National Affairs: House Week

Work Done. The House of Representatives last week:

¶ Passed the War Department appropriation bill, carrying approximately $445,000,000 in direct funds for the coming fiscal year; sent it to the Senate.

¶ Passed the independent offices appropriations bill, carrying $541,314,000 for many government bureaus; sent it to the Senate.

¶ Heard Representative John Q. Tilson of Connecticut, Republican floor leader, declare that he would do his utmost to postpone action on many pending bills which would deplete the Treasury. "It would be unfair," he explained, "to Mr. Coolidge, to spoil the splendid record for...

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