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THE BREADLINE Iff VERA CR&ZfWEARCH IN
TO FIGHT MEXICANS ANDINSTEAP FEED THEM
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r -f ' Children In Vera Cruz hurrying through streets withlfood,to take hoihJ
vTne' American army yhas started a breadline m Vera Criz. "They found
many poor people, and the number increased, -bpusa nany men -were
tthipwn,out'ofwork by the stoppage of various Industrlee gtfa commii
saiyfor the poor was opened- Every morning, meji.wpmen and children
jform hrlme with baskets, 'which'the soldiers fiB. ymh generous rations df
cooked bread, beans and other foods Nobpdy is refused.
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fiA Sinn sa tnr fnWtr1ink MAvfvawAi) , 4-lfrk HFottr ';nVoi Shli4A
fear that the food given them yUl be taken away again, for tbfey cannot
understand the attitude of the gringoes" (as the Americans are called) '
with while they are rey to strike a crushing tilofrrto Ofe 'government bf
Huerta, withv the same hand they "-dispense' chanty so Hberally.