National Affairs: Handclasps Over Cotton

Last week the country was treated to an amazing sight when the cotton growers of the South and the textile manufacturers of New England clasped hands over their common commodity, sought a common way out of their difficulties. Unanimously they agreed that the steady increase of foreign competition and the steady decrease of foreign and domestic markets for raw cotton and cotton goods spelled approaching ruin for both planters and millers. Unanimously they blamed most of their troubles on AAA's 4.2¢ a Ib. processing tax. And unanimously they set off for the White...

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