Business & Finance: Florida's Tung

To Washington, D. C. go the lobbyists of old and powerful industries wanting Government protection. And to Washington go the enthusiastic sponsors of new, hopeful industries wanting Government protection and encouragement. In Washington last week was such a sponsor. He was Harry Wiggin Bennett, 66, president of the two-month-old American Tung Growers Association (32 members) whose groves of tung trees represent 90%, of the 25,000 acres so far planted in the U. S.

Foods, not tung oil. were Mr. Bennett's first interest. Fie was manager of Woolson Spice Co. when the Havemeyer interests bought...

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