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About Abbot engineer. (Camp Abbot, Or.) 1943-1944 | View Entire Issue (July 23, 1943)
Friday, July 23, 1943
Opens O ffering
24 -Hour Service
I% m V H A R M O N
HAD SCORED 33 TOUCHDOWNS
M ichigan wearing no
THEY d ec ided -TO r e t i r e
th e n um ber /
IL L -F A T E D
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WHICH LT. TOM
Sensational Negro Team to
Play Camp Varsity Sunday
Greeting telegrams for de
livery within the United States
will not be accepted by the Carop
Abbot Western Union office, hut
its okay to send messages to
fathers, husbands, sons and
sweethearts with an APO ad
dress, the telegraph office an
"This service is a new and
very popular one,” said CpI. Har
lan Weeks, "and it's known as
an EFM (Expeditionary Fojce
Message). The price is a flat one
of sixty cents, plus tax, and all
we need is the complete name,
rank, serial number and AFO
address of the person to whom
the message is being sent.”
The Western Union Office, lo
cated in Bldg T-204, offers a
twenty-four hour service to all
camp personnel for transmitting
both official and personal tele
grams. Collect wires will not
be accepted, however, unless iho
sender deposits the price of the
message, refund of which will
be given him following delivery.
Cpl. Weeks and Miss Anna-
belle Powell are in charge of I he
telegraph office, under the • u-
pervision of Capt. C. Nelson,
Camp Signal Officer.
A crew of Negro fighting QM
diamond stars from Ft. Lewis,
^ BEFORE IT CRASHED
Wash., stationed in this area
IN SOUTH AMERICA
for the 4th Army maneuvers,
— HE WANDERED
will display their prowess next
FOR MVS IN THE
JUNGLE BEFORE HE
Sunday at 1400 when they tangle
m s FOUND H i A
with the camp varsity nine on
the post hall field in rear of the
U. S. Treasury Department obstacle course.
The dusky sluggers have a
iim im iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii
number of outstanding semi-pro
and professional players and
will provide the Engineers with
D’ja ever hear of the Empire plenty ot fireworks. Managed by
Oidtimers claim that we shall
never see the equal of the ath State building in New York Lt. Earl O. Fusselman, com
letes who performed in grand City? Sure, it’s tall—statistics pany “ A ” commander of the
pa’s day. True enough, perhaps, claim its 102 stories tower 1250 563rd Q. M. Serv. Bn. the Lewis IT ’S IN THE BAG Beating out
but the fact remains that few ot
ites’ battery consists of Pvt. a lively melody in leather with
this generation remember the feet in the sky.
Gaines, sensational south his toughened milts, Sgt. Roy
Well, in order to make his
L. Rider, athletic director of the
big names of long ago. How are
you on history? Camp News weekly news report to the o ffi paw twirler and Pvt. Jimmy Post Special Service office is en
thusiastic over the recent arrival
paper Service experts provide cial camp newspaper, T/4 H. E. Ligon on the receiving end.
While at Ft. Lewis, Gaines of 14 punching hags in camp.
the queries and solutions.
Ml“ s will p’ -iy llie Medics next
Purcell, ranking non-com in the
J. Who were the participants
pitched two games for the var Soon each battalion will have a
in the longest fight in ring lus camp postal service, spun such sity nine, winning one and drop bag to condition combat Engin Thursday at 1800.
eers. Rider rigged up the appara
Camp Abbot’s "guardian an
an interesting yarn that even
ping the second. Pvt. James1 tus for a hag in the SCI' 1973 gels”— the highly-blitzed M P's
Sullivan and Killrane ( ITun- the most astute editor would call
area. (ENGINEER Photo by
have a fast playing softball team
fnd Hones ( ) Louis and Schmel- it a scoop.
serve tosser used to play pro Hahn.)
that seeks action anyday except
“ We sold 12,200 air mail
2. Who took part in the first stamps between June 1 and July ball in New Jersey.
Sunday. Managed by Sgt. Raoul
intercollegiate football game
The Lewisites’ lineup follows:
Mound, challenges will be hap
6,” the red-haired three-striper
ever played ill the U. S. A.?
