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About Abbot engineer. (Camp Abbot, Or.) 1943-1944 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 4, 1943)
Saturday, December 4, 1943
In Gl Bundles
HE BUILDS CATHEDRALS
Draft Quota tor
The arm y's draft call for Jan
uary will be twice the figure the
If you've lost your false teeth,
W ar Manpower Commission has
don't be too quick to accuse a
been expecting, Washington ; u-
toothless companion — there’s a
thorities announced "this week.
good chance you sent them to the
As a result, the combined arrr.y-
navy call will be for approxi
Since the Post laundry began
mately 300,000 men (about the
operations several months ago,
present monthly figure), as con
trasted with previous indications
workers have fished from bar
calls would begin dropping all - r
racks bags all manner of strange
the first of the year.
articles including watches, den
Authoritative sources reveal
tal plates, leather gloves, rain
ed the arm y won't be at its c x-
coats, shelter halves complete
pected peak strength of 7,700,000
with pegs, shoes, overcoats and
men by January 1 for two mr n
scores of pocket hooks, some con
taining as much as $50 in cash,
1. The Wac enlistment dri v '
Lt. Howard I. Pulver, laundry
has been disappointing. (The
officer, said this week. Dog tags
arm y is willing to take hundreds
and keys are articles most com
of thousands of women soidie, s,
monly sent in by patrons by
but only about 60,000 have ( n-
mistake. Most unusual find so
listed to date».
far was a glass eye which some
2. Draft boards are lagging so
trainee sent in for processing.
— P h oto by V incent, P o st W iotoprapher.
Tear out a picture of an ini|Hising cathedral in Europe and hand it to Pvt. Roliert W. Addison of Ser far behind their quotas they m y
Valuables are returned im vice
Company and—presto, chango a faithful replica of the structure will grace his workbench. Pvt. be unable to catch up even oy
mediately to units to which men Addison
spends every spare moment practicing his hobby. You'd think he would weary of the task the end of January. (Ma y
are assigned, Lt. Pulver point for his duty—it's
building models for the training division.
boards delayed calling prewar
ed out, although at times con
fathers because of uncertain y
siderable research is required.
salary. But Hyde is taking these over
congress would do
Owners usually have extraneous Former Coach of Film Stars
reverses in his stride. “What the about what
items back before they have time
hell,” he says, “We’ve got a war The general them*.
to notify the laundry of the
y would need
G l Shows
after the fu st
Employes of the unit could
If you happen to see Pvt. Buddy Hyde of Company C,
add to their income considerab 52nd Battalion, with a faraway look in his eyes while he’s
placements is difficult to det* r-
ly if they kept money and valua working on one of the local variety shows, don’t think his
mine, however, since it depends
bles they found in clothing, but heart’s not in his work—he’s probably just thinking of the
on how many casualties the s- r-
they are an honest lot and turn days when he was singing coach for Judy Garland or was
in lost articles as soon as they collaborating with Director LeRoy Prinz or one of that
The navy never expected *o
find them, Lt. Pulver said. Sev crowd producing a picture.
reach top strength until w*)l
Pvt. Hyde's association with j
enty-five per cent of the plant's
along in 1944.
workers are soldiers’ wives who to select an item similar to the the cinema celebrities was long
realize how precious money is in one lost from the laundry’s and varied. Here's a sample of
military circles, which probably “overage” or unclaimed stocks. the jobs he held down in the
Six Months Pay
movie colony: Piano player, or
accounts for the fact no thefts
chestra leader, master of cere
To Equip a Gl
have been reported.
Portland Officers' Service monies, dancer, singer, radio
It costs just $299.17 to eqi p
In addition to forgetting to re Club
Offers Conveniences actor and announcer, writer and
soldier from dog-tag to ft st
move valuables, trainees some An officers
club, estab producer and director of shows.
packet. These figures came
times make the mistake of send lished in the service
Hotel, Before he began taking an ac
the House A ppropriate s
ing in articles which cannot be Portland, offers Portland
a courtesy ser tive part in directing shows at Was it the Gremlins, or was Committee
laundered.. Barracks bags fre vice to officers that
will alleviate Camp Abbot, Hyde was collab it Snafu, or was it the Pirk- Army supply in bill hearings
quently contain web equipment many inconveniences.
with such directors as
In the first place, your cloth
and leather goods. These are re will take - messages , contact orating
the aforementioned Mr. Prinz, alatleon?
costs $114.86. Individual
turned to the owner in the same friends and arrange entertain Dave
Strange as it may seem, equipment
and Larry Bebal- S/Sgt.
comes to $44.76, w,th
condition they were sent in. One ment for visiting officers and lous. As Gould
a m aster of ceremonies giving morn to find one of his an extra 86 cents for shavi :g
man sent in a bag full of brand their wives or friends. The club in the Florentine
in turkeys had an extra set of in and tooth brushes, comb a «1
new wool apparel Including an will also do shopping, obtain Hollywood, he handled Gardens
overcoat. Workers surmised he housing information and provide featuring the bands of Paul nards. OR did one of the pretty razor blades.
Then there is a variety of
had sent the wrong bag and re many other services that might Whiteman, Ozzie Nelson and birds go A. W. O. L ?
items termed “reorganizatior «1
turned the bundle just as it arise. The telephone is Atwater Jimmie Greer.
including hip boots
When the war broke out, Hyde tery to some. Except his clothing,”
aprons, which aver
Extra large bundles are an 2853.
began casting about for a job In cooks! They «ere sure there ages about 95
cents per soldier.
other headache. O n e soldier’s Schenectady, N. Y. (CNS)— his
line that would be a contri
bundle contained nearly 180 Officials at the General Electric bution
war effort. After innards la-fore they retired to in such items as equipment
pieces, 77 of which were hand plant here received a note from fulfilling to a the six-month
their hunks Thanksgiving eve. sun glasses, w hi s t 1 e s, a id
kerchiefs. Workers still are a little girl asking them for "a with the popular comic contract
latck 'em up next time, EH, amounts to a smacking $30 76
wondering how a man could use sample of electricity.”
per enlisted man.
77 handkerchiefs in a period of
producing shows for the Victory
Add 78 cents for musical n-
a couple of weeks.
Committee, devoting his talents,
Despite careful checking and ANSWER TO CROSSWORD to lining up productions for tor in the 12th group comes strum ents; $76.50 for rifle, b; y-
onet, scabbard a n d steel h-.l-
sorting, the laundry sometimes
army camps and war plants. Pre these two pomes:
m<t; $6.62 for g a s mask awl
makes mistakes in returning
viously he had also found time
34 cents for first , id
bundles. Lt. Pulver admits, but
to act as coach for Joan Leslie Wore a "newspaper dress” to a ointments;
kit and sulfa drugs; and th» te
Usually losses can be attributed
and her lesser-known sisters,
you have $299.47 Just u h at you
to indistinct markings. When
The dress caught on fire
Beity and Mary.
earn in five months, 29 days, 19
mistakes occur, owners are ask
Hyde’s theatrical career was And showed her entire
54 minutes and 57 a id
ed to describe the missing arti
curtailed somewhat by his in Front page, sports section and hours,
seconds, unless you re
cles to their supply sergeants
duction into the arm y along with
his friend John Payne a few
who will identify them at the
months ago, but it's started to I'd be cookin' with gas
laundry. If this method fails,
Pass The ENGINEER To t.n-
biossom again, although on a On the very front burner
of if the laundry is certain arti
other Abbotman—He’ll Appreci
considerably reduced scale and If I had a H'l lass
cles are lost, patrons are given
at a more noticeably reduced Like Lana Turner.
claim checks which entitle them
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