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Music by a novel 16-piece band. "The Holy Terrors," made up of 16 members of the WAC and one male member from the WAC training center at Ft, Des Moines, wfH highlight the entertainment features at the annual Maytag p'cnic to be held Sunday, July 22. it was announced today by Al Fisher, general chairman in charge of picnic arrangements.
The girls who comprise the organization call themselves an "off duty" band since they discard their regular uniforms for blue denims and straw hats for public appearances. The one man in the group is Cpl. James R. Moody of Holland. Mich., who is a baker at the Fort. The musicians first organized In September. 1944, with only five members but during the past year they have pooled all the available musical talent at the Fort so thit today they comprise 16 pieces.
John Symons has been named chairman of the committee to entertain the WACs. General Chairman Fisher has issued a call for all picnic committee chairmen to meet with the Labor-Management council at Maytag Park Tuesday evening, July 10, to complete plans for the annual gathering.
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