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WANT AD SERVICE CALL 2311 THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER. MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 2, 1941. NINE VOICE OF THE ARMED FORCES: A DAILY PAGE 1. BARNEY GOOGLE AND SNUFFY SMITH SNUFFY'S GOING TO BE NO 'GOAT By BILLY DE BECK WES. Uth FA.
Will Observe 24th Birthday Tuesday $irinl Evcns fcYfiediiletl Forj Service Menu Tonight Bishop and Mrs. Sj tittelt will hold their usuatj o'fn house at 7:30 p. m. in thed house. St.
Andrews Ca-I riQNW "VR OCfc vMV TOUCV VV" r-a US 7 rv The Eleventh Field Artillery actual time, 11:05 a. Nov. 11. 43 tsedral grounds. A11 service men! cordially Invited to the pro-J aM ana uvuii (i ofi rv Tomorrow At the invitation ivMldent D.
L. Crawford, of Hawaii, the College rlub for enlisted men will hold meeting at 6:30 p.m. In IIemen-4 Hi.ll. Afterwards, the clutH hi Two-iMile Champ Ymnir Service! By DOROTHY BEN AS By MAJOR AL VHLIAMS Kriegsgef an genenla ger 581148 Sgt. D.
II. Dunt (RAF) Stalag-Luft (2) Datum 22241 members will be ruests of this inlversity Bach Choir In Far-rinrton 1 1 a II Wednesday 2-5 p. m. Hicham loBgg. landscape architect, will take 200 army men on scenic trip to beautiful gardens of lit.
Saturday The Salvatlo Army, 661 S. King street, tntertain 60 service personnrQ with musical entertainment, rmnes and refreshments. Hostesses will welcome the gues ts from 1 to 9 p. m. 1 Sunday At the Library of II; t.
tail's weekly Open House, 25 the Honolulu Business arid professional Women's club will be hostesses. All service persoi. nd are cordially Invited to the prof ram of music, refreshments nd social hour. Sunday The Academy of Arts Bf tetania street has InviWd pen in the services. to a public ioIln recital by Konrad Lie-brecht at 4:30 p.
m. June 9 The Central 1 o)n Church will give a dance In Pirish house for 130 Army men from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Irermany Dear Sir, I am writing to you, unfortunately, from a prison camp in Germany, and am wondering if I might intrude upon your generosity to the extent of cigarettes or tobacco, as these are very few and far between here. Hoping to see another dive-bombing exhibition as seen at Gatwick, Sussex, in 1938. Yours in anticipation, Derek Dunt 1 i June 9 The Thursday kn It- iaiH.
This gun was Gun No. 2 of Battery Eleventh Field Artillery. Serial No. 3125. It was also the first gun to hit the Sedan-Metz Railroad." 'Calamity Jane' is now in storage in Rock Island Arsenal, but the jegimental commander of the famous regiment has hopes that she will eventually again report for duty with the Eleventh and take up an honored post in the regiment's Sally Port at Schofield Barracks.
During the war the regiment lost one officer and 10 men killed and 43 wounded. The war dead were commemorated this past Friday when Memorial Day services were conducted by the regiment in the Sally Port. A bronz tablet with the names of the men killed in action is at the entrance to the Eleventh's headquarters building. On June 3, 1919, the regiment obseivcd its first birthday by embarking from Brest. A week later the Dragons arrived at Ho-boken, N.
J. I A few days later the regiment was moved to Camp Grant, 111., where it was demobilized. However, each battery was retained even though the strength in many cases was down to a dozen men. While at Camp Grant the coat-of-arms was designed. In present coat-of-arms can be found the winged horse, the insignia of the parent Si Field; the three eagles commemorating service in France, the red ttar of the Sixth Division, and as a crest a black lion from the arms of Stenay, France.
It is this olack lion which, giving the appearance of a dragon, gives the regiment its name, the Dragons. After about a year at Camp Grant, the regiment was brought up to full strength and trans-fered to Hawaii, arriving in the Islands in 1921. The regiment since 1921 has been stationed in Hawaii taking an active part in all training and' athletics. Just this past year the regiment copped the basketball title. The regiment has also, won two Knox trophy competi.
tions for excellence of field artillery firing. Another outstanding feature of the regiment is a most active Veterans Association who hold annual conventions. Each year the association convenes for Memorial Day sei-vices, in whiph the regiment pins. At the present time the Eleventh Field Artillery Is partially housed in a new battalion gun barracks, while the other two units of the concrete buildings are fast taking shape to form a new Eleventh Field shaped quadrangle of their own. Th regiment has both light and medium artillery and is the heavy-weapons regiment of the Eleventh Field Artillery Brigade.
