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About Abbot engineer. (Camp Abbot, Or.) 1943-1944 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 18, 1943)
Saturday, Sept. 18 ,1943
Red Cross Gets '«
Dogfaces Fast But Furious
Eaters, Quartermaster Finds
The soldiers’ eating habits are | counted on to eat five per cen t
influenced by the w eather, the more than if h e’s indoors.
Assignm ent of additional per
Soldiers eat more if sm oking
presence of an officer in the
sonnel to A m erican Red Cross
is perm itted in the m ess hall,
units at Cam p Abbot w as an
and they also polish off a nit
things, a survey by the Q u arter more food if an officer is pres-
nounced by F ra n k J. Dunning,
m aster Corps reveals, but this i ent. If food is ready lo r them
field director fo r Cam p Abbot
much is certain —the average w hen they come into the m ess
and the northw est m aneuver
dogface's appetite is always hail, they eat m ore th an it they
area, this week.
have to w ait fo r sendee.
Assigned to th e Red Cross
If the w eath er is cold, the
Unless he's on KP, th e average
soldier cats six per cent more soldier spends relatively little
unit at the Station H ospital w as
than if the w eath er is moderate. tim e in the mess hall 18 m in
Miss Edith Smallwood who will
In the sum m er he consumes utes at breakfast. 19 m inutes
¡.¡an recreation program s in the
about 12 per cent less than in lunch and 17 m inutes at supper.
Red Cross recreation building
the w inter. On a cloudy day his But in those 54 m inutes he stows
and in th e hospital w ards fo r
appetite is better than on a clear aw ay five and a q u arte r pounds
day. If he's outdoors he can he of food.
Miss Grace Richm an w as as
signed to the Cam p Abbot office
. s claims and referra l sta ff aide.
blazes. She pulls the bell cord and accidentally spilled coupons
"Boy o' Boy. ' What a View!”
She will interview soldiers re
w ith h er teeth. Only trouble is gooo fo r 100 gallons.
ceiving discharges, explain their
she doesn't know when to stop.
tig h ts as ex-servicemen and as
N ew ark, N. J. (CNSl- A local
sist in filing claims.
Genesco, 111. (CN S)—Ira W ert, brew ery lece-ived a V-Mail letter
Four w ere assigned to the IV
a filling station attendant, cul- recently from a U. S. lieutenant
Corps office here as assistant
canized a girdle for a customer. now reposing in a G erm an pi is-
field directors fo r m aneuver
on camp. The letter said "Send
me 25 cans of beer each m onth
troops. They are R ay P ry o r and i Camp Abbot trainees are being sm^i 11 rod which is one of the c a r - j
Knoxville, Tenn. (CN S)—C. H. and send the bill to my fa th e i.”
Mrs. M arabelle Sweeney, grad instructed in firing and fam iliar bine’s parts.
T rout, a prisoner at the city
uates of the Red Cross T raining ity of the mechanism of the
Its development is one of the clink, gave the jailer $117 when
W ilbur, Wash. (CNSl Ranch-
School a t W ashington, D. C., A rm y’s new carbine, a lethal
m arvels of modern science. It ho was locked up to be put aside
j c r W alter W ynhoff’s overalls
Thomas S tew art, form erly of
Vancouver B arracks and Edw ard weapon pronounced deadly, light w’as designed and produced in a for him until a fte r the disposal caught in his tracto r binder unit.
Oakey, form erly of W alla Walla, in w eight and equal to the famed m onth and a half, com pared of his case. W hen he w as releas He w as spun around, stripped
M-l G arand rifle in speed of fire. w ith the 20 years taken to de ed the dough w as gone. The po and throw n 50 feet. W hen he
lice departm ent has launched an came to he discovered he was
As yet there is not sufficient velop the Garand. To the G ar investigation.
and, however, goes m ost of the
still w earing liis shoes and
num ber of these item s of Army
credit for its development. The
equipment, which met its m ajor G arand made the g reatest tra n
Los Angeles (C N S)—Lila Ro
test in the Sicilian campaign, to sition in the history of small m an has filed suit here against
equip each individual soldier, ac arm s w hen it successfully proved a m an who, she says, bit off the
cording to Lt. Col. Clarence L. the success of the sem i-auto end of her nose when she re
LOCATION OF CHAPELS
Douglas, director of the training m atic principle, firing w ith only fused to go out w ith him.
T o st C h a p e l , B ldp. 2()8; i l t h d p .
the pull of a trigger.
Bldp. 754; H o sp ital C hapel in Red C n-tn
C hapel, Fldjr. 1265; 12th (Ip. C hain 1,
W ashington—Over 100,000 sol
The Sicilian cam paign also
F acts concerning the new car
Mt. Pulaski, 111. (CN S)—This R ecreatio n h all.
diers are in training at colleges bine have ju st been made public, proved other advantages, such town has sold its fire truck to a
and universities participating in following the proving of its : as the am ount of am m unition a couple of men w ho need a dump
Friday, Sept. 17, 1930 <7:30) p.
the Army Specialized T raining worth in Sicily. It weighs little soldier can carry. Armed with a truck. It w as purchased in 1917 m. Post Chapel (Bldg. 208).
