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About Abbot engineer. (Camp Abbot, Or.) 1943-1944 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 2, 1943)
Saturday, Oct. 2, 1943
September 25, 194.3
Official camp newspaper, published weekly in the interests o f the personnel
of Camp Abbot, Oregon, under supervision of the Special Service Officer. News
matter pertaining to Camp Abbot is furnished by the Public Relations Branch and
is available for general release.
Written contributions, art work and photographs are solicited and should be
directed to the Public Relations Branch, Post Hdtjs. Annex, Bldg. 202. Telephone
52nd Bn. Leaves;
Welcome for New
The first increment of the
52nd Battalion, second Engineer
training unit organized at Camp
Abbot, has completed its train
The ABBOT ENGINEER receives material supplied by Camp Newspaper ing and departed for other sta
Service, War Dep't., 205 E. 42nd St., New York, N. Y. Credited material may not tions.
be republished without permisión o f Camp Newspaper Service.
Commanded by Maj. Lawrence
Distributed free to camp personnel. Subscription rate to public, by mail: 50 Fuller, the unit had one of the
cents for three months; six months, $1.00; one year, $1.50.
most extensive athletic and re-
; creation programs ever held on
the Post. In addition to partici
pating in softball, basketball and
volleyball competition, the unit
staged its own track meet, intro
Entertainment On and Off the Post for Week
duced weight lifting in the Cent
September 25 to October 1
er and held its own golf meet.
The second increment of train-
; ees will be welcomed with a pro
“ Armchair Football” program at USO in Bend.
gram at the Post theatre Sunday.
Dance at Officers’ Club, Camp Abbot.
A feature of the welcoming cere
Musical Program, Drake Park, Bend, at 4 p. m.
mony will be the presentation of
the Battalion song by members
Open House, USO in Bend.
of Company B of the unit. Lt.
Bible Class at Post Chapel, 7 p. m.
Albert P. Willis Jr. of Company
Catholic Choir rehearsal at Post Chapel at 7 p. m.
B is in charge of the program.
Bingo Night, USO in Bend.
Weekly Radio show, “ Camp Abbot on Parade,” over KBND in
Bend, 7:45 to 8 p. m.
Protestant Choir rehearsal at Post Chapel, 7 p. m.
We began looking around for a fiddle this week when costume
THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY
designers came out with this evening gown termed “ suitable for
Open House, USO in Bend.
lady harpist or bass fiddle player in symphony orchestra.” The
model is Bea Wain, NBC songstress. Okay boys, take it back -from
the slap in the face.
SATURDAY—“ Adventures of a Rookie,” Wally Brown, Alan
Carney, Margaret Landry; Short Subjects.
SUNDAY and MONDAY "Johnny Como Lately,” James Cag
ney, Grace George, Marjorie Main; RKO News.
TUESDAY “The Fallen Sparrow,” Maureen O'Hara, John Gar
field. Walter Slezak; Short Subjects.
WEDNESDAY “ My Kingdom for a Cook,” Charles Coburn,
Isabel Elsom, Marguerite Chapman; Color Cartoon.
THURSDAY and FRID AY "Wintertime,” Sonja Henie, Jack
Oakie, Cesar Romero, Carole Landis; RKO News.
SATURDAY "Fired W ife,” Robert Paige, Diana Barrymore,
Louise Albritton; Short Subjects.
records. Portuguese and Dutch
Deadline for submitting manu
are available in the second-level
scripts for the National Theatre
series as are all courses in the
Conference “$10,000 Playwriting
introductory set with the excep
Contest" has been extended to
tion of Brazilian.
December 1 to enable soldier-
contestants who learned of the
contest only a short time before
Foreign language courses,
the original September 1 dead
line to compete, the conference taught through the medium of
phonograph records and texts,
announced this week.
A new class of competition, will be conducted for Camp Ab
radio plays, also has been includ bot soldiers providing a suffi
ed in the program, bringing to cient number of men enroll for
$1,250 the total cash prizes offer classes, Lt. V. G. Henderson,
A nurse attending a dance
ed, conference officials said. Special Service Officer, announc for officers at the station hos
Camp Abbot soldiers will give chen use.
Prize money for work in this ed this week. Those interested pital lust week became curious
Fats which have lost their category is offered by the Na are requested to register with when she not lets) the trom
their appetites a workout on sav
ory roasts, chops and other meat utility for frying, according to tional Entertainment Industry Mrs. Helen Smith, principal Ser bonist in the orchestra mut
vice Club hostess, or Miss Caro ing his horn with two strange
delicacies rivalling those pre Mr. Tyler, arc used to grease
Cash prizes and the types of line Paddock, librarian.
pared by top-ranking cuisine ex- griddles and eventually arc con
accessories commonly used in
Prepared by the Special Ser the brass section of a dance
ixu'ts, if lessons taught by Don verted, through processing, into competition now include; Three
vice Division, the program offers baud but ordinarily associated
P. Tyler, representative of the making of soap and munitions,
$50 each of one-act plays run courses in Brazilian, Spanish, with other uses.
