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October 9, 1943
O fficial cam p new spaper, published weekly in the interests of the personnel
of Camp Abbot, O regon, under supervision of the Special Service O fficer. News
m atter p ertain ing to Cam p Abbot is furnished by th e Public R elations Branch and
is available for general release.
W ritten contributions, a r t w ork and photographs are solicited and should be
directed to the Public R elations B ranch, P oet H dqs. A nnex, Bldg. 202. Telephone
The ABBOT E N G IN EER receive* m aterial supplied by Cam p N ew spaper
Service. W ar D ep't., 206 E. 42nd St., New Y ork, N. Y. Credited m aterial m ay not
be republished w ithout perm isión of Cam p N ew spaper Service.
USO Advisor to.
Class for 51st
Classes in song leading, part
of an Overseas Music Instruction
program under way here, will
begin for the 51st Battalion Mon
day with Oren Lathrop Brown,
USO music advisor, as instruc
Mr. Brown is a graduate of the
D istributed free to cam p personnel. S ubscription ra te to public, by m a il: 50
cents for three m onths; six m onths, $1.00; one year, $1.50.
College of Music of Boston uni
versity. For eight years he sang
“Notice how much better Thatcher is doing since
with the choir of the Old South
J took him off a regular salary and put him on
Church in Boston, and since Oct
piece ivork rates?’* © ESQUIRE, JV C ., 1 9 4 3
ober, 1942, has been active at
USO work as one of 10 music
1 Reprinted from the October issue of Esquire
Entertainment On and Off the Post for Week
advisors sent by the organiza
October 9 to October 1H
tion to various sections of the
of the war, and has done a num
nation as part of a program to Artist Presents
ber of canvases since his arrival
“A “Armchair Football,” program at 2:00 p. m.—USO in Bend.
Open House, 8 p. m., USO Bend.
ers available to service men. Painting to W a cs here.
Formal Dance, Officers’ Club, Camp Abbot.
In addition to conducting class
oil painting 20 inches by PROMOTIONS PFFT AGAIN
es on the Post, Mr. Brown will 30 An inches,
Breakfast Club, 10-11 a. m., USO Bend.
now graces the Wac Soldiers bucking for more
be in charge of group singing
Classical Recording Hour, 2 p. m., USO Bend.
Company day room, a gift from stripes hit another snag this
Open House, USO Bend, “Talk-a-Letter Home”
maneuver troops patronizing the the artist, Pvt. Ted Lewy, of the week when the Ninth Service
Command announced that no
USO in Bend.
Catholic Choir rehearsal at Post Chapel at 7 p. m.
promotions in grades one to five,
Open House, USO in Bend.
scheduled during off-duty hours with a tank in the foreground, a inclusive, will be effected until
Protestant Choir rehearsal at Post Chapel, 7 p. m.
and will continue until units bursting bomb in the back further notice.
“Camp Abbot on Parade,” KBND, 7:45 p. m.
gained proficiency. Mr. ground, with a plane spiraling Ninth Service Command Head
Dance, All-Purpose Recreation Hall, Camp Abbot.
Brown said he hoped to teach as to earth with streamers of quarters also called attention to
Stamp Club, USO Bend.
many battalions as possible dur smoke and flame following. The an order requiring that all men
Bingo Night, USO Bend (Prize: Free Phone Call)
colors are warm reds, blues, in fourth and fifth grades be re
ing his stay in this area.
greens and browns and, viewed duced as soon as they cease to
Dance, USO in Bend.
form a short distance, the scene perform the duties which gained
Wearing of Blouse After is one of intense reality.
them their promotions to tech
SATURDAY—“Fired Wife,” Robert Paige, Diana Barrymore, Officers and enlisted men will duty at the Paint Shop on the nical grades.
Louise Albritton; Short Subjects.
Post, studied painting on the When You’ve Read it—Please
SUNDAY AND MONDAY—“A Lady Takes a Chance,” Jean not be required to wear blouses continent
prior to the outbreak Pass The ENGINEER AROUND.
Arthur, John Wayne, Charles Winniger; RKO News.
TUESDAY—“Holy Matrimony,” Gracie Fields, Mont Woolley; they are attending dances or
functions, Col. Frank S. (
WEDNESDAY — “Watch On the Rhine,” Bette Davis, Paul similar
M a kin g of a C o m b a t So ld ier
Besson, ERTC commander, an-' (From The
Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald; Spots Review.
an address by M ajor G eneral Louis E. H ibbs to th e 63rd In fa n try Division
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY—"Thank Your Lucky Stars,” All nounced this week.
Star Cast; RKO News.
Colonel Besson' said the wear
required of the soldier. These can be
of blouses after retreat was
relatively quickly. Efficiency in these skills, however, re
exercise and half an hour for ing
made mandatory to encourage learned
constant practice, until the body and mind have become so
training. One dog is exercised at men to improve their appear quires
M O R E ABOUT
in their execution that correct performance becomes
a time. He is taken out on a 30- ance before going to the evening automatic. Then,
and only then, is the soldier ready to use them
foot leash for a good run before dances. The order, which became in combat.
beginning the half-hour training effective October 1, was rescin
Mere proficiency in his required duties is but a good start in
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during which only a ded when it was discovered the the production of a combat soldier. He must develop, in addition,
the strength, physical and mental, which makes him the fighting
to members of the Christian short leather leash is used as a wearing of blouses generally man.
