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Title: Drew Field echoes
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General Note: "Published each Friday in the interest of the officers and enlisted men of Drew Field."
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DREW FIELD FIGHTE MAES

GOOD SHOWING IN NEW YORK
Pat Patterson. popular Drew'his colored opponent.
Field bantamweight, representing Before the New York tourna-
the Miami Golden Gloves in the ment, Pat had a splendid record
Tournament of- Champions at of six wins against one setback..
Madison Square Garden, and win-, Taking into consideration that his
ner of his first fight in the fistic boxing career started with his
carnival, was stopped in the sec- entry into army service not so
ond day of the mauling by Al long ago and that he had never
Turner, Trenton, Negro school- fought in public before enlisting
boy. by 'the T. K. 0. route, in the army, the men of Drew
The Drew Field boy made a'Field are indeed proud of him.
game.fight of it all the way be-1 Patterson hails from the Lone
fore the referee stepped in and Star State, San Antonio, Texas
halted the proceedings after Pat- and we can say for h.im that his
person had been floored twice by fighting days have just begun.


HUiO TO uVE R AS UfIl
A special half-hour radio pro- A. North offering spiritual
gram. featuring men stationed at strength to the men in foreign
,Drew Field and dedicated to the service was the closing note of
,men in foreign service, was a the broadcast.
Feature Friday night from radio The musical portion of the pro-
station WFLA. gram featured men selected from
The program was recorded for the enlisted personnel of Drew
an overseas organization to be Field. Those taking part in the
selected by the War Department program were Pvt. Harld J. Den-


Lieut. Alfred Brotman


in Washington. T'ie program will zer, organist; Pvt. J. T. W.
be broadcast over short wave pianist; Pvt. Bob Smith,
radio direct to the organization, tone; Pvt. Lyle Neifert, har
or, if possible, the recordings will ica and Corporal Clyde W.
be shipped to the men. with a reading of 'The Ci
Col. Melvin B. Asp, Command tion of Sam McGhee."
ing Officer of Drew Field, opened The entire program was
the program with an address to duced and announced by Ser,
the overseas men. Ken Linn, of the Public
A 'bi- "' by Chaplain Arthur tions Staff at Drew Field.


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Rela-


VOL."I NO. 3 OFFI(' lAL IDREW 1' ELD NEWSPAPER FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1942


