MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Nov. 1, 1948

¶ Californians studied the results of the Moss Stores Panty Poll. Moss had introduced two new women's panties, one embroidered with "Dewey-Warren," the other with "Truman-Barkley." Results of the poll to date (by sales): Dewey-Warren, 8 to 5.

¶ Indianapolis Grocer Albert Galyan, who started his supermarket with little more than two nickels to rub together and ran it up to a $2,500,000 business in two years, stirred up a cake to celebrate. When the bakers got it just right, it stood eight feet high, carried 1,500 roses, weighed just over a long ton. Galyan beamed, cut it up into 17,000...

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