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Title: Tyndall target
Physical Description: v. : ill. ; 27-36 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Tyndall Air Force Base (Fla.)
Publisher: Public Relations Office, Air Corps Gunnery School
Place of Publication: Tyndall Field Fla
Publication Date: 1942-
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Subject: Newspapers -- Tyndall Air Force Base (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 16, 1942)-
Issuing Body: Issues for May 9, 1942- published by Office of Public Relations, Army Air Forces Gunnery School.
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Vol. 1 No. .25 Army Air Forces Gunnery School, i' l Field, Fla., July 25, 1942



FREE AUTO RIPES PLANNED


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Left to right: Major General Barton K.
Yount, commanding general of the AAF
Training Command; Col. ., N. viWelsh,
commanding officer, SEAAFTC; and Col.
W. A. Maxwell

COMMANDING GENERAL OF AAF TRAINING
COMMAND VISITS TYIDALL
Major General Barton K. Yount, comr-
manding general of the AAF Training
Command, visited Tyndall Field Monday,
and was accompanied by Colonel Wo .o
Welsh, commanding officer, SEAAFTCo
The band, a guard of honor, and mem-
bers of Col. Mlaxwell's staff were on
hand to greet the General, and he was
honored at a noon luncheon at the Of-
ficers' Club.
General Yount spent the afternoon
touring the field and visiting the
ranges with Colonel .a::'ello


To Staff Sergeant Charles V. Kolt,
of the Post Signal Corps, goes credit
for a highly practical plan which may
prove to be a boon to all service men,
and at the same time, aTd the nation
in solving its perplexing passenger
transportation problem. S/Sgt. Kolt's
plan calls for the establishment of a
nation-wide system of civilian car
owners giving rides to soldiers under
the sponsorship of the USO.
The planwon quick approval from Col-
onel Maxwell, and with the aid of the
local USO Director, Thomas Oliver,
preliminary action on the scheme got
under way last Thursday.
Briefly, the plan calls for setting
up a travel bureau at each USO Service
Center throughout the nation. Civil-
ians planning cross-country auto hops
would list their destinations and time
of departure, and the USO then would
contact service men planning trips
Benefits of the plan were summarized
ast (1) Elimination of hitch-hiking ;
(2) It would greatly relieve the con-
gestion of all passenger transporta-
tion facilities; (3) It would save
time and money for soldiers, allowing
them to go home more often and to send
more money to dependents; and (4) It
would serve to better acquaint the
civilian population and ve military
personnel with each others' problems
It is doubtful whether the plan can
be put into effect before the fall9
but the local USO is now accepting ap-
plications for, and offers of, rides,
carrying out the scheme on their own
initiative as a special service.













I AM VERY RICH

"I am one of the richest men who ever lived. I travel a good deal and I
have a home wherever I happen to stop. All are kept immaculate and ready for
me. Hundreds of servants maintain these shelters for me even when I am far away.
Hundreds of chefs are preparing menus for me, no matter where I am; for I might
drop by at any time.
Dozens and dozens of designers, buyers, tailors, and fitters work night and
day to fashion the clothes I wear.
I own thousands of acres that have been turned into parks and golf courses
and playgrounds and hunting and fishing preserves. Wide sandy beaches I own in
Maine and New York and Jersey and Florida and California. Most of them I have
never seen but I know they will be ready for me when I arrive.
I own a baseball team, and fight for it, and defend it against all hostile
fans. I own a university, and a great little football eleven, and the finest
coach in athletics.
I hire the greatest comedians in the world. The big names of Broadway and
Hollywood are on my payroll.
I own libraries, one in every city and town. Millions of books are mine.
I own hospitals and clinics and laboratories. I own dozens of great orchestras
and bands. Miles and miles of picture galleries are mine. I have an interest
in chemical workrooms, in munitions factories, in engineering projects to create
cheap electric power, in transportation, in streamlined trains, the fastest and
most comfortable trains on earth. I have an interest in the silver fleets that
cross American skies.
No man was ever so blessed by God with material abundance or wealth of
spirit. No man was ever so surrounded with tangible and intangible comforts,
opportunities, and benedictions.
And, despite my wealth it costs me little to live.
You don't have to be a financial genius to be as rich as I am. You don't
need a lot of money to live as fully as I live. You have only to work a few
hours a day, as I do, to enjoy riches. In this wonderful country of God's mak-
ing, any average American can call himself the prince of millionaires. He has
only to take inventory of his possessions as I have done.
Money? I haven't much of it. Yet still because I am the average American,
I am as rich as any man who ever lived."
Edward Doherty, War Correspondent