GLENN MILLER'S ORCHESTRA DREW FIELD

WILL SALUTE DREW FIELD WELCOMES

OVER NATIONAL HOOK-UP BALL TEAM
SDrew Field has been chosen by The Cincinnati Reds, colorful
Drew Flh becbaseball team which trains ii
Promotions Of Glenn Miller to be saluted over a Tampa, paid Drew Field a visit
Drew Officers a Coast-to-Coast hook-up of the last Monday night so all the sol-
SMutual Broadcasting Sysem, Sat- ,diers stationed here could see and
Promotions of thile following urday, April 4, at 5:00 to 6:00 meant them personally.
named officers, Air Corr Time. he Hank Gowdy of tEle Reds acted
Field ere ucep arid pste Wa Time The ,
Field were anornu d y broadcast will be heard locally vels matter in introducing wth h
Morning. Icvely chatter in introducing erd
S To Be Major .through the facilities of Radio of the players to the men of
F. Leslie Ebersole Jr. Station WT'SP, 1380 kc., St. Pet- Drew Field. Every member of
Roscoe G. Konllini ersburg. the Cincinnati team received a
James iFerrs. A great deal of interest in the rousing welcome as he was
John C. Bennett, Jr. broadcast has been manifest brought to the platform.
Edinmund J. .3Ic31ullen among the personnel at Drew. A Attending the little gettogther
.... te m y s e te Attending the little get together
Henry C. Floyd poll was taken to chose the most with the players was oe there
Henry G. Silleck popular tune. "I Don't Want to with than Gabe p l ayers was none other
Tnl i u o B w .than Gabe Paul, secretary of the
To Be Captain WValk Without You, Baby" was Cincinnati team who was instru-
Charles Catlett III selected as the favorite and will Ce ncin ati team l o mea instrn-
S B.icell, Jr. be featured. mental in getting the men in uni-
form an '"Annie Oakley" to all
Paul F. IMueller .A prize of a Console Combina- the an "Ane On a o ale
To Be First Lieutenant tion Radio and Phonogi-aph and- i .trodued to the men of Drew.
Larrabee C.Lillie fifty recordings is presented by he received a big ovation in ap-
Andrew Loog Glenn Miller to the Camp or Sta- preciation of what he had made
Frank E. Herrelko tion choosing the number voted a possible for them.
by the, general radio audience as The pop r mn r o
Graduation Of the top ranking tune. for the ThK e popular me ininnaer, Do M-
se PO in as week. one of the grand old men of base-
W est Point Class Whenever possible, these ma- ball, was on hand to greet the
Speeded OU chines are presented directly -to
Scthe USO clubhouse nearest the We can easily see that this is a big moment in the men in uniform. Also appearing
The present war has its effects winning Post for the enjoyment of experience of Sgt. John Hiltenbietel of the Drew Field with the Reds was another for-
on West Point, and the 1942 the men during their recreation. Qu'aICtermrster Corps. It happened at Plant Park when mer manager, Ray Blades, who
Where no such clubhouse has yet Catcher Dick West of the Cincinnati Reds took time out managed the St. Louis Cardinals
class from the Military Academy been established, the machines to autograph a card for the Sergeant who was an out- few years back.
will be graduated May 29 instead are presented directly to the wih- standing High School Football Star in Cincinnati before After all the members of the
of June 10 this year. In speed- ning Field. enlisting in Uncle Sam's Armed Forces. team had been introduced they
ing the military. service, the cus- mingled with the men, signing
tomary summer furlough will Promotions n Boxing autopersonnel.
also be discontinued. Medical Dent. rOriv t Fieatre All men of Drew Field are wel-
Graduates will report son after rew Feld come, free of charge to the games
their graduation to the service The following proi tions in De- T Lieutenant Athletic Program of the Cincinnati Reds in Tampa.
tachment, Medical Department
schools of their branch. Honor have been announced by the Pub- rr d One of the weekly sports feat- Following In
graduates of the ROTC will a Ratin Ms J Alfred Brotman, 1 24 year old OlrOW ing ni
graduates of the ROTC will be i Relations Officer: ures at Drew Field will be box-
sent with the West Point cadets Pfc. Charles J. Senecal, to Cpl. private, Medical Department, sta- e Father's Footstep
to assignment at service schools, Pfc's Jerry S. Kovler, George tioned at Drew -Field, has just g eery edneay ni
H. McGrew, Harold H. Morrisonbeen commissioned first lieuten-bi intramural program of aa- The promotion of Ralph A.
an other ROTC men will be and Woodo Resch, to techni- teurs in the athletic arena. Hardee of Drew Field from pri-
signed on varying dates through- cian, 5th grade. ant, Dental rs, ry te vate to second lieutenant of in-
out the summer. Pvts. Dominic Palaia and Harry United States, effective March teurs from over t countrypar-fanry has been announced. He
S. Lyerly, to Pfc. Lt. Brotman attended the Uni-
Lyry, to Pfc. Lt. Brtman attended the Uni- ticipate in these bouts which. IIarch 20, at Camp Croft, S. C.
Private Promoted versity of Maryland and was draw large crowds among the en-I Lt. Hardee is the son of Lt.
To Staff Sergeant Signal Unit Enjoys graduated from the dental college' listed men and produce a brand Col. and Mrs. F. W. Hardee, 720
Dinner And -Dance in 1941, passed the state board of fighting that can be found Walker Ave, College Park, Ga.
Staff Sergeant Willis D. Burn- and practiced dentistry at Balti- Educated at Gordon Military
ett. Drew Field, Tampa, Florida, .The Signal Hq. and Hq. Co., only in the ranks of the simon College where ie
believes in doing a job in a big-AWS, entertained with a company more for one week before he was pure. e College, wi ere he was appointed
pure. C battalion adajutailt, and later at
way. The Sergeant has just been dinner and dance in the Ameri- inducted into the Army, Dec. 8, Tis s one of the many aied be iadjl C estn, Lt. lar
promoted from private first class can Legion Hall at Clearwater 1941, the day the United States athletic programs of Drew Field dee received R. O. T. C. train-
to Staff Sergeant. He has also Friday. declared war on Japan, Germany, that is set up with but one ing at the latter institution and
been appointed Sergeant Major of Dinner was served at 7:30 p. and Italy. spent the summerof 1940 in R. 0.
the 309th Air Base Group. The im., following which the company reason in mind, that of develop- T. C. ca the summerof 1940 enlisted Jan-
jump from private first class to officers and men, their wives, and While a student at the Univer- ing the men physically in the uary 23, 1942 at Fort McPherson,
Staff Sergeant is quite a jump in ycong ladies danced until mid-! sity of Maryland, Lt. Brotmanl sport they like most. coming to the Tampa post for
Uncle Sam's Army. night. was a member of the Honoraryi Boxing teaches the men the art duty.
Sergeant.Burnett enlisted in the Among the guests were Lt. Col.
SeArmy in Decembernett en 1940. Trans the Among te guests were Lt. Co. Military Society of Pershing of self defense, to think fast andI The Hardees are a military
ferred to the Army Air Base, and Mrs. Robert E. Lowery, Jr., Rifles. He is the son of Benja- to be always on the alert. A family, having been represented
Drew Field. in November 1941, and Capt. and Mrs. John P. nain Brotman, 1003 McAleer Court, good boxer must be mentally in every war il which tle United
the then private, Burness showed Schrader Baltimore. On last August 10 he awake and so does a good sol- States has engaged since the war
his aptitude for leadership which Thanks are due to Lt. Emmet married Miss Shyrlee Glassman,
led to his promotion. A. Parrish, Company Commander, also of Baltilore.
The Sergeant is the son of Mr. for arranging such a fine party,
and Mrs. E. D. Burness, Greer, and to Mess Sgt. Blanchard forE
South Carolina. his catering. RF RA IP;O A
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FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1942


PAGE~~-- 2 RE FED CHE


Drew Field Echoes

Jimmy Jackson, Publisher
Business Offices
215 Bus Terminal Bldg.
P. O. Box 2555
Phone: 2177
Tampa, Florida
All advertisements contained in
this newspaper are also contained
in the MacDill Field Fly Leaf
Minimum joint circulation: 5,000
copies.

Advertising rates furnished on
request.