this frightful war, "That is the most convincing and effective method of bombing I have ever seen. It could be awful if such an attack were made with a mass of dive bombers." In 1938 two months before Munich I heard these prophetic words, about ten years after dive bombing had been accepted as routine method of air attack in the United States. Up until now such expressions as the "top kick," the "old man," and "over the hill" had strictly unofficial military standing, but from the war department itself, the army has received definitions of them. Although no general glossary of army terms has yet been compiled, the commonly accepted meanings of those phrases, together with some two score other terms long familiar to barracks, are listed in a newly published goldier's handbook. Described as the first such publication since the world war and the first to carry the official stamp of the war department, this book will be given to every officer and man in the army.
It aims to help recruits learn the language pf their playmates and quickly, so as to ease their glide from civil to military life. Some of the definitions, such as "top kick," are already fixed in the vocabulary of recruits, but few would know beforehand that the "old man" meant commanding officer or to go "over the hill" still means to desert as it did in the world war and the era preceding it. Other definitions are downright quaint. For instance, "bobtail" means a dishonorable discharge; "blind," a money fine of a court martial sentence; "hash mark," a service stripe; "jawbone," to buy on credit or to shoot a weapon over a qualification course when it doesn't count for the record; "guardhouse lawyer," a person who knows little but talks much about regulations, military law, and soldier's "rights." "Bust," it seems, does not mean statuary in the army but the demotion of a non-commissioned officer to the grade of private. "Foxhole" is another deception of the same order.
It's the word for a pit dug by a soldier to protect his body. "Kick (without "top" before it) is a dishonorable discharge, "do-itag" is an identification dise, while 'lance-jack" is a temporary or acting corporal with the same duties and authority of a regularly appointed corporal, but without the pay of that grade. Thus in 10 easy lessons the raw recruits may master the speech that goes with their new life. However, when they return some day to civilian pursuits they may find it hard to talk in the old idiom. Then, people will gay, "It's a wise father that Francis Wai 298th, Will Go To Ft.
Beiinim tint group will drive 25 na ey nives around Oahu. stopping lor service picnic lunch at La3e. Cars leave at 9:30 a.m. from the Army and Navy Y. June 11 The Cab Scouts at Ail-lotanl School, 7th and Walatete, livt Invited 6 Navy men to let vita them.
Guests will shw Kouti how to tie knots and tie-icribe navy crafts. June 13 The Marine Officers Wires Cub will give a third iince for Marine personnel sat th Post Exchange, rearl Harbor. The popular Marine orch es-tra will provide the music. Note: Unless "open house," I3 the distribution of Invi ta-lions to social events will Jbe made by the Army and Navy entertainment officers. Admds-licn to the parties Is by tlcltct nly.
I he playground adjoining the t. shop's house, St. Andrew's Cathedra I grounds, is available at a 1 times for the use of children service men. cumiaanaea by colonel Leonard C. Sparks and stationed at Scho-field Barracks tomorrow will observe its twenty-fourth anniversary of organization as a regular regiment of the United States Army.
The cannoneers will be given a holiday, with appropriate ceremonies in the Quadrangle. Entertainment has been planned by the Dragon staff and special banquet meals will be served in the mess halls at noon. After the entry of the United States into World War I the need of more field artillery for our Armv was imperative. Accordingly on June 3, 1917, the Sixth Field Artillery at Camp Harry T. Jmes, Arizona, received orders to detach ten officers and 200 men to form a new regiment to be known as the Eleventh.
Field Artillery. Starting with this cadre of trained men the regiment was brought up to war strength the assignment of recruits, horses and 4.7 howitzers. This particular stage in the regiment's history has gi'en rise to the story of "a thousand men who had never seen a horse, and a thousand horses who had never seen a man." Became Motorized Intensive garrison and field training was continued until April, 1918, at which time the regiment moved to Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. In the meantime the regiment had become a part of the Sixth Field Artillery Brigade and nad given up its animals for trucks.
It wai decided to perpetuate the mounted spirit by using names rather than numbers for the new motor vehicles. The regiment's history shows such appropriate designations as "Rain-in-the-Face," "Salvage," "Useless," 'Mud Hen," for the trucks and 'Dynamite," and "Wild Cat," for the motorcycles. Such a system would now simplify the task of the M. for instead of having to track down Car Number USA 1111. 11th Field Artillery, Battery No.
