THE TARIFF: More Abundant Grumbling

One morning last week Herbert Hoover, returning to California after a tour of the East, arrived in Chicago. Knowing the best place to find him, newshawks marched into the office of Capitalist Arch Wilkinson Shaw, great & good Hoover friend. No trace of Mr. Hoover was to be seen but much in evidence was Mr. Hoover's traveling companion, Ben S. Allen, onetime Associated Pressman and Wartime assistant to Hoover in Belgium. Ben Allen, whose most notable job was press-agenting the Hoover Food Administration, passed out a typewritten Hoover statement:

"The Canadian treaty [TIME,...

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