There is no easy road to acquiring this physical and mental
“reminder” in case of disobed after retreat was inconvenient stamina.
It is the product only of his hard physical work, and of
“The summer between my two ience. If a dog is untractable, a and bothersome.
under adverse conditions. This you will remember:
years in Egypt were spent in
“choker” is used to keep off-duty hours in town and on You are to be trained for combat requiring of you tasks designed
Greece, Italy, and Switzerland,” steel
him in line, the choker being a special occasions, but personnel to produce conditions of hard physical work and mental strain.
reminisced the officer, “and I chain
tightens automatic living off the post still will be As your training progresses, these tasks will Increase in severity.
saw and did all the things pres ally if which
becomes unruly permitted to weat; field jackets This work will be performed under combat conditions of weather,
cribed for the tourist.” Before and releases when
animal or shirts going to and from home shelter, food, and sleep—you will be required to perform your
returning to duty. Lt. Martin stands still. In the the
missions in the midst of the noises of the battlefield and
visited Venice one week, viewing vicious dog, a spiked collar of is a I and camp providing no stops are combat
the danger of real ammunition fired over and near you. You will
the Bridge of Sighs, then Bern, used, but the spikes arc dulled so \ made in the down town areas.
be taught to take it the hard way—you will learn to glory in it_
Switzerland, and Geneva where they will not pierce the skin.
that you may develop the qualities that make a man, and
she roamed the old League of Insofar as "quarters” are con C H U R C H R IT E S so
a fit companion for the fighters of this nation—fit to
dogs have a good setup. LOCATION OF CHAPELS bear the as rigors
of combat—to laugh off discomfort and ill fortune
An interesting event which cerned,
Each canine has his private dog P ost C h a p e l . Bid*. 208: 11th Gp. to have the physical
ability and the will to drive to victory.
took place while Lt. Martin was house,
with front door Chapel.
Did*. 754 : H ospital Chapel in Red Cross
gets tough in the months which lie ahead of
in the land of the Pharoahs was step and complete
1255; 12th Gp. Chapel.
overhanging cave for R ecreation Bid*.
leaders are seeking to put the iron in
the digging out of the paws of wet weather.
Kennels are in • .JEW ISH SERVICES
you—what you in your own pride
the Spinx, which had been cov three rows of four
each. Event Yizkor (Memorial Service) at would seek for yourself—a of combat
ered by the drifting sands over a ually each will be painted
green, oPst Chapel at 2 p. m. Saturday.
— M ilitary Review
period of many years.
and the name of the occupant
Former supervisor of public will
lettered in yellow on the Confessions Saturday, Post The W olf
school music In Pampa, Texas. roof. be Another
in front Chapel. Masses at 9 a. m. and C ffrri«fct 194} br
Lt. Martin joined the Womens of the dog area building
Army Corps in January and pital, living quarters for train 6:30 p. m. Sunday at Post Chapel.
came to Camp Ahlsit on gradua ers, offices for the veterinarian Masses daily, except Thursday,
tion from the Officers Candidate and members of the civilian at 5:10 p. m. at Post Chapel.
rehearsal 7 p. m. Tuesday.
guard who will headquarter Choir
at 10 a. m. and 7:30
Kennels are cleaned daily and Services
M O RE ABOUT
at Post Chapel. Service
fresh water is kept by each ken Sunday
52nd Battalion /quarantine)
nel. Dogs are groomed once a for
at 11th Group Chapel at 6 p. m.
day and like soldiers stand per Sunday.
Bible Study Class at 7
iodic physical inspections.
at Post Chapel.
Here’s a sample of the daily
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rehearsal at 7 p. m. Wed
menu; Two pounds of horse- Choir
amazing appetite for human meat,, one-half pound of dry nesday at Post Chapel.
««real, two carrots, a loaf of
Assuming that a good set of bread and a can of evaporated Catholic confessions at Red
teeth is more important than a milk. Two eggs per day are add Cross Recreation Hall at 7 a.m.
pedigree, the army paid little at ed to the fare if the dog shows Sunday. Mass (visitors invited)
tention to lineage in accepting signs of a sniffle or listlessness. at Red Cross Recreation Hall at
the dogs from donors. The only Mealtime comes once a day, in 7:30 a. m. Sunday. Protestant
service at Red Cross Recreation
blue blood in the lot Is Antoine the late afternoon.
tie la Francois, a woolly black When fully trained the dogs Hall at 10 a. m. Sunday.
poodle with a Veronica Lake will attack intruders, sit. lie1
hair-do. Most are of questionable down, heel and stand watch at j
parentage, but one appears to be given signals. After hearing the ! L. D. S. service at 7 p. m. Wed
half wolf and another half coy command "watch” on sentry nesday at 11th Group Chapel.
duty, the dog will remain on the Christian Science sendee at 7 p.
During training, dogs are kept alert for a period of from six to m. Thursday at 12th Gp. Chapel.
Frankly. I don t tee hoy* you rate a good conduct
busy about 45 minutes a day. 18 hours, until the order Is coun- j
modal1 Specially after last weekend!”
Fifteen minutes are allotted for termanded by the sentry.
Honds Buy Bullets!
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by Camp Ncwspjper