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BILL PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT

ner as appropriations for the maintenance and care of the The communication, together with the accompanying paWhite House. The amount of the fund in excess of the pers, was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and oramount required for the construction and equipment of the dered to be printed, with illustrations (H.Doc. No. 9). swimming-exercise tank shall be returned to the donors. Sec. 3. For the purposes of this resolution the Director is

Mr. PARSONS, from the Committee on Enrolled Bills, authorized to request the cooperation and assistance of the architectural, engineering, construction, or other forces of reported that that committee did, on March 24, 1933, preany department or agency of the Government.

sent to the President for his approval a bill of the House of After debate,

the following title: Said joint resolution was considered, read twice, ordered to

H.R. 3757. An act to provide for direct loans by Federal be engrossed and read a third time, was read a third time

reserve banks to State banks and trust companies in certain

cases. by title, and passed.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE A motion by Mr. BYRNs to reconsider the vote whereby said joint resolution was passed was, on his motion and by By unanimous consent, leave of absence was grantedunanimous consent, laid on the table.

To Mr. CROWE, for 3 days; and
Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the To Mr. LEE of Missouri, for 10 days.
Senate in said joint resolution.

And then,
AGRICULTURAL CREDIT AGENCIES

ADJOURNMENT
The SPEAKER laid before the House a message from the On motion of Mr. BYRNS, at 2 o'clock and 5 minutes p.m.,
President, which was read, as follows:

the House adjourned until Wednesday next. To the Senate and House of Representatives:

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS Pursuant to the provisions of section 1, title III, of the act

Under clause 2 of rule XIII, entitled "An act to maintain the credit of the United States

Mr. RAMSPECK: Committee on Labor. H.R. 3905. A Government”, approved March 20, 1933, I am transmitting bill for the relief of unemployment through the performance herewith an Executive order reorganizing the agricultural of useful public work, and for other purposes; with amendcredit agencies of the United States.

ment (Rept. No. 13). Referred to the Committee of the This Executive order consolidates in one agency—the Whole House on the state of the Union. Farm Credit Administration—the functions of all present Federal organizations which deal primarily with agricultural

PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS credit, namely, the Federal Farm Board, the Federal Farm Under clause 3 of rule XXII, public bills and resolutions Loan Board, the functions of the Secretary of Agriculture were introduced and severally referred as follows: with regard to loans in aid of agriculture, and those of the By Mr. DIRKSEN: A bill (H.R. 4215) to impose a tax Reconstruction Finance Corporation pertaining to the man- upon the sale of certain motor fuel; to the Committee on agement of regional agricultural credit corporations. The Ways and Means. functions of the Federal Farm Board with regard to further By Mr. CHRISTIANSON: A bill (H.R. 4216) to amend the stabilization operations are abolished by the order.

provisions of the Revenue Act of 1932 relating to the tax on A better coordination of the agencies involved in our agri- gasoline, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Ways cultural credit system will produce a more uniform program and Means. for agricultural credits and will result in substantial econo- By Mr. BLOOM: A bill (H.R. 4217) to amend the natumies. A saving of more than $2,000,000 is the immediate ralization laws in respect of residence requirements, and for effect of this order. Further substantial savings are antici-other purposes; to the Committee on Immigration and pated.

Naturalization. Important as are the foregoing, of greater and controlling Also, a bill (H.R. 4218) to give certain civil-service emimportance is the maintenance of the long-standing policy ployees of the War Department credit, under the Retirement of the Federal Government to maintain and strengthen a Act of May 22, 1920, and such act as amended, for service sound and permanent system of cooperative agricultural rendered as telephone operators between March 1, 1918, and credit, subject to Federal supervision and operated on the August 15, 1925, inclusive; to the Committee on the Civil basis of providing the maximum of security to present and Service. prospective investors in bonds and debentures resting on Also, a bill (H.R. 4219) to amend the naturalization laws farm mortgages or other agricultural securities—all for the in respect of residence requirements, and for other purposes; purpose of meeting the credit needs of agriculture at mini-to the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization. mum cost.

By Mr. SUMNERS of Texas: A bill (H.R. 4220) for the

FRANKLIN D. ROOSVELT. protection of Government records; to the Committee on the THE WHITE HOUSE, March 27, 1933.

Judiciary. The message, together with the accompanying papers, was By Mr. BRUNNER: A bill (H.R. 4221) authorizing approreferred to the Committee on Agriculture and ordered to be priation of funds for construction of a Federal highway from printed (H.Doc. No. 7).

Fort Tilden, N.Y., to the border of Connecticut; to the Com

mittee on Roads. ADJOURNMENT OVER On motion of Mr. BYRNS, by unanimous consent,

By Mr. RAYBURN: A bill (H.R. 4222) to amend section 5

of the Interstate Commerce Act, as amended, relating to the Ordered, That when the House adjourns today it adjourn consolidation and acquisition of control of carriers by railto meet on Wednesday next.

road, and for other purposes; to the Committee on InterFARM MORTGAGE DEBTS

state and Foreign Commerce. The SPEAKER laid before the House the following com- By Mr. WEIDEMAN: A bill (H.R. 4223) to clarify the munication, which was read:

provisions of the immigration law relating to exclusion and DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, deportation of certain aliens who have criminal records,

Washington, D.C., March 27, 1933. and for other purposes; to the Committee on Immigration The SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

and Naturalization.

Washington, D.C. By Mr. HAINES: A bill (H.R. 4224) to authorize the SIR: Pursuant to the request made under House Resolu- Postmaster General to hire vehicles from postal employees; tion No. 69, Seventy-third Congress, I am transmitting here- to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. cultural Economics pertaining to farm mortgage debts and granting the consent of Congress to the Commonwealth of the refinancing thereof.

Pennsylvania to construct, maintain, and operate a free Sincerely yours,

highway bridge across the Allegheny River at or near ParkH. A. WALLACE. ers Landing in the county of Armstrong, Commonwealth of

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Pennsylvania; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign , tive to the labelling of foreign-made goods; to the CommitCommerce.

tee on Banking and Currency. By Mr. KNUTSON: A bill (H.R. 4226) providing for the Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Maine, mewithdrawal and sale of vacant agricultural and pine lands morializing Congress to provide for a wider use of granite in Lake of the Woods County to the State of Minnesota as in Federal construction; to the Committee on Public Builda game preserve; to the Committee on the Public Lands. ings and Grounds.

By Mr. SAM B. HILL: A bill (H.R. 4227) to provide that Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Wisconsin, methe tax upon electrical energy shall be paid by the vendor; morializing Congress to issue $13,000,000,000 in currency to to the Committee on Ways and Means.

finance necessary public works and to make loans to farmers By Mr. SABATH: A bill (H.R. 4228) to amend the Emer- and to liquidate frozen assets; to the Committee on Banking gency Relief and Construction Act of 1932; to the Committee and Currency. on Banking and Currency.

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of New York, By Mr. MOTT: A bill (H.R. 4229) authorizing the Sec- memorializing Congress to enact appropriate legislation to retary of War to cause a preliminary examination and sur- prohibit the appointment of banking institutions as receivvey to be made of Seaside Harbor, Oreg.; to the Committee ers; to the Committee on the Judiciary. on Rivers and Harbors.

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of West Virginia, By Mr. BRUNNER: A bill (H.R. 4230) to amend the Fed- memorializing Congress to pass a bill for the refinancing of eral Home Loan Bank Act to provide for the making of farm mortgages; to the Committee on Banking and Curloans by the banks to home owners; to the Committee on rency. Banking and Currency.

