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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - April 01, 1944, Sheppard Field, TexasPage twelve Sheppard Field exacts saturday april i 1944 Bowling loops end Campaign 14th mess 308th to top leagues winding up the current Bowling season with some real fancy pm toppling were leagues i 3 and 4, showing the 14th mess bagging top position in league i 308th training group copping first place in league 3 and a dead heat Between 13th mess and finance in league 4 to tie for top Billing both winning 37 games and losing 14. Due to the appearance of the noted Frank Benkovic famous Bowling exhibitionist who gave the boys some real pointers on the finer arts of Alley calisthenic league no. 2 was forced to postpone its matches to a later Date. There will be a four league playoff when league no. 2 declares its Winner in order to determine the Field champions. The final standings Are shown below league no. I team w l i. 14th mess. 39 6 2 525th band. 35 id 3 30fith t. A. To 26 4. 320th t. S. A. 26 13 320th ass cannot actually he counted m fourth place As they were forced to drop out of the league before the season ended. League no. 3 i. 308th t. A. 44 to 5 52nd air base. 42 12 3. 2nd acad. Group. 34 20 4 unit personnel. 32 22 5 inc incas. A a 14 40 league no. 4 i. 13th mess. I. A finance. 2 027th group Squadron 3 5th t. F. P. A. 4. 318th t. S. A. 13th mess and finance tied for first place. Take More pains office takes Grad Field Bowling title a Supply Kegler acc acc Civ co Cacao Cai Lccy a a Csc Capacc Cru Jack Mac my fee Mac /fj7 Mamac Mac a Maca Calm Alec Faaa acc acc Ama car a Accica Ca . Car awk. Acc a acc acc re Aiu cac Njau Mac a a Fere a at acc a acc a Caca rec cd Cree Mac Iaac rec Caca Mac a of Mac a a macs a Cucic a it Mac Ca rec Arica Cec rec Ca Ucac by cd cac amp Ca acc a c. Mac Afam cac a Macc a Cay Cai cd Pecac Ca a a Amene Cee we61 in cd cd a mat 4aa44m Mac a was a maa Macca a a acc a coax 37 37 33 29 7 26 finish second / the hustling office lean tucked away the third la championship this week a the colourful graduation fief test Bowling league concluded the season. Flight 4 took two from the Cli Cuit tit i is stretching its Recor against the office toll Wir against four defeats for the Yea but the office Wasny to in an danger with a wide margin be tween it and second place Supply other final games saw Suppi Nick three from flight 2, an flight 3 take two Over flight i. Flight 3 dumped flight 4 nosed out flight 3 2 an extra game to break the Thiol place deadlock when the Schedut was ended. Cpl. Louis Laughlin rolled the weeks High singles of 216, an tied sergeant Allen for Seri High. Each knocked out a thre it game total of 552. Office team High office registered team highs lies aggregate of 2314 pins. Flight 4 annexed the first in of the three Way race with to second Lap championship going Supply runner up in the third la third Lap standings team Vav. Office.12 Supply. 9 flight 4. 8 flight 3. 7 flight i6 flight 2. 4 take More pains / net players Here get tourney bid nil policy modern minuteman Sheppard Field players this week received a special invitation to participate in the second annual indoor championship tournament of the Dallas Tennis players association. Scene of the meet from april 7-21, inclusive will be the old basketball Pavilion at Southern methodist University. Entries Are to close at 8 p. Rn., april 4. When drawing for singles Competition is scheduled. Play will be held in men and women a singles and doubles with trophies going to champions in All divisions. Save More planes stands ready to protect family so rfcs continued from i age tent on the proverbial limb to select the riddled Yankees in tile american. The Globe Trotters world Champion basketball players in 1939 and 1940, brought their colourful outfit to Texas thus week. And no doubt texans discovered the Trotters equal the famed House of David As exhibitionists. In the last live minutes of a game the Trotters usually Start a crap game Between themselves for instance. Other stunts come in Bunches entertaining even the most serious fan. Sports scribe John Girard informs an extensive baseball program is shaping at fort Sill okla., just Over the River from Sheppard Field John is anxious to promote some games Between the two installations. If fort silts baseball a teams prove As potent As its basketball outfits Sheppard Fields Likely to see some Busy afternoons if a schedule materializes. Which reminds the eagles were one of Only four teams to Down the fort Sill reception Center Baske