THE TARIFF: Rate Encounters

Along the battlefront of the Tariff War last week ran the clatter of musketry as Senate soldiers tussled for the first time over actual rates. There was so much scampering back and forth between the lines that at times it was hard to tell on which side a Senator was really fighting.

The Democratic-Insurgent Republican coalition first held a special caucus-of-war at the headquarters of Field Marshal Simmons. They decided to reverse their strategy of last Spring limiting tariff fighting only to the Farm Lowlands. They consented to give the regular Republicans...

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