11, he would merely have to report "Nuisance," speeding at 21 mph on Foote avenue. In the short time of three months the Eleventh was considered ready to go overseas, sailing from New York in July, 1918, for Liverpool. While the regiment was at full strength only 15 officers and 110 men had more than one year of service in the field artillery prior to our entry into World War I. Land At Cherbourg After less than a week in England, and a few days in a camp at Cherbourg, France, the regiment moved to the great artillery training center at Camp du Valdahon. The various batteries were billeted in nearby villages and the final training drive started on Aug.
6, 1918. Since no guns or transportation had been brought, new equipment of 155-mm. howitzers, five-ton tractors, FWD and Nash trucks (known then more affectionately as Wob-blies) and Hotchkiss machine guns were issued. Schools for officers and enlisted specialists and a well filled training schedule kept everyone fully occupied until training was completed on Oct. 15, 1918.
On Oct. 26, 1918, the regiment saw its first action while attached to the 58th Field Artillery Brigade in support of the 89th Division during the Meuse-Argonne offensive near Romange. Successive positions were occupied near Remonville, Barricourt and Beaufort until Nov. 11 found the regiment's headquarters at Beauclair, the first and second battalions near Pouilly and the third battalion near Moucourt Farm. Fired Last Shot It was at this time that the regiment is credited with firing the last artillery shot on the American Front.
To quote the official description from the Signal Corps photographic catalogue: 'Calamity Jane, the last gun fired on the American Fronts, and First Lt. H. F. PhilliDS, who fired it. Official time, 10.59.59; My mind raced as I read this card from the lad who needs tobacco.
Back in the summer of 1938 and it seems such a long time ago I was in Europe with my Grumman single-s eater fighting plane. The main reason for our being there was to attend the air show at Gatwick, England. German, Italian, French, and Royal Air Force airmen were busy displaying their airmanship before approximately English men, women and children. As I recall the details of that gay air day, it seems as if I am speaking of another world. The French pilot danced around the sky.
The Italian airman put his plane through intricate maneuvers. The Royal Air Force planes, some Hawker Hurricanes (no Spitfires), flew in formation. I recall the British antiaircraft gun battery commander who stopped my mechanic, Frank Tye, asking him if he had seen three antiaircraft guns. The commander had lost his guns somewhere along the crowded highways. We were there in the air, too, trying to dance and trying to talk by means of a radio in my ship via the British Broadcasting Station to Captain Dick Merrill, who was on board an Eastern Air Lines transport high over New York City.
Gosh, I was mad as a wet hen that day. It's a job for a 50-fingered, three-handed man to do aerobatics and hold a microphone to his lips, formulate sentences with one-half his mind, and plan each lingo. nows his own son Activities At A. N. YMCA! TeiiiitisT Ma Silirleileir AT FINISH LINE Cpl.
Hank Uglick, A.15, is shown winning; the two-mile run at the recent South Sector meet, Fort Kame-hameha, (Photo by Ft. Kam studio.) Marine Dance Slated June 13 Invitations have been sent tc more than 300 local young womsn to participate as partners in the third of a series of dances for enlisted men of the Marine Corps. The dance is to be given at the Pearl. Harbor post exchange on June 13 by the Marine Wives Luncheon club. The invitation-were mailed Saturday and the event is a part of the rorrl of fo- enlir' nersonnel of the scrv'n in community is nrrticipa'an-; rr-a means of improving recreation ajid facilities.
A special committee of marine corps officers' wives is in charge of the dance. It was announced in connection with the invitations that girls and young women who accept will be sent for and taken home. Those receiving the invitations are urged to accept if possible in order that a sufficient number of hostesses and dancing partners will be present. DANCE AT THE PARISH HALL One hundred and fifty men. coming mostly from the pond lilies and the smaller craft of the Fleet, attended a successful dance last week in the Parish Hall of the Central Union Church.
Devotees of Terpsichore had a marvelous workout particularly the "Belle of the Ball." The dance committee was deeply impressed by the excellent rhythm of the Richmond's band and especially by the volume of their music. "Then wondered whether or not the Richmond lads might have blown the roof off the place had they decided seriously to bear down. It imove or tne current maneuver i au .11 By JAMES A. O'BRIEN Sgt. Francis B.
Wai of the 29Sth Infantrj'. famed for his ability to toss the javelin record-breaking distances, has been selected as ono of the few enlisted men from the Hawaiian Department who will attend the Officers' Candidate School at Fort Benning, Ga. Sgt. Wai will sail Saturday on the USAT Grant for the three-month course which starts on July 1. The former UCLA athlete Is a graduate of Punahou, class of 1935.
From Punahou he went to Sacramento Jaysee and from there to UCLA. While at UCLA Sgt. WTai played quarterback on the Bruin football team. He was running mate for Kenny Washington, all-Amer-ican back. Sgt.
