National Affairs: Counter Moves

The Democrats in Congress have under way various counter proposals to the Mellon tax reduction. A large block of Democrats favor a soldier bonus, although there is a minority who oppose it. Practically all of them favor tax reduction, but along other lines than those laid down by Secretary Mellon.

Representative Garner, ranking Democratic member of the Ways and Means Committee, is naturally the spokesman of his group in the House. He objects to the Mellon proposal on two chief counts: 1) that it reduces surtaxes on high incomes; 2) that it does not...

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