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Farmers And The Tariff

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Do the farmer? want increased importatlon ot ncrlcuUunil products? Of barley alone tliere were $6,132,000 of value imported last year and of vegetables a vul ue of $2.276,000. The total impoits of tlie yenr 1887, free and dutiable weic in vln"e $197,808 240. Of tnls nm $46,678,443 was admiiti-d free of dury and the remainder paiil a duty. Do the Hgrictilturists want the doties hII remoYed and tbeir products driven from this market V Seven million three hundred dollars' worth of foieiü glaïs came into t Ij ïs ron ntry last year. Do the glassblowers want tlus volume increased? Five niillion Uve hundred and forty-flve thougand dollars' worth of pottery of foreijrn make entered our market last year. Do tlif potters want thi vast gum augim n it ? Will the woolgrowers wlio were compelled to compete witli $16,00(000 worth of foreign wr.ol last year relisli the rupect of Imving thelr proiluct furtlier displaced next year? and the labor engaged in woolen mannfactorles ir. this country, are they iinxious that the $44,000.000 worth of woolen jjoods iinpoi led In 1887 in competición wlth the products of their labor slull le (nultinlitd in 188H? All 1 1 1 ' se importaiions will be jtreaily incre.isid f ihis (MilN) bill shall bi-ponif a law. Every Invoice of furelgn T' ods wliioh comes here, the like of hlcli we can mike, crowds out jnstso DlOCh A mei - ican labor. Is there to be no limit


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