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Title: Drew Field echoes
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: Tampa Fla
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Subject: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida -- Tampa   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Hillsborough -- Tampa -- Drew Army Airfield
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General Note: "Published each Friday in the interest of the officers and enlisted men of Drew Field."
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 39 (Dec. 2, 1943).
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VOL. 1, No. 36 Published Every Friday Drew Field, Tampa, Florida November 6, 1942


TO


BE DEDICAIED


Band To Play In Sarasota On Armistice Day


SPictured above is the 69th Army Air Force Band of Drew Field. The band, under the
direction of Warrant Officer Lester G. Baker, will be one of many colorful features of
the Armistice Day parade that is to be held in Sarasota on November 11. Marching to
their tunes will be Negro troops from Drew Field and white troops from the Sarasota
Air Base. Numerous Drew Field soldiers will also participate in the first wartime Armis-
Stice Day parade held in downtown Tampa..


Drew Signals Face Tampa

'U' Saturday In Big Game

Drew's mighty Signal Corps football team will match
brawn, weight and speed with the Tampa U. eleven tomorrow
at Phillips field beginning at 4:30 in what promises to be a
close and exciting contest.
SAfter weeks of practice, the team was pronounced fit
and ready to go by head coach*
Lt. Van Sistine yesterday in their Drew are: Mueller, 210 (31). rt,
final scrimmage before the big Whitehead, 205 (19), rg, Antonoff,
game. The team has been working 185 16), Center, Collins, 185 (17),
out daily at Plant field for the 1g. Brumback, 195, It, Parrish, 210
past few weeks under the watch- (25), le, Caruso, 175 (33), qb, Wel-
ful eyes of Coach Van Sistine and cher, 200, 32), rh, Armstrong, 183,
his staff of Lt. Mu4ller, Lt. That- (77, lh, Quinn, 170 (4), fb, Pane,
cher, Lt. Collins, and Lt. Metro, 205, (14).
who have all had a hand in round-
ing the squad into shape. The PRIVATE TO LIEUTENM
entire squad with the exception r IVS9 TEL LBLUI!CN
of a couple of players will be
ready to face the Tampa team. EI GHTI
. The soldiers will enter the game i i I
with a line averaging 195 pounds
along with the backfield of 189
pounds. Drew will boast of a fine
charging line, plus speedy backs,
a good pass combination, mixed .:,,
with some of the finest punting
in the country. .
The two tackle positions will be
held down by two of the country's -'-. .
finest linemen, Lt. Jack White- .'
head, of Tennessee (a former Rose
Bowl player with that team) and
Pfc. James Parrish, of the Utah
Aggies. These two players tip the
scales at 205 and 210 respectively.
This Drew team is made up of
some of the country's finest, pro-
fessional, college and high school
stars from coast to coast. Hard
charging linemen, fast deceptive
backs all go to make up this fine
football squad.
The coaching staff will have .
three complete teams they can ..
rotate against the Spartans of
Tampa U. with each team as good .
as the other. Tampa U. has a big' .
and hard charging line with fine
backfield material that will make'
the soldiers play heads up foot- .
ball for the whole 60 minutes if
they count on winning. '
The Army Air Force band from
Drew will be on hand at the game
to render martial airs.
Kickoff time is 4:30 p. m. Sat-
urday, Nov. 7 at Phillips stadium.
Be on hand and support your
team.
Probable starting line-up for LT. COL. FERGUSON


Woolen Uniforms

To Be Donned
Effective November 5, 1942, un-
til December 1, 1942, the uniform
of Drew Field soldiers will be op-


Rapid Expansion Gives Drew


Five New 'Houses of Worship'


Drew Field's rapid expansion
AIMY TF FlY will be brought more clearly into"
IB L focus this coming Sunday morn-
ing, Nov. 8, when the dedication
AN AM services of the five new chapels
PAN-M RIAN -on the field will be held at 10
a.m. in Chapel No. 1.
SI FERRIE ices were held in one Assembly
tent by all church denominations.
Since the expiration of the con- Now five buildings, all fully
tract between the War D equipped with organs and other
tract between the War Depart- religious essentials, will house
ment and Pan American Ferries worshipers of the Protestant,
on Oct. 31, 1942, the ferrying of Catholic and Jewish persuasions.
lease-lend and other aircraft to Chaplain Edwin J. Griffin will
American forces and those of the preach the dedicatory sermon.
The chapel buildings will be
Allied Nations in the Middle East turned over to the Base by Major
is being handled directly by the A. C. Reade, the Area Engineer,
Air Transport Command. with Col. Melvin B. Asp, the Base
Operations of Pan American Air Commander, accepting them. Mrs.
Asp will cut the dedicatory rib-
Ferries under the contract were bon.
well conducted and contributed Music will be furnished by the
substantially to the success of the 69th Army Air Force Band, of
war program. It has long been the Drew Field and the Tampa Bay
intention of the War Department, Choristers.
however, to have aircraft ferried Following the dedicatory serv-
into combat zones flown by mili- ices, the chapels will be opened
tary crews. for inspection by personnel of the
Many of the men engaged in field.
civilian capacity, under the
former contract, indicated their' I Hs Hino red
desire to continue with the t under- S S Hf
taking. An opportunity to do so
was afforded by the Army Air 250 FigulinS Men
Forces through the offer of com- 2250 Fighting Men
missions in appropriate grades to
selected senior pilots, co-pilots, Fo Heroic ed
navigators and certain other tech- orH cDeeds
nical personnel of the Pan Amer-


tional depending upon weather ican Air Ferries system.
conditions. Mixtures of cotton and An office was set up at the 36th More than 2250 soldier, sailors,
woolen uniforms will not be worn Street Airport, Miami, Fla., to and Marines have been decorated
except that the cotton khaki shirt facilitate t h i s commissioning, for gallantry in action against the
may be worn with the woolen Personnel accepting commissions enemy and for other heroic
coat. When the woolen uniform were called to active duty on achievements since the start of
is worn, the woolen coat will be Nov. 1. the war.
worn when off the base. -" Although the records are in-
The new issue necktie OD No. 3 Bye ye, Miss Bava complete, since many awards
will be worn with the woolen uni- Be I' have been made in the field, it
form. Under no circumstances wil The Base Intelligence Office re- is estimated that the Army has
form. Under no circumstances will grets to announce the resignation given 1502 decorations for gal-
the black necktie be worn. of Miss Rosalie C. Baya. Now that lantry in action alone, plus more
Miss Baya is gone, we can indulge than 400 for meritorious service
NT OONEL in an old Spanish custom and not involving actual conflict with
"talk about her." the enemy.
A very charming, refined, cul- During the first World War
fEAI S 1C HI F.ff COR tured and highly intelligent young there were 95 awards of the high-
l IS il KRLECO lady, made many friends in and est honor ol all, the Congressional
out of Base headquarters. Her Medal of Honor. So far, in World
Eight years ago a 21-year-old work was highly efficient. Her War II, five of these awards have
college graduate enlisted in the pleasant voice will be missed been give.
Army Air Corps as a private. He so-ooo much by' all who knew IAlthough the exact number of
didn't remain a private very long, her. Naval awards is not available, of-
however. And at the age of 29, For the benefit of those who cials placed the figure at about
he was Major James Ferguson, would like to know where Miss 400. To this number must be add-
commanding officer of the 337th Bava is, here is a tip; she is ed the 303 members of the qaval
Fighter Group. Today he is Lieu- working in the OPA office in service decorated by the Army
tenant-Colonel Ferguson. Tampa. A place where the slogan mostly for action on Bataan and
That in brief is the story of the is "ceiling prices." No, I do not Corregidor.
meteoric rise of Lt. Col Ferguson know her phone number. President Roosevelt awarded
who started out with the old 17th i This makes the second steno- the first merchant marine Distin-
Pursuit Group at March Field, grapher this year quitting the guished Service medal recently
Calif.. in 1934. After graduating pase Intelligence Office. It looks to a seaman who helped rescue
from Randolph and Kelly Fields like the Base Intelligence Office shipmates in a sea of burning oil.-
in Texas. he was assigned as a is a stenoing stone for bigger and The President said there would
pilot to Barksdale Field, La., with better jobs. be more'of these awards.
the famed 20th Pursuit Group of I Army men in the first World
which the late Maj.-Gen Clarence Dr. McQuilkin To War received 95,949 decorations,
L. Tinker was the first Command- but War Department officials
ing Officer. Speak Ct Drew but War Department officials
ing Offic. SpekAt Drew pointed out that a large percent-
During his stay with the 20th a e were made after the war.
at Barksdale Field, at Moffett and Dr. poFbrt C. McOuilkin. presi- They said that more men are in-
Hamilton Fields in California, at dent of Columbia Bible College, volved in direct contact with the
Wilmington Army Air Base and will be the guest speaker Friday, enemy in current battle tactics.
Morris Field in North Carolina, Nov. 6. He will speak at the Drew Men have more opportunity to
and at Drew Field, Lt. Col. Fer- Field boxing arena at 8 p.m. All show heroism than in trench war-
guson has served successively as service men are invited to attend, fare. Thus, the official expecta-
pilot, squadron commanding of- Dr. McQuilkin is the head of tion is that more decorations will
ficer, and group executive officer. t h e Interdenomiiiational Bible be given in this war than the
On Aug. 25 he was named com- Conferences held each summer. last.
manding officer of the 337th Many of his students are now in
Fighter Group. all parts of the world. THE ARMY PRETTIES UP
Lt. Col. Ferguson is a graduate FT. LEONARD WOOD, Mo.-
of Whittier Union High and Ful- ARMY GALS GET In anticipation of the stationing
lerton Junior College, Fullerton, BEHIND CAMERAS of a WAAC outfit here several
Calif. He was married to Miss LOWRY FIELD, Col.-Twenty- new barracks are planned and a
Marcella Clifford of Champaign, four women are taking training beauty parlor is under construe-
Ill., on March 30, 1940. as ph-tographic instructors here.1 tion.


