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A memorial praying the enactment of legislation authorizing the domestic producers of gold to sell the product of their labors in the markets of the world; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

Resolutions of the Legislature of Guam, as follows:

A resolution favoring the appointment of residents of Guam to the United States Military and Naval Academies; to the Committee on Armed Services; and

A resolution favoring the election of a Resident Commissioner for the Territory of Guam in Washington, D. C., and to provide for the appointment of a representative to present this matter to Congress; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska praying enactment of legislation providing for the admission of Alaska as a State of the Union; and

A resolution adopted by the Senate of the Territory of Alaska urging that a bona fide resident and inhabitant of the Territory of Alaska be forthwith appointed to the office of Governor; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A resolution of H. Joseph Mahoney, Brooklyn, N. Y., remonstrating against the Charter of the United Nations and praying its repeal; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A petition by Nicholas J. Curtis, Paterson, N. J., praying an investigation of an alleged conspiracy waged against him; to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Mr. WELKER presented the following resolutions of the Legislature of the State of Idaho, which were referred as indicated:

A joint resolution urging an adequate emergency program to control the spruce bark beetle epidemic in the State; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A joint resolution urging an increase in the national stockpile of primary antimony and to consider the production of same from the antimony mine and smelter at Stibnite, Idaho; to the Committee on Armed Services; and

A joint resolution favoring the enactment of legislation which will confirm in the State of Idaho title to all phosphate found, or to be found in the lands covered by Clear Lists 15, 16, and 21, and will restore these rights to the State; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. BRICKER presented a joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of Montana favoring an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to the making of treaties and executive agreements; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. WILEY presented a resolution adopted by the Eau Claire district of the Wisconsin State Nurses' Association, Eau Claire, Wis., favoring the inclusion of nurses in government employment under the Federal old-age and survivors insurance; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. ELLENDER presented a resolution adopted by the delegate committee on community affairs of the Jewish Federation of New Orleans, La., remonstrating against the persecution of Jews and other mincrity groups in Soviet Russia and satellite countries; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

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

A resolution adopted by the board of governors of the West Virginia State bar, favoring the enactment of legislation to permit practicing attorneys to become eligible for benefits under the Social Security Act, and in support of a tax-deferment pension plan; to the Committee on Finance; and

A resolution adopted by the Bluefield Chamber of Commerce, Bluefield, W. Va., remonstrating against the importation of foreign residual oil with which the bituminous coal industry of West Virginia and Virginia cannot complete; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Mr. WILLIAMS (for himself and Mr. FREAR) presented a joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of Delaware expressing appreciation of the assumption of government authority by the new administration through the election of the Honorable Dwight D. Eisenhower as President of the United States; which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Mr. MORSE presented a resolution adopted by the Elkhorn Grange, No. 908, North Powder, Oreg., favoring the extension of the Social Security Act to include farmers; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. HUMPHREY presented a resolution adopted by the Ojibway Tomahawk Band, St. Paul, Minn, urging that a complete general accounting of all business transactions be in printed form and available to all enrolled members of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe; which was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. FLANDERS: S. 1191. A bill to authorize the payment of transportation expenses in the case of civilian employees of the American Battle Monuments Commission serving outside the United States when granted leave of absence to visit in the United States; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. MARTIN: S. 1192. A bill to provide for the establishment of an addition to the Gettysburg National Cemetery on lands presently located within the Gettysburg National Military Park; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. ELLENDER (for himself,

Mr. YOUNG, and Mr. WELKER): S. 1193. A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949 and Public Law 471, 81st Congress; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. GEORGE: S. 1194. A bill for the relief of Thomas Henry Harrison; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. MORSE: S. 1195. A bill to amend subsection 4 (C) of the Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946, as amended, relating to compensation for unused leave of enlisted persons; and

S. 1196. A bill to amend section 402 (d) of the Career Compensation Act of 1949, as amended, to eliminate discrimination against certain personnel of the uniformed services incapacitated prior to physical examination for promotion, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. BARRETT (for himself,

Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska, and

Mr. CASE): S. 1197. A bill granting the consent of Congress to the negotiation by the States of Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota of certain compacts with respect to the use of waters common to two or more of said States; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. GILLETTE: S. 1198. A bill for the relief of Vera Helene Hamer (Vera Helga Mueller) and Sonja Margret Hamer (Sonja Margot Mueller); to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HILL (for himself and Mr.

