CONGRESS: The Senate Week Feb. 25, 1929

Work Done. The Senate of the U. S. last week: ¶ Met jointly with the House to count officially the votes of the Electoral College (see p. 12).

¶ Passed the District of Columbia appropriation bill.

¶ Adopted a resolution by Alabama's Heflin calling for recommendations from the Federal Board for legislation to check stock speculation (see p. 47).

¶ Debated and rejected (47 to 27) a bill to prohibit speculation in cotton and grain futures.

¶ Debated a minority report on the Salt Creek oil leases censuring the Department of the Interior,...

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