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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - March 27, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasFriday Mardi 27, i .>42sheppard Field exacts pm re Plin Art photography and Hobby contest open for Sheppard Field soldiers a Sheppard Field in review even snapshots Are eligible for $200 in Cash awards a snapshot of your favorite Girlfriend Back Home your Barrack companions action at a Squadron basketball game and drilling practice can pay off men Here in Frig Cash prizes. Any subject will suffice. And any photo May be submitted to the Sheppard Field Art photography and Hobby contest ending May i. The winners will be awarded prizes totalling $200. S. Sgt. Duane Wright contest director has explained that All exhibits will be carefully packed and forwarded to contestants transferred from the Post to another station. An unlimited number of exhibits May be entered rile Art advisory Board at the Post service club will furnish detailed contest information and advice. Of petition is open to All Sheppard Field men. Three divisions divided in three groups the contest will be comprised of a Fine arts division paintings drawings sculpture and ceramics commercial arts division photograph illustrations cartoons and designs and hobbies air plane and other models leather work soap sculpture and Wood carving. First entry in the Competition is an 18 by 24-Inch Oil painting of capt. Morton Hack special services Branch officer painted by pvt. Richard Penoyer 108th school Squadron. Contest entries will be accepted until May i at the Post service clubs Art division. The winning exhibits will be on display in the downtown Wichita Falls Uso club on May 2 and 3. Winning exhibits Max be purchased by Wichita Falls residents after the contest at the artists prices. The popularity of the Sheppard Field Allied artists classes at the downtown Uso club last week forced arrangements to lie made for addict a two More classes to the former weekly sessions on i Quot riday nights. Classes now Are in session from 7 30 to 10 30 p. In. Every tuesday thursday and Friday. Emil Hermann widely known artist will assist Sheppard Field artists at Many of the sessions. Hermann exhibitor in Many Eastern academies is locally renowned for his masterful painting of the late sen. Morris Sheppard after whom the Post is named. Entries submitted will be judged on neatness originality and skill portrayed. Army subjects will have a ten per cent advantage Over other subjects but All work done prior to enlistment will be accepted. All entries should be artistically displayed with Mats or frames. A remember Pearl Harbor Post office Sells defense Stamps for the convenience of soldiers at Sheppard Field the Post office is now Selling defense Stamps. Denominations available Are to 25 and to cents and one Dollar. Five Dollar Stamps and the Bonds have not yet been placed in Stock but will be if there is a demand for them said maj. George Holey postal officer. The Stamps were placed on Sale without notice about to Days ago and More than $300 Worth already have been sold. Stamps Are on Sale at the first window opposite the front Entrance to the Post office. Art contest prizes grand prizes open to divisional winners first $50 second $35 third 25. Fine arts division first x20 second is 5 third $5 fourth s2.50. Commercial arts division first $15 second Sio third $5. Handicrafts and hobbies division first $10 second $5 third $2.50. In each division above four honorable mention wards will be made. I military comedy free to soldiers a seven a Light comedy revolving about a family with too Many Beautiful daughters will be presented for Sheppard Field men at a special pre vue dress rehearsal on monday night at 8 00 in the Wichita Falls High school auditorium by the players guid. Soldiers will be admitted free to the first performance of Edith Ellis a comedy which concerns the rapid fire romances of the Gyurkovics girls who look once then fall in love with soldiers. Tim comedy features three Sheppard Field enlisted men and Adele Mandel daughter of major Leon Ord j. Mantis Post judge advocate besides the the soldiers in the cast Are corp. Telford Slat Kin 601st school Squadron who has studied at the american Academy Pasadena playhouse and played bits on Broadway pvt. Harry b. Ross of the 405th who has summer theater experience and sgt. Edward r. Hamlyn of the 311th school Squadron. The auditorium May be reached by the Monroe bus. The performance will be sponsored by Tho business and professional women s club the following night. A seven Sisters is under the direction of mrs. Harry r. Fuller. A remember Pearl Harbor musical programs scheduled at Uso a variety show sponsored by the Frederick Oklahoma High school students will be held at the service club at 8 p. In. Saturday and again at 9 30 p. In. At the Lamar Street Uso. Entertainment will include the a misses of Melody a girls Trio including Gwen Frye Mary Sun Boyd and Erma Lou Savage dancers Margaret Hudson and Billy Marie Blay and a girls glee club of 30 voices under the direction of mrs. Violet Clark. The group of entertainers have appeared on programs in southwestern College Weatherford Altus High school. Clinton. Hobart okla. And Vernon Texas. They have also played to a group of soldiers at the Uso Center and service club at it. Sill. The Wichita Falls Harmony club will present a musical program at the Uso at 3 p. In. Sunday. Tho theme of the connect will be a american in addition to the choral group several solos will r be presented. The choral group is 1 under the direction