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Sicily Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - August 12, 1943, Palermo, Sicily Page 2 the stars and stripes Miami Al the stars and stripes newspaper of the a s. Armed forces published twice weekly in Sicily. The Stan and stripes of Italy is edited and published by and for the personnel of the u. S. Armed forces fighting in Italy. It is printed at the Plant of Giovale i Sicilia Piazza Giulio Cesare Palermo where Are also located circulation and editorial offices. Contents passed by u. S. Army censors. Sicily is swell i Iii you relish wine and goats vol i no. I thursday August 12. 1943 staff _ _ a a _ _ it a Tot m a it. Col Egbert White pub caucus it tier a Toufaha Robert Neville 9�cer capt. Robert j. Cut Gistenson business manager h frill or Tai staff 2nd la James a. Burchard it sgt. Hilary h. Lyons a sgt. Ralph o. Martin sgt. Jack Foiste sgt Stanley melts 0il Tho stars and stripes of Sicily has been established by the Agami by Sag aah m red Cross hard at work in new sicilian Fields with Advance red Cross person Al arriving to increasing numbers to 84cily. Many new activities Ere getting under Way. In Paje top a motion picture House has been opened for regular perfjrt111 told tars Inion nation desk _ and lounge room a been put St the disposal of american personnel and executive offices have been established William e. Stevenson red a frs Delegate for North Africa is due in Palermo today for coherence he la returning from a Field inspection trip to the front with la pert Jessup former Field l per visor i Algiers who been in Sicily several week with Iai finite former regional supervisor to Constantine laying the groundwork for club operations and establishing personal welfare services including Hospital and message services. Howard Barr i to charge All clubs in Sicily. Ban and Steven son were the first red Cross men to arrive in North Africa last november and Barr Only recently Rex air to the of whom Are now on Active duty in the Field. Among the red Cross men in the Field Are Jim Snyder Reading a. Milton Fogel Rosemont a. Jack Barnes Ray Myrick Tom Furness now on sick list dec Ward g. Wasiniak Cleveland Franklin m. Gatos James Shaw Joe Ca Pleho Jack Sweeney Joe Mason Jack gamer Ray a Kama Milton Tood Sumner Roberts j. Warren Maclay j Harry cd Boyle Louis speller Harry Smith Ralph m. Chester Warren a. Frank f. Maloney Cincinnati Warren p. Munson new York City Kenneth g. Nicholson Parkersburg w. A. Milton cohere and Jack Ralston. Many of the foregoing Are veterans of the tunisian Campaign and Are Well known to u. S. Troops by James a. Burchard Stan and stripes staff writer Palermo Sicily aug. 12�?do you know Sicily ? when you return to the states will you be Able to arise at the banquet table and Tell the height of it. Etna the average number of children in a sicilian family and the reason Why restaurants serve Brown Macaroni to some customers and White to others not Well this writer does no to know either but during quite a bit of ramblings in Sicily since Landing on d Day with the 1st division we have picked up. A Good Many items of information which we hasten to pass along. You can take Mem or leave Mem As you see fit Sicily is easily defined. It is a lot of Hills surrounded by water if mama Mac rations. The sicilian Lan i1uuu Guage is something no i should to upholds Baa on College sports despite Many petitions including one signed by 256 congressmen the army is emphatic in its denial of intercollegiate eligibility to army men assigned to colleges for additional training. Many alleges have dropped football because of this ruling in recent Days. Quot the question Isnit an open one a officers at the War department stated affirming that the ban will stick. The army a attitude b that the men do not have time for athletics. It is estimated that the average Soldier student has six Leisure hours weekly. The Navy is More Liberal with men in training allowing them to compete. But total Freedom is not wanted by the Navy As bums losing Streak now nine straight american Roo Evelt Churchill it continued from Page i both the president and or. Chur a roman speaking pure italian would no More understand a teals Ali lip Cilian than a resident of Manhattan la Quot wot of a Wjk would understand a native of Brooklyn. The drooping dodgers losing Streak extended to nine straight a the braves knocked them off 74 with a ninth inning three run ratty Elmer niemants first major league Homer in the ninth with two aboard did the damage. Red Baj it ret relieved starter Iai Javery in the eighth and was credited with. His ninth Victory. Pittsburgh beat the cardinals 4-1, As 35-year-old Wally Hebert set the red Birds Down with 19 scattered hits. The pirates hopped on George Munger. For All their i runs to the second toning on two proven he the a a a it singles a double by Pete coscararte tar of the Navy Freak w. In a of walks. 