FARMERS: Yes on Hogs

The AAA's corn-hog program is supposed to be a voluntary arrangement which the Government leaves to the farmers to impose upon themselves. Nevertheless, before corn-hog raisers turned out last week to vote on continuing the program for another year, the Government conducted a high-pressure campaign to influence them favorably. The Department of Agriculture poured thousands upon thousands of franked letters and leaflets into rural mail boxes. For weeks more than 5,000 county agents had staged local "pep" meetings to point out the virtue of continuing a system which this year paid...

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