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About Abbot engineer. (Camp Abbot, Or.) 1943-1944 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 5, 1944)
Camp Abbot, Ore., Feb. 5, 1944
NO TRICKS NOW, YOU GUYS!
3 Plaques Given
Units for Best
Post Has First
USO Stage Show;
Others Set Soon
For the first time since the
Promising GI's here tt it
start of the Food Conservation
they’d be “ getting a lot of UFO
program, three plaques and cer
shows from now on," Eddie St; i-
tificates were awarded yester
veteran of vaudeville, radio,
day for the month’s best mess
and the Aleutians, emceed i
operation. Previously only one
award was made.
sparkling song-and-dance sh' .v
Winners were judged on elim
through five performances W* 1-
ination of waste, cleanliness, and
nesday and Thursday.
ingenuity in food and meal pre
Penny Gill, Stanley’s partn r,
paration, on the basis of weekly
a former Earl Carroll star, a .1
suggestions. "One o f the witv
does of the authentic Hu'a,
ring organizations earned the
helped liven the show- with brave
e.Vra points necessary to top
attempts to teach the Hawaiian
their competitors by submitting
dance to a couple of unsuspe.t-
worthwhile suggestions on food
conseivation and the utilization
Rounding out the troupe were
of leftovers,” Maj. Arthur David
Jan Royce, cafe singer, K ly
son, Post Inspector, explained.
Adell, dancer, and Ann Norman,
The following organizations
sweet balladist. Calls for encoi s
were each presented a plaque
and enthusiastic applause fol
and certificate by Col. Frank S.
lowed each number.
Besson, ERTC Commander:
Highlight of all the shows,
Eleventh Group: Co. C, 54th
however, occurred at the Thius-
Bn., Mess Sgt. Rocco Biviano,
These trainees undergoing t amp Abbot’s rigid three-week unit training problem aren't kidding as day performance when J in
winner; Co. C, 55th Bn., runner they marelt “ enemy” prisoners hark to field headquarters. A number of prisoners were captured Royce wanted a man to sinf. a
up. Twelfth Group: Co. B, 58th and placed on work details during tin- maneuvers. And guards weren't troubled with escapes.
love song to. She got more th n
Bn., Mess Sgt. Louis Pizzano,
she bargained for. "Tiny” Cla is-
winner; Co. C, 58th Bn., runner varied distances. Tracers and
son, the six foot-six lad from t o.
up. Headquarters • Commandant night signals made a beautiful
A, 54 Bn. stomped to the stage.
Group: Wac Co., Mess Sgt. display.
After a compromise on i he
Sarah Spray, winner; Supply
height of the mike, they j-r -
Sulfa pills and music produced
Co., runner up.
Our first actual experience attractions at th Post theatre
formed a creditable duet.
by the 12-piece Medics’ dance
with demolition came last week. last week was devoted to pro
band are bouncing patients at
Most of the men found this type moting “Career Girl” and hinted
the Camp Abbot Station Hospital
of training exceedingly interest of yet another treatment of the to phenomenally rapid recover
ing, and enjoyed the day im timeworn struggle between love ies.
mensely. We also had our first
Patients receive their daily
and the call to fame. At the end
instruction in proper use of the
dose of jazz through the medium
of the hospital's public address
exhortation: “ When you come, system which “ pipes” the music,
bring the one you love.” The direct to the wards.
Camp Abbot’s music progr; .a,
audience's reactions ranged from
Personnel of the band includes already far in advance of th« -.«»
titters to outright guffaws, but Pvt. Ben Teitlebaum, who lays , at the majority of installâtio s,
one burly trainee didn’t crack a claim to having played drums! w a s augmented considerably
smile. He leaned over to Sgt. Ed with Jimmy Dorsey: Pvt. Ed this week with the arrival at the
With six weeks of training
Winters of U. S. Miliary Band ward Ei ben, who boasts a pro- | Spot ial Service Office of a lat _ e
almost concluded, the big talk
No. 362, who happened to be sit war association with Jan Savitt supply of band instruments
of the past week has been spe
A suggestion by Lt. Col. A. M. ting next to him, and whipsered: and Pvt. Nick Ballister, forme;-: which will be issued to each of
cialist schools. Many experi
enced men have been selected Mock, Post executive officer, “ Would you care to go, dear?” tenor saxophonist with Don Juan 1 the nine battalions in the Con • <-
Rodrigo and his Latin band. for use on the march and for • n-
to study clerical work, cooking, that a portion of the Deschutes
Someone has a misconception Erben plays piano, arranges and ] tertainment programs.
baking, truck driving, automo county Red Cross Camp and
Hospital Committee's funds he about this post, or else a soldier leads the unit.
