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capital letters or other appropriate typographical devices as shall be determined by the Joint Committee on Printing the omissions and insertions proposed to be made."

EXECUTIVE SESSION On motion by Mr. KNOWLAND, The Senate proceeded to the consideration of executive business; and after the consideration of executive business,

LEGISLATIVE SEESION The Senate resumed its legislative session. ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT UNTIL MONDAY

On motion by Mr. KNOWLAND, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That when the Senate completes its business today it adjourn until Monday next.

ADJOURNMENT Under the order of today,

The Senate, at 3 o'clock and 33 minutes p. m., adjourned until Monday next.

regulating the duration of certain leases for the use of equipment by motor carriers, and the amount of compensation to be paid for such use; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. LANGER: S. J. Res. 41. Joint resolution to authorize the issuance of a special series of stamps commemorative of the late Dr. Daniel David Palmer, of Iowa, the founder of chiropractic; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. J. Res. 42. Joint resolution to provide for proper participation by the United States Government in a national celebration of the 50th anniversary year of controlled powered flight occurring during the year from December 17, 1952, to December 17, 1953; to the Committee on the Judiciary. COMPARISON OF STATUTORY LAW AND

PROPOSED CHANGES Mr. LEHMAN submitted the following concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 13); which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration:

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That subsection 1 of rule XIV of the Standing Rules of the Senate is amended to read as follows:

“1. (a) Whenever a bill or joint resolution shall be offered, its introduction shall, if objected to, be postponed for 1 day.

“(b) Any bill or joint resolution introduced in the Senate repealing or amending any statute or part thereof shall consist of a comparative print of that part of the bill or joint resolution making the amendment and of the statute or part thereof proposed to be amended, showing by brackets or capital letters or other appropriate typographical devices as shall be determined by the Joint Committee on Printing the omissions and insertions proposed to be made."

SEC. 2. Subsection 3 of rule XXII of the Rules of the House of Representatives is amended to read as follows:

"3. (a) All other bills, memorials, and resolutions may, in like manner, be delivered, indorsed with the names of Members introducing them to the Speaker, to be by him referred, and the titles and references thereof and of all bills, resolutions, and documents referred under the rules shall be entered on the Journal and printed in the Record of the next day, and correction in case of error of reference may be made by the House, without debate, in accordance with rule XI, on any day immediately after the reading of the Journal, by unanimous consent, or on motion of a committee claiming jurisdiction, or on the report of the committee to which the bill has been erroneously referred.

“(b) Any bill or joint resolution introduced in the House of Representatives repealing or amending any statute or part thereof shall consist of a comparative print of that part of the bill or joint resolution making the amendment and of the statute or part thereof proposed to be amended, showing by brackets or

CHAPEL FACILITIES FOR MEMBERS OF

CONGRESS Mr. MONRONEY submitted the following concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 14); which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration:

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Architect of the Capitol is hereby authorized and directed to make available a room, with facilities for prayer and meditation, for the use of Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The Architect shall maintain the prayer room for individual use rather than assemblies and he shall provide appropriate symbols of religious unity and freedom of worship. NAMING OF NAVAL VESSEL FOR EUGENE ELY

Mr. GILLETTE submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 67); which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Navy is requested to name, as soon as possible, a naval vessel of the proper classification for the late Eugene Ely, of Davenport, Iowa, in recognition of the said Eugene Ely's contribution to naval aviation in making on January 18, 1911, the first landing and takeoff by an airplane on a naval vessel at sea. EXTENSION OF INVESTIGATION OF EMIGRATION OF REFUGEES FROM WESTERN EUROPE

Mr. LANGER submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 68); which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary:

Resolved, That Senate Resolution 326 of the 82d Congress, 2d session, relating to the authority of the Committee on the Judiciary, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, to conduct a thorough and complete study, survey, and investigation of the problems in certain Western European nations created by the flow of escapees and refugees from Communist tyranny, is amended by striking out the word and figures, “April 30, 1953," on page 3, line 10, and inserting in lieu thereof the following word and figures: April 30, 1954.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1953 The VICE PRESIDENT called the Senate to order, and the Chaplain offered prayer.

