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Lehman Robertson from arrest, so as to increase the penal- Green
Russell THURSDAY, JULY 8, 1954 ties therein provided, in which it re- Hayden
Hendrickson quested the concurrence of the Senate.
Magnuson (Legislative day of Friday, July 2, 1954)
Schoeppel Hickenlooper Malone
Smathers The message also announced that the
Mansfield Smith, Maine The Senate met at 12 o'clock meridian, House had agreed to a concurrent reso- Holland
Smith, N.J. on the expiration of the recess. lution (H. Con. Res. 250) authorizing Humphrey Maybank Sparkman
Symington Harris, D. D., offered the following slip law for the Internal Revenue Code
Johnson, Colo. Morse
Upton currence of the Senate.
Johnson, Tex. Our Father God, whose love passeth
Watkins Johnston, S. C. Murray
Welker our understanding and whose mercy is
Young wider than the sea, we turn to Thee
ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED
Pastore realizing that Thy purpose for us is
Knowland Payne vaster than any possible prayer we may
The message further announced that
Mr. SALTONSTALL. I announce lift to Thee. We thank Thee for all the Speaker had affixed his signature to
that the junior Senator from Wisconsin the disciplines which have been shaping the following enrolled bills, and they our lives across these pilgrim years
[Mr. MCCARTHY] is absent on official were signed by the Vice President:
business. The senior Senator from Confor the mingled loss and pain, the de- H. R. 6412. An act to preserve the eligi
necticut [Mr. Bush], the junior Senator feats and triumphs, the shadows and bility of certain veterans to dental outpa
from Connecticut [Mr. PURTELL], the sunshine, which have combined to teach tient care and dental appliances; us that all is dross and vanity save
H. R. 6893. An act to credit the Shoshone senior Senator from Wisconsin (Mr.
WILEY], and the Senator from Delaware faith and hope and love and the divine Irrigation District with a share of the net discontent which lures us on to beckonrevenues from the Shoshone powerplant,
[Mr. WILLIAMS) are necessarily absent. and for other purposes; ing ethical heights.
Mr. CLEMENTS. I announce that the H. R. 9008. An act to provide for the deposit In all the plans here made for the of savings of enlisted members of the Army,
Senator from Tennessee [Mr. GORE), governance of the Nation in these times Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, and for the Senator from Missouri [Mr. HENthat are trying our souls, may Thy wis- other purposes; and
NINGS], the Senator from Tennessee dom prevail at last over all our fallible
H. R. 9232. An act to amend the Federal
[Mr. KEFAUVER), the Senator from judgments; where there is anything Property and Administrative Services Act of
Oklahoma (Mr. KERR], and the Senator 1949, as amended, to extend until June 30, corrupt, purify it; where there is error, 1955, the period during which disposals of
from Arkansas [Mr. MCCLELLAN] are correct it; where there is right, estab- surplus property may be made by negotia- absent on official business. lish it; where there is division, unite it. tion.
The VICE PRESIDENT. A quorum is And as Thy servants here in the min
present. istry of public affairs wrestle with
TRANSACTION OF Morning business is in order.
REPORT ON INCLUSION OF ESCAPE so that in their thoughts and words and ask unanimous consent that immediately actions they may constantly reveal to
CLAUSES IN EXISTING TRADE following the quorum call there may be each other only the spirit of courtesy the customary morning hour for the
AGREEMENTS_MESSAGE FROM and understanding kindness. We ask it transaction of routine business, under
THE PRESIDENT (H. DOC. NO. 470) all in the dear Redeemer's name. Amen. the usual 2-minute limitation on The VICE PRESIDENT laid before speeches.
the Senate the following message from The VICE PRESIDENT. Without ob- the President of the United States, THE JOURNAL jection, it is so ordered.
which was read, and, with accompanyOn request of Mr. KNOWLAND, and by
ing report, was referred to the Comunanimous consent, the reading of the
mittee on Finance: Journal of the proceedings of Wednes
CALL OF THE ROLL day, July 7, 1954, was dispensed with.
Mr. KNOWLAND. I suggest the ab
To the Congress of the United States: sence of a quorum.
Pursuant to the provisions of subsecMESSAGES FROM THE PRESIDENT
The VICE PRESIDENT. The Secre- tion (b) of section 6 of the Trade Agreetary will call the roll.
ments Extension Act of 1951 (65 Stat. Messages in writing from the Presi
The Chief Clerk called the roll, and 72, 73), I hereby submit to the Congress dent of the United States were commu
the following Senators answered to nicated to the Senate by Mr. Hawks, their names:
a report on the inclusion of escape
clauses in existing trade agreements. one of his secretaries.
