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of the South and failed to recognize Mr. Davis did not take a position one with hunger? Even the puppet leaders current production in the West and way or another on our proposals. We are of East Germany were forced to admit Southwestern States I have mentioned, terribly frightened by such a euphemism in their party newspaper, that they had a production entered upon at Govern- or evasion. If the statements made by been forced to call on Moscow several ment urging to meet the necessities of Mr. Davis were not opposition, we want

Mr. Davis were not opposition, we want times for help with food shortages. Yet, cold and hot war and a production which no more of such cooperation or kindness. these are the same leaders who continue was in toto more efficient and produc- I say that any reasonable person would

I say that any reasonable person would to refuse the American offer of food for tive of a greater contribution to our conclude that the Department of Agri- their hungry people. They have gone economy than production in most south culture opposed the recommendations of so far as to threaten fines and stiff prison ern States.

the western and southwestern cotton in- sentences for any East German caught These conferees did not engage in idle dustry.

with any food from the West. Yet, every conversation. They determined upon a I say that this effort to dissemble, to day thousands of East Germans are pourprogram of action to correct an impend- cloak facts with sweet descriptions, is at ing across the borders to special food ing injustice. They agreed upon recom least ill advised if not morally reprehen- stalls set up especially for them-demendations for change in the quota law sible; however, there are graver aspects spite these Communist threats. and submitted these recommendations of the situation.

I am happy that President Eisenhower to their respective legislators.

I would assume that the great Depart- has again renewed our offer of food in a These carefully considered recommen- ment of Agriculture, in recognition of its message to Chancellor Adenauer of West dations were set forth in H. R. 5669, a duty and its judgment of the inequity of Germany. I sincerely hope, as do all bill I introduced, and in bills offered by

a law within its jurisdiction, would make Americans, that this food will find its other representatives. On June 30, 1953, recommendations to correct such in way into hunger-ridden homes of East John H. Davis, the appointee of the new

equity. Its activity should not be con- Berlin. Secretary of Agriculture as the Director fined to mere criticism of proposals subof Commodity Marketing and Adjust- mitted by those who will feel the weight STILL FURTHER MESSAGE FROM ment and President of the Commodity of such inequity. To date the Depart

THE SENATE Credit Corporation, testified with respect ment has not come forward with any to the proposals contained in H. R. 5669

A still further message from the Senproposals designed to correct the basic and other identical resolutions. inequity of the cotton-quota law. I

ate by Mr. Ast, one of its clerks, anWithout exception he objected to the

charge this to be a serious dereliction of nounced that the Senate agrees to the three proposals contained therein. I duty which will be aggravated by a con

report of the committee of conference will discuss the proposals and his objec- tinued failure.

on the disagreeing yotes of the two tions seriatim.

It is becoming apparent that cliches, Houses on the amendments of the Senate The western and southwestern cotton platitudes, and expression of fears of

to the bill (H. R. 5376) entitled "An industry recommended a 3-year quota an imagined socialization of agriculture act making appropriations for civil funcbase including 1953 crop history. Mr.

tions administered by the Department of are not going to solve the problems of Davis stated, “we believe it would be farmers nor are they going to satisfy

farmers nor are they going to satisfy the Army for the fiscal year ending June unwise to change the law.so as to require

the farmers. In point of fact such evi- 30, 1954, and for other purposes.” data for the current year to be included

dences of indecision have the positive in the base period for establishing State effect of depressing farm prices which

EXTENSION OF REMARKS and county allotments." He objected to depend in large measure on psychologi By unanimous consent, permission to a 3-year average by stating, “A 3-year cal factors and calculations of future

extend remarks in the Appendix of the average may show variations that, in programs.

RECORD, or to revise and extend remarks part, reflect only temporary and even Such indecision on the part of one was granted to: abnormal rather than long-time trends."

Congressman would be inconsequential Mr. ALLEN of California and to include At the same time he gave lipservice because a Congressman has a limited

because a Congressman has a limited extraneous matter. sympathy to western and southwestern

area of influence. Such indecision on Mr. MACK of Washington in two inproducers by stating that an equitable the part of the Department charged with

the part of the Department charged with stances, in each to include extraneous apportionment among States means rec the duty of giving direction to agricul- matter. ognition of the interests of areas into

tural programs is absolutely fatal. Mr. CEDERBERG and to include a news which cotton production has shifted as Many, if not a majority, of the Members well as the older sections from which

of Congress take their direction from the Mr. REED of New York (at the request cotton growing has moved. Simultane- Secretary of Agriculture not in subservi

Secretary of Agriculture not in subservi- of Mr. SIMPSON of Pennsylvania) in two ously he questioned the value of a 5-year ence but on an assumption of greater instances and to include extraneous base. But he had no substitute offer to and more current knowledge.

matter. our offer of a 3-year base. Then, oddly

We, in the West and Southwest, are Mr. JONAS of North Carolina. enough, he recommended a 3-year base begging for that direction at this mo Mr. DAGUE and to include a newspaper including the current year for applying ment with respect to our cotton prob article. the State quota to the farm.

lems. We do not want dictation. We Mr. HOSMER in three instances and to Mr. Davis objected to our second pro do not want fence straddling. We do include extraneous matter. posal, that of combining counties into not want political decisions. We want Mr. FARRINGTON and to include a districts.

considered recommendations based on speech by the Governor of Hawaii. Mr. Davis objected to our third pro accumulated knowledge.