Wai joined the guard on April 1, 1940. He went into active service with his unit on Oct. 15, 1940, and is now with Company He played with the regimental basketball team and was the mainstay of the regimental track and field team. He took first place in the annual Division meet with a toss of 193 feet 6', 2 inches. He broke the record at the recent Rainbow Relays with a throw of 194 feet 4 inches, and shattered the seven year old record in the AAU meet with a mark of 199 feet 2i inches.
While at the University of California at Los Angeles Sgt Wai majored in banking and economics. He is the son of Kim Wai, of Bishop Bank's real estate department Before being inducted into service Sgt. Wai was employed by the Castle Cooke Terminals, Ltd. Distaff Doings The Territory of Hawaii is far ahead in the matter of conscription law. There is on the statutes' governing mobilization and conscription of private citizens for militia duty a law more drastic and far-reaching than the Burke-Wads-worth act.
The law, RLH 35, section 7810, page 1199 reads: "The militia shall consist of every able-bodied male citizen of the Territory, and every able-bodied male of foreign birth who has declared his intention and is eligible to become a citizen of the United States, who is more than 18 and less than 45 years of age, and shall be divided into two classes, the organized militia to be known as Hawaii National Guard, and the remainder to be known as the Reserve Militia." Can Be Called Overnight Governor Poindexter, according 1 9 p.m. Ju Jitsu Clans: Location of nerve centers amd of applying pressure are Vr.t essence of this sport. See ittin te 2nd floor gymnasium. 8:33 p.m. Beginners Matlae-nuUes Class: No prerequisite 'or preparation is expect pd.
ut meet with the rest in clafcs-Dorr. No. 1. I 6:30 p.m. Typing Class: Thcsre re many fundamental thirds hich are taught about typitag nd which can easily be forg tit-ten.
Review them in the off ice isnex. ":30 p.m. Advanced Mathematics: For those who are mot of extra work. In claps-ronm No. 1.
p.m. Bridge Party ta everyone. Prizes for the tinkers and refreshments for all. In lounge. 8:00 p.m.
Social Hour: Ftra-tjring the movie "Play I tall America." In the TUESDAY" 8 00 am. Service Wives Badminton Class: Instructions for only. Others play the Pme. In the gymnasium. 1 9 p.m.
Ju Jltsu Clzrss: training mats are thin and I fills are hard. Join us in ithe "and has not been amended." It was pointed out that the Territorial law says "every" and not "some" able-bodied citizens, and says "shall" consist and not "may." The state of Florida has a similar law, which also is more drastic than the Burke-Wadsworth act. Government Workers Subject Col. Perry M. Smoot, selective service director for the Territory, seeing an Advertiser story of the Florida statute, pointed out that the Territory's law was more stringent.
The latter makes certain exceptions, but it specifically states that "in case of war, insurrection or rebellion, or of resistance to the execution of laws of the Territory, all employes of the unless physically disabled, shall report for duty and be subject to military duty." The following persons are exempt from military duty and enrollment: All persons exempted from military duty by the laws of the United States; all judges of the several courts of the Territory, and the officers and members of the legislature. All. retainers to the camp or posts, and all persons serving with the military in the field though not enlisted soldiers are to be subject to orders according to the rules and discipline of war. wun a stray muuKiii iur me jun-out and the next maneuver. The darned radio wasn't working.
I pulled everything. I twisted everything once and then again. The side-tones lacking in my earphones, told me something was wrong. I called the ground station for acknowledgment, while upside down, right side up and with the plane on its ear. No answer.
Dead as yesterday's newspaper. My talk to Merrill in New York and his answers, plus a description of what we were doing in the air, was supposed to blast through the field loudspeakers to the audience. But the radio was dead. My aero-batic flight was a flop a mess. While I was fiddling with it, the plane was acting tamely.
No show or rather a poor show. A poor aerobatic show and one I shall always regret especially since it was before a foreign audience. It was then I delivered to the to Senator David Trask yester By H. B. S.
U. S. Navy Junior British Casualty This news just received will Interest the many friends of Draper Kauffman who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1933 but didn't get his commission because of bad eyes. He was working for a steamship company before going abroad." "One of the American casualties in England whose fate, concerns the U. S.
services, is Draper Kauffman, son of Capt. James L. Kauffman, now at the Naval War College, and nephew by marriage of Cmdr. Kirkwood H. Donovan, U.S.N.R (U.
S. Naval Academy '08). Kauffman has been performing war service with the British during the past months in various capacities. Sometime the young man wrote he had joined a suicide squad in London for duty in removal un-exploded time bombs dropped by German planes. Then came a cable saying that Kauffman had been "wounded in the line of duty." His family was notified later that hia wound wasn't fatal and that he was under treatment in a British hospital somewhere in Scotland." day, holds the power to call every norenn li rriVilo unrloT ft X7ltVl was a great party.