Walt Wilkerson, lb; George
pily received from any Abbot or
( ) Yale-Harvard ( ) Army-Navy said. "Since that type of stamp Hairston, 2b; Walter Tyler, 3b;
ganization. Phone Mound at Ext.
( ) Princeton-Rutgers.
measures one and a half inches
3. Most famous of all early w’ide, multiply that width by the
In the near future, two unique | 165.
American fighters was John L. number sold, and you get 18,300 Odom, If; Bill Cunningham, services of the Special Serviee
The M P’s have three topi ate
former semi-pro player, rf; Joe
Sullivan. Whom did he lick for
Division, War Department will twirlers Pfc. Bob Hertz, form
inches. Now divide that by a
Flowers, 3b and Gaines, opening
( ) Jim Corbett ( ) Paddy Ryan foot and what do you get—1525 pitcher. Utility men are Walter be available to Abbotmen— er California semi-pro star; Pvt.
Army Ilit Kits and 16-mm G. I. George Smith and Pfc. Frank
( ) Jake Kilraine ( ) Maxie Baer. feet.”
Reed, of, and Ted Floyd, If.
Leon. Behind the plate is Fgt.
4. The hole-in-one, that golfing
That makes the measured total
Lt. Fusselman. said the team
phenomenon, has eluded many of airmail stamps sold exactly
Russell Peterson, who played in
would practice early Sunday
top-flight golfers. Do you know
the national softball tourney y v-
who shot the most holes-in one? 275 feet higher than A1 Smith’s morning in preparation for the
eral years ago; Cpl. Fred Soul-
( ) Harry Vardon ( ) Bobby cloud-grazing edifice. Bub, can I game. Approximately 215 mem-
All-Purpose rce hall center n et is the utility receiver. 1/Fgt.
Jones ( ) Sandy Herd ( ) Grouch you “lick” that?
I bers of the company plan to be of Camp Abbot's social activities William "Flash” Thetford holds
i on hand to root for their team, —has been temporally closed down first sack, and either
5. Who was heavyweight
j Battery for the camp team will due to installation of a modern Mound or 2 Lt. Henry Hansen
champion of the world when
' be announced shortly before heating system. Re-opening is will grace second base. Sgt. J E.
Euck Dempsey was born?
! game time. Everyone is invited scheduled within a week, at Schaeffer will monopolize Hurd
r i Bob Fitzsimmons ( ) Jim
, to attend.
which time the weekly dances hag. Performing in shortstop
will be resumed.
are Sgt. Sid Rosen and Sgt. Wal*,
( ) Charles Atlas.
* * *
Gleaming white machinery and
i ter Hooks, both expert players.
ANSWERS TO SPORTS QUIZ sparkling floors best describes
W A C DAYKOOM GETS P IA N O Pfc. Don Prineau is spotted on
1. The longest fiirht on record was Camp Abbot’s bakery where thou
The Wacs dayroom—center ot | short centerfield.
between Patsy Tunm-y and Jack Hones at
Chelsea, England, in 1825. Hones won in sands of golden-crusted loaves of
j Abranz will snag ’em in left
Bend’s USO these days is a
278 rounds. N e x t longest was a draw
between A . Bowen and J. Burke in New bread are baked daily for camp G. I. hive of activity, according ano recently presented by the field; either Pfc. John Miles or
Orleans, A p ril 6, 183. This bout took seven
hours. 1!» minutes.
to Mr. Harry O’Grady, director Trinity Episcopal Church < iuild ' Pfc. Morriz Getz patrol o uter
2. Rutgers and Prinreton played the first
Housed in Bldg. 314 on Ware and Miss Ann McLoughlin, as members of Bend. Mrs. William field, while 2/Lt. T. E. Pcnning-
football game in 1889. Rutgers won and
E. Chandler, chairman of the • ton, holds down right field <o
Ave., the bakery is sociate.
since that time has won only one other house
game from Prinreton.