SPARKMAN) (by request): S. 1199. A bill for the relief of the families of certain merchant seamen who lost their lives in an airplane crash; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. LONG: S. 1200. A bill to direct the closing of the United States naval installation at Naples, Italy; to the Committee or Armed Services.

By Mr. KNOWLAND: S. 1201. A bill for the relief of Martin P. Pavlov; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KNOWLAND (for him

self and Mr. KUCHEL): S. 1202. A bill to confer jurisdiction on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California to hear, determine, and render judgment upon certain claims of the State of

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT

OPERATIONS Mr. MCCARTHY, from the Committee on Government Operations, submitted a report (No. 80) on Organization of Federal Executive Departments and Agencies; which was ordered to be printed. 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. IVES: S. 1189. A bill for the relief of the estate of Elwood Grissinger; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1190. A bill to amend section 205 of the Labor-Management Relations Act, 1947, so as to make the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Labor ex officio members of the National LaborManagement Panel established by such section; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

California; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MUNDT: S. 1203. A bill for the relief of Lt. Col. Rollins S. Emmerich; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey : S. 1204. A bill for the relief of Dr. Yen-Yu Huang and his minor daughters, Lillian and Jean Huang; and

S. 1205. A bill for the relief of Wally Krausnick Paeschke; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KENNEDY: S. 1206. A bill for the relief of Josephine Lisitano; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. AIKEN: S. 1207. A bill to amend section 509 of title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949, to extend for 3 years the period during which agricultural workers may be made available for employment under such title; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

S. 1208. A bill for the relief of Andrew D. Sumner; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BUSH: S. 1209. A bill for the relief of Dr. Uheng Khoo; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. DWORSHAK: S. 1210. A bill for the relief of Ignacio Lecue; and

S. 1211. A bill for the relief of Martin Madarieta; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. LEHMAN: S. 1212. bil for the relief of Alice Masaryk; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KILGORE (for himself

and Mr. MAGNUSON): S. 1213. A bill to confer jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, determine, and render judgment upon certain claims for basic and overtime compensation; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HUNT: S. 1214. A bill to provide for uniform relative rank for the persons occupying the positions of leaders or directors of the various service bands; to the Committee on Armed Services.

S. 1215. A bill to create an executive department of the Government to be known as the Department of Health, Education, and Public Welfare; to the Committee on Government Operations.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado: S. 1216. A bill for the relief of Karl L. von Schlieder; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BRICKER: S. 1217. A bill for the relief of the alien Col. Panagiotis Christopoulos; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KEFAUVER: S. 1218. A bill for the relief of Winifred Margaret Short; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MCCARTHY: S. 1219. A bill for the relief of Gertrude M. Baumberger;

S. 1220. A bill for the relief of Heidi H. Baumberger;

S. 1221. A bill for the relief of Fritz Baumberger, Jr.;

S. 1222. A bill for the relief of Emma Baumberger;

S. 1223. A bill for the relief of Fritz Baumberger;

S. 1224. A bill for the relief of Erika Baumberger;

S. 1225. A bill for the relief of Brunhilde Walburga Golomb, Ralph Robert Golomb, and Patricia Ann Golomb; and

S. 1226. A bill for the relief of Stefan Virgilius Issarescu; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1227. A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army to complete the survey of the Pecatonica flood area, and to appropriate $25,000 for such purpose; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. POTTER: S. 1228. A bill for the relief of Patric Dorian Patterson; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL (by re

quest): S. 1229. A bill to continue the effectiveness of the Missing Persons Act, as amended and extended, until July 1, 1954; to the Committee on Armed Services.

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS During legislative session, certain executive business was transacted as in executive session, by unanimous consent. LOYALTY CHECKS ON SENATE EMPLOYEES

On motion by Mr. TAFT, The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution (S. Res. 16) to provide for loyalty checks on Senate employees, and

The reported amendments were agreed to.

Pending debate,

The resolution was further amended on the motion of Mr. MORSE.

