National Affairs: The Congress

Work Done. Reconvening after the holidays, the House last week: ¶Abolished the cloakroom lunch counter, which Commander George W. Calver, U. S. Navy, health-guardian for Representatives, called "the most unsanitary eating place in the District of Columbia." ¶Debated credits and refunds on income taxes (see below).

¶Heard Congressman George Holden Tinkham, of Massachusetts, demand investigation of alleged propaganda fund raised to support Kellogg Peace Treaty. Heard a 1930 War Department appropriation of $435,428,415 reported by the Military Affairs Committee. The appropriation provides for a U. S. army of 118,750 enlisted men...

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