Mr. HAGEN of California and to include posal, that of providing for a maximum

extraneous matter. reduction of 25 percent in the acreage of

Mr. HELLER (at the request of Mr. any single State as determined by pro

FOOD FOR EAST GERMANY

HOLTZMAN) and to include extraneous duction in the year 1952. This blackball

The SPEAKER. Under the previous matter. was delivered in the face of a statement

order of the House, the gentlewoman Mr. BYRD in two instances and to inthat the existing law requires too drastic from Massachusetts is recognized for 5 clude extraneous matter. a change from year to year and imposes minutes.

Mr. JONES of Alabama and to include undue hardships on many cotton Mrs. ROGERS of Massachusetts. Mr. an editorial. growers.

Speaker, I realize that the hour is very Mr. MULTER in five instances and to In the face of these expressions of be- late, but the recent sudden offer of food include extraneous matter. lief and opinion from a qualified and au- for East Germany by the Soviet comes Mr. BOLLING and to include extraneous thorized spokesman for the Department as a great surprise to many of us here matter. of Agriculture, we of the West and in the United States. Only a few days Mr. OAKMAN and to include a stateSouthwest are asked to believe that such

ago Mr. Molotov was denouncing the ment, notwithstanding the fact that it spokesman did not oppose our proposals. American offer of food, claiming that no exceeds 2 pages of the RECORD and is

According to reports contained in food shortage existed. Could it be that estimated by the Public Printer to cost newspapers published in the great Cen- the Communist leaders felt the wrath $231. tral Valley of California, Secretary of of the East Germans when they learned Mr. ANGELL and to include a newsAgriculture Ezra. Benson declared that that their rulers were playing politics paper article.

Mr. CAMPBELL and to include a treatise House adjourned until tomorrow, July 22,

House adjourned until tomorrow, July 22, cation in the case of subscription radio and offered by the Greater Tampa Chamber 1953, at 12 o'clock noon.

television; to the Committee on Interstate of Commerce.

and Foreign Commerce, Mr. LANTAFF and to include a letter.

By Mr. LANTAFF: REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUB H. R. 6432. A bill to amend section 203 Mr. KERSTEN of Wisconsin and to in

LIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (j) of the Federal Property and Administraclude extraneous matter.

tive Services Act of 1949, as amended, to Mr. DAVIS of Wisconsin.

Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of permit the disposal of surplus property to Mr. KEATING in three instances and to committees were delivered to the Clerk State health departments and to county include extraneous matter.

for printing and reference to the proper mosquito control districts; to the CommitMr. SHAFER in two instances. calendar, as follows:

tee on Government Operations. Mr. VAN ZANDT.

By Mr. CAMPBELL:
Mr. ALLEN of Illinois: Committee on

H. R. 6433. A bill to establish a United Mr. Urt and to include a copyrighted Rules. House Resolution 347. Resolution

States Air Force Academy at Henderson interview with Senator WILLIAM F. for consideration of H. R. 5894, a bill to

Field, Tampa, Fla.; to the Committee on KNOWLAND which appeared in the July amend the Trade Agreements Extension Act

Armed Services. 24, 1953 issue of the U. S. News & World of 1951 and certain other provisions of law

By Mr. HALE: Report, notwithstanding the fact that it to provide adequate protection for American

H. R. 6434. A bill to amend sections 401 workers, miners, farmers, and producers; exceeds 2 pages of the RECORD and is without amendment (Rept. No. 890). Re

and 701 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosestimated by the Public Printer to cost

metic Act so as to simplify the procedures ferred to the House Calendar. $273.

governing the establishment of food standMr. HOPE: Committee on Agriculture

ards; to the Committee on Interstate and Mr. RIEHLMAN. H. R. 107. A bill to provide for the transfer

Foreign Commerce. Mr. HOWELL in two instances and to of the site of the original Fort Buford,

By Mr. KING of Pennsylvania: include extraneous matter. N. Dak., to the State of North Dakota; with

H. R. 6435. A bill to amend the CommodMr. SIEMINSKI (at the request of Mr.

amendment (Rept. No. 891). Referred to the
Committee of the Whole House on the State

ity Exchange Act; to the Committee on AgriHOWELL) in five instances and to include

culture. of the Union. extraneous matter.

