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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - April 17, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasFriday april 17, i42sheppard Field Texa ots Page five 31 Ith tech. Sch. So. Capt. George e Perry c. O. By sgt. C. G. Siegle our sincere congratulations Are also extended to it. Edward f. Fraser who has been appointed first lieutenant. J in a column was premature in it a emendation of the Weatherman s efforts during the Early weeks of our Intra Squadron athletic program. However despite a slight a hogging Down our teams have finished the schedules in softball Volley Ball and Horseshoe. An additional student pass and admission ticket to a downtown theatre was Given to the individual team members. Barracks 828 took the Lions share of the awards by winning both the softball and Horseshoe events. Barracks 830 is the Cha in Pion Volley Ball group. I after an impatient wait of several months the Good news of his appointment to aviation Cadet finally arrived for sgt. Jack Hansard. A trip cords Jack leaves immediately for Kelly with the Best wishes of the 311th officers and men. Beside having definite plans for a Long string of Jap Easu Ali ties Jack has very definite a social plans a for those Silver wings. We wish the Best of Luck to our graduating students who will shortly be called upon to carry on the air corps traditions. An abbreviation of your jobs could Well be w. F. for congratulations Are also in or Der for s. Sgt. John Lukstas corp. John a. Nicholson and pfc. Arthur Maata who have just been appointed aviation cadets and for sgt. Lyle c. Eaton and Hubert a. Ver Dick and corp Byron e. Barker who left for a two month specialists course at Chanute Field 111. Wedding Bells rang out Over the week end for s. Sgt. Richard l. Arnold and miss Opal Jean Gardner for sgt. Walter Zenker and miss Josephine Werkau and for corp. Saul Reiter and miss Carabelle Kromer Mission Ohio on easter sunday. There is a difference of opinion As to the exact nature of the sprouts with a the Beaver taking the stand that they Are Oats. With prospects of a Nice raise being just around the Corner it is suggested that we All take advantage of it. Arrangements have Bee made whereby defense savings Stamps can be purchased in our Squadron. A few dimes and quarters each payday will serve a i mighty Good purpose to you and i to our government. So think seriously about this profitable suggestion and Contact sergeant Daugherty in the collection Section for information. I 316th tech. Sch. So. Capt. Frederick b. Shaffer c. 0. By sgt. Louis a. Radelet Hearty congratulations Are in a Quot a 314th tech. Sch. So. Capt. W. L. Tyrrell c. O. By sgt. Harold e. Kaut Raan in 312th tech. Sch. So. Capt. William l. Connell c. O i j i i the 312th wishes to express their appreciation to the 404th ass for a Fine presentation of their variety show under the management of corp. Carl g. Bolin and pvt. Irving Lunin As m. C. We say a a it a a Days pass and it is getting closer to graduation for the students of this Squadron. We wonder it the boys Are getting together and planning something for their big Day. Its a hint boys. Should a financial wizard have Money ? Well Here a one for the books. The Day after last pay Day Hie financial wizard of this Squadron. Who claims he has a Joo dollars in a Bank in Kentucky was seen walking to town because he lacked bus fare. The Man in charge of singing the chop chop and Yap Yap song is a sergeant in this Squadron. It is All about the Little students who Are always moaning so much that everything they say sounds like chop chop and Yap Yap. There is a real live and honest to goodness Boxer in this Squadron. His name is pvt. Oman Townley. He was in a bout the other Nite and things were going bad for him. Suddenly he stopped boxing or what Ever you Call what he As doing and decided he had to do his duty As runner. Boy did he run. Note to capt. K. E. Heckman please accept tile hearties congratulations and Best wishes of the entire permanent personnel on your recent promotion to the rank of Captain. As a former commanding officer of this organization you led us through those Damp Days when the 314th was one of the squadrons that occupied the Muddy terrain i of area a be a. Yours was the leadership that helped to shape the i growth of this Squadron from the i Date of its inception to its present Well rounded status. We have admired your Good judgment even at Tho saturday inspections when you deemed our a White Collar Quot bunks As being a slightly if enlisted personnel May he permitted Liberty of expression your promotion is our promotion and your Success is our Success. In an inter Barrack quiz contest sgt. A a eds Anderson the one Man brain Trust led Barracks 737 to a top heavy win Over the representatives of Barracks 735. In a later contest pvt. Tommy Williams scored to Points to Lead the men of Barracks 727 to a close Victory Over Barracks 728. 