SUDAY July 26 TUESDAY, July 28
800 A.M. --Mass...Chaplain Finnerty tsO' P.M.............Fellowship Club
9e00 A.M. --Protestant Sunday School
10s00 A.M. --Morning Worship.. WEDNESDAY, July 29
Chaplain McClelland ?73 .P.M.............Bible Study Hour
11s15 A.M. --Mass...Chaplain Finnerty
8s00 P.M. --Evening Worship.. FRIDAY, July 31
Chaplain McClelland 6t00 P.M.............Jewish Services






I ti

intimate Glimpses r Porks

Major Andrew P. Lerche, youthful Post Operations Officer at Tyndall Field, is a
native of Albany, N.Y., and a graduate of Rennsselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy,
N.Y., from which institution he received a degree in mechanical engineering in the
class of 1931. Following his graduation, Major Lerche enlisted in the Engineering
SCorps and served as a private in the Pan-
ama Canal Zone for a year.
Early in 1933, the Operations Officer
S was sent to Randolph Field, Texas, for
flight training. At that time two years
Sof training was required before a cadet
received his wings, and Major Lerche was
commissioned in March, 1935.
Upon completing his flight training, the
Major left the Army for a year and worked
as a mechanical engineer at Langley Field,
Va. In July of 1933, he returned to Ran-
dolph Field as a basic flying instructor.
After taking a very stringent competi-
tive examination, Major Lerche won a com-
mission in the Corps of Engineers in 1938,
/ and served nine months on troop duty on
the Mexican border near Laredo, Texas.
In March, 1939, the Major returned to
SRandolph Field as instructor and remained
there in that capacity until transferred
to the Basic Flying School, Maxwell Field,
Ala., in 1940 as Assistant Training Squad-
ron Commander.

PRIVATE NEWSOM
Tyndall Field has a private among its
personnel who is entitled to wear seven
,--- ,- stars on his service stripe in recognition
Sfor his having participated in seven major
: battles of the first World War.
N He is Private William H. Newsom, who was
a member of a machine gun battalion in the
I 5th Division during the War. He partici-
--" pated in seven, or practically all, of the
major battles of that conflict in which the United States took part in. Private
Newsom was seriously wounded in battle and was awarded the purple heart for merit-
orious service. There are very few veterans in the United States who saw as much of
the struggle that unseated the Kaiser as did Newsom; and a man who can wear a seven-
star service bar is almost as scarce as a four-star general. He was discharged.at
the end of the war as a first sergeant, but preferred to re-enter the service re-
cently as a private.
Private Newsom probably saw as many German soldiers in action as any other man who
participated in the war, and he definitely does not believe that the modern German
soldier is a superman. On the contrary, he js firmly convinced that with proper
preparation the United States Army can defeat the Nazi legions. However, he does
not believe that the war will be a short one and is of the opinion that a hard
struggle lies ahead for the American people.
An instructor on the skeet range, Pvt. Newsom is an expert rifleman and operated
an athletic club at Hillsboro, Ohio, before he enlisted in the Army recently.







TYNDALL E*

STARCrET

Published every Saturday by the Public Relations Office, AAFGS, Tyndall Field, Fla.

PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER COMMANDING EDITOR
Captain Ammon McClellan Col. W. A. Maxwell Corp. Arnold Milgaten

ASST'S TO P. R. OFFICER COLUMNIST ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Sgt. Jack H. Parks The Yardbird Pfc. Saul Samiof
Pvt. Sam Melson
Pvt. Bernard Pratt REPRODUCTION STAFF PHOTOGRAPHIC OFFICER
T/Sgt. Woodrow W. Busby Lt. Joseph A. Dickerman
ART WORK Corp. John Webster
Sgt. Oral Ledbetter Corp. Miles Porter 0 O .-iC ; -'ij'
Sgt. Darrell Broten Pfc. Francis Churchill I ~:." Robert Thompson
Pfc. Ernest Kenton Pvt. Everett Tacketh : William Castle
Pvt. Carl B. Lengerich Pvt. Price T'*.y p. John E. Mitchell

SQUADRON REPORTERS TP~ REPORTERS
Pfc. Sam Marotta SEC'Y TO P. R. (PFFC: Or Samuel Schun
Pfc. I. Weiss Mrs. Adel.- .',. Ki lliam Hakeem
Pvt. Felix Leon ,. Wiliam J. Bing


A program entitled "Rulers of the Marh ve.u ;. ie has been lost by
Sky" was aired last Wednesday evening men apsi ; for an emergency furlough
over Station WDLP. The program, pre- beca;i n- pr ir procedure was not
sented by a group of Tyndall Field observed, For the benefit of every
dramatists, depicted the life of the ma t he n the nc:r, the following infor-
average U.S. aerial gunner before and motion conaeining the procedure that
during his training period. It was, must habe oier in applying for an
without a doubt, one of the most pro- emerge. .' f .. ..,- is repeated
fessional performances yet put o: by T ion he receipt of distressing news
members of this Field. from home, the soldier should immed-
Due credit has been given to the men iately contact the Tyndall Field Red
responsible for the excellent produc- ;;*; DirectCo., Mr. Robert Clendening,
tion, and we believe that if the same who will verify the information that
standard can be maintained in future you have received through the Red
programs,the perseverance of the folks Cross s-1 !-. in your home town. No
of Panama City and the men at Tyndall emergency furloughs can be granted un-
will have been well rewarded. At pre- til the Red Cross has checked your
sent, two programs are put on weekly, com~-un ication,
one on Wednesday evenings at 7,30 P.M. 4,. "M .. d-,in 'a office is located
and the other on Fridays at 8:30 P.M. in building 175, Headquarters of the
69th Air Base Group. The telephone
The Post Chaplain announces tht nam~ a ., After 5 P.M. and on
Rabbi Wolf of Dothan, Ala., will con- .- ": t,.phone .;. i City 293,
duct services for the men of "'JeI&i or .: 4 .,*4 f. If Mr. Clen-
faith on the Field on Monday evenru'iLj :r, i :_ t: '. leye ...0 mes-
July 27, at 6030 P.M. wg, the p-. who answers the
The services will be held in the Post phc: .
Chapel and Rabbi Wolf willbe availab:.i 'L. or shcIld be clipped
for consultation there at 6:00 P.M. anrd si: .' rnce.















SOMETHING TO SHOOT ATt Caft. Strobel's
score for this quiz was "86".


GENERALs (5 points each)
1. Who was the Vice President under
George Washington?
2. Does the United States print money
for any other country?
3. What was the last of the forty-
eight states to be admitted to the
Union?
4. Absolutely pure gold is said to
contain how many carats?


GEOGRAPHYs (5 points each)
1. What is the capital of Delaware?
2. What country is known as the "Land
of the Midnight Sun"?
3. What state has frontage on four of
the Great Lakes?
4. Where is the Island of Bali?


YARDBIRD'S
BUCK PRIVATE'S
NON-COM'S
OFFICER'S


- 30
- 60
- 90
- 99


SPORTS: (5 points each)
1. Did the Yankees buy Babe Ruth
from the Red Sox for $75,000, $50,000,
or $100,000?
2. At what race track is the Kentucky
Derby held?
3. To what sport does "Tally-Ho" ap-
ply?
4. How many squares are there in a
checkerboard?


ARMY: (5 points each)
1. Where is the "Annapolis of the
Air" located?
2. What is the color of the stars
in the American Flag?
3. What is the meaning of the word
"Doughboy"?


1. Nectarine is a
a. precious stone.
b. fruit.
c. flower.


4. Nave is a
a. part of a
b. of a
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church.
ship.
oar.


YOUR VOCABULARY
(4 points each)
2. Nautilus is a
a. shell fish.
b. map.
c. mechanical horse.

5. Nainsook is a
a. washing machine.
b. cotton fabric.
c. garret.



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3. Natchez is a
a. mexican food.
b. chicken coop.
c. tribe of indians.

