TAXATION: Sales Tax Battle No. 2

Having voted on the income tax sections of its billion-dollar revenue bill (TIME, May 30), the Senate last week continued its long wrangle over inserting tariff provisions. Oil and coal duties had been adopted. Log-rolling logic and gentlemen's agreements now necessitated doing something for lumber and copper. Nebraska's Norris tried to break in with a revival of the Export Debenture to benefit farm products, insisted that some form of farm aid must go into the bill if tariff features were being added. He was brushed aside by a vote of 46-10-23. Lumber...

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