From the June 1944 magazine.

The Words of a Dangling Man

"Off Again, On Again Finnegan" has a new lot of loyal rooters: the "You're In--You're Out" selective service inductees, aged twenty-six to thirty-eight.

For the past six months, on alternate Tuesdays, the Home Editions of the paper you read had us in the Army or Navy "within a month", but by Seven Star Final time, one of the two Washington authorities (the one who hadn't had a press interview earlier in the day) was quoted as saying that men over twenty-six would probably not be called "until later in the year." And so it goes, and so we go--crazy!

-- David R.

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