HUSBANDRY: Wheat Moratorium

In Santos, Brazil fortnight ago 530,000 sacks of coffee were burned up to reduce the Brazilian surplus, relieve the market, up prices. At about the same time in Washington, James Eli Watson of Indiana. Republican floorleader of the Senate, was beseeching the Federal Farm Board to reduce the U. S. wheat surplus, relieve the market, up prices by drastic action upon the Board's 200,000,000 bu. of wheat. Senator Watson as spokesman for the Senators from wheat-growing States did not seriously propose that the Board destroy its vast holdings by fire, much as...

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