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settlements, to conduct their affairs in German,and agreed to honor the Mennonite prohibitionagainstmilitary service. At the colony's principaltown of Filadelfia, students bone up on Spanish (top left). A more recent immigrant and graduateof a Tokyo agriculturalcollege, HirofumiKubota picks tomatoes with his daughterin a Japanesesettlement near Yguazu (below left). Kubota is one of 900 settlers working under a Japaneseforeign-aidprogramto develop healthier and higheryielding fruits and vegetables.