Des Moines, Iowa
Has Trouble With Salute
WASHlN^Qll D. C. (U.P.)— The direcroufof aie new women's army auxiliary |orps finds her new unifornl very comfortable, but she's having trouble saluting.
WAAC director Oveta Culp Hobby, now that she's in uniform, salutes all army officers and is entitled to the same courtesy from them.
''But this saluting is something: new and strange to me," she said Monday. "It feels very awkward. I can't remem-ger to keep the thumb straight, and I don't put my elbow out far enough in front. I suppose I shall improve as I get more practice."
She admitted she liked wearing her new uniform and she looked; very comfortable in it as she sat at her desk in her carpeted office.
"I particularly like its feminine characteristics," she said. "It's comfortable and workmanlike."
Pretty soon the practical work of making WAAC officers out of those chosen from the thousands of applicants will begin. Unofficial estimates of the numbe
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