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The SPEAKER. Is the gentleman op The SPEAKER. Is there objection to than $150 million next year. This is posed to the bill?

the

request of the gentleman from what was cut out of his budget, with his Mr. BENNETT of Michigan. I am, New Jersey?

concurrence. The transfer of airline Mr. Speaker.

There was no objection,

subsidies, formerly charged to the Post The SPEAKER. The Clerk will re

Office Department, to the Civil Aviation port the motion to recommit.

Board and the increases in parcel post The Clerk read as follows:

SIGNING ENROLLED BILLS

rates and miscellaneous fees will furMr. BENNETT of Michigan moves to re Mr. HALLECK. Mr. Speaker, I ask ther reduce the estimated postal deficit commit the bill, H. R. 356, to the Commit- unanimous consent that notwithstand- for 1954 from a beginning of $746 miltee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. ing the adjournment of the House until lion originally proposed by the preced

Mr. WOLVERTON. Mr. Speaker, I Monday next, the Clerk be authorized ing Postmaster General to less than half move the previous question on the mo

to receive messages from the Senate, and the amount_$315 million. tion to recommit. that the Speaker be authorized to sign

Three hundred and fifteen million The previous question was ordered.

any enrolled bills and joint resolutions dollars is still a huge deficit. It repreThe SPEAKER. The question is on

passed by the two Houses and found truly sents a loss of more than a million dolthe motion to recommit. enrolled.

lars every working day of the year but Mr. BENNETT of Michigan. Mr.

The SPEAKER. Is there objection to it is as low as the Postmaster General Speaker, on that I demand the yeas and

the request of the gentleman from can now bring it without the further Indiana?

help of Congress through increases in nays. The yeas and nays were refused.

There was no objection.

postal rates. The motion to recommit was rejected.

The proposals now before the House

Post Office and Civil Service Committee The SPEAKER. The question is on

COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND the passage of the bill.

for postal rate increases of $240 million

FOREIGN COMMERCE The bill was passed, and a motion to

annually will bring the huge postal reconsider was laid on the table.

Mr. WOLVERTON. Mr. Speaker, I deficit into reasonable balance for the ask unanimous consent that the Com- first time in many years. It is a modest,

mittee on Interstate and Foreign Com- practical and realistic request which I FURTHER MESSAGE FROM THE merce may have until midnight Satur trust this House will adopt speedily SENATE day night to file a report on H. R. 3898.

when the bill comes before us for action. A further message from the Senate, The SPEAKER. Is there objection to

To tolerate a philosophy that postal by Mr. Carrell, one of its clerks, an

the request of the gentleman from deficits should not be controlled ennounced that the Senate agrees to the New Jersey?

courages indifference to mounting costs

There was no objection. report of the committee of conference on

and is unconscionable today when we

must balance our Federal budget to make the disagreeing votes of the two Houses

our Nation secure, safe, and solvent. on the amendment of the Senate to the

POSTMASTER GENERAL ARTHUR E. We hear much talk about Government bill (H. R. 1802) entitled "An act to

SUMMERFIELD

economy. If we are to have genuine amend the act of Congress, approved March 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1213), as Mr. CANFIELD. Mr. Speaker, I ask Government economy, each Department amended.”

unanimous consent to address the House of the Government must practice what for 5 minutes and to revise and extend it preaches, must put its own house in

order. my remarks. FILING ACCOMPANYING VIEWS ON

The SPEAKER. Is there objection to

The Post Office Department, the HOUSE REPORT NO. 857

the request of the gentleman from New largest nonmilitary Department of the Mr. LANTAFF. Mr. Speaker, I ask Jersey?

Government, is making valiant efforts to unanimous consent to file accompany There was no objection.

do its share in helping balance the naing views on House Report No. 857 which Mr. CANFIELD. Mr. Speaker, as

tional budget. It deserves our wholehas heretofore been printed. chairman of the Subcommittee on

hearted support in its efforts to bring The SPEAKER. Is there objection to Treasury-Post Office Departments of

the postal deficit within reasonable balthe request of the gentleman from the Committee on Appropriations, I am

ance through economies and adminisFlorida?

intimately acquainted with the plans and trative actions of its own, supplemented Mr. HOFFMAN of Michigan. Mr. accomplishments of Postmaster Gen- by moderate and long overdue adjustSpeaker, reserving the right to object, I eral Arthur E. Summerfield.

ments in postal rates. desire the same right to reply to the I know that the Post Office Departgentleman's accompanying views and ment, for the first time in many years, is

PERMANENT CONSUMER CREDIT have until Monday night and have them being operated in an efficient business

CONTROL DESIRED BY FEDERAL printed together.

like manner by the Postmaster General The SPEAKER. Is that agreeable? and his able associates.

