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8 QQX3G3 July 14, 1943 Exchanged By f Supply Chiefs itiJ Over Eight Million Miles in Month TraveledByEmployes Hill Field Workers Are From 41 States; Come to Field From as Far as 80 Miles; And Drive Cars 2,500,000 Miles to Work r Hill Field's growth to one of America's largestlur bases is graphically shown in a survey on place of residence and " transportation of civilian employes, just released by Lieut. Col. Leonard P. Carter, chief, Civilian Personnel section, 4 OASC. Highlight of the report .howl nui jr ieia war wonten travel VA million miles each month to . and from work, using all available means of transportation. , They drive their oars 2tt million miles per month, alone to and from work. They pay $9470 . In gasoline taxes each month on gasoline used to get them to Chapel Wedding per month, 2,583,464. Total passenger miles equals 352; per month, 8,261,552. 317, Gallons of gasoline used 6624; per month, 172,231. State tax paid at 4 cents per gal lon, $265; per month, 36889. Federal tax at 1 cents per gal' ion, $99 per month, $2583. Total gas. tax, $364; per month, -' $9472. . s- Average number of occupants per car are 3.04. Median distance traveled per passenger, one way, 13.5 miles. Median distance traveled per ' car, one way, 14 miles. Thus 50 per cent of Hill Field's employes driving automobiles come from points 14 or more miles dis tant. Eighty-seve- n per cent of the . cars and 89 per cent of the riders are from the three principal areas, namely: Ogden, Washington Terrace, Salt Lake City, and the Lay ' districts. Utah was shown as the perman ent residence of 55.7 per cent of the Hill Fielders. Colorado was sec ond in size of its post population with 12.3 per cent; Minnesota, third, with 7.6 per cent, followed by Wyoming and Idaho with 4.9 per cent and 4.7 per cent respectively. I Miss Enid V. Stoke of Okuwelgee, Okla became the bride of Pfc. Herman Jackson of the 307th Aviation Squadron at a ceremony in the Base chapel at 8:30 Saturday night Chaplain Joseph OASC chaplain, officiated. The couple had as tneir .at tendants Miss Genieve Ousley and Cpl. Booker T. Smith. Cpl. Smith also is assigned to the 307th. The traditional wedding music was clayed for the ceremony. Pvt. Jackson s some town is Lamkin, Miss. Mac-Carro- ll, j ts Supply officers from all the Ogin and storage depots den Air Service Command met at Hill Field last week to exchange new ideas and to coordinate work in order to standardize ASC functions within the command. the The officers representing displayed a much better grasp of the question of supplies and of other problems than they have previously shown," Lt. Col. M. B. Millard, chief of area activifSllwli wmm " inn lerimrfo ty section, said today. "This indicates that the trend of experience LT. A. A. DOMINGUE . . t Has is showing-- up in the proper way." been transferred to First Army Air Force at Otis Field. Following an address of welcome by Lt. CoL C. C. Minty, assistant to Col. Morris Berman, Col. Paul Wolf, chief of OASC supply division, spoke to the visiting officers. Also on the program were CoL Dellinger. chief of equipment sec tion, Air Service Command head quarters, who was here for a rout ine inspection trip; Lt Col. Foote and CaDt. Saline of the Second Air Force at Colorado Springs; Lt CoL Hewitt of Gowen Field, Idaho; Lt Col. Steenberger of the Fourth District TTC at Denver; Capt James McAlvin, budget and fiscal officer, OASC; Lt Col. Millard; Lt Col. Heber Scowcroft, warehousing; and Major Daniel J. Mur ray, purchasing and contracting officer. Officers and their guests were ' entertained informally at the Officers' club Wednesday evening. sub-depo- ts mm 36 Respond to Cannery Appeal Emergency Call Is Met Here Dy War Workers, Soldiers In response to an emergency appeal by the Schmidt Canning Comnany or cieariteia lor ou addi tional part-tim- e employes, 36 Hill Fielders, 27 of them soldiers, last week became cannery workers on the swing shift Pay for the work was at the rate of 75 cents an hour. Transportation was provided by the company to and from the South Gate. Commanding officers permitted enlisted men to accept the era ployment on special passes, follow lng recent authorization by the War Department According to the War Department enlisted men may engage in food processing work or farm labor in nearby communities only when an emergency exists and civilian labor in the required amount is not available. The emergency nature of the Clearfield call was clearly set forth. YES, EIGHT-POUN- BOY D chief of OASC training and operations section, yesterday was passing around cigars as he annourced the arrival of a baby boy. Yes, it weighed eight pounds, and both mother and son are doing quite well, thank you. Capt Stewart C. Campbell, HiU Field soldiers who ran still find enough free time to visit Salt Lake City had nest study this list of do's and don't's