National Affairs: Mr. Jardine Reports

Whatever the embattled farmers may think, the onetime Professor of Agronomy who came from Kansas to be Secretary of Agriculture is no drone. His name is William M. Jardine and his mind works like Herbert Hoover's. Both of them are "pluggers." A man must be a "plugger" who can produce a 120-page annual report on agriculture covering the entire field from "Swine Sanitation" to the "Nutritive Value of Wheat Bran."

Herewith some of the more laymanly items from Secretary Jardine's report issued last week:

The Year 1925-26. "Certain regions have suffered reverses, notably the...

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