National Affairs: Mr. Grundy Goes Along

Bright with confidence was the round face of Joseph R. Grundy, Bristol, Pa., worsted maker and highest of high tariff men (TIME, Feb. 18) as he sauntered last week into the White House offices to tell President Hoover why the tariff should be broadly and generously revised. Dark with dismay was that same face 40 minutes later when Mr. Grundy emerged from his conference. President Hoover had disgruntled potent Mr. Grundy by saying NO.

Mr. Grundy's lips were sealed as if to part them would loose only sobs of heartbreak, but Mr. Grundy's friends predicted that he would "go along" with the...

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