THE PRESIDENCY: The Coolidge Week: Jun. 20, 1927

¶ The Swiss can make Swiss cheese cheaper than U. S. cheesemakers can make Swiss cheese. To keep Swiss Swiss cheesemakers from underselling U. S. Swiss cheese makers, President Coolidge increased the duty on Swiss Swiss cheese from 5c to 7½c per pound.

¶ The President expected a caller —expected in vain. Governor John Hammill of Iowa was late for an appointment with him,. Moments passed, the Governor's tardiness emphasized itself. Finally came, not the Governor, but word from him. He had not reached Washington in time to keep his appointment. He...

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