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You live m "God's Country," you
Which is it, the East or the West,
Or the South where it ever is May,
Or the North, where the breeze has
Whatever the place on the sod,
It's poverty, people or pelf,
Are you leaving the country to God
Or doing some hustling yourself?
You live in "God's Country?" Oh, yes,
But does the fact bring you con
tent Don't you'join in the strain and the
And the labor and toil that is spent.
'God's Country," He gave it' to -you,
A land that was wondrous to scan,
A charge to make over -anew. '
Well, what have you. done with it,
The Tuscaloosa Times-Gazette edi
tor wrote a pleasing editorial on ".
Need to Be Careful," and then the
printer sent the editorial page'
through the press upside down. At
last reports the editor was reading
the editorial, or something just as
good, to his printer.