Vol. I No. 15 Air Corps Gunnery School, Tyndall Field, Florida May 2, 1942
TYNIALL POET TO WIN'PHONE CALL HOME
Colonel William W. Welsh, Chief of
Staff, SEACTC, who visited Tyndall last
Saturday to inspect the operation of
the gunnery ranges.
,SENATOR PEPPER INVITED TO
SPEAK ON TYNDALL AIR SHOW
Senator Claude Pepper, one of the
most illustrious personalities to ever
represent the State of Florida at the
nation's Capital, has been invited to
be the speaker on Tyndall's second
"Thirst for Knowledge" program.
The show will be broadcast over WDLP
from the USO Building on Monday night
at 7:30 P.M. Major Shipman, the spon-
sor, announces that Senator Pepper has
been asked to speak in connection with
the program's policy to present out-
standing state and national figures on
the topic of "The Purchase of War Sav-
ings Bonds and Stamps."
Private Jerry Flacks will again be
the program's quiz master.
The Secretary of :Iar has stressed
his desire that each man in the Army
send a letter home on liother's Day,
May 10th, as an expression of love and
reverence. In keeping with this de-
sire, the local USO organization is
offering a free telephone call home to
the man at Tyndall who submits the
best four-line verse on any subject
relating to "Mother."
You don't have to be an expert or
even a semi-pro at poetry--you'll be
competing with amateur poets on the
Field. All of you budding bards who
have been trying to rhyme "June" with
"Moon" can now try your hand with
"Sister and Brother" and "Father and
The contest closes on Thursday, May
7th at 5:00 P.M. That gives you five
days to think up your four-line verse
and hand it in on a slip of paper with
your name, rank, and organization, to
Post Headquarters in care of the
The local USO organization will not
only present the winning contestant
with a telephone call to his mother at
any point in the continental U.S., but
will also award the writer of the sec-
ond best verse an opportunity to per-
sonally record his message on a phono-
graph record to be sent to the folks
All entries will be judged by the
combined staffs of the U0S organization
and the "'liA'T." The decision of the
judges will be final and the winner
will be announced in next Saturday's
IW4 /W TH/E T' E
LEST WE FORGET. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10, 1942.
What kind of a mother is your mother? Is she a flapper? Is she a selfish,
self-centered doll? Does she always think of herself first, last, and always?
Does she refuse to deny herself, so that you may have something you may thinkyou
need? When you are sick, does she refuse to "put herself out", to nurse you?
Does she refuse to stay awake when you need her? Does she always think of her-
self and not of others?
Or, does she always refuse to think of herself, her own comfort, her own
health, and instead think of you?
My Mother always thinks of her children first and herself last. I wonder if
your mother is not like that, too.
Mother is a wonderful creature. No one can adequately describe her. No one
can ever adequately repay her. The best we can do for her is to make of ourself
a man that SHE can be proud of.
Mother looks for a letter, on Mother's Day. Are you going to let her down?
There is hardly anything Tyndall Field could be more proud of than to know that
every soldier and officer of Tyndall Field has written to Mother.
LEST WE FORGET. Mother's Day is Sunday,
All pilots at Tyndall will be inter-
ested in knowing that the Field's
first Link Trainers began operation
yesterday. Although the butt of nu-
merous jokes, the Link Trainer is un-
doubtedly one of the most important
mechanical contrivances used in the
training of a pilot.
The Link Trainer, for those of you
not acquainted, is an ingenious device
that is employed to teach the art of
radio and instrument ("blind") flying
on the ground. The Trainer has be-
come invaluable in the instruction of
this type of flying which is extremely
complex and is much easier to assimi-
late on the ground, where mistakes and
faults can easily be talked over, de-
monstrated and explained.
Every Army Pilot is required to have
a minimum of 4 hours in 6 months, or
10 hours during the year, of instru-
ment flying. Tyndall's Link Trainers
are under the supervision of Lt. C.F.
Brunner, assisted by Sergeants Sheri-
dan, McGee, Reagan, and Pvt. Moye.
May 10, 1942.
--Herbert T. Wilson, Post Chaplain
Going "all out" towards providing
social activities for the boys on the
Field, Director Thomas Oliver of the
Panama City USO, announces that begin-
ning this afternoon at 4:30 and last-
ing until 7:00 P. M. there will be a
Tea Dance with entertainment by the
"Five Notes." If this innovation meets
with popular approval by the boys, it
will be made a permanent Saturday af-
Dancing classes have been switched
to Monday nights and all men interes-
ted are requested to leave their names
at the USO building in advance. Mrs.