This report was prepared for me by
the Interdepartmental Committee on
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER. A message from the House of Repre- Bowring Clements Ellender
Cooper sentatives, by Mr. Maurer, its reading
THE WHITE HOUSE, July 8, 1954.
Flanders clerk, announced that the House had
(Enclosure: Report on trade agreeBurke Crippa
Ferguson passed a bill (H. R. 7486) to amend sec- Butler
ment escape clauses.),
EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, Whereas Public Law 920 and the Minne- H. P. 9561. A bill to correct typographical ETC.
sota Civil Defense Act of 1951 have made errors in Public Law 368, Eighty-third Con
civil defense a governmental responsibility; gress (Rept. No. 1758). The VICE PRESIDENT laid before and
By Mr. SALTONSTALL, from the Committhe Senate the following letters, which Whereas the degeneration of the interna- tee on Armed Services, with amendments: were referred as indicated:
tional situation emphasizes the increasing H. R. 9006. A bill to amend the act of May LAWS ENACTED BY MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF ST.
22, 1896, as amended, concerning the loan need for preparedness; and CROIX, V. I. Whereas the development of destructive
or gift of works of art and other material weapons the enemy is capable of delivering
(Rept. No. 1759). A letter from the Assistant Secretary of
to American cities can cause conilagrations the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law,
and fire storms far exceeding anything herecopies of laws enacted by the Municipal tofore experienced in our history; and
BILLS INTRODUCED Council of St. Croix, V. I. (with accompany
Whereas a complete inventory and analysis Bills were introduced, read the first ing papers); to the Committee on Interior
of every piece of fire-fighting equipment, and Insular Affairs.
time, and, by unanimous consent, the including State-owned equipment, operated
second time, and referred as follows: REPORT OF FEDERAL MEDIATION AND CON- by local fire departments in Minnesota has CILIATION SERVICE given only an inadequate amount of fire
By Mr. POTTER: A letter from the Director, Federal Media
apparatus for the direct support of the criti- S. 3715. A bill for the relief of Edward tion and Conciliation Service, Washington, cal target areas of St. Paul and Minneapolis
White; to the Committee on the Judiciary. D. C., transmitting, pursuant to law, a reand the target area of Duluth: Now, there
By Mr. FERGUSON: port of that Service for the fiscal year ended fore, be it
S. 3716. A bill to amend the act of June June 30, 1953 (with an accompanying re
Resolved, That we the undersigned, the
30, 1948, so as to extend for 5 additional port); to the Committee on Labor and State civil defense fire defense board, as
years the authority of the Secretary of the Public Welfare. established under the authority of the Min
Interior to issue patents for certain public nesota civil defense plan, meeting in the
lands in Monroe County, Mich., held under CIVIL DEFENSE COMPACT ENTERED INTO BY State civil defense control center, 1643 Rice
color of title; to the Committee on Interior STATES OF IDAHO AND UTAH Street, St. Paul, Minn., on the 25th day of
and Insular Affairs. A letter from the Administrator, Federal June, 1954, respectfully request congressional
S. 3717. A bill for the relief of George J. Civil Defense Administration, Washington, representatives of the people of Minnesota
Athanassopoulos; to the Committee on the D. C., transmitting, for the consent of Con- and other States to appropriate Federal
Judiciary. gress, copies of a civil defense compact en- moneys for the purpose of matching local
By Mr. MARTIN (for himself, Mr. tered into between the States of Idaho and and State funds for the purchase of fire
DUFF, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, and Utah (with accompanying papers); to the fighting equipment to strengthen the opera
Mr. HENDRICKSON): Committee on Armed Services, tional effectiveness of the fire-fighting serv
S. 3718. A bill granting the consent of ices in Minnesota.
Congress to a supplemental compact or Frank Everett, Rochester, Fire Defense
agreement between the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey APPROPRIATIONS FOR PURCHASE
Chief, MSU I, 20 Counties Southeast
concerning the Delaware River Joint Toll OF FIRE-FIGHTING EQUIPMENT
Bridge Commission, and for other purposes; Fire Defense Chief, MSU II, 8 Coun
to the Committee on Public Works. LETTER AND RESOLUTION
ties Northeast Minnesota; William A. Mr. THYE. Mr. President, I present
Herbert, Crookston, Fire Defense Chief,
By Mr. COOPER (by request):
S. 3719. A bill to amend section 2. of the a letter from Col. E. B. Miller, Director,
MSU III, 15 Counties Northwest Min-
Missing Persons Act, so as to provide that Civil Defense, State of Minnesota, trans
benefits thereunder shall be available to
Defense Chief, MSU IV, 24 Counties mitting a resolution adopted by the State
certain members of the Philippine Scouts; Central Minnesota; Ben Bangerter,
to the Committee on Armed Services. Civil Defense Fire Defense Board, at St.