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503d S.A.W. REGIMENT

HDQRS. REPORTS
By Sgt. Irving Rosenthal
Sgt. Lester Shear ,


ulJIlng Il 1 I I HEADQUARTERS REPORTS:
Cpl. McGrath is the proud dad-
dy of a bouncing six pound baby.
Saucy, auburn-haired Pearl The food at MacDill Hospital
Robins will perform her intricate must be very superior because a
"taps-on-toes" routine for Drew certain private goes there almost
Field soldiers when Camel Cara- every day for lunch ... It seems
van's Unit III appears at the out- that S. Sgt. Gontarsky's gal calls
door arena, Drew Field, on Nov. him 'Bum-Tarsky." It is recom-
17, 1942. mended that the sergeant should
Pearl is joined by many other not treat her so rough.
personalities of stage, screen and It would be a lot cheaper if a
radio on this unit, which is one certain sergeant would marry
of several variety shows now tour- Margie instead of commuting
ing the United States to provide every night. Ten months is a long
fun, frolic and all-round good-will time Sergeant Bernstein T.
entertainment for the men in Sgt. Kirby is wearing out all his
Army camps, Naval stations and G.I. shoes looking for an apart-
Marine bases, ment. As soon as gets one, he will
The show is self-contained, send for the girl friend and par-
traveling in a streamlined bus take of his share of marital bliss.
and carrying its entire personnel Lots of luck from the boys.
and all necessary equipment. Don't forget that first Sergeant
--- ----- Dray and S. Sgt. Armstrong are
564th 1st REPTG. CO. SEP. playing right tackle and right
halfback respectively on the Drew
D E O RTS Field eleven. Which reminds us
REPO L v that Drew Field plays Tampa U.
By SGT. B. HARRIS at Phillips Fields on Saturday,
By SGT. J. B. HARRIS Nov. 7th Good luck in your under-
A big bouquet to S. Sgt. Hop- takings, sergeants.
rins. "Hoppy" is the fellow you Buttons, our white female spitz
see burning the midnight oil in mascot, is the mammy, but where
the orderly room, getting the files is the pappy? First Sergeant Mil-
straight, helping someone with a ler is searching high and low for
furlough, or just straightening up sleeping quarters for 150 new
in general. Sgt. Hopkins is one of men. An orchid to Cpl. Lang and
those people who is blessed with his good right arm for his splendid
an impartial personality, Sympa- sharpshooting.. Another orchid to
thetic but firm. This is a rare com- Sgt. West. for his well deserved
bination and is the reason for Sgt. promotion. A couple of orchids to
-Iopkins' popularity with every- Sgt. Rosenthal and Sgt. Shear.
one in the company. Why? Well, who's handing out


"Stable Gossip" these orchids anyway?
eSidelighs of Tampa After
They do say that the farewell Sidelighs of Tampa Afer
party for Sgt. Horton was a "pip." Pay Day
ending in a football game. We First Sgt. Miller and his pretty
think the girls won, eh, S. Sgt. debutante walking into the Tam-
bDe lonis? pa Terrace S. Sgt. Gontarsky
SPvt. John Hunter having button and T. Sgt. Anderson showing
hole trouble, and another thing- their respective girl friends all
Pvt. Hunter, we don't think Tam- the respectable jernts T.4
pa is more beautiful than Orlando. Wood and T.5 Russell doing Sul-
What's more the competition is phur Springs in the manner to
greater, and you know the 'Nerva' which they would like to become
some people! accustomed T.4 Schneider and
: Sgt. Kaplowitz's private life has a duo of pretty lasses at the Red
been tough, but we think there Mill ... The boys from Hutment
Ire great possibilities and should 1284 partaking of assorted brews
prove interesting. We promise you at Larry Ford's after a picture
an interesting morsel in the fu- show The inquisitive rookies
ture, however, who are all eyes the very first
; Pvt. (Pudgie) McCord passed time they visit Tampa. The smart
inspection, leaving no one else lads" who crowd-the money order
an excuse not to.
SIf anyone disbelieves Cpl. "Pop" 1 Fl
Henry's story of baggin' 14 dear,
lie has pictures for proof. OfAR
course, there's a possibility of su-
perimposition. Till November 14th
.Pvt. Branfield sitting between
two beautiful babes and turning FIVE 5 x 7
scarlet when asked "how the wife
and children were getting along. ONE LARGE -8 x 10
Boy! Was he left flat.
'Pvt. (Poncho) Martinez is not Fully Mounted Photographs
only slap-happy, but is now slap-
paVpy. Congrats.
Lt. Lowery saying Georgia had J595
a lucky break against Alabama.
lt. Picard had no remarks, not
even an accent.
i Speaking of Lt. Picard, did you
limow he is a graduate of Alaba-
ina Poly., attended Harvard and Park Photo Studio
1W.I.T.? He has his degree in Che-
xnical Engineering. He entered the438 W. Lafayef
Army and was assigned to Field 438 W. Lafayette
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It was bad enough when Pvt.
Paul E. Martin of Wilkes-Barre,
Pa., drew a kitchen police .detail
for the day was Sunday and it
was also his birthday. But Pvt.
Martin really burned when he got
back to his barracks, to find this
greeting card waiting for him:
"Wishing you a pleasant birth-
day, brightened by a friendly
sun.
"And because it comes on Sunday,
it will be a perfect one.
"May you have a month of Sun-
days, just like this one-full of
cheer.
"The eleven more months like it,
just make a perfect year."

