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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - August 28, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasFriday August 28, 1942 Sheppard Field exacts 402nd tech. Sch. So. Opt. T Art i. Sutherland c. O. A a Cpl. Rudolph a. Terrain he amp he. Sq., rafts rapt. Krnet to e. Morey dr., c. O. By sgt. It Buford Burke a graphed copies Are circulating through the 316th tech. Sch. So. Pfc. Arthur Quot feet a too big a Arr and George Quot bugler Quot Jenen successfully passed the War Irant officer examination for bandleader and left this week j Ifor the army music school. After completion of the course they will receive their warrant Apt. By in. T. Arew c. O. But. T. O. Adair the first of a series of Squadron Talent shows was Given last Friday night at the recreation Hall j in the 316th area. A completely affirm Fil building enjoyed several to receive their warrant office quartets piano duets a commissions and will be assigned it to snf1 Sev Prai other to army bands As directors. I magician tuesday night was an evening of frolic and gaiety for the boys of the 402nd. Capt. Carl d. Sutherland and his staff completed arrangements for the first 402nd Squadron party and dance in the Lamar Uso. The evening s entertainment began promptly at 8.00 p. In. With a 10-piece band offering the Best of music and a gala floor show that would rival the Coconut Grove. The Fea Page five the Hospital following an Hopcia Tion and has left on a Short Recu-1 operating tour. Which May or i May not include such interesting the Quot Gadget Quot Squadron is minus Points As Electra and Vernon Many of its flying "gadgets1.x. Sgt. George Biland is the they have departed for aviation squadrons Ping Pong Champ Vuc 407th tech. Sch. So. Clips. James f. Greene c. O. By fit. Roy Cheatham Cadet flying schools. ,. Our plans and training clerk a Rollo a is looking Forward to a big after payday week end in Dallas. Wonder what the attraction could be that far Down in Texas. The latest name that one of our new corporals has is Quot Elmer Quot. A few j Days ago the Telephone rang and our first sergeant answered lures of the show were sup j much to his Surprise a woman with ported by a chorus of nine dam a Sweet feminine voice was on the Sels of the dance beautifully a j other end of the line and was asking for Elmer. Naturally he called Cess oily defending his Crown against pfc. Raymond Patchin in the singles tournament which ended last thursday. The doubles play Lmh Start sometime this week to feature the Cream of the crop and pm Cha by y will furnish plenty of surprises. 41 St tech sch so. We. J. Harlan e. Chase. C. O. By Civ. Jack Whelehan. A a. I Well received numbers. An added Wilbur Quot Hooligan Quot Flanigan is 1 Vieu j attraction was furnished by a -. R i group of talented girls from wich 6 by 6 s in the area. Looks like a j Fajg it you wih hear More from spending his honeymoon digging Man has to train for marriage these Days. Sgt. Quot hop along Quot Cassidy is fast rounding his boys into shape with rapid fire flank movements. He s got them so they can turn on a dime. A certain sergeant we wont mention any names but guess who w As overheard telling another sergeant during Drill the other Day to make his command More 312th tech. Sch. So. Clips. Colli j. Butk. C. O. By fit. Crank n. Bingham this group later. Approximately 150 boys and girls enjoyed a sunday school picnic at a Wichita Falls Park last sunday. The Outing was under the super Iskin of chaplain n. S. Hardin. Rayed in colourful costumes. A major feature of the evening a Buffet supper with All the niceties and luscious foods to whet the appetite a arrived at la p m. Mrs. Margaret Lindsey Toledo. Ohio arrived in Wichita Falls on aug. 20, to join her husband capt. Robert Lindsey for a few Days a Lovely couple. 403rd tech. Sch. So. Pvt. I Sprich and sgt. I. Mcguire took a trimming for pvt. I. Walker in Quick order at Ping Pong. A Bowling match has been and looks Good for utile 417th. Lahoma. It be anything acting 1st sgt. Higginbotham else by the amount of correspond Jav. Right on the Ball these Davs. Ence he does in that state. J Cpl. J Holmes and Polk had uninteresting time at a picnic. 