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CONGRESS: The Senate Week May 21, 1928

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

¶ Passed Senator Norris’ resolution asking the Supreme Court to permit special counsel to intervene in the valuation test case of the St. Louis and O’Fallon Railroad.

¶ Resolved that the Commerce Committee should investigate the shooting of a Niagara Falls citizen by a Coast Guardsman (see PROHIBITION). ¶ Passed Senator Brookhart’s resolution directing the Federal Trade Commission to investigate chain stores. ¶ Approved the House bill authorizing reduction of the air mail rate from 10 cents per half-ounce to 5 cents. ¶ Passed a resolution calling for an inquiry into the diversion of commerce from U. S. to Canadian ports. ¶ Passed bills to decorate the crew of the Atlantic-crossing NC4 and to strike a special medal for Fliers Chamberlin and


¶ Debated the Revenue Act of 1928 (tax reduction).

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