Kay Goodman, an expert terpsichorean,
is in charge of the instruction.
Another new feature will be free
Bingo games on Wednesday evenings with
useful prizes being awarded to the win-
ning contestants. Cameras are avail-
able for use without charge. Also,
due to the numerous requests by Tyn-
dall's amateur-expert photographers, a
complete darkroom will be constructed
within the next few weeks.
6n ACfK ARKS
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Master Sergeant Postlewait
As an aerial gunnery school, Tyndall
Field's training program is vitally de-
pendent upon a smoothly and efficient-
ly operating Armament Department. For-
tunately, the air base has such a de-
Directing the armament work down on
the line are M/Sgt. Andrew B. Postle-
wait and M/Sgt. Harold I. Myers, both
of whom are veteran armorers.
Sgt. Postlewait enlisted in the Army
in 1925, and spent the following six
* years in the Infantry at Ft. Eustis,
Va. Since 1931 he has been in the Air
Corps, stationed most of the time at
Langley Field, Va., as an armorer.
He took a course at Chanute Field,
Ill., in 1932, and in 1939 completed a
master armorer's course at Lowry Field,
Colo. On Dec. 6, 1941, he came to
A native ofValier, Pa., Sgt. Postle-
wait is known as one of the most reli-
able and conscientious workers on the
Field. He probably has held as great
a variety of jobs as anyone on the
Post, and in each one the Sergeant has
left a record of good performance. He
is a fast and industrious worker, and
he keeps his crews operating systemati-
cally at all times.
The creditable qualities demonstrat-
ed by Sergeant Postlewait have earned
for him the ,high regard and respect of
his superior officers and the men who
work with him from day to day.
The Commanding Officer of a military
post the size of Tyndall Field has a
position involving tremendous respon-
sibility, and the many burdensome du-
ties of his office make necessary the
delegation to assistants of many tasks
which otherwise would fall upon his
This staff of assistants is headed
by the Executive Officer, and at Tyn-
dall this position is filled by effi-
cient Major Harold M. Clarvoe, known
affectionately to his friends as "Sli-
ck" due to his rapidly vanishing hair.
Major Clarvoe has had an interesting
and varied career covering a period of
more than thirty-five years.
Born and reared in Washington, D.C.,
the Post Executive was connected with
the Treasury Department in that city
from 1907 to 1917. In 1918, he enter-
ed the U. S. College of Veterinary
Surgeons and upon his graduation be-
came a veterinarian at Ft. Oglethorpe,
Ga. Following the war, he pursued his
studies further at the University of
Maryland in 1919, and at George Wash-
ington University in 1922.
In 1926, Major Clarvoe received his
commission in the 116th Field Artill-
ery, Florida National Guard. He came
to Tyndall on Jan. 5, 1942, from Camp
Blanding, Fla., where he was Executive
Officer of the First Battalion, 116th
Field Artillery. The Major's home is
in Tampa, Florida.
Published every Saturday by the Public Relations Office, ACGS, Tyndall Field, Fla.
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
1st Lt. Charles B. Rawson
ASST. TO P. R. OFFICER
Corp. Jack H. Parks
Carl B. Lengerich
Col. Vi. A. Maxwell
S/Sgt. Dewey H. Gossett
Miss Roberta Gammon
Pfc. Arnold ilt,-ten
Pvt. Saul Samiof
T/Sgt. Voodrow -I. Busby
Pfc. John A. Nobster
Pfc. Francis Churchill
Pvt. Roy A. Thorsen
SQUADRON REPORTERS U liON i.* i TL-; SQUADRON ,A _nl' i tS
Sgt. Kenneth Stitt S/Sgt. Ted R. Williams Pvt. Ray Gross
Pfc. James F. Barran Pvt. Dave P. Alvarez Pvt. william Hines
Sgt. Howard Bergstrom Pfc. Stephen G. Cullen
Sgt. Ralph 0. Boyes Pvt. Robert L. Scott
Pvt. Samuel Schun Pvt. James S. !illis
Lt. Jack Wilson had
a card from his ex-
room mate, Lt. pob
lf Dickman, saying, "I
am a married man
now."...From what I
hear, Lt. Bell has
dropped out of the
local Mann race...
