Foreign News: Too Much Pulque

Statistics issued by the Mexican Bureau of Biological Research last week were declared to indicate a higher recorded infant mortality in Mexico City than anywhere else in the world.

Despatches carried a significant statement attributed to officials of the Bureau: "There has been too much drinking of pulque* by prospective mothers among the lower classes."

*A cheap yet powerful intoxicant mado from the juice of the maguey plant.


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