CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Apr. 14, 1924

The Senate:

¶Passed a pension bill increasing pensions of widows of Civil War veterans, excepting those who married after June 27, 1907. ¶Confirmed the nomination of Alfred J. Pearson to be Minister to Poland (TIME, April 7). ¶ Passed a resolution permitting the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs to erect in Washington a monument to baseball.

¶Passed a bill authorizing the President to invite foreign governments to participate in the Third World's Poultry Congress to be held in the U. S. in 1927.

¶Passed a bill originating in the House, appropriating...

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