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Vol. I No. 15 Air Corps Gunner y School, Tyndall Field, Florida May 2, 1942 TYNDALL POET TO CAll HOME Colonel William W Welsh, C hief of Staff, who visited Tyndall last Saturday to inspect the operation of the gunnery ranges. $ENATOR PEPPER INVITED. TO SPEAK ON TYNDALL AIR SHOW Senator Claude Pepper, one of the most illustrious personalities to ever represent the State of Florida at the nation's Capital, has been i nvited to be the speaker on Tyndall's second t'Thirst for Knowledge" program. The show will be broadcast over VIDLP from the USO Building on Monday night at '7:30 P M Major Shipman, the sponsor, that Senator P ep per has been asked to speak in connection with the program's policy to present outstanding state and national figures on the topic of "The Purchase of War Sav ings Bonds and S t amps." Private Jerry Flacks will be the program's quiz master. The Secretary of has stressed his desire that each man in the Army send a letter home on l'iiother Is Day, Uay lOth, as an expression of l ove and reverence. In keeping with this desire, the local USO organization is offering a free telephone call home to the man at Tyndall who submits the best four-line verse on any subject relating to ''Mother." You don't have to be an expert or even a semi-pro at poetry--you'll be competing with amateur poets on the Field. All of you budding bards who have been tryinp; to rhyme 11 June'' with M oon" can now try your hand with ''Sister and Brother" and "Father and Mother." The contest closes on Thursday, May 7th at 5:00 P .rli'. That gives you five days to think up your four-line verse and h and it in on a slip of paper with your name, rank, and ore;anization, to Post Headquarters in care o f the "TARGET". The local USO organization w ill not only present the winni ng contesta-nt with a telephone call to his mother at any point in the continental u s. but will e :lso award the writer of the second best verse an opportunity to per sonally record his messag e o n a phono graph record to be sent to the folks back home. All entries will be judEed b y the combined staffs of the u;;;o organization and the "TARGET." The decision of the jude;es will be final and the winner will be announced in next Saturday's "TARGET."
, LEST W E FORGET. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10, 1942. What kind of a mother is your mother'! I s she a flapper? Is she a selfish, self-centered doll? Does she always think of herself first, last, and always? Does she refuse to deny herself, so that you may have something y o u may thinkyou need? When you are sick, does she refuse to "put herself outn, to nurse you? Does she refuse to stay awruce when you need her? Does she always think of herself and not of others? Or, does she always refuse to think of herse lf, her own comfort, her own health, and instead think of you? M y Mother always thinks of her children first and herself last. I wonder if your mother is not like that, too. Mother is a wonderfu l creature. No one can adequately describe her. N o one can ever adequately repay her. The best we can do for her is to make of ourself e a man that S H E can be proud of. Mother looks for a letter, on Mother 1 s Day. Are you going to let her There is hardly anything Tyndall Field cou l d be more proud of than to know that every soldier and officer o f Tyndall Field has written to Mother. LEST \l'fE FORGET. M other's Day is Sunday, May 1 0 1942. All pilots at Tyndall will be interested in knowing that the Field's first Link Trainers began operation yesterday. Althoug h the butt of numerous jokes, the Link Trainer is un doubtedly one of the most important mechanical contrivances used in the training of a pilot. The Link Trainer, for those of y ou not acquainted, is an ingenious device that is employed to teach the art of radio and instrument ("blind") flying on the ground. The Trainer has become invaluable in the instruction of this type of flying which