Register Oelwein, Iowa
They might be called Amazons, after the fabled female warriors of ancient times. Yet those trim, martial young women heading for Des Moines, la, to frain as officers in the Women's;-Amy Auxiliary -Corps, look feminine enough in their "civvies." And even in their j uniforms, too, when you get a lit/ tie used to 'em. And it doesn't -eally seem fair to call 'em "WA-.^CS."
How the status of women has changed in a generation! It started in the last war, when girls emancipated themselves into trousers. Since then, with "freedom broadening slowly down from precedent to precedent," like the British Constitution, they have risen aibove nearly every other kind of restriction, sartorial, oc- i cupational, athletic and " so on. Now there seems to be dawning en the world a feminine branch of military service w^hich is far foe- f yond the nursing stage of Flor- I ence Nightingale, and almost amounts to a women's army.
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