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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives Dec 5 1941, Page 8

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - December 05, 1941, Sheppard Field, TexasPage eight Sheppard Field exacts Friday december 5, 194 Squadron squibs continued from Page 6 Russell l. Steel at a. And r. Private steel incidentally is now employed painting murals for the Post theatre. 409th school so. 1st. . Verne i. Klemm c. By pvt. Frnnk e. Meek opening with their theme song a sugar blues the 409th school Squadron orchestra played for the Uso dance at Iowa Park on nov. 30. Twelve members of the Squadron let Forth with Sweet swing for three hours. The regular Squadron show was presented on nov. 26 with Many new men appearing on the program in top spots. Private Ott singing a shanty town and private Medina singing a a it a a sin a brought Forth Strong applause. New stripes went on the following enlisted men with announcement of the december 1st promotions staff sergeant Peters her Relko and Gervais sergeant Brock Ducceschi Lannie Olney Power Smith Spear Todd and Worsham Corporal Beaird Edminsten Coker Herrmann Jones Kirk Kipp Kowalick Korish Layman Leary and Winner. 1st it. Laverne u. Klemm reported to the Squadron on nov. 17, to take the duties of Squadron commander 1st of. Cyril m. Statum is Squadron adjutant and 1st it. Joseph w. Luchini is Squadron Supply officer. All wish him the Best of Luck in his new Squadron. He a that swell new trumpet player in the Post band. After three Days of intensive searching your correspondent finally found private Grady in the Hospital. Why the Dickens does no to someone Tell me these things the poor fellow had to wait for his three letters All that time. Yours til the 320th gets those steel cots we be heard we were going to get. Hope they come before we take that much rumoured trip to california.410th school so. Tap. John r. Kline c. O. By pvt. Paul s. Lone j thursday was a Busy Day for the entire Squadron As All hands pitched in and moved the personnel and equipment from area b to our temporary Home in area to where we will remain for a Short while before we move to our permanent Home in area z. Sgt. Normal l. Olson left wednesday night for Hollywood calif., where he was called by the death of his aunt. The whole Squadron extends sympathy. A sgt. George Proffitt has been on sick furlough for the past to Days due to an injured leg. Fourteen cadets left 410th Squadron Friday nov. 28, for Miami fla., where they were assigned to duty with the 315th material Squadron. Friday night men were seen scurrying Over the Squadron area retrieving borrowed clothing no doubt due to the fact saturday morning was show Down inspection Day. Pvt. Walter Richardson is sporting a Black Eye received in a three round bout when he stepped out of his Light heavy weight class to take on a heavy weight fighter. He was reported the Winner however. Good slugging 41 eth school so. 1 j 1st. It. Charles Mayoqui Felt. C. O. J by corp. Charlesl Ward j it. Charles h. Mac Quigg Squadron commander returned wednesday from a ten Day leave accompanied by his Bride of saturday nov. 29, the former miss Kathleen Abbott of Youngstown Ohio. Lieutenant and mrs. Mac Quigg will be at Home at 1716 Victory Street Wichita Falls. During lieutenant Mac Quiggl a absence lieutenant William r. Chenoweth acted As Squadron commander. The 417th softball team Winner of the second provisional group i title was Defeated by the 313th club. 16-7, in a Consolation game j of the Post tournament last week. Just Back from a ten Day period of detached service. Just in time for pay Day were corporals Tal ledge and Garbutt of the motor Pool who brought their truck in from Milwaukee without a scratch. They had scarcely returned however when sgt. Howard e. Plimpton also of the motor Pool pushed off for Baltimore and a three months period at motor mechanics school. The Squadron was participating this week in regular calisthenic and close order Drill with organization along infantry lines for Drill and two separate platoons for competitive reasons. Improvement since the first Drill has been noticeable. Squadron strength pushed on up to 112 with the assignment of another motor Mechanic pvt. We. B. Gunn jr., who comes from fort Sill. The Squadron has a Good record with the 1941 american red Cross drive too. One Hundred per cent. Perhaps some other squadrons have equalled but none have beaten it.422ni school so. I 1st it. Ellis e. Stirr c. O. By sift. Richard w. Carril Liers j �?oblues�?�41 St school so. Get. R. M. Jackson c. O. By pee. Harvy Gering Nineteen of the men comprising the 418th school Squadron left for their Holiday furloughs dec. I. Those to leave were 1st. Sgt. George Meier or. A sets. Robert w. Nicholas jr., and Archibald c. Streeter or. Sgt. William t. Trevathan corp. Charles h. Swisher fits. Walter a. Anderson Del t. Winn Curtis c. Mitchell Odis m. Kizer William t. Bodle William k. Orren Lonnie e. Patton Ollie n. Andrews Charles a. Walker Jefferson s. Mcguire Tom b. Mccarty Harvey Gering William h. Green and Robert Flowers. Another group will leave for their Holiday furloughs dec. La. Pvt. Ollie n. Andrews specialist fourth class was recently appointed acting Supply sergeant of the stockade mess. Sgt. William a. Hollingsworth spent the last week end visiting with friends at fort Sill okla having served a prior enlistment at that Post sergeant Hollingsworth reports a pleasant time renewing old