3. John L . Sullivan, the famed Boston equipped with the most modern
Tonight in the Elks club, lo church women’s service group, tor. T/5 Rose Mary Kassap is
' chief of the booster dep’t.
strong boy, defeated Paddy Ryan fo r the machinery from the automatic
cated above the Wall St. service made the presentation.
w orld’s heavyw eight title in 1882 in a hare
flour measurer to the huge oil- men’s rendezvous, will be a
knuckle figh t.
4. Hole-in-one king is Sandy Herd, of
Scotland. He shot 18 in 50 years of com fed oven where 400 loaves can dance with music supplied by
The W olf
be baked at one time.
recordings. All Army couples
5. Jack Dempsey was born June 24. 1895
T/4 Clarence J. Trepainer, are especially invited to attend.
in Manassa. Colo. A t that tim e Jim Corbett
former instructor, Bakers and Last night, USO staged a gala
Cooks school, Hqs. Ninth Service dance in the Pine Forest Grange
Command, Ft. Douglas, Utah, is hall with the ERTC band for
Solid rhythm-loving Abbotmen chief baker and in charge of the maneuvermen in this area.
in Hq. Co. SCU 1973 want to eleven men comprising the staff.
Saturday night, a five-piece
make a lot of dogfaces “ hepp-
Army bakeries are classified civilian combo will dish out rhy
py” but require the services of according to the size of the re thms in the USO with Wacs and
seven additional musicians to spective post and Camp Abbot Junior Hostesses in attendance.
round out a dance band.
has a No. 1 rating, said Mr. There will also be a dance next
Pvt. Aldrich Novak, who used Charles D. Clark, Bakery Pro Tuesday evening in the club
to be a balladeer in several well- duction Specialist for the Ninth house.
known Windy City niteries, is Service Command, who is here
Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 3 the
whipping the ensemble in shape. temporarily to supervise the op USO plans to organize two bowl
Todate, he has recruited Pvt. eration of the new bakery. Mr. ing leagues at the Bend alleys on
Danny B 'a b in e c , and Pvt. W. E. Cushman, Bakery Machine Bond St., with special rates to
“ Cookie” Speciaiic, guitarists; Specialist, also from NSC, was in all .soldier-keglers and their
T 5 Johnnie Koll and T 5 Sam charge of the installation of all wives. Those wishing to join a
my Miller, de luxe “suitcase equipment.
league are urged to contact the
The new bakery will provide lovely Ann.
men” (drummers) and Sgt. Keg
Evans, trumpet man. Needed— only bread for the camp as all
In two weeks, “ talent night”
but badly—are two trombonists, other bakery goods, cakes and shows will get underway.
three sax men, a pianist and an pies are made in various com
pany kitchens. At present, only 3 W ACS IN C 1 B SCHOOL
Three Wacs are attending the
white bread is baked although in
the near future whole wheat Cooks and Bakers school along
NEW TNG. DIV. T. O.
A total of 20 enlisted men’s bread will be found at Camp with enlisted men of the post.
' ' . . . . . and last night I did something I'va
grades has increased the Tng. Abbot messes, said Capt. Emil They are: Pvts. Alma M. Kron
Div. table of organization, allow L. Mosheim, sales commissary quist, Kathryn Babb and Lucille
always wanted to do!".
ing for a tech, a staff, three
bucks, 13 cpls, and 2 privates.
™ i ru ro
v ) HARMOS PARA-
7 c h u t e d t o SAFery
P. O. Stamp Sales
Soar Plenty Hiqh
Flashy MP S oftball
Team Plays Medics
H it Kifs, G.l. Pix
To Arrive Soo n
A-P Building Reopens Soon
"S ta ff of Life" Is
Produced in New,
Solid Senders Need Seven
To Send SCU's to Heaven
USO Charts Fun