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11 Elegant Turkoise Spread Set for Soldiers I ; ::H:::l h::: ::r all Drew Field messt!e hearts. Not a messkit will be to the regdinner, because for war-sit down to a truly festive Assorted pickles. ; .:: ,..1_:_ :.: :{ the dog for company, .ac-mented by. free. cigars, ficer commended all or-main meal Thanksg-iving-: Fruit cake. candy and in:oast turkey and dressa :;:! num trays or phina plates The turkoise dinner to put into the turkoise Cranberry sauce. nuts. l_!_j;_! !ill will be used, it was prom-will be served in soigne meal, which they will try Mashed potatoes. Candy. SOLDIERS ARE FIGHTING FOR YOU AND YOUR CAR Drew Field Echoes GET HEP' WITH VENUTI SHOW TONIGHT VOL. 2, NO. 37 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION DREW FIELD, TAMPA, FLORIDA NOVEMBER 18, 1943 AAF TO ABSORB UNITS Switch Affects Venuti Band Many Drew Men Brings Show CHESTNUT MARE that roomed Drew Field was rounded up by Ueut. Edward G. Metcalf, Jr., and MPs Leo Thomas and Nick Snyder. Mystery horse (left) is shown just after Metcalf hod talked it into being captured. At right, Thomas rides the more after saddle-breaking her. To organize a harder hitting, more completely integrated and more efficiently functioning team, arms arid services branch distinctions within 'the Army Air Forces will be eliminated and their personnel transferred to the Here Tonight Air Corps. Joe Venuti, press agented as one of the greatest swing violinists, his orchestra and entire cast of. entertainers will give two complete shows at Drew Field today. The sweeping change, which will affect thousands of Drew Field troops, especially Signal Corps personnel, has been authorized by Secretary of War D RE w PHANT 'OM HORSE change as a most-Important CAUGHT BY milestone for the Army Air S M 0 0 TH IE will be order-. ly, and no action will be taken k h 1 l d until commanding officers re-For more than a wee a orse on the oose prow e ceive specific instructions on around Drew Field, clop-clopping across runways and graz-steps to be taken in accomplish-ing on newly planted 65-cents-a-pound Bermuda grass. ing the This will take considerable time. Guards, MPs and construction :workers chased 1t to Under 'the new ::;ystem, accord-no avail. ing to General Arnold, "we can The chestnut mare, about three years old, was corralled last Saturday afternoon, when she fell for a line of Chatter by mus tacher Lt. Edward G. Metcalf Jr. Bas. e assistant special service officer anc;l a horseman from way back. Metcalf just talked sweetly to the horse, and she was so interested in the chatter that she didn't realize he was slipping a rioose around her neck. Metcalf came upon the phantom horse (she always disappeared at night). as she eluded Pvt. Leo Thomas, an MP who was riding another horse, along the Columbus Drive section of the field. Thomas had been chasing : the wandering horse, and about all he was was working up a good sweat on his own mount. Kitchen 24 Wins Award. But Flag Flies in Night Kitchen No 24 has won the. 'Best Kitchen Flag three successive weeks, but you can't prove it. In a word, the flag is missing pilfered stolen. The standard disappeared Halloween night, the victim, -no doubt, of GI pranksters. Mess Officer Lieut. Robert A Wallis andi Mess Sergeant Alexander Pinchuk have hired a sleuth, but all that has been found is the flag pole. At the time the flag was victimized it was hanging in front of Kitchen No. 29 build a more completely integrated; more efficiently functioning, harder hitting team-a team wherein the members have but one loyalty, one purpose, one distinguishing insignia. "You are all memb'ers of this team whether you pilot the planes, repair the guns, built the airfields, maintain the radios, drive the trucks, handle the supplies, or care for the sick and wounded. Your teamwork in the past has been the basic reason for our outstanding success against the enemy. Your efforts toward greater .team work in the future will hasten the enemy's defeat and 'unconditional surrender.' Drew Driv-ers Improving On Sharing Rides The percentage of free rides offered to soldiers on Drew Field has increased during the past week! The recent eresrtion five "Share-Ride-Booths" strategic locations on Drew Field has added impetus to Lieutenant Colonel William H. Fillmore's campaign to ease the enlisted man's transportation problem. ECHOES SURVEY A second survey made by the ECHOES to determine what percentage of city-bound car operators are stopping to give a soldier a lift shows-in comparison with the first check-a 5 per cent increase in rides offered. The Venuti aggregation, which came here after SRO shows in New York, Philadelphia and Miami, gives a More than 60 minutes of actual KAy STARR counting of Drew Field motorists Appears with Venuti headed toward town that had room for at least one more occu-show at the station hospital "lt brought out that seven out of every 100 partially filled vehicles for patients and medical perwill stop for a soldier who is sonnel this afternoon. sitting in a booth waiting for a The final appearance of the ripe. While only four soldiers took violinist and his outfit will take place at a big swingfest at the (Continued on Page 10) bandshell at 7 :3 0 tonight. Venuti Metcalf planted himself in a cor'ner of the Field, while Thomas and another MP, Pvt. Nick Snyder, nudged 'the nomadic mare into the trap. Metcalf walked to th mare slowly, and when he was close enough he started murmuring into her left ear. The horse listened and sniffed Met calf intently. One of the MPs handed the lieutenant a rope. Metcalf kept up his .smooth horse 'talk, at the same time noosing the rope around her neck. Compensation, however, was realized when Actress Laraine Day ate the noon meal at the kitchen yesterday. But Laraine Day or not, A WUTC wants its Best Kitchen flag back. "Those of you who are presently identified s 'Arms and Services with the Army Air Forces' have my personal assurance that the job of converting all personnel to Air Corps and integrating the arms and services organiza-tions into functionalized Army Watch Repalf.lftCJ Air Forces organizations will be done most carefully and thorS and his band perf<)l'med at the Officers' Club last night. Venuti has earned the reputation of presenting one of the finest stage shaw, orchestr'l. in the world, according to the General Amusement Corporation. Not only will Venuti be starred at the bandshell tonight, but his entire cast also will make solo appearances for Drew troops and their dates. When she was led away, Thomas and Snyder tried to ride her. She bolted and reared. But Thomas and Snyder, who have been around horses a lot, were too quick for her. They jumped off before she tossed them into the air. By late Saturday afternoon Drew Field's ghost horse was pretty quiet. Thomas and Snyder have saddle-broken her. All that remains now is to train her. Metcalf refused to divulge just what he said that was so inter esting to the mare. There is no truth in the rumor that some private sent the flag home to his mother to hang in her kitchen. oughly over a period of time, that hop Planned all of your special skills will be utilized to the utmost, and that your opportunities for service and ill be broad---------------lened and enhanced, limited only Three Soldiers by your own abilities." lniured in Crash Free Mending for Enlisted Men Three privates of the 828th All enlisted men who have Guard Squadron were injured clothing in need of mending or h minor alterations, or who need w en Jeep m which chevrons or insignia sewed on, were ndmg rammed a standmg may avail themselves of free bus on the Base at 11 P.M., Mon-sewing service rendered by the day Officers Wives' Sewing Club. Clothes should be left at They are Paul Weisner, Rus-; Chapel No. 1 before 10 o'clock sell Snyder and John Carwile. each Tuesday morning. A watch repair section is planned by PX offici;iils it was announced yesterday, and experienced repairmen are urged to contact them and earn extra money during off-time hours. The shop will acc:ommodate the scores of soldiers who now have weeks to wait before watches are brought back to "norm" in Tampa and adjoining cities. Objective of the Exchange watch repair section is to eventually give 24-hour repair service. The shop will be located in the main PX. Soldiers will receive one-half their base pay as compensation. Venuti was a featured performer with the old Paul Whiteman Orches tia, and has made records with Bing Crosby, Whiteman, and the Andrews Sisters. V en uti was with the Whiteman crew when Bix Beiderbecke was knocking out his inviolate choruses. He also was half of the famous Venuti-Eddie Lang violin-guitar combo, which to connoisseurs of jazz was out of this world.


PAGE TWO Syphilis, said Captain Abraham, was responsible for 95,000 rejections of men examiaed for selective service in World war II. Today, the cost of caring for ssyphilitic insane and blind totals $4l,OOO,OOO each year. .JEOPARDIZE VICTOR_Y DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 Third AF Chief Nominated For 2 Sil.ver Stars Occupying a ball park which had formerly been the Spring training grounds for several big league baseball teams, several Aircraft Warning battalions arrived at Bradenton from Drew Field. The citize_ps had waged a


DRI;W FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 PAGE THREE Army Gives Okay To Bradenton A CONCRETE PIER, jutting into the Manatee River, forms the setting for the Bradenton Chamber of Commerce Building. And this buildtng is the home of the Service Men's Recreation Center, one of the chief entertainment attractions for Camp Weatherford men -during their off-duty hours RED PAINT trimmings on olive drab--that's the color scheme of Camp Weatherford's Fire Department. The fire truck is shown above, and sitting in the driver's seat is T / 4 Jerry Bugliaralli. TYPICAL SCENE at any motor pool is the dispatching of a vehicle. Here We see T / 5 Marion L. B ethune dispatching a jeep to Sgt. Wendell Haineline, ...... HEADQUARTERS BUILDING of Camp Weatherford at Bradenton is an armory building formerly used by the state guard. The spacious' brick building, located at the west edge of the field, houses all administrative sections of the camp. SOLDIER REGISTERS at the S.ervice Men's Recreation Center in Bradenton, as Mrs. W. B. S. Crichlow, director of the center, looks on. This is a frequent sce:ne in the reading lounge of the club. ODD FELLOWS at Bradenton offered their building for use as a dayroom, and the structure furnishes excellent facilities for the soldiers of Camp,.. Weatherford. SWANKY MANATEE River Hotel has set aside its cocktail bar as an officers' club. Here you see a couple of officers enjoying a bottle of beer. At night the place is crowded-really WAR ORIENTATION is a new and lively phase of the 6th Training Battalion's regular program. Here we see Lt. James Kimble, orientation officer, pointing out a locale of recent Russian victories. SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT is the system used at Camp Weatherford's Post Exchange. Soldiers receive their purchases from counters located at the windows of the structure. Here, a group of Gls is buying thissa-and-thotta.


PAGE FOUR DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 DREW FIELD ECHOES Official Publication Drew Field P. 0. Address: Drew Field, Tampa, Fla. Thursday, November 18, 1943 COLONEL MEL YIN B. ASP Air Base Area Commander DREW FIELD ECHOES ts a Post Exchange Activity, published each Friday in the interest of the officers and enlisted men of Drew Field. Authority Sec. II, W. D. Circular 55, 1948, under supervision of Special Service Officer in accordance With W. D. Memo. No W210-6-42, dated September 7, 1942, Subject: Publication of Post, Camp and Unit Major Chester K. Delano. Base Spectal ServiCe Offtcer Lt. Joseph H. McGinty, Editor The office of DREW FIELD ECHOES Is located In Special Services Building on 8th Street between "A" and "B" Avenues. Building No. 14B-03. Telephone, exten-sion 287 DREW FIELD ECHOES receives material supplied by Camp Newspaper Service, War Department, 205 E 42 St., New York City, Credite d materi a l may not be re published withor.t permission from Camp Newspaper Service. (Photos by Base Photo Lab. ) [Printed by The St. Petersburg Times] VOL illliE 2-NUMBER 37 RECREATION AND WAR MORA-LE (Excerpts from a speech d elhered Tuesday by Major Chester K. D e l ano, Base Specia l Service Officer, who talked at a Florida Defense Recreation Council convention in Tampa.) It happened during the early stages of our. invasion of Sicily. A young lieutenant, recently assigned to a combat unit :;J.nd under fire for the first time, was directing his men toward a_ machine-gun emplacement. The Americans were crawling under cover of darkness up a hill to ward a rocky formation which protected the enemy. Our troops had orders to take protection of boulders and set up defensive positions when ever the enemy became aware of their approach. Some fifty yards from the emplacement, the enemy opened fire. The men dug in behind boulders and set up heavy weapons whichalong with grenades-obliterated the machine-. gun nest after several minutes of Cautiously the officer and his men scrambled toward the silenced gun. As the Americans jumped into the pit, a bullet seared the arm of the lieutenant, knocking his automatic from his hand. A soldier, on his left, fired at the crouched form and a Ger ]llan fell forward, his face a crim-son patch. : The soldier who had killed the German stood holding the empty cartridge which was warm like Major Delano the body its metal had His face was strained with emotion and the lieutenant grasped his arm silently. "Here, sir," the soldier said, handing him the empty cartridge. "This is yours. It was made somewhere back in the states to save your life. It did its job." The lieutenant is now in the United States. The cartridge from the soldier's rifle is his prized possession and the story seems a good illustration when talking on the co-operation between the community and the armed forces in meeting the needs of the service men. The parable fits the occasion because a community can easily be compared to a bullet filled with life-saving powder, or an empty bullet spent of powder and of worthless value to our service men. There are both types of communities in the United States. Some cities have spent their ammunition during early stages of the war and are now refilling the metal casing-not with powder to win the war-but with personal interests which are detrimental to the soldier and the community as a .:whole. It is the duty of every community to aid the Army in keeping morale high. Morale is another term for victory because without morale an Army ceases to be an effective fighting unit. The community of tomorrow will be com posed of the military men of today. The Army Special Service Branch has the task of supervising the soldier's recreational program on the post. This is comparable to directing entertainment in its numerous phases in a city of identical size. There are numerous definitions of recreation but I prefer Webster's term: "An act of recreat ing." For recreation does recreate. When a soldier goes to a movie; when he attends a USO social; when he joins a group at the YMCA swimming pool-he is recreating himself. He forgets for a few hours the grim of war. He relives the thrill of social intercourse And, we must consider the various types of individuals, who desire a specific type of recreation and are not satisfied without it. There is need for larger numbers of girls for dances and social affairs at the Base. Church services and religious aff;iirs are highly important religion is a powerful force we would have a stronger Army if religion were a dominant force in every soldier. The American soldier is the most deadly fighter in the w _orld he has been taught since childhood to compete against his school mates he has learned to appreciate com petition in sports which is so highly adaptable in this war. We are now constructing five large night sports centers. We should have luncheons and discussions between civilian and soldier members of iden tical nationality. We should bring together men who were of the same profession or trade before the emergency. We are in need of professors of mathematics or languages to devote a few hours each week to instruction at Drew. Two years ago there was little recreation either at a new camp or a city. Now., we have progressed to a high point, but we cannot relax. The job is too great Weekly R eligious Services Listed PROTESTANT Sunday,.No.vember 14, 1943 Episcopalian Communion at 0700 in Chapel 1, (Eighth and C) and at 0800 in Chapel 4, (Second and L), Chaplain Nelson. Lutheran services at 0915, in Chapel 4, Chaplain Gruhn. Services at 1030 in Chapel 3 (Second and J), Chaplain Price. Services at 1030 in Chapel .4, Chaplain Link. Services at 1030 in Chapel 5, (Second and N), Chaplain Kimbrough. Services at 