National Affairs: Much Ado About Sugar

Hawaii and Puerto Rico, although voteless, have long contended that they are entitled to equal consideration with Louisiana, Michigan, Colorado or any other State. Delegates from Honolulu are forever pointing out that Hawaii pays more income tax than any of 16 States. But last week U. S. citizens in those islands feared that the House of Representatives regarded them as mere colonies. Whereas New York or Georgia might refine all the sugar they could get their hands on, the House restricted Hawaiian refiners to 3%, Puerto Rico refiners to 16% of their own...

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