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Camp Abbot, Ore., May 6, 1944
First Unit Paper
O fficial cam p new sp ap er, published w eekly in th e in te r e s ts o f th e p erso n n el
o f C am p A bbot, O regon, u n d er su p erv isio n of th e S pecial S ervice O fficer. N ew s
m a tte r p e rta in in g to C am p A bbot is fu rn is h e d by th e P u b lic R e la tio n s B ran c h an d
is av a ilab le for g e n e ra l release.
W ritte n c o n trib u tio n s, a r t w ork a n d p h o to g ra p h s a r e so licited a n d should be
d irected to th e P u b lic R e la tio n s B ra n c h , P o e t H dys. A n n ex , B ldg. 202. T elephone
E x t-8 .
T h e A BBO T E N G IN E E R receive* m a te ria l su p p lie d by C am p N ew sp a p er
S ervice. W ar Dep t.. 206 E. 42nd S t., N ew Y ork, N . Y. C red ited m a te ria l m ay n o t
be republished w ith o u t perm isió n o f C am p N ew sp a p er S ervice.
D istrib u ted fre e to c a m p p ersonnel. S u b sc rip tio n r a t e to p u blic, by m a il: 60
c e n ts fo r th re e m o n th s ; s ix m onths, $1.00; o n e y e a r, $1.50.
Abbot ’n Around
E n tertainm ent On and Off the Post for th e Coming Week
Service Club—Jam Session.
Station H ospital—P opular P la tte r Parade, 7 p.m.
Bend USO—Bingo, 8 p.m.
Service Club—Open House.
S tation H ospital- Open House, 2 to 4 p.m and 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Make a record, 7 p.m.
Bend USO- "B reakfast is served,” 10 a.m. Open house and re-
freshm ents all day.
G uest House -Classical Recordings, 7:30 p.m.
Service Club—GI Movies, 8:30 p. m.
G uest House "W ar B rought Up to Date,” Open Forum , 8:30 p.m.
S tation H ospital—“Everybody Sing," and Open F orum sponsored
by Bend Kiwanis Club, 7 p.m.
Service Club Bingo Night, 8:30 n.m.
S tation Hospital Movie, “Gildersleeve’s Bad D ay,” H arold Peary,
Service Club—Dance, 8:30 p.m.
Station H ospital—Bingo, 7 p.m.
Service Club -"K haki K apers,” 54th Battalion Everybody w el
come, 8:30 p.m.
S tation H ospital Game N ight, 7 p.m.
Service Club Make a Record, Free, and Game Night.
Station H ospital Movie, “A Guy Named Joe,” Spencer Tracy,
Irene Dunne. ti:30 p.m.
Bend USO Dance class, 8 p.m.
Internees to Get
W a s h i n g t o n (CNS> — U. S.
m ilitary and naval personnel
who are prisoners of w ar o r in
ternees in n eu tral countries now
m ay use th e educational facili-
ties of th e U. S. A rm ed Forces
Institute, the W ar D epartm ent
The shipm ent and distribution
of this m aterial is being han
dled by the W ar P risoners Aid
of th e YMCA, a m em ber agency
of the N ational W ar Fund, the
WD said. An Education Center
is lieing established at Geneva,
Sw itzerland, w here the program
will l>e carried out.
U nder this plan .thousands of
stan d ard and special textbooks
an d courses already a re being
shipped abroad. L ater they will
be distributed am ong prisoners
of w ar and internees and les
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By Pvt. Alfred M. I.utinski
This is your sa n ita ry techni
cian reporting from his office,
directly across from the Third
P l a t o o n m anor. From this
breezy, air-conditioned room I
shall tran sm it th e new s and
scandal w ith the aid of a bor
rowed pencil and regulation roll-
form paper. This service comes
to you through the courtesy of
the P ress Lat. Service; for fu r
th e r details read som ething sen
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10 m inutes, but rem ained well
over an hour.
The governor w as accom pan
ied in his to u r of th e Camp by
Colonel Besson; Lt. Col. Alvin
M. Mock, executive officer, and
Maj. LeCompte Joslin, director
of the T raining Division.
G overnor Snell was accom pan
ied here by S ecretary of State
Robert S. Ferrell, S tate T reasur
e r Leslie M. Scott and Lewis D.
G riffith, clerk of the state land
board. The gorup is on a tour of
central and eastern Oregon in
specting state-owned lands and
NEAR RECORD CROWD
A near record crowd of ap
proxim ately 500 soldiers and
th eir guests attended the dance
a t the Service Club W ednesday
night, a check of attendance rec
ords revealed. Music w as provid
ed by the Cam p Abbot dance
CAMP ABBOT THEATRE PROGRAM
To Give Color to Shows
Stage presentations and dances
at the Service Club w ere expect
ed to take on additional color
this week w ith th e arriv al of
two pow erful incandescent spot
lights c o m p l e t e w ith color
wheels and six “baby” spot
lights. The lighting equipm ent
is available to all u nits for spe
cial p r o g r a m s and m ay be
checked out from th e Service
Club, Capt. V. G. Henderson,
Special S e r v i c e Officer, a n
N C j «"P
When NBC's P atricia Dunlap
posed for the photographer, she
w as w earing a sarong, hut the
engraver, a man w ith an eye for
detail, no doubt, cut it. If th ere’s
anything we like it's a m an w ith
In his trip le capacity of post
engineer, safety officer, and fire
m arshal, Maj. Zack Beiser this
week outlined th e responsibility
of unit com m anders in connec
tion w ith th e safety of person
nel and p ro p erty u nder the ac
cident prevention program s e t
forth in Supplem ent No. 1 to
A dm inistrative Memo No. 7.
