CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Apr. 12, 1926

The Senate— ¶ Debated the Italian debt settlement (see below). ¶ Debated farm relief measures. ¶ Passed two bills for the beautification of the Capital. One, carrying $1,900,000, was for a connecting link between Rock Creek and Potomac parks. The other extended the powers of the Park Commission. (Bills went to the House for perfunctory agreement to a few amendments.) ¶ Debated, in connection with appointment of Thomas F. Woodlock to Interstate Commerce Commission (TIME, April 5), the question of absolute secrecy at executive sessions...

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