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ONE BONUS BILL ELIMINATED: PREDICT DEBATE WITHIN Patman Plan Out of Picture; Senate Advocates Instruct , , Envoy to Consult President Roosevelt By DOUGLAS B. CORNELL Associated Press Staff Writer WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.--Fighting house factions made peace over the bonus today as senate democrats, also talking of compromise, instructed instructed their leader to take up the issue with President Roosevelt. The list of bonus measures at the center of the annual congressional battle narrowed to two when the Patman bill to provide payment through $2,000,000,000 of currency expansion, was, in effect, taken out of the conflict. Its backers agreed to consolidate behind legislation sponsored by the ·^American Legion, Veterans of For- 'eign Wars and Disabled American Veterans. Only approval by the full Patman steering committee, which is regarded as certain, was yet to be obtained. Bonus leaders predicted passage in the house within a week or ten days. Meeting for the first time, senate democrats a u t h o r i z e d Leader Kobinson (D., Akr.) to talk with Mr. Roosevelt before the bonus campaign reaches the floor. Robinson, who has forecast "execu- Se« BONUS, Pg. 14. Col. 4

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  1. Abilene Reporter-News,
  2. 05 Jan 1936, Sun,
  3. Page 2

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