CONGRESS: The Senate Week Feb. 20, 1928

Work Done. Last week the U. S. Senators:

¶ Passed a bill by Senator Watson extending to March 1929 the life of the Federal Radio Commission, enlarging its power over "chain hookups" and direct radio advertising; sent it to the House, postponing confirmation of appointees to the Commission until the House should act on the bill.

¶ Passed a bill by Senator Willis exempting from taxes income derived from the sale of merchant ships, when such income is used to build new tonnage; sent it to the House; received it back, rejected, with a...