The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 53, No. 243, Ed. 1 Monday, December 11, 1944 Page: 3 of 6
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Checking Big Planes
Just Routine Job
WASHINGTON, Die. 11 _(U.R»—
i Iodic- it sting of four-engined
34 carzo-passenger transports is
i re routine.
| Oils is the opinion of Capt.
111am A. Jamison, veteran of
\ ' North Atlantic airways and
•sently assigned to test flying
der the Army's air transport
nmand. He has been witli Trans-
jStlnental and Western airlines
,tr years, three of them on the
bn trips under contract to ATC.
Jamison, at 29. has been flying
Years, before Joining TWA he
iw the -pleasure run" between
lmington. Cal., and Catalina
J plvlllan crews furnished by
I icrlca's domestic airlines fly the
ny-owned planes across the seas
the north and east and south
| d west. For security reasons
J sir thrilling chapter in the ad-
|- icument of flying cannot be told
full until hostilities cease.
Blazed Ocean Trails
b-’oi these civilian pilots there
: "know' how" were the ones
ho blazed the air trail to I he
Jtish Isles, the South Seas, the
j uth Atlantic and beyond when
? chips were down.
\»d Jamison was one of the first
offer his services on Hie difficult
•rth Atlantic leg.
Tor these civilian pllotso tliere
> no decorations, no testimonial
4tiers, no public praise. They
;e their work as matter-of-fact
a cab driver.
I Thus, organ hops are common-
lice to Jamison.
High over the Washington area
mison put a C-54 through her
ces. It was a check flight to
termine whether the ship could
approved for departure over-
is during the day.
rile crew, besides the pilot, in-
ided a flight engineer, first of-
er, radio operator and elect ii-
in. Throughout the flight they
ecked and rechecked minutely
c complicated apparatus which
Ives and controls the plane, shows
eed. altitude and a score of
ler factors with which the pilot
Taking off at 2 a. m. the flight
gineer scanned the record to
csk changes made by mechanics
ice the ship’s last flight. There
Vs a new engine and a new car-
letor. among other things.
With Jamison at the controls
e ship taxied across the apron
fore the hangers and past the
stling commerc la! terminal, then
t to a position at the end of a
The big engines turned over
lth a deafening roar and soon
| came airborne with the gnee
a swallow. There was a hum-
ling noise above the engines’ roar
the landing gear folded neatlv
Itn nose and wlnga. The plane
Imbed with amazing, rapidity to
The thermometer showed the
itside temperature at four de-
eps below zero The windshield
gan to steam up from the heat
the big cabin. The eUr» seemed
| isc Visibility was excellent.
The meticulous check which he-
n even before take-ofl con-
If the plane passed her rigorous
st she might well be in some
range place on the other side
the world, in South Ameii a
Africa or England in the next
JMost lcn.se moments of the flight
|?re during the testing of propel-
feathering mechanisms One by
|ie the ignition on eaeti motor
its turned off and the prons
lathered. Tills action is neces
an engine fails during flight.
Infeathered end Inoperative a mo-
le might be torn from the ship,
fathered properly, crewmen can
Myriad Dials Watched
Special de-icing equipment then
it a workout. Landing gear was
wered by gravity necessary in
ises of hydraulic failure.
Tlie dozens of dials and switches
•ew the scrutiny of the captain,
igineer and first officer. Per-
rmance was recorded on a chart,
anding flaps caused the ship to
ow suddenly when they were
loved out of their berths
'Performance of these ships lias
aved a leading role in moving
tal cargo and personnel to far-
ung areas and virtually to the
ar fronts themselves.
Jamison, with 80 round trip*
the British Isle In his Hying
Ig. is completing his test assign-
lent and soon will be “playing
Ig again" with the elements that
(aunt the North Atlantic.
J Mrs. ” Ruth Albright. 107 East
■lark street, accompanied by her
|>n. Major Clay Albright, of Tus-
gee. Ala. and Colonel Ralph
luinmin. also ol Tuskeyc spent
unday with Mrs. Albrights soil
lid Major Albright’s brother. Jake
llbrlsht. and family at Outline.
