FARMERS: Cart Behind the Lines

Title 1, Section 2 of the late Reorganization Bill of 1938 would have empowered the President to regroup, coordinate, consolidate, reorganize, or segregate any Government agency in the interest of efficiency. Last week Secretary of Agriculture Henry Agard Wallace, on the night before his Soth birthday, announced without to-do a reorganization of his department as drastic as any Franklin Roosevelt might have made. His reason: efficiency.

Under the New Deal, Agriculture, besides being a research and service department like Commerce, has also been through Agricultural Adjustment Administration a vast agency for distributing...

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