is extremel y complex and is much easier to assimilate on the ground, where mistakes and faults can easily be talked over, demonstrated and explained. Every Army Pilot is required to have a minimum of 4 hours in 6 months, or 10 hours during the year, of instrument flying. Tyndall's Link Trainers are under the supervision of Lt. C.F. Brunner, assisted by Sergeants Sheri dan, McGee, Reagan, and Pvt. Moye. --Herbert T. Wilson, Post Chap lain 1/5:(} 5Gfkdd4& Going "all out" towards providing social activities for the boys on the Field, Director Thomas Oliver of the Panama City USO, announces that beginning this afternoon at 4:30 and last ing until 7:00 P. M there will be a Tea Dance with entertainment by the "Five Notes." If this innovation meets with popular approval by the boys, it will be made a permanent Saturday afternoon feature. Dancing classes have been switched to M onday nights and all men i n terested are requested to leave their names at the USO building in advance. Mrs. Kay Goodman, an expert terpsichorean, is i n charg e of the instruction. Another new feature will be free Bingo games on Wednesday evenings with useful prizes being awarded to the winning contestants. Cameras are available for use without charge Also, due to the numerous requests by Tyndall's amateur-expert photographers, a complete darkroom will be constructed within the next few weeks. r
?Jc:6)nli Master Sergeant Postlewait As an aerial gunnery school, Tyndall Field's training program is vi tally dependen t upo n a smoothly and efficiently operating Armament Department. Fortunately, the air base. has such a de-partment. Directing the armament work down on the line are M/Sgt. Andrew B. Postlewait and M/Sgt. Harold :12:. Myers, both of whom are veteran armorers. Sgt. Postlewait enlisted in the Army in 192 5 and spent the following six years in the Infantry at Ft. Eustis, Va. Since 1 931 he has been in the Air Corps, stationed most of the time at Langley Field, va., as an armorer. H e took a c ourse at Chanute Field, Ill., in 1932, and in 1939 completed a master armorer's course at Lowr y Field, Colo. On Dec. 6, 1941, he came to Tynd all Field. A native ofValier, Pa., Sgt. Postle wait is known as one of the most reliable and conscientious workers on the Field. H e probably has held as great a variety of jobs as anyone on the Post, and in eac h one the Sergeant has left a record of g o od performance. He is a fast and industrious worker, and he keeps his crews operating systematically at all times. The creditable qualities demonstrated by Sergeant Postlewait have earned for him the high regard and respect of his superior officers and the men who work with him from day to day. Hajor Clarvoe The Commanding Officer of a military post the size of Tyndall Field has a position involving tremendous res pon sibi1itT, and the many burdensome duties of his office make necessary the delegation to assistants of many tasks which otherwise woulci fall upon his shoulders. This staff of assistants is headed by the Executive Officer, and at 'f,yn dall this position is filled by efficient Uajor Harold M Clarvoe, known affectionately to his friends as "Sli ck" due to his rapidly vanishing hair. Major Clarvoe has had an interesting and varied career covering a period of more than thirty-five years. Born and reared in Washington, D.C., the Post Executive was connected with the Treasury Department in that city from 1907 to 1917. In 1918 he entered the U. S. College of Veterinar y Surgeons and upon his graduation became a veterinarian at Ft. O glethorpe, Ga. Following the war, he pursued his studies further a t the University of Maryland in 1919, and at Geor g e Wash ington University in 1922. In 1926, Major Clarvoe rec eive d his commission in the ll6th Field Artillery, Florida National Guard. H e came to Tyndall on Jan. 5, 1942, fro m Camp Blanding, Fla., where he was Executive Officer of the First Battalion, l l6th Field Artillery. The Major's home is in Tampa, Florida.
