National Affairs: Misery Question

Two months ago Secretary of Agriculture Hyde raised the warning cry of "Dole!" against the Senate's Drought Relief plan and thereby started the Arkansas food war in Congress. Last week the same Secretary pronounced the same relief plan "no Dole!" and thereby brought to a peaceful conclusion the bitterest issue of the session. Nevertheless the Senate had won less than the White House Administration had surrendered.

When Arthur Mastick Hyde ran a thriving Buick agency in Trenton. Mo. before the War, his interest in farms and farmers had been nominal. Pitched into the...

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