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c:::: Ee=ij VOL. I, NQ. 51 Published Every Friday Drew Field, Tampa, Florida Friday, February 26, 1943 Meet Major Fleming Drew Field's P1ans and Training Officer, Major Wilfrid Fleming, is an officer of widespread experience. In less than two years of servi ce the 37-year-old major has s erve d unde r' numerous commands, all in the air corps. He was a captain in the infan try reserve until July 17, 1941; adjutant of the 3rd Bombardment Group Savannah Army Air Base, til D ecember 9, 1941! Assistant cretary to Chief of Air Staff, D. C., from Decem oer 10 1941 to September 15, 1942 ; graduate of G-3 course at the Command and G e n eral Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, from S eptember 19, 1942, to November 21, 1942; and Assistant Combat Inspector, Third Air Force, from December 1, 1942, to .January 8, 1943, when h e was transferred to Drew Field as Base S-3 Officer. Major Fleming graduated with an A.B. degree from -Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, and is the holde r of a n LL.B. degree from the Harvard Law School, Camridge, Massachuse tts. He was an attoiney in the Hospital Post Exchange Dedicated Col. Melvin B. Asp. Drew Field Post Commander, af he dedi cation of he Hospital PX, watches his wife, Mrs. Asp, cu he rib bon as members of he Exchange Council look on. New Hospital P.X. Formally Opened By Col. and Mrs. Asp Colonel and Mrs. P. Asp formally opened the new Post Exchange No. 9, Wednesday, at 11 a. m. Mrs. Asp, escorted b y Captain Morris I. Porter, Assist ant E xchange Office r .formally cut the jonquil and iris colored ribbons closing the entrance, thereby opening to business Drew Field's newest and loveliest sol dier exchange. The jonquil and iris colored ribbons signifie d the colors of the Air Forces. Mrs. Asp was presente d with a bouquet of. iris and jonquils b y James Lynch, son of Captain J. M. Lynch. .if ----------...,-----------During the inspection whi:ch followed, they :lj.trnished a background of the original music that only Drew Field c a n produce. The good-looking P X girls, who will work in the new establi shment, all wore jonquils in their hair, in line with the motif. Ambng the officers who participated in welcoming the soldiers were Lt. C o l. Lawrence H. Smith, president of the Exchange Council, and Lt. Col. H enry C Floyd, Major Rex LeFevre, and Captain John Schneider, members of the Exchange Council. Expert Rifle Shot Gives Exhibition On Drew Range The new exchange is located "Another potato, please. on "D" street in Building No. 10 No, that wasn't heard in a mess MAJ. WILFRID FLEMING of the Hospital area. Lt. Col. Jay hall at Drew Field-at least Ken F. Gamel, Base Surgeon, express-B 'd fice of Solicitor, U. S. Department ed himself as being very pleased eegle di n't say it there. of Labor, Washington, D. C., at with the new P.X. Said he: "This He was on the Drew rifle range, the time he was ordered on active new P.X. will be an excellent and was speaking to his wife. She d1,lty to the Savannah Army Air morale builder for the boys in the tossed up the potato, and as a Base on July 16 1942 hospital, and for the men of the large gathering of soldiers The major is the son of Mr. and medical detachment who are watched, he smashed it with a Joseph W. Fleming, 4116 working down here. We are glad single high-powered rifle shot Dodge St., Omaha, Nebraska. _His to see this excellent P X. located He smashed cabbage, oranges, w ife. the former Geraldine Gray, here." grapefruit, squash,' and w.hat have of Windber, Pennsylvania, now Before the grand opening the in a with lives at 4508 MacArthur Blvd., Drew Field Deep Slee p Eleven different to give the Washington, D. C. playe d the Army Air Corps song. an Idea of how a simple thmg like a bullet works Bailie Seasoned Pilot Named To Head New Bombardment Group when it has a man and a gun behind it. Using 13 type s of guns and a .38-calibre revolver Beegle, with Mrs. Beegle gave a special demonstration of ammunition to Drew soldiers Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week. Rep ,--:. Twenty-seven-year-old Major Arkansan i s but the prelude to resenting DuPonts Remington arry L. G alusha, battle seasoned a story known to few. But b ehind and Peters powder and projec.1 h h d the soft speec h i s a glow, p erhaps tiles, his demonstratio n both edu. I ot, as been named to ea a r eminiscent of those days on the cational and entertaining, won newly activated Bombardment Islands, at Java, a t Nevv Guinea; wide applause from the soldiers Group at Dre w Fie ld. the remembrance that he was one who watched. Veteran of a year's experience of 25 officers to evacuate the SomP. Special Stunts in the Philippines, Java, A_ustralia Philippines in an obselescent It's duck soup for Beegle to and New Guinea, Major Galusha army bomber; the time w h e n his burst three. targets tossed up at awumes his new duties after hav-squadron was ordered to evacuate once by his wife, or to pop moth ing served as Operations Officer its Java airdrome in view of an balls or small washers hurled with a dive bombardment group impending Jap raid. For h e and high. He doesn' t brag about shoot since December 1 1942 Lt. "Zeke" Summers took off in ing two targets at once, one sta_In four short years the young A-24's .and, disobeying orders, tionary and another swinging. Major has ris. e n from the rank of 1 each deposited a 500-pounder on And the mirror aiming isn' t any Second Lieutenant. He was a Nip ship in Bali harbor. Both thing, eithe r, he says. av,rarded his wings on February I ships were sunk. Facing court However he admits that it took 1, 1939 ; at Kelly Field," and his martia l on their r etur n the flyers some time to shap<= up this stunt. first assignment took him to 1 were decorated instead. Major H e holds

