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December ISSCJ jQCQCMJOa 600 Men View USO Show at Little Theatre Torch Stuff Camp Shows Begin Third Year Of Entertainment Marking the beginning of the USO Camp Shows' third year of national entertainment for service men, last Friday night's production of "Swingtime Follies" drew one of the biggest crowds of enlisted men to attend any entertainment presented in the base Little Theatre since its opening. The record - breaking audience was estimated at over 600 men "by Capt. Carl S. Monger, special service officer. Many more enlisted men were turned away for lack of even standing room, Oapt. Men-ge- r said. cast, Comprised of an the show offered an unbeatable collection of musicians, comedians, dancers and vocalists. Among the many stellar attractions featured In the second performance were "Smiles and Smiles," well known ong, dance and comedy duo who have appeared in numerous screen successes; Herbie Owens, equally popular for his - boogie - woogie drumming and original song hits; and Freddie and Flo, comedians de luxe, who presented a skit. Begun two years ago, the first USO camp show, comprised of a handful of volunteer celebrities, was presented to men stationed at Camp Lee. Requests for more of the musical variety shows poured into USO headquarters faster than the first troupe of stars could by their performances. oblige inMll VIOWtf ed song-and-dan- HEP CATS . . . Who dig the best canaries are aware of Ann Robertson's talents. Ann, who was on the USO camp show last week, is an old friend to Cafe audiences Downtown Society where she made her first hit. Magician 7 i 5 is comprised of hundreds of performers who work on regular show schedules all over the world. Camp Shows' volunteer program is made up of big name stars , and personalities from all branches of how business who give their time and talents to the organization. Feted At Field Luncheon 2 Employes a year. So SANDERS... FETAQUE on week's USO last Magician camp show here does the traditional pulling out of a hat--in this case a five dollar bill. Wish we had that hat! It's G-Gi- rl T lis? VJ 4? .. Harry Wright Directs Two Plays Sergeant Harry Wright of the base photo lab was director of an one-aplay presented at the Ogden USO center on 24th street last night The play was called "Ten Flights Up." Sergeant Wright will direct a Christmas play at the USO next week, "Dust of the Road", Members of the casts for the plays are service men and girls of the USO's hostess Santa at Yerdeland The week before Christmas this year will be a memorable one for Verdcland Park children. Santa Claus, all rigged Up in the traditional togs, will be on hand to present all deserving youngsters with gifts. Santa will, in addition, dispense advice to these children on their Christmas problems. I . A. y 1 OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND . . . Star of the movie "Government Girl" seems to have her man in this picture. It is a still from the feature to be shown at the Post theatre Sunday and Monday, December Received uSS first at Hill 5 i 3 soon become a standard Lt CoL nJ quartermaster section two ago, the new baes months of experimenting tual testing by the QM oftij The new duffle bag, 0w issued to men going oversea. ;3 item equipment for all enlUtJTI announced Lt. Col. Wallac Honnold, chief, quartermaste J tion. Officers will be able to w chase them at the QM salea offk i in uk near i mure. Paramount among the n. uo is mat it offr vu.. Gordon V. Holcomb New System Adds J To Productivity Kardex Technique In Branch 2 Found Efficient stock A new visible Kardex rec- ord system, installed in branch two, supply division, about two months ago, has resulted in a 30 per cent decrease in the number of employes needed with no reduction in work accomplished and also in an 18 per cent reduction- - in the number of posting errors. OASC supply headquarters ordered its Installa tion in branch two. The system operates somewhat on the production line technique, each employe being responsible for the processing of certain types of items from the approximately 28,000 handled in the branch. Era ployes were trained on the job items as the writing to completely process signed to them, even to military correspondence when necessary. Representatives from San Bernardino Air Service and Sacramento Air Service Command have inspected branch two's system and plan to imitate it in their respective commands. in the of . . . DEMONSTRATING duffle bag is QM Officer Lt Friedman. d more stoi one and space than is afforded in the issue. Men going oversew have but one large, more pracl bag to carry rather than the barracks bags formerly used. OASC are also adopting it. Made of much heavier mal The new method allows for quick than the old bag, the new location of records and also em- all can really come through ploye responsibility in each action. strenuous wear and tear, as Kardex trays on. the clerk's desk proven in the rugged experimei plus a simplified paper flow has tests prior to large scale made possible the reduction in facture. Olive drab in color, tt employes needed and in the number new bag is also waterproof, errors. of one-thir- ts Easy Tash, This inn i m mm IT 16 Walter Huston Walter Brennan Anne Baxter Ann Harding FRIDAY DECEMBER 17 ' i "''If' xk & . 