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OHIO John B. Hollister

William L. Fiesinger William E. Hess

Dow W. Harter Byron B. Harlan

Robert T. Secrest Frank L. Kloeb

William R. Thom Frank C. Kniffin

Charles West James G. Polk

Lawrence E. Imhoff L. T. Marshall

John G. Cooper Brooks Fletcher

Martin L. Sweeney Warren J. Duffey

Robert Crosser Thomas A. Jenkins

Chester C. Bolton Mell G. Underwood

Stephen M. Young Arthur P. Lamneck

Charles V. Truax

OKLAHOMA Wesley E. Disney

Jed Johnson William W. Hastings

James V. McClintic Tom D. McKeown

E. W. Marland F. B. Swank

Will Rogers

OREGON James W. Mott

Charles H. Martin Walter M. Pierce

PENNSYLVANIA Harry C. Ransley

Benjamin K. Focht James M. Beck

Isaac H. Doutrich Alfred M. Waldron

Thomas C. Cochran George W. Edmonds

Harry L. Haines James J. Connolly

J. Banks Kurtz George P. Darrow

J. Buell Snyder James Wolfenden

Charles I. Faddis Henry W. Watson

J. Howard Swick J. Roland Kinzer

Nathan L. Strong Patrick J. Boland

William M. Berlin C. Murray Turpin

Charles N. Crosby George F. Brumm

Twing Brooks William E. Richardson

Clyde Kelly Louis T. McFadden

M. J. Muldowney Robert F. Rich

Matthew A. Dunn J. William Ditter

RHODE ISLAND Francis B. Condon

John M. O'Connell

SOUTH CAROLINA Thomas S. McMillan

John J. McSwain Hampton P. Fulmer

James P. Richards John C. Taylor

Allard H. Gasque

SOUTH DAKOTA Fred H. Hildebrandt

Theo. B. Werner

TENNESSEE B. Carroll Reece

Clarence W. Turner J. Will Taylor

Gordon Browning S. D. McReynolds

Jere Cooper J. R. Mitchell

Edward H. Crump Joseph W. Byrns

TEXAS Wright Patman

O. H. Cross Martin Dies

Fritz G. Lanham Morgan G. Sanders

W, D. McFarlane Sam Rayburn

Richard M. Kleberg Hatton W. Sumners

Sterling P. Strong Luther A. Johnson

R. Ewing Thomason Clay Stone Briggs

Thomas L. Blanton Joe H. Eagle

Marvin Jones Joseph J. Mansfield

George B. Terrell James P. Buchanan

Joseph W. Bailey, Jr.

UTAH
Abe Murdock

J. Will Robinson
VERMONT
Ernest W. Gibson

VIRGINIA
Schuyler Otis Bland

Clifton A. Woodrum Colgate W. Darden, Jr.

A. Willis Robertson Patrick Henry Drewry

Howard W. Smith Thomas G. Burch

John W. Flannagan, Jr.

WASHINGTON Marion A. Zioncheck

Knute Hill Monrad C. Wallgren

Sam B. Hill Martin F. Smith

Wesley Lloyd

WEST VIRGINIA Robert L. Ramsay

John Kee Jennings Randolph

Joe L. Smith George W. Johnson

WISCONSIN George W. Blanchard

Michael K. Reilly Charles W. Henney

Gerald J. Boileau Gardner R. Withrow

James Hughes Raymond J. Cannon

James A. Frear
Thomas O'Malley

Hubert H. Peavey
WYOMING

Vincent Carter The roll call having been completed, the Clerk announced that 418 Members-elect had answered to their names. a quorum.

The Clerk made the following statement:

The Clerk will state that credentials, regular in form, have been filed showing the election of ANTHONY J. DIMOND,

William N. Rogers

Charles A. Wolverton Isaac Bacharach William H. Sutphin D. Lane Powers Charles A. Eaton Donald H. McLean Randolph Perkins

Robert L. Bacon
William F. Brunner
George W. Lindsay
Thomas H. Cullen
Loring M. Black, Jr.
Andrew L. Somers
John J. Delaney
Patrick J. Carley
Stephen A. Rudd
Emanuel Celler
Anning S. Prall
Samuel Dickstein
Christopher D. Sullivan
William I. Sirovich
John J. Boylan
John J. O'Connor
Theodore A. Peyser
Martin J. Kennedy
Sol Bloom
James J. Lanzetta
Joseph A. Gavagan
Anthony J. Griffin
Frank Oliver

