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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - September 04, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasFriday sept. 4, 194s Absentee voting passed by House conferee group Sheppard Field exacts Page this what a the Price zoot suits private a to make news and get share of . House conferees tuesday approved Senate amendments to the soldiers Absentee vote Bill including a controversial provision exempting members of the armed service from payment of poll taxes required by some Southern states. As the Bill left the Senate it not Only waived the pol tax payment by soldiers and sailors but extended the Absentee voting privilege to primaries and general elections for senators representatives and presidential lectors. A third amendment extending the Absentee voting privilege to members of the armed service men and women serving outside the United states likewise was approved. The army and Navy had contended this amendment would impose almost insurmountable administrative difficulties Ani enable the enemy to learn locations of enemy troops. A Tulia Mora pain acct for gunnery reduced to is soldiers with a score of 85 instead of the previously required too on the army general classification test Are eligible to Volunteer for Aerial gunnery school now according to an order to the Board from maj. Gen. Jacob e. Fickel commanding officer. Third District Headquarters aft to. No mechanical aptitude is necessary to Volunteer for the school which trains fighting men to blast enemy planes into oblivion. Volunteers should be Between 18 and 31 years of age stand not More than 5 feet to inches Tail weight not Over 170 pounds and have a perfect 20-20 vision but men up to 35, standing 5 feet la inches weighing 175, and with perfect 20-20 vision May make application if they possess experience in machine gunnery or flying Board officials said. A in More plane a promotions drop during september 402 men on list by put. Bud Bankson try acts feature writer the associated order of oboe appreciation and the uplifting of civilian Chin up to three in null it or met half Way Down a Gopher Hole in the country club District this week and formulated a plan aimed toward the better enlighten to and incidental edification of All civilians. Before tile meeting was a third of the Way through the Royal vice Secretary got mixed up while read a sly Grin observed that civilians could no longer tos things a off the cuff for in truth there Are no Handy cuffs left in Mufti life these Days. This brought on a heated discussion 310 degrees fahrenheit a to just what Good taking away cuffs did in general. A Hearty laugh rang up and Down the Tunnel and almost caused a Cavern when one of the members with lightening like wit said that it did no to do so much Good in general since the general had to buy his own uniforms but that it was the Penny two unbent paper clips an old address Book and half a ten cent Cigar with the band still on it in my right cuff of my twill afternoon sport suit. Of course that was a phenomenal Day for me in other ways for that same afternoon i found i was a year older and was therefor entitled to Wear my Hoover Button in Plain sight. It in t news when a Captain makes a private jump but when a private makes a Captain jump that s big news that was the experience of pvt. James h. Sims last f riday morning. But private Sims a but the thing is this if. Each j member Quot of the 422 ass is Unap time a civilian looks Down and sees no cuff on his pants he will just remember that because of i Teuy Minrul Ami own in Burma uni mat in to. Judi. Ing his notes and read of a time j enlisted Man who benefited. While things like this his brother son or o t i j. ,. C a a a in Neq Mirph of tested recipe for Home brew and the gathering disbanded in quite a hurry As each member rushed out to Purchase a sturdy Crock. However up to this Point one suggestion was put before the group and i pass it on to you for what it is Worth. Donations under one Dollar not accepted. It was mentioned quite casually that civilians would perhaps he far happier about what they have to do without if they were shown just Why it i necessary for the wit was being put out of commission by the process of banging his head against a Magnolia Root the rest of the members discussed ways and Means of explaining thus new shortage to civilians. Altho taking away the cuff does not make the pants any Shorter unless of course the cuff conies Clear to the Knees and in this Case the wearer is out of style anyway. It was frankly admitted that cuffs Are difficult to give up if Only for their value As storage places. I by about the whole thing. Private Sims had hidden behind an Auto parked in front of things he this in my net. Where he Friend in he Arm is assured of Psi ,d>t0broom warm clothing to help keep him Slomach o pvt. Karl Robertson who had to Pas the hideout to get into the orderly room. But private Robertson changed his mind and stalked off in another direction while capt. Ralph d. Atkinson Squadron and in fighting trim to win this War of ours then we decided that the loss of a pair of cuffs really seem like much of a loss after All. But right there in our discussion the Gopher came in with his arms them to do this. One member with j myself once found an Indian head red Cross Hospital installs Best drilled Rookie theatre Type movie machine installation of theater Type 35mm movie projectors in the red Cross recreation auditorium in the Hospital area has been completed and regular first run pictures will be shown twice a week on wednesdays and fridays according permanent questioned that the mental