ARMY & NAVY: Blue Uniform; Black Shoes

Secretary of War Patrick Jay Hurley was last week urged to buy blue dress uniforms for all Army enlisted men as a means of improving their morale, quickening their esthetic sense. The suggestion was conveyed to him by Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts, relict of Representative John Jacob Rogers. Lowell textile tycoon. Lest anyone think she had the selfish motive of trying to help the textile industry, Mrs. Rogers explained: "Wartime khaki uniforms are drab and tiresome to the eye. . . ." Moreover, she...

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