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onus Rail Sought Jn New Bm g5s C Third In 1943 Increase payments as Would High as bonus plan veterans as A ipseas ,roposed Hill Field, Utah Wednesday, March 29, 1944 Average Accident Frequency Bate Stands at 15.57 They Won Red Cross Pins $5000 that would high as Safety Data Based on figures released recently from the industrial safety branch, ASC headquarters, Ogden Air Service Command had the third best safety record during 1943 of any area command in the entire continental Air Service pay U. tor servies was introduced in this month. The plan; by fve: of the six major $5000 terans' organizations, wouia pay h veteran $4 a day for each day .rseas and $3 a day for service the continental U. S. Command. Ogden's average frequency rating throughout this period was 15.57. All are Included in the rating. The accident frequency ratine. basis 'for judging indicates the e acldents per number of million man hours of accident ex posure. , Top area comand was Middletown, with 12.38. Second place went to San Antonio, with the program was esti- at between S 10 and $80 bll-- sub-depo- ts of Coat ,ated nn soldier would receive a of $100 and a maximum continental service; a for 3,500 $ Cnirnum of $500 and a maximum v$4,50O with $900 extra for those Waded for service overseas. A .inimum lost-tim- as4V iVI rv m 14.13. joint statement by the ve terms' groups sponsoring the bill Cjd, "The purpose of the bill is to Qu'st, in a measure," the'differ-Wc- e between the pay of those Cying in the armed forces and lians employed in war ino.ua- - ... ? AND KNITTING On Red Cross garments, these Hincrest women were with pins from the national mercy organisation. Left to right they are Bertha recently Butler, Lela Dowlen, Alice Lngar, Frank Hopkins (HUIerest Bed Cross chapter chairman), Susan Hooper, Jessie Helen West, Ella Langsdale and Mrs. Bertha Muir of Bountiful (representative of Davis County Luna, ' illcrest Red oss Expands pre-seat- ed " More Room Added Chapter.) As Boys With v Chapter In Dormitory Areas Stripes Take Over K. P. To Tptnded its activities to take over Se entire second floor of barracks Previously, only a few rooms on main floor were available for The new facilities program. make possible more classes have hitherto been offered. new class in surgical dressings the of wood shop, formerly occupy- on the first floor, will entire floor under the The one room ke over the : arrangement. Wage Plan ;gun This Week few Paz Om) (Continued hours in any one day. The plan provides for efficiency notions at intervals. Hess of other raises in the ntime. Such raises for effi- lency, correspond! ng to wi thin-Japromotions under the per um system, will be dependent, ie the latter, on the worker's six-mon- SEE THAT FINGER . . . The arrow indicates MS gt. Bill Walsh's digit, only casualty of the day. Right, Squadron Adjutant Lt. Luke Alar tin looks over the menu of the day. PS. His stripes are paper. ne eight th Something New's Been Added Sgts. on K. P. Visits Friends de on the Job. Employes are chronically absent, who to beat the clock, who show He or no interest in their work X not be entitled to receive in-I- de promotions, it was pointed by the major. Corresponding positions in lo--1 Industry will command dlffer--t i at: 4 JSik salaries and Jobs here are be- -I advanced in accordance with Jse prevailing rates. Equal pay Abnegating cries that top three equal work is the ttasis of the wity wage plan. 'to contrast to per annum envies,belocality wage plan workers paid every two weeks than every 15 days as here-w- e. in a year they will receive checks instead of the former 24. ( Elmer S. Geddes cVpril Former Hill Field electrician Elmer S. Geddes paused here reAt USO cently to visit friends. Geddes, World War I veteran, is now a Pear something backward" says chief electrician's mate with the nwitation from the Ogden USO w on 24th street to war pr- United States Navy. He left the field in September of oton workers and service men "women for an April Fools' last year after being employed April L at here for over a year. He first enm. In the evening. main recreation halL comViertalnment for the evening listed in the Seabees and on -s a scavenger bunt, refresn- - pletion of training was transferred to the Navy. p , ana lorreits. He is presently assigned to one new Fool Parly Ogden's par-'Saturd- Lyric Writer said regular 482nd Incredible, Squadron KPs last Sunday when they girded themselves for the loathsome chore only to find, of all things, a first lieutenant, a master sergeant, tech sergeant and five staff sergeants already hard at the task. Unbelieving, they heard the story that 400 odd other 482nd luncheoners later and like wise gaped at. ef-'de- ncy V Medal Authorized A new Bronze Star Medal for military ground personnel ranking it as a result New Bronze Star Ground Troops Get Chance to Win New Combat Award Red Cross officials at the civilian Vmitories announced this week the local chapter there has be started ansion. The Ogden Air Depot was one five ASC depots that made a better safety record in January than in Decern ber. OASC's Janu ary rating of 7.10 was third high among the 11 ASC area