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SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE
COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
ON H. R. 6141 and H. R. 6142 BILLS TO AMEND THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AS AMENDED, SO AS TO PROVIDE FOR A STRONGER NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY, AND FOR
H. R. 525 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 22 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
H. R. 6208 A BILL TO AMEND PARAGRAPH (1) OF SECTION 4 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AS AMENDED
H. R. 9177 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 405 (a), PART IV, OF THE INTERSTATE
H. R. 9548 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 409 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT. AS AMENDED, TO AUTHORIZE CONTRACTS BETWEEN FREIGHT FORWARDERS AND RAILROADS FOR THE MOVEMENT OF TRAILERS ON FLATCARS
H. R. 9771 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 411 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AS AMENDED, WITH RESPECT TO RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FREIGHT FORWARDERS AND OTHER
H. R. 9772 A BILL TO AMEND SECTION 410 OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AS AMENDED, TO CHANGE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR OBTAINING A FREIGHT FORWARDER PERMIT
H. R. 6111 and S. 1777 BII S TO AMEND THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT WITH RESPECT TO THE TRANSPORTATION OF CERTAIN
MAY 9, 10, 11, 22, 23, 24, 29, JUNE 5 AND 6, 1956 Printed for the use of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce
COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE
J. PERCY PRIEST, Tennessee, Chairman OREN HARRIS, Arkansas
CHARLES A. WOLVERTON, New Jersey ARTHUR G. KLEIN, New York
CARL HINSHAW, California
JOHN W. HESELTON, Massachusetts KENNETH A. ROBERTS, Alabama
JOHN B. BENNETT, Michigan MORGAN M. MOULDER, Missouri
RICHARD W. HOFFMAN, Illinois HARLEY 0. STAGGERS, West Virginia JOHN V. BEAMER, Indiana ISIDORE DOLLINGER, New York
WILLIAM L. SPRINGER, Ilinois WALTER ROGERS, Texas
ALVIN R. BUSH, Pennsylvania MARTIN DIES, Texas
PAUL F. SCHENCK, Ohio SAMUEL N. FRIEDEL, Maryland
JOSEPH L, CARRIGG, Pennsylvania JOHN J. FLYNT, JR., Georgia
STEVEN B. DEROUNIAN, New York
ELTON J. LAYTON, Clerk
SAM G. SPAL
MARTIN W. CUNNINGHAM
SUBCOMMITTEE ON T'RANSPORTATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
OREN HARRIS, Arkansas, Chairman JOHN BELL WILLIAMS, Mississippi CHARLES A. WOLVERTOX, New Jersey PETER F. MACK, JR., Illinois
CARL HINSHAW, California ISIDORE DOLLINGER, New York
JOSEPH P. O'HARA, Minnesota WALTER ROGERS, Texas
ROBERT HALE, Maine JOHN J. FLYNT, JR., Georgia
JAMES I. DOLLIVER, Iowa
1 Died May 25, 1956.
Statement of -
602, 715 Arnold, Grant, member, transportation and communication committee, Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
951 Brown, Renee, appearing for Lewis C. Brown Co., Houston, Tex_.
1108 Carpi, Fred, vice president, Pennsylvania Railroad..
1200 Condon, Arthur D., on behalf of Independent Advisory Committee to the Trucking Industry, Inc.--
1264 Culpepper, C. B., secretary and general manager, Atlanta Freight
Bureau, and chairman, legislative committee, Southern Traffic
1229 Derenthal, E. J., corporate traffic manager, R. H. Macy & Co., New York, N. Y.
1035 Dorr, L. J., executive secretary, National Industrial Traffic League_-- 768 Earnshaw, Samuel W., on behalf of National Committee of Shippers and Receivers.-
