FARMERS: Celebration

In Dalhart, Tex. the words Dust Bowl are fighting words. The Dalhart Texan will pay $50 for information identifying the human Gila monster who coined the term Dust Bowl. "Maybe we did have some wrong farming methods," says Editor Albert Law, "and maybe we did have some dust storms. But we're really getting back to normal. We've got food crops that look like forests."

Last week Dalhart's Last Man's Club held a banquet to celebrate lush crops, a record rainfall, the Dust Bowl's end. During the banquet the air got stuffy, and somebody turned on the long-unused air conditioner. Clouds of...

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