On motion by Mr. MORSE to further amend the resolution by adding a new section relating to contemplated action where derogatory information may be on file in the Federal Bureau of Investigation concerning the reliability of Senators for security purposes.

Pending debate,

Mr. MORSE raised a question as to the presence of a quorum;

Whereupon

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. BUSH in the chair) directed the roll to be called;

When

Eighty-eight Senators answered to
their names, as follows:
Aiken
Eastland

Hunt
Anderson
Ellender

Ives
Barrett
Ferguson

Jackson
Beall
Flanders

Jenner
Bennett
Frear

Johnson, Colo. Bricker

Fulbright Johnson, Tex. Bush George

Johnston, S. C. Butler, Nebr. Giliette

Kefauver
Byrd

Goldwater Kennedy
Capehart
Gore

Kerr
Carlson
Green

Kilgore
Case
Griswold

Knowland
Clements Hayden

Kuchel Cooper

Hendrickson Langer Cordon

Hennings Lehman
Daniel

Hickenlooper Long
Dirksen
Hill

Malone
Douglas
Hoey

Mansfield
Duff
Holland

Martin
Dworshak Humphrey Maybank

McCarran Robertson Tait
McCarthy Russell

Thye
McClellan Saltonstall Tobey
Millikin

Schoeppel Watkins Monroney Smith, Maine Welker Morse

Smith, NJ. Wiley Mundt

Smith, N. C. Williams Payne

Sparkman Young Potter

Stennis
Purtell

Symington
A quorum being present,

The amendment proposed by Mr. MORSE was rejected.

The resolution, as amended, was then agreed to, as follows:

Resolved, That hereafter when any person is appointed as an employee of any committee of the Senate, of any Senator, or of any office of the Senate the committee, Senator, or officer having authority to make such appointment shall transmit the name of such person to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, together with a request that such committee, Senator, or oficer be informed as to any derogatory and rebutting information in the possession of such agency concerning the loyalty and reliability for security purposes of such person, and in any case in which such derogatory information is revealed such committee, Senator, or officer shall make or cause to be made such further investigation as shall have been considered necessary to determine the loyalty and reliability for security purposes of such person.

Every such committee, Senator, and officer shall promptly transmit to the Federal Bureau of Investigation a list of the names of the incumbent employees of such committee, Senator, or officer together with a request that such committee, Senator, or officer be informed of any derogatory and rebutting information contained in the files of such agency concerning the loyalty and reliability for security purposes of such employee. INVESTIGATION OF CERTAIN MATTERS RE

SPECTING POSTAL RATES AND CHARGES IN
HANDLING MAIL MATTER

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution (S. Res. 49) to investigate certain matters respecting postal rates and charges in handling certain mail matter, and

The reported amendments were agreed to.

Pending debate,

Mr. CLEMENTS raised a question as to the presence of a quorum;

Whereupon

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. GRISWOLD in the chair) directed the roll to be called;

When

Eighty-eight Senators answered to their names, as follows: Aiken Case

Ferguson
Anderson

Clements Flanders
Barrett
Cooper

Frear
Beall
Cordon

Fulbright
Bennett
Daniel

George
Brieker
Dirksen

Gillette
Bush
Douglas

Goldwater
Butler, Nebr. Duff

Gore Byrd

Dworshak Green Capehart Eastland Griswold Carlson

Ellender Hayden

Hendrickson Kuchel

Russell
Hennings Langer

Saltonstall
Hickenlooper
Lehman

Schoeppel
Hill
Long

Smith, Maine
Hoey
Malone

Smith, N. J.
Holland

Mansfield Smith, N. C. Humphrey Martin

Sparkman Hunt

Maybank Stennis Ives

McCarran Symington Jackson

McCarthy Taft Jenner

McClellan Thye Johnson, Colo. Millikin

Tobey
Johnson, Tex. Monroney Watkins
Johnston, S. C. Morse

Welker
Kefauver
Mundt

Wiley
Kennedy Payne

Williams
Kerr
Potter

Young
Kilgore

Purtell Knowland Robertson

A quorum being present,

The resolution, as amended, was agreed to, as follows:

Resolved, That the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized and directed to conduct a thorough study and investigation with respect to the following matters:

(1) Postal rates and charges in relation to the reasonable cost of handling the several classes of mail matter and special services, with due allowances in each class for the care required, the degree of preferment, priority in handling, and economic value of the services rendered and the public interest served thereby.