care-"lull- y before going there. These regulations were adopted at a meeting of representatives front army posts in this area, and military police are instructed Garrison caps (that Is, peaked caps) 'may not be worn. Field Jackets may not be worn. Mixed uniforms nix. Jewelry not if you want to stay out of the brig. Black ties not on your life. Belt buckles with emblems man, what could you be thinking Of! No! Sweaters as an outer garment it's too hot these days anyway. Sun helmets net If you are in town for fun and stuff. Palm besfli suits or tropical worsted (so help us, that's what the regulation says) what, d'ya think you're back in civilian life? If you are still going to Salt Lake City phone extension US and let us know how you get the time, bud. J Food Stations Are Now in Operation Cafeteria Manages Units to Serve Employes on Job In addition to the two cafeterias at Hill Field, the cafeteria man- agement is directing three food stations. Two of these are in "Si beria," at Warehouses 43 and 25. The third is east of Hangar One. It is planned that a centrar stand with a counter and chairs will be set up for the warehouses soon instead of the two now in use. Although the demand for box lunches and other items varies from day to day, Ernest Smith and Dick Klumker have found out since June 18, when the new services started, that they can depend upon Monday as the heaviest day. They believe that em ployes must eat out on Sunday and get up too late to do anything about their lunches. Helping the two men are Elaine Holman, who Is at present assist ing at Warehouse 43; Marvel At- wood, now at Warehouse 35, and Evelyn Larson, Hangar One. Smith and his aides pack the truck at the cafeteria and make the rounds, arriving at Hangar One about 10:30 and the warehouses about 11. They 'serve' until 12:30. Milk, the food, is by far the most popular item sold, more than 400 pints being pur chased almost every day. About 100 box lunches are bought each day. The box lunches, sold for 35 cents, contain two sandwiches. two cup cakes, a salad, and two kinds of fruit The cafeteria also sells separate sandwiches, both meat and cheese, pints of milk. oranges, potato chips, and other items. all-rou- nd Start Supervised Play at Terrace Washington Terrace launched its supervised play program for all children living at the federal housing project Wednesday, July 7, under the direction of Mrs. Betty Peterson, formerly of the San Francisco department of recrea tion. The supervised play program is scheduled to continue daily at 0 and 2 Army Way, with land to the immediate south serving as playgrounds. Play periods are conducted every day between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. with handicraft and Indoor games supplemented by supervised out' door games. Every child living at the project is eligible to attend. The program Is sponsored by the community council with as sistance being given by Floyd Tay lor, Ogden city recreation, director, F-4- F-4- r n a MALLORY ii i Ueductions Fall Off Here Purchases Decline According to Figures for June ; ... Another Job Going to Salt Lake City? Here's New Set of Rules to enforce them: V ' m Soel-ber- g, 99,364; - ', Conference Here Attended From All Over OASC sub-depo- work. They come daily from as far away as American Fork, appro xi--. mately 80 miles. They are from 41 states besides Hawaii and Alaska. Nearly half of them are from outside Utah, their former residences ranging all the way from Vermont to California. These and other significant facts were obtained through a questionnaire prepared by Gunnar statistician, of the Statistical and Control branch of Civilian Personnel section. The question naire was distributed to 12,800 per sons passing through the time building', April 29 and 30, 1943. Of those approached, 7954 completed the questionnaire, making an aver age return of .62 per cent. The survey shows that about T1.3 per cent of the 12,800 Hill Fielders come to work by car, driving approximately 3000 motor ve hicles, 11.3 per cent ride the bus or Bamberger; 17.4 per cent live m the dormitories. Broken down another way, it Is revealed that 23.5 per cent of Hill Field's employes drive; another 47.8 per cent ride In cars, making a total of 714 per cent or 9400 In all who ride by automobile. This leaves "11.3 per . cent or 1400 Hill Fielders riding by bus or Bam berger. Ogden and Washington Terrace contribute 1248 motor cars, Salt Lake City 595 cars and Layton and vicinity, 789. Out of each thousand Hill. Fielders,' 713 are either automobile drivers or passengers. Total car miles per day equals Transferred TNew Ideas- - Are t LT. CHARLES F. Added Special Service duties to the many jobs he already has at the Lt.;Mallory Is New Special Service Head - A, downward swing in clvBiJ war vuuu.. (cniTaMwia lop month of June, led by a in cent decline in the number of dollars into the n, roll going . . - . 