103() in Chapel 7, (East First and Avenue M), Chaplain Mumford. Services at 1030 in Chapel 8, (Fifth and Avenue N), Chaplain Trenery. Services at 1030 in Chapel 9, (Fifth street and Avenue K), Chaplain Lounsbury. Services at 1900 in Chapel 3, Chaplain Price. Services at 1900 in Chapel 4, Chaplain Link. Services at 1900 in Chapel 5, Chaplain Guy. Services at 1900 in Chapel 7, Chaplain Mumford. Monthly Communion Services Episcopalian -First Sunday, Chapel 1, 0700, and Chapel4, 0800. Presbyterian -First Sunday, CATHOLIC SERVICES Sunday Masses: 7:30 a m Base Hospital; 8 :00 a m., Chapel 2; 9:00 a m., Chapel 2 and Theater 3; 11:30 a.m., Chapel 4; 6:30 p m., Chapel 2. Wee k d a y Masses: 5 : 45 p.m., Chapel 4 (daily except "Sunday); 6:30 p.m., Chapel 2 (daily except Wednesday). C on f e s s i on s: Saturdays in Chapel 2 and 4 from 4:30 p m to 6:00 p.m. and from 7:30 p.m. to 9 :00p.m. JEWISH Services for all Jewish personnel in Chapel 3 on Wednesday at 1915, Friday at 2000, and Saturday at 0830. Sunday, Chapel 1, 9:15 a.m.; confeFences, Monday and Thursday, Chapel 1, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCffiNCE Services at 0915 in Chapel 1 Sunday. Conferences Monday and Thursday at Chapel 1, from 1600 to. 1900. CHAPEL LOCATIONS Chapel 1-Avenue C and Eighth street. Chapel 3-Avenue J and Second street. Chapel 4-Avenue L and Second street. Sundav, Chapel 5-Avenue N and Second street. Chapel 3, 0800. M e t h o d i s t-First Chapel 3, 0915. Lutheran Chapel 4, 0915. Baptist-First 5, 0915. First Sunday, Chapel 7-Avenue M and East First street. Sunday, Chapel 'Chapl 8-Avenue N and Fifth street. VVeekday Services Chapel 9-Avenue K and Fifth street. Christian Service Men's League, Theater 3-Avenue K and Second 7:00 p m., Tuesday, Chapel 5. street. Chaplains End Conference Today Chaplain Talks To Students A three-day conference on the "Youth's Contribution to the subject, "Chaplains' Problems in War Effort" was the topic of Personal Counseling," will be Chaplain C W. Hewlett's Armisconcluded this afternoon in tice Day address, at the Jefferson Chapel.No. 1. s c h o o .1, Wednesday. The conference has been held In a contest, to be held, ainong under the direction of the 3d Air the Jefferson students, one boy Force Chaplain, Col. Gynther and girl will be chosen, as most Storaasli, with 60 chaplains in at-outstanding contributor's to the tendance, representing air bases war effcrt. at Drew Field, MacDill, Fort My-. On Saturday, November 19, the ers, Bartow, Pinellas, Avon Park selected couple will be taken on a and Sarasota. tour of Drew Field. RUMOR: Is it true that the arms and services now operating as a part of the Air Forces will be taken into the Air Corps, and that AW soldiers will no longer be in the Signal Corps? FACT: According to Capt. Sidney Kessler, assistant adjutant of A WUTC, all personnel of A WUTC will become part of the Air Corps. A recent letter announces that "in the near future"-the date is no more definite than that-all arms and services serving with the Air Forces will become Air Corps personnel. While there is no specific mention of officers in the letter, it is assumed from the use of the words "all personnel" that officers of all branches and services of the Air Ji'orces will be transferred to the Air Corps at the same time. Communications to \this eolurun must bear, for publication, the correct name and organization of the writer. Short letters are most interesting, and the right is reserved to c1:1t letters when space limitations require. Wants Own Pinups :Dear Sir: In the ECHOES of Nov. 4, there. appeared a very nice and very interesting article about pinup girls. Ah! That's something we .Gis should have more often and more of! Let's tell and show the boys on the field that we don't need Hedy Lamarr, Rita Hayworth, or Lana Turner. to pin up beside our bunks. Let' s show the guys we have some very lovely pinup girls of our own, waiting for us. Thanks to our editors, we can say that this our camp paper. We can send home a paper to which we ourselves have contributed. Boys, let's all send in more "billfold girls" to the ECHOES. The girls back home will be proud and happy .to see that we are thinking of them. I'd like to start the parade by sending in a photo of a swell girl friend of mine. Her name is Miss Gloria Cooper. I'd be awfully happy, if she were to see her picture in our newspaper. PFC. MARIO BODILLO e Mari o, your "billfold girl" meets with our approval-and how! You will find her photo just a few pages further on. Thanks.-Ed. Misses Drew and Echoes Dear Sir: Several weeks ago, I left Drew Field for Camp Kilmer, New Due to circumstances. beyond my control, I arh now a patient in the hospital, and will be here for some time. To tell you the truth,-r miss Drew Field, and everything in it-especially the ECHOES. This camp doesn't have any form of newspaper whatsoever It gets awfully boring during the day, hardly doing anything at all. Therefore, I would consider it a great favor if you would be -so kind as to send me several. back issues of your paper. I'm .very anxious to know what has been going on at Drew since I left. It's an up-and-coming field. Thank you very kindly. PVT. ELI BRODWIN, Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. e Thanks for your continued interest, Brod win. Your back copies of the ECHOES are on their way to you, and we've placed your name on our mailing list. Hope you'll be very well soon.-Ed. Patient-Gardeners? Dear Sir: I am a patient at the station hospital. Re cently, all ambulatory were requested, under a new program, to report for lectures and calisthenics. I've been thinking it might be. a good idea for the same men to be allowed to start a victory garden, or a flower garden, in the vacant area ad]oining the individual wards. The benefits derived would be many fold. Not only fresh air and sunshine, but a lesson in horticulture, too, would be fprnished the men. Sincerely yours, PVT. I. J MARANZ. Editor,. The Drew Field Echoes Dear Sir: We guys in Company A, 588th Battalion, want to know what has happened to Sergeant Friendly' s interesting orientation lectures. Have !they been cancelled? We enjoyed them, and miss them much. SGT. JOHN ANDERSON According to the schedule laid out for Sergeant Friendly, only lectures one and two., both of which you have already heard, are delivered to 588th. However; any fellows in your outfit, or any other outfit, are welcome to attend any of Sergeant Friendly's evening lectures. By calling 497, y.ou may at any time obtain a listing of Sergeant Frie.ndly's lectures, including dates and places.-Ed. Donnahue Again Editor: Thank you very much for publishing the poem I submitted to you. It does any "poet's" heart good to see his name published with his efforts. I'm taking another chance, .and sending this nostalgic piece to you. Hope you'll like it. CPL. OLGAV. DONNAHUE DAD'S OLD PIPE Just a oorn cob pipe That lies on the stand. A little bit smelly, But Dad thought it grand. Dad never 'spent money On such trifles as pipes; But always was contented VVith necessities of life. Just a corn cob pipe Dad whittled one day That he always smoked Until he went away. That old corn cob pipe I will always treasure It wasn't much, but It was Dad's only pleasure.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 PAGE FIVE l018th Quintet Loses to-MacDill CPL. FREDERICK F. DAVIS Fellows, we have lost :HERE WE GO to pre::;s a couple of days early again. I again. Yes, Friday evening, don't see why the editor always insists on having this stuff as the MacDill Field basketball eady as he does ... Some n ews may come through and I'd team came out on top, for the miss it. The n he comes out with the quicky that I'm not a re second time. The only difporter, just a gripe artist, and what the hell anyway! Jus t to ference between the game prove it, rea d on, dear fool, read on .... The worst is yet to last week and this one, is the come ... and I shall probably take the next banana boat for score. Last week they beat Mongaria. us by' the terrible score of 68 to 43. A difference of 25 Friday the score was 27, only 13 points ATTEND CHAPEL DEDICATION! Ranking officers at Drew Field were in attendance at a triple chapel dedication at AWUTC lost Sunday .At chapel number seven were, left to right: Brig. Gen. Stephen H Sherrill, AWUTC commanding general; Col. Melvin B Asp, Drew Fie.ld commander, and Col. R. N. Kunz, 2d AW Training Bn. commanding offic-er. points. 40 to better. I could give plenty of reasons why we can't win, when we play MacDill Field, but it would seem like I was trying ot cover up our losses. The only thing J:. have to say is this. Give us a place where we can practice and I will assure you we can and will do better than we have been doing. SOMETIMES I wonder why I spend the lonely nights Then I take another look in the mirror and all is clear. (I am a lonely man) I am a sad man ... I am a man what cries f01; com panionship. (I saw "Lassie Come Home," and now I think that I will get me a Collie, and to hell with Lana Turner. ) I asked hey and look what happened. DID YOU SEE the lovely Laraine Day Tuesday and yester day? I did. I repeat .. the hell with Lana Turner. I got real close to her and then that fresh MP (the Big One) hornedin. Well, what would you doQ? Well maybe I'm a mouse! Anyhow. ... Miss Day was a most welcome sight, and her presence on the Base really boosted the old morale. Let's have more like her. (There is only one like her, though). The men xeally enjoy and appreciate having these famous J)eople here. She is a Iov,ely LACK GYM lovely lady. We do not have a court in this area as you probably know: The court we had last year has been Things we could do without: That guy that comes in at three torn up and converted to boxing. in the morning and starts singing the Prologue to Pagliacci right rings all over the post. I hope we in the middle of his bunk. Some guys can sing (we grant that). will be able to obtain the use of Some guys can' t (we know that). Why in hell do the guys who one of the Base Gyms at least can' t sing always sing, and the birds who can sing always go to twice a week, then watch our bed like good little men? They have a poison to rid us of rodents playin g. what is good for pseudo singers? I have a correction to make O Speaking of poisons-. in regard to last week's col-(At this point Adam was called on to escort Actress Laraine umn. Martin our Star, bails Day. He hasn' t been heard of or seen since.-Ed. ) from Lincoln High, not Lincoln High, Pennsylvania. Arthur W. Smith, mamiger, fell out of God' s country, New York city. Also from the Big City, are Coach Harry Eli, Cen ter Luther Woodard, and Guard, yours truly. Scribe of 69th Band Reports No Snow Job By S/SGT. JOHN F. SUSZYNSKI Camp De Soto. welcomes the FLASH: The number of snowflakes falling in McKees AID IN DEDICATING CHAPEL No. 9 Seated left to right: various companies of the 1916th Rocks, Pa., during the past two weeks was exactly "zero." Eng. Avn. Bn., who here Col. Henry R. Chamberlain and Major Edwin Bartel. Stand ing: Chaplains Henry F. Dearing, A. W. Gruhn and Wolter B. Lounsberry. Saturday. We hope they will like That is a heart-breaking report to make; however, your their new home. scribe of the 69th AF Band may have better luck the next ANNIVERSARY ONE time he.gets a furlough. THREE CHAPELS OPENED All of you fellows who for-Returned to Drew Field to find that Sgt. Len 0. Luuk-merly belonged to the 919th and konen, saxist, and leader of the "Deep Sleep Jazz Band," 918th QM Platoon, will have been one year at this field, last and Pvt. William R. Welton, trumpter, had pulled up stakes Three new chapels were d .edi cated at A WUTC last Sunday with ranking officers in attendance dt:ring colorful ceremonies. The chapels were Number Seven at East First and M; Number Eight at Fifth and N, and Number Nine at Fifth and K. Present at the dedication of Chapel Number Seven were Col. Melvin B. Asp, Drew Field Air Base Area Commander, and Brig. Gen. Stephen H. Sherrill, commanding general of A WUTC. At chapel J:ight Col. R. W McNamee, A WUTC executive officer, made a brief address and at Chapel Nine Col. Henry R. Chamberlain, Maj. Edwin Bartel and Chaplain A w. Gruhn, senior A WUTC chaplain, were in attendance. It is believed that this is one of the first times that three chap els have been dedicated at the same time at any U. S : Army en campment. All three chapels had altars beautifully decorated with flowers and was a short mu sical program at each chapel. Wednesday, the lOth. and joined the band at Lakeland, Florida. We have observed many a Privates Bob "Igor" Shevak ----..,...-------change in this field since we (bass) and Bill Goodall (guitar have been here, and all of them and percussion), both New York have been for the better. I can Plainly remember the first time ers, moved into the "Fightin' 69'ers" outfit to maintain the I laid eyes on the field. numerical status quo. H;ere's AU I saw was sand and more wishing the quartet the best of sand. When we arrived here, luck in their new assignments. the quarters we are now occu-Another major change in the pying, were habited by the 59th Band was Sgt. Willie Krewson's Avn. Sqn. The barracks they increase in weight (about 12 are living in new, were for-pounds), coupled with a corre merly occupied by officers. sponding decrease in T /Sgt. Ellie We have lots of fun here. We Eaton's mass. long to any of the 150 WAC; s who participated in the performance Sgt. Don Boyd introduced a double quartet of male voices to embellish his glee club arrange ments. The presentation was well re ceived by an S. R. 0. crowd which jammed the theater, and it looks as though similar pro grams will follow. WDAE pro vided radio outlet for the first show. T WO. NEW THEATERS OPEN NEXT WEEK are the only platoon in my Can it be that related factors knowledge that has been at one were involved in these metamor Base since we have been organ-phoses-Willie and Ellie moved ized. The majority of us have their bunks and set up house been in the Army 14 months, and keeping in the Orderly Room, 13 of those months have been in during the past fifteen days, to Florida. I like to travel and see guarantee that the Wheels of If you are wondering how the Band can be heard from two different sources at the same time, it is done with the aid of transcriptions. The discs are cut in advance, at the radio studio, and aired by WFLA while the band is making a personal appearance elsewhere. This is a Special Services Department innovation. Two new War Department the aters will be opened here next Tuesday and Wednesday, making a total of eight movie houses on Drew Field. The new film houses will be known as Theaters Nos. 5 and 6 The opening feature at both no uses will be "G u a d a 1 c an a I Diary," based on the best-selling book of the same name. With the addition of two houses to. Drew's theater chain, Lt. George J May Jr., Base theater officer, announced a new sched ule of shows which affects the NEW MOVIE HOURS Here is the new schedule for Drew Field' s eight movie houses: Number Number Number Number Number 9 p m. Number Number Number 2 p.m. 6 and. 7 Evening 1. 6 and 8 2. 6 and 8 3 7 and 9 4 6 and 8 5. 1, 3 5, 6 7 and 9 7 7 p.m 8 8 p.m. Matinee Theaters No. p .m. p.m. p.m. p .m. 7 and p.m. 1, 3, 3 p.m. Theaters No. 2 and 4. Matinees will be played seven days a week at Theater No. 5, at 1, 3 and 5 p .m. eight houses. Clip the new sched-the world. Fortune for the 69th AAF Band ule and keep it handy for ready would grind "smoothly" during reference to avoid getting crossed '' tgat period. up on your favorite theater. E h Ad Cpl. Sam Schiavone, Pfc. Bob Theater No. 5 is located on C oes $ and Pvt. Jock Giaco-Fourth St. north of Avenue J, in mucci have been granted two the rear of the Main PX. It wlll weeks respites from their G. I. open at 1 p.m. Tuesday, and will d chores-they'll be back, how-play three matinees every day. ever, even before they realize The schedule for shows here is that their furloughs h ave 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 p m I T b started ... ask one who knows. Theater No. 6 is located on Ave-n r I u n e Pfc. Gus DeRidder, erstwhile nue N near Tenth Street. It will "Miracle Man," bas been faring show two performances daily, 7 The Drew Field ECHOES badly with his team of foot-and 9 p m feature of giving free want bailers -the combination has Except for the recently opened ads to military personnel not won a game since that open-air theater in the 1873d En-has attracted the attention memorable opener four weeks gineers area, every movie house of the editor of the Tampa ago. will run a Sunday matine,e T Tampa Car Prices Below National Scale. Says Hill Mornmg nbune. Could it be that relieving Cpl. The Tribune editor Joe Owings and P:fc Pops Nailor thought so much of the as water-boys has demoralized ECHOES' free service to the team? Drew Field officers and en-A quintet, not of the musical listed men that he published variety, has recently sprung from a feature story on the within our midst. The group, ECHOES want ads in last suffering from a reversion to Sunday's p .aper. basic type, is undergoing rookie The Ylant ads were first rifle training, and has already Used car purchasers in Tampa published in the ECHOES mastered the battle cry of "Hi are obtaining autos considerably last August. The first issue ho Silver." The "Musket Bearers" below the prices asked in a rna-of the ECHOES to carry the include Willie Krewson, Chubby service contained a couple D st k JOnty of cities, Ben Hill, Jr., sec-dozen insertions. Now there Costello, Russ Ho1er, on oc -retary of the Florida Used Auto-well and Adelbert Woodke. mobile Dealer' s Association, said is almost a full page of free The WAC Show, presented on yesterday. adit is believed the ECHOES the stage of Theater Number 3 Mr. Hill based his opinion on is the only Army publica-in conjunction with the regular a survey made of used car mar-tion offering free want ad movie feature, afforded Sgt. Gor-kets throughout the United service for the convenience don Booth and his Dance Orch-States. of military personnel. estra a new twist in GI details. "We're below most of them, The bass voices heard during T/Sgt. Ellie Eaton has been forecasting mat r i m on y for members of the 69th AF Band with such consistently unerring inaccuracy that the "prophet" is now threatening to get him self married-up-with, just to save hi's face. Who would have you, Sarge (and besides, why do you want to save THAT face?). Someone ought to tell Pvt. Eddy Munk, when he returns. from his furlough in Pittsburgh, that the Perfect Host never asks a guest to show his chow pass at the dinner table. Luckily, Eadie, that's Mrs. Munk, came to your scribe's rescue at the crucial mo ment ... just wait until "Munky" comes back t o his winter resi dence at Drew Field, Florida! Drew Needs Accordionists :::;:::;:::;:=::>':'::;:;=::::::;:;:;:::;:;:::::::::::;;:;:=:::;,:::;:=,:;:;:::::;:;::>':'::;:;@:='!=:;:;:::. and we're proud of it," he said. the choral offerings did not be-If you can play the accordion, please call the A WUTC Special Service Office, Extension 649 for your services are greatly needed for entertainments staged on Drew Field. If you have your accordion h ere, so much the better, but if you haven't, call anyway,