Pub lished every S aturday by the Public Helations Office, ACGS, Tyndall Field, Fla. PUBLIC RELATIONS lst Lt. Charles B Ra.vison ASST. TO P R. OFFICEH Corp. Jack H Parks ART W O R K Sgt Oral Ledbett e r Pvt. E rnest Kenton Pvt. Car l B Lengerich SQUADRON REPORTERS Sgt. Kenneth Stitt Pfc. James F. Barran Sgt. Howar d Bergstrom Sgt. Ralph Q. Boyes Samuel Schun COM:f\:lANDING Col. V'i. A. B .aJ...rvvell COLliMNIS fS S/Sg t Dewey H. G ossett and The Yardbird TYPIST f.iiiss Roberta Grurunon SQUli.DIWi'J REPORTERS S/Sgt. Ted R. Williams Pvt. Dave P Alvarez EDITOR Pfc. Arnold Milga t en ASSOCIATE E DITOR Pvt. Sau l Samiof REPRODU CTION STM'l' T/S e;t 'Noodro w VV. Bus by Pfc. J ohn A Webster Pfc. F r ancis C hurchill Pvt. Itoy A. Thorsen SQUADHON REPORTEHS Pvt. R a y Gross Pvt. )ifilliam Hines Pfc. Stephen G. Cullen Pvt. Robe r t L Scott Pvt. James S. \Vi ll is
Lt. Jack Wilson had a card from his exroom mate, Lt. pob Dickman, saying "I am a married m a n now." From what I hear, Lt. Bell has dropped out o f the local Mann race .. Our Officers remind us of "Dr Livine; stons" with these "Jungle" hats we nominate Colonel Hyndman as o n e o f the busiest officers on the Post 'lwas g ood to see Lt' Mathis back at Tyndall the early part of the week Did you see Chaplain McClelland sporting his Whites" last Sund a y ... I\1ayor Burkhart of L ynn Haven announces t hat Lt. Ad kins, Capt. Gardner, Chaplain Wilson, Capt. McCullough and Sgt. Charlie Gre en will serve on his City Counc i l Colonel Maxwell has been practically a stranger to the Post l a t e l y ... It seems his home-town paper wr ote a n article concerning our Lt. Jesse A Nimocks, and stated that "Private J e s se A Nimocks, etc .. Major F lem ing is becoming quite ambitio us; i f you will notice, ever so often h e will occupy one of the typewriters in P ost Headquarters. Wonder whos e private secretary he would lik e to be? ... Lt. Gabriel Powers, I hear, is catering t o a local red-head. That's O .K., Lt. P I'll be gone soon and there will b e n o competition Glad to s e e Capt. Medof b ack from Le ave Lt. Rob erts can't seem to make up his mi n d as to h o w he should answer the telephone. Call him up sometime and see if Sgt. Roberts o r Lt. Roberts will answer w e t h i nk Captain Bryan one of Tyndall's most efficient officers and Lt. Nelson a s one of the friendliest What's happen ed to Lt. Kingman Apologies to MAJOR Carnahan My one ambition is to get some g ood "dirt" on Lt. Samuels, .. all inside dope will be appreciated A hearty welcome to our journalism boss, Captain Ammon McClellan, the n e w Po st Public Relations Officer. Corporal Everett Payne has returned to us and came back "sweating"-a s ev eryone does around the lst Cpl. Wal .. ton (to be Sgt. ,he hopes) has been run ning around picking up papers e very where he goes. It seems I recall on e guy getting a "Section 8" by do i ng just that thing David Davis, Ord C o was seen riding around P. c. with not one, but six of the local choice gals; wonder what he's go t that the rest of us don't possess'I ... That's O.K., Gar ner, there's another chance It' s Wal ter "Double ChinH Schroeder who's the popular guy in the I'ilessage Center .. andto think only two stripes are keep ing Cpl. Sissom from asking Her IDQEX is feeling quite l o w these days. His one and only says, :"I'd b e g lad to go, LT." Had a letter from T/Sgt. Seth Wood, who is in O.C.S .. Woody says they're kinda tour;h out in Wyoming The most familiar sie;ht at Post Headquarters in the morning is Pvt. Averett and his broom I know one Sgt. that will have reached his goal if' this new pay bill goes through, and for a very special reason They tell me that Pvt. Bov1man, Chaplain Wilson's right hand man, used to be the proud possessor of 11two pieces of silver." ... Sa.y, Evans, how did you r engagement turn out Wednesday nie;ht? Jack Parks is back with us Ben Alford had better take some sound advice and stay out of the night air Sergeant Red Brewer leaves on furlough the lst of May. Don't know what our loca l belles are going to do whi l e he i s gone. And how about our P ost dignitaries that he drives around? And es pecially little Nell she s a y s she's going to knit while he' s away .. which I'm ( ( sur e isn't at all neces< sary, this column will be glad to take care o f her Here comes Sadie Snoop, I'd better stop before i get o:; censored. ".....:::::-')
