Coast Frosts

To the Pacific Coast last week came frosts. Blighted were peaches, apricots, walnuts, plums, prunes, almonds, grapes, potatoes, and Kolster Radio. The frost on the crops was an act of Providence. The slump in Kolster Radio proceeded from a 1928 earnings statement that showed earnings of 20¢ a share. Kolster stock has been prominent on the Coast partly through the fact that Sugarman Rudolph Spreckels (TIME, Nov. 19) is chairman of its board, partly through public interest in radio television, talking pictures, and similar manifestations of science in the fields of entertainment and...

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