National Affairs: THE CONGRESS

The Senate Week

Work Done. Last week the Senate of the U.S.:

¶Defeated (48-to-38) an increase in the Sugar Tariff (see col. 2).

¶ Debated Prohibition and Law Enforcement (see p. 14).

¶ Passed a bill granting an additional $1,000,000 for Porto Rican hurricane relief.

The House Week

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

¶ Passed (178-to-63) the $1,147,788,692 Treasury-Post Office Appropriation Bill.

¶ Debated Prohibition and Law Enforcement. (see p. 14)

¶ Debated Philippine Independence.

¶ Adopted a joint resolution appropriating $55,000 for expenses of U. S. participation in the celebration of the millenary of Iceland's Parliament.


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