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About Abbot engineer. (Camp Abbot, Or.) 1943-1944 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 9, 1943)
Saturday, Oct. 9, 1943
46 to Receive
Forty-six Camp Abbot soldiers
are eligible to receive good con
duct medals (ribbons until after
the war) at a parade set for
Tuesday, the Personnel Division
has announced. Ribbons have not
arrived, but efforts are being
made to expedite their delivery
The number receiving ribbons
represents a two-month quota,
the awarding of ribbons in Sep
tember having been cancelled be
cause of a conflict with the dedi
Recipients will include:
Service Company and Camp
Abbot Band—T/Sgts James H.
Williams, Allen F. Marsau,
James R. Pine, Martin K. Riis,
Robert Y. Mudge and Walter
Rosinski; S/Sgts Jack J. Hayes,
Anthony F. Della Croce, Morris
Take a look here, those of you
Brooshtine, and Worley H. who imagine a censor as a grim
Jones, and Pvt. Carl F. Bragg.
old guy with an eyeshade and
Supply Company — T/Sgts. big pencil. This is Charlien
George A. Wright and Francis Miller, sunning at a Los Angeles
E. Hinjosa, S-'Sgts. Jack L. Tsch- pool between stints as a censor
for the American Women’s Vol
ida, Charles W. Whitehurst, A l
bert Repasky, Walter F. May
ers, Backle D. Heath, Ronald J.
Baur, and Frank Pedroja, and
Sgts. Hiram J. Beall and Harry
The dogface who painted a
sign for Company A, ôfith Bat
Military Police Company —
talion, must he cockney as all
T/4 George H. Kennington.
get out. At least he drops an
Medical Detachment — Sgts. , “h” occasionally. One of his
Norman A. Wallace and John A. latest contributions read: “No
Adams, Cpl. Forrest E. Loveless Thorougfare.”
and Pfc. Merle W. Luenebrink.
Special Training Company— '
114 Italians Surrender To
1st Sgt. Edwin E. Lawson.
11th ET Group—M/Sgt. W il Yank W ith Jammed Gun
liam J. Thomas, 1st Sgts. David I Sicily (C N S f — The “ Sgt.
Holland, Oliver H. Ruehlman, York” of World War I I is Sgt.
and Edmund S. Pado, S/Sgts. Floyd Cravath, 22-year-old Bay-
John R. Evans, Alexander S. side, L. I. resident who captured
Hall, Francis E. Long, and Ed 114 Italians in Sicily with a bul
win St. Clair, Sgts. Irwin D. let jammed in the chamber of his
Cedrose, Joseph Kring, Walter rifle a month ago.
As Sgt. Cravath describes the
E. Johnson and William T. Hunt,
incident, he came upon 110 Ital
and Cpl. Harold Unterberger.
12th E T Group— 1st Sgts. Ken ian soldiers and four officers
neth H. Woods, John L. Good- under a group of trees during
ling, and Richard A. Hanson, and the Sicilian mop-up. In his excite
Sgts. Jimmie B. Kincaid, and A l ment ho fed a bullet into the
chamber of his rifle and then, to
his surprise all the soldiers leap
ed to their feet and raised their
A ll Sgt. Cravath had to do was
march the men back to camp. "It
was the simplest thing in the
world,” he said.
Big Spring, Tex. (CN St—
When a tire blew out while he
was transporting a bear from
San Antonio to Phoenix, Arix.,
the driver of the«car applied to
the local ration board for per
mission to buy a new tire. The
board chairman refused his re
quest claiming that the trans-
]>ortation of bears was not essen
tial. “ OK,” said the driver, "I'll
turn the bear loose.” He got the
160 Entered in
A total of 182 manuscrips
have been submitted by 160
authors in the National Theatre
Conference’s Playwriting Con
test, Lt. Col. William M. Bever
idge, chief of the Special Service
Branch of the Ninth Service
Commond, has announced.
Deadline for the contest was
extended to December 1 last
week to enable soldier-contes
tants who learned of the contest
only a short time before the orig
inal September 1 deadline to
compete. Cash prizes totaling
$12,250 and 23 post-war scholar
ships and fellowships are offer
ed for best manuscripts.
