CONGRESS: The Senate Week Jul. 7, 1930

Work Done. The Senate of the U. S. last week:

¶ Passed the bill reducing passport renewals to $2, original passports to $5 ; sent it to the President.

¶ Passed a bill assuring female suffrage to the territory of Hawaii, concerning which existing law was ambiguous; sent it to the President.

¶ Adopted a resolution-instructing the War Department to lease Muscle Shoals power to-municipalities as well as to power companies; sent it to the House.

¶ Passed the second deficiency bill; sent it to conference.

¶ Passed the bill to purchase the Voll-behr collection of...

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