Last week the Senate of the U. S.:
> Adopted a resolution appropriating $50,000 for a Hoover commission to investigate Haitian conditions.
> Passed a bill authorizing expenditure of $300,000,000 for Federal highway construction.
> Adopted (40 to 35) tariff amendments putting cement on the free list, reducing the rates on straw hats and handkerchiefs, raising rates on flaxseed oil.
> Rejected tariff amendments raising rates on certain vegetable oils (49 to 26), lowering rates on rayon yarns and filaments (52 to 23)....