NEVADA
James G. Scrugham
NEW HAMPSHIRE

Charles W. Tobey
NEW JERSEY

George N. Seger
Edward A. Kenney
Fred A. Hartley, Jr.
Peter A. Cavicchia
Frederick R. Lehlbach
Mary T. Norton

Oscar L. Auf der Heide
NEW MEXICO
Dennis Chavez
NEW YORK

James M. Fitzpatrick
Charles D. Millard
Hamilton Fish, Jr.
Philip A. Goodwin
Parker Corning
James S. Parker
Frank Crowther
Bertrand H. Snell
Francis D. Culkin
Fred J. Sisson
John D. Clarke
Clarence E. Hancock
John Taber
Gale H. Stalker
James L. Whitley
James W. Wadsworth, Jr.
Walter G. Andrews
Alfred F. Beiter
James M. Mead
Daniel A. Reed
John Fitzgibbons
Elmer E. Studley

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as Delegate from the Territory of Alaska, and of LINCOLN L. Sabath

Smith, W.Va. Terrell

Weideman
Sadowski
Snyder
Thom

Werner
McCANDLESS, as Delegate from the Territory of Hawaii.

Sanders

Somers, N.Y. Thomason, Tex. West A Resident Commissioner to the United States from Sandlin

Spence

Thompson, Ill. White
Schaefer
Steagall

Truax
Puerto Rico is elected quadrennially. The Clerk has re-

Whittington
Schuetz
Strong, Tex. Turner

Wilcox ceived from the Secretary of State of the United States a

Schulte
Stubbs
Umstead

Willford certificate of election signed by the Governor of Puerto Scrugham Studley

Underwood Williams
Sears
Sullivan
Utterback

Wilson
Rico, showing the election of SANTIAGO IGLESIAS PANTIN, as

Secrest

Sumners, Tex. Vinson, Ga. Wood, Ga. such Resident Commissioner for the term of four years, Shallenberger Sutphin

Vinson, Ky. Wood, Mo. beginning March 4, 1933.

Shannon
Swank
Wallgren

Woodrum
Sirovich
Sweeney
Walter

Young
The Clerk will present for information a statement show-

Sisson
Tarver
Warren

Zioncheck ing changes that have occurred since the regular election Smith, Va. Taylor, Colo. Wearin

Taylor, S.C. Weaver of Representatives to the Seventy-third Congress, which will Smith, Wash. be printed in the RECORD and in the Journal if there be no The following Members-elect voted for BERTRAND H. objection. The Clerk hears no objection.

SNELL—
Texas, eighth district, JOE HENRY EAGLE, elected January Allen

Ditter
Jenkins

Rich 28, 1933, to fill the vacancy caused by death of Daniel E. Andrew, Mass. Dondero

Kahn

Rogers, Mass. Andrews, N.Y. Doutrich

Kelly, Pa.

Seger
Garrett. Texas, fifteenth district, John N. Garner, resigned

Bacharach
Dowell
Kinzer

Simpson
March 3, 1933.

Bacon
Eaton
Knutson

Sinclair
Bakewell
NOMINATIONS FOR SPEAKER

Edmonds
Kurtz

Stalker
Beck

Eltse, Calif. Lambertson Strong, Pa. Mr. LEA of California nominated Mr. HENRY T. RAINEY, Beedy

Englebright Lehlbach

Swick
Blanchard
Evans
Luce

Taber a Member-elect from the State of Illinois;

Boileau
Fish

McFadden Taylor, Tenn. Mr. LUCE nominated Mr. BERTRAND H. SNELL, a Member- Bolton

Focht
McGugin

Thurston elect from the State of New York; and

Britten
Foss
McLean

Tinkham
Brumm
Frear
McLeod

Tobey
Mr. LUNDEEN nominated Mr. PAUL J. KVALE, a Member-

Burnham
Gibson
Mapes

Traeger elect from the State of Minnesota.

Carter, Calif. Gifford

Marshall

Treadway Carter, Wyo. Gilchrist

Martin, Mass. Turpin
The Clerk appointed Mrs. NORTON, Mr. BAILEY, Mr. Hol-

Cavicchia
Goodwin
Merritt

Wadsworth LISTER, Mr. ENGLEBRIGHT, and Mr. ARENS tellers to canvass the Chase

Goss
Millard

Waldron votes on the election of a Speaker.

Christianson Guyer

Mott

Watson
Clarke, N.Y. Hancock, N.Y. Moynihan

Welch
Whereupon the House proceeded to vote viva voce for

Cochran, Pa. Hartley

Muldowney Whitley
Speaker.