6. Narcissus is a
a. water well.
b. flower.
c. archway.

















the old bank building
Harrison and First St


Red Cross knitters are continuing to to those who attended
meet at the Yacht Club on Monday after- it was pleasant and
noons as it is so nice and cool. At the emergency hospit
a recent meeting Mrs. Maxwell gave a City must be finished
report of the credit hours earned by sible and there are a
Tyndall Field women. It was surpris- ed. This necessarily
ing to learn that approximately 1600 ers since the few fai
hours are chalked up to our credit. carry the whole loa
As of July there are 55 knitters. small thing you can d
,If you have completed any work and war.
desire new yarn before the next Red
Cross meeting, see Mrs. Alcott, as she If tX COMMISSARY
has been appointed Assistant to Mrs. \j.
Maxwell. Mrs. Alcott lives at 203 / Banana M
MacArthur Street and her telephone 2 cup
number is 1104-W. 1/4
Another bit of information which Mrs. / I 2 tbs
Maxwell has asked us to call to your 1/4 t
attention concerns those who are trans- 2 ban
ferred before completing an article. 2 egg
Please leave your unfinished work with -.4 1 1/2
Mrs. Alcott or Mrs. Maxwell and do not Beat cream. Add s
plan to take it with you. .Someone and salt. Fold in bi
here can finish it for you and relieve whites.. Fill mold
you of.that much extra work while you parts of salt and cr
are moving and getting settled. stand 4 hours, or place
The sewing group is now meeting at frigerator and freeze
the original Red Cross Headquarters, ves six.


on the corner of
reets. According
Monday's meeting,
cool. Gowns for
al here in Panama
d as soon as pos-
great many need-
means more work-
thful ones cannot
d. This is one
o to help win the


COOKING


ousse
s whipping cream
up powdered sugar
p. lemon juice
sp. salt
anas (mashed)
whites beaten
tsp. vanilla
igar, lemon juice
ananas and beaten
and pack in equal
shed ice and let
ce in tray of re-
until firm. Ser-


REVERBERATIONS FROM THE TARGETTE ROTOGRAVURE SECTION: Mrs. Stapp thought it was
lovely but recognized no one on the page. Mrs. Mitchell's comment was that if
any one was admitted to the Field on her pass, it would be an insult. Mrs. Alcott
remarked that she seen her duty to her country and she done it. At Mrs. Samuel's
suggestion, we will award her the Oscar for the outstanding picture of the year.
Mrs. Waugh says that frankly she wouldn't care to have an enlargement. Mrs. Max-
well commented--"Quote, You wouldn't want to print what I said, Unquote". Mrs.
Carnahan had hoped that no one would recognize hers but since everyone did she is
forced to the conclusion that she must look like that. Mrs. McClelland's verdict
was that her picture was good! -much better than hMr pass pictures Mrs. Howell
just thought it was too hot to think, but finally added, "It was awful". Mrs.
Gaston, as a doctor's wife, feels that from the looks of her picture she needs a
shot of something. Mrs. Moseley is of the opinion that on the whole the page re-
sembled a "Rogue's Gallery" but that her picture did her more justice than some
of the others.


RED CROSS


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The Yardbird SE2-






The ole Yardbird is feeling rite well to day, konsiderin the fack that we mite
not git payed next Frydy, an ma having ter move outfits last weak aftur dark.
Kind uv hati'd ter see the ole otfit bustid up. it takes aboot six months fur a
fust sgt. ter figger ot that i aint sech a bad feller an jist aboot that time i
is transferred an has ter start all ovur agin frum skrach.
The othur day the ole sgt. i wurks fur axed ma advise. He had dun bin invited
ter a free likker party by wun uv his gud buddies an he wanted ter know should
he walk three blocks frum his house jest fur that, an i tole him rite kwik that
I wudnt nevur walk no three blocks fur a free likker party---I wud run.
I rites this hear kolyum a littel bit ahead uv time fur the idditers konveen-
yence. i reckin whin yall is reading this i will-be back ter sivilizashun agin
on a three day pass. Uv coarse its gonna read Pansycola but this chickin aint
even gonna stop there fur a beer. i is headin strait fur the holey land----Nu
Awleens; so i reckin rite now i is drinking a gud ole Looziana brew with a booti-
ful Kreole gal an we is both figgerin ot a gud eckscuse ter wire bak fur a ek-
stenshun on ma pass; so i reckin i better be goin-----The Yardbird (No. 1)












