Telegraph-Herald Dubuque, Iowa
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The ji^wspapers carried a pic^ tore of a contingent of the Woman's Auxiliary Army Corps marching along the street. The caption said that the contingent was re* porting for duty after training! The women $iarqhed into WAAC headquarters,/ doAed their coats and caps, and wept to work.
Now where* do you suppose they were marching. You need only one guess. Washington, of course-The girls are trained at Des Moines and elsewhere, and then march into their Washington offices.
The reason for that, as you know, is that Washington is a deserted city. The capital now has only three or four hundred thousand people more than it can hold, jammed together like sardines, sleeping in beds on a three-shift basis; so what difference does it make if a few thousand WAACs are added? And when the WAVEs are ready, they too can be poured into the crevices.
When chaos gets to be 100 per I cent, it doesn't make much difference if you add 10 p
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