The Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 2, 1953 Page: 5 of 12
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Thursday April 2 1953
Fort Hood School
Officers who will serve the Fort
Hood PTA for the coming year
were elected at the regular PTA
meeting which was held March 17.
Those elected were: Mrs. W. L.
Metcalfe president Mrs. Byron
Haley first vice president Mrs.
Ethel Clements second vice presi-
The Fort Hood Civilian Club was
the first organization to send in its
check to pay all expenses for one
Fort Hood Boy Scout or Explorer
to attend the National Jamboree in
California next July.
Eight sponsorships were pledged
by Fort Hood civic organizations
to pay the expenses for the Fort
Hood Boy Scout delegation to the
Scouts in charge of the Scout and
the Explorer funds expect to ob
tain sufficient additional money to
assure at least 10 Boy Scouts and
Explorers from Fort Hood being
able to make the trip to Salt Lake
City the Grand Canyon San
Francisco and the National Jam
boree at Santa Ana Calif.
Competition among the Boy
Scouts and Explorers to win the
sponsored trips is. keen. With the
all-expense paid vacation as the
prize the Scouts are digging in to
qualify for merit badges and to
maintain a good record in the oth
er points which will be counted
by the selection committee.
Citizenship scholarship thrift
regular church attendance and ad
vancement in the Scouting program
will all be considered in arriving
at the final scores. The 10 top
Scouts and Explorers will comprise
the Fort Hood delegation which
will be combined with representa
tive Scouts from other troops in
the Bell-Cove District to form a
Bell-Cove Jamboree Troop.
Mr. Everett McQueen who has
served for several years as the
Fort Hood Troop III Scoutmaster
has found the increased size and
activity of Troop III now requires
more time than he is able to give
to Scouting. He has requested the
Council to relieve him of the Scout
The Council has accepted his
resignation as Scoutmaster with the
proviso that Mr. McQueen will con
tinue to support scouting by be
coming a member of the Council.
Mr. McQueen has accepted ap
pointment as a member of the
camping committee on the Coun
cil. The many boys who have learn
ed their scouting under Mr. Mc
Queen's able leadership are very
happy to know Mr. McQueen will
continue his interest in scouting
and his participation in their activi
PFC Monty Shanks who has
served as assistant Scoutmaster for
the past year has accepted the ap
pointment as Scoutmaster for
Troop HI. In addition to his Scout
master duties PFC Shanks will
act as liaison for Fort Hood Scout
ing activities with the Bell-Cove
REGISTRATIONS POUR IN
Registrations for the Heart O'
Texas Council bivouac to be held
at North Fort Hood April 10-12 are
pouring into Council headquarters
in Waco. It is estimated that some
500 Scouts will be guests of Fort
Hood for this weekend of camping
and activities. Troop III will have
50 Boy Scouts in attendance. Ex
plorer Post III of Fort Hood will
turn out full strength. The Explor
ers will act as assistants to some
of the visiting Scoutmasters in the
conduct of their Bivouac.
PFC. Joseph D. Catalano 4005th
Med. Det. and James L. Lynch
Hq. 1st QM. Bn. were winners
at canasta and pinochle respec
tively at the March 26 Community
Night at the Killeen USO.
Hostesses Miss Frankie Chan-
selor Mrs. Gerry Muncy and Mrs.
Nellie Barzona served refresh
ments of cheese and cracker sand
wiches peanut butter and jelly
sandwiches and coffee.
Prizes of theater passes were
awarded to the two winners among
the seven tables of games.
Tonight's host at the Community
Night will be the VFW Auxiliary.
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dent Mrs. B. V. Murphy third
vice president Mrs. W. E. Hinkle
secretary Mrs. R. E. Love treas
ures Miss Mary Kirkpatrick his
torian and Mrs. Zelma Johnson
Mrs. Walker's Sixth Grade Class
presented a play a reading and
songs. A tap dance exhibition was
put on by students of Miss Nacy's
The band conducted by Mr.
Marshall Reimenschneider played
HOOD WINS PLAY CONTEST
"Andante" the one-act play en
tered by Fort Hood High School
won first place in the Interscholas-
tic League contest held in Belton
First place in acting was given
to Leo Guibault for best actor and
Rose Alyce Brooks for best actress.