RESERVE OFFICIALS AND ADMINMr. LANTAFF. I have no objection, I know that postal service has al

ISTRATION Mr. Speaker.

ready been improved in some 200 major The SPEAKER. Under previous orThe SPEAKER. Is there objection to United States cities and that these im- der of the House, the gentleman from the request of the gentleman from provements are made by better use of Texas [Mr. PATMAN] is recognized for Florida?

facilities and personnel at slight, if any 10 minutes. There was no objection. extra cost to the taxpayers.

Mr. PATMAN. Mr. Speaker, I ask I know that service has been improved unanimous consent to revise and extend

in certain rural areas of the country by my remarks and include extraneous SPECIAL ORDER GRANTED

consolidating mail routes, eliminating matter. Mr. BOW asked and was given permis out-moded post offices, and extending The SPEAKER. Is there objection to sion to address the House for 30 minutes rural free delivery service—all at a con

rural free delivery service—all at a con- the request of the gentleman from on Thursday next, following any special siderable saying of the taxpayers' dol Texas? orders heretofore entered. lars.

There was no objection.
I know, too, that the Post Office De Mr. PATMAN. Mr. Speaker, there is

partment is making better use of mod. a very strange and unusual combination GENERAL LEAVE TO EXTEND

ern transportation facilities to speed up that has recently come to light here in Mr. WOLVERTON. Mr. Speaker, I the delivery of the mails—and doing so Washington. For the last few years, the ask unanimous consent that all Mem at savings to the taxpayer.

Federal Reserve officials have been trybers may have 5 legislative days to re The efficiencies which the Postmaster ing to make it plain that the System is vise and extend their remarks on H. R. General already introduced into the De an independent agency and is not con356.

partment will save the taxpayers more nected directly or indirectly with the

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executive branch of the Government, It is as follows:

of bonds and securities to finance the only admitting that the agency is a

MARTIN ASKS PERMANENT CREDIT CURB POWER public debt. In the American Banker of servant of Congress, having been created

FOR RESERVE IN PRIVATE TALK

yesterday, July 23, Mr. Marriner S. by Congress in 1913. But the last few

WASHINGTON. Federal Reserve Board Eccles, who was Chairman of the Federal days, evidence is unmistakable that there Chairman William Martin was reported to Reserve Board for probably a longer is a very pleasant and effective alliance have told the National Automobile Dealers period of time than any other person existing between the Board of Governors Association that he would like the Board to

ever held that position, is quoted as sayand the administration in power. have the permanent authority to control

ing in a talk before the Stanford UniverDoes this mean that the Board of Gov. consumer credit although he wouldn't use

sity Business Conference at Berkeley, the authority right now. ernors are only against an administra

Frederick J. Bell, executive vice president Calif., within the last few days, that “the tion in power that is for fair interest of the 34,000-member NADA, quoted Mr.

idea of a free or unmanaged money rates, such as fixed during World War IIMartin as saying in a private speech that he market was supposed to go out in 1913 as a pattern?

would have used such authority in the past when the Federal Reserve System was

if he had it. TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS EXTRA PER ANNUM FOR

created.” The officials of the adminisMr. Bell made it plain that fear of a pos- tration who contend that it is fair for FAMILY OF FIVE sible administration request for credit

the United States Government to be Does it mean that the Board of Gov curbing powers from Congress had prompted ernors is perfectly willing to get along the all-day NADA meeting here yesterday. required to pay any rate of interest with the administration that has already However, he said that to his knowledge, the

forced upon it by a few money lenders administration has no present plans to ask fixed a pattern of interest rates that will

who control the market are certainly not cost every man, woman, and child an

for such authority in the next legislative working in the interest of the United additional $40 per annum? That is

program it will present to Congress in Jan States Government. It is my belief that uary.

the Board of Governors of the Federal what the pattern of interest rates fixed

However, he labeled Mr. Martin's state Reserve System are bordering on unpawith the present administration will

ment advocating permanent authority for cost-$40 per capita. All the debts of

triotism in failing to support our Governcredit control as an administration position, the Nation public and private-aggre and protested it repeatedly in his meeting

ment in time of need. An excuse is gate over $600 billion. The pattern of with the press, saying new-car dealers see no

given-not a good reason for this devinterest rates recently fixed by the ad need for credit regulations.

astating, unfair, and cruel action. The ministration will cause a minimum in

Mr. Martin's speech was in fact entitled Federal Reserve System makes money

"The Administration's Position on Consumer crease of 1 percent, which is over $6

easy or tight as it.desires-that is what Credit in the Automobile Industry.” The billion or approximately $40 for every

the System claims for itself. meeting at which he made the talk was not man, woman, and child. This means in

TIGHT MONEY-RAISE INTEREST-EASE MONEY open to the press. the future that a family of 5 will have Automobile credit, as reported by the Fed Recently, we had an outstanding exto spend $200 of its earnings for interest eral Reserve Board, hit $9.4 billion at the end ample of the System permitting money instead of using the $200 to buy better of May-about $2.9 billion or 45 percent to get real tight to justify the issuance of food, better clothing, and more convenhigher than a year ago.

