CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Feb. 11, 1924

The Senate:

¶Devoted the major part of its week to lengthy discussion of the naval reserve oil leases.

¶Passed the Walsh resolution authorizing the President to appoint special counsel, with the Senate's "advice and consent" to prosecute oil frauds and instiute suit for voiding the oil leases in dispute.

¶On the day following Mr. Wilson's death, heard eulogies by Senator Robinson of Arkansas and Senator Lodge of Mass., then adjourned.

The House:

¶Like the Senate, discussed the naval oil leases at length.

¶Passed without a record vote the appropriation bill for the Department of...

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