'Page 2 DREW .fiELD Expert Rifle Shot Drew Men Using Base Library Facilities around so much, but visits all of the m. H e likes big; shooting, in the west, and so does hi s wife, (Continued from Page 1 ) who can a l so shoot, "but not near FUlly' during the demonstration, he as good as Ken." Their home right snips pieces of chalk from be-now i s in Atlanta. Thousands of Drew Field men twee n the fi ngers of Mrs. B e egle, K en's main message during the I standing more tha n 20 feet away. demonstration was to the newe r .are utilizing some part of t 1e1r f D tl h t Of course, all this ability with m e n o rew1os e w o are ye l e i sure time reading good. books the gun i s not inherent-it is the new with a rifle, but who are getand factual magazines, according: result of practically a lifetime of ting "right" with the firing piece. to !v1iss Eulah Mae Snider, Base shooting for Beegle. For 19 years "Don't close one eye when you Li!Jrarian. he has been with the. same am-aim a gun-keep both eyes open," visits to the mi.mition company as den;onhe advises. "Don't get discouraged Mme than 12,000 strator. Before that, h e practiced if you can't make a marksman library were by members shooting. He was_trap boy at gun right off. It takes practice and f tl 'lit 1 t 1 1 b g t t t b practice. When you fire a 1e _m1 ary personne s a-c u s as a youn s er, .JUS o e rifle, or any other weapon, don't tioncd at Drew Field during the around guns. 'pull' the trigger. It must be month of January, and records Both M1' and Mrs. Beegle are d f 0 h N b k d squeeze ta date indicate an even greater roqJ. ma a, e 1 as a a n ale "A d 1 d 'th now on a tour of the southern n l1e actmoms 1e WI a for this month. 0 states Army and Navy stations "don't try any of these .F1c,hon Rates _?nly 5.,1 Yo j and t_ o put on the demonh 1 ,7ks on the A breakdown or the January I stratwn, wh1ch bas been s een by No matter. whe1e Yot_t go m .figures revealS the interesting fact a s many as 50, 000 soldiers during th1 s \var, b_e and 1hat of the 2373 books borrowed a single s e ason. Before the war, plenty of 1t, he Iemmded. The -only 5 1 per cent were fiction. he demonstrated for consumers gun IS no good a good Books history, and large stores as sales booster. m!l-n, and the man 1s no good mathematics, useful arts, r e l1g1qn Now, with the w.ar, and the w!thout the gun. But get good .and social science for the most armed forces using all that the those guns you fellows part made up the other per plants can produce, he is sent out :VIll b e able to wmd up ,;var cent:. In the useful arts, h1story as a demonstrator for the fellows m less tnne than you thmk. .and science groups, books who'll "pass the ammunition" at ++ e iWEL. a Qn van_ous phases of the Army Hitler. .,. MONEY LOANED predommated. F'ollowmg each separate exh1From the large number of books bition, Beegle pointed out high ON ANYTHING OF VALUE .actually taken out, together w 1th points and gave the purpose ?f TAMPA LOAN CO the fact the library readmg the next shot. He dem< ;mstrated m "TAMPA'S OLDEST AND room are m use almost; a clear-cut way the speed, MOST LIBERAL" 1t ev1d ent that the and hitting power of today s soa FRANKLIN STREET Drew .Fteld soldier of today I S tak-menu for the Axis. One of the "i7HEF JiiNWM ril'" advantage the oppor-most interesting parts of the-ex-tumtws for self-Improvement hibition was his shooting at a bar have been made available of soap with specigl expanding to lum. ammunition to show the effect "Some of the _more portly solequal to impact with d1ers are watchmg then we1ght the human body. H e also used these days too," Mi ss Snide r said, rifle ammunition in a shotgun, ih recoun_ting requ;,s ts. A shooting at a can of water to show book enhtled Pounds (not the imwct of the solid requ,ested), :w_ntten especially for projectile traveling at 1400 feet women desirmg to r_educe, was per second. the receiveq by the Beegle doesn't belong library some time ago. At the gun clubs because he time," Miss Snider said; I just' coUldn't imagine why it was in1 -eluded and the very idea-of having a book in an ariny base li telling women how they could take off weight struck my sense of humor. Much to my sur prise it has enjoyed unusual pop Ularit:\r." ewe e11deavor to get in just as many of the latest books on the 'best seller' list as possible," Miss Snider said. Judging from the :number of these books available, she i s succeeding in h e r purpose. They include: "The Valley of De cisiGn," "The Song of Bernadette," "Rivers of Glory, "Wide Is the Gate, "Time of "HostC!.ges," "The Lieutenant's L a d y," ".Reprisal," and "The Day Must Dawn" in the fiction class .Amorig the non-fiction books on -the lis t of availables are: "Guad.afcanal Diary," "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay," "Suez to Singa pore," "Headhunting in the S olo-m .on Islands," "We Took t o the Woods, "Last Train From B e r lin" and many others. Club Forming Hey. soldier! H ere's inl:eresiing: a Gle e club is being organized by lthe Special Services Office of Drew Field. Every soldier who wants :to sing should l:ry for H. This is YOUR chance! AU soldiers interested should apply at :the Special Services Avenue "B" near First 'Siree-i:, in person. and ask Lt. Ewe for an audition. SIERVICE NtEDS FOR-SERVICE MEN COMPLETE LINE OF +; Slacks 1C Chevrons 1C Garrison and Overseas Caps in O.D. or New Forest Green ... TAMPA'S.ONLY NITE CLUB Feafuring 3 Floor Shows Nitely -8 10 Midnight DANNY & DON'S : -911 TAMPA STREET Dance to the Sweet fdusic of VERN YONKERS ORCHESTRA. For Every Guy And His Gal! Judy sings, swings and romances in a musical Caval cade of melodies of yester-day and tomorrow! 'fOR ME GAL' With JUDY GARLAND Gene Kelly George M u rphy SUNDAY AND MONDAY SINGLE FEATURE 11Who Done 'It?'' Wi.th Bud Abbott, Lcm Costello Tampa and Zaclt Phone 3P03-9c, 22c Saturday and Sunday "High Sierras11 Humphrey Bogart, Ida. Lupino 'Counter E$plonage' _War r e n William, i3ri c Blore TUESDAY WEDNESDAY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY 2:30 to 5 Every Night 8 till 11 EXCEPT MONDAY Sc Fa r e l i : I On Davis Island Buses LEAVING GRANT'S CORNER FRANKLIN! AND CASS STREETS 7:15 --7:45 -8:15 YEAR VISIT TAMP A'S 1ROUND PLAYGROUND 711 GRAND CENTRAL RIDES GAMES EATS AMUSEMENTS ADMISSION to Grounds FREE Ch .11 Special Rides Th I S Soldiers and Sailors Welcome rJ S A TAMPA-OWNED INSTITUTION Bring Your Family and Friends A NICE PARK FOR NICE PEOl'LE Buy More War Bonds and. Stamps! ..;.."


Feb.ruary 26, 1 $43 Christening at Drew Field Chaplain .John Malcolm Haight christens Judy Jane Schreck as her proud parents, Capt. and Mrs. Joseph Schreck, look on. lit was the first cl;lrisfenirtg a:t Drew Field. A he left are Mrs. Avis Schreck and Capt. Schreck, .Base Technical Inspector. A:t the right, behind Cap:t Schreck, is Lt. Hasseline Coward, Assisiant Plans and Training Officer. the baby is Mrs, Donald Yohe, wife of L:t. Donald Yohe (viho is standing nex:t to Chaplain Haight). At the far right, in the rear, is Lt. Charles C. Bostick, Mess Officer of the 314th Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron. House Mother to Army for them. I take their telephone I calls_, console them when they Angels of Drew F1eld don't get the letter they were expecting, and try to do the many Mother of a Umted States Alflil).y other little things will make paratrooper now serving in a them happier here,' she cont! tle zone, Mrs. Bessie Stricklana, nued. Naturally, I miss my son life-long Tampan, is also the W e have always been so closeHouse Mother to the 44 Drew but I am not alone m that, the Field "Army Angels." 