FARMERS: White & Red

As decreed by the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 (TIME, Feb. 21), and detailed by practical Secretary of Agriculture Henry A. Wallace in 22,560 mimeographed words of crop regulations, the 2,500,000 cotton growers in the U. S. can sell their yield without penalty in the open market this fall only if they have numbered identification cards which have been duly issued and signed by AAA county committeemen.

Mr. Wallace, of course, was not so crass as to tell American farmers that they must take a number, must carry a card. Any farmer who...

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