THE TARIFF: Voices for Veto

Protests against the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Bill banked higher at the White House last week. Requests for a veto continued to flow in. Henry Ford stayed overnight with President Hoover to repeat his belief that the bill was "an economic stupidity." Albert Henry Wiggin, head of the Chase National Bank of New York, conferred long and solemnly at and after luncheon. Many another tycoon flayed the measure in public or prepared to protest when (or if) the bill should come formally before the President.

During the week the Textile Converters Association reversed its...

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