long-term bonds, bearing the highest iences and comforts of life. It will mean

Mr. Bell emphasized, however, that there rate of interest in 20 years, but soon

is nothing alarming about these figures and $200 less for a family of 5 to spend for

thereafter easing the money market by that it was a healthy sign. He added that production of the farm or factory, and there has been no growth in the number of

permitting through one mimeographed will result in a diversion of money that

people who can't meet monthly payments statement the banks to create upon their has heretofore gone into the bloodstream on autos.

books $512 billion with which they could of business and commerce and helped When asked about the business outlook buy bonds or make advances, for stock to keep the country prosperous and

for automobile sales in the last half of this purchases or gambling transactions or healthy into the hands of those who do year, the NADA spokesman said: "I don't

for any other purpose. The point is the not need and will not buy an extra pair

see anything to worry about.” He added,
however, that competition is more keen

money is tight or easy according to what of shoes, an extra suit of clothes, an extra than in the past and that the dealers are re

the System desires. loaf of bread, or any kind of appliance turning to more normal merchandising con

The present policy of the Board of or automobile. ditions.

Governors is not in the interest of the In my remarks of Wednesday of this Hefty doses of consumer credit, in the past, United States Government, but is in the week, I mentioned the fact that on that have been a big stimulant to auto sales. interest of Wall Street banks. Twentyvery day a meeting was held at the Stat Credit helped finance a larger proportion of one of the New York City banks have ler Hotel at which Mr. William Martin,

autos purchased last year than in any other profited more from the reductions in the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, postwar year, according to the Federal Re

reserve requirements than all the other serve Board. made a talk to car dealers and finance

banks of the Nation combined.

Board figures show that 57 percent of those company representatives, in which he

persons buying new cars last year borrowed made it plain that he was speaking for part of the purchase price. In 1951, the the Federal Reserve Board and the ad

OLD DOLLAR OR 1939 DOLLAR IF percentage was only 47 percent and in 1950 ministration in power, in advocating per it was 46 percent. On used car purchases,

RETURNED TO NOW WOULD DOU. manent consumer credit controls. He

those using credit amounted to 65 percent BLE ALL DEBTS failed to sell the group on the idea, and

last year, 60 percent in 1951 and only 57 per-
cent in 1950.

Mr. PATMAN. Mr. Speaker, many newspaper items indicate that he backtracked considerably after being quizzed

Congress, earlier this year, voted against people are contending that we should by the critical and suspicious group for

giving the Federal Reserve Board authority make the dollar more valuable and do

to control consumer credit. almost 3 hours. But it should not be

it quickly, that they should return to overlooked that the Federal Reserve

REPRESENTING THE ADMINISTRATION

the 1939 dollar. Board has more controls in mind and

In the article by Mr. Nelson M. Shep

If we returned to the 1939 dollar, we will not relax its efforts to get them, ard that appeared in the Washington

would be forcing a dollar that is worth judging the future by the past. Star of yesterday concerning this same

twice as much as the present dollar,

which means that the people would have It is my considered opinion that if meeting, it was stated: something is not done about the Federal Chairman William McChesney Martin, Jr.,

to pay $2 for every dollar that they owe Reserve System, Mr. Martin and his of the Federal Reserve Board, in a private

and the taxpayers on the Federal debt crowd will really wreck the country next talk before the conference, said he had been

would have to do likewise. time. requested by Secretary of the Treasury

It would be like a farmer borrowing Humphrey to speak on behalf of the admin money from his local bank to raise wheat I am inserting herewith a statement istration.

that was worth $3 a bushel. After plantappearing in the Wall Street Journal of

NO FREE MARKET

ing his crop, cultivating it, and harvestyesterday, concerning the Staler Hotel

In my remarks on Wednesday, I also ing it on the basis of $3 wheat and paymeeting, sponsored by the Board of Gov- made reference to the fact that there is

made reference to the fact that there is ing prices on that basis for his labor, ernors of the Federal Reserve banks and no free market for the United States machinery, and other expenses, he disthe administration in power.

Government in the sale of huge amounts covers when he harvests the wheat, he

can only get $1.50 a bushel. The farmer Mr. PRIEST in two instances and to event of the death, incapacity, or separation
is in the same position as the country include newspaper articles.

from office of a disbursing officer of the mil-
would be in returning to the 1939 dol-. Mr. HELLER in four instances and to itary department.
lar. The farmer is required to pay $2 include extraneous matter.
in what he has to pay with for every Mr. ROGERS of Texas and to include ex-

BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTION
dollar borrowed.
traneous matter.

PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT
Recently the president of the Wood Mr. IKARD in two instances and to in-
men of the World made a statement clude newspaper articles.

