CONGRESS: The House Week Mar. 31, 1930

Work Done. Last week the U. S. House of Representatives:

¶ Adopted a resolution appropriating $300,000 toward restoration of the frigate Constitution ("Old Ironsides"). ¶ Passed a bill raising Lieut.-Commander Joel Thompson Boone, physician to President Hoover, to captain's rank and pay. ¶ Passed a bill to put interstate bus traffic under the Interstate Commerce Commission.

¶ Passed three coinage bills: discontinuing the minting of $2.50 gold pieces; authorizing the minting of special 50¢ pieces commemorating the Gadsden Purchase, the founding of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.


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