National Affairs: On the Border

The Republicans had been talking about the tariff. Nominee Curtis, Secretary Jardine, Senators Moses, Borah and Fess, Speaker Longworth, Under-Secretary Ogden Mills and many another had been saying and repeating what a dreadful thing it would be for the Democrats to obtain power, because they would lower the tariff. The tariff, thanks to Republican persistence, was beginning to loom with Prosperity as one of the campaign issues. National Chairman Work (Republican) drew National Chairman Raskob (Democrat) into a public tariff debate, in the course of...

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