L LT. ENGELBRECHT ast week the boys who were on D.S. to Dothan, returned. Glad to have you back, boys. What's this about Cpl. Douglas Harris and J ewe l Covington p lanning to wed in June? At the rate our squadron is going now we'll all be happily married by June. At the present time we have 27 married men and reports are that there will be rnore soon. --DPA S LT. MARCHESI gt. Rex Terrell, back as lst Sergeant, has the administration reins well in hand. W e have quite a crew of keglers in our o"utfit and not the. least expert of them is our c.o. He makes those pins salute as they g o down! As a tribute to their prowess, the bowling squad is often referred to as "Marchesi's Murderers. Good-luck to the boys w ho are leaving for clerical It's too bad they're leaving just as.our new pool table is arriving, but don't worry, fellows, we'll save it for yo u Although n o b ody has asked us, the men in the ou tfit want more parties i n the Recreation Bldg., more women and more punch. --ss 0 LT. WATSON ne morning week a heavy fog lifted and ther e on the steps of hat chE;lry No. # 1 was Cpl. c. Poyner, fresh from furlough. Blow the whistles, sound the alarm, for laughter shall ring within the barracks again! And speaking of pleasant things, we want to thank our c.o. for that swell party en the beach the other afternoon. Gulf swirrnning is safe this season, all the "sharks" are gathered 'round the new pool table. The le.st two Saturdays have been noticeably quieter everybody acts so h omeloving .. it seems as tho fun and funds go hand in hand. And G B Grout is voted "S;ruadron Dawn Buster.'' --J'N T LT. WATKINS start the ball rolling, our newly equipped Day H.oom is really p opular these days and judging from the play at the pool table, we m ight be able to tu-fn out a Willie Hoppe 11 Sgt. Jordy is sweating out his last few days in the country and is itching to go int o to set those female hearts aflutter once more. Sgt. Darrah, still talking about that Redhead he left back home, says that blondes are too much trouble. W e all wish convalescing Cpl. Glass a speedy return to our fold. Pfc. Cullen can't get his mind away from tha t boat ride he took recently, he says you can't beat Florida sun and a Florida venus. Pvt. Daly is back a fter a few week s at Sebring Fla. --SGC A LT. TAYLOR .B. warm welcom e to the men who ,just returned from Napier Field and Phila delphia. And also, we see that ''Ole Wolf Hutchins'' is back frorr: his fur lough. With parts arr1.v1.ng daily, it wont A be long before we'll be able to assem,., ble our pool table. Believe it or not, some of' the boys think t hat a sun-tan i s ftequired by one application of sun-burn. Ask Pvt. Sheppard. --HHB H ORDNANCE e r e's wishing all t hose men leaving on furlough, a very pleasant leave. And a ten-day visit to the North is the plan of Lt. :Mitchell as soon as h.e gets his leave of absence. We are wondering why Barracks No. l is in such a state of continual confusion. Could it be that Private Earl Killingsworth and his mail-order flute are the reason? Our nomination for the best file clerk on the Post is Corporal Ira Nealis of the Post Ordnance Office. Y'ihen he files anything, it is really filed.-RS