Mr. LECOMPTE, from the Committee
concerning this matter which is very Mr. FRIEDEL and to include a letter. on House Administration, reported that
interesting. It was published in the Mr. REAMS and Mr. DONOHUE and to

that committee did on this day present
Times-Herald this morning and is as include extraneous matter.

to the President, for his approval, bills
follows:

Mr. COLE of New York in connection and à joint resolution of the House of

the following titles:
OLD DOLLAR WOULD BREAK UNITED STATES, with a committee report relating to the
SAYS INSURANCE MAN

disappearance of Major Hallahan during H. R. 4484. An act to amend section 365 of
(By Walter S. J. Swanson)

the act entitled "An act to establish a code
World War II.
A man who manages $190 million in in.

of laws for the District of Columbia,” ap-

Mr. GWINN in two instances and to
surance assets looked back through 54 years

proved March 3, 1901, as amended, to in-
include extraneous matter.

crease the maximum sum allowable by the
of investment experience here Thursday and Mr. WOLVERTON in two instances and

court out of assets of a decedent's estate for
said it's a lot of bull for people to talk to include speeches.

funeral expenses;
about going back to the old dollar.

If we
Mr. POFF.

H. R. 5227. An act making appropriations
do it will break the country, he declared.

Mr. WOLCOTT.

for the Department of Agriculture for the
The speaker was De Emmett Bradshaw, who

fiscal year ending June 30, 1954, and for
still personally checks on every bond and

other purposes;
every mortgage that goes into the portfolio SENATE BILL, JOINT RESOLUTION, H. R. 5804. An act to authorize the Secre-
of the Woodmen of the World Life Insur-

AND CONCURRENT RESOLUTION tary of the Interior to grant easements for
ance Society, and has compiled an invest-

rights-of-way through, over, and under the
ment record that is the envy of many other

REFERRED

parkway land along the line of the Chesa-
insurance companies. He is 84 years old,, A bill, joint resolution, and a concur peake and Ohio Canal, and to authorize an
active as a 50-year-old, and looks almost

rent resolution of the Senate of the fol exchange of lands with other Federal depart-
that young

ments and agencies, and for other purposes;
Headquarters of the Woodmen, and of lowing titles were taken from the Speak-

and
Board Chairman Bradshaw, is in Omaha, er's table and, under the rule, referred as

H. J. Res. 253. Joint resolution to amend
Nebr., where ideas of national fiscal man-
follows:

the joint resolution on June 16, 1938, creating
agement apparently differ from those in the

S. 2417. An act to provide for the creation the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission.
Capital. For Bradshaw contended that the of a Commission on Judicial and Congres-
recent $1 billion offering of 314 percent long sional Salaries, and for other purposes; to
term Government bonds was not wise fiscal the Committee on the Judiciary.

ADJOURNMENT
policy but simply a dangerous plaything of S. J. Res. 96. Joint resolution to strengthen
the Treasury.
the foreign relations of the United States by

Mr. HALLECK. Mr. Speaker, I move
He said the rise in interest rates and the establishing a Commission on Government

that the House do now adjourn.
tightening of money supply caused by that Use of International Telecommunications; The motion was agreed to; according-
action were both excessive and that the 314 to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

ly (at 6 o'clock and 19 minutes p. m.)
percent rate was higher than necessary. S. Con. Res. 43. Concurrent resolution ten the House, under its previous order, ad-

He predicted that interest generally would dering the thanks of Congress to Gen. Peyton journed until Monday, July 27, 1953, at
come down again as the Government is C. March, former Chief of Staff of the Army;
forced to ease up on the money supply.

12 o'clock noon.
to the Committee on Armed Services.
The Woodmen of the World is a large
Insurance organization with some $600 mil-
lion insurance in force.

EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS,
ENROLLED BILLS AND JOINT RESO-
The group is now concluding a national

ETC.

LUTION SIGNED
convention here at the Statler.

871. Under clause 2 of rule XXIV, a
Mr. LECOMPTE, from the Committee

letter from the Assistant Secretary of
on House Administration, reported that
EXTENSION OF REMARKS that committee had examined and found Agriculture, transmitting the report on

truly enrolled bills and a joint resolu- cooperation of the United States with
By unanimous consent, permission to
extend remarks in the Appendix of the
tion of the House of the following titles, Mexico in the control and eradication of

foot-and-mouth disease for the month
which were thereupon signed by the
RECORD, or to revise and extend remarks

of June 1953, pursuant to Public Law 8,
Speaker:
was granted to:

80th Congress, was taken from the

H. R. 4484. An act to amend section 365 of
Mr. Bow and to include extraneous

Speaker's table and referred to the Com-
the act entitled "An act to establish a code
matter.

mittee on Agriculture.
of laws for the District of Columbia”, ap-
Mr. ADAIR and to include an editorial. proved March 3, 1901, as amended, to in-
Mr. FARRINGTON.

crease the maximum sum allowable by the
Mr. LANE in two instances.
court of assets of a decedent's estate for

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUB-

LIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
Mr. DEMPSEY and to include extrane- funeral expenses.