(2) The extent to which expenditures now charged to the Post Office Department for the following items should be excluded in considering costs for the several classes of mail matter and special services:

(A) Expenditures for free postal services;

(B) Expenditures in excess of revenues for international postal services;

(C) Expenditures for subsidies for postal services pursuant to law or legislative policy of Congress;

(D) Expenditures in excess of revenues, pursuant to the act of June 5, 1930 (39 U. S. C. 793), not enumerated in the preceding subparagraphs (A), (B), or (C);

(E) Expenditures for services of any character not otherwise enumerated herein which may be performed for other departments and agencies of the Government; and

(F) Expenditures which may be justified only on a national welfare basis and not primarily as a business function.

(3) Expenditures for the Post Office Department by other Government agencies which should be considered in connection with the cost for the handling of the several classes of mail matter and special services, such as employees' retirement, use of Government buildings, and maintenance services.

(4) The extent, if any, to which Post Office Department expenditures in excess of revenue, for its various services and for the handling of various classes of mail, are justified as being in the public interest.

(5) The costs of handling, transporting, and distributing the several classes of mail, and procedures whereby such costs can be reduced through improvements in methods and equipment.

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(6) Other matters relating to the improvement of the postal system.

The committee shall report to the Senate not later than January 31, 1954, the results of its study and investigation under this resolution, together with such recommendations as it may deem advisable.

SEC. 2. (a) For the purpose of this resolution, the committee, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to employ upon a temporary basis such technical, clerical, and other assistants as it deems advisable, and, with the consent of the head of the department or agency concerned, to utilize the reimbursable services, information, facilities, and personnel of any of the departments or agencies of the Government of the United States.

(b) The committee is authorized to appoint an advisory council of not more than 10 persons which may include representatives of the general public, representative users of the mails, members of accounting, management, and engineering firms, postal experts, representatives of postal employee organizations, and, with special reference to ratemaking in their fields, representatives of public transportation and distribution organizations. The functions of the council shall be to assist the committee in the studies and investigations authorized by this resolution. The council shall meeti at such times and places as may be authorized by the committee.

(c) The expenses of the committee under this resolution, which shall not exceed $100,000, shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate upon vouchers approved by the chairman of the committee.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. TAFT, at 5 o'clock and 7 minutes p. m.,

The Senate adjourned until Monday next.

distance telephone calls and official telegrams of Members of the House of Representatives without affecting the annual limitations on such telephone calls and telegrams.

The VICE PRESIDENT thereupon signed the same.

INVESTIGATION OF GOVERNMENT

INFORMATION PROGRAMS Under authority of Senate Resolution 74 (82d Cong., 2d sess.) authorizing a study and investigation of the information programs of the Government, as extended by Senate Resolution 44, agreed to February 20, 1953, the Vice President appointed Mr. HiLL as a member of the committee the part of the Senate, to fill the vacancy caused by the expiration of the term as Senator of Hon. William Benton.

REGENT OF SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

Pursuant to section 5581 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (U. S. C., title 20, ch. 3, sec. 43), the VICE PRESIDENT appointed Mr. TAFT as a member of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, vice Mr. GEORGE, resigned. MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL RECORDS COUNCIL

The VICE PRESIDENT, pursuant to the provisions of the act of September 5, 1950, appointed J. Mark Trice a member of the Federal Records Council, to fill an existing vacancy. ADMISSION OF CERTAIN ALIENS-WITH

DRAWAL OF NAME The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Department of Justice, withdrawing a certain name from a report of certain aliens admitted to the United States under the provisions of section 4 of the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, as amended, heretofore transmitted to the Senate by the Attorney General; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. BORROWING AUTHORITY UNDER DEFENSE

PRODUCTION ACT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization, transmitting, pursuant to law, the quarterly report for the period ended December 31, 1952, of borrowing authority authorized under section 304 (b) of the Defense Production Act, as amended; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency. RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING LIFE

SAVING APPLIANCES FOR MERCHANT VES-
SELS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, transmitting, pursuant to law, two copies of part II of the Federal Register dated October 18, 1952, containing the revision of rules and regulations governing lifesaving appliances for merchant vessels operating on the oceans,

MONDAY, MARCH 9, 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 reading of the Journal of the proceedings of Friday, March 6, 1953, was dispensed with.

