MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Feb. 14, 1949


¶ The demand for Indian scouts being low, 93-year-old Ben Buffalo, who was with Custer before the Battle of the Little Big Horn, applied for unemployment compensation in Ohio.

¶ The S.P.C.A. hauled a cootch dancer known as Zorita into a Manhattan court for cruelty to animals. The charge: that she put Scotch Tape over the jaws of an 8-ft. python named Elmer before cavorting in the near-nude with the snake coiled around her torso.

¶ Blonde Mrs. Edith Maria Reuss Lord went into Manhattan supreme court with a tale of...

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