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The Two-legged Shops of the Tropics

���The flower ven- der above goes about the streets of Rio de Janeiro balancing the heavy load of growing plants on his head and shoulders until he disposes of it

��Lemonade ven- ders are as nu- merous in Ja- maica as huck- sters on New York's East Side. On the balanced kettle there is a spigot which you turn and help yourself

��We are not un- familiar with the vender of brushes and brooms on the suburban streets of our own United States ; but in Rio de Janeiro he adds chairs to his stock


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