FARMERS: Politics v. Economics

Torpidly mechanical though the G. 0. P. Convention was, three days passed before observers could be sure that the reputed agricultural unrest beneath it was too watered-down with cheap politics tc be explosive.

Farmers. One of the first duties of alert newsgatherers after their arrival in Kansas City was to visit Electric Park, an abandoned amusement resort on the city's southeastern outskirts, which had been designated as the campground for the widely-advertised farm crusade (TIME, June n). After the convention had been going 24 hours and the fight on the farm plank...