CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Dec. 24, 1923

Both Houses spent the greater part of their time filling Committee places, and fighting for Committee advantages.

The Senate:

¶Received for confirmation several thousand nominations for various Government posts.

¶Confirmed the nomination of ex-Senator Frank B. Kellogg as Ambassador to Great Britain. ¶ Held up the nomination of Edward P. Farley as Chairman of the Shipping Board until investigation showed whether the charge was true that he was interested in a British shipping company, and gave British vessels preference over American ships in carrying grain for export.

The House:

¶Took a three-day...

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