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Saturday, December 4, 1943
Official camp newspaper, published weekly in the interests of the personnel
o f Camp Abbot, Oregon, under supervision of the Special Service Officer. News
matter pertaining to Camp Abbot ia furnished by the Public Relations Rranch and
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For Yule Cheer
PRO G RAM
P R E S E N T A T IO N O F C I V I L I A N A W A R D S
POST TH E ATE R
DECEMBER 8, 1943
.............. Camp Abbot Band
........ Lt. Col. R. D. Turrill
Director o f Personnel
Presentation of Commanding O fficer ..................
Lt. Col. R. D. Turrill
Speech and Presentation of A w a rd s ............. ......
Col. Frank S. Besson, E R T C Commander
Speech of Acceptance............
John H. O ’Donnell
There’s a yuletide message go
ing out to fathers in the army—
a message guaranteed to warm
the hearts of soldier-fathers
wherever they are serving their
Director, Civilian Personnel
National Anthem ....
........ Camp Abbot Band
Distributed free to camp personnel. Subscription rate to public, by mail: 50
Over a half million children
cents for three months; six months, $1.00; one year. $1.50.
of army men will be better
cared for this Christmas than
ever before since daddy has been
in the army— thanks to Congi’ess
and to the extraordinary efforts
Citing an award of $250 made tion. A ll details were worked out
o f the W ar Department Office of to D. R. Ludwig, civilian trans- [ by Mr. Ludw ig and his plan met
Entertainment On and O ff (he Post for the Coming W eek
Dependency Benefits under the
with full approval o f railroad
direction o f Brig. Gen. H. N. Gil poration specialist, employed in inspectors. Four, and in some
the International Branch, Traffic cases, six guns are now being
“ College N ite " Dance, USO, Bend, 8 p. m.
Congress recently amended Control division, for a sugges-, loaded on one flat c9r. This sug-
Open House, Service Club, Camp Abbot.
the Servicemen’s Dependents A l tion which has brought about gestion has resulted in the sav-
Breakfast Hour, 11 a. m. USO Bend; B uffet Lunch, 3-5 p. m.; 4:30-
lowance Act o f 1942 to increase heavier loading of guns on flat ing of 50 per cent or more in flat
the amounts sent to army wives cars, Col. John T. Sallee, direc cars, the supply o f which is crit
Open House, Service Club, Camp Abbot.
with children and to certain tor, Supply and Service Division, ical. Since Aberdeen Proving
Classical Music Hour, Guest House Lounge, Camp Abbot.
other dependents. The ODB, an Ninth Service Command, has re Ground
Games, Service Club Camp Abbot.
activity of the A rm y Service quested all transportation per- 2,000 40-millimeter guns per
Game Night, USO Bend, 8 p. m.
Forces, was charged with the sonnel be on the alert for meth- month, from this point alone the
TU E SD A Y
huge task o f converting the ods fo r heavier loading of savings to the government in
Bingo, Service Club, 8:00 p. m.
fam ily allowance accounts from freight cars and forward them freight charges is more than
Card Party, USO, Bend, 8:00 p. m.
the old to the new amounts.
through proper channels for | $1,000,000 per year.
Dance, Service Club, Camp Abbot, 8-10:30 p. m.
Whether or not it was to be a study and possible award.
The NSC director points out
Stamp Collectors Club, USO Bend, 8 p. m.
white Christmas, General Gilbert
Mr. Ludwig’s award grew out that Mr. Lu dw ig’s keen knowl
TH U R S D A Y
decided that it was to be a secure of the practice of using 50-foot edge should be an incentive to
‘‘Young in H eart” — Post Theater, 8:30 p. m.
one. He galvanized his great war flat cars loading two guns to the others to analyze their work and
“ Khaki Capers,” Service Club, Camp Abbot, 8 p. m.
Bingo Party, USO Bend, 8 p. m.
agency into 24-hours-a-day ac car (these guns when boxed for o ffe r suggestions where, in their
F R ID A Y
tion. In only 15 working days, export weight 12,000 pounds
opinion, changed practices will
Quiz Contest, USO Bend, 8 p. m.
454,738 accounts had been con each). He suggested loading
Spelling Bee, Service Club, 8 p. m.
further the w ar effo rt and result
verted, and checks in the new these guns in two tiers which in transportation savings. At the
SATU RD AY
“ Barn Dance” — USO, Bend, 8 p. m.
amounts will be mailed early in
would make it possible to load ! same time, he added, individuals
December. These were virtually four guns to the car thereby
may receive awards and plaudits
all o f the ODB accounts set up
avoiding waste of transporta- of decoration o f the government.
