THE CONGRESS: House Week

Work Done. The House of Representatives last week:

¶ Upheld the right of Representative James W. Beck, onetime (1921-25) U. S. Solicitor General, to his disputed seat from the first Pennsylvania district. Representative Finis J. Garrett, of Tennessee, Democratic floor leader, had charged that Mr. Beck was not an inhabitant of Pennsylvania. The vote of 247 to 78, sustaining Mr. Beck's incumbency, included many Democratic Beck votes.

¶ Heard Mrs. Pearl Peden Oldfield, Democrat, of Arkansas, sworn in as successor to her husband (see Women).

¶ Passed the Fenn Reapportionment Bill...

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