HUSBANDRY: Houses Divided

As Congress met last week, Senator Arthur Capper of Kansas, his face stamped with anxiety, visited the White House. To President Hoover he stated his problem: Kansas granaries bulged with 40,000,000 bushels of 1928 surplus wheat held for export. It hung over the incoming crop, an imminent incubus. It could not be moved to seaboard with a transportation loss to the producers of 8¢ per bushel—a freight rate advantage enjoyed by Canada and Argentina on the wheat for the world market. Said Senator Capper: "This wheat must be moved in the...

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