IRISH FREE STATE: Civil Tariff War

That President Eamon De Valera has sufficient backing to override the refractory Free State Senate he proved last week when Senators rejected the bill empowering his Cabinet to impose retaliatory tariffs against the Mother Country (TIME, July 25).

The Dail, having passed this bill, had adjourned. Mr. De Valera called the Dail back into session. It promptly repassed the bill, thus squelching the Senate's opposition.

For good measure the Dail voted numerous extraordinary powers to the Government before finally adjourning. "I will guarantee that these powers will not be abused," promised Mr. De...

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