MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Oct. 6, 1947

Notes on U.S. customs, habits, manners & morals:

¶ Atlanta police, responding to pained protests, ordered a diaper laundry, to silence the musical horns on its trucks. The horns played Rock-a-bye Baby.

¶ After five months of daylight saving, communities in 20 Eastern and Midwestern states went back to standard time.

¶ Clyde B. Aitchison of the .Interstate Commerce Commission wryly suggested that witnesses before the commission ought to take the following oath: "I swear that what I am about to read has been faithfully and truthfully prepared for me by my attorneys."

¶ On...

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