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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - January 16, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasFriday january 16, 1942sheppard Field Tex a to Page threes colonel Black \. Hall congratulate i it personnel on red Cross drive by pfc. William r. Hoyt to int. Tex acts staff writer work mme noting on the report of the Quot tabulations showing Sheppard Field to have secured the highest percentage of red Cross memberships in the entire midwestern area this week col. E. C. Black commanding officer said a it is particularly Gratifying to me. And it is indicative of the civil consciousness of the members of this word concerning Sheppard Fields High rating was received by letter from Earl j. Stout assistant director military and naval welfare service midwestern area in which he asked v. W. Hall red Cross Field director for a Complete report on How the Campaign was handled. Unusual approach a the fact that such a High percentage of memberships was secured seems to indicate that there was some unusual approach employed a wrote Stout. However or. Hall commends the officers and enlisted men of Sheppard Field for the spirit and attitude. A without their cooperation and enthusiasm the High percentage could never have been attained a he commented. A their interest and understanding of what the red Cross represents constitutes our a unusual High total in the 25th annual red Cross Roll Call which was held last month Sheppard Fields memberships brought $8,410.46 to the welfare organizations coffers. This sum is the highest contribution in relation to the number of men on the Post in the whole midwestern area which includes seventeen states and ninety five army posts and forts. W Ide area the midwestern area includes a Arkansas Colorado. Illinois Iowa Kansas Michigan Minnesota Missouri Montana Nebraska new Mexico North Dakota Oklahoma South Dakota Texas Wisconsin and Wyoming. Officials of the area were a highly elated Over the results of the Sheppard Field drive and when the National tabulations Are completed Hall believes that the Field will be among the top ranking percentages. A remember Pearl Harbor bulletin Board helps 319th a keep posted by t. Set. Vincent in Rux 319th tech. Sch. So. A keep posted is now the watchword of the 319th technical school Squadron. Acting 1st sgt. Vincent ii. Rux dismayed by the Long lines of men filing into the orderly room to read the bulletin Board suggested the construction of a Board Large enough to meet the needs of a thousand Man Squadron. Master sergeant Pruitt and his gang of carpenters needed Only the a go signal and the task was As Good As done. The bulletin Board is erected Between the two wings of the North end of the 319th administration building bldg. No. 676 and faces West. Exterior dimensions Are 13 by four feet. The Board has four Glass doors and is equipped with lighting facilities for perusal during gloomy Days and Early evenings. A remember Pearl Harbor a if the a singing sweetheart contest was judged on eur so which is Isno to Sheppard Field would really have one to stand on. The one with the pants is our own pie. Dick Willis 318tvi technical school Squadron Quot to can to resist entering a contest Vail Ellen lauds to .-8, australians norwegians j As flying fighters by pvt. John Doi Geas Tex acts staff liter a part of the r. A. F. Has Cut to to Sheppard Field. Two months after leaving his Channel flying pvt. Chester l. Van Etten 403 school Squadron arrived at Sheppard Field and is hoping his stay will be Brief. Do is anxious to enter the u. S. Air corps with an Active combat unit. Eludes subs Van Etten arrived in eng. D in Many 1941, after Riding a conveyed ship loaded with t. N. P. And going through a nerve rack g submarine attack. Three Days were spent in London where he had to a with the King and Queen before joining the american Eagle Squadron. In a few weeks of in or Pilot Van Etten transferred to a dry bombing Squadron escorting bombers blasting the Channel ports or penetrating into Germany. He crossed the Channel 13 times and that he is still alive is a Tribu o to his flying skill. When not escorting bombers his time was spot to j on coastal patrol duty. Tribute private Yan Etten has a t soldiers select Quot sweethearts saturday radio Branch of p. R. 0. Busy whether its Marble shooting or bathing Beauty. Reading from l. To in Jean Taylor Barbara Marshall the one Ith the cute dimples not there Mendouse admiration for the Brit h chum Phyllis Stockton and he Anda Lee. In their determined tight again a heavy Odds. But his tribute i of a a. S. Army air corp photo fighting pilots goes to the Huta a reckless australians who Are concentrated in dangerous bombing squadrons and the perfect flying