Our Officers remind us of "Dr. Living-
stons" with these "Jungle" hats...YWe
* nominate Colonel Hyndman as one of the
busiest officers on the Post...'Twas
good to see Lt'. Mathis back at Tyndall
the early part of the week...Did you
see Chaplain McClelland sporting his
"Whites" last Sunday...Mayor Burkhart
of Lynn Haven announces that Lt. Ad-
kins, Capt. Gardner, Chaplain Wilson,
Capt. McCullough and Sgt. Charlie Gre-
en will serve on his City Council.
Colonel Maxwell has been practically
a stranger to the Post lately...It
seems his home-town paper wrote an
article concerning our Lt. Jesse A.
Nimocks, and stated that "Private Jes-
se A. Nimocks, etc..."....Major Flem-
ing is becoming quite ambitious; if
you will notice, ever so often he will
occupy one of the typewriters in Post
Headquarters. Wonder whose private
secretary he would like to be?....Lt.
Gabriel Powers, I hear, is catering to
a local red-head. That's O.K., Lt. P.,
I'll be gone soon and there will be no
competition...Glad to see Capt. Medof
back from Leave...Lt. Roberts can't
seem to make up his mind as to how he
should answer the telephone. Call him
up sometime and see if Sgt. Roberts or
Lt. Roberts will answer...We think
Captain Bryan one of Tyndall's most
efficient officers...and Lt. Nelson as
one of the friendliest..What's happen-
ed to Lt. Kingman...Apologies to MAJOR
Carnahan...My one ambition is to get
some good "dirt" on Lt. Samuels,...all
inside dope will be appreciated...A
hearty welcome to our journalism boss,
Captain Ammon McClellan, the new Po-
st Public Relations Officer.
Corporal Everett Payne has returned
to us and came back "sweating"--as ev-
eryone does around the lst...Cpl. Wal-
ton (to be Sgt.,he hopes) has been run-
ning around picking up papers every-
where he goes. It seems I recall one
guy getting a "Section 8" by doing
just that thing..David Davis, Ord. Co.
was seen riding around P. C. with not
one, but six of the local choice gals;
wonder what he's got that the rest of
us don't possess?...That's O.K., Gar-
ner, there's another chance..It's Wal-
ter "Double Chin" Schroeder who's the
popular guy in the Message Center...
andto think only two stripes are keep-
ing Cpl. Sissom from asking Her...1XX
XWXXU is feeling quite low these
days. His one and only says, "I'd be
glad to go, LT."...Had a letter from
T/Sgt. Seth Wood, who is in O.C.S....
Woody says they're kinda tough out in
g'yromi i....The most familiar sight at
Post Headquarters in the morning is
Pvt. Avcrett and his broom...I know
one Sgt. that will have reached-his
goal if this new pay bill goes through,
and for a very special reason...They
tell me that Pvt. Bowman, Chaplain
Wilson's right hand man, used to be
the proud possessor of "two pieces of
silver."...Say, Evans, how did your
engagement turn out Wednesday night?
Jack Parks is back with us..Ben Alford
had better take some sound advice and
stay out of the night air...Sergeant
Red Brewer leaves on furlough the 1st
of May. Don't know what our local
belles are going to do while he is
gone. And how about our Post dignit-
aries that he drives around? And es-
pecially little Nell...she says she's
going to knit while
he's away...which I'm
sure isn't atall neces-
sary, this column will e
be glad to take care
of her....Here comes
Sadie Snoop, I'd bet-
ter stop before i get
L LT. ENGELBRECHT
ast week the boys who were on D.S.
to Dothan, returned. Glad to have you
What's this about Cpl. Douglas Har-
ris and Jewel Covington planning to
wed in June? At the rate our squadron
is going now we'll all be happily mar-
ried by June. At the present time we
have 27 married men and reports are
that there will be more soon. --DPA
S LT. MARCHESI
gt. Rex Terrell, back as 1st Serg-
eant, has the administration reins
well in hand.
We have quite a crew of keglers in
our outfit and not the least expert of
them is our C.O. He makes those pins
salute as they go down! As a tribute
to their prowess, the bowling squad is
often referred to as "Marchesi's Mur-
Good-luck to the boys who are leav-
ing for clerical school. It's too bad
they're leaving just as our new pool
table is arriving, but don't worry,
fellows, we'll save it for you!
