MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Aug. 25, 1947

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

¶ In Cleveland, five of the nation's 67 surviving G.A.R. veterans turned up at their 81st annual encampment, elected one of their younger members, 102-year-old Robert W. Rownd of Ripley, N.Y., as commander in chief, prepared to look around for next year's camp site. EURJ In Alaska, after a look at Fairbanks' ili-famed row of brothels known as "the line," Dr. W. T. Harrison, a district director of the U.S. Public Health Service, said: "I did not think there was any place under the American flag where prostitution is as flagrant."

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