRANCIS L; AUER Among the fliers who bombed Tokyo with Jimmy Doo little was a certain Lt. William Farrow. He established. quite a record as a pilot and is now still heroically enduring a session of torturous imprisonment as a J ap captive. Back in 1940, about the time he took up aviation, he wrote out a memorandum called: "My Fut}l:t;'e." We repeat some of his notations. They reveal a man of strong character built upon a conviction that he had a job to do that it was to be done with perfection, and according to God's Holy Will. "It' s going to be hard, but it's the only way. Work with a pur pose is the only practical means of achieving an end. "First: What are my weaknesses: ... 1st. Softness in driving. mysei 2nd. of seriousness of p u r p o s e -sober though t. 3rd. Scatter-brairi dashing here and there and not getting anything done-spur of the moment stuff. 4th. Lack of Sunday Religious Services Listed CATHOLIC MASSE S : 7 : 30 A M : Sunday, Red Cross Build: ing, Base Hospita l ; 8 :00 A M., Sunday Chapel No. 2 ; 9:00 A M., Sunday; Theater No. 3 and Chapel No. 2; 11: 30 A M. Chapel No. 4. Holy Mass each week-day self-confidence. Sth. Too much e xcepf Tuesday and Sund ay, 7:00 frivolity, not enough serious thought. 6th. Letting people in-A M Chapel No. 4. Confessions, from 4 : 30 to 6 : 00 P M and from fluence my decisions too much, t 7:31' to 9 : 00 P M., Chapel :No. 4 I must make my decisions, hen every day but Wednesday, act." 6 : 30 P M .,_ Chape: No. 2 "Second: What must I do to de-JEWISii SERVICES: Services Communications to this column must bear, for publication, the correct name and organization of the writer. Short letters are most interesting and th.e right is reserved to eut ktters when space limitatiQBs reqHire. Dear Editor: The editor of the Quincy. Patriot Ledger, Quincy, Massachusetts (a city of 80,000 plus) ran this little article. I feel it is representative of the .feelings of many GI's on furlough. Two Navy, non-coms and I were "blowing our tops" about the situation, after our recent home We can't be alone in our outlook, so I'm sending you this editorial, which you niay want to run, as it has wide interest. "Weknow what we think when the :follow ing happens. What would you think? 'We're home on leave, and -want some gas How much may we have?' 'Five gallons each,' replies the clerk at the desk. "We knoV( how far We can go for ;five gallons, For six months, we seen the face of a friend or relative. Leave is when you do see them, if suppliedwith gasoline. A year ago we gave up our well-paying position, separated ourselves from loved ones, gave up .our homes. We went "all out" .for our cause. "When we hear 'five we are struck with the baffling wonder of the situation. Our rationers, smugly entrenched behind the Sigfried line of desks,. swivel chairs, and officious forms bearing 'Whereas, whereby, and to wit,' hav e cunningly left no democratic avenue of appeal. "If we had been at home, as civilians, we would have in six months been entitled to twenty-five to eighty-gallons. Yet five a :r e proffered as sufficient for fifteen intensive days of social traveL Read between the lines what we would like to. say, in colorful sergeant' s l anguage. That's right-just what your son. said when he was on leave!!" (This letter should lead to a few inter e sting comments from our readers; Let's h ear your slant on it, fellows.-Ed. ) Dear Sir: 40 Will you please help me to find. the name of a soldier whose number stamped in his clothes is B-1282? I should lik e him to see this letter, so that he may describe and claim the article left in my car. We gave him a lift in our c a r from Drew Field to Memorial Highway on Thursday, Octo ber 7. I want very much to return his clothing, if I can only find him. It was undoubtedly his bundle of laundry. velop myself? .. 1st. Stay in for all Jewish personnel held in glowing health; take a good, Jast Chapel No. 3 7:15 P.M., Wednesone-.hour workout each day. 2nd. day; 8:00 P.M. Friday;' 8 : 30 A.M. Stay close to God; do His will Saturday. and commandments. He is my 't:HRISTIAN SCIENCE SERV friend my protector. Believe ICES: Service,. 9 : 15 A M Sll:n in Him; trust in His. ways; not to \ day; Chapel No. 1. Conferences, Mrs. A. D. Mountain 489 11th Ave. N. St. Petersburg, Florida (Thank you, Mt s. Mountain, for giving a lift to a soldier. That's the spirit we like to see. Hope you'll find the who left his laundry with you.-Ed.) my own confused understanding 4 : 00 P M 7:00 P.M., Monday and The Editor of the universe. Thursday, Chapel No. 1. Drew Field Echoes "3rd. Do not wast energy or CAMP DESOTO: Sunday, 8:00 Dear Sir: time in fruitless pursuits; learn A.M. :Fl.rst I like to congratulate you upon be. to act from honest fundamental PROTESTANT SERVICES: ing the editor of a swell paper. It keeps the boys motives; simplicity inlife leads to the fullest living. 4th. Keep my mind always clean; allow. no evil thoughts to destroy me. My mind is my very own, to think and use just as I do my arm. "It was given me by the Creator to use as I see fit, but to think wrong is to do wrong. 5th. Fear not for the future; build on each day as though the future for me is a certainty 6t.h Never be discouraged over anything. Turn failure into success. There we have Lt. Farrow's own analysis and remedy. Now how about applying an analysis and remedy treatment to ()Urselves: Lt. Farrow did not arrive at his rules by a .of luck, but through thought and prayer. A meditation each day would teach us what our job is, how God wants us to do it. Meditation has made cowards strong. It purifies the mind and gives driving power to the will. Why not each day read a portion from our G. I. Testaments. There are, you know, testaments (Catholic, Jewish and Protestant), printed by our government-printed to be read, not just to be stacked in some storeroom nor to be tucked away in the bottom of your barracks bag or foot locker. If you have not a copy of the Testament, go to your Chaplain at your first opportunity, and get one. Read a portion of it every day and meditate on it. It will help, you to analyze and obtain your remedy. "With desolation is the world made desolate, because no man thinks in his heart." informed of the activities in other companies Lutheran services,. 9 : 15 Sunday, It is a good morale builder and a great encour Chapel No. 4. Services, 10 : 30 Sun-agerp.ent instrument. The boys know what is day, all chapels; 7 : 00 P.M., Sunwhat and who is who through your swell paper. day, Chapels 4 and 5. 7 : 30 P.M., But still there are a lot of companies which we never hear of. Most of the personnel at Chapel. 3. Chris.ian Service Men's Drew Field do never even know that they exist, League, 7 : 00 P M Tuesday, or what their activities inay be. My company Chapel No. 5. Prayer meeting, Is one of those which never produced a writer 7:00 P M., Wednesday, Chapel No. who could pubJicize it. 8. The Forum, 7: 30 P M Thurs-The 721st SAW company was organized in day, Chapel No. 4 Bible Study class, 7:00 P.M., Thursday, Chapel .January, under the command of 1st Lt. Samuel Newman, a great guy if there ever was one. No. 5 He comes from Jersey City (like I do!) and he Two Chaplains /Are Promoted Chaplain Carl W. Hewlett, Base chaplain, and Chaplain Francis L. Auer, assistant Base chaplain, have been promoted. Chaplain Hewlett has been raised to m ajor, while Chaplain Auer has been promoted to cap" tain. Both are graduates of the Chaplains' Training School at Harvard University. Chaplain Hewlett was pastor of a church in Missouri before enter ing the Army. Chaplain Auer, who als o is head Catholic chaplain for Drew Field, has been stationed here since last March 10 Before entering the service he was assistant pastor at two St. Louis churches. Masonic Meeting John Darling Lodge, F and' A. M ., 610 Madison street, Tampa, extends fraternal greetings and welcome to all Mason brothers. An invitation is extended to attend the weekly Wednesday nigl:lt meetings. has been working on the radio network there for quite some time, or until Uncle Sam called him to the colors. He is a well-bted man. with a good sense of humor, which he knows just where to apply. Every man in the 721st-or who was in the 721st -loveo/'that m a n and would do anything for him. He worked hard to put the 721st on its The 721st has been recognized as one of the best companie s on the Field, because the men all stuck togethPr, and were a good. tea m to work with; Several weeks ago, the 72Ist was broken up. When the news c ame it hit the men of the company very hli,rd. I don't believe there will ever be another company with more group spirit than the 721st h ?d. Lt. Newman, with some of his staff. h a s been transferred to the 571st. Although I am not with my old friends I am glad that so many of the enlisted men were transferred, together into the 571st. In spirit, the men of the old 721st will always live and fight together, no matter where they are. The men deserve H J:>i g hand for the job they did together and the fine way in which they took the break-up. Cpl. Stanley Dowgiala. Editor, Drew Field Echoes Dear Sir: I like that f o otball contest idea. The Drew Field Echoes swell. Keep up the good work! Pfc. Harold W. Henderson


DREW FIELD ECHOES., THURSDAY; OCTOBER 14, 1943 PAGE FIVE 3rd FC. Gets 'Pilotosis' This mess is written in spurts ... like an artery. I'll admit that at times it seems anemic, but remember that this is in addition to other duties ... (My latrine is number one this week.) By SGT. ALVIN M. AMSTER How come everybody suddenly gets "Pilotosis" on his mind? In the past two weeks, Sgts. Pierce Butler, Joe Pertuit, Bob Shoff, Cpl. Loyd Wright and Pfc. Sammy Foushee left the Third FC and moved down the street to the 314th's Transient Barracks, awaiting traveling orders to flying Watched a covey of quail today. There was quite a training schools. Good luck, fel-flock of 'em. Wonder. what a bird thinks about? I'm sorta 1"-wThs! t bl t d s t glad that I'm not a bird. Even worse than that would be e a es were urne on g th l'f f b fl I' Dan Dougherty. Feeling good one e 1 e o a utter y. d hate to be a butterfly. (No Stage evening, he tried stirring up the Door Canteen.) (Interpretation next week.-Ed. ) barracks. Of course, Horrigan and e "Pee Wee" De Lorenzo didn't know what happened to Dan's Chiseled another meal up at the WAC area the other bunk. With these double-decks, a guy day. I can't help ravin' 3.bout the stuff that comes out of needs a -compass to find his bed! that kitchen. Don't know what the girls do to the food up A_nd, if you don't get to_ the there, but by the time it gets all the way down .you start latrme promptly when the lights h" k" f h go on, you wAIT. What means. t m mg o orne and a fireplace, etc. A-1 that stuff about to make that 0730 forma-a way to a man's stomach is thru his stomach is true, brethtlon. ren ... true. (Going James Joyce now, eh?-Ed.) HungryBob Parsons enjoyed COL. HAROLD L. MACE, commanding officer of the arrived 46th Bombardment Group (L), has the outfit's sign dusted off and is ready to hang it in front of headquarters. A native Floridian, Colonel Mace praised Drew Field and that Cuban sandwich so much he even ate. the encircling paper. IT SEEMS LIKE as the deadline for this column comes Thought 1t was a baked porn-. pano, Sarge? around qmcker than any other JOb I've ever had. I JUSt get With several additions to the to sleep after writing the previous week's mess, and here department, Inspection Section comes the little man with the gold in his teeth. I don't its personnel on his arrival. 