A newspaper published exclusive-
ly for the personnel of Drew
Field and devoted to military in-
terests and the United Nations
Victory.
Opinions expressed in this news-
paper are those of the individual
"writers and under no circum-
stances are they to be considered
those of the United- States Army.
Advertisements in this publication
do -not constitute an endorsement
:by the War -ep.rtment or its
personnel of the products adver-
tised.


Promoted To
Tech. Sergeant
Staff Sergeant Russell


J. N.


Dean, has just been appointed to
the grade of Technical Sergeant.
Dean will continue in his duties
*as 1st Sgt., Medical Detachment
'at that station.
Sgt. Dean has been in "the
Army a little more than eight
niohths. His rapid promotion is
indicative of the value of his
,capabilities in the opinion of his
officers.


"FONTE"
CHICKEN MARKET
PHONE Y-3520
WE DELIVER FREE

When you are' lonesome & blue
And you don't know what to do
come to
M. MILLER'S BAR
Where she is friendly and. true
BEERS WINES
1111 Flo'ida Ave.

Prescriptions Wines
Liquors
Home Male.Ice Cream
DEITZ DRUG STORE
Phone H-4384 for Rush
Delivery, 7:30 A.M. to Midnight
931 :S.. Howard Ave.


41


Dofi't Foraet Iothers Day
May 5th
Powell's Inc., Florist
Open 'Til 7 P. M.
12 Tampa St. Ph. 2524


Meet the "Gangl, At

Bennett'S '
Liquor Annex
1004 Franklin St.


Phone H-2114
Charlie's Sundry Store
Toilet Articles-Patent Medi-
cine---Magazines-Candy-Wine
Beer-Cold Drinks--Sandwiches
Cigars and Cigarettes
1110 Gr. Central 'Ave..

FLORIDA SEA
FOOD MARKET
Wholesale-Retail
2019 Grand Central
Phone H-28-723


Tips From The
Thirteenth
OH! HAPPY DAYS! At last
the good old day, have returned
and furloughs are the style again.
As visual, the Thirteenth was the
first to take advantage of all the
special privileges offered by the
Army. At the present time we
have twelve men enjoying "vaca.
tions" at home and various other
places, but we wonder if they
are enjoying those mornings af-
ter. The length of time we will
be able to secure furloughs is a
'military secret," but let's hope
that they will stay in effect un-
til every last 'long-John' of the
Air Corps gets to see his sweet-
heart again.

The biggest joke of the week-
Sgt. Jacobson at the USO Tues-
day night trying to play ping-
pong with a very beautiful young
lady but from the side lines we
could see that "Jake" was so
flustered that he missed every
other ball. The odd part is that
"Jake" hasn't called the girl
since that unlucky night. What's
wrong Sergeant: was she was too
good for you? Speaking of ping-
pong we hear that a certain cor-
poral by the name of McNeil got
so mad the other night during a
ping-pong game that he had 'to
stomp the ball into 'teeny weeny
bits. Now we ask you, is that
a nice wvay for a big six-footer,
to treat a tiny ping pong ball?

Sgt. DiBias was seen nearly
every night 'paiitiiig the Latin
Carnival red.' We understand
that he is dated up for the next
two months. Oh! How the girls
went for our 'dear' First Serg-
eant.

We are glad to welcome two of
our men home again. Pfc. Kille-
brew and Sherrill returned from
school last week. We gain two
and lose one-Cpl. Coombs left
March 17 for Officers Training
School. With the departure of
Cpl. Coombs the personnel office
lost one of its most valuable
clerks.

'Jever -notice the military bear-
ing of 1st Sergeant Bray? There's
:a man Who knows how to stand
and walk correctly.

The Sergeants can stop their
sweating. The rugged inspection of
last Saturday seems to have
agreed with everyone.


ROBIN'S

Best Spanish Food in
Tampa-Ask Anybody
Liquor and Wine,

1403 Tampa St.
Phoned M-7150--M-1146


You Are Always Welcome
At
Florida Sporting
Goods
Headquarters For
Softball and Baseball
Equipment
Fishing Tackle
711 Tampa St.


LAFAYETTE HOTEL
E. A. CLAY, Mgr.
SPECIAL RATES TO SERVICE MEN
120 W. Lafayette --- ---Phone iM-5588 ------Tampa, Fla.


Investments, Residential Ap-
praisals, Residential Properties
Leslie H. Blank
REALTOR
Ph. 3222 407 'Tampa Street


Seminole Mattress

Factory
Phone S7179


Supply Notes
BY ROSKIE
I
We Americans might not have
"Coats of Arns" but we. have
lots of 'Ariis or Blouses and
Legs for Trousers.
II
Wonder if Capt. Salley is gonna
be the Mayor of the city he is
'building just outside the gate.
III
Form No. 99 (Memorandum Re-
ceipt) is supposed to be a game
of "Give and Return," but just
try to get it back.
IV
V'.. have a Q. M. Detachment
but-where is the mule?
Form No. 81 (Storage Charges)
is like a Confederate Dollar. It
simply isn't coined right.
The philosophy of 'Major Hard-
wick is not understood by all of
his boys. First he builds up the
fellow's mid-rift and then he
hikes it off. Please explain, Sir.


Softball Schedule
Opens This Week
Softball will get under way this
week at Drew Field with each
organization on the field sponsor-
ing a team for intramural com-
petition.'
A league schedule will be ar-
ranged so that each team will
meet during the season '.with a
champion team crowned at the
end of the season.
Drew Field will also be repre-
sented by a post team that will
be formed a little later to meet
teams on the outside.


