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, I Vol. I No. 12 Air Corps Gunnery School, Tyndall Field, Florida, April 11, 1942 OFFICERS PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED ARMY DAY HERE BY OBSERVED OPEN HOUSE Army Day was observed here Monday by open house, which was attended by an estimated 1000 visitors from Panama City and many distant states of the Union. Military personnel observed the occasion t:>y a day of hard wo{'k, but certain areas of the Post were opened to visitors from 8:00 A. M. to 4:00 P. M. Guests be&an to arrive early in the morning and reached the proportions of a throng d4,ring the afternoon. Visitors from points as far away as New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois registered at Post Headquarters. They were accompanied by guides such points of interest as the impressive new chapel, which was dedicated Sunday, the mess halls, several of the barracks, the Post recreation building, and the jeep range. Centers of attraction were the chapel and the range. COLONEL MAXWELL RETURNS Colonel Warren A. Maxwell returned to the Post last Wednesday after having spent 10 days in Louisville, Kentucky, on a speci.al mission for the Southeast Air Corps Training Center. The Commanding Officer was one of a board of officera appointed by the Training Center to make a of a site for a new advanced training sclxol which will pe located in Colonel Maxwell was made chairman of the board. Promotions for seyen Tyndall Field Officers were annoUnced last week by the War Department. T hey are: Major F. M Hyndman to Lt. Colonel; First Lieutenants John Tha-pe, Chester R. McClelland, and William Kevan to Captain; Second Lieutenants Remington McConnell, Martin R. Tannen, and Emory Shofner to First Lieutenant. colonel Hyndman came to Tyndall on Nov. l, 1941, from Eglin Field, Fla., where he served as Executive. Otfi cer. He retired three yea:r:s ago after having served 25 years in the Cavalry. After remaining in retirement two years he was recalled to the service and was made a member of the Armored Force Bo. ard at Ft. Knox, Ky, Col. Hyndman was one of the Army's e.arly advocates of mecharti za:t;ion. Captain Thorpe is Signal Officer here, and before called to active duty in the Army, he was an official in the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. at Charlotte, N. C. Promotion of Chaplain McClelland came in recognition of his services here since July, 1941. He is a na,ti ve of Durant, Okla. and a graduate .of So uthwestern Seminary, Fort Worth,Texas. Graduating from West Point in 1940, Captain Kevan is now. s .tudent opera tions officer here. A native of ersburg, Va., he received his flight training at Maxwell Field, Al.a.. A native of Atlanta, Ga I,.t; McCon a graduate of Emory Vniversity, and was outstanding in student activities. there. Before cal1ed to active (continued on page 4)

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a The name of the writer of the above statement slips my mind. But, no matter who he was. Whoever he was, he surely must have been a dreamer. Dreams are the stuff out of which progress is made. Without dreJlills, th$re can be no progress. If, Alexander Graham Bell had not dreamed of a mechanism which would enable man to throw his voice great distances, without any unusual exertion, we would never have had the telephone. If, Thomas A. Edison had not dreamed, we would not have the electric light, or many other conveniences which we enjoy today. If the Wright had not dreamed of flying through the air, we would not have the air.D lt:ne. No, emphatically no. Unless young men dream there can be no progress. The world is waiting now for progress. All of the above men dreamed their dreams, when they were young. Once the vision appeared, they kept the light burning an, d kept the dream alive before th!ml Always, it beckoned them on. As they dreamed they worked, denying themselves everything, undergoing untold hardships, and trials. Nothing mattered to them, except that their dreams come true. They were willing to pay the price tnat was demanded. Everything demands a price, and you reach the goal which are willing to strive for. All that mattered was that as ywths they dreamed a dream, and then .. wet'e men enough to work to make their dream a reality. You can do anything you want. You can be anything you WS:!lt to be.first, you, must catch a dream, hold onto it, and work and fight tUl yowmak:e your dream come true. Then, and only then, as young men like you dream dreams, can we have progress. The world is waiting for you. How about it? Are you game? Wilson. ARMY EMERGENCY RELIEF LAUNCHES The War Department has announced the formation of the Army Emergency Relief Society, with Headquarters in Washing ton, D. C. The Ron. Robert Patterson, '