O LT. JOHN L. MOORES
ur Commanding Officer is taking a
well-earned rest and the very capable
Lts. Efinger and Barbour are carrying
on in a very efficient manner. Also,
Neal, Primzback, Fredrikson and Malloy
are doing a swell job in the front of-
fices.
All the boys send their love to J.T.
Lee, Fisch, Forgette, and Ewha who are
doing time in the hospital.
OUTFIT OBSERVATIONS: Why does every-
body refer to Postmaster Baker as the
"F. B. I. Kid?".... Willis, Pasvantis,
Postiloff, Skelton and Carter take
jitterbug honors at the U. S. O...Coy
Taylor plays pool the old fashioned
way-a good strong right arm that fort-
unately needs nothing else to back it
up...Lowrie has come up the hard way,
but fastl...Goodhart has the hottest
romance in the outfit...Mulcahy, our
dart champ, will take on all comers...
Sisco and C. D. Smith have swimming-
trunks that rival the rainbow...Hats
off to M/Sgts. Whittier, Hesterlee-,
Houston, Tart and Baber- the brains
behind the planes down on the line...
Out Lt. Sellers has over 1200 hours in
single engines and flying time...In
Germany, volunteers for the Africa
Corps were trained in hot houses- in
the U.S. they send them to Tyndall...
Kathleen Nelson, Tyndall's "Cover Gal"
has been elected as squadron mascot,
and is invited to come over and kiss
the boys at her earliest convenience.
-S.S.

I ORDNANCE COMPANY
f Sgt. Christina appears haggard,
and worn these days, don't blame it on
the sun. His favorite ping-pong part-
ner has departed for Macon, Ga.
I wonder why Sgt. Ray is so popular
with the men of his organization? It
must be the "line" he hands the boys.
Could it be that 1st Sgt. Ridulph is
substituting West Point, Ga., for De-
Kalb, Ill.? He and "The Cottondale Kid"
(Sgt. Barr) seem to like it fine. -IW.


T 846TH QUARTERMASTER COMPANY
he Motor Pool "Clowns" are greatly
disappointed because of the postpone-
ment of the game which they were sched-
uled to play last Sunday. The men were
in the best of shape and could have
taken on the best of them.
Could the improvements seen in Pvts.
Wm. Hickok and Ralph Thomas be the re-
sults of their newly acquired corporal
ratings? These men are the first to
hit the line each and every morning.
Cpl. Baker was all set to leave on
his furlough when an order popped out
for his return to school to complete
an unfinished course. Can that be the
reason for his downhearted look here
of late?
Sgt. Marquis really makes the Bay
Harbor belles' heart flutter when he
switches that personality smile on.
Lighten up, Sarge, and give your fel-
low comrades a break. -WJB

Te LT. G. A. SCHROCK
Te are gladto have Pfc. Joseph Quinn
back with us. He has just graduated
from the clerical school at Fort Logan
Colo.
The entire squadron wishes Master
Sergeant Reynolds, and the rest of the
fellows that have been transferred to
the Service Group, the BEST OF LUCK.
Our loss is their gain. -WJH

T FINANCE FANFARE
If you could only cook, "said pretty
Miss Helen Gruber. "But I can cook",
replied Sgt. Tech. Herbert Anderson.
So they were married at St. Dominic's
last Saturday. .Best wishes to the
bride and groom but we hope that wedd-
ed bliss won't interfere with the lat-
ter's bowling prowess in the coming
ten-pin season.
The Brooklyn Dodgers won another un-
scheduled game the other night. Pvt.
Milton Levy claims that the "Dream"
game was so exciting he forgot to count
the attendance. The ump was ejecting
Durocher when Milton woke up. -7L


