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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - March 27, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard Fiel vol Wmk i. It Meek his i Bim a he i old tax As for i Dav m a Kun 11 27, 1942 Klyk Tats to civilians Junior ? misses meet colonel curfew to be enforced by new military police select 28 for officer school soldiers must be Oil streets by 11 30 p. M. According to ruling a Ori. Norm a spi or Twenty eight Ible she Paui fur tile officers is ration Schoul of the most Elig Field candidates candidate admin received their Al Early to bed and ear makes better soldiers it a that effect is Tim intern a officially commanding bet s of the welcomed by col. E. C. Black acting officer Are these three Lovely Mem first i so Camp shows to entertain Sheppard Field soldiers. W Ith colonel Black Are left to right Elena Ryerson Barbara by Geddes and Melba bae principals in the stage play a Junior miss presented in the City auditorium in Wichita Falls wednesday night. Ointments yesterday according to it. Col. James f. Walsh president of the Sheppard Bield Avia Hon Cadet Board. The officer candidates were chosen from 33 men who successfully completed a general intelligence examination monday and tuesday of this week. One Hundred and thirty three aspirant for the school were eliminated by this test. Two other men passed the exam hut lacked Sut Licien army service to be eligible fur appointment to the april class. Comprising the second class to qualify from Sheppard Field the men Are scheduled to leave april 4 to begin study at the new open air school at Miami Beach. Florida. Designed to train officers for administrative duty the school will enable Many flying officers now assigned to ground duty to return to Active flying service i eel recent War la establishing an i i Day and 2 a. In. Curfew for Arm cities and towns a it Paft no 30 p. Sat in per Joinis a to is a words Eta Tiki. We \ Iii rid through it t he n i in lit Ai y a a new High in entertainment. Junior miss cast makes hit with soldiers cads is work army quiz show begins next week the its the the Pard More appreciated because of unexpected High Quality was consensus of opinion among 2000-Odd soldiers from Shep held who saw. A a Junior order changes a the question a what do you know about the army a will pave the Way for quiz programs next month culminating in a championship match Between Sheppard Fields smartest soldiers. The contest will begin next week with Intra Squadron Barracks Competition. When the Best five Man team has been chosen by each Squadron inter Squadron Competition will begin. The finals will be held Between teams from the eight groups represented at Sheppard Field the a crts first provisional group second provisional group 70th air base medical detachment quartermaster corps finance department and the signal corps. A trophy will then be presented to the Post champions or a intelligentsia questions will pertain to military matters history and current affairs along with a few trick questions. Contests Are to he held in Squadron recreation buildings with extra entert liniment furnished by the special service Branch when requested. Private Robert George working with the special service Branch is in charge of the plans. He will conduct the quiz when his services Are needed. A remember Pearl Harbor Waring orchestra to Honor u. S. Air corps Fred Waring and his a shaif a hundreds pennsylvanian will Salute the u. S. Army air corps at p. In. Cwt monday in a nationwide Abc program according to a Telegram from the band Leader. The air corps Salute will be one of a series for men in the United states armed services. The program will originate in new York City a radio City at 7 p. In. Ewt. A remember Pearl Harbor show Post miss the first Uso Camp to be brought Here since the first opened. A a Junior miss is a current hit on Broadway and the amp shows troupe is iii1 Only group presenting the play elsewhere. The talented East started on their tour of army Navy and Maline posts last january and Sheppard Field was their 38th top. The cast arrived in Wichita Falls wednesday morning where they met mayor w. E. Fitzgerald and Grover c. Bullington defense recreation Council members at a reception in the Kemp hotel. During the afternoon the Young ladies of the cast were the guests of Sheppard Field officials. Following an interview of the Sheppard Field newscast the actresses were officially welcomed by col. E. C. Black acting commanding officer. A special inspection tour of the Field hangers was made by the feminine guests. Eater they participated in the presentation of a basketball plaque to the 408th school squadrons Post Champion team. I he Tom and presentation was Arr i aged by capt. Morton c. Hack special services officer. A remember Pearl Harbor opera Singer to present concert miss Doris Doe. Famed contralto with the metropolitan opera company will present a concert at a the municipal auditorium on april 14 for the Benefit of the Sheppard i Field morale fund. Twenty five percent of the Gross sales by each Squadron will revert to the