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By "Unworthy One" In the absence of able Sergeant Gossett, the unpleasant duty of slandering the Field nobility has been assigned to this unworthy one, but it must be confessed that this journalistic venture is entered upon with some relish, Cand some corn perhaps) We understand that there was quite a party hel d i':rom the hours of 8 on Saturday to 4 on Sunday afternoon. \Ve really didn't know that those desk boys co .uld take it. P.S. It is understood that the DD at the O l d Dutch didn't ask them to come back. Dont you think Miss Cox looks nice in red? Confidentially, it is understood that Lt. Kingman is "expecting." S omeone has suggested that some ones refer to Chapter 5 and 6 of the Officer's Manual. Have you heard about the new club'that was started on the Field called the 40-40's? We understand that it has quite a large membership and that its purposes are many. We understand that the young officers (don't quote me on the age) have already started their nightly jaunts to the hospital area, and t;hey dont look sick to me. Come to think of :l.t though, Lt. Corbin did look pretty bad Tuesday night. of looking bad, we hear that Lt. Slater was a bit pale when last seen running back to the safety of the P.C.C. Sat. night. In anticipating the change from winter to summer uniform, the writer recalls a recent promotion party at which Lt. inaugurated a new evening dress for the men and Mrs. Howell one for the women. She didn't have to be. so formal about it though . May we conclude this rambling venture with a bit of seriousness by offering our congratulations to the newly promoted officers, with especial emphasis upon the much deserved silver leaves presented to Col. F. M. Hyndman. By the TARGET Staff Our first thought as we sit down to to the is, why in the h--did we ever offer to do this for Gossett, any,.vay. His readers are bound to be disappointed, for there a bsolutely is no other living being that can compress as much "low down" in one column as he can. All we can think about is the new machine that the government sent down here for us t o print the TARGET with. It's the dang fangledist thing any of us ever laid eyes on; and look at it is all we have done, for nobody knows even vaguely how to operate it. They call it an electro-matic varitype. Even Sgts. Lankford and Balentine, who know more about office machinery than anybody around here, came back and shook their heads. Personally, your editor is of the old conservative school and prefers his old jalopy typewriter. And then there is the Post "mess." They say that the Headquarters day room has plenty of standing room in it. Sgt. Brewer has been having a grand t'ime lately. 7lliile the Colonel was gone, he was "acting" assistant to the assistant to the Employment Officer. It is known that Mis s Smith had a date every night last week and that Dre11rer wore holes in the concrete around her desk. The girls .certainly don't look g. i. in their new uniforms. S/Sgt. Lee of Quartermaster made Tech last week and is already sweating Master. Optimis tic rnan, we call The Public Relations Office has during the to our new P. R. cer, Lieutenant Rawson.