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

Mr. President: The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, viz, H. R. 2230, I am directed to bring the same to the Senate for the signature of its President.

ENROLLED BILL SIGNED The Secretary reported that he had examined and found truly enrolled the bill (H. R. 2230) to amend the act of June 23, 1949, as amended, to remove the monthly limitations on official long

Great Lakes, the bays, sounds, and lakes other than the Great Lakes, as well as for foreign vessels carrying passengers from the United States; which, with the accompanying documents, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. SEMIANNUAL REPORT OF EXPORT-IMPORT

BANK OF WASHINGTON The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Vice Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of Washington, transmitting, pursuant to law, the semiannual report of the bank for the period ended December 31, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committe on Banking and Currency. SUPPLEMENTAL WORKS FOR THE FORT LARA

MIE DIVISION, NORTH PLATTE PROJECT, WYOMING-NEBRASKA

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Under Secretary of the Interior, transmitting a plan for the construction of the potential Braziel Dam and Reservoir, Nebr.—Supplemental works for the Fort Laramie Division, North Platte project, Wyoming-Nebraska; which, with the accompanying documents, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO TITLE III, PART II,

OF THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1943

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting a series of proposed amendments to title III, part II, of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, which compels radio equipment and radio operators to be provided on board certain ships; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

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

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of Delaware expressing appreciation for the assumption of government authority by the new administration through the election of the Honorable Dwight D. Eisenhower as President of the United States; to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Resolutions of the Legislature of the State of South Dakota, as follows:

A concurrent resolution praying the appointment of the Honorable Elmer W. Cart as a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission, and Senate confirmation; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce; and

A concurrent resolution favoring an amendment to the Internal Revenue Code, or Federal tax laws, by exempting from admission taxes, the admissions to grandstands, concessions, and other amusements used or conducted by county fairs; to the Committee on Finance.

A resolution of the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts remonstrating

against the acts of persecution reported to be committed against the members of religious faiths and their institutions in Russia and its satellite countries; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. SALTONSTALL (for himself and Mr. KENNEDY) pr nted an identical resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

A memorial adopted by the House of Representatives of the State of Arizona, praying the repeal of the excise tax on ladies' handbags; to the Committee on Finance.

A resolution of the Legislature of the State of Rhode Island, favoring the enactment of Federal laws to insure equal opportunity for employment, security of persons, full and equal participation in the Nation's political life, and strengthening of the administrative machinery for the protection of civil rights; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of North Dakota favoring the elimination of all Federal motor vehicle fuel taxes; to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. LANGER presented an identical concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

A resolution of the Legislature of the State of Pennsylvania favoring the enactment of legislation that will return to each State all Federal taxes on gasoline, eliminate said tax by the Federal Government when the individual States have enacted the necessary legislation to collect same, eliminate Federal aid for highways except where the revenues produced by a tax of 2 cents per gallon of gasoline is less than present Federal-aid allocations to such States, and change the present functions of the Federal Bureau of Public Roads so it would become a consultative and advisory engineering agency; to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. MARTIN presented an identical resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

A resolution adopted by the Tau Beta Pi Association in convention at Norman, Okla., supporting the proposal that all graduate engineers entering the Armed Forces be employed in a professional engineering capacity commensurate with their training and experience; to the Committee on Armed Services.

A resolution adopted by the City Council, Boston, Mass., urging full citizenship rights for all aliens who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States during the Korean conflict; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Resolutions by the American Academy of General Practice, Tarrant County chapter, Fort Worth, Tex., and the Brazoria County Medical Society, Alvin, Tex., recognizing the defects in the basic social security law and further recognizing the foresight and courage displayed by the boards of directors of the chambers of commerce in their respective cities when they refused to endorse the proposed extension of the philosophy of covering all employed and all old people; to the Committee on Finance.

