FARMERS: Dinner on the Ground

Farmer O. H. Thrasher and his 4,000 turkeys were in great demand last week around Torrington, Wyo. Because turkeys dote on grasshoppers, Farmer Thrasher's neighbors gladly waived normal objections to strayed or visiting flocks, begged the honor of his birds' attendance at dinner on the ground. So hearty was the welcome, so vast the offered meal, that Farmer Thrasher got up a rolling roost, trucked his capacious hens and gobblers from ranch to ranch.

But all the turkeys in Christendom could not have consumed the grasshoppers available in the U. S. last week. Westward from Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois to Washington,...

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