Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon on May 23, 1936 · Page 9
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Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon · Page 9

Albany, Oregon
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Saturday, May 23, 1936
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Section of Saturday , May', 23, 1030 tntlro lint copyrighted by Flo Star Publlihlng Corporation. lUprodijctlen vlthcti) parmlsiion prohlblttd. Graal Britain rights rtttrytd. mum : t X pMII flTfV tH:J. NafvtV, ,f jf l livfi i AVji vf h ' i f'l i 'i ,'j-ft ' jX4 ICv.E'h r V.-1 --" A 1 vtf '-"r a js v v A s. r v' ' t I fin i I l -tt ' , 't 4 , "i i it! riAi. ;, V ..... -n 4&' - j V r o ' ' 5 5 ' ! ''?. ;;A ,J, - " ,tr ; MOTHERS OF THE WORLD THE Mother of South Africa not only gives excellent care to hrr children, but in invariably the "man" of the kraal, attending to most of the heavy manual labor necessary for the existence of her family. Although the husband may be unchivalrous, hrr duties give the Zulu mother distinct advantages in domestic arguments because of her muscular ae9lopment. It is the African Mother who gathers grass stems, plaits and overlays them to fashion a bee-hive dwelling for her family, a stout hut whose thick walls are rain-proof, making a snug nest for her brood. Her home be THE comes the social center for meetings and discussions of every sort, surrounded by the circular village in the form of a corral where cattle and children mingle during the day and are safe at night from animal prowlers. Clothing, of course, is more of a luxury than a necessity, and lack of adornment on tropic days is both healthy and comfortable. Missionaries have tried for many years to clothe native Vomen in "mother Hubbards," and have beft partially successful in the towns of the coast, but Africa's interior tribes remain as primitive as before the invasion of European civilization and customs. scries vy Irving otnclair Sine! a

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