HUSBANDRY: Confirmed & Confronted

All eight members of the Federal Farm Board settled back securely in their swivel chairs last week as the Senate, after seven hours public haggling, confirmed their nominations. The Comptroller's office at last opened its eyes to the Board's official existence and drew, three months late, its members' first pay checks. On the basis of the Senate vote, Samuel Roy McKelvie, onetime Governor of Nebraska and the Board's wheat member, was the least popular Hoover nominee. The President had searched longest to find a wheat man for his Board and Mr. McKelvie's...

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