Medicine: Galactic Crisis

Mabel Caines Joell is a mighty mammal. Every day the breasts of this vast, friendly colored woman produce a quart of milk for her own thriving infant and more than another quart for Manhattan's Mothers' Milk Bureau.

Mrs. Joell "expresses" her bureau milk by hand (machine milking, says the bureau, is less tiring but harder on breast tissues) ; in the middle of her donation she often "feels quite depleted" and stops for lunch. The bureau pays her 15¢ an oz. for her milk, or about $44 a week—more than the attending nurses earn....

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