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Ox~i~s~ a I U~ ~ a U (I ~






Soldiers Suspect Sabofaoe as Seclusion Ceases

Local F.B.I. agents have quietly dropped the investigation of charges of
sabotage in the Post Hospital despite the protestations of the fifteen Tyndall
men who were recently "victimized" by a case of German Measles. Details of the.
charges have not as yet been made public and reliable sources believe that the
true facts may never be disclosed because the chief culprit, Pvt. Owen Ernest,
has sworn that he will never reveal how he "broke out" with a case of the German
Measles.
The "TARGET", which has specialized in "spot news" reporting now claims La-
other great scoop on all other leading newspapers of the country with a first
< hand account of what went on behind the scenes of Ward #4 during the 21 days of
quarantine. The "TARGET" which up to now has had to remain silent on the sit-
uation in deference to the investigation by the various authorities, can now
reveal that it was prepared for just such an emergency as this and had dispatched
one of its reporters to Ward #4 where he was admitted just a few seconds before
the twenty-one day quarantine was declared. Reporter Kore Porral naow .is ex-
actly what happened in his own words:
"It was at 2:00 P.M. on July 1st when it was discovered that Pvt. Owen Er-
nest had contracted the German Measles. Word spread like wildfire all around the
ward--for thirty minutes confusion reigned. Words are incapable of describing the
scene Men rushed around in G.I. pajamas questioning one another about the
length of a Measle quarantine. Some just sat up in their beds with a far away
look in their eyes....already scheming on what books to read during the ensuing
three weeks. When order was restored by the authorities (Major Medof and Lt.
Markowitz), and it was officially announced that the men were under quarantine,
the only voices heard were those of the three or four man who were to be released
Lne following morning. Because of the distance, it was impossible to tell whether
th, .en were happy or sad...but naturally no one would admit that they were
,.y.oning but burnt up over the situation. Eventually the excitement ebbed and
like good soldiers, the boys went back to their magazines, radios and crossword
puzzles.
The days passed slowly, but not too slowly, with the chief diversions being
"bull sessions", radio programs, chinese checkers, letter writing, and Pinochle.
The future .generations of America are going to be the losers because a stenogra-
* pher was not present to jot down the contents of the fierce discussions that
took place daily. A faint idea of just how profound these debates were, may be
obtained from the fact that the subjects discussed ranged from "The value of know-
ing Latin in the 20th Century" to "How short shall skirts be worn in 1945".
The hours between "lights out" and slumbertime were spent in quizzing the
guy three beds down to your left. This after-dark quizzing was quite popular un-
til one of the boys fell asleep and was just about to answer the $64.00 question
in his dreams, when he was awakened by a heated discussion astowho is the great-
er second baseman, Joe Gordon of the Yanks or Bobby Doerr of the Boston Red Sox.
After that incident, and the complimentary names that were exchanged were forgot-
ten, th! quizzing was left to Phil Baker and his "not for a year, not for a life-
time, etc.".
This little interlude in the tedious task of winning a war will probably be
long remembered by those fortunates who had the presence of mind to stay in the
ward long enough to become subject to the quarantine. And in all probability,
the most pleasant memory that these men will take with them are those precious
hand-holding moments with Miss Curry at pulse-taking time. (Twice daily) -.
Curry, as nurse of ward 4, is given an even chance of surviving the ordeal.
"ry so often she had to be relieved by Miss Skinner, who would very tpt' ,
jull her rank on the boys when they started to get out of hand.
(Continued on last page.)











TYNDALL MEN DOWN GULN..
The Tyndall Tornadoes teed off with
a mighty blast last Thursday against
the E1gin Field nine. Before three
men were out in the first inning, the
Tornadoes had pushed across four run
on four hits to take a lead that was
never relinquished as the Tyndall men
went on to win by a score of 7-6.
This victory brought the Tornadoes'
average upto the .500 mark. Previoue-
ly, they had split a set of games with
the Blountatown nine and bowed to a
superior Napier Field team.
In Thursday's game, after the Torna-
does scored their four runs in the
first, the Eglineers oame close to
tying up matters as they came through
with 3 runs in their half of the inn-
ing.
The Tyndall men collected a total of
11 hits, with Edwards, iF, banging out
two triples and Looke, IB polling out
a pair of doubles. Donaway turned in
a well pitched ball game, allowing the
Eglin men 9 scattered hits and strik-
ing out 6.

