AGRICULTURE: Domestic Allotment

What the Equalization Fee was in 1927, the Export Debenture in 1929. Price Stabilization by the Farm Board in 1931, Voluntary Domestic Allotment is to become in 1933—the phrase-of-the-moment on farm relief. Unlike the Fee and the Debenture, it will probably become reality. Whether it will work better than Price Stabilization is the pudding President-elect Roosevelt must prove. Last week Chairman Marvin Jones called his House Committee on Agriculture together to start hearings on his Domestic Allotment bill. Thirty-seven representatives of the National Grange, the Farm Bureau Federation, the National Farmers' Union and...

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