46th Bombing Group Arrives; Mace Commands suddenly grew to adulthood. k h t 11 h ; But could those free lunches now w a you a ave to this for any;:yvay, but from you-know-who, be influenc-so long as you want to suffer, I 11 wnte the stuff, and then ing your judgment, Sgt. Mardock? the ECHOES staff will print its own version. operators from the town of e Pete, Joe Hresko, Al Ledbetter, Chuck Levey, and Sal Cedrone were nabbed by the MP's there for curfew violation. Recognizing rank, Sergeant Joe wa!j given custody of the "charges." Some job changes to report. Charle Hall replaced Ray Herman as bossman of the night jani., tors. "Bool" Esposito, John' Cali-GETTING COOLER AIN'T IT? The girls are wearing stockings (no more such thing as hose ... it's "stockings"). The men are wearing jackets in the morning, and the grass has stopped growing-(the chamber of commerce again). All inau, it feels kinda good. Ever spend a few hours looking at a sunset (I mean since you've been in the Army?) Take a few minutes and just look up in the air anywhere between six and seven-thirty. It looks pretty nice, and the colors ... even a he-man can appreciate. Florida has something (it says here. ) By ALLEN I. KORN tra, and Kochinski were named I?. Url.ng the latter porti'on of last week the a1 r and permanent Sergeants -of the 'w Guard. HAT IS ALL the hollering about? Why do we always have to ground echelons of_ the 46th Bombardment' Group1 (L) arStaff Sergeant Mal Holden is holler about sometb.ing? It seems that when everything is going rived at their new station here at Drew Field. The 46th, a the latest volleyball casuillty-a along smoothly, some one has to come along and holler and just light bombardment outfit is at p resent commanded by twisted ankle. Crashing the big because they have nothing to holler. about. One of the things that time last week was Harry have come up..._ is the crying about the civilians who work on the CoL Harold L. Mace, a native Flondian, who has seen serv"Droopy" Lampert, with his pub-Base. Are yotr birds crazy? Why dci you have to scream about a ice both in and out of the United States. lished cartoon in.the Sateveport. bunch of people who are doing. a necessary and efficient-job? I Lt. Col. Robert v. DeShazo, Surprised because you see repeat, that if more of us (yes, I'm included) would .spend just a deputy group commander, is a l s h 1 T /Sgt. Cecil "Sparky" Adams little more time trying to win this damn war and stop. the silly veteran of the Tunisian campaign anguage c 00 salvaging food scrapat the chow expenditure of hot air, we might-do okeh. and has been decorated for out-tables? Tt's to feed "Mike," th,e e standing service in the African Dobermann, the carpenter sfiop s ONCE AGAIN the transportation scream! I'll continue to scream theater. pet. in this column just as long as both officers and enlisted men pass Maj. Donald A Wolfe, execu-u s ld Back from his New Haven 'UP the poor soldier on the Base who could just as soon be riding. tive officer, is affectionately rges 0 1ers furlough came Pfc. Ray Papuano, Then there is the car that always leaves the Base with no one in it called the "Daddy" of _the. groupt all smiles. Why? He claims he but the driver. That car kills me. It happens every day at the as he has been with 1t smce 1 got marr1ed. But, in an adventl 1941 t same time at the same place. Why not just stop the ear, open 1e was activated Jan. 15, a T E turesome evening, he hopped a S h b II N door and pick a feller up? No kidding, it doesn' t take any effort. the avanna ar ase. O nro o w milk wagon, and helped "lose" The adjutant is Capt. Walter The matter is not just another item to fill space, it really is tough! D. Wright, who has also been it. b k Stop a1\d consider what the transportation situation is. A poor with the 46th since it was ac-Reports from the sick 00 soldier is really up the creek unless he has a car or at least a ride. tivated. Soldiers who wish to learn Sgt. Hugh Andes, scratchin_g up I know that I would rather stay on the Base than sweat out all a finger. T /Sgt. John Vlvl?na the lines that a guy has to in order.to get some place What do The 46th is distinctly proud basic. grammar and speech in was burned acc1dentally helpmg t' 1 t f t th t h f th Yon say, let's stop for a second and help a guy on of he ac a eae o e German, French, Italian or in the Fire Prevention Week squadron commanders and nuSpanish were urged yesterday to demonstration and "Wah Wah" merous staff pilots have been Celardo got infected finger ANOTHER BOUQUET for the Base Motor Pool. Lieutenant May; decorated fot meritorious ser-contact the Specia l Service Office, from a mosquito. a 'nd his able staff are really doing a tremendous job of taking care vice iq various theaters of war. 2d Training Battalion. The phone Gerard Feceau, just out of the of the motor needs of all of us. Mr. Myers, Mr. Davis, Mr. Wilkinson, Many of the enlisted men have is 295. th are keep them rolling. The Motor Pool personnel has gone 100 per-cent also served overseas and some hospital, reports nurses ere 1 11 have rec'eived decorations for Lt. Carl Porges, in charge of plenty O K and all the rest, not forgetting the lovely Mrs. Bax ey, are swe their gallant actions against-the lauguage school, said that Reported winnings on those people swell workers, and they .are really doing their level best to tentative plans called for in-t f tb 11 for wa'r bonds ... help buying the cars they dispatch. the enemy. Message cen er s oo a struction in the various languages G d d the e The history of the 46th has w 1 "th1n a short t1me. pools-Eldon m ry coppe $4 h l Ph' l B rke received the UNDERSTAND that Capt. Van Sistine up in the Signal area IS been exciting and colorful and is w 1 e 1 u filled with movements all over Instructors are now available $1 booby prize. Mrs. Helt and going all out to help on the course. _an the country. It has been sta-to teach French, Italian and Ger-Mrs. O 'Brien won two A-4 pools. efficient machine. Co-operatiOn we have .. 111he machme IS gomg man, he said, with a call for a b 1 n t ht f1"ne llOW tioned at Bowman Field, Ky., Pfc. Milt Newman e 1eves 1 o run ng Spanish teacher still unanswered. k Barksdale Field, La.; Galveston super-service. H1s e Municipal. Airport, and Blythe Classes are scheduled to be held Miss Newman, bought h1m somf! Army Air Base,' Cal. evenings during week days. ice cream. Being incapable While at Blythe the outfit went Corporal Gottlieb will aid in in-feeding himself (furlough, don t on combined operations with the struction. The courses will con-cha know?). He called on Eloise ground forces under the com-tinue over six week periods, and Parr for assistance, and she actu mand of Lt. Gen. "Blood. and prospective students will be ally spoonfed him! Guts" Patton. Needless to say, asked to name the days of in-Colonel Conklin and Captain working with the general was struction. Sharkey were the first two offi"rough," but the 46th took it and cers to show us how those new dished it out aplenty. L.fe .in Thailand Third Air Force patches look. After the Blythe ordeal the Pfc. Ted Dzelnick's title as next base was Will Rogers Field, .. A t p "Champ letter-writter" is being Okla., where it remained for sqme mO IOn lcture challenged by Sgt. Len Nixon. time. From Oklahoma it moved Both boys really produce nightly. to Drew field. To Be Shown Here Cruel fate last week put Eaton Colonel Mace paid tribute to b t d the field and the personnel upon on K. P the day he cele ra e arrival and stated "the 46th is C 1 t t d t'll the completion of two years as o or mo wn p1c ures an s 1 s a G. 1. Happy remembrance of rarin' to go and is anxious to co-of life in Thailand (Siam) will be operate to the utmost in all field shown for soidiers by Chaplain the day. activities." John I. Perkins at 7 p.m. Sunday Thanks to Pfc. Alonzo "Tap in Chapel No. 5, 2d Street and Dancer" Proffitt for putting up 14. HE JOINS LEGION Avenue N that community mirror near your DENVER.-(INS)-John Law-As a missionary for four and a bed. renee Mitchell of Denver claims half years, Chaplain 1 Perkins had Attention WAC trying to find to be the youngest member of the the opportunity to study closely the best-dressed G. I.'s: Hunt up American Legion. Now 14 he the customs and habits of the Frank Guercio. The Sarge even served seven months in the U S land of the white elephant. presses a crease in his fatigues. Navy until officers discovered his Chaplain Perkins has made Imagine Sgt. Doug Wienke getage and gave him an honorable scenes of houses on stilts, beauti-ting bonged for curfew violation! discharge. His sea service, in-' ful Buddhist temples of Gangkok, It's goodbye to Captain W. L eluding dangerous convoy duty, a cobra snake farm, people of the Chipman, who checked out for made him eligible for Legion interior of Thailand and French the 407th. Congrats to new Sgts. membership, the Leyden-Chiles-Indo-China, Hongkong harbor Monroe, Pleasant, and Verchuclc, Wickersham post of D enver de-and many places off the beaten and new Cpls. Causier, Calitri, cided. path. and "Moon" Mullins. HAVE YOU noticed that the moon and the Gis are out days? Wonder what it is that makes a man (and woman) th1_nk of soft music when the moon is high? Perhaps these cool mghts have something to do with it. Lovely ... just lovely (and fun, too). YE ED is standing all over me with a just daring me to get up from this machine. (I ain'_ t gonna do 1t ) One d<3:Y I am going to get this stuff in before deadlme. I now ha':'e approximately; 15 minutes. I get nervous, he gets mad (and believe me he can) and everything gets all mixed up. Why do they have to get so excited? WOULD LIRE to know the identity of the .character who sent me the step ladder with the note, "F-or you Adam ... so that you can come down from. your chandelier to get your burnt eggplant and toast soup." (Must have been reading "Advice To Yardbirds," another column in this sheet). MORE WAC's arrived this day. Matter of fact, at 2 : 05 p .m. (No, that is not why I am late. ) W e are really getting a lot of them here ... aren' t we? They are a swell bunch of kids and we are glad to see them. Welcome, kids, and have a nice stay. Understand that our good friend OZ i s back ... Hi, kid, nice seeing you. PEOPLE ARE beginning to scream around here again. I'm gonna quit and go home. Don't ever get that way. It's awful. No wonder so many people have stomach trouble if that is what they do. The editor had a little trouble with the dept. of the interior the other day, but he is well again. (And how!) WELL, GUESS I'll go now. I don't know whether I have enough here or not, but like the Arab I silently steal away. (Total cost of exit ... one table top "glass ," one screen "for ddor," two teeth and a broken rib. ) G 'Bye.


PAGE SIX DREW FIElD ECHOES, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 58 SthOPensKeg And Pulls Out Chevron Brew Get More Dough, Work at PXs The PX still is looking for soldier employes. So, if you Gis want to make some extra dough contact Charles M. Young, PX personnel director, at Avenue B and First Street. The telephone number is 877. Soldiers desiring to 'work in their off hours must secure from their commanding officers letters saying that they are al lowed to do the extra work. DaleMabryRoute Proves Vision Of Sponsors of Road By T/5 JACOB WEIDENBAUM Once again, it is my privilege and pleasure _to report PROMOTION IN THE 588TH. Alabama's Erman W. Mills of Northport, was made a sergeant. California's candidate, Martel C. Field of Long Beach, moved up to corporal. Colo-rado's favorite son for the day is Melvin E. Young of Denver; he was promoted to sergeant. The State of Illinois increased --------------..:.....( Crogie, Donald Lang, Mathew M. Diano and Lorenzo Chico. Mr. Young said Gis of all grades are eligible for PX em ployment and are paid up to one-half their base salary. YANKWIZ By BOB HAWK its number of sergeants in our Army by two, when Tony V. Allaria of Glen Car and William B. Daniel of Chicago appeared o,n the Promotion List. The Chief Bakers are T/4 S 1. Do frogs have teeth? William s. Nieradka and Joseph 2. body of does the MANY STATES International Date Lme cross? Praschak and the Chief Butchers 3. What are the first words of Kansas was not overlooked and are T/4 S Delbert L. Meecham the Declaration of Independence? Robert H. Russell of Oskaloosa and Dohmer M. Lynn. In addi-4. _How often does a sesquicen-became a corporal. Kentucky t t th d th tenmal occur? does not have a large population wn e men name ere are 5. Does the flag have more red but it rated two places; Carl E. any number of Second Cooks and stripes than white stripes or more Shoemaker of Beattyville and Student Cooks doing a fine job white stripes than red stripes? Charles G. Cain of Louisa, now daily. 6. Name a movie in which the 'Near two stripes on each sleeve. The supervisors of the K .P.'s cast was made up entirely of M I d f d I make a substantial contribution women. ary an oun a P ace to the smooth b ration of our 7 In the "Tale _Two Cities," through Frank A. Fimowicz of pe. what are the two ctbes? Baltimore who became a TechMess Hall and thetr 11:ames are. 8. If you strike two glasses T/4 S Jacob W. Hamlm, Joseph h" nician 5th Grade; I am sure Makowski Claudie L Park Hugh partly filled _wtth w:ater, w tch glass would giVe a htgher tone-that his wife will be very C. Pierce, Leo V: Telles and the one with the larger amount proud. The State of Massa-Thomas C Hoeffner. of water or the one with the chusetts filled two places; I think that a great big cheer smaller amount? Charles V. O'Grady of North for the Officer.s and EM who run 9 Is the average life of a dollar Adams was made a T-echnician eur Hallts long overdue and bill less than one year, less than 4th Grade and Nathan F. Abe-m giVmg the cheer, let us not five years or less than seven lovitz of Chelsea made corporal. overlook the permanent KPs years? JOIN THE FOOTBALL CON-10. Did Benjamin Franklin sign Minnesota now boasts another TEST CONDUCTED BY THE the Declaration of Independence sergeant; he is Jerome A. Minion "ECHOES. YOUR UNIFORM IS or the Constitution or did he sign of Montevedeo. And then we THE ADMISSION PRICE AND both? come to New York. Robert D THE PRIZES ARE VALUABLE. (Answers on page 11) Agone of Glenfield was advanced ;:_ ____ __::_.:..:._ _______ .:._ __ .;___; __ .:._:.:....::.....::::__..:_ __ to sergeant while Yale Forman DUTCH AVIA' TORS AT and Irving Gordon, both from New York City made corporal. Gordon comes from Brooklyn and now is the time for all Brook-DREW L.OOK HOMEWARD lynites to rise and cheer. Ohio improved its score with two new sergeants: Paul J. Loftus of Bellaire and Paul Jones of North Kenoea. In this case, Paul Jones is strictly a name. PHILLY NOMINEE Pennsylvania qcontributed William B. Hannum of Philadelphia who was promoted to sergeant and Horace M. Hutchison of Downington who became a Tech-. nician 4th grade. Tennessee came up with Ernest F. Brazil of Nashville as a .brand new T/4. And the State of Wisconsin. presents its new sergeant, Kenneth W. Kramer of Weithee. That's all on Promotions Most of.;.us take it for granied that the Mess Hall has to pro-. duce food for us three timws each day. We consider it our privilege to criticize and most of us never stop to think of the skill, labor and effort that goes into the preparation of the Three weeks have elapsed since the $1,0QO,OOO Dale Mabry highway opened, and thousands of soldiers are now hailing .the road as the streamlined route to Tampa-and beach cities. The previous route, winding through Tampa resid.ential sec--CLEAR!"IAT!R !I!El.JORIAL HIGHWAY "We're saving on tires and equipment, and the ride is more comfortable for soldiers," an official declared,_ The straight-away was built to speed important Army traffic between Drew and MacDill fields. Col. Melvin B. Asn. Drew air TilliPA BAY BLVD VI. COUJMBU:::; DR. -.