MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Nov. 29, 1948


¶ Chicago bookies quoted odds of 3 to 5 that Princess Elizabeth would name her baby George. Other odds: even money on Philip, 6 to 5 on Albert, 2 to 11against Louis, 100 to 1 against Jake.

¶ A federal court of claims commissioner recommended that the Government pay $2,367,950 to Oregon's Tillamook, Coquille, Too-Too-To-Ney and Chetco Indians, for land taken 93 years ago under a treaty never ratified by the Senate.

¶ When a movie theater in Angier, N.C. (pop. 1,028) scheduled a sex picture called Mom and Dad ("Bold!...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!