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means by which, through existing agencies of the GovernPeavey Sinclair White Young

ment, the farm owners of the Nation will be enabled to Secrest

refinance themselves on reasonable terms, lighten their So, two-thirds having voted in favor thereof, the rules harassing burdens, and give them a fair opportunity to were suspended and said bill was passed.

return to sound conditions. Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the

I shall presently ask for additional legislation as a part Senate in said bill.

of the broad program, extending this wholesome principle IMPEACHMENT CASE OF JUDGE HAROLD LOUDERBACK

to the small-home owners of the Nation, likewise faced with Mr. SUMNERS of Texas submitted the following privi- this threat. leged resolution (H.Res. 93):

Also, I shall ask the Congress for legislation enabling us Whereas MALCOLM C. TARVER, on the 27th day of March to initiate practical reciprocal tariff agreements to break 1933, submitted to the House of Representatives his resigna- | through trade barriers and establish foreign markets for tion as a manager on the part of the House in the pending farm and industrial products. impeachment against Harold Louderback, a district judge

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. of the United States for the northern district of California, THE WHITE HOUSE, April 3, 1933. which resignation on said date was accepted by the House Pending consideration of the President's message, of Representatives.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE Resolved, That J. EARL MAJOR and LAWRENCE LEWIS, Members of the House of Representatives, be, and they are

By unanimous consent, leave of absence was granted

To Mr. BURKE of California, indefinitely; hereby, appointed managers on the part of the House of

To Mr. GAVAGAN, for today; Representatives, with the managers on the part of the House

To Mr. GRAY, for three days; and heretofore appointed and acting, to conduct the impeachment pending in the United States Senate against Harold

To Mr. SNYDER, for two days.

And then, Louderback, a district judge of the United States for the northern district of California.

ADJOURNMENT When said resolution was considered and agreed to.

On motion of Mr. BYRNS, at 2 o'clock and 47 minutes p.m., Ordered, That the Clerk notify the Senate thereof.

the House adjourned. RESIGNATION FROM COMMITTEES

CHANGE OF REFERENCE The SPEAKER laid before the House the following resig- Under clause 2 of rule XXII, the Committee on Invalid nations:

Pensions was discharged from the consideration of the bill

APRIL 3, 1933. (H.R. 4070) granting a pension to Bertha Howard WoodHon. HENRY T. RAINEY,

ward, and the same was referred to the Committee on Speaker House of Representatives,

Pensions.
Washington, D.C.

PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
MY DEAR MR. SPEAKER: I hereby tender my resignation as

Under clause 3 of rule XXII, public bills and resolutions a member of the following standing committees of the House

were introduced and severally referred as follows: of Representatives: Coinage, Weights, and Measures.

By Mr. STUBBS: A bill (H.R. 4544) to prohibit, until the Public Buildings and Grounds.

end of the calendar year 1934, the importation of all crude Very truly yours,

petroleum and crude petroleum by-products into the United

States of America; to the Committee on Ways and Means. LOUIS T. MCFADDEN,

By Mr. CANNON of Wisconsin: A bill (H.R. 4545) to The resignations were accepted.

provide for the recalling of $13,424,146,750 of tax-free GoyMESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT-REFINANCING OF FARM- ernment bonds and the issuance of United States currency in MORTGAGE INDEBTEDNESS

lieu thereof; to the Committee on Ways and Means. The SPEAKER laid before the House the message from By Mr. PIERCE: A bill (H.R. 4546) to amend the act of the President, which was read, as follows:

May 25, 1926, entitled "An act to adjust water-right charges, To the Congress:

to grant other relief as the Federal irrigation projects, and As an integral part of the broad plan to end the forced for other purposes; to the Committee on Irrigation and liquidation of property, to increase purchasing power, and Reclamation. to broaden the credit structure for the benefit of both the By Mr. CROWE: A bill (H.R. 4547) to provide for renewal producing and consuming elements in our population, I ask of 5-year level premium term Government insurance policies the Congress for specific legislation relating to the mort- for an additional 5-year period without medical examinagages and other forms of indebtedness of the farmers of tion; to the Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation. the Nation. That many thousands of farmers in all parts By Mrs. NORTON: A bill (H.R. 4548) to provide old-age of the country are unable to meet indebtedness incurred securities for persons over 60 years of age residing in the when their crop prices had a very different money value is District of Columbia, and for other purposes; to the Comwell known to all of you. The legislation now pending, mittee on the District of Columbia. which seeks to raise agricultural commodity prices, is a By Mr. KNUTSON: A bill (H.R. 4549) to provide relief definite step to enable farm debtors to pay their indebted-with respect to agricultural indebtedness, to provide for ness in commodity terms more closely approximating those the refinancing thereof, and for other purposes; to the Comin which the indebtedness was incurred; but that is not mittee on Ways and Means. enough.

By Mr. MARTIN of Massachusetts: A bill (H.R. 4550) In addition the Federal Government should provide for to amend the Tariff Act of 1930; to the Committee on Ways the refinancing of mortgage and other indebtedness so as and Means. to accomplish a more equitable readjustment of the prin- By Mr. AYERS of Montana: A bill (H.R. 4551) to amend cipal of the debt; a reduction of interest rates, which in section 13 of the Federal Reserve Act by making notes of many instances are so unconscionably high as to be con- finance and credit companies subject to discount; to the trary to a sound public policy; and, by a temporary re- Committee on Banking and Currency. adjustment of amortization, to give sufficient time to farm- By Mr. GUYER: A bill (H.R. 4552) to prohibit the sale ers to restore to them the hope of ultimate free ownership of certain fermented malt or vinous liquors at Army posts of their own land. I seek an end to the threatened loss of or naval bases, its transportation into such posts or bases, homes and productive capacity now faced by hundreds of and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. thousands of American farm families.

By Mr. McSWAIN: A bill (H.R. 4553) to amend the NaThe legislation I suggest will not impose a heavy burden tional Defense Act of June 3, 1916, as amended; to the upon the National Treasury. It will, instead, provide a Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. HOEPPEL: A bill (H.R. 4554) to amend section By Mr. KVALE: Joint resolution (H.J.Res. 139) proposing 4808 of the Revised Statutes (S.C. title 24, sec. 3), to an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prevent discriminatory reductions in pay of the retired conferring upon the Congress power to regulate the propersonnel of the Navy and Marine Corps; to the Com- duction and marketing of commodities and to prescribe mittee on Naval Affairs.

minimum wages and maximum hours of labor during an Also, a bill (H.R. 4555) to protect American labor, to emergency; to the Committee on the Judiciary. reduce crime, to lessen the danger of foreign entangle- By Mr. CROWE: Joint resolution (H.J.Res. 140) to auments, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Im- thorize a compact or agreement between Kentucky and migration and Naturalization.

Indiana with respect to hunting and fishing privileges and Also, a bill (H.R. 4556) to safeguard American labor and other matters relating to jurisdiction on the Ohio River, and to help maintain our monetary credit; to the Committee on for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Immigration and Naturalization.

By Mr. BRUMM: Joint resolution (H.J.Res. 141) authorBy Mr. CONNERY: A bill (H.R. 4557) to prevent inter- izing the issuance of a special postage stamp in honor of state commerce in certain commodities and articles pro- Dr. Joseph R. Priestley; to the Committee on the Post Office duced or manufactured in industrial activities in which and Post Roads. persons are employed more than 5 days per week or 6 hours

PRIVATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS per day; to the Committee on Labor.

By Mr. HOEPPEL: A bill (H.R. 4558) to safeguard na- Under clause 1 of rule XXII, private bills and resolutions tional credit, to reduce unnecessary expenditures in the

were introduced and severally referred as follows: United States Foreign Service, and to lessen the danger

By Mr. BURKE of California: A bill (H.R. 4565) for the of foreign entanglements; to the Committee on World War relief of Ernest T. Blanchard; to the Committee on Military Veterans' Legislation.

