Cuban Sugar Sales: Testimony Taken by the Committee on Relations with Cuba

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1902 - 492 páginas

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Página 3 - ... to take such testimony, and to make such expenditures, as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report such hearings shall not be in excess of 25 cents per hundred words. The expenses of the committee, which shall not exceed $30,000, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the committee or the chairman of any duly authorized subcommittee thereof.
Página 455 - Illinois; and, be it further Resolved, That a copy of this preamble and resolution be forwarded...
Página 430 - In Cuba such progress has been made toward putting the independent government of the island upon a firm footing that before the present Session of the Congress closes this will be an accomplished fact. Cuba will then start as her own mistress ; and to the beautiful Queen of the Antilles, as she unfokU this new page of her destiny, we extend our heartiest greetings and good wishes.
Página 430 - In the case of Cuba, however, there are weighty reasons of morality and of national interest why the policy shouli be held to have a peculiar application, and I most earnestly ask your attention to the wisdom, indeed to the vital need, of providing for a substantial reduction in the tariff dutIes on Cuban imports into the United States.
Página 131 - He also called attention to the fact that the sugar production of the world consists of 3,000,000 tons of cane sugar from the tropics, and 5,000,000 tons of beet sugar from Europe. Consequently, the security of any given sugar proposition depends on its ability to hold its own with the European product. " The sugar industry," he declared, " is, after all, merely an agricultural one. We can undersell Europe in the production of all other crops, and sugar is no exception.
Página 430 - I most earnestly ask your attention to the wisdom — indeed, to the vital need — of providing for a substantial reduction in the tariff duties on Cuban imports into the United States.
Página 3 - Senate on vouchers of the committee or subcommittee, signed by the chairman and approved by the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate.
Página 195 - We condemn the present administration for not keeping faith with the sugar producers of this country. The Republican party favors such protection as will lead to the production on American soil of all the sugar which the American people use, and for which they pay other countries more than $100,000,000 annually.
Página 138 - The total consumption of sugar in the United States last year was 2,219,847 tons, and based on the average increase of 6.34 per cent, during the past nineteen years, the consumption this year should be 2,360,585 tons.
Página 138 - American source?, say Louisiana being able to produce 350,000 tons; United States beet factories, 150,000; Hawaii, 350,000, and Porto Rico, 150,000, all being free of duty, leaving 1,360,585 tons to come from other sources, and on which duty is paid. The average duty assessed is $36 per ton, or a total of $48,981,060.

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