CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Mar. 3, 1924

The Senate:

¶Rejected the nomination of Walter L. Cohen, a Negro, as Comptroller of Customs for New Orleans (see Page 5).

¶Confirmed the nomination of Henry P. Fletcher, Ambassador to Belgium, to be Ambassador to Italy. ¶ Adopted a House resolution appropriating $100,000 for expenses of special counsel in investigating oil scandals.

¶Passed a bill granting the mail

franking privilege to Edith Boiling


¶Took up consideration of the Interior Department appropriation bill, previously passed by the House.

¶Heard Senator F. B. Willis, of Ohio, read Washington's Farewell Address.

The House:

¶Debated and...

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