Affairs. By Mr. PEYSER: A bill (H.R. 4559) to provide for the By Mr. CANNON of Wisconsin: A bill (H.R. 4566) for the establishment of a national employment system and for co

relief of Mike Bankers; to the Committee on Military operation with the States in the promotion of such system, Affairs. and for other purposes; to the Committee on Labor.

By Mr. COCHRAN of Missouri: A bill (H.R. 4567) for the By Mr. MARTIN of Massachusetts: A bill (H.R. 4560) to relief of James P. Spelman; to the Committee on Claims. regulate advertising of imported articles; to the Commit- By Mr. COLLINS of California: A bill (H.R. 4568) granttee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

ing a pension to Nancy E. Talbert; to the Committee on By Mr. KNUTSON: A bill (H.R. 4561) to authorize owners Invalid Pensions. of resort property to secure from the home-loan banks loans By Mr. DUNN: A bill (H.R. 4569) for the relief of Miles secured by mortgages and to authorize such banks to lend Thomas Barrett; to the Committee on Military Affairs. to members on the security of such mortgages; to the By Mr. EVANS: A bill (H.R. 4570) authorizing the pay of Committee on Banking and Currency.

warrant officers on the retired list for transferred members By Mr. DUNN: A bill (H.R. 4562) to limit the amounts of the Fleet Naval Reserve and Fleet Marine Corps Reserve that may be loaned by national banking associations upon who served as commissioned officers during the World War; shares of stock of corporations used as collateral security to the Committee on Naval Affairs. for such loans; to prohibit loans upon shares of watered' By Mr. GIBSON: A bill (H.R. 4571) authorizing the Comstock of public service or other corporations to prevent ab- | missioners of the District of Columbia to grant a permit for normal stock-market boom; and the stock-market panics, the construction of an oil and gasoline pipe line; to the bank failures, and industrial depressions that inevitably fol- Committee on the District of Columbia. low; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. GIFFORD: A bill (H.R. 4572) to amend the miliAlso, a bill (H.R. 4563) providing for and regulating the tary record of Walter Gordon; to the Committee on Military issue, directly by the Treasury Department of the United Affairs. States, of a new form of Government currency to be called By Mr. GUYER: A bill (H.R. 4573) for the relief of Charles “United States currency notes"; making such notes and P. Shipley Saddlery & Mercantile Co.; to the Committee on United States bonds interchangeable, repealing all laws au- / War Claims. thorizing the issue of gold certificates; providing for the By Mr. HOEPPEL: A bill (H.R. 4574) granting a pension cancelation and retirement of gold certificates; authorizing to Della Means; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. the Secretary of the Treasury to exchange United States Also, a bill (H.R. 4575) for the relief of Bogustas De Karcurrency notes for gold certificates; providing for the estab- towski; to the Committee on Military Affairs. lishment and the maintenance by the credit of the United By Mr. HOWARD: A bill (H.R. 4576) granting an increase States Government of a separate redemption fund for the of pension to Melissa Jones; to the Committee on Invalid redemption of United States currency notes; and for other Pensions. purposes; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4577) granting an increase of pension to By Mr. STEAGALL: A bill (H.R. 4564) to provide for the Melissa E. Burns; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions. purchase by the Reconstruction Finance Corporation of By Mr. KELLY of Illinois: A bill (H.R. 4578) for the relief preferred stock and/or bonds and/or debentures of insur- of Matt Andriasevich; to the Committee on Claims. ance companies; to the Committee on Banking and Cur- By Mr. KVALE: A bill (H.R. 4579) for 'the relief of Dr. rency.

