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April 2, 1898

THE WEEK IN CONGRESS.

JAMA. 1898;XXX(14):801-802. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440660049008

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Abstract

The return of Mr. Gallinger from the Isle of Cuba has apparently given new life to the Caffery bill in the Senate, and also to the Antivivisection bill.

Mr. Caffery addressed the Senate in favor of his bill on March 22, and again on March 23, and according to the Record spoke over two hours on the first occasion, and nearly two hours on the second occasion. No other speeches have been made on the subject, and his own speech has not been printed, as he has not yet concluded.

Senator Spooner has further amended his bill, and will press the amendment when it comes up. The great and overwhelming interests of our country in the Spanish imbroglio, and the fiendish assassination of our sailors in Havana harbor have prevented consideration of the sanitary matters to the extent that otherwise would have been given them.

Our friends should continue

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