Patterns

New pieces in the jigsaw puzzle of U.S. wartime living:

Womenpower. In Center Church on the Green in New Haven, Conn. girls last week replaced men as ushers at a wedding.

Old Stockings. Into department-store receptacles U.S. women last week started to drop used silk and nylon stockings, run beyond repair, which the Government wants. Nylon will be reprocessed and used for something the Government is keeping a secret. Silk (which burns without leaving an ash) will be rewoven into powder bags.

Kitchenware. WPB banned further production of thousands of kitchen utensils after this week, including bottle openers, corkscrews, dippers, sieves, bread-boxes,...

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