Business & Finance: A is for Apple

In convention in Chicago last week gathered the men who control the third largest U. S. unmanufactured crop export. Largest is cotton, next is tobacco and third is the humble apple. To safeguard this precious fruit the International Apple Association met for the first time 42 years ago in Chicago's Hotel Sherman. Last week, 1,400 strong, the applemen were back at the Sherman with apple problems on their minds, Les Apple Trees Glacé on their tables and on their program plans for using the saga of Johnny Appleseed as a promotion scheme.

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