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Peoples Of Canada: The Hutterite

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Narration: The Hutterite is a man of contrasts, a puritan; he renounces much of modern life. Yet he is one of the most progressive farmers on the Prairies. And on the Main Street of every Prairie town, there’s the friendly Chinese, universal caterer, and by reason of his rigid honesty, unofficial banker.

Patron: “Keep my money from me so I don’t drink it.”

Waiter: “Okay, Mr. Ross.”

Patron “Quite a crowd in town tonight, hey, Charlie?”

Waiter: “Yes, it is.”

Narration: Thus Saturday’s crowds in Prairie towns speak in a dozen languages (hearing multiple language conversations) and shop with tradesmen of many nationalities.