408th tech. Sch. So. S. Sgt. Vaughn has that far out for Quot Elmer Quot and much to his Surprise one of our latest g. I. Wonder who the Sweet voice belonged to and what other names he is known As. S. Sgt. Pal booked Mer must have an Oil Loose in of a against clips. Paul by it. B. Terry c. O. W. J. Sterner Apt. Arthur j. Megett Lek c by fac. A Luce Hei Imper o. 31 eth tech. Sch. So. Apt. John a. Peckham c. O. By Cpl. Janie c. Brail we regret the Transfer of capt. Randall Houghton plans and training officer to the 320th ass. Or. Minnett s. Opdyke receives our Welcome of the week As our latest newcomer in the commissioned officer group. Since s. Sgt. James Towson has taken Over the supervision of beautifying the Squadron area Many improvements have been made in the past week and mole Quot greenery Quot will be seen As time goes on. At the calisthenic and game period for permanent party personnel this week a few laughters wore brought Forth when sgt. Ray Lohr and Cpl. Bernard Shepherd did neat Quot Swan dives Quot during rambling around the area we find lieutenant Mcginn carrying a Riding crop for Protection t. Sgt. William n. Reinsel returning from a three Day pass in the wilds of Oklahoma has the appearance of Geronimo in the height of his glory. He does not carry on his Belt the scalps of his victims however. Cpl. William Quot Buzz saw Quot Campbell Carpenter is one Busy Little Man these Days. S. Sgt. Denver l. Miller has perfected a new method of executing a Light face. Incorporating a goodly amount of Jitterbug action in the movement Miller could easily pass for an african voodoo doctor going into the tribal War dance. Cpl. Willard Quot spider Quot Webb going into spasms of rapture at hearing Quot just a Little bit North of South . A a Cpl. Robert Johnson immunization clerk sweating out a thousand. Pvt. Fred Friday aug. 21, the Squadron enjoyed a double feature movie the first film pertaining to the fighting of incendiary bombs and the second showing How cigarettes Are made. Since our last Quot squib Quot we have had a few changes in the office. Capt. A. J. Mcgettrick has moved Over to the 408th ass to be the new co. Capt. Thomas r. Parker has relieved him As Supply officer. Lots of Luck to them both. Sgt. Ernesto Bovo is our acting 1st sergeant now relieving t. Sgt. Ray Hryniewicki who took Over pvt George As sergeant major. Both Are doing basketball and a swell Job. The reason pvt. Bob Saylor of the credit and collection department is beaming these Days is the fact that he is now a Corporal. His a a dream came True. Is that a new car Captain Snyder where did you Ever find one that Lias such Good tires really in Sty in now he what ? congratulations to our sergeant major s. Sgt. Benny l. Todd w to returned from a 15-Day furlough with his wife the former miss Delores Douglas i they Are residing at 1109 Travis pvt. I. Ltd Arey picked up a couple of i Street Wichita Falls. J bags under his eyes just cant i last thursday night 408th was get lid of them. Got a couple the first Squadron to present a Good Horseshoe players what a living your hands very interesting. S sgt. Vaughn has that far away look in his eyes. Cpl. I. A is is due Back from Chicago on a Brief 15-Day trip. Pvt. A push pall Quot Davis and pvt. I. King make an interesting pair of soldiers. Their chasing routine. Congratulations to s. Sgt. Joe shots in one Day. Winisko who really seems to be Tunney turning Gray haired Ovri doing his pal t when it comes to his class f allotment. A w o losing weight in order to get in certain Barracks having a my 405th tech. Sch. Is. A Hilt. Gilbert g. Rollston c. O. Iii corp. Henry i Dworshak shape for Aerial gunner. Steam Baths seem to be his answer. 313th tech. Sch. So. Capt. Roy a. Kelley o. By it. Joint c. Arbuckle pfc. Arthur Myers was married last june to miss Ruth Boyd. While the marriage was quite a Surprise to us All we extend congratulations to the Happy couple. S. Sgt. Amos Longnecker has issued a Challenge to All Comers for basketball games. According to him ave will have the crack squad on the Field this year. All interested Contact s. Sgt. A. Longnecker at phone 755. Arrangements have been made to play the games at the Owca. Who wants to try us first ? 315th tech. Sch. So. Maj. A 1111 h in i. Tyrrell. O. By fit. Bob la. Bor Climer hundreds attended the squad night i scrubbing party yes i boys lights out does mean nl8ht at lakes ice 1 quiet please. Sgt. Paul mid us dour snap Piest drilling Kadet on the Drill Field. 