SUGAR: Axes to Grind

While the four Federal agencies are carrying on their four separate investigations of the alleged sugar gouge whereby the price of sugar was pushed up to 10 cents a pound, political factions are busy turning the scandal to account.

First, the high tariff on sugar (a Republican measure) gave Chairman Cordell Hull of the Democratic National Committee a chance to abuse the Republicans for passing it and thus making sugar speculation behind the tariff wall both tempting and safe. President Harding, alert and cautious fearing...

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