Although nobody has asked us, the
men in the outfit want more parties in
the Recreation Bldg., more women and
more punch. --SS
O LT. WATSON
ne morning this week a heavy fog
lifted and there on the steps of hat-
chery No. #1 was Cpl. C. Poyner, fresh
from furlough. Blow the whistles,
sound the alarm, for laughter shall
ring within the barracks again!
And speaking of pleasant things, we
want to thank our C.0. for that swell
party an the beach the other afternoon.
Gulf swimming is safe this season,
all the "sharks" are gathered 'round
the new pool table.
The last two Saturdays have been no-
ticeably quieter...everybody acts so
homeloving...it seems as tho fun and'
funds go hand in hand. And G.B. Grout
is voted "Squadron Dawn Buster." --JW
LT. V TYI1.'.S
o start the ball rolling, our newly
equipped Day Room is really popular
these days and judging from the play
at the pool table, we might be able to
turn out a "Willie Hoppe."
Sgt. Jordy is sweating out his last
few days in the country and is itching
to go into town to set those female
hearts aflutter once more. Sgt. Dar-
rah, still talking about that Redhead
he left back home, says that blondes
are too much trouble.
We all wish convalescing Cpl. Glass
a speedy return to our fold.
Pfc. Cullen can't get his mind away
from that boat ride he took recently,
he says you can't beat Florida sun and
a Florida venus.
Pvt. Daly is back after a few weeks
at Sebring, Fla. --SGC
A wLT. TAYLOR
warm welcome to the men who just
returned from Napier Field and Phila-
delphia. And also, we see that "Ole
Wolf Hutchins" is back from his fur-
With parts arriving daily, it wont
be long before we'll be able to assem-
ble our pool table.
Believe it or not, some of the boys
think that a sun-tan is acquired by
one application of sun-burn. Ask Pvt.
ere's wishing all those men leaving
on furlough, a very pleasant leave.
And a ten-day visit to the North is
the plan of Lt. Mitchell as soon as he
gets his leave of absence.
We are wondering why Barracks No. 1
is in such a state of continual confu-
sion. Could it be that Private Earl
Killingsworth and his mail-order flute
are the reason?
Our nomination for the best file cl-
erk on the Post is Corporal Ira Nealis
of the Post Ordnance Office. When he
files anything, it is really filed.-RS
0 l 0 l~~U1
orporal Warrington and Pvts. Cagle
and Caboche returned from a 6 month
vacation at a Civilian Airplane Mech-
anic's School in Philadelphia.
The "Gold Dust Twins", Sgts. McGee
and Sheridan returned from Eglin Field
where they've been supervising the
Link Trainer Dep't. They will assist
Gunner Earl Moyein running the depart-
* We hear that there is a soldier in
the squadron who is engaged to 6 women
and is trying to get into foreign ser-
vice to get away from it all.
Cpl. Bagwell, what are you "bucking"
for...turning in all those men Sunday
nite? You're up for sergeant anyway,
so let up for a while.
Barracks 345 resembles a private
home--hardly more than one man per
room. What is 1st Sgt. Hodges ding
with 3 men in the orderly room? Is he
having morning report trouble again?
S/Sgt. Williams, this above all re-
member, don't get excited on your 1st
* h SIGNAL
That box of real maple sugar that
Cpl. Phelps brought back was a rare
treat to the men from New England. He
is still single, and that, judging f-an
the number of men who have returned
from furlough married, is quite an ac-
Maintenance minded Panasuk did a bit
of maintaining on Sgt. Kolt's radio...
Results: The aforementioned radio bur-
ned up. Panasuk swears the radio was
working beautifully when he finished
with it, hut we have our own ideas as
to the cause of the mishap.
Angelletti is making a flower bed
out by the barracks, and it is easily
discerned that his knowledge of flow-
ers was acquired in Manhattan. The
poor things just don't respond to his
treatment and obviously don't apprec-
iate his gentle care and their new
The boys sure are getting into shape
with all this gas mask drill. The QN
boys lost their game with the medicos,
but with a little more practice--
it ought to be a different story the
next time we meet.
Lt. Gundlach, the new commander of
the colored troops, is a great source
of inspiration for his men. They say
that he's a hotter ball player now
than when he played for.Harvard.
1st Sergeant Lee is getting plenty
of exercise these nights, reading hor-
ror story magazines...makes his flesh
creep....What's this about Pvt. Sopher
getting home LONG after he was suppos-
Ve are sorry to hear about Sgt. Daw-
son's dad being ill, and hope that he
gets well in a flash.