Charles T. Granger; to the Committee on Claims. By Mr. TREADWAY: Resolution (H.Res. 91) providing By Mrs. MCCARTHY: A bill (H.R. 4580) granting a penfor the return of S. 812 to the Senate; ordered to be printed. sion to Martha Breakley Ellis; to the Committee on Invalid

By Mr. CELLER: Resolution (H.Res. 94) to investigate Pensions. the activities of the Irving Trust Co. of New York, as re- By Mr. MARTIN of Oregon: A bill (H.R. 4581) granting a ceiver in bankruptcy and equity cases; to the Committee on pension to Margaret B. Burkhart; to the Committee on Rules.

Pensions. By Mr. SIROVICH: Resolution (H.Res. 95) for the inves- Also, a bill (H.R. 4582) granting a pension to Isabelle Gros tigation of financial, operative, and business irregularities Johnston; to the Committee on Pensions. and illegal actions by interest inside and outside the motion By Mr. MERRITT: A bill (H.R. 4583) granting a pension and sonant pictures industry; to the Committee on Rules. to Gertrude S. Sharpe; to the Committee on Pensions.

By Mr. MCLEOD: Joint resolution (H.J. Res. 138) to save By Mr. PARKER of New York: A bill (H.R. 4584) grantthe United States Government the sum of approximately ing a pension to John Charles Inglee; to the Committee on $28,585,745.50 per annum in the operation of the Rural Free Pensions. Delivery Service by the Post Office Department; to the Com- By Mr. REECE: A bill (H.R. 4585) granting a pension to mittee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

Mary C. Adams; to the Committee on Pensions.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4586) granting a pension to Reatha tation of arms and ammunition to all belligerent nations; to Reneau; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

the Committee on Foreign Affairs. By Mr. TREADWAY: A bill (H.R. 4587) for the relief of 295. Also, petition of Watonwan County Holiday AssociaEdward P. Kean; to the Committee on Military Affairs. tion, urging enactment of the Frazier bill; to the Committee

By Mr. WERNER: A bill (H.R. 4588) to repeal section 2 on Banking and Currency. of chapter 333, Forty-fifth Statutes; to the Committee on 296. Also, petition of Minnesota Council of Catholic the Judiciary.

Women, opposing the enactment of the equal-rights amendPETITIONS, ETC.

ment; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Under clause 1 of rule XXII, petitions and papers were 297. Also, petition of American Legion Auxiliary of North laid on the Clerk's desk and referred as follows:

Branch, Minn., urging enactment of the program of national 279. By Mr. BACHARACH: Petition of the Jewish Com- | defense; to the Committee on World War Veterans' Legismunity of Vineland, N.J., protesting against the persecu

lation. tion of defenseless Jews in Germany; to the Committee on

298. By Mr. MEAD: Petition of the Banking Board of the Foreign Affairs.

State of New York, regarding the membership of all banks 280. By Mr. BEEDY: Petition of the Eighty-eighth Legis- | to Federal Reserve System; to the Committee on Banking lature of the State of Maine to the Congress of the United and Currency. States, urging it to restore the 2-cent postage rate; to the

299. Also, petition of Citizens Unemployed Relief AssociaCommittee on Ways and Means.

tion of Buffalo, N.Y., regarding Red Cross distribution of 281. By Mr. CULLEN: Petition of New York Board of Government flour; to the Committee on Ways and Means. Trade, Inc., urging Congress to pass the necessary legisla

300. By Mr. MERRITT: Petition of citizens of Bridgeport, tion to make lawful the establishment of a free port in the in the State of Connecticut, protesting against the outrages harbor of New York; to the Committee on Rivers and Har- inflicted upon the Jewish people in Germany; to the Combors.

mittee on Foreign Affairs. 282. Also, petition of the Banking Board of the State of

301. Also, petition of citizens of Stamford, in the State of New York, urging legislation providing that no national Connecticut, protesting against the outrages inflicted upon bank or branch thereof shall be established in any com

the Jewish people in Germany; to the Committee on Foreign munity served by a State bank or trust company without

Affairs. the approval of the State authorities, if as provided the

302. By Mr. MORAN: Memorial of the Eighty-sixth LegisState will provide by law that no State bank or trust com

lature of the State of Maine to the Congress of the United pany or branch thereof shall be established in any com