PAGE SIX DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 Xmas Embroidery Keeps Spinning Of 3d FC Busy By SGT. ALVIN M. AMSTER It's almost Christmas time, so Cpl. Clayton Spinning of Third FC is already making his own gifts this year. Have you not heard? He's spending his evenings reposing upon his bunk in B-4 doing fancy embroidery -and needlework on pillowcases. Another shakeup in jobs. Sgt. "Frankhouse" Shields is new KP Pusher at the Chow House. John _Calitri replaced him as Bull gang bossman. Assistant bossman is John V. (Slavedriver) Eaton. A tip to Capt. Sharkey. When you can't locate Sgt. Abe (MeFix-Urn) Sancton at the Flight Section, likely he'll be climbing around on some roof repairing the chimney or fixing something. "Moon" Mullins and Milt Newman are enjoying these lazy Sun day mornings by having Ray Ra pl.!ano bring them coffee so they can breakfast in bed. PLATES NOT DISHES Incidentally Sgt. Wahl, Joyner was NOT the one who supplied this writer with that little gossip item about you and the WAC which made last week's column. Dayton Lefurgy's latest crush is a gal named Nancy. With tl use gas lectures, the demonstration and gas chamber behind us, we've really accomplished something. Chandler and Tyler really caught the chlorine while "testing." Antonucci caught a double dose of tear gas when he returned to pick up his cap which he dropped. But, Medic Royce Williams had the misfortune of "blo-wing it out the fluttervalve" too hard and actually blew off the fluttervalve of his gasmask. It must be that new mustache you're wearing Cpl. Bookwalter that has all those WACs ga-ga over you Brave Lee Mann is gon.na middle-aisle it soon. Cpl. Howie King must have met something nice on his recent furlough to get that GI haircut. Next time, he can take a haircut with his cap on. 588th Motor Pool Gets Orchid For Work Well Done YANKWIZ By BOB HAWK 1. What does a bathometer measure? 2. Women in the British Army are called ATS. Women 'in the American Army are called WACs. What are the women in the Canadian Army called? 3. Give within one inch the length of the average brand new wooden lead pencil, excluding the. eraser. 4 It takes only 20 hours in 1943 to fly the distance Columbus sailed in 1942 Did it take Columbus nearer 20 days, 50 days or 70 days? 5 Do cats see better in the dark than in the light? 6. You know where your knucklebone is. Where is your hucklebone? 7 Is it easier to float in water of 14 feet or in water of four feet or does it make any difference? 8. If you were served scones, pompano and baba au rhum, what would you be eating? 9 If Mr. and Mrs. John Smith buy a bond as co-owners, should the names appear as Mr. John Smith and Mrs. John Smith or as Mr. J ohn Smith and Mrs. Betty Smith or is either one acceptable to the government? 10. Why do telephone wires sag more in summer than in winter? (Answers on page 11)


DREW FIELD ECHOES,,.THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 PAGE SEVEN Truck Drivers Picked as Best-Dressed PFC. SILAS BLAND PVT. LESLIE WALTON CPL. CLAIR AIRGOOD MYSTERY WAC SPOTS 314th T k. k MEN AT vARIOUS JOBS op IC .-,. Artists, truck drivers, and musicians-all dress equally Takes Furlough, well, when they're on the job, or "taking it easy," the PFC. HENRY KOMULA PFC. PURTA Second Training OHers 2 Pinups Mysterious WAC says. H d t p t Prowling through artists' work-truck driver there, he is still ar lng a OS By PVT. G. A. OSCHMAN, JR. shops, band barracks, and organ-guiding trucks for the 503d. izational supply rooms, she came T A "GLORIA!" How does Pfc. Sid Egelberg, 2d Training thlough thr's week wr'th fr've out-he W C caught Pfc. Silas T B SG H B S B tt 1 t th' k' B B b h 11 ? If Bl d t h b t t y T. B. URLE ON a a IOn, ra e Is. wee s ronx om s e pinup. standing Gis. Shaven, shined, an JUS as e was a ou o and straight-backed, this week's sneak into the 50 1st supply First Sergeant Holliday, of Gloria doesn't send the Drew pinup wolves into a dive for glamor boys are: room. The 1st Training Bat-the 314th, is off on another "Starlight Pool," then I'm a second cousin twice removed talion man gave out with one HERE THEY ARE of his romantic leers. "Honest, 15-day furlough. First Ser-from the Florida weatherman and his predictions. As one Private Leslie Walton, 1st Re-are you going to use me in your geant Paul Harding is in the of the personnel of this wing in headquarters just remarked, Portr'ng Company 503d SAW Bat 'best dressed man' contest? he "G t C Gh t' Wh d'd 1 THAT -asked. "Whee'. May I have ad-dnver s seat while our Top-re. a aesar s os ere I you ocate pmup talion; Private First Class Del Purta, 69th Air Force Band; Cpl. dtional copies of the ECHOES Kick is taking that muchglonfied'?" Clair D Airgood, 592d Squadrop, for all of mY: g!rl friends?" needed rest. Egelberg deserves all claim to Sgt. Morgan is hoping some 396th Bomb Group; Private First Upon queshomng, Bland ad-the "locating" of Gloria ... if WACs go AWOL. He'd be just Class Henry J. Komula, Plotting mitted that he had a hard time S jSgt. Donald Utt is the Sid. can "locate" Gloria, there is the man for such a detail. Ac-Company, 503d SAW Battalion; getting. to fall. out for proud Papa of a boy Con-no doubt that the "Locator Seccording to reliable source and Private First Class Silas T formation, m the tnormng. "By 'sh l d tion" of this Headquarters needs ( ??????), Sgt. Aroesty took his Bland Headquarters Company, 1st the time I'm dressed well enough gratulatiOns, Papa! ou wife to one of the "bit of a bit SAw Training Battalion. to suit myself, all of the other we say "Many more of more exclusive" restaurants the fellows are standing at atten-th ?" other evening. Upon request for Busily placing the last brush tion," he complained. Looking em a menu, the waiter had a woeful strokes on a series of murals him over, the WAC decided that Pfc: George Grieco and a cer-lament. "Sorry, Sgt., the rain designed to express Army atti-the time spent wasn't in vain. tain bland WAC in the files of just washed it off the window!" tudes toward religion, Private P 1 'd t b th t HE'S TA!RHEEL ersonne are sal 0 e a POST-WAR EDUCATION Walton greeted the WAC with way. At least the rumor is true a broad smile. ''Why are you Bland comes from High Point, on George' s part. surprised to find me in clean North Carolina, where he was fatigues?" he inquired. "If I formerly a sales manager for GOOD ADVICE worked at any other job on this Conde-Nast Publications. He The Saturday inspection, con-. field, I should have to appear now works in the classification ducted by Captain Dole, was, on in clean suntans each day. Don-section at the 1st Training Bat-the whole, very good. Captain ning fatigues doesn't change talion, where all of the single Dole made a few suggestions my pride in my own appear-girls say they're glad he's sin-which we could all heed. ance. We shave here at the gle, too. studio even though we have The best dressed men of Drew very few visitors. We have to Field are stealing all eyes. Have look at each other. you been among them yet? Just Walton is from Mishawa, Indiana. He is on special duty for A WU'.I]C Services. As evidenced by Walton's spectacular soldier. artistry, the paint brush has always been his trademark. He isn't married, says it's easy to impress local lassies, when you watch your -looks. JIVE MAN' Over at the band barracks, Pfc. Purta was l;>usily polishing his clarinet, when the WAC walke.d up. "I;Io'\V' toes it look now?" he asked, 4.'1(isting the gleaming instrument 'in the sun. "I used the same just now, that I used on my shoes this morning. Theystililook nice, don' t they?" The WAC-agreed enthusiastically. Purta hails from Schenectady, N. Y., where he has been sadly missed at the school of music .since Uncle Sam whistled at him., Just in from Washington, Corporal Airgood expressed many compliments on the best-dressed contest. "Of course," he assured the mystery girl, "I didn't ever expcet to have you pick me. I don't look -any better today than I ever do. A shave and a shine and a clean outfit is an everyday occurence with me." The Pitcairn, Pa., boy hasn't had a cha,nce to look over Drew Field WACs and Tampa glamor girls, as yet. An electric welder in civilian life, Airgood is a mechanic in the 396th. "Aw, you're kiddin' me!" exclaimed Pfc. Komula, .. when the WAC asked for his photograph. "Imagine--callin' me a smooth guy, just 'cause I shaveJ this morning! I shave every morning, and not because I want to look like a pretty boy, either. Looking like a tramp never did anything for anybody's morale, so I do my best to please my little wife, by dolling all up. Silly, but she loves it." An Ontenagon, Michigan man, Hanlt doesn't find that a career with Uncle Sam has altered his life very much. A a little extra effort will turn you out, attired as these model soldiers are. Your company is counting on you. Do you measure up? ASTP, Cadets Beckon ld FC Signal Soldiers By PFC. GILBERT JOHNSON This week we extend our best wishes to Al Kazary, former writer for this column, and also to Sgt. Hanisee, who left recently for ASTP and Aviation Cadet, respectively. ,We should hear some tall stories soon when Corporals McGee and Hogenson return from their three day pass, these two popular lads make quite a pair. Our company has a very fine artist in the person of Corporal Willard Lunte, his pencil sketches adorning the walls of our radio room have caught the eye of all. Lunte can sketch accurate likenesses of anyone from the Sad Sack to the most well known public figures. He is now working on one pf General Marshall. Corporal Kremin and Private Hecht are now on the well known wagon. Hecht says his trouble is the boys from the motor pool and Kremin has a weakness for picking on undersized MPs. Has anyone noticed the smile on the face of Private Kause lately' ? The reason is his pal, AI Oeltjen, has come back from detached service. We notice that well liked Serg eant Big Stud Pittman, is getting that middle aged bulge. Maybe a few of those burpies that Senor Bogue advocates would help. It is rumored that Corporal Williams can carry 200 pounds easily. If you don't believe it, just ask Pernosky. 'l'he regular writer of this column will soon be back from spending a fu!.'lough in good old Philly so Yours Truly will sign off till then. Among the notables out in the calesthenics progr.am recently have been: T/Sgt. Allen, T/Sgt. Crump, S/Sgt. Stepp, Sgt. Gold and some others. Looks like Cpl. Fognano is really getting the 314th boys on the Ball. The Base Statistical Office seems to be the most unpopular place on Drew Field these days, since the new ration change has come into effect. Lt. Scott, however, is still holding up his head, and hopes to come through the victor. SAVING CASH! S /Sgt. William M. Miller, of the Base Stat Office, is a stay-athome boy these days. The reason is that he intends to take a furlough soon and wants to be in good shape. All enlisted men who plan to eat Thanksgiving Day Dinner on the Base, and with the 314th Mess Hall especially, will probably have the following menu before them: Roast Turkey with dressing and gravy; cranberry sauce; mashed potatoes; corn, buttered peas; tomatoes and lettuce; crisp celery; assorted pickles; hot rolls; butter; pumpkin pie; ice cream; coffee; apples, grapes; candy and nuts. The added attraction of cigarettes to each and every man will also be featured. It has been learned from reliable sources that very nice brealtfast a.nd supper menus are planned. All men on duty Thanksgiving Day, and those off duty, are urged to attend. At the request of Sgt. Carter, our Mail Clerk, the following announcement is m ade: "If you want your mail, fellows, for the love of Pete, come to the mail room and pick it .up! This includes p apers, magazines, Yanks and anything else." Can it be that our very own S g t. DeFelice is going. to be a groom? Rumor has it that he is buying things for a civilian employee in Base Personnel. Ser geant Gold has been designated Ring Bearer with T/Sgt. Allen as Flower Girl. More developments will be published as soon as available. About the post-war education plan ... great to see a 2d Training soldier, a Brooklyn man at that, Pvt. Frank W. Brideson, pass approval on the proposed education facilities for a World War II veteran. Plenty of us agree with you, Frank. A higher IQ will mean a lot! Room and Board: Pfc. Charles Harwood Jr. has been hospitalized for quite some time now. never worry about losing 'anyRemembered hearing 'Pfc. Harone! With the cry of the wolf, wood :.:emark upon the return I'll admit Sid is right at home from his last furlough that ol' in "good ol' Bronx." Broadway isn't '_hat an ol' tim-Technician Fifth Grade Jim er remembered It as. how Read just previewed this week's Ha;wood .remembered It IS what pinup, "Jean, what a wolf he's were gomg to have to track become! Quoting Jim, "Glory! down. Egelberg's Gloria Who's SHE?" WE LIKE MARJORIE Campaign awards! It .h:t.S SNOW! Beautiful, isn't it'! been buck-slipped to this col-(You answer that ... me? I'll umnist that we campaign for toss snow balls with Marjorie) all O's and EM who have We give you the weather exserved on Drew for a period of one year or more-be awardod the Mosquito Bar with Sand spur Cluster! Topsy T u r v e y Turnabouts: There's a new angle to the story about the farmer's daughter and the traveling salesman. During the duration it has become.. the farmer's "son" and the traveling "saleswoman. EARLY BIRD Trace this call: Sgt. Steen gets into Hqs. punctually each morning at 0!)15 EWT. Friday morning some "sweet young thing" called on the Special Service extension and upon answering the phone, Sgt: Steen was staggered with, "Good morning, Sgt. Steen, it's six fifteen!" Can any of you Gis tip me off as to what "sweet young thing" is up at that time of the morning? Private John Halupa, SAW Co. is back from a furlough to the hard coal regions of Gilberton, Pa. "Ducktown" Becsei's Marjorie dances and no points needed for "rationable sugar" what of Flonda moral he hasn't been talking of smt. and now the Wh1t_e in his sleep. Chnstmas that Pvt. Pete Becser, Printing Dept., dreams of! There Sergeant Larcy N a n n i n i may be icicles on the roof in the speaks of his Ybor City gal background, but Steve claims quite often has a special he'd melt that ice in Indiana. name for her heard him call her "appendix" the other Now that we've commented on evening. Could it be that she's snow and icicles and all the time so expensive to take out? you guys never even saw the snow. Let's comment on Marjo a couple of MPs in rie. Snow ... ice skating .. They put here now Morgan and 1st S g t s H erbert fireside and Marjorie Wolf Hyman Aroesty. 1st it's three-o!