"We Need a Heck of a Lot"
Here—in a (JI's Own Words—Is a Plea
To the Home Front to Pass More Ammunition
• - ■, y Wi
Emphatically, Technical Sergeant Alvin F. Jankowski* tells I’nder-
Kecretary of War Patterson of the need for mote ammunition on the
western front. Jankowske is one of 27 GI veterans who have come
home ta urse sreat^r rodm-lion of bullets and artillery shells.
Plane Equipped To
KANSAS CITY. Mo, Dec. 11—(U.Rt i
—Captain Robere :J. Buck. TWA
pilot with a strange wartime as j
slgnment of flying while the birds
waik. predicted today that com-
mercial airlines will fly 365 days a
year within a lew years after the
end of the war.
"The bogey man of weather is ,
losing his grip,” the 30-year-old <
veteian of 15 years of flying said. I
"Tlie more you fly weather, the |
less tenor It holds. Soon no flights
will be cancelled because of it.”
For 11 months Buck has piloted
a Flying Fortress, equipped witli
special gadgets to chronicle the
weather and static details within;
storms. He was assigned to the i
job when it was contracted to TWA
by the Army. He works out of 1
Wrtglit Field. Dayton. O.
Alaska to Labradcr
Buck and his crew are men al-
ways on the go. In those 11 months
tliev have flown in Alaska, over all
tlie 48 stole!, and to Labrador and
Newfoundland. They have stuck the
nose of their plane into thunder-
storms and hunicanes and through
Tlie armed forces needed details
of the instance of static in storms
because it blotted out radio direc-
tion and communication equipment.
Buck went up to get the data.
He said lie believed static would
We never get as much ammuni- not bother the post war airliners
as they operate those 365 days a
They're A-A-1 in 4-H
Army Center Stresses
LAKF PLACID. N Y Dec. 11—
| (U.R>—Falling In step w - a second
! service command directive desig-
nating November as "Conservation
, Month,” the army ground and ser-
vice forces redistribution station
here went on record us "determin-
ed to effect tlie greatest possible
saving in every phase of operation."
Outlining a seven-point nrogram,
designed to tighten its already
stringent conservation measures,
this Adirondack mountain army
of every department to seek "new
and further savings in manpower,
money, materials, resources, equip- 101 con*el vation.
conservation program at this sta-
Food, clothing, gasoline, working
hours and scores of other likely
•’spots" where conservation can be
practiced, will come under scrutiny
of Colonel Dodge, who promised
that any definite results obtained
would be incorporated into the
station's conservation program.
Tlie program Includes:
1. Strict observance of food needs,
food preparation and reduction of
2. Further conservation, where
practical, of fuel, oil and power.
3. Proper care, maintenance and
operation of the station's motor
vehicles to conserve gasoline, tires
4. Salvage ol all waste paper and
other salvagablc materials.
5. Conservation of waste fats.
6 Steps to educate all personnel,
civilian and military. In the need
The National Contest winners at the 23rri Congress of 4-H Clubs
held at Chicago are, left to right, Mary Jo Morgan, 19, of Laurel,
Miss., girl achievement winner; Mildred E Reid, 20, of Bristol,
Conn., girl leadership winner; Donald F. Mowery, IH, of Terre
Haute, Ind., boy achievement winner, and Donald F. Suliivan. 19,
ol Potsdam, N. Y„ boy leadership winner. Each will receive a
trophy from President Roosevelt and $200 college scholarships.
incut and time."
Colonel Frederick B. Dodge. Jr.,
installation ordered a rccanvasslng
commanding officer,-asserted "tliere
will be no hesitation in putting into
cifect Immediately any new devices,
systems or methods which will in-
sure a continued and expanding
7. Adoption of any methods to
effect treater savings "all along
"We will not limit ourselves to
these seven points." the colonel
said, "but will include any number
of other methods which create a
BY NEA SERVICE | set and is living in it now. That's
WASHINGTON. Dec. 11 — In an my point. Wc want ammunition!