1 thousands and thousands of I am happier now bein" here 1 nwt.!wrs \VIth boys m the service with the nurses, than 'I been same w a y I .. do, Mrs. since Gene enlisted in the army Stuckland conclude d. because, somehow, I feel closer to him by being a part, if only in a ll small way, of the war effort Mrs. Strickland said. Paratrooper David G en e Strickland, 22 an only child, enlisted August 15th, 1940. His first eight mon.ths were spent in the infantry, but he wasn't satisfied he wanted moi; e thrills and ment and that, to him, meant only one thing-zooming through the air. Gene's opportunity came with the call for volunteer paratroopers, and after passing' a rigid mental a:nd physical. examination Qecafue a lll'eiT\b'er of a pa\:ach\.lte battali'on at Foit Benning; Ga. After four months of intehsive he got 'the "tl1rill Of his life' whe'n he heard the bi:lsk co,l'nmands,:"st; :md.up," "ho'ok i.\p," "stand in the d o'or;" and "g'o'' th'at sailing ,space on his I I first Jump. Two, .months later, in .September, 1941, paratro'op'er 1 Strickland left for foreign. s ervi'ce. WAAG Whacks Out Official WAAC Song NEW YORK CCNS)-A W AAC has whacked out an "official WAAC song" entitled "The WAAC Is In Back of You. The composer is Lt. Ruby Jane Douglas, Special Service Office r for -the WAACs and former vocal music supervisor of the Bristow Okla., public schools. Two other numbers which she has written are "There'll Be a New Style Bonnet in the Easter Parade" and "Something New Has Been Added to the Army." Both will be played and sung in the WAAC show w .hich is scheduled to open here about March 1. CLUB 1204 FRANKLIN ST. Invites You to Dance to "HI-HAT RHYTHM MAKERS" Every Nie 7 P.M. Till Midnight PADDOCK BAR "Not a Jook Johi.t-But a pl.ac;:e ju s t like the one back home-where you can bring your wife or sweetheart for a drink. a chat and fine music." JACKSON AT TAMPA ST. Operi From 8 A.M. to 12 P.M. "His letters are full of ehth'usiasrh aboi.1t the paratroops and his job," Mis. Strickland said. Gehe is now th'e camerainai1 for _his outfit, Which is the 55ist Air Infantry coin p arty, an'd he IS crazy about it. During this interview Mrs. Strickland was busy mending for one of her girls. "I was always called mothe r by the boys who used to come into the USO where I I worked before I came here, but my girls h ere all ca1l me 'baby'," I she said, laughingly. Mrs. Strickland has been at Drew Field since early last December. When asked about her duties, she said I really don' t consider them duties. What I a1il and have been trying to do is really take the place, as much as possible, of the girls' own mothers-i'nake this a real home We Give SERVICE to SERVICE MEN! 1 SfU;d,/J, s6.9l e Regulation 8 Form Fit Forest Green O.D 8 Pinks F o r e s t Green. Zipper $10 Fly 917 FRANKLIN STREET. TAMPA 372 Central-St. Peei:sbt\rg 531 Cleveland-Clearwater \er .. -,Mir::trimri' .,; *'*'',._ zrt Authorized Bottler: PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO. OF TAjiPA THIS WEEK SPECIAl TO SOLDIERS ONLY ONE-8x10 PHOTO $1.25 Come 1n and Get A

Page 4 The Drew Field Echoes P. 0. Box 522 GLENN R. ROSS, Publisher TAMPA ARMY NEWSPAPERS Business Office: 1115 FLORIDA AVENUE TAMPA, FLORIDA Phone All advertisements contained in this newspaper are also contained in the MacDill Fly Leaf. Minimum joint circulation, 10,000 copies. ADVERTISING RATES FURNISHED ON REQUEST A newspaper published exclusively for the personnel of Drew Field and devoted to military interests and the United Victory. Opinions expressed in this newspaper are those of tl:te individual writers and under no circumstances are they to be considered those of the United States Army. Advertisements in this publication do not constitute an endorsement by the War Department or its per sonnel of the products advertised. DREW FIELD ECHOES Cpl. Max Brunker "Bing Crosby" of Pinellas. Are you happy, Pvt. Manago? The Armament section has a snappy looking football team. Who's going to challenge them? Be careful; they block and tackle without the usual padding. Lt. R. M. Blackburn was the basketball star on the varsity at Drake Universiyt. Lt. R. D Clark was a track at the University of Virginia. Lt. R. G Chesney played soccer, and made the all-state team while attending College K. Carswell was captain ski team at Main Univer-------72lst SIGNAL AW COMPANY Drew Drops By CPL. ELLIS A. HIBORN The 721st Panthers defeated the February 26, 19433 Top-Kick Parade ) 722nd Tigers, 17-9, in nine .innings P ennsylvania's gift to the Medi of softball on Sunday afternoon. cal Department of Drew Field After the slaug.hter, a joint beer is embodied rn First Sergeant party was held by both compa-Harry G. Walters, Jr. From Mt. nies at the expense of the 722nd. Joy, his home town, Sgt. Walters He sang his first song "on a Lt. Bates apparently wasn't sat-entered the army at New Cumbet" while in high school, but isfied with the results, so he made berland, Pa. on June 19, 1941. He today T/5 Max Brunker, of Det. anoth e r challenge which was then spent 13 weeks at the Camp H, 501st Signal A.W. Regiment, readily for this coming Lee, Va. Medical Replacement Sunday. We hate to see Lt. Bates Center. Transferred to Drew Fie is classed among the top talent d 1 b d 1 1 an 11s oon ogg ers ose agam. on Oct. 4, 1941 he was promotl at Drew Field. "Babe" Kovach hit a sure hom-to Pfc. on Oct. 5th. Cpl. Bruriker to Drew er and was able to make only His rise in rank was rapid, befrom Camp Crowder, Mo., landing three bases. We realize that it is coming Sgt. D ec. 15, S/Sgt. in here Feb. 3. He heard of the ama-tough to have to carry so much March, and 1st Sgt. in June. teur contest at Recreation Builda r:ound wrth you, Koyach, but After graduating from the Uni ing No. 1 to be held Feb. 6 and after all, when there rs beer at versity of Pennsylvania, Wharton attended without even rehea{sing. one should make a greater I School of Business. AdministraHe sang "Ecboes from the Hills" effort. tion, Sgt. Walters became the acwith guitar accompaniment, an'd Hargett Will have to stop snorcountant in the Bureau of Purwon over 26 other competitions ir:g. at night or he will be the rechasing for the State of Pennsylbesides a free trip to Miami to crprent of, several G.I. shz;A years. He was called into the unlike the weather where we TENNESSEE JOHNSON, Van ....., Ch<\P lil. in Fierman, whose h orne Army_ from his studies at Weber. were. From there to here is Heflr'n, L1one l Barryrnore Por.t:haplain'Landolt in Chapel No. '<'u h t n c d t f 't f h t 1s. Ih.: mg on, ., In between these episodes in JUS as ar as 1 IS rom ere o trait of a Genius. 3. hrs A : R degree from Western Cpl. Brunker's life was more there. 