National Affairs: Cubans & Housewives Glad

With great grumpings and whirrings, 156 sugar mills in Cuba last week commenced to grind the 1930 cane crop. Set in motion by a presidential decree, they will work night and day for four months manufacturing some 4,500,000 tons of raw sugar. About the centrals was a new and unexpected enthusiasm. Officers and workers smiled and laughed for they had something to make them happy: the Senate of the U. S. had refused to increase the U. S. customs duty on raw sugar.

In the Battle of Schedule Five of the Senate's tariff war, Old Guardsmen, led by Generalissimo Reed Smoot, chairman...

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