THE TARIFF: PL R. 2667 Compromise


H. R. 2667 Compromise

With their hands now free to give and take, the five Senate conferees on the Tariff Bill last week moved swiftly to a final compromise with the five House conferees on the disputed items of H. R. 2667. The export debenture plan was dropped irrevocably from the measure. The rate on soft lumber, twice free-listed by the House and fixed at $1.50 per 1,000 ft. by the Senate, was set at $1 per 1,000 ft. after the Senate conferees had explained that further...

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