Working days left: 13. Essential bills to enact if a special session is to be avoided: 9. Essential bills enacted last week: 1.

House Work Done. The House of Representatives last week:

¶ Passed a $348,820,952 Naval Appropriation Bill, after refusing to limit officers to 5,499; sent it to the Senate.

¶ Adopted the conference report on the Interior Department Appropriation Bill, including a $20,000,000 Drought Relief fund (see col. 3); sent it to the President.

¶ Adopted a conference report on the $100,000,000 Public Buildings Bill; sent it to the President.

¶ Passed (363-to-37) a bill to up the Soldier Bonus...

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