Dialogue on Cotton
Price Administrator Leon Henderson pushed his tubbiness into a Senate committee room last week to dry some of Dixie's outraged tears, caused by his holding down the price of cotton yarns. There he ran into snorting, shouting, howling Senator Cotton Ed Smith, chairman of the Agriculture Committee.
Senator: "I'd like to see some of you fellows who wear out desk tops in Washington set to raising cotton. After you finally got one bale, you'd be so damned tired you'd think you ought to get a dollar a pound."
Henderson: "Now listen. Senator, I was a farm boy myself once."
Senator: "How long...