MANNERS & MORALS: Americana

MANNERS & MORALS

¶ Brought to Manhattan by the Museum of Natural History to pose for its diorama of a Southern pine forest, Willie Williams, 63-year-old scout and gamekeeper on South Carolina's Possum Corner Plantation, stuck it out for two days and then declared he had to get back to his game preserve. "Chewing tobacco is my main satisfaction," he explained, "and that's why I have to get out of New York City. No place to spit." ¶ After serving nine months as district director of the Office of Price Stabilization in Baltimore, Hugo...

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