National Affairs: Another Dawes Plan?

Gen. Dawes spent his 59th birthday working on a speech. He then gathered his family together; and the entire group were transported from Evanston, Ill., to Lincoln, Neb.

There they were met by an honor guard of boy scouts, by bands, by marchers carrying ten-foot cornstalks. That evening, General Dawes delivered his speech. It dealt with the farm question.

He analyzed the situation which had brought about the depression in agriculture during the past year and found its causes to be the poor market for farm products, especially wheat, abroad. He declared that the...

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