The Senate:

¶ Unanimously confirmed presidential pal John W. Snyder to be Secretary of the Treasury, and natty, conscientious John L. Sullivan to be Under Secretary of the Navy (the job Ed Pauley wanted).

¶ Authorized the Navy to sacrifice 77 ships, 33 of them combat vessels, as targets for next month's atomic-bomb tests at Bikini.

¶ Created a $2,500 annual expense allowance for Senators in addition to their yearly salaries.

¶ Sent to the White House a bill allowing all Filipinos in the U.S. to apply for citizenship, and permitting the entry of 100 Filipinos a year.

The House:

¶ Failed by five...

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