Another Promotion
For Sgt. Walters
Sgt. Harry G. Walters, Det.,
Med. Dept., this station, has just
been promoted to the grade of
Staff Sergeant.
Walters, who is the son of
Harry A. Walters, 254 Maarrietta
St., Mount Joy. Pa. joined the
Army of the United States nine
months ago at New Cumberland,
Pa.

Warning note to men eating at
the 3rd Consolidated Mess: Watch
your waistlines. Sgt. McGee and
Pvts. Epstein, Henderson and Cole-
man are cooking for you this
month.



THE SPAR

FRIED CHICKEN
STEAKS SANDWICHES
BEER WINE


2713 Bayshore Blvd.


Optometrist Now
Assigned To Base
Dispensary
The Base Dispensary now has
a licensed optometrist, PFC Max
Weis, jr., who has just transferred
from the Signal Corps. Weis at-
tended Western Tennessee State
Teachers College and is a grad-
uate of Southern College of Opto-
metry. He was practicing at Mem-_
phis, operating his own offices
when he was inducted, into the
service.
Refractions, which heretofore
were being 'done only at Mac-
Dill Base Hospital, are now being
done here.

To Organize
Skating Classes
Another fine recreation program
has been added to the already
long list of activities at Drew
Field the sport of roller skating.
Fifty pair of little four wheel
rollers will arrive at camp this
week for the personnel of the
field.
Skating classes will be held
three times a week. and in all
probability more often. All de-
pelnds on the demand 'for skates.
For further information get in
touch with the A. R. office where
all the arrangements are being
worked out for a place to skate.
Come on out boys and skate
to your heart's content.'

Dynamic Lt. Risley seems born
to the job" of Physical Training
Officer. He breathes pep and gin-
ger.


La Popular


Bakery Co.


1425 Garcia Ave.

Phone H-3551


Hoivard Photo Studio
908/ Fraiiklin St.-Suite 8
Open Nights Until 8 P. M.
Across Street From Grants



FERNANDEZ
RESTAURANT
Cuban Sandwiches A Specialty
1216 Franklin St.


E. P. Johnson & Son
Watclmakers and Jewelers
Highest ,Prices Paid For
Old Gold
214 E. Lafayette St.
Next To Manhattan Cafe



0 ,m,


Flamingo Lounge

Floridani Trio

Playing Nightly


No Minimum

No Covert



Hotel Floridan


James B. Pickard, Mgr.



Cox Sporting
Fishiing Tackle. Baseball,
Tennis, Golf and Athletic
Goods
1106 Tampa, St. Ph. 4770



Special Price To Service Men
Portraits:-

By Henley
442 W. Lafayette St.-3rd Floor
Phone H-3035
For Your Convenience Studio
Is OpC'i 10 P. M. Tuesday,
Tliniuh., ~ and' Satui'days



Crews & Roberts

Brokers and Shippers
Wholesale Produce
Stalls' 224 to 230-Tampa
Wholesale Produce
Market
Produce, Florida
.Phones S-7142-S-7551


A Home-Buy or Rent
See
Jay Hearin, Inc., Realtors
Phone M-1861


SELDOM RIDGE


PHOTOGRAPHER

418 TAMPA ST.

Ground Floor, Opposite Gas Co.


Sherman Concrete Pipe Company
FREEOONA TAPA FLORID5
602 S. FIREB.MOT AYE. TAMEPA, FLORIDA
#" r


GAS MASK DRILL


DREW FIELD ECHOES


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1Rf~W' FIELk- EC HOES


*
Hostesses :-: Dancing


WONDER: BAR

"Your Fun Is Our Fun,"


1210 Franklin St. Tampa



Meet Me For A Steak

JAKE'S
Fortune & Franklin



Valencia Poultry
Market
Ferihiih Granda, Pro).
Phone Y-43`68 1906 i6thi St.



THE PARK INN

Florida Avenue





Court-
OF TAMPA

Suggest to your visiting re-
latives stopping with us.
Home-like accomodations

Phone S-7'531


S KEEP 'EM" FLYING

Gariti a's G irocery
1817 E. BroAdway


Phone Y-3204
Cosmopolitan Garage
2-2nd- St.-at 8th Ave.
Auto and Radio Service
Station


*World War Veteran
Donates Instrument
To NeW Band.
Learning of plans on foot to or-
ganize a band at Drew Field, a
veteran of World Wai No. 1-Mr.
Joe Colhoutm. Hendei'son Airport
-inforiied thn 1'tbilic Relations
office by phone that he wished
to give a trumpet for use of the
new band. When one of the staff
members called on the veteran he
received in addition to the trumpet
the following written tribute,. "
tribute which can be easily under-
stood by any musician on the oc-
casions of parting with a favorite
musical instrumeht:-
Hen(erson Airport,
Tampa, .Fla.,
March 10, 1942.
Old Horn, you are enlistiig in
the good old U. S. Army again.-
You ard going after Schicklelgu-.
ber and- Hirohito this time, just
as-. you went after the Kaiser in
1917-18. You have .been a good
buddy to me for many years, but
this is WAR, and yoii know what
wvhir does to Pals-'It separates
them. And-this is iar-again.
' Let us :think abbut the past
just a little, Old .Horn.
You went to World War No. 1
with Cpl. Win. A. Lauderdale,-of.
Salmon, Kentucky and served in.
the 11th Infantry'Band, 5th Divi-
sion... Cpl: Lauderdale and I
were schoolboys together. War
came and he enlisted in the 11th
Infantry Band and I went with
the 4th Field Artillery, Btry. D.
You were in the battle of the
Marne, Chateau-Thierry, Belleau
Wood, and Meuise Argonne. Ywi
got wounded in this battle-the
dent in your small tubfig just be-
low your mouthpiece was put
there by a spent bullet, aind the
same day, dpl. Lauderdale -got a
piece of high explosive shell in
his left temple. It knocked .him
out for some time, but not. peir-


Aurora's

Beauty Salon
1533 7th Ave.


