CONGRESS: The Senate Week Jun. 30, 1930

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

¶Adopted Senator Borah's resolution directing the Tariff Commission to investigate certain rates in the Hawley-Smoot Bill, with a view to demonstrating the flexible provisions of the Bill (see p. 16).

¶Passed the Rivers & Harbors Bill, including amendments to: 1) limit the water to be diverted from the Great Lakes by the Chicago Drainage Canal; 2) limit Federal operation of New York State's canal system to barge traffic, so as not to compete with the proposed St. Lawrence waterway.

¶Heard a report from the...

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