CONGRESS: The Senate Week Mar. 19, 1928

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

¶ Ratified the arbitration treaty with France.

¶ Passed Senator Pittman's bill to exempt short-line railroads from that clause in the Transportation Act which requires railroads to pay one-half their profits above 6% to the Interstate Commerce Commission; sent it to the House.

¶ Voted 10 to 7 in committee to reject the renomination of John Jacob Esch to the Interstate Commerce Committee.


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