CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Dec. 20, 1926

The Senate-

Adopted, by a vote of 70 to 7,the resolution of Senator Walsh of Montana, calling for immediate investigation of corruption charges against Senator Gould of Maine (see p. 9).

Received a resolution from Senator Dill of Washington, which would instruct the officers of the Senate to refuse to accept the credentials of Senators-elect Smith of Illinois and Vare of Pennsylvania.

Began consideration of the Geneva protocol prohibiting use of poison gas in warfare.

The House-

Passed appropriation bills of $753,483,000 for Postoffice Department and of $137,371,000 for Treasury Department, including a $11,490,965 item for the Prohibition unit (see p. 9). (Bills...

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