TOPS IN TAMPA
-It ln Foods A ~cSieiaTliT






.' "' s *- -! -. B ,',,"D.'.' L, i-i B


Coctail Louin.g Banq'iet Rooms
DINING :-: DANCING


YBOR CITY


LOUIS WOHL& SONS
16-th-& 6th ave.


manently, and he went on with
you, and filially, peace came, and
we. came home and he gave you
to me. Then we got lonesome.
We re-enlisted, this time in the
16th Coast Artillery Band at Ft.
Sherman, C. Z., and we were
there for the next three years-
from 1919 until 1922, then we
cane hone again. You have been
with me ever since, Now-WAR
AGAIN!
So. Old Horn, I am sending you
out on duty again, and this .time
you are going after Schickelgrub-
er and Hirohito. I wish I. could
go with you, biit they say I am
too old. Heck, you are old too,
Old Horn, but there is plenty of
service in you yet, ard I hope
some other good soldier can get
just as mucd enjoyment with
you as I have.
.Who says I ain too old? I
don't believe it, and, who knows
--,iaybe I will 'catch up with you
somewhere between here and
Tokyo. Qui'en Sdbe?
So, Old Horn, I am sending you
away. I sure hate to do it, but-'
so long, old Horn, do a good 'job,
and--So Lonig 'Good Luck. Give
'em Hell.
Mits. icl.. H.- C. 'Crowder,
No. R-26918'39.
P: 0. Box-31,
Sydney, Florida.

USO Program !
The followiiig schedule" of ac-
tivities for the enlisted men- of
Drew Field is announced by the
USO clubhouse; 214 North Boule-
vard, for the coming week:
Monday: Spanish (conversa-
tional Spanish), 8:30 p. m., at
clubhouse. Baseball class. to be
held-at Drew Field at 8:00 p. m.
Les Mann, Hank Gowdy and other
major league players will serve
as instructors. -* *
Tuesday: Basket-ball -for Drew,
at City Y. M. C. A. 8:00 p. m.
Dancing class at clubhouse, 9:00
p. m.
Wednesday: Glee Club rehear-
sal, clubhouse, 8:00 p.. m., Prof.
George Wiltsie, Tampa University,
in charge. Amateur night, at
clubhouse-,-8:15 p. m. All Drew
Field men having talent suitable
for stage presentation are invited
to take part.,
Thursday: Regular weekly
dance at clubhouse, 8:00 p. m.
-Friday-:. Basketball class, to lie
held at Drew Field, 8:00 p. m..
Movies, "The Cat and the Canary"
with Bob- Hope and Paillette God-
dard. at clubhouse, 8:00 p. m.
Saturday: Social games. Piig-
pong; darts; abridge; checkers;
chess; etc. Patio games includ-
ing goal-hi and volley-ball.
Sunday: Vesper -services and
refreshments. The principal
speaker will be the Rev. 'Martin
Brain, Rector, St. Andrew's Epis-
copal Church, Tampa.

We've noticed several groups of
men in the First Sigknal speaking
French. Do. they have a French-
Speaking Club or where they 'just
talking?


Out With
The Chute
This may sound a little stretclhy
but it's supposed to have hap-
pened at Maxwell Field, Alabama.,
One of the aviation cadets there
climbed into a Link Trainer-a
sort of dummy airplane that can
simulate the 'actual motions of
flight-to receive some routine in-
,struction. For several minutes
the instructor had been attempting
to bring the cadet in for a land-
ing. The results weren't so good.
The cadet just couldn't get on;
the beam. A little disgusted, the
instructor told him through the
inter-communicating microphone:
"No need to -bring the plane in
now. You are at 2,000 feet- and
out of gas. The best thing is
to bail out and let the plan
crash."
Much to the instructor's con-
sternation, the cockpit cover sud-
denly flew open, the cadet un-
fastened his safety belt, climbed
to the edge' of the cockpit,
reached for his parachute, ripcord
and made ready to jump--four
feet 'to the floor'!

Priv-ate Quailifie
As Air Cadet
Pvt. John W. Self, 327th Ma-
teriel Squadron, left- Wednesday
for Kelly--Field. where- he will
begin training as a flying cadet.
The appointment mearis a lot, for
Self has been 'wotring '-toward
this end ever since'- his enlistment
in the Air Corps. '-The members
'of the Squadron wish -Johnny lots
of luck and "success' in his new
venture.