-. DO\'t'NTOWN TAMPA OW HIGHWA.I_ tions, is out for the duration, with motorists able to save time equipment over the new pavement. Bus line officials who service satisfaction yeschange to Dale CMLIT BLVU. base commander, pointed out that in the event of an emergency the ol-d routes between the fields and adjoining sections would have been inadequate. The highway was named after Capt. Dale Mabry, Tampa balloonist, who was killed when the dirigible Roma exploded in 1922. Holler-of 3l4th Linked to WAC Trainee meals. 'By SGT. H. B. BURLESON It is true that most of us have A group of Netherlands flyers here at Drew Field with h W C done K.P. but it is also-true that USAAF Liiaison Officer Captain K. C. Wojick and RAAF Cpl. James E. Holler of the 314th and t e new A most of us regarded it as an unFlight Lieutenant Tom Trimble. Link Trainer member are said to be that way about each pleasant assignment.,to be done other. She is known to her "future" as "Redding Pretty-and forgotten as soon as possible. B SGT PRINCE 408th I am reasonably certain that kins. Shall we expect an announcement soon? most EM have never stopped to Sixty Dutch aviators from Java, ?umatr_a, the West Some of the "big" members of our organization did not wonder. about how much food I_nd1es, and H_olland are now at Drew F1eld qmetly _prepar_agree with the shots they received on Tuesday of .last week. each Mess Hall must prepare for f th t t t d t f h A h each meal, how they manage to mg_ or e Ime o re urn an wres rom t e XIS t eir They are F/Sgt. Holliday, T/Sgt. Crump, and S jSgt. prepare so much with the facili-native lands. LaCroix. ties on hand, how the food is kept The g_roup is headed by a lieutenant co_ mman_der whose Sgt. Smith, AdJ "utants Section, warm until the Chow Line ap-h 1 d N h pears and a million and one other 18 years m the Net er an s avy has giVen 1m a clear reports that the nine new WAC problems which are faced daily picture of German and Japanese preparation for the war. mem1;Jers _of that are by the people responsible for "We knew the Germans were and domg a good f d" 1 1 l"k JOb. Spectal classes are some-ee mg us proper Y. makmg s and _1 e thetr. expla_ining how their times held for their benefit, and GOOD MESS HALL the Amencans we did not believe relatives' lives mtght be endan-th are doing their part. This Battalion eats in Mess Hall they would dare use them," he gered should publicity be directed ey No. 20 2nd Lt. Richard Todd is said. toward them. WEDDING BELLS the Mess Officer and in his ab-The commander doesn't care to S f th fl d f H I Second Lieutenant Edwin E. speculate on the war's duration. ome 0 em e rom 0 -Ruoff, now of the Mr. and Mrs. sence, 2nd Lt. John G. Morgan is "I just want to return and get a land by ship to England, otlu;rs class, was quietly married to whack at them," he declared. Miss Lois McGregor at Chapel Hall No: 20 and we can consider Members also pointed out their fight. No 4 on Saturday, October 2, at ourselves fortunate in having so how the Japs had filtered One globe-trotter made his 4:30 p.m. The groom was nervexperienced a man. He has been t!trough the Pacific posing as .way through Russia, Siberia, ous, but not so much so that he in the Army for the past seven fishermen er merchants. and the Far East to the Neth-could not get the ring on her h g d t of the erlands East "d"es. hand. years; e 1s a ra ua e Flight Lieutenant Tom Trimble ..... Army Cooks and School of Sydney, Australia, RAAF, is Another young inan escaped After the ceiemony, the new-and gave a course m the mess a veteran fighter with the unit. Java in a three motored Ger-lyweds were greete(l by one of sergeants school at Fort Mon-He is accredited with two Italian man plane. those "occasional" downpours mouth, New Jersey. shi"ps, and says that these enemy Th t h t b th Florida weather features. A e um ere represen s 0 three -day honeymoon w a s He has three staff sergeants, planes were well made but awk-Army and Navy personnel. Other granted to the groom, but he who assist him in the general wardly handled. Quiet spoken, units are training in various is now back on the job again. operation of the Mess Hall; they freckled Trimble was shot down fields, counting the time when The oouple now resides in are William W. Wright, Robert behind enemy lines when on duty they will again face the Axis. Safety Harbor. age an air port. Too bad Ser geant, -maybe you can get a transfer. S/Sgt. James T. Gordon has revealed that the big step will be taken about the_ first of November. Aviation Cadet Maclin S Kennemer Jr., has grown another stripe on his sleeve. This was the present which he received for being physically qualified for Wing Growing Training. Lieutenant was admitted to the Station hospital on Wednesday of last week. The reason for his being there is unknown, but it seems as though the 10 days he ly had at Lake Lure was not enough to right the wrongs he went to cure. Roses to Captain Yohe, who marked another milestone along the pathway of life. Many hapPY returns, Captain. The day was October 10. Congratulations to Chaplain McAtee and James D. Roberts. in the Middle East. The men expressed enthusiasm There are four first cooks and He had shrapnel scalp wounds of Drew Field and its personnel. I think that most of our men and sneaked through enemy ter-They have made a local Spanish are interested in knowing their ritory hiding by day in hay stacks. restaurant their unofficial head-names; they are T/4 S Fred E. Many of the men withheld quarters. Sergeant Allen Dean, Link Auer, recently promoted from Trainer, will miss a certain Sig1st Lt to Captain. Nice work, nal Sub:.Depot employe when she Caotain. and may we hear of takes off for Fayetteville to man-the next step very soon.


DREW FIELD THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 PAGE SEVEN l.egion Tonic Tornado' Next time you're in town and tired of pound: ing the Jlf -Bugs Thru Tampa pavement, look up the American Legion Service Ctub, run by a group of World War veterans. The 1 t AW B k fitted for relaxation, refreshment and _tun The place ts S arrac S strictly a GI hangout, so leave your gtrl frtend at home. Your wants are looked after by stewards. By SGT. BERNARD LEVINE COME ON IN, and kibitz a bit on that game of Bet he'll clean the board on that next move. Maybe you'd rather read the paper, or finish that letter you've been putting off. Plenty of room to sit and think in the airy, pleasant lounge at the Legion club. BOY! Doesn't that spray feel good? No waiting in line, but lots of room for everybody. You'll go out to dinner, feeling like a n:w man, after your strip-teas..:, shower, cind rubdown Just one of the pleasant fc-: ties offered here. ZING! Hit that one right on the nose, didn't you? It's easy to find a peppy partner if you enjoy an oc casional pirig-pong bout. Those machines in the background are good sport, too, if you'd like to test your latest lucky streak. MMMMmm-That's ci ;..:;;.;gh shot, soldier Maybe you'd like to get in there and show him how it's done. Steady nerves and keen eyes, ga; ned through time-off practice at pool, may pay off ,...-later on I'M BEAT! Let's h .... -This milk bar is "hep" to just what a soldier believes a snack should be. Milk drinks, soft drinks, pie, sandwi c' ::s .. and ice cream, all priced for a soldier's pocket. Aft'r all, Legionnaires were soldiers, too, and the club is or_,_d to make Gls feel ot.home. We thought the much delayed tornado had struck Drew when suddenly the First Training barracks was shaken by gre:rt vibrations. Much to everybody's surprise we found it was the jitterbugging of 400 pounds of s o I i d manhood, Corporal Kahn and Sergeant Noble. It was a sight to behold. They can really shake some mean hips. Another interesting item was when Pfc. Tony Gonsalves was waiting to board a bus in town. He spied a very pretty girl sitting near a window on the bus. He knocked down three soldiers getting next to her but he made it, much to our surprise. He was a gentleman, and only gazed in rapture and was content. MAN OF WEEK Arkansas Traveler Cpl. Billy Corn was seen traveling heavy with a luscious creatnre in the heart of Tampa. Nice work corporal. Everybody' s choice for the man of the week is Tech Sergeant Syl vester Kleshinski. Syl is a good guy and doesn' t want to frighten anybody. He is a real sparkplug of the outfit and a big burden rests on his shoulders. Even with his responsibilities, the sergeant .always has a kind word for everybody. We salute you as our man of the week. We have several men of the hour (the hours that. have passed), but we'll wait until they grow into men of the week before we mention them. This week our mysterious soldier who unknowingly passes among us. and looks for the best dressed GI of the week has chosen Pfc. Earl (GI) Payne. He's neat as a pin at all times and m .odestly claims he owes all his success to the little woman. He' s so conscious about his dress, that he was only recently convinced he didn't have to wear a tie on the post. EX-HISTORY PROF We are proud to have with us a very distinguished man, our assistant Personnel Officer. he was formerly Dr. Clarence W. Thomas, Professor of History at the Uni versity of Illinois. You'd never guess it, because Lieutenant Thomas is really one of the boys. Corporal Wester had q_,t e a bit of excitement recen t .y. One night while attending tbe d aily performance at the H oward theater, much to his dismay, the cops raided the joint. He says it's disgraceful the way they treat the higher type o f l''lt .er tainment. To add to the growing r11enace to the Axis, Company D has produced lots of good shots with the Carbine. Lots of the boys 'in the company qualified and lots o f the boys are sharp-shooters and we haye experts too. Some of the boys who are experts are Cpls. Claude E Oliver and Charles F. Shea, both with a scorf' of 176 Much success is due those in structors such as Corporal John Geer and Sergeant Meyersick and not to mention the. first s ergeant who is a real shot ancl also a good soldier, F /Sgt. Miller. Accident Befalls SP LOS ANGELES, Cal.---(U .P.l Prof. C. I. Althouse, professional seer, crystal ball gazer anc l reader of the signs of the zodiac. in some way overlooked fact that was going to affec his life, and which must certainly have been indicated by some one of his many means for divining the fu ture. It was that he was going to fall down on the street and break his leg. However, the General hospital is up the best it ean for his oversight. FIFTH COLUMNISTS OFTEN IN UNIFORM The responsibility for the safe movement of our troops to destinations overseas or to training camps within the United States is the solemn responsibility of every soldier who has knowledge of the movement. The Private, the Lieute!'l.ant and the General, all share the responsibility equally. It is up to each one of us to protect our own weapons of surprise and insure that our buddies will reach their destinations safely. Upon our good sense and discretion depends their very lives. In addition to jeopardizing the lives of the troops who are being transported the disclosure of troop movements-even the apparently routine transfers within the United States-gives enemy agents the in formation they need to predict our war plans, measure our strength and counteract our blows. HUMAN WEAKNESSES In general the factors that contribute most to the disclosure of troop movements are our own Conceit, Faith, Enthusiasm. or Ignorance. We are all human imd have our weaknesses. Each one of us is vulnerable to a certain extent, in one of the apove ways. Some of us are conceited and our vanity compels us to let everyone know that we have inside informa tion. This kind of soldier is the fellow who impresses the girls with a dazzling line. The only thing wrong with his line is that it generally makes a noose that fits right around Uncle Sam's neck. Then there's the fellow who's a good soldier in every respect, he can always be depended upon in a pinch and he's in there trying all the time. His only fault is that he has too much faith in his friends and family. He never learned the truth of Benjamin Franklin's saying, "Three can keep a secret, two of them are dead. WATCH ENTHUSIASM The honest, praiseworthy enthusiasm of a soldier for his job and for the Army has been the cause of more than one secret leaking out to the enemy. This kind of man is at once a blessing and a curse to the Army. His enthusiasm when directed toward his everyqay duties is what makes our Army so strong to' day. Men of his type are the ones who get things done. Unfortunately, however, he doesn;t always know;vvhere to draw the line and when to stop talking. He is easy pickings for a clever enemy operative who simply winds him up like a phonograph and lets him run until there's nothing more to hear. Finally there's the soldier who knows just how the enemy operative works and would be able to spot one immediately. It would be a cinch and believe you me, he'd turn him over to the F. B. I. on the double. It's a funny thing about this fellow he s really serious when he says he could spot them a mile away. And he could, too-if they really looked the way he thinks they do. He pictures a spy as being a lean, dark, swarthy complexioned fellow, complete with a foreign ,..,.accent, waxed mustache and black cape. And of course, the female spy, is but a modern slinky looking MatiHari who lures soldiers into her boudoir where she coaxes them to tell all. It never occurs to this victim of the "moving pic age" that spies, saboteurs and fir.h columnists do not advertise their trade. Instead they are friendly, inconspicuous people who use every cunning, every wile, imd play on every weakness in our nature to obtain military information from us. KEEP FAITH All of us want to go overseas, but when we step on the gangplank we want to be sure that no one has talked. We won't be happy when we reach the deck, if we suspect that a U-boat may be waiting for us out there where the ocean is wide and deep and cold. Keep faith with your comrades who may today be leaving for an unknown destination. Keep faith with your buddies who will leave with you when your time comes. They trust you-but be sure that you can trust yourself. Don' t Be a Fifth Columnist In Uni form! "Dommit, Jones-you don't have to put your hand out every time your


PAGE EIGHT DREW FIELD ECHOES, THU Recreation Centers I ST. PETE IN A WALTZ This Week, advises entertainment-wise Prof. Doobl.atz, u.nofficial Drew Field fun handicapper. No time like now to discover this paradise for soldiers. The millionaire tourists who built St. Pe tersburg can't get down these days, so this grand city is all yours, soldier. Go to it! S/SGT. MACK PAUL waltzes a Bomb-a-Dear at a regular Home Center dance. Dances every evening at 7:30. Home Center opens at 7 a.m., offers coffee, buns and cookies on the house at all hours, with a special supper every Sunday; Mrs. M. R. ("Mom") Lester and her staff look after every soldier's entertainment and other needs, whether it's a fling at boating he wants or to wash a shirt or sew on a button. SUNDAY SUPPER AT the home center and whom dowefind butS/Sgt. Mack Paul and S/Sgt. JoeSafransky completely in control of the food situation. Bomb-a-Dears Mildred Miller and Carolyn Sangster admire their footwork around the table. No wonder the home center's so popular. "BOMB -A-DEARS" Kitty Lawyer, Nancy Griffith, Lillian Leonhard and Peggy Baldwin with Mrs. Maybelle Mills, Defense Recreation Office advisor, stir up another week's fun for Drew Field soldiers. These girls are the mainspring of St. Petersburg's Defense Recreation program. WAR DEPARTMENT THEATERS, Nos. 1 and 4 Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15 and 16-"Thank Your Lucky Stars," all-star cast; RKO Pathe News. Sunday, Oct. 17-"Hostages," Luise Rainer, Paul Lukas, William Bendix; Unusual Occupations; "Down With Everything." Monday, Oct. 18-"Watch on the Rhine, Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald; Merrie Melodies. Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 19 and Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett; Community Sing; RKO Pathe New:s. Thursaay, Oct. 21-"Doctor Gillespie' s Criminal Case," Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Keye Luke; Vodvil film; Madcap Models. WAR DEPARTMENT THEATERS Nos. 2 3 Friday, Oct. 15-"Hostages," Luise Rainer, Paul Lukas; Unusual Occupations; "Speaking of Animals." Saturday, Oct. 16-"Watch on the Rhine," Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald; Merrie Melodies. Sunday and Monday, Oct. 17 and 18-"Sahara," Humphrey Bogart, Bruce Bennett; Community Sing; RKO Pathe News. Tuesday, Oct. 19-"Dr. Gillespie' s Criminal Case," Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Keye Luke; Vodvil film; Madcap Models. Wednesday, Oct. 20-"Adventures of Taru, Robert Donat, Va lerie Hobson; RKO Pathe News. Thursday, Oct 21-"Yankee Doodle Dandy," James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston; RKO Pathe News. WAR DEPARTMENT THEATER No. 7 (Colored) Thursday and Friday, Oct. H and 15-"A Lady Takes a Chance," Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winninger; Color cartoon; Community sing. Saturday, October 16-"The Seventh Victim," Tom Conway, Kim' Hunter, Jean Brooks; Black Hills Expense. Sunday and Monday, Oct. 17 and 18-"Sweet Rosie O'Grady," Betty Grable, Robert Young, Adolphe Menjou; The War for Men's Minds; Egg Cracker Suite. Tuesday, Oct. 19-"Watch on the Rnine," Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald; Merrie Melodies. Wednesday, Oct. 20-"Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case," Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Keye Luke; Film Vodvil; Madcap Models. Thursday, Oct. 21"'"1:'"Best Foot Forward," Lucille Ball, Virginia Weidler, Harry James Orch; Walt Disney cartoon; RKO Pathe News lr. RECREATION BUILDING No. 1 Friday, Oct. 15, 8 : 15 p .m.-Lucy Sinclair Presents. Saturday, Oct. 16, 8:15 p.m.-USO Camp Show. Sunday, Oct. 17, 8:15 W Melody Hour. Monday, Oct. 18, 8 : 30 p.m.-=-Right Answer or Else; 9 p.m., Sol-dier Show. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 9:00 p.m.-Marion Lohrig. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 8:15 p.m .:__Dress Rehearsal. Thursday, Oct. 21, 8:30 p.m.-Music, Mirth and Madness. ENLISTED MEN'S SERVICE CLUB Friday, Oct. 15, 8 : 15 p.m.-Dance. Saturday, Oct. 16, 8:30 p.m._.:_Bingo. Monday, Oct. 18, 8 :15 p.m.-Dance. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 8:15 p.m.-Concert of Recorded Music. Wednesday, Oct. 20, 8:15 p.m.-Dance. St. Petersburg Information for service men and women, guest cards, etc. at Defense Recreation Office, Fifth street and Second avenue north. Phone 4755. HOME CENTER, 256 Beach drive north. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Informal dancing every night. Coffee and cookies every day. Laundry, ironing and sewing facilities. Bathhouse, suits and towels for bathers. Showers, shaving and naps. Dance instructiol). PIER CENTER, municipal pier. Informal dancing every night. Game rooms, pool table, writing rooms, lounges. Dance instruction Monday and Thursday: At both Centers every night Bomb-a-Dears, St. Petersburg Junior Hostesses, are on hand to help you have a good time. Thursday, Oct. 148:00-10:30 p.m.-Dance, Virginia night, Dick Spencer's orchestra; (Long Distapce Telephone call to lucky man). Friday, Oct. 157:30-9:00 p.m.-Special party, dance, orchestra. Prize-PIER CENTER. Saturday, Oct. 16-8 p.m.-Dance at Pier. Sunday, Oct. 17......., 5 p.m.-Canteen Supper. Home-cooked food. HOME CENTER. 7 p .m.-Informal party, singing, refreshments. PIER CENTER. Tuesday, Oct. 197:30 p .m.-Bridge and J>rizes PIER CENTER. Wednesday, Oct. 20-8 : 00 p.m.-Dance; orchestra; special guests, Drew Field service men. WIVES' CLUB-Luncheon every Wednesday, 12 o 'clock noon at Detroit hotel. Service men' s invited. St. Petersburg Spa Pool has been reconditioned and is now open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The City Recreation Department is offering special rates to all men in unif.orm. Clearwater LOUNGE, 601 Cleveland (across from the Capital Theater). Open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., for the convenience of Service Men. BEACH CENTER. Open Saturday and Sunday from 10 a .m. until 6 p.m. Open week days by request. Directions may be obtained at the Lounge. Dances Wednesday nights from 8 p .m. until 10:30 p.m., and Saturday nights from 8 p.m. until 11 p.m.-Municipal auditorium. S-2 SAYSA Guy Gets Enthused About the Work He Is in And Thereby Commits a V Grave Sin. He talks on His Job to Folks That He'd Meet And Let's Out Info He Should Not _Repeat. Monday through Saturday, 7:05 A.M. -WFLA"Drew Field Reveille." Monday, 8:30 P.M. -WDAE "The Right Answer or Else." Thursday, 8:30 P.M.-WDAE "This Is NOT The Army." Thursday, 8:30 to 10 P.M. WDAE-"Music, Mirth and Mad ness." Saturday, 7:30 P.M.-WFLA"Wi{lgs and Visit Your PX! LOCATION_ BRANCH *Main Bev. and Clothing ... 2nd & Ave. F Main Mdse, and Spec. Order Dept .. 2nd & Ave. F *No. 1 8th & Ave. A *No. 2 ....... Area F on Ave. J ; No. 3 8th & Ave. H No.4 .......... E-lst & Ave. L.; 5 .......... _Camp DeSoto 1 No. 6 . _Plant Field No. 8 ....... 4th & Ave. L.: *No. 9 ......... Hosp. Area-B-lo_; *No. 10 . 1st & Ave. J ; *No. 11 ..... 2nd & Ave. M ; No. 12 ........... Flight Line No. 15 ..... ....... WAC Area 3rd F. C. 3 F. C. Hq. Filling Sta .. Ave. J at E. Fence *-Branches with Soda FountaiJ.l.S or Beer Gardens. FORMER All-American fullback, Lt. John A. Kimbrough holds his diploma as his wife, Barbara, pins his wings to his shirt af.ter his graduation from Marfa two-engine pilot school in Texas. The ex-football star was originally an officer in the infantry. (International)_


JDA Y, OCTOBER 14, 1943 PAGE N-INE ..... Soldiers To St. Petersburg IN TAMPA SPONSORED BY THE DEFENSE RECREATION DJJVISION Information for Service Men and Women at Defense-Recreation office, 312 Madison street; Tourist Information Center, 429 West Lafayette street; USO clubs and USO traveler's aid, 502 Florida avenue; Air Base bus station and Union bus station. Shaving, shower, and shoe shine equipment at USO, 607 Twiggs street; 506 Madison street; 214 North Boulevard and Christian Serv vice Center, Tampa and Tyler streets. Kitchen, laundry, ironing and sewing facilities for all service men, women and families at 607 Twiggs street. Private kitchenette and dining room for any service men or women and their families who would like a home-cooked mealChristian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler streets. Phone M-53-694 by noon. Fifty-bed free dormitory for service men at Masonic Service Center, 502 East Lafayette. Make reservations between 1 and 9 :30p.m. 7 p m each evening-Letters and forms typed by the Red Cross at USO, 607 Twiggs street. Shopping service and package wrap-ping at all USO clubs and Christian Service Center. USO ACTIVITIES Friday, ,Oct. 1510:30 a.m.-Expectant mothers' class, 607 Twiggs street. 6:00 p.m.-Fish fry, 821 So. Rome. 7:30 p.m.-Art for fun, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-Music and Sing-copation, 607 Twiggs street; dance on patio, orchestra, 506 Madison street; party, Christian .Service Center, Tampa and Tyler; bingo, refreshments, Navy Mothers' club, 305% Water street. 8:30 p.m.-Weekly musicale, 214 North Boulevard. Saturday, Oct. -7:00 p.m.-Dance at Elks' club, Florida' and Madison. Glee club practice. 8:30 p.m.-Musical numbers, 506 Madison street; dance-orchestra, 214 North boulevard; quiz contest, 607 Twiggs street. Sunday, Oct 179:30 a.m.-Coffee hour, 607 Twiggs street. 9 : 30 to 11 a .m.-Coffee and doughnuts, 506 Madison. 2 : 00 p.m.-Inter-social club; games. 3:00 p.m.-Symphony broadcast, 607 Twiggs street; ping pong, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyrer. 4:30 p.m.-Music study social hour, 607 Twiggs street. 5:00 p.m.-Get-together, Navy Mothers' club, 305% Water street. 5 : 30 p.m.-Songfest and refreshments, First Methodist church, Florida and Tyler. 6 : 00 p.m.-Victory Vespers, Christian Service Center; broadcast over WTSP. 6:30 p.m.-Young People's Forum, First Presbyterian Service Center, Polk and Marion; Vespers services, Fellowship hour. 214 North Boulevard; Vespers, tl07 Twiggs street. 7:00 Service, 214 North Boulevard. 7:15 p.m :-"Let's discuss," 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-Forum, 214 North Boulevard; Fellowship hour and refreshments, Hyde Park Methodist church and Riverside Baptist church; YMHA Community Center dance, Ross and Nebraska. 8:15 p.m.-Singaree and Fellowship hour, First Presbyterian Service Center, Polk and Marion. 8:30 p.m.-Dance on Patio, MacDil( Field, Orchestra 506 Madison. 8 : 45 p.m.-Feature movie, 214 North Boulevard. 9:00 p.m.-Informal hour, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler. Oct. 187:00 p .m.-Classical music, 607 Twiggs street. 7 : 30 p .m.-Symphouic orchestra practice for all service men interested, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler. Drama club, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-Games, 607 Twiggs street. 8:30 p.m.-Sing-copation, 607 Twiggs street. 8:30 p.m.-Special program, 214 North Boulevard. Tuesday, Oct. 19, 12:00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7 : 00 p.m.-Tampa Chess club, DeSoto hotel, Zack and Marion. 7:30 p .m.-Art for fun, 607 Twiggs street. 8 : 00 p .m.-Party, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler; French conversational instruction, 607 Twiggs street; bingo, 214 North Boulevard. 8 : 15 p.m.-Dance, Municipal Auditorium. 8:30 p.m.-Community sing, 506 Madison street; sketching instruction, 214 North boulevard; dance, Municipal auditorium. 9:00 p .m.-Chess club, 214 North Boulevard. 9:30 p.m.-Educational movie, 214 Nqrth B oulevard. Wednesday, Oct, Oct. 21!-7 : 30 p.m.-Glee club practice for all service men interested, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler; swimming party, meet at any USO; art for fun, 607 Twiggs street. 8:00 p.m.-Arthur Murray dance instruction, 607 Twiggs street; open house, YMHA Community Center, Ross and Nebraska-pool, bowling, ping pong; Family night, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler streets. 8 : 30 p.m.-Feature movie, 214 North Boulevard; Camera club, 214 North Boulevard. 9:15 p.m.-Square dancing, 607 Twiggs. THE BOYS TAKE A SWIM with junior hostesses Mary Martha Mills, Dottie Trimble and Oleta Booth, and who wouldn't? No kidding, St. Petersburg girls the prettiest and nicest anywhere but your home town. FEED THAT PECULIAR bird, the pelican, from St Petersburg's Municipal pier. Top floor of the big casino is reserved for. you. Open from 5 to 11 with regular dances, varied other attractions. Most popular of the town's features with soldiers. THE THREE SOLDIEHS in this picture happened to hit an angel with a Cruiser. It will happen to you and many other Drew soldiers who will find St. Petersburg sportsmen Army minded.


