HUSBANDRY: End & Beginning

Farm relief last week actually began its journey from the field of legislation to the husbandman's acres. The Congress, straining and wheezing, passed an administration bill, minus the export debenture plan and President Hoover, signing it with a smile and two pens, called it "The most important measure ever passed by congress in aid of a single industry." It was an end and a beginning.

Much legislative maneuvring was necessary to get the measure through to the White House. First the Senate, full of ill temper, refused by a vote of 46...

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