C MATERIEL orporal Warrington and Pvts. Cagle and Caboche returned from a 6 month vacation a t a Civilian Airplane Mechanic's School in Philadelphia. The ttGold Dust Twins", Sgts. McGee and Sheridan returned f rom Eglin Field where they've been supervising the Link Trainer Dep't. They will assist Gunner Earl Moyein running the department here. We hear that there is a soldier in the squadron who is engaged to 6 women and is trying to get into foreign service to get away from i t all. Cpl. B agwell, what are you "bucking" for turning in all those men Sunday nite? You're up for sergeant anyway, so let up for a while. Barracks 345 resembles a p rivate home--hardly more than on e man per room. What is lst Sgt. Hodges d oin g with 3 men in the orderly room? Is he having morning report trouble again? S/Sgt. YVilliams, this above all remember, don't get excited on your lst enlistmentl --TRW T SIGNAL box of real maple sugar that Cpl. Phelps brought back was a rare trea t to the men from New England. He is still single, and that, judging fran the number of men who have returned from furlough married, is quite an accomplishment. Maintenance minded Panasuk did a bit of maintaining on Sgt. Kolt's radio .. Results: The aforementioned radi o burned up. Panasuk swears the radio was working beautifully when he finished with it, but we have our own ideas as to the cause of the mishap. Angelletti is making a flower bed out by the barr acks, and it is easily discerned that his knowledg e of flowers was acquired in Manhattan. The poor things just don't respond to his treatment and obviously don't appreciate his gentle care and their new home. --WMI-I fT1 QUARTERMASTER boys sure are getting into shape with all this gas mask drill. The QH boys lost their game with the medicos, but with a little more practice-it to be a different story the next time we meet. Lt. Gundlach, the new commander of the colored troops, is a great source of inspiration for his men. The y say that he's a hotter ball player now than when he played for.Harvard. lst Sergeant Lee is getting plent y of exercise these n(ghts, reading horror story magazines makes his flesh creep What s this about Pvt. So pher getting home LONG after he was supposed to? We are sorry to hear about Sgt. Dawson's dad being ill, and hope that he gets well in a flash. Pvt. Vavrecan is going home on furlough to take a peek at what Sir Stork brought his wife on St. Pat's Day. -RG "t. T 846'l'H QUARTERMASTER fVe've finally got something for the Target this week, and we'll try and have something each week The steam rolling that our new c.o. is g1v1ng us each 5:45 A M is really makinc the visits toP. c. a rarity Pvt. Berlack, that mighty little carpenter from the Big City, really cut a few capers at the dance last Thursday nite .. Lt. Gundlach has asked him for an appointment to learn the steps. What's this about Pvts. Gaylord, Smith and Harold receiving letters from the same address, and there aren't any sisters there, either? We're ready to match our barracks against all comers as far as appearances are concerned. The boys are "laying the wood" to the softball these days, and thanks to Chaplain McClelland for procuring the equipment. That Pvt. that was getting "every other day offt' is now doing K. Pl And why is 1st Sgt. Allen hold ine; up our furl out;hs? --wn
SOMETHING T O SHOOT A T: M/Sgt. Lankford's score for this quiz was "88". YARDBIIW Is BUCK PRIVATE'S N O N -COM'S OFfiCER S 0 30 30 60 60 90 90 -99 GENERA.L: ( 4 points each) l. What typ e of gun did John M I3rmvnin g invent? 2 Nho was the only President to ser v e two n o n-consecutive t e rms ? 3. Identify the following Presi dents---Old Hickory, The Father of the Constitution? 4 Name three sets of Presidents that had the same name? 5 What year did Ch8rles A Lindber gh fly the Atlantic? ARMY: (5 points each) l. On what date is A rmy Day observed? 2 Name the seven' combatant ar1ns that make u p the Regular A rmy. 3. Name the o nly colT'.mand in whic h a soldier steps o u t o n his right foot. SPOlt'l'S: ( 2 points each) 1. Nith what sports ar;e the following equipment associated? puck chalk < ma.llet sulky epee hel met pin niblick shuttlecock rack GEOGRAPHY: ( 4 points each) 1. v'iha t i s the capital of Norwa y ? 2. In what states are the following located---The Everglades, Death Valley, Yosemite, The Panhendle? 3 Where is the Yucatan Peninsula loca t ed? 4 vVhat is the river in the world? 5 Name four states that begin with the letter 11111 YOUR VOCAI3llLA.RY (4 points each) l. Balustrade is a 2 Barbette is a 3. Bandolier is a a. gun merchant. a. barbed wire fence. a garter. b handrail o n stairs. b. female barber. b c artridge. c seaport in Madagascar. c. carriag e for h eavy guns. c. band lea der belt. 4 Barberry is a 5 Banzai is a 6 Bustard is a a bar fixture. a. dirty doublecrosser. a. b ird. b. thorny shrub. b rat's battle c r y b black mustard. c. birthmark. c. yello w dog. c. small statue. ATTENTION : A free theatre pass will be awarded to the man who serids i n the bes t question and ans wer for next Saturday's rrnovv DO YOU HATE?". 41' ., ... -.. e
