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8 Wednesday January 19, 1944 BooAtfa00)003 Plans Underfoot to Cushion Shock Post-Wa- r Cuts Sick V.v.v.V.W.w Absenteeism for War Vets Protect Employe New Under message to Congress last 4 best assist the nation's veterans. Girding for its vast postwar week, . President Roosevelt called Time Card administration is exfor an enlargement and strength- duties, the panding its personel, programming An employe absent more than ening of the" social security pro- construction of new hospital facili- three days due to illness or injury gram in order to shield war work- ties and modernizing equipment al- must present a certincaie 01 ers and service men from hard- ready in use. of registered physician in support and A- -l manpower priority, to inwithship when reconversion An leave sick for application occurs. sure a staff sufficient to handle the in 15 days after returning to work, He said he was "confident" Con- tre tremendous load of pension William A. Scholes, Hill Field dithe rector of health gress would take "early action" claims, has been granted education said last with regard to a program agency. An estimated 300,000 beds week. . he outlined last July as an aid eventually will be required to meet conThe statement was made in to returning service men and wom- the peak load. Bed capacity last new time card the with nection en. Pending bills in Congress which June in hospitals located in 93 difhere procedure which wastoinitiated would accomplish all six points, ferent places amounted to 61,764. abreduce order in recently are : The veterans' administration, senteeism due to sickness. Mustering - out pay; unemploy- supplementing its duties by medical The sick leave privilege, inaugument Insurance while the dis- research, reported marked progress rated for government employes a tucharged veteran is looking for a in diagnosis and treatment of few ago, provides for 15 days years job; free education; allowance of mors and excellent results with a per year during which an employe treatment of cancer of credit on unemployment compen- new y for sickness and yet be absent may old-aand the larynx. sation and federal not lose pay. It may be accumusurvivors' insurance during the pelated up to 90 days. Mr. Scholes riod of service; liberalized hospital an pointed out that such leave issickand rehabilitation benefits for disaccount in case of insurance abled veterans; sufficient pensions inness, but should not be used for disabled veterans. discriminately. He recommended that the task Under the new system at Hin of finding peacetime jobs for war instead of clocking m on Field, workers and veterans be handled for the green card, placing reason and through government agencies alback thereof, on the absence ready established. He asked that At a meeting of the board of dito one of the clerks stathe social security program be re- rectors of the Hill Field branch of handing the clock house, the new in tioned inforced. the Davis County chapter of the green card contains new and difAn appropriation of $461,227,000 American Red Cross recently, ferent instructions. for the social security board for Take 'Card to First Aid Station the 1945 fiscal year, beginning July 1, 1944, was asked. This would be Employes returning from absence other than annual leave will find $2,099,000 more than the 1944 apxi the green card in their racKs. the propriation, to sickness due was absence VA Expands Facilities card is to be clocked in and taken To meet the post-wneeds of the nearest first aid station to an estimated 12,000,000 demobilized nearest or dispensary; that is, the service men, the Veterans' Adminstation. work the to employe's istration reported last week that its First aid stations are located in facilities are being rapidly expand42; hangar 1; warehouses 1 and and ed. medical dispensary, industrial Administration officials reported Hillcrest dispensary. that by the end of last November, If absence ' was due to reasons 9469 veterans of this war were than sickness, follow this other in government hospitals, and decourse: clock in on the green card, 8136 service deceased pendents of and report place it in the men were receiving pensions. leave application Secure work. to In the past fiscal year $2,458,141 form CP-- 2 from supervisor. Leave in pensions was paid to 7037 veterwill not be credited until the leave ans for disability incurred in the application, properly filled in and present war. Only 28 were conapproved by supervisor and chief sidered totallvdifwibled. of division, is submitted. . With an filiated World War Employes absent because of an II militaryXopulation of at least will be carried AWOL, emergency three times that of World War I, Scholes said, until an approved hospitalization, domiciliary care, leave application is submitted. He burial benefits and vocational resaid that in the future emergency habilitation for discharged service annual leave would necessitate the men will become an enormous preparation of a leave application Webster Olga problem and will entail far greater CP-for submittal to im medical facilities and personnel Olga Webster, employe in produc- form, mediate Heretofore, no supervisor. was needed 4,757,240 for the than control section, maintenance leave form has been required for tion veterans of the last war. was elected chairman of emergency annual leave. An intensive study of the prob- division, Home the Service Committee. Scholes said that an employe who lem of channeling veterans into Members of this committee is unable to report for duty bepost-wjobs is being made by serve as consultants on domestic cause of illness or injury should ' the Veterans' Administration which problems which fall under Red so report to his supervisor not stands ready to assist in the for- Cross jurisdiction in this area. later than one hour after the will a mulation of program that Mrs. Webster has had considerable beginning of his tour of duty. If previous welfare experience, and is he cannot telephone, he explained, thus well qualified for the posi- or otherwise report, he must com' WACs tion. Hill municate, or have someone comthe held In municate for him, by telegram, USO the session, During Ogden card or letter to the civilian perWACs who are stationed at Hill Red