3 erase oi - ddwu, was noted by the War Bond office.. The percentage of Hill m.i workers on cne iieia taking pi in me war uona purcnase n aiso aecreaaeu ' siignuy, it was nounced. The drop amounted 7.6 per cent from the month May. The percentage' of Hill payroll dollars going for W bonds was 4.5 in June, as again; 5.0 for May. The percentages personnel participation in June wV 64.7, a decline from the mark rf 70.0 set in May.The- Treasury and War Deoarf ment goal has consistently bee 10 per cent dollar participation,!! per cent enrollment Hill Field hW never reached either of these tm I marks. The percentage of pay being into war bonds is based on including overtime, rather than base pay. . The War Bond: office has finished distributing to Depot piy ana Maintenance tnose Mwi bends fully paid up as of 15. Other divisions were suddIm with, their May 15 bonds earlW The total number of May 15 bona delivered was almost 5400. : . - I- . - - . Seven More Pass OCS Board Here 35 Men Awaiting ASTP,26FUe For Commissions Having successfully passed OCS physical ' examinations tbc am earlier making their appearance fore the field board; papers of sew Hill Field men were this we' forwarded to Patterson Field further action. The men and their choke schools follow. From the 482nd Air Base Sty ron Cpl. Harold A. Belden, Arimlniamtinn- - Pfc. RalDh T. nellj Transportation; Pfc. Don t Weinberger, Finance; Cpl. Redf Nielsen, Army Administration, u Pfc. Thomas G. Stanberry, Infu 1 try. Cpl. Lionel R. Oney of the 88t Guard Squadron picks the MiliW Police School, while Pfc. James I Stevens of the 1719th Ordnanf 0C Squadron chooses Ordnance wtf men 35 are Currently there SX ing to be interviewed for the we 10 men awaiting program, rant Officer Board's conveningin 26 men in line for an OCS . With the transfer of Lt Albert A. Domingue to First Army Air Force, Otis Field, Falmouth, Mass., Lt Charles F. Mallory this week was appointed Base Special Service officer. Before the appointment Lt Mal lory was insurance officer and as sistant Public Relations officer, and was in charge of Army Emergency Relief .Now he is the man with many Jobs. In addition to Special Service duties, he is custodian of the post recreation fund, custodian of the Hillfielder fund, Post theatre officer, .war bond officer, as sistant Public Relations officer, and Army Emergency Relief officer. Lt Domingue was stationed at Hill Field for a little more than a year, and during the time served as Special Service officer. Physical training officer, coached basketball, football, and boxing teams. However, for the last few months ne had served only as Special service officer and war bond of ficer. view. RECUPERATES FROM BIIKN4 Thomas George, Ogden orffl for a Hill Field contractor, Uj cuperatlng at Ogden ho3piw severe burns suffered when a j tor he was cleaning becme nited. Hill Field Civilian Recreation Calendar WEDNESDAY, tVVt 14 4 Project vi. Engine Repair. Layton. Lake CUT. Jllia uso Center, 57 State Street, Salt Glrl'a Softball Skylinera vs. Headquarters, Monroe Far. Ogden. 7:15 Qlrl'e Softball Engineer t tee va. Phantoms, Monroe Pw Ogden. 7:15 p.m. Softball Civilian Personnel Section No. 6 Supply, Laytos. 7:30 P n- - "Meet the Gang' Dormitory Area. ' 8:30 p.m. Softban S.A.E. ye. Planning, Laytoa. THURSDAY, JULY 18 6:00 p.m. Opening of Tennis Tournament. 6:15 p.m. Softball utilities Little Siberia, John Affleck TV Ogden. 6:30 p.m. Glrl'a Softball Practice Leeter Park, Ogdea. 7:00 P.m. Softball East WarehouseSkylinera, ye. Inspection-ReceivinAffleck Park, Ogden. 7:30 p.m. Softball Planning vs. M.M.AR., John Affleck Park, OtfKo. 8:30 p.m. Swimboree Free Swimming for Men and Women, www College Pool, Ogden. Bring a Partner. FRIDAY. JULY IS 10:30 a.m. Olrl's Swing Shift Softball Practice, Lester Park, OgAen. 12:00 noon Swing shift Swtmboree Free Swimming for Men and Wookm, Weber College Pool, Ogden. Bring a Partner. 6:00 p.m. Softball state School vs. Hill Field Civilians, John A""1 Park, Ogden. 6:00 p.m. Softball Dave's Service vs. Hangar No. 1 and No. 2. L'10" 7:15 p.m. Softball vs. Civilian Personnel, Layton. 8:30 P.m. Softball EngineProject Repair vs. Section No. 8 BupP'rr Layw SATURDAY, JULY 17 Swing Shift Shows. MONDAY, JULY 18 6:00 p. m. Softball S.A.E. vs. Hangar No. 1 and No. 2, Lsylo". 7:15 p. n. Softball Dave's Service vs. Planning. Layton. 8:30 p.m. Softball Project vs. Section No. 6 Supply, Lay" TUKHDAY, JULY SO 6:00 p.m Softball S. P. Shops vs. Hill Field Civilians, John At" . Park, Ogden. Street, 7:00 p. m. Hill Jills Supper Meeting USO Center, 448-24An Hill Field Women Invited. 8:15 p.m. Baseball Hin Field Army vs. Hill Field Civilians, ArnecK park, Ogden. 8:30 P.m. oirl's Softball Hill Fielder vs. Eitel MeCuuoufb, City 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:15 P.m. Softball a HIU P-- v. g, 4 4 sail 13:00 soon uu city. WEDNESDAY. JULY 81 Swing Shift Softball Practice, Lester Park, Ogdea, "