States, urging it to restore the 2-cent postage rate; to the munity served by a national bank without the approval of Committee on Ways and Means. the Federal authorities as well as of the proper State

303. By Mr. REILLY: Resolution adopted at a meeting authority; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

held in the city of Milwaukee March 29, 1933, providing for 283. By Mr. DELANEY: Petition of the Brooklyn Civic the immediate cessation of antisemitic propaganda against Club, Inc., of Brooklyn, N.Y., condemning the conduct on the the German Jews, and that our Government take steps to part of the German Government toward the Jews, and safeguard its Jewish inhabitants from unwarranted attacks; urging the United St es Government to intercede in their to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. behalf; to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

304. By Mr. RUDD: Petition of C. F. Thatcher, Inc., 284. Also, petition of the New York Board of Trade, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y., favoring a higher duty on military boots; favoring the establishment of a free port in the harbor of to the Committee on Ways and Means. New York; to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors.

305. Also, petition of New York Board of Trade, Inc., New 285. Also, petition of the Abraham Miller Association, Inc., York City, favoring the establishment of free ports in the voicing their protest at the actions against the Jews in

United States, and especially one to be located in the port Germany and appealing to the United States Government of New York; to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors. to take necessary steps to put an end to them; to the Com

306. Also, petition of Parshelsky Bros., Inc., Brooklyn, mittee on Foreign Affairs.

N.Y., favoring certain amendments to House bill 706; to the 286. By Mr. JOHNNSON of Minnesota: Resolution by the Committee on Ways and Means. City Council of the City of Virginia, Minn.; to the Commit

307. By Mr. STRONG of Pennsylvania: Letter of Nathan tee on Agriculture.

Asbel, Nanty-Glo, Pa., with plan for solution of the problems 287. Also, resolution adopted by the Trades and Labor

of the coal industry; to the Committee on Interstate and Assembly of International Falls, Minn., pertaining to labor; Foreign Commerce. to the Committee on Labor.

308. By Mr. SUTPHIN: Petition of residents of Ocean 288. By Mr. KVALE: Petition of Duluth, Winnipeg, and County, N.J., who assembled in a mass meeting to protest Pacific System Federation, No. 148, urging enactment of against the feudal course of persecutions being practiced in legislation to revise the tariff law between the United States Germany against the Jewish race; to the Committee on and Canada, to stimulate transportation, and to enact legis- Foreign Affairs. lation to revise tax-exempt securities law; to the Committee

309. By Mr. TREADWAY: Petition of Oatman Morningon Ways and Means.

side Woman's Christian Temperance Union, of Pittsfield, 289. Also, petition of various citizens favoring the enact

Mass., urging the enactment of certain legislation pertainment of a bill to revaluate the gold ounce; to the Committee ing to the motion-picture industry; to the Committee on on Coinage, Weights, and Measures.

Interstate and Foreign Commerce. 290. Also, petition of Duluth, Winnipeg, and Pacific Sys

310. By Mr. UTTERBACK: Petition of the Eighty-eighth tem Federation, No. 148, urging enactment of unemployment Legislature of the State of Maine to the Congress of the insurance measures; to the Committee on Labor.

United States, urging it to restore the 2-cent postage rate; 291. Also, petition of St. Johns and Mamre locals of the to the Committee on Ways and Means. Farmers' Union in Minnesota, urging enactment of the

311. By Mr. WELCH: Senate Joint Resolution No. 16 of Frazier bill; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

the California Legislature, relating to United States Senate 292. Also, petition of the City Council of the City of Min- bills Nos. 5417 and 5607, pertaining to Federal reclamaneapolis, urging an increase in Federal-aid appropriation tion projects; to the Committee on Irrigation and Reclafor public work; to the Committee on Appropriations.

mation. 293. Also, petition of Ramsey County Legislative Com- 312. By the SPEAKER: Petition of citizens of South Bend, mittee, opposing cuts in veterans' benefits; to the Committee Ind., requesting that the Federal Government exert its inon Economy.

fluence upon the German Government to the end that it 294. Also, petition of Askov, Minn., local club of the Social- renounce its avowed program of anti-Jewish legislation; to ist Party of America, favoring a policy of prohibiting expor- | the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1933

On a division there appeared-yeas 172, nays 83.

