Business: Business Notes, Dec. 13, 1926

General Motors insured the 100,000 and more employes of G. M. subsidiaries for $1,000 each with the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. last week. The $100,000,000 group policy represents as much business as Metropolitan Life did in the first 20 years of its existence.

Cotton Tariff. No longer may U. S. cotton enter Russia free of duty, for the Council of People's Commissars calculated that at present prices U. S. lint can stand a tax of three and one-half cents a pound and still be cheaper than Turkestan cotton. This tariff was promulgated last week,...

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