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of AtteJLaunching Copt. Murfch 1 Shangri-L- a I Wednesday March 8, 1944 Accidents Mar Campaign Safety Drive Goes In Second Week With Record Clear Bond Drive at Field Reaches $682,445 Peak OASCs no e acd. dent campaign swung into it second week today with th. Dig Bignooara at tfte clock house still out of the ta e as. dicating that no cidents have occurred as yet lost-tim- Final Returns From Campaign Exceed Figure Announced lost-tim- Hill Field's fourth war bond drive total was swelled last purweek with reservanew payroll chases, tions and reservation increases which raised the previously announced total of around $654,000 to $682,445.76, including cash purchases and pay reservations during the period January last-minu- te vealed that 94 per cent of the total personnel employed, at this station are subscribing to war bonds tinder the payroll reservation plan. He said that total reservations amount to 10.02 per cent of the field's total gross payroll. Information was received from the payroll section here to the effect that all bond issue schedules for the month of January have been completed and forwarded to Ogden Finance office from which place bonds will be issued. Huge Cash Sales Cash sales during the drive here totalled Deductions $283,475.25. (military and civilian) amounted to $398,970.51. CoL MacTaggart said that Hill Field workers purchased $24.30 in bonds per capita. Of the total cash sales made on the field, military personnel purchased $35,673.25. Officer personnel payroll deductions amounted to $19,200.00. A total of $6,356.25 in war bonds was purchased at the Hill Field bank from Jan. 1 to Feb. 29. Almost $40,000 worth were purchased off the post but certified for inclusion la this station's total. i MJzl ... XL. I Is Captain Jack Manch of the Ogden Air Service Command, one of READY TO REVISIT TOKIO led Tokio raid by General Doolittle. Above, members of the official party pose at the the heroes of the bow of the aircraft carrier Shangri-L- a just before it was launched on Feb. 24th at the Norfolk Navy Yard. Left to right, Gov. Colgate W. Darden, Jr., (Virginia), Mrs. James H. Doolittle, sponsor of the ship and wife of the famous major general; Captain Manch (home Staunton, Va.), Rear Admiral Felix ' Louise McClellan, flower girl and the Gygax, USN, commandant of the Norfolk Navy Yard, and Mary a was name Shangri-LThe one picked from James Hilton's book, of the of employes. daughter yard's "Lost Horizon" by the president when asked where the planes came from that attacked Japan. As told to the world later, the planes took off from the USS Hornet, famous fighting aircraft carrier later sunk by the Japs in another battle. New Workers Are Needed From Pas (Continued a, One) 4 line mechanics able, skillful could make her. The Virgin II entered a line in early February that a year ago would have required over two months to negotiate. But the Virgin II did it in just about half that $& B-2- . RH fttnkM Capt E. L. Venable, assistant officer in charge, aircraft shops, said the ASC bogey established for this coming- May is 33 Liberators repaired, and added that employes are priming themselves to beat it. That will be better than a bomber Miss Wrong, representing the rigU and wrong ways, respectively,theirts dress for the job, parade ares. Poor dress habits as hip heels, long- - hair, hand and am an jewelry, and loose clothing worms s Field out Hill pointed by safety engineer, Sylvia Stewartsaie The record also contains a W. won, ty talk by Col. Paulchief. Miss OASC supply, division Bailey, Clarice is posed by Right ana paint and dope shop employe,Greet, Miss Wrong by Bertha OASC control office. The public address system Is se ine utilized in the cafeteria at noM to spread the gospel of safer; also, between shift changes at the deckhouse every few days. The big signboard north or uw deckhouse divided the post tt four main divisions: supply, main tenance. headauarters and utilities. e accident occur For each ring in any one of them a thia a day. Getting Underway The first plane to enter the 4 line when, it was originally insti tuted did so on February 14. 1943. It was delivered to the Second Air Force on April 2, nearly two months later. The line was just feeling its B-2- 1 om) fected will be those in ungraded Some new positions positions. will be established under the act and in some instances graded employes may be transferred to an ungraded status in order to effect wage equality. Ungraded positions pertain principally to mechanical and craft positions. Any position not Included under one of the four services of the Classification Act of 1923 is considered ungraded. Major Campbell said no salaries will be reduced under the new OFF TO THE WAR Is the huge aircraft carrier Shangri-L- a ready to slide down the ways at the Norfolk Navy Yard. plan. In many cases they will be higher. Reason for the change is to ad- Just wages being paid for ungrad ed positions here with wages being paid for similar Jobs in local Industries. The plan is flexible, said Major Campbell, and allows for the adjustment of rates from time to time to meet local Short-terspecialized college training for boys under conditions. Complete details surrounding the military draft age will be greatly expanded according to a new hourly arrangement will be announcement late last week. The training joint army-nav- y published in the next and subse will be at army-nav- y expense. quent issues of the Hill fielder. the be less than 17 years and nine Directed at consist of will preparation months old on July 1 of this year, training for induction into the armed forces and who state an army preference and will be restricted to those who may expect a minimum of six have completed high school and months of academic work