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LT. ENGELBRECHT E :very member of our organization is very happy. The reason is that we now have a nicely furnished day room to while away our spare time, with practically every comfort. In it we have a 3-piece 1 i ving room suite, a radio, card table, 6 chairs, 3 smoking stanis, and 2 reading lamps. Also, we are expecting to get a pool table nex t week. Lt. Engelbrecht and Lt. Todd w h o shopped for the furniture, told the men at a squadron meeting that took place on Wednesday, what could be obtained and the amount it would cost. Thursday, the equipment arrived, and was set-up in flying time. The boys working on our planes down on the line, are showing some real progress. Although Sgt. Taylor is on furlough, we want to congratulate him on his promotion to Staff Sergeant. LT. ADKINS ()ur organization acquired a number of new men who look like t hey are capable fighters. W e were sorry to lose First Sergeant Endsley to OCS, because he was a very capable and excellent man. Sgt. Dozier just back from furlough is now our acting First Sergeant. Pfc. Scoran wants to take a picture of his arm with that 11lone stripe." Congratulations to Corporals Despain, Hamil ton, and Mull ins on their recent promotions. A welcome to the two prodigal sons, Pvts. O'Grady and Marotta. Pvt. 1120 2011 Scanio got a 3-day pass to fix his father's books. With red ink, Tony? Pity the Mail Manl What with all the free postage. BUY DEFENSE BONDS AND STAMPS OFFICER PROMOTIONS duty here, he was associated with his father in the mercantile business in North Geor gie.. Lt. Tannen is Post Classification Of ficer and trad u ated from the Adjutant General's Training School six months a go. He is a native of Wilmington Delaware, an d is a graduate of the University of Delaware. ;' Lt: ;.l1Sliofner:,:Ls.' .. a nativ e of Shelby ville, Tenn., and is a g r aduate of the University of Tennessee. Before t o Tyndall Field last October, he was Assistant Finance Officer at Maxwell Field. INTELLIGENCE OFFICER ARRIVES New Military Intelligence and Public Relations Office r here is First Lieutenant Charles B Rawson, who was sent h ere from Maxwell Field, Ala. Before coming to Tyndall, Lt. Rawson was Intelligence Officer at the Air Corps Replacement Center at Maxwell Field. H e suc c eeds Lt. Joseph I. Mathis, who was transferred to Cochran Field, Macon, Ga. UNIT DESIGNATIONS FORBIDDEN The Public Relations Office here has received instructions from the South east Air Corps Training C enter not to unit designations i n referring to squadrons or organizations located on -the Post. Henceforth the TARGET will list all news from the various organizations under the name of the Commanding Of ficer or by using some general designation such as Air Base, Materiel, or Headquarters. \ The purpose of these instructions is to prevent the release of any information that might possibly be of aid to the enemy.

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MATERIEL It is with regret that the Squadron loses Captain Fowler, who has been commanding officer of the squadron since July, 1941. The respect in which he is held by the entire squadron, and the ability with which he handled the innumerable problems with which a Sq uadron commander is confronted, is reflected in the fact that he has served longer with our u n i t than any othe r squadron commander in t h e P anama City units. M/Sgt. Postlewait is reported to be dining out on Sundays "Bullfrog" Barrett recently made a 20 mile hike at night. It's the first time that we ever heard of a man having to walk home from a date. W e welcome our new Commanding Offi cer, Captain Gardner, to the squadron. Pearson went to Mobile last weekend and got himself engaged. --TRW ORDNANCE Ordnance warehouse is really humming these days. The firing on the target and skeet ranges really keeping us busy. W e welcome the new order on passes and the 1:00 A. M curfew. Now all we need is a pay day. Our company commander, Lt. Bruce A. Campbell, returned from a three-day pass the first of last week. Pvt. Joel Schwartz is looking for a car. Anyone having a gasoline buggy with good tires, and has no money, contact Joel, for he has plenty of the latter. Sgt. Harry Burnett and Cpl. Toby Lamura glia are having tire trouble t hese days, and are scratching their heads wondering where to get new ones. Some of our boys have returned from furloughs and others are anxiously awaiting their turn. Returning last week were Corp. Cindric, Pfc's Parks, Christina, Bell, Richardson; Pvts. Sa ha, Stabler, Wilbanks, Terry, Durst, Strakal, and Scott. --RLS LT. WATKINS are in order for Cor p Joseph H Deckard on