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Kansas, meBy Mr. KELLER: A bill (H.R. 4231) to provide for a re- morializing Congress to pass the Farmers' Farm Relief Act; tirement system for railroad and transportation employees, to the Committee on Agriculture. to provide unemployment relief, and for other purposes; to Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Nevada, methe Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

morializing Congress to increase the tariff on copper; to the By Mr. GLOVER: A bill (H.R. 4232) to regulate interstate Committee on Ways and Means. commerce; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Utah, meCommerce.

morializing Congress to appoint a committee to investigate By Mr. CONDON: A bill (H.R. 4233) to restore the 2-cent the administration and control by the Bureau of Biological postage rate on certain mail matter; to the Committee on Survey of the Bear River Migrating Bird Refuge; to the Ways and Means.

Committee on Rules. By Mr. BANKHEAD: A bill (H.R. 4234) to provide for the Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Arizona, relaredistribution of the overbalance of population in industrial tive to providing for the retention of veterans' benefits; to centers by aiding in the purchase of subsistence farms, and the Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation. for other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture.

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Arizona, relaBy Mr. IMHOFF: A bill (H.R. 4235) to provide for State tive to foreign-trade and commerce; to the Committee on ownership and operation free of charge of certain interstate Ways and Means. bridges; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Com

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Arizona, relamerce.

tive to the allotment of lands in the Colorado River Indian By Mr. BRUNNER: Resolution (H.Res. 75) requesting the Reservation and the reclamation of the said lands; to the Department of State to call on the German Government to committee on Irrigation and Reclamation. cease denying the fundamental and inalienable rights of

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Arizona, prothose who may be resident in Germany; to the Committee testing the extension of certain Federal reserved areas on Foreign Affairs.

within Arizona; to the Committee on the Public Lands. By Mr. SABATH: Joint resolution (H.J.Res. 122) request

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Arizona, meing and authorizing the President and Attorney General to morializing Congress relative to the Grand Canyon National issue orders dismissing all pending cases and orders of in- Game Preserve; to the Committee on Agriculture. junction arising under the Volstead Act; to the Committee

Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Arizona, meon the Judiciary. By Mr. BLOOM: Joint resolution (H.J.Res. 123) authoriz- blending of ethyl alcohol with petroleum fuels used in

morializing Congress to consider legislation requiring the ing the Postmaster General to make a just and equitable internal-combustion engines; to the Committee on Ways compensation for the past use in the Postal Service of a cer

and Means. tain invention and device for the postmarking of mail packages and for the more permanent cancelation of postage

PRIVATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS stamps during the time the said device was in use by the Under clause 1 of rule XXII, private bills and resolutions Post Office Department, not exceeding or going beyond the were introduced and severally referred as follows: life of the letters patent thereon; to the Committee on By Mr. ADAMS: A bill (H.R. 4236) granting an increase Claims.

of pension to Mary A. Quillen; to the Committee on Invalid Also, concurrent resolution (H.Con.Res. 9) authorizing the Pensions. acceptance of the gift of a stone tablet bearing the con- Also, a bill (H.R. 4237) granting an increase of pension joined escutcheons of the Washington and Standish fami- to Ella Slaughter; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. lies to be placed in the Capitol; to the Committee on the Also, a bill (H.R. 4238) granting an increase of pension to Library.

Emma M. Carrow; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. By Mr. DIRKSEN: Concurrent resolution (H.Con.Res. 10) Also, a bill (H.R. 4239) granting an increase of pension to requesting the President to pardon all persons now suffering Maggie A. Lauderbough; to the Committee on Invalid Penimprisonment under sentence for violation of the National sions. Prohibition Act; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4240) granting a pension to Margaret By Mr. SIROVICH: Concurrent resolution (H.Con.Res. 11) Robinson; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. to request assurance of the German Government for abso

By Mr. ALLEN: A bill (H.R. 4241) for the relief of lute equality of rights for its racial and religious minorities; Bernard V. Wolfe; to the Committee on Claims. to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

By Mr. BANKHEAD: A bill (H.R. 4242) granting a penMEMORIALS

sion to Sarah B. Cordell; to the Committee on Pensions. Under clause 3 of rule XXII, memorials were presented By Mr. BEEDY: A bill (H.R. 4243) for the relief of and referred as follows:

Charles R. Daggett; to the Committee on Military Affairs. Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts, By Mr. BLACK: A bill (H.R. 4244) for the relief of the memorializing Congress for the passage of legislation rela- | Washington Post Co.; to the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4245) for the relief of Laurence R. Also, a bill (H.R. 4278) granting an increase of pension Lennon; to the Committee on Claims.

to Margaret E. Cowan; to the Committee on Invalid PenAlso, a bill (H.R. 4246) for the relief of Roland Morgan; sions. to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4279) granting a pension to Mary J. Also, a bill (H.R. 4247) for the relief of Henrietta Jacobs; Kimball; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. to the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4280) granting an increase of pension Also, a bill (H.R. 4248) for the relief of Fred J. Byers; to Cynthia Spicknall; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. to the Committee on Claims.

By Mr. CROWE: A bill (H.R. 4281) granting a pension to Also, a bill (H.R. 4249) for the relief of Great American George E. Hilgert; to the Committee on World War VetIndemnity Co. of New York; to the Committee on Claims. erans' Legislation.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4250) granting a pension to Hugh Also, a bill (H.R. 4282) for the relief of Oscar L. McBrennan; to the Committee on Pensions.

Callen; to the Committee on Claims. By Mr. BLOOM: A bill (H.R. 4251) to authorize the By Mr. DOCKWEILER: A bill (H.R. 4283) granting a presentation of a Distinguished Service Cross to Ralph Ells- pension to Mary S. Spink; to the Committee on Invalid worth Ladue; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Pensions. Also, a bill (H.R. 4252) to extend the benefits of the Also, a bill (H.R. 4284) granting a pension to Mar RapaEmployees' Compensation Act of September 7, 1916, to Mary port; to the Committee on Pensions. Elizabeth O'Brien, a former employee of the United States Also, a bill (H.R. 4285) granting a pension to William Veterans' Bureau; to the Committee on Claims.

H. Neff; to the Committee on Pensions. Also, a bill (H.R. 4253) for the relief of Laura Goldwater; Also, a bill (H.R. 4286) to extend certain letters patent to the Committee on Claims.

to the heirs of Oscar Morath; to the Committee on Patents. Also, a bill (H.R. 4254) granting an increase of pension Also, a bill (H.R. 4287) for the relief of William Cayto Martha J. Constant; to the Committee on Invalid Pen- anaugh; to the Committee on Military Affairs. sions.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4288) for the relief of Walter E. Sharon; Also, a bill (H.R. 4255) for the relief of Eugene McGirr to the Committee on Naval Affairs. and Rose McGirr; to the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4289) for the relief of Webster Berry; Also, a bill (H.R. 4256) for the relief of John Fleckstein; to the Committee on Military Affairs. to the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4290) for the relief of Herman W. Also, a bill (H.R. 4257) for the relief of Bernard Knopp; Bensel; to the Committee on Military Affairs. to the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4291) for the relief of Robert Edward Also, a bill (H.R. 4258) for the relief of Flora Yost Doherty; to the Committee on Naval Affairs. (Klinawski); to the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4292) to establish a military record for Also, a bill (H.R. 4259) for the relief of Edward N. Son- Daniel P. Tafe; to the Committee on Military Affairs. nenberg; to the Committee on Claims.

By Mr. DUNCAN of Missouri: A bill (H.R. 4293) granting Also, a bill (H.R. 4260) for the relief of Harry Solomon;

a pension to Ida Adason; to the Committee on Invalid to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Pensions. Also, a bill (H.R. 4261) for the relief of Ernest Jacober,

By Mr. FREAR: A bill (H.R. 4294) granting a pension to deceased; to the Committee on Naval Affairs.

Edwin H. Tarbox; to the Committee on Pensions. Also, a bill (H.R. 4262) for the relief of George C. Randall;

By Mr. IMHOFF: A bill (H.R. 4295) for the relief of John to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Also, a bill (H.R. 4263) for the relief of Alexander Gil- Ralston; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4296) for the relief of James Harriman; christ, Jr.; to the Committee on the Civil Service.

to the Committee on Claims. Also, a bill (H.R. 4264) for the relief of Ludwig Bahnweg;

By Mr. KOPPLEMANN: A bill (H.R. 4297) granting a to the Committee on Claims. Also, a bill (H.R. 4265) for the relief of the heirs of the pension to James H. Devlin; to the Committee on War

Claims. late Frank J. Simmons; to the Committee on War Claims. Also, a bill (H.R. 4266) for the relief of David Schwartz; the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4298) for the relief of John Neuhs; to to the Committee on Naval Affairs. Also, a bill (H.R. 4267) for the relief of Helen Rauch; to Hampshire; to the Committee on Claims.

By Mr. MOTT: A bill (H.R. 4299) for the relief of John the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4300) for the relief of Alex Silvola; to Also, a bill (H.R. 4268) for the relief of Joe Setton; to the

the Committee on Claims. Committee on Claims. Also, a bill (H.R. 4269) for the relief of Edward J. Devine;

Also, a bill (H.R. 4301) for the relief of Jack Mattson; to to the Committee on Claims.

the Committee on Claims. Also, a bill (H.R. 4270) for the relief of Max Rauch; to the city of McMinnville, Oreg., of certain tracts of public lands

Also, a bill (H.R. 4302) to authorize the purchase by the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4271) for the relief of William Cun- and certain tracts revested in the United States under the ningham; to the Committee on Claims.

act of June 9, 1916 (39 Stat. 218); to the Committee on the

Public Lands. Also, a bill (H.R. 4272) for the relief of Annie Moran; to the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4303) to afford permanent protection to Also, a bill (H.R. 4273) for the adjudication and deter- the watershed and water supply of the city of Coquille, Coos mination of the claims arising under the extension by the County, Oreg.; to the Committee on the Public Lands. Commissioner of Patents of the patent granted to Frederick

By Mr. IMHOFF: A bill (H.R. 4304) for the relief of G. Ransford and Peter Low as assignees of Marcus P. Nor-Charles C. Floyd; to the Committee on Military Affairs. ton, numbered 25036, August 9, 1859; to the Committee on

By Mr. PARKER of Georgia: A bill (H.R. 4305) granting Claims.

a pension to Oliver H. Davis; to the Committee on Pensions. Also, a bill (H.R. 4274) for the relief of Charles A. Brown;

By Mr. SCRUGHAM: A bill (H.R. 4306) for the relief of to the Committee on Claims.

Leonard Gaskins; to the Committee on Naval Affairs. By Mr. BUCKBEE: A bill (H.R. 4275) granting an in- Also, a bill (H.R. 4307) for the relief of George D. Sancrease of pension to Reikjel Knutson; to the Committee on ders; to the Committee on Military Affairs. Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. SPENCE: A bill (H.R. 4308) for the relief of Also, a bill (H.R. 4276) granting a pension to Martha Helen Niehaus; to the Committee on Claims. Weiss; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. STRONG of Pennsylvania: A bill (H. R. 4309) By Mr. CARPENTER of Nebraska: A bill (H.R. 4277) authorizing the President of the United States to present granting an increase of pension to Susan A. Westbrook; to the distinguished-service cross to Samson Goldstein; to the the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Committee on Military Affairs.

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By Mr. WIGGLESWORTH: A bill (H.R. 4310) for the ment of State, use its best diplomatic efforts in an attempt to relief of Alvarado Mason; to the Committee on Naval Affairs. persuade the German Government to desist from any furPETITIONS, ETC.

ther outrages and persecutions; to the Committee on Foreign

Affairs. Under clause 1 of rule XXII, petitions and papers were laid on the Clerk's desk and referred as follows:

182. Also, petition of the Legislature of the State of New 169. By Mr. BOYLAN: Resolution adopted by the Bank-York, urging the enactment of legislation preventing the ing Board of the State of New York at a meeting held in banking institutions being appointed receivers; to the ComNew York on March 23, 1933, as follows: "Resolved, That

mittee on the Judiciary. this board memorialize Congress to incorporate in any new

