Food Supply of the United States: Hearings, Seventy-eighty Congress, First Session, Volume 3
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943 - Food supply
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Administration Agriculture American amount Association average believe butter cattle ceiling cents CHAIRMAN committee commodities Congress consumer Cooperative cost cost of living course creamery crops dairy Davis demand Department direct distribution don't effect ELKINTON fact farm farmers feed figures fuel gasoline give going Government income increase industry inflation June labor less loss means meat meet milk month necessary Office of Price operation organization paid payments percent period Petroleum plant pounds present Price Administration problem processors production proposed purchasing question rationing reason record reduced representatives result retail roll roll-back savings Secretary sell Senator AIKEN Senator BUSHFIELD situation statement subsidy supplier supply thing tion United wages Washington week whole workers
Page 866 - An Act to amend the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942, to aid in preventing inflation, and for other purposes," or which is sold at a price not in excess of the January 1.
Page 810 - Of let him take who has the power, And let him keep who can, the Boers now proceeded to possess themselves of as much territory as they wanted.
Page 794 - To hold the line we cannot tolerate further increases in prices affecting the cost of living or further increases in general wage or salary rates except where clearly necessary to correct substandard living conditions. The only way to hold the line is to stop trying to find justification for not holding it here or not holding it there.
Page 784 - Are there any questions that the members of the committee would like to ask on that point ? Mr.
Page 937 - Whenever the Administrator determines that the maximum necessary production of any commodity is not being obtained or may not be obtained during the ensuing year, he may, on behalf of the United States, without regard to the provisions of law requiring competitive bidding, buy or sell at public or private sale, or store or use, such commodity in such quantities and in such manner and upon such terms and conditions as he determines to be necessary to obtain the maximum necessary production thereof...
Page 794 - ... increases in general wage or salary rates except where clearly necessary to correct substandard living conditions. The only way to hold the line is to stop trying to find justifications for not holding it here or not holding it there. No one straw may break a camel's back, but there is always a last straw. We cannot afford to take further chances in relaxing the line. We already have taken too many.
Page 1041 - ... part from any agricultural commodity, under regulations to be prescribed by the President, in any case where it appears that such modification is necessary to increase the production of such commodity for war purposes...
Page 889 - UNITED STATES SENATE, SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND FORESTRY, Washington, DC The subcommittee met at 10 am, pursuant to adjournment, in the committee room of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, 324 Senate Office Building, Senator Lewis B.