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Saturday, Oct. 2, 1943
NEITHER HELL NOR HIGH WATER
Soldiers of the Jewish faith at
Camp Abbot and in the Central
Oregon maneuver area began
their observance of the Jewish
High Holy Days at sundown
Wednesday at the Post Chapel.
Services, which will continue
until October 9, are being con
ducted by Chaplain Norman H.
The High Holy Days opened
with the observance of Rosh ha
Shonah, the Jewish New Year,
Wednesday, Thursday and ^yes
terday. This observance marked
the start of the year 5704 in the
Hebrew calendar. Services will
end with Yom Kippur, the Day
of Atonement, on October 9. Dur
ing the week, Jews throughout
the world are offering prayers
for peace and seeking divine
Yom Kippur services will bo
held at 7:30 p. m. Friday and 10
a. m. Saturday.
Special dispensation has been
made by Col. Frank S. Besson,
ERTC commander, for Jewish
men on maneuvers to attend ser
vices here, in view of the fact
Chaplain Goldberg is the only
— Photo By Vincent. Post Photopraphei
chaplain of tire faith in the area.
This picture showing trainees and cadre of the Engineer Replacement Training Center here at least
Jewish soldiers are permitted to half proves the saying that “ neither hell nor high water can stop the Army Engineers.” To escape the
attend all sendees providing dust, these Engineer soldiers working in the fixed bridge aiea, ate their lunch standing in the cool
waters of the Deschutes or dangling their legs from an improvised pier.
their attendance does not inter
fere with their training sched
which have changed from mass
ules or maneuver problems.
formations to preliminary guer
illa fighting by parties who de
pend only on the ammunition
K ; A T IO N
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A rc Problems Friend or Not,
Fail to Stop
Time Comes to
Theatre Crew Draw the Line
Camp Abbot moviegoers were
having their film diet served up
Yom Kippur Services, Friday, by new projectors and sound
7:30 p. m. and Saturday, 10 a. m., j equipment on a par with that
in use at the Roxy theater in
New York this week but there
C A T H O L IC S E R V IC E S
Confessions Saturday, Post were difficulties.
Pending the arrival of high
Chapel. Masses at 9 a. m. and
G:30 p. m. Sunday at Post Chapel. intensity carbon arcs designed
Masses daily, except Thursday, for the equipment, operators
at 5:10 p. m. at Post Chapel. were forced to use arcs made for
Choir rehearsal 7 p. m. Tuesday. the less powerful machines form
erly in use in the theater. During
P R O T E S T A N T S E R V IC E S
Services at 10 a. m. and 7:30 a couple of showings, the smaller
Sunday at Post Chapel. Service arcs burned down before the end
>2nd Battalion (quarantine) of a reel. The screen became
th Group Chapel at 6 p. m. blank, and patrons could only
Sunday. Bible Study Class at hear
7 what was taking place. Op
p. m. Monday at Post Chapel. erators solved the problem by
Choir rehearsal at 7 p. m. Wed cutting down the amperage.
The new equipment was in
nesday at Post Chapel.
stalled last week without closing
H O S P IT A L S E R V IC E S
the theater. Working day and
Catholic confessions at Red night, technicians put in wiring
Cross Recreation Hall at 7 a.m.
for the new machines and used
Sunday. Mass (visitors invited)
the old until everything was in
at Red Cross Recreation Hall at
readiness for substituting t h e
7:30 a. m. Sunday. Protestant
service at Red Cross Recreation j
Hall at 10 a. m. Sunday.
J E W IS H S E R V IC E S
D E N O M IN A T IO N A L
S E R V IC E S
Warrant Officers to Wear
Own Branch Insignia
L. D. S. service at 7 p. m. Wed
Army warrant officers have
nesday at 11th Group Chapel. again been authorized to wear
Christian Science service at 7 p. the distinctive warrant officer
m. Thursday at Post Chapel.
insignia, as was originally done,
instead of the insignia of the
Baltimore (CNS) — Marshall branch to which they are as
Spearman thought he could avoid signed.
induction into the army by eat
ing his draft card. It didn't work.
Save for Security! Save with
He was fined $10 in police court
Security!— Buy B O N D S !
for disturbing the peace.
If you don't believe holt led
beverages are a precious item
in these parts, es|>eeiali.v on
Sunday, here’s evidence to sup
port the fact.
Governors of each of the -)8
states have been called upon by
Gen. George C. Marshall, chief
of staff, to direct the recruiting
within their boundaries of in
All-States Training Division of
the Women's Army Corps, the
War Department has announc* d.
Women volunteers for the div
ision are being accepted now a ><l
recruiting will continue through
December 7, second anniversary
of the Pearl Harbor attack. Gov
ernors were asked to recruit vol
unteers to equal the total batite
casualties of the army to date
and were told that the Army
must replace all soldiers p e r
forming jobs which women ran
Recruits in the division will
be formed into state companies
or units for training togeth* i at
a Wac training center and tin n
individually assigned in accor
dance with their qualifications.
They are being inducted through
regular army recruiting and in
radio - operator - gunner in (he
Mediterranean area came one
day when he stepped out «>1 an
open air shower into an en
trenchment occupied by a t» vy
of Army nurses, who had been
driven then’ by an air raid. S'rk-
oiitsky grabbed a towel and b< at
a strategic retreat. Recently bo
returned to this base as an in
Charlotte, N. C. (CNS) A girl
had a date with a young man a rl
Air Base, Salt Lake City, he failed to show up. The nt t
Utah (CNS) Low point in Cpl. day he called and explained. He
Call Sokolitsky’s career as a got married instead.
IN S T R U C T O R IN W H A T?
A Camp Abbot soldier pat
ronizing one of Bend's better
night spots last Sunday no
ticed a sergeant friend of his
enjoying a eoektail at an ad
joining table. Not wishing to
intrude but at the same time
hoping to quench his thirst,
the soldier penned a note on a
napkin and passed it to the
"D o you have anything to
drink?” the soldier asked, and
signed the note "Y o u r old
friend, D------ .”
promptly with two simple de
letions which more than told
the story. "Y o u r” and "friend”
had been scratched out, and
the note now ended with "Old
CAUTION! WAC AT WORK
N E W A M M U N IT IO N
New type ammunition, which
has been used by United States
soldiers in the Aleutians and
Sicily, is less than half the
weight and only one-quarter the
volume of regular .35-caliber am
munition, but has dealy accuracy
at 300 yards. A half-dozen or
more clips of 15 cartridges fit
easily into soldier’s pocket. It is
used in the new .30-caliber car Here’s a sample of what a WAC can do if she puts her heart into it
and studies the right subjects. Sgt. Anna K. Benson of Port la ail.
bine and is designed to meet the Ore., gives a 175-pound man the business to demonstrate jujitsu
requirements of new tactics
training to a Seattle class of WACS.
by Milton Caniff, creator of Terry and the Pirates
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