Program , and an additional 16,- more than half as much as the carbine he can carry twice as and unused since 1925. Despite
CATHOLIC SERA ICES
000 a re a t Specialized Training Garand, and is only three feet much. This is because th e ca rt Tts long idleness the machine
S aturday, Sept. 18, Confess
and R eassignm ent ( S T A R ) j long. Each of its 15 shots is fired ridges weigh only half as much. sta rted rig h t off with a tu rn of
ions, oPst Chapel 'Bldg. 208).
units, the W ar D epartm ent has w ith only one pull of the trig g er
the crank, said F ire Chief O. W. Sunday, Sept. 19, 0900, Mass,
and can be fired with one hand,
Mayer, who hasn't had to answ er Post Chapel. 1830 ( 6:30 p. m.)
The A rm y Specialized T rain like a pistol, if necessary.
an alarm for 18 years.
Mass, Post Chapel. 1710 (5:10 p.
The carbine is not designed to
ing Program is rapidly approach
m.) Mass, daily except T hursday,
ing the goal originally set for it replace th e Garand, but is a new
New York (CN S)— B ern arr Post Chapel. Tuesday, Sept. 21,
by the W ar D epartm ent—150,000
Colorado Springs, Col (CNS) Macfadden, the carrot - eating 1900 ( 7:00 p. m .l Shoir R ehear
soldiers in training a t any one ers, engineers and other shock —A resident w as arrested for publisher, celebrated his 75th sal, Post Chapel.
troops. It fires a .30 caliber bul planting m ariju an a in his back
birthday by standing on his head
PROTESTANT SERA It ES
Rapid expansion of the pro- let, slightly less than one-third yard. He claimed he fed it to his fo r reporters. A plea for easier
Sunday, Sept. 19, 1000, Post
canaries to im prove th eir sing divorce laws so th at people
was indicated in the W ar of an inch in diam eter.
Chapel (Bldg. 208). 1930 ( 7 30
It is expected th a t increased ing.
j . ^ rtm ent announcem ent that
could rem a rry and produce more p. m.) Post Chapel. Monday,
19 m ore colleges and universi attention will be given in carbine
and bigger fam ilies was his Sept. 20, 1900 ( 7:00 p. m.) Binle
ties have been invited to partici training here w ith inauguration
D etroit (C N S)—A m an got a birthday m essage to America.
Study Class, Post Chapel. Wed
pate in the program , bringing to
five-year jail sentence here for
nesday, Sept. 22, 1900 ( 7:00 p.
209 the n um ber of institutions in which s ta rts la ter this month. stealing a ham from the window
Oakland, Cal. (CN S)— Red m.
P o st
the ASTP. Still fu rth e r expan Many more night problem s than of a butcher shop even though it
headed Jeanne McDonald in jail Chapel.
was m ade of saw dust and glue—
sion is anticipated.
on a car-stealing charge broke
HOSPITAL SERA It ES
In response to num erous in will come in this phase. R eports for display purposes only.
the window of h er cell, tore up
Sept. 19, 0700. Catho
quiries, th e W ar D epartm ent re
Elizabeth, N. J. (CN S)—T esti th e toilet and set fire to the lic Confessions, Red C ross Hec
em phasized th a t th ere is no ob bine is one of the best night
clink seven tim es. A m atron
ligation on the p a rt of soldiers fighting weapons, because it has mony of Nick V itaris’ mother-in- quieted her by taking her clothes Hall. 0730, Catholic Mass, Red
Cross Rec Hall. 1000, P ro testan t
participating in th e ASTP to
Service, Red Cross Rec Hall.
Abbot trainees have been tra in vorce from his wife, Cecilia, aw ay.
serve in the A rm y for a longer
period th an th at required of any ed in distinguishing carbine rifle here. The mother-in-law is also
Salt L ake «City (C N Sl—Sen
fire in the past, but the new pro V itaris’ stepm other, having m ar
gram will enlarge upon this ried his fath e r m any years ago. tenced on a Saturday to 30 days
Wednesday, Sept. 22. 1:00
on an intoxication count, Mrs. (7:00 p. m.l L. D. S. Service 11th
phase of training.
OPEN HOUSE’ .SCHEDULED
T raining officers point out
El Paso. Tex. (C N S)—F ra n Elizabeth Van M eurs told the Gp. Chapel. Thursday, Sept. 23,
Women of the F irst L utheran th at a soldier arm ed w ith the cisco Vega of Juarez, Mex., was judge she w as going to be m ar 1900 ( 7:00 p. m.) C hristian
church in Bend w ill sponsor an new carbine can carry twice as sentenced to 60 days in jail for ried the following Monday. She Science Service, Post Chapel.
‘‘epen house" program for serv much am m unition as a soldier attem p tin g to sm uggle bobby was— and by the judge himself. Friday, Sept. 17, 19.30 ( 7:30 p.
T h er she went back to jail.
ice men in the basem ent of the using a G arand. A soldier can pins into the U. S.
m .l L u th eran Devotions, 12th
church from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. dism ount and reassem ble it w ith
G roup Chapel (Bldg. 1355).
Sunday, M orris A. Thompson, in two m inutes. H is only tools
San Francisco (CN S)—While «1 m R \ l MIM. 81 >(\ N :
Indianapolis, Ind. <CNS) —
pastor, has announced. R efresh are the rim of th e head of a ca r P atsy, fox te rrie r m ascot a t a pleading with ration officials for
T hursday. Sept. 23, 1900 '7 00
m en ts will be served. A musical bine cartridge, serving as a local fire house, has learned to ex tra gasoline stam ps Myron p. m.) 12th G roup Chapel
p rogram also is scheduled.
m akeshift screw driver, and a ring the fire bell en ro u te to Jacobson reached into his pocket ■Bldg. 754).
Trainees Here Learn to Fire New
Carbine Found Perfect in Sicily
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