window of the Post Office the day
after payday ... The not so smart
lads who crowd the airmail win-
idow sending home for financial
aid. Pvt. Keane and Pvt. H. E.
Owens flipping a coin to decide
which movie to go to Cpl.
William Noll coming out of Wal-
greens showing pictures of his one
and only to all who want to see.
. The authors of this column
being dated up by the girls at the
roller skating rink 1st Sgt.
Dray walking hand in hand with
his steady down .Franklin Street
and having a smile and a good
word to all the fellows he knows.
There must be something cooking
there ... Sgt. McKinnon stocking
up with enough gas to last him
'til next payday. Cpl. Festa at the
USO Hallowe'en Party still trying
to obtain a date. Won't you ever
give up, Ralph? Pvt. Sharland
going dutch at the Floridan with
a certain sweet someone. How
about letting the boys know how
you do it, Charlie? Sgt. Arbit in
town Sunday looking for a barber.
What hair are you going to have
cut, Arbit? Pvts. Thomas and
Huckabee escorting a couple of
window shopping V-ettes and de-
ciding where to spend the eve-
ning Pvt. Neuman at one of
the better jewlers spending all his
pay on presents for his wife .
Pfc. A. V. Owens returning to
Drew Field slightly inebriated.
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SHOTS AN' PHYSICS
By CPL. RUSS DEAN
One can't blame Sgt. Seab
Reeves for crowing over his
Southern football teams, but we
can't help but remember that it
took a Yankee from Ohio to put
Georgia on the football map
(Sinkwich, if you are a sports il-
literate).
Cpl. Armstrong tells us that he,
too. may have been a victim of
a- war marriage but for the fact
that his furlough lasted only 15
days. A..V., persuasion must not
be your forte!
Sgt. Beach, really life is so dif-
dicult for you. I'm speaking, of
course, of the chicken that Cpl.
Armstrong's swell mother sent
and you didn't get any of-and I
thought the card you received
asking how you liked the chicken
was just too galling..
Cpl. Evans, how do you keep
that inscrutable countenance? But
then, \"speech is silver and si-
lence is golden," you old Midas,
you.
The spirit of friendship is cer-
tainly prevalent in this organiza-
tion of late. I feel that I should
warn you boys it's not your past
they are interest in this close to
Xmas; it is your present.
Pvts. Nichols and Bemis insist
on raising the roof of their hut-
ment arguing the merits of their
respective home states. Bemis,
really we can't all live in Indiana.
Don't you think it would be a bit
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h .Fightrr Wing, Hq. & Hq Sq. HUNGRY SOLDIER? The M r. Wa
WASHINGTON.-A total. of TeM-r.- Vat
(take a deep breath) 18,226,000
The-Fighting Ninth (t' S "^ --A "1- *
one-hundred pound bags of beans On The Job
By PVT. WALTER WERNER were produced in the U. S. last A t Y r e ri ce!
SOCIETY NOTE: The Ninth year.The MP w hired He had
Fighter Wing takes great pleasure NEW YORK.--A jury notice The M.P. was tired He had
Fighter Wing takes great pleasure wassent out by the Court of Gen- been on duty in San Antonio andL C n d3
in announcing the adoption oferal Sessions. An answer was re- was headed for Kelly Field and The L and
two pups which will become tha ceived which read: bed. Yet all the soldiers who en- BEST place to buy
Squadrons Mascots. These hand- "Roses are red tered the bus went over to him Military N e e d s or
some, courageous,and loyal little Violets are blue,. and exhibited their passes. Officers and Enlisted
dogs have a pedigree which goes Im in the Army At last the M.P. rebelled. He Men.
baher.Dt the First World War. Nuts to you." said, "Look, you guys. I'm just ATATI /
They Dam was Lady Bon Bon- riding the bus like. the rest of ALTERATIONS
nie Lock Lomond-a Blue Ribbon you. Don't I ever get off duty?" FREE
Collie with a generous dash of grabbed the wrong bottle-and a It's the same way in civil life,
sporting blood. Around the area moment later the "Pride of soldier. Look at the doctor who's Open Tuesday and Thursday Nights
she's called just "Toots" or Lowelville, Ohio" was sputtering always prescribing free for his Open Tuesy ad
"Queenie." They were sired by and spitting kerosene all over the host's cold, or the piano player.
The Honorable Horace Chow place, swearing like an Army who is always asked to bring his
Hound-descendant of a long line mule driver. Oh, if only somebody music to the party.
of Chow Hounds. He's a dead- had popped up with a camera! -.
ringer for that goofy mutt in Dis- We hear that T. Sgt. Frank Masi PORTABLE HOSPITALS
ney's Silly Symphonies ... How is doing a fine job of drilling the SAVE SOLDIERS' LIVES
we need a couple of good names. Technical Men who came into our MELBOURNE, Australia.-Me-
How about a few suggestions? outfit last week ... Another week dical officers here told how sol- 917 Franklin St., Tampa
We'll publish the best ones next with Sgt. Masi, fellows, and you diers' lives have been saved by
week. will be Commandoes as well as portable Army hospitals erected 872 Central-St. Petersbur 531. Cleveand--CI.na.Wo
CONGRATULATIONS to all Technicians.. We hear that a near the battlefields of New -*<*.*.:. ^o:+ X*+..X.:* +:..**
the men who received promotions lot of fellows in the 1st and 2nd Guinea.
this week. The following men Platoon say that S. Sgt. Willis "They should be called life- 4 A .T
made Sergeant: Pvts. Willard H. Dillon is another good man for saver, hospitals," one officer re- A T A I
Jackson, William V. Hunter, John drill and calesthenics ... At last marked, "because they. enable
Onysczak; Cpls. James E. Zeigler, it comes out about Cpl. Edwin operations to be performed .
Harvey T. Sadler, and Patrick A. "Whispering" Smith. We hear he promptly. If these operations were 210 E. Lafayette St. Tampa
Salerno. T. 5th Grade Leon H. got himself engaged to three girls delayed while the soldiers were GO FOFOOD REASONABLE PRICES
Weatherford was made Corporal. in Tampa at the same time, and being moved to base hospitals, DINNERS 30c, 40c, 60c
"Keep 'em Flying," Boys! two of them are pressing him for there would be endangered."
THOUGHTS WHILE MARCH- immediate action. Poggi, Hoag Try our Sunday Roast Turkey Dinner with all
ING: Who is the Blonde Dream and Giller all warned you "Smit- EVERY PAY DAY BUY MORE Trimmings or Fried Chicken Dinner. Three
who was seen waltzing with Pfc. ty!" WAR BONDS AND STAMPS. Vegetables, Dessert and Drink 50
Winiffed D. Warner at Larry SPORTS: Not content with just Served From 11 A. M. to 9 P. MD
Ford's recently. Our "Star Repor- resting on their laurels after pro- OPEN DSY AND IFTE
ter" reports that "Old W. D." was during a great baseball team, the RN WE USE ST RICTL Y NwES TERN MEATS
gliding right out of this world. "Fighting Ninth" is now grooming U N B U R N WE USE STRICTLY WESTERN MAEATS
The luscious blonde had her deep what may prove to be the hottest fa U .+ H'-i-'':""*:*"* """
mysterious eyes half closed. She basketball team in the league this
seemed to be in a delicious daze. season. Captain of the new team m
(Take it easy, fellows-ya see will be that old dead shot from INSECT BITES-MUSCULAR ACHES MEET YOUR FRIENDS AT THE
what a little technique can do. Louisiana-Sgt. Darbonne. Tenta- V'e- o0e z
They tell us that Warner was a tive line-up at present includes T. l A T A 9A 1q AO
dancing teacher for two years). Sgt. Quesnel, Cpl. Keefe, Cpl.
Also seen at a nearby' table was Etzold, Cpl. Mervish, and Pfc.
our carrot-top Cpl. Kelly Nelson, Giller. CENTRAL OIL a Corner Fortune and Franklin
gnawing his nails. The Blondie ______ ______
was his date! EVERY PAY DAY BUY MORE COMPANY, INC. Dancing Every Night in.the Blue Room
Coke bottle (filled with kero- WAR BONDS AND STAMPS. To JIM Y GARDENER
sene) in ne hand and a rag in Tampa, FloridaTo JIMMY GARDENER
the other, Pvt. Fred Wild was "South's Best Negro Rhythm"
rubbing a trunk like a madman WELCOME SERVICEMEN t
trying to remove some yellow BEER WINES LIQUORS
paint. .Somebody thought he 'de- GARCIA'S CAFE AND BAR E A T
served a break, bought hin a HRSunday Matinee Dancing Phoe 88
coke, and set it next to the kero- 1326 Franklin, at Constant H E NDa a
sene. And then it happened. He A K I ING CO S
Phone M-7017 |
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT M-701 R E A D Service Men Officers Families
27OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
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A. G. Cleotelis & Son LIQUORS, WINES, BEER SI NENIR JEW LRY
Ph. H 3143 204 W. Fafayette AND CIGARS
Cor. Cass and Marion Sts. Live and Stuffed Alligators
Phone 4502 Florida Souvenirs-Curios
NICK THE TAILOR 107 E. Lafayette St.
Expert Tailoring
Cleaning and Pressing QUICK DELIVERY Service Men Always welcome
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208 Harrison Street
40th ST. LIQUOR STORE We Specialize in Home Cooked
Food, Chicken, Steak and
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S 4014 7th Ave. Phone Y-3815 Surpihur Springs, Arade Bldg.
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THE (OLONNADE
BAYSHORE AND JULIA
Steak, Sea Food, Chicken Dinners PRICES
Delicious Sandwiches
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Franklin and Madison Street
Where the Men of the Armed Service Shop and Eat
We Are Anxious to Be of Service


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DREW FIELD ECHOES


Page 3


November 6, 1942






November 6, 1942


4 RD


The Drew Field Echoes

GLENN R. ROSS, Publisher
TAMPA ARMY NEWSPAPERS
Business Office:
1115 FLORIDA AVENUE
P. O. Box 522 TAMPA, FLORIDA Phone 2177
All advertisements contained in this newspaper are -also contained
in the MacDill Fly Leaf. Minimum joint circulation, 8,000 copies.
ADVERTISING RATES FURNISHED ON REQUEST
A newspaper published exclusively for the personnel of Drew
Field and devoted to military interests and the United Nations
Victory.
Opinions expressed in this newspaper are those of the individual
writers and under no circumstances are they to be considered those
of the United States Army. Advertisements in this publication do
not constitute an endorsement by the War Department or its per-
,onnel of the products advertised.


