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What! They Won’t Eat Pork? then They Shall Have Beef!

Needy Jews in New York City dependent on the city for food this winter will not have to eat any of the 5,000,000 pounds of pork which Secretary of Agriculture Wallace allotted for consumption here at the request of Mayor O’Brien.

Major Fiorella La Guardia, Fusion mayoralty candidate, pointed out to Secretary Wallace that pork does not form part of the Jewish diet and advised him that beef would be an appreciated substitute.

He was advised yesterday that an amount of beef in proportion to the number of Jews applying for the Government-supplied provender, would be made available in the New York meat allotment.