CONGRESS: The Senate Week Jan. 14, 1929

Work Done. Reconvening from the Christmas holidays, the Senate last week: ¶Heard Senator Hale speak on the Cruiser Bill (see below). ¶Debated ratification of the Kellogg peace treaty (see col. 3).

Cruiser Bill. By agreement with Senator Borah, in charge of the Kellogg treaty, Senator Frederick Hale of Maine, in charge of the Cruiser Bill, opened the session with a Cruiser Bill speech. He argued that the proposed 15 cruisers do not constitute a "big Navy," but represent only the minimum additions required to keep the Navy at a respectable defensive strength. Immediately following...

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