The ole Yardbird's feelin kinda rugged o n account uv i dun drawed anothur pay day. (last weak the Tarrgett du n tole me how i got payed. i never did kare much whur it kum frum; jist how fur an whur i t wuz gain. but if thim Finanse boys is responsibul i is deeply greatful ter eech an ever wun uv thim.) i got 11.40 cleer an i maneged ter git a cupple uv late passes in a row so yall kin imagine how i feels. i is broke now but i is h ap p y on account uv i had the foresite ter lay u p a cartoon uv "bull" an qwite a fuw bars uv eatin terbaccer. i reckin anybody whut has plinty uv g ood terbaccer ort ter be happy. I wuznt feelin in the mood the othur day fur that klose ordur drill we has kind uv ocashunly so i jest figg ered I'd love the dog a littel, an go on sick kall ter git ot uv it. the man sayed he cudnt figger ot jest whut wuz ma trubble. Sayed it must be drink, an i tole him that wuz all rite; i wud cum bak sumtime whin he wuz sober. befo i got ot uv that place i dun got a vacksinashun, a cupple uv C C pills, sum coff d rops, an a box uv foot powdur. thim medical boys is sho sufishint. Incidentully, it is gittin rnity hard on rna c uzzin Willie Jippem. they is dun konfishkaided all his rubber checks fur defince. I had amity g ud time on the raddyo qwiz proggram t h e othur nite. i sho hatid ter be beet by a non-cum; but he aint bin a non-cum long so nacherly he aint had time ter fergit an he knowed. i n evur lost but 20 an i got a twobit pitchur show pass o t uv the manigur so i still figgers i dun purty gud. Down twon the othur nite in the durg sto i heerd sum purty gurls admirin our nuw flyin offisurs an they sayed they cud do anythin a bird cud do. i never sayed nothin but i wud sho be rnity amazed iff'n i wuz ter see wun uv thim eatin a fuzzy wurm an settin on a barbed wire fince at the same time. they is good boys tho, ani kind uv admires em. Reckin i'd better be goin, NOW. --,-THE YARDBIHD (No. l) )Ju i;udhc(U The Classification Section is the employment office of the Army. It's function is to place men in the A rmy in positions where they can be of the greatest benefit to the service, taking into consideration their general fitness for the particular job. When a man enters the service, he is interviewed and pertinent information concerning his occupational, educational and military experience is recorded on a Soldier's Qualification Card, together with his grades on the Army General Classification Test and the various aptitude tests the Army gives to determine his capability. This card is kept up t o date and accompanies the soldier whereever he goes and serves as an index to his ability. By .consulting these records, the Classification Section can assign a soldier to a position or task with which he is familiar and capable of holding, thereby saving time and money that would be spent in training untrained men to fill these necessary jobs. After a man's active military service is terminated, his records may be turned over to the government agency in charge of placing men in civil life, and these records will be an important factor in determining wha t sort of civilian job he is of holding The Classification Department at Tyndall Field is under the supervision of Lieutenant Martin II.. Tannen. His staff of enlisted men is headed by S/Sr;t. Arthur R. Edwards and includes Pfc. Irving Laffer and Pvt. James N Mangum The Lieutenant and his crew can take the majority of the credit for the smoot h and efficient operatio n of the various departments on the Post, dueto their interest and judgment in the placing o f departmental personnel.
