THE TARIFF: Bobwhite Quail

Senator Caraway and other Democrats are inclined to laugh at items on the Republican tariff schedules. Another object of their laughter has been the flexible tariff (the clause in the Tariff Act whereby the President is authorized on recommendation by the Tariff Commission to increase or decrease specific tariffs by not more than 50%, so, as to equalize cost of production between the U. S. and principal competing countries). They point out that the President has increased the duty on certain grains and various minor products; that in spite of the Tariff...

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