CONGRESS: The House Week Dec. 24, 1928

Work Done. Last week the U. S. Representatives :

¶ Passed the Greek Debt settlement ($19,659,836 over 62 years), also approving a loan of $12,167,000 for 20 years at 4% for refugee work. ¶ Passed the Austrian Debt settlement ($34,630,968.68 over 25 years beginning in 1943).*

¶ Debated and passed a bill appropriating some 285 millions to run the Department of the Interior, including 221 millions for military pensions and a quarter-million (first of four instalments) to buy up privately-owned lands in Yosemite National Park.

¶ Passed bills increasing funds to modernize the battleships Oklahoma, Nevada, California and to complete two...