CONGRESS: The Senate Week Mar. 10, 1930

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

¶ Rejected (39 to 27) a tariff on crude oil. ¶ Passed a bill providing $7,000,000 for farm relief in flood and drought areas.

¶ Adopted a resolution providing $25,000 for U. S. participation in the International Conference for Codification of International Law.

¶ Adopted a resolution asking the Secretary of Agriculture to recommend means of curbing grain speculation.

¶ Confirmed the nomination of William

D. L. Starbuck of Connecticut as a member of the Federal Radio Commission.


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