Cross rooms at Hillcrest, Mar- sonnel section not later than the executive secretary, Field and other bases in the Og- garet aBennett, on of condition the read of report absence, advising as to the day den area will be honoied at a the loan fund and announced that nature of illness. tea given by members of the Ju- classes On the reverse side of leave ap in handicraft would begin nior Hostess Council at the Ogform CP-- 2 are two cer in Jan. the after12, plication Wednesday, den USO Center on Twenty-fourt- h noon and evening. one for sickness involv tificates, aftertwo o'clock Sunday street at A report on the facilities of near- ing three days or less, the other noon, January 23. communities available for emer- for more than three The first by A planned program includes a gency use during disasters was may be signed by thedays. him employe musical reading by Mrs. V. V. made by N, K. Warner. The dis- self as evidence of bona fide ill Smith and numbers by Elaine Sto- aster relief program is the prin- ness. The latter must be signed by ker, vocalist, and Ida Marreott, ciple concern of every Red Cross a registered practicing physician or other practioner. pianist chapter. An employe absent due to illness more than 12 work ' days in any caienaar year must present a certificate of an attending physician for any absence due to sickness w beyond 12 days, Scholes said. He said an employe mav not In his Is This You' NewWbcedure . " A . Plan ( must-ering-o- ut six-poi- nt X-ra- ge Elect Olga Webster Head of Home Service Committee ::::::::;:;,::::;v ar in-rac- k, UTama r- - T WriAPO .taa-lllr- A half-doz- ar To Field Tea Nuptials fen W9 r DowntroddenCigar Finds Way Into Soldiers9 Hearts Competition was limited to branches 1 through 9, disposal section, plant maintenance branch, ship dooI branch, labor eauinment branch,! ping branch, and receiving no iwi The winning section had month.! time accidents during the Neither did branches 1, 4, 6, i, The cigar, Incomparable and and receiving branch. accident perennial accoutrement of the red- Capt. Afflick said the leather divan, whose ambrosial ratine? refers to the num-- l e accidents per mfrl vapors sweeten the air of innumer ber of able editorial sanctums, has ap lion man hours of accident sefl parently not been receiving its nMiin hut that, inasmuch as lost-just deserts as an army morale eral of the branches had no ! builder; at least not as much as time accidents, the frequency easel nf norosaitv. refers in this army demand for it seems to to the number of minor accidentij The Cigar Institute receives per million man hours exposure. The number of minor accident! monthly requests for around 59 million cigars for overseas ship- per million man hours of "P0 ment alone. Service men in continental U. 8. also want olentv. branch 1, 354; branch 4, 394; branch The result has been the appoint a 9oi. k.anh ft 437: brancn ment of an allocation committee 493; receiving branch 572. tropBf by the Institute to find a means Capt, Afflick said bethe awardea to at least minimum continue would whereby requirements of men in the service will monthly to competing departmenj be supplied. in supply division. lost-tim- rai-i- nr Starting the Right Way QFH'Of' leave the field during working nours as a result or sickness with out first reporting to the dispens ary or first aid station. This ore caution, ho pointed out, is entirely for the benefit of the employe. In this manner it can oe determined whether or not the individual is capable of getting home Drivers Cautioned On Night Hazards xi The week 7W I" Elaine Grant, unit chief, supply typist pool, was married last week to Carina Johnson pmnlove of metal manufacture and repair sec- A ... , rfft4&:. J TLTic?a Safety Trophy Disposal en 2, Invite iinlAoo they will rot with smile? Perchance the lovely lassTflaims them, of sundry articles found! works in your department, maybe hundreds since tne field first opened. Inexol ives in the next door room at able are Chief Hillis and his c Hillcrest, might even be your wife horts in their zealous drive t or some other guy's date Saturday empty the lost and found section, to return such priceless valuable! night as an bag, irridescentl If the picture brings forth a compactsalligator and viridescent jewelry,! park of recognition, admonishf the and even "unmentionables," to theit J missing and procrastinating miss to rightful owners. hustle herselt to Auxiliary Military Police headquarters to claim her to self portraits. This Hillfielder shot is a repro Section duction of one of the original six .The supply division safety trophy,! portraits lost near civilian per established recently, wul and awarded for only sonnel building last week the firstiime lastl AMP Chief Hillis' novel strategy week to the disposal section, wart-- l house 22, for the lowest accident! for locating the owner. The photos were picked up and frequency rating (182) during thai month of December. Capt Robert! turned in to Chief Hillis' nemesis R. Afflick, OASC safety officer, the lost and found department made the award. J c.vJv.-- :'- v.v the home of the bride's parents ,n Ogden. A wedding reception for 'the couple following the ceremony. ?ri.end" held Both Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have been emtion, maintenance. ployed at the field for little over The marriage was performed at two years. Was provost marshall's office this issued a plea to automobile drivers to "Stay on the Beam" A numbewof accidents and near acciuents have occurred recently due to failure of vehicle operators w aeneci the beam of their head lights downward uoon meeting n other vehicle while driving on the Failure to dim the vehicle's light it not only in contradiction to traffic regulations, but is also a definite traffic hazard. of all operators is requested in this maiier. - d f y warded thl in by any department FOBJHE FIRST TIME . . . A safety trophy waa best JJJ safety record attained division. In December the disposal section made a of IK, best in the division, and was presented with congratulaUna Malor Rri A. w.ht.r. rlrht. chief. MP.rZiuk for the exceUent achievement, is Major C. & Boctantt m4. is inventory miui in cviis, assistant chief. Inspection section; McDougaf, chief supervisor, disposal section. fuTv JTe Ih.m.. lft r0"