Squadron fund. Tickets scale from 50 cents to one Doit a. A remember Pearl Harbor passes on Field All identification cards must omit the name of the Post and Branch of the service according to information received from the adjutant generals office in Washington. The new order also changes Sheppard Field passes As they mention the Post and Squadron of their owners. Only the name. Grade and last four digest of the enlisted Many a serial number Are Nece sary with the signature rank and serial number of the officer signing the. Pass. Week for aviation at Kelley Field Pard Field this Cadet training Texas. The soldiers had already been notified of their appointments and had been sent on furloughs preparatory to leaving hen1 to report to Kelley on March 28. Dost Headquarters was notified late last week that instead of reporting on the previously arranged Date the cadets were to arrive at the school on March Twenty second. Telegrams were hastily sent from coast to coast informing the men on furlough to report immediately so that they might be sent to Kelley Field. Reservations t Ion. Sheppard Field enl sled personnel will be complying with the new edict in the Neir future possibly within two weeks. Sufficient notice at least one week by Post order will by Civ n so that every Soldier will be familiar with the new regulation before it goes into effect announced col. Lewis a. Dayton Post military intelligence officer. Special military police a trained detachment of professional military police from the corps of the Provost marshal Gin Era i is expected to arrive this week. Following their to duty Here to acquaint them with the territory notice of the Date the curfew Law will become effective will be announced. The trained military police will be principally concerned with the enforcement of the curfew in Wichita Falls. They will also enforce other regulations concerning proper dress and conduct away from the Post. Sheppard Field military police now doing duty nit of the Post will be withdrawn for Interior guard duty. Must be off streets the curfew i no w ill require soldiers to be off the streets including both those who live on and off the Post not on official business. The regulation will not permit a Soldier to remain indoors away from the Post after 11 a p. In. Or 2 a. Rn., and then take a 1 direct route or transportation Back to the Field without being liable to arrest. Sufficient time will be allowed tor soldiers to return to the Field Ami then a Check on All late Comers will be made continued on Page eight army gets thorough checking when feminine members Call from Home by Cori. John k. Douglas exacts staff writer it is practically an established fact that any Yon e who has been tit the army for less than to month often gets homesick. They like to receive packages letters and such things from Home. But there is one thing they done to care so much about receiving. A Long diktat Call from some feminine member of the family who is checking upon the army. Such a Call can give Gray hairs to a Cadet who was even cheerful about doing k. P. The first question is How arc you feeling. any Cadet in of right mind will hastily assure her he is Felling great. In fact in Hasni to Felt better for years he May have blistered feet dishwater hands and a breaking Back but he should never admit it. Scream unheard the lady would scream Why in t he in the Hospital. Is the army trying to make a Corpse out of him or done to they have any doctors. The Cadet could argue like Disraeli that the medical service is Fine and never reach first base. She will next demand exactly when is he going to get a furlough. The Cadet will have to reply sadly that it does no to look like he or anyone else will Ever get even a the ice Day pass. Milch less a furlough. She will ask Why says they Arentt giving out will say he has Only my three w weeks. That considered even a Pri he any. Shi he no will As says he one seems ver she will Asl Why not ? done to know. To know. His head if he has in fact inquired he could Are not from the Captain surely explain Why furloughs fort booming. An imaginative Cadet can develop a High class ease of shudders just thinking of this idea. It is paralytic just to visualize his first sergeant when he asks to see the Captain to get the Low Down on this pass business. It would he like asking the Barracks chief where he could hang a picture of Hitler she will then say that Willie Jones was Home last week and is a Corporal and is he a Corporal yet. The Cadet i been in the he is hardly vat. G. 0. T. Grade please this usually makes the lady indignant Aud she will inquire if the army does no to recognize intelligence when they see it. The Cadet will conjure up a picture of himself in fatigues leggings and floppy hat and think that even Sumner w tils would have u Lough time looking smart in that outfit. She always asks about Tho food. He can triumphantly say that he has gained seven pounds and then if he is very Quick with tile brains he will say he must go now and hang up. I it will he the Only argument he i will win

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