318th tech. Sch. So. Capt. A a. Lilith. C. O. By suit. C. La. Lind Bright tags indicate the Superior specimens in livestock shows but shining labels initiated a a Kph which the duty sergeant ties to the bunks of prospective k a Peers bring to Light some hunks of humanity Early in j the mornings. A sizeable Reward j is offered for information Lead ing to the identity of the culprit who attached one of these up tags to the bunk of 1st sgt. George Fuller. From Miami a Balmy beaches to ? 315th comes of. Ted c. Rytel to take Over official duties in j Supply. Cam Shaft accelerator ejector a such words Are becoming everyday language As Squadron members handle machine guns taking them apart to see what makes them Click. Handclaps to pvt. Ted Varnick whose rousing Quot the grease Monkey March Quot made its debut this week. Introduced to the Public in the Day room the tune has now appeared in print and Mim 318th suffered another loss last week when capt. Parke k. Linsley returned to his original organization. He Wras the first commanding officer of the 318th. Score leaving he donated a dozen High class books to our Day rooms for those who enjoy the better class of Reading matter. These books will fit in Well with our Day room set up which without a doubt is the Best Sot of Day rooms on the Field. We owe a vote of appreciation to pvt. J. B. Nibert who really did a Job of decorating in bldg. 638. Congratulations to s. Sgt. Kelly and s. Sgt. Fullerton for the Good showing made by their respective flights in the saturday review. Had exclusive use of the top floor. Dancing to music by the medical department orchestra was enjoyed. Many Wichita Falls Belles were present and officers including capt. G. G. Rollstin it. W. H. Hopson and it. J. L. Hicks. Free transportation to and from the party was provided. Ai Range mints for the affair were handled by s. Sgt. Wilson Scavo. Eleven More privates have been promoted to Corporal making a total of 31 new corporals in the Squadron during August. A school for non commissioned officers is planned. Tentative arrangements Are for two one hour classes a week with certain of the noncom presenting different subjects. Show on the new Victory stage consisting of ten acts with singing dancing juggling and feats of music. An interesting coincidence among i he personnel of our office is that Cpl. Harvey Pate and Darrow played football respectively under coach Green father of pfc. Teddy Green while at the same time our plans and training officer it. Arlie l. Bowling Vas in the Roic at Oklahoma a amp m now these nun find themselves in our order in loom. Six men from 408th have been recommended to participate in the Basic training centers football team. They Are pets. W. J. Carlyle b. S. Bright g. R. I Arrow. C. N. Speights Paul wheel t a and o. Block. 41 eth tech. Sch. So. A l. A in. L. F. Booley c. O. By Cpl. Don Beld. Or. No Competition continued on Page 6 a Rake Mora Fain a Aerial gunners shoot straight action and thrills galore Are in store for sgt. John h. Wells Squadron payroll clerk and pvt. Allan a. Lasoff who leave this week for Aerial gunnery school. A number of other applicants Are sitting Quot tight Quot waiting for an order to come through most any Dav. S. Sgt. Edward Licha is out of enjoy Carnation ice Cream at the service club and Post exchanges no s. 1-5-6-10-12 Money when you need it ask for it where you see the red and White shield. On watches radios cameras Luggage jewelry coif clubs musical instruments cigarette lighters cigarette cases and most anything of \ Alue. Army supplies see us first ask the Soldier who has traded with us Brown amp Wigley licensed loan co. Back of Holt hotel 612-bth St. Nali of the time when you enjoy refreshing Beech nut gum the bargain army store 7th amp Ohio Avo. Military shoes a a of it St selection in Wichita Falls $2.95 to $4.95 Hanes shirts shorts 35c�?3 for $1 Wool a i. Serv ice Caps it it Mon pts be $3.98 regulation shirts a a $2.98 amp $3.45 Vav it Gilt regulation pants $2.98 amp $3.98 web belts with air 7ct corp buckle Horki flight Caps 75c amp 98c souvenir Pillow tops. 98c chevrons Collar stays whistles dog tag chains socks ties at lowest prices. Your photograph made by Paramount Wichita Falls leading studio a for size 8x10, Silverton finish 4 poses to select from Cap amp Blouse furnished studio hours 10 in Loti p. In., weekdays and sundays 49c please present this and to restive special off Paramount studio next to to it electric co. 910 Scott Street

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