his acceptance for Officers' Candidate School. Cor p Starr, Pfc. Fox, and Pvt. Ledet were among t he first class of gunners to g o through this Field. There must be more than what meets the e y e in teachin g first aid that makes Corp. Glass walk around with that con t ented look on his face. C orp. R owley and Pvt. Steiman are awaiting the arrival of their wives here in Panama City, and Corp. Dubin's better half is sweating out his furlough. RUMORS AND FACTS: Sgt. L. E. Smith and Corps. Reynolds and Cassiano contemplating matrimony Pfc. Cullen finding the girl of his dreams after all of these years Pfc. Levy singing "Indian Love Call" The blonde that Corp. Jordy was sporting one Sunday nigh t Cor p Kendall dreaming night and da y of that furlough. S QUARTERMASTER orne of y ou fellows that are not in the office should see the eye filling uniforms that our girls of termaster received' Thursday. Well, well, so Sgt. Lee did make Tech. Con gratulations, sergeant! Sgt. Porter and S gt. Dawson also got their staff chevrons this week. Sgt. Jones has returned from his furlough, andwe finally received shipment on Pvt. Gudor from Maxwell Field ( our buddy) Now that have taken two suntan uniforms back from many soldiers, it wi l l be the Quartermaster's job toreissue them to recruits. Lee says he's going to make us "rise and shine." -RG

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FINANCE (Jongratulations to Lt. Shofner upon his promotion to first lieutenant. Recent promotions in Finance have made the boys very happy. Effective April 1, advancements are as follows: Tech. 4th grade Carl G. Brandt was appointed Tech. 3rd grade; Pfc's John S. Blaza.k and Francis A. Clooney were made Tech. 4th grade; Pvt's Herbert A. Anderson, John E. Beegle, Robert J. Costigan, and Joseph Hanak were ap pointed Techs. 5th grade. The Detachment as a whole spent a good week-end on the beach enjoying the Florida sunshine and also the good swimming in the Gulf. A certain our Sgts. has patch ed up his differences with his Panama City heart-throb and things seem to be going along as serenely as if nothing had ever happened. Tech. Bob Costigan is just spending his last few days at home, and we expect to hear quite a bit about the cold, cold, north when he returns. Con fidentially your correspondent is going to try some of that cold northern weather for 15 days starting the 13th of this month. Remember our slogan still is "Keep 'Em Paid" and you must agree with us thatis just what we've been doing. CGB l!J MEDICAL DETACHMENT VVe welcome Lt. Bailey our new A a ministration Offieer, recently arrived from Carlis1e, Fa. The Lt. is a former enlisted man from Camp Lee, Va. Greetings and etc. to 2nd Lt s Doris Cofield, Kathryn Sakaly, June Duffy, Elizabeth Dennis, and Juanita Wilson our beautiful nurses. They have all come from civilian hospitals straight to Tyndall Field ----Modern Nightingales. Patients will surely be pouring in now. --AC LT. WHITEHURST rrhis week: we start featuring "The Man of the Week" series as based on the opinion of the Squadron WE FEATURE: Corporal Chauncey as we believe he has proven himself capable and efficient with his duties as supply sgt., and truly deserves the distinction of being the "Man of the Week." Congratulation Corporal and keep up the good work. Two weeks ag .o, a big event took place in our Squadron. That noise you heard wasn't the gunner's graduation class doing some night firing, it was the party given here for a group of girls from Panama City; Thank you Major Shipman, Captain Gardiler and Lt. Corr, for your co-operation in making it a grand success. Good News: Sgt. J. A. Matkins who is in the hospital, will soon be back in action. His cast has been removed and he is able to hobble about. He request13 his many friends to visit --RSB A HEADQUARTERS most hearty welcome to Lt. Raymond F. Watson, who is' to be our new Squad ron Commander. Good luck to Captain Bernard J. Fox, who leaves us this week to take up &dministrative duties with the 80th Air Base Group. Congr&tulations to Sgt. Don on his appointment to first sergeant of the outfit this week. Before his advancement, he was acting in that capacity. Nineteen Pvts. were promoted to Pfc., andPfc. Godwin finally sweated out his Corporal stripes. Our best wishes follow Sgt. 11Buck" Timberlake as he leaves for Officers' Candidate School in Miami. His pals gave him a farewell party, and a swell time was had by all. Sgt. Timberlake was Editor of the TARGET. --TWG

