| The Washington Post (1877-1954)
- Washington, D.C. |
Mar 3, 1909
The news comes from
Louisiana that large areas of that State heretofore devoted to the growing of cotton will be planted to cane, because the
boll weevil has wrought such havoc on the former crop. If this pest shall be the occasion of a diversity of farm crops at
the South his presence in the cotton field will not prove an unmixed evil.