MANNERS .& MORALS: Americana, Dec. 20, 1948


¶ In Binghamton, N.Y., students of St. Patrick's parochial school collected 2,000 objectionable comic books in a house-to-house canvass, burned them in the school yard.

¶ In Macon, Ga., the Ku Klux Klan initiated 300 new members in a public ceremony in the City Auditorium. Among the participants were 150 masked women. One Klansman, apparently believing that the education of prospective members can't be started too early, brought along his young daughter—in full regalia, except for mask.

¶Hamp Kendall, 71, of Caldwell County, N.C., who was mistakenly convicted of murder 42...

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