Pvt. Vavrecan is going home on fur-
lough to take a peek at what Sir Stork
brought his wife on St. Pat's Day. -RG
pW 846TH Q:'-P TF.I,"ASTER
we've finally got something for the
Target this week, and we'll try and
have something each week.
The steam rolling that our new C.O.
is giving us each 5:45 A.M. is really
making the visits to P. C. a rarity.
Pvt. Berlack, that mighty little car-
penter from the Big City, really cut a
few capers at the dance last Thursday
nite...Lt. Gundlach has asked him for
an appointment to learn the steps.
What's this about Pvts. Gaylord,
Smith and Harold receiving letters from
the same address, and there aren't any
sisters there, either?
We're ready to match our barracks a-
gainst all comers as far as appearances
The boys are "laying the wood" to
the softball these days, and thanks to
Chaplain McClelland for procuring the
equipment. That Pvt. that was getting
"every other day off" is now doing K.
PI...And why is 1st Sgt. Allen hold-
ing up our furloughs? --WH
SOMETHING TO SHOOT AT: iJ/Sgt. Lankford's
score for this quiz was "88".
YARDBIRD'S 0 30
BUCK PRIVATE'S 30 60
NON-COM'S 60 90
OFFICER'S 90 99
GENERAL: (4 points each)
1. What type of gun did John M.
2. Who was the only President
to serve two non-consecutive terms'
3. Identify the following Presi-
dents---Old Hickory, The Father of
4. Name three sets of Presidents
that had the same name?
5. What year did Charles A. Lind-
bergh fly the Atlantic?
ARMY: (5 points each)
1. On what date is Army Day
2. Name the seven combatant arms
that make up the Regular Army.
3. Name the only command in which
a soldier steps out on his right foot.
1. Balustrade is a
a. gun merchant.
b. handrail on stairs.
c. seaport in Madagascar.
4. Barberry is a
a. bar fixture.
b. thorny shrub.
SPORTS: (2 points each)
1. Nith what sports aie
GEOGRAPIY: (4 points each)
1. What is the capital of Norway?
2. In what states are the following
located---'Tne ;. -ld -:-;, Death Valley,
Yosemite, The Panhandle?
3. Where is the Yucatan Peninsula
4. What is the longest river in the
5. Name four states that begin with
the letter "I".
YOUR VOC,ii.'AL. ''
(4 points each)
2. Barbette is a
a. barbed wire fence.
b. female barber.
c. carriage for heavy guns.
5. Banzai is a
a. dirty doublecrosser.
b. rat's battle cry.
c. yellow dog.
3. Bandolier is a
c. band leader belt.
6. Bustard is a
b. black mustard.
c. small statue.
ATTENTION: A free theatre pass will be awarded to the man who sends in the best
question and answer for next Saturday's ',,; DO YOU RATE?".
The ole Yardbird's feeling kinda rugged on account uv i is' dun drawed another
pay day. (last weak the Tarrgett dun tole me how i ;;ot payed. i never did
kare much whur it kum frum; jist how fur an whur it wuz going. but if thim
Finanse boys is responsibul i is deeply greatful ter eech an ever wun uv thim.)
i got 11.40 dceer an i maneged ter git a cupple uv late passes in a row so
yall kin imagine how i feels. i is broke now but i is happy on account uv i
had the foresite ter lay up a cartoon uv "bull" an qwite a fuw bars uv eatin
terbaccer. i reckin anybody whut has plinty uv good terbaccer ort ter be happy.
I wuznt feeling in the mood the othur day fur that klose ordur drill we has
kind uv ocashunly so i jest figgered I'd love the dog a littel, an go on sick
kall ter git ot uv it. the man sayed he cudnt figger ot jest whut wuz ma
trubble. Sayed it must be drink, an i tole him that wuz all rite; i wud cum
bak sumtime whin he wuz sober. befo i got ot uv that place i dun got a vack-
sinashun, a cupple uv C C pills, sum coff drops, an a box uv foot powdur. thim
* medical boys is sho sufishint.
Incidentully, it is gittin mity hard on ma cuzzin Willie Jippem. they is
dun konfishkaided all his rubber checks fur defince.
