TAXATION: Publicity

Last year George W. Morris, Nebraskan Senator, succeeded in snaffling a certain rider* to the 1924 Revenue Bill; managed, with the aid of the LaFollette group, to ride it roughshod over the

President's protest; and had the satisfaction of seeing the newspapers of the U. S. printing a sheaf of figures which set the public chattering for nine days.

The 24 individuals who, according to preliminary surveys, contributed most heavily to the income tax coffers this year were:

John D. Rockefeller Jr., New

York $6,277,669

Henry Ford, Detroit 2,608,806

Edsel Ford, Detroit 2,158,055


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