1. Moore in Chapel No. Reserve University, Cleveland, He 'traveled with "Uncle "The way we came here is just Sunday and Monday, ;February 28 ohio. :In 1941 he graduated from Ezra" and his barn dance troupe I like everyone cor?es from. there and March 1: Chaplain Penticoff in Chapel the Hebrew Union College, Cin-for almost a year played spot to here .... It rs. now _time to THREE HEARTS FOR JULIA, No. 5 cinnati, Ohio; and was ordained programs in Radio Stations KLO stop m all probability th1s some-Ann Sothern, M e lvyn Douglas;. 4 Chaplain Shafer in Chapel No. as Rabbi and Master o f Hebrew and KSL at Salt Lake City. While w:hat too newsy letter before I News of the Day N. 247; This Is Literature. From September, 1940, in college h e sang in the g lee g1ve too much valuable America No. 3 The Jewish Chap.J:ain is Chap-to December 1942, he was direc-club and in a double-niixed formatiOn, as the censor here IS Tuesday, March 2: lain Fierman in Chapel No. 3. t f th w h. t H b 1 bl t J or o e as mg on e rew quartet. Besides this, he was a 1a e o Je a spy. NO PLACE FOR LADY, For the Christian Science men, c t w h' t D c -+: ----_.., Mr. Franklin, H. Murrell, the ongrega wn, as mg on, featured performer a t civic club -William Gargan, Margaret Lind-ch S t The chaplain has a number of orgariizations, and was about to laff of the Week sav, Ham and Yee-gs Wintl nstran crence War lme Mmoutside interests, for h e loves mu-be adopted by the Ogden Jt1nior s J t J b M l'ster 1's 1 n Chapel No 1 on Mon A bas!cet ball ga111e a mone: por s am oree, e USIC! -sic-being a skillful pianist and Chamber of Commerce as a memN 1 days and Thursdays f1orn 4 to some offr'cers "'as wax1 ne: l 1ot and e p 1ews. p1pe orgamst, sw1ms and plays ber when the Army "kidnapped" vv 7 p.m. tennis. While attending Western him. heavy at Aberdeen Proving Wednesday and Thursday, Reserve University, he was on Cpl. Brunker sings tenor ac-Grounds recently. Toward the end March 3 and 4: Jewish Chaplain the cross-country squad of the companied by guitar or piano. of a very hectic period, the referee THE AMAZING MRS. HOLLI track team. Chaplain Fierman has He can also do the guitar work -an enlisted man-blew his DAY, Deanna Durbin, Edmond To Serve at Drew also written musical shows, is a himself. Except as chorus singer, whistle loudly and brought the O'Brien; Fox Pop; News of the A d M D"JI F" Jd member of the Bnai Brith Lodge he has never been before the -play to a stop. Day No. 248. n ac I 1e S and the Chaplain's Association of footlights, but says he is "willing "One more trick like that," he Friday, March 5: the Army and Navy of the United to try anything." bellowed at one of the player, MARGIN FOR ERROR, Milton Chaplain Morton C. Fierman, Drew Field Jewish chaplain, said, "I would like to help the Jewish service man to understand the ideals of his country through the knowledge of his faith." States. Maybe that accounts for his "and I'll throw you out of the Berle Joan B ennett Our AfricanChaplain Fierman, attached to being married. Thi:m again, game-SIR!" 1 Front'; Blah the base squadron of Drew Field, maybe it's because his wife plays ...... _____ .. ________ -------.... ... will also serve the Jewish service the piano, often as his accompanWE PACK AND SHIP CITRUS TO ALL PARTS men of MacDill Field and the ist in rehearsal. FANCY FLORII5A OF THE u. s. Third Air Force. PINELLAS ARMY AIR BAsE B_.. $1.50 -Bu. $2.25 Full Box $3.50 "From Reveille to Taps" By S/SGT. DESHON T/Sgt. Hauck is going to con duct a code contest for all the fly ing officers. First prize, he is donating one practice code set. Sec ond prize is being donated b y the Link Dept., five hours Link time. We Corry a Complete Line of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables u s No. 1 MAINE 39C POT A TOES ... 10 Lbs. TOMATOES : ... Lb. 15c .... .. 2 for 25C ORANGES AND DISTRIBUTED BY In case of fire, call numbe1; 17. While pulling C. Q., Pvt. Mac Gillivray passed the time of early morning by feeding the mice. GRAPEFRUIT Bag .. .. .... Ell WITT CIGAR TAMP A, FLORIDA Pvt. Manago asked to have a nice write-uo to send home to his girl. Pvt. Manago is known as the D 717 MARION AT POLK ST. PHONE M -58521


February 26, 1943 DREW FIELD ECHOES FROM THE SPECIAL SERVICES OFFICE Or.chestra Promoter Carries 0 n For Special Services On the spot h I>RW rilD _, Yff:: Danny Sheehan. Are you listening? B e sure to S aturday, F e b. 27, 8:00 p.m. 1 turn those radios on W D A E To be announced. I Thursday evening, when the Sunday, F eb. 28, 8 :00 Drew Field Air Force Band will Old-f a shionec!-Silent J!'ilmRu-take to the air for its firs t broad-" dolph Valentmo m His WonderI cast performance. The openmg ful Chance note will swin g out at 8 :30 p.m. Monday, March 1 8:00. p m 11 From there on, the whole eve-Broadcast of "Right Answer Or nmg IS full of entertamment, so Else" w h y not come over IN PERSON to R ecreation Building No. 1 and Mar 2 8 .00 p.m. -1 join in the fun right at the origin V ciiiety Show ft om T ampa. I of the broadcas t? Wedn esday, Marc h 3, 8:00 p. m.l H ere's the proaram nex t week: -To b e announced. "' [ Thursday, March 4, 8:00 p.m. On Monday ever.n ng, Lt. K},ugt:; s Broadcast of Army Air Force The Right A nswer Or .Else will B a n d Concert; also, "Rookie Roy's offer agam an opportwyty for any Scrap Book." s oldtet to take part m the pro CLUB tickets for c how at the Service gram, to be broadcast t hrough ENLISTED MEN'S SERVICE 1 WDAE Cash cigarettes, and Pvt. Theodore Cooper, now F .d F b 26 8 _00 Club are amon g the prizes for th S 1 n ay, e p. 111.-those who get "The Right Answer .mg fme asststance m e p ecia..._1 Dance. -Or Else"? ... Service Office is a well known 1 S;J.t.urday, Feb. 27, 8:00 p. 111. -The n on Thurs day, a FULL -promoter of orchestras and a Dance. evening' s progra m will be precolorful figure in the world of ;:,unda y Feb. 28.-To be an-sen ted at the recreation h a ll. -entertainment. nounced. 8:3 0 p.m.-Air Force Band, eliOriginally from Lincoln, Ne-Monday, 1 8:00 p. m : -rected b y Warrant Officer B a ker. braska, he managed the city auDance-USO 8:55 p. 111.-The "pipe" line will f Slatz Randalls orchestra. He 9:30. took this orchestra on a tour of His reaction to a good song well 9:30 p.m.-Rookie Roy's Scrap-one-night stands for nine months. sung knows no bounds. He has book, fol)owe d by the Deep BEFORE COSTS BUT A FEW CENTS SELF ADJUSTiNG Page 5 HOLDS CO AR POINTS DOWN Realness counis in the army-just til; iiR does in civilian lile That's whal llll vl!licers say. Collar nealness gives you thai. snappy. crisp appearance. SPIFn JS ll. Oi'.li11JJ a swell job in dressing up the aJUIJi'. Easy On-Easy OR Quick as a wink to put on and Jab of:!. sell adjusting and slays pal. Hotel Hillsboro Florida Avenue Ei! Twiggs SL FRANK J. HYNES, Manager GASPARILLA tAVERN coLONIAL GRILL Service Men Welcome In 1935 he sold his interest in said with conviction, "Give me Slee p 11. Roy, enacted by Pfc. 