National Affairs: Session's End

The tumultuous second session of the 71st Congress which began Dec. 2, 1929, came to an abrupt and noisy conclusion late one evening last week. The House membership romped away to play local politics until the next regular session in December. President Hoover promptly recalled the Senate for a special session to consider ratification of the London Naval Treaty.

To secure adjournment the Senate had to humble itself before the President and the House on World War pension legislation (see p. 17) and cash for the National Law...

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