Welcome news to Tyndall's pugilistic enthusiasts is the announcement that the Field's boxing ring is completed and fully e _quipped even to lighting fixtures for after-dark bouts. As mentioned in last week's sports paget all squadrons are urged to hold elimination competition within their groups to determine their representatives of the various weight classes. The winners of these contests will then compete in the inter-squadron competition which will get under way next week. Meanwhile, the use of the ring is available to anyone desiring i t Permission from the A & R Office is not necessary. SOFTBALL GAMES ON TAP TEAMS Lt. Joseph E. Adkins Monday Lt. H. T. Whitehurst 5:00 P.M. Lt. Cletus Jr. Tuesday Lt. John A. Des Portes 5:00 P.M Lt. E R. Engelbrecht Wednesday Lt. Bruce A. Campbell 5:00 P.M. Lt. Mil ton B. Samuels Thursday Lt. David H. Fogel 5:00 P. M Lt. Peter E. Weis Friday Lt. Raymond F. Watson 5:00 P.M Lt. Raymond E. Taylor Saturday Lt. William Marchesi 5:00 P.M Capt. Roy E. Gardner's team draws a BYE this week. On Friday of last week, Lt. David H. Fogel's team defeated Lt. Milton B. Samuels's nine to the tune of 6-2. Saturday's game postponed. This week's scores are as follows: Capt. Gardner's men-llt Lt. Adkin's team-10; Lt. Samuel's sluggers -7, Lt. Camp bell's. batsmen -3; Lt. Marchesi's team copped a 9 -0 win on a forfeit by Lt. Engelbrecht's boys. LEAGUE ROUND UP Don't look nowt but those Cleveland Indians are burning up the American League a gain. Under pilot Lou Boudreau, the "collapsing" Indians have built up a streak of ll consecutive wins and are sitting on top of the heap by a margin of two games. In the National League the Brooklyn Dodgers are still on top and Dodger fans are pleased no end that their favorites, Walker and Camilli, are the men supplying the power at the bat. Dolph had quite a day on ThurEday when he almost single-handedly batted the Brooks to victory over the Reds by clouting out two homers and a single. Baseball far;ts will note that it wa' s Camilli that President MacPhail was trying to trade this winter despite Dolph's winning of the most valuable player award in his circuit. The man who pitched the Detroit Tigers to their pennants during Mickey Cochrane's reign, Schoolboy Lynwood Rowe, has been traded to the Dodgers. Rowe, along with several others, holds the American League record of consecutive wins at 16 straight... I ANSWERS TO '?? 7 GENERAL: Machine Gun ; Grover C l tev eland; Andrew Jackson and James Roosevelt and Harrison; 1927. SPORTS: Hockey Hopscotch Croquet Harness Racing Fencing Football B o wling BaQmQnton Golf Billiards ARMY: A p r i l 6th; Infantry, Cavalryt Field Artillery, Coast Artillery Corp:;, Corps of EngiFeers, Air Forces, Signal Corps; Right Step March. GEOGRAPHY: Oslo; Florida, California, Californiat Texas; Mexico; The Nile River; Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Idaho. YOUR VOCABULARY: Handrail on stairs; Carriag e for heavy guns; Cartridge belt; Thorny shrub; Your guess was right because the word BANZAI is defined as a greeting used for the jap Emperor and also is a jap's battle cry; Bird.