"BELIEVE IT OR NOT"
In TW\,l'i T\iar I there was a
famous Divisioni called the "Rain-
bow Divisioln." That" division went
down in history as one of the,
'greatest groups of fighters' in -the
United States; it was made up of
men from several states.
Recently. a Rainbow Company
was activated at Drew Field,
Tampa, Fla., a Signal Reporting
Cobpanhy.- 'This company has for
its Commanding Officer, .Captain
Cyrus S. Grimshawi from Illinois.
The second ih cbominand is 2d
Lieutenant Richard- D. Kelly from'"
California. The first sergeant
hails froffi Tennessee,--and the
balance of this rough and ready
outfit comes' from Pelinsylvania-,
Texas, Maryland, :New .Mexico,
Colorado, Missouri, 'Florida. and
Georgia-J. W. T.

Happy BiitMaya
.We .are -happy to know that
Corp. Norman- Zinser has just
celebrated another birthday. We
hope he has many happy return's.

Adams Kennedy.
Whiting. & Jefferson
Tampa, Fla.
Groceries, Tobacco, Candy
Notions


C __


METROPOLITAN SHOE
REPAIR SERVICE
705 Fla Ave. Opposite YMCA
Shoe Repairing Is Our
Business


Office Supply Co.-
"Office Necessities"
Phones M-5780-M-1762
Franklin at Jackson
Tim'i*a, Florfda


BERGER -And RACHELSON,
Inc.
The Home of
Pleezing Products
12th and WVhting St. Ph. 4041


Open 6:30 a. m. Close 9:00 p. hi.
DAVIS PLATE LUNCH
We Serve The Best 25 Cent
Lunch In Tampa-Only. The
Finest Quality of Foods Used
ALA CARTE


Compliments

Gilberft HOtel
George Brighlttwell, r.
811 Tampa St.


OYSTERS IN.SEASON SPAGHETTI A SPECIALTY
THE TAVERN AND GRILL
Hot and Cold Lunches
Sandwiches-Liquors-Wine-Beer
311 Franklin St. Phone 3940 Tampa, Fla.


JOE'S & SON
- Grocery and eait Mar~et
We Deliver
1614 Nebraska Ave. Ph M-1742


Phone 3858
CRYSTAL SPRING &
POLAR WATER CO.
4202 Clabhfield Ave.


Ideal Cottages &

Coffee Shop

J. L. MASTERS, MGR.
STelephone S-7512
3402 Hilsboro Ave.
Tampa, Florida


Air BsB Sus


Lines; Ie.



30 Minute Service to Both
Fields At 'All Hours-



15 Minute Service
During Rush Hours



For Further Information:

Call 3286


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KEEP 'EM

FLYING




"A-: FRIEND"


Vitib~ttT' h eh~ N, i'b a


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Hq. And Hq. Sq. F
3d Int. Cornd.
All the members of this organ-
ization are being given the op-
portunity to attend the exhibition
baseball games played by the
Cincinnati Reds. Fifteen percent
of the squadron are being al-
lowed to attend each game, Capt.
R. G. Conklin, plans to continue
this' policy during the entire
"Grap'effuit League Schedule."

Government Will
Forward Laundry
The War Department has just
issued instructions that clothing,
-left behind' in the laundry, by en-
listed men who are transferred to
other stations, may be forwarded'
to them at their new 'place of
service, at government -expense.
No statement of charges- will be
issued in such cases.

It's Just- An Old
Army Custom
The boys in a certain reporting.
company are- brushing up on their
general orders these days: Reason?
Well, -it seems- that the 'Command-
ing Officer, Captain 'H. R. Cham-
berlin, has issued an order to
the effect-that-no enlisted man may
leave camp without. first reciting
the orders to the first sergeant.
Result? Everyone knows their
general orders now.

NOW PLAYING
IN THE
Terrace Lounge

KEN- HARRIS

AND HIS ORCHESTRAS
Luncheon
Dinner ...and
Late Supper.. .
Dancing
A Great Bahd-New
:' --T'"The-Terrace
Featuring
GEORGE VAN .

HOTEL TAMPA
TERRACE
A COLLIER FLORIDA,
COAST HOTEL
S GEO.' H. MASON
Pres and Gen. Manager


FLORIDA-

FURNfITURE CO.
1316 E. Broadway


Huni her's' Rest.
Cass and Florida
Hodfie of Good Eats
Service. Men Welcome








PAGE 4

Chow Line
Chuckles
The ecstatic back flips of-
'"Ybor," the raffish collie With the
infectious grin who never misses
a chow line at the battalion kit-
-chen .

And his swaggering brown
coated partner who growls greet--
ings to budies in the line. .


S'La ture, Ledbetter e ivnt to Canada
'Lady". feeding her: puppies
behind. her kiten in October, 1940, where he enlist-
early chow behind the kitchen-. ed in-the 48h"angan. Hi h-
earl h o- ed in the 48th Canadian- High-
each one of them nearly half her n ean na -
landers.- -an -infanti-r-y regiment,
size, nor having any other family wlih dist inguislfed -itself in
ree c m te which distinguished itself- in
__resemblance to World War I by holding the ,line
at Ypres for seven horrible days
Pvt. I Cl Jerry De Gregory, of. when the Germans launched. the
the 661st. who makes even chow fist attack of the war.
fi.rstgas attack of the war.
hounds forget food for a second Iri April, 1941, Ledbetter 'tranis-
'with his angry-:growl rand realis- feared to the Royal Air 'Forceeand
tic clutch at their ankles;.. n into trai ing- to -ec. e
we.nt in to' traia ing- tobec.'.. .e a:


The civilized men l-ate from
mess halls, who drop their g. ar
a ito the water cans.

