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May 2, 1914 – Administration leaders today laid plans for raising war revenue in case the army has to go into Mexico.

The first measure planned would impose a stamp tax on checks and legal documents. Another would tax sweet wine and fortified brandies and probably beer. According to the estimate, this measure would net the treasury about one hundred and sixteen million dollars a year, and if the situation demanded, a tax would be imposed on cigarettes, cigars, and tobacco.

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