I effort to impress U. S. munitions
| workers witli the necessity for in- Hon as we want. We'd shoot all
creasing the output of ammunition, day if they'd give it to us. but year
j General Dwight D. Eisenhower has right now they have to allot us a te hjs years
.sent 27 enlisted men back home for certain amount because ammuni- Wcstfleld N j nier ,aid he call-
‘ a tour of ,he war Plants- tmn ls a ““‘t cd himself a "doggoned fool" alien
took over the assignment last
Now he talks of the
Here, in his own words, is the ex- lng three times more than we did
planation of one of the 27. Techni-
cal Sergeant Alvin F Jankowske.
in Africa. It's a wonderful feel- Novembpl.
lng in the Infantry to have the ar- ..flne slatic - hc found ln a 8tonn>
25. Chicago. 111., veteran of the 60th tillery shooting a lot of rounds over uiu.onsclously app)ylng an adJec_
Infantry regiment of the ninth divi- our heads, it's a big help to us. tlve that niost pUots wolUd never
sion. with 25 months service in "Another little matter—these boys use in such a connection
North Africa. Sicily. France. Gel- from the artUlery-another little Mldwest storms Worst
gium and Germany: matter they call "harassing fire." ,.Thc Brancidaddv of all stormSi
"This is strictly my own line of < They shoot day- and night to keep KO far as turbulence is concerned
work. We are shooting battery Jerry so he don't do too much mess- Ls the niidwestern thunderstorm”
fire. We re shooting a heck of , mg around. he said That last big hurricane
a lot more rounds than we used to HARASS GERMANS which struck the East Coast was
before. Were in the infantry and "Right now. up in tlie line where simple compared to a thunderstorm
we get our share of Jerries, too things are static, he's apt to send out here. Florida thunderstorms
We put our six guns in battery, and out a few patrols and keep heck- look tough but they are mere sis-
consequently we re shooting a lot Ung our boys up In the line. Dav sies' for turbulence"
more ammunition than we used to j and night they can be shooting He flew twice through the hurri-
„ . around' ,ayin8 il lnto tlle General cam.. He has cut through thunder-
"Wc went through France pret- area, trying to discourage any in- s(0.ms from a few hundred feet
ty fast after the breakthrough attention Jerry has of coming to- uU,tude to 36 000 feet The nur-
St. Lo and it wasn’t so noticeable, wards as. It takes a lot of am- suit of the wandering'storms has
But at the Siegfried line, the Jer- munition. It’s a policy they pick- tak,,n hlm n qoq mllf,s
ties are in their pill boxes and ed up in France and it works good.
It’s making us mad. j "Times have changed. In Africa.
HOLD RACK FIRE Germany had a lot more, and at
"Were seeing targets and we first we didn't, but now I can say
can't fire them, so it must be pret- , safely every time lie throws over
ty important if General Eisenhower three rounds we throw back 50 at
has sent us back to see if we can't i him.
get more ammunition over there, "That's right—50 to three. We
in our line of work. We could cer- have had German prisoners come *"°ard their dig ship and chase the
tainly use it. in “nd tell us. 'American artillery Ktonn center
"Jerry is dug in a little better, i nicht gute* They're pretty slap
"Tlie best, static we have found
was within 300 miles of Kansas
City," he said, "ln a thunderstorm
between Chicago and Kirksville,
When other planes hug the
ground. Buck and his crew climb
i ship and chase the
They have baffied
airport weathermen from Nome to
He lias had his chance to get his j happy—some of them—when they M‘ami b}’ tubbing their hands glee-
position in the Siegfried line all I come into our lines." fuU-v when bad weather re-
EL RENO MARKETS
to 2 p. m. Dec. Ill
No. 2 brisht oat8 .67
* . 1.60
But ter fat
Go I p Any Time
They haunt airport meteorologists
for reports, making hour by hour
checks when a storm is building up.
They carry credentials permitting
. . , , , . , ! them to take off at any and all
1 4 higher than Saturdays finish time8 just ln taM! some oKlcial
Deceinbei 1.68 3 4; oats up
1 8 feels like locking them up and call-
ing the nut house.
Buck began flying when he was
15. In 1936. he raised the lion-
OKLAHOMA CITY. Dec. 11
Cattle 4.200, calves 1,600; steers S^°P world s record flight distance
*11.50 to *12.65; calves to *12.50. Ior lightweight planes when he flew
Hogs 8.100; butcher top $14.25;
sows up to *13.70.
Sheep 1,000; lamb top *14.
KANSAS CITY Dec. 11 —i/Pi-
Irom Burbank. Calif., to Columbus,
O.. skidding in on the belly because
he'd dropped tlie landing gear at
Burbank. When he was 16. he broke
the junior transcontinental speed
NEW YORK. Dee 11—<A\—The
stock market ran into a little prof-
it -cashing irregularity today and
while selected issues continued to
touch new highs since 1937, many
recent sprinters backed into los-
Dealings were relatively lively
from the opening but trends were
well mixed near the fourth hour.
NEW YORK C OTTON
NEW YORK Dec. 11—(AWTrad-
ing in cotton futures was extreme-
ly dull today as fresh incentives
Late prices were 5 to 15 cents a
bale higher. December 21.75. March
21.85. May 21.78.
CHICAGO. Dec. 11—iA*)—Grain
markets turned higher after an un-
certain beginning today and prac-
tically theentire list showed gains
langing from minor fractions to
more than a cent.
At the close, wheat was 1 8 to
*15.75: vealers *14.
Hogs 5.100; top
*13.60 to *13.75.
Fheep 10.000; slow;
Members of his crew are C. O.
$14.20; sows Johnson, co-pilot, member ol the
famous "flying Johnson family”;
lambs held Barney J- Dowd, crew chief; Bill
Foley, assistant crew chief; Guy
Arnold, who was the navigator un-
til he went into the ATC; Philip
Jarrard, assistant TWA chief radio
.engineer. Ralph C. Ayres, the air-
line's chief radio engineer, flew with
Two vehicles were damaged In (them last winter but now works
a collision which occurred at the mostly in tlie laboratory,
intersection of Sunset drive and j _
Polite Stranger Takes
Service Station's Cash
Ardmore. Dec. 11 —;u.Ri - J. C.
Priddy, Ardmore service station op-
erator. thought he heard his desk
drawer squeak after a polite stran-
ger hHd asked to use his telephone
inside the station last night.
After the stranger had gone, Prid-
dy went into his office to get warm.
A sack containing *150 in cash was
missing from his desk drawer.
Labor Party To
Stay in Coalition
LONDON. Dec. 11—</!'»—The Bri-
tish labor party voted today to stay
j in Prime Minister Winston Church-
ill's coalition government until vic-
I tor.v In Europe but served notice It
would fight the next general elec-
Labor is Britain's strongest min-
ority faction and its decision as-
| snres continuation of the coalition,
i After victory the party was told
_________ i ^ should set out to build a socialist
MEMPHIS. Tenn.—(U.R)— Mast en-I British commonwealth,
vied man on the Job at one of — — —
tlie Memphis war plants is the
welder—he always has hot lunches
He biings his meat and cheese in
n lunch box, usually steak or
frankfurters, which he cooks with
ills welding torch. In his toolbox
he keeps a stock of mustard and
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OLD MOVIES STUDIED
AUSTIN. Tex— (U.Ri—Old movies
Bickford avenue at 5:10 p. in.
! Sunday, according to a report filed
with Lee Harvey, chief of police
A 1936 model sedan driven east are being, revived at the Univer-
on Sunset by John F. Fitch, 47, of sity of Texas to study their ait,
1007 South Barker avenue, who dilection and design in drama
stopped In the intersection to give classes. Rented from a New Yolk
the right-of-way to another car. film library, to be shown over a
was struck from tlie rear by a 10-week period, arc such old-timers
1940 model trailer truck driven east as "Robin Hood,' Beau Biununei,"
on Sunset by Earl Lee Perry, 31, of j "What Price Glory," and Maed-
Clinton. I chen in Uniform.”
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Dyer, Ray J. The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 53, No. 243, Ed. 1 Monday, December 11, 1944, newspaper, December 11, 1944; El Reno, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc924236/m1/3/: accessed December 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.