By Mr. O'HARA of Minnesota: Mr. MILLER of New York: Committee on

H. R. 6436. A bill to amend the Communithe Judiciary. H. R. 1825. A bill to prescribe

cations Act of 1934, as amended; to the Compolicy and procedure in connection with

mittee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED construction contracts made by executive

By Mrs. ROGERS of Massachusetts: agencies, and for other purposes; with Mr. LECOMPTE, from the Committee

H. R. 6437. A bill to provide for the amendamendment (Rept. No. 892). Referred to on House Administration, reported that

ment of the Walsh-Healey Public Contracts the Committee of the Whole House on the

Act (49 Stat. 2036), as amended; to the Comthat committee had examined and found State of the Union.

mittee on the Judiciary. truly enrolled bills of the House of the Mr. WOLCOTT: Committee on Banking

By Mr. ANGELL: following titles, which were thereupon

and Currency. Senate Joint Resolution 97.
Joint resolution to amend the International

H. R. 6438. A bill to provide that the signed by the Speaker:

United States shall aid the States in wildWheat Agreement Act of 1949; without life-restoration projects and for other purH. R. 1991. An act relating to certain con amendment (Rept. No. 893). Referred to the struction-cost adjustments in connection

poses; to the Committee on Merchant MaCommittee of the Whole House on the State

rine and Fisheries. with the Greenfields division of the Sun of the Union. River irrigation project, Montana; and

By Mr. BROOKS of Louisiana: Mr. REED of New York: Committee on H. R. 5690. An act making appropriations

H. R. 6439. A bill granting the consent of Ways and Means. 1. R. 6426, a bill to amend for additional independent executive bu

Congress to a compact executed by the repthe Internal Revenue Code to extend the reaus, boards, commissions, corporations,

resentatives of the States of Louisiana and time during which certain provisions relatagencies, and offices, for the fiscai year end

Texas and relating to the waters of the ing to income and estate taxes shall apply, ing June 30, 1954, and for other purposes.

Sabine River; to the Committee on Interior and for other purposes; without amendment

and Insular Affairs. The SPEAKER announced his signa(Rept. No. 894). Referred to the Commit

By Mr. McCORMACK: tee of the Whole House on the State of the ture to enrolled bills of the Senate of

H. R. 6440. A bill to amend section 345 of Union. the following titles:

the Revenue Act of 1951; to the Committee

on Ways and Means. S. 122. An act directing the conveyance of PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

By Mr. WEICHEL (by request): certain property to the city of Rupert, Idaho; S. 498. An act to authorize an agreement

H. R. 6441. A bill to amend certain proUnder clause 4 of rule XXII, public

visions of title XI of the Merchant Marine between the United States and Mexico for bills and resolutions were introduced and

Act, 1936, as amended, to facilitate private the joint operation and maintenance by the severally referred as follows:

financing of new ship construction, and International Boundary and Water Commis

By Mrs. ST. GEORGE:

for other purposes; to the Committee on sion, United States and Mexico, of the No.

H. R. 6425. A bill to establish a postal rate Merchant Marine and Fisheries. gales sanitation project, and for other purmaking procedure in the Post Office Depart

By Mr. MORANO: poses;

ment; to the Committee on Post Office and S. 630. An act to authorize the conveyance

H. Con. Res. 166. Concurrent resolution faCivil Service. for public-school purposes of certain Federal

voring universal disarmament; to the ComBy Mr. REED of New York:

mittee on Foreign Affairs. , land in Gettysburg National Military Park,

H. R. 6426. A bill to amend the Internal and for other purposes;

By Mr. PATTERSON:
Revenue Code to extend the time during
S. 967. An act to extend the duration of the

H. Con. Res. 167. Concurrent resolution eswhich certain provisions relating to income Hospital Survey and Construction Act (title

tablishing a Joint Committee on Central and estate taxes shall apply, and for other VI of the Public Health Service Act);

Intelligence; to the Committee on Rules. purposes; to the Committee on Ways and S. 1433. An act to extend the benefits of

Means. certain provisions of the Reclamation Project

By Mr. CARLYLE:
Act of 1939 to the Arch Hurley Conservancy
A. R. 6427. A bill for the relief of the State

MEMORIALS
District, Tucumcari reclamation project, New

of North Carolina; to the Committee on the Mexico; and

Under clause 3 of rule XXII, memorials Judiciary. S. 1981. An act to continue in effect certain

were presented and referred as follows:

By Mr. CELLER: provisions of section 6 of the act of February

H. R. 6428. A bill to require the establish By Mr. LOVRE: Memorial of the Legisla4, 1887, as amended, relating to military traf

ment of congressional districts composed of ture of South Dakota applying for a confic in time of war or threatened war, for the duration of the national emergency pro

contiguous and compact territories in the vention to propose an amendment to the

election of Representatives, and for other Constitution of the United States to provide claimed December 16, 1950, and 6 months

purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. an additional independent mode of proposing thereafter, or until such earlier date as may