1 order for two of our officers former 1st it. Burg is now capt. Burg and former 2nd it. Edwards is now 1st it. Edwards. Felicitations too should go to former 2nd it. Starke who is now a first lieutenant. It. Starke is recorder i for the Callet examining Board but 1 still attached to our Squadron. A contingent of our boys will soon leave for other work elsewhere including duty sergeant s. Sgt. Tom Wight chief file clerk s. Sgt. Ray Deangelis. Men like these Are mighty difficult to replace. Good a Ole Texas rain halted play in the Barracks softball league during Tho week. Pvt. John 0. Schultz will take Over the duties of managing the league during the present week replacing pvt. Al Fiegle who is leaving us too. Schultz will also assume general charge Over Squadron calisthenic. Work on the squadrons physical athletic setup continues although delayed too by the rain last week. The softball Diamond in the area is now completed and work is proceeding on the installation of four excellent Horseshoe courts As the next step. The smoke had cleared we we Richer by two Silver bars. Congratulations to capt. Parke k. Linsley that genial gentleman and connoisseur of military regulations. The Corona Coronas were enjoyed by the boys of the orderly room and Supply. As Long As congratulations Are in order May we congratulate and wish Good Fortune to two flying cadets from dear old 318th who checked out tuesday for Kelly Field so Here a a hand to sgt. Dale Dehay and corp. George e. Lorn Berger. Good Luck to two grand soldiers. Well miss you. Through some slight error of reporting the score of the Ball game practice game Between the Supply and the orderly room was not mentioned in the paper. There a rumours to the effect that Supply won so i guess they did. Lii sign off by saying a a Amend for corp. Garrett who is enjoying a Well earned furlough in Nebraska. The special Talent Section of the a Bock to terse is pvt. Mony Malkin who once worked at playing agents agent or something i i Hollywood. He promises to give our a and r director the inside a a dope on getting pictures and autographs from such items As the delectable Hana Turner the unapproachable Greta a a Heady Hedy and other figments of the Soldier s dreaming imagination. Additional artistic Al Talent has asserted itself in the person of pvt. Robert c. Depauw whose a Usu Premen sacrifice in water color has been entered in the Art connect now being held at this station. 320th tech. Sch. So. Capt. Clarence m Haupt c. O. By corp. R. G. Bailey. I. I \ 319th tech. Sch. So. Major William j. Byrd. C. O. By t. Sgt. V. H. Rux \----------l7-.----------- a a headlining this week s news is the appointment of capt. W Illiam j. Bird Squadron commander to the Grade of major and of 1st it. Oscar in Kraft to the Grade of Captain. T. Sgt. Sam Tate is contemplating writing a Story called a first night in a boards nest based upon an incident which is reported to have had a clamorous Climax. With the Advent of free mail the suggestion of enclosing the three cent stamp that would otherwise have been used on the letters one wants answered is the Best thought of the Day. Among the latest additions to last week two of our most popular members corp. Yer l. Edwards and pfc. We. C. Smith Lett for a new Squadron being formed t Tulsa okla. The whole gang Joii s in wishing both of you the be t of Luck. No Squadron party this month men ?. If we behave and learn to act like gentlemen this month maybe we can go to another party in May. So what say we All set a Down and learn to act like the gentlemen we Arentt bar Acks 521 should Send a ie1-i ter of appreciation to pfc. I i Paulsons Mother for those swot doughnuts she sent Bill. Lou we talk mrs. Paulson into Cornin Down Here to teach our a Baker How to make such Good dough nuts ? this week the first Bunch we left on furlough Are returning Ai the second group Are leaving. Pleas done to talk too much about the Goi times. It makes us rather sad a thing of the Good times you i continued on Page two 3i8th tech. Sch. So major w. H. Cobb c. 0. By sgt. H. Lind things went Over with a bang in the 318th this week and when 315 Iti Tecil sch. So. Major Whiting p. Lightfoot c. O. By corp. Richard s Vogler y a Amy Day went Over with a bang Here at Sheppard Field. Civilians enjoyed their visit to the Field and we likewise enjoyed having them especially the feminine guests. This is what we Call army life women All Over the place. Due to the current a a Damp season our own a Little Beaver private Alex Rushing among his i other duties such As shuffling through the files is Busy watching the Progress of the two Blades of Oats which have sprouted through the Golden soil in front of 77 3. I it it 313th tech. Sch. So. Capt. Roy a. Kelley c. O. By sgt. Eugene r. Collins or a j the 313th extends its Heartiest congratulations to capt. Paul g. Dolan who has Pust been appointed major. We deeply regret that because of a recent Transfer order major Dolan of Post s-3, has left our Squadron for Liq and he. Squadron acts. Our Best wishes / it Many major Dolan who was i cd first Squadron commander. He \ a Long be remembered by every member of our organisation. 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