¶ Adopted with amendments a resolution providing that a joint committee of Congress should arrange to lease Muscle Shoals (q. v.) by vote of 51 to 26. (Resolution returned to the House.)
¶ Confirmed Charles W. Hunt's appointment to be a member of the Federal Trade Commission, by vote of 48 to 20.
¶ Began consideration of the Gooding "long and short haul" bill, which would prevent railroads from cutting their transcontinental freight rates to compete with water-borne freight. ¶ Adopted a resolution for an investigation of the Tariff Commission by...