Armored Sentinel (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 25, 1957 Page: 4 of 18
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The largest summer gathering in
the history of the III Corps Offi
cers' Wives Club turned out to bid
farewell to its departing Honorary
Chairman Mrs. William N. Gill-
more wife of Corps and Ft.
Hood Commander in the Ball
room of the Officers' Open Mess
at a morning coffee Tuesday
Mrs. Gillmore will accompany
the General to His new assignment
as Chief Joint United States Mili
tary Advisory Group Athens
In an informal setting the ball
room became an immense living
room the chairs in a huge circle
and the coffee tables cenered in
furnishings. The centerpiece with
formation with pastel green
cloths repeating the coloring of the
a magnificent antique silver
banana dish in a shell pattern
with gadrooned handles loaned by
Mrs. Glenn A. Hawes held an ar-
rarangement of magenta plums
plump purple grapes red apples
and tiny green grapes contrasted
it he or an el of
peaches lemons and bananas.
It was party day for the NCO
Wives club last Thursday as the
losing Red team in their recent
membership drive feted the Blue
team with a covered dish lunch
eon and games at the NCO Club
at Fort Hood.
The center table was covered
In $ To E. M.
Five Fourth Army soldiers with
ideas on how to do things better
will pocket $350 dollars in prize
money each calendar quarter un
der a program announced this
Prizes awarded in the Fourth
Army contest are in addition to
money given in installation con
tests. For example a soldier at
Fort Hood could win $25 in the
post's monthly Military Suggestion
Contest and go on to win top place
in Fourth Army's quarterly con
test for another $150.
No special precedure is required
for a soldier wishing to enter the
Fourth Army contest. His sug
gestion will be submitted to the
Fort Hood Incentive Awards Com
mittee as in the past. This com
mittee will select three or fewer
suggestions each quarter and for
ward them to the Army contest.
Suggestions submitted in the con
test may deal with tangible or in
tangible improvements or both.
That is a suggestion may be one
that will result in a demonsrable
saving in cash manpower or ma-
erial or it may deal with im
provement in morale safety or
Fourth Army's contest provides
prizes for first through fifth places.
They are $150$100 $50 $35. Fort
Hood's monthly contest provides
prizes of $25 $15 and $10.
The contest is restricted to en
listed men and women.
In New Film
Gary Cooper who won an
Oscar dueling it out with a
bandit in "HIGH NOON"
fights a romantic duel with
petite Audrey Hepburn in Billy
Wilder's production of "LOVE
IN THE AFTERNOON" open-
ing tonight at Theater No. 4.
Always -charming Audrey
sports a new hair style as the
naive daughter of another in
ternational charmer Maiurice
Chevalier a fitting third star
for the film which was shot in
The gay motion picture is based
on "Ariane" spicy novel authored
by Claude Anet. The screenplay
was written by Wilder in collab
oration with I. A. L. Diamond.
Cooper is cast as a Amer
ican who has gained a reputa
tion and deservedly so as an
international Casanova a free
and easy-going a n-about-town
who never wants to become en
tangled in a serious love affair.
Miss Hepburn portrays a mu
sic student and Parisian detec
tive's daughter who first becomes
familiar with Cooper through her
father's dossiers and later re-
mances With him at clandestine
meetings in his hotel suite.
Chevalier not singing for the
first time in his long screen ca
reer is cast as Miss Hepburn's
father who unsuccessfully tries
to shield his daughter from the
sordid details of his work as a
specialist in obtaining evidence of
With the exception of a ro
mantic picnic scene between
Cooper and Miss Hepburn which
was filmed in a sprawling cha
teau 40 miles from Paris all of
the picture was made in Paris.
Three musical numbers "Hot
Paprika" "Ariane" and the title
composition "Love In The Aft
ernoon" were written by Matty
Malneck popular American com
poser and orchestra leader.
Corps Wives Bid Farewell
To Mrs. Gilmore At Party
Sprays of leaves in a sunburst pat
tern reached out to a circle of
yellow candled candelabra.
Mrs. Joseph M. McCarthy
MRS. W. N. GILLMORE
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Membership Drive Given Party
with a pale blue table cloth tap-
pered candles blue and white
streamers and assorted colored
Fried chicken potato salad stuf
fed celery lettuce and tomato
salad pickles olives potato chips
and cold drinks were served.