Orchids to the rilt nr.iim6iniirw nrttirp Richmond band. iioor gymnasium. The Burke-Wadsworth act affects all citizens between the ages of 21 to 35. Under the Revised Laws of Hawaii, youths 18 years of age could be called overnight in an emergency. "The law has been on the books for years," said Senator Trask, According to an announcement received from the Adjutant General's office of the War Department, the secretary of war has authorized for construction in the United States 10 general hospitals.
They era th? Lovell at Fort Dc-vons. Tilton at Fort 3:45 rnnMrcil.inil1: in front of an N. Stark at Charleston, S. Lawson at Atlanta, LaGarde at New Orleans, Billings in Seventh Corps area, vicinity of Joplin, Hoff at Santa Barbara. Cal.
and Barnes at Vancouver Barracks, Washington. ii 1 nnMl umrm Spanish Class The feature of this eloquent oration extemporane-c ass is the simnlicitv of the nnslv. and with a certain force inH fprvor course. In No. 1.
I. -00 p.m. Boxing Class: The Trainees Four Companies Strong On Parade Then we the Grumman and I put on our dive-bombing act. The cloud ceiling was about 4500 feet, filmy and scattered. Just the kind of protection the dive bomber could climb into and dive out again.
Down, on down ace and equipment allotted 'will j-nndle a large number of mpm- the txcrcise room. CO p.m. Square Dance: fThe of th Blue Ridge Moun- ns is brought to life here. iRe-'rrnents served. In the Pfttio.
DRIVE FOR FUNDS A letter from the Chief of the Bureau of Navigation has 9i we went, oiraifcui uuu the airspeed indicator ran upj around 340-360 miles per When the grass and stones became too bright and green, we, nulled out lor another steep climb into our hiding place in the clouds. Royal Air Fore airmen crowded around, after the straight-down dive bombing and expressed amazement that the. Grumman held together and I received which states that a drive, for funds for the United "Service Organizations for National Defense will begin on 3, 1941. This organization jis known as the "USO" and is composed of the YMCA, Jewish Welfare Board, Salvation Army, i National Catholic Community iService, and the Travelers Aid. NAVY DRIVERS CLUB ON GALA PARTY Lr.der the leadership of Pffrs.
M. Stoddard, Chairman of Uhe avy Drivers Club, the rrvtm-frs took eighty convalescent patients from the Naval Hospital -londay, May 26th, for a rive round the Island. Men "H'ith 'r arms in plaster casts kand Snfrs recovering from msior f.1 mlnf operations started out huppy groups. At the call of "ss Rear, they assembledl at beautiful hemes of Ir s. A Cook? Mrs- E.
Spalding near KahukUi. In was the nurse, IIrs. who kept a upon the men -nho special attention. One didn't shed ns wings. wuaU1 Britishers, whose names have hrrmne known to tne Jnrld.
in a new light, also ex the keenest interest uic irefc are urged to write home to their families informing them of the USO and its purpose and to inferm them of the nature of the drive which is to be conducted. A huge sum of money is to be raised in Honolulu to carry on the work that has already been started by the local citizens and conducted through the Mayo r's Entertainment Committee and the Office of the Battle Force Chaplain. this direct method of bombing. One of them said, and I remem-, ber his words because of the staggering confirmation found in; acsisted the hostesses in looking after the large gathering. From all accounts this party was the best yet.
It is k- 4- x. -s excursion that he remaifked Cool. "I'd like to -re for a month, and I wouldn't ex-, planned to conduct similar tua. nor future. back for 4,1 Thfimaa cursions US NR, -J v.
AUTO PAINTING Prlcei Pr FDrt Painter Moderate All Work Guaranteed Public Liability Property Dimiti AUTO INSURANCE Necessary for entrance to Army and Navy Posts Arthur C. Hflliger Ltd. S25 Fort St. Phone 1012 -1011 Schnfirhl Personnel -t CALLTIIG CARDS Service at your front door See 1 Kfmoo Stationery Shornei Jack's Auto Paint Shop On. B.OCC Brid.
Phone SM for Fr E.tlmate ELECTIVE SERVICE GRADUATION Shown above are four companies of Hawaii's first Selective Service trainees at their recent graduation exercises. Completing a 90-day preliminary training course, these 700 were graduated wth honors and now are serving with the 298th and 299th Infantry at Schofield Barracks. (Photos by Schofield Studio). lgjjo Center nr. Macomb ate I.
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