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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

COMMITTEE ON
POST OFFICE AND CIVIL SERVICE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H.R. 11140 and related bills

BILLS TO READJUST POSTAL RATES, AND FOR

OTHER PURPOSES

MAY 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26; JUNE 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 1960

Printed for the use of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service

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COMMITTEE ON POST OFFICE AND CIVIL SERVICE

TOM MURRAY, Tennessee, Chairman JAMES H, MORRISON, Louisiana

EDWARD H. REES, Kansas JAMES C. DAVIS, Georgia

ROBERT J. CORBETT, Pennsylvania JOHN LESINSKI, Michigan

H. R. GROSS, Iowa CHET HOLIFIELD, California

JOEL T. BROYHILL, Virginia KATHRYN E. GRANAHAN, Pennsylvania AUGUST E. JOHANSEN, Michigan CHARLES 0. PORTER, Oregon

GLENN CUNNINGHAM, Nebraska RALPH J. SCOTT, North Carolina

GEORGE M. WALLHAUSER, New Jersey THADDEUS J. DULSKI, New York

ROBERT R. BARRY, New York STANLEY A. PROKOP, Pennsylvania

KATHARINE ST. GEORGE, New York JOHN R. FOLEY, Maryland DONALD J. IRWIN, Connecticut RANDALL S, HARMON, Indiana DALE ALFORD, Arkansas JAMES C. OLIVER, Maine JACOB H. GILBERT, New York

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CONTENTS

476

402

Statements of -

Allott, Senator Gordon, of Colorado..

Andrew, L. C., South Windham, Maine..

Applebee, M. W., president, Burstein-Applebee Co., Kansas City,

Mo.

Armstrong, Hart R., administrator, Oral Roberts Evangelistic Asso-

ciation, New York City -

Bagley, Garland C., director, audiovisual service, department of edu-

cation, Atlanta, Ga---

Baird, Hon. Julian B., Under Secretary of the Treasury-

Barkman, S. T., executive secretary, National Association of Adver-

tising Publishers, Berlin, Wis., accompanied by Victor Green, presi-

dent.

Bates, Harold W., Carl Curtis, Roger Gibbs, selectmen of Richmond,

Maine.

Beard, William K., president, the Associated Business Publications,

New York, N.Y., and Charles C. Baake, of Miller Freeman Publi-

cations, San Francisco, Calif., representing the Associated Business

Publications

Bihler, T. V., chairman, Postal Affairs Committee, Direct Mail Adver-

tising Association, New York, N.Y...

Blacklidge, R. H., publisher, the Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo, Ind..

Bogin, Benjamin, vice president, Conde Nast Publications, Inc.,

Greenwich, Conn., accompanied by H. Carlisle Estes, circulation

promotion manager.

Bongiavanni, A. P., general manager, Service Industries, Philadelphia,

Pain
Brand, Cabell, vice president, Ortho-Vent Shoe Co., Inc., Salem, Va.
Braun, Harold W., president, Fetter Printing Co., Louisville, Ky--
Brock, Representative Lawrence, of Nebraska -
Brown, June Clement, the Randolph R. Clement Co., San Francisco,

Calif..

Brumbaugh, David W., executive vice president, Time, Inc., accom-

panied by Evan Ingels, assistant production manager, New York

City -

Burack, A. S., editor, the Writer, Boston, Mass -

Burger, George J., vice president, National Federation of Independent

Business...

Butler, Eugene, president, and editor in chief, the Progressive Farmer,

Birmingham, Ala-
Caldwell, Alta H., president, Caldwell Letter Service, Chicago, Ill.
Carnahan, Representative A. S. J., of Missouri..
Cochran, Lee W., Extension Division, State University of Iowa, Iowa

City, Iowa..
Collins, Rev. James D., assistant director, Central Association of the

Miraculous Medal, Philadelphia, Pa.

Crowdery, Ben H., vice president, World Publishing Co., the World-

Herald, Omaha, Nebr-

Deering, F. J., editor, the Oklahoma Publishing Co., Oklahoma City -

Derwinski, Representative Edward J., of Illinois -

Diamond, Richard M., publisher, the Trumbull Times, Trumbull,

Conn.