I had a mity gud time on the raddyo qwiz program the othur nite. i sho
hatid ter be beet by a non-cum; but he aint bin a non-cum long so nacherly he
aint had time ter fergit all he knowed. i nevur lost but 20/ an i got a two-
bit pitchur show pass ot uv the manigur so i still figgers i dun purty gud.
Down twon the othur nite in the durg sto i heerd sum purty gurls admirin our
nuw flyin offisurs an they sayed they cud do anything a bird cud do. i never
sayed nothing but i wud sho be mity amazed iff'n i wuz ter see wun uv thim
eatin a fuzzy wurm an setting on a barbed wire fince at the same time. they is
good boys tho, an i kind uv admires em. Reckin i'd better be goin, NOW.
--,THE YARDBIRD (No. 1)
The Classification Section is the employment office of the Army. It's func-
tion is to place men in the Army in positions where they can be of the greatest
benefit to the service, taking into consideration their general fitness for the
When a man enters the service, he is interviewed and pertinent information
concerning his occupational, educational and military experience is recorded on
a Soldier's Qualification Card, together with his grades on the Army General
Classification Test and the various aptitude tests the Army gives to determine
his capability. This card is kept up to date and accompanies the soldier where-
ever he goes and serves as an index to his ability. By consulting these records,
the Classification Section can assign a soldier to a position or task with which
he is familiar and capable of holding, thereby saving time and money that would
be spent in training untrained men to fill these necessary jobs.
After a man's active military service is terminated, his records may be turn-
ed over to the government agency in charge of placing men in civil life, and th-
ese records will be an important factor in determining what sort of civilian job
he is capable of holding.
The Classification Department at Tyndall Field is under the supervision of
Lieutenant Martin R. Tannen. His staff of enlisted men is headed by S/Sgt. Arth-
ur R. Edwards and includes Pfc. Irving Laffer and Pvt. James N. Mangum. The
Lieutenant and his crew can take the majority of the credit for the smooth and
efficient operation of the various departments on the Post, due to their interest
and judgment in the placing of departmental personnel.
BOXING MAJOR LEAGUE ROUND UP
Welcome news to Tyndall's pugilistic
enthusiasts is the announcement that
the Field's boxing ring is completed
and fully equipped even to lighting
fixtures for after-dark bouts.
As mentioned in last week's sports
page, all squadrons are urged to hold
elimination competition within their
groups to determine their represent-
atives of the various weight classes.
The winners of these contests will
then compete in the inter-squadron
competition which will get under way
next week. Meanwhile, the use of the
ring is available to anyone desiring
it. Permission from the A & R Office
is not necessary.
Lt. Joseph E. Adkins
Lt. H. T. Whitehurst
Lt. Cletus Keating Jr.
Lt. John A. Des Portes
Lt. E. R. Engelbrecht
Lt. Bruce A. Campbell
Lt. Milton B. Samuels
Lt. David H. Fogel
Lt. Peter E. Weis
Lt. Raymond F. Watson
Lt. Raymond E. Taylor
Lt. William Marchesi
Capt. Roy E. Gardner's
BYE this week.
team draws a
On Friday of last week, Lt. David H.
Fogel's team defeated Lt. Milton B.
Samuels's nine to the tune of 6-2.
Saturday's game wa's postponed. This
week's scores are as follows: Capt.
Gardner's men-11, Lt. Adkin's team-l0;
Lt. Samuel's sluggers -7, Lt. Camp-
bell's batsmen -3; Lt. Marchesi's team
copped a 9 -0 win on a forfeit by Lt.
Don't look now, but those Cleveland
Indians are burning up the American
League again. Under 24-year-old pilot
Lou Boudreau, the "collapsing" Indians
have built up a streak of 11 consecu-
tive wins and are sitting on top of
the heap by a margin of two games.
In the National League the Brooklyn
Dodgers are still on top and Dodger
fans are pleased no end that their
favorites, Walker and Camilli, are the
men supplying the power at the bat.
Dolph had quite a day on Thursday when
he almost single-handedly batted the
Brooks to victory over the Reds by cl-
outing out two homers and a single.
Baseball fans will note that it was
Camilli that President MacPhail was
trying to trade this winter despite
Dolph's winning of the most valuable
player award in his circuit.
The man who pitched the Detroit Ti-
gers to their pennants during Mickey
Cochrane's reign, Schoolboy Lynwood
Rowe, has been traded to the Dodgers.
Rowe, along with several others, holds
the American League record of consec-
utive wins at 16 straight.
