CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Dec. 31, 1923

Neither chamber accomplished any legislative results during the final week before adjournment over the holidays.

The Senate took 25 ballots without electing: a Chairman for the Interstate Commerce Committee.

¶Heard speeches and debate on secret diplomacy in Europe and on diplomatic recognition of Russia.

¶Ratified in executive session the renewal of five-year arbitration treaties with France, England, Japan, Norway, Portugal.

¶Adjourned until January 3.

The House marked time waiting for its committees to consider and act on the many bills which had been presented.

¶Adjourned until Jan. 3.

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