"The rolled oats we took to the grocery store are just not selling," a very serious William Holt told the people gathered at the dinner table of the Mountain Top Baptist Bible Institute. They were trying to diversify from selling eggs and teas. "The only ones buying them are up-timers. The down-timers still think they're horse food."

"The article in the papers didn't help?" Al Green asked the young Bible student.

"Not in the least," William said . . .

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