THE TARIFF: 509 to 157

Senate warriors last week stacked their arms and gave themselves over to quarreling as to who was to blame because the Tariff Battle did not move along more briskly. Republican Generalissimo Reed Smoot cried to his cohorts that it was "preposterous" to hold them at fault and that Freebooter Borah was "more than unfair" in so charging. Brigadier Borah thereupon crossed the lines to remark: "Senator Smoot is overworked and perhaps feels irritable. . . . No man in his calmer moments could have supposed that such a bill could have passed without...

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