MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Mar. 8, 1948

¶The Elizabeth, N.J. Public Library asked city police to find a woman who had borrowed five books on juvenile delinquency in May 1946, now owed (at 1¢ a day a book) $32.36 in fines.

¶ Daniel Griskus, a former bus driver, was offered the job of supervisor of garbage disposal in Waterbury, Conn., refused to accept unless the title was changed to "Superintendent of Used Food Collection." The city agreed.

¶ In Miami Beach, where bookmaking is an industry, Police Chief P. R. Short dutifully made token arrests of three bookies, released them on $500 bond, and...

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