WITH GENUINE AND PARTICULAR PRIDE THIS ISSUE OF
TO PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, the new dealer,
who has kept his radio promise of last October, "We are going- to
raise commodity prices," and again and again declares, "To
gether we cannot fail."
TO THE NEW DEAL, in which the farmer, invited to sit for a hand,
catches the ace.
TO CONGRESSMAN LINDSAY WARREN, who has championed the cause
of the farmer throughout.
TO GOVERNOR J. C. B. EHRINGHAUS, who is heroically and success
fully leading the North Carolina farmers in their battle to restore
AGRICULTURE to its rightful position, both as a business and
as an industry.
TO HENRY A. WALLACE, SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE,
TO CHESTER C. DAVIS, HEAD OF THE AAA,
TO J. B. HUTSON, CHIEF OF THE TOBACCO SECTION,
TO J. C. LANIER, TOBACCO CODE ADMINISTRATOR, who, standing
at the head of their respective official circles of AGRICULTURE,
have been faithful to their trust.
TO L. V. MORRILL, a modern Paul Revere, who succeeded in arousing
his people from their lethargy into a concerted effort, which won
for them a glorious victory.
TO THE COMMITTEE OF FORTY-TWO AND TO THOSE "UNKNOWN
SOLDIERS," who were, and are at all times, militant enthusiasts
of any forward movement for the farmer, and whose fervor has
instilled a new confidence and purpose into the hearts of the
AGRICULTURAL leaders of this nation.
AND LASTLY, TO THE 90 PER CENT OF THE TOBACCO FARMERS,
WHO ARE COOPERATING VOLUNTARILY WITH THE AGRI
CULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION, without
whose cooperation, relief of any sort would have been everlast