By Mr. DAWSON of Utah:

amendments to the Constitution by the sovbe established by concurrent resolution of

H. R. 6429. A bill to repeal the manufac ereign States their inherent power to amend Congress.

turers' excise tax on repaired, reconditioned the Constitution; to the Committee on the
and rebuilt automotive parts and accesso-

Judiciary.
ries; to the Committee on Ways and Means. By Mr. LANTAFF: Memorial of the Legis-
ADJOURNMENT
By Mr. HELLER:

lature of the State of Florida, transmitting Mrs. ROGERS of Massachusetts. Mr.

H. R. 6430. A bill to assist in providing Senate Memorial No. 1075; to the Committee Speaker, I move that the House do now

old-age security; to the Committee on Ways on Appropriations.
and Means.

Also, memorial of the Legislature of the adjourn.

By Mr. HINSHAW:

State of Florida, transmitting Senate ConThe motion was agreed to; accordingly H. R. 6431. A bill to amend the Communi current Resolution No. 240; to the Commit(at 6 o'clock and 29 minutes p. m.) the cations Act of 1934 with respect to its appli tee on Ways and Means.

PRIVATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS things that are ever good for any nation H. R. 3268. An act for the relief of Hiroki

Hollopeter;
Under clause 1 of rule XXII, private and for any man.
In our love of freedom help us to keep

H. R. 3396. An act for the relief of Dr. bills and resolutions were introduced and

Hamdi Akar; severally referred as follows: cool heads that we may think through

H. R. 3749. An act for the relief of Woldeand know what freedom really is. We By Mr. HRUSKA:

mar Jaskowsky; H. R. 6442. A bill for the relief of Tamiko would accept the responsibilities of free

H. R. 4056. An act for the relief of ManFujiwara; to the Committee on the Judiciary. men; we would know that freedom rests fred Singer; By Mr. JAVITS:

upon faith in and the practice of the H. R. 4328. An act for the relief of Mrs. H. R. 6443. A bill for the relief of Bertalan moral laws.

Edith D. Williamson; Steiner; to the Committee on the Judiciary, Defend our liberties, preserve

H. R. 5486. An act for the relief of Irene By Mr. JAVITS (by request):

Andrews; and unity. Endue with the spirit of wisdom,

H, R. 5950. An act for the relief of Gattas Millet; to the Committee on the Judiciary. the United States and all those to whom Millet;_to the Committee on the Judiciary. prudence, and fortitude the President of

E. Maloof. H. R. 6445. A bill for the relief of Gabriele is entrusted the authority of Govern

LEAVES OF ABSENCE Pontillo; to the Committee on the Judiciary. ment, to the end that there may be jus

H. R. 6446. A bill for the relief of Antonino tice and peace at home, and obedience to On request of Mr. CLEMENTS, and by Governante; to the Committee on the Judi- law among the nations of the earth. unanimous consent, Mr. KENNEDY and ciary.

Thine is the kingdom, the power, and Mr. MURRAY were excused from attendBy Mr. KLEIN:

the glory forever. Amen. H. R. 6447. A bill for the relief of Antonio

ance on the session of the Senate today Doncovio; to the Committee on the Judi

for the purpose of attending the funeral ciary.

of the late former Secretary of Labor

THE JOURNAL By Mr. LESINSKI:

Maurice J. Tobin. H. R. 6448. A bill for the relief of Tony

On request of Mr. KNOWLAND, and by Bacalja; to the Committee on the Judiciary. unanimous consent, the reading of the By Mr. McDONOUGH:

COMMITTEE MEETING DURING H. R. 6449. A bill for the relief of Num- Journal of the proceedings of Tuesday, eriano Lagmay; to the Committee on the July 21, 1953, was dispensed with.

SENATE SESSION Judiciary.

On request of Mr. KNOWLAND, and by By Mr. MORANO: H. R. 6450. A bill for the relief of Lun Lee MESSAGES FROM THE PRESIDENT

unanimous consent, the Committee on Yuan and Rosaline Sung Yuan; to the Com

Agriculture and Forestry was authorized

Messages in writing from the Presimittee on the Judiciary.

to meet today during the session of the By Mr. STRINGFELLOW:

dent of the United States submitting Senate. H. R. 6451. A bill to provide for the con- nominations were communicated to the

Mr. CAPEHART. Mr. President, I ask veyance to Robert Ward Morgan and others Senate by Mr. Miller, one of his secre

unanimous consent that the Committee of certain real property in Box Elder County, taries. Utah; to the Committee on Interior and In

on Banking and Currency may meet at

10 o'clock this morning. .sular Affairs.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE By Mr. WILLIS:

Mr. MORSE. I object. H. R. 6452. A bill for the relief of Mrs. A message from the House of RepreJosette L. St. Marie; to the Committee on sentatives, by Mr. Bartlett, one of its the Judiciary. clerks, announced that the House had

ORDER FOR TRANSACTION OF passed the following bills, in which it

ROUTINE BUSINESS
requested the concurrence of the Senate:

Mr. KNOWLAND. Mr. President, I
SENATE
H. R. 684. An act for the relief of Kim

ask unanimous consent that immediately
Jung Soo;
H. R. 723. An act for the relief of Mrs. Fu-

following the quorum call there may be WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 1953 miko Sawai Skovran;

the customary morning hour for the pur

H. R. 728. An act for the relief of Helga G. pose of allowing Senators to introduce (Legislative day of Monday, July 6, 1953) Jordan and her son;

bills and joint resolutions, to make in

H. R. 752. An act for the relief of Fran. sertions in the RECORD, and to transact The Senate met at 10 o'clock a. m., on coise Bresnahan;

other routine business, with the usual the expiration of the recess.

H. R. 806. An act for the relief of Sullivan

limitation on speeches of 2 minutes. Dr. Seth R. Brooks, Universalist Na Construction Co.;

H. R. 824. An act for the relief of Demetritional Memorial Church, Washington,

The VICE PRESIDENT. Without obD. C., offered the following prayer: ous Konstantno Papanicolaou;

jection, it is so ordered.

H. R. 907. An act for the relief of Wolody-
Our Father, who art in heaven, Thou myr Hirniak;
hast been the help of Thy people in ages
H. R. 917. An act for the relief of Luigi

CALL OF THE ROLL past; Thou art the hope of men for times

Lotito;

H. R. 953. An act for the relief of Jekabs Mr. KNOWLAND. Mr. President, I to come. We are thankful that we are Lenbergs;

suggest the absence of a quorum. surrounded by a cloud of witnesses who

H. R. 965. An act for the relief of Michael

The VICE PRESIDENT. The Secrein their time gave witness to things eter

Demcheshen; nal. We are thankful we can believe that

tary will call the roll.

H. R. 1130. An act for the relief of Golda I. in time to come there will be those who Stegner;

The Chief Clerk proceeded to call the will continue to stand for Thine eternal H. R. 1339. An act for the relief of Dr. Soon

roll. way among nations and men. Tai Ryang;

Mr. KNOWLAND. Mr. President, I H. R. 1689. An act for the relief of the Help us to understand our blessings,

ask unanimous consent that the order Frank M. Hill Machine Co., Inc.;

for the quorum call be rescinded and our responsibilities, our duties, and our

H. R. 1795. An act for the relief of Helena problems in the present. As we come be- Shostenko;

that further proceedings under the call fore Thee may we always give thanks for

be dispensed with.

H. R. 2029. An act for the relief of Rose Thy manifold blessings and that in Thy Maria Gradelone Calicchio;

The VICE PRESIDENT. Without obwisdom Thou hast withheld from us

H. R. 2035. An act for the relief of Mrs. jection, it is so ordered. things for which we have often prayed.

Michaline Borzecka;

H. R. 2603. An act for the relief of Carmela May we know that Thy ways are higher

Daino Davenia; than our ways and that Thy thoughts

EXECUTIVE SESSION H. R. 2774. An act for the relief of Endre neither begin nor end in our understand

Szende, Zusuzanna Szende, Katalin Szende Mr. KNOWLAND. I move that the ing. May we confess unto Thee our cor (a minor), and Maria Szende (a minor); Senate proceed to the consideration of porate and individual sins and find Thy H. R. 2785. An act for the relief of Wera executive business for the purpose of mercy and pardon. Give unto us vision Fazio, a minor;

considering nominations on the Executhat we perish not.

H. R. 2801. An act for the relief of David

tiye Calendar under the heading of “New Zorub; Cleanse us of all lust for power and all H. R. 3006. An act for the relief of Ruth

Reports." desire to coerce others to our will and Irene Ledermann;

The motion was agreed to; and the way. Teach us the power of persuasion H. R. 3046. An act for the relief of William Senate proceeded to the consideration of that we may strive to establish those Urban Maloney;

executive business,

EXECUTIVE MESSAGES REFERRED The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob The VICE PRESIDENT, The Senator

will state it. The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the jection, the nomination is confirmed. Senate messages from the President of

Mr. KNOWLAND. Under the prior the United States submitting sundry

unanimous-consent agreement, is there

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY nominations, which were referred to the

now to be a morning hour?