commands. Grand award for safetv showinor during the last six months in 1943 went to Fairfield Air Depot In this competition amonsr air denota Ogden stood in fifth place. of ay r- of the Navy's huge vigor that found them sans labor by noon. Only casualty in this regular KP's dream day was MSgt. William Walsh. Alas, poor Willie, he hurried and floundered in his milk can smashing and now is cleaver-conscious with a cut finger. Said Squadron C O. Ma J. Benjamin Anderson of this amazing and precedent-breakin- g episode in Moe's Mess Hall (so named because of Mess Sergeant Henry "Moe" Schiller's fondness for all and sundry by that same Flatbush nickname), "Never saw anything HRe Itr neitner naa ad-rirol- no' floating we nor the rest of 482nd. Plaudits to the volunteers were They are: MSgt. William TSzt. John J. Brown. t Walah.Donald W. Bell, oJseph E. SSgts. LaBarbara, Henry Schuler, Robert J. Smith and James u. wtiuams capable of handling Communion Servico battlewagons. biggest -s Coming In the last war he participated Qcnday In two major engagements and re will be no general com- was badly wounded in the second. mon service this Sunday, April Before coming to Hill Field he Chaplain Karl A. Tubestng; worked as chief electrician at the ch"Plain, announced yester- - Veterans' Hospital In Boise, Idaho, where he made his home. drydocks even the Traders 'couldn't" handle rujreed kitchca police chores, the "Mar tyrs" volunteered ror tne task, picked their adjutant, Lt. Luke Martin's birthday for the gala occasion, Installed him as "mess sergeant de jour," then proceeded to dig into their work with a vim and y' &d: well-deserv- RAIfjOB ed. Prior to his enlistment in the in October, 1942, Robert Dean service held wiU navy be on na Gold Shsaffer pen In hangar two Anderson, now aviation mechanic's Thursday at 7 p. a. in or tOST taltlsls D. It C engraved. class, was an- OASC VlS? chPl with Chaplain WU- -j swiasfar; Wstoia Oilna, 4 Uut, lUUoa lour, mate second Blowers conducting. employe at Hill Field. shut. flUwara, Coo-ta- ct B-2- in precedence between the Soldier's Medal and the Purple Heart was authorized last month by President Roosevelt. The bronze star is expected to give ground troops approximately the same chance to win an award as have airmen with their easily- obtained air medal. It may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the Army, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard on or after December 7, 1941, distinguished, or has distinguished himself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight, in connection with military or naval operations against an enemy of the United States. Pending availability of the actual medal service ribbons will be distributed. Oak Leaf Clusters may be awarded in lieu of the medal where it has already been be stowed. Broken Limbs Mar Safety Campaign (OoaUnuad From Pag On) best record in the entire Air Serv ice Command. Oapt. Afflick said the number of minor accidents has materially diminished during the campaign, which, he says, will continue oa through April and succeeding months. A banquet for safety minute men and supervisors who have lent their support to the campaign will be held Friday, April 7th. The location has not yet been decided upon. He said Lt. Col. Harry D. ImmeL ASC safety branch chief, would be in attendance and would assist in awarding citations and trophies to LeRoy E. Lambert A composer of the lyrics for some divisions, sections, and branches with perfect safety records. 200 songs is LeRoy E. Lambert An invitation nas aiso oeen exwho has been employed at Hill tended to J. C. Stennett of the na Field for the past two weeks in tional safety council. Jurisdiction of the OAssc sarecy warehouse 20, supply division. was recently extended to officer His latest number is entitled include all military personnel in "North of the Border" and was the area as well as civilians. A a played over radio station KLO result the new title of the safety several months ago. Lambert has officer will be: OASC area grouna collaborated with several differ safety officer. ent musicians for the melodies to his verses. "I Just write them down," he Former Field Employe says, "and then get hold of some' Married to Marine body who can put 'em to music." He was a radio mechanic with a TVtrnthv Louise Donaldson, for Salt Lake City firm immediately mer OASC mechanic, became the before coming here. He is a junior bride, of Platoon Sergeant Eugene storekeeper in warehouse 20. SpiUer, USMC, Saturday evening When he was a year and a nan at a military wedding held aboard old he lost his right arm in the Clearfield naval supply aepow railroad accident of which he has Chaplain Willis L Stowers of Hill no recollection. But that didn't stop Field solemnized the marriage. him from becoming the champion The bride was given in marriage horse-sho- e pitcher of his company by UL C. G. LalL commanding ofin Salt Lake. ficer of the marine barracks at He says he hopes TSgt Ed Clearfield, and her attendants v ere Stoker will five "North or tne uor WAVES Pauline Goodner, F.lva der" a whirl with the OASC "Keep HalL Mary Ann Wllklns, Joyce 'Em Flying" orchestra. Partington and Mary Sabina.