Well, Mr. Chairman, I
cannot conceive that this is consistent with
the principle of a luxury tax. To me it is not any luxury these days for a woman to buy a silk skirt. If she pays $20.00 for it, she has to pay a $2.00 tax.
Topic: SPECIAL WAR REVENUE ACT, 1915, AMENDMENT.
Subtopic: EXCISE TAX RESOLUTIONS CONSIDERED IN COMMITTEE OF WAYS AND MEANS.