Business: Harvest Moon

"Because of the tremendous crops, nothing can stop business improvement this fall." When famed Economist Roger Babson spoke thus before the Boston Chamber of Commerce last week, he enunciated what is currently the No. 1 bullish hope of the country. In theory bumper crops sold at fair prices provide the huge farming class with such extensive buying power that all commerce benefits. How bumper are crops was last week summarized by revised estimates of the Department of Agriculture, indicating that total value for three major crops of corn, wheat and cotton will be...

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