FARMERS: Rural Revelry

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Under the Sign of the Ram, the Bull, the Twins, the Crab and the Lion John Farmer toils and sweats through spring and summer from dawn to dusk. But under Virgo, when the sun slants toward its autumnal solstice, he lays down his tools and turns his thoughts to rest and fun. Last week as August gave way to September the time had come for the gala event of the farm year—the State Fair. In twelve great agricultural states the exciting aroma of hot dogs filled...