Canada: BRITISH COLUMBIA: Queen of the Kernels

Like most farm wives, talkative, plumpish Amy Kelsey has chores aplenty. Near British Columbia's Creston (pop. 1,153) she helps her husband tend their ten-acre fruit farm, keep their unpainted frame house pin-neat, still finds time to collect stamps, grow prize wheat and corn. Thirty-five years in the Canadian West have greyed her hair but never dimmed her ardor for blue-ribbon awards. Since 1934, the wheat and corn she planted between the trees in her husband's apple orchards have won 40 prizes in U.S. and Canadian shows.

Last April she sowed a third...

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