Included in the shipment \v-
bile mechanics, heavy equip
used for enlarging the Camp Ab with shipping orders Bend-bound
bass and snare drums, trump« Is,
m e n t operation, camouflage,
bot guest house was approved anticipated a bad time.
cornets, clarinets, and trtm-
bridge construction, woodwork
by the committee at a meeting
At any rate, when the new
bones. sufficient instrumentat-on
ing, electricity and demolitions.
comer finally received his mail
to assure each unit of at leas a
Men not selected for specialist
Committee members agreed forwarded from another post,
Musicians will be sele«- • .1
schools will continue in advanced
that inasmuch as the Special Ser the first letter he picked up was
Engineering training for eight vice Branch has made consider
Total American casualties o f ! fi om the ranks of each battait* >i.
addressed: "SCU 1973, Casualty
weeks. At the end of this pe able progress in purchasing fur
the war now amount to 116,186. I
including 33,153 dead in addi-
riod all men will go on bivouac niture for day rooms not spon
times of recently reported vie-;
for three weeks, which will end sored by the Bond groups, week
THINGS TO COME D EPART
the 17 weeks of intensive train end or emergency housing of MENT (W ife and Kids Division i ti msof enemy torture, the O f
ing and study.
soldiers’ wives and families w’as —Sgt. Donnie Adams of the fice of War Information an
nounced this week.
Mid-February has tn-en set is
a problem they could assist in Training Division swears that
The number of prisoners of the date for Camp Abbot's ti c'
Final tabulations on the record solving.
when the war's over he’s going
day firing, show 19 experts, 62
Proposed plans provide for the to make the wife .and kids fall war is given at 29,898, and the art exhibit to be held in the Li
sharpshooters and 86 marksmen. addition of about 15 rooms, more out in the street for reveille and enemy has reported the death of brary of th«- .Service Club. M e a
A ll "bolos" in the company than double the space now avail lie comfortably in bed while th" 1.933 of those prisoners, m ostly1 Caroline Paddock, librarian, as
qualified on their second record able. The guest house is now- little woman delivers a complete in Japanese territory. Including announced.
the 7,700 believed dead as a re
"Response to a call for arti- * -t
day. There were four experts, booked full until the latter part morning report.
suit of ill treatment in the Phil has been good, hut still more
10 sharpshooters and 11 marks of March.
ippines, a total of 9,633 who were paintings are needed. Miss P (!-
The committee also authorized
Salt Lake City iC N S I — An prisoners now are presumably dock saiid. “ Exhibits will not
the installation of linoleum in
confín*'«!1 to fin«- art, but will 1«
A cold clear night with a sky Hospital Recreation halls and expectant mother called at the
ture ca i toons and cummer« i
full of constellations and the lounge. Draperies also have been
New Yotk (CNSt The board art worlr as well.”
Camp Abbot lights in the dis purchased for hospital day- quest additional gasoline ration
Soldie is interested in exhl* if-
of directors of the New York
tant background set the stage rooms, and the committee is coupons to take her to a materni
ing theiii* wo* k are urged to t *n-
for our “ fireworks display” last considering plans to redecorate
ductor Arthur Rodzinski an un tact Miss Paddock at the libra y.
Wednesday. It wasn't exactly a walls of hospital recreation halls, official, "there will be a slight
usual gift on his 50th birthday. Artists who have painting« it
fireworks display, but another
It was a cow for his farm at home ai•«: requested to sen«l <lT
night problem dealing with the Cross field director for Camp
them io;,- us«- in futute exhibi*
She got the coupons.
sounds of low trajectory fire at Abbot, said.
Abbot Face! G! Jaiz
To Form Bands
Guest House May
Have New Annex
U. S. Casualties
Set at 146,186
Art Exhibit Set
by Milton Caniff. creator of T e rry and the Pirates
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