Business: Nutting Time

In bottomlands in bayou country, in cultivated groves across the southern U. S. last week began the harvest of what promises to be the shortest pecan* crop in more than a decade. Government estimates for the new crop are 33,330,000 Ib. compared with a bumper yield of 95,340,000 Ib. in 1935. Not one cent will be earned by the Texas nut grove of the most eminent U. S. pecan grower, John Nance Garner. Just before he broadcast his only campaign speech from his home in Uvalde, the Vice President let it be known that...

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