CONGRESS: The Senate Week Nov. 18, 1929

Work Done. Last week the U. S. Senate:

¶ Debated the tariff bill, revising downward the rates on earthenware, metals, manufactures.

¶ Adopted a resolution by Michigan's Couzens directing the Federal Trade Commission to collect data on interstate transmission of electrical power.

¶ Adopted a resolution directing Secretary of the Treasury Mellon to account for the expenditure of the $1,719,654 auxiliary prohibition fund appropriated at the last session.

¶ Confirmed the nominations of Benjamin H. Littleton as judge of the Court of Claims and Walter Ewing Hope...

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