18 Jean Arthur Charles Coburn Joel McCrea ' ' , 21 Y DECEMBER 3 "Happy Land" Don Ameche Frances Dee Harry Carey If - 4"7 ' " t'-- V " " ' ' V- - ti 'V . 10-2- 0 "She's for Me"- . Grace McDonald David Bruce Eddie LeBaron and Orch. WEDNESDAY-THURSDA- ' . I' i,' Y - home-cooke- is wearing- Y DECEMBER ers soldier DECEMBER 15-"The North Star" "Government Girl" Olivia de Havilland Sonny Tufts ' Anne Shirley TUESDAY ... jjjl Post Movies WEDNESDAY-THURSDA- DECEMBER FAREWELL For Gloria Burnett and Darlene Holman, employes of third reporting detachment, was given by d who furnUhed the dishes for the noon event Around the table, left to right, Melba Johnaon, Jo Ann Ilcrkman, Darlene I lot man, Gloria Burnett, Helen Pedersen, Joan Brlnda, Bonita Evenson, Venito Hampton, and Orvilla Tate. Gaell Moss Although American alreadv known natuurr.uief of all fighting periments and taproSSS1 the various items of 1 are being made by a of quartermaster corns whose latest i1 TellW picture of "what the By 19-2- 0. SUNDAY-MONDA- LUNCHEON yyy-yvM- f Vk "The More the Merrier" 1 - No DECEMBER X ev w . "Women in Bondage" Gail Patrick Nancy Kelly Bill Henry SATURDAY eiS -- . By New Duffle Bag8 posting Honnold stated. Branch two handles air corns Fitted with both a shoulder hardware, commercial hardware, and a handle, it is extremely whon f illpd to Cll rubber material,, photographic equipment and supplies, and special ity. Another new feature to the Kits. the bags can be padlocked. ct staff. w-..- Sub-depo- Sgt. Now Its Farewell Lip IV on all-arou- all-gi- rl, Home-mad- e cake and such treats were enjoyed by the nine employes of the leave and time card unit, third reporting detachment, when they gathered last week for a farewell luncheon honoring two coworkers. The office social feted Gloria Burnett, of Salt Lake City, who leaves to resume studies at the University of Utah, and Darlene Holman, of Wyoming, who is joining her husband, serving in the armed forces. Miss Burnett acted as supervisor of leave records, while Mrs. Hoi man's position was that of clerk. They had both been employed at Hill Field for over InLt. Col. Gordon V. Holcomb, OAbO, the for officer telligence conwho returned recently from a offiAAF intelligence ference of a cers in New Orleans has had since notable and colorful career arhis commission in the field 1925. tillery reserve in A native of Hot Springs, Ark., Col. Holcomb was graduated from Oklahoma A & M and two years uuiv0ii his master oi inf.. science degree from the same in. ... stitution. . wim From 1931 to 1935 ne serveumetrothe detective bureau of the department in Wash-imn- n politan police r f and was aide to Gen. Pelham D. Glassford during the the latter's tenure as chiefHeof was force. police metropolitan in Washington wiien me oouua army marched on the capitol in 1932. Constantly active in the officers' reserve, he was promoted to the rank of captain in August, 1934, and to maior in March, 1941, after which he participated in Second the 105th Army maneuvers with field artillery of the 27th division. JanEntering active service in became Holcomb Col. 1942, uary, executive officer of the 29th training battalion at Fort Sill, Okla., where the field artillery replacement training center is located. Later he was ordered to Fort Bragg, N. C, as executive officer of the 609th tank destroyer and took command of that R. T. rugged outfit whento Lt Col.LeavenFort Finn was detailed and worth, Kas. Conditioning comtraining of the battalion for bat was his task. He attained the rank of lieutenant colonel in January, 1943, while commanding an air base security battalion at Camp Butner, N. C. Early this spring he was on desert maneuvers in California and came here by way of the Spokane Air Service Command.. A man of large stature, Col. Holcomb is an expert with a pistol, a veteran judo wrestler and is reputed to be a specialist in the use of a bayonet, having made a weapon hobby of the double-edge- d and served as an instructor. Besides being an athlete, he is a sportsman with a flair for boating. ...A. wo miu A. 1 T oai-tali- ce .J ADUUL Ulia kjllie, L'lio departments requested theof USO perto organize traveling units formers in order to send "live" entertainment out to the American servicemen. The popular USO feature is divided into two programs the paid "performers and the volunteers. The paid or basic part of the program, 1 (pksBasstn B0 Be jueplaced IT 1 v. W&l. Gordon noicumu Is New Intelligence Officer n -- ' f k m 22-2- Ann Rutherford . ''' ... J" W1 AND 600 FKET Of steel eable Is im Zl when it has to be untangled. Warehouse -especially Week, all tangled up-- not hundred uncrlnkled f a it took 56 to set thins-- straichtened ou FYrLtft mM nTiT-rUnt pitched In. The fact that i. pound per foot didn't holt, mmtters any. .T it. A . . man-hou- ' rs 'SSSBSK0WPSBB"WS"' r. mM J s uP-vlM,- A.