GEORGIA: No Shenanigans

The ad, which ran in Atlanta newspapers last week, sounded like a joke, but it was not meant to be: ". . . Apartments for young married vets who have been crowding their in-laws since V-J Day. Average rentals less than $50 a month . . . You don't have to know Joe to get a unit. There are no shenanigans, if you want one ... Priorities: 1) Ex-POW's; 2) Purple Heart Vets; 3) Overseas Vets; 4) Vets; 5) Civilians.

"As tenants, we prefer Ex-GI's, and Marines and enlisted personnel of the Navy. Ex-Air Corps men may apply if they'll...

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