HUSBANDRY: Stable Wheat; Active Pigs

Clamp-jawed George Sparks Milnor, head of U. S. Grain Stabilization Corp., sat at his desk in Chicago last week showing obvious signs of fatigue. His face was taut and tired, but his heavy-lidded eyes sparkled with satisfaction. For more than a fortnight his shoulders alone, Atlas-like, had steadfastly supported the price of wheat.

It had looked like Panic for a while, with millers cancelling their orders, traders dumping their holdings, farmers selling their crops. Then Mr. Milnor received from Chairman Legge of the Farm Board a blanket order to go into the...

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