THE TARIFF: Borah Bloc

With Congress away, the Senate Committee on Finance last week settled down broodingly upon the Tariff Bill whence, some six weeks hence, will be hatched out a major legislative controversy for Senate consumption.

The whole solemn rigmarole of tariff-making was started over again, as if action by the House had never been taken. Witnesses began marching forward to repeat to the Senators the identical arguments for special favors they had made last winter before the House Ways & Means Com- mittee. The same disputed items—cattle, meat, hides, flaxseed, fresh vegetables, dairy products, sugar, shoes,...

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