Business & Finance: Lowest in 20 Years

Heavy with fruit last week were 51,000 acres of California cling peach trees. Heavy too were their owners' hearts. The Peach Protective Association telegraphed Attorney General Homer S. Cummings: "You respectfully are requested . . . to investigate the activities of the Canning Industry Board of California, an association of about two-thirds of all canneries in the State, which has blocked the issuance of the marketing order proposed by the State Department of Agriculture. . . . The result has been that, notwithstanding this year's crop is the smallest in three years, the price offered growers is the lowest in 20...

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