CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Feb. 23, 1925

The Senate:

¶ Adopted a resolution for an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into alleged violations of the Anti-Trust Law by the American Tobacco Co. and the General Electric Co. (See Page 22.)

¶ Considered and passed with amendments the supply bill for the Departments of State, Justice, Commerce and Labor carrying appropriations for 1925-26. (Returned to House.)

¶ Ratified a commercial treaty with Germany, an arbitration treaty with Rumania and an agreement to arbitrate with the Netherlands over disputed sovereignty of the island of Palmas.

¶ Met in joint session with the House of...

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