The Chief Clerk read the nomination The VICE PRESIDENT. The Senator appropriate committees.

is correct. (For nominations this day received, of James Hopkins Smith, Jr., to be Assee the end of Senate proceedings.)

sistant Secretary of the Navy for Air. The VICE PRESIDENT. If there be The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob

EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, no reports of committees, the clerk will jection, the nomination is confirmed.

ETC. state the nominations on the Executive

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Calendar under the heading "New Re

THE ARMY_TEMPORARY APPOINT- Senate the following letters, which were ports.”

MENT

referred as indicated:

AMENDMENT OF SECTIONS 4417 AND 4418 OF THE ARMY

The Chief Clerk read the nomination The Chief Clerk proceeded to read the vocate General's Corps, United States of Col. Eugene Mead Caffey, Judge Ad

REVISED STATUTES RELATING TO INSPECTION

OF HULLS AND BOILERS OF CARGO VESSELS nomination of Lt. Col. George Edward Army, for temporary appointment as

A letter from the Acting Secretary of the Levings and 698 other officers for ap- brigadier general in the Army of the

Treasury, transmitting a draft of proposed pointment, by transfer, or for promoUnited States.

legislation to amend sections 4417 and 4418 tion in the Regular Army of the United

of the Revised Statutes to authorize bien

The VICE PRESIDENT. Without obStates.

nial inspection of the hulls and boilers of jection, the nomination is confirmed. cargo vessels, and for other purposes (with Mr. KNOWLAND. I ask that these

accompanying papers); to the Committee on nominations be confirmed en bloc.

Interstate and Foreign Commerce. The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

REPORT ON TORT CLAIMS PAID BY AGRICULTURE jection, the Army nominations referred The Chief Clerk read the nomination

DEPARTMENT to are confirmed en bloc. of Gen. Lauris Norstad to be air deputy

A letter from the Acting Secretary, Dethe Supreme Allied Commander,

partment of Agriculture, transmitting, purREGULAR AIR FORCE Europe.

suant to law, a report on tort claims paid by

that Department for the period July 1, 1952, The Chief Clerk proceeded to read the

The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob

to June 30, 1953 (with an accompanying nomination of Ellis Harold Wilson and jection, the nomination is confirmed.

report); to the Committee on the Judi268 other officers for promotion in the

The Chief Clerk read the nomination ciary. Regular Air Force. of Maj. Gen. William Henry Tunner to

REPORT ON NUMBER OF PROFESSORS AND INMr. KNOWLAND. I ask that the be commander in chief, United States

STRUCTORS AND THEIR COMPENSATION, AT nominations in the Air Force be conAir Forces in Europe.

UNITED STATES NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL firmed en bloc.

The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob A letter from the Assistant Secretary of The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob

jection, the nomination is confirmed. the Navy for Air, reporting, pursuant to

The Chief Clerk read the nomination law, on the number of professors and injection, it is so ordered.

of Maj. Gen. Donald Leander Putt to structors and their compensation, at the be commander, Air Research and De

United States Naval Postgraduate School, velopment Command.

during the fiscal year 1953; to the CommitTHE NAVY

tee on Armed Services.

The VICE PRESIDENT. Without obThe Chief Clerk proceeded to read the jection, the nomination is confirmed.

REPORT ON NUMBER OF OFFICERS DETAILED

TO PERMANENT DUTY IN EXECUTIVE ELEMENT nominations of Florence M. Smith and

OF THE AIR FORCE AT THE SEAT OF Govtwo other women officers of the Navy

ERNMENT for permanent appointment in the Navy.

THE MARINE CORPS Mr. KNOWLAND. I ask that these

A letter from the Director, Legislation and

The Chief Clerk read the nomination Liaison, Department of the Air Force, reportnominations be confirmed en bloc.

of Maj. Gen. Oliver P. Smith, United ing, pursuant to law, that at the end of the The VICE PRESIDENT. Without obStates Marine Corps, to have the grade,

fourth quarter of fiscal year 1953 there was jection, it is so ordered. rank, pay, and allowances of lieutenant

an aggregate of 2,582 officers assigned or deThe Chief Clerk proceed to read the

tailed to permanent duty in the executive general while serving as commanding nomination of Winfield F. Hock, Jr., and

element of the Air Force at the seat of govgeneral, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic. 13 other persons for appointment in the

ernment; to the Committee on Armed SeryThe VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob

ices. Navy or in the Marine Corps.

jection, the nomination is confirmed. Mr. KNOWLAND. I ask that these

DISPOSITION OF EXECUTIVE PAPERS The Chief Clerk read the nomination nominations be confirmed en bloc.

A letter from the Archivist of the United of Maj. Gen. John T. Selden to be major States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a list The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob

general, United States Marine Corps. of papers and documents on the files of sevjection, it is so ordered.