H. R. 5227. An act making appropriations
ous matter.

Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of
Mr. SUTTON and to include a letter.
for the Department of Agriculture for the

committees were delivered to the Clerk
fiscal year ending June 30, 1954, and for
Mr. HOLTZMAN (at the request of Mr.
other purposes;

for printing and reference to the proper
FALLON) in two instances.

H. R. 5804. An act to authorize the Secre-

calendar, as follows:
Mr. GRANAHAN and to include a news tary of the Interior to grant easements for Mr. H. CARL · ANDERSEN: Committee on
paper article.
rights-of-way, over, through, and under the

Appropriations. House Joint Resolution 305.
Mr. Gary and to include an editorial. Parkway land along the line of the Chesa Joint resolution making additional appropri-
Mr. ANDREWS and to include an ad-

peake and Ohio Canal, and to authorize an ations for the Department of Agriculture for
dress delivered by the Honorable Harry

exchange of lands with other Federal depart the fiscal year 1954, and for other purposes;

ments and agencies, and for other pur without amendment (Rept. No. 922). Re-
K. Martin.
poses; and

ferred to the Committee of the Whole House
Mr. PELLY and to include an editorial. H. J. Res. 253. Joint resolution to amend

on the State of the Union.
Mr. DAWSON of Utah and to include the joint resolution of June 16, 1938, creat Mr. RODINO: Committee on the Judiciary.
extraneous matter.
ing the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission.

H. R. 4319. A bill to authorize tax refunds
Mr. DAVIS of Georgia in three instances The SPEAKER announced his signa-

on cigarettes lost in the floods of 1951; with-
and to include extraneous matter.
ture to an enrolled bill of the Senate of

out amendment (Rept. No. 932). Referred to

the Committee of the Whole House on the
Mr. BROWN of Georgia and to include the following title:

State of the Union.
an editorial from the Atlanta Constitu-

S. 2078. An act to provide for the orderly Mr. MILLER of Nebraska: Committee on
tion of July 23.

transaction of the public business in the Interior and Insular Affairs. H. R. 4551. A

bill to amend the Reclamation Project Act of mittee of the Whole House on the State of public-assistance programs; to the Com-
1939 removing authorization of projects by the Union.

mittee on Ways and Means.
the Secretary of the Interior; without Mr. MEADER: Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. DURHAM:
amendment (Rept. No. 933). Referred to House Joint Resolution 290. Joint resolu H. R. 6506. A bill for the relief of the city
the Committee of the Whole House on the tion creating a committee to assist in the of High Point, N. C.; to the Committee on
State of the Union.

celebration of the 200th anniversary of the the Judiciary.
Mr. HALE: Committee on Interstate and Congress of 1754, held at Albany, N. Y., on

By Mr. ENGLE:
Foreign Commerce. H. R. 6434. A bill to June 24 of that year; with amendment (Rept. H. R. 6507. A bill to amend the Tariff Act
amend sections 401 and 701 of the Federal No. 946). Referred to the Committee of the of 1930, so as to impose a duty upon the
Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act so as to sim Whole House on the State of the Union. importation of montan wax produced in
plify the procedures governing the estab-

certain Communist-controlled countries or
lishment of food standards; without amend-

produced from raw materials originating in
ment (Rept. No. 934). Referred to the Com REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PRI such countries; to the Committee on Ways
mittee of the Whole House on the State of

and Means.

VATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
the Union.

By Mr. HOLTZMAN:
Mrs. ROGERS of Massachusetts: Commit Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of H. R. 6508. A bill to amend the Social Se-
tee on Veterans Affairs. H. R. 6485. A bill committees were delivered to the Clerk curity Act to provide that, for the purpose
to preserve the eligibility for outpatient for printing and reference to the proper of old-age and survivors insurance benefits,
dental care of certain veterans whose eligi-
calendar, as follows:

retirement age shall be 60 years; to the
bility was adjudicated by the Veterans' Ad-

Committee on Ways and Means.
ministration prior to July 1, 1953; without

Mr. JONAS of Illinois: Committee on the

H. R. 6509. A bill granting exemption from
amendment (Rept. No. 935). Referred to

Judiciary. H. R. 6504. A bill for the relief income tax in the case of retirement an-
the Committee of the Whole House on the

of sundry claimants, and for other purposes; nuities and pensions; to the Committee on
State of the Union.

without amendment (Rept. No. 921). Re Ways and Means.
Mr. SHORT: Committee on Armed Sery-

ferred to the Committee of the Whole House. H. R. 6510. A bill to allow a parent, under

Mr. LANE: Committee on the Judiciary.
ices. H. R. 1245. A bill to provide for the

certain circumstances, to deduct for income-
S. 754. An act for the relief of Ethel Hudson
conveyance of a tract of land in Dane County,

tax purposes amounts paid for the care of
Wis., to the Wisconsin State Armory Board;

