MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Jun. 2, 1947


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

¶ In Brooklyn, the A.F.L. coffeemaker's union wangled a contract which gives every worker in one plant a summer day off (with pay) to watch the Dodgers play.

¶ After years of trying to discourage motorists who chase their trucks. Tipton (Iowa) firemen got even. A fire engine with siren screaming led 100 hot-eyed drivers into the Cedar County fair grounds, kept them circling the track until it was packed hard enough for some midget automobile races the department had sponsored.

¶ Citizens of muddy,...

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