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Sheppard Field Texacts (Newspaper) - September 04, 1942, Sheppard Field, TexasFriday sept. 4, 1943sheppard Field exacts Page of Vlf information Given for mail to War prisoners soldiers wishing to Send mail the prisoner of War or civilian internees can do so if they adhere to it the following form of address full name and rank of prisoner or internee prisoner of War number prison Camp name and number or a held by Japan if sent to the Orient country in which the Camp Al located care of the International red Cross Geneva Switzerland or care of japanese red Cross Tokyo if for Japan and Vin Chicago. Letters sent to the prisoners of War or internees must be typewritten and the name and address of the sender must be on the Back of the envelope. A sure More planes stamp collectors to meet at Lamar Uso soldiers whose Hobby i stamp collecting Are asked to Register at the Lamar Uso at their earliest convenience director John Mcneils announced yesterday. If sufficient interest is shown stamp collecting will be added to the Many recreational activities available to servicemen he said. I done Whites mighty Money saving i i hmm military Wear quartermaster does big Job of War salvaging come in men and replenish your Supply of summer Wear at these sensational savings by put. Tom Bickmore exacts staff writer primarily the quartermasters office at an army base has three functions to feed clothe and provide shelter for the Soldier. But out of these particularly in time of War sprout numerous ramifications. Not the least of the subsidiary duties of the pm department at Sheppard Field is Salvage and the uses to which discarded materials Are applied at this Post Are at once unique and interest ing. Did you know for example summer Garrison Caps 2.75 value Complete with ornament. Best Quality with Tan leather visor. Regulation pants95military alterations our specially t. A. Richards tailor 609 eighth. Opposite hoi hotel 3.50value tailored with slash pockets and rounded seat. Sturdy. Perfect fitting Correct. Regular $4.50 values i Back Khaki pants i Rise Model with smart comfortable rounded seat. See these Early when you need it on most anything of value look men that collection of garbage is vital to the quartermasters department neither did we that is we did no to until we talked to it. Col. E. H. Barr officer in charge. We had always supposed that garbage was segregated and collected to he sold later to operators of hog ranches in the area and it is. But that a Only one of its uses. For instance nearly every kind of grease fat and hone is saved to go into the making of differ ent types of ammunition and lubricating greases for weapons and armoured vehicles. Practically every item on the Field has Salvage value but the chief materials having such qualities Are cloth leather and metals and like every other article Worth saving Are broken Down into two classes that which can be reclaimed and that which is irreparable. Nothing discarded. Take cloth. Soldier what happens to garments outworn and ready for discard Are they taken piled in a Heap and a Bonfire made of the lot not by a Junful. Incoming cloth is classified into four groups comprising new materials used but serviceable cloth materials to he reclaimed and that which is completely worn out. New materials of course Ara issued As quickly As the need arises used hut serviceable cloth is repaired then reissued As Ara materials reclaimed by intensive repair. Materials past redemption Are Cut up into rags for wiping and cleaning purposes. Leather Salvage adheres to the same no waste policy and involves principally the reclaiming of outworn shoes. Under a recent ruling Only new shoes May he issued incoming sol Diers but shoes to be reclaimed and repaired Are sent to Agen cies throughout the country of mending. Completely worn out shoes Are consigned to shoe re building depots. As in the Casa with cloth no shoes Are thrown away no leather wasted All metals saved. Now about metals materials containing steel aluminium and Iron of High Grade Are sent to foundries to he smelted before again being used for practical purposes. Tin is stripped from cans to go into the making of new cans the Iron segregated and put into scrap. As most Metal items collected at Sheppard Field go into scrap the pm office works in close a operation with the Dallas office of Price administration where information As to whom to sell and for what Price is obtained. Thus right Down the line to clean paper each item of value is salvaged its Worth carefully determined. A Siivo Mot plan not Khaki Field hats can i he worn with khakis enlisted men who have Cotton Khaki Field hats Are now permitted to Wear them with either the Khaki uniform or fatigue clothes while on the Post. This is in accordance with t memorandum issued. By Post i Headquarters last week. Heavy weight regulation shirts79 3.50value perfect fitting longer wearing shirts that meet highest army standards. Officers shirts Quality 0. D. Garrison caps35 unredeemed watches Over 200 to select from Complete with ornament popular Pershing Model with Tan leather visor. Get yours now popular Attias weight Poppins. Jct so values. 95 enlisted mens shirts Correct military Cut. Fast color Hano razed. 0 Elgin 0 omens 0 in i ova a Walt Ham f Hamilton 0 Many other special values in unredeemed radios cameras flight Caps 85c value with braid. Money belts water repellent zip cd Ali film Cap covers Whites Low Price a mgl Astika identification tag chains air forces shoulder patches 25c value. .59c. .98c 25c 25c. .15c souvenirs and gifts at lowest prices army supplies see us first compare White Money saving prices on sporting goods Auto supplies and household needs ask the Soldier who has traded with us a delicious treat anytime a a real help now a White 715 Indiana Avenue freshen up Chew Wrigley spearmint gum yes you fighting air Force men know How much a Little stick of Chew tog gum can mean we Hen nerves Are tense or you be got a Tough Job to do. Chewing cools your Mouth keeps your Throat moist. Makes the water in that canteen go further. Helps steady your nerves during strenuous flights. Seems to make your tasks go faster easier. So Chew and enjoy swell tasting w Rig lev a spearmint gum every Day As millions do

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