MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Aug. 2, 1948


¶The manager of the Multnomah Hotel in Portland, Ore. reported that the old-fashioned traveling salesman is as extinct as the old-fashioned farmer's daughter. Modern commercial travelers register as "traveling executives."

¶Three thousand robed and hooded members of the Ku Klux Klan gathered in a field near Stone Mountain, Ga. for the largest Klan ceremony since 1924 (see cut). They fired up oil buckets hung on a cross of iron pipe, initiated 700 new members, and cheered a prediction by Grand Dragon Samuel Green that "blood would flow in the streets" if civil rights for Negroes were enforced in the...

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