183. By Mr. KOPPLEMANN: Petition of Hartford District legislation with respect to branch banking adequate safe- Council, Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, guards against this evil: And further resolved, that it is the condemning the practice of discharging veterans and keepsense of the board that such legislation should provide that ing nonveterans on the State, city, or town pay rolls; to no national bank or branch thereof shall be established in the Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation. any community served by a State bank or trust company Britain, urging that in the enforcement of the Revenue Act

184. Also, petition of Common Council of the City of New without the approval of the State authorities, etc.”; to the of 1932 no obligation should be imposed upon any State or Committee on Banking and Currency.

170. Also, resolution adopted by the Banking Board of Territory or political subdivision thereof, or the District of the State of New York at a meeting held in New York on

Columbia, or on the officers or employees of the aforesaid; March 23, 1933, as follows: "Resolved, that we favor the to the Committee on Ways and Means. requirement, as soon as practicable, of compulsory member

185. Also, petition of the Hartford District Council, Vetship in the Federal reserve system of all banks and trust

erans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its auxilicompanies of this state ”; to the Committee on Banking and aries, favoring a 4 percent tax on hoarded wealth and enactCurrency.

ment of legislation to the end that taxes claimed as due by 171. Also, resolution adopted by the Senate of the State Committee on Ways and Means.

the Government shall rest in the Federal Treasury; to the of New York, urging the Government of the United States, through its Department of State, to use its best diplomatic Trego County and 20 citizens of Nemaha County, Kans.,

186. By Mr. LAMBERTSON: Petitions of 80 citizens of efforts in an attempt to persuade the German Government to desist from any further outrages and persecutions against urging the passage of the Frazier bill providing for the the Jews in Germany; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. refinancing of farm loans; to the Committee on Ways and

Means. 172. Also, resolution adopted by the Senate of the State of New York, calling on the Congress of the United States to Banking Department, New York City, favoring compulsory

187. By Mr. LINDSAY: Petition of the State of New York speedily enact appropriate legislation to prohibit to 'monopoly in the appointment of receivers and other court officers membership in the Federal Reserve System of all banks and by the Federal district judges in the southern district of

trust companies of this state; to the Committee on Banking

and Currency. New York be discontinued; to the Committee on the Judi

188. Also, petition of Ladies Catholic Benevolent Associaciary.

173. By Mr. DELANEY: Petition of Banking Board of the tion, Troy, N.Y., opposing the passage of the McLeod-Norris State of New York, urging that Congress in any new legisla- municipal debt financing bill; to the Committee on Banking

bill and favoring the passage of House bill 3083, the Wilcox tion with respect to branch banking incorporate adequate

and Currency. safeguards against the overestablishment and the competitive establishment as between Federal and State authorities

189. Also, petition of Colonial Works, Inc., manufacturers of unit banks; to the Committee on Banking and Currency. of paints and varnishes, Brooklyn, N.Y., favoring the pass

174. By Mr. FITZPATRICK: Petition of the Legislature of age of House bill 235; to the Committee on Expenditures in the State of New York, relative to the appointment of re

the Executive Departments. ceivers and other court officers by the Federal district judges Albany, favoring professional legal employment in bank

190. Also, petition of the Senate of the State of New York, in the southern district of New York; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

ruptcy proceedings; to the Committee on the Judiciary. 175. Also, petition of the Pequot Democratic Club of the

191. Also, petition of the Senate of the State of New York, City of Yonkers, N.Y., protesting against the inhuman treat- Albany, protesting against persecution of Jews in Germany;

to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. ment of those of the Jewish faith residing in Germany; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

192. Also, petition of the Thirty-seventh Legislative As176. Also, petition of the Legislature of the State of New sembly of the State of Oregon, favoring removal of Federal York, protesting against the inhuman treatment of those of

gasoline tax; to the Committee on Ways and Means. the Jewish faith residing in Germany; to the Committee on