Morrison; without amendment (Rept. No. children while the parent is working, and
with amendment (Rept. No. 936). Referred

923). Referred to the Committee of the to allow an income-tax exemption for any
to the committee of the Whole House on the
Whole House.

child who is supported by the taxpayer and

Mr. LANE: Committee on the Judiciary.. who is a member of his household; to the
State of the Union.
Mr. CUNNINGHAM: Committee on Armed

S. 953. An act for the relief of Mary Thaila Committee on Ways and Means.
Services. H. R. 2842. A bill to authorize the

Womack Webb; without amendment (Rept. H. R. 6511. A bill to increase the personal

No. 924). Referred to the Committee of the
Secretary of Defense to transfer certain land

income-tax exemptions of a taxpayer (in-
Whole House.
and access rights to the Territory of Hawaii;

cluding the exemption for a spouse, the
with amendment (Rept. No. 937). Referred

Mr. BURDICK: Committee on the Judi-

exemption for a dependent, and the addi-
to the Committee of the Whole House on the

ciary. H. R. 2022. A bill for the relief of tional exemption for old-age or blindness)

Don B. Whelan; with amendment (Rept. from $600 to $1,000; to the Committee on
State of the Union.

No. 925). Referred to the Committee of the
Mr. HOFFMAN of Michigan: Committee on

Ways and Means.
Whole House.
Government Operations. House Resolution

By Mr. KING of California:
Mr. LANE: Committee on the Judiciary.
263. Resolution disapproving Reorganiza-

H. R. 6512. A bill to amend the Tariff Act
H. R. 2421. A bill for the relief of Frank L.
tion Plan No. 9 of 1953; without amendment

of 1930, so as to impose certain duties upon
McCartha; with amendment (Rept. No. 926).
(Rept. No. 939). Referred to the Commit-

the importation of tunafish, and for other
Referred to the Committee of the whole
tee of the Whole House on the State of the

purposes; to the Committee on Ways and
House.

Means.
Union.

Mr. JONAS of Illinois: Committee on the
Mr. HOFFMAN of Michigan: Committee on

By Mr. OAKMAN:
Judiciary. H. R. 3232. A bill for the relief H. R. 6513. A bill requiring the filing with
Government Operations. House Resolution
of Dennis F. Guthrie; without amendment

certain agencies of the Federal Government
264. Resolution disapproving Reorganiza-

(Rept. No. 927). Referred to the Committee of a complete disclosure of expenditures
tion Plan No. 10 of 1953; without amendment

of the Whole House.
(Rept. No. 940). Referred to the Committee

and contributions made to influence Fed-

Mr. RODINO: Committee on the Judiciary. eral legislation; to the Committee on the
of the whole House on the State of the

H. R. 3725. A bill for the relief of Curtis Judiciary.
Union.
W. Strong; with amendment (Rept. No. 928).

By Mr. SMITH of Mississippi:
Mr. HINSHAW: Committee on Interstate

Referred to the Committee of the whole H. R. 6514. A bill for the relief of the town
and Foreign Commerce. S. 1402. An act to
House.

of Lambert, Miss.; to the Committee on the
amend the Air Commerce Act of 1926, as Mr. RODINO: Committee on the Judiciary. Judiciary.
amended, to authorize navigation of foreign, H. R. 4615. A bill for the relief of Joseph

By Mr. ALLEN of California:
nontransport, civil aircraft in the United

S. Aldridge; without amendment (Rept. No. H. R. 6515. A bill to establish a postal
States through reciprocity and under regu-
929). Referred to the Committee of the

rate-making procedure in the Post Office
lations of the Civil Aeronautics Board; with
Whole House.

Department; to the Committee on Post
an amendment (Rept. No. 941). Referred Mr. JONAS of Illinois: Committee on the

Office and Civil Service.
to the Committee of the Whole House on Judiciary. H. R. 5616. A bill for the relief

By Mr. CRETELLA:
the State of the Union.

of Leon H. Callaway and others; without H. R. 6516. A bill to amend the Tariff
Mr. MILLER of Nebraska: Committee on

amendment (Rept. No. 930). Referred to Act of 1930 (U. S. C. 1946 ed., title 19, sec.
Interior and Insular Affairs. H. R. 130. A the Committee of the Whole House.

