POLITICAL NOTES: Pies & Pigs

Last winter when thousands of men were working at Passamaquoddy Dam in Maine, the U. S. Government contracted with bakers for 500 pies and 800 loaves of bread a day. When Congress denied further funds for 'Quoddy. thousands of men were laid off until only a corporal's guard was left. Six pies and eight loaves were all this remnant could consume in a day. Since New Deal regulations failed to provide for distributing food to the poor, the balance of the daily order went to the garbage heap and "Farmer Ed Pottle...

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