Des Moines, Iowa
BUT NO PRIVATES
Nobody Jiigns. to Be WAA^Auxfliary.
There Avjp plenty ox excitement at Porti^esl Moinef army post Monday as calididatef for commissions settled Idown A their women's army auxiliary fcorps routine.
But officers at the army recruiting station at the old federal building reported that they had no customers on the first day during which applications for enlistment as auxiliaries (privates) in the WAAC could be accepted.
adoui a uozen women layuucu into the possibility of becoming an auxiliary, but nobody signed.
One of the more substantial drawbacks to becoming an auxil-j iary, according to WAAC recruiters, is that the starting pay is j only $21 monthly. ?
The WAAC was not included when congress boosted an army s private's pay to $50 monthly recently, according to the recruiting headquarters. The first auxiliary enlistments! are to include chiefly women with occupational experience.
The first batch of 128 is to begin
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