On spinach at 40 cents per bushel, the old duty was 12 cents per bushel, while the new duty is 22 cents per bushel; on celery, valued at $3 per case f.o.b. California, the old duty was 90 cents per case while the neiw duty is $3; on Mexican tomatoes, the old duty was 38 cents while the new duty is 90 cents.
This dealer assures me that just as soon as the home grown vegetables come on the market in sufficient quantities, the American shipments are shut off. I have a circular letter issued by a Montreal wholesale fruit house.
Subtopic: CUSTOMS TARIFF AMENDMENT