'it,_ and l:;>ecame manager of good talent or a good song, and Harry Evans, a typical Drew SolFrankie Masters orchestra. He I can sell it." H e says this with die r, gets into all kinds of typical took it to several cities, and ended a smile, of course, fo r Teddy has Drew Field situations. this tour with an eighteen months ah acute sense of humor, and is -------------------run in Chicago, playing the Col-never solemn about h i s abilities. lege Inn, Stevens hotel and the. The beautiful and talented Edgewater Beach Hotel. He also "Donna Dae" is Cooper's daughpromoted Masters on the House-ter. hold Finance radio program, broadcast over NBC. On December 29, 1937, Pvt. Cooper' s happiest association. He became connected with the Fred Waring. organization and was appointed professional manager of Waring' s "Words and Mu. sic" publishing house. Pvt. Cooper l eft Fr:ed Waring and other contacts in order to enlist in the Army June, 1942. Cooper is just the typ_ e who was made to guide careers. The reasons are that h e has a genuine liking for people and never fails to understand the best that is in them. Often h arsh in his criticism of theatrical performances, he never is so without good reasons. His reaction to a good p erformance is correspondingly generous. WELCOME! Men and Your Families .. Palm Cafeteria 510 TAMPA ST. "Tampa's Newest and Most Modern" Shows of Last Week On Monday Evening, in Recreation Building No. 1, Lt. George Kluge presented his entertaining broadcast, "The Right Answer Or Else. Some of the m e n gave interesting answers to questions asked; others were force d to take the consequences, and do humorous stunts. Pfc. Harry Evans was a great assistant on the program The variety show brought here by the defense recreation committee followed. rn this show were dancing acts performed by m embers of the Ella Mae Dancing School. The young ladies had grace, talent, and charm. Miss Ella Mae is to b e congratulated for coaching her pupils so well. On Wednesday evening, Lt. Robert Earle brought the musical revue, "Hullabaloo from Drew" to Clearwater. The p erformance was given at the Municipal Auditorium before an audience of serv ic e men. On tha t same evening, the USO va'Y*ty show, "Merry-Go-Round," drew a capacity audience in Recreation Building No 1. On Thursday evening there was a broadcast of Rookie Roy's I Scrapbook in Recreation Building No. 1. This program possesses. a human quality that the men enj oy. Mi ss Lucy Sinclair and Mrs. I Casey fo llowed this broadcast with fine music selections. Mi ss Sincla i r san g with feeling and expertness. Mrs. Casey played the v iolin w i t h fine ton es. On that same evening, the Special S e r vice Office presented an abbreviated! version of "Hulla b aloo from Drew" at the V eterans' Hospital in St. P etersburg. CASH FOR YOUR CAR! Fords, Plymouths, Chevrolets, or Buicks 1940-1941 Models-Must Be CleQn POSITIVELY NO JUNKERS CONSIDERED W. H. HOPE, 5908 Branch Avenue After 6 P. M. Daily or All Day Sunday ENROUTE TO AND FROM TAMPA DON'T LEAVE FLORIDA UNTIL YOU I j : S E.E BEAUTIFUL SILVER SPRINGS FLORIDA'S INTERNATIONAL ATTRACTIONNATURE'S UNDERWATER FAIRYLAND OPEN DAILY FROM SUNRISE TO SUNSET FREE Admission to Grounds Reduced Rates to All Men and Red Cross Nurses WAACS WAVES Dining Dancing Swimmin g Canoeing Cabins 5 Miles East of Ocala 011 St_ qte 500 to Da. ytona .,..------------.... ': .. ::: Thrill to our glass bottomed boat ride over 14 different springs Nothing like it anywhere in the world! Enjoy .i:P.o ,..:muwte -Jungle speedboat down the Silver River. See Alligators and Monkeys. Visit Ross Allen at world renowned Reptile Institute. S e e rattlesnakes "milked" of their deadly venom! HOURLY BUS SERVICE FROM OCALA-25c ROUND TRIP


.,;.,... HEADQUARTERS 569th SIG. ftw 'BN. T/Sgt. Waterman, DS Weehaw-22nd BOMB. TRAINING WING The Blolfing< Board NEWS By Sg. Lou Sein ken, N.J., writes us, via V-Mail, Promotio n of Captain Joe 0. J has fmally been p ersuaded Edge, Materiel Office r of the to _,o to OCS. He .chose Srgnal Wing, to. the rank of Major was J Corps, there IS a mce announced y esterday. Major Edge, bunch of at the Fort a Texan who ran a V enetian mouth. hospital, and Wate1man Blind factory conjunction with always_ his National Guard activities be-An aswe to Wrmpy Jones fore the war is a .Senior Aircraft No one IS entirely useless. Even Observer vv'ho held a Master the .worst of us can serve as a Sergeant's rating prior to being hornble example. .. By Sgt. John F. Suszynsk1 commissioned as a Reserve 2d CongratulatiOns to Sgts ... WeiWarrant Officer Lester G. Lieutenant in 1925. Since then den, Kornhauser, T/4 Cortese B k t b k f h. 1 f he's chmbed consistently. He was T/5. Jensen on therr recent. pro-a er go_ ac rom rs ea\e o motwns. absence m tune to save T/Sgt. called to actrve duty m June, W h b t h f d" 1 El l E t t t 1 dl d 1940. e now ave a a c o m e rca re a on, ass1s an Jan ea er, men. From now on anythm g can from complete nervous collapse-Enhsted men pr omotwn s for the 1 Th t b d the latter is now in Broadalbin, week were Cpl. Wayne John ey; no too a N y ". t' wtl M Schwarz to Sgt; Cpl. Lou Stein They v:e found o:ut the ., I ecuper a mg. 1 1 r. S difference between arsemc and Baker's return the Band parades to gt, and Pvt. Ge01 ge R. Ma-. tl t h d and concerts been resumed chaca to Private First Class. aspirm Is 1 a arsemc as PROTECT YOUR CASH WHEN TRAVELING ANYWHERE!-On week-end leave or furlough, or even while in camp, you will find American \-(" ? i'l'!, Express Travelers Cheques always safe, 'always dependable. They are spendable -=-'/ everywhere, like cash. If lost or stolen, in full. No Issued in denominations of $10, 'f( ''() V ./ $50and$100.Cost75foreach$100._ / Minimum cost 40 for $10 to $50. For sale at Banks, Railway Express offices, at principal railroad ticket offices and at many camps and bases. AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVELERS CHEQUES -the weekly c oncerts will be Personnel of the Wing will hold letters. on the and asprrm h d Th d t a party on March 1 to celebrate has black. Well, rt s a system, 0for 11 the of Sgt: Howard B. d Pf T t ... ; ... .. ; ;.:.;.:.!: ... th t g f RB N b 1 Balch and Pfc. Ferdmand J. Ja. ..... g n _erpp. an e. a um .t. .... ... .. .. .. ... OP E N EVE. N.-INGS .i. e s a e o e_r .. d h I cobsen, and to hail Cpl. Allen I were on furlough. They BOB s Smpaflcl. JdoaencOewicnogns boas..