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Cam p Abbot, Ore., May 27, '
Official camp newspaper, published weekly in the interests of the personnel
of Camp Abbot, Oregon, under supervision of the Public Relations Officer. New»
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Abbot ’n Around
Entertainment On and O ff the Post fo r the Coming Week
TO D A Y
Service Club—Open House.
Station Hospital— Checker Tournament, 7 p.m.
Bend USO— Bingo, 8 p.m.
Service Club— Open House; Truth and Consequences, 8:30 p.m.
Station Hospital— Band Concert, 11th Gp. 54th Bn, 6 p.m.
Bend USO— "Breakfast is served,” 10 a.m. Open house and re
freshments ill day.
Guest House— Classical Recordings, 7:30 p.m.
Service Club—G I Movies. 8:30 p. m.
Guest House Classical Music Hour, 7:30 p.m.
Station Hospital— “ Everybody Sing,” and Open Forum sponsored
by Bend Kiwanis Club, 7 p.m.
Service Club— Bingo Night, 8:30 p.m.
Station Hospital— Movie, "Lad y Takes a Chance,” 6 p.m.
O fficers Club— Inform al party fo r officers on post, 8:30 p.m.
Service Club Fatigue Dance, 8:30 p.m.
Station Hospital Party, Mexican Fiesta, 7 p.m.
Radio Program, K B N li—"Camp Abbot on Parade," 8 to 8:15 p.m.
Service Club "Khaki Kapers,” 362nd A S F Band— Everybody w el
come, 8:30 p.m.
Station Hospital— Game Night, 7 p.m.
Service Club Make a Record, Free, and Game Night, 9.00 p.m.
Station Hospital Movie, “ Thank Your Lucky Star,” 6 p.m.
Bend USO Dance class, 8 p.m.
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m erely supplement that care,
utilizing the patient's leisure time
in educational pursuits and phys-
ical reconditioning. The program
is divided into tw o parts. Edu-
cational and Physical, (.apt.
Donald D. F o w l e r has been
named Educational O ffic e i. He
w ill ho assisted by Lorraine V
Anderson and Gertrude Pearl,
both of the Red Cross. Lt. Casi-
m ir F. Plasewicz, o f Supple
mental Training Company, has
been designated Physical O ffi
cer. He will work with Lt. Clara
M. Andrews, physiotherapist.
E very patient entering the hos-
l.anguorous Frances Rafferty, Metro-Goldyyn-Meyer featured player, is shown here in a pensil
engage in an eight-hour pro mood. Fortunes of Destiny are favoring this successful young actress, who is rapidl) liecominfl
star in the Hollywood firmament.
gram, fitting them to pass a
physical test before returning to
up for Pfc., provided, of course, j two five-foot uprights and two Joslin, Director of the Trainq
duty. Thus, when a soldier is dis
charged to duty he w ill be phys- the TO will hold still for it. And six-foot cross bars, on which Division.
we presume if he is ever award-
have been fashioned 16 differ-
ically and mentally prepared to od a ROod conduct medal, maybe pm
knotSi has been set up I
step in whore he left off.
L et Your Buddy Read The!
they'll toss him a couple o f old ( _ .
___ . - -
The educational part o f the tin cans in token of esteem.
in the office o f Maj. LeCompte I G IN E E R A fte r You’ve Fin
new P™ Rram w ill include music
tures, discussions o f current
t0pjCSi films, arts and crafts,
(Clip and Save)
model building, games and vari-
out amusements. Lim ited train-
55th Cavorts in
ing facilities, such as rigging
ra,,]^ and rifle marksmanship
siRhtinK devices, w i„ bp provid.
Last week’s edition o f the Ah
ed p ians are being made to es- b°t “ Khaki Kapers” show, pre
tablish a library fo r tile exclusive rented at the Service Club even
use of the four classes.
Thursday night, featured talen
be ented members of the 55th bat
modified and progressive. It w ill talion. Pvt Jimmy Stilwell, mas
he given with a view of exercis- ter o f ceremonies, introduced a
ing the patient sufficiently, but variety o f acts, some o f which
not too strenuously in view o f were unique in the present
pital w ill be placed in a class bis physical condition.
"Kapers” series. The show was
ranging from 1 to 4, under the
directed by Lt. Tip O ’Niell, and
new plan. When convalescence
featured the music o f the 55th
begins, the patient, on recom
mendation o f the ward officer,
Anything can happen at Camp
The ProS™m included cowboy
w ill bo placed in class 4. This
class w ill he composed of pa Abbot — and usually does. The son8s by Pvt. Thomas John-
tients who are still in bod. Their latest recruit, just out o f proc- s' on- who provided his own gui-
part in the program will be more essing, is a goat named “ Ponton *ar accompaniment. An unusual
on the educational and less on Pete." The boys down around strong man act was presented
the physical side. When these pa Floating Bridge way decided a by Pvt- W alter Humphreys,
tients have recovered sufficient goat was just what they wanted. Piano solos by Pvt. George Sol-
ly to be up and around, hut are Don't ask why. They wanted a ares, and a comedy rotuine by
still receiving active medical goat, period. And S Sgt. Herbert Pvt. Gilbert Larson also were
Lee was delegated to go out and features.
treatment, they w ill be put in
a goat somewhere.
Highlight o f the evening came
class 3. This w ill permit them to
Now. when Sgt. Lee is sent for with a ballet dance by Pvt. Law-
participate in s l i g h t l y more
anything, he usually brings it rence Blick. Other numbers on
strenuous p h y s i c a l recreation back.
order turned out to the show included songs by Pvt.
be no exception. Nosing around j e r r y Medor and by Pvt Jerry
quest « of f * information \IOOD
When medical treatment is
leading to the arrest and capti
completed, .he patient will be vation of a hollow-horned rumin
transferred to ward 138, to be ant, the sergeant s m e 11 e d—
known as the Convalescent Bar rather, heard o f one that lived
racks. Here, more fully recuper- at 829 Delaware street. The in-
ated. the patient w ill enter class formation proved to be correct.
Rigging racks containing ex-
2. In this class, he w ill
undergo and when attempts were made amples of knots and hitches re
an even more strenuous course to purchase Pete, the owner, quired in engineer training on
o f training. He w ill he put on a Mrs. Archie Smith, did a fine the post will be set up in com
six-hour activity program to in- thing. She presented Pete to the panv areas at the rate o f on«'
elude exercise, drill and recre members o f the Floating Bridge per platoon, according to a plan
Section- free o f charge.
worked out by the Engineer
Class 1 wilt consist o f men
Due to the mascot's excellent Branch o f the Training Division,
nearest the point o f complete re- job o f policing up rlgaret butt* Groups will be responsible for
covery. Their d a i l y
physical around the area. Lt. Richard the building o f the racks,
training should enable
thorn to Kobel declares Pete is already
A model rack constructed of
Each Platoon to
Have Knot Racks
in the K
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