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Amendment numbered 16:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 16, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $1,709,340; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 17: That the House recede from its disagreement to the annendment of the Senate numbered 17, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $4,497,720; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 41:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 41, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $223,572; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 45:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 45, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $58,120; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 50:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 50, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $56,260; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 51:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 51, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $345,740; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 52:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 52, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum named in said amendment insert $80,000; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 54:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 54, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $1,420,360; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 59:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 59, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $5,826,126; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 65.

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 65, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: In lieu of the matter inserted by said amendment insert the following: $130,000, of which not to exceed $10,000 may be expended for range utilization research in cooperation with the United States Range Livestock Experiment Station at Miles City, Mont.; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 67.

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 67, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $13,084,620; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 68: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 68, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $16,954,620; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 74:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 74, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $72,306; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 80:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 80, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $1,947,201; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 82:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 82, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $188,035; and the Senate agree to

the same.

Amendment numbered 85:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 85, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $2,863,740; and the Senate agree to the same.

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Amendment numbered 95:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 95, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

Restore the sum stricken out by said amendment, and on page 68 of the bill, in line 17, strike out “$395,880” and insert in lieu thereof $383,380; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 99:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 99, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $5,731,336; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 102:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 102, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $7,241,136; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 116:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 116, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $3,747,930; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 129:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 129, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the matter inserted by said amendment insert the following: $330,000; and on page 87 of the bill, in line 2, strike out “$15,610” and insert in lieu thereof $20,610; and the Senate agree to the same.

The committee of conference have not agreed on amendments numbered 130 and 131.

L. J. DICKINSON,
ROBt. G. SIMMONS,
JOHN W. SUMMERS,
J. P. BUCHANAN,

John N. SANDLIN,
Managers on the part of the House.

Chas. L. McNARY,
W. L. JONES,
WM. J. HARRIS,
John B. KENDRICK,

E. D. SMITH,
Managers on the part of the Senate.

The managers on the part of the House at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 15256) making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, and for other purposes, submit the following statement in explanation of the effect of the action agreed upon and recommended in the accompanying conference report as to each of such amendments, namely:

AMENDMENTS DEALING EXCLUSIVELY WITH UNDERAVERAGE SALARY

INCREASES

The following amendments, as to which the accompanying report recommends that the Senate shall recede, deal exclusively with underaverage salary increases: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 49, 55, 56, 57, 58, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 77, 78, 79, 86, 88, 89, 90, 92, 93, 94, 100, 101, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 113, 114, 115, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, and 128.

AMENDMENTS ADJUSTING TOTALS, ALLOTMENTS, AND DISTRICT OF

COLUMBIA SALARY LIMITATIONS Recommendations in the accompanying report as to the following amendments are in adjustment of totals, allotments, and District of Columbia salary limitations, to conform to the recommendations with respect to the amendments involving appropriations: 17, 18, 30, 32, 33, 40, 52, 59, 60, 62, 67, 68, 75, 80, 81, 85, 99, 102, 103, and 116.

Recommendations as to other amendments are as follows:

WEATHER BUREAU

No. 14: Strikes out the Senate increase of $10,000 for the estabishment of a full-service meteorological station at Missoula, Mont.; provides an increase of $8,000, as proposed by the Senate, for forest fire weather-warning service, and strikes out the Senate increase of $30,320 for underaverage salary increases.

No. 16: Retains the Senate increase of $4,240 for extending airways weather service in Alaska; strikes out the Senate increase of $10,160 for airways weather service between Washington, D. C., and Boston, Mass.; and eliminates the Senate increase of $8,260 for underaverage salary increases.

BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY

Nos. 24 and 25: Eliminates the Senate increase of $10,000 for poultry feeding and breeding research, and of $4,030 for underaverage salary increases.

BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY

No. 41: Retains the Senate increase of $12,520 for pathological investigations, including studies of hardwood diseases and heart rots; and strikes out the Senate increase of $1,668 for preliminary investigation of the Dutch elm disease.

No. 42, blister rust control in the West: Eliminates the Senate increase of $25,000, and of $300 for underaverage salary increases.

No. 45: Retains the Senate increase of $10,000 for the study of downy mildew of hops in the Pacific Northwest; and strikes out $440, composed of $220 inadvertently included in the bill as it passed the House for underaverage salary increases, and an additional $220 inadvertently added to the bill by the Senate for the same purpose.

No. 50: Appropriates $1,980, instead of $5,000, as proposed by the Senate, for blueberry investigations in the Southeast; strikes out the Senate increase of $5,720 for investigations of troublesome weeds, and eliminates the Senate appropriation of $420 for underaverage salary increases.

No. 51: Appropriates $80,000, instead of $90,000, as proposed by the Senate, and $73,080, as proposed by the House, for maintenance of horticultural station at Cheyenne, Wyo.

No. 53: Strikes out the Senate appropriation of $35,000 for the establishment of an agricultural experiment station at Hermiston, Oreg.

No. 54, under the appropriation for “Horticultural crops and diseases:" Strikes out Senate increases of $15,000 for studies concerning processing and handling of dates, and $5,000 for experiments in citrus fruit handling problems, including coloring features, in Florida; retains Senate increases of $10,000 for experiments and studies concerning pears, $10,000 for Satsuma orange investigations in northern and western Florida and southern Georgia, $10,000 for grape investigations in the Gulf and South Atlantic States, and $5,000 for nut culture investigations in Northern and Eastern States; and appropriates $10,000 instead of $25,000, as proposed by the Senate, for investigation of problems in the production of high quality fruits, and $10,000, instead of $20,000, as proposed by the Senate, for a further increase of the appropriation for investigation of western yellow blight or curly-top of tomatoes.

FOREST SERVICE

No. 61: Strikes out the Senate increase of $50,000 for control of white pine blister rust in western national forests.

No. 63: Inserts a comma.

No. 64: Retains the Senate appropriation of $15,000 for establishment of a forest experiment substation in the sandhill region of North Dakota.

No. 65: Retains the Senate appropriation of $10,000 for range utilization research in cooperation with the Range Livestock Experiment Station at Miles City, Mont., together with an amendment to correct the spelling of the word "range."

No. 66, under the appropriation for "Forest products”: Strikes out the Senate increases of $15,000 for development of an anti-shrink treatment for wood, $10,000 for improving the use of wood in frame

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