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Sheppard Field Texacts Newspaper Archives May 1 1942, Page 1

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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - May 01, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasSheppard Field vol i m e i. Com blah 21a private publication n tile interest or military Torso incl at Slie Pimpl yield she in Pak la i old Texas f Hiday May i 1u2 five a kits to civilians Post broadcasts receive National recognition Soldier Talent featured on radio show i Lour torn in til in or Benefit show cast goes Quot All out for Bataan noted painters to judge Art contest by put. Larry Hoeck ton acts special writer one of the hit tunes Iii a three it u with a dash Quot Sheppard Fields lavish Soldier produced musical comedy is a a let a clo to Bat for Bataan Quot Lynn Ruth Baggett pictured above is a vivacious addition to lilt cast of a three dots and a dash a a which includes is girls from Wichita Falls and Many talented soldiers. Members of the cast stepped i Quot the plate this week and began swinging. Atter a week of strenuous rehearsals everyone connected with the show Lias had a Chance to take a Cut at the Ball. A i Here Isnit a weak spot in the line up. The Lovely Eye bullish is with j Ita Falls chorus girls donating j their services for the army emergency Relief fund Benefit have demonstrated that they too can Aid in the great drive of the . I the directors Are hoping to hold continued on Page three exacts reaches its majority feel its thickness and count the pages this Issue of exacts vol. I no. 21. Introduces two Experiment Tai advancements since its birth dec. 5, 1941. We the editorial staff Hope to make permanent the two new additions the extra pages and the full Page of pictures. However we must Compromise the Hope by saying. A nothing is permanent in the a what you our readers can do to help your newspaper continue its Advance and stave off Retreat is to patronize exacts advertisers. They make your free newspaper possible. When you buy say you saw it advertised in exacts. Illy a a text a Moore noted Painter Western scenes and mrs. In Hoffman Painter of Flowers and still life have been added to the staff to judge the Fine arts and commercial arts divisions of the Sheppard Field Art photography and Hobby contest a s. Sgt Duane Wright director announced this week. An a open House a for citizens of Wichita Falls and soldiers will be held saturday and sunday at the Lamar Uso where the exhibits will be shown. A Many of the contestants will offer their work for Sale to the Public showing a a said sergeant Wright. A this will be one of few opportunities anyone will have to Purchase Superior original Art work of army subjects by army the outstanding Fine arts exhibits in the contest will be forwarded May 4 to the National $1,000 life Magazine Fine Art contest for men now in service with the armed forces. In nation produced by enlisted men a blare of brass an announcer s voice a the Sheppard Field hour last night the fourth in the new series of hour length radio variety shows was broadcast from the Post service club to several million listeners at 8 of clock through the facilities of station kill. W Ichita Falls 620 on your dial. Tremendous radio audience and a visual audience response to the weekly a Sheppard Field hour a 8 to 9 . Thursdays is causing codices at the Post to Hope for a National radio Hookup it was re Vaele this week. Critics maintain the excellence of the show warrants its dissemination to other districts As a substitute for Eust i omary a Sun military entertainment. Arranged by fro arranged and produced by the radio division of the Public relations office under the direction of capt. W. R. Young Public relations officer and corp. Dan Dana the radio hour weekly salutes a Branch of the services. This week the a Caisson song a As Sung by the Sheppard Field air corps Sisters under the direction of pvt. Earl Reading and played by the newly organized Sheppard i held orchestra under the Baton of in it. Ernst Pardos paid tribute to the Field artillerymen especially to those at fort Sill. Okla. Sheppard Fields nearest service neighbors. The commanding officer at fort Sill had previously been contacted concerning the Salute by Post of flyers. Featured vocalists with the Sheppard Field orchestra Are in it. Fail Reading baritone. Pvt. Adrian Hallman Tenor and pie. Byron Brock who sings the lighter popular numbers. Pvt. Arthur it Arr former accompanist for Fanny Ross Solo hopped on the baby col. Bruce Scott assigned to the department of mechanics acts is the newest addition to the executive staff at Sheppard Field. Colonel Scott a West Point graduate in 1933, has served in instructor and executive capacities at numerous air Force stations. Plan outlined on Bond Sale grand As Well As accompanied the Centi Nutil on Page four it. Col. Carter stationed Here it. Col. Thomas s. Carter methodist chaplain arrived at the Post late yesterday. He had been stationed at it. Benjamin Harrison Indianapolis ind. Before his i Transfer to Sheppard Field. Chaplain Carter served in world i War i at new Haven Conn. He i had been a professor at Albion College Albion. Mich