193. By Mr. RUDD: Petition of Ladies Catholic BenevoForeign Affairs.

lent Association, Troy, N.Y., opposing the passage of the 177. Also, petition of the Criterion Club, Jewish Commu- McLeod-Norris bill, and favoring the passage of the Wilcox nity Center of Yonkers, N.Y., protesting against the inhuman municipal debt financing bill, designated as House bill 3083; treatment of those of the Jewish faith residing in Germany;

to the Committee on Banking and Currency. to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

194. Also, petition of Joseph A. Broderik, superintendent 178. By Mr. KELLER: Resolutions pertaining to equality of banks, State of New York, favoring compulsory memberin regulation of all commercial carriers, equality in subsidi- ship in the Federal Reserve System of all banks and trust zation of all commercial carriers, and equality in taxation of companies; to the Committee on Banking and Currency. all commercial carriers; to the Committee on Interstate and 195. Also, petition of the Legislature of the State of New Foreign Commerce.

York, with reference to the appointment of receivers in State 179. Also, petition by Women's Railroad Prosperity Club, banking institutions in bankruptcy proceedings; to the Comof Jackson County, in Murphysboro, Ill., pertaining to equal- mittee on the Judiciary. ity in regulation of all commercial carriers, equality in sub- 196. Also, petition of the Legislature of the State of Oresidization of all commercial carriers, and equality in taxation gon, opposing the Federal gasoline tax; to the Committee of all commercial carriers; to the Committee on Interstate on Ways and Means. and Foreign Commerce.

197. By Mr. SWEENEY: Petition of the Young American 180. By Mr. KENNEDY of New York: Petition of the Hebrew Association, of Cleveland, protesting the anti-Jew Banking Board of the State of New York, urging uniformity acts in Germany; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. in banking practices; to the Committee on Banking and 198. By Mr. WELCH: Petition of the California State Currency.

Senate, Joint Resolution No. 8, relative to memorializing 181. Also, a petition of the Legislature of the State of New Congress and the legislatures of the several States of the York, requesting that the United States, through its Depart-1 Union to cooperate in the program for a belated recognition

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of the people of the United States of the services rendered

REFORESTATION AND UNEMPLOYMENT the Nation by volunteers who fought the War with Spain, On motion of Mr. RAMSPECK, by unanimous consent, the Philippine Insurrektion, and the China Relief Expedi- Ordered, That the bill of the Senate (S. 598) for the relief tion; to the Committee on Pensions.

of unemployment through the performance of useful public 199. Also, petition of the California State Senate, Joint work, and for other purposes, be in order for consideration Resolution No. 17, relative to stimulation of interest in the in lieu of the bill H.R. 3905, a similar House bill, which was development of gold mining; to the Committee on Coinage, made a special order of business for today. Weights, and Measures.

Whereupon Mr. RAMSPECK moved that the House resolve 200. By the SPEAKER: Petition of the Banking Board of itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state the State of New York, urging uniformity in banking prac- of the Union for the consideration of said Senate bill. tices; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

Pending which, 201. Also, petition of the State Bar of California, urging

On motion of Mr. RAMSPECK, by unanimous consent, Congress to provide for the appointment of a fourth judge

Ordered, That the time for general debate be limited to for the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth 3 hours, be equally divided, be confined to the bill, and be Circuit; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

controlled by Mr. RAMSPECK and Mr. WELCH. 202. Also, petition of the Board of Commissioners of Cam

The motion that the House resolve itself into the Comden, N.J., requesting national legislation to enable munici- mittee was then agreed to. palities to refinance debts at lower rates of interest, to deal

Accordingly, with holders of city bonds with a view of cutting the in- The House resolved itself into the Committee of the whole terest thereon, and to permit cities to borrow from a govern- House on the state of the Union for the consideration of mental agency at rates of interest lower than existing rates; said bill; and after some time spent therein, to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

The SPEAKER resumed the chair, 203. Also, petition of Edmond C. Fletcher, requesting that

When Mr. LOZIER, Chairman, reported that the Committhe House of Representatives prefer articles of impeachment tee, having had under consideration said bill, had come to against Hon. Fenton Whitlock Booth, Chief Justice of the no resolution thereon. Court of Claims of the United States; to the Committee on

Then, the Judiciary. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 1933

On motion of Mr. BYRNS, at 5 o'clock and 42 minutes p.m.,

the House stood in recess for 10 minutes. The House was called to order by the Speaker.

