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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - June 19, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasI 11�?~i twos i kit Paim it old tax acts Friday Juno to 1942 requirement is lowered candidates taking the mental to is for officers candidate school 1 w have a better Chance of being approved with the announcement i it. Col. James f. W also pres i a tit of the examining Board that More Liberal policy Bas been f opted for grading tests Specif i in on the air corps administrate e test. A candidate for Entrance May be reproved Foi the school though i s Grade May be below the for a r requirements. This of course i not a set Rule and the Board i u consider other important fac is before it will pass a Man who c tues in this category. Must lie in three months Entrance requirements ii a v e i in lowered and any enlisted s Leopard Field Soldier who has i in in service three months or i Ore. Whose got test is 110, is t agile to take the Entrance exam i it ions. The recent requirement \ is a score of 120 on the army it neral classification test. So other changes have been i Ole and All applicants must take i the the mental and physical tests prescribed by the Board. A remember Pearl Harbor Post service club adds new hostess announcement of the appoint a but of Iola Barron of Bryan 1 was. 11 a posit Ion of hostess the Morvin club was made t is week. In that capacity Shell act As assistant to Billian Ai. F do 1 s. Senior hostess of i he id in the and a Nisi ration and p amt Enance of the organizations a to was v. Ork. Nother facilities. Prior to Sheppard Field. Miss engaged in social Wel v1c recent addition to the bus staff is pvt. Bill a a hand talented entertainer from Illy Wood an accomplished i is. Holland is Best known As song stylist having written both e word and music for piano monologues of the Type made Mons by Dwight fake with Lieh he nightly entertained the ars at Hollywood a exclusive Overly Glen club a remember Pearl Harbor Money when you need it i Fellows dont forget your dad father s Day army supplies see us first i r j. Drown ask the Soldier who has traded with us Brown Elwi Gley licensed loan go. Back of Holt hotel 612�?8th St. Exacts scribe finds Drill sergeants Are very patient Fellows after All in corp. John Douglas a exacts feature writer because every Soldier must at some time take recruit Drill a i Drill instructor is not Likely to become the most popular Man in Camp. Soldiers san always pick flaws Iii the character of a person who is making them March around All Day to cadence. They make remarks about their inability to speak English and of their probable inability to count above four. Dogs ache however the Drill men have their Side. They get sore feet too. A this is a very rough Job one Drill Man said a and it we weren t contributing greatly to the War Effort by teaching these Johns to walk about without tripping Over their feet. I would quit to Morrow. A i would rather get a whack with a club than ask a Bunch of rookies if they Ever drilled before. A in nine months i have met Only one John who had Ever drilled. A the did some time in the boy scouts and knew what a about face meant. I Dies brooms mouse Fraps a i then work for weeks coaxing. Praying sometimes using a Little Slang to gel them Able to move around without looking like a ladies Rush for a bargain basement. Then they All leave and another Bunch comes along who also done to know what the word a Drill Quot Means. A paly work makes a vicious Circle look like a straight Road. A i find that As a Rule most Johns can learn a Forward March without any mental Strain and every now and then an especially Bright group comes along who can do a Light or left flank without making me wish i had signed up for foreign duty. A but it takes a Man of great bravery and exceptional morale to give the order a rear March to some rookies. A you never know How Many will be dead or maimed when the dust clears away. A Many times i have rushed in and at great personal risk dragged some Little Chap from beneath the heels of a big lug. It is a very dangerous Man Euver and it is Only sheer Luck that my casualty rate Hasni to been higher. Ostrich style a some times i put my face in my hands and moan a Little but it Don t help much. They Are still there when i look up. A also i Ani developing a vast personal aversion to any number below five and if another John asks me if i really have marbles in my Mouth there is going to be less soldiers to