MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Nov. 24, 1947


Notes on U.S. customs, habits, manners & morals:

¶ Eight big Jap mines turned up along Oregon's coast* last week, were detonated by the Coast Guard, bringing the month's total to 14.

¶ Forty-nine-year-old Alfred Nessler of Schenectady made a new world's record by keeping his pipe going without relighting for 87 minutes and 55 seconds. ¶ One out of every four workers in U.S. factories is a woman, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In 1947, 3,100,000 women worked in factories, 800,000 more than in 1939.

¶ Two eleven-year-old girls...

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