CONGRESS: The Senate Week Feb. 11, 1929

Work Done. The Senate of the U. S. last week:

¶ Debated the cruiser-construction bill (see below).

¶ Debated a resolution to survey the interoceanic canal route through Nicaragua.

¶ Debated and passed a $145,792,541 appropriation bill for the Department of Agriculture.

¶ Debated a resolution by Washington's Jones to eliminate secrecy in confirming executive nominations

¶ Passed the Independent Offices appropriation bill.

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