FOOD: No Shortage

Though thousands of panicky citizens were hoarding sugar, canned goods and coffee last week, there was absolutely no reason for it. The U.S. was better supplied with food than ever before in history. Not only would the wheat and corn harvests be good; mountains of hitherto unwanted farm surpluses were stored away in warehouses and caves throughout the nation. In the Government's larder at the end of June were:

¶ About 450 million bu. of wheat, nearly 90% of what the whole U.S. will eat from current production this year. ¶ A whopping 176 million Ibs. of butter and 69...

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