A joint resolution adopted by the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii favoring immediate enactment of legislation to admit Hawaii to the Union as a State; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Resolutions adopted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho, as follows:

A joint resolution praying the Federal Government to retire immediately from the field of motor-fuel taxation and as soon as possible repeal all the Federal automotive excise taxes; to the Committee on Finance; and

A joint memorial urging the passage of House Joint Resolution 57, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to treaties and international agreements; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. SCHOEPPEL presented a resolution adopted by the Kansas Ayrshire Breeders Association, Inc., Manhattan, Kans., urging the passage of an adequate budget to insure the investment the dairymen are making in the division of dairy herd improvement investigations; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

Mr. COOPER presented a resolution adopted by the national affairs committee, chamber of commerce, Lexington, Ky., remonstrating against any type of graduated tobacco tax; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. LANGER presented the following resolutions of the Legislature of the State of North Dakota; which were referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce:

A resolution requesting the United Fish and Wildlife Service to set the daily shooting hours for migratory waterfowl from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset; and

A concurrent resolution remonstrating against the passage of Senate bill 281, relating to further powers of the Interstate Commerce Commission over interstate commerce.

Mr. KEFAUVER presented a resolution adopted by the House of Representatives of the State of Te essee, remonstrating against proposed legislation that would give submerged oil lands to those States adjacent to the coastal area; which was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. MAYBANK presented a concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of South Carolina, praying the Interstate Commerce Commission to suspend proposed tariffs on agricultural lime; which was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Mr. HOEY presented a joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of North Carolina, remonstrating against Senate bill 281, relating to further powers of the Interstate Commerce Commission over interstate commerce; which was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Mr. SALTONSTALL (for himself and Mr. KENNEDY) presented a letter from Bishop Mark I. Lipa, Boston, Mass., ac

companied by a resolution adopted by American citizens of Albanian descent, Boston, Mass., and neighboring cities, favoring Senate Resolution 84, relating to the treatment of minority groups by Russia and her satellites; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. 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. CASE (for himself and Mr.

MUNDT): S. 1230. A bill to provide for the strengthening of the Republic of Korea as an ally against aggression and for the reconstruction of that country from the ravages of war in resisting aggression; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. LANGER: S. 1231. A bill for the relief of Franz Gerich and Willy Gerich, his minor son;

S. 1232. A bill to amend clause (4) of section 35 of the Bankruptcy Act, as amended;

S. 1233. A bill to further amend the act of July 3, 1943, entitled "An act to provide for the settlement of claims for damage to or loss or destruction of property or personal injury or death caused by military personnel or civilian employees, or otherwise incident to activities of the War Department or of the Army," by removing certain limitations on the nature of personal injury and death claims;

S. 1234. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to transfer to Frederick W. Lee the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a certain invention;

S. 1235. A bill to continue the effectiveness of the provisions of the act of October 31, 1942, as extended, relating to the adjustment of royalties, for the duration of the national emergency proclaimed December 16, and 6 months thereafter;

S. 1236. A bill to continue the effectiveness of the act of March 27, 1942, as extended, relating to the inspection and audit of plants, books, and records of defense contractors, for the duration of the national emergency proclaimed December 16, 1950, and 6 months thereafter;

S. 1237. A bill to amend the act of January 12, 1951, as amended, to continue in effect the provisions of title II of the First War Powers Act, 1941;

S. 1238. A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, sections 794, 2151, 2153, 2154, and 2388 as extended to continue in effect the provisions thereof;

S. 1239. A bill to further amend the act of January 2, 1942, entitled "An act to provide for the prompt settlement of claims for damages occasioned by Army, Navy, and Marine Corps forces in foreign countries”;

S. 1240. A bill to amend the act of July 26, 1947 (61 Stat. 493), relating to the relief of certain disbursing officers;

S. 1241. A bill to make the provisions of section 1362 of title 18 of the United States Code, relating to injury to or in

terference with communications systems operated or controlled by the United States, applicable to and within the Canal Zone; and

S. 1242. A bill to amend the Contract Settlement Act of 1944 so as to establish a time limitation upon the filing of certain claims thereunder; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. 1243. A bill to amend the War Contractors Relief Act with respect to the definition of a request for relief, to authorize consideration and settlement of certain claims of subcontractors, to provide reasonable compