MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Mar. 3, 1947

Notes on U.S. customs, manners & morals as reported in the U.S. press: ¶Said Seattle's Fire Chief William Fitzgerald: no man can face a crisis with his pants off, but a woman forgets about modesty if the fire is hot enough. Nevertheless he warned firemen not to be crude when rescuing ladies from bathtubs. "Don't just break down the door. Knock first and say, 'Ma'am, this is the fire department.' Then break down the door."

¶ The appellate term of New York's Supreme Court denied a Manhattan apartment operator the right to evict one Leon...

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