Mrs. Anita Muston Helen Dub-
roc Earleen Stutley and Marie
Hendrickson acted as hostesses
representing the girls on the red
team. Games were played and
Mrs. Mary Langdon Mildred
Brown Naedell Jennings Helen
Dubroc and Mary Glenn won the
coverall prize of $5.00.
An enjoyable time was had by
all and everyone is looking for
ward to the next membership
Pvt. Holmes Is
4th QM Soldier
Of The Month
Private Gerald M. Holmes was
named soldier of the month of the
4th Quartermaster Battalion 4th
The award carried with it a five
dollar cash prize and a 72-hour
pass.. Presentation of the award
wasVlmade at a Battalion parade
by Lieutenant Colonel Fountain F.
Beattie commander of the 4th
Holmes whose job is to drive
a jeep and operate a radio for the
Battalion Executive Officer en
listed in the Army following grad
uation from high school in Jan
uary and is slated to leave for
Germany this November as a mem
ber of the 4th Armored Division.
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During Army Stint
(By Armed Forces Press Service)
A master sergeant is reported to
be well established after he retires
next year with nearly $35000 he
has saved in the Army.
Master Sgt. Edward P. Krupo-
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fantry company at Ft. Riley Kan.
saved $13700 in Soldier's Deposits
and most of the rest in U. S.
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Chairman of the III Corps Offi
cers' Wives greeted the members
and their guests. She then present
ed to Mrs. Gillmore in behalf of
the group as a token of their es
teem a silver Revere bowl and a
year book of photos and clippings
of III Corps Officers' Wives acti
vities during Mrs. Gillmore's te
nure of office.
Mrs. Gillmore spoke of their
two years at Ft. Hood as "one of
the nicest assignments we have
had in the Army" and of her gra
titude for the gift and particularly
for the thought and consideration
in the making of the year book.
She said that the III Corps wives
have always been willing to ac
cept all the extra Post and Civic
duties and they were urged to con
tinue to accept the responsibilities
in the same fine way.
Wives leaving for new assign
ments and attending their last
Corps meeting were presented and
included Mrs. E. B. Campbell
Mrs. M. I. Wallace Mrs. C. G.
Nelson Mrs. W. G. Blake Mrs.
W. B. Stone Mrs. O. T. LaMoe
Mrs. L. E. Stockett and D. W.
Pouring the coffee were new
comers to the group Mrs. J. A.
Gloriod Mrs. Willis T. Smith and
departing member Mrs. C. G. Nel
Mrs. Glenn A. Hawes was chiar-
man for the meeting assisted by
Mrs. Clifford Norton Mrs. Lemarr
Carter Mrs. Duanne Andrews and
Mrs. Frank Culver.
SCHILLING AFB Kan. (AFPS)
—Two pilots who've had the same
things happen to them since they
entered flight school together in
1941 recently became the first two
captains here to become command
pilots. It takes 3000 flying hours
15 years as a rated pilot and an
all-weather-instrument rating to
become a command pilot.
The two men Capts. David M.
Whayne of the 25th Bomb Sq.
and Walter A. Thomas of tht 44th
Bomb Sq. entered primary flying
school at Muskogee Okla. in Oc
tober 1941. They went on to basic
flying school together at Brady
Texas and later graduated from
the same' advanced flying class.
Then they were stationed to
gether in quick succession at
three stateside bases. They left
the states for England on Sept. 9
1942 and remained overseas in
the same unit for 32 months.
Both made rank of second lieu
tenant later first lieutenant and
finally captain on the same date.
They missed coming home to
gether by just a few days.
Reunited In Texas
Both men remained in civilian
life until Jan. 21 1953 when the
Air Force ordered them to active
duty together at Lackland AFB
Captain Wayne came to active duty
from his home in Greenville Miss.
and Captain Thomas from his
home at Springfield 111.
From Lackland both men were
transferred to Barksdale AFB La.
Later in 1953 still together
they went through pilot observers
school at Ellington AFB Texas.
