FARMERS: Trials and Attempts

With sympathy and determination, Secretary of Agriculture William M. Jardine went to Chicago, turned his attention to the Chicago Board of Trade, the great market place of U. S. grain.


"Such an organization as the Board of Trade should not have anyone from the outside attempt to clean it up.

"When there is a 15-cent spread on the price of a commodity in one day, there is undoubtedly gambling going on. It has gotten so that a great many people believe that the Board of Trade is a nuisance from the way it...

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