The Tariff Review Volume 10

The Tariff Review Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ... Free-Trade, free wool and free woolens, or ruinous Tariff reduction, would surely come, and the home market-the only one possible for the grower--would be crippled. HERE IS NO better method of exposing the hy pocrisy and double-dealing of the leaders of the "reform " movement than by preserving the files of the Free-Trade papers, and comparing with one another statements made by them at different times and to suit different lines of argument. A notable instance of those peculiar Free-Trade tactics in which all other considerations are sacrificed for the sake of making a partisan argument came to our attention not long ago. The Chicago Heralll, which, next to the New York World and SI. Lauis Rejfiuelie, is perhaps the most unscrupulous member of the Free-Trade pre ss in its issue of August 27 criticises a statement of Messrs. Justice, Bateman & Co., the Philadelphia wool experts, to the effect that the McKinley Tariff had prevented the price of American wool from being infiuenced as much as it would otherwise have been by the disastrous fall in the world's price of wool, shown by the figures of the 'London market. In answer to a correspondent who asks whether this is true, and who is evidently in favor of Protection in case it is, the Herald says: A gentleman writes from Plymouth, Iud., asking what the Herald thinks of this statement. The Herald thinks it is safe to say, and that it has been proved without contradiction, that the prices of American wool were higher under Free-Trade or very low duties than they have been under high duties. The Tariff "editor " of the Herald in making this statement evidently forgot that some four months ago, on April 14, he had written as follows: The passage of more

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  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 653g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236922670
  • 9781236922670