PAGE TEN /DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSOA Y, OCTOBER 14, 1943 Four Weddings Feature Officers of 584th 2d AW Tells on 'Quiz Kid' Lt. B. Regensburg, a new member of the 584th, led ihe parade altar-ward when he took Miss Letha M. Peeples as his bride Sept. 24. The ceremony, which was held at Chapel No. 4, was performed by Chaplain Gruhn. Lieutenant R.egensburg is New York city, while the former Miss l'eeples is from Atlanta, Ga. Lieutenant Merwin .Johnson, of : Bucksport, Me., and Miss Joyce Campbell of Safety Harbor, Fla. took the "fatal plunge" on Oct. 2. They were wed at the First Baptist church at Safety Harbor. Lieutenant LYle Mumford and Miss Ma;ry Thomas attended the happy couple. Lieutenant Philip Riebman married Miss Hilda Le Veye, also of Safety Harbor on Oct. 7. The former Miss LeVeye came to Drew Field from New York City, while Lieutenant Riebman is from Coatesville, Pa. The bride was attended by .Miss Anne Redman, while popular best man Lt. Lyle Mumford was chosen by Lieutenant Riebman. On Saturday, Oct. 9 Lieu-. tenant William Schmidt fol-" lowed his colleagues to the a1. tar His bride is the former Miss Ruth Cox of Tampa, Fla. The couple was married in Drew Field Chapel No. 1, and attended by Miss Mlky Sue Beasley and Lt. Harold E. Hunter. Lieu tenant Schmidt is w.JilJs boro. Tex. LT. AND MRS. W. SCHMIDT By PVT. G. A. OSCHMAN JR. News released hot off the tongues of the Second Training Battalion rumor spreaders ... strictly "GI" for it's gathered from the ranks, chow lines and you know. During themorning drill period of Hq. and Hq. Co., the soprano voice, squeaking out the "Hup, Twup, Thrip, Ho," has been traced through rank; to T /5 Whitey Buchin sky ... "Oh Miz Fischer-what a voice!" QUIZ QUIRK ------------'--from him, gosh, regular "Hawkshaw." T / 5 Ed Shapiro, the man with the "Quiz Kid" brain, got off the ball today .. .. seems as though Lt. Keilson wanted to call "Forms and Publications" with the "Talking Phone Directory" handy, Lt. Keilson asked Shapiro the number. Shapiro' s "477" had Lt. Keilson sounding' off for material he wanted and wound up with an answe r to the effect that he was talking to "Mental Hy giene." "It was just an error on my behalf," stated Shapiro. "The corr ect number is 447 Going to miss our boy -Shapiro, ove r the week-end. He' s on a holiday trip. What has: T/5 Charles Hosmer been tossing down the hatch while in town? The other evening the Message Center clerk fell out of bed. Top bunk too! Newest handle to be tagged on someone in HQ' s ... "Coun cellor Gottlieb, Special Services Envoy Extraordinaire," tagged by Sgt. Aaron Levine of the S-3 Section .of HQ's. S /Sgt. Vernon 0. Paul, Message Center Chief, who hails from Morehead City, N. C., has a pert-ie Tampa gal according to the we've overheard. eyes and the rest Words led to more words yesterday noon and resulted in quite a world series discussion. T Bob Foregraves keeps us of the Cards and always ge the Ohio State football team inu a sports round-up. The. guy,: must be graduate manager of the school or somehow or another manages to get on the payroll of Ohio State. T/5' s Leo White and Denver Wheeler have quite an active day. Weapons instructors, they really have a number of classes. Over in '748 Sig AW Co. the gang has a Monday evening class period. Currently the class covers chemical warfare. Corporal Fen of .the 748th, 'is about the only man who can safely let his mail lay about without having a snooping John read what the girl friend was writing. Chinese characters are kind of hard to read. The 746th picked up a good Yankee the other day when Dick Whitney entered the outfit. New Conn., boy and a swell all around guy. His day and my dad bum chews of tobacco off each other while producing the high standard machine-gun parts. S /Sgt. Paul does seem sort of Hope Dick doesn't 'try to borlost now that she' s attending row a "fin" off me. Now I Florida State College for Women. wouldn't mind trying .the same. .. "Tally Ho!" While still on friendly terms T / 4 Ray Alexander to with the outfi t I'd better wind up like the scenery of Coleman, this article. Predicting the pre Florida. It. must be on the map. dictions of the gang in 2nd ... we've heard of it quite often. Trng., Notre, Dame to, win day and the Cards to win the PENCIL PACKER series. S /Sgt. Wren of S-1 Dept. keeps Till proven "right or wrong" an eye on the pencils borrowed it' s "three-o." STAFF OFFICERS o F THE 1873 ENGINEER AVIATION BATT ALl ON ore pictured above. The unit is now located at West Camp. Seated from left to right ore 1st Lt. Ernest E Tschopp, 1st Lt John 0. Sharp, Capt. Harry S. Dwyer, Major George V. Egge, Commanding Officer; Capt. Robert G. Stern, 1st Lt. David D Henderson, 2nd Lt. Jay B. Kirksey Standing from left to right ore 1st Lt John W. Beals 1st Lt Clayton A. Bishop / 1st Lt. Arthur F. Brown, 1st Lt Lyman E Crocker, and 1st Lt. Frederick D. Bradford. Bandsman Nailor Named 'Man of Hour' by Group: Eaton .Now a Jitterbug 1873 viation By s;sGT. JOHN F. suszYNSKI The 69th AAF Band' s Man of the Hour is Pfc. Norman Unit Points Toward N. Nailor, "Pops" to everyone in the band, to the guy who wakens him each morning at "10" o'clock. ) As Army Goal to Pops enlisted at Schenectady, N. Y., and landed here, with his trombone, from Daniel Field, Ga. Not content The west camp has been recent! 0 d b '"th with carrying out his regular band details, he enrolled for y ccupie y e th A I t"t t 1 t 1 ld" 1873rd Engineer Aviation Battalion. Their last duty sta-e rmy ns I u e course e ec nca we mg. tion was Davis-Monthan Field, Tucson, Arizona. The En-The crammed .w1 .th gineers are busy as beavers gett.ing organized in their new a lgebra, t and was c e r a m y no snap. ops el-quarters, as well as carrymg on their tram1ng schedules. sure moments were well occu-Activated on Marc h 1, 1943 at pied with study; howeve r,. h i s Davis-Monthan Field the organi-the battalion > v a s temporarily diligence was rewarde d with the zation immediately had officers hou_sed and by Major high g r'!-de o f 93 9 <;lnd the a w ard Stnckler's orgamzabon. of a diplo m a dunng the past assigned and on March 14 a Ma" St kl h t l t week Congratulations "Nicky" .. JOr nc er s osp1 a 1 y 1s Cadre of 37 enhsted men report-unbeatable as far as the 1873rd y ou. cai.1 b e t that the Mrs. and A few days lat.er 200 men ar-Engineers are concerned. The four children are proud of you. nved a trammg battalion was moved again on ADVICE EATON was put mto effect. Before tram-Sept. 14 this time it was to the ing was completed all except 75 w t C th 1 T /Sgt. Ellie Eaton could follow es amp, e1r present oca-a good example and apply him-men were transferred to another tion. The battalion believes that f th! < f 1 battalion th s e l to s o m e mg more use ree .moves m one than jitterbugging (at least, until Durmg July a .nq August the month 1s some kmd of a record. h 1 h t t) Ell" f1cers and remammg men !kept m h e ear.ns ow .. o. Jl ie s training awaiting the arrival of T e day movmg to West outla_ndish exh1b1ho!1 at the more men. During this period apS:amp new. arriVals started pourClub _last Fnday caused proximately 6 5 miles of roads mg m. W1thm two _weeks they h1m to be d1sowned (fo: two were constructed by the organi-were full strength m. men days) b y the rest o f the 69 ers. zation and off1cers. The battahon 1mme-If a coporal misplaces his diately began its strenuous trainThis network of roads con-ing program to fit it for its mis-identification tags and a ser-geant offers to help him find nected the various bombing sion in the Global War namely to them (for a consideration of ranges at Davis-Monthan Field. "Construct, Mairot,;., and Defend one jumbo chocolate nut sunOn Aug. 18 orders were rcAirdromes." dae), could there be any impli-ceived transferring the bat/ Th catl.Oil ol' att ultcl"J or mott"vc on talion to MacDill F ield. It was. e comuw. .. __ v.rlccr is Major George V. Egge, who the part of the sarge? with some regret that the move prior to comma.nd of the 1873rd necessitated parting with old spent a year on the Alcan It happened to Corporal M a friends and leaving the Second h o ney" Cost ello, F at-Boy saxist Air Force Highway with the 93rd Engi-who tried to welch on the deal neer Regiment. Capt. H. S. when the sought-afte r "dogtags" The battalion's stay at MacDill Dwyer, Executive Officer, spent were recovered. Needless to say, Field lasted from Aug. 25 until two years in West Indies the sarge got his sundae. Dec. 8 when once again packing constructing airdromes. A numand moving was in order. This ber of the officers have been on BROTHER NEAR time the move was to the DeSota duty.-in the various theaters of P f c Adelber Woodke, one o f area here at Drew Field where operations overseas. our bass players, spent the week-end visiting his brother who has just been transferred to DeLand, Florida. Both boys are a lor><' w a y from Shaller, Iowa. After a busy Friday (morn ing-dedication of mobile can teen unit to Tampa Red Cross, at Court House Square; after. noon-demonstration of fire prevention and rescue work, on the Base; evening -Service Club Dance), the 69'ers turned in another "perfect" barracks and personnel inspection, for Warrant Officer Lester G Baker, early Saturday morning. T / S g t "Jittering" Eaton seemed a bit disappointed; his prospects of gigging f>Omeone w ere e specially bright that morning-now he'll have to wait another week for the chance. The Band Barracks e specially the upper bay, will be rathe r dull and quiet for the next couple of weeks-Pfc. Del Purga, alia s "The Purge is on his w a y to Schenectady, N. Y. (something about a furlough). KRUPP WORKS HIT LONDON.-(INS )-Reconnaissance photographs show tha t the 2,000 -ton bombs the RAF dropped on the Krupp works at Essen on the night of July 25 damaged 110 buildings, the air ministry reports.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 PAGE ELEVEN 90JQM Unloads Freight So Fast Trains Don't Halt roday's Pin-up Girl Red Cross P .lans By CPL. A. ALLAN HARLAN Speaking of the manpower situation, here is the lat est. The other Saturday at 10 p m., 25 enlisted men in the QM unloaded 30 tons of clothing in 45 minutes. But QM Officers surpassed this record on the follow ing Monday evening. Ten of them, from the colonel on down, unloaded 10,000 pounds of freight in 30 minutes. T / 5 William Cohen was in charge of this unusual detail. "And boy, did they ever get a APER ALAIRM Supply Pvt. Raymond M. Wei chart returned from furlough to miss the snowfalls of northern Wisconsin, his home state "Fire! Fire! Call me back later," shouts a feminine voice into the telephone. So-o-o Lt. Jacobs, CO of the 922nd Boat Platoon, came dashing in from Rocky Point with a fire extin guisher expecting to battle his way through mobs of people and help rescue the QM gals as he fought through flame and smoke. Imagine his chagrin; two pieces of paper with burned edges, in the bottom of a waste basket. The QM said Au Revoir to T/Sgt. Clarence Hulse, on his way to another destination in the service. Sgt. Hulse has done an admirable job supervising, shoe repair operations by military personnel in the Salvage Department. He has with him the gang's best wishes for every success in his new adventure. Latest QM tid-bits: Corporal Clarence Johnson has returned from furlough at Lake Wales. Says there's nothing like being close to home. sweet home. Pvt. Charles Stromp transferred into 314th as mechanic. Pvt. Paul Hennessy is QM gardener, viz Private Miozza on furlough. Instructions are to keep the flowers watered morning and evening and-dogs away. The boys in Warehouse "A" have been doing a grand job filling the tremendous amount of cloth ing requisitions. PERSONNEL NOTES They have had to work almost every night to meet the demands. Pvt. Warren E. Calhoun trans ferred into 743rd Signal A W in Story of the week is on Pfc. Guy B. Rohoton who took a trip to Sebring, Florida, to visit Hendricks Field; his former station. He walked out on the line to look over the familiar sight of B-17' s and bagged a ride. Told to go and get a para chute, he returned to the plane carrying the chute by the rip cord. Not until Cpl. Ralph Cashman, who was along, vividly called attention to the fact, did Rohoton realize that he was dragging several feet of parachute behind him. With much embarrassment Rohoton piled the "silk" in his arms and obtaine d another. The boys enjoyed their ride. although the weather was rough. It may interest you to know that, back home Corporal Cashman flies a "Cub" and frightens the com munity with his antics ih the air. Our sympathy is with the com munity. Upholds His Training SAN JOSE, Cal.-(U.P.)-Intensive military training gave Corp. J. C. King the ingenuity to meet an unexpected emergency _in his life. From a booth in the Spar tan drug store he telephoned so lengthily to his best girl that, when he finally emerged, he found the store had closed for the night. With military quick thinking he telephoned the police to come and release him and they, with police-trai'ned minds, ex plained to him how he could get out the b ack door which had a night latch. FIVE SOLDIERS TAKE En ncR ONE of the men on the' end, divide him in two, and you hove Wolter Bauer in the center, who makes the scales yawn at 123 pounds. The 23d Anti-Sub Squadron is bolstered by Cpl. Edmund Sherwood, left, and Pfc. Homer Fairly, right. Both men weigh 474 pounds, and it all hay. "It's Ringling Brothers after the war," the tno chuckle. STILL carrying out a promise to pro vide servicemen with pretty pinups, we off.;)r this smiling package of pulchritude. Her name's Jean Ann Ancel, Maywood, Ill., a sub urb of Chicago. (International) Drew Red Cross Increases Staff Assistant Red Cross field direc tors now number "!ight at Drew, Mr. Dan M. Hartley, director, an nounced yesterday. Previously the staff had but four. members. Red Cross files now number 11 000 at the field with scores of emergency telegrams and long distance calls being handled daily by the staff. All of the new men have had the required Red Cross training at American University in Wash ington, D. C as well as addition al training at Fort Bragg, and the Army Air Base at Miami. New directors include DeWitt F. Rollins, Ernest L Steward and Carlyle C Lovewell. 1. Yes. Answers to BOB HAWK'S YANKWIZ 2. Bering Strait and Pacif ic Ocean. 3 "When in the course of hu m a n events 4. Every 150 years 5. More red-seve n red and six white. 6. "The Women. 7. London and Paris. 8. The one with the smaller amount. 9. Less than one year-nine months. 10 Both. Chubby HughCasey, ex-Brook lyn Dodger relief pitcher, won three games for Norfolk Naval Air Station in its series with the N aval Training Station at Nor folk. Basic First Aid Classes for All If your buddy _dropped during a ten-mile hike would you know how to revive him? If that man on the telephone pole suddenly received a terrific_ electric current, could your knowledge be the means of saving him? In orde r to provide expedient treatment for every-da y accidents of all kinds, First Aid will be taught en mass e at Drew Field. The plans, announced recently by Mr. Dan M. Hartley, Drew Field Red Cross field director, will embrace every organization on the Field. LED BY HUFFMAN The First Aid program, under the able direction of Mr. A. F. Huffman, nationally known Red Cross special field representative, and Major Wilford J Fleming, Base S-3 Officer, will proceed throughout October and November. Right now, carefully selected commissioned and non-commis sioned officers of the Air_,Corps are receiving training as in structors in First Aid. They, in turn, will start enlisted men's First_ Aid classes immediately. 'on the twenty-fifth of October, immediately following the com pletion of Air Corps instruction classes, training will begin for those officers from the Third Fighter Command who show spe cial aptitude and teaching ability for First Aid classes. Enlisted personnel will receive their in-struction from their trained superior officers. Beginning November 8 A W officers and non-coms will be trained by the Drew Field Red Cross, in order to instruct mass A W classes in First Aid. By NQvember 22, all Drew Field personnel should be versed in First Aid practices. This program, developed as a result of the splendid reception by Drew Field of the water training program held recentlY, by the Red Cross, is expected to produce greater knowledge and efficiency among troops going into actual combat, or combat training. Both the water training and first aid training will carry over into a man's civil life, as well. Mr. Hartley announced proudly that the local Red Cross chapter has been informed by Area Red Cross Headquarters that the Drew Field water training program. was one of the best in the country. It is due to the efforts o f Lieutenant Charles W. Lyons, together with the Drew Field Red Cross, that swimming has been made compulsory throughout the Third Air Force. MARRIAGE, TRANSFERS HEAD FINANCE NEWS By SGT. JOSEPH FALCONER Indication thaf Dan Cupid still is hovering around the Finance Office was seen with the recent marriage last Thursday of S /Sgt. Gardner F. Smith, of the Officers Pay Section and Esther Ferris, of Salem, Mass. The couple was atten.ded by T /Sgt. and Mrs. Ray G. Popp. The bride was given away by Lieut. M. A. Maguire, assistant finance officer. The speed with which the Army certain young lady at Charlotte, does things, made its appearance N. C., can no doubt be attribin the Finance Detachment, when uted to Sgt. Alan Frey, who has the office lost twelve of its men now reached the point where he to the Third Air Force Replace-writes poetry during his much ment Depot, Plant Park. Those too short lunch hour! leaving were: Mileage Section, S/Sgt. Jean L. King, Pvt. Mike What can be the attraction that Hinton; Officer s Pay_ Section, Sgts. causes the "Swoon King," S /Sgt. Harold Schlott, Thoma s Robert-Hevia to request the tune, "All or son; Enliste d P a y Section, Sgt. Lee Nothing AL All," over and over M. Bentley; Cpls. Gaspar Arbisi, again at the Terrace ? Shades of Alton Blackwell, Leon Barbone!, _P_a_l_m_R_i_v_e_r_n_o_d_o_u_b_t_. ____ Ralph Andretta; Casual P a y Section; Cpls. Edward Burson, John 1 Vote For ATYB Bluck, Elwyn Coates. Off to Lake Lure was Cpl. Leon Allard, of the Officers Pay Section. In from furlough: S/Sgt. Lawrence Rhuelow and wife, from Wisconsin and Washing ton, D. C.; Cpl. Edward Zent graff, from the always popular nation's capital, saying not so much, but no doubt glad to be back in the saddle once again. Pvt. Sumner Smith reports all as well as can be expected down Virginia way. Movement into the newly con structed wings of the office got under way during the pas t week. Expansion of this space greatly needed to take care of increasing work, will add approximately 50 per cent to the office' s spa ce. The east wing will house the same sections as b efore, namely en listed pay, commercial accounts, accounting section, check section. The north wing will house the administrative and W a r Bond di-vision and als o a file room. "No substitute f o r meat and The o ffice s of the finance ofpotatoes," mutte r e d Private ficer and his assistants will also Frank Lewis, interv i ewed yes be in this win g The wes t wing terday to find_ his favorite Echoe s will house the officers pay, mile-f eature referred to fram age p e r diem and casual p a y sec-snackle sandwiches and l emon tior:s, all expanding their r espec-clouds of Pete "Advice tive departments. To The Yardb1rds Transfer of WO (jg) Joseph A "But they are a pleasant relief Baamonde to Hunter Field, Safrom everyday wear and care, so vannah, Ga., w a s announce d by put 'ATYB' down as my first Col. Nye. choice," was Lewis' answer to Can it be that S/Sgt. "J. T our question. Gladney is that way about a What's your choice ? This certain employee of the Hq. 3d week' s best answer will reward Fighter Command? the sender with a publis h e d iR-Any increase in the mail to a terview and picture.


