Readers of the Saturday Evening Post would be greatly disappointed if Alexander Botts, the famed sales manager of the Earthworm Tractor Co., were not up to his neck in trouble. When last heard from (in Author William Hazlett Upson's latest story), Botts had bogged a scraper so deep in the Canadian muskeg that not even his mighty Earthworm tractor could pull it out. But Botts managed it; he used rockets, for a jet-assisted takeoff.

No rockets have yet been used by the Caterpillar Tractor Co. of East Peoria, Ill., which often sounds like...

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