HUSBANDRY: Soviet Shorts (Cont.)

If Secretary of Agriculture Arthur Mastick Hyde expected to provide U. S. farmers with better prices for their wheat by his charge that the Soviet Government was selling short on the Chicago Board of Trade, he must have been a sorely disappointed man last week. The Board of Trade barred short sales by foreign governments. Soviet shorts covered their position. The Federal Farm Board, through its grain corporation, began to buy again. Yet within the week September wheat slumped 7 cents per bu. to a 24-year-rec-ord low...