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In drowsy, cupolaed courthouses, behind the flyspecked fronts of general stores, in thousands of voting booths in a belt stretching through 19 States of the South and West and jumping over the Pacific to Hawaii, Election Day dawned last week. The voters were the nation's growers of cotton, rice, and flue-cured tobacco, 2,500,000 strong. They were asked to give a straight Yes or No on the strictest controls possible under the Agricultural Adjustment Act: The imposition of prohibitive taxes on any producer who markets more than a fixed crop quota...

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