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_______ wm __ Published every Saturday by the Public Relations Office, ACGS, Tyndall Field, Fla. PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER 1st Lt. Charles B. Rawson ART WORK Sgt. Oral Ledbetter Pvt. Ernest Kenton SQUADRON REPORTERS S/Sgt. J. D. Twitchell Sgt. Kenneth Stitt Pvt. Troy Glidwell Pfc. James F. Barran Sgt. Ralph S. Boyes Pre. Gordon Garcia Cpl. M. M. Kendall CO:MMANDING Colonel Warren A. Ma.:.x:well EDITOR Corp o Jack H. Parks COLUMNISTS S/Sgt. Dewey H Gossett f.<. !1 d T h e Yard bird REPRODUCTION STAFF Pre. John A. Webster Pf'c. Francis Churchill Pvt. Roy A o Thorso n IS Ttt S WHAT YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR? ASSOCIATE EDITORS Pfc. Arnold Milgaten Pvt. Saul Sa.miof TYPIST Miss Roberta Gammon SQUADRON REPORTERS Cpl. John T. Lampros Pvt. D ave P. Alvarez Pvt. William Hines rech. Carl G. Drandt Sgt. R. L. Mathews Pvt. H.ay Gross Pvt . Robert L. Scott

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BOTiLING RESULTS PRESENTING Won Lost Team D 12 Team B 10 8 10 We'll keep things around home at sixes and fives, INSIDE VIEV'fS Team A 9 Team C 9 ll 11 If you husbands wont bring 'rhe Target home to your OF THE WO.MEN 1 S NEWS .. .. BOWLING BRIEFS Team B is now a team again. Last week we had a selective service draft all our own. Mrs. Pluenneke put in her thumb and drew out these plums: Mrs. Rigberg, Mrs. vernocy, and Mrs. Yates. Also from reserves to regulars came Mrs. Bane to Team A. This depletes our reserve corps to only one member, Mrs. Morrell. Who's going to enlist in a worthy cause? We need bowlers. CAMP AND HOSPITAL SERVICE The Red Cross has a new service to the armed forces, the Camp and Hospital Service, which is a channel for civilian donations. Any friend of the soldier, which naturally means every one of us, who has anything to donate please contact Mr. Neely, the Red Cross Field Representative for Tyndall Field. The following articles are needed: Games you aren't using (ping pong, Badminton, monopoly, etc.) Card tables Ash trays Good books or magazines (recent) Medicine balls Hand balls Magazine subscriptions There are other things the men need, which we will tell about in later issues of the TARGET. RED CROSS Since our last Red Cross meeting all we knitters and sewers have become homeless. The buHding was .taken over by another organization, and this Monday we worked at Mrs. Maxwell's The hospitality of our C. O.'s wife spurred us on to complete several dozen bandages and some new sweaters were started. By next week the new Red cross quarters will be ready for occupancy. Take note girls, from now on we'll meet above the Vanity Box Beauty Salon, on Harrison Avenue across the hall from the telephone office. There is ample room for all of you who haven't shown up yet, and there certainly is plenty to be done. COMMISSARY COOKING 2 can green beans edium onion l 4 up Kraft French dress Pour liquid from beans Add thinly sliced onion; cook quickly until almost tender. Add beans and dressing. Heat thoroughly. Serve at once. Serves four. STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL: Peering around the piers one Sunday afternoon recently we gathered some of our clan were doing a little serious fishing. Was that a stingaree on the end of your line, Mrs. McCullough, or was it a whale? Fishing seems to be a great attraction now. An added attraction is Mrs. Mosely all wrap ped up in her knee boots. You girls who live in the "Officer's Nest11 don't 1 os e your way home. It' s now MacArthur Avenue, not El Prado; but it's all .sand .under any name and vary treacherous, as Mrs. Wilkins can tell you. She stuck to the ruts and the ruts stuck to her tires. We met Mrs. Maxwell and Mrs. Moore meandering (some call it bicycling) toward the metropolis Sat. P. M. According to Mrs. Maxwell, Panama City is now blessed with a.i1 art gallery. She discovered the phenomenon when she called 1170. ..