1001, schedule 3); to the Committee on Ways
bill to amend section 1 of the act approved Mr. JONAS of Illinois; Committee on the

and Means.
June 27, 1947 (61 Stat. 189); with amend Judiciary. H. R. 6196. A bill for the relief

By Mr. GUBSER:
ment (Rept. No. 942). Referred to the Com of Duncan M. Chalmers, and certain other

H. R. 6517. A bill to amend section 402
mittee of the Whole House on the State of persons; without amendment (Rept. No. (a) (7) of the Social Security Act, so as to
the Union.
931). Referred to the Committee of the

reduce the amount of the deductions which
Mr. WOLCOTT: Committee of conference. Whole House.

may be made on account of outside income
H. R. 5141. A bill to create the Small Busi Mr. CUNNINGHAM: Committee on Armed

from the benefits payable with respect to
ness Administration and to preserve small Services. H. R. 6025. A bill to authorize

needy dependent children thereunder; to
business institutions and free, competitive the Secretary of the Army to grant a license

the Committee on Ways and Means.
enterprise (Rept. No. 943). Ordered to be to the Leahi Hospital, a nonprofit institu-

By Mr. LANTAFF:
printed.
tion, to use certain United States property

H. R. 6518. A bill to authorize a prelim-
Mr. MILLER of Nebraska: Committee of in the city and county of Honolulu, T. H.;

inary examination and survey of the Florida
conference. H. R. 1802. A bill to amend
v'ithout amendment (Rept. No. 938). Re-

Straits, for flood control and navigation
the act of Congress approved March 4, 1915 ferred to the Committee of the Whole House.

purposes; to the Committee on Public
(38 Stat. 1214), as amended (Rept. No. 944).

Works.
Ordered to be printed.

By Mr. PATTEN:
Mr. MEADER: Committee on the Judiciary.
PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

H. R. 6519. A bill to authorize the Secre-
House Joint Resolution 250. Joint resolu-

Under clause 4 of rule XXII, public tary of the Interior to convey certain land
tion authorizing the recognition of the 200th
anniversary of the founding of Columbia
bills and resolutions were introduced to the city of Tucson, Ariz., and to accept

other land in exchange therefor; to the
University in the city of New York and pro-
and severally referred as follows:

Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs,
viding for the representation of the Govern.

By Mr. BENNETT of Florida:

By Mr. SHORT:
ment and people of the United States in the H. R. 6505. A bill to amend the Social H. Con. Res. 170. Concurrent resolution
observance of this anniversary; with amend Security Act so as to change the formulas tendering the thanks of Congress to Gen.
ment (Rept. No. 945). Referred to the Com for computing the Federal share of State Peyton č. March, former Chief of Staff of

in

the Army; to the Committee on Armed

PETITIONS, ETC.

ministrator of General Services to acquire Services.

title to real property and to provide for the Under clause 1 of rule XXII, petitions By Mr. MULTER:

construction of certain public buildings H. Con. Res. 171. Concurrent resolution

and papers were laid on the Clerk's desk thereon by executing purchase contracts; to favoring universal disarmament; to the and referred as follows:

extend the authority of the Postmaster GenCommittee on Foreign Affairs.

398. By the SPEAKER: Petition of New eral to lease quarters for post-office purposes; By Mr. HILLINGS: England Region of Hadassah, Boston, Mass.,

and for other purposes. H. Res. 351. Resolution designating one requesting the approval of the mutual secustaff member as administrative assistant; rity bill and to include economic and military to the Committee on House Administration. assistance to Israel and the Near East; to the ENROLLED BILL AND JOINT RESOCommittee on Foreign Affairs.

LUTION SIGNED

The message also announced that the PRIVATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

Speaker had affixed his signature to the

SENATE Under clause 1 of rule XXII, private

following enrolled bill and joint resolubills and resolutions were introduced

SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1953

tion, and they were signed by the Vice and severally referred as follows:

President: (Legislative day of Monday, July 6, 1953) By Mr. JONAS of Illinois:

H. R. 157. An act to provide that the tax H. R. 6504. A bill for the relief of sundry The Senate met at 10 o'clock a. m.,

on admissions shall not apply to moving picclaimants, and for other purposes; to the on the expiration of the recess.

ture admissions; and Committee on the Judiciary.

Rev. Ralph C. John, Ph. D., the Amer

H. J. Res. 228. Joint resolution to permit By Mr. AYRES:

the entry of 500 eligible orphans 'under 10 ican University, Washington, D. C., ofH. R. 6520. A bill for the relief of Paolino fered the following prayer:

years of age, adopted abroad or to be adopted Berchielli, wife Heda and daughter Alba; to

in the United States by United States citithe Committee on the Judiciary.

Eternal God, our Heavenly Father,

zens serving abroad in the United States

Armed Forces or employed abroad by the H. R. 6521. A bill for the relief of Giovanni whose presence a thousand years are as a

United States Government.
Conti; to the Committee on the Judiciary. day: Incline Thine ear to hear our peti-
By Mr. BENDER:

tions, bend Thy presence to minister to
H. R. 6522. A bill for the relief of Darwish
our needs.

