THE TARIFF: Camp Trouble

Rampant upon the tariff battlefield still strode the Senatorial armies (TIME, Sept. 30 et ante). But from the heavens on the Republican side came a portentous rumbling. Battle between the lines ceased as the Republican chieftains harkened to awful words from the White House, even as the chieftains at Troy used to attend whenever Zeus spoke.

"I," said President Hoover, "gave my views [at the opening of the current special session of congress]. . . . I then pressed . . . the importance of maintaining the flexible tariff." The Voice went on to...

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