Letters, Jan. 31, 1944

Too Much To Hope

Sirs:

Your issue of Jan. 10 shows General MacArthur with his hands jammed comfortably into his jeans. . . .

To a potential inductee whose middle-age spread will no doubt fill to overflowing the unyielding dimensions of a G.I. trouser, there comes encouragement indeed. Is it too much to hope that the services will eventually allow pleated trousers? . . .

W. L. OVENHOLSER JR.

Tulsa

> Sartorial privileges of former chiefs of staff do not extend to G.I.S.—ED.

Joking Aside

Sirs:

As one who served as a lieutenant of infantry in...

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