4 Philadelphia out slugged be Navy men to the a Smi contest As the. Giants tied the major league rec Ord with in men left on the base4 paths. Mel Otto a boys wasted i hits and seven walks and left to it. Men stranded in each inning. Jot Medwick continued to rattle the fences by collecting four hits for the giants. Cincinnati. Knocked Chicago Shank Wyse out of the Boot in the first inning with a four run bar Rooklyn. I a i Audi a i a a a a a a in arts is a Amia Quot Cincinnati once again gun defeat the cubs 4-1. Re Hagg set a new record this pitchers Eddie Hanye Wsot _ is ill weaned on time rain nog in a special two mile i a Ray Prim held the reds hit african wine will do Well a Quot a a preceding his scheduler final the last right and one this re Wolf on e quit of a a a a a the innings. Johnny Vandermaer Hung. Brew will out you Star made a Mark up his tenth Victory of the season re he table about As quickly a a cd of Row Ile no and allowed Only three safeties. Co amp in Tab african style Toff Anteh of the race wag unique yanks defeat athletics sicilians Export one Brand of Jagg came in second. He Camel in the american league the wine known As Marsala. Why Well i behind Bob Berger Bay Village Yankees pinned another loss on never know. Ifs Sweet but not Schoolboy. But Berger had a the athletics 3-1, behind the five too bad when a wih a special Quarter mile Handicap. Hit pitching of Charlie Wensloff. Bl11 Hullo new York athletic Boston ended Washington a eight v. Ii la m club runner had a 100-Yard Bandi winning Streak with a 7-5 a u. S. Navy Shell hit the mar-1 Cap a a in kids Boston Semi Triumph Over the senators. Bobby Sala wine Plant and didst do started even. Hagg caught led re it i sox attack with. Hulse on the fifth Lap of the eight l2th iome run of the season the most popular pastime i Flap increasing his Speed the. Hung up his second. A. 1 a i.u/. to Jimlu it. A a m a a a any Good at All. The most put _ milking goats wherever sicilians chill have visited Canada in official can find them. This old custom i states. A at the Headquarters office a so Are Walter Heideman formerly in Oran and recently in Bizerte who will supervise Palermo club operations Murray Stephens recently in Bizerte temporarily in charge of the information desk a Fitti Cetrulo in charge of supplies a. Adams Field assistant and Frank Leach general assistant. Leach is a former Rochester Ltd. A Jefferson High school teacher of French and italian he says the sicilians Frere Are exactly Uke those in the italian districts in his Home City. Eight red Cross girls have arrived thus far. The first two Clu Mobile girls to land in Sicily were sue Macpherson of Saginaw. Mien., and Gretchen Allswede of Pasadena cal., who were classmates Al Leland. Stanford. The other member of their team is Charles Petty of Durham n. Arriving to Palermo this week also with a Clu Mobile which is now serving Hospital evacuation trains Are Joyce Gregory of Minneapolis and Hope Sutherland of new York City the former a recreation worker formerly at Amateur and the latter a a a doughnut Gill formerly on 0.p� Ben and to Bizerte. Two Hoep Titi girl Are already Oit the jobs Josephine Blade of Wash. In ton d. C., and Maybelle Rabic. Of Milwaukee. Each of the air groups and Tlell divisions to or out of action has its complement of red Cross Field directors Many of whom Landt i with their units on d Day and All Wpm my aum Usa War Besan and or. Mackenzie King is one of the presidents close friends. The present meeting comes Ai a time when Allied prospects Are brighter than Ever before. The atmosphere of tile Canadian meeting is sure to be in marked contrast generally is followed in the Early morning when citizens will gang up on a Goat on the City streets or pastures armed with buckets