So, the previous question was ordered, and under the The House was called to order by the Speaker.

operation thereof the President's message was referred to The Journal of the proceedings of yesterday was read the Committee on Agriculture and ordered to be printed. and approved.

On motion of Mr. JONES, by unanimous consent, all MemMESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

bers were granted five legislative days in which to extend A message in writing from the President of the United their own remarks in the RECORD on the said President's States was communicated to the House by Mr. Latta, one message. of his secretaries.

PROHIBIT EXPORTATION OF ARMS OR MUNITIONS
MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

On motion of Mr. FISH, by unanimous consent, he was A message from the Senate by Mr. Horne, its enrolling granted permission to file the views of the minority on the clerk, announced that the Senate insists upon its amend- joint resolution (H.J.Res. 93) to prohibit the exportation of ment to the bill (H.R. 3342) entitled "An act to provide arms or munitions of war from the United States under revenue for the District of Columbia by the taxation of bev- certain conditions. erages, and for other purposes ", disagreed to by the House

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE-EXECUTIVE ORDERS RELATING of Representatives, agrees to the conference asked by the

VETERANS' RELIEF, ETC. House on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon,

The SPEAKER laid before the House the message from and appoints Mr. TYDINGS, Mr. LEWIS, and Mr. CAREY to be

the President, which was read, as follows: the conferees on the part of the Senate.

To the Senate and House of Representatives:
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APPROPRIATION BILL

Pursuant to the provision of section 20, title I, of the act Mr. CANNON of Missouri, by direction of the Committee entitled "An act to maintain the credit of the United States on Appropriations, under clause 45, rule XI, reported (Rept. Government”, approved March 20, 1933, I am transmitting No. 23) the bill (H.R. 4589) making appropriations for the herewith a photostat copy of Executive orders embodying government of the District of Columbia and other activities

the regulations approved March 31, 1933, relating to veterchargeable in whole or part against the revenues of such

ans' relief, which have been issued in accordance with the District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1934, and for terms of title I of that law. other purposes.

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. Said bill and report were referred to the Committee of the

THE WHITE HOUSE, April 4, 1933. Whole House on the state of the Union and ordered to be

The message, together with the accompanying papers, printed.

was referred to the Committee on Expenditures in the ExecMr. TABER reserved all points of order on said bill.

utive Departments and ordered to be printed (S.Doc. No. SENATE ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED

10). The SPEAKER announced that pursuant to House Reso

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APPROPRIATION BILL lution 89 he did on the following dates sign bills of the

Mr. CANNON of Missouri moved that the House resolve Senate of the following titles:

itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state On March 30, 1933:

of the Union for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 4589) S. 598. An act for the relief of unemployment through making appropriations for the government of the District the performance of useful public work, and for other pur

of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or part poses.

against the revenues of such District, for the fiscal year On March 31, 1933: S. 562. An act relating to the prescribing of medicinal ending June 30, 1934, and for other purposes.

Pending which, liquors.

On motion of Mr. CANNON of Missouri, by unanimous conTHE WAGNER BILL--PRIVILEGES OF THE HOUSE

sent, Mr. BYRNS, pursuant to a special order agreed to on yes- Ordered, That the time for general debate be limited to terday, called up the following resolution (H.Res. 91):

1 hour, be equally divided, be confined to the bill, and be Resolved, That Senate 812, in the opinion of this House, controlled by Mr. CANNON of Missouri and Mr. TABER. contravenes the first clause of the seventh section of the The motion that the House resolve itself into the Comfirst article of the Constitution of the United States, and is mittee was then agreed to. an infringement of the privileges of this House, and that Accordingly, the said bill be respectfully returned to the Senate with a The House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole message communicating this resolution.