Under th e program , each op
eratin g head of a sta ff division
and each unit com m ander is a
unit safety officer. In addition
to enforcing post safety regula
tions, m aking reg u la r inspec
tions, and assu rin g prom pt first
aid for in ju red personnel, he is
charged w ith th e investigation
of accidents, m aking recommen
dations fo r th e elim ination of
the responsible conditions, and
suggesting to th e post safety
officer corrective action beyond
th e scope of his own authority.
The unit com m ander also now
assum es, besides his form er ac
tivities in enforcing fire regula
tions and inspecting for fire haz
ards, the direction of evacuation
of records and property in case
of fire. He will conduct a fire
drill not less th an once every
The following is w ritten in a
P ittsb u rg h (C N S)— Mrs. Hen
m ad hash-minced m an n er as it
reflects the tru e characteristics
rietta M ustacchio won a divorce
of th e w riter. A lthough subject
on the grounds th a t h er h eart
to psychopathic observation,
less husband left h er when she
opinions are entirely m y own.
got the m um ps and again when
sons will be graded and retu rn ed The whole mess is copyrighted Buy National W ar Bonds Now!1 she got the whooping cough.
and exam inations will be con and in case of fire, it’s every
m an for himself.
The In stitu te now offers m ore
than 70 high school, vocational
The culprits who sta rted a ru
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and college courses, a num ber m or th a t an apple would be
that soon will be increased to given w ith every business tra n s
200. All of these courses will be action here in m y office will be
m ade available to prisoners u n punished severely if apprehend
DOUBLE FEATURE PROGRAM
der the new plan.
ed. A ru n on the bank would
prove disastrous. Kindly keep
HIT NO. 1
HIT NO. 2
your m ess kits clean.
New Spotlight Expected
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Set Up for Post
The first battalion new spaper
m ade its appearance on the Post
la st week when the 56th came
out w ith a six-page m im eograph
edition in which all companies
w ere represented.
One section w as devoted to
each of the three companies, and
each contained m aterial of in te r
est principally w ithin the com
pany. Com pany B’s section was
entitled “B-56 G rins and G roans,”
and contained an "ear,” read
ing “Published: Irreg u larly d u r
ing 2 min. breaks.” Company A’s
section bore the title, “News
F lashes,” and Co. C’s “The Bull
Sheet.” In the heading of the
la tte r w as a m im eographed “o ut
Best of luck, 56th, in your new
p r0 gram
S ew n officer c a n d i d a t e
schools have suspended classes,
the W ar D epartm ent has an
nounced. They are: Anti-Air
c ra ft A rtillery. Cam p Davis. N.
C.: Arm ored, F o rt Knox. K>\;
Cavalry, F o rt Riley, K as.: Chem
ical W arfare Service, Edgewood
A rsenal, Md.; Coast Artillery.
F o rt Monroe, Va.; Militara- Po
lice, F o rt Custer, Mich., and
T ank D estroyer, Cam p Hood,
SUNDAY — MONDAY
MATINEE SUNDAY— 2 P. M.
W ac Unit Draws Praise
From Recruitment Officer
“Cam p Abbot WACs a re high
calibre women, and undoubtedly
th eir buoyant n atu res contribute
much to the m orale of th e P ost,”
Lt. Col. H arry R. Lawton of the
R e c r u i t i n g and Induction
Branch, N inth Service Com
mand, said following a visit to
th e WAC Com pany Monday.
“M orale and sp irit of the com
pany is outstanding," he added.
Colonel Law ton said th e object
of his visit w as to become ac
quainted w ith the company.
BOB W ILLS AND HIS
TEXAS PLAYBOYS IN
in "The Chinese
O ur esteem ed Lt. W iederstein
had a delicious breakfast served
him in the m ess hall. N othing '
unusual about this except that
afte r consum ing this appetizing
meal he found he had eaten in
the w rong mess hall.
Seven Officer Candidate
Schools Suspend Classes
\ C . just K«lp yourself to anything you too soMier1’
JO A N W OODBURY IN
If th ere is doubt in anybody’s
mind concerning Pvt. P ru itt’s
form er occupation, please ob
serve o u r table on Sunday noon;
he su re has a parson’s appetite
w hen chicken is served.
ROBERT BENCH lfY
Edward Everett HORTON
HELEN BRODERICK ,
W AITER CATLETT
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