THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Apr. 17, 1933

The House:

¶Passed a District of Columbia appropriation bill, left unfinished from the last session; sent it to the Senate. C Received a resolution from the Rules Committee to investigate the cinema industry.

¶Spent four days in miscellaneous debate on the Akron disaster (see p. 20), farm mortgages, beer in the District of Columbia, inflation, the House's power to originate legislation.

The Senate:

¶Passed (53-to-30) a bill by Alabama's Black providing for a 30-hour week in industry (see col. 3).

¶Debated the farm relief and mortgage refinancing bill.

¶Confirmed the nominations of Claude Gernade Bowers to be Ambassador to Spain and Sumner Welles to be...

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