A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 3, 1944

To answer some of the questions our subscribers have been asking about how TIME gathers, verifies, writes and distributes its news.

She's a brunette, and she wears her hair short. Her eyes are blue. She is 5 ft. 4 in. tall and weighs 132 Ib. (but she wishes she could take off six of them).

Ever since I told you how TIME'S typical man-reader looks, lives, and makes his living (TIME, Jan. 17) letters have been coming in asking about the typical TIME woman. So this week I thought I'd introduce her to you.

If you (or your wife) are anything like this typical...

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