MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Jul. 28, 1947

Notes on U.S. customs, habits, manners & morals as reported last week in the U.S. press:

¶ In Los Angeles, sharp-tongued Mrs. Jesse Brink stormed into a county welfare office, threatened to go back to Oklahoma with her husband and nine of her eleven children because the family relief check had been cut from $278 to $126. "Only rats could live on that," she cried. "It won't pay for our gasoline." Last week, after five years in California, the startled Brinks found themselves rolling eastward. California authorities had not only taken Mrs. Brink's dare...

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