Connolly
Hess

Parker, N.Y. Withrow
[Roll No. 2]

Cooper, Ohio Higgins

Perkins

Wolcott
Crowther
Hollister
Powers

Wolfenden The following Members-elect voted for HENRY T. RAINEY

Culkin
Holmes
Ransley

Wolverton Abernethy Corning

Hamilton
McGrath

Darrow
Hooper
Reece

Woodruff
Adair
Cox
Hancock, N.C. McKeown

De Priest
Hope

Reed, N.Y.
Adams
Crosby
Harlan
McMillan

Dirksen
James

Reid, Ill.
Allgood
Cross
Hart

McReynolds
Almon
Crosser
Harter
McSwain

The following Members-elect voted for PAUL J. KVALE-
Arnold
Crowe
Hastings
Major

Arens
Lemke
Lundeen

Shoemaker Auf der Heide Crump

Healey
Maloney, Conn.

Johnson, Minn.
Ayers, Mont. Cullen

Henney

Maloney, La.
Ayres, Kans. Cummings Hildebrandt Mansfield

The following Member-elect answered present "
Bailey
Darden
Hill, Ala.

Marland
Bankhead
Dear
Hill, Knute Martin, Colo.

Snell
Beam
Deen

Hill, Sam B. Martin, Oreg.
Beiter

The roll call having been completed, the Clerk announced
Delaney
Hoeppel

May
Berlin
DeRouen
Hoidale
Mead

that the tellers had reached an agreement; that the total
Biermann
Dickinson
Howard
Meeks

number of votes cast was 418, of which number HENRY T. Black Dickstein

Huddleston Miller
Bland
Dies
Hughes
Milligan

RAINEY received 302, BERTRAND H. SNELL 110, PAUL J. KVALE
Blanton
Dingell
Imhoff
Mitchell

5, and that one Member-elect answered“ present."
Bloom
Disney
Jacobsen
Montet

HENRY T. RAINEY of Illinois having received 302 votes,
Boehne
Dobbins
Jeffers

Moran
Boland
Dockweiler
Jenckes
Morehead

being the largest number cast for any one Member-elect
Boylan
Doughton
Johnson, Okla. Murdock

and a majority of the whole number of votes cast, was Briggs Douglass

Johnson, Tex. Musselwhite
Brooks
Doxey

Johnson,
W.Va. Nesbit

declared by the Clerk to have been duly elected Speaker of Brown, Ky. Drewry

Jones
Norton

the House of Representatives for the Seventy-third Congress. Brown, Mich. Driver

Kee
O'Brien

The Clerk appointed Mr. SNELL, Mr. KVALE, Mr. BYRNS,
Browning
Duffey
Keller

O'Connell
Brunner
Duncan, Mo. Kelly, Ill.

O'Connor

Mr. LUCE, and Mr. DOUGHTON to escort the Speaker-elect to Buchanan Dunn Kemp O'Malley

the chair. Buck

Durgan, Ind. Kennedy, Md. Oliver, Ala.
Bulwinkle
Eagle

The Speaker-elect was escorted to the chair by said com-
Kennedy, N.Y. Oliver, N.Y.
Burch
Eicher
Kenney
Owen

mittee and addressed the House as follows: Burke, Calif. Ellzey, Miss. Kerr

Palmisano

"Ladies and gentlemen of the Seventy-third Congress, I Burke, Nebr. Faddis

Kleberg

Parker, Ga.
Busby
Farley
Kloeb
Parks

appreciate to the fullest degree, I assure you, the great honor
Byrns
Fernandez
Kniffin
Parsons

which has been conferred upon me. There are few offices in Cady Fiesinger

Kocialkowski Patman
Caldwell
Fitzgibbons Kopplemann Peterson

the world which equal responsibility, in importance and in Cannon, Mo. Fitzpatrick

Kramer
Pettengill

the dignity which goes with it, the office to which I have Cannon, Wis. Flannagan Kvale

Peyser

been elected. I desire, first of all, to thank the members of
Carden
Fletcher
Lambeth

Pierce
Carley
Ford
Lamneck
Polk

my own political party. I extend to them my most sincere Carpenter, Kans. Foulkes

