The Congress: Rubber

The House of Representatives last week passed a resolution providing for a committee investigation of "the means and methods of control of production and exportation of crude rubber, coffee, silk, nitrates, potash, quinine, iodine, tin, sisal (a fibre used for cordage), quicksilver, pulpwood . . . their effects upon the commerce of the United States, both as to supply and to price. . . ."

The day after this incident Secretary of Commerce Hoover issued an exhortation to automobile users, garage men, et al., to...

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