}. Ohllc1eh ht ae Reid, for Army Admin is-newvehr did htkhe freled<;Iom !h ::: :i: 1 1 s tration ,OCS, before his departure o was e so rer t at : .:. taken chaige_ of the _Service .Club 1 for Gainesville, Fla., on March 11. to town on h1s day off at 8 a.m. : s A ,:. Dance SituatiOn whrle Deep Prior to his departure for Gai-returned at 4 p.m.,. and_ thought .... i::.. A. .. r I '1:rl y. .. .. -' t: o ... r e .... ,.r ,;. :=,' ..... Sleep" Ele_yen, have n esville, C[pl. Reid plans to pay had .been out over mght? We ,."" been Hullabaloo s everal visits to Lake Wales are confused, too. from. new group home of Roger Babson,. of -Mr. X. ::: .. i playe_d for the dedrcatwn of the son's Reports Inc. Cpl. Reid, a : C l t Line Military Supplies For The Needs Of PX m the _Hosprtal Area last former employe of Babson's, reE" hf.. F ::: omp e e ::. Tuesday. Joe made cently visited his former boss and l.g orum :!: SERVICE MEN :i: Gus DeRrdder very happy reportedly is much impressed : wrth Dog he. brought with the manifestations of opul-Early impressions of Florida: :;: EXPERT TAILORING :i: fNet g\O!k Crty after ence found therewith ... Which (1) Maybe the Californiap.s were : 207 E L f s T : 1 re en ur ou I accounts for his decision to "sort right, (2) God bless the raincoat, :;: a a:yette treet ampa ::!: "Hullabaloo frCnn Drew'' played of drop in on Mr. Babson again s(ay) or .. .. :.:.: .. : .. .. :-:-: .:-!H! .. .. :-:.:.: a repeat performance for the sol-. and again ... and again. some-s me : 4 .. 1g, isn't it? .... ..... ..._ diers at Clearwater last week, and it' The problem of getting between later went to the Bay Pines Vete!Jll QUARTERMASTER places is one of the bie:gest prob-rans Hospital, near St. Pete. The lems facing us "rookies." The patients at our own Station HasOn. JLe Ball J i11ight solve this problem pita! were "treated" to a perform-' I f We only knewwhere they were ance of the same show last Wed going. Joe King boarded a ferry d 01 th D By Cpl. R. C. T. Pearman th tl d t t th PX nes ay 1 yes, e eep e o 1er ay a go up o e Sleep Eleven were in the I don't suppose lC will mean He wasn't seen again for 48 hours. ducking Cpl. Estes' baton. Sgt. much to Sgt. .t<'ord of 911 QM, but Back from furl'ough are "Pap Luukkonen was missing ... somepeople are asking questions about py" Snead and "New York" one said something about a fur-his spending so much time at the Pogal, both looking a bit the laugh (what can that be?) various laundries in Tampa. Can worse for wear. Lost to the outSHUT MY BIG MOUTH: Last it be that he is trying to learn fit is S/Sgt. Jacobson, a severe week I bragged about the high the trade? blow, but we struggle on. Among standard Cpl. Will Krewson help-How about this hot, three-cor:the new men at headquarters are eel to set as our assistant in the nered romance between Pfc. BedWill Young from wisconsin, Band O):derly Room-Washington ney, Pvt. Bell and one little bun-Doyle Spivey from Alabama, and heard-Special Orders came-dle of hugs and kisses named Bill Stahoviak froin Pennsylvania. "Will" went ... the Service Com-Lillian. Just who is the head man Wonder what happened to mand Unit was the winner in the in that setup? Pvt. Bedney and Rankin, Duff, Whitford and deal. Good luck to a great guy I would like to know. Schott'? even if he was a drummerman. Tuba-.blowirJ.g Brown came in Poeni. for the week: I wonder if he'll drop around on from hrs lookmg lean La.ment to Morpheus his day off, or after duty hours, and hungry. !t _rs rumored that Life on a cot, to give Cpl.. Sudjian and me a !1e spent all of his money gettmg Is not a lot. hand-iust for Old Times' sake? I out of hock so he ..,. ____ Maybe I ought to tell the J0111 the bugle .m et hornfymg 302nd BOMBARDMENT SO. TRUTH about Cpl. Ralph Sudjian du_et .. Do you thrf?.k we to Sub-Echo e s From The so that he won't have to worry chrp m and pay hrm back. (Wrth about packing for awhile??? yet). Orange Groves ----,--it' I p1ty the fellows who are up 30lst BOMBARDMENT so. (D) in N:Y on furlough. They say the Congratulations to 1st Sergeant snow in NY comes a way up to Hollis on his day off. His first in 1 here. Cpl. Freeman might be able many weeks: J Service Men Officers Families FOR REALLY GOOD FOOD AT MODERATE PRICES. PLEASANT ATMOSPHERE-FOLLOW THE CROWD TO T H E-C 0 L 0 N N A D E BA YSHORE AND JULIA Steak, Sea Food, Chicken Dinners MODERATE PRICES Delicious Sandwiches You'll Enjoy I OUR SPAN ISH FOOD Ctiban Sandwiches I it' Oysters, any style it' Delicious .Cuban Sherbets it' Moperate Prices Los Helacios De Ybor [ 14th St. at 8th Ave., Yhor City i KNIGHT PAPER BROS. c 0. 612 Bell Phones 4205 4204 .... ; AIR BASE su: s LINES, Inc. BUS STATION Corner Tampa & Cass 30-Minute Service fo Both Fields at All Hours to stand it, but poor. Pfc. Riley, Susie, the Squadron Mascot, is he is so d,elicate quite at home here, what with all "A Paper for E.very Purpose" This past week has seen many I know it will be good news to those beautiful Orange trees. !-------.....;.. ____ NEWS changes in the 30lst Bomb Squasome of you that I am conducting Who was the Staff Sergeant dron, not only in tJ:e personnel a rigid investigation of this so -who got gigged in the PX for not but also m the attrtude of the called 'Puppet Government' being wearing .his gas mask on Monll).en toward the Base and then s et up by a certain gent from day??? Mustn't do! new envrronment. After two Brooklyn. I have a lot of. brow-Each man in the quadran has weeks of adJustments and re-, beaten w itnesses all lined tlp who now been assigned his individual adjusting, the squadron is getting are willing to gi've dates orange tree for easy pickin's. The back 'm the groove." Fr:om the and places. 'r.here will be more picking must be done in a miliway m e n are askmg for on this later.. Ci tary manrier and by the numbers. passes_, rt rs evrdent that they hke Speaking of names, cl FLORIDA AVE. A Home Away From Home SERVICE MEN ALBERTUS HOTEL 15-Minufe ServiceDuring Rush Hours For Further Information CALL 4143 '' WELCOME TO H 0 TEL KNOX TOM BRYSON. Man Lafayette & Jefferson !.f.J Learn o Dance Correctly BY 'ONE WHO KNOWS MAKES ONE GRACEFUL. PRIVATE LESSONS Selma Brooks ) : n TmnpS 17 Years TEL. H 32-654 207 PARKER ST. WELCOME SERVICE MEN Nu-Way Restaurant We Have What You Like ,.c, IN STEAKS AND CHOPS 713 GRAND CENTRAL CENTRAL COMPANY, -OIL ., I NG. I Tampa, :Fiorraa. '--------------,