PAGE EtGHT DREW FIELD ECHQES, THURSD. WACs Visit Gulf Beaches, Also Find Muc AT SUNSET BEACH Cpl. Adelaide Lockhart, Cpl. Enid Wright and Pvt. Pat Reitz, from Drew Field, gather shells on their day off. Sunset Beach was one of the several visited by the girls that day. The WAC's have found that the larger. shells make nice ash trays for day room and mess hall. THE AFTERNOON was spent in both outdoor and indoor amusements. Corporal Wright on the left and Cpl. Lockhart on the right, toke a lesson from Pvt. Reitz on how NOT to shoot a Jap, with a machine-gun used strictly for pleasure. THE DAY over, the girls have dinner at the Sundown Club. I TAMPA ACTIVITIES I uso Thursday, Nov. 18 12:00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7:00 p m .-Mr. and Mrs. club supper. 8:00 p.m.-Spanish class; Parish night, 506 Madison; USO f eah.tn:;d dancing party weekly, 710 Harnson street (negro); dance on patio, 214 North boulevard. Friday, Nov. 19 10:30 a.m.-Expectant mothers' class, 607 Twiggs street. 12:00 noon-Wives' luncheon. 6:00 p .m.-Fish fry, 821 South Rome. 7:30 p m .-Art for fun, 607 Twiggs street. 8 : 00 p.m.-Music and Sing-co pation; dance on patio, 506 Madison street. 8 : 30 p.m.-Musical feature, 214 North boulevard. Saturday, Nov. 20 12:00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 8:30 p.m.-Hillbilly band; musical numbers, 506 Madison street; dance 214 North boulevard. Sunday, Nov. 21 9:30 a .m.-Coffee hour, 506 street. 9:30 a.m.-Coffee hour, 607 Twiggs street. 11 : 00 a.m.-Breakfast, 821 South Rome 3:00 p.m.-Symphony broadca.st. 4:30 p.m.-Music study soctal hour. 6 : 00 p.m.-Vesper service, 214 North boulevard; supper, 821 So. Rome. 7:00 p.m.-Club sing, 214 North boulevard. 7 : 15 p.m.-"Let's 607 Twiggs street. 8 : 00 p .m.-F.orum, 214 North -boulevard. Monday, Nov. 22 12:00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 2:00 p.m.-Sewing class. 7 : 00 p m .-Classical music. 8 : 00 p.m.-Games; ning-pong tournament YMHA. Ross and' !lfebraska streets; Debating Club '"'('first and third weeks), 710 Harrison street (negro): S1)anish class, (second and fom,th weeks), 710 Harrison street (negro). 8:30 p.m. -Sing-copation, 607 Twiggs street; special program, 214 North boulevard: Gym night, ping-pong tournament. Bridge club: dance to recordings, 506 Madison street. Tuesday, Nov. 23 12 : 00 noon-Wives' luncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7:30 p.m.-Art for fun. 8 : 00 p.m.-Party. Service Center. 214 North Photo dub (first and third weeks), Dramatic class (seconfl and fourth WP.eks). 8:30 p.m.-Community sing, 506 Madison street: 'T'ynitH! class, 710 H "rrion street (negro). 9:00 p.m. club, 214 North boulevard. 9 :3 0 p.m.-Educational movie; Tynino<'lass, 710 street. Wednesnav. Nov. 24 12:00 noonluncheon, 607 Twiggs street. 7::m p.m.-G-lee club oractice.8:00 p.m.-Dance. fi06 Madison street; dance instruction, 607 street: Soanish class, 710 H<1rrison street (negro). 8:30 p.m.-Feature movie, and Camera club, 214 North boulevard. Conservation Program Starte_d WASHINGTON.-(CNS)-T he Army has initiated a conservation program in a move to augment the efforts of unit commanders to conserve vital supplies and equipment, the war department has announced. Motto for the campaign is, "You've got what it takes, soldier; now take care of what you've got." Man Can't Remember Why He Wore Bars INDIAN!J.OLIS.-(CNS)-Ar rested in the lobby of a local hotel on a charge of illegally wearing an Army captain's uniform, a 43-year-old man explained that he "couldn't recall" how he happened to be wearing it. I SERVICE I Thursday, Nov. 18 7:30 p.m.-Bridge tournament; 1008 Kay street. 8:00 p.m.-Chess and checker tournaments, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska avenues; party, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Tyler streets. Friday, Nov. 19 7:30 p.m.-Dance, Drew Field, 1008 Kay street( negro); table games and dance instruction. Saturday, Nov. 20 7:00 p.m.-Dance at 'Elks' Club, Florida and Madison. 7:30 p.m..--S oldie r s' chorus, Christian Service Center, Tampa and Florida streets. 8 : 00 p.m.-Open house, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska avenues. Sunday, Nov. 21 1:00 p.m.-Open house, Tampa and Tyler streets. 2:00 p.m.-Special hour, 710 Harrison street; Inter-social Chili; games, 506 Madison street. 5:00 p.m.-Navy Mothers' club, 3051h Water street. 5:30 p.m.-Songfest and refreshments, Florida and Tyler streets, First Methodist Church. 6 : 00 p.m.-Victory Vespers, Christian Service Center, broadcast over WTSP. 7 : 00 p.m.-Vespers service, Men' s 1008 Kay street (negro). 8:00 p.m.-Dance, Drew Field orchestra, YMHA, 'Ross and Nebraska avenues. 8:15 p.m.-Singaree and Fellow-. ship hour, Polk and Marion. 9 : 00 p.m.-Informal hour, Tampa and Tyler streets. Monday, Nov. 22 7:30 p m .-Symphonic m;chestra practice, Tampa and Tyler streets. 8:00 p .m.-Ping-pong tournament, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska <\Venues ; dance, 1008 Kay street. Tuesday, Nov. 23 6:30 p.m.-Victory girls' chorus, 1008 Kay street. 7:00 p.m. Tampa Chess Club, Desota Hotel. 8 : 00 p m .-Bowling tournament, YMHA Ross and Nebraska Ave. 8:15 'p.m.-Dance, Municipal auditorium. Wednesday, Nov. 24 7:30 p .m.-Ping-pong tournament, 1008 Kay street. 8:00 p .m.-Community s i n g, YMHA, Ross and Nebraska Ave. 9:15 p .m.-Camera club and bridge instruction, 214 North boulevard. RECREATION HALL No. 1 Friday, Nov. 19, 8:15 p.m.-Norman Kirkconnell Presents. Saturday, Nov. 20. 8:15 p.m. USO Show (Blue Unit). Sunday, Nov. 21 8 : 15 p.m.-A W Melody or The Laff Parade. Monday, Nov. 22, 8:15 p .m. Vfludeville. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 8:15 p.m.Marion Lohrig Presents Vodvil. Wednesday, Nov. 24, 8:15 p.m.-Vaudeville. Thursday, Nov. 25 8:15 p.m.Music, Mirth and Madness. SERVICE CLUB No. 1 Friday, Nov. 19, 8:15 p.m.Dance. Saturday, Nov. 20 8:30 p.m. Bingo. Monday, Nov. 22 8 : 15 p.m. Dance. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 8:15 p m Concert. Wednesday, Nov. 24 8:15 p.m. Dance. Base Personnel Mixes Gossip Since Cpl. Mike Chihutsky and Lou Markewize of Base Headquarters have returned from their furlough, the blues seem to be with them yet. Don' t worry, they'll get over it. Lets hope that S /Sgt. Joie Byrnes gets that intended furlough this week, and meets his little women. Lots of luck, Joe, and when, may I ask, is the lucky day? The tide has turned for Pfc. Marlow, and dear Marlow is on a rampage, his fingers are itching. Don' t worry, kid, there are many more on the beach and you have your pick. Keep your chin up. St. Petersburg Information guest cards, etc. at the Recreation Office, Defense Building, Fifth street and Second avenue north. Phone 4755. HOME CENTER, 256 Beach Drive North, open daily 9 a m to 11 p .m. Informal dancmg. Coffee and cookies. Laundry, ironing and sewing facilities. Bathhouse suits and towels for bathers. 'showers, shaving' and naps. Dance instruction. PIER CENTER, Municipal Pier. Informal dancing. Game rooms, pool table, writing rooms, lounges. Dance instruction Wednesday. USO CLUB, 433 Third south. Writing room, pool, gam. mailing service, sewing serviL_, stationery, shaving servLe etc. 'FRIDAY, NOV. 19 7 :30 p.m. Special Party. Dance. Orchestra. Piet; Center. 7 :30 p.m. The Music Hour. USO Club. SATURDAY, NOV. 20 1:00 p .m. Listen to football game. USO Club. 7:00 p.m. Games, pool, pingpong, checkers, USO Club. 8:00 p.m. Dance at Pier. SUNDAY, NOV. 21 9:00 a.m. Coffee Hour, Sunday papers. Home Center. 10 : 00 a.m. Leisure hour. USO Club. 2:30 p.m. Tea Dance. Orchestra. USO Club. 5 : 00 p .m. Canteen Supper. Home Center. 5:00 p.m. Snack Supper. USO Club. 7:00 p.m. Informal party. Sing. Refreshments. P i e r Center. 7:00 p .m. Informal dancing. USO Club. MONDAY, NOV. 22 7:00 p.m. Game night. Ping-pong, Lucky Star, ring toss, quoits, etc. Pier Center. 7:30 p.m. Dance instruction, Ralph Case, instructor. Learn the latest dance steps and dances. USO Club. 8 : 30 p.m. Informal dancing. USO Club. TUESDAY, NOV. 23 7 :30 p .m. Classical Recordings. I n f o r m a l dancing. Games. Pier Center. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24 12 : 00 noon WIVES Club Luncheon. D e t r o i t Hotel. Wives of all enlisted men cordially invited. 7 : 30 p .m. Bingo. Prizes. Service men's wives invited. USO Club. THURSDAY, NOV. 25 7:30 p.m. Games and informal dancing. Pier Center. 8:00 p .m. Dick Spencer's orchestra. USO Club. St. Petersburg Spa Pool open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p m The city recreation department offers special rates to men in r uniform. Clearwater 1 LOUNGE. 60'1 Cleveland (across from the Capital Theater). Open from 9 a.m. to 11 p .m., for the c onvenience of Service Men. BEACH CENTER. Open urday and Sunday from 10 a.)\ until 6 p.m. Open week days 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 A WUTe Says 0j '.P = ..., I r I r r l tl, niS ),lo


AY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 0 PAGE NINE h i Entertainment On Drew and In Tampa Visit Your ,. PX! BRANCH LOCATION *Main Bev. and Clothing 2nd & Ave. F }'fain 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 ; No. 5 Camp DeSoto 'No. 6 Plant Field .No. 8 4th & Ave. L 9 Hosp. Area-B-10 1st & Ave. J *No '<.. W 2nd & Ave. N No. 'j,f Flight Line No. 15 WAC Area 3rd F. C. 3 F. C. Hq. ; Filling Sta. Ave. J at E. Fence '*-Branches with Soda Foun-. tains or Beer Gardens. ::Tampa Recreation 'Plan Open To Soldiers Service men and fa'milies are urged to participate in programs, including athletics, sponsored by the Board of Public Recreation of Tampa. This board provides 17 municipal playgrounds for whites and four municipal play-grounds for Negroes. Included on this program are organization games, rhythmic and special activities, 24 volley teams, basketball, softball arid various others. Call 3050 or : 3821 for daily schedules. Church ; Extends Welcome The First Baptist Church, Lafayette and Plant Avenues, extends a hearty invitation to all Drew Field Service men, to take advantage of its extensive pro. gram of service activities. Under the direction of Rev. erend Leavell, a six-invitation ; program has been arranged as :follows: Sunday, 9 : 45 A M Service Men's Bible Class. Sunday, 11 A M. and 8 P.M. I>rayer Service and Sermon. Sunday, 6 : 45 P.M. -Baptist Training Union. Sunday, 9 P M. Social Gettogether. Thursday, 8 P M -Recreation Hour. All hours-Welcome to our Homes. Sarasota. Tampa Offer Free Beds i Th1e Sarasota American Legion Ppst, Sarasota, Florida offers free lodging for enlisted men, any night of the week, at the American Legion Coliseum. You may secure reservations by !f'\_ing Sarasota 7757 The 1 is located at the corner of v-.-d,.flington Blvd. and 9th Street, in Sarasota. :The Scottis h Rite Building, 502 E. Lafayette, Tampa, houses a free fifty-bed dormitory, res .erved for Service M en. Porton to Play For Officers Bob Forton and his orchestra will furnish the music for a formal officers dance to be held at the Elks Club, Florida Ave. and Madison St. a t 8:30 o 'clock tonight. Admission free. of Columbus Invites Soldiers of. Columbus meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. iFather Toomey, pastor of Sacx;ed Heart Church, stated, "We are always very happy to have any of the boys attend!" :The meetings are held at the corner of Cass and Tampa= above the military bus station. POST THEATERS In order to conserve paper, mimeographed theatre schedules will no longer be distributed to your organization. This listing of theatre programs, radio broadcasts, and Drew Field entertainment schedules may be snipped from the ECHOES and placed on the bulletin board of your organization fo r your convenience. THEATERS 1 and 5 THEATERS 6 and 8 Riding High; Dorothy Lamour, Dick Powell, Victor Moore-Sun. and Mon. Nov. 21 and 22. Guadalcanal Diary; Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William B endix-Tues. Nov. 23. Old Acquaintance: Bette Davis, Gig Young, Marian HopkinsWed. and Thurs., Nov. 24 and 25. Gangway for Tomorrow; Margo, Wally Brown, John CarradineFri., Nov. 26. *Theater No. 5 will open Tuesday, Nov. 23., running continuously. Shows start 1, 3 5, 7 and 9 p.m. Theater No. 1 show starts at 6 and 8 p.m. Theater No. 5 is located on Fourth St. between F & H near the main PX. THEATERS 2 and 7 Guadalcanal Diary; Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix -Sat. and Sun., Nov. 20 and 2L Son D.racula; Lon Chaney, Louise Albritton-Mon. Nov. 22. Thousands Cheer; K a t h r y n Grayson, Gene Kelley, Kay Kyser and orchestra-Tues. and Wed. Nov. 23 and 24. Henry Aldrich Haunts a House; Jimmy Lydon, Charlie Smith; Joan Mortimer; Gildersleeve on Broadway; Harold Peary, B illie Burke.-Thurs. Nov. 25. Paris After Dark; George San ders, Brenda Marshall, Phillip Dorn-Fri., Nov. 26. Theater No. 2 shows a.t 6 and 8 p.m. Theater No. 7 (col01ed De Soto Area), 7 p.m. THEATERS 3 and 4 Always a Bridesmaid; Andrew Sisters, Grace McDonald, Patrie Knowles; The Seventh Victim; Tom Conway, Kim Hunter, Jean Brooks-Sat. Nov. 20 Son of Dracula; Lon Chaney, Louise Albritton-Sun. Nov. 21. Guadalcanal Diary; Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix-Mon. Nov. 22. Riding High; Dorothy Lamour, Dick Powell, Victor Moore-Tues. and Wed. Nov. 23 and 24 Thousands Cheer; Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelley, Kay Kyser and orchestra-Thurs., Nov. 25. Old Acquaintance: Bette Davis, Gig Young, Miriam Hopkins-Fri. and Sat., Nov. 26 and 27. Theater No. 3 shows at 7 and 9 p.m. Theater No. 4 shows at 6 8 p.m. DIRECT CONTACT with the Drew Field Fire Department is made as soon as you open this alarm box door and pick up the phone. The red alarms were placed this week around the field. Offi cials urged soldiers, when sounding a fire 9larm to give type of fire, name and organization, and to wdit at the box unti I the fire truck comes. Neve.r a Dull Moment; Ritz BroLers, Frances Langford, Mary B eth Hughes-Sat., Nov. 20. Thousands Cheer; K a t h r y n Grayson, Gene Kelley, Kay Kyser and orchestra-Sun. and Mon. Nov. 21 and 22. He ry Aldrich Haunts a House; Jimmy Lydon, Charlie Smith, Joan Mortimer; Gildei"sleeve on Broadway; Harold Peary, Billie Burke -Tue s Nov. 23 Guaclalcanal Diary; P r e s t o n Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Wed., Nov. 24. Riding High; Dorothy Lamour, Dick Powell, Victor MooreThurs. and Fri., Nov. 25 and 26. Theaie.r No. 6 opens Wednesday, Nov. 24 1943. Two shows nightly at 7 and 9 p.m. Theater No.8 one show nightly, 8 p .m. (Colored West Area). Theater No. 6 is located on N Ave. near Tenth St: Enlisted Men of 4th SAW Save Outfit's Record With the reputation of the battalion at stake after the 4th Training Officers had dropped a close game in the morning, the enlisted m e n s soft ball team came through easily behind the of Sergeant Dype to defeat the 584th, Saturday afternoon. The fina l score was 6-3. The winners got off to an early lead in the first inning, scoring four runs in a fat rally that featured a round of timely blows, including left fielder Snow's double with a man on. The other two tallies came in the last inning, as Noltner, the 584th' s curve artist, showed signs of weakening. The 584th' s big stanza was the fourth when they combined a Texas-league safety, an error at second, an overthrow at first, and an infield single to produce a couple of runs. For rest of the time, Dype had the situation well in hand. Besides the two pitchers, who both performed creditably, special commendation goes to Sgt. Kaish of the 4th and Pillilierre of the 584th. The former turned in a fine defensive game back of the plate and the 584th third baseman came up with two or three stops and throws which were lulus. Morale Booster In Rescue Work Keeps 'Em Flying One of the best morale builders among the American fighting forces is the effort with which each soldier, sailor or marine tries to assure the personal safety of his buddies. This morale factor is also a strong point with our Allies, as evidenced by the following incident reported by the British: A fighter pilo t returning from the target had engine trouble over the English C1annel, and had to bail out. The sea was rough and the weather bad, yet before he was finally picked up, 173 flights were sent out to look for him, Though an additional plane a n d pilot were lost in the rescue efforts, authorities considered it worthwhile-not because the one pilot was saved, but because of the morale factor. Radio Programs Monday through Saturday, 7 : 05 A.M. wFLA D r e w Field Reveille." Thursday, 10 : 35 A.M. "-WDAE -69th Army Air Force Band. Thursday, 8:30P. M -WDAE "This Is NOT The Army. Saturday, 7 :30P.M. -WFLA "Wings and Flashes." Sunday, 12 : 45 noon -WFLA "Drew Field Echoes." WAC SCULPTRESS Pfc. Dorothy Nordeen doesn't hgve time to visit beaches and entertainment spots on her day off. She's found a happy hobby to pursue at the Bose Hobby Shop, located on A St. between 4th and 5th. If you'd like to dip your hands into cloy, swish a brush full of tempera or oil, or do a little wood-working, you'll find it a pleasant spot to put in off-duty time. WAR MARRIAGE pro and con was discussed when the photographer dropped in at the weekly Sunday evening round table program held at the Twigg Street USO. Above ore soldiers and hostesses talking over the question. Each Sun day topics are brought up for debate and Drew soldiers ore invited to attend this popular affair. Time is 7 :30 P.M QUIET COMFORT of the attractive officers' lounge at the Elks Club is enjoyed by _Major David Stephenson as he thumbs through a photograph album, aided by Mrs. Betty Wertz, Elks Club hostess. The lounge, recently opened on the first floor of the clubhouse, i s located at Marion and Florida streets, just north of the Tampa Terrace Hotel. Of ficers and their guests are invited to attend dances, l>leld every other Thursday evening. AW Busy On Armistice Day A WUTC was well represented at the Armistice Day programs and parades held in the Tampa district. During the Tampa parade last Thursday m _orning, Col. R W. McNamee and Capt. W W. Maas were among the officers on the reviewjng stand, and the 465th II AAF Band marched in the p arade, with Mrs. Mildred C erny, wif e o f one of the bands m e n as drum majorette. On Thursday afternoo n units o f the 6th Training B attalion p articipated in the p arade and Bradenton, and Brig. G e n Stephen H Sherrill and Col. Peter W. Shunk attended, with the general giving the principal addreSS' of the day.