. 11M o ther, may I keep a -diary?" A11Yes, dear., y o u m a y "The n may I do the things to write in it?'' "Captain, is this a good ship?" nli'lhy ma dam, this is her maide n voyage Mother: "Qui e t dear, the sandman is coming." Modern Child: 110 K Mom, I won't t ell pop." M 1echanical "Do know .. vha.t knee act19n l S J.n a c arr" She: "Yes, and don't you try it." Pvt: "Do you kno w the s ecret o f popularity?" She: "Yes, soldier, but m o t her s aid 1 mustn' t." S gt: What t i m e i s it? Daisy: "It's getting late, you' d better get _started. Sf;t: "All right, tur n out the lights. old-fashioned girl took two drinks and went out like a light; the modern girl takes two drinks and out g oes the light. --Tale Spins. The Captain of the Destroyer approached a dejected-looking gob leaning over the rail: "i-Vai ting for the moon to c ome u p? he asked pleasantly. ''For cryine; out lrud!" s a i d the ill one, has that g o t to come up too?!' Corp: "Have you seen one of these instruments that ce.n tell when a man is lying?" Rookie : 11Seen one? I married one! a Breathes there a man Who has never turned Hrom -m-m-not bad! with soul so around and ., dead said, .\. lNG-DAY IN THE LINK TRAINER DEPARTMENT''"
.Jt From an unrevealed Army Camp comes the story of a sleepy soldier who appeared at his outfit's orderly room at 1:30 A. M. one morning, fully dressed and completely equipped. The O.D. asked him what was the idea. "I'm ready," came the reply, "ready to leave." Further questioning revealed that thesoldier dreamt that he was ordered to prepare to leave for Australial A newly enlisted soldier stepped into the office of his company commander at Camp Wolters, Texas. Standing before the captain's desk, he snapped smartly to attention, saluted and stood silent. The captain, to refresh the man's memory on military courtesy, asked: What do you say?" This phrase must have been part of the vernacular to the rookie. "Not much," he answered V fuadda you say? 11 Movie critics have several ways of rating shows. Some use stars, some bells, others employ check-marks or letters of the alphabet. But the men at Camp Davis, N c., thei r own system of rating pictures at the camp theaters. The shows they see gain distinction by the number of Military Police who show up to handle the crowds. A three-M. P. picture is a smash hit! An Irish soldier in France during World War No. 1 received a letter from his wife saying there wasn't ablebodied man left and she was going to dig the garden herself. Pat wrote at the beginning of his next letter. "Bridget, please don't dig the garden; that's where the guns are." The letter was duly censored, and in a short time a lorry-load of men in khaki arrived at Pat's house and proceeded to dig the garden from end to end. Bridget wrote to Pat in desperation, saying that she didn't know what to do. as the soldiers had the garden dug up, every bit of it. Pat's reply was short and to the point: "Put in the spuds." mOVIES FOR THIS WEEK R 1 T Z SUNDAY, MONDAY, May 3-4 "The Fleet's In" Dorothy Lamour William Holden TUESDAY, May 5 "Gentlemen After Dark" Miriam Hopkins Brian Donlevy WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, May 6-7-8 "Captain of the Clouds" Jimmy Cagney Arlene VVhelan SATURDAY, May 9 "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp" Jackie Gleason Jack Durant "Lawless Plainsman11 Charles Starrett Russell Hayden LATE SHOW SATURDAY NIGHT "Jungle Book Sabu SUNDAY, MONDAY, May 3-4 M r Bug Goes To Town" Max Fleisher Feature Cart oon TUESDAY, May 5 Western Mail" Tim Keane Jim Trent WEDNESDAY, M a y 6 Great Guns" Laurel and Hardy TIIDRSDAY, May 7 Rise and Shine" Jack Oakie Walter Brennan Linda Darnell FRIDAY, SATURDAY, May 8-9 "Right to the Heart" Brenda Joyce "Phantom Cowboy" t \ \' ...