February,26 1943 : '_ ....... III F. C. HQ, & HQ. SQ. Sea Breezes work and solved the problem by having them all ove r t o eat at his Mothe r -in-laws house! AROUND THE AREA 59h AVIA SO. (SEP.) Dish'n Dirt By Pfc. Alvin M. Amster The radio crew and the carpen-ters are getting things d o n e fast. This week I pay special tribute ';I'oda y i s ou1. big day. This col Part of the credit i s due to Jesse to our gallaflt Commanding Offiumn is our 26th-our first semi-Clanton, the self-styled "Produccer, Major ALFRED B. STRICKannua l anniversary. If you have tion Manager" ... Cpl. Kuchie and LBR, 1,1pon his return from Base not had yo m name in the column "Steve" Mayoryk are g etting into yet,. see u s on how t o become shape these days, especially with Hospital. Yes, sir, the Major is as notorious and rate (officers and all those extra hours o f wrestling pleasant as ever, even if h e has civilian employees at Headquar. Larry Bahr even wears a been under the weather the past ters include d). pencil behind his ear on his day few days ... Th b b d t t 1 t offalways on the ball. Who e a y arnve JUS oo a e ODDS AND ENDS I t I t I tl l is it looking good these days but a s wee< o ma id you know tp.at Ridzy sported a. "Derby" hat in civilian li fe? Photographer Davis secured an extra lb. of sugar and an extra 'lb: of coffee from his home town i'citioning board while home on :et.!rlough ... "Pokerology" classes tq open soo n, with Willie Gros Padgett as chi e f instructors ; ._; Clendennon says he's quite 'su:re that he ran into a door last W:eek because it was something hard ... That feud between S/Sgt. Cunsolo. and Sgt. Flink is really b eginning to look ],il,te H a! .. :Cpl. Faust was a bit hazy the qtl;le r evening and, before h e it, he had invited all his over to his house for a dinner. N o t krio w ing just :rvpat to do, he ptit his brain to or wait till after the war To be Pat ( J..fi..IL) BY1d, Sub o r not to b e that is the question.) Depot File Clerk, returmng as .... #W_,_,_,.T,.*O* .p*"s"-# l Pvt. Chas. E. Blake pluggmg away at code. Learnin g code is, N'ew Shipmen See These comm g slowly for me1:, but Before You Buy t heir p!'eserverance IS settmg a commendable standard for the A1r Base Bus Termmal !'est of the Army. 906 Tampa Sreei HORN ElS PHARMACY D Complete Store R .1_): Servrce Phones H 1925-H 3141 SODAS-SUNDRIES 2709 MacDill Ave., Tampa, Fla. .The Place io Mee and Ea" Matthew1s Corner and Luncheonel:l:e Liquors Wines Beer We Deliver 8c T&mpa, .. .. SEABOARD RESTAURANT Spagheii a Specialty SANDWICHES, CAKES, DRINKS Courteous and Prompt Service APPETIZING HOME COOKING 1901 Second Ave., M. Russo, Prop The Tavern Bar & Grill HOT AND (:;9L,D LUNCHES Spaghetti a Spey.1aiy 311 Franklin S. 3940 LIOU0RS-BEER-,L WINES EUisto. n1s Drug Store Phone H 1645 Foun:l:ain Service and Lunches 202 W. Lafayet> Si., TAMP A SERVICE MEN LA NUEVA ERA r ancy Fresh Mea:ts 3018 Armenia Ave.., Ph. H 46-174 Free Delivery ('0)1PLETF. DINNERS Poultry, Groceries, and llcrrin.c;-, Lox and a If h.iuds of H!iR, strictly fresh Wll\E, BEl,R, SAJ\IlWICHEIS FINMAN'S KOSHER MARKET Only Koske r Market in Tnmpa..-92!1 E. Broadway Ph. 'l:i East of Ave. Sheet Metal Worker. We're glad you're back, PAT ... The BEST OF LUCK to Mary Barfield, new Chief Clerk of Headquarters ... MISCELLANEOUSNow we I k;no w why A lex has been cultivating that mustache-he thought 1t was basis for Income Tax deduction (Vital asset to business, you know) ... Gladys Tate, of Supply, is the most gracious Notary Public in existence-if she collected Notary fees for her services to Sub Depot, she would have quite a side -line business -G RAT I S GLADYS, they call her .. Page 7 Soldiers Always Welcome EL BOULEVARD RESTAURANT FINEST SPANISH FOODS-BEST OF LIQUORS 2001 TOWNSEND Sash -Door & Lumber Co. LUMBER & MILLWORK, BOOFDIG AND PAINT-FHA LOANS -PHONE H4891 N. Borne ancl Fuller Street HENRY H .OWKE. E COl Hand Laundry i 504 Tyler S. Tampa: Service M e n Always Welcome The first c lass to graduate from the 26th Sub-Depot Sheet Metal School, under the supervision of V. H. Baldwin, was presente d with diplomas by Lt. Col Alfred L. Hutcheson and Lt. Harry L Ford, School Officer, on Saturday, 1 F ebwary 20th. The graduates whom we welcome into our midst consist of the following: Pearl H. Bickford, George M Brown, Dorothy P Cummins, Lillia n P Davis, Marjorie F Gile, Nellie D. Gray, Mildrea R. Hart, W. S. Honaker, Anna J ahoda, Boyd Kinder, Paul Leonard, "R. Marcus Nazworth, Grace G. Oleson Ralph Pena, Jean M. Regar, J ohn D. Sulphur Springs Cafe Thomas, Reva F Ussery, Thelma M. Jeffcoat, Marvin P Walker, .. we Specialize In Home Cooked Food, Chicken, Steak and M. Blaine Williams. C:bop Dinner's Sub-Depot Cutie of the week-1 Sulphur Springs, Bldg. LAVERNE ELROD ... Ummm! 1,.!-------------= Ummm! Mr. Duff, retired Army Captain, I W R A 1 A .. E y now civilian employee in Supply, J T. IYl visite d the 27th S ervice Group at LUMBER COMPANY Venice the other day-said h e We Specialize In spent th emost enjoyabl e day in Mill Work & Cabinets many:._ ran into M/Sgt. Byrd, we can furnish material for with whom he served in the Army Repairs and F. H. A. Loans years ago. Phone Y 1219 17th St. & S.lh I\ve. Soldiers Welcome o THE SHANTY RESTAURANT sTEAKs 117 HYDE PARK Service Men Welcome GILBERT HOTEL 811 Tampa St. Phorie M 1094 0. E. BOGART, Manager SEMINOLE SOUVENIR & JEWELRY CO. COMPLETE LINE OF C U R 1 0 S --G I F T S WRAPPED FOR MAILING 107 E. Lafayette Stree ELITE CIGAR STORES 'The Sport Headquarters of Tampa' WINE--BEER CIGARS tOO Zac k Phone M H2 207 Phone M-t23fJ "Flowers Telegraphed Back Home Under Bonded Service" 'NEtS ON "THE FLORIST" Open 9 A.M. o 5:30 P.M. Closed Sundays 514 TAMPA STREET Rex Billiard Parlor Daniel S. Bagley 1012 FRANKLIN TAMPA FLORIDA CULP LUMBER CO 'Everything to Build Anyhing' Millwork Made io Order 500 PACKWOOD Phone H 1862 -:f y t t H 9 t e f E. A. 120 Wes Lafayeie S:tree:t Eas 'Side of ;Bride: :f' Phone M 5li88 Tampa, Fla. VALENCIA-GARDEN Restaurant WE SERVE THE FINEST OF SPANISH FOODS 811 Grand Central Ph. H 3773 OPEN DAY AND NIGYiT Tampa Bay Market A. G. Cleotelis & Son BEER-WINE-SANDWICHES Fruits, Ice Cream Ph. H 3143. w. "Soldlei'Z lG'avorlte Eating Place'' STEAI\:S AND. CHOPS .i. SPECIALTY ELITE RESTAURANT TAltiPA AND. T"TJGGS STS. Max's Liquor Bar WINES LIQUORS CIGARS F1REE DELIVERY SERVICE 1601 E. COLUMBUS DR. PHONE Y -1281 --Keep 'f.m F1ylng-Mc.Askill Music Stores Radios and Repairing Sound and Inter Communicating Systems Authorized C apehart and Scott R adio Service 1116 Grand Central Phone B-3787 LOANS-ltiONElY TO LEND Diamonds Wntche11 -Jewelr7 Sllver\\nre Dlnrnonds nt o lllg Snvln&" A. L. ECKART 400 Tampn Street FERNANDEZ RESTAURANT Cuban Sandwiches A Speclalty 1216 Franklin st All Service Men Are Welcome Barcelona Cafe SPANISH RESTAURANT WINES AND LIQUORS Phone S 2142 Open All Night 4714 Nebraska a,nd Osbo. rne ... VICTOR CAFE BEER -WINES 1324 Franklin Ph. M BILL BAILEY, Prop Membe r V F W & Am. Special Inv:iiatlons !o All Service Men 1U Now In Us New Locafion 80.5 TAMPA ST.