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. . i : ... The ole Yardbird's feelin tolerable well i is in receit uv a slite sunburn but i dont kno on account of how cum on account uv everbody know we aint had no Florridy sunshine lately. however there is one other thing that will giv a man a red noze. Mundy they tuk me ot on the range to see ifn i cud improve on ma sco with the pistylls an i got kind uv reckless an the sgt. sayed Dont never pint no empty gun at nobody ani sayed Thats all rite. its laded an all reddy. An he sayed %$%***(". He wuz kind uv irritated. Down town the othur day i wuz kinda pickin at a ole farmer an i tole him they wuz gonna draft all the ole men on account uv they had lots of experrience frum the last war and he sayed Thats by gawsh whut .it looks like they is gonna hafta do. He shet me up. Miss Balinsky dun invited me to go on a scavenger hunt i dont kno nothin aboot huntin them things, fack is i aint n ever heerd tell uv them. must be sum kind of anumull peekoolyur to Florriddy only. i reckon i' ll make ot all right tho. i had a date the other nite to take a purty gurlto the pitcher show an aftur i had payed off all the munny frum ma furlow i jest didnt have non left an so i raked, scraped, stole an borryed till my finanshul chec up showed canteen checks, .40$ change, all nickels an pennies, an a .43$ govt. check whut a ole sgt. in the ootfit give me (on account uv he wuz ashamed to have it cashed. i wanted anothur 2 bits but i jest cudnt make the necessary arrangemints an it wuz gittin lat so i eased on down an we wint tar the sho an then drapped inter the drugsto ter git sumthin ter drink. i wuz sho sweatin hur out not ter git no di.ibble chawklut malt ar sumthin like that but we got us a .nickel drink ani tuk hur home. when i got bak up ter the bus line i had .13$ net an the man sayed i cudnt ride fur on that so i had ter hitchhike home which WuZ against reggerlashuns but i figgered i better git home fur bedcheck on account uv m a fust sgt. is kinda mean. Incidintally, i is gled my time aint valyuble cause if it wuz i would l'fn o lose money whin i goes to git waited on at the PX. We had a gas mask dril Thursdy an the man wuz esplainin an illucidatin an he sayed that mask wuz protectshun aginst any gas attack known ter the Army an i spoke up a.Ii asked him kind uv sly if'n i cud barry it aftur thim bean suppers an fur the furst time sinse i knowed him he aint reamed me ot fur bein impyudent. Well, I better be goin----THE YARDBIRD. NOT IN THE BOOK A trio of young officers were walking down the street of a little town near Camp Crowder, Missouri. Coming toward them was an enlisted man, a fairly new recruit. However, he showed he had spent some time reading the regulations for soldierly behavior--he knew he should salute a superior officer. S potting the three lieutenants, he dictn ''t know whether he should salute one or three times. 'ti e compromised on a procedure not in t h e book--saluting with his right handand holding up three.' of his left. THE LAST BLAST A rookie owned a bugle, Which he blew when he was blue, The bugle was his buddy, His friend both tried and true. One night he woke at midnight, And feeling kind of blue, Picked up his trusty bugle, and a note or two. Now the friends are parted, They're sad oan be, The bugle's on the trash The rookie's on K. P.

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Athletic and Recreation Officer Lt. L. B. Thompson and his assistant Lt. S. J. Kopack are preparing a very interesting program of sports activities for the men of Tyndall Field. Available in the near future will be baseball, softball, basketball, and boxing equipment. If enough men in each squadron participate, we can look forward to some keen competitive An outdoor boxing ring is going to be constructed and will be situated so that it will be convenient to all. Who knows, Tyndall Field might produce a logical contender for the heavyweight crown that sits upon the Brown Bomber's h ead. Major league ball gets under way April 14th. The past week has been spent tapering off in exhibitions and gearing the pitchers for nine inning assignments. Managers of their lineups always subject injuries, draft decisions. the various teams have all set, but they are to changes because of calls, and last minute DEM BUMS; THE DODGERS, Constitute an attraction beyond compare these days in baseball, unless it be the New York Yankees. Their color, however, is mostly the color of tradition and of their manager (who is wired for sound) and of President Larry MacPhail (the man who tried to kidnap the late Kaiser after the other w.w.). You may say the color of the team is supplied by the fans who are a screwy lot, but every inch a Brooklynite. The Dodgers of today areserious, business-like Nrl decidedly unfunny. They simply play baseball better than most teams in the country. The infield shows Dolf Camilli at first, Billy Herman at second, Pee Wee Reese at third and Arky Vaughn playing shortstop. In center-field is Pete Reiser, w h o ranks with Ted Williams as the rookie of last year. Also, playing the field are Dixie Walker, Joe Medwick Augie and Johnny Rizzo. Mickey Owen had to do nearly all the catching last y ear and was a badly tired man when the World's Series rolled around and brought up that luckless third strike experience. Now Bill Sullivan is behind Owen and the situation is 'eased. The Dodger pitching staff is by no means a minor issue, as. they have some of the best in the league. They are-Kirby Higbe, Whitlow Wyatt, Curt Davis, Johnny Allen, and Fred Fitzsimmons. Everything's pointing to the next Rose Bowl game as a battle between the All-America team the Army will round up from its ranks, and a Navy outfit. Mickey Cochrane reported for his sailor suit a few weeks ago Joe DiMaggio is worried His infant son showed signs of being a left-hander Ben Hogan had 34 putts on one of his 67's at Pinehurst Which means he had 33 shots from tee-to-green, a record of some kind, over such a course. Bettina, former light-heavy weight champion, has started a campaign he hopes earn him a crack at Joe Louis' crown some time this summer. Melio, a southpaw, says he won't wed until he wins the heavyweight title which iS another way of announcing he has decided to remain a bachelor for life. Manager Jimmy Wilson has compiled the following rules for the Chicago Cubs: Midnight curfew, up at 7: 30 A.M., no bowling, no cutting loose before exhibition. games, no imitating of other players, no smoking on the fieid, no poker playing and no betting on the horses.