National Livestock and Meat one pound of waste fats making
ning from 20 to 40 minutes; 50 French, Chinese, Russian, Turk
“Tell me,” she said, “are
Board, are retained by the more enough glycerine for four anti
prizes of $10 each for short skits ish, German, Japanese, Italian
than 200 cooks, butchers and aircraft shells. As much as $200
those things what I think they
and blackouts lasting from one and Arabic. Introductory mater are?”
supply unit workers who attend a month has been saved by in
to 10 minutes; one prize of $100 ial teaches approximately 115
The musician nodded.
ed a lecture and demonstration dividual mosses in a single
to be divided among authors for words or phrases in each lan
“Well, I suppose everyone
in the All-Purpose Recreation month from fat conservation, he
a musical comedy running from guage. Most sots consist of two
lias to lx" resourceful these
Col. Frank S. Besson, ERTC one to two hours; two prizes, one 12-inch records plus printed text days,” the young woman com
An expert in the art of moat
of $100 and another for $50 for materials, and the courses are
cut ling, Mr. Tyler has carved commander, who attended the
mented as she walked away
two best play manuscripts of described ns “ self-teaching.”
with her companion.
more than 100 tons of meat in lecture, expressed the wish that
approximately 28 minutes run
In addition to the introductory
teaching mess personnel at var more such exhibitions could bo
One accessory was a batter
lessons, the division offers a sec ed felt hat, the other a toilet
ious army installations the tech hold on the post to familiarize
each for the best “ spot’ ’scripts ond level course which will teach
nique of converting an entire each soldier with the importance
not exceeding seven minutes.
approximately 750 words and
of the food conservation.
carcass into appetizing fare.
Authors of the most promising' Rive additional glossary of 750
The demonstration was ar
Pass The ENGINEER To An
Since the army has priority on
plays will ix> recommended by words. Each second-level set re
other Abbotman—He’ll Appreci
most o f the available meat today ranged by Lt. Thomas P. Kruzic,
judges for 23 post-war scholar quires twelve or more 12-inch ate It.
and civilians are being deprived Post Food Service supervisor,1
ships and fellowships contribut
o f what ordinarily would be Lt. Ralph Lowery, his assistant
ed by 17 leading American insti
their share, the army has launch and Lt. oKith W. Boardstnore,
ed a program which teaches its commandant of the Bakers and
Uosaré fentoat. dntoboted b» Camp N««rvpjp*» Scmct
Manuscripts, typed or written
cooks to use virtually every Cooks School here.
legibly on one side of the paper
ounce of a carcass, Mr. Tyler
and accompanied by the author s
said. To carry out its program,
permanent mailing address as
the army enlisted the aid of the
well as his military post office
National Livestock and Meat
designation, must be mailed by
Board In turn sent out lecture-
December 1 to Playwriting Con
demonstrators to camps through
test, National Theatre Confer
out the nation to instruct mess
ence, Western Reserve Univer
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sity, Cleveland, O.
Using only a small honing rather than by sounding off the
knife, Mr. Tyler demonstrated standard count, whenever prac
n system of cutting which pro tical.
SMOKING OKAY, IF—
vides eighty to 120 more serv
Smoking may be permitted in
Introduced hero by Capt. King
ings from a carcass of beef than Stacy, music supervisor for the dining halls if proper receptacles
civilians get from their butchers. Ninth Service Command, as part are provided and used, the In
The army's concern over meat of an Overseas Music Instruc spection Division announced this
Conservation is reflected in the tion program, the classes are in week, but under no circum
fact that each joldier receives an charge of Lt. Carl Volz, music stances will smokers be permit
average of one pound a day, com supervisor for the Training Div ted to deposit butts, ashes, tobac
pared with civilian consumption ision, who will work in cooopera- co or paper on plates or drop
o f less than one half pound per tion with the Special Service O f them on tables, benches or the
capita In 1939.
floor. Company commanders w ill
be responsible for smoking in
The army has abandoned its
mess halls, and soldiers are
form er policy o f buying only
Indianapolis (C N S )—Mrs. W. warned that any violations of
special cuts and is now emphas
izing the use of lessor-known C. Richter found a basket on her sanitary principles will result in
cuts of meat neck, breast, shank. back porch. In it was a baby boy a ban on smoking.
Shoulder and rump. The bones and a note reading; “ William
I h f t tho backstroko. don t you?f
When You’ve Read it- Please
are used for soup stocks, and Patrick Franklin is a good little
fats art- saved for further kit boy.”
Pass The ENGINEER AROUND.
Meat Cutting Expert Shows
Tricks of Trade to Cooks