Page B Major League Baseball to Fold Up r By July 4th, Says Joe Major league baseball \ Vill fold are already in the service," said u p b y the Fourth of July, says Gallagher. "and hundreds more Sgt. Joseph Gallagher, of Drew are due for induction. You can' t Field. pick LtP a paper but w hat you Sgt. Gallagher, if you don't re-read that someon e like Joe Dim erctl:Je r is none other than the Maggio or Pete Reise1 or Phil Rizhusky "Jo Jo" Gallagher, who zuto has joined up. So what's the roanu; d the outfield for the New answer? You aren t going to have York Yankees and the Brooklyn big league baseball without big before joining the Army league players. 21 ElCot1.ths ago. A lot of youngsters have been The big boy-he weighs 250 signed up, but these fellows, d e now, 30 pounds over playing spite their native ability, just weig:lt-is sincere in his belief can't play the big league brand of that -Hte big leagues w.ill have to b all without actLial experience quit b.v July 4 or shortly there-against the big timers. It is true after. He insists that this is re-that a lot of old-timers will get grettable pointing out that base-a new lease on life, but w hat the ball i e the real nationa l game and fans will be paying for is a big can be a big factor in boosting ci-league caliber of ball-and they vilian and soldier morale. won' t be g etting it." Belt be bases h is prediction on Gallagher said he believed the two things: lack of competent 1 teams would run into a lot more playem and transportation headaches on transportation problems. lems before the season is far un"nundreds of our best players der \vay. DREW FIELD ECHOES Drew Defeats Tampa Uer 50-21 By PFC. DELWYN BAGGETT Drew's great basketball team just kept rolling on like Ole Man Rive r in defeating Tampa U. 5021, for their 21st win of the sea son and their fourth straight in the second-half play of the Tampa City League. The Interceptors grabbed a 10-0 lead in the first period and I continue d to pile up points w ith J every m a n sconng. Displaying a glove-fitting defense, the Interceptors did not allow the collegians to score. in the first period and only one fiel d goal in the third quarter. Tampa U. scored six fouls and no field goals in the last period Leading the scoring parade for Drew was Sgt. Hall, who gathered seven field goals for 14 points. Fowler and Messing hit the two figure column with 10 points apiece. Cassidy, Bunnell and Fox played superb b all on defense for the Interceptors in a beautiful floor game. The line-ups: Drew (50) g f p Fowler, f ______________ 5 0 10 Horton, f ______ ________ 1 1 3 Fox, f ____ ____ _________ ] 0 2 Messing. f ____ ____ 5 0 10 Hall, c _____ ___ ____ ____ 7 0 14 Bunne ll g ____ ____ .:. ____ 3 0 6 Drew Fighter "POP -EYE HOLLAND -Pvt. Derks, g ________ ______ o 1 1 Mike Holland, former lightweight champion of the Pacific fleet, is 2 50 a Drew fighter who will appear f p on the card at the municipal au-1 9 ditorium on Monday night. Cassidy, g ____ ______ 2 0 4 TOTALS ____________ 24 Ta.mpa U. (21) g Poage f ________ ____ _4 4 6 The card next Monday will be o 2 the first time the soldiers have Knight, f ____ ______ ___ 1 c ___ ___ ______ 1 Reed, g _________ _____ 1 Rogles, g _____ _____ ____ Q 2 4 appeared on a program open to 0 0 the public. Permission was granted by Maj. Gen. St. Clair Streett, TOTALS _____ ______ 7 7 21 commanding general of the Third ------+c Air Force. Proceeds will be used k b to purchase athletic equipment Signal Corps Bas et alii for the men at Drew and MacDill L fields. eagueS Besides Holland, another Drew I Field fighter slated to box on The Signal basketball Monday ni.ght's card is Chief leagues swun g mto second-half Remus, Indian slugger. play last week with three leagues -+c----in action. In the Red League, the 503rd Golf ... Sig. Regt. and the 552nd S.ig. cap tured both of their games to move out in front of the league. The 501st won the only game they played. The 55 1st took the jump in the I I o s d H If White League with two w.ins, nsercep ors pen econ a Drew Field's enlised men's golf team humbled he Sarasota Air Base team 17Vz o Vz on he Bobby Jones course in Sarasota la.s Sunday afternoon in their firs mach of the season. Sgt. Edward Smith of Drew shot a 75, four over par for the low scorer of the day in his first try over he ough Bobby Jones course. With Three Bang-Up Dre\v Interceptors opened the 1 ond game of the week in stopping place with two victories, along half of the Tampa City: the Tasco Shipbuilt!ing 'i:Ve, 25 -with the 714th Sig., who won a baskec!Jall l.eague last week With 1 19 .', single game. three crushmg defeats over their Standing of leagues: The Interceptors won Corp. Irvmg Messmg paced the Red League the f[Lst half of the league with: Interceptors with four field goals. Team Vv nine si:iaight victories. I and one foul .for a total of nine 1503rd Sig. Regt. ______ 2 I n t h e first game of the second' points high man the night. 552nd Sig. Regt. ____ 2 half, the Interceptors bounced the Horton was second for the 50 1 s t S1g. Regt ... _____ l Also shooting superb golf for the Drewmen were Paul Boyajian with a. 78, George GaskilL 82, and Alex Sinclair coming home with a 84. Diegel was low for Sarasota earn with a 87, followed by ZucY:weila, 92, Kudes, 94 and Engel hitting the high of the M ac::J i! 1 newcomers to sold1E:.;:rs With eight pomts. 314th B. Hq. & AB Sq. 2 the le3gue, 39 -3!. Corp. Fox and Lt. John Fowle r 555th Sig. -----------1 L Pet. 0 1.000 0 1.000 0 1.000 1 .667 1 500 1 .500 2 .333 3 .25 0 3 000 day with a boomin_g 99. Lt. John Fowler and Cpl. Ed i starred on d efense for the Inter503rd S.ig Plot. ---__ l Sitarz !Jagged 10 points apiece to i ceptors in t h e high scorSig. _____ ______ l lead the attack for the Drewmen. mg Shipbuildmg qumtet to a low ;J I 5th S1g. ---_ ____ l Everv member of the team. had score. The Interceptors fought and 564th S ig. ;----------0 a in the scoring. up hill battle against their. taller Wh1te League The crack golf team from Drew will be heard from in coming matches with tougher opponents that are now being scheduled. Twc; newcomers, Hall and Hor-opponents, and were hurt 111 th1s Team W L Pet. t0n, r r cade their appearance in the game by navmg men out due to 55 lst S.rg .------------2 0 1.000 710th Sig. ----------1 2 1 Interceptors lineup for the first Sickness. 828th Guard Sq. ___ ___ l 0 1.000 705th Sig. ----------0 tim e aud turned in a nice floor The Interceptors blasted their Sig. -------.-----1 0 1.000 703rd Sig. ------------0 __ 2 ___ ....1 game way through their third game by -----------1 1 F l Q W E R S Al!:o l :urning in a beautiful floor swamping the Third Air Force, ------------1 1 .;JQQ game for the Interceptors, both 55-29. Fowler was the leading ;)66th Sig. -----------0 2 000 Wired Anywhere in the u. s. A. o n defense and offense, was Corp. scorer, dropping 10 field goals 569th S i g ... --------0 2 000 Hospital Bouquets J B i x b y who. ITianaged seven the netting Cassidy was T Blue League W L pow.ts fo r the mgnt. h1s runne1-up, sconng 5 field eam P et. 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