The Drew Field Special Serv-
ice Department has sent your re-
porter some items you'll be glad
to know about. Their aim is new
and different soldier entertain-
me nt every night of the week.
The vociferous audiences attest
their success. So far. But in order
to keep up the good work, they
have asked for you men to send
in suggestions. These programs
are for the men, by the men. So
send along a few ideas of your
own as to what you'd like to see
and hear.
We understand also that they're
on. the lookout for talent. If you
sing, dance, act, or entertain in
any way, why not get in touch
with the Special Services Depart-
ment, either at the Base Library
or at the AWUTC. There's some-
one there all day. Just tell the
department what you can do and
what you'd like to do in the way
of entertainment, ahd they'll find
the spot for you, either in one
,of the soldier shows, or on one
of the many radio programs that
Drew Field presents.
As usual, this Sunday night,
there will be another bang up
Sunday sing in the Base Arena
at seven-thirty. 'Besides giving
you a chance to exercise those
vocal chords on some old time
numbers of your own choosing
(and a few not so old-time), there
is a Quiz Program that is good
for some sure-fire laughs, besides
some prizes you'll appreciate. If
you haven't been out to the Arena
to sing on Sunday, try it this
week. If you've been out before,
then you don't need us to urge
you to go again.
Monday is the always popular
show the civilians bring out from
town. Features dancing and sing-
ing acts that can't be beat.
Brought right into your own back-
yard at Drew. Better come early
if you want a seat, because they
start to fill the Arena long before
the show starts.
Tuesday nights the Band pre-
sents its pop concerts featuring
numbers that you've asked for,
and a few you may not (have
heard before, but will sure want


to hear again. Incidentally, the
Band will be there in full force
tomorrow at the Football game
with Tampa University, so you'll
get a chance .to hear them twice
in one week.
A new series of shows has start-
ed for Wednesday nights.. From
now on, Special Service will pre-
sent a corking soldier show every
Wednesday night at eight o'clock
at the Base Arena. This will be
Talent Opportunity night, featur-
ing the best of the Soldier Ama-
teur Talent, with prizes offered
for those who draw the most ap-
plause. So come on out and root
for your favorite. Meanwhile, if
you yourself can do anything to
entertain, or if you know of some-
one who would like to try out in
one of these Wednesday shows,
send around the name.
Thursday night is a big night
at Drew Field. The Defense Re-
creation Committee sends each
week the cream of the Tampa ta-
lent crop to entertain the men
at the Field. If you've never at-
tended one of these shows, now's
the time to start. Ask your friends
if you don't believe you've been
missing something. See you on
Thursday at the Base Arena.
While we're talking about spe-
cial events, don't forget to listen
to the special broadcast tonight.
It will feature a pre-football game
interview with some surprise cele-
brities. A real event for all you
football fans. And, incidentally,

don't forget that game tomorrow
with Tampa University.
With a full entertainment
schedule ahead at Drew Field,
you'd better tune in mornings to
your Drew Field Reporter, who
aims to keep you posted from
day to day on the recreation
events at the Base. From time to
time.he brings you some surprise
guests you'll be glad to hear. So
don't forget to listen every morn-
ing along about seven.
And now it's time for your re-
porter to sing off and hunt up
some- material for tomorrow's
broadcast. So long!
A Jap spy was sent over to this
country to investigate internal
conditions and report particularly
on national morale. He reported
back, "Conditions are very bad in
the United States. People are ap-
parently about to starve, for every
time two people meet, one says
to the other, 'What's cooking? "


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Dr. Goldbrick's

MAILBAG
By Pvt. J. J. O'Gara
Dear Doc:
I am classified as General Duty,
and although I know I am equip-
ped to serve in a more profes-
sional capacity, I doubt very
much if I* can work into any
branch of the Air Forces I've
been in lady's underwear for the
past eight years.
Pvt. Henchley McFleep
ANS: Go to your Base Classifica-
tion Office what you're silly
enough to wear has nothing to do
with it.

Dear Dod:
Why- do all the pictures of
Hitler show him with his hand
raised?
Nurse
ANS: That, lady, is because he's
gotta go!

Dear Doc:
I am afflicted with a nagging
wife and the doctor said if I con-
tinued to live with her that I'll
suffer from insanity. Is.that right?
Henpecked Corporal
ANS: You won't suffer from insa-
nity, brother-you'll enjoy every
minute of it.

Dear Dec:
Why did Napoleon always wear
his hat sideways?
Tech Sarge
ANS: Military strategy-he didn't
want the enemy to know which
way he was going.
Dear Doc:
Why do our naval losses in the
Pacific seem conparitively small
in proportion to the enemy?
Pfc. Tyrone Depopolous
ANS: Well, as my friend Wun


DOTTIE MOE, "The Girl You
Left Behind," now handles the
Bugle Call Program for Station
WTSP of St. Petersburg, Fla.
She can be heard over WTSP
at 7 o'clock each morning. Tune
in on her program which is
given especially as a tuning up
exercise for soldiers in the Tam-
pa St. Petersburg area. If you
have any particular number you
would like her to send over the
air, write in to The Girl You
Left Behind, Station WTSP, St.
Petersburg, Florida.

Lung Gon puts it: "Everytime
Jap Navy see 'Melican ship they
suffer case cold fleet!"

Dear Doc:
I have just received voting bal-
lots from my state, and I would
lik eto know if I should vote "yes"
on the amendment to abolish ca-
pital punishment?
M. Sgt Fester Crump
ANS: No. If capital punishment
was good enough for your father,
it's good enough for you.


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Service-11 A.M., Chapels No.
1 and No. 2.
Service-7:30 P.M., Chapel No.
l.
Jewish
Service-8 A.M., Chapel No. 1.


"Droopy," Drew Field's friendly
mosquito whose shortcomings ap-
pear in the ECHOES every week,
has a mother.
Miss Adele Birnbaum, of New
York, whizzed into Tampa last
Friday afternoon-at sundown of
the same day she was Mrs. Harry
Lampert.


Sgt. Lampert, creator of the
humorous "Droopy," and his new
wife had just commenced their
honeymoon (on a three-day pass)
when Mrs. Lampert said, "Harry,
what are we going to do with
'Droopy' next week?"
And so it was that "Droopy"
had a mother.


By SGT. JOHN F. SUSZYNSKI
You can start calling us a "salon
ensemble" how-ever since -last
Wednesday, when we were called.
on to play a dinner engagement-
for the Stage "A" boys of the:
5'lst SAWR (Area F). The band
set up just outside the windows
of the mess hall as chow was be-
ing served, and then went into
some refined stuff like chamber
music and the light classics (in-
cluding "Tiger Rag, with Pfc. Mi-
chael Vitale taking the bows) so
as not to disturb any of the epi-
cures. The gastric and the musical
repast seemed to blend satisfac-
torily, and we were allowed to
continue playing after mess, until
darkness called a halt to the pro-
gram. (Note to typesetter: Don't
you go playing around with that
"Salon" like you did with my ref-
erence to the "49'ers" in last
week's BAND NOTES-how did
you expect anyone to associate the
"41'ers" with the gold rush? Be a
good fellow, and I won't say any-
thing to ye editor, Pfc. Jess Zim-
merman-this time.)
The past week has swelled our
ranks with the addition of three
new members to the band: Pfc.
Ralph Sudjian, of Somerville,
Mass.; Pvt. Michael J. Galdino,
Sr., of Harrisburg,' Pa., and Pvt.
Joseph V. Owings, of New York
City.
Pfc. Sudjian is holding down
the baritone horn chair in the
Military Band (and Salon Group).
and fighting the trombone (and
his old buddy of Camp Wheeler
days, Sgt. Ferris) in the dance or-
chestra. He is also the self-styled
Five-Wall handball champ of Bar-
racks T-272.
We have been looking forward
to Pvt. Galdino's transfer to our
organization, for several months;
his old pals of the Signal Head-
quarters will miss his tenor sax
jam sessions in their Day Room.
Pvt. Owings comes to our or-
ganization with a wealth of musi-
cal training and background. He
taught music at the Academy of
Allied Arts, and at the Manhat-
tan Conservatory of Music, as well
as his own studios in New York
City, and has had several musical
compositions published. Pvt. Ow-
ings is playing solo clarinet, along
with Cpl. Luukkonen, in our band.
The Tuesday evening concerts
at the boxing arena appear to be
a regular weekly feature. How did
you like S. Sgt. Eaton's job as
master of ceremonies during this
week's program? Maybe we can
get him to do the next act in
blackface (if the "dear public"
clamors for it).
W.O. Baker and S. Sgt. Eaton
are planning some musical sur-
prises for the future so be on
the lookout.


