The Senate: ¶ Adopted the conference report on the Treasury-Post Office appropriation bill carrying $763,000,000. (Went to House.)
¶ Debated ratification of the Isle of Pines Treaty negotiated more than 20 years ago, which would formally acknowledge Cuba's sovereignty over that Island.
¶ Adopted the majority report of the Public Lands Committee condemning the leasing of naval oil reserves to Messrs. Sinclair and Doheny, first having defeated the less drastic minority report.
¶ Passed the Naval Appropriations Bill carrying $290,000,000, having defeated an amendment to provide for increasing gun elevation on...