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About Abbot engineer. (Camp Abbot, Or.) 1943-1944 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 13, 1943)
M a le C a ll______
Friday, Aug. 13, 1943
by Milton Caniff, Creator of "Terry and the Pirates"
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RADIO EQUIPMENT IS TUNED > TO ANV AIRPLANE
TO THIS FREQUENCY...
Absentee Voting Facilities
Provided tor Eligible Gl's
Sometimes It Pays to
Stay in Bed All Day
Service Group Donates Piano
If you’re superstitious,
stick close to your sack to
day, for it’s '14-hours of hoo
doo! Yeah, it’s Friday the
The procedure hy which Camp list a permanent home address,
Abbot soldiers stationed away the W ar Department pointed
Unit commanders will as
from tbeir homes may vote in out.
preparation of appli
the forthcoming elections has cations the
at Camp Abbot but will Bend U S O to Have
been announced by the W ar De not attempt to determine who is
eligible to vote or to influence Gala Floral Show
Bend’s spacious USO club
Ballots may be obtained from voters.
the Secretary of State of the Ballots will be marked in ac house will be permeated with
state in which the voter resides cordance with instructions and fragrant scents next Wednesday
by request on Post Card, WD, returned to the state postage when the Bend Garden Club
AGO Form No. 560, which is be free.
stages its annual exhibit, Mrs. C.
ing distributed to companies, In states such as New York, K. Weil, president, informed the
battalions, groups and the ad-; which do not recognize the val post special service office today.
jutant’s office at Camp Abbot. idity of Form No. 560 as an ap Flowers indigenous to this
These cards, which may be mail plication for a ballot except in area will be displayed by local
ed postage free, must be filled voting on federal issues, the horticulturists. Many unusual
out and signed by the voter. Sig card may be used as a request blooms and floral designs will
natures must be certified by a for an application for registra highlight the show. Abbotmen
tion and ballot. The application and Wacs are cordially invited FEATURED GIFT IN WAC DAYROOM—Posed around a
Individuals should not show form may then be filled out and to inspect the potted plants and piano presented by the Ladies Group, Bend’s Episcopal church
service group arc Lt. Stephanie A. Podzunas, left, Wac com
the address of their organization returned to the state, whereupon show posies.
manding officer; Mrs. William E. Chandler, Guild president;
on the post card form but should a ballot will be sent to the voter.
T 5 Ruth Strawn, now attending Wac OCS, and Lt. PataT '
Elwell, Wac executive officer. (9SC-43-CAB-20-SS)
25 Abbotmen Win Good
"You Work Here-Play Here
Too" Uroed of C ivilians
With Col. Frank S. Besson, Furnishings for
commander, pinning on the
Plans for organizing a Camp Views ER1C Units post
25 Abbotmen, ranging Dayrooms Set
Abbot hostess unit composed of A formal inspection of engi badges,
from 1/Sgt. to Pfc, were award
civilian girls employed on the
post were announced by Mrs.
Helen S. Smith, principal service
club hostess, Friday.
“Soldiers will need the aid of
civilian girls for entertainment
programs such as dances, game
nights and open house nights at
the service club when it opens
in the near future,” Mrs. Smith
A meeting will be held in the
All-Purpose recreation hall at
1230, Friday, Aug. 20, to dis
cuss plans for organization.
Civilian girls are urged to elect
a representative from each of
the offices in which they are
employed. Both married and
single girls are requested to
“You work here Play here,
too!" Mrs. Smith suggested.
neer training activities at Camp
Abbot was conducted Thursday
by Col. H. P. Kitson, director of
Training for the Ninth Service
Spending a lull day at the
post, Col. Kitson saw trainees
firing on the machine gun and
rifle ranges, run infiltration
courses, erect floating bridges
and practice defensive warfare
against moving tanks. As the
final demonstration of the day
he witnessed the blowing up of
a bridge by a special demolition
squad. Later he visited the Spe
cialist schools including opera
tion of the saw mill, motor pool,
carpentry and demolition and
the general clerical course given
Bonds Buy Bullets!
* Being a weekly calendar of events listing activities in Camp
and Bend for Camp Abliot personnel. For listings phone Ext. 3
BEND USO: Informal activities, 1830.
BEND USO: Dance, Community Sing, 2030.
BLDG. NO. 211: Officers’ dance,’Informal, in Officers’ Mess, 2100
ABBOTheator: Matinee, 1400: Regular Shows. 1830. 2030, week-
da vs. On weekdays, 2 shows nightlv: 1830-2030.
BEND PARK BANDSTAND: Concert by Camp Abbot Band, 1630.
ATTEND CHURCH: Chapels on post or churches in Bend.
CAMP BALL PARK: Varsity baseball game. 1330.
BEND USO: Dunkers Club, 1015-1100; Musical Gems ¡classical
recordings», 1500; Buffet Lunch, 1500-1700; Snacks, 1900-
2200: Party Night Games, refreshments, community sing
ing. Register at USO for Home Hospitality.
PILOT BUTTE INN ARMY WlVES-l’SO Club Meeting, 2000.
BEND USO: "Do as you Please Night” Open House.
