Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 4/2/1931.
A dispatch from Arkansas says that the natives in that stricken area
are wearing Hoover overalls, the latest thing in apparel. It is said
to contain all of the best features
For instance, there are no pockets.
The legs are made sufficiently long so as to make socks unnecessary.
There is a big belt, with 16 notches to tighten against the pangs of
A patch is sewed on each knee so that the owner can pray for a job.
And with each pair of these prosperity garments goes the Hoover guarantee,
made six months ago, that prosperity would be here within 30 days. - Charleston