Both Houses spent the greater part of their time filling Committee places, and fighting for Committee advantages.
¶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.
¶Took a three-day...