CANADA: Matriarchal Relief

To four penniless mothers with large, hungry broods, the City of Toronto handed out in recent years a total of:

$5,500 to Mrs. Kathleen Nagle
$3,000 to Mrs. Lily Kenny
$2,300 to Mrs. Alice Timleck
$ 700 to Mrs. Pauline Mae Clarke

Last week Toronto officials tried to get all this relief money back from the four mothers, fecund winners of Toronto's famed "Stork Derby" which paid out $425,000 (TIME, June 13). The day they got their prize money the mothers spontaneously chorused: "We will repay every cent of the relief we received!"


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