norwegians. He thinks then it weians Are the Best foliation flyers in the world. He described the free poles with their fanatical hatred for Hitler As the most daring filters in ear he said the occasion when a pole attacked an entire nazi Squadron and shot Down seven planes before the germans fled was the Burt outstanding piece of fighting a finalists for title will sing it Ivor radio and inner announced tues. Jan. 20 crowd greets show opening opening of Post theatre number wednesday was welcomed by a Sroy a audience of new soldiers ties., j j Barbara Orissey Well known Singer formerly of Hockaday College and Gwyn Armstrong at pres re he radio department of then appearing with the Mike Boren a Public relations office at Shep i dancing troupe on the Tower Thea an paid Field operating under the tre stage have consented to sing a the replacement training Center supervision of it. Walter b. In Tho a singing sweetheart of the second theatre on the Post Brooks assistant Public relations Sheppard Fields contest at the was rushed to completion at the officer is due of the busiest de boys Iyub saturday night. Request of col. E. C. Black compartments on the p0 out of the More than 15 girls manding officer in order to pro at present Sheppard Field s o l w 10 Tju compete for the coveted cities for the rapidly increasing title three will be selected to Audi number of enlisted men arriving at Tion at Lwft. The Winner will be the Field. Of. Harold w. Titter announced Over the a Sheppard Post theatre officer is in charge Field in review radio show tues 0f the theatre operation. Day. Jan 20. Show time for theatre number last week six girls Sang before saw. The air seven times a week Over the Wichita Falls radio station Lwft local Columbia broadcasting system outlet. News broadcasts and interviews Are Given five times a week monday through Friday at 2 15 p. In. A chaplains broadcast is presented at 7 00 a. In. Each sunday morning. Tuesday nights at 6 30 the Sheppard Field variety show is on the air. Lieutenant Brooks formerly a approximately 400 in Sheppard ettes at the weekly boys club dance. They will return saturday because of unforeseen difficulty with the microphone. The girls Are Elwanda Lee Rachel two will be 5 15 and 7 15 p. In. As cadets and compared with 6 and Uppa v kit is1 Hamilton Elgin Waltham watches watch clock jewelry re Parker sin Al Ler pens lobby a Oft Ming Fox building Wichita Falls member of the los Angeles sex i1, a a Marshall Delhi Ammer editorial staff is assisted Clee lower Phyllis Stockton and by four former radio men. The Jean i mayor. Four Are pvt. Edward Hamlyn the Winner of the contest will who worked at station win a in represent Sheppard Field Over the Cannati Ohio and is now in the i exas Quality network Jan 2.>. 311th school Squadron pvt. Bed she will be competing against Ford Furr hip and liq., acts a a sweethearts of Randolph and Al formerly on the staff of Lwft Lington Fields Camps Bowie and pvt. Donald w. Dana 408th Barkely Wolfers and others in the school Squadron who broadcast eighth corps area. From los Angeles Over the Don a a a a Lee network. These til rec Are members of the Public relations staff. Pvt. Jack Cook 401st school Squadron connected prior to enlistment with the Pasadena Community playhouse assists part time on the radio program. A remember Pearl Harbor giant Grid Star Kenneth a a Kayo Lunday 225 Pound tackle of the new York giants football team is headed for Sheppard Field. He played pro Ball with the giants for five years after being graduated from the University of Arkansas. 8 p. M. For theatre number one. The same program will be shown at both theatres the difference in time allowing the reels to be shuttled Between the theatre said lieutenant titter re remember Pearl Harbor when you Are in Wichita Falls. Follow the crowd always Lead you to the new Coney Island a next to the Majestic theatre rubber Stamps it Buxton Billfold and pass cases it Rin note Book and paper you Are always Welcome at Newlin Supply co. A your business Friend a 810 Scott across from the strand a Good Many a store Etui Supply you with the i Illust to ii j most Complete line of it of ricers it inlets and i civilian tithing. In Wichita Falls its b and m b Ani m Blouse Kuppenheimer Blouse plastique fur Felt ups Van Lusen and Arrow shirts Mansfield amp bostonian shoes Pink Slacks All m ool $37.50 $48.50 $ 7.50 and $ 8.50 $ 2.25 to $ 3.50 $ 6.00 to $11.00 $12.50 to si5.00 cadets o. I. Slacks $10.95 Garrison Caps with ornament 8 3.75 Garrison belts a fall leather $ Loa extra special too per cent Wool gabardine shirts regular $10.00 at $7.50 All fittings expertly done Barnard amp Montgomery next to City National Bank Ost tops i ii but can they sing

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