GOVERNMENT: Pursuit of Happiness

Is everybody happy? In the dairy business, at least, the U.S. has tried to make them so. Housewives who had grumbled at the high price of butter were made happy as state after state allowed the sale of colored margarine. This didn't please the butter men. But the Agriculture Department had a way to make them happy, too: it promised to support prices by buying up surplus butter. An effort was even made to make foreign dairymen happy. They were allowed to ship as much dried milk, cream and buttermilk to the U.S. as they wanted to send....

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