House on the state of the Union for the consideration of said After debate,

bill; and after some time spent therein, The resolution was referred to the Committee on the The SPEAKER resumed the chair, Judiciary and ordered to be printed.

When Mr. TAYLOR of Colorado, Chairman, reported that THE PRESIDENT' MESSAGE-REFINANCING OF FARM-MORTGAGE the Committee, having had under consideration said bill, INDEBTEDNESS

had come to no resolution thereon. Mr. JONES called up the message from the President,

FURTHER MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE which was pending and unfinished when the House ad

A further message from the Senate by Mr. Horne, its journed on yesterday.

enrolling clerk, announced that the Senate had agreed to Pending consideration of the President's message,

the report of the committee of conference on the disagreeOn motion of Mr. JONES, by unanimous consent,

ing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the Senate Ordered, That Mr. JONES be permitted to yield as much as 30 minutes to Mr. STEAGALL, with the privilege on his part for the District of Columbia by the taxation of beverages,

to the bill (H.R. 3342) entitled “An act to provide revenue of yielding to others, without Mr. JONES yielding the floor.

and for other purposes." The President's message was then considered. Mr. JONES moved that the message be referred to the

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BEER BILL Committee on Agriculture and ordered to be printed.

Mrs. NORTON submitted a conference report on the disAfter debate,

agreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendment of the Mr. JONES moved the previous question on his motion to Senate to the bill (H.R. 3342) to provide revenue for the its adoption or rejection.

District of Columbia by the taxation of beverages, and for The question being put,

other purposes, together with a statement thereon, for printWill the House order the previous question?

ing in the Record under the rule.

COMMITTEE ON THE POST OFFICE AND POST ROADS

tivities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues Mr. SABATH, by direction of the Committee on Rules, of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1934, under clause 45, rule XI, reported (Rept. No. 26) the follow- and for other purposes; to the Committee of the whole ing resolution (H.Res. 96):

House on the state of the Union. Resolved, That immediately upon the adoption of this res

By Mr. JONES: A bill (H.R. 4590) to provide emergency olution it shall be in order to move that the House resolve relief with respect to agriculture indebtedness, to refinance itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state farm mortgages at lower rates of interest, to amend and of the Union for the consideration of House Resolution 59, a supplement the Federal Farm Loan Act, to provide for the resolution That for the purpose of obtaining information orderly liquidation of joint-stock land banks, and for other necessary as a basis for legislation the Committee on the purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture. Post Office and Post Roads of the Seventy-third Congress is

By Mr. LEA of California: A bill (H.R. 4591) to provide authorized as a committee, by subcommittee or otherwise, to

revenue by increasing taxes on certain vinous liquors and to continue the investigation begun under authority of House remove the limitation of the prohibition laws upon their Resolution 226 of the Seventy-second Congress.”

manufacture, transportation, and sale in certain cases; to After general debate, which shall be confined to the reso- the Committee on Ways and Means. lution and shall continue not to exceed 30 minutes to be By Mr. STEAGALL: A bill (H.R. 4592) to provide emerequally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking gency relief with respect to agricultural indebtedness, to reminority member of the Committee on the Post Office and finance farm mortgages at lower rates of interest, to amend Post Roads, the resolution shall be read for amendment and supplement the Federal Farm Loan Act, to provide for under the 5-minute rule. At the conclusion of the reading the orderly liquidation of joint-stock land banks, and for of the resolution for amendment the committee shall rise other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture. and report the resolution to the House with such amendments By Mr. CROSSER: A bill (H.R. 4593) to provide capital as may have been adopted, and the previous question shall at reasonable rates of interest in order to promote the estabbe considered as ordered on the resolution and the amend- lishment and ownership of homes by the people of the ments thereto to final passage, without intervening motion, United States, and for other purposes; to the Committee on except one motion to recommit.

