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At present the forestry department is? engaged in the construction
End maintenance of truck trails, kno-
v.tc as fire lanes, in the establishing
and repair of telephone lines, and in
the planting of small trees along
There ar® two side camps operat-
camps' are known as "Fire pre-suppres>-
\' Ing from the main camp.
sion Camps-"* and are se located as to
QEmmand the key positions in the
fighters one evening. Contrary to
everyone*s predictions that they would
disappear in a couple| of weeks, they
3eem to "be steadly increasing in numbers.
Not only wood ticks, "but a few-
weeks later small "black "No Seeams"
put in their annual appearance, They'
fly around noiselesly getting into
the eyes and ears of the men, and
making them very uncomfortable,
Many a package of cigarettes were-
(^smoked and many an adjective used
"but all to no avail.
The fire- towers manned "by the
CCC's also play a valuea"ble part in
the location and suppression of forest fires. tijxXAr^ M&<
**y&0, ^A HBtt COMMANDING OIFIGER
Cn May 15th Camp Upson received'
a new Commanding Officer; M. Z, Cain,
1st It., Inf.-Bes. He brought with
him many new ideas and a strong determination to make this one of the
best Companies in the District.
The straight—forward and 'business J.ike manner in viiich he has
gone about putting the Camp in shape
has won the respect and cooperation
of the entire Company.
TSce hoys scored a vanning "Battle over the nightly raids of the mos—
quotes and no seeams when the officer
in charge issued sleeping nets.
"Wood Ticks", two words commonly used around Camp, sure make the
boys search their clothing, and "brings them out of bed in the middle of
the night to go hunting, Barracks
two holds the record"; forty-eight
wood ticks were picked off two fire
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Tuesday evening, ^une 19th an
Athletic Contest was held at Camp t«r
determine the men who would represent
Camp UpSon at the triangular Athletic
Meet to be held at Camp Mercer on June
23rd. Cigarettes- were avrarded the
Schwantes took the.j honors in
both the high jumping &f& broad jianp-
ing, He was awarded four packages of
cigarettes, and it is expected that he
will make a good showing at Camp Mercer.
Bosma, Bracket, Ks'jek, and Culver
took the honors in the one-hundred yard
dash in the order named.and each received one package of cigarettes. The
camp feels that they vrMtl be well represented in the events,that are to
be held at Camp Mercer,
There are a number, of other.,events
to be held at Camp Me.y*s,r on the 25rd.
A horse-shoe contest, consisting of