PAGE TWELVE DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 Learn Camouflage Now, Scribe Says For Own 'Health' By PFC. (BUNNIE) Seems if each time you By S/SGT. DONALD E UTT see a WAC these daze, she's Base S-3 Office totin' a barracks bag over 828TH .GUARDSMEN EAT BEST OF ARMY Cf.IOW. The marks made by an Army differ entirely from her shoulder. This, we hope, those made by a civilian population. These marks, known will be the last time the gals as "spoor", made by tank treads, truck convoys, troops, hafta hoist foot lockers, for a trench and gun emplacements, show an unmistakable differ-long-time. -The newly re ence between areas occupied. by -civilians and areas used modeled barracks, complete J>y. the Army. with tubs (ah, luxury!) 'n' If the bivouac area can be set up so as not to show everything, will be filled these marks on photos taken by the enemy on .aerial recon-with khaki before this paper naissance then the mission to which your unit is assigned g<>es to. press. may be accomplished easier against the unsuspecting enemy. Ip the frenzy of moving last Sunday morn, Zika could be seen, One learns thru hours of careful study, .nw.merous lee-standing on a street corner in a tures, training films, and by actual field problems that there once-lovely civilian dress and a is a possible simple and systematic process on which to fatigue hat jammed over her .' h b : curls just shaking her head. base the prmciple of modern camouflage m t e IVOuac M bb, t ch f e e movmg 1s oo mu or area in order to prevent detection. her. After. orders have been issued J.or .your unit to move Two of the cooking crew strode past, loade<;l down with starched into an area the factors to consider in choosing a posit ion white aprons and gleaming green are: first, your mission. Troops must be dispersed so they dresses, as Edith Williams walked can operate efficiently to the best military advantage in .in the door. of her new home, order to accomplish what they have set out to do : This re-muttering, "Now, if somebody -will onlyi!ll, help me to move my quires a ground reconnaissance and selection of a good bed over, I guess I'll spend the tactical position. ....night here." Second, access shQuld be considered in the initial layout FUN FOR LASS to provide a traffic system using existing roads and paths. Above the bur b 1 e inside, newly-made-Private Junod (we Third, concealment must be obtained by dispersion of still can't ,understand it-$88 per buildings, tents, vehicles, by using all methods ,month less intake, and she's as free 'n' happy as a robin!) shout-or any of camouflage procedures. These might ing "Don;t save space be pitching tents under natural cover, wiring paths (this for me-I'm joining the upper insures a permanent reminder to personnel to keep under No. 5 sorority!" And natural cover and on existing paths), erecting flat tops over Nthe dyelpsh oft yolurs trutlyt, "But or een as o s eep nex o me-openings, or pulling tree tops together and fastening them who else could get her up in the over paths and buildings. morning? Instructions should be posted to insure that no vehicle Nobody told us about that gorstops in front of the entrance to an area and that no one violates other rules of camouflage discipline. warble, 'People Will Say We're In Love,' you'll decide it's not a Fourth, defilade is the protection ag-ainst small arms bad idea." fire or ground observation. This may be obtained by the use Lonesome for New York? Just contact Pfc. Sylvia Stone. Re-of road screens. Road screens are just what the name im-cently returned from a .. furlough plies, a screening setup to prevent the enemy from observing in the "big city,' she spiels of nothing else. The dimmed-ou. t .activity and movements. The screenirig may be artificial or streets, the new women's servictt made from natural materials such as trees and bushes tied club, the latest plays-all fascinated the excitable Sylvia. She together to form the screen. Natural terrain and cover, and her best girl-friend, a WAVE, created a pleasant service pichowever, always provide the best methods of concealment. ture, as they toured the high spots F 'fth I t A d 1 f I h together.. I ayou goo examp e o ayout and w at IS meant might be by locating your latrine upwind LIKEW A wodMA( ?N) d f K P "Th t' 11 b th Th d k. h 1 e en]oye a ay o -a s a ro er. e comman post, Itc en, supp y this week, at the new WAC mess trucks and gun emplacements should be considered most hall, along one of the ne;-v important to provide an efficient operating unit fro the gals, (Just about as big, m as a minute, too!) Surran. military VIewpomt. "Stinkey," as the incredible Sur-Aerial pliotos should be made before during and after ran begs to be known, is our f h candidate for permanent K. P. occupation o t e position to msure that changes have not N h 1 k b ever ave we seen a ga wor een made in the natural appearance of the terram. so hard and so fast on a detail. don't know, Lootenant-Wh-en I come out this morning, there it was, grinning like a fiend-with feathers!" She whizzed through the dining room, mopped up the kitchen before the cooks had recovered their breath, 'n' then clamored for permission to scrub the bar.k steps. We'll bet Captain Hench, her new "boss," keeps wondering what she'll dig into next! There's one tall, red-headed man on this post we just c a n't keep track of. First it was Huss and Groff, then Pajari and Howatt, then Schmidt, who came day-dreaming about last night' s hop in his nice big auto. Guess we'll just have to name J C ." as the gals affectionately refer to the dashing big bruiser, the "WAC's Wolf of the Week!" Speaking of Pfc. Shirley Schmidt, you really missed somep'n, if you didn't hear her sing ''God Bless America" on last week's Chapel Hour. Just before her turn came, poor Shirley began to have qualms. Quaking with stage fright, she sent a note down the line of WACs, telling Sgt. Jaunita Wilkinson, her accompanist, that she had changed her mind. She wouldn' t sing. Before it ever reached Wilkinson, it was apprehended by Pfc. Janet Sheldon. "Nothin' doin', Babe. Get up and howl!" Shirley did, with admirable results. SIRLOIN STE.AKS like these are regular items on the menus of the 828th Guard Squadron mess hall which, according to the outfit's members and prisoners who eat there, serves the best chow on Drew. Mess. Sgt. Don Groesser not only turns out tasty and diversified menus, but he also sees to it that his men get the best' possible atmosphere in which to eat it. The interior of the mess hall has been Men who prefer china plates may use. them for a charge of 25 cents a month. First Sergeant Hudson says he can't remember when he last heard a gripe the when a topkick that you can be certain the .chow is more than okay. Cutting the steaks are Cooks AI Rossillo (left) cind Martin Wozniak. Groesser is looking on. SANTA CL AUS TIME isn't far off, and many a Drew soldier is taking advantage of the PX's offer to wrap, insure, and mail free of charge gifts bought on' the base. Above is Donald F. Evans, PX Officer, looking on while Miss Corene Ellis wraps a few of the hundreds of packages now being wrapped. Before Christmas rounds the corner sands of soldiers will have taken advantage of this offer Captain Evans predicted. "Girls, I'd like you to meet Private Strobl, just bock from the Aleutians."