Banking and Currency. Said resolution and report were referred to the House Also, a bill (H.R. 4594) to relieve unemployment by proCalendar and ordered to be printed.

viding for the building of check dams and other structures

to prevent soil erosion, gullying, floods, and drought by reTWENTIETI AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION The SPEAKER laid before the House communications tarding the run-off on watersheds and causing the waters from the Executive Department of the State of Maryland, wells and to restore subsoil moisture; to the Committee on

to soak into the ground in order to replenish springs and the Executive Department of the State of Tennessee, and the

Agriculture. Executive Department of the State of New Mexico, announcing that the several states had severally ratifind the twen- agriculture, and the general welfare by providing for the

Also, a bill (H.R. 4595) to promote interstate commerce, tieth amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

development and control of waterways and water resources, LEAVE OF ABSENCE

for water conservation, for flood control, prevention, and By unanimous consent, leave of absence was granted to protection; for the application of flood waters to beneficial Mr. ALMON, indefinitely.

uses; and for cooperation in such work with States and other And then,

agencies, and for other purposes; to the Committee on

Rivers and Harbors. On motion of Mr. CANNON of Missouri, at 5 o'clock and 3

Also, a bill (H.R. 4596) to provide retirement insurance minutes p.m., the House adjourned.

for railway employees, and for other purposes; to the Com

mittee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

Also, a bill (H.R. 4597) to establish a 6-hour day for Under clause 2 of rule XIII,

Mr. CANNON of Missouri: Committee on Appropriations. employees of carriers engaged in interstate and foreign comH.R. 4589. A bill making appropriations for the govern- state and Foreign Commerce.

merce, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interment of the District of Columbia and other activities charge

Also, a bill (H.R. 4598) to promote the safety of employees able in whole or in part against the revenues of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1934, and for other crossings, compelling common carriers engaged in interstate

and travelers on the railroads and on the highways at grade purposes; without amendment (Rept. No. 23). Referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the interlockings, highway crossing devices, train control or stop

commerce to inspect, test, repair, and maintain all signals, Union.

Mr. CONNERY: Committee on Labor. H.R. 4557. A bill ping devices, centralized or remote control systems and their to prevent interstate commerce in certain commodities and controlling factors, parts, or appliances used in regulating articles produced or manufactured in industrial activities in

train or engine operation; to the Committee on Interstate

and Foreign Commerce. which persons are employed more than 5 days per week or 6 hours per day; without amendment (Rept. No. 24). Re

Also, a bill (H.R. 4599) to limit the working hours of all ferred to the House Calendar.

persons working on dredges or tugs on the Great Lakes to 8 Mr. SABATH: Committee on Rules. House Resolution 96.

hours a day, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Resolution providing for the consideration of House Reso- Merchant Marine, Radio, and Fisheries. lution 59, a resolution to provide for further investigation

By Mr. SINCLAIR: A bill (H.R. 4600) to increase the of expenditures of the Post Office Department; without tariff duties on flaxseed and the oils produced therefrom; to amendment (Rept. No. 26). Referred to the House Calendar. the Committee on Ways and Means.

By Mr. VINSON of Georgia: A bill (H.R. 4601) to pro

mote the efficiency of the Navy by repealing certain proviUnder clause 2 of rule XXII, the Committee on Invalid sions of law placing restrictions on the employment of enPensions was discharged from the consideration of the bill listed men of the Navy on board battleships of the Navy; (H.R. 1354) for the relief of C. V. Mason, and the same was

to the Committee on Naval Affairs. referred to the Committee on Claims.

Also, a bill (H.R. 4602) ultimately to terminate transfers PUBLIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

to the Fleet Naval Reserve and the Fleet Marine Corps ReUnder clause 3 of rule XXII, public bills and resolutions serve; to the Committee on Naval Affairs. were introduced and severally referred as follows:

By Mr. SINCLAIR: A bill (H.R. 4603) authorizing the By Mr. CANNON of Missouri: A bill (H.R. 4589) making creation of Indian tribal councils, and for other purposes; appropriations for the District of Columbia and other ac- to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

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