before who have not yet registered for sebeing called to active duty. Those lective service. less than 17 years and six months (Continued Prom Pain One) The announcement avoided any old 1 on the prosbearing housing puller. Operation reference to the number of stu- pect ofJuly will have receiving at least nine used to take fifteen minutes, now dents to be included in the of academic work. min program which will be months requires less than A small number of men between ute. conducted in the nation's colleges age of 17 years and nine Roger R. Wood, airplane repair and universities. College officials the 22 years as of July 1 section Designed an adapter for suggested the total would run months and use on all air driven Phillips and around 100,000. Entrance tests will who take the March 15 test will be Reed & Prince screwdrivers. Saves be held throughout the nation on selected for the present army spe cialized training; program after a considerable amount of time in March 15. their induction into the army and the from removing leading edges May State Preference following their basic military trainaircraft. Those taking the tests may state ing. , a preference for either the army This for men in Married training Rrntlv or the navy program. status will not be affected PfC. Morris F. Miller of Konrna Youngsters qualifying for naval by the recent decision to drastical formerly with the 880th guards training will receive same ly cut the size of the army specialnere, ana Mary Whiteside, forme of instruction given tothestudents kind enized training program and to put sheet metal workers. The bride re rolled in officer the majority of men into active training. They nere to go to Salt Lake Ci ty will be enlisted in class signed service to make up deficiencies in who ner nusband Uiia work Successful contestants, who will total army strength. ... Army, Navy Tell of Training Program for Boys of 17 Years m : 11 Employes Win Awards newly-expand- ed one-ha- lf prein-ducti- V-1- 2. on 15-min-ute time. - New Locality Wage Rate , (Continued Prom The drive was accented by sp. cial safety program broadcast ovet KSL last Thursday evening and t safety show circulatiaj tnrougnout ail oepartments .on tbt field. Two more radio broadcasts ovei KSL are scheduled during the r mainder of the month. Ronald J. Dyches, OASC safety engineer, said that a few injuries have been sustained by employe The second in a series of three radio broadcasts featuring safety activities at this installation will originate tonight (WednesdsvY from station KSL in Salt Lake City. The program will run frtmj 8:45 to 10:00 p. m. but in every case no time was lost All safety engineers on the pott have been especially alert durinr the first week of the drive for accident hazards. Poster boards have been distributed throughout the field to promote safety conscious. ness. With films, foremen meeting!, PA system, and a special show His Fielders are being urged to WORK SAFELY. Safety Show on Tour The safety show has toured al departments in the maintenance division and will stop in all de partments on the post before the end of the month. It features recorded program star. Moe and Joe, safety engineers, ring and their efforts toward safety the job. Background music is fm nished by the Hill Field "Keep tai Flying" orchestra lead by TSt 30-min-ute 29. Col. John S. MacTaggart, chief, personnel and training division, re- ms jL rJ-w-- way around then, getting the hang of the assembly-lin- e technique, and poking around curiously in the big snips on wmcn it was to specialize. It was initiated then as a project, uapc venable explained, a project to ascertain whether or not this field could do the job ana satisfactorily. Now. efficiently he con tinued, it's beginning to look like a permanent . proposition. , . a TT saia ue latest gam was achieved without an accompanying increase in total personnel. This, ne said, is undeniable evidence of the ingenuity and enviable spirit of teamwork pervading the entire a line. He praised the station supervisors for their genuine and wholehearted interest in the improvement of the line. Production Is High eDruary s all-tihigh in the is due not production or 's only to the employes and super visors on the line itself, but also to the many departments in main tenance engaged in specialized a of narta. Thu repair " VUICUM " aaid Capt Venable, haveSfbeen doing Bamiraoie jods. in January several of them led the entire ASC in manhours required for production oi a particular Item. Parts have been flowing into the line rrom the supply division with much improved regularity and dispatch. This has been a tremendous factor in accelerated Droduction. Assistant general foremen in im mediate charge of the line are Elliott R. Cuddigan and Eugene onyder. February's production was 10 per cent nigner than January s. B-2- M Dancing Feet . . . tripped to the music or the "Keep 'Em Fly Ing" orchestra at the east wing recreation hall in the dormitory area last Friday night. The dance is a weekly affair, and all who Ilka to dance are welcome. 560 Durinr the show Miss Right at . lost-tim- red stripping- - will move up a foot The object, says Dyches, is toorkeep the picture clean; keep out uw red. Craft Classes Move ToB5UdingE-25- 5 A change m quarters this we finds the recreational craft classesw moving from building E-2- r. . also announces h that an additional WAC class and week a been In effect for work several srirls have begun otnw in metal, leather and the cran mediums offered in the E-25- 5. arr rMoo-c- r classes. Work Attendance Record Set in TwoDepartments were lost i week the last um onclne ection than during any jq" period In the history depeurtrnent. Less mii-- i During the February only were lost due This recoru w the ahop rnainWnsJice which also had only iJJ Xy fJTfc ..joii '