MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Feb. 16, 1948


¶ William ("Noah") Greenwood completed his second ark (his first was burned by city authorities) on a prairie near Olympia, Wash., equipped the 60-foot craft with 27 swords, a suit of armor, several tomahawks, a cat and a hat which once belonged to Annie Oakley, and waited for the "world tidal wave" he expects in 1952.

¶ Southern California got relief from its worst drought in 70 years. After 47 clear, dry days, heavy rain swept the state from Santa Barbara to the Imperial Valley.

¶ Florida airfields heard a terse,...

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