AGRICULTURE: Stomach Strike (Cont'd)

In Iowa last week a thousand shiftless, debt-ridden farmers, many of them with no underwear beneath their ragged blue overalls, extended their strike for higher produce prices from Sioux City to Council Bluffs, across the Missouri River from busy Omaha. On seven highways leading into town they used placards, planks and palaver to turn back truckloads of milk, eggs, hogs and cattle. Sometimes a glib driver argued his way through the picket lines but not often.

Word of these activities was quickly carried to Sheriff Percy Lainson...

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