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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - November 28, 1942, Sheppard Field, Texas Sheppard mild by pfc. Mike Mechanic text its staff writer i Ain sitting in the Public relations office minding my own business when up pops this goofy looking Little Guy who i thinks in something out of my last new years eve hangover. A who the Devil is you Quot j asks somewhat frightened. Indeed. A you will find out very a ays he lifting his Tail and shooting some dust in my eyes which irks inc More than somewhat. A that is Only a taste of what a in will get a says he further a a hut right now it is enough to Tell you i am a Mechlin one of a million Mechlin who have declared War on you mechanics on the suggestion of our English you huh the gremlins. Well this scares me no end indeed since i know what is gremlins and if you have read Tho Story at the top of this Page you too will get the idea and Why i am beginning to sweat More than somewhat. A this War a says the Mechlin. A starts i a. In. Monday a and then he gives me the details. Which is As follows these a Klins which is dust Dwarf in very mad at the air Force Bifid in a big school for mechanics where the Mechlin used to live. So to get even these runts is Gonna heckle the mechanics no end. And. Gents they Bas plenty of help. There is 2 the Fet Mech who is a lady Mechlin. This Gal loves to take Oil Baths so she takes Baths in the Oil of a air plane and All the dust comes off her which clogs the Oil right aft Ltd a Mech has put in clean Oil. In this Way a Mechanic which does no to always keep a keen Eye on the Oil is liable to be St uni pod some time. Then there is 3 the poplin. This is a Little boy Mechlin and he loves to take rides in the propellers of a air plane and a loosen the nuts and Holts. Then when the prop flies off the air plane or fails in some other Way he thinks it is a lot of fun indeed. I myself think otherwise then there is 4 the strut fluff which is a Little Gal Mech he a Ole is she very terrible indeed. She gets in the struts and tears them apart so she can use the Wood and fires for Curling Irons and permanent wave my lines. The Mechlin who is the Pat of them All. Is one no Good individual indeed if he does what he says he is going to do. Ender Bis Tail he has a dust hag filled with dust and some kind of stuff called a a Pistonit powder which he shoots into the eyes of mechanics and Mechanic students. Tills makes the Mechanic students fall asleep in class when he should he Leaming something a of it makes the Mechanic on the line let sleepy and forget to Cheek everything on an air plane before it goes out on a flight. Tile Mechlin also goes around in loosening nuts and Holts which should he tight and if a Mechanic done to Check these things after he tighten Athena then Tho Mechlin thinks he has done a Good Days work. Indeed. Now what i wishes to Tell you gents is this on the Bottom of this Page is some pictures of these Mechlin and Memme chs and strut fluffs and poplin. Beware of these Peoples. If you a pots any of them let me know immediately of not sooner by writing to me at the Public relations office school Headquarters. Tell me what kind of a Mechlin you seen and what you a Cen this Mechlin Doin and i will publish it in my column and then Ai the Mech will know what the Mechlin is up to. By Cpl. Larry Breek a private publication in the interest of military personnel at Sheppard gym a a a or Quot it Ca i of in 19 Civill vol. I no. 51 Sheppard Field Texas. Saturday nov. 28, Lim civilians five cents vol. I Ino. I Oiler i Amateur show first indoor Camp show Seoul opens in theatre monday. I o of Trio now nost theatre no. 6, win Opportunity night contest to begin wednesday at 8 Knock Knock Knock that a Opportunity knocking at the door of the service club. Opportunity knocks but once j once each week wednesday night. This is your Chance to win a Fin five full Bucks in War Stamps by merely doing what you do Best whether it be singing imitating telling stories of playing some musical instrument but the five Bucks int All for each weekly Winner of the Sheppard Field Opportunity night contest will he Given a featured spot on the Sheppard Field hour broadcast from the service club each thursday night at eight. Winners will he chosen by applause of the audience. All military personnel of the Field is eligible to compete for the weekly prize. All types of entertainers Are wanted from classical to hillbilly. Contestants will not he in Competition against those already appearing upon the Sheppard Field hour. Opportunity night is being conducted by the special service office of the Field. Contestants must sign up with miss Lillian Sellar service club hostess by wednesday noon each week. Pvt. Johnny courtier will master ceremonies. The Opportunity is open to All entertainers the prize five dollars in War Stamps and a featured spot on the Sheppard Field hour. Coming to Sheppard Field on nov. 30, dec. I and i at the Nett All girl be the new Supe production of Uso Camp s revue a streamlined fast paced musical in u. Station Hospital. 