THE TARIFF: Commission Chairman

Henry Prather Fletcher's service as a private in Roosevelt's Rough Riders (1st U. S. Volunteer Cavalry) during the Spanish War was not mentioned at the White House last week as one of the official reasons why President Hoover appointed him chairman of the new Tariff Commission. But in many a mind there was a symbolic connection between Mr. Fletcher's military service and his new job.

President Hoover had searched the land over for a suitable person to head the Commission he expected to flex out the "inequalities and injustices" of the Hawley-Smoot Tariff...

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