FARMERS: Obnoxious Engagement

Last week, when Undersecretary of Agriculture Rexford Guy Tugwell called a trade meeting of Philadelphia and Boston poultrymen for Nov. 26, the cork of their wrath popped out of the bottle of their indignation. Said Charles F. Bauman, secretary of the Philadelphia dealers: "He's just plain dumb or plumb mean. Either it's stupidity or else he knows Nov. 26 is one of the times we work day & night. If Mr. Tugwell doesn't know that Thanksgiving Day [Nov. 28] means turkey or some kind of fowl to most of the U. S. what...

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