CHURCH CALL

Catholic
Mass-6:15 A.M., Chapel No. 2.
Mass-9:00 A.M., Chapels No.
1 and No. 2.
Protestant


DREW FIELD ECHOES


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309th SERVICE GROUP
S Hq. & Hq. Sq.

IN F O
S By CPL. H. A. HORTON
SThe Squadron football team got
.off to a perfect start by trimming
[the Base Medics to the tune -of
,2 to 6, with a number of mem-
tbers of the first team-n ot in the
lineup .
SSgt. Paterson has been success-:
fuI n obtaining use of the Trailer
Park Gym: for our various ath-
letic teams on every Wednesday
night.
The lecture series for Non-
!Coms now in. the making will
,afford an opportunity for us to
'become familiar in a general way
with the jobs of the other fellows.
'It is hoped the men will take a
keen interest in this new training
idea and apply themselves in col-
lecting material on the subject
Assigned them.
SThere has been a definite let-
i'p in the use of the Field and
TCEical Manuals that are main-
n in the Orderly Room for
m'A";. hho wish to further their
knowledge of Military Subjects.
The Commanding Officer would
'like to see more men using this
,training material.:
SThat scar on Pfc (Runt) De
. osa's face is where he scraped
myself trying to chin on the
uewsboy's bicycle.
| Pfc. (Pop) Cook says when a
woman gets too old to set a bad
example, she starts giving good
Advice.
:' A question bothering First
sergeant Miller is when Cpl.
Barber) Kasprzak gets his hair-
cut which barber does the talk-
ihg?
'The fishing trip of S. Sgt. Book-
yer, Sgt. Paterson, Pfc. Paster-
k and Pvts. Miller and Cherry
Oas a great success. They caught
350 pounds of fish, counting the
hale that Pat hooked into. The
stories about the trip as a whole
ere tolerable, but that one about
AUTO- INSURANCE
S- Army 20% Off
B U S S E Y

Phone M 1718
SH 29122
S 109 E. Lafayette Street

SWILL BUY
Any Kind of Used Car
SPAY YOU CASH
: 1501 Florida Avenue
Phone M 61-761


WE PAY CASH
FOR
IUsed Cars and Trucks.
FERMAN'S
'1428 Florida Ave. Ph. 4236


[SPOT CASH
: For Your Car or Equity
iDill's Auto Exchange
3910 Florida Ave.
Phone 2052 S 2698


S".wersTelegraphed Back
Under Bonded Service"

NELSON
"THE FLORIST"
Open 9 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.
Closed Sundays
514 TAMPA STREET


WELCOME

COLORED

SOLDIERS
We Are Not Out of Bounds

SILVER MOON
1102-CENTRAL AVE.
AND

LITTLE SAVOY
1340 CENTRAL AVE.
"For Prompt Delivery Service
Canl 7987 or 7973


the restaurant was a little bit too 6ff.the' Navy. After -the griind
much. march, soldiers danced to th'6 old
We wonder why Cpl. Sweet is favorites.as the "Washington anid
so fearful of the return of- Pfc. Lee swing," and "The Waltz You
(Midas) Collison from furlough? Saved for Me."
Better get a good story ready, A number of men, after com-
Burt. pleting the day's schedule, wait
The boys in 229 are wondering in line for a bus, then proceed to
whether Pvt. Fisher -thinks he is one of the USO clubs to dance
,still a Boy Scout. Every night, as to an orchestra- or a juke box.
soon as he gets to sleep, he'starts The jitterburgs on the Patio-and
out on a hike. Watch your step, the letter writers at the tables
Fish; the boys are talking -about sure made an odd combination.
putting tacks around your bed the achman has a good word for
- Sgt. Lankford says that a bore clean re clubs creation. The radio and
is a guy who talks when you want clean recreation. The' radio and
him to listen. telephone boys, who .have cornm-
him to listen. _^,= i he


318th SIGNAL WING
."T IP S"

By PVT. E. C. KENNEDY
Some of the men of the 318th
had their first taste of firing on
the range the other day, and for
many it was their first time at
firing the sub-machine gun. A
few good scores were made, espe-
cially'with the machine gun. The
lieutenants gave us a smart dem-
onstration in firing the "Tommy"
gun by riddling the "Bull's Eye."
Men learned more about rifle
marksmanship as each man placed
his target, took up the comfort-
able G.I. firing positions, then
nervously squeezed his shot. Men
marked their own score, but the
firing was not for record.
Some of the boys attended the
Navy Day observance at the Mu-
nicipal Auditorium, T u e s d a y.
night, celebrating with the tradi-
tional salute of the fighting fnen
-.

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


Always Say...
HOLSUM BREAD

SExtra' Fresh

IT OWNSEND
S'ash- Door 6 o
& Lumber 6o.
LUMBER & MILLWORK
ROOFING AND PAINT
-FHA LOANS-
PHONE H 4891
N. Rome & Fuller Street


SELDOMRIDGE
PHOTOGRAPHER
418 TAMPA ST.
Ground Floor
Hours Special
8 to 6 .Appointments


SERVICE MEN
ALBERTUS HOTEL
A Home. Away From Home


956 Twiggs


M-1339


ELITE CIGAR STORES
Football Scores by Direct Wire
.WINE BEER CIGARS
400 Zack Phone M 62-072
207 Twiggs Phone M-1236

Flowers For Mother,
Sweetheart or Friend
POWELL'S INC., FLORIST
412 Tampa St. Ph. 2524
Open 'Til 7 P. M.


FERNANDEZ

RESTAURANT
Cuban Sandwiches A -Specialty
1216 Franklin St.


DIXIE
Cleaners ::: Laundry
Phones: M-1036, 4232


All Service Men are Welcome
BARCELONA CAFE
SPANISH RESTAURANT
Wines and Liquors
Phone S2142 Open All Night
4714 Nebraska and Osborne


pletel tll tr 'L CAl.n ngI i
AWUTC .schools, are getting a
good workout in their respective
sections as they set up their
equipment six days a week and
send canned messages back and
forth in accordance with the com-
pany drill schedule.
Private Wiitala will sport a
stripe and have the weekend off
in reward for his being the honor
student of his class. He attends
the AWUTC T&T school.
It is no secret that the men in
318th Signal Company Wing,
which has been activated only a
short time, are proud of their
organization even though most of
them are in training and just a
few have completed their train-
ing. They go about their work

Franklin St. Restaurant
HOME OF FINE FOODS
At Reasonable Prices
SPANISH DINNERS
1408 Franklin Street


Armenia Floral Gardens
"Really Fresh Flowers"
Corsages 'n Everything
Ph. S 55-341. 4500 Armenia Ave.


Servicemen Are Welcome
Day or Nite at
CHILD CAFE
501 Franklin St.


Prescriptions "
Home Made Ice. Cream

DEITZ DRUG STORE
FREE DELIVERY
.31 S. Howard Ave. Ph. H 43S5


WELCOME TO
HOTEL KNOX
TOM BRYSON, Manager
Lafayette & Jefferson


Phone H-3787
McASKILL MUSIC STORES
Radios and Repairing
Sound and Inter Communicating
Systems
Authorized Capehart and Scott
Radio Service
1116 Grand Central

TWIN PALMS
Beer Wines Soft Drinks
Sandwiches Our Specialty
DANCING COOL RESTFUL
Howard Ave. at Columbus Dr.


CULP LUMBER CO.
'Everything to Build Anything'
Millwork Made To Order
500 Packwood
Ph. H 1862 -:- Tampa

SERVICEMEN
Alfredo Y Familia
Fancy Groceries Free Delivery
1601 N. HOWARD AVE.
DIAL H 25-564


LAFAYETTE HOTEL
E. A. CLAY, Manager
120 West Lafayette Street
East Side of Bridge
Phone M-5588


FO RMP N


FOR PROMPT AND
COURTEOUS SERVICE

Latin-American Laundry
1505 E. Columbus Dr., Ph. Y 1073


with zest which means business.
They are "commanded by Lt. V.
L. Avery and his able assistants,
Lts. Elting and Neudecker.
EVERY PAY. DAY BUY MORE
WAR BONDS AND STAMPS.