The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob eral departments and agencies of the Govjection the nomination is confirmed. ernment which are not needed in the conThe Chief Clerk read the nomination

duct of business and have no permanent DIPLOMATIC AND FOREIGN of Brig. Gen. Lewis B. Puller to be

value or historical interest, and requesting SERVICE

action looking to their disposition (with acbrigadier general, United States Marine

companying papers); to a Joint Select ComThe Chief Clerk read the nomination Corps.

mittee on the Disposition of Papers in the of Joseph Simonson to be Ambassador The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob Executive Departments. Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of jection, the nomination is confirmed.

The VICE PRESIDENT appointed Mr. the United States of America to Ethiopia. Mr. KNOWLAND. I ask that the

CARLSON and Mr. JOHNSTON of South The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob President be immediately notified of all

Carolina members of the committee on jection, the nomination is confirmed. nominations confirmed this day.

the part of the Senate. The Chief Clerk read the nomination The VICE PRESIDENT. Without obof Jesse D. Locker to be Ambassador jection, the President will be notified Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of forthwith. the United States of America to Liberia.

APPOINTMENT OF JAMES

OF JAMES ALGER The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob

LEGISLATIVE SESSION

FEE TO CIRCUIT COURT OF APjection, the nomination is confirmed.

PEALS, NINTH CIRCUIT-RESOLUMr. KNOWLAND. I move that the

TION OF UNION COUNTY (OREG.) Senate resume the consideration of legislative business.

BAR ASSOCIATION COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS

The motion was agreed to; and the Mr. MORSE. Mr. President, I present The Chief Clerk read the nomination Senate resumed the consideration of leg- for appropriate reference, and ask unanof William A. Dickinson to be collector islative business.

imous consent to have printed in the of customs for customs collection district Mr. KNOWLAND. Mr. President, a RECORD, a resolution adopted by the No. 14, with headquarters at Norfolk, Va. parliamentary inquiry.

Union County (Oreg.) Bar Association,

favoring the appointment of James Alger Fee to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit of the United States.

There being no objection, the resolution was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed in the RECORD, as follows: RESOLUTION OF UNION COUNTY BAR ASSOCIA

TION, LA GRANDE, OREG. At a meeting of the Union County Bar Association, held on the 14th day of July, 1953, at La Grande, Oreg., the following resolution was proposed, concurred in by all attorneys of the county, and unanimously adopted:

"Whereas it has been reported that a vacancy now exists or will soon occur in the Circuit Court of Appeals of the United States for the Ninth Circuit; and

“Whereas Oregon is the only State within the jurisdiction of said circuit that does not have representation upon said court; and

"Whereas the Honorable James Alger Fee, present chief district judge for the district of Oregon, has given outstanding service on the bench of the district court for more than 22 years, and, by reason of his ability, integrity, and service, is now universally recognized as one of the outstanding district judges in the United States, has been frequently assigned by the United States Supreme Court for trial work in various other districts, and has also served numerous times as an exofficio member of the Circuit Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit; and

"Whereas the members of the Union County Bar, from their acquaintance with him and practice before him, have the utmost confidence in the ability, integrity, fairness, and judicial knowledge of Judge Fee: Now, therefore, be it

"Resolved, that the Union County Bar Association earnestly recommends and requests the appointment of the Honorable James Alger Fee to the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit of the United States.”

GEO. L. ANDERSON, Jr., President, Union County Bar Association. Attest:

Ross E. HEARING,

Secretary-Treasurer,
Union County Bar Association.

increasing the price of gasoline in this area; lutions adopted by the General Council and be it further

of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa InResolved, That the city clerk is hereby dians, concerning the so-called per capdirected to send copies of this resolution to each of the Senators and Representatives

ita payment bills, H. R. 3419 and H. R. in Congress from Minnesota.

4985, to provide for a decree of compeAdopted by the countil July 16, 1953. tency for United States Indians, be JOHN E. DAUBNEY,

printed in the RECORD, and appropriately Mayor. referred.

There being no objection, the resolu-
APPROPRIATIONS FOR VETERANS' tions were referred to the Committee on

ADMINISTRATION — RESOLUTION Interior and Insular Affairs, and ordered
OF MARTIN COUNTY (MINN.) to be printed in the RECORD, as follows:
POST, 1222, VETERANS OF FOR PROCEEDINGS OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF THE
EIGN WARS, DEPARTMENT OF

RED LAKE BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS

RESOLUTION 7
MINNESOTA

"Whereas the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Mr. HUMPHREY. Mr. President, I

Indians requested a per capita payment of ask unanimous consent that a resolution

$50 in Resolution 1, serial No. 716 dated adopted by the Martin County Post, 1222, February 15, 1953, a copy of which resoluDepartment of Minnesota, Veterans of tion is attached hereto; and Foreign Wars, concerning Veterans' Ad "Whereas H. R. 3419 has been introduced ministration appropriations, be printed by Congressman HAROLD C. HAGEN providing in the RECORD and appropriately re

for a $50 per capita payment; and ferred.