Mankato, Fire Defense Chief, MSU V,
(See the remarks of Mr. COOPER when he Paul, Minn., relating to appropriations
introduced the above bill, which appear unof Federal moneys for the purpose of
Leonard C. Lund, Deputy Commis-
der a separate heading.) matching local and State funds for the
Minnesota; R. C. Malmquist, Fire Chief,
By Mr. FERGUSON: purchase of fire-fighting equipment. I
S. 3720. A bill to prohibit the payment of
City of Minneapolis; W. H. Mattocks, ask unanimous consent that the letter
annuities, retired pay, and other benefits, to
Fire Chief, City of St. Paul; A. E. Pimand resolution be appropriately referred
ley, Fire Protection, Forestry Division,
persons convicted of certain offenses, and and printed in the RECORD.
for other purposes; to the Committee on State Department of Conservation.
Post Office and Civil Service. There being no objection, the letter
(See the remarks of Mr. FERGUSON when and resolution were referred to the
he introduced the above bill, which appear Committee on Armed Services, and or
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES under a separate heading.) dered to be printed in the RECORD, as
The following reports of committees
AMENDMENT OF SECTION 2 OF THE
By Mr. MILLIKIN, from the Committee MISSING PERSONS ACT TO IN
on Interior and Insular Affairs: St. Paul, Minn., June 28, 1954.
CLUDE CERTAIN MEMBERS OF
S. 964. A bill to authorize the construcHon. EDWARD J. THYE,
THE PHILIPPINE SCOUTS United States Senate,
tion, operation, and maintenance by the Washington, D.C.
Secretary of the Interior of the Fryingpan- Mr. COOPER. Mr. President, by reDEAR SENATOR THYE: Enclosed herewith is Arkansas project, Colorado; with amend- quest, I introduce for appropriate refer
ments (Rept. No. 1754). copy of a resolution adopted by the Minne
ence a bill to amend section 2 of the sota State Civil Defense Fire Board, as estab
By Mr. CARLSON, from the Committee
Missing Persons Act, so as to provide that lished under the Minnesota civil defense on Post Office and Civil Service:
benefits thereunder shall be available to
S. 2634. A bill for the relief of Mrs. Wilplan, unanimously passed at a fire confer
certain members of the
the Philippine ence on June 25, 1954.
liam A. Curran; with amendments (Rept.
Scouts. I ask unanimous consent to It should be explained that the board is representing the entire State of Minnesota
By Mr. AIKEN, from the Committee on
have printed in the RECORD an explanaAgriculture and Forestry:
tion of the bill prepared by the American in fire matters pertaining to civ'l defense. The individuals noted as fire defense chiefs
S. 3697. A bill to amend the act of April Legion. 6, 1937, as amended, to include cooperation
The VICE PRESIDENT. The bill will of the five mobile support units are them
with the Governments of Canada or Mexico be received and appropriately referred; selves local fire chiefs who have been se
or local Canadian or Mexican authorities lected by all local fire chiefs in their particu
and, without objection, the statement for the control of incipient or emergency lar areas of jurisdiction to represent those
will be printed in the RECORD. outbreaks of insect pests or plant diseases; The bill (S. 3719) to amend section 2 of areas.
without amendment (Rept. No. 1756). May I request that you give the matter
the Missing Persons Act, so as to provide
By Mr. SALTONSTALL, from the Commityour immediate and urgent personal atten
that benefits thereunder shall be availtee on Armed Services, without amendment: tion.
H. R. 6422. A bill to authorize the Secretary able to certain members of the PhilipThanking you, I am,
of the Army to convey to the Government's pine Scouts, introduced by Mr. COOPER, Sincerely yours,
grantors certain lands erroneously conveyed by request, was received, read twice by Col. E. B. MILLER,
by them to the United States (Rept. No. its title, and referred to the Committee Director, Civil Defense, State of Minnesota. 1757); and
on Armed Services.