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GIRLS TILL SOIL WITHIN CITY TO LOWER THE
HIGH COST OF LIVING
Oakland, Ca!., has set apart 1,000
acres of land within the city limits
for cultivation and many girls are
working the land to. help reduce the
cost of living. The girls are growing
potatoes and other vegetables. Many
work in high boots and overalls, as
this picture shows.
Storks have one advantage. They
are born with bamboo legs, ready to
All a stork has to do to go fishing
fcjs to stick his leg out over a Jake and
'sit there. Of course, hecan't shove
it in the mud and go off and leave it.
Still no man who has ever herded a
flock of wild poles in a 3-quart bug
gy over a bumpy road will deny that
it IS an advantage to go through life
with poles attached. Especially com
ing. Jiomfij A siaccig fisherman Jhas.
trouble enough herding himself com
But here's another thing. Suppose
you got a whale on the line. We can't
be all Jonahs, you know.
We guess well be satisfied with
our legs as they are.
The moon is getting nearer to the
earth at a speed of 14 feet in 200
years. Astronomers are unable to
explain why this is so. Probably the
high prices have something to do
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