THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 18, 1932

The Senate:

¶ Passed (40-to-17) a resolution by Alabama's Black to appropriate $5,000,000 for storm relief in Southern States.

¶ Refused (42-to-26) to reconsider the rejected nomination of Charles A. Jonas to be a U. S. District Attorney in North Carolina.

¶ Ratified a treaty of friendship, commerce and consular rights with Norway; ratified another with Poland.

¶Voted to investigate the Farm Board.

Committees of the Senate:

¶ Began an investigation of stock trading and short sales. When a declining market braced briefly, the investigators...

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