CONGRESS: The House Week Apr. 23, 1928

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

¶ Listened for one hour while Representative Blanton of Texas strove to clear himself of an allegation in the Washington press that he had been arrested for speeding in his automobile.

¶ Passed a Senate bill raising the pay of Washington park policemen.

¶ Passed a Senate bill to establish a wild life refuge on the Bear River in Utah.

¶ Passed a resolution increasing from $5 to $10 the amount per acre the Department of Agriculture may spend in enlarging game sanctuaries on the upper Mississippi.

¶ Passed a bill authorizing $7,000,000 for continued warfare by...

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