MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Mar. 22, 1948

¶Dr. Dorothy T. Spoerl, psychologist at the American International College of Springfield, Mass., told her students that there was nothing "as wholesome as good, clean necking"—at the right time and place. Said she: "You don't have to travel 100 miles into the woods where you'll be alone with temptation."

¶Kansas City's once-mighty Democratic machine, which used to get out the votes for Boss Tom Pendergast, was unable to persuade any "high-type" candidate to run on its ticket, meekly threw in with Reform Mayor William E. Kemp.

¶A New York toy manufacturer...

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