Both are from Fort Hood.
Shirley House of Bartlett and
Jim Bob McQueen of Fort Hood
were given second place.
Barbara Doan and Loyd Davis
who also did well in characteriza
tion completed the Fort Hood cast.
The next competition for the play
will be a area meet in Austin
ONE-ACT PLAY IN PRACTICE
"Andante" was given before the
Business and Professional Women's
Club of Copperas Cove on Tuesday
night March 24. It was also pre
sented for the Hood High School
student body on Friday March 27.
All who saw the performance
agreed that Mrs. Franks and the
cast have perfected an excellent
interpretation of this play. Mrs.
Franks has been assisted in direct
ing by Mrs. Culwell.
The Fort Hood schools will be
closed for Easter Holidays on Fri
day April 3 and Monday April 6.
ROGERS BAND AT HOOD
On several occasions during the
year Hood students have heard
bands from other schools in ex
change programs. The assembly
program on Friday March 27 fea
tured the Rogers band in a con
marches novelty numbers and
solos. It was an excellent presenta
tion and thoroughly enjoyed by the
Seven members of the Fort Hood
School band passed the Interschol-
astic League solo and ensemble
audition at Belton Saturday March
27. This qualifies them to enter
the Interscholastic League Contest
at Waco May 2. Those who quali
fied were Tommy Vance Mack
Angel Don Wolverton Jim Bob
McQueen Jim Mac Hodges Sam
Pelphrey and James Casey.
Monday April 6
Tuesday April 7
Seasoned Green Beans
Iced Banana Cake Squares
Wednesday April 8
Shredded Lettuce with
Sliced Bread Butter
Plain or Chocolate Milk
Thursday April 9
Turkey Salad on Lettuce
Baked Pinto Beans & Tomatoes
Peppermint Stick Candy
Friday April 10
Buttered English Peas
Cole Slaw Hawiian
Hot Rolls—Honey Butter
SPRINGTIME IS NEW-HAT-TIME so the members of the
Hospital Wives Club held a "Homemade Hat" contest at their
regular meeting last week. Mrs. Bert Wingo (left) won the niost
comical" hat award with her creation while Mrs.
(center) won first prize for the prettiest hat. Mrs. Connie Price
whose headpiece sports a horseshoe and a cowbell won first prize
in the "most unusual" hat class. (Photo by Mait).
Cpl Tommy Downs
Honored By Scouts
(PIO) A 1st Armored Division
soldier Cpl. Tommy Downs was
the guest of honor at a recent boy
scout supper held by Troop HI at
the Hood Village field house.
Currently assigned to the Divi
sion's Adjutant General section
the Mississippi corporal has been
active in youth activities at Fort
Hood while serving as assistant
scoutmaster. Theme of the dinner
which was attended by about 250
people was "I'm going back to
where I cam from."
Program for the supper included
speeches by Generals Clarke and
Doan and entertainment by the
scouts and their leaders. Troop HI
ranks high among the nations larg
est troops with more than 70 boys
Golden leaves form a
classic garland of en-
fbgl during beauty on the
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THE ARMORED SENTINEL
Suggestions for a better planned
meeting were the main topic at
the Killeen USO Better Half Club
meeting March 25 and several
ideas were presented. A sack lunch
picnic and meeting held at the
Killeen City Park was their next
meeting on April 1 April Fool's
Nominations were presented for
a new president vice president and
secretary-treasurer due to the
resignation of their president Mrs.
Clara Blackburn who went on to
Sioux Falls S.D. on the discharge
of her husband from the Army.
Refreshments for the meeting
were provided by Mrs. Oliver
it Hud sons
MANY OTHER MAKES
Officers' Wives Club
Mrs. Doris Goodrich Jones of
Waco will present a puppet show
at the Officers' Wives luncheon.
This luncheon will be at the Offi
cer's Mess April 7 at 12:45 p. m.
Please make reservations in the
A thru M Mrs. R. Vollendorff—
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The Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 2, 1953, newspaper, April 2, 1953; Temple, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth254325/m1/5/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Casey Memorial Library.