"Whereas a report has been made by As

sistant Secretary of the Interior on June 16, There being no objection, the resolu

1953, to the Committee on Interior and Intion was referred to the Committee on

sular Affairs opposing this payment; and Appropriations, and ordered to be

"Whereas the majority of the Red Lake printed in the RECORD, as follows:

Indians are in need of subsistence at the “Whereas it is the consensus of opinion

present time, and the Indians are hard among the members of Martin County Post,

pressed through lack of employment: Now, 1222, Department of Minnesota, Veterans of

therefore, be it Foreign Wars of the United States of Amer

"Resolved, That the general council reica, that the proposed cut in VA appro

quests the Congress of the United States, priations will operate an impossible situation

through the honorable Secretary of the In

terior and the Commissioner of Indian Afpertaining to the treatment and care of veterans; and

fairs to enact and pass H. R. 3419 which pro"Whereas the cut as proposed by the House

vides for a $50 per capita payment to each Appropriations Subcommittee will curtail

member of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa such aforesaid services to the extent that a

Indians."
real threat arises in the face of our Veterans'

Unanimously approved.
Administration making it impossible for

We, the undersigned, do hereby certify them to care for sick and disabled veterans; this to be an exact copy of Resolution 7, in and

council proceedings dated July 12, 1953. "Whereas the proposed cut added to the

JOSEPH GRAVES, previous slash in the 1953 budget will make

Chairman. it impossible to maintain our present hos

PETER GRAVES, pital beds and personnel not to mention the

Secretary. fact that new and proposed hospitals will remain unavailable; and

RESOLUTION 8 Whereas with unavailable beds the back

"Whereas the Indian Rights Association, log of veterans needing medical and dental care continues to grow larger among service

Philadelphia, Pa., advised the general counconnected and nonservice-connected cases,

cil that H. R. 4985, 'A bill to provide a decree thus creating a discouraging outlook to many

of competency for United States Indians in thousands of veterans: Therefore be it

certain cases' was approved at a special meetResolved, That this post go on record as

ing of the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs opposed to be proposed cut in VA appropria

on Monday afternoon, June 29, 1953, for retions; and be it further

porting to the full Committee on Interior "Resolved, That said Appropriations Sub

and Insular Affairs; and committee (House) give serious considera

"Whereas the provision for removal of tion to the appropriation of the full amount

restrictions on Indian property threatens the recommended for medical medical and hospital

loss to Indians of individual land holdings, budget; also be it further

which, for many, is their chief base of eco"Resolved, That a copy of this resolution

nomic security; and be sent to our Senators, HUBERT HUMPHREY,

“Whereas the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and EDWARD J. THYE, at Senate Office Build

Indians does not choose to come under the ing, Washington, D. C."

provisions of this bill, as we do not want to This resolution was duly presented and

lose any of our rights to any Federal benefits; adopted by the Martin County Post, 1222,

and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of

"Whereas there is not real need for this Minnesota, in regular meeting assembled at proposed legislation because the Secretary Fairmont, Minn., June 25, 1953.

of the Interior already has sufficient authorRAY F. KESLER,

ity to grant competency status to qualified Post Commander. Indians: Now, therefore, be it ARLO L. LUETH,

Resolved, That the General Council of the

Post Adjutant. Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians disThis action entered upon the minutes of

approves the enactment of H. R. 4985, a bill aforesaid meeting.

to provide a decree of competency for United ARLO L. LUETH,

States Indians in certain cases."
Post Adjutant.

Unanimously disapproved.

We, the undersigned, do hereby certify RESOLUTIONS OF GENERAL COUN this to be an exact copy of Resolution 8, CIL, RED LAKE BAND OF CHIP

in council proceedings dated July 12, 1953. PEWA INDIANS, RED LAKE, MINN.

JOSEPH GRAVES,

Chairman, Mr. HUMPHREY. Mr. President, I

PETER GRAVES, ask unanimous consent that two reso

Secretary.

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PRICE INCREASES OF PETROLEUM
PRODUCTS-RESOLUTION OF CITY
COUNCIL OF ST. PAUL, MINN.

Mr. HUMPHREY. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that a resolution adopted by the City Council of St. Paul, Minn., opposing the present price increases of petroleum products, be printed in the RECORD, and appropriately referred.

There being no objection, the resolution was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, and ordered to be printed in the RECORD, as follows:

Whereas various members of the city council have, while traveling about North Central United States, found that gasoline prices are considerably lower in areas other than in and about the Twin Cities, and have been informed that additional increases are contemplated by the gasoline industry: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That we, the Council of the City of St. Paul, hereby go on record as opposing the present price increasese of petroleum products, and urgently request our representatives in Congress to foster an investigation of the reasons and causes for again

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