-The clusters of-damp soldlr-
against tent walls during a sh: :.-
er.. .

.The hearty greetings of late-
comers to acquaintances near tile
-head of the line, and the. frc.-ly
response of -their .suddenly elec t .
pals .

The Worry Stool
Major James C. Hardwick has
a novel.and effective way of"copr-
S ing with the 'bad boys" of tn-
Air Base Detachment. He make ,
thenei sit on a low bench' (ot-
side his office. Above the bern:.!
is a sign which reads, "WORRY-
ING STOOL, WOE IS :ME."

DOPES?

There is a sign just outside of
4he Base Hangar which reads,.
"AIRCRAFT DOPES-NO SMOK-
ING WITHIN FIFTY FEET." '
Could the use of the phrase: pos-
-sibly be contrued as referring to
the hangar personnel?


For

Fruits and Produce


Eugenio Lera, Prop.
El P-rogreso de Ybor
Wholesale and Retail Grocer
2410 l2th St.



National Furniture

Company

1427-1429 7th Ave. Ph. Y-1427



Sanitaryr Poultry

Market
1221 E. Broadway


pilot. He was sent to gunnery and
bombing..school where, he. was pro-
moted to the grade of sergeant.
Ominous war .clouds hoverig
over. the United .States made' him
feel that he should serve his own
country, and in September, 1941,
he secured his, discharge from
the Canadian service. A short time
later he enlisted in the Army of
the United States, .and is now at-
tending radio .school at Drew'
Field.'
Ledbetter was. born in Memphis
where his family still lives. He at-
tended the University .of.. Tennes-
see for two. years, leaving his
studies to join the Canadians. 'He
is a quiet likeable fellow, with
little about him to mark him as
an- adventurer.
- He says that -in many ways he
finds service in the American Ar-
my more attractive than.his for-
mer service.. He cites better food.
better housing, warmer clothing,
and generally more considerate
treatinet as among the advantages
of American service.


Understand Lt.' Caldwell has
been keeping the men .of the First
Signal both. busy and. happy since
Capt. Caldwell has been confined
to .the Field Hospital for a
check-up.


L. M. Anderson

Dental Supply Company
Tampa, Florida


Bob Hewlett


City Markets


Booth 15


Packers and Shippers of
Fancy Fla. Citrus Fruits
Phone 3053


Mexican

Petroleum Corp.



SGoat Milk

Saul's Goat Dairy
Phone S-55-212


Phone M-1169
Hardee's Beauty
Shop
Every Requirement For'
Smart Grooming
210 Polk St.


D-E FIL ECOE FRIDAY, RQ 20, 2


IWEL CO .M -.
.To .tihnew Ariiiie Men ~1'iivirg-' in.Taidpa dtlrilng the
week. May your stay be a-pleasaait one. : .


The desire.to serve his country
led Robert M. Ledbetter, now a
soldier at Drew Field, to arrange
his discharge, from the Royal Can-1
adian Air Force, where he served
as a sergeant.
Imbuied with the love of adven-


past
Is.-


Help! Help!
News from your organize.
tions makes this paper worth
printing and worth reading.
-.)orter. write up the interest.
'lf you hal .e lio squadron re-
yourself and send thlem-ini to
Sing'. 'incidents of. .the 'week -
tile. Public Relations- Office
throipgg- your first: -sergeant.
;We will glady rewrite the
material for proper presenta-
-tion. .
S:Sports, pLrsonalitiesi social
Iacetivities ,aIIIl g'ini-r, n a11.t6%i-
-ties' are :-aawhvys good- copy.
ii unii', :crtooIs aalnd Siort
Spoems are in order ald.-liiay .
Sbe: used. .
Don't: Worry about:: your lit-
-erary talents, send in the copy.
-.'and well take: care -of--the
lest.. ';Type iti double spaced,
jir oie ;.sjdej of 4the -.paper, 1 if' T
''you cani, lahel it-,to. Br- Drew
Field- _Echoes"-that's -ll .
there is to it.



Drew OnThe Air
The following Drew Field radio
programs are announced for the
:oming -week:.
" WFLA, 'daily 'except Sunday,
7:00 to 7:25 a. m.
WFLA, Friday, 9:00 to '9:30* p.
1n1..: .
WTSP, Monday, 6:15 to 6:30
3. .m. .
.WDAE,' Thursday,' 8:15 to "8-:30-
S m . _

CHURCH CALL

PROTESTANT
Chaplain William L. Clark
Sunday
Sunday -School -- 10:30 A. M.
Preaching -11:00 A. M:
Wek Day
Morning Devotion every morning
at -8:30.
Wednesday night-Bible Study,
Prayer and Song Service.
JEWISH
Convoys are sent to the 'two Syn-
agogues in Tampa, when there
are men who desire to go.
tuesday nights at 7:30 the Jew-
ish Service is held at the field
in the Base Chapel Tent by
Rabbi David L. Zeilonka.
CATHOLIC
SChaplain Arthur A. North
'Suhday -
Mas .s7:30 '/an-d 8:30 AA. M.
Confessions preceded each Mass.
Week Days '
Mass-Every morning at 6:10.
A convoy will leave the Motor
Pool. each Wednesday night for
Lenten Devotions at the Sacred
Heart Church.

