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COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH CONGRESS
Proposed Legislation to Increase the
HEARINGS HELD IN WASHINGTON, D. C., JUNE 1, 2, 3,
7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, AND 30, 1955
Printed for the use of the Committee on Education and Labor
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR
GRAHAM A. BARDEN, North Carolina, Chairman
AUGUSTINE B. KELLEY, Pennsylvania SAMUEL K. MCCONNELL, JR., Pennsylvania
ADAM C. POWELL, JR., New York
RALPH W. GWINN, New York
CLEVELAND M. BAILEY, West Virginia WINT SMITH, Kansas
CARL D. PERKINS, Kentucky
CARROLL D. KEARNS, Pennsylvania
ROY W. WIER, Minnesota
HAROLD H. VELDE, Illinois CARL ELLIOTT, Alabama
CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan PHIL M. LANDRUM, Georgia
ALBERT H. BOSCH, New York LEE METCALF, Montana
JOE HOLT, California JAMES B. BOWLER, Illinois
JOHN J. RHODES, Arizona EARL CHUDOFF, Pennsylvania
STUYVESANT WAINWRIGHT 2D, New EDITH GREEN, Oregon
York JAMES ROOSEVELT, California
PETER FRELINGHUYSEN, JR., New Jersey HERBERT ZELENKO, New York
SAM COON, Oregon
HARRIS B. MCDOWELL, JR., Delaware ORVIN B. FJARE, Montana
FRANK THOMPSON, JR., New Jersey
STEWART L. UDALL, Arizona
FRED G. HUSSEY, Chief Clerk
JOHN O. GRAHAM, Minority Clerk
EDWARD A. MCCABE, General Counsel
RUSSELL C. DERRICKSON, Chief Investigator
(The tables and charts submitted by witnesses are listed under the subhead: "Statistical Information")
Statement of -
Bailey, Hon. Cleveland M., a Representative in Congress from the Pago
State of West Virginia.--.
Barkin, Solomon, chairman, Congress of Industrial Organizations Fair
Labor Standards Committee-----
Bennett, J. R., Jr., Greenville, Ala..
Blatnik, Hon. John A., a Representative in Congress from the State of
Borchardt, Selma, Washington representative, American Federation
Canfield, R. E., New York City, on behalf of the American Pulpwood
Carlson, Joseph, Iron River, Mich.----
Davidson, Hon. Irwin D., a Representative in Congress from the
State of New York.
Deweese, Tom, president, A. Deweese Lumber Co., Philadelphia,
Miss., on behalf of the Southern Pine Industry Committee; accom-
paned by S. P. Deas, Southern Pine Industry Committee, and
Henry Bahr, secretary, National Lumber Manufacturers Associa-
Dickason, Gladys, vice president, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of
------- 438, 449
Dollinger, Hon. Isidore, a Representative in Congress from the State
of New York..
Esters, Bernard E., Holton, Maine, chairman, legislative committee,
National Editorial Association..
Field, Maxwell, executive vice president, New England Shoe & Leather
Association, Boston, Mass ------
Flood, Hon. Daniel J., a Representative in Congress from the State of
Frve, George W., Harrington, Maine...
Hale, Hon. Robert, a Representative in Congress from the State of
Hancock, Frank W., Jr., special counsel for Textile Manufacturers
for North Carolina...
Hawes, Robert N., general counsel, the Hardwood Plywood Institute. 1051
Hochman, Julius, vice president, International Ladies' Garment
Workers Union (A. F. of L.), accompanied by Lazare Teper, director
of research, International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (A. F.
of L.) and Kenneth Meiklejohn, legislative representative, Interna-
tional Ladies' Garment Workers Union (A. F. of L.)--------- 603, 629
Huddleston, H. H., vice president of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Fed-
eration, representing the National Cotton Council, Lamont, Miss.. 1139
Jobe, William T., general counsel, National Association of Ice Indus-
Keeton, Herman A., Red Bay, Ala.--------------
Keller, Paul, representing the National Cotton Council & National
Cottonseed Products Association, Clayton, N. C....
Kellogg, Lawrence D., president, Southern Hardwood Producers, Inc..
Memphis, Tenn., and president, Kellogg Lumber Co., Inc., Alexan-
King, Dr. Willford I., economist of the Committee for Constitutional
Government, Inc., New York, N. Y..
Statement of —
Larson, Hon. Arthur, Under Secretary of Labor, Department of
Labor, accompanied by Harry Weiss, Assistant Administrator,
Wage and Hour Division, and A. J. Wickens, acting commissioner Page
of labor statistics.----
----- 99, 131
Madden, Hon. Ray J., a Representative in Congress from the State of
Mahon, Don, secretary, National Independent Union Council, and
president, National Brotherhood of Packinghouse Workers.----- 643
Muñoz-Marin, Hon. Luis, Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto
Marshall, H. S., Reynoldville, Pa --
Martin, Ellis S., Ringgold, La.--
Matthews, Hon. D. R., a Representative in Congress from the State
McCoy, G. W., representing the National Cotton Council, Jasper,
McFarlin, Clyde, president, Montezuma Mutual Telephone Co. 1019
Mock, Rufus, representing the National Cotton Council, Greenville,
Myers, J. Walter, Jr., executive director, Forest Farmers Association,
O'Hara, Hon. Barratt, a Representative in Congress from the State of
Oliver, Robert, assistant to the president and director of the Congress
of Industrial Organizations...