DREW FIELD EC HOES, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 EXTENSIVE RIFLE MARKSMANSHIP training is underway among Base units at Drew with 180 men scheduled to finish the three-weeks course under the direction, of Base Captain A W. Lewis The course takes 54 hours and includes two days of range .fire. Beginning November 30, another 180 soldiers and officers will begin classes. M / Sgt. Paul-J. Harding is chief instructor. Captain Lewis empha sized the importance of rifle practice, pointing out that many s .oldiers had not been given this training, although they were non-commissioned officers. Above Sergeant Garnett A Linhass instructs Cpl. Frank G. Sta'rling on the correct method of firing a rifle lST SAW SHUFFLES HEADQUARTERS NEWS 570thAWfinds 12 Full Ounces Bivouac Training Of Cola and Girl Highlight SOJd for personnel of the 570th when the unit moved out to the range By CPL. WILLIAM SCHWARTZ on bivouac. By Monday noon all N t k h t b N th h "t' personnel were at the bivouac ex wee we ope o e gOlng up or w ere l s area, and the job o setting up a warm. Our New York correspondent won' t believe we're camp was in full swing. writing this column with our mackinaw buttoned. tight. Everyone had a job to do and some had several jobs. To some They probably expect us to arrive looking like Johnny .it was a new experience and to Weissmuller. others it was old stuff. The good We will try to find another York lingo after having listened old Florida weather greeted us illiterati in the 2d reporting, to 'Winnie Lindner' s Texan drawl with the coldest days of the year 5o3 SAw to sub for us, but if although we now understand just to add zest to the whole the hunt is unsuccessful we'll air-what he says. 1 thing. mail a column from New York "We'll be hoping. that our rail-" Remindful of Armistice Day, about our furlough doings. After road companion will pull a the 570th observed the day with that lecture we receive prior to Nieciecki and not talk to us bean appropriate ceremony. Col. departure, our editor can rest as-cause. we'.ll every minute Kunz, Commanding Officer of the sured all of the column will be to drmk m this lovely southern 2nd Signal A W Training Battalion printable. landscape. Our. distorted sense of delivered a short talk to the men As we board the Meteor, there perspection favors the horizontal. of the 570th in which he told of If b d th'nk th t 1 t the "Noise of Silence" on the will be one beautiful vision that any o y I s a as sen-won' t leave us-Sergeant Feld-. tence has a doble entendre, he's Western Front in World War I. man and a WAC at the Pepsi'evil milided. He pointed out that 25 years f 11 W 'll t 1 C ago, other men had 'fought for the Cola fountain playing 12 u e WI cer am y miss or-ounces worth of Romeo and poral Blood's midnight yodeling, "right to live as free men," and b t t h' Juliet. u we may run m o a sc IZO. that now we are fighting for the phrenic who will be entertaining same right. Many of the men DOUBLE BRUSH too. addressed, he stated, would. be We will also recall those lush We'll be. weighing the truth of present to hear the silence when c andy shelves at the. PX be-a "tip" given to us by an S-2 this war is brought to a successful cause we have heard there will Corporal and I quote: "Sergeant and the Call to Col-be no exciting Nestle Crunches Weinberg went night-clubing in the world outside. Think how both nights the circus was here ors were sounded by bugler David our relatives will marvel when with Mrs. Gargantua:" Even the Ambrose. In honor of the men who fought and died in the last we tell them about butter, lady' s fascinating husband could war, taps were sounded. The bat-brushed on both sides. not stand that kind of competi-talion then passed in review for We will be a little disap-tion-if its' true of Colonel. Kunz. Being mindful of pointed that Sergeant William 'Yhen the Meteor hits ho!lle the day and inspired by the Brown (S-3) could not arrange we 11 be a dazed to talk by Colonel Kunz, the unit his furlough with ours be-New York IS only miles marched as fine as this reporter cause he is quite a sport. Just from Drew and -not a million. By T/5 JACKSON K. STEWART has ever seen. ask him about that expensive We'll take a few deep breaths Thursday, Nov. 11, will be long remembered by GI's Life in bivouac ran smoothly. spree in Bradenton. There were of congested 33rd Street air and f th F' t SAW It t Every effort was bent to insure 60 precious dollars involved. hate to exhale them. o e Irs was a momen ous a real military camp. If there we will regret that Sergeant We'll probably run into .Mr. The day dawned cold and bleak, but the first streak wasn' t any "rest for the weary" Bill Lacey (Range Section) is Riekert rushing from the Long of dawn found your reporter slipping. hurriedly from his we at least had and not coming along too. He could Island track work-bound, and excellent entertamment m the scare hell out of our perniciI'll bet he asks, "Why don't you blankets for breakfast. It was the long-awa1ted event. Steel form of of the A W SpeCial Serv-ously anemic friends. You must look like Johnny Weissmuller?" trays were being used for the first time to replace messkits ices Show. The show was headed have heard the sergeant spiel (H you read the first paragraph at Kitchen 23' by Sgt. Johns.on and including like Humphrey Bogart on the as you should have, you would "F th Joy Hutton, smger and dancer, range. You should have heard be laughing now). And the celebration was re-a er of His Company" Jules Getlin, impersonator, Allen (H d t C 501 t) b him talk before he sent that We'll board the Seventh Ave-plete. After the first tray-served ea quar ers o., s e-Conklin, gu itar, and Nick Carrano Cause he, frst f" t n coupon to Charles Atlas. nue Express and be on edge meal, columns of soldiers from s 1 m war, us 1 and Harold Schmitt, The show this battalion paraded in review peace, and FIRST IN THE was good and was appreciated by We'll probably be until we get to our station. on the drill field before their Congrats to: T/4 John Amati, a large audience. Those of you the recollection of Sergeant TilhWe'll surprise the family and drill sergeants, clad in the tra-formerly with the First SAw BM who have not seen Joy Hutton son sitting on the boys in the immediately show mom how to ditional .dress for the occasionPost Office, now with 'the Subhave missed something. company area so they would get make beds. fatigues. And, an honored few, Base mail-movers and Pfc. The men have made inquiry as into the right position for target If there are any additional litwho were chosen to remain with Tony Zanicola on his new career to a return engagement only to practice. When he sat on T/5 tle cousin' s at home-and we the sacred trays,. caressed them in GI medicine. learn that this is impossible since Milligan, the T / 5 hatched. It's an know theremust be because gently in the kitchen while S/Sgt. Robert Daley is the most Miss Hutton has gone to Miami old Georgia trick the sergeant we're a very progenitive line chanting: "Whyinhelldidihaveto-popular non-com in the whole to charm the patrons of the Drum knows. we'll be sure to give the parents getkpforanyway" battalion. And you know the reaR-:.:..::o..:o.::m:.:::_ ____________ __ Lieutenant Brandt's sound advice: And everyone thought there son: he's the non-com in charge "Never pick up your baby unless was nothing new under the sun: of, furloughs. S/Sgt. Bill Cannon 569TH SHOOTS NEWS he's smiling!' The lieutenant had wears the same lucky shoes in the been looking damp until he Time was when a soldier 501st. learned this "Confucius Say!' said to his buddy: "Meet me We'll telephone Ethel and Shir-at 23," it could nave been 23rd Some of the old-timers of the 569th are beginning to ley for a date one night. We usuStreet in Tampa, 2300 o'clock MORE ABOUT-' trickle back into the battalion and for. those of us who have ally go out in three's because your at Silly Solly's, or any number s correspondent always runs short. of 23,000 other places. Not so HA.RE RIDE known them smce way back when, the familiar faces looked It will probably be Thanksgiving now. "Club 23," as they call mighty good. Eve when the girls prove to me the First Battalion mess hall, Sergeant Harry Kneipp is back day. That three-day pass what is not one of the best on the in our armory, handling the 45's helped bini a lot to recover fr-om and well make It a special pomt post-it IS the best, according (Continued from 1> and 30 calibers with his usual the furlough blues acquired on to toast to you guys for a HAPPY to soldiers here, and out cui-skilL Back with him is Pfc. Ru-his way back from the north-HOLIDAY. inary top-kick S/Sgt Johnny advantage of the shelter during dolph J. Kurucz, 2nd Reporting ern provinces recently. T/5 --------Weitzel, has reason to push o:.:t the early afternoon survey-a Company's contribution to the James Liddell was likewise the E his chest. slack. time for enlisted men de-battalion armory. Two T /4's, sad sack on getting back to the n ft In ee r Word comes to us of another siring a lift-they were all picked Bob Quarles and Bill Riddle, are salt mines after briefly breath:J GI innovation: A triple-deck up within a few minutes after back to string our wires in the ing Buffalo air. We know how 0 cs Q t sleeper recently produced by their arrivaL old familiar fashion. And after it feels, boys. u 0 a Pullman for the Army. See what During the period the ECHOES making a grand tour of several NOTES ON MASCOTS Dagwood started? reporter spent at the shelter bear-outfits on the field, Art Rye at R ing the sign "Tampa," on Avenue present writing is on brink Blondie and Dagwood have ece1ved AND SAY, CHIEF: What's B, opposite the hospital, it was of the battalion waiting for some-fallen into line and now accom-this idea of sending one of your noted that among those who ofthing official to say "now." pany the Battalion to the obstacle reporters to interview another fered him a ride was a first lieu-course and calisthenics. The or-of your reporters ... That Pfc. tenant whose car already held Two new fathers in the 569th! der came through that nobody WAC threw us off the beam with five passengers. Other offers Sgt. Jim Luz, his eyes aglow, w to remain in the orderly her beaming smile. f h ff rooms during these sessions. And APPRECIATION: Thanks to cdral!le rom a maJor, a c au eur-goes around telling everybody. who are Blondie and Dagwood to H d t C 501 t f th t Iven staff car, .a Jeep with a that it's an eigh.t-pound boy. d T t' ea quar ers o., s or a first lieutenant, one civilian and drsobey an or er. wo my exda:ily evening serenade of popu-two enlisted men. Liltewise it's a boy for Tech. ceptions are being made in the lar music with the new P. A Men hopeful of a lift into town Sgt. and ..Mrs. Seth Robinson, cases of Cookie and Alexander, system; but has the announcer are urged to make use of the conso everybody takes this public Dagwood's exemptions-born-too-got stage fright? Imagine reveille 1 late. They are being allowed to at 5:15 in the afternoon! vement Y located booths. opportunity to express their romp out of cadence in the supply NOW -IT -CAN -BE TOLD Here are the locations: congratulations to the fathers, room. Blondie' s unhappy girl Two on Avenue B, opposite the the sons and the battalion. We'll friend, "WAC," is occ asionally hospital. One is for men looking take a bow and a cigar! present at the ceremony. for transportation to St. Petersburg (the other for those seeking Maybe 2nd Reportings orderly rides to Tampa. re>om takes a lot of kidding for Officers Hear For the first time in months small quotas for the next three classes in Engineering OCS have been allotted Third Air Force. Applicants for Engineering .Of ficer Candidates must have the same general qualifications required by other Officer Candidate schools and they must have practical experience, or college training, in engineering. There is no reason to believe that this announcement will be followed by increased quotas in other Officer Candidate schools, the Base Schools Office said. DEPT.: Cpl. Robert Wester (of the Tennessee Ridge-Running Westers) and his trip to Hollywood. It really wasn't his fault he was AWOL T/5 Max Lurie and his Chicago love affair. Those are gorgeous pinups she sent you, Lurie Sgt. Joe Dunn's terrific tan can mean only one thing: he's a member of the Clearwater Castaways Club now ... S/Sgt. Tony Colini finally summoned up the nerve to pop that certain query, and ..she said "yes" and they both said "I do" .. 1/Sgt. Frank Capozzi should campaign for that "best-dressed Gl" honor with his new tin-top and other fie I d gear .. Sgt. Joe ("Porky") Kalenik, called the One on the south side of Co-the interior decorations, but so lumbus drive, about 100 yards what, they ask. "We notice a lot inside the southeast gate. more people like to just hang One on East First street, just around in these pleasant sursouth of Avenue A, for use of roundings" says First Sgt. Lou those going to Clearwater. Vidovich. Yes, the orderly room Maior E. P. Wynne Laff Show Misses Major Edwa r d p W ynne, who Emcee Bergman One on Hillsborough avenue at now has drapes on the windows, Tenth street. This is the only p aint on 'le tables and yellow share-a-ride booth off the post. blotters waiting to be bought. It is for Tampa-bound soldiers. Who' s paying .for the blotters? "To Clearwater" signs have Attention, l'eporting com-been put up on the north side of panies! Headquarters and PlotHillsborough avenue at Tenth ting company has got a great street and at First street. At idea for Saturday inspections First street and Hillsborough ave.. three-day passes to the 10 nue there also is a "To T ampa" best-llressed men. T/5 Jim marker. Fraker did all right last Saturrecently returne d from the Aleu-ti a n s where h e had serve d as ass i s t ant signal office r of a fighter command, addre ssed A WUTC of-ficers a t Theate r No. 3 o n Monday afternoo n He told of the operation of aircraf t w arning and other d efense measures, a n d stressed the living and working conditio n s in the North Pacif ic. Illness caused the postponement of T / 5 "Raja h Bergman' s appearance a s mas t e r of ceremonie s at the A W L a ff P arade last Sunday night. If the "Rajah" suffic i ently recove r s, he will b e on this week' s progra m starting a t 8 : 15 p m in Rec H a ll No. 1. The program will f eatur e c omedians, singers dancers and Jack Sarty's dance band.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18,1943 PAGE ELEVE ... Ration Roundup Kohn' s EscapOdes Ration Book No. 4 may be 'J p f picked up today at the Base t a per Ration board. You must bring us 0 n your No. 3 book with you and fill out application available at the ration board. You may pick w up No. 4 books for your whole Cl 1 t SA family or other Drew Field mili-a I m 5 s tary personnel but you must turn in their No. 3 books. Applications may not be mailed. (Authors Note: The reason for the absence of this column for There is no need for Drew Field the past two weeks can easily be explained. Pvt. Mustygoolp military personnel to contact any By CPL. BERNARD LEVINE We're still expanding by leaps and bounds here in headquarters, First SAW Battalion. Desks are being pushed into empty spaces, and more new faces are seen. Things are really humming and the work is going out with the highest peak of quantity as well as quality maintained. Vitfit el Pazzbelch, in trying to find his way to Shangri-La, the Ia;nd othe r rationing authority than the of the beautiful blondes, fell into a pit of slow sand fl"om whtch Base Ration Board. he has just been extricated. If this had been a pit of quick sand there would have been no more Pazzbelch. He can now count MEAT, BUTTER, ETC. to three, by the way.) Book 3 brown G. H. J and K And now to direct this unruly Pazzbelch further along the road valid, all expire December 4. L to Shangri-La. After eluding this pit of slow sand you will come valid November 21; M November to this fellow selling talking books (those books that read to you 28; N. December 5; P, December ....t.l}emselves thus saving you the trouble of reading them) you will 12; all expire January 1. ,/'e this feilow by the name of John Crazy come running down the This fellow will run up to you and say: "I'm Crazy, who are S /Sgt Bill Firke (The General) is back from his furlough, and with much hair pulling (what hair), and great ado, he has the you?" Have no truck with this character as he is a relative of this Mongarian racketeer who sells mail-order haircuts. He says all you have to do is to mail him a quarter and he will send you a haircut. If you send him the quarter before last Sunday he will promise to mail you a shave for free. I firmly believe John Crazy is nuts. Then you will come to a tremendous conflagration on the road. It seems that Col. Smilp, Rodney von Gackle, John Fut de Boomstaff, Gangvelp and his 19 sisters, Roger, the Green Baboon, Homely Harry, Tilda, Swamp No. 7, Goolface Hank, ActingMoron Gank and Bullface Scragsnapple had met on the road f.or their annual board (or plank) of directors meeting to discuss the roper fee for Silly Ejolly's and fell to fighting a breaded bread sandwich. Also there will be several howling dogs in the vicinity selling zoot suits. FRUITS AND VEGETABLES service record situation well in Blue X Y and Z valid through hand. Nov. 20. WORRIED MAN Green A, B and C in book 4 valid Nov. 1 to Dec. 20. Corporal Meyer Kohn is now on his furlough, and writes there SUGAR is nothing like it. A little incident that took place before he left Coupon No. 29 in book 4 valid is worth mentioning. The men in for five pounds through Jim. 15. his department told him they had SHOES Stamp No. 18 valid indefinitely. Stamp 1 on airplane sheet book 3 valid indefinitely. Loose stamps accepted only on mail orders. GASOLINE written a letter to his girl telling her of his escapades with the local girls. Since Kohn had not received a letter from his girl for several days, he was really sweating. The long awaited letter arrived, and Kohn left on his furlough in Old book has expired; new peace. of the week, is the good Ser geant Bearup, supply sergeant of Headquarters Company. There's a fellow it's a pleasure to do business with. He's always cheerful no matter what he's doing, and his pleasant person ality, and smiles, are known to all. Sgt. Bearup we salute you. The best dressed GI of the week is Pfc Baker. Spic & span aker we call him, and anybody would be ashamed to be sloppy around him, because of the great contrast it would make. BOB HAWK'S YANKWIZ 1. Depths in water. Somewhere in the metee they will undoubtedly throw Silly Solly into a Silo and fling several geese after him. Just then the Singing Monster will try to get into the fight with three varlets out of their right minds who will be looking for their left minds. At this point you must beware of the worst stool pigeon .in Mongaria, a guy by the name of. Class. Class is that guy who will always tell. Catch on? If not, see me tonight at Silly Solly's and bring my fee. No. 8'-A valid. Pfc Gonsalves' face is a study 2. CWACS-Canadian Women's in mingled expressions. He's Army Corps. So this guy Class probably will settle this herculean struggle by distributing his special Hoolpootch sandwiches; which are made out of one part hardwood floors, three parts canned sleep' and several three-day passes. After all this Silly Solly will come slugging wildly out of the melee and yelling: "Leave me out of this or throw me back into the silo slow sand. Who'll buy my violets?" So get out of this ruckus, Pazzbelch, and get on up the road. But .try to elude a fellow with blue feet who will try to shake hands with you. This fellow is a diabolical joker in that he can unattach his right ear, hold it in his hand and then laugh like Tilda's puppy when you open your hand and find that y.ou have his right ear in it. Circumvent the blue feet one. very happy to know his fur-3 Seven inches. (The eraser. Iough is just around the corner, adds anywhere from 1/4to 1 inch but is worried about the thou-to the length of the pencil.) sand things that might come up. 4. 71 days. to prevent it. We l10pe you 5. No. This is a popular fal-make it Tony. Florida's loss is lacy. going to be California's gain. 6. It is the hip bone. or the anklebone. We saw a beautiful sight when 7. It makes no difference, we spied S /Sgt Daly & T /Sgt Klishinski walking with their 8. Scones: a kind of square tea wives in .true lover's fasion in the cake; rich baking powder his outskirts of town. They were cuit; also a kind of broad bonnet strolling along with their arms resembling a barley scone wo1n around each other and it's very by lowland Scots. Then if you run around this floating mountain you might be ---=-=:.-heartening to see such deep de-Pompano: Fish. able to elude this fellow who is selling doors from door to door. votion after long marriage. Baba au rhum: Rum soaked He will have seven hundred doors strapped to his back and prac-Corporal Duke who got a CDD cake. tically force you to buy one. Tell him that you are just after saving render the salute when some time hasn' t 9. Mr. John Smith and Mrs. a hunched back old woman who is being chased by a blind mon-you are with a lady?. IGGY ulwarelyr,ecaenlvde Betty Smith is legally correct. goose and for him to come back tomorrow. Otherwise, in case 'of divorce Now, after not buying soine doors you might have to go to a doesn't but don't be like reader of this column. We won't and remarriage, the ownership of court presentation as a guest of the King of Mongaria and have to IGGY You should salute re-forget you either, Duke, you're a the bonds could be c;:ontested buy some meatballs. This Mongarian king, by the name of King f h f swell guy. 10 The heat makes them ex-B df t d t L d E 1 b b L d E 1 gardless o t e status o your roa ace, Wl m ro uce you o a Y PP e om a Y PP e-Man of the week dept.: pand in length. They contract bomb is pretty much of a snob and wears a moldy bathrobe for a companion.'' Everybody's choice for the man in winter. I approached her I had a sudden, size-twelve urge to blow my nose. This I did, but blew my nose into a hole in the handkerchief: Lady Epplebomb snorted in disgust. and spat: "Well, I never--" the while stumbling over a sack of second hand oatmeal while walking away. 903d Pair Goggle Miami All this time, if you must go to this court presentation, King CPL. A. ALLAN HARLAN Afee Sr. Welcome home Cpl! Broadface will be standing meekly with his overcoat pockets L t k d T / S t H ld B S k d T / 5 W'l ... The only one to return from filled with meatballs which he will be trying to sell to his serfs, as wee en g aro triC er an I-furlough this week is T / 5 James and all the while lurking in the back, fore and front ground will liam Cohen buzzed down to Miami to see the tall buildings Albie Burns, gentleman from Inbe Silly Solly who will be waiting for his fee which the Mon-and water. Stricker had never been in this colorful me-diana. Evansville is his home garian king has owed him since Iiext Wednesday on the far side town of the Bildock plains. But you get the idea. For music they have tropolis, but happily, friend Cohen had "connections." He. said it was snowing when a court musician who continually plays the "Flight of the Bumble It seems they connected satisfactorily in the little mat-he left the famous state. Burns Bee" on a piano which has only one key. This gets pretty mon-t f d l h l d 1 "d spent most of his time hunting, otonous after awhile. er o pre-arrange uxunous ote acc9mmo abons, Iqui bagging his quota of rabbits c1o) I get over to Swamp number seven now to see a man who sight seein'. and other game. IS sellmg sleet storms by the pound and charges no ration points. Yes, Cohen s really gav:e In fact, th:ey are looking .for-Hello, Everyone! This is Pfc. Keep punching and tell Lady Epplebomb that I finally found a the boys everythmg from a dlto the tlme when the officers Edward Donahue bringing to handkerchief without a hole in it. gestive workout .to a track meet. wlll challenge them to a game. To make it short, they hit all the (Come on, boys, let's get up a you the latest on that hard high spots at hurricane velocity. team and really show them how fightin' football team of the Harold B saw lots of new items to J?lay!) S /Sgt. Cabanne, re-903rd. We lost a heart-breaker and articles heretofore unknown, portmg. last Monday night to the 314th while Cohen relaxed over a glass The Army T / 5 Avn. Cadets. The score was with his former New York buda partial of shm6 to. 0. Both teams played great dies who had "made it down." mg new As 1s cust?mary, defensive football. The 903rd SAW WRITER Bob was havmg trouble w1th the pulled off some beautiful passes v .,KNOWS HIS POETRY MEETS WINCHELL suction cups, so he wore the teeth with our famous one-two By CPL. JIM KILLINGSWORTH One friend in particular he only when forced, keeping them punch; Niedbalski to Kissenger Af d d met was Walter Winchell. They snugly wrapped in a special white and Niedbalski to Garlonsky. -ter a.n exten e layoff, which Included an out-of-also saw AI Jolson and Joe E. hanky packed away in a hip The game was a toss up un-this-world furlough in the old home staA:e, California, and Brown, who has returned fr?m pocket. On this occasion he went til the third quarter when the a wonderful albeit hasty trip via Dodge from Los Angeles an overseas engagement w1th to the mess hall in a shudder, 903rd was given the ball on the camp shows. and as he sat down wondering 31.4th five-yard line. In the to Tampa, accompanied by Mrs. K., we're back in the fold. how to tackle the mess a giant previous play an interference A d t th t t th. k f Stncker was worn out from sneeze overcame him. He dived was called and a 15-ya.?d pen-n a e momen we canno In o a more appropnate walking around in museums for just any handkerchief in tne alty to that. way" of starting a column than presenting a pertinent bit of that were supposed to emergency. poetry Cohen. suffered from ac1d-mdx-WHERE OR WHERE? THE .SEVEN WONDERS OF signia, which was officiallyJ apThis over, he went back into THE MODERN SOLDIER proved by Washington last une. the line for another slice o f bread. Wonder when I'll get a pro"BEST DRESSED" morning at 7 a .m., Har-Returning to the table he fum-motion? New Beau Brummell of old had the audacity to pull bled for the china clippers, but Wonder if I'll get a furlough 1s none other than shy, qmet him out of bed to take exercises where were they? Bob then began potion? Russ C'.'I'm from Seattle") Holt, and a shower. Notwithstanding a frantic search for "those damn Wonder what we'll have to he selecte<;I by :rhe this incident, the boys had a things." eat? Echoes official WAC mvesb.ga-superb trip. They praise Miami. Someone two tables away called tor last week. After the exc1te-his attention to a miscellaneous Wonder if we'll have retreat? ment and flashing of bulbs had As time draws close to the se they weren't using. Yes, Low-Wonder if rll get a pass? subsided, Russ, who is a Corporal, finale, the officers' volleyball der's teeth h a d flown or crawled Wonder about my little lass? remembered that he was wear-games are more closely fought that distance when he yanked out Wonder, last but least ing a shirt sans stripes and in-than ever. After three weeks of the handkerchief in an emer-When we'll have that lasting signia. So quick-like he grabbed playing, the score still see-saws gency sneeze. What a man! ..... Frank H. Richardson a phone, called Echoes, they said with neither side ever being much Orchids to Mrs. Millett from Incidentally, Frank has other talents he is the lad who designed the 501st Regimental in"okay," and the picture appears in the lead. :The players are the QM boys, for the gracious in last Friday' s issue with the versatile at the game (at times), sharing of. her car with them to following underline: "Pfc. Russell and have attracted attention from and from work ... Back on the Hold." the enlisted men. scene .again is Cpl. Alfred C. Me-Here, however, the aerial attack of our footballers stopped and we missed what looked like a sure score. Late in the fourth period the 314th intercepted one of our passes .and scored the game's only touchdown. They missed the point after touchdown. Outstanding players in this game were Kissenger, Niedbalski, Bowie, Buddy, Bobinski and Garlonsky. Your sports reporte r would like to take the opportunity to say that some fine football is being played by your team. How about gett.'ng out for the next game, backing your Quartermaster team with rousing cheers and support? They are doing a great job and deserve your attention.


