People: Uniforms

Congresswoman Frances P. Bolton of Ohio plumped for a military women's auxiliary under Army control, replied to the suggestion that women might tire of all-work-and-no-glamor: "There is nothing the women of the country will welcome more than to have that word 'glamor' taken away."

Lieut. Robert Montgomery, U.S.N.R., walked into the lobby of Washington's Mayflower Hotel, encountered a force of pen-waving ladies with autograph books. Unmolested, unnoticed was a bystander, Herbert Hoover.

Sergeant Winthrop Rockefeller got his second lieutenant's bars at Fort Benning. Carter Glass III got his at Illinois' Scott Field.

Lieut. Richard Aldrich, producer husband of Gertrude Lawrence, went on active duty...

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