Apples for Wine

In the international trade game, how many bushels of apples and pears equal how many gallons of wine? All last week the U. S. haggled that point with France. The original import quota of French wines had been 784,000 gal. Most of that had been bought up in the Christmas rush. If any more French wines were to be admitted, the Federal Alcohol Control Administration politely informed the French Embassy in Washington, France would have to buy a great deal more U. S. apples and pears.

Through Commercial Attache Maurice Garreau-Dombasle. the French...

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