AGRICULTURE: Cockeyed Youngster

Three and a quarter million U. S. farms consist of less than 70 acres and on most such farms horses are the only tractors Year and a half ago Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Co. invaded this market with a cheap light tractor. Last year Deere & Co followed; month ago Motormaker Henry Ford. No jitney tractor, however, was announced by the giant (29½%) of the power implement industry; tough, sprawling International Harvester Co.

Last week the giant labored and produced Farmall-A, a $515† tractor. Its points:

» Farmall is lopsided, with its engine crowded over to its left front wheel, its seat close...

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