FARMERS: A New Kettle of Fish

When the price of wheat went below $1 a bushel and the price of other farm produce, comparatively, almost as low, then remarkable things happened to the farmers and the farming industry.

The first of these was hard times. Everybody who has read a political speech in the last nine months knows that more mortgages have been foreclosed in some parts of the country than there is land. Hard times hurt. But others came with hard times that will last long after these hard times are forgotten. One was a remarkable system of credit facilities for agricultural regions. Another...

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