Business: Wheat World

When locusts began to swarm over the wheat fields of Argentina last fortnight, the Minister of Agriculture was ready with a plan. He proposed to pay eight centavos (2½¢) to anybody who could fill a 100-lb. sack with locusts, bring them to the Government to be soaked in gasoline and buried.

If, to escape such destruction, an Argentine locust could wing his way to the U. S., he would there find less wheat to eat than at any time in 50 years. If he crossed the Atlantic...

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