THE PALACE
YBOR CITY'S LEADING
JEWELERS
1520 7th Ave. YBOR CITY


GOODY GOODY
THE PLACE TO EAT
1119 FLORIDA AVENUE
Est. 1925

WE PAY CASH
FOR YOUR CAR
100 Needed at Once
Drive Your Car to -Either Lot
4116 Florida or 1716 Florida
Bring All Your Papers
E. O. CLIFTON

UNION BAKERY
"REAL CUBAN BREAD OUR
SPECIALTY"
1506 9th Ave. Phone Y-4399


White Way
LAUNDRY
2806 Armenia Ave., Near Michigan
Phone 1-3S98


REMOVAL NOTICE




Jerzy Hrynkiewicz
MILITARY TAILOR

NOW LOCATED AT

430 W. Lafayette St.


MARY ELLEN FLOWER
AND GIFT SHOP
Get That Special Gift Here, for
Sweetheart or Mother
1311 Grand Central
Next to Big Orange


PHOTOGRAPHS
3 -8 x 10 $5.00 oCOUPo'
Send a gift only yo can send "YOUR PHOTO"
ROY N. GREEN, STUDIO
OPEN EVENINGS
Opposite U. S. 0. 505 Morgan Street
BEAR SYSTEM SERVICE
Central Mechanical
SHOP
B. T. MORRIS
Tires Balanced Tire Wear
Corrected. 1010 Central Avenue

T. W. RAMSEY
LUMBER COMPANY
We Specialize In
Mill Work & Cabinets
We can furnish material for
Repairs and F.H. A. Loans
Phone Y 1219 17th St. & 6th Ave

Special Invitations to All
Service Men
GLEN'S BILLIARDS
Now in its New Location
805 Tampa St.

ROOMS
NOW AVAILABLE
TH E 3711
GU EST HOUSE
3711 Bayshore Blvd.
Phone W 2511


WELCOME
SERVICE MEN
TRY...

NU-WAY
RESTAURANT
FOR GOOD FOOD.
AT POPULAR PRICES
713 GRAND 'CENTRAL


"WE LIKE TO SERVE"
Service Menanid Families

Nebraska Hotel
Moderate Rates
2815 Nebraska Ave.
Ph. M 53-631

Phone M52-073

Manuel Garcia Jr.'s
Spanish rtestanrant
915 Tampa at Tyler
Tampa, Floriia


TO WNE'S
TAMPA STEAM LAUNDRY
& DRY CLEANING CO.
1105-25 Fifth Ae., Ph. 4663-4064

"Soldiers Favorite Eating Place"
STEAKS -AND CHOPS
A SPECIALTY
ELI TRE
RESTAURANT
TAMPA AND TWIGGS STS.

Member
V. F, W.
Purple Heart

E. P. JOHNSON & SON
Watchmakers & Jewelers
OPEN UNTIL 8:30 P. M.
214 E. Lafayette -:- Taimp
Next To Manhattan Cafe




Air Base Bus

Lines, Inc.
30 Minute Service to Both
Fields At All Hours


TV

15 Minute Service
During !Rush Hours



V
For Further information


Call 3286


HENRY HOWKEE CO.
CHINESE HAND LAUNDRY
Satisfaction Guaranteed
504 Tyler Street

SPECIAL ATTENTION
To Service Men's Families
Peter Grahn & Son
Meats-Produce---Groceries
Phone 3502 910 Florida Ave.

LOANS-MONIEY TO LEND
Diamonds Watches Jewelry
Silverware
Diamonds at a Big Saving
A. L. ECKART
409 Tampa Street


VALENCIA GARDEN
Restaurant
WE SERVE THE FINEST OF
SPANISH FOODS
811 Grand Central
Phone H-3773


tNovenmber 6i 1L942


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S59th AVN-.SQ.

DISHIN' DIRT
By CPL. JAMES C. GRAY
Here's that man again! Say,
fellows, did I not tell you last
week that pay day made a great
difference in the soldier's life ....
Or did I? Well, it does .... Do you
know any other day that will have
any greater effect on the "sick
call?" It was an event for the 59th
and the 911th .... Not one per-
son-from either organization -
was on "sick call" Saturday. Even
the medical officer was astounded.
What miracles this money can
perform. Kinda worked in
your favor, eh, Cpl. Vincent Tut-
son? (He's the first aid man, fel-
lows-the person you wake up
"all through the night.")
Pvt. Henry Fenderson goes to
town dirty and stays; Pfc. Jack
Fearington goes to town clean and
stays. What's the difference,
Fellows? You tell me! I want to,
ask Pvt. Fenderson who swings
the awful fist that makes the aw-
ful g-a-s-h on the nose, but I'll
wait until another day.
I can't understand why the fel-
lows wisecracked Cpl. Emery Car-
riere Monday morning inci-
dentally, that was the day after
Sunday night. They tell me he
double-timed away from a certain
young lady up seeing a certain
corporal. Yea, both were from the
same camp-I mean the soldiers.
They have no WAACs out here.
At least, I'm not aware of
them.... You know, a little dou-
ble-timing wouldn't hurt the per-
sonnel in the office, but not 'with
such "stress" behind it as was put
behind the good "corporal's."
Pvt. Ernest Ware, how did you
lose all of that money? Quite a
large sum, wasn't it? There are
many reported reasons as to its
disappearance. If it's what I think
it is, we'll get in touch 'with Mr.
Leon Henderson on the "ceiling
of prices." If it isn't that, we'll
call the FBI.
One thing about Sgt. Adams, he
has the entire Army behind him.
Nevertheless, it costs like h-- to
go out to Culvert's place and
back, doesn't it, Sarge? Of course,
the efforts you exerted under
"such-was-the-load carried, along
with the telephoning, the running
up and down the stairs at the
M.P. station-and the running of
your mouth got the refund from
the healthy cab fare paid to the
would-be-rich cab driver. It was
not the money that mattered; it
was the principle of the incident,
wasn't it, Sarge? Two dollars and
forty cents is a mere bit of change
for the Pers. Sgt.
Pvt. Oscar Blue, are you trying
to be a private for the duration?
Tables are hard things. Why not
try a nice soft bed for the sleep-
ing?
Now, fellows, here is a bit of
philosophy-take it or leave it.
Here it goes. The C.O. is one of
the finest soldiers you have ever
come in contact with. Therefore,
he wants his organization to be'
the finest, or one of the finest sol-
diering outfits. That means every-
body must be a soldier-and I do
mean "soldier." To do wrong takes
very little effort, but it encour-
ages hardships for you and your
buddies. To do right-takes much
effort, but encourages the kind of
reward that 3you and the folks at
home would be proud of. Which
would you rather have on record?
"Will power"-the power to con-
trol yourself-has a great deal to
do with your actions. It takes a
lot of control to hold yourself to-
gether under certain circum-
stances if you are accustomed to
laxity in "will power." And it
takes a lot of thought to produce
the control needed to hold your-
self in check. Don't be lazy-put
forth some effort-THINK!
'Pvt. Eddie Lizzmore, when
you're trying to take a girl away
from Cpl. Elzie Howard, you've
got to use a better method than
the: one you did use.-He'll' ou't-
drink you every time -and I
don't mean water-"Give Me One
Dozen Roses-- ,"
We are glad to have attached to
our official staff Lt. H. C. Don-
eghay. I know the fellows will
like him, too.
Last week the fellows who at-
tended the UTO school completed
their courses. Congratulations to
you. We'll know more about you
next week.

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-- 314th B. HQ. & A.B. SQ.