ANSWERS TO ? ?
GENERAL: Machine Gun; Gr'over Clieve-
land; Andrew Jackson and James Madison;
Adams, Roosevelt and Harrison; 1927.
SPORTS: Hockey Hopscotch
Croquet Harness Racing
ARMY: April 6th; Infantry, Cavalry,
Field Artillery, Coast Artillery Corps,
Corps of Engineers, Air Forces, Signal
Corps; Right Step March.
GEOGRAPHY: Oslo; Florida, California,
California, Texas; Mexico; The Nile
River; Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Idaho.
YOUR VOCABULARY: Handrail on stairs;
Carriage for heavy guns; Cartridge belt;
Thorny shrub; Your guess was right be-
cause the word BANZAI is defined as a
greeting used for the jap Emperor and
also is a jap's battle cry; Bird.
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"Mother, may I keep a diary?"
*"Yes, dear, you may."
"Then may I do the things to
write in it?"
"Captain, is this a good ship?"
"7'hy madam, this is her maiden
Mother: "Quiet, dear, the sand-
man is coming."
Modern Child: "O.K., Mom, I won't
Mechanical Engineer: "Do you know
*vhat knee action is in a car?"
She: "Yes, and don't you try it."
Pvt: "Do you know the secret of
She: "Yes, soldier, but mother
said I mustn't."
Sgt: "What time is it?"
Daisy: "It's getting late,
you'd better, get started."
Sgt: "All right, turn out
The old-fashioned girl took
two drinks and went out like
a light; the modern girl takes
two drinks and out goes the light.
The Captain of the Destroyer approached a
dejected-looking got), leaning over the
rail: "'iaiting for the moon to come up?"
he asked pleasantly. "For crying out loud!"
said the ill one, has that got to come up
Corp; "Have you seen one of these instru-
ments that csn tell when a man is lying?"
Rookie: "Seen one? I married one'!
Breathes there a man
Who has never turned
with soul so dead
around and said,
OPENING DAY IN THE LINK TRAINER DEPARTMENT"
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From an unrevealed Army Camp comes
the story of a sleepy soldier who ap-
peared at his outfit's orderly room at
1:30 A. M. one morning, fully dressed
and completely equipped. The O.D. ask-
ed him what was the idea. "I'm ready,"
came the reply, "ready to leave." Fur-
ther questioning revealed that thesol-
dier dreamt that he was ordered to
prepare to leave for Australial
A newly enlisted soldier stepped in-
to the office of his company commander
at Camp Wolters, Texas. Standing be-
fore the captain's desk, he snapped
smartly to attention, saluted and stood
silent. The captain, hoping to refresh
the man's memory on military courtesy,
asked: "What do you say?" This phrase
must have been part of the vernacular
to the rookie. "Not much," he answered
"Whadda you say?"
Movie critics have several ways of
rating screen shows. Some use stars,
some bells, others employ check-marks
or letters of the alphabet. But the
men at Camp Davis, N. C., have their
own system of rating pictures at the
camp theaters. The shows they see
gain distinction by the number of Mil-
itary Police who show up to handle the
crowds. A three-M. P. picture is a sm-
An Irish soldier in France during
World War No. 1 received a letter from
his wife saying there wasn't an able-
bodied man left and she was going to
dig the garden herself.
Pat wrote at the beginning of his
next letter. "Bridget, please don't
dig the garden; that's where the guns
The letter was duly censored, and in
a short time a lorry-load of men in
khaki arrived at Pat's house and pro-
ceeded to dig the garden from end to
Bridget wrote to Pat in desperation,
saying that she didn't know what to do.
as the soldiers had the garden dug up,
every bit of it.
Pat's reply was short and to the
point: "Put in the spuds."
FOR THIS WEEK
SUNDAY, MONDAY, May 3-4
"The Fleet's In"
TUESDAY, May 5
"Gentlemen After Dark"
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY,
"Captain of the Clouds"
SATURDAY, May 9
"Tramp, Tramp, Tramp"
LATE SHOW SATURDAY NIGHT
SUNDAY, MONDAY, May 3-4
"Mr. Bug Goes To Town"
Max Fleisher Feature Cartoon
TUESDAY, May 5
WEDNESDAY, May 6
Laurel and Hardy
THURSDAY, May 7
"Rise and Shine"
FRIDAY, SATURDAY, May 8-9
"Right to the Heart"