relaxation and diversion afforded by the simple entertainment of motion pictures have a very desirable effect on the mental and physical welfare of the sick and operating the new equipment will be chief projectionist pfc. A int ant having just completed the Arm. Full of groceries and his a Quot. But Fly sugar ration so we had to leave a of lcor9. Entrance. To make room for him. Afie. A. Of the change of Cir he did Promise to dig us a bomb private Sims grm shelter in the first free time he Ned happily As he heard the has footsteps approaching. With blood curdling yowl he leaped from behind the Auto ramming the Broom into the victim s mid feted at party a. Captain Atkinson jumped Back pvt. Carl Smith was named As in amazement at the sudden acc 404th to ssh Hest drilled recruit at tack. A what goes on Here he at an ice Cream supper Given for j exclaimed that organizations Drill instruct f Xiv a i Lewis Coleman aided by Assis loan announcement by my i aus in Cook and pvt. Mary Cunningham assistant tied director in charge of the Hospital of bordering. Red Cross unit. I. Mora run Quot a the movies will he shown free variety program tor september promotions for Sheppard Field enlisted men As announced by the various Headquarters gave additional rank to 462 men dating from sept. I through sept. 17. This total includes 226 promotions for the technical school 223 for the Basic training Center and 13 for the 70th sender group again corporals led the Parade with 221 new �?otwo-stripers�?��?134 of them coming from the Etc. Sergeants came second with to making a Chuck a at the Etc and 57 on the North end of the Field. Staff sergeants were also in evidence with 62, while the higher non com posts such As technical sergeant reported 31 in this Grade. Four master sergeants were divided equally among the two divisions of the Field and four others were promoted to first sergeant. Enjoy Carnation Ige Cream by the service club and Post exchanges not a. 1-5-6-10-12 ask for it where you see the red and Whit shield. Of charge Only to Hospital patients and for such duty personnel As is required for the care of the patients at the shows. Equipment and accessories were purchased by the red Cross with title to same passing to the army on installation Cost of film rental is born by the red Cross. Announcing that the first movie would be shown this coming wednesday evening miss Cunningham stressed the therapeutic value of motion pictures and to emphasize her Point quoted from a letter on the subject addressed by maj. Gen. James. Magee surgeon general of the u. S. Army to the National organization of the peed Cross a tile influence of the emotional state of the individual upon his physical Well being is Well recognized. It can hardly be soldiers at Electra entertainment and sleeping accommodations Are offered soldiers of this Post by the City of Electra tex., every week end. Today at 9 p. In. There will be a variety program at City Park and tomorrow the american legion Hall will be the scene of the Shepp Ardette dance. Sunday the recreation Center will hold open House from 3 to 8 p. In. For service i men and their guests. Sleeping j accommodations Are available at the service menus club downtown. Tors and plans and training office last thursday night in bldg. 398. Four runners up Given special mention in the contest were pets Preston Smith James Mckean Simon Martinez and Alfredo Sanchez. Instrumental in making these selections from the several Hun a dred men who Drill on the Field daily were t. Sgt. Jasper g. Car j Roll s. Sgt. Thomas w. Jackson Ray but birth Michael Zvara and j sets. A. Barnes and Normand b. Hebert. Private Smith was presented with a Fountain pen and Pencil Sot by sgt. Clinton Chamlee. Toastmaster for the ice Cream and cookie treat. As he recognized his victim it was private Sims turn to i amazed. Embarrassed and con confused he retreated weakly attempting to utter an apology. But the Captain is a Good sport. Recovering from his Surprise he quickly put the bewildered private at ease and enjoyed the joke a heartily As any of the witnesses a Sui Mot plan a buy War Bonds photostat marriage License birth certificate averys is ale Bills. In Lio. Jos s Teel Arch military strap oxfords Aii leather military oxfords styled by Fok Tunk. Moc. Or straps Sixes to 12 Wing and trop buckle web Belt Coo s -44 a shoulder Patch. .15c Shower Klaus. 88c aviation frat pins .55c . Pennants 25c . To shirts. .75c Zipper Utility ease .$1.49 Zale s 7pm Headquarters engraved wedding ring a Hearty Welcome to you Wichita Falls Cathedra first methodist Church loth Anil Travis air condition Paul e. Martin d. D. Pastor Church school. 9 30 a. In. Morning worship 10 45 a. In. Young Peoples meeting 7 p. M. A a worship under the stars 8 p. In on la open court i soldiers lounge open 2 to 8 sunday Entrance across from Lamar St. Uso $095 i 0 k Gold beautifully engraved wed Ling band. .1-Diamond wedding ring $795 3 sparkling d i a in o n d s. Yellow Gold mounting. 5-Diamond wedding ring Rny 5 matched diamonds in unusual mounting. 7-Diamond Fishtail wedding ring $7950 use rare Beauty pc Nind in this fish Youk Tail solid Gold credit a i correctness and dependability Dodge clothes meet the highest military standards. At the lowest possible Price to you. You re invited to inspect our splendid showing of i military oxfords a army Chino trousers a Cotton Garrison Caps barmy Chino Shird a Wool Garrison Caps a military ties a shoulder patches a regulation socks a and other service Wear service by men who have seen service. Dodge clothes shop 801 Indiana a look for the Dodge sign Quot

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