They were assigned to Schill
ing on the same date. Then in
July they entered the same B-47
pilot training class at McConnell
AFB. They have been with the
40th Bomb Wg. since.
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4th Armored Social Actitives ...
The ladies of the 2nd Howitzer
Bn. 78th Artillery met for a lunch
eon July 9th at the Officers' Club.
Bridge was the afternoons enter
tainment. Mrs. Charles C. Conn
was a special guest. Hostesses
were Mrs. Richard E. Wolfe and
Mrs. Bertil L. Ringstrom.
The 1st Medium Tank Bn. 35th
Armor wish to extend a welcome
to the folowing newcomers: Capt.
and Mrs. C. S. Sjorup Capt. and
Mrs. T. L. Frazier Capt. and Mrs.
W. B. Foster Capt. and Mrs. G. E.
Carroll Capt. and Mrs. M. L.
Butcher Lt. J. E. Chapman Lt.
and Mrs. E. L. Faulknier Lt. and
Mrs. W. Adams Jr. and C. W. O.
and Mrs. Matthews.
504TH AVIATION CO.
The ladies of 504th Aviation Com
pany entertained with a coffee and
Fall Fashion Show July 16th in
the VIP room at the Officers'
club. Presiding at the refresh
ment table was Mrs. Conway El-
lers and Mrs. Phillips. The lovely
new fall fashions from Leas' of
Copperas Cove were modeled by
Mrs. Glenn L. Parmeter Mrs.
Jack Celiskar Mrs. Charles W.
Monney Mrs. Raymond Price
Mrs. James B. Guthrie Mrs. Nor
wood L. Durart Jr. and Mrs. How
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rendered a piano medly during
the entire feature. Hostesses for
the event were Mrs. Raymond S.
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The Officers' and ladies of Divi
sion Artillery held a cocktail and
dinner party July 13th at the Of
ficers' Club. In the receiving line
were Col. and Mrs. Charles Conn.
Lt. Col. and Mrs Willis B. Scutter
Lt. Col. and Mrs. Glenn G. Par
mer Major and Mrs. Martin L.
Lindsey Major and Mrs. Alvin P.
Lobsinger. The honored guest of
the evening were: Major General
and Mrs. Verdi B. Barnes. Brig.
Gen. and Mrs. Roland H. del Mar.
Brig. Gen. and Mrs. George W.
Coolidge. Col. and Mrs Anthony F.
Kleitz Col. and Mrs. Jackson S.
Lawrence Col. and Mrs. Wheeler
G. Merriam Lt. Col. and Mrs.
Risden L. Fountain Lt. Col. Foun
tain Beatie. and Dr. and Mrs.
Rawleigh Thomas William.
The Officers' wives of Dvision
Artillery Headquarters extend a
welcome to the following new
comers Mrs. George H. Birney
whose husband is Division Artillery
Chaplain. Mrs. James W. Bryan
John B. Gilbert and Mrs. Thom
as R. Laube.
The Officers' and ladies of the
1st Rifle Bn. 54th Inf. held an in
formal cocktail hour July 17th to
welcome a large group of new
comers. Lt. and Mrs. H. E. Carney
Lt. and Mrs. R. F. Frasier Lt.
and Mrs. D. G. Guzman. Lt. and
Mrs. F. M. Hogge Lt. R. J. Mc-
Kenna Lt Carroll Reed Lt. C. A.
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CWO and Mrs. B. L. Curtius CWO.
and Mrs. E. M. Jones. CWO. and
CWO. and Mrs. J. D. Sanderson
and Lt. and Mrs. William R. Wil
cox. Lt. Col Jack F. Lake also
welcom'ed the newest of the new
comers by presenting a silver
baby cup to Capt. and Mrs. J. B.
The ladies of the 2nd Howitzer
Bn. of the 14th Artillery held their
monthly luncheon at the Officers'
club July 11. After lunch a semi-
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business meeting was held during
which the following newcomers
were welcomed: Mesdames Mar
tin L. Lindsey Jr. Herman E.
Swope Thomas W. Duffy Timothy
Osato Johft H. Lohman Charles
S. Stodter Jr. and Norman W.
Coombs. Recognition was also
given to Mrs. Joel L. Turner and
Mrs. John B. Gilbert whose hus
bands are leaving the Battalion.
