FARMERS: Private Cooperation

A conference of agricultural, banking and industrial interests met in Washington at the call of the President. Mr. Coolidge appeared before the conference to make proposals for the "pressing agricultural needs of the Northwest" before" the Conference attacked the problem. He declared: "The principal purpose of this conference is to secure cooperation. Agriculture cannot stand alone. The banks cannot stand alone. A great amount of money has been spent to establish the population of the area affected. . .

"Difficulties exist there among some of the banks and on farms for which...

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