Teers this year. The reception Center won 27 of 31 games losing to the eagles will Rogers Cameron College and fort Sill station Hospital. They turned the tables to defeat All of these four except will Rogers which eked out a hairline Victory. By Cpl. Maurice l. Cohen Post insurance office the fruit that the Small Premium paid in on National service life insurance Nesli bears is a sort of latter Day fulfilment of that age old Promise a cast thy bread upon the Waters for thou Shalt find it after Many without rolling Drums publicity or other ceremony a Man aged 25 makes an initial savings Deposit or Premium payment of $6.70 and immediately creates a $10,000 in a destructible tax exempt non attachable estate that like the a a a minuteman of old is ready at a moments notice to go into action i to protect his family for 20 years or for life depending upon whether his beneficiary is under or Over age 30. I neither High casualty rates epidemics panics nor depressions can alter the Ever ready dependability i of this substantial Cushion against the evil Day ahead depletion of family income caused by death of the breadwinner. Death benefits increase the rates Are extremely Low. Let us see in what Way this is True. In the first place based on the american experience table of mortality they assume the Normal death rate experienced during peacetime. Eventually with better than an estimated 5,000.000 servicemen overseas and with deaths exceeding the Normal rate of about 5 per 1,000 per year assuming an average age of 25 years and the lives lost in past campaigns and in the forthcoming German and japanese campaigns totalling As few As 250,000, there would be due approximately $2,500,000,000 in death benefits for which there would not be a Cash Reserve in the National life insurance fund. Likewise if there should be the same number of totally and permanently disabled soldiers during i this War whose disabilities were traceable to the extra hazards of War there could conceivably he a further deficit depending on the. Average amount of Nesli owned 1 by each such Man and the por a lion thereof that is term and per i manent insurance. Government bears Cost what then is the source of this a extra sum of billions of dollars to take care of the added sex i lenses incurred by items of administration and by excess mortality and disability attributable to the additional hazards of War the answer is Given in the National service life insurance act of 1940 a the National service life insurance fund a consisting of premiums deposited into a separate fund in the United states Treasury together with interest earned thereon shall be available Only for the payment of liabilities under the insurance including payments of dividends to policyholders and refunds of unearned premiums. A the government bears All the expense of administration of National service life insurance and the excess mortality Cost and the Cost of the waiver of premiums on account of total disability when death or disability is traceable to the extra Hazard of the military or naval service so that such costs do not affect the National service life insurance yes the owner of the $10,000.00 maximum amount of Nesli especially if it be permanent insurance enjoys a big dollars and cents advantage Over his Barracks mates who have not yet seen the Wisdom of buying All the insurance that 1 their circumstances will permit. Class books of 30 handball enthusiasts watch Levitt play at Dallas club army air Fields Are available Piepmeier wins Uso tourney private Perolman cops Ping Pong meet in 419th class books from 30 army air Fields in the flying training command were received by the special service office Sheppard Field this week from the special service Section a aft fort Worth Texas. The books have been placed in the waiting room at the Post classification office where they will be available to trainees prior to their classification. Class books from the following j Fields Are included in the collection Malden army air Field Malden to Enid army air Field Enid okla. Cal Aero Academy Ontario Calif. Army air base fort Dix n. J. Victorville army air Field Victorville Calif. Pampa army air Field Pampa Fla. Midland army air Field i Bombardier Midland. Texas san Angelo army air Field san j Angelo Texas. Army air forces advanced Bombardier school Deming new Mexico army air Field la Junta Colo. Stamford flying school Stamford Texas primary Pilot school King City Calif. Dorr Field Arcadia Fla. Sequoia Field Visalia Calif. Ryan Field Tucson Ariz. Spartan school of aeronautics Tulsa okla. Curtis