tin cans and bottles. After an hour or so the deflated Goat is permitted to it go about his business sicilians like to build towns a ,. A i Job pm Louii Ulii a last two laps he tried vainly to Victory Jim Mertz suffered his catch Berger who beat him 15 feet. Sixth a defeat. Hot Fig of wild to Oracle his own i Bundra the Browns vet world two mile Mark of 8.47.8 set eran right hander blanked the Inin Sweden and failed by two Diane 2-0 with five hits As his a a tit Tes garnered eight off lefty Al to the first Roosevelt Churchir right on top of Small mountains conference held in Washington Authie quaint idea dates Back to by Short time after Pearl Harbor. That when you were Likely to find a meeting or. Churchill later admitted coincided with brie of his darkest hours. Ruth s team bows new York babe Ruth managed a combined Yankee Cleveland team in a game against the North Carolina cadets. Jrie Belea Guers took an. 11-6 Licking. Ruth went in As a Pinch litter and blew on two Hetty swings. Then he was walked Only to remove his Large belly in favor of a pvn Cli a lamer tenths of a second to break Gregory Rice a indoor Mark set in 1941 at Chicago. The old american two mile outdoor record of 8 53.9 was made by Hagg himself at los Angeles. Baylor quits la lest College to drop football is Baylor of the Southwest conference. Baylor gives As its reason this ineligibility of Soldier students. The Border conference composed of colleges in Texas Arizona and new Mexico is folding up for the duration. Definitely quitting Are Temple West Texas state Hardin Simmons. New Mexico aggie and Texas mines. Those who May drop the game Are Texas tech and Ari Zona. Greek or roman climbing into your bedroom window with drawn sword. It was easier to pour boiling Oil and big rocks Down a Hill than up. At the moment the average sicilian docs not think highly of Mussolini he is More interested in food. To most american soldiers tile sicilian is a person who opens Iris Mouth exposing a set of fangs which would drive a dentist to madness and moans this Means he wants food. Children vary the theme by saying a Caramela Quot which Means Candy. There Are several ways of handling persistent a a Maori arise and Caramel imps frown on gunplay so it is Best merely to shout Liis Means scram or get the hell out of Here. It is tile sicilian equivalent of Quot Alleze in Africa. Sicilian cities All look about the same from Otimia to Etc la. The big exception As far As a Tel be seen is Palermo. Here you can hire a cab can Barouch Replete with meter. But sicilians Are learning fast. I icy no longer talk Iii ii ret its i Quot in dollars for just about every thing from a shoe Shine to shampoo. Do not run for a bomb shelter a or a a Ricovero a when you hear Laud humming. This will be mosquitoes which come out in squad formation at night. What with mosquitoes cold water showers Mangiaris and millions of pictures of Mussolini Sicily May not please the Over fastidious. But there Are Many souvenirs for go getters and Many of the gals could get a second Leer on Broadway. Still if we have a Choice Well Winter in rome/7 islands give us Claustrophobia. Garnered eight on a deity Ai Smith. Terr to toted Duel Between Sundra and Smith was settled in the sixth when St. Louis scored both runs on consecutive doubles by Hartland Clift George Mcquir i and Mem Stephens. The White sox blasted Hal 7 Houser off the Mound in the i inning to defeat the Tiger Bill Dietrich pitching for the Hiscox rationed Detroit to single runs in the first third sixth and seventh innings to gain his seventh Victory alabamians Active the University of Alabama its 300 sex athletes in the armed f is with four missing in action. The most recent loss was Luben Kyl grow. Back on the 39 eleven Quot to failed to return from a f fortress Mission Over France major league standings National league St. Louis Pittsburgh Cincinnati Brooklyn Chicago Boston Philadelphia new York american league w. L. Pct. W. L. Pct 64 32 .667 new York 59 37 ,61c 54 44 .551 Washington 54 48 .529 52 46 .531 Chicago 50 46 .52 52 49 .515 Detroit 48 48 soc 45 52 .464 Cleveland 47 48 491 42 52 .447 Boston 47 50 .485 45 56 .446 St. Louis 43 52 .453 36 61 371 Philadelphia 40 59 .404 Aale Call by Milton canid creator of Terry and the pirates to hedging the dredging with lace
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