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 PAGE THIRTEI:N Chapel Hour to Present Saturday Radio Program Devotees of the weekly Chapel"Hour at Chapel No. 3 have a well-rounded program to look forward to this Sunday night. The program starts at 8:30 o'clock. On the program wil be Mabel Nicks, who needs no introduction to Drew Field lovers of song; Cpl. Carl Bartsch, concert cellist; the Singing Strings, Chapel Quartet and Organist Adrian Mikesell. 30 MINUTES ,.... On Saturday at 7:30 p.m. the ... Hour will go on the air '-t,:.O!or a 30-minute program, on Tam. -p station WFLA. The first broadcast will feature Corporal Mikesell, organist; Cpl. Llambi Turtulli, opera singer; Cpl. Samuef Gruzin, violinost; the Singing Strings, and the quartet. Last Sunday's program, which was given to a 'capacity audience, was highlighted by Donna McLeod, concert and radio singer of station WSUN, St. p .eters burg, and by Gruzin. Miss McLeod' s interpretation of "If I Could Tell-You" and "Smoke Gets in Yow-Eyes" won he audi.:. ence immediately, calling her back for an encore favorite of many artists, "A Little China Figure." POPULAR SONGS Later in the program Miss McLeod teamed with Pvt. Roy Glahn to .sing the two ever-popular love duets, "Why Do I Love You?" and "Sympathy Waltz." Corporal Gruzin has played many times for Drew Field audiences, but his presentation of Monti's was the most masterful "we'Ve heard. Rang-ing from .the raPi4 pizzicattos to the lightest of harmonics, he carried his al!r'l.ience with him to the point where he has been requested "to return in the near future. CPL. CARL BARTSCH, one-time cello soloist with the Uni versity of Minnesota Symphony and member of concert string ensembles, will be featured on Sunday night's ever popular Chapel Hour program at Chapel No. 3. I I "Last night, I went into Silly Solly's and met the Sing-ing Monster. You can have him." Pvt. Pheel Badd. Oh, he's not so bad. Just don't challenge him to wrestle. Those nine arms of his are amazing. "Hey, you! Come and get this Singing Monster out of my joint. He has a gz:eat thirst, and this morning, he afe a horse around the corner. And when he sings "Flat Foot Floogie" everybody within I a half mile runs for the woods. I won't have it." Silly Solly. Excuse me, I must run over to Swamp No. 7 and measure a 1 .sudden gust of wind. "Is it true that if you put fish in your shoes before going on a hike they won' t blister? I heard it was true, and would like to try it the next time we go on a hilke."-Pvt. Eeple Vishgish. The fish will become blistered. I don't know about your feet. And now to further direCt Mustygoolp Vitfit el Pazzbelch how to get to Shangri-La. Last week, I left you around the corner behind the Singing Monster and the burping-people. Well, now you will have to carry: a cave on your back for ten or eight miles in order to get by this man who has connections with the leaping people. These Leaping-people were born prematw-ely goosed. :;: By turning over your cave to these people, they will lead you to the lake upstairs of Clancy's Hotel No. 2 until you come to a huge piece of mud. Have no truck with this mud, because farther down the road you will come to the Ouch people, those people who are born withboils on the bottom of their feet. You will find they are just opening up a roadside stand to sell snatchfrong sandwiches, which are made out of smoke, profanity and mongarian lettuce. Under no circumstances must you sing "On the I)oad to Mandalay" while eating a snatchfrong sandwich which is the pride of the Ouch people. This song will bring the Hair People. deadly enemies of the Ouch people, out of the hills in full cry. The Hair people are those people born bald-headed but with seven quarts of hair on their faces. .As a matter of fact, the Ouch people have bought the Road to Mandalay-the road, not the song-and pl;on to turn it over to the Singing Monster providing he will take it-take it to Mandalay, I mean. Do you follow me, Pazzbelch? Well, after you go down the stationary elevator to Ike's you will see a man with eight boulders strapped to his back. He will try to sell you one, but do not buy one because just up the road you can get four or five for free. But I see my time is up. More next week. By the-way, have you met Prof. Milklegs van Groopsarp, for merly of the University of Hoopingup? He has invented a gadget which changes ordinary snow into mud. which is supposed to be good for people who throw rocks in their sleep. Meet me tonight at Silly Solly's and I will introduce you. First, send out scouts to see if the Singing Monster is still there. On the lighter side but just as professional in its sphere were the organ interpretations of "Dark Eyes" "Hawaiian War Chant" Street Rag" and "TC:y Trumpet" by Corporal Mikesell. never been exetci!jed by the lo-NEW AT DREW You'll wonder, too, just how he cal OPA office. does it when yon hear him again Landlords .also are required to Sunday evening. Incidentally, Mikesell is the man who played show their registration form the theme for P..,.,os and Andy. when new tenants move into their --------.1 units. This form lists the maxi MORE A P ('!.'/T-(Cont;nu .. : rom t> covered by z : : y a headquarters are required register rental rates as of 7 ,-: h 1, 1942. This registration J the maximum rent for that -,'od along with utility charr furniture included, or o i or gratuities. No dwrL. I be rented le-gally above rate without authority .,-., n t m a s t e r wright. "' additional furniture, or :< ces, cannot be basis fe r re rent without itt' first bPi:I'P" r' -*'"'Ad by OPA. This appro : never _given Mr. Wright : : without the reljlter first informed and offered ar op' unity to protest the propose d i :..r-:ase. Salient wp;c:, ,,. in OPA is the 1942 ceilinP" Rent rates zoomed co; '. : : :: .. before this period and t},_. ner was the legal ri"' -mtinue at this rate. OPA is : rates below it does have at this figurr fringementF. OPA's teE: of the tenar with them r he can SUP ; court for tr overcharged month's pay" An exalt._ be overcha' 1 months I plus attornf OPA file suit w i alty of for one year s to reduce 194:.. norm. But r to hold rent nunish all iri, 2 in the mouth he check find a violation, in civil mes the amount !1;50 for each "lus costs. .--. ould a tenant $1 a month for ""an sue for $500 a>1d court fees. ty, '\S well, to a P"aximum pen. 'mprisonment -his privilege has mum rent and extras furnished or charged. The new tenant, in turn, is required to sign the form. CAN CALL OPA Although landlords are re quired to show this form, there is no penalty if they do not. Tenants can demand to see the form and if blocked, can call OP A for this information. A dwelling unit is a room or a group of rooms for which a single rent is paid, according to OP A, and landlords cannot charge prices on

PAGE FOURTEEN DREW FIELD ECHOES, OCTOBER 14, J943 -Cool Days Aid Soldiers' Lookst WAC Says CPL. ROBERT O'ROURKE PVT. THOMAS I;)ANIELS CPL. BOB RICE An occasional breath of reasonably cool air doesn't mean it's OD time,. but it does mean it's a bit easier for Drew Field personnel to keep that unwrinkled appeaqmce Classified Ads. longer. According to the roving WAC, this week's fall FOR SALE WANTED .TO BUY LOST AND FOUND weather filled the PX's and offices with better dressed sol-e :::70::-M::P"'L'"'E=T=E-m-at_c_h-ed--s-(\t_o_f_H_a-ge-n WANTED-Good lipstick remover. es golf clubs. This set is brand new. pecially adapted to shirt collars. Will and has never been whisked at a balL pay any price for something that grin. "I guess I tried to get the Naturally, I have a good p ersonal really does the trick on gabardines LOST -Two barracks bags and a wooden foot locker. Must find at once, for obvious reasons. Am tired or wearing barrel. Finde r (I hope!) please contact Pfc. Frederick H. Lorah, Detachment 7. 50lst SAW Co. diers. Corporal Bob Rice, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 4th Training Battalion: Technician Fifth Grade Hugh Chasteen, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 2nd Training Battalion; Private Fred Schramm, 564th SAW Battalion; Corporal Robert E. O'Rourke, Headquarters Third Fighter-. Command; ana. Private Thomas 0. Daniels, 314th Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron, walked off proudly this week with well-dressed honors and two. War Department Theater tickets each. DOUBTFUL WINNER To Corporal Rice, the idea of being one of the most soldierly men on Drew came as a shock. "Why choose me?" he queried the WAC. "Doesn't everybody shine his shoes and shave every day? "Gosh, I wouldn't miss my morning shave. Fact is, I'm never really awake till I get that cool lather on my face." Rice, the pride of Elmira, New York, was a machine inspector there before the Army beckoned. He is a radio operator in the 4th Training Battalion, now, when he's not dreaming about that Pl'etty fiancee back in Elmira. Not to. be outdone by another training battalion, the second battalion barged through with a startled winner. T/5 Chasteen, scratching his newly-cut hair, grinned warily at the WAC. "I've only been at Drew Field for three weeks," he said, "but most of the guys here look pretty neat to me. It's really a scramble, trying to shave by a mirror in my barracks!" Chasteen was formerly a radio repairman, but Uncle Sam finds him an excellent I C maintenance man. Mrs. Chasteen, an admirer of neat khaki, still thinks he looks "much more handsome in civ vies." MORALE BUILDER The first member of the 564th to receive a designation, Schramm wasn't at all in favor of having his picture taken. "Why put my mug in as a smoothie?" he asked. "Who isn't proud enough of his own appearance, so that he takes time for a shave, a shine, and a press iob as often as possible? I'd hate to go around looking sloppy. Hurts my own morale, when I do!" After he 'was convinced that a print of his photo might go to that steady heart-beat, back in New York City, Private Schramm consented to a sitting. Schramm, a clerk in a civilian. office not so many months ago, now spends his days ground observer school. Corporal .()'Rourke, fingering his clean, starched cap, begged "Please don't take my picture! Just the other day, they called me right out of formation because my shirt-sleeves were so short!" The WAC, studying his spiek-and-span khaki, observed that the shirt must have been clean, at any rate, and that his shirt sleeves were a very nice length, this afternoon. It was a natural jump for St. Louis-bred O'Rourke, from his civilian job at Curtiss-Wright to his present operations job at Drew. The good-looking corporal has no steady girl-friend, but would like to meet some of the Drew Echoes pin-up girls. gleam on my shoes to match the reason for parting with 'em. Pvt. and worsteds. Call that dapper dude, Louis Marvin, AWUTC Hqs., Provost Adam Cedrics Ph 287 glitter of my ffew Service Pilot Marshal section. wings Besides, that gal I'm .en-THERE are dozens of WACs still 1939 CHRYSLER sedan: Good tires, sitting here weeping for a sewing gaged to starting this week--excellent mechanical condition. Call machine. We're not fussy, if it runs will expect me to really look like Sergeant Gatten. Phone 807 at a ll, we'll give it a good home and a LOST-PrescriptiOn sun glasses, lost on Field. Address on case, E. 59th Street, New York City. If found. please return to Pvt J Harmon, Army Emergency Relief. Hos Annex Bldg., 8t!:J and B. something, when we get married __;;_ ____ _:_ __ _;__:__;____ busy life. Please, oh please drag that SMALL sailboat, complete. A bargain! old Singe from the atti c, and quote this Christmas!" May b e seen by appointment. Maj. its price to the gal s in khaki. Phone The new Sei'vice Pilot, a Los Lynch, Station Hospital, Ext. 703. 231. LOST-Brown leather billfold, some where near Company "B" of the 1st Signal A W Training Battalion. Con t ains money and papers of great value. Name engraved inside. P vt. Lester W. Fix, Company B. 1st SAW Tng, Bn. Angeles, California, man, worked 1937 PONTIAC four-door sedan. Per-OFFICER'S dress overcoat, size about for the telephone company before feet motor, good tires, new paint iob, 37 Will pay reasonable price. Contact all added accessories. Swell car for Lt. Brad lin, Hq. Co 503d SA WR. he entered the Service. some lucky guy. Can be seen at 1217 Phone 575. THE LAST TIME that Sgt. Charles Allen, South Bend, Ind., looked through a Flying Fortress like this lie plummeting to earth in the craft. The plane had been shat tered in a collision at 26,000 feet and fell to 8,000 feet before Allen managed to fight his way to the door and parachute to the sea be low. He was picked up by a British rescue patrol. (International)_ Tampa Bay Blvd., after 5:30 p.m. WOULD LIKE to buy small automo Pfc. A A DeFelice (or inquire 408th bile in good condition Call or write motor pool garage). Lt. Arthur Sette!, Base Intelligence TRAIN ticket from Boston to Tampa Section, Sarasota Army Air Base, on Sliver Meteor. Good rate. Dicker Sarasota, Fla. T e lephone 2531, Ext. 202. with Pfc. A. A. D e Felice, 408th MoMUST have cadet size radio. Can live tor Pool garage. no longer without Harry James. Will 1932 CHEVROLET coach. Good tires, pay any price within a private's mechanically perfect, gets more than pocketbook range. Pfc. "Bunnie" 20 miles to gallon of gasoline, uses a!Cassell. Ph. 287 most no oiL Call Private Bonsib, WANT to buy baby stroller in good Clearwater 6856. condition. Contact Lt. Hershel M a r THOROUGHBRED male Coc ker puppy, cum, Phone S-5447. four months old. Black. He is house-WILL pay $40 to $50 for a used piano broken, would make an excellent mas-accordion i n good condition. Describe cot for unit, or pet for individual size and make. Write to Pvt. Ed family. $25. Call Mrs. Cortois. Ext. Gerard, 720th S.A. W. Co .. Dre w Field. 286. BABY carriage, baby scale. Teleph one OFFICER'S OD blouse. size 37. PracLt. Hutner. 430, Drew Field. tically brand new. bought but never USED "Tay lor" "tot" or "baby worn. Will sell a t a sacrifice. C all stroller. Call Clearwater 6630 or see Private E. R Emmett. Phone 218. Lt. Dively, Co. B. 553rd S.A.W. Bn TWO ELECTRIC irons. $5 and $10. at Largo. Too high but it can't b e beat. Pvt. ARGUS C-3 camera, or a comparable E A. Freeman. D Co .. 5th S.A.W. camera. for a &ensib l e price. It you Trng. Bn.. Barracks 5 B20. end E need cash and not a camera. call 287 1 s t St. and let's dicker. c=-u=s-H_M_A_N __ H_U_S_K_E_Y--2 -_-h.p-.--sc_o_o_t-er UP TO $100 cash for good "Martin" or bike. Needs about s2o worth of re"Gibson" guitar. Call "Mack Ext. pairs. Reconditioned it is worth $125. 459 or S /Sgt. M cLaughlin. Hq. C o .. the first $65 cash takes it. See it at 5th SAW Trn. Bn. Kitchen No. 29. Quartermaster Warehouse 16-C-10. Bid. No. 5A-22. WANT TO BUY-Portable phonograph CAMERA f ans att. Make a n offer. or table model radio-phonograph com-Koda k recomar 21/4X31/4 film pack, bination. good shape, reasonably with ground glass focusing, dble. ext. priced. Lt. Ray E. Cumrine. TP 346 bellows. eye level finder. F 4:5 in or Town H-25. 144 743d Signal AW Company. FOR RENT LOST in Theater No. 3 Wallet con t aining money and valuable papers. Finder please return to Pfc. Frank Ortiz, Company D 563d Sig. AW Battalion. REWARD LOST Set ot expensive all-white drums (Swingerland make). W ere last seen in Company area of the 569th SAW Bn. 2nd Reporting Company supply room. corner of "J" and East 1st St. Are no longer there. since 569th has moved Pvt John Driscoll. D e t 27. SAW. WOUD like to find soldier whose clothing is stamped "B-1282." He J eff bundle of clothing in my auto whe n given a lift from Field to Memorial, Thursday, October 7th. Mrs. A. D Mountain. 