Field Brady Texas san Marcos army air Field san Marcos Texas i majors army air Field Green i Ville Texas 317th cd Montana state University Deming army air Field Deming n. M. Darr Aero tech Albany. A. Advanced Bombardier school big Spring Texas Southern aviation school. Camden s. C. 56th aft to meteorology University of Iowa Iowa City Iowa 65th Raff to Decatur Ala. Cape Institute of aeronautics. Harris Field to. Pacific air school fort Stockton Calif. Syracuse University detachment Syracuse n. Y. And Childress army air Field Childress Texas. Take More pains sgt. Bunny Levitt 62nd physical training non com was a Dallas this week for handball co a tests in conjunction with the a Yearance of the famed Glo Trotters Chicago basketball team a sergeant Levitt at one tire coached the Trotters who usual carry along several exhibition As entertainers on their natio r wide Tours. He performed at t Dallas athletic club before Lar a crowds which indicated a Gros ing interest in handball in to Southwest. Take More pains scenery changes still Krapf Ping Pong skill holds pvt. Joe Krapf who carted Ping Pong tournaments regular while stationed at Sheppard Fie a is carrying on at Camp beaut Gard. A letter this week informal Krapf took a Uso sponsored my do in Alexandria la., soon aft reaching Beauregard. He receive a a Cash prize. Krapf does no to expect to Remise at Beauregard Long anticipate Early shipment to his form a so Branch of service the Sigros corps. Take More pains Rig Center John Freiberger of the reception Center took a furlough and rejoined i old teammates Phillips 66 oilers As they repeated As National aau champions. The oklahoman did the trick at Denver again and Freiberger stood out in the accomplishment. Take More pain expects Navy Call Sammy Barri once babe Ruth a Shadow in right Field for the yanks and More recently a pro golfer expects a Call from the Navy within a month. S. Sgt. Lawrence Piepmier of the 62nd air base who last week reached the Semi finals went Over the Hump this week to capture the regular Ping Pong tournament at the eighth Street Uso. Sergeant pie Meir declined the free Telephone Call usually awarded the Winner accepting instead Money for sending easter Flowers to his Mother in Covington by. He Defeated Cpl. Wayne h. Pierson of 605th to in the semifinals. Pvt. Lee Wood of 612th to took the Consolation tournament receiving $1 Cash prize. Pvt. Robert Perolman took the singles elimination Ping Pong j tournament this week As the 419th ass officially closed its Winter intramural sports program. Perolman a victims included first. Sgt. George r. Al land in the quarterfinals. He took the championship by Felling pvt. Harry f Ritz. Throughout the tourney private Perolman a ability to place a Cut on the Hall ultimately led his opposition to drive what appeared to be an easy return into the net. Two Cartons of cigarettes went to the Winner with one Carton to the runner up. Wac Ping Pong players asked wanted wac Ping Pong play ers the eighth Street Uso club desires to add mixed doubles to its weekly Ping Pong tournament staged each tuesday night. And a special Appeal came this week to it. Edythe White commanding officer of Sheppard Fields wac detachment asking that members of her command enter the meets. The men put in a special request too for the feminine touch to the tournaments. 306th boxers set Hospital show boxers of the 306th to train under s. Sgt. Danny Savich Fth Mer Utah University athlete entertain Hospital patients i bouts in the red Cross auditor a next thursday night the re Cross recreation department a bounced this week. The show w be under the direction of it. A. Davis 306th physical Traini officer. Take More pains a handball it a by continued from Page ten catching the Ball with the Plave ing hand and immediately ing it to the front Wall Conti Iier ing this until the motion can the made without grasping the bile and in one continuous move me remember always to keep or its eyes on the Ball and that it do usually better to stand too of away rather than too close to t Walls in making these plays. The individual makes up Cert games such As percentage Gan f r in which he attempts to make certain number of successful a my shots out of to tries from vans Ous positions. Handball Solitari 8 in which he plays one a against the other is a Good gait. If you have a Friend who is r Terestea in developing his lne hand play him a game in whf5 both of you use Only that hand returning the Ball. This will in a prove both of your games cons in Erakly. H

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