carry on with the War. A fall in All oui life is nothing to write your Cousin Ned about. Especially if you have corns like Electra opens service club the new servicemen. Club at Electra neighbouring City of Wichita Falls wits formally opened to All service men last Friday night at an impressive ceremony held in the new building. Representing Sheppard Field at the ceremony were maj. In. W. Light foot chaplain Roy c. Davis and it. Kins y Jones. I to club was presented to tile enlisted men by mayor i. Leo Moore of Electra and received by but. Frank Wakefield for tile men on Sheppard Field. File club also has available a list of citizens who have standing invitations for soldiers to Dine at their Home while in Electra. A a a More 0,1 show Balkan countries topic at meeting tured spots. Rump a bump bumping through i Texas and Oklahoma by i truck and Sway backed bus the East pre a seated a three dots with a dash 14 times in nine cities during it Days. Every audience from Tulsa. The starting Point to Austin the end went wild with Praise applauding the soldiers who Many times were far from recovered from their trip into town. Except in cases of sellout first night houses the second night audience was always larger. Worril of Moutri publicity was at work and All of it w a s complimentary. General admission tickets Are being sold for 25 cents so that every Soldier will have a Chance to see the Best musical comedy Ever produced by enlisted men of the i a Rev. Following the plan of securing speakers from among the soldiers themselves and the selection of topics from the latest current events the weekly round table meeting it the Lamar Uso club in room f this wednesday at 8 . Will review the Balkan situation. Emphasis will be placed on the Post War prospects of the Balkan countries. The discussion will be led by Cpl. Victor Machoka and air. Ii. V. Harrison. All Sheppard Field soldiers Are invited to attend this informal meeting. California men Convene sunday California men at Sheppard Field planning to hold the second of a series of state nights in wich it Ita Falls will have an organization meeting at 7 . Sunday in the Lamar Avenue Uso. The group recently met at the Field with More than 500 members present for registration. Following this preparation with a meeting last sunday at the Uso the californians have begun Active work toward holding another such Fine party As the Indiana soldiers staged Here recently. The meeting to be held sunday will be to plan the program for a California night and to choose key committees for the event. Colden state soldiers Here assist i cd by mrs. Alice Lowe assistant Uso director will have the facilities of the Uso at their disposal for this Celebration. Be of Ember porn Ila bet married soldiers hold Uso dances army wives bring your husbands to the weekly wednesday night party at the Lamar Uso.1 cames and dancing Start at 8 p. In. In this a get acquainted evening of fun and entertainment. Newlywed soldiers and their wives Are the honoured guests each week at tins party. A remember Pearl Harbor spec tar program sunday a special program of music will be provided at the Post Chapel sunday at 7 30 . By a group of Young people from the first Baptist Church of Wichita Falls. Headquarters for army supplies regulation army helmets 98c�?~ and of Fine military shirts $1.98 to $3.50 Fine military pants military socks Shan ing kits $2.49 to $3.95 15c" to 35r $1.19 to si.9s Complete Stock of a c Arrison Caps a Campaign h us a service Caps a military shops a a i Lita by jewelry army store 709 Indiana Avenue a\7& across. From the Straup on 5c0tt men in uniform visit our store a eve Sharp pens pencils a Zipper note books a leather Bill folds and key cases a rubber Stamps made to order at special prices to men in uniform l. O. Nelson go. Office supplies 812 tenth St. Phone g021 drink its Good a Root Beer a Orange grape at your Post Exchange just received the Pershing style service Caps fashioned for enlisted men in the smartest military manner with removable top All leather Tan visor and strap. Distinctive Correct. $3.50 let us help you with your fathers Day gifts our store is overflowing with pleasing wearable gifts. Well gift wrap and mail your selections. Manhattan sheer shirts $2.25 up c Olor Ful foulard ties $1 amp $1.50 botany wrinkle proof ties $1.00 Manhattan amp Arrow sport shirts Cool colourful meshes and Rayons. Quality leather gifts Barnard amp Montgomery City National Banic bldg

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