CONGRESS: The Senate Week Oct. 21, 1929

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

¶ Debated the tariff bill.

¶ Adopted an amendment permitting manufacturers and organized labor to intervene in customs cases involving valuation and classification of imported merchandise; rejected an amendment permitting them to intervene in customs cases involving reappraisement and protest against collectors decisions.

¶ Adopted a Cutting Amendment to eliminate from the tariff bill the ban on "obscene" books (see p. 16).

¶ Rejected the King Amendment proposing to grant independence to the Philippines; rejected the Broussard Amendment providing an international conference to decide...

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