Lanham
Pou

and heartfelt thanks. To you members of the great miCarpenter, Nebr. Fuller

Lanzetta

Prall Cary

nority party, who voted as you were compelled to do by the
Fulmer
Larrabee

Ragon
Castellow
Gambrill
Lea, Calif.
Ramsay

rules of party loyalty, for that cultured, scholarly gentle-
Celler
Gasque
Lee, Mo.
Ramspeck

man, my personal friend, Hon. BERTRAND H. SNELL, of New
Chapman
Gavagan
Lehr

Randolph
Chavez
Gillespie
Lesinski
Rankin

York, I also express my thanks; also I thank the members
Church
Gillette
Lewis, Colo. Rayburn

of the Farm-Labor Party who have voted as they were in Clark, N.C. Glover Lewis, Md. Reilly

party loyalty bound to do for my young friend, the HonorCochran, Mo. Goldsborough Lindsay

Richards
Coffin
Granfield
Lloyd
Richardson

able PAUL J. KVALE, of Minnesota. You are all my personal
Colden
Gray
Lozier
Robertson

friends.
Cole
Green
Ludlow

Robinson
Collins, Miss. Greenwood McCarthy

Rogers, N.H.

“I expect to preside over the deliberations of this body Colmer Gregory McClintic

Rogers, Okla. with fairness and impartiality, and at all times to maintain Condon Griffin McCormack Romjue

the rights and privileges of its Members, and to fully sustain
Connery
Griswold
McDuffie

Rudd
Cooper, Tenn. Haines
McFarlane Ruffin

the dignity of the House. While I realize to the fullest {Yeas

degree the great honor you have conferred upon me, any directed to administer the oath of office to the gentleman feeling of pride or elation I might have is subdued, I assure from Maine, Mr. JOHN G. UTTERBACK. you, by a sense of the great responsibilities which rest not Resolved, That Ralph O. Brewster shall be entitled to only upon me but upon every Member of this House.

contest the seat of John G. UTTERBACK under the provisions " I served in this body in a responsible position during the of chapter 7, title 2, United States Code, notwithstanding entire period of the World War. During that critical period the expiration of the time fixed for bringing such contests, the party to which I belong was in control of both branches provided that notice of said contest shall be filed within 60 of the Congress and of the Executive. I recall with a feeling days after the adoption of this resolution. of satisfaction that on both sides of this Chamber the great Pending consideration of said resolution, war measures suggested by the administration were sup- On motion of Mr. MORAN, by unanimous consent, ported with practical unanimity, and we were able to win Ordered, That the time for debate be limited to 20 minthe war and to win it quickly on account of the war measures utes, be equally divided, and be controlled by Mr. MORAN suggested by the administration and supported by the mem- and Mr. SNELL. bership on both sides of this House.

The resolution was then considered. Today we are engaged in another war, more serious even Mr. SNELL submitted the following substitute for the in its character, and presenting greater dangers to the Re- foregoing resolution: public. Today the Democratic Party is again in control, and Resolved, That the papers in possession of the Clerk of again we are going to call on the entire membership of the the House in the case of the contested election from the House to support relief measures which will again be sug- Third District of Maine be referred to the Committee on gested by a Democratic administration.

Elections No. 1, with instructions to report on the earliest “In the serious business which is ahead of us we are day practicable who of the contesting parties is entitled to already assured that back of us are the people of the United be sworn in as sitting Member of the House. States, exhibiting a patience and a fortitude in the midst of After debate, their difficulties unparalleled in the history of this or any The question was put, other nation. No danger of communism presents itself to us. Will the House agree to the substitute to the said Fascism can never find a place here. We will find a way resolution? out of our present difficulties, and God grant we may find it

105 quickly.

It was decided in the negative,

Nays

296 “ This great country of ours is only undergoing now a The yeas and nays being demanded and ordered by one rebirth. The suffering we are enduring is, we confidently fifth of the Members present. hope, merely the birth pains. From the troubles of the

[Roll No. 3] present we will emerge a greater, a happier, and a more

Those voting in the affirmativeprosperous Nation. We must proceed now with the read

Allen
Dirksen
Hope

Reid, m. justments necessary in order to enable us to function in the Andrew, Mass. Ditter

James

Seger new era which now dawns on us and on all the world.

Andrews, N.Y. Dondero

Jenkins

Simpson
Bacharach Doutrich

Kahn

Sinclair "Already the first constructive steps have been taken

Bacon
Dowell
Kelly, Pa.

Snell toward a complete economic recovery. We have been com- Bakewell

Eaton
Kinzer

Stalker pelled to resort to a war-time measure of the Wilson admin- Beck

Edmonds
Knutson

Strong, Pa.

