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At C3) Mardi Gras Army Se Musical Instruments Nation-Wid- 1 rednesday March 8, 1944 Feeding the Little 9Un Drive e Opens in This Area on March 13th V ( ' Wanted: musical instruments for fighting men! In response to a request from the Army, a nation-wid- e campaign to round up all those banjos, saxophones and other musical instruments lying forgotten in closets and attics, will begin in the Ogden area March 13 and continue for V vyr. two weeks. & 4ot 'rVEBYTHING NEW ORLEANS . . . But the Gulf In this picture as ' dancers at the 482nd Squadron's Mardi Gras dance Saturday night trip the lights. j Variety of instruments wanted is unlimited except for pianos and bull fiddles. The pianos and bull fiddles are too large to be handled in the campaign. Phonographs also are excluded because of lack of facilities to maintain them in repair at the fronts. ifir I 4 i W IIP f 1 Instruments collected in the drive will enable soldiers in all parts of the world to form orchestras and jive groups of their own, and to engage in informal musical recreation in their spare time. Because of their wide distribution facilities, the Army has asked the Coca-Col- a bottlers all over the country to act as collecting agents for the drive. Citizens who find "forgotten" musical instruments in their home may take them to any grocery store, filling station, drug store, or other place where bottled Coca-Col- a is sold, and the Coca-Cotrucks will pick them up for immediate delivery .to the army. "There are thousands of these instruments hidden away and forgotten in the Ogden and Salt Lake City area," said R. D. Day, manBotager of the Ogden Coca-Cotling Company. "Let's get them to our soldiers." la . . . And more merrymaking that 'went together the dance at the Ben Lomond a gala affair. HOSE DANCERS to make - la Cards Available For Hill Field Soldier Voters Anticipating a big demand for voting postcards (WD AGO Form No. 560) as new states are added . IT in " ' WIFE. SIR . . . lstSrt. E. Earl Brasel Introduces his three weeks to MaJ. Benjamin Anderson, commanding officer 482nd, and Lt. David R. Shaub. After publicity and ballyhoo the Emceed by S. Sgt Harry Lane, of which few squadron par- - a floor show entertained the crowd have had, the 482nd Air Base and uadron's Mardi Gras dance at and featured Spanish, gypsy Ben Lomond Saturday night Indian dancing by Lenore Young e right ud to expectation. and Betty Davis. Close to 500 enthusiastic soldiers, With the emphasis on informalAGs and guests danced to the ity and gaiety, the Mardi Gras was swing of the "Keep termed a complete success by those orchestra amidst in attendance who frolicked from Flying" di Gras decorations and atmos- - early evening till one a.m. in true e. New Orleans fashion. MEET THE Mae of just -- th to the list of those where primary voting will soon take place, the base adjutant's office announced last week that an ample supply is available for soldiers in room 110 at base headquarters. May primary elections will be held in Alabama, California, Flor ida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jer sey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota and West Virginia. Common practice in most states is to send "official war ballots" or state absentee ballots to mill tary who send in the postcards, then the ballots in turn must be filled out and returned to the state capitol city, in care of secretary of state. It is imperative that the post card applications reach most of the states by the middle of April, so soldiers who live in those states and are desirous of voting should waste no time in beginning the procedure by getting cards at room 110, base headquarters, and mail ing them immediately. DWARF BOB CLOUGH . . . Only 51 inches tall and an aircraft instrument mechanic at the Ogden Air Service Command is pictured son, Robert Eugene, while Mrs. Mary feeding his Clough, 45 inches tall, looks on happily. Doctors say the baby will be normally proportioned. The couple first met while attending high school in Lincoln, Neb., and married a year ago before coming to work for the Ogden Air Service Command. They live in "Sahara . Village" adjacent to Hill Field. . PLAY AT HILLCREST Members of theActabit Players group of Hillcrest will present a satire, "Wurzel Flummery," in the northwest recreation hall Friday evening, March 10, at 8 o'clock, and will give a repeat performance Sun- HILL JILLS TO SKATE Hill Jills will meet at the USO Friday night, March 10, at 7:30 for a brief business meeting before going to the Berthana Roller Rink for skating. Refreshments day evening, March 12, at 8 o'clock, will follow the skating party. For in the same hall. Director of the further information telephone extension 8316. group it Betty Hooper. Right and Wrong of the Matter -- IN pet The gyro ew hA flciency Kecords are women, said instrument Hillcrest Is Seeking repair and foreman Carl automatic-cen- t repair departments of the repair branch general M Trson. When asKea recenuy if his department was planning to install a conveyor belt similar to one in use at another ASC depot to replied that step up production, he such a device would be too slow for hla ricnartment. The aryro instrument is used in blind nying ana cruiuiu must be exercised in it repair. The automatic pilot is used to relieve " ASC the pilot during long flights. It organisation. It Is wind direction, the ideal time for produc- - takes into account velocity of wind, and all other fac of each item. course bogey set In February for the tors affecting the plane'sthat not jne factors Par and overhaul of automatic on a long flight, PUOtS Was 22 Hill TTIoM'. anfn. long ago required an experienced Uc pilot department averaged hand at the stick during the entire "y 11.6 manhours per automatic flight. 'Paired and overhauled. The In January automatic pilot repair "Prtment more than cut the bo- - was first in the entire ASC for proe accomP-Jerremarkable in duction competition with similaf Sment at other control dedepartments are eight employes In the refers to the numProduction ron. In charge is assistant unit pots. item man-hourequired per ber of weman John Schaar. In ' January of reoair and overhaul. department averaged 12.5 man-7- " Larson said that time and mo Per item. tion studies are now 'being con' Jn ;ne gyro repair unit the bogey ducted in both departments, the re 10.2. Hill was February FfeM. which will be forwarded of suits gyro rePlr "nK t tnat flrur to 7.2 manhours per gyro to MaJ. Gen. Clements McMulien, Unit foreman in charge commanding - general of ASCs maintenance division .He said that Thomas. tiiu 1 repa,r ta unit foreman Is Douglas when a department breaks the bogey ABC Is interested in becomaPPmimately M employes ing acquainted with just how It departsaent, some 40 per was don. rtrument repair branch In main-(emibroke the ASC bogey for I7 uiumn 01 eoruary, tne nrsi ijiae for gyros, the second for au- "iuc pilots. The bogey denotes the optimum "ber of manhours necessary m J repair and overhaul of any par- Each month ASC jumr item. issues such a standard w similar departments throughout ce head-mrte- rs con-wer- ed r rs - J'ed. As-w- nt - Dance Caller Recreation directors at Hillcrest e fiddle play-r- a are seeking for their and weekly square dances in the east wing recreation hall each Tuesday old-tim- dn.nce-ca.He- rs night Only caller at present is Cpl. Roy Lobbes, who lives at Sahara Village, and who has been calling out the "Swing yore pardner round SHE DOESN'T LOOK SO BAD . . . From here, but take It from us, the one on the right is simply not hep to the kind of clothes to be worn on the job. Now, the one on the left Is more like it No loose g slack suit Incihair, no arm Jewelry, low heels, and of the safety department: the Miss argument dentally, Right proves you can look sharp and still be dressed safely. Left to right: Clarice Bailey and Bertha Green. snug-fittin- and round" for the last several WCCrtB Anyone who has had experience in calling square dances, or who likes to play the dance tunes on a fiddle is invited tn rrf in touch with Dee Grahame. unit num supervisor of dormitory ber one, at extension oas. ed Federal Housing Vacancies Here Present vacancies in federal pubhousing projects, including Sahara Village, Verdeland Park, and Washington Terrace, are available for Hill Field families who are - now "inadequately housed," it was stated this week by A. B. Asay, chief of the service unit, employee relations branch. Application- for housing may. be made in person at the housing office, civilian personnel building. ' lic this NOW DONT DO IT THIS WAV . . Has been the watch-crj- r month from safety officials In illustrating Improper habits of feminine dress at Hill Field. Above, Clarice Bailey, right, and Bertha One Green, left, demonstrate the right and wrong wry to Hangar feaof a program demonstration is The part employees. Mo and Joe, safety engineers) do turing the recorded experiences of luxe, and their attempts at spotting accident haxards.