BROOKLYN TEAM-
HERE SUNDAY
Soldiers of Drew 'Field are
looking forward to 'the opportun-
ity of witnessing the game to be
played Sunday afternoon between
the Brooklyn Club and the Cin-
cinnati Reds. Game time, 2:30
o'clock. Men in uniform are ad-
mitted free.
Men desiring to occupy grand
stand at this game should call by
the SO Club near Plant Park. for
grand stand tickets. Tickets to
bleachers may be secured at the
USO booth'-at the Park at game
time.


Adams-Magnon Jewelry Co.




Diamonds-Watches-Silverware


510 Franklin St.


Baker's Barber Shop
And Billiards Parlor
109 W. 7th Ave. Tampa, Fla
Phone M-54-754



Lincoln Damp
Wash
Laundry
1910 22nd St.


Phones 4303-4137


Tampa, Fla.


Phone M-1219
Henry Parrino, Mgr.
PARRINO'S
Poultry and .Egg Mkt.
Morgan and Zack St. Tampa



Diamond Cafe
Beer-Wine
2620 17th St.
.. -':A


. Josephine Giovenco.
Victory Grocery and Market
.Tampa Wholesale Florist
Florida Highway Express
-Orange State Motors
E. L. .Robinson
New York Sample Shop
A. Patriot
Jos. E...Williams
Edwards and Roeschner
Harry McDonald,
Otto P. Stallings.
Martin. Caraballo
J. O. Cornelius
W. B.- Dickenson ..:
Tarr's Inc. ,
K. I. Mc'Kay
Paul J. Van Pelt
,Rex. Meighan
Ralph A. Marsicano..
,E. 'N. Crowder :and, Co. -
ML. M Alderiso:: Dental: S-t.,'y
CO.
L1 nir 'ty S'.i.lp Co.-

R., J. Gduld W elding Co.
Dr. Burton Aaron Pierce
Gandy Boulevard Service. Station
Alonzo B. McMullen :
Raymond Sheldon
Dr. E. A: Ely
H.. D: Wentworth .
Dr. W. P.. Wood.
Dr. .C. C. -Evans
Louise Holland
Morris E White
Frank J. Falsne
Dr.. Louis Rosen.
W. -K.- Zeiwadski
Tampa Armature' Works
Hajoca Corp.
Guaranty Title Co.
Metropolitan Life Ins. Co;
Dr. G. A. Meighan
Cameron and Barclay
Flamingo Truck Lines
Louis Obliriger
Lykes Bros.
.Apte Bros Canning Co.
Southern Life and Health Ins. Co.


Freight Service Twice Daily To
Anm From Tamn,
Green Brothers Transfer
408 Eunice St. Tampa, Fla.
Phone M-5741


Shaddick Machine Co.
C. H. Wood, Prop.
General Machine Work
Welding
1709 Tampa St. Ph. 3870


FORMER R.A.F. SERGEANT

IN SIGNAL WARNING UNIT


Wm. A. Mears
Dr. John T. Moore -.
Dr. Mina G. Raffenberg
Dr. W. B. Hopkins
Ossie B. Crump
James D A. Holley
Dr.- H. 'B.' Lott .- '
Dr. A. L. aCorairt C .
Dr. G. C. Ferrante .
_Dr, Norval E. _Er:'.. r
Dr. C A l -h v:' -
Dr. W. "P. Adam'son'-.: ..
Dr. R. C. :, i i., ..i
-Dr. Gilbert- A,.- .Day .
Dr. A. -S. Week-ley,......... :,
Dr. J.' N- Tor'et:.ta.' -::-
G R. Sanborn.':
Cleary's Mi-Ti 'Nice,. Saud :l. '.: ie "
Dr. .Stephen .:Gyland:
Chief A. J. White. -*, .,

Ai .ri'iu Eil.liiUrs ia
Dr. Hl M. Favr -
Dr.-R.- B. McLaws .
A. C.' Eiler .
Dr R-. C.- Steigerwald
H. S .Glazier :';
J. W. Lockhart, .- ... .. ,
Judge' Walter .D.:.-Turner i
C. E. Yocari 'fg; Co.'. i"
Otto Johnson, Inc.
Pittsburg Plate GGlais Co.
Hillsbor Be-auty' Salon
V. Ficcio Tailor .
Dawson .Business' 'C.ollege
G and M. Service Station.
Central Mechanical- Shop
Furman. Hotel -.
Acme Tire and -Battery Co.
Gabe F. Ayala and Co.
Samuel Ferrara
La Benefica
Dr. Jose Dominque -.
A Friend
Orkin Exterminating Co., Inc.
Tampa Theatre Barber Shop
Confidential Loan .and Mbortgage
Dr. G. Hudspeth
Matt .G. Reeves -and .Co.


Meet Your Friends At The
Saratoga Bar
Corner of Fortune and Franklin Sts.
Dancing Every Nite in the Blue Room
BEER-WINES-LIQUORS
ORCHESTRA MUSIC NIGHTLY


FRrIDaY9 Xl-RQIF 20, 194ff


DREW FIELD ECHOES


'U-DRIVE-IT
RENT-A-CAR
DRIVE IT YOURSELF.. ....
BY MILE -OR WEEK
501 Jackson Phone 3292




ANH ATTAN

CAFE
Good Food At Reasonable Prices-
OPEN ALL NIGHT.
210 EAST LAFAYETTE ST. TAMPA
No. 2 Tappa Wholesale Produce Market
Same Location Since 1907




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