THE TARIFF: Complaints from Afar

The new Tariff Bill, passed by the House and now pondered through the hot summer days by the Senate Finance Committee, became more than a domestic matter when 43 protests against its high rates were filed with the U. S. State Department by the diplomatic representatives of 25 countries. Collectively, politely, the protests told the U. S. that increased tariff schedules might prove injurious to that expansion of U. S. foreign trade so anxiously desired by President Hoover.

International. The collection of complaints had been piling up at the State Department for several...

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