AGRICULTURE: Millionaire for a Week

As a sideline to his carpentering and cranberry farming, Finnish Fanner Andrew Paananen took to sanding cranberry bogs in Carver, Mass. For this crop-improving work he got two $15 checks from the Department of Agriculture. Last week, when he opened his third Government pay check, all Andrew Paananen could say was "Look." The check was for $1,000,015.25.

Honest Finn Paananen knew there must be some mistake. But for nearly a week he kept the check in his pants pocket, felt by turns rueful and frolicsome. He drove to the Plymouth National Bank, casually asked the teller to cash a check,...

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