RED CROSS DIRECTOR HERE
Henri Habenicht, regional di-
recfor for the American Red
Cross in Oregon and Washing
ton, arrived at Camp Abbot ,
Thursday for a two-day inspec
tion of the organization's offices
at Camp Abbot, under the direc
tion of Frank Dunning, field
Following his visit here, Mr.
Habenicht will attend a semi-an
nual Field Directors’ Conference j A vault for the fam p Abbot
in Seattle. He will be accompan
ied by Mr. Dunning, Miss Lor branch of the First National
raine Anderson, assistant field Bank of Portland, will be ready
director for the Station Hospital for use soon, the Post Engineer’s
and Mr. V. A. Lewis, regional oifice has announced.
supervisor for the state of Ore
Constructed of 12-inch rein
forced concrete on three sides,
the vault measures 8 feet, by 12
feet by 7 feet, and will be equip
ped with two doors, the outer
Pictures of the capture of Ren- j one with a combination lock, the
dova in the Solomon Islands and inner one opening with a key.
the bombardment of Munda are The vault will house all records
shown in “ Army-Navy Screen of the bank as well as cash,
Magazine” a pictorial report drafts, and war savings bonds
from fighting fronts scheduled and stamps.
A similar vault was construct
for presentation at the Post
for the Finance Office on the
theatre October 21-22, the Army
Motion Picture Service, distribut post several weeks ago for the
ing agent, has announced. Also safe-keeping of monies, records,
shown in the film is a new type i and cash disbursement vouchers.
For Post Bank
PH ILATELISTS TO MEET
Plans for organizing a Stamp
Collectors’ Club at the USO in
Bend have been announced by
Elliott Hymans, assistant USO
director. First meeting of the
club will be held at the USO at
8 p. m. Monday. Soldiers inter
ested in joining are invited to at
tend. Members of the Stamp
Club of Bend will attend the
meeting and give pointers on
Omaha (C N S)—Bozo, the pet
dog of the F. A. Bctigan family,
got caught in a neighbor’s bay
mower. The mower cut o ff
Bozo’s tail. Mrs. Berigan, startled
when her son, Al, ran into ihc
house to tell her about Bo/o,
sprained her finger on a can
ning machine. Another son, Pat,
18, ran out of the house to aid
Bozo, slipped and sprained bis
right wrist. A third son, Frank,
16, jumped over a fence, slipis d,
gashed a knee and got a bits k
eye. And Champ, the Berigan’s
other pet dog, jumped over ibe
barn door. He caught his right
foot in the latch and brok« a
chemical generator which can
produce a smoke screen which
Camden, N. J. (C N S )—Mary
hangs at a designated height and Mozzo, 42, was shot to death in
automatically fills in its own a crowded bus terminal here and
a few minutes later her com
panion, Louis Sirolli, 52, fired
Palermo, Sicily (C N S )—When the pistol into his mouth. A
American troops arrived here, note found in his pocket read:
When You’ve Read it Please
Lt. Gen. Traina Francesco, depu "For 20 years I have been mixed
Pass The ENGINEER AROUND.
ty judge advocate general of the up with the wrong woman.”
Italian army, whipped o ff h is .
uniform and donned civilian at
tire. He then asked to be classi
fied as a civilian. The Allies dis
allowed his claim, however, and
shipped him to Africa as a mili
Kalamazoo, Mich. (C N S )—No
one in Kalamazoo has ever heard
of Mrs. Betty Stedman but most
everyone in town would like to
meet her. Mrs. Stedman, who
was named Mrs. America for
1943 at a beauty contest in Pali
Pass The ENGINEER To An sades Park, N. J., said her home
other Abbotman--He’ll Appreci town was Kalamazoo but she
isn’t known around here.
M A IL G IF T PACKAGF.S TO SOLD IERS O VERSEAS BEFO RE
OCTOBER 15— The period from September 15 to October 15 has been
designated as Christmas mail month when gifts may be mailed to
American soldiers oversea* without presentation o f a request from
the soldier. Packages should be indorsed "Christmas G ift P arcel"
and limited to five pounds in weight, 15 inches in length ami 36 inches
in length and girth combined. Wrap securely and address legibly
with full name, grade. Arm y serial number, service organization ami
unit, A P O number o f the addressee and the post office through whirh
parcels are to be routed. Postage must be fully prepaid. Do not
send perishable matter.
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