FARMERS: People v. Pippel

Among the 200 stranded U. S. farmers whom the Government set out to rehabilitate in Alaska's Matanuska Valley three and a half years ago was Walter Pippel of Hennepin County, Minn. Last week came news of how Walter Pippel, who arrived with $54, had become Matanuska's star farmer and outstanding anti-social force. Instead of selling the garden produce from his 40 acres through the marketing co-operative which is as proud a feature of Matanuska as its shining community creamery, schools, hospital and recreation centre, individualistic Walter Pippel journeyed to Anchorage and...

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