Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 16, 1943 · Page 5
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Tuesday, March 16, 1943 Simple Wartime 'Redecorating 7 Idea H 0 P'E - S-T A ft ,^H OPE, ARKANSAS _ LENT, 1943: Religion and Rationing Full-Up Jeep >• 1 s m (From Lord & Tnylor, New York) TN this wartime year, when costly and complete redecoration is difficult, attractive bedspreads with A matching draperies offer a simple "redecorating" expedient Typical of some of the light-hearted, bright-colored offerings in matched drapes and spreads is the set pictured above, featuring-an allover pattern with bright strawberry motif. The "canopy" above the head of the bed is painted on. Women at War in North Africa Lent in'wartime-1943 .emphasizes a religious note in rationing as. the Biblical 40-day fast is overshadowed by the sacrifices all Americans arc making to release vital loo^s. and supplies for allied- fighting men. The versatile Army jeep turns emergency ambulance carrying three stretcher cases and a full lo'a'dj of hangers-on to a dressing station in New Guinea. Aussie'an'd Yank ride fi'ont bumper.£, Bulldozing That North Africa Mud |\| o Lavender? Next to beating the enemy,, allies' toughest job in North Africa is whipping muddy roads and airfields into shape for use by trucks and planes. Here a big bulldozer moves mass of mud near highway. In the Foxholes of Tunisia America's women ns well as her lighting men are helping win the war in North Africa. Army Nurse Alice Roth of Swedesboro, N. J., scrubs her laundry in a helmet (1) at U. S. evacuation hospital just a few miles behind the front lines in Tunisia. Trio of WAACS in North Africa stop for shines at the- "land ol a to-lopped native (a). Another nurse. Marguerite Carter of New York, hangs out a strictly feminine washing l.y her tent in TuniMa <3). Rinsing her canteen at a "Lister bag-used for iiurifyinp water-is Nurse Rosella Myers of Roaring Spnnss, Pa. (•!). He's Got Those March 15 Blues Cotton Cutie Susan Hayward of the films looks trim in this swim suit trimmed with lace—ot the shoestring variety. Oil and Prices From Bataan to Tunisia American soldiers are famous for the way they dig in and hold a position. In this picture of an outpost on the hilly Tunisian front, Pvt. Robert Wellon (nearest camera) of Leicester, N. Y., and Pvt. Henry Bowles ot Russellville, Ala., keep their eyes peel:d for signs of the enemy. British Lion I For War Work P RO 'Twos Hie night be/ore income Tax payments were due ., And an end to this figuring was far from in view; vij Gross income, exemptions, pay-as-you-go, Surtaxes, the axis, and form. 1040; Bad debts, deductions, 0oing into the red, And visions o/ sugar plums danced in his head; ^ Bonder and blitzkrieg.' This is no time to snore; *Get that ftw: paid; Uncle Sam needs the money for iwtr. Bathing beauties in '43 wilj be wearing cotton bathing suits like this modeled by Hollywood's Elyse Knox. Rubber shortage, y'know. Winston Churchill, contemporary symbol of John Bull., received as a gift this live lion, symbol ot the British Empire, from a Londoner whose neighbors complained against him keeping animal in his back yard. I nDe-Land Ob Cotton f" >•»'y^?|*;r^S^p^ *v^ : ^f?*??ljM -$ fct -.•;•-.'- '..y.N r^j ^JW^?'.^^ .'Wrirft^i^^^.- .^ -«.v^. yr.Lvi, '!,.£ x;dlS:| !^ Lenore Gibbons and Eleanor Setter, University of Arizona coedto. have a "snow" fight in the pile of cotton they helped pick to h61p| farmers in the vicinity of Phoenix. t-if Still Waters Once a source of religious comfort to many, this blitzed London' church still offers its services to neaiby residents. Sealed make it into a huge emergency reservoir foi fighting fires. Norwegian "WAVES" Keep Fit This combination of plastic helmet and bandana snood to keep hair out of machinery is society hat designer Lilly Dache's creation to aid women war workers. Testifying before a Senate committee, oil co-ordinator Harold Ickes and OPA director Prentiss Brown register patience and perplexity in these candid photos. Setting-up exercises start the day for these members of the Norwegian Women's Naval Auxiliary Corps, training in

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