RUMANIA: Youth into Overalls

Of Rumania's 5,000,000-odd able-bodied adult males, 1,600,000 are under arms. Their mobilization postponed last autumn's plowing; their presence in the Army has caused a farm-labor shortage this spring. Bitter winter and spring floods have combined with these war-brought conditions to play havoc with Rumania's wheat crop. Instead of a normal export surplus of $20,000,000 worth, this year's surplus is expected to be little more than half that. And Germany, which last year got $8,000,000 worth of the crop, this year wants $10,000,000 worth. If Rumania will just promise this, said Germany's sly Dr. Karl Clodius last week, Germany will stop...

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