WAY STATIONS: YOU CAN ONLY IMAGINE HALF THE DANGER

In the U.S., the hot weather had come and the folks were thinking warm and homey summer thoughts. Pittsburgh discussed the drop of the Pirates with the sad indulgence of a disappointed'parent. In Des Moines, and all through Iowa, farmers reluctantly decided that the heavy rains (a regular flood) had washed away the chances of a full corn crop. In Alliance, Neb., Editor Ben Sallows of the Times-Herald griped good-naturedly about prices: "Life must be worth living. The cost has doubled, and still everybody hangs on." Out in Montana, the people talked...

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