STATES & CITIES: Slatterys


Iowa last week had cause to review its official policy of not giving birth control advice to families on Relief. Seven years ago John Slattery, 64-year-old teamster, met a 17-year-old girl in the slums of Omaha. They went to Kansas, got married, moved into a tar-paper shack in Council Bluffs. There they produced three daughters, who were placed on arrival in the city orphanage. Month ago, Mrs. Slattery, robust but not brilliant, bore twin daughters. Her jobless husband, now 71, announced himself still fit for a day's work, claimed he...

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