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RAISING PRICES-AND ITS EFFECTS!

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RAISING PRICES-AND ITS EFFECTS! The effect of American tariffs inRising prices has long been the subject of, It is brought out rather forcibly in a letter addressed to the New York World..The ^r.>k^h^0Q8e its materials and furnitnre «rw^, t^a g .h°W the "protection of home industry in this ewe taxes the consumer. The materuito iwe â taxe,i:-The bricks 20 per cent., cement 20 per cent., timber 20 per cent., iron 50 to 60 per and rivets 55 to 60 per cent., screws JO to 80 per cent., lead 47 per cent., zinc about 40.per cent.,plates 40 per cent., window glass 67 P«r ceâ0' to 70 per cent., marble 65 to 70 Perâce^11^ocks 35 per cent., butts and hinges 80 per ⢠wnlter con- tinues But let us go iivL your boots, you careless mafia. 7 r *ri5ar" pet is taxed 70 per cent..N » ,8- ^firV T steel pen is taxed nearly 70 spill the ink; it is taxed 35 per cent. The p P egiater-book is taxed 31 per cent. âfi, aii 0 pinner, That chair you are sitting 0^a i^le L^t- mat,e"als> is taxed fully 45 per cent. the table-napkins 40 per cent the fug with the ice-water 45 per cent., and the glass in which 7⢠31 per cent. The utensils with wh:ich your diinner is cooked are taxed in average over 50 percent., and the plates you eat from wre ent2r inf ⢠leave out all the tax that may enter into the viands. These are not what doubled your board Now let us go to your bedroom of course the carpet, as I said, is taxed 70 per cent., the sheetings and cotton fabrics on your bed are tax^i 65 per cent, in average, and the blankets are taxed 140 p6Jnt.^CaTto* J**? BOaP you use is taxed 58 per cent Can you wonder at in- creased and inflated prices

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