acquaintances and making new ones.419th school so. 1320th school so. I i Apt. A. I. Balker v. O. By pvt. K. To. Bailey i Apt. Tony i. Curler or. C. O. J by pvt. Chan. Mfr delian the 419th�?Ts Squadron news must get off to a stumbling Start it seems. For the reporter has dropped everything for a ten Day furlough. Also furlough ing dec. I to 10th Are staff sergeants Flowers and Pantier of the Squadron orderly room. On the other hand dec. I found two other of our men following is a Short history of the 422nd school Squadron activated on september 9, 1941, the organization was placed under the command of it. Ellis e. Furr who was called to Active duty August 30, 1941. The first men in the outfit who were transferred to the 422nd on the Date it was formed Are 1st sgt. Bort r. Sauers and a sgt. Aubrey g. Hopkins both of the 313th school Squadron. A sgt. Marvin a. Steele sgt. Harry h. West sgt. Richard w. Carrithers corp Quentin l. Renn corp. Meyer Rothenberg and corp James r. Pitt were All transferred from the 317th school Squadron. On november 7, ninety one men were transferred into the organization from various units on the Field. This brought the total strength to too men at which number it is operating now. The Squadron is Young but has progressed swiftly mainly through the work and close co operation of its commanding officer the first sergeant and his assistants. It is a Squadron which is emerging As a fast moving outfit and one which bears watching. Many lost articles at military police stockade lost articles that have been found and turned Over to the mib itary police can be recovered by their owners if properly identified at the Post Provost marshals office building 1307 in Tim stockade. Awaiting the arrival of its owner at the office is a pocketbook bearing the name of Woodrow Mobley Havaner okla. Anyone knowing his whereabouts on the Post or elsewhere Are requested to notify him. A set of keys Are also at the Provost marshals office for the owner who will Call for them. Privates Ogden Krome and it Ziemski have returned from a Bort visit at the new Field hos ital. A a red took a Busman s hol Hay by working As k. P. In the Hospital mess. Pfc. Ernest Parsons left monday in a ten Day furlough to washing on d. C. It is presumed he will Lave a very enjoyable time with i certain Young lady of his acquaintance. Everyone is remarking on the quietness of sergeant Amo area a re Supply sergeant. Wonder if he presence of mrs. Amo has anything to do with it a me a hat wonders marriage works. After a frantic search for a Small loan of ten dollars Corporal Jan Lysol finally got away on his Len Day furlough tuesday. It would seem that one should have Little trouble borrowing Money on payday but everyone we As saving for their furloughs and the Quot Hock ,hop.�?� presumably. Pvt. Paul while a finally got his Transfer to he. Amp he. Acts. We Bebbus for. Preferred Flowers and. Gift plants corsages one or $1 to $-5 i Owers by wire a guaranteed service 909 Indiana ebb a Flowers the downtown Florist Barrack s Rumor on Blue uniform pvt. Bill Bellamy 406th school Squadron All decked out in the Only dress uniform on the Post. Tailored at a Cost of $55, the Swanky appearance of the blues provoked a aah so from the girls and salutes from officers and privates alike at a military Ball Iii his Home town recently. Bill is the younger brother of Ralph Bellamy the movie actor. Cadets sex stars Bob Duffield was a Cage Star at Colgate and shorty Tucker played basketball with Miami u. Both cadets Are on the 408th Cage squad. The calisthenic program is compulsory. Crockett is Champ William a a Davey Crockett 313th checker wizard captured the first indoor sports championship by winning the Post checker tourney sponsored by the athletic and recreation office. Squashed flatter than a Tomato under a steam roller is the Rumo concerning the Blue uniforms which so the Story goes should be i somewhere on the Field. For the past two months Dumois. Have been spreading like measles that the dress uniform would be issued to cadets by the first of december. A requisitions up till february have been submitted to Tho War department and the clues Are not listed on the order. As far As i know they Are not on the Field a i remarked of. Azro s. Hendricks i Supply officer quartermaster j corps. According to maj. William f. Lebaron Supply officer there Are no blues on the Field and further j More he was unaware of the Rumor until queried by this correspondent. The blues Are authorized by the War department but Are not is sued. Cadets desiring the Dre uniform May secure special met uie ment Blanks from the qua master and have them sent c the Philadelphia pm to be in. However they must pay for the out of their own pocket As War department is not Autho cd to Issue them. This spikes for All time Tjit Quot Barracks Rumor concerning tile i blues. The instigators of it fro Quot latest reports have the �?oblues1 but not the kind that can be worn chaplain on duty beginning monday dec. 9, there will be a chaplain on duty at the j Post Chapel every evening front to 9 of clock. This service is pro _ video to give advice and to Assisi v j cadets with personal problem they feel they would like to d a 1bankingfacilities Loans commercial personal automobile checking accounts savings accounts Safe Deposit trusts and estates special services the first National Bani of Wichita Falls United states government depositary member f. D. I. C j

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