FLUNK-UPS
Edited by J. J. O'GARA
We start off the week's sweat
parade with none other than
God's GIFT to women, Pvt. Ed
Planisek, Info Center factotum,
who has the Base cuties sweating
out those three little words and
are waiting with trunks packed
for the nod. This lad makes Vic
Mature look like Tony Galento,
and is literally forced to beat the
girls off with clubs when he
strolls the streets of Tampa; just
a wolf in khaki clothing Cor-
poral Petty, Message Center's
Maharajah of Milers, sweating out
a discharge from the MacDill
Hospital where he has been in-
terned with a severe case of ath-
lete's foot, and comes word of a
pending race with Stella Walsh,
in which heat he shall burn his
soles off. Personally, the writer
doesn't see' much sense in being.
an athlete if the disease goes with
it; much better not to exercise at
all and have normal feet The
9x12 Turkish towel with the Sul-
tan's autogragh this week is
awarded to Sgt. Trenner, local
Man-About-Special-Orders, whose
forehead is rather moist; he's
sweating out the attentions of
Capt. Bull's new secretary, a hep
chick if there ever was one .
Pass the towels, Jason, to M. Sgt
Aymond; who needs plenty of the
fuzzy rues this week, for he too
is sweating profusely over that
blonde bomber in the Captain's
Office, and that charming little
woman in the Intelligence Dept.,
the while he considers which one
to choose; veritably a problem for
a Solomon If you pass the
office and notice that. the win-
dows look a little steamy, it isn't
a new Turkish bath opened up-
it's merely the boys sweating out
spaghetti; not the kind you eat.
however, but the little inverted
V's that one sews on the sleeve.
Incidentally' this scribe is
sweating out the days till he gets
back to his belowed Beantown,
where he can fill himself to the
brim with.those good old-fashion-
ed brick-oven baked Boston Beans
and brownbread It is a fore-
gone conclusion that Sgt. Maurice
Thompson- is running a tempera-
ture over someone: he has been
going to town lately without his
glasses on ... Orchids to Corporal
Rubin who is cooking with gas
on the three front burners, and
has interviewed everyone from
shine boys to steel magnates, un-
derwear salesmen and university
heads, trolley car conductors and
Transportation directors from the
Windy City to Tampa That
grand guy McGarry and his chick
have been cemented by this time,
and are no doubt ltl'i;rig a parlor,
bedroom and sink in the Indepen-
dence city Corporal Snow,
half of Cook and Snow, Person-
nel's ace comedy team, has the
little wife under his wing and is
enjoying a three-day pass to heav-
en Three guesses as to what
First Sergeant is keeping intact
with what Mess Lieutenant, his
wife and charming daughter: a
case of th last named believing,
as the adage goes. that the way
to a man's heart is through her
dad's feeding hand. and one might
add punninglv "Pet Takes A Hol-
lydav" Sgt. "Johnny" Biddle,
recipient of. a wire from his
spouse, cuote: Hi (sugar is ra-
tioned) plum period If you aren't
ton busy send me that thiag you
call a face and the best. of Hallo-
ween's periodd as always comma
Moitle. dash the best half period
unauote Sgt. Tuly Unger,
erstwhile Personnel impresario.
sweating, out a commission at
OCS, Miami Beach-and I might
add, one good argument for a two-
ocean navy .. .Something new
has been added to Personnel,
namely.one Pfc Miller. back from
furlough, and luckv to be here
after such a rough trip down ....
Pvt. Griggs. the man of letters
and real estate from New York,
recipient of many coy glances
from the chicks in the telegraph
office except for what I have
under my bunk. that is all the
dirt I have at this time, and so
until next week, as your British
cousin would say, "Stout, fellows-
Carry on!"
Why Soldiers Are Called
"Dogfaces"
1. Wear dogtags.
2. Sleep in pup tents.
3. Sit on tails all day.
4. Growl all night.
Captain: Why didn't you salute
me yesterday?
Private: I didn't see you, sir.
Captain: Good: I was afraid you
were mad at me.


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Welcome to St. Petersburg


.." .H, SQ. ?
THIRD FIGHTER COMMAND

SEA BREEZES
By PVT. ALVIN M. AMSTER
Our "Sidewalk Superintend-
ents" at Headquarters watched
carpenters Cecil Myers and John
Goodwin and their helper, O'Neil,
do that excellent remodeling job.
Cpl. Mal Holden and the writer,
of the Adjutant's Section, occu-
pied emergency space in the.main
hallway during alterations. Now
we appreciate how it is to work
in the concourse of Grand Central
Station.
Joe Hresko and Earl Whobrey
finished a workout at the YMCA
one evening when some young
wenches took them to a Hallow-
e'en party. Everything went well
until Earl had to perform the love
scene from Romeo and Juliet.
Was it torture! That's nothing-
Joe had to imitate dogs barking.
Poor Ray Joffrion. Ray spent
the better part of twd hours pre-
paring' a detailed report for Maj.
Strecker. He laid it among some
papers to be destroyed. While he
was doing some other work he
tore up his unwanted papers. You
guessed it, he inadvertently tore
up the report. Tough.
Alex "Crackerjack" Kaspraszak
and Zoltan "Horizontal" Lucas
(how did they get such good nick-
names?) made the acquaintance
of a very nice young thing the
other evening. Since three's a
crowd, the two boys drew lots to
see who would spend the time
with the gal and "Crackerjack"
won.
Star comeback of the week:
Sgt. Watson, talking official busi-
ness over the phone, answered a
directed question, "You say you
need a truck to haul a little
freight? Don't you know you
should leave your girl friends at
home?"
A discussion was going on be-
tween Ruth Belcastro, Dick Wahl,
and Lee McGuire about dates,
girls and furloughs. Wahl ad-
journed the bull session quickly
with his, "All I'm interested in is
getting home to see my dog."
Jim Reed, of the Medics, is car-
rying his painting ability too far
with that gentian violet. By the
way, Jim, how about a copy of
that paper you prepared last
week?
Here's the sleep talkers' list (in-
complete): Buckner, Whitley, Kol-
lar, Gowan, LaCount, Gladue,
Guidry, Emerick, Perry and
Grant.
Lou Perry one night decided to
walk in his sleep. His walk was
interrupted when he tripped over
some footlockers. Muttered Lou,
squaring off with his fists, "Gang-
ing up on me, eh?" Stan Rubin is
another sleepwalker. He was dis-
covered hugging and squeezing
the post by his bed the other eve-
ning about midnight. When he
was fully awakened he claimed
he dreamt that he was home with
his lady friend.
Next week we'd like to print
the list of snorers. Let's have 'em.
Several weeks ago it was
"Rock." This gave way to "Out-
side." Now the current idioms of
the squadron are "Geh Geh" and
"Goobleon." Consult Pvt. Driscoll,.
Joffrion or Eldon Guidry for
meanings.
HOT DOTS A big hooray
for all those who did something
on that bus problem to and,from.
town. A fat boo to those who held'
it up.... Shackpappy S. Sgt. Pen-
hale of the vault was observed'
wheeling his 10-month-old pride
and joy down the avenue. Who
were those young ladies with But-
ler and Murdock? ... Lt. Bateman
hails from Massachusetts, but
graduated from the University of
Alabama. .How come Guercio
had polish on his fingernails last
Tuesday? .. Those temporary
Hallowe'en MPs Gosselin, Rob-
in, Pertuit, Manassa, Grant, Buck-
ner, Minnich and Salmon-report-
ed a quiet night. .... "Charlie",
Taylor had his own Hallowe'en
celebration Say, Peggy, that
was no Lt. Tom Bulger of
the File Section can't keep his
big feet in the aisle now ....
Ortiz and Giel, with their three-
day passes, visited relatives. ...
Mrs. Rachel Gum of Signal does
justice to her name. George
Emerick celebrated his third an-
niversary in the Army Oct. 30....
Abe Sancton's new duties include
repairing Hq.'s typewriters.. .
Marcum and Kritak are glad that
the Chesterfield is back on limits.
. Durham, Castner and Bob
Smith can't decide who is the bet-
ter cook among them. Bongio-
vanni is a busy KP. Mrock-
owski writes Marge daily on a
USO card. Let's have the
names of the fellows who snore.


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Staff Sgt. Louis H. Arnold, of
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Fort Devens and headed for Bos-
ton on a holiday. Fun was had at
all hodus until Sgt. Arnold decid-
ed to give up and go home with-
out bothering to get a hotel room.
He could sleep when he got back
to camp, Arnold reasoned.
But it didn't work out that way.
When the sergeant felt the west-
bound train conductor's hand on
his shoulder, he squinted out the
window to find himself being
hauled into Troy, N. Y. So he got
off and waited for another train,
headed east.
Then it was the stationmaster's
hand on his shoulder that awak-
ened Sgt. Arnold. After that, Ar-
nold walked around until a 'train
arrived. Better luck attended this
effort. Arnold awoke all by him-
self, this time, only half way be-
tween the station at Ayer, Mass.,
which has a bus to Fort Devens,
and Boston again.
So Arnold got a cab. When the
driver work him up, back at
camp, it was four in the morning
and the sergeant had been travel-
ing thirteen hours. He couldn't
sleep the rest of the night, he says,
"for worrying about the fare."
Or could 13 hours be enough
sleep even for Sgt. Arnold?

Two shots rang out.
"What's that?"
"Oh, just the captain. He al-
ways takes a couple of shots be-
fore turning in."

"Waiter, there's a fly in my ice
cream."
"Let him freeze and teach him
a lesson. The little rascal was in
the soup last night."

