The Press: Island Rapport

Her normally brown hair sprayed soft silver for the occasion, the job applicant presented herself at the desk of George Chaplin, editor of the Honolulu Advertiser. Honolulu Housewife Heloise Cruse, 40, admitted that she knew nothing about journalism, but Chaplin was undone by the sight of that sterling coiffure topping 62 inches of feminine aggression. "It was obvious," said he later, "that if I didn't say yes, I was going to spend the rest of my working days saying no to her." So began, in improbable fashion, one of the most improbable success...

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