The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 28.10.1944, Blaðsíða 3

The White Falcon - 28.10.1944, Blaðsíða 3
-iiii...TT,ITIttTT,1TTTTTTnlittniiiiiiiiirrrrrnmTiiiimiiiiiixTiinix -THE AMERICAN SCENE- mrTYTTTiiTTmniiHiii: » Shown above are Pvt. Mickey Rooney and his bride, the former Miss Betty Rase, 17, who was chosen "Miss Birmingham of 19W early this year. Mickey is stationed at Camp Sibert, Ala. ILLINOIS: Grandmother Returns To High School Becomes 'Bobby Soxer' Mrs. Effie Elizabeth Owen, 61-year-old gran- dmother of Carmi, 111., who recently entered high school as a fresh- man, has flung herself into her classmates' extra-curricular activ- ities with youthful a- bandon. Returning to her studies after an absence of 47 years, Mrs. Owen participated in the regular fresh- man initiation by walk- ing through a cemetery at night wriile "upper- classmen" hovered about in sheets. CALIFORNIA; Los Angeles Police Released For 'Active Duty' By 'Copettes' One hundred "copett- es" are working as desk sergeants and perform- ninnnnrTiiiiUHHiitiiiHguax WASHINGTON. D.C.; AUTHORITIES SAY ALL RATIONING NOT TO CEASE ON V-DAY Washington authori- ties this week forecast the probable continu- ance of some degree of rationing after V-day. Probable trends were listed as follows: Butter and augar - probably will remain rationed. Cheese, fats, milk and cream and better grade meats - short su- pplies for the first six months with ration- ing uncertain, but pl- entiful thereafter. Processed foods, fr- esh fruits and vege- tables - adequate supp- lies without rationing. Shoes - rationing will continue; other clothing will be short of civilian need. Gasoline - very grad- ual easing over several months. Fuel oil - rationing next winter as well as this. Passenger car tires - rationing terminated within three months. NEBRASKA: Mc Cook Air Field Soldier Asks No Furlough IN 22 Years GIs at the McCook Army Air Field (Neb.) are shaking their heads over Pvt. William A. Scharfenberger. For 22 years this grizzled veteran has turned down all offere of a fur- lough since he took a nine-day emergency fur- lough in May, 1922. Re- cently he received hie first letter in three years. Routed through the Adjutant General's office, it was from his sister who asked blunt- ly: "Where have you been for the laet ten years?" ing various types of investigating work in the Los Angeles Police Department, according to the' Civil Service Assembly. The women, who are employed for the duration and six months, will relieve regular policemen for more active work in the department* CALIFORNIA: JUST A WHIM ! Local police in Mod- esto, Calif., are rea- lly up in the air over a recent robbery. A thief opened the munic- ipal hangar and flew away with a $4,000 mon- oplane belonging to Harold Hilton, Modesto businessman. OKLAHOMA: CHANGE OF HEART The following un- classified ad appeared in the "Tulsa Tribune" » "Unusued engagement and wedding ring; want aut- omatic shotgun." Swoon King Draws 20,000 To N.Y.'s Paramount Theater WHILE BING CROSBY WAS DOING HIS "BIT" FOR THE BOYS IN GERMANY, RIVAL FRANK SINATRA WAS DOING HIS "BIT" FOR THE GIRLS BACK HOME WITH APPEAR- ANCES AT NEW YORK'S PARAMOUNT WHERE 20,000 GUSHING GERTIES SWEATED OUT THE LINE. SEVENTEEN S^UAD CARS, 150 POLICEMEN AND TEN POLICEWOMEN MAINTAINED ORDER. THE WISE LAD WITH THE BEDROOM VOICE STATED IN HIS DRESSING ROOM RATHER THAN FACE THE YOUNG MOB. BELOW ARE PICTURED SOME OF SINATRA'S LADY FANS IN MOMENTS OF "ECSTACY" OVER "SHE'S FUNNY THAT WAY" - AND THE VOICE IS SH^YN DRIPPING WET FROM ENCORES.

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