TYNDALL FIELD 4 8 0 01 0 0 7 11 3
EGLIN FIELD 8 0 1 0 8 0 0 6 9 1
Batteries Donaway, Laughlin and Bur-
nell for Tyndall; Carell, Maoell and
Rogers for Eglin.

On Sunday, July 26, the Tyndall Tor-
nadoes are scheduled to meet the Spenoe
Field nine, of Moultrie, Ga. The game
will be played in the Panama City Ball
Park and will begin at 3800 P.M.
There will be no admission charge.
MAJOR LEAGUES


AMERICAN
New York..
Boston....
Clove.....
St. Louis.
Detroit...
Chicago...
Wash......
Phila.....


NATIONAL W L
Brooklyn...U'4 17
St. Louis. 66 32
New York.. 48 48
Cinn...... 47 43
Chicaro... 45 49
Pitts..... 41 47
Boston... 88 67
Phila...... 84 6s


SOFTBALL FINALS BEGIN
After three months of intensive in-
ter-squadron softball competition, the
four leading teams have begun an el-
imination series to determine the Post
Champions.
This past week saw the Medical men
take on the boys from Lt. Schrook's
outfit and the Ordnance boys battle it
out with the 907 Quartermaster's team.
The Q.M. sluggers are intent on an-
nexing the title so that they can
share the spotlight with their bowling
team which captured the league crown
last fall. That they aren't kidding'
around is obvious after observing that
they handed the Ordnance men a 14-0
trouncing.
In the other battle, Lt. Sohrock's
softballers kept in the running when
they nosed out a scrappy Medico squad
by the score of 3-1.
Beginning Wednesday evening, these
two outfits will play a "best out of
three" series with the winners being
officially designated as Post Champs.
It's quite fitting that these two
teams should be fighting it out for
the Tyndall Field "Pennant", for both
aggregations have consistently played
a good brand of ball.

The boxing matches scheduled to be
held last Thursday evening were rained
out and have been postponed until
Tuesday nite at 7030.
ANSWERS TO P??
GUImALs John Adams; Yes, ?or 0ha;
Arisonas 24 oarats.
SPORTSi 11#0,0001 Churchill Downs;
Fox hunting 84.
OOOGRAPRBY Dovers Norwayl Michigan;
North of Australia near Java.
AI MI Pensaoolai White; Infantryman,
TOUR VOCABULARYs Fruits Shell fish;
Tribe of indianse Part of a church;
Cotton Fabrioc Flower.

BAShBUT. 8SU., JULT 26th PAN'A CITY
TYDALL TORNADO v,. SPENCB 7'TLD








JEST JOKIt


"Tou know there's a baby born in New
York every minute."
"Well, don't look at me that way; I
live in Philadelphia."


"You should be more careful to pull
your shades down at night. Last night
I saw you kissing your wife."
"Ha, ha, hat The joke is on you. I
wasn't home last nightly"


"I like mathematics when it isn't over
my head."
"That's the way I feel about pigeons."


A young lady was called,to the phone
at 5:00 A.M. The following dialogue
ensued
Voices "Hello, how are you this morn-
ing?"
Ladys "All right."
Voices "Then I guess I have the wrong
number."











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JONES, YOU'LL HAVE TO GET RID OF
THAT COOK BOOK, THE MEN ARE
BEGINNING TO ENJOY THE FOOD


He rounded a bend at close to forty.
A sudden skid and the oar overturned.
They found themselves sitting together,
unhurt, alongside the completely smash-
ed car. He put his arm around her
waist, but she drew away. "It's all
very nice," she sighed, "but wouldn't
it have been easier to run out of gas?"


"Ah can't come to work tomorrow,
Mah little boy is sick."
"Why, Mandyl I thought you sa
were an old maid!"
"Ah is, but ah aint one of dam
kind."


Man.


id you

fussy


"I've been misbehaving and my con-
science is bothering me, Doctor."
"I see, and since I'm a psychiatrist
you want something to strengthen your
will power."
"No, something to weaken my conscience."


"Halti" ordered the sentry. "Who goes
there?"
"You wouldn't know me," the voice re-
plied out of the darkness, "I just got
here yesterday."


