CONGRESS: The Senate Week Mar. 4, 1929

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

¶Passed (65 to 18), after hot debate, a bill to stiffen prohibition violation penalties (see p. 14).

¶Passed a $360,000,000 naval appropriation bill, carrying $12,370,000 for cruiser construction this year and next; adopted an amendment (38 to 30) for recall of U. S. Marines in Nicaragua, then rejected it (48 to 32).

¶Adopted the House's resolution for an investigation of U. S. District Judge Francis Asbury Winslow of Manhattan.

¶Passed the $18,000,000 appropriation bill to pay expenses of Congress.

¶Passed bills creating...

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