AGRICULTURE: Krum Elbow & Mortgages

"Krum Elbow" & Mortgages

On his Western campaign trip Governor Roosevelt frequently introduced himself to rural audiences as a Hudson River Valley "farmer." His reference was to the agricultural operations carried on at "Krum Elbow," his mothers 1,000-acre estate at Hyde Park, N. Y. Roiled by such talk, Henry Field, Iowa's Republican Senatorial nominee, last month blurted out: "At Krum Elbow there is no hog lot but there are a polo ground and tennis court. What appears to be a silo is an elevated water...

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