MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Apr. 14, 1947


Notes on U.S. customs, habits, manners and morals as reported in the U.S. press:

¶ After 16 years of grinding through Bronx traffic, Busdriver William Cimillo was seized with a desire to change the scene. Switching the destination sign on his employer's new $18,000 bus from "Subway" to "Special," he lit out for New Jersey, kept going for 1,350 miles to Hollywood, Fla., ended up at the race track and in need of money—for which he wired his boss. But the boss wouldn't even let him drive the bus back.

¶ Floods and rainy weather were the top sorrows of the...

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