AMERICAN TARIFF BILL.
ESSENTIALLY PROTECTIVE. gjfXIETX IN TEE EMBASSIES (Received 8.10 a.m.) LONDON", March 23. The "Times'' New York correspondenl ■ays that Payne's TurifT Bill shows that tile nominal reductions in many classes are largely neutralised by subtle jn classification. The measure is being bitterly assailec. as being essentially protective. The section providing for maximum and minimum charges, according to t import scale of the exporting country, h causing anxiety in all the embassies ai legations except the British. Britain, with her free trade tariff, comes in under all heads at the minimum rate.
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