THE CONGRESS: 71st, Special

Heedful of President Hoover's call, the 71st Congress prepared to gather at the Capitol April 15 for its first or extraordinary session. Countless Congressmen remained in Washington after the Hoover Inaugural, but their consciences troubled them not at all at collecting from the U. S. their legal travel allowance of 20¢ a mile to carry them to their political homes and back. Two legislative subjects were to be dealt with at this special session: Farm Relief, Tariff Revision. Many another pressed forward hopefully for consideration. Chief of these were: 1) Repeal...

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