THE TARIFF: The Young Turks

Spectators of the Senate tariff war last week gasped with surprise at the sight of a trim new regiment marching briskly and in close order out of the hard-harried Republican redoubts. From the sidelines few were the faces recognized in this detachment of fresh troops as it deployed and in one bold stroke captured the tariff battlefield under sharp Democratic fire.

These new Republican warriors were called "the Young Turks, a band about 20 strong who had mutinied against the feeble leadership of the Old Guard. For...

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