ARMY & NAVY: Price of Glory: $50 & Keep

The Senate finally agreed with the House that minimum pay for servicemen should be $50 a month. The soldiers' pay bill went to the President. The law made the extra pay retroactive to June 1. With $50 a month, food & shelter, an enlisted man will be richer than many an average pre-war citizen.

Another bill to ease the soldier's and sailor's lot will probably get final Congressional treatment this week: the benefit bill for allowances to dependents. An enlisted man's wife, for instance, would receive $22 a month from her husband's pay,...

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