THE JOURNAL On motion by Mr. TAFT, and by unanimous consent,

The Journal of the proceedings of Friday, February 13, 1953, was approved. READING OF WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL

ADDRESS The VICE PRESIDENT, pursuant to the order of the Senate of January 24, 1901, designated Mr. JOHN SHERMAN COOPER, from the State of Kentucky, to read Washington's Farewell Address on February 23 next. LAWS PASSED BY MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF

ST. CROIX The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, copies of laws enacted by the Municipal Council of St. Croix, V. I.; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. AMENDMENT OF SECTION 1715 OF TITLE 18,

UNITED STATES CODE The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Postmaster General, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend section 1715 of title 18, United States Code, relating to transmission of firearms in the mails for persons having lawful use of them in business or official duties; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

DEATH OF FORMER SENATOR ELBERT D.

THOMAS, OF UTAH Mr. WATKINS announced the death of Hon. Elbert D. Thomas, former Senator from the State of Utah, and (for himself and Mr. BENNETT) submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 69); which was considered by unanimous consent and unanimously agreed to:

Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Hon. Elbert Duncan Thomas, late a Senator from the State of Utah.

Resolved, That the Secretary transmit a copy of this resolution to the family of the deceased.

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE FEDERAL CIVIL

DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Administrator, Federal Civil Defense Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the second annual report of the Federal Civil Defense Administration, together with recommendations for Civil Defense in our future national security structure; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services,

ANNUAL REPORT OF SECURITIES AND

EXCHANGE COMMISSION The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Commission for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

CLAIM PAID BY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of the Federal Security Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the report of a claim paid by the Public Health Service under the Military Personnel Claims Act of 1945, as amended, during the calendar year 1952; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committe on the Judiciary. SETTLEMENT OF CLAIM FOR DAMAGES BY

COAST GUARD VESSEL The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of settlement of a claim for damages caused by collision of a Coast Guard vessel; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate the following petitions, etc., which were referred as indicated:

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Minnesota, favoring the extension of 90-percent pricesupport level for butter through the year 1954; to the Commitee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of Idaho, urging action to implement the equipping of the Air National Guard units returning from active duty; to the Commitee on Armed Services.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska, praying the enactment of legislation to authorize construction as a Federal project of the Devil Canyon Dam on the Susitna River, together with appurtenant power production and transmission facilities; to the Committee on Public Works,

Mr. LANGER presented a concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of North Dakota, praying the renewal and extension for 4 years of the International Wheat Agreement; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, CONSTITU

TION, AND THE BILL OF RIGHTS Mr. GREEN presented the proceedings on December 15, 1952, in the Exhibition Hall of the National Archives Buliding at the enshrining of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of Rights; which were ordered to be printed as a Senate document, with an illustration.

REPORT OF COMMITTEES Mr. LANGER, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (S. 11) to amend title 18 of the United States Code, relating to the mailing of obscene matter, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 39) thereon.

Mr. LANGER, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the resolution (S. Res. 68) extending the authority to investigate problems connected with emigration of refugees from western European nations, reported without amendment and submitted a report (No. 40) thereon; and

Ordered, That the resolution be referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Mr. CARLSON, from the Commitee on Post Office and Civil Service, to whom was referred the resolution (S. Res. 49) to investigate certain matters respecting postal rates and charges in handling certain mail matters, reported without amendment and submitted a report (No. 41) thereon; and

Ordered, That the resolution be referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, to whom was referred the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 4) authorizing the printing of additional copies of prayers offered by the chaplain, the Reverend Peter Marshall, D. D., at the opening of the daily sessions of the Senate of the United States during the 80th and 81st Congresses reported it with amendments.

