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FRENCH BIRTH RATE

WHAT THE AVERAGE FAMILY COMPRESES.

PARIS, February 8. The '"Matin" bitterly bewails the decline in the French birth-rate, and says that families with a single child are in a majority.

It remarks that the French family now consists of "a dog, a piano and a child.

Monsieur plays with the dog, Madame with the piano, and the baby is left to the care of the servants.

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FRENCH BIRTH RATE, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914

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FRENCH BIRTH RATE Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914

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