CROPS: Ugly Facts

Three old men of the prairie bestride the back of U. S. agricultural economy: Corn, Wheat and Cotton. Of these the most corpulent is Cotton. At the end of the cotton marketing year on July 31 the Department of Commerce and the Census Bureau set out to measure him. Last week they reported the 'awful facts. In spite of the reducing corset which AAA pays him to wear, he has battened on bountiful crops, gobbled the rich cream of New Deal crop loans and, deprived of the exercise of foreign trade, grown more ugly and obese.

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