PAGE TWELVE DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 Letter to ECHOES Editor Got This Charming Result WAITING FOR HER SOLDIER, Pfc. Mario Bodillo of the ?56th SAW Co., is Miss Gloria Cooper, 19-year-old secretary from Goodyear, Conn. Blue eyed, blonde, Miss Cooper is the first "soldier's sweetheart" whose photograph has been submitted by her swain for ECHOES publicotion. (Don't worry, Mario, we'll return your photo, after publication!) j 111 The ECHOES received a letter from a sergeant 1:11 Harris of 59t h Leads DeSoto In Physical Test By CPL. ALBERT KAALUND The Brooklyn Doughboy, now of the 59th, was awakened from his peaceful slumber one morning last week by the well known call to reveille. It was quite co-o-old, very cold outside of his warm cover and sitting up, looking quite amazed at the sudden change in temperature a la tropical he asked, "Hey, you guys, why do people ever come to this here boig for the winter?" Talking about sitting up reminds me of the Physical Fitness Test the old 59th Aviation Squadron and the new and promising 130lst Guard Squadron went through together. MAKES 116 I say went through because it was quite an ordeal for Sgt. Albert G. Harris, physical instructor of great renown, set an all time record in the "Sitting Up" Exercise with a score of and S ISgt. Henderson came m second with another remarkable score of 78. Both of these gentlemen are assigned to the old 59th. The other scores will be revealed at some later date. It is common gossip up and down the various con: pany streets among the many Pn vate Doughboys of the area that a certain officer commanding two QM platoons is just "Tops." Even when you're looking off the Empire State building. In fact, Lieutenant Cunningham attended chapel last Sun day and urged the doughboys to find the moral and spiritual strength so necessary for victory in regular attendance at their chapel, and in the com .forting and inspiring companionship of their excellent lain. Chaplain Gibson is fast becoming to the De Soto area what the great and beloved Father Duffy of World War I fame was to the "Fighting 69th" and the Rainbow Diviwho wanted to know the status on money he and M sion. His sermons are most en: ,i.:_,':.' l_,'. : i other Gis had allotted for war bonds under the old ,., lightening and inspiring. The ri! Class A pay reservation. Our correspondent said many ;;; Chaplain is working on an Area ... men had not had enough pay reserved to purchase a Paper to develop interest in lf bond and that the money had not been returned. _The @ reading the topics of the day. ... '-r.... ',_ .. '3.'!' !111 ;if to read -one publication regu"Everything said by the sergeant concerning delay in relflarly, they will begin to. read as E ceiving war bonds purchased under the old Class A pay reserF many as they can get the1r hands :;.;,; vation is true. Also the matter of refunding the odd balances M on such as their Drew Field due soldiers from former pay reservations has been very slow. !@ Echoes and various military and m "This answer is not written in any way except to atM civilian publications. This idea W tempt to explain what the Finance Department has been up lH also .aff?rd ma_ny a fine ex,,,,., against. ti penence m JOurnalism. "You will recall when the war started it was thought WIVES' CLUB ;. 1f the U. S. had an army of or men 1t i':t The Chaplain is also working ...... would be adequate. The war bond dJVISlon was activated on ti. on the or anization of an en1,000,000 men would apply for pay reserIll] :. ARMY EXPANDS GREATLY nearby towns get busy. Mrs. Gib "'' "Instead of this happening, our army grew to more than l{l son! the. very charming r :.::._:'.: double the anticipated size. Class A reservations poured into :t gehc of the IS a the Finance Office in unprecedented number You can readily :{ great a1d to her fme. husband see what happened. The office personnel was swamped from lit and has shown a desire more the very. start. /l than once to do. her part. "Now we must understand the pay reservation plan and fi certamly ha,ve why it was changed ; .to an -allotment plan. A copy of each paylt: part 111 hfe. If you don. t believe roll from every military organization from each Post through?' me, ask WAC. out the country had to be tabulated by the bond division to :!{ fellas, our sJster soldJeJ:s bro.ught determine the amounts of the various reservations. :;:;:; Broadway to J?rew F1eld m a "The bond division did not get the copies of the payroll !Ji most In until the Finance Department, the Office of Dependency BeneJl fact, reports comi?g 111 afl fits, and the Veterans Administration had received their allot''t are un_ammous m their ments. This was delay. ::t decisiOns that It was a tremen-. ,,,.,, dous success. The De Soto men ti! NEW CLASS B SYSTEM ifl salute their sister soldiers. We !'j "Finally, after much study, the war bond division was l?i have been planning to stage a moved to Chicago. Additional personnel was hired and trained. l:::li musical drama in the De Soto t ; New machines were purchased, and the old pay reservation {'i Area of Drew Field for many i :,., plan was scrapped for the Class B al:!Qtment system. l'i' months but circumstances have .. '.: .. :.': .. :;, : l .. "Bonds purchased under this system were deliverec;J.f tdo :{l pdrevented the realization of this the buyer 15 days after purchase, and as the sergeant tesh 1e ltl ream. in his letter, bonds are now being received on time. '''';' However, we will get started "At present all local finance. officers are issuing bonds ('' soon (we hope), so watch fo1 and refunding old balances to civilians who purchased on Class l{i announcements and give this A pay reservations. When this is completed work will be started :... effort your wholehearted sup fi'::: on refunding amounts to soldiers. port. The basketball team is i ) "No one need fear about eventually receiving his bonds. ,,,. quickly whipping itself into i( The bonds will bear a date as of their purchase, so no interest '(i shape under the able leaderEli of the Ault of Finance High Point Man In Physical Test Hevia and Hilbert of Finance No wolves they. By SGT. JOSEPH FALCONER Results of the Physical Fitness Training Program Tests, held last Wednesday, were disclosed by Lt. Harvey Vogt who conducted the survey for all the events covered in the base training program. All enlisted personnel took part in the program. 2d SAW Volley League Won By 766th Soldiers High point men in all three events, sit-ups, pull-ups, shuttle-: run, was Sgt. Bob Ault with a top score of 186. Low point for all three events was 50 With a total enlisted strength of 48 men in the detachment, 21 scored 141 to 186 points, or a rating of Good as set forth in j;he table>' By SGT. GEORGE RICHARDSON by the Base Physical Pvt. Bob Peyraud, your D1rector. regular ECHOES corresponTOP dent for the 766th, has head-Followmg are highest ratings of each event: Pull-ups, Sgt. Rue-ed North on a well-earned ben Haws, Irving Peckett, 15 furlough, so, after brushing each; Shuttle-run, Sgts. Rueben up on his English composi-Hawes, Ray G. Popp, Jack Glad-. ney, 51 seconds; Sit-ups, Sgt. Bob hon, yours truly IS trymg to Ault, 73. fill his shoes until he gets Now that the future MJ;S. back. p e c k e t t has arrived fr-om Rochester, New York, there is Furloughs continue to be the little doubt that Sgt. "lrv" chief topic of conversation in the Peckett will be seen very much barracks "bull sessions." Fortyaround our GI Apartment. Who seven of the boys shook the dust knows but what. that familiar of Drew Field from their shoes tune made famous by Mendels-and left for whatever spots they s-ohn may soon be the tune he call home. will be singing? In the orderly room T l 5 VahlVisiting with his wife in Tam-dieck is counting .the unt!l pa last week was Pfc. William leaves for Chicago w1.th h .1s McCarthy. Mrs. McCarthy recenty wife, who has been staymg 111 arrived from Birmingham to Tampa spend a few days prior to the Tl5 Edward J. ("Snuffy") holidays. Smith is also sweating it out in Well after much searching, I anticipation of a furlough. Cor have_ been able to present a re-poral Achenbach has returned to cent picture taken of the most the Supply Ro.om, Pfc. popular man in the Detachment. ter KsczanowiCz (Just call h1m A snapshot of none other than Junior) is still enjoying himself SIS Henry A Hevia is the re-in New York. sult of my efforts. Much has Our new dental officer, Lt. Cobeen written about this man, hen, joined this week and will who has the honor of being high-soon .be filling the cavities and point man for circulating yanking molars of the men. the Tampa night spots. Hev1a, After a b1tter battle, the 766th caught in one of his rare moody copped the volley ball championposes, has a lot on the ship the 2nd SAW Training spite the far away look m h1s Battalion. The obstacle course wa'\ eyes. run the same week with a Pinch hitting in no' small way minimum number of casualties for Mr. Anthony, is none other and bruises. than TIS Ray G. "Pop" Popp. "Pencil Pushin' Papa" 1st Sgt. Popp, a product of Ohio, deserves Joseph C. Singer fought his way a lot of credit for his untiring out of the Drew Field hospital work in putting the recent De-after spending three days there tachment party over the top and last week. He's back on the job making it the success it was. now, none the worse for wear, Cpl. Richard Toribio, Louisi-and telling of a cute little 2nd ana's gift to Uncle Sam' s Army, Lt. who pulled her rank on him. has recently been the recipient Better luck next time, Sarge! of a Pin Up Girl mailed by one Tl4's Polnick, and of his friends tired of having Drouin, and Pvt. Boh, Cockerhim croon the current song hit ham, Cole, Draus, McLellan, and twenty-fours a day. Monast returned to the outfit Gazing into the blue horizon after being attached to the 4th above is none other than SIS SAW for the past three weeks. Frank Hilbert "The Wolf from T l 4 Brodie said good-bye to the Richmond Hili" local suburb of boys this week and left for CanNew Y.ork cit' y. 'Consensus of ada and further instruction. opinion a r o u n d the office: "Should you desire to keep your date never attempt an introduction with Hilbert." The power of the "Echoe s has been demonstrated! Seems that no fewer than 10 phone calls have been received regarding the two boys whose pictures graced last week's issue of the Echoe s The question? "Just where do those two would-be Weismuellers work in your office?" American Legion Club Open Daily Until 11 P. M. The regular meetings of the American Legion are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, on the third floor at 602 Tampa. The Service at the same address is open every day between 11 a.m. and 11 p m


LOST AND FOUND FCUND-One pair or eyeglasses l eft in school building by member of recent First Aid class. Owner may secure them at the Red Cross office. THE soldier who left his carton of cigarettes in my car was lucky. A cigar smoker, from 'way back. I'll return his cigarettes, if he can tell m e the brand, the day of the week. and where I let him off. Lt. Samuel CooPH. S-3 Section, AWUTC Headquar t e r s. LOST-Small coin purse, containing sixt<:en very important dollars, and son1e chaage. Had a very, very special reason for needing that money. If you find it. please retun' to Private Covey, WAC D etachment Orderly Room, Ph. 231. LOST-Size 12 leather jacket, brown,. L .ost by Ray Stanchfield, 3208 Plym outh Court, Tampa. It's getting colder eve ry day. LOST-Top of lifetime Schaeffer ladies p e n. Black and gold. Please return same to Pfc. ,Betty Turney, WAC D e

PAGE FOURTEEN DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 Lyons Succeeds Yoga In Pigskin Contest ECHOES' NEW FORECASTER PREDICT$: football Games :s:::: For Week-End Coast. Guard, Weatherford Grid T earns Tie The Camp Weatherford Pt'!RflxlPUTft iNDIANS $.X/N THE f?RIN9ETQN 7jC:RS %8roQ 314th Team, Medica.f CJams To Tangle in Play For Touch Pigskin Championship Cuneo's Bivalves Lick Officers Base's B Team Defeats A Squad Raiders surprised the fa-By FRANK FOCHT By SGT. JOE RARUS vored Coast Guard. eleven Unleashing a play as old as This week will ring down from Davis Islands by bat-football itself, Cuneo's Clams the curtain on the league tling it to a scoreless tie be-scored a 12-6 win over th.e season for the Base touch f-ore a large crowd at Haw-medical of-football circuit. It was origikins Athletic Field, Braden-ficers in bright spot nally planned to operate to 1 t S t d the Medical Detachme,pt s league for. two rounds of five n, as a ur ay. Touch Football League. In games each, the winner of the final minute the Clams each to clash for the chamsome fireworks that had the Coast sent out a sleeper in the pionship, but it was decided Guards baffled. The star of the son of Halfback Jimmy Cam, by league solons to close the evening was Pfc. Joe Bivona, who Here are last week's winners of free cigarettes in the ECHOES football contest: Sergeant R. W. Novakofski, Co. A, 588th SAW Bn.; Pfc. Fred Weber, 2d Reporting Co., 568th SAW Bn.; Pvt. Jesse Macleod, Sig. Hqs; Co., 3d Fighter Command; Pvt. Edward Wisniewski, Co. D, 552d SAW Bn.; M/Sgt. Frank Zarrus, 714th SAW Co.; Pvt. John N. Sweeley, Sig. Hqs. Co., 3d Fighter Command; Pvt. Robert J. Heinz, Co; A, 572d SAW Bn.; Cpl. Sam J. Dovo lo, Co. C, 573d SAW; Pvt. Glenn T. Gilliland, 748th SAW; Pvt. Stan cllina, 552d SAW. played a brilliant game at left who grabbed a wobbly pass season at the end of the first halfback and reeled off a 50-yard in the semidarkness and round, as it would merge into run for the only scoring threat raced for the touchdown. The the basketball season, which classed throughout the entire con-of the game, h 1 f th test, and its running plays were BELL, PIERCE STAR win t e bt e or e is fast approaching. completely bottled up by the fast. Clams. In a game that decided the charging Third Fighter line. Little The smashing play of Lieut. The Clams were on the ?-e"' league championship, the "A" and luck was had by them in the air :aertram Bell at left guard and fensive early in the opemng "B" teams of the 314th clashed and their attack all afternoon was S-Sgt. Charley Pierce at right period with the .officers shooting Monday night before a large completely throttled. The winners tackle featured' the performance at their goal line from the fh;ecrowd, wHh the "B'' squad win-showed plenty of durability in the of the Weatherford line. yard marker. an mning handily, 19-6, to clinch the contest, as the squad had Jew reWitl;l Meader and Trela. lugging tercepted pass and a perfect boot league title. At a future date, the p' .cements, outlasting the Cadets the leather, the Coast Guards sent them out of danger. championship 314th "B" team will who substituted freely during the launched a drive in the first pe-Highlight of the game was collide with "Cuneo's Clams," game. riod that fizzled after 20 yards an intercepted pass by Lieut. winners of Medical DetacJ:Featuring for the winners on when Pierce. pounced on a fum-Paul Stevens, who dodged and ment League, m a game that w1ll the line were .Antonucci Lazenby ble. Right halfback Sciatretta's skipped! his way 65 yards for a decide the championship of the Esposito and punt that werit out on the C. Q. touchdown. The officers lost Base. Mullins again sparked the ofeight put the Tars in a hole later the rifle arm of Lieut. Louis Other results last week in fense of the team with his ac-in the first period. Allen bach when the speedy league play found the league-win-curate and timely passing. halfback twisted his on a ning. 314th "B" team soundly Two more games are on tap for fast rush by the Clam lme. 1 trouncing the 69th Band to the this week before the league closes. Bivona gave the crowd its biggest thrill in the second period when he took off around end from the Weatherford 20yard line and side-stepped his way 50 yards to the Coast Technical Sergeant Edward tune of 39-7, while the 314th "A" The Third Fighter Command Cuneo, calling them from the outfit was pinning back the ears clashes with the 903d Quarter halfback position, played air-of the 903d Quartermaster team. master while the 314th Cadets tight ball defensively, :md And:y-6-0. The Third Fighter Command tangle 'with the 69th Band. Blaszack, former collegiate line-turned on the heat to overpower man, gave the officers no time the 314th.Cadets by anI8-0 score. ,, toignet league contest, In the latter contest, the win-Lieut. R. Weller Sciatretta drilled the center for t d th r st s Hel.den's Packers won an easy ners pos e e1r u core Guard 30. seven and Bivona picked up an-I th f' t h If Th w t T contest fro. m the operating .room's ear y ln e lrS a e InS a enniS other five. Finally a penalty set Th' d F' ht bl k d c d t the. Coast Guards back on the1 r Curti's Cutups, 7-0. Tall, rangy Ir lg ers oc e a a e I tt t 't d Warren Heiden paced his team's punt m the a er s ern ory an four, but here they stopped the d th b 11 T k' "" gains and snared all the shots recovere e a : a mg au-Raiders cold and Stone punted t f th b k th It' that carne his way, Curtis van age o e rea e u l-out of danger. of baseball fame was unable to mate winners marched down to COAST GUARDS RALLY connect on his bullet throws. the Cadet five-yard line on a Sciatretta and Bivona reeled off 1--......:----------some nice gains for Weatherford Here are the standings in the in the third, but the Coast Base and Medical Detachment Guardsmen also rallied to stop the Touch Football Leagues: Raiders before could reach BASE series of pass completions that drove deep into scoring position. From that point, "Moon" Mullins tossed a short pass over center to Ed Sitarz, who scored. pay dirt. It was in this period that Bell turned in sparkling defensive work to nullify the Tars' attack Both teams threw plenty of passes in the final quarter; with one toss from Bivona to Lieu-. tenant Kimble netting 15 yards for the Raiders. Switching back to .the ground, the Raiders 'sent Bivona zooming on a 15-yard :nan just as the game ended. Team W. L 314th "B" .............. 4 1 314th "A"" .............. 3 2 3d. Fighter Command ... 2 2 3I4th Cadets ............ 2 2 903d Quartermaster .. ; .. 1 3 69th Band ........ ... 1 3 Two more scores were regist ered in the second half, with the 600 accurate-passing Mullins again .500 tossing to Staiger for a score, after the Third Fighters :2g0 worked the ball deep into Cadet ferritory as a result of a swift passing attack, Late in the second half, "Blackie" Staiger intercepted a pass on the Cadet 15-yard line, and ran for his second touchdown of the day. All tries for the point failed. MEDICAL Team Won Lost Tied Pet: Cuneo's Clams .... 4 0 0 1.000 Orderly Room ..... 2 1 0 .667 Heiden's Packers .. 2 1 I .667 Smitty's Drillers ... 1 2 0 .333 Med. Adm. Off. 0 1 1 .000 Curtis Cutups .. : ... 0 4 0 .000 The Cadet team was sadly out-Lieut. Bob Weller of AWUTC's S-1 section, former Williams col-,. lege tennis star from New York, won his first match in the Davis' Islands open tournament last Sunday, defeating Calhoun Dickson, young Tampa player, in straight sets, 6-2, 6--2. The Drew Field officer is sixth seeded in the tourney Another Drew entry, Col. David Doane, former University of Utah tennis captain, dropped his match to Ernie Wishnatsky, as the Lakeland star won, 6-0, 7-5. Sergeant Reuben Riskind, former University of Texas star stationed at Third Air Force Headquarters, is top-seeded in the tournament. There are about 30 entries in the men' s singles. Listed by Seer Running true to the form of her dizzy predecessorsYogi and Yogo, Seerel'!s Yoga has been bounced as a football p r e d i c to r for the ECHOES after only chance. 'fhe ninth cousin once removed from Y ogo and sister-in-law of Yogi and related vaguely on the distaff side to John Fut de Boomstaff, made her debut and exit in one issue. Yoga pulled the biggest pi&>kin faux pas of the century. She had listed Duke. as tangling with the Ja-ck sonville Air Base team; when the Blue Devils really took on and defeated Virginia, 49-0 If the female dope c an't everi get the right teams playing each other, how can we expect her to predict the winner? We can't, so she's ousted. She also was off the beam on the Penn-North Carolina. game. A dame who's supposed to have all the mystic powers as Yoga should have foreseen that result. So it is with dubious pleasure that we hire a new prognosticator-a real flesh-and-blood human who 's supposed to know his stuff about all sports. He is Lt. Cha.rles W. Ly{)ns, Base physical training officer. Lyons' predictions for this week-end's contests are: Dartmouth 28, Princeton 0; Duke 21, North Carolina 6 ; Pur due 27, Indiana 7; Nebraska 13, Iowa 0; LSU 20, Tulane 0; Michigan 20, Ohio State 0; Notre Dame 21, Iowa Seahawks 7; Villanova 35, Temple 0; Texas Christian 13, Rice 6; New York 28, Chicago Cards 13. You don't have to ag.ree with the lieutenant, especially on the Villanova-Temple s qua b b I e. That's a grudge game., with the outcome generally being unde dded until the final whistle. If the lieutenant flops on the predictions, he, too, will be bounced-but solidly. So complete the contest blank and mail it to the Contest Editor. The envelope must be postmarked 2 p m Saturday. You may be the winner of a carton of cigarettes. The ECHOES gives out 10 free cartons every week. To Conte!St Editor, Drew Field ECHOES, Base Special Service Office, Drew Field, Tampa; Fla. Here are my predictions for this week's games: Da!'tmouth Princeton .... Duke . N. Carolina Purdue Indiana Neb_raslta ..... Iowa LSU Michigan Notre Dame Villan.ova Tex. Christ. Tulane Ohio Ia. Seahawks .. Temple Rice York. Chi. Cards ... My name is .................. 1\fy address is .............. U I win I want a carton. Top grid backfield of the country is playing for the Del Monte (Cal.) Preflight team this year. It consists of Parker Hall, AllAmerican from "Old Miss" and triple threat champ from the Cleveland Rams; Len Eshmont, speedy little back of Fordham and the New York Giants; Paul Christman,, Missouri passer and Jim McDonald, blocking back from Ohio State.


DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 PAGE Signal Gridders Set For Two Tilts Drew Signal Squad Plays Bradenton Two games with the same foe in six days--that's the setup now facing the Drew Field Signal Corps football team. It'll be "Big Brother" vs. "Little Brother" at Bradenton this Saturday evening TWO GIANT TACKLES and a guard who isn't so gigantic FOUR HORSEMEN of the Camp Weatherford football and again on the local field will represent the 6th Training Bn. in their game with the team are seen above. They will lead the assault against. next Thursday afternoon Drew Field Signalmen, at Bradenton Saturday night. Left D ld' S 1 d (Thanksgiving) when Drew rew Fie s igna men at Bra enton Saturday night. They to right ore: S/Sgt. Charles D. Pierce, ex-Louisiana Tech battles it out with Camp stalwart; T /5 Arthur R. Mason, who played guard in are: Brouillard, right half; Stone, fullback; Bivona, left Weatherford. Omaha and San Diego; and S/Sgt. Charles F. Hiley. half; and Colbert, quarterback. The Signalmen resume their __ schedule after a week of rest. Their first appearance was November 6, when they triinmed the Davis Island Coast Guard, 10 to 0. The Camp Weatherford lads, members of the 6th Training Bn., opened their season last week when they outplayed the Coast Guard but were held to a scoreless tie. THIRD FC PREPARES FOR BASKETBALL TILTS 584th Takes Ball Game By SGT. JOE RARUS In a tight contest, characterized b f b k b 1 b by frequent brushes with the It may e early or serwus as et a 1 talk, ut prepa-umpires, officers of the 4th lost rations are already under way at the Hq. and Hq. Squadto .. officers of the 584th for two ron Third Fighter Command to floor a strong quintet on in a row, with a 6-5 tally. h l' h d f thi Battling desperately against t e po IS e. sur s season. the bombsight pitching of Lt. After. their heels. to all Shea, the Terrific Ten finally got competitiOn last summer m the 748th Q 1 1 their foot in the door in the last city the Uln e half of the sixth inning. Third Fighters Will be lookmg for further laurels in the field of Trounces 3 '1-29. PreVIOUS to this. the boar, d sports when they enter the showed a sad 6.-2 w1th the T T s Base Special Service Basketball on the side but the spurt League, a circuit that from all in-2d AW Ca' gemen shook the1r nvals who redoubled dications should produce some efforts. first-class basketball. Lt. Burke, 584th's catcher, con-The Third Fighters will have By PVT. G. A. OSCHMAN JR. nected with a solid triple in the fifth as one outstanding bit of at the helm for their first ven-H 0 t 1 Y contested throughout, play and other glimmers of the 748th SAW and 2d SAW Head-ture in the hoop sport a figure quarters Company quintets played limelight go to Lt. Serluco, 584th with a noted sports backgJ"Ound. a bang up basketball game Thurs-for knocking down Capt. (Pappy) Lt. Arthnr Colley, popular ath-day evening in Reo Hall Num-Eastman's bid-hit back of second in the first frame. Ietic director of the squadron ber 3 with 748th hanging on to a scant two point margin at the The orchid department also will coach the squad. He is an un. Score: 31-29. The victory lists Lt. Thornton, of the Ten, for alumnus of Temple University, for 748th was its second consecu-his fine running catch originating and a three-letter man on var-tive win in as many starts. off the hickory of Lt. Shea in the sity teams there, participating Headquarters jumped to a 7-2 last of the sixth. in basketball, football and the first quarter lead on fast ball tumbling sport. with. Ed sparking the first penod scormg. 748th 4th A W Sports Area Looks Like A few years he was a gave the cords a sizzling in the member of the doubles second quarter when they paced a volleyball .champiOnshiP team. wild scoring period. After movmg out of Temple, Lieutenant Colley coached at Outscormg Headquarte:s quml ndianapoliS Glen-Nor High School, near tet 17-10! 748th pulled m front Philadelphia, and has pr.oduced at half time, score 19-17. some first class -teams in all pulled away to a 29-23 third By PVT. J. CARLIN JR. branches of sport. period lead but the headquarters One of the trailer-taxis defi-outfit struck back in the last nitely got off the beaten track quarter to hold 748th to a lone one fine night this week and wanfield goal while the office boys dered into the SAW Headquarters crept up with 6 points and within Area making all spectators 2 points of a tie ball game at the decide there was either a strike finish. in the ranks of the struggle-A few hard practice sessions already have been held in the officers' area twice weekly under the lights, something novel in the line of the court game. Men with basketball experience are invited to make a bid for a starting berth on the team. The race is still wide open for the starting quintet. A squad of 12 men is out at ris time, with more men. wanted. The team' will be nattily attired in new uniforms that will feature red, white imd blue. Considerable expense was undergone to equip the team in first class fashion and the quintet will put on a flashy appearance on the floor. So far the following men have turned out for the team: First Sgt. John Gosselin, Cpl. "Moon" Mullins, Sgt. Hal Pal umbo, Pfc. "Blackie" Staiger, T/SgL "Poochie". Antonucci, T/Sgt. Peter Washe, Sgt. Jackson Page, Sgt. James Wight, Pvt. Sal Cedrone, S/Sgt. Edward Si tarz, Sgt. Joe H.resko and Pfc. Charles Lauderbaugh. Practice sessions are being he).d regularly on Monday and Friday nights under the arcs in the officers' area, with a large turnout of onlookers from the squadron. A busy season is in the for the Third Fighter hoopsters, with independent bookings to fill between regularly scheduled games throughout the season. Headquarters played a snappy boys or one driver hit a ball game with T /5 Maddox dead end. pacing the offense with 7 points The athletic area has branched and a bang up game at guard. out with a newly improved InJ. Stenson, Jim Read and Ed dianapolis type playing field and Reed played smart floor games two-count 'em-two baskets that proved the worth of the for the playing of that healthpractice sessions Jim Read has fully rugged sport known as had his squad going through. "Lusetti Marbles." ... Hessler and Hammond, two Sol Schechter, playing coach of Pfc' s of the highest grade, have the 748th, continued to spark the been looking down on the bulk 748th play in turning in 15 points of.the less fortunate EM recently on the score board plus a smooth ... having been bequeathed with floor. an extraordinary amount of Bottled up in the first period, brains, passed successfully the Schechter broke loose in the frowning ASTP board and second quarter and then con-again Super Shultz is pestered by to the pace for the 'em for their orders to depart evemngs scormg. there should be some sort of plane scored: 748 SAW. Co (31) :-service or sumpn for poor SS from S chechter 15. Vwla 6 Kapmskt 4. Me-D. t D L d Donoug h 2 Kravetz 2 Baldwin 2. rew o e an Hq' s Co. (29) :-Maddo x 7. Ste nson 6. York, havir..g finally made this E Reed 6. + H ead 6. Greenbe r g 2. gravy boat writes thai;. it's the Dic k son 2 best thing the invention of the self-starter all the nice S/Sgt. McCormiCk on the campus are Joins Army Show "' A WUTC's S-4 section has an-other representative in. the Moss limits .... natcherally ... but It does his GI heart good just to watch 'em swing by ... and we do mean swing no MP's are about-the SP' s have full authority and when would an $P talk to a sojer!. Hart sho?', "Winged Victory," the We wonder what the ace sport Army Air Forces stage extrava-strategists are going to do when Priyate Terry Moore, former ganza. He is S/Sgt. Joseph the football games go off the air captain and center fielder of Cormick, who is assisting the ... Ye Msg. Cntr. building creaks the St. Louisi Cardinals, is now property officer, Lieut. Gilbert 0. and groans every Saturday with stationed at Port of Spain in Herman, also formerly in the S-4 the cap.acity crowd, piled around Trinidad. section. the radio. 3D FC MEN TROUNCE OFFICERS TEAM IN SHAPE Drew Field's coaches, Cpl. The officers of the Third "Buster" Mott and Lieut. "Chuck::' Fighter Command just can't Collins, pronounce their sqmid in .-t k h f excellent shape for Saturday seem to a e t e o tilt. Rough spots which the enlisted men m any were evident in the first game sport these days. After tak-have been. ironed out, and !he boys promise plenty of scormg mg a sound trouncmg on the against the sub-base gang. The gridiron not so long ago, are heavy on ent scout Lieut. James Law-bemg mor:e. than two deep m every pos1tlon. The backs are son, combed Headquarters plenty speedy, the line is a hardfor available volleyball tal-driving machine, and it's not dif-ent, and welded together what was thought to be an TURKEY GRID MENU invincible sextet. Sunday afternoon the said team tangled with a hand-picked enlisted team in an interesting series of best three-out-of-five contests in the officers' area. The officers won the first two games hands down by one-sided scores of 15:-6 and 15-9, but relaxed for the rest of the day and got their ears pinned back the next three games .to lose the series. The enlisted men came back from the brink of defeat to win The Thanksgiving Day game, to be played between the Drew Field Signalmen and Camp Weatherford, has been tentatively scheduled for 4 p.m., and will be played on the athletic field at 5th St. and Ave. 0. There will probably be a band, a parade and other features to make the occasion a gala holiday event. A Service Club dance in the evening will wind up the holiday celebration. the key game, 16-14, and then ficult to imagine them holding forged into a tie with a 15-12 ,their own against the best of serwin in the next game. Going vice teams in this se'ction of the into the rubber game at two country. wins apiece, the teams put on The Weatherford coach, Lieut. a first-class exhibition of vol-Vernon L. Brown, expects his leyball, with the enlisted men team to show much improvement outlasting and outscoring the over last week. On several o'cca officers in the deciding contest sions they drove near the Coast to the tune of 16-14. Guard goal, only to be stalled The winning combine sported when they neared pay dirt. Coach plenty of height and displayed Brown learned his footbalL with plenty of team play and co-ordi-the Northwestern Wildcats not so nation during all skirmishes, and many years ago, and he has inseemed to get better as play Gdstructed his team on the workvanced. Playing on the enlisted ings of thP. T-formation. men' s squad were M /Sgt. Phil BIVONA THREAT Burke. Cpl. Frank Wochinske, Sgt. Jim Wight, Cpl. Bob Jeffery, Joe Bivona, a high-stepping S I S s J h halfback who got his early exgt. Ed Sitarz and gt. 0 n perience w1th Lafayette high in Kalnich. Brooklyn, leads ,the ground-For the officers the lineup was gaining attack. Other speedy Lieutenant Lawson, Captain Lane, backfield starters are Lieut. Rex Major Mitchell, Major Jordahn, Brouillard, former lola, Kan., Lieutenant Ott, Captain Goodwin, junior college star; Bill Stone, Captain Westbrook and Captain fullback from Salem, Ore., and Wallace. For the enlisted men all mem-Heinz Colbert, who quarter-hers teamed up beautifully to score backed with the University of timely throughout all games, while Scranton. Another back, Tony for the officers Lieutenant Ott and Schro.etter, received a serious Major Jordahn stood out. Man-hand injury last week, but may ager-Lieutenant Lawson w 0 u 1 d be able to see some action by give his right arm for another Saturday. man who could bif f them like On the line, Weatherford boasts Lieutenant Ott, and is in the mar-such greats as Pierce, Mason, ket for trading some of his lesser Riley, Kimble, Woodruff, B ell, lights if he could make another Phillippa, and Staub. That gent find. Staub, incidentally, pitched C amp Two members of the National league champion St. Louis Cardinals and one stalwart of the third place Brooklyn Dodgers were called to the colors l ast week. The Cardinals los t Outfielder Harry Walker and Pitcher Alpha Brazle, both inducted at Jefferson Barracks, Mo. The Dodgers lost Kirby Higbe, righthanded speedball specialist, who entered the Army at Ft. Jackson. Weatherford to five wins ove r the Drew baseball team las t summer. Starting lineups night's game: PoF;. Drew LE-Mc K enzie LTP aHis h LG--Mitc h ell C -He n c k e n RG-Lehman RE-Sanders Q B-Brown LH-Esposito RH-Brog g e r FB-Ogden for S aturday W eatherford Kimble W oodruff B e ll Phillip p a Mason Staub C olbert Bivona Brouilla td Stone


PAGE DREW FIELD ECHOES, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1943 .: :. sAMPLE OF I TREATMENT of civilians in Russia is revealed horribly in these pictures taken from the body of a German officer killed near Smolensk. A 17-year-old girl who, despite severe beatings ahd torture, refused to divulge information to the invaders, is led t<>. the gallows (top) ere(;.ted in the village square. Shouting defiance into the faces of the Nazis, she resists the hangman (bottom right) as he slips the noose around her neck. As her body hangs in the air (bottom left), the hangman approaches to see if she is dead. According to the atrocity secti on of the Moscow pact, the Nazis pictured here have thus supplied evidence which will hasten their own doom when they ar-e brought to trial the war. flnternational Radiophoto) SECRET FLAKWEAPON REVEALED INTERESTED SPECTATORS crowd round a new electrical gun poin _ter operated by soldiers at the Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, N J In the foreground is the computer which con outspeed the fastest human mathematician. Tws> Army. men (background) work the tracker. Twelve of 16 Jap bombers were shot down with only 88 shells when the device was first employed. (lnte wional) AFTER A HURRIED TRIP from Camp Crowder, Mo., to Albany, N Y., Pvt Franklin L. Higgins holds his aged dog "Pal" in his arms as the loyal animal happily .licks his face. Higgins was granted a furlough to visit the 17year-old dog after it was stricken and lay near death. It had grieve<;! over its master since he entered the Army. (I nternationa I) LIFE GOES ON IN -WRECKED TOWN GIANT JAP PLANE MEETS DOOM IN PACIFIC DUEL TRIO OF ITALIAN MOTHERS sit in the sun and nurse their youngsters after the tide of war had passed through l!he t-own of Alife. Heavy shelling by the Nazis goosestepping in reverse and the advancing Allied armies oc eounted for the debris surrounding the women. U. S. Signal Corps photo. (International) W FOUR-MOTORED PLANE, having come out second best in a duel over the Pacific with a Navy Liberator, plunges toward the sea in flames (left) During the death dive, one of its wings (center) tears loose from the plummeting fuselage, indicated by arrow. Finally .bombe: hits the sea in a mighty splash (right) and disappears, a trod of smoke markmg 1ts Pac1f1c grave. Navy photo. (International Soundphoto)


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