S A T U R D A Y “ The Falcon and the Co-eds,” Tom Conway, for army wives with children
Jean Brooks, George Glvot; "Sm art Guy,” Rick Vallin, Wanda only. Accounts involving other
McKay, Jack LaRue.
dependents are now being con cow in a pasture here. The bo
vine had eaten a quantity of
S U N D A Y and M O N D A Y — “Old Acquaintance,” Bette Davis, verted.
G ig Young, Miriam Hopkins; R KO Pathe News.
mash at a liquor distillery and
TU E SD A Y "G angw ay fo r Tom orrow,” Margo, W ally Brown,
passed out cold.
John Carradlne; Pete Smith Specialties, “ Scrap Happy” and B-l dependents, which included
According to a recent state
“ Mardi Gras” ; Paramount Musical Parade, “ A Feud There W as” ; parents, brothers, and sisters
M errie Melodies.
Hollywood (C N S )— Dolly Dare ment by President Roosevelt at
who rely on the soldier for their
W E D N E S D A Y “ Casablanca,”
Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid
Bergman, Paul Henreid; Community Sing, “ Good Fellowship chief support, and for Class B Krog told a local court that her a conference o f post-war read
dependents, who are parents, husband, who now seeks to di justments o f civilian and mili
TH U R S D A Y and F R ID A Y — “ W histling in Brooklyn,” Red brothers and sisters substantial
Skelton, Ann Rutherford, Rags Ragland; “ Journey Into Yester ly dependent upon the soldier, vorce her, married her twice— tary personnel, about 2,500,000
day," MGM Miniature; R K O Pathe News.
must be individually adjudicated once when he poured sand into members o f the armed forces
to determine the degree of de her hand and told her they were w ill be kept in service after the
Hospital Chief Nurse to C W S Demonstrates Deadly pendency. This job is now under wed and a second time when war.
they were joined in a more con
Flame Throwers for ERTC way.
Post in Maneuver Area
Approxim ately 8,000,000 sol
ventional ceremony by a justice
Demonstrations o f
Lt. Frances Ewing, chief nurse
w ill be discharged, in this
of the peace in Yuma, Ariz. Hub
ft Station Hospital since it was throwers and white phosphor
order: those married with de
ous bombs w ere featured here
o fficia lly opened last June, has
asserting instead, that his w ife pendents; married without de
this week in the Chemical W ar
been ordered to a new post in the fare section o f the Training Di
deceived him by claiming to be pendents; and unmarried, with
Arizona - California maneuver vision, under direction o f Lt.
Aberdeen, Ida. (C N S )— Farm a member o f the Yugoslav no
The report also recommended
er Clark Frandsen’s manpower bility. Once she demanded he that “ those in service or in train
arear. Lt. Ewing came to Camp Leonard S. Brooks.
Flame throwers have played problems have become so acute
Abbot from a post In California.
don to get approval of the Yugo ing who are properly qualified
Previously she had been station an important part in recent that he has hired his 6-year-old
slav queen to their marriage, he and who desire to serve abroad
ed in Hawaii and during her American victories in the Paci son to drive a truck in the fields j
in the post-war period should be
to help with the potato harvest. charged.
tour of duty has served at many fic island areas.
given an opportunity to do so
arm y posts. Lt. Elizabeth Serto-
to the extent that their services
Boston (C N S )— This ad ran in
vich is now acting chief nurse.
Buy National W ar Bonds N ow !
R E V E IL L E MOVED U P
a Boston paper: “ Man wants job.
Lengthening shadows as win
The need o f the nation for
39 years old. Chance fo r ad ter approaches brought about a
continuing armed security, such
hard work, revision in the camp schedule
as world conditions at w ar’s end
of calls. Reveille now sounds at may dictate, w ill determine the
0625. Retreat is at 1800.
plans fo r demobilization.
C h i c a g o (C N S ) — Burglars
stole $175, a typewriter and Sl,-
125 in war bonds from the home
o f Airs. Rose Donati. Later the
C m r 'l M I W bj U o n » * S»— OH. fcstnfc'.trS * C i« f Nowtÿjp«'
thieves returned, replaced the
war bonds and escaped again.
$250 Aw ard fer Transportation
Idea; Other Suggestions Sought
Army to Be Kept
News From Your
Durango, Colo. (C N S )— John
Craig, county draft board clerk j
here, has named himself as the
first pre-Pearl Harbor fa th e r;
from Durango to face induction.
He's the father o f four children.
Evansville, Ind. (C N S )— An |
optimistic local resident wrote
board requesting permission to !
purchase 100 pounds o f s u g a r1
“ fo r the purpose o f making \
whisky.” The request was de-
Hanford, Calif. (C N S) — The
post office here is trying to dc- j
liver a letter addressed to i
“ James Sullivan, painting his
cousin’s house: a short guy, a i
little bald and a scar on one
“You and your damn good-conduct
Hickord. N. C. CNS> Sheriff
.Charlie Fox found a drunken