World: As Hadger Did

Ffadger Corgiladze, like other peasants of proved efficiency, was paid a piecework wage instead of a standard rate per week in this year of Russia's greatest need. Vigorous, patriotic Hadger toiled with other women workers through the rows of leathery green tea plants that flourish in Caucasian Georgia. Last week she had run up a startling record. Somehow she crammed the labor of 300 work days into one 24-hour period of tea-leaf picking. Her reward: 2,250 rubles (about $400). Hadger gave most of her small fortune, 2,000 rubles, to the Soviet War Fund.

What Hadger Corgiladze did, millions of other...

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