Ransom, Charles R., Harahan, La ----
Riggle, John J., secretary, National Council of Farmers Cooperatives. 905
Schnitzler, William F., secretary-treasurer, American Federation of
Labor, accompanied by Walter J. Mason, national legislative repre-
sentative, American Federation of Labor, Washington, D. C., and
Peter Henle, assistant director of research, American Federation
of Labor, Washington, D. C...
Washington, D. 0..------------------------
---- 363, 401
Schmidt, Emerson P., director of economic research, Chamber of
Commerce of the United States, Washington, D. C., accompanied
by Guy Waterman, research economist, Chamber of Commerce of
the United States. ---
-- 966, 1004
Sheskey, William, representing the National Shoe Manufacturers
Association, New York. --
Stallworth, John D., Pine Apple, Ala..
Tichy, George J., manager, in behalf of Western Pines Association and
Timber Products Manufacturers Association ---- - 770, 789, 797
Todd, John H., general Counsel of the National Cotton Compress and
Cotton Warehouse Association, Memphis, Tenn.
Tower, Charles H., National Association of Radio and Television
Townsend, Mark, Stuttgart, Ark...
Triggs, Matt, representing the American Farm Bureau Federation 1119
Triplett, J. E., president, Chesterfield Lumber Co., Monroe, N. C..--
Vanik, Hon. Charles A., a Representative in Congress from the State
Vick, W. T., president, Alabama Forest Products Association ---- 871, 876
Voges, Alvin A., secretary-manager, American Veneer Package As-
sociation, Orlando, Fla.------
Weathers, Tom E., Waynesboro, Ga..
Whitfield, J. V., Burgaw, N. Ć., president, Forest Farmers Associ-
Wilcox, R. D., Harris-Wilcox Timber Co., Laurel, Miss.
Winstead, Hon. Arthur, a Representative in Congress from the State
Letters, prepared statements, articles, etc:
Addison Lumber Co., Jasper, Ala.----
Addonizio, Hon. Hugh J., a Representative in Congress from the State
of New Jersey -------
Agricultural Producers Labor Committee, Los Angeles. --------- 1172
Letters, prepared statements, articles, etc-Continued
Allott, Hon. Gordon, a United States Senator from the State of Pago
Letter from Del Arbaugh, Pueblo, Colo.
American Bankers Association
American Federation of Teachers, National Council of Jewish Women,
United Church Women, and YWCA..
American Stamp Dealers' Association ----
Arnold, J. N., Cullman, Ala ---
Arnold & Son Lumber Co., Phil Campbell, Ala --
Ashley, Hon. T. L., a Representative in Congress from the State of
Baggenstoss, Herman E., Forest Farmers Association, Tracy City,
Barden, Hon. Graham A., chairman, Committee on Education and
Labor, House of Representatives, to the editor, the Robesonian,
Lumberton, N. C.------:-
Barkin, Solomon, Congress of Industrial Organization fair labor
Bayconde, San Juan, P. R
Betancourt, R. and O., San Jaun, P. R.
Bonds Sawmill, Haley ville, Ala ------
Boyle, Hon. Charles A., a Representative in Congress from the State
Bridges Lumber Co., Jasper, Fla.
Buckmaster, L. S., United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum, and Plastic
Workers of America -----
Buettner Bros. Lumber Co., Cullman, Ala
Burke, Thomas H., chief of congressional liaison, UAW-CIO..
California Grape and Tree Fruit League, San Francisco, Calif.--- 943
Campbell, Guy, president, Motor Supply Co., Monroe, La ---
Carlyle, Hon. F. Ertel, a Representative in Congress from the State
of North Carolina
Carnes, Capt. J. R., United States Navy, letter to Hon. Graham A.
Carr Lumber Co., Jasper, Ala..
Carroll, R. C., Gainesville, Fla---
Celler, Hon. Emanuel, a Representative in Congress from the State
of New York.-- -------
Chadbourn Veneer Co., Chadbourn, N.C...
Childs, W. A., Jr., Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Chudoff, Hon. Earl, a Representative in Congress from the State of
Resolution No. 64..---
Cleveland Lumber Co., Jasper, Ala---
Clothing Manufacturers Association of America
Coalson & Pinion, Phil Campbell, Ala
Colette Manufacturing Co., San Juan, P. R.
Corona Brewing Co., San Juan, P. R ----
Cull, Bob, Frederick, Okla -----
Curran, Jack, vice president, Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union. 1195
Dennis Lumber Co., Guin, Ala ----
Denton, Hon. Winfield K., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Indiana -----
Diggs, Hon. C. C., Jr., a Representative in Congress from the State
of Michigan -------
Dixieland Stores, Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Dobbs Lumber Co., Haleyville, Ala.---
Dorn, Hon. Francis E., a Representative in Congress from the State
of New York..
Douglass, Edwin L., president, Augusta Hardwood Co., Augusta, Ga 760
Drummond, L. W. & Son, Chiefland, Fla.----
Dugan, L. W. secretary, Appalachian Mills Co-----
Englander, B. J., Roslyn Heights, N. Y...
Fine, Hon. Sidney A., a Representative in Congress from the State of
Fitzgerald, A. J., general president, United Electrical, Radio, and
Machine Workers of America