ERTC BARRACKS 919: String Ensemble Practice, 1830.
BIBLE CLASS: Post Chapel, 1930.
ALL PURPOSE REC HALL: Dance for Hqs. Gp. and Tng. Cadre.
Music hy camp orchestra. 2030-2230. Only corporals, privates
CAPITOL THEATER IN BEND: Premiere of "This Is The Army”
Camp Abbot hand, speakers, entertainment. 2000.
STATION KBND: "Camp Abbot on Parade," Studio in Pilot Butte
Inn. 1945-2000. Interviews, speakers. Audience invited.
CHOIR PRACTICE: Post Chapel. 1930.
BEND USO: "Game Nile." Telephone call home to winner, 2000.
BEND USO: “Learn to Dance" Class 1800.
CHOIR PRACTICE: Post Chapel, 1800.
ed Good Conduct Ribbons at a
formal review in the 11th Eng.
Tng. Gp. drill field recently.
When trainees of the 54th Bn.
paraded for the reviewing party.
The Camp Abbot band played
during the presentation cere
W ac's First Sergeant Pell
Transferred to New Post
Camp Abbot's ranking non-
com Wac, 1/Sgt. Eleanor L. Pell,
recently transferred, has arrived,
at her new station — Fort
Stevens, Wash.,—for duty.
A word to I he spies is suffi
PIN-UPS FOR CHIN-UPS
The I. O. O. F. Lodge in Bend
has announced its intention to
furnish a day room for the 52nd
Engr. Tng. Bn., Mr. Frank J.
Dunning, Red Cross field direc
tor and coordinator for the
camp and hospital committee in
charge of the furnishing pro
gram, said Friday.
The 52nd day room will be the
fourth furnished by Bend or
ganizations. A 55th Bn. room
was furnished by the Elks Club
recently and dedicated last week,
and a medical detachment day
room has been furnished by the
Knights of Columbus, the first
Bend organization to pledge
sponsorship. Furnishing of the
51st Bn. room by the Masonic
Lodge and Order of the Eastern
Star also is under way.
Bend Veterans of Foreign
Wars also have pledged support
in furnishing a day room.
(Continued • from
and naming of Camp Abbot.
Chaplain Norman M. Gold-
burg of the 11th Engr. Tng. Bn.
will deliver the invocation, and
Post Chaplain William H. An
drew will pronounce the bene
The five-hour dedication pro
gram from 1300 to 1800, will also
be noteworthy for the read»' " of
a message from Miss Mai" .. L.
Abbot, daughter of the founder.
Cpl. John Abramson, a D-54
cadre, has composed a poem in
honor of the occasion to be read
during the ceremonies. Complete
dedicatory program will be an
nounced next week, Col. L. H.
Hall, post executive officer
A speakers’ platform will be
constructed in the vicinity of
Post Headquarters as well as a
log-spliced stand for the review
A special issue of the Abbot
ENGINEER will appear on the
dedication day, containing a pic
torial review of the camp since
its activation May 15.
IT’S A KEENE PAPER!
The Abbot E N G I N E E R ,
“daddy of ’em all” here extends
an ink-stained orchid to Maj.
Ernest H. Keene, president of
Rents and Claims board, who
edited the “Camp Abbot Rag,” a
postage-sized newspaperette con
taining news of BOQ 218. We
hope the editor also finds his Save for Security! Save with
Two Shows Nightly—1830-2030: Matinee, Sundays at 1400
FRIDAY, Aug. 13—"DIXIE." colorful story of minstrels,
melodies and mirth, starring Bing Crosby and Dorothy I.amour.
"Night Life in the Army." newsreel.
SATURDAY. Aug. 14—"DARK COMMAND" (Revival) with
APPEALING Pretty as a pic
ture is this camp civilian em John Wayne. Claire Trevor, W alter Pidgeon. Grantland Rice
and Popeye cartoon.
ploye who manages the post
Western Union office. Shes the
SUNDAY and MONDAY. Aug. 15-1«—“PILOT No. 5,” daring
fifth candidate to bask in the story of Yank skv fighters, with Franchot Tone, Marsha Hunt.
ENGINEER limelight as an "Ab- "The War" exclusive GI movie short! Superman cartoon, news.
botizer." VITAL STATISTICS:
TUESDAY. Aug. 17—"THE FALCON IN DANGER," with
Name \nabelle Powell. Age
Tom Conway, Jean Brooks. "World of Sport" featurette; “Com
21. Height .5 6 . Weight 112 munity Sing," and Technicolor short. "Inca Gold."
pounds. Color hair honeyed-
WEDNESDAY, \ug. 18— I Double Feature)—“GALS, INC,"
blonde. Color eyes- blue Home with Leon Carroll, Grace McDonald, and the famed Casa lamia
town Bend. Hobbies dancing, orchestra. "THAT NAT/Y NUISANCE” with Bobby Watson
and swimming. Favorite color and Joe Devlin.
and Flower — Blue and Rose.
Till RSDAY. Aug. 19— BEHIND THE RISING SUN” from
Best culinary prize — southern the best-seller of the year, featuring Margo, Tom Neal and Rob
ert Ryan. “This Is America,” latest news.