MANNERS .& MORALS: Americana, Jan. 3, 1949

>In Talladega, Ala., a white-hooded delegation of Ku Kluxers and a white-bearded Santa Claus presented a radio to Jack Riddle, a 107-year-old Negro and his wife, Josey, 86, so they could have their wish, to "hear the preachers." Grand Dragon Samuel Green explained that this demonstrated the "heart of a Klansman," called in photographers to take the most incongruous picture of the week (see cut).

>Oakland, Calif, police closed in on a huge Chinese lottery ring, arrested 25 Chinese and confiscated three tons of unmarked lottery tickets. Accused of operating a...

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