The Beatrice Times from Beatrice, Nebraska on March 23, 1944 · 6
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The Beatrice Times from Beatrice, Nebraska · 6

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Thursday, March 23, 1944
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Dogs stand up to battle strain better than men, says trainer CLEVELAND, O. U.RV-When a man and his dog go into battle, the danger of battle fatigue shell-shock t o old-timers i s much greater for the man than for his dog. Combat d o g-trainers don't know the answer. But the percentage of dogs that don't make good overseas is so small that it is hardly worth mentioning. When a dog does fail to make the grade, it Is usually from bad handling. These are the conclusions ol Dewey Satterfleld of nearby Parma, O., who until recently was one of the chief advanced trainers at the San Carlos, Cal., war dog training and reception center. Satterfleld is one of the civilian trainee who organized the 176,000-acre base in the autumn of 1942. San Carlos is the only base training dogs for all types of duty sentries, scouts, messengers, casualty work, combat and mine locating and there is not much about dogs for defense that Satterfield doesn't know. Take mine locators, for Instance. By now most everyone is familiar with the sentry, scout and messenger work of dogs. Much less is known about the mine locators, but ask any soldier in Italy how he would like to have one by his side. "In a test," declares Satterfield, "the dogs had a 100 per cent record of success in finding mines which had been buried and camouflaged for three days. "They're trained to locate Teller mines, the kind that blow up tanks and motorized units. The dog's keen sense of smell noses out the hidden mine and then he points it, much as pointers, and setters point game. "Mine finders require the highest intelligence." Pointers and setters are not used for mine location however, Satterfield said. They make the best casualty dogs. The Army Medical Corps urgently needs casualty dogs to search for wounded men and the corps Is pushing the program now, he said. Satterfield described how casualty dogs go about their jobs: "There are six dogs to an ambulance and they work mainly at night, singly or in twos, hunting for the wounded through Jungles and the debris of bombed buildings. They can find buried men and they are gentle, even if they are struck by delirious men. "And the dogs," he added, "don't give up." At the huge San Carlos reservation, where dogs, like their masters, work an eight-hour day, combat dogs are trained to go in and take anti-aircraft gunners heavily padded, of course right off their seats. Very often the concussion of the huge guns knocks the dogs off their feet. They wait until the fire ceases, and then dart in. They always get their men. Combat dogs are trained to Clatonia news Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bergmeier in honor of Cpl. Richard Berg- hate human beings. They are huge beasts, weighing 65 pounds or more, and their training is long and arduous. The first thing they learn is to protect their masters. Then they learn to hate Just about everyone else, according to Satterfield. Trainers, called agitators, strike and kick the dogs, pull their ears anything to teach them distrust. The dogs, in battle, range about in packs of from 10 to 24. They will take a machine-gun nest and herd in the prisoners. Ordinarily they are not savage unless attacked. Can the dogs be untrained after the war? Yes, safcl Satterfield, and he added dryly: "But in some cases the owners may have to be trained, too." melcr who Ls home on furlough were Elda Holding, Mr. and Mrs. II. F. Bergmeier, Cpl. Richard Bergmeier, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Ziegler and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Riechers and Marjorie. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Albert, Mr. and Mrs. August Iwohn, and Mrs. Fred Iwohn were Beatrice visitors Friday. Week-end visitors at their respective homes were Elaine Helm-ke and Bernice Iwohn of Lincoln, Ruth Winkle of Palmyra and Donna Chittenden of Crete. Mr. and Mrs. Sdward Barton and Mrs. Raymond Walker were Beatrice visitors Saturday evening. SUNDAY DINNER GUESTS Sunday dinner guests at the home of "Grandma" Stlenmeyer were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fricke and Janice of Manhattan, Kan., Mr. and Mrs. Fred Carsten of Hallam,vMr. and Mrs. William Stienmeyer, Mr. and Mrs. Henry iStienmeyer, William Siekman, Mrs. Dcrdt-da Heller, and Ilene Smith. Mr. and Mrs. William Brol-horst and family of DeWitt were Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Brolhorst. The W. S. C. S. of the Methodist church held a bake sale In Wagner's store Saturday. Many good home-baked things were sold. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Helmke, Lawrence and Elaine, and Mrs. Emma Huecke were Sunday evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kruscher. Mr. and Mrs. George Albert, Mrs. Roy Albert, Mrs. Harry Iwohn, Mrs. Herman Albert, Beverly Albert, Mrs. William Damkroeger, and Martha Dam-kroeger were among Lincoln visitors Monday. Mr. and Mrs.- Herman Katz and family of Jansen were Sunday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Holsing. The following were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and 1 The Beafrice Times March 23 Page 6 Mrs. Carl Schachenmcyer in Lincoln: Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kracke, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schachenmcyer and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sehachenmeyer. Edward Rehm is employed in Lincoln at present. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Ziegkr, Emelie Bergmeier were Sunday evening visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Bergmeier. Friday evening visiters of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Huncke were Air. and Mrs. William Chittenden, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Blome. Mrs. Anna Albert hats returned from a vacation cf tw.j weeks with relatives in Chicago. She reports an enjoyabb trip. VISITS WITH PARENTS Mrs. Ward Neff has been spending several days with her parents, Mr' .and Mrs. Henry Al-peits. Select your PAPER NOW! Choose from Our Stock of New Patterns . . . . . . . new beauty for your home if you paper this spring. 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