MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Feb. 21, 1949

MANNERS MORALS

¶ The Bureau of the Census reported that the U.S spent $148 million, or approximately $1 a head, for chewing gum in 1948.

¶ The Bethlehem Pacific Coast Steel Corp. was importing scrap metal from a country that once bought a lot of it from the U.S.: Japan.

¶ Gaunt, good-looking William Walter Remington got back his $10,330-a-year job with the Commerce Department. The nation's top loyalty board had rejected ex-Red Spy Elizabeth Bentley's testimony that he was a dues-paying comrade, decided he was not disloyal.

¶ The Rev. Willis P. Miller,...

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