CONGRESS: The Senate Week Dec. 17, 1928

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

¶Received and read messages from the President.

¶ Debated, debated, debated their unfinished carry-over from last session, the Boulder Dam bill. To facilitate passage this session, Senator Johnson (Calif.), sponsor, substituted the Boulder Dam bill passed by the House last session for his own much-filibustered measure, then re-substituted his own text after the House's enacting clause. Otherwise the bill, if passed by the Senate, would be new legislation, subject to delay when it returns to the House.

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