of mrs. T. B. Parnel mrs. E. M. Friend or. Is accompanist for the group. A remember Pearl Harbor Speed race r visits Field by Bob Wilson Texa ets staff a Rifer a a in a the Man who came nearest to killing Hitler declared amiable Peter Depaolo outstanding Indianapolis Speedway racing Driver while addressing instructors at Sheppard Field saturday. De Paolo while competing in one of the largest Auto races in Germany threw h connecting Rod within six inches of hitlers head in 1934. Beginning a lecture tour of All United states air Collis technical training schools he came Here to discuss new problems to be dealt with in servicing the modern Allison air plane engines and to stress the need of precision workmanship in keeping our Battle planes in repair. Air mechanics during the last War Depaolo completed the air mechanics school in St. Paul Minnesota studying for a time under or. Ben Myhre senior instructor in the electrical Branch of the engine division Sheppard Field. He later served As a Mechanic under general Walter r. Weaver commander of the air forces technical training command. A Pete a As he is commonly known has blazed one of the brightest paths across the pages of Auto i Mobile racing history. He won the Indianapolis race in 1925 with a Speed of Igi Miles an hour and has since placed Well up in the Money on several occasions. His total earnings of $165,000 Are one of the largest of any racing Driver today. A Pioneer in his Field Depaolo was tile first nationally known race Driver to use four wheel Hydraulic brakes balloon tires and super chargers on his mounts. Following his work Here he left the Field to resume his lectures at Keester Field Biloxi. Mississippi. A remember Pearl Harbor restaurant opens on Post thursday Sheppard Field on air nine limes each week on radio station Lwft a Sheppard Field in review hit j the Ai Ria ties from Post theater number one for the first Quot Lime tuesday night. Featuring the Sheppard Field a wings of music a interesting personalities and variety acts selected from talented Post personnel the show will be held every week tit the theater every tuesday at 6 30 p. In. In addition to the screen entertainment. Admission is by theater ticket. The first in a series of weekly programs to originate from the Post service club will be broadcast thursday from 8 to 9 p. In. The hour will be filled with music variety entertainment audience participation numbers and comedy. Talent for the program is being managed by the special services Branch. Seven other shows seven other Sheppard Field shows Are broadcast weekly Over station Lwft Wichita Falls. Newest of these is a Sheppard Field at the Uso Quot a program of musical entertainment from the lobby of the new Uso Given each saturday from 5 to 5 30 p. In. A relay of music is also broadcast each i riday at 8 30 p. In. Dining the weekly dance by the a wines of music at the Lamar Avenue Uso. Sheppard Field news is Broad cast every monday through in Day at 2 15 p. In. From the Pul relations office. Interesting i ter views. Round table Dise Ussio. And news casts Are conduct there. All Sheppard Field broadcast Are aired through the facilities station Lwft 620 on your ii and Are arranged and produced i the radio division of the Pule relations office under the dire Tion of lieutenant Walter i Brooks. Members of the Rad staff Are corporals Bedford fun. And Don Dana. Private Walter Cut Vin. Sergeant de Hamlyn and of John Rey technician. Listen to Sheppard Field a on t ail Quot nine times weekly. The new restaurant at Post Exchange no. I soon became a popular addition to the services off ired Sheppard Field men when its doors were opened for business thursday. While the new business is enjoying a brisk Trade construction work on similar units for Post exchanges 3 and i will follow immediately according to Captain Robert c. Lueck Post Exchange officer. The organization has already installed a soda Fountain and cafeteria in the new service club. Or. John Wong who recently came from Lowery Field Colorado to take Over the new businesses has been an army concessioner at Post exchanges for Twenty years. Though the new restaurant is now equipped Only with stools and counter service the management Hopes to include table and chair service later Captain Lueck said. Attention men let an easter card or gift from Cargill a convex your affections to the girl Friend or Folk Back Home. Cargill gift amp Book store lobby a Hamilton bldg. Attention service men Why w it till a Day have that photograph made now. Your credit is Good at Paramount studio 910 Scott hours to m. To 9 in. M. Sunday s i p. M a to 6 p. M. Artist Headquarters for Art contestants Huff paint amp wallpaper co. 916 Scott phone 6102 announces a corp. Douglas Dodds Winner in this weeks sketch contest. The hoopers tailors we guarantee satisfaction on any kind of alteration or repair work. 8th and Lamar phone 3655 35 years in Wichita Falls a a Hamilton Elgin Waltham watches Parker Sheaffer pens w atch clock and jewelry repairing lobby Hamilton building Wichita Falls in the military manner _ $39.50 $50.00 ii Jim m a Liili Iio Blouse. K ii it in flu int Blouse officers Pink slacks_______$13.50 to $20.00 officers fur Kelt Ami elastin it caps_____i--------$.o0 and officers overseas Caps 82.50 Anc $3.50 Van Ilou Seu Arrow shirts $2.50 Anc $3.50 in m. Harrison Caps with insignia not. O in m. Garrison bolts Tau Loa Lior --------$1.00 Mansfield Aud bostonian speculation shoes $6.00 to i $8.95 insignias belts socks a come in Barnard amp Montgomery next to City National Bank

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