11th Ave.. St. Pete. LOST-Dne silve r identification bracelet inscribed John Hadley Shelton. If found please r eturn to Pfc. Shelton. Headquarters & Heailquarters Sqdn. III FTR Command. IF THE soldier from Oakland, Cali fornia. who left his swim tr.unks in the automobile of the woman who gave him a lift from Clearwater to Tampa October 11th. will call Mrs. Alice Virella, 2713 Morgan St., he'll get them back. LOST-Three flat. keys in brown zipp e r case. Am tire d of sleeping on Tampa park bench. If you find 'em, phone Lt. Mashamkin. Ext. 436. FOUND-Wheel tire and tube at First St. and B Ave Owner may recover same by identifyineat MP Hqs. 8th and E Sts film holders. and cut film dev. tank. Really a sweet job. Write: Cpl. M. Lipshutz Company A, 553rd Sig, A W Batt. A __ W_E_L_L ___ F_U_R_N_I_S_H_E_D __ m_a_s_t_e1-.-b-e d--WILL person who found yellow leather room in officer's h ouse in Clearportfolio in Service Club Monday water. Good n eighborhood. C entrally night p lease r eturn to Hostess Office. located. Call Lt. c A Lundy, phone Pvt. Rbt .J fVIinc hPw. 571st Sig. A.W. Clearwater 6313. Bn, Co. C. 1936 PONTIAC four-door sedan. Motor in good condition. Car needs tires therefore willing to sacrifice for $ 125 Apply or phone orderly room. Pvt. Leon Freed, 3rd Reporting Co. 501s t S.A.W. R MISCELLANEOUS Large, comfortable h ome. Inquire Lt. WAR BONDS: Best buy in world. Can be bought a t Base Finance office. or any post office. Seller is now engaged in most important task ever undergone. Any denomination. Good return on money and safe return of ones. BICYCLE. same as new. See siCE .L. Curley or Ph. Ext. 366. Hq. & Hq. Sq. III FC. Hutner. Ph. 430 (Drew Field). PUT YOUR paren,s or your sweetie on the guest house lis t. when theY come to visit you. It's reasonable. it's comfortabl e it's pleasant as can be. Call Miss Leland or Miss Nicks. ph. GIVE AWAY. THE 2nd Training Battalion is in great 897, to make you reservation. need of old radios. Loud speake1s and c hassi s most gratefully accepted. but HELP WANTED-Projectionists, cashwe'll b e happy with all contributions. iers. ticket-takers and janitors needed Contact Lt. Adams Ph. 326, S-3 Secfor off-duty work. Good pay, nice tion. 2nd Training Battalion. setup. See Lt. May, Theatre No. 3. A REAL miniature Camera. fits the YOU COULD swing a mean club on the palm of your hand. Gwirette h 127. SWAPS Rocky Point golf course if it w ere 16 pies per 1 oiL S chnieder Xenon F.2 in finished. Meanwhile, get your fresh Com Pur. Rapid 1 sec. to 1 / 500. Cost $85 NEW Universal 250-yd surf reel and air and r elaxation helping t o comsecond hand. will sell for $60 with rod with line for any type firearm i n plete it. The course is yours-won't E. R case. Lt. A. T. Beauchamp. Co. good condition, value $25. Major Ina-you help to get it in shape? VolunA 571 S.A W Bn. binet, 407th F G. Gp. Phone 427. teers call Lt. E. G. Metcalf. phone 287. CLIP AND-SEND TO DREW FIELD ECHOES OFFICE F R E E W A N T AD FOR DREW FIELD MILITARY PER-50NNEL IN D _REW FIELD ECHOES BASE SPECIAL SERVICE OFFICE, 8th & Ad Classification Classifications e FOR SALE e WANTED TO BUY e SWAPS e A TION e GIVE-AWAYS e LOST AND FOUND e MISCELLANEOUS e FOR RENT ..................... "' ............ Name Org ....... mag. Will also act as mformation suggestions relative to forming a Dre w Ham club or h olding a Hamfest W9 D PU. T /Sgt. William J Kiewel. Org 314111 Poon Hqs. & AB Sq. Bks. 211 MENDING to he done? Insignia to b e s e w e d on? Bring your m ending to Chape l No. 1 before 10 o'clock eaah Tuesday mornint; The Officers' Wives Sewing Club will do your mending and sewinl' for you free of c h arge. GIFTS wrappe d free of charge for Service Men. YMCA USO. 214 N. Boulevard: YWCA USO. 607 Twiggs; Christi a n S ervice CPnter corner of Tampa and Tyle! TRANSPORTATION WOULD like to-COlitac:t -a-, ,y-o n_e_g_o'"'i_n_g to Bradenton daily. Would pre fer transportation both ways. Leave catnp around 5 p.m. and nn1s t return by 7:00 or 7:30a.m. Will pay nominal sum to anyone desiring an extra pas senger. P lease contact a t once. S g t. Ralph W Yauma n Jr., Det. 5, 50 1 SA WR. Dre w Fie ld WILL DRIVE car-io( ,-r "f, o m Los Angeles f o r transportation or h elp drive and s hare expenses L caYe Tampa about Nov. 1. Due to r eturn abc.ut Nov. 16 Have made the same trip previously by automobile. Phone Sgt. H enry M arcus, a t Signal Hq. Co AWS. 111 FC. DESIRE RIDEt o and from Drew Fie ld. office eight to five. Vi cinity of Genessec and Florida Ave. nues. Call Nancy Ramsey, Dre w Field ext ension 814 Private Daniehflashed a WANTED-To poo 1 -ca.rs, St. Pete to Drew. Hours: 7 :30 to 5 Call 862 or 56-014 in St. P ete Lt. V C. Wlnltt. _756 SAW Co.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, OCTO'BER 14, 1943 I PAGE FIFTEEN YOGI PICKS GRID TUSSLES DeSoto, West CamP Boxers Trade Punclles Touch Football League to Start Games Monday Play in .the 314th BH and AB Squadron touch football league will get under way next Monday, Lieut. James C. Roper, Base assistant physical training officer, announced today. Six teams will compete. The 314th has two squads entered. Other teams are the 801st, 903rd QM, 69th Air_Forces Band, and the 408th Fighter Bomber. Cigaret's Go T 0 Drew Winners As Upsets Show Up By CPL. FREDERICK F. DAVIS Thurs9,ay, October 7th; a few a ball at a hall? Translation. members of the Camp. DeSota When is there going to be another boxing team, invaded the area of dance in our area? 1t seems to t!.te 1873rd Engineers. The mem-me that the 1373rd is having all that were able to participate the dances. What about it boys? the exhibitions were Pvt. By the time you fellows read diaries (Roughhouse) Martin of this article, our 1.ew theatre will the 59th Avn. SQ., :PFC Thomas have opened. I that all of Simp::;on and Cpl. Frederick Davis you were there. Now we can fall of the Fighting Quartermasters. to a show, and dig the flickers Games will be played Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings. The league will be divided into halves. An award will be made at the end of the. season to the outfit that makes the best showing. Gridiron upsets burned Yogi crisp as a flatiron last week, but sent cartons of cigarets to Drew dopesters who once more can predict the ten top. flight football games for this weekend. Yogi fell flat on four of the ten games. He picked Wisconsin over lilinois; Ohio over Great Lakes; Chicago Cards over Chicago Bears; and Detroit over Green Bay. Cpl. Kaalund of the 1301st without going up to the base. 5th A W Soldiers Drub 570th Men ALL WET USC-St. Mary's clash, and the Ohio-Great Lakes tussle. Guard Sq. was manager. Even Let's have a good attendance at though we were handicapped by all t' e pictures. lack of training we managed to Watch for the poste11s heralding put on a good exhibition. -the .opening of the basketball sea. son. Due to the fact that the 4F Private Martin, our heavy-Brigade has some new material, Th: Fifth Battalion weight, was the star of the eve-we are bound k have some com-won 1ts second game m the ning. His superlative boxing week from the 570th Battahon. skill and hitting power placed petltwn. wednesday the enlisted men of him in a class by Our platoon sbll has tJ::te best the Fifth trounced the EM of the players. At we thmk so. 570th by a score of 2 to 1. Thomas Simp.;on, the only wei-Tp_ey a:E_! Pfc .. Sm1th, Pfc. SpragCpl. Joe Cerezski, pitching for terweight we have dt the present gms, C Dav1d and Sgt. Ell. the 57oth, allowed only four hits time, had the crowd roaring with The 91lth 11ave only two play-but lost a heart-breaker through his boxing .. J:ill in the first round, ers, 'Cpl. Woodard and Pfc. Stanerrors. For the Fifth, Cpl. Johnson and stamina in. ley. The second echelon has been pitched a five-hit game. They heard to state that he is a heck scored their winning run in the Even though we were out-of a player. We will withhold last half of the sixth. Pfc Mac cll'!ssed from the start, the gen-our judgment until we dig him Lennon hit a single to. right and eral opinion is that we have some under fire. That's when the going went to third on Pfc. Pepe's bingood material, and .th3t with a lit-counts. gle down third base line. tie more traiT 1g we will be as ---------------...:::..------------good as the next team. Watch for these bouts fellows, there will be of them in the near fu ture, and some of them will be in our area. .. 50 HUSKIES TURN OUT FOR AWUTC TEAM / "My rainbarrel is leaking," Yogi moaned. "I had the voodoo blues." The mystic master of impossibility promises a perfect 10 winners for this week-end. "This time I'll use my flawless find-dial in place of the rainbarrel," he chortled But Yogi wasn't the only prophet to fall on the gridiron. Pfc. Lonnie Ayres of Company C, 1st Train.ing Battalion, was the only contestant :W pick all winners. Out of the hundreds of coupons submitted to The Echoes by sol diers -seeking cartons of cigarets, at least half of them fell down on the Illinois-Wisconsin game; the 5th A W Officers A certain' party was asking questions yesterday, and couldn't get any definite answer. Perhaps More than 50 A WUTC football huskies have turned out Beat 570th Nne someone in the audience can answer his questions. The $64 quesfor initial practice and a North and South team formect tion is as follows. When is a cer.;. from the group will knock shoulders October 30. Saturday, the Fifth Training tain first sergeant of a company Th h B tt ff' b t th ff' 'in the area,. going to ease up off e two teams -are coac ed by Lt. Charles Collins and a alion o 1cers ea eo 1cers C I B t M b of the 570th, 10 to 7, collecting 12 the cats, and Jet the gators pitch p us er ott, oth of whom are college grid veterans. hits off of Lt. Campbell, who got .,...----'-------='----=----=---------=-,-----Lieutenant Collins expressed himself a home run, a double, and 3D SIGNAL VOLLEYERS optimism' over the turnout and single out of three trips to the stressed the desire for additional plate. Lt. Anderson did a good men to report. job of first base for the WALLO "You don't have to be an exlos:rs, four put-outs un. P 3D FC GROUP collegiate star to play," he said. assisted, and assisted. "We're training a Jot of men who For the F1fth,. Lt. Musumeci, didn't have much past back-pitcher allowed eight hits and By PFC. ROY B. MlFERS ground and some of them are do-collected two hits, a si1_1gJ.e and a In a hard-fought volleyball game played last Friday ing exceptionally well." double out of tnps to the th d f h H S Anyone interested should conLts. McDavid and Coffman on e groun s o t e q. quadron, 3FC, the Signal Head-tact the AWuTC Physical Train-each hit saf:lY two out of three. quarters Company of the same command beat the Balloon-ing Department. Lt. Ho_llestem knocked out the t t f thr A t' 'f' only tnple. ers wo ou o ee games. c IOn was terri Ic at some Lt s c h g f b d h amm1e o en, mana er o moments, ut It seeme t at except for a few spectacular McCoy, star catcher on the 570th Battalion, declared his plays on the part of the Air Corps team the Signal men had Prmceton's 1942 baseball team team would beat the Fifth .for th. b f and the best ball player turned money or marbles the next time e etter orm. out at Nassau Hall since Moe they played. The Fifth Training -Doug Brrt, town, Pa. It was while he was a Lieutenant James W. Kimble, D k and from a Bradenton ClVlhan student at Central Catholic high first baseman and manager, led u e ,N. Carolina club. school that Wee Willie Sherdel, the team in total hits with 18, fol-Cal. .... UCLA ...... STRIKEOUT RECORD former Cardinal pitching star, lowed by Fluhr with 17. Holy Cross... Cornell .... The 569th S.A.W. Battalion and him to .his first contract, Sgt. Michael Mahokus captured Nebraska Iowa State the Third Fighter Command clubs With the sem1-pro McSherrysthe double, triple and sacrifice .. were the only ones to beat Staub. town club. laurels, while the team's only Phil Pitt Chi. Bears .. The highlight of Staub's record In 1939, Staub and his brother, home run of the season was belted New York Brooklyn .. was a no-hit performance against had trials with the by Leftfielder Goodman. the Flying Tigers. Browns. He had just received an Other members of the team Name, Rank, P. o .......... invitation from a Boston Red Sox were: Pvt. Brilliant, Pfc. MooHe also pitched two one-hit scout to report to a Sox farm treai, Pfc. Rituannano, Sgt. Pearce games, four shutouts and aver-team in the Eastern Shore league and Sgt. Dillman. ............................


PAGE SIXTEEN DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1943 LATEST PHOTO OF OUSTED DUC& LOOKING ''Pretty for the birdie," Benito Mussolini (left) is shown in Berlin standing beside Nazi Marshal Hermann Goering shortly after the Duce had been kicked out of office in Italy. The photo was received from Switzerland and radioed to London. (Internati o nal) B-17 GETS NEW 'CHIN TURRET' lATEST MODEl of the B-17 bomber, manufactured at the Vega plant Burbank, Calif, is equipped with a remote-control powered "chin turret" carrying two machine guns. The new turret is located directly beneath the bombardier's compartment; hitherto the one re maining vulnerable spot on the' giant bombers (International) Trick of the Trade RAF Dam Buster PARAMUSHIRO-THE TARGET THE CREW OF A U. S. LIBERATOR that participated in the recent raid on the great Japanese base of Paramu..; shiro, near the Jap mainland, receives final instructions before taking off from an unidentified air .fie ld. The surprise attack did considerable damage to installations at the stronghold in the Kurile OFF TO BLAST the Japs in their home grounds. Part of the squadron of B-24 bombers that devastated the heavily guarded Paramushiro base are shown as they set their noses towards the target, which is jus t south of the Kamchatka Peninsula. It was from here that the Japs probably THE RAID was not without cost. The bomber piloted by Major C. G. Wagner (top), of Flushing, N. Y., failed to return. Also missing is Lt. W, H. Vandiver (bottom), of .' Frisco, Tex., the .. u--, .., u., launched their attacks on the Islands. .PART of the tough, diversified train ing that M.P.'s go through at East view, N. Y., is shown in this photo. One of the soldiers straddles an other while he uses his fingers to best advantage on the "enemy's" eyes. The course teaches 'pupils to do away with an opponent quiet17 and quickly. (International) WING COMDR. Guy P. Gibson, 25-year-old RAF veteran, is pictured in New York as he told how he led the raid that wiped out t!he Moehne and Eder Dams in Germany, He said that he and hi s fliers practiced on English dams for 150 hours, dropping flour sacks to pel'fect their technique. (International) THE JAPS at Paramushiro threw everything they had into the air in an unsuccessful attempt to turn back the American raiders. However, we suffered some casualties from ack-ack fire and bullets from Zeros Ulat managed to _take off. Here hospital corpsmen remove one of the wounded from the bomb bay of a returned Army Air Force bomber. (International Photos)


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