6-30 and 8 30 p. In. And one show tuesday afternoon a. I a _ a Omnie with the spot lit focuses on Ray Herbeck and i Chesti who bring Range ments designed to pleas third theatre to open tonight creates seven programs Sheppard Field s third newest and most modern Post theatre will open saturday night nov. 18, at 6 15 of clock. Theatre no. 3, built on the latest army theatre plan features comfortable upholstered seats will seat a Little Over a thousand g. I. Customers at each performance has very latest and Best projection and sound equip men. Although the primary purpose of theatre no. 3 will be the showing of movies the full size stage will also be used to present Uso Camp shows. Ray Herbeck a orchestra and All girl revue will be featured Here nov. 30-dec. I-j1 sound and screen equipment Max be rolled away to make More room on stage. In addition the new theatre has individual dressing rooms and a prop room conveniently located off stage. The movie scheduled to launch the Post theatre no. 3 season is a for me and my Gal a a great musical cavalcade starring Judy Garland Gene Kelly Broadways i a pal Joey and George Murphy with the heyday of vaudeville for its background and song hits of the past 25 years providing its musical theme the picture is a heart warming journey Down memory Lane. I changes weekly with the addition of no. 3 to the theatre roster show times on the Post will be staggered Over a 45-minute period seven program changes weekly will he created including two extra program changes at theatre no. 3 two full shows will be presented nightly beg tining at 6 15 p in. Box office will open one half hour before each show. Cpl. Walter Colvin has been named assistant manager of theatre no. 3. Til rough the efforts of of. Daniel Onak. Theatre officer and t. Sgt. John b. Sawyer theatre supervisor theatre 3 As Well As the other two War department theatres will Continuo the policy of presenting the Best of the first run pictures to Sheppard Field patrons. Their g. I. Audience. A combo of talented soloists i and entertainers the 14-piece a music with Romance orchestra i dispenses a Brand of rhythm that appeals to exponents of both Sweet and swing. Featured with the band is Benny Stabler a Youthful trumpet virtuoso whose inimitable impressions of other famous trumpet men and distinctive interpretations of technically difficult numbers rank him As a Solo entertainer of High Quality. Blonde Beauty. Yvonne the feminine chanteuse of the vocal department of Herbeck a orchestra has a charming personality a pleasing voice and blonde Beauty three assets that rank her High among top vocalists. Hal Dunbar Ace baritone adds his unusually resonant and continued on Page to a save More plan a i r j of he gremlins had behaved like gentlemen gremlins As the f6 told Quot them during their trip of America it never would have happened. What would never happened what indeed Why the Mechlin never would he act "v1 do in1 r understand Well. It course you . If you Are a civilian chances o3 dont unde Ista. Because you can to see Mechlin. Only aviation me a Stuz Craven seen he , because the Mech ins won a t allow themselves to be seen until after this of Tia act b. Then the or what is this a a. M people somewhat like elves and gnomes and Sec sirs task. U i continued on Page to funds needed for Community Chest red Cross drive Sheppard Field military personnel who did not contribute to the Sheppard Field Community Chest or the american red Cross last pay Day will be Given an Opportunity to donate next pay Day nov. 30. Those paid on supplemental pay Rolls before of alter that Date will also be asked to give funds for these worthy causes. This request came from col. La. B. Clagett commanding officer who reported that the recent drive netted about 50 cents per person to indicate that a members of this command were not Given an Opportunity to contribute to either the Community Chest or the red Cross. Squadron commanders will be responsible for the collection of funds which each donor can have allocated Between the red Cross and the Community Chest in whatever amounts he May see fit to give. On the other hand he can designate his entire contribution to the Agency obis Choice. Although a1 contributions ate continued on Page to a take Tori thanksgiving Day doubly important to 3.2 drinkers thanksgiving Day called for a double Celebration when Sheppard Field military and Civ Ilian personnel were informed that Beer would again be sold in the pcs after being banned Here for More than a month. The announcement was made by maj. Phillip e. Larwill Exchange officer to the effect that starting thursday. Nov. 26, no intoxicating 3.2 Beer would be on Sale to the Fields military personnel at All Post pm s with the exception of nos. I 2 and 5

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