CONGRESS: The House Week Jan. 16, 1928

Work Done. Last week, the U. S. Representatives:

Convened after a fortnight's recess; swore in two new members; authorized the swearing in of a new member ill in a hospital.

Debated a bill appropriating moneys to run the U. S. Departments of State, Justice, Commerce, Labor.

Debated and amended a resolution authorizing the President to appoint a commission of experts to investigate the S-4 disaster and submarine safety devices; passed and sent it to Senate.

On Submarines. The House debates of the proposed S-4 Investigating Commission scarcely transcended a private wrangel among four New York...

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