Donnelley, Barney, New Canaan, Conn.

Duffy, Joseph A., executive director, American Booksellers Associa-

575
494
678
296

313

582
578
296

254

488

tion, New York, N.Y., as read by Miss Doris Thompson, coowner,

Francis Scott Key Book Shop, Washington, D.C., member, board

of directors, American Booksellers Association..

Eastman, Harry, Western Maine Nursery Co., Fryeburg, Maine---

312

570

497

179
288

Page

Eaton, Charles C., Jr., president, Charles A. Eaton Co., Richmond,

Maine-

181

Edwards, James E., president, Prairie Farmer, Chicago, Ill.

511

Eisner, Norman, president, Lincoln Letter Service, Inc., New York,

N.Y.

311

Ericson, Prof. Carlton W. H., University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn. 356
Esters, Bernard E., legislative chairman, National Editorial Associa-

tion, Houlton, Maine; accompanied by Walter Potter, cochairman,
Culpeper, Va.; Edgar S. Bayol, executive vice president, National
Editorial Association, Washington, D.C.; and T. 0. Mathews,
president, Illinois Press Association,

365, 445

Farrand, Hobert K., vice president, Curtis Publishing Co., Phila-

delphia, Pa.; accompanied by Philip Hall, traffic manager; and Paul

Keats, Washington office -

316

Fink, F. A., managing editor, Our Sunday Visitor, Huntington, Ind. 430
Fixler, Bernard, president, Creative Mailing Service, Inc., Freeport,
Long Island, N.Y.

128

Foellinger, Helene R., the News-Sentinel, Fort Wayne, Ind..

401

Foster, R. Jack, president, Henry Field Seed & Nursery Co., Shenan-
doah, Iowa --

204

Freudenberger, Elmer M., national director of legislation, Disabled

American Veterans, accompanied by Denvel Adams, DAV, national

director of claims, Washington, D.Č.

482

George, J. M., National Association of Direct Selling Companies,
Winona, Minn.

255

Gilbert, Chuck, Office Appliance Magazine, Chicago, Ill.

398

Gordon, John B., manager, the Progressive Farmer, Raleigh, N.C. 343

Gordon, Lewis F., Jr., vice president, Grizzard Advertising, Inc., At-

lanta, Ga.

545

Gray, Arthur Z., chairman, Magazine Publishers Association General

Operations Committee, New York City, accompanied by Francis R.
Cawley, vice president.

259
Gray, Vara V., national president, American Legion Auxiliary.

202
Greenaway, Emerson, director, Free Library of Philadelphia, repre-
senting the American Library Association..

248
Grusd, Edward E., managing editor, National Jewish Monthly

425
Guyer, Roy, controller, Jackson & Perkins Co., Newark, N.J.

220
Habernickel, M., Jr., Haband Co., Paterson, N.J.

590
Hafemeister, John H., assistant to the president, Ideals Publishing
Co., Milwaukee, Wis..

310
Hall, Payson, executive vice president, Meredith Publishing Co.,
Des Moines, Iowa..

160

Harris, Henry E., proprietor, H. E. Harris & Co., Boston, Mass.. 679

Harris, Stephen F., president, Harris, Randolph & Baldwin, Boston,

Mass.

680

Harry & David, Bear Creek Orchards, Medford, Oreg., submitted by
Hon. Charles 0. Porter of Oregon..

354

Hecht, George J., president and publisher, the Parents’ Institute,

New York City

Heinze, Ir. Robert H., general manager, Presbyterian Life.

420

Henderson, Hon. John E., Member of Congress from Ohio..

562

Herring, Edwin G., assistant vice president, Lial Finance Co., Des

Moines, Iowa

588

Hitt, Russell T., editor, Eternity, New York City

413
Hoffman, Haul G., the Lansen Co., Inc., St. Cloud, Minn.

574
Holub, William, general manager, American Fress, New York City,

also representing F. A. Fink, general manager, Our Sunday Visitor- 426
Hunt, George, president, Milwaukee Lustless Brush Co., Milwaukee,
Wis.

572

Hunter, J. H., director of advertising, the Farmer-Stockman, Okla-

homa City, Okla -

590

Jack, Arthur T., Western Auto Associate Store, Kennebunk, Maine.. 180

Statements of—Continued

Page

Jackson, Charles, business manager, Boy's Life, published by the Boy

Scouts of America, accompanied by Walter Whidden, director, divi.

sion of education, and Lex R. Lucas, editorial director, Boy Scouts

of America..

423

Jackson, Representative Donald L., of California-

393
Jaffe, Samuel B., president, Wallace Brown, Inc., New Yorķ, N.Y.. 585
Jaspan, Daniel, legislative representative of the National Association

of Postal Supervisors, presented by Donald Ledbetter, secretary of
the National Association of Postal Supervisors..

195

Jepson, Lou, president, Walter Douglas Enterprises, Inc., Seattle,

Wash.

127

Kayser, Joseph R., vice president, Mail Advertising Corp. of America,

Chicago, Ill

514

Kearns, Hon. Carroll D., Member of Congress from Pennsylvania--- 510

Kelsey, Ray, president, Agricultural Publishers Association, Chicago,

Ill.

281

Kennedy, E. Dale, executive secretary, Michigan Education Associa-

tion, Lansing, Mich.

582

Kimball, Arthur E., Downs & Co., Evanston, Ill.

314

King, William H., State director of audiovisual education, New Jersey

State Department of Education..

555

Kirby, Stephen F., executive vice president, National Council on

Business Mail, Inc., Chicago, Ill..

186

Kircher, William H., editor, the Farmer magazine, St. Paul, Minn.- 509
Koob, Miss Agnes É., supreme president, Woman's Benefit Associa-
tion, Port Huron, Mich.

439
Krebs, Mr. and Mrs. Walter, Jr., the Krebs-Gifts, Westerly, R.I. 583
Kretschmar, Margaret G., Arcade Office Service, Davenport, Iowa--- 354
Lalime, Arthur W., director, Board of Education, Curriculum Ma-
terials Center, Norwalk, Conn..

400

Lang, William, the Victorian, Buffalo, N.Y.

432

Larson, Charles R., president, National Rural Letter Carriers' Asso-

ciation..

586

Leavitt, Boris, president, Lana Lobell, Inc., Hanover, Pa.

490

Lederer, Robert F., legislative assistant to the American Association

of Nurserymen, Washington, D.C.; accompanied by Jack Foster,

president, Henry Field Seed & Nursery Co., Shenandoah, Iowa;

Thomas M. Yerkes, secretary, Star Roses, the_Conard-Pyle Co.,

West Grove, Pa.; and Roy Guyer, controller, Jackson & Perkins

Co., Newark, N.J.

203, 216

Levy, William G., Yield House, North Conway, N.H.

400

Love, Wayne E., publisher, Geneva Pennysaver, Geneva, N.Y

399

Lundberg, Eric, the Noroton Publishing Co., Darien, Conn.

356

Lustig, Edward, president, Circulation Associates, Inc.---

169

Lynch, Thomas, chairman, Classroom Periodicals Publishers Associa-

tion, Dayton, Ohio..

569

Maginnis, Harry J., executive manager, Associated Third-Class Mail

Users, accompanied by the following members of his association:

Ray Thomas, Cassidy-Richlar, Inc., Philadelphia, Pa.; Lou Jepson,

Walter Douglas, Inc., Seattle, Wash.; Richard C. Taggart, W. A.

Storing Co., Columbus, Ohio; Bernard Fixler, Creative Mailing

Service, Inc., Freeport, Long Island, N.Y.; W. H. Schlosser, West-

ern Auto Supply Co., Kansas City, Mo.; and John Tillotson, II,

Modern Handcraft, Inc., Kansas City, Mo...

97

Mantler, Marshall J., on behalf of the Bureau of Salesmen's National

Association.

134

McCabe, Gibson, president, Newsweek, Inc., New York, N.Y., ac-

companied by F. E. Davis, vice president, director of Circulation,
and T. 0. Darrigan, assistant treasurer-

551

McDermott, E. F., general manager, Idaho Falls (Idaho) Post-

Register, and chairman, postal affairs committee, Inland Daily

Press Association...

299

McHugh, Wilfred E., Chilton Greetings Co., Boston, Mass-

395

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