Eltse, Calif. Lambertson Swick istration which, fortunately for us, has never been repealed, Blanchard Englebright Lehlbach

Taber a measure most drastic in character, but it is the first neces- Boileau

Evans
Luce

Taylor, Tenn.
Bolton
Fish

McFadden Tinkham sary step toward complete economic recovery which, let us

Britten
Focht
McGugin

Tobey hope, will come in the not distant future.

Brumm
Foss
McLean

Traeger I am about to take the oath by which I am bound to Burnham Frear

McLeod

Treadway support in all my official acts the Constitution of the United Carter, Wyo.

Carter, Calif. Gibson

Mapes

Turpin
Gifford
Marshall

Wadsworth States, and by which I am bound to the true and faithful Cavicchia Gilchrist

Martin, Mass. Waldron

Goodwin discharge of all the duties of this high office to the best of Chase

Merritt

Watson
Christianson Goss

Millard

Welch my ability. I am now ready to take the oath, and I ask the Clarke, N.Y. Guyer

Mott

Whitley gentleman from North Carolina, with whom I have served in Cochran, Pa. Hancock, N.Y. Moynihan

Withrow
Connolly
Hartley
Muldowney

Wolcott this House for 28 years of time, Mr. Pou, to administer it.”

Cooper, Ohio Hess

Parker, N.Y. Wolverton The oath of office was administered to the Speaker-elect Crowther Higgins

Perkins

Woodruff by Mr. Pou, who had been designated by the Speaker-elect. Culkin

Hollister

Powers
Darrow
Holmes

Ransley
MEMBERS TAKE OATH OF OFFICE

De Priest
Hooper

Reed, N.Y.
Pending the administering of the oath of office to the

Those voting in the negativeMembers-elect,

Abernethy Burke, Nebr. Crump

Flannagan
Adair
Busby
Cullen

Fletcher
Mr. BERTRAND H. SNELL, as a question of privilege, rose

Byrns

Cummings Ford and stated that upon his own authority and responsi- Allgood

Cady
Darden

Foulkes
Almon
Caldwell
Dear

Fuller bility he objected to the taking of the oath by Mr. John G.

Arens
Cannon, Mo. Deen

Fullmer
UTTERBACK, a Representative-elect from the Third District Arnold

Cannon, Wis. Delaney

Gambrill
Auf der Heide Carden

DeRouen

Gasque of the State of Maine, alleging that Mr. UTTERBACK does not

Ayers, Mont. Carley

Dickinson

Gavagan have the proper credentials from his sovereign State of Ayres, Kans. Carpenter, Kans. Dickstein

Gillespie Maine in due form in accordance with the law of the State. Bailey

Carpenter, Nebr. Dies

Gillette
Bankhead Cary

Dingell

Glover Whereupon Mr. John G. UTTERBACK voluntarily stood aside

Castellow Dobbins

Goldsborough temporarily.

Celler

Dockweiler Granfield Berlin

Chapman Doughton Gray
Mr. ALBERT E. CARTER, of California, as a question of

Biermann
Chavez

Douglass, Mass. Green privilege, rose and stated that upon his own authority and Black

Church
Doxey

Greenwood responsibility he objected to the taking of the oath by Mr.

Clark, NC. Drewry

Gregory
Blanton
Cochran, Mo. Driver

Griffin
FRANCIS H. SHOEMAKER, a Representative-elect from the State

Bloom
Coffin
Duffey

Griswold of Minnesota at large.

Colden

Duncan, Mo. Haines

Boylan Whereupon Mr. FRANCIS H. SHOEMAKER voluntarily stood

Cole

Hamilton Briggs

Collins, Miss. Durgan, Ind. Hancock, N.C. aside temporarily.

Brooks
Colmer
Eagle

Harlan
The remaining Members- and Delegates-elect then rose in Brown, Mich. Condon

Hart
Browning
Connery

Ellzey, Miss. Harter their places and took the oath of office prescribed by law.

Cooper, Tenn. Faddis

Hastings
Buchanan
Corning
Farley

Healey
HON. JOHN G. UTTERBACK, MEMBER-ELECT

Buck

Fernandez Henney
Mr. MORAN submitted the following resolution (H.Res. 5):

Bulwinkle
Cross
Fiesinger

Hildebrandt
Burch
Crosser

Fitzgibbons Hill, Ala.
Resolved, That the Speaker is hereby authorized and 'Burke, Calif. Crowe

Fitzpatrick Hill, Knute

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Adams

Beam
Beiter

Bland

Boehne

Dunn

Eicher

Brunner

Cox

Hill, Sam B. Lloyd

Parsons
Somers, N.Y.

