MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Sep. 15, 1947

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

¶ An Associated Press analyst figured out that if California's population has kept up its tremendous rate of growth since July 1946, it is now the second largest state. Los Angeles' Mayor Fletcher Bowron declared firmly that his city is now the nation's third largest, with nearly two million population. The 1950 census would decide.

The Virginia State Conservation Commission, 44 years late, got around to putting a marker where the Old 97 express, which was

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