Hostesses for the luncheon were
Mrs. Joel L. Turner and Mrs. Rob
ert W. Phillips Jr.
Coffee In Club
The Ordnance Wives Club held
its regular summer coffee and
Canasta party on Thursday July
18th at 9:30 a.m. in the Fort Hood
Officers Open Mess with Mrs. My
ron C. Vaughn as hostess.
The club said goodbye to Mrs.
O. E. Tilli President who is leav
ing next wfeek for Germany and
Mrs. N. E. Edmonds who leaves
in late August. Mrs. R. H. Peters
will take over the Presidency and
Mrs. R. E. Brown will succeed
Mrs. Edmonds as Publicity Chair
man. Mrs. H. R. James who could
not attend the coffee is also leav
ing for Germany on August 1st.
Welcomed into the club were the
following new members Mrs.
R. E. Brown Mrs. J. P. Huyser
and Mrs. R. F. Carlyle.
The next meeting will be a coffee
in he a of
Peters at 6777 Pattern Park on
Thursday August 15th at 9:30 a.m.
All members please call Mrs.
Peters at Ft. Hood 4-2259.
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N A N
Meets Aug. 9
The International Group of the
Officers' Wives Club will hold its
next meeting August 9 at 9:30
a.m. at the Officers' Swimming
New arrivals from foreign coun
tries are especially invited to meet
new friends. Some of the nations
included in the group member
ship are Gemany France the
United Kingdom Japan Australia
and New Zealand.
Members are invited to bring
their children for a morning swim.
Coffee will be served.
For information about the group
call Mrs. M. W. Atkins at 10362
or Mrs. W. B. Landry at 15983.
By PFC. JACK KELSO AUS
PLUNGING his plane through
the roof of a house in Pittsfield
Maine the pilot stepped out of
the cockpit unhurt—and into his
After a Los Angeles "nutrition
al expert" was arrested for prac
ticing without a license a routine
medical examination disclosed he
was suffering from malnutrition.
When a Dallas hotel resident
complained to the manager that
his roommate talked in his sleep
the manager resolved the problem
by hitting the talker twice on the
head—with a hammer.
A probate judge in Marysville
Kan. received a letter from an
out-of-towner asking for the name
of the woman he had married there
A man arrested in a New Jersey
town for passing a stopped school
bus should have known better po
lice said. He was driving one at
Duke University students in Dur
ham N.C. were chagrined to dis
cover that an undergraduate from
the arch-rival University of North
Carolina had slipped into line and
gotten himself photographed as a
Duke senior. The practical joke
wasn't revealed until the photo
showed up in the Duke year book.
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of a farewell punch for the out
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The main table was centered with
a large bowl of pink crepe-myrtals
crystal candleabras and a pale
yellow table cloth. Guests of hon
or were Mesdames Lee Coleman
Fleida Hall .Praticia Sculley and
Mary Glenn. Other special guests
were Mesdames Lee Quesenberry
James Coovert June Daniels Mil
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Roberts Helen Lacey Vera Wash
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and Maedell Jennings.
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Hold Second Gathering
The Killeen Base Officers Wives
Club held it second coffee of
the summer season at the Killeen
Base swimming pool on July 16.
Hostesses were Mrs. J. W. Luhrs
Mrs. Raymond Patterson and
Mrs. L. J. Piekarski.
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NCO Wives Club Gives Outgoing
Board Members Farewell Party
Mrs. Coleman was presented with
a silver sugar and creamer set
from the board members who had
worked with her for the past year.
Punch and cookies were served
by the new board members who
acted as hostesses.
Four Express Intention
To Join KB NCO Wives
Four guests at the Killeen Base
NCO Wives Club's Monday even
ing social announced their inten
tion of becoming members of the
The four are Mrs. Myrtice
Powell Mrs. Mable Dunn Mrs.
Peggy Shafer and Mrs. Amy
Lopez. Other guests were Mrs.
June Taylor and Mrs. Betty Sch-
Refreshments were served by
Mrs. Virginia Derstine Mrs.
Gladys Coco and Mrs. Ruby Dent.
Mrs. Shirley Axelson and Mrs.
Maggie Eakes planned the enter
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