Hotel Clerks "You've signed the reg-
ister Mr. and Mrs. White. Where's
your wife?"
Guest: "Oh, I'll find her before the
evenings over."


"Do you think it's bad luck for a
black cat to follow you?"
"It all depends on whether you're a
man or a mouse."


MAN OF DESTINYs If names mean any-
thing, America can expect a lot from
one soldier stationed at Fort,Leaven-
worth, Kansas. He is Private Amerious
Liberatort


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!4botage (cent)
No heroes list would be complete without the mention of those men who daily
braved the possibility of contracting the measles and with no thought for their
ocn safety, regularly performed their necessary duties in the ward. Those men
were Major Medof and Lt. Markowitz, and Ward Boys Pfc. Frank Urbanic, Pfc. Roy
Feaggins, Pvt. Louis Volkar, and Pvt. Al Krokur.
An estimated 1200 bottles of a certain soft-drink were consumed by the 15
inmates over a thirty day period; slightly under 1200 letters were written during
that time, with the return mail totalling slightly more than 500 envelopes and
change; some 2400 cigarettes went up in smoke but the "TARGET'S" policy of not
accepting advertising prohibits the mentioning of the most popular brand, and
anyhow, the "READER'S DIGEST" wouldn't like it; over 250 windows were dusted
without the loss of a single pane and the floor was mopped three times without
the loss of a single man; and of the 100 various magazines, the "TYNDALL TARGET"
ranked in popularity somewhere between "LOOK" and "HARPER'S ('41).
Although this reporter is well aware of the fact that some of the following
names may be fictitious, here are the men who cried "Sabotagel" --but loved itl
Pvt. Joseph Granata, Bronx, N.Y.; Pvt. Frank Leardo, Newark, N.J.; Pvt. Michael
Lambert, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Pvt. Ernest Lynn, Rochester, N.Y.; Pvt. George Kudlack,
Long Island City, N.Y.; Sgt. James Sigafoos, Orting, Wash.; Pvt. Joseph Guarneri,
Bronx, N.Y.; Pvt. John Gruber, St. George, S.C.; Pvt. Henry Twitty, Cicero, Ill.;
Pfc. Willard Martin, Milwaukee, Wis.; Pvt. Jacques Gargano, Elizabeth, N.J.; Pvt.
Stewart Miron, Schenectady, N.Y.; Pvt. Robert McHugh, Irvington, N.J.; Pvt. Fred
Dawson, Tenn.; and Pvt. Robert Edwards, Jerome, Arizona."


POST THEATRE
SATURDAY, July 25 TUESDAY, July 28
"Danger in the Pacific" "Her Cardboard Lover"
Leo Carrillo Andy Devine Norma Shearer Robert Taylor
SUNDAY, MONDAY, July 26-27 WEDNESDAY, UORSDAY, July 29-30
"Friendly Enemies" "Lady in a Jam"
Charles Ruggles Irene Dunne Ralph ellan1
FRIDAY, July 31
"There's One Born every Minute"
Hugh Herbert Peggy Moran
"United We Stand"
Lowell Thomas


RITZ
SUNDAY, MONDAY, Wry 26-27
"Tsaran's Now York Adventure"
Johnny Weisemuller
TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, July 28-29
"We were Danoing"
Norma Shearer Helvyn Douglas
THURRDAY, FRIDAY, u?'ly 30-31
"In this our Life"
Bette Davis Olivia deHavilland
SATURDAY, August 1
"Unseen Enemy"
Andy Devine Leo Carrillo
"Sons of the Pioneere"
Roy Rogers
LATE 8HN SATURDAY NIGHT
"Juke Girl"
Ann Sheridan Ronald Reagan


PANAMA
SUNDAY, MONDAY, July 26-2?
"Wife takes a Flyer1
Joan Bennett Franohot Tone
TUESDAY, July 28
"Tumbleweed Trail"
Bill Boyd Art Davis
WEDNESDAY, July 29
"They Died with their Boots on"
Errol Flynn
THISDAY, July 80
"Shanghaii Oeeture"
Gene Tierney loVtor Mature
FRIDAY, SATUBPIA, July 31, August 1
"Almost Married"
Robert Paige Jane Frazee
"Jesse James at Bay"
Roy Rogers


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