Education: Marvelous for Terry?

Curtiss-Wright Corp., frankly out to get young mothers as war workers, is willing to sit with the baby. Last week it was doubling the size of the well-equipped, well-run nursery school on its Buffalo plane-factory grounds. Mothers working at Curtiss-Wright were more pleased than welfare authorities.

Each morning company guards pluck children from mothers' sides as they pass the plant gates. Eight and a half hours daily the moppets play, snooze, ingest assorted vitamins, watch test planes zoom by. Mothers pay 50¢ a day for food, Curtiss-Wright pays the overhead. Beamed one...

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