MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Dec. 8, 1947

¶ Mrs. Jean Tilton, 21, a British war bride arriving on the S.S. Marine Jumper, got her first look at the American shoreline, saw Brooklyn and fainted.

¶ A military court of nine Air Force officers used up 340 gallons of gasoline on a round-trip flight from San Antonio to Houston, where they convicted a sergeant of the theft of five gallons of gasoline.

¶ For arousing 28 people to the danger of gas fumes in a Brooklyn apartment house, Sparky, a mongrel pup, and Mickey, a run-of-the-litter cat, received the John Haines "distinguished service" medals from the A.S.P.C.A.


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