Business: Life Inside a Worker's Idyl

Part stereotype, part enigma, blue collar workers are little known to the rest of the nation. To examine what shapes their moods, habits and lifestyles, Correspondent Frank Merrick spent the better part of a week in the fairly well-off working-class community of South Milwaukee, Wis. (pop. 23,286). His report:

THE grandmotherly proprietress leaned expertly over a pool table in The Corner, a barroom on the main corner of South Milwaukee's shabby business district, and sank a tricky shot. "This is a very conservative town," said Ethel Rapee. "People want things to stay the way...

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