CONGRESS: The Senate Week Oct. 14, 1929

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

¶ Debated the Tariff Bill; adopted (47 to 42) the Simmons Amendment repealing the flexible tariff provision: adopted provisions to convert present ad valorem rates to equivalent percentages on the basis of "domestic value."

¶ Heard Senator King eulogize late, great Dr. Gustav Stresemann (see p. 28).

¶ Recessed for five minutes to receive Sergeant Alvin York, War hero.

¶ Adopted a resolution commissioning the Department of Commerce to investigate the investment abroad of U. S. manufacturing capital for the production of commodities which...

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