1008 Estes, F. F., director, transportation department, National Coal Association.-
865 Fender, Joe G., representing Houston Merchant Shippers Association and Dal-Worth Shippers Association.
1097 Flannery, R. J., representing St. Louis Shippers Association, Inc---- 1269 Floberg, John F., Washington, D. C.
595 Frederick, Dr. John H., head, department of business organization,
and professor of transportation, College of Business and Public
716 Gubser, Hon. Charles S., a Representative in Congress from the State of California
803 Herberger, Joe, traffic manager, Foley's Dry Goods Co., Houston, Tex. 1081 Hood, J. M., president, American Short Line Railroad Association.--- 883 Johnson, Gilbert R., counsel, Lake Carriers' Association.--
1134 Johnson, Hon. Lester R., a Representative in Congress from the State of Wisconsin.
825 Leighty, G. E., president, Order of Railway Telegraphers, and chairman, Railway Labor Executives' Association--
759 Locke, Bryan D., representing Monnig Dry Goods Co. and Dal-Worth Shippers Association----
1111 Maddox, William M., executive secretary, Property Owners Committee. 1061 Milligan, Archer G., president, Chicago Shippers Association, Inc.-- 1056 Morrow, Giles, president and general counsel, Freight Forwarders Institute
1149, 1186 Norton, Ralf S., member of local 557, Baltimore, Md.
1268 Ott, William H., chairman, legislative committee, National Industrial Traffic League--
928 Pinkney, James F., general counsel, American Trucking Associations, Inc.
600, 764, 828 Preston, Thomas L., general solicitor, Association of American Railroads
765 Putnam, Norcross W., executive secretary, Chicago Shippers Association, Inc.
1056 Rowan, James F., general manager, Movers Conference of America.-897, 912 Schlefer, Marsh P., on behalf of Marine Transport Lines, Inc--
1073 Seal, Charles R., on behalf of American Asociation of Port Authorities and North Atlantic Ports Association, Inc.--
990 Statement of-Continued
Page Seals, Durward, traffic manager, United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association.
1117 Smith, Robert H., representing National Retail Dry Goods Association. 1003 Specker, Richard H., executive vice president, National Water Carriers Association, Inc.
1038 Thompson, Chester C., president, American Waterways Operators -- 966 Triggs, Matt, assistant, legislative director, American Farm Bureau Federation -
1225 Turney, John R., on behalf of American Trucking Associations, Inc.- 602, 709 Utley, W. C. T., traffic manager, Sid Richardson Gasoline Co. and Sid Richardson Carbon Co., Fort Worth, Tex--
819 Webber, Richard, chairman, transportation committee, American Re tail Federation -
1085 Wildman, W. Y., commerce attorney and transportation consultant, Waterways Freight Bureau..
966, 975 Additional information submitted for the record by
American Association of Small Business, Inc., statement of J. D. Henderson, national managing director.
799 American Gas & Electric Service Corp., letter from H. A. Kammer, executive vice president..
1130 American Retail Federation :
Comparison of cars of merchandise less-than-carload lot loaded
with number of tons of less-than-carload lot revenue freight
1094 Comparison of tons of less-than-carload lot revenue freight origi
nated with gross freight revenue on less-than-carload lot traffic,
1005 National associations
1095 State associations.
10:36 American Trucking Associations, Inc. : Analysis of protestants, table
715 Common carrier freight tariffs, table--
71+ Letter from James F. Pinkney, general counsel
855 Number of regulated carriers...
837 Number of trucks in United States (1955 estimates)
836 Power units operated in intercity service by groups of carriers as reported for 1953, table---
837 Statement of Freund, F. G., director, traffic department.
814 Lawrence, John V., managing director..
810 Association of American Railroads : Supplementary statement of Jervis Langdon, Jr.--
742 Atlanta Freight Bureau, continuing champion of southeastern progress.
1241 Boggs, Hon. Hale, letter from.--
793 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, statement of W. P. Kennedy, president
702 Burlington Shippers' Association, statement of F. L. Partridge, executive secretary-director of traffic.
770 California Farm Research and Legislative Committee, statement of S01 California Grape and Tree Fruit League, letter from E. Alan Mills, assistant manager, in charge of traffic, transmitting resolution..
1124 California Railroad Association, letter from Walter J. Little..
1133 California State Board of Agriculture, letter from Romain Young, assistant secretary, transmitting resolution -
809 Chamber of Commerce of the United States :
Explanation of recommendations..
Transportation and communication committee, 1955–56_. Dairyland Power Cooperative, statement of John P. Madgett, general manager.
826 Fargo (N. Dak.) Chamber of Commerce, statement of J. I. Finsness, commerce counsel.
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