EXECUTIVE MESSAGE REFERRED Abdel Kareem; to the Committee on the

Our hearts this day are saddened by Judiciary. the passing of one who has merited Thine

As in executive session, H. R. 6523. A bill for the relief of Emile N. own commendation: "Well done, thou

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Ghantous; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

good and faithful servant; thou hast Senate a message from the President of been faithful over a few things; I will

the United States submitting the nomiH. R. 6524. A bill for the relief of Kaiser J.

nation of Edwin R. Price, of Kentucky, to Rashid; to the Committee on the Judiciary. make thee ruler over many. Enter thou By Mr. BERRY: into the joy of thy Lord.”

be a member of the Federal Coal Mine

We thank H. R. 6525. A bill authorizing the issuance Thee for the depth of his integrity, for Safety Board of Review, vice Joseph G. of a patent in fee to Ruth Long Crow Running the diligence of his service, and for the

Solari; referred to the Committee on Horse; to the Committee on Interior and

warmth of his presence in his relation- Labor and Public Welfare. Insular Affairs.

ships with Thy people and with Thee. By Mr. CLARDY:

Our faith is that he has passed from our H. R. 6526. A bill conferring jurisdiction

CALL OF THE ROLL side and sight to Thy mansions above, upon the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan to hear,

to live forever in the light of Thy love Mr. KNOWLAND. I suggest the abdetermine, and render judgment upon cer and in the company of all the saints sence of a quorum. tain claims of Mr. and Mrs. Donald D. Parrish; who now from their labors rest. Make The VICE PRESIDENT. The Secreto the Committee on the Judiciary.

the benediction of Thy spirit to rest upon tary will call the roll. By Mr. HRUSKA:

him, and upon us, that the incidents of The Chief Clerk called the roll, and H. R. 6527. A bill for the relief of Enriqueta time may be seen in the ranges of eter the following Senators answered to their Maria Magdalena Hasal; to the Committee on nity.

names: the Judiciary. Bless this Senate, and these Senators, Aiken

Hayden

McCarthy By Mr. KING of California:

custodians of a sacred trust, as they ful Anderson Hendrickson McClellan H. R. 6528. A bill for the relief of Ramon fill the demands of public office and di

Barrett

Hennings Millikin Fabie, Regina Policarpio Fabie, and Ramon

Bennett
Hill

Monroney vine obligation. This we ask in Jesus' Fabie, Jr.; to the Committee on the Judi

Bridges
Hoey

Morse
name. Amen.

Bush
Holland

Mundt ciary.

Butler, Nebr. Humphrey Neely
By Mr. LANTAFF:

Carlson
Hunt

Payne
H. R. 6529. A bill for the relief of Raleigh

THE JOURNAL

Case
Ives

Potter
Hill; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Chavez
Jackson

Purtell
On request of Mr. KNOWLAND, and by Clements

Jenner

Robertson By Mr. LESINSKI: unanimous consent, the reading of the Cooper

Johnson, Colo. Russell
H. R. 6530. A bill for the relief of Lexmi

Cordon
Journal of the proceedings of Friday,

Johnson, Tex. Saltonstall Kant Nagaich; to the Committee on the

Daniel

Kefauver Schoeppel Judiciary. July 24, 1953, was dispensed with.

Dirksen

Kennedy Smathers Douglas

Kerr By Mr. NEAL:

Smith, Maine Duff

Knowland Smith, N. J. H. R. 6531, A bill for the relief of Pauline MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Dworshak Kuchel

Sparkman H. Corbett; to the Committee on the Judi.

Ellender
Langer

Stennis ciary.

A message in writing from the Presi

Ferguson Lehman

Symington By Mr. RABAUT: dent of the United States submitting a Fulbright Long

Watkins George

Magnuson Welker
H. R. 6532. A bill for the relief of Fouad nomination was communicated to the

Gillette
Malone

Wiley
Mikhail Zada; his wife, Sabat Zada, nee Leon
Senate by Mr. Miller, one of his secre-

Goldwater Mansfield Young
or Laoun; and their minor child, Michel; to
taries.

Griswold McCarran the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. SALTONSTALL. I announce that By Mr. TOLLEFSON:

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE

the Senator from Maryland [Mr. BEALL), H. R. 6533. A bill for the relief of Mrs. Marion Margaret Leigh; to the Committee on the

the, Senator from Ohio [Mr. BRICKER),

A message from the House of RepreJudiciary.

sentatives, by Mr. Bartlett, one of its the Senator from Maryland [Mr. BUTBy Mr. HOSMER (by request):

clerks, announced that the House had LER), the Senator from Indiana [Mr. H. J. Res. 306. Joint resolution to release passed the following bills, in which it CAPEHART], the Senator from Iowa [Mr. and quitclaim to Olin S. Proctor certain sub requested the concurrence of the Senate: HICKENLOOPER), the Senator from Pennmerged lands within the Continental Shelf H. R. 356. An act to amend the Railroad

sylvania [Mr. MARTIN], the Senator from and beyond the 3-mile boundary line, Long Retirement Act of 1937, as amended; and

Ohio [Mr. TAFT], and the Senator from Beach, Calif.; to the Committee on the Judi H. R. 6342. An act to amend the Public

Delaware (Mr. WILLIAMS) are necesciary.

Buildings Act of 1949 to authorize the Ad sarily absent.

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