Business: Soviet Invitations

Upon the Soviet's sensible invitations Thomas D. Campbell, world's largest individual wheat grower, prepared to sail for Russia this week, and Ford and G. M. C. were considering the construction of assembly plants there.

Mr. Campbell's farms (in Montana) are vast and profitable because he uses machinery almost exclusively for planting, cultivating and harvesting. The Russians want him to put his system to work on 10,000,000 acres of wheat and flax land. His project may lead to the purchase of $100,000,000 worth of U. S. farm machinery. The Russians also want Mr. Campbell...

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