WOMEN: Mrs. America

For a 24-year-old mother of four, Mrs. Janice Pollock was having some weird experiences. A manifestly shapely young woman (128 lbs., 5 ft. 6½; waist: 25½; bust: 34½; hips: 35) with handsome brown hair and eyes, she had journeyed from her home in Columbus, Ohio to Jackson, Miss. to compete in a beauty contest sponsored by a dressmaking company. In giddy succession, she had edged 19 other unusual wives out of the title of "Mrs. America," won a $2,500 prize and assorted "emoluments," and sat on a glittery throne. All she had to do in return was to travel...

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