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f The Navy rumor about what happened to the Normandie was accidental may ha ve been a mistake in spelling or pro-' nunciation maybe it should have been "Axi sdental. tt Today a wise guy is one who leaves his hat and coat outside in the car and takes his spare tire inside with him and checks Then there is the fellow who keeps up-to-date about everything----he even calls his sweetie nsUGAR" now because she's hard to get! And then there was the shoemakets daughter who gave the boys her awl. She: Let's have a kiss. He: Not on an empty stomach. She: Of course not. Right where the last one was. / / A dusky son of Alabama was busily engaged in a cootie hunt., When asked by a sergeant what he was doing, he replied, "I' .se a-hunting for dem 'ri thmetic bugs. 11 "Why do you call them arithmetic bugs?" '' Cause dey add to ma misery, dey subtracts fum ma pleasure, dey multiply like de dickens!" The English language is funny. Tell her that time stands still when you gaze into her eyes, and she'll adore you, but just try telling her that her face would stop a clock. A real smart girl is one that can get a future out of a present and a present out of a past! Wize chikins dbnt spend notime fool in round with a bad egg speshuly whin he is broke. Yardbird

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side Latin America" I "Inside Europe11 and -"Inside. Asia",-broadcasts four times weekly on the Mutu8.1 Network while his good friend Raymond Gram Swing takes a much needed vacation. Gunther will be heard on Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:00 P.M., E'1VT, beginning April 9. RECORD NON-STOP TRIAL RUN: It was more than 16 years ago that Francis Craig took his Vanderbilt College orchestra to the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville for a two weeks 1 trial. The southern Dance Maestro, whose sweet rhythms are heard weekly via Station WSM in Nashville, (NBC-Red, Sundays, 12:05 A.M., EWT) is still playing at the Hermitage. In an effort to curb an epidemic of late arrivals for the rehearsals of Saturday night's "Treasure Hour of Song" program, a coast to coast Mutual highlight, Alfredo Antonini, conductor of the orchestra, inaugurated what he calls a conscience fund to combat the evil. The fund imposes a ten-cent tax for each minute of tardiness, all fin.. es going to the Red Cross. The first sizeable check to the worthy cause was mailed three weeks after the plan went into effect. The culprit, donating $3.30 for a 33 minute was the Maestro him self! Red Skelton, world famous comedian, pulled this one at the annual comedian versus leading men's baseball game in Los Angeles, California. Red was M.G. He began, "Ladies and gentlemen, a you ng lady has found a wallet containing $15.00, her name is MISS HELEN HUNT Let's give her a great big hand. A terrific round of applause shook the stadiwn. Then Red said, "If the person that lost the money is still here, please go to HELEN HUNT for it. SUNDAY MONDAY, April 12-13 "Son of Fury" Tyrone Power Gene Tierney TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, April 14-15 "Joe Smith American" Robert Young Marsha Hunt THURSDAY, FRIDAY, April 16-17 "Male Animal" Henry Fonda Olivia de Havilland SATURDAY, April 18 "South of Santa Fe'' Roy Rogers George "Gabby" Hayes "No Hands on Clock" Chester Morris Jean Parker PANAMA SUNDAY, MONDAY, April 12-13 "Young America" Jane Withers William Tracy TUESDAY, April 14 ''Below the Border" WEDNESDAY, April 15 "Rangers of Fortune" THURSDAY, April 16 ''Wild Geese Calling" Henry Fonda Joan Bennett FRIDAY, SATURDAY, April 17-18 "Obliging Young Lady" Joan Carroll Edmond O'Brien "Pirates on Horseback" Cartoon and Serial I '