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'* HALLOWE'EN is a thing of the C. Heasley-in case the girls
iast now, a bygone. With the na- started "mobbing" him. He was
lion at war, local authorities so good the management immedi-
jlamped a ban on masks (al- ately set out to hire him, but the
,hough many don't need 'em) and singer advised Johnny Rivera and
iiulti-colored costumes on the tra- the other boys they had to. con-
A.itional day. The FBI and the sult .with the Commandant at
coppyeri were afraid Japs or ratzi- MacDill before he could sign the
Nao'- wouldd be hiding behind contract.
ni4 They probably didn't *
knI(-about the rat traps I always Clarence Belle, of The Chatter-
carry in my coat pocket. box, had a recess for Hallowe'en
:" Frequenting the night clubs Saturday midnight, starting again
:nd high spots, I witnessed sever- Sunday midnight. He played to a
al acts of "sabotage." For in- full house. Speaking of the Chat-
'6tance, Emilio Lopez, operator of terbox, Wednesday nights must be
;,he Paddock Bar, had a birthday Shave-Tail Nite. I counted 22 sec-
and threw a party all for himself. ond lieutenants-not counting two
]Yon't you think that's plain "sabo- visitors from Rapid City, S. D.,
tage'" What's the matter, Emilio, Lt. Haskell P. Larater and Lt
afraid your past ghosts and pres- Julian S. Preuss. They bragged
int witches would blow in on about the nice looking girls in
ybu? Tampa!
,. *
i S. Sgt. Stanley J. Kopetski, Romance was in full bloom at
'T-rew Field, is expecting a mighty the Jewel Box Sunday afternoon.
fine present on Nov 29-first an- Cpl. John Paulo, Drew, was all
,iiversary of his wedding. His eyes, ears and heart for that girl
Wife, now in Brooklyn, will be drummer of the Hi-Hat all-gal
here. .. band. Don't tell me it's wedding
bells!
'C H A U N C EY CROMWELL'S *
band at the Tampa Terrace had a THE TURF EXCHANGE was
little tough luck last week. The host last Saturday to a set of
build fiddle player took sick on -newlyweds-Lt. John Calon, Mac-
opening night. However, the Dill, and his bride of two days,
'Coast Guard supplied one in the the former Miss Ann Mickelberry,
person of P.O. 3rd Class Bob a model at Wolf Brothers. Stay
rShurtleff. And what a mean bull mighty close to Ann, Lieutenant.
ie played! She's a mighty sweet blonde, and
; you know the old adage-"Gen-
C-r-a-s-h! Another waitress hits tlemen .. ."
the jackpot. Betty Jo Waldon and *
T. -'Sgt. John Roy Kelly, Drew Pfc. Jess Zimmerman, editor of
Field. tied the knot Monday and the Drew Field Echoes, enter-
are honeymooning at the Lafay- tained a couple of newlyweds at
0tte on the Hillsborough river. No the T. J. Cocktail Bar in the
orchids this time-just a fancy, Thomas Jefferson hotel last night.
big bouquet for both! They were Pvt. and Mrs. Lam-
pert, he the founder of the Drew
SFATE PLAYED a fast one on Field Mosquito.
Pvt. Joe C. McElyer, Drew *
Field. Joe made the necessary ar- S.Sgt. George W. (Rusty) Hor-
diangements for the stork to de-
liver little Joey at the Base Hos- -ton was host at a farewell party
ijtal. But, like every civilian, the given him by 1st Sgt. G. C. Quinn,
tork's been working on war pro-
Auction--thus delivering little SOLDIERS
'oey to Mrs. McElyer in Mt. ALWAS
Ple-rsnt. Tenn. ALWAYS WELCOME
Pvt. J. J. Mahoney, MacDill EL BOULEVARD
Field. an Irish tenor, burst out RESTAURANT
with a few numbers at the Hi-Hat
glub the other night. He brought Finest Spanish Foods Best
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Cpl. Lake and others at Fernan-
dez' Restaurant. "Rusty" is off for
OCS. Come back a captain,
"Rusty."
*
Pfc. Gene Walter and Melton
Wallace had two very nice look-
ing reasons for why they kept in
the dim lights at the Floridan
Cocktail Lounge Saturday night.
V
SGT. BOB RUSSO, Master Sgt.
George Holes and Sgt. Shannon,
of Camp DeSoto, had a little stag
party at the Chesterfield Bar
Monday night. And it will be Sgt.
Russo's last, too-Mrs. Russo, a
bride of a few days, will see to
that. "Yep," said Mrs. Russo when
she heard of the affair, "next time
the Sarge goes to the Chesterfield
I'll be in the party!"
*
Pfc. and Mrs. Sam Engle were
entertained at a wedding party,
also at this place, by Sgt. Johnny
Markum, Cpl. Woods and Pvt.
Mickey Mimeron. Happy honey-
moon to Pfc. Engle and his bride.
*
Pvts. Johnny Keegan, Homer
Newkirk and Billy Benjamin, all


of Drew, were competing in a bil-
liards match championship at
George's Billiard Parlor, 2219
Broadway. Popular George Vac-
caro, operator of the pool room,
challenges any soldier to a game
or two. .
The Army is getting its share
of Tampa bartenders. Joe Pularo,
of Mary Miller's Bar will don
khaki flannels very, very soon.
Good luck, Joe!
THE SARATOGA BAR looked
like the race track it has been
named after. Pvts. George W. Mc-
Gee, MacDill, Clifford Keeton,
Plant Field; Oscar Wyle, Mitchel
Field, N. Y., led a happy Hallow-
e'en crowd through the paces on
the dance floor, while the South's
best Negro rhythm played "Praise
the Lord and.Pass. the Ammuni-
tion." .

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Air Corps Volley Bal

League Will Opei
By Pvt. Delwin Baggett
The Air Corps Volleyball leaguE
will open play on Monday. Eigh
organizations are represented b:
a total of 17 teams. The league
will run approximately a month
with a total of 136 games.
There will be five games a day
running Monday through Friday
of each week. Playing times wil
be 4:15 p. m. on courts designated
for play each day. The courts wil
be numbered one through five
Courts 1, 2 and 3 are located be-
tween Chapel No. 2 and Base
Physical Training Supply Office
at 5th St. and E ave. Courts 4 and
5 are located across street from
Main Entrance of Service Club
and North of Post Office.
,The officials for each game will
be 'furnished by the Physical
Training Office, with his word
being final. All games canceled
due to inclement weather will be
rescheduled.
Results and league standings
will be published daily in the
Tampa Tribune and weekly in
the Drew Field Echoes.
The four teams finishing high-
est in the Air Corps league will
meet the four high teams in the
Signal Corps for the champion-
ship of the field.
Entries are still being taken for
the Air Corps touch football
league which will start in two
weeks. If your organization would
like to enter a team or teams, get
in touch with the Physical Train-
ing Office at once.
Attention Basketball players-
If you desire to play on the Base
basketball team, submit your
name, experience and organiza-
tion to the Physical Training Of-
fice right away. This includes
Signal and Air Corps. We want
a championship team for Drew.
Don't forget the football game
at Phillips stadium. Come out and
support the team.
PLOTTING CO., 564th

DOTS AND DASHES
By SGT. E. S. PERRY
The march to Ballast Point Park
is history, but the fish stories are
still going strong. All I saw out
there was a stingaree and a fish
that had everybody guessing as to
its parentage. Anyhow, the chow
was swell. Our noncoms who got
a well-earned furlough Monday
nite were 1st Sgt. O'Brien, Tech
Sgt. O'Neill (sure sounds like the
Fighting 69th), P.F.C. Conn, Sgt.
Roumeliote, Cpls. Drutsch, Her-
ring, Seder, Stalcup, Grayson, etc.
Something tells me that when
they get back, we won't be where
we were, per usual.
The gossip is that Dickerson
spent $5 two days before pay-day
for sore trinket that some lass
back in Indiana. That looks like
a case.
Which is louder, Squire's paja-
mas or Goss'? And how can you
figure Goss beefing about going
on those hikes and then squawk-
ing when.he's left out? The "pa-
jama kid" iniur company is little
La Rotondo who, weather permit-
ting, wears at least the tops for
formations (in the dark).
A big cheer for our new offi-
cers-Lts. Robert M. Warren and
John M. Madden. It's a swell com-
pany.
If we all pull together there's
no reason why we can't have a
big party-with lots and lots of
beer and women, and pretzels and
women and sandwiches and wom-
en.
-K---_______
CORRECTION
*In the AWUTC touch football
league, the 386th won by default
from the 676th, and not vice versa
as listed in the results in last
week's issue of the Echoes.

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POPEYE, THE SOLDIER MAN


Popeye the Sailor Man has his living counterpart here at
Drew Field in the person of Pvt. Harry J. Confer. Popeye, the
Soldier Man, the spittin' image-toothless, pipe, spinach and all
-of the famous comic character appearing in daily cartoon strips
and movietoons, is in the 314th Base Headquarters and Air Base
Squadron.
Pvt. Confer, 40 years old, was a steelworker in Altoona, Pa.,
until August'10, 1942, when he entered ihe Army. He was sent to
Miami Beach on August 17 and late in September came to Drew
Field.


Armistice Day,

Game Slated

Wednesday, Nov. 11, Armistice
Day, Jefferson High School will
meet Plant High School on the
gridiron of Phillips Field, the
game starting at 3 p.m. Admission
to soldiers, 30 cents.
Between halves, the footballs
used in the Hillsboro vs. Jefferson


and Plant vs. Jefferson games v
be auctioned off, the proceeds
be used to buy war bonds.



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