for the past 11 years. A remember Pearl Harbor col. Charles r. Tips War Bond officer for the 8th corps area will arrive today at Sheppard Field in connection with educational program conferences with tactical commanders and officers Here who have been designated to handle the sales of . Savings Bonds and Stamps. Though the distribution system for savings Bonds a n to Stamps have not been St to up Here. It is believed that the colonel visit will give the drive added momentum. It. Col. James f. Walsh a.c., president of the aviation cad it t Board has been appointed to take charge a Fco i sales of the stall is an Bonds at Sheppard Field. Officers of every organization on the Post Are preparing to sell Bonds and Stamps to the military personnel through a newly authorized pay reservation plan. Stamps will also i kept for Sale in the Post exchanges and in the Field i Post office. Three ways possible under the plan adopted by the War department there Are three ways for the military personnel to contribute through the Purchase of Bonds. The first method is the Purchase of War Stamps. These will soon be available at All Post exchanges Ami at most Squadron orderly rooms on the Field. They May be purchased outright now at the Field Post office. Continued on Page four Camel troupe boosts Field on network a grand of opry aired by no saturday from Host theater St a ire Sheppard Field receives nationwide recognition saturday when the a grand Ole opry program unit of the Camel caravan is broadcast from coast to coast Over the red network of Nib train 10 30 to it . It is the first time a program originating at Sheppard Field has reached the air lanes across the nation. The broadcast program will be presented at the Post theater no. 1 i As the troupes final show Here in a series of six performances. I two shows thursday night Drew i capacity audiences of enthusiastic i soldiers to the new outdoor Thea i ter. The show was presented this a morning for the convenience of i students on the night shift and i this afternoon at the Hospital to convalescent. An Early show tonight at 7 . Will be offered at the service club. I Star performers in the grand Ole opry include Fay Carlisle songstress dancing Dolly dear Mun the three harmonizing Cam Lettes and the Golden v est cowboys. Ford Rush of radio Fame brings the show right to it the soldiers As the popular master of ceremonies remember Pearl Harbor picture records Field in color a part Doc Fie Mon will Shep e past plot Ion to at Ion Amli first provisional group to hold Barbecue to i.4 Rihn Idith i Dore. 320th school Squadron Chi permanent party members of the first provisional group have been invited to attend an anniversary Day Celebration and Barbecue sunday May it near Wichita Falls. The group composed of men from Hep amp Liq. Squadron and from the 311th to 320th school squadrons inclusive was activated a year ago from units at Lowry Field colo., and from Chanute Field 111. The Days activities will he directed by maj. Willard j. Chamberlain a.c., assisted by 1st sgt. Robert g. Red Fern of the 3 huh school Squadron. Beginning with a presentation of the colors the program will include a picnic games vaudeville acts and music by the Post band under the direction of Emerson Stephens warrant officer. The majority of tin men will travel by special bus to the Celebration which will be a strictly Stag military affair. Committees named committees chosen for the event will include a finance group composed of 1st. Sgt. Leonard v. Be Quad Roii chair Parsons 318th my 1st. Sgt. 312th school Dole 320th Roan sgt. F school squat Joseph Kin Squadron. The comm to on and to sgt. Orvill school squad Edward a. Squadron a Fraker 31 sgt. Joseph j Gutheinz of the 316th school Squadron is in charge of publicity for the event. It cd in charge of Loca a spot ration includes la. Weibusch 314th on chairman s. Sgt. Ian.319th school is sgt. Ross d. The school Squadron. Mentally film i taken during is. Is nearing it and will he ready tor i he to re Soldier and civil once in the near future. The motion picture in color with a sound track of description and music touches on All phases of the Drill and air plane Mechanic training program at Shepp Aiu Field. Work on the picture a project of the Public relations office has j been done by corp. Don Dana. 408th school Squadron director but. Ross Madden he. And he. School Squadron of is. Came Man and Orp. Ernon Bai by i 403rd school Squadron As the principal character. Corporal Rai Ber plays the part of a typical recruit Soldier and student to anted at Sheppard Field. A remember fear Harbor 69 More officers get promotions notification of promotion tor 69 More it ricers at Soe paid i Field was received this week from Tho adjutant general a office in Washington an addition to the 134 promotions announced two weeks age. Included in the total of 69 were advancements for 49 first lieutenants to the rank of Captain and 20 from the rank of second to the i lieutenant according to announcement by Al. La. A Cia i Gott Post commandant. The promotions Are effective As of mar. I. 1942. The order stated. Promotions received two webs ago. J effective front feb. I

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