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, to whom were referred the following resolutions, reported them each without amendment and submitted reports thereon, as follows:

S. Res. 56. Resolution providing for additional personnel and funds for the Committee on Government Operations (Rept. No. 43); and

S. Res. 62. Resolution authorizing expenditures for an investigation of national penitentiaries (Rept. No. 42).

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, to whom was referred the resolution (S. Res. 44) extending authority for the investigation with respect to the effectiveness of foreign programs, reported it with an amendment and submitted a report (No. 44) thereon.

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, to whom was referred the resolution (S. Res. 61) authorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to have printed for its use certain matter relating to the immigration laws, reported it with an amendment.

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, to whom was referred the resolution (S. Res. 45) extending the authority for a study and investigation of the fuel reserves and formulation of a fuel policy for the United States, reported it with amendments and submitted report (No. 45) thereon,

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT

RESOLUTIONS Bills and joint resolutions were introduced, severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent, and referred as follows:

By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey (for

himself and Mr. KENNEDY): S. 926. A bill to amend section 41 of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act so as to provide a system of safety rules, regulations, and safety inspection, and training, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey: S. 927. A bill for the relief of Dr. Milan Gavrilovich; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey (for

himself and Mr. HENDRICKSON): S. 928. A bill to provide for the appointment of an additional district judge for the district of New Jersey; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL: S. 929. A bill for the relief of Cleopatra Stavros Milionis; and

S. 930. A bill for the relief of Martin Anthony Beekman; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. THYE: S. 931. A bill for the relief of Vilhjalmur Thorlaksson Bjarnar; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HUNT (for himself and

Mr. HENDRICKSON): S. 932. A bill to equalize the treatment accorded to commissioned officers of the Veterinary Corps with that accorded to comissioned officers of other corps of the Army Medical Service, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. SMATHERS: S. 933. A bill for the relief of Alpheus Herbert McKenzie; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MARTIN: S. 934. A bill to provide an identical basis for award of death pension to widows and children; and

S. 935. A bill to increase certain disability pension awards, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 936. A bill for the relief of Monika Klein;

S. 937. A bill for the relief of Virginia Grande;

S. 938. A bill for the relief of Benjamin Mintz;

S. 939. A bill for the relief of Njden Hovhanissian Aslanian;

S. 940. A bill for the relief of Clemintina Ferrara, Maria Garofalo, Rosetta Savino, Maria Serra, Albina Zamunner, and Fedora Gassarrini;

S. 941. A bill for the relief of Luigi Mascitti;

S. 942. A bill for the relief of Thomas Kominos;

S. 943. A bill for the relief of Oswald James Burton;

S. 944. A bill for the relief of George Vatakis;

S. 945. A bill for the relief of Moshe Gips;

COMMUNIST ANTI-JEWISH CAMPAIGN Mr. HENDRICKSON (for himself, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, and Mr. FERGUSON) submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 71); which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations:

Resolved, That it is the sense of the Senate of the United States that the vicious and inhuman campaign being conducted by the Soviet Union and its satellite states against members of the Jewish faith deserves the strongest condemnation, and that the attention of all persons believing in democracy and human freedom should be invited to the striking parallel between the Communist anti-Semitic campaign and like practices by other totalitarian movements, such as nazism and fascism. GRATUITY PAYMENT TO JANE E. HENDERSON

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 72):

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate hereby is authorized and directed to pay from the contingent fund of the Senate to Jane E. Henderson, widow of I. Henry Henderson, an employee under the office of the Architect of the Capitol at the time of his death, a sum equal to 6 months' compensation at the rate he was receiving at the time of his death, said sum to be considered inclusive of funeral expenses and all other allowances,

S. 946. A bill for the relief of Mona Lisbet Kofoed Nicolaisen, Leif Martin Borglum Nicolaisen, and Ian Alan Kofoed Nicolaisen;

S. 947. A bill for the relief of John Marcos Fafalios;

S.948. A bill for the relief of Panos Michalopoulos;

S. 949. A bill for the relief of Karol Herse and his wife, Maria; and

S. 950. A bill for the relief of Miltiadis Theodosios Svoronos; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JACKSON: S. 951. A bill for the relief of the city of Kirkland, Wash.; and

