FISCAL: Schedule 7

The farmer, supposedly, is the motive power behind the current legislative enterprise to revise the tariff. Had he not made loud complaints and evoked campaign promises of a domestic market wholly protected for his produce, it is doubtful if the House Ways & Means Committee would now be. hearing pleas for duty changes at all

Last week the Committee reached Schedule 7—the agricultural section—of the Tariff Act of 1922. Into the Committee room in the House Office Building strode, not the farmers themselves, but their hired lobbyists, suave, well-garbed,...

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