CONGRESS: The Senate Week Feb. 27, 1928

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

¶Passed Senator Johnson's resolution for an investigation of bituminous coal mining and strike conditions in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio. Chairman Watson of the Interstate Commerce Committee appointed Senators Gooding, Pine, Wheeler, Metcalf and Wagner to visit the mines, Senator Couzens refusing to join in what he called "a hippodrome," "a circus performance."

¶Amended the Walsh resolution for an inquiry of interstate public-utility corporations; passed it (see below).

¶Passed a resolution by Senator Smith (South Carolina) for an inquiry by the Committee on Agriculture into operations and relations among cotton exchanges, cotton spinners and the U....

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