Ordered, That further consideration of the foregoing
Hoeppel
Lozier
Patman

Spence
Hoidale
Ludlow

resolution be deferred until tomorrow, immediately after the Peterson

Steagall
Howard
McCarthy
Pettengill

Strong, Tex. reading of the Journal.
Huddleston McClintic

Peyser

Stubbs
Hughes
McCormack Pierce
Sullivan

ORGANIZATION RESOLUTIONS
Imhoff
McDuffie
Polk
Sumners, Tex.

Mr. LEA of California submitted the following resolution
Jacobsen
McFarlane
Pou

Sutphin
Jeffers
McGrath
Prall
Swank

(H.Res. 7):
Jenckes
McKeown
Ragon
Sweeney

Resolved, That South Trimble, of the State of Kentucky, Johnson, Minn. McMillan

Ramsay

Tarver Johnson, Okla.

be, and he is hereby, chosen Clerk of the House of RepreMcReynolds Ramspeck Taylor, Colo. Johnson, Tex. McSwain

Randolph
Taylor, S.C.

sentatives; Johnson, W.Va. Major

Rankin
Terrell

That Kenneth Romney, of the State of Montana, be, and
Jones
Maloney, Conn. Rayburn

Thom
Maloney, La.
Kee

Reilly
Thomason, Tex.

he is hereby, chosen Sergeant at Arms of the House of Keller Mansfield

Richardson Thompson, Ill. Representatives;
Kelly, Ill.
Marland
Robertson
Truax

That Joseph J. Sinnott, of the State of Virginia, be, and
Kemp
Martin, Colo. Robinson

Turner Kennedy, Md. Martin, Oreg. Rogers, N.H. Umstead

he is hereby, chosen Doorkeeper of the House of Repre-
Kennedy, N.Y.
May
Rogers, Okla. Underwood

sentatives;
Kenney
Mead
Romjue

Vinson, Ga.
Kerr
Meeks
Rudd
Vinson, Ky.

That Finis E. Scott, of the State of Tennessee, be, and he
Kleberg
Miller
Ruffin
Wallgren

is hereby, chosen Postmaster of the House of Representa-
Kloeb
Milligan
Sabath
Walter

tives; and
Kniffin
Mitchell
Sadowski

Warren
Kocialkowski Montet

Sanders
Wearin

That Rev. James Shera Montgomery, D.D., of the District Kopplemann Moran

Sandlin
Weaver

of Columbia, be, and he is hereby, chosen Chaplain of the
Kramer
Morehead
Schaefer

Weideman
Kvale
Musselwhite Schuetz

Werner

House of Representatives.
Lambeth
Nesbit
Schulte
West

On motion of Mr. LUCE, by unanimous consent, the reso-
Lamneck
Norton
Scrugham
White

lution was divided.
Lanham
O'Brien
Sears

Whittington
Lanzetta
O'Connell
Secrest
Wilcox

When Rev. James Shera Montgomery was unanimously
Larrabee
O'Connor
Shallenberger Willford

elected Chaplain.
Lea, Calif.
O'Malley
Shannon
Williams

Mr. LUCE submitted the following substitute for the
Lee, Mo.
Oliver, Ala. Sir ch

Wilson
Lehr
Oliver, N.Y. Sisson

Wood, Ga.

remainder of the resolution:
Lemke
Owen
Smith, Va. Wood, Mo.

Resolved, That William Tyler Page, of the State of Mary-
Lesinski
Palmisano

Smith, Wash. Woodrum Lewis, Colo. Parker. Ga. Smith, W.Va. Young

land, be, and he is hereby, chosen Clerk of the House of Lindsay Parks Snyder Zioncheck

Representatives; So, the substitute was not agreed to.

That Joseph D. Rodgers, of the State of Pennsylvania, The resolution was then agreed to.

be, and he is hereby, chosen Sergeant at Arms of the House A motion by Mr. MORAN to reconsider the vote whereby

of Representatives; said resolution was agreed to was, on his motion and by he is hereby, chosen Doorkeeper of the House of Repre

That Bert W. Kennedy, of the State of Michigan, be, and unanimous consent, laid on the table.

sentatives; and ADDITIONAL MEMBERS-ELECT SWORN IN

That Frank W. Collier, of the State of Wisconsin, be, and Mr. JAMES R. CLAIBORNE, a Member-elect from the State he is hereby, chosen Postmaster of the House of Repreof Missouri; Mr. BEN CRAVENS, a Member-elect from the sentatives. State of Arkansas; Mr. J. BANKS KURTZ, a Member-elect The substitute was not agreed to. from the State of Pennsylvania; Mr. ROBERT F. Rich, a The remainder of the resolution was then agreed to. Member-elect from the State of Pennsylvania; Mrs. EDITH So, the resolution was agreed to. NOURSE ROGERS, a Member-elect from the State of Massa- The following officers presented themselves at the bar of chusetts; Mr. EDWARD L. STOKES, a Member-elect from the the House and took the oath of office prescribed by law: State of Pennsylvania; Mr. ELMER E. STUDLEY, a Member- Mr. South Trimble, Clerk; Mr. Kenneth Romney, Sergeant elect from the State of New York; Mr. John G. UTTERBACK, at Arms; Mr. Joseph J. Sinnott, Doorkeeper; Mr. Finis E. a Member-elect from the State of Maine; and Mr. JAMES Scott, Postmaster; and Rev. James Shera Montgomery, WOLFENDEN, a Member-elect from the State of Pennsyl- Chaplain. vania, presented themselves at the bar of the House and took the oath of office prescribed by law.

Mr. DOUGHTON submitted the following resolution, HON. FRANCIS H. SHOEMAKER, MEMBER-ELECT

which was considered and agreed to (H.Res. 8): Mr. CARTER of California submitted the following reso

Resolved, That a message be sent to the Senate to inlution (H.Res. 6):

form that body that a quorum of the House of RepresentaWhereas it is charged that FRANCIS H. SHOEMAKER, a Rep

tives has assembled; that HENRY T. RAINEY, a Representa

tive from the State of Illinois, has been elected Speaker; resentative-elect to the Seventy-third Congress from the State of Minnesota, is ineligible to a seat in the House of

that South Trimble, a citizen of the State of Kentucky, has Representatives; and

been elected Clerk; and that the House is ready for business. Whereas such charge is made through a Member of this House, on his responsibility as such Member and on the

Mr. BYRNS submitted the following resolution, which was basis, as he asserts, of public records, statements, and considered and agreed to (H.Res. 9): papers evidencing such ineligibility: Therefore

Resolved, That a committee of three be appointed by the Resolved, That the question of prima facie right of FRANCIS Speaker, on the part of the House of Representatives, to H. SHOEMAKER to be sworn in as a Representative from the join the committee appointed on the part of the Senate to State of Minnesota in the Seventy-third Congress, as well wait on the President of the United States and notify him as of his final right to a seat therein as such Representa- that a quorum of the two Houses has assembled and that tive, be referred to the Committee on Elections No. 1, when Congress is ready to receive any communication he may be elected, and until such committee shall report upon and the pleased to make. House decide such questions and right the said FRANCIS H.

The SPEAKER appointed Mr. BYRNS, Mr. SABATH, and SHOEMAKER shall not be sworn in or be permitted to occupy Mr. SNELL on said committee on the part of the House. a seat in the House, and said committee shall have power to send for persons and papers and examine witnesses on Mr. BUCHANAN submitted the following resolution, oath in relation to the subject matter of this resolution. which was considered and agreed to (H.Res. 10): When said resolution was considered.

Resolved, That the Clerk be instructed to inform the After debate,

President of the United States that the House of RepreOn motion of Mr. BYRNS, by unanimous consent,

sentatives has elected HENRY T. RAINEY, a Representative from the State of Illinois, Speaker, and South Trimble, a to open such banks as have already been ascertained to be citizen of the State of Kentucky, Clerk of the House of in sound condition, and other such banks, as rapidly as posRepresentatives of the Seventy-third Congress.

sible; and authority to reorganize and reopen such banks MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

as may be found to require reorganization to put them on

a sound basis. A message from the Senate by Mr. Craven, its principal clerk, announced that the Senate had passed the following for such additional currency, adequately secured, as it may

I ask amendments to the Federal reserve act to provide resolution:

become necessary to issue to meet all demands for currency Senate Resolution 2

and at the same time to achieve this end without increasResolved, That a committee consisting of two Senators being the unsecured indebtedness of the Government of the appointed to join such committee as may be appointed by United States. the House of Representatives to wait upon the President

I can not too strongly urge upon the Congress the clear of the United States and inform him that a quorum of each necessity for immediate action. A continuation of the House is assembled and that the Congress is ready to receive strangulation of banking facilities is unthinkable. The pasany communication he may be pleased to make.

sage of the proposed legislation will end this condition and The message also announced that pursuant to the fore- | I trust within a sho space of time will result in a resumpgoing resolution the Vice President had appointed Mr. Rob- tion of business activities. INSON of Arkansas and Mr. McNARY members of the com

In addition, it is my belief that this legislation will not mittee on the part of the Senate.

only lift immediately all unwarranted doubts and suspicions The message also announced that the Senate had passed in regard to banks which are 100 per cent sound but will the following resolutions:

also mark the beginning of a new relationship between the Senate Resolution 3

banks and the people of this country. Resolved, That the Secretary inform the House of Repre

The Members of the new Congress will realize, I am consentatives that a quorum of the Senate is assembled and fident, the grave responsibility which lies upon me and upon that the Senate is ready to proceed to business,

them. Senate Resolution 4

In the short space of 5 days it is impossible for us to

formulate completed measures to prevent the recurrence of Resolved, That the hour of daily meeting of the Senate be the evils of the past. This does not and should not, how12 o'clock meridian unless otherwise ordered.

ever, justify any delay in accomplishing this first step. Senate Resolution 9

At an early moment I shall request of the Congress two Resolved, That the House of Representatives be notified other measures which I regard as of immediate urgency. of the election of Hon. KEY PITTMAN, a Senator from the With action taken thereon we can proceed to the consideraState of Nevada, as President pro tempore, and Edwin A. tion of a rounded program of national restoration. Halsey, of Virginia, as Secretary of the Senate.

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. The message also announced that the Senate had or- THE WHITE HOUSE, March 9, 1933. dered that the Secretary notify the House of Representa- The message was referred to the Committee of the whole tives that the Senate is now organized for the trial of House on the state of the Union and ordered to be printed articles of impeachment against Harold Louderback, United (H.Doc. No. 1). States district judge of the northern district of California, and is ready to receive the managers on the part of the On motion of Mr. BYRNS, by unanimous consent, the ComHouse at its bar.

mittee on Banking and Currency was discharged from the The message also announced that the Senate, as a court further consideration of the bill (H.R. 1491) to provide reof impeachment, had taken a recess until 4 p. m. this day. lief in the existing national emergency in banking, and for REPORT OF COMMITTEE TO NOTIFY THE PRESIDENT

other purposes, Mr. BYRNS, on behalf of the committee appointed to

When said bill was made in order for consideration. wait upon the President, reported that the committee, ap

Pending which, pointed by the Speaker on the part of the House to join a

On motion of Mr. BYRNS, by unanimous consent, like committee on the part of the Senate to inform the

Ordered, That the time for debate be limited to 40 minPresident that a quorum of each House is assembled and utes, be equally divided, and be controlled by Mr. STEAGALL that Congress is ready to receive any communication that and Mr. MCFADDEN; and at the conclusion of debate the he desires to make, had performed that duty, and that the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill President had informed the committee that he would com

to final passage. municate to the House forthwith a message in writing.

The bill was then considered and read twice.

After debate,
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third A message in writing from the President of the United

time, was read the third time by title, and passed. States was communicated to the House by Mr. Latta, one

A motion by Mr. STEAGALL to reconsider the vote whereby of his secretaries.

said bill was passed was, on his motion and by unanimous THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

consent, laid on the table. The SPEAKER laid before the House the message from Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the the President, which was read, as follows:

Senate in said bill.

On motion of Mr. BYRNS, by unanimous consent, all To the Senate and House of Representatives:

On March 3 banking operations in the United States Members were granted 5 legislative days in which to extend ceased. To review at this time the causes of this failure of

their own remarks in the RECORD on the foregoing bill. our banking system is unnecessary. Suffice it to say that

RULES OF THE HOUSE the Government has been compelled to step in for the pro- Mr. POU submitted the following resolution, which was tection of depositors and the business of the Nation.

considered and agreed to (H.Res. 11): Our first task is to reopen all sound banks. This is an Resolved, That the rules of the Seventy-second Congress essential preliminary to subsequent legislation directed be, and they are hereby, adopted as the rules of the Seventyagainst speculation with the funds of depositors and other third Congress. violations of positions of trust.

DAILY HOUR OF MEETING In order that the first objective—the opening of banks Mr. BANKHEAD submitted the following resolution, for the resumption of business—may be accomplished, I ask which was considered and agreed to (H.Res. 12): of the Congress the immediate enactment of legislation giv- Resolved, That until otherwise ordered, the daily hour of ing to the executive branch of the Government control over meeting of the House of Representatives shall be 12 o'clock banks for the protection of depositors; authority forthwith 'meridian.

BANKING BILL

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