MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Apr. 5, 1948

¶ Mississippi's legislature shelved a bill requiring radio stations to play Dixie at the start and finish of each day's broadcast.

¶ Paul Lamonica, a 27-year-old butcher of Ozone Park, N.Y., sued the Long Island Rail Road for $2,000, charging that he had been made permanently "nervous" by 83-hours of "false imprisonment" in a Long Island train on the night of New York's record 25.8-inch snowfall.

¶In Carmel, Calif., the Russian Inn changed its name to Ocean Inn "for business reasons."

¶ Merchants in Douglas, Ga. (pop. 10,000), irked by a spate of fund-raising drives, announced that they would observe a "Leave...

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