AFTER RECESS—5:52 P.M. The Journal of the proceedings of Monday, March 27,

The House was called to order by the Speaker. 1933, was read and approved.

REFORESTATION AND UNEMPLOYMENT
COMMUNICATIONS

Mr. BANKHEAD, by direction of the Committee on Rules, An executive communication, pursuant to clause 2, rule under clause 45, rule XI, reported (Rept. No. 20) the followXXIV, was referred as follows:

ing resolution (H.Res. 85): 11. A letter from the Secretary of State, transmitting a Resolved, That upon the adoption of this resolution it letter from the Secretary General of the International Par- shall be in order to offer as an amendment in Committee of liamentary Conference on Commerce, extending to the Con- | the Whole House on the state of the Union to the bill S. 598 gress of the United States an invitation to be represented the following language: at the eighteenth plenary assembly of the above-mentioned “Sec. 4. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of organization which is to take place in the capitol at Rome this act, there is hereby authorized to be expended, under beginning April 19, 1933 (H.Doc. No. 11)), was taken from the direction of the President, out of any unobligated the Speaker's table, referred to the Committee on Foreign moneys heretofore appropriated for public works (except Affairs, and ordered to be printed.

for projects on which actual construction has been comMESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

menced or may be commenced within 90 days, and except A message in writing from the President of the United ready allocated), such sums as may be necessary; and an

maintenance funds for river and harbor improvements alStates was communicated to the House by Mr. Latta, one of amount equal to the amount so expended is hereby authorhis secretaries.

ized to be appropriated for the same purposes for which such MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

moneys were originally appropriated.” A message from the Senate by Mr. Horne, its enrolling All points of order against said amendment shall be conclerk, announced that the Senate had passed without amend- sidered as waived in the House and in the Committee of the ment a joint resolution of the House of the following title: Whole House on the state of the Union.

H.J.Res. 121. Joint resolution to provide for the acceptance Mr. SNELL raised the question of consideration. of sums donated for the construction of a swimming exer

The question being put, cise tank for the use of the President.

Will the House consider said resolution? The message also announced that the Senate had passed a

On a division there appeared-yeas 189, nays 71. bill of the following title, in which the concurrence of the

So, two thirds having voted in favor thereof, the House House is requested:

decided to consider said resolution. S. 598. An act for the relief of unemployment through the The resolution was then considered. performance of useful public work, and for other purposes.

On motion of Mr. BANKHEAD, the previous question was or

dered on the resolution to its adoption or rejection, and IRENE NICHOLSON LINDER

under the operation thereof the resolution was agreed to. Mr. WARREN, by direction of the Committee on Accounts, Thereupon, on motion of Mr. RAMSPECK, the House reunder clause 45, rule XI, reported (Rept. No. 14) the fol- solved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the lowing resolution (H.Res. 68):

state of the Union for the further consideration of the bill Resolved, That there shall be paid out of the contingent of the Senate (S. 598) for the relief of unemployment fund of the House to Irene Nicholson Linder, mother of through the performance of useful public work, and for Heath Linder, late an employee of the House, an amount other purposes; and after some time spent therein, equal to 6 months' compensation, and an additional amount, The SPEAKER resumed the chair, not exceeding $250, to defray funeral expenses of the said When Mr. LOZIER, Chairman, reported that the CommitHeath Linder.

tee, having had under consideration said bill, had directed When said resolution was considered and agreed to. him to report the bill back to the House with amendments,

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