THE TARIFF: To the Senate

One day last week the double doors of the Senate Chamber opposite the Vice President's dais swung open to admit Alney Earle Chaffee. Slender, thin-haired, smiling behind his pince-nez, Mr. Chaffee is a Reading Clerk of the House. Vice President Curtis banged his gavel at Clerk Chaffee's appearance. Silence fell over the Senate. A Senate attendant announced in a loud voice: "Mr. President, a message from the House of Representatives."

Clerk Chaffee took one step forward, bowed from the waist to Vice President Curtis, read from a document:

"Mr. President, the House...

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