S. 952. A bill to amend section 212 (d) (7) of the Immigration and Nationality Act; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KERR: S. 953. A bill for the relief of Mary Thalia Wommack Webb; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 954. A bill for the relief of Robert Harold Wall; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 955. A bill providing for the initiation and promotion of pasture development and water conservation development projects through certain experiment stations in Oklahoma; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. MURRAY: S. 956. A bill for the relief of Julianne Lee Nelson (Strutzenberger); to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. 957. A bill to repeal an act which withdrew certain public lands of the United States in the State of California from settlement; and

S. 958. A bill to cancel authority under the act of June 23, 1936, for the conveyance of certain lands owned by the United States to the city of Los Angeles, Calif.; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

S. 959. A bill to provide for a jury commission for each United States district court, to regulate its compensation, to prescribe its duties, and for other purposes;

S. 960. A bill to amend sections 1505 and 3486 of title 18 of the United States Code relating to congressional investigations; and

S. 961. A bill to establish uniform qualifications for jurors in the Federal courts; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MCCARRAN (by request): S. 962. A bill to amend section 2151 of title 18, United States Code, relating to sabotage; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CASE: S. 963. A bill to provide for the payment of more adequate compensation to the Indians of the Pine Ridge Reservation for land taken from them by the United States in 1942 for military purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. MILLIKIN (for himself

and Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado): S. 964. A bill to authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance by the Secretary of the Interior of the Frying

pan-Arkansas project, Colorado; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. 965. A bill to authorize the Supreme Court of the United States to make and publish rules for procedure on review of decisions of the Tax Court of the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KILGORE: S. 966. A bill for the relief of Demitrious Vasilious Karavogeorge; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. TAFT (for himself and

Mr. HILL): S. 967. A bill to extend the duration of the Hospital Survey and Construction Act (title VI of the Public Health Service Act); to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska: S. 968. A bill for the relief of Elisa Ana Tesar; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. 969. A bill to authorize the Housing and Home Finance Agency, as an adjunct to the Federal public-works program, to make loans and grants for the construction, remodeling, improvement, and extension of school facilities; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. WATKINS (by request): S. J. Res. 43. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, relating to the legal effect of certain treaties; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BUTLER of Maryland: S. J. Res. 44. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the composition of the Supereme Court; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

PERSECUTION OF JEWISH PEOPLE Mr. MURRAY (for himself, Mr. CHAVEZ, Mr. HILL, Mr. KILGORE, Mr. MORSE, Mr. MCCARTHY, Mr. THYE, Mr. DOUGLAS, Mr. GILLETTE, Mr. HUMPHREY, Mr. KEFAUVER, Mr. LEHMAN, Mr. PASTORE, Mr. COOPER, Mr. JACKSON, Mr. KENNEDY, Mr. MANSFIELD, Mr. PURTELL, Mr. IVÉS, Mr. HENDRICKSON, Mr. NEELY, and Mr. BUSH) submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 70):

Resolved, That the Senate hereby expresses (1) its profound sense of shock at the reports concerning the persecution of the Jewish people and the revival of anti-Semitism in the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics, and, (2) its expectation that without delay the Government of the United States of America will officially convey its grave concern over this matter to the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics and its request that prompt steps be taken to remove all cause for the fears that have arisen throughout the world concerning the future security of the Jewish people now residing within the borders of the Union of Socialist Soviet Republics.

On motion by Mr. TAFT, Ordered, That the resolution be referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

GRATUITY PAYMENT TO AGNES P. DODGE

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 73):

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate hereby is authorized and directed to pay, from the contingent fund of the Senate, to Agnes P. Dodge, widow of Louis Dodge, an employee of the Senate at the time of his death, a sum equal to 1 month's compensation at the rate he was receiving by law at the time of his death, said sum to be considered inclusive of funeral expenses and all other allowances.

GRATUITY PAYMENT TO HARRY BEST Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 74):

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate hereby is authorized and directed to pay from the contingent fund of the Senate to Harry Best, widower of Mabel Goodwin Haller, an employee of the Senate at the time of her death, a sum equal to 1 year's compensation at he rate she was receiving by law at the time of her death, said sum to be considered inclusive of funeral expenses and all other allowances. GRATUITY PAYMENT TO ANNIE MAY BOLTON

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 75):

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate hereby is authorized and directed to pay from the contingent fund of the Senate to Annie May Bolton, widow of Guy T. Bolton, an employee of the Senate at the time of his death, a sum equal

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to 6 months' compensation at the rate he was receiving by law at the time of his death, said sum to be considered inclusive of funeral expenses and all other allowances. PRINTING 55TH ANNUAL

OF DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 76):

Resolved, That the 55th annual report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for the year ended April 1, 1952, be printed, with illustrations, as a Senate document. PRINTING OF HEARINGS ON SENATE RESOLU

TIONS AMENDING SO-CALLED CLOTURE
RULE

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 77):

Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the Committee on Rules and Administration, 2,000 copies of the hearings on the Senate Resolutions 41, 52, 105, and 203, 82d Congress, 1st session, relative to amending Senate rule XXII relating to cloture. PRINTING OF ADDITIONAL COPIES OF

HEARING ON S. 2570 Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 78):

Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the Committee on Rules and Administration 2,000 copies of the hearing during the 82d Congress, 2d session, on the bill (S. 2570) to authorize the Attorney General to conduct preference primaries for nomination of candidates for President and Vice President.

CALENDAR UNDER RULE VIII

On motion by Mr. TAFT, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the call of the calendar be dispensed with. AUTHORITY FOR SECRETARY OF THE SENATE

TO RECEIVE MESSAGES FROM THE PRESI-
DENT OF THE UNITED STATES

On motion by Mr. SALTONSTALL, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the Secretary of the Senate be authorized to receive up to midnight on tomorrow messages from the President of the United States and that they be referred to the appropriate committees.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. SALTONSTALL, at 4 o'clock and 12 minutes p. m.,

The Senate adjourned until Wednesday next.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A message from the House of Representatives, by Mr. Breskin, one of its clerks:

Mr. President: The House has agreed to the following concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 63), in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate:

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That there be printed twenty-five thousand additional copies of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Public Law 414, Eightysecond Congress, second session, of which twenty thousand copies shall be for the House document room, three thousand copies for the Senate document room, one thousand copies for the Senate Committee on Judiciary, and one thousand copies for the House Committee on Judiciary. HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REFERRED

The concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 63) authorizing the printing of additional copies of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Public Law 414, 82d Congress, 2d session, this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence, was read and referred to the Committee on Rules' and Administration. TRIBUTES TO THE LIFE, CHARACTER, AND PUB

LIC SERVICES OF THE LATE SENATOR FRUM CONNECTICUT, BRIEN M'MAHON

Mr. TAFT submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 79); which was considered by unanimous consent and unanimously agreed to:

Resolved, That the legislative business of the Senate be now suspended to enable tributes to be paid to the life, character, and public service of Hon. BRIEN MCMAHON, late a Senator from the State of Connecticut.

Remarks in tribute to the memory of the late Senator were made by Mr. PURTELL, Mr. BUSH, Mr. WILEY, Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. LEHMAN, Mr. SPARKMAN, Mr. TOBEY, Mr. HUMPHREY, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. PASTORE, Mr. STENNIS, Mr. FULBRIGHT, Mr. NEELY, Mr. HILL, Mr. MURRAY, Mr. MORSE, Mr. CLEMENTS, Mr. MONRONEY, and Mr. HENDRICKSON; and Mr. HENNINGS read a resolution in tribute adopted unanimously on January 2, 1953, by the Democratic conference of Senators.

LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS On motion by Mr. TAFT, The Senate resumed its legislative business.

COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED TO SIT The Committee on the Judiciary was authorized to sit during the session of the Senate today, on the request of Mr. DIRKSEN.

mittee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. USELESS PAPERS IN GOVERNMENT DEPART

MENTS AND AGENCIES The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Archivist of the United States, transmitting. pursuant to law, a list of papers in various departments and agencies of the Government, recommended for disposition, which appear to have no permanent value or historical interest; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to a Joint Select Committee on the Disposition of Papers in the Executive Departments; and

The PRESIDENT pro tempore appointed Mr. CARLSON and Mr. JOHNSTON of South Carolina as the members of the committee on the part of the Senate.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate the following petitions, etc., which were referred as indicated:

A joint memorial of the Legislature of the State of Montana, urging that in planning and construction of the proposed Libby Dam in Lincoln County the economy of the area and the livelihood of the people be safeguarded through selection of the site for the axis of such dam and by appropriations required to provide services equal to those now existing; to the Committee on Public Works.

A resolution adopted by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Chesla, Mass., favoring the repeal of the McCarranWalter Immigration Act, and favoring enactment by Congress of legislation that will be fairer to certain groups; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A petition of Frank E. Freeman, of McCall, Idaho, favoring an investigation of our Nation's stockpiling program with respect to primary antimony and increasing domestic productive capacity; to the Committee on Armed Services.

Mr. THYE presented the following resolutions, which were referred as indicated:

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Minnesota, favoring the extension of 90-percent pricesupport level for butter through the year 1954; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A resolution adopted at a mass meeting of Americans of Ukrainian descent at St. Paul, Minn., in commemoration of the 35th anniversiary of the Declaration of Independence of Ukraine and the establishment of the Ukrainian National Republic; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. WILEY presented a resolution adopted by the Wisconsin Guernsey Breeders' Association favoring the enactment of legislation that will strengthen the present law regarding butter and substitutes; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Mr. HUNT presented a petition adopted by the Sheridan County Medical Society, Sheridan, Wyo., urging positive action be taken to forestall President

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1953 The PRESIDENT pro tempore called the Senate to order, and the Chaplain offered prayer.

THE JOURNAL On motion by Mr. TAFT, and by unanimous consent,

The Journal of the proceedings of Monday, February 16, 1953, was approved.

ANNUAL REPORT OF FEDERAL TRADE

COMMISSION The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Commission for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Com

Eisenhower's recommendation to Congress for a Department of Welfare; which was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Mr. HUMPHREY presented the following resolutions, which were referred as indicated:

A resolution adopted by the Hubbard County Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Nevis, Minn., favoring full parity of income and adequate credit to farmers; and

A resolution adopted by the Rochester Dairy Cooperative, Rochester, Minn., recommending that dairy products be supported at the same percentage of parity as basic agricultural commodities; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A resolution adopted by the Hubbard County Farm Bureau Association, Dorset, Minn., urging the construction of the St. Lawrence seaway; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

A resolution adopted by the Middle River Parent-Teachers Association, Middle River, Minn., favoring the enactment of legislation prohibiting liquor advertising; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

A resolution adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of St. Louis County, Duluth, Minn., requesting funds to contract, improve, and maintain docks and portages in the Superior National Forest; to the Committee on Appropriations.

A petition of the Brainerd Trades and Labor Assembly, Brainerd, Minn., urging that the veterans' trade-training program be placed under the direction of the Federal and State Departments of Labor and Apprenticeship Bureaus; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

A resolution adopted by the Moyer Local of the Farmers Union, No. 317, Holloway, Minn., urging that in case the tidelands oil subject be reopened or changed in any way that it be assigned and earmarked for school aid to its former status; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A resolution by the Crane Lake Commercial Club, Crane Lake, Minn., urging that the Border Lakes adjacent to Quetico National Park be duty free for boats and equipment for both Canada and the United States; to the Committee on Finance. PRINTING OF STUDY ON EMPLOYMENT AND

ECONOMIC STATUS OF NEGROES IN THE UNITED STATES AS A SENATE DOCUMENT

Mr. HUMP Y presented a study prepared for the Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare during the 2d session of the 82d Congress, on employment and economic status of Negroes in the United States; which was ordered to be printed as a Senate document.

ing and Community Facilities and Services Act of 1951, as amended, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 46) thereon. INTROUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT

RESOLUTIONS Bills and joint resolutions were introduced, severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent, and referred as follows:

By Mr. HENNINGS (for himself,

Mr. ANDERSON, Mr. MARTIN, Mr.

MORSE, and Mr. SYMINGTON): S.970. A bill authorizing the construction of an appropriate memorial upon the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial National Historic Site; to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

By Mr. CARLSON: S. 971. A bill to authorize films, and related material, for educational use to be transmitted through the mails at the rate provided for books; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. GOLDWATER (for him

self and Mr. HAYDEN): S. 972. A bill to authorize the acquisition of additional land for the United States Border Inspection Station at Nogales, Ariz.; the preparation of plans and specifications for additional buildings and facilities on such land; the construction of additional buildings and facilities thereon; and for other purposes; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. LEHMAN: S. 973. A bill for the relief of Dr. Jawad Hedayaty; and

S. 974. A bill for the relief of certain Chinese children; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MAYBANK (for himself

and Mr. CAPEHART): S. 975. A bill to amend the Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, as amended; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. GREEN: S. 976. A bill to amend the Army and Air Force Vitalization and Retirement Equalization Act of 1948 to correct injustice and to provide for the payment of certain amounts of compensation to offcers who were found under the provisions of that act to have been removed from the active list of the Army without justification and who were subsequently restored to the active list or advanced on the retired list; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey (for

himself and Mr. AIKEN): S. 977. A bill to amend the National Science Foundation Act of 1950; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado

(for himself and Mr. CAPEHART): S. 978. A bill to amend the Interstate Commerce Act in order to expedite and facilitate the termination of railroad reorganization proceedings under section 77 of the Bankruptcy Act and to require the Interstate Commerce Commission to consider, in stock modification plans, the assents of controlled or controlling stockholders, and for other purposes; to the

Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. DIRKSEN: S. 979. A bill for the relief of Dr. James C. S. Lee; and

S. 980. A bill for the relief of Jang Kee Nam; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MANSFIELD: S. 981. A bill to provide for the renewal of patent No. 1,858,087; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. TOBEY: S. 982. A bill for the relief of Helena Lewicka; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska: S.983. A bill to carry out the recommendations of the United States Tariff Commission with respect to duty concessions on Swiss watch movements; to the Committee on Finance.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. 984. A bill making provision for judicial review of certain Tax Court decisions; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. PASTORE: S. 985. A bill for the relief of Cesare Mazzonetto, Alma Zane Mazzonetto, Luciano Mazzonetto, and Mario Adriano Mazzonetto; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado: S. 986. A bill for the relief of Ishi Washburn and Terry Wendell Washburn; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL: S. 987. A bill to authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the tercentennial celebration of the founding of the city of Northampton, Mass.; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

S. 988. A bill for the relief of August Alcsuti and Vilma Kann Alcsuti;

S. 989. A bill for the relief of Jean Jing Peo Feng;

S.990. A bill to provide for the reimbursement of the town of Lancaster, Mass., for the loss of taxes on certain property in such town acquired by the United estates for use for military purposes;

S. 991. A bill for the relief of Yoko Itabashi;

S. 992. A bill for the relief of Apostolos Savvas Vassiliadis; and

S. 993. A bill for the relief of Dr. Suzanne T. can Amerongen; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL (for him

self, Mr. HILL, Mr. KNOWLAND, Mr. HUMPHREY, Mr. KEFAUVER,

Mr. MURRAY, and Mr. NEELY): S. 994. A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize assistance to States and their subdivisions in the development and maintenance of local public health units, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. KNOWLAND: S. 995. A bill for the relief of Margarete Lily Tschiga;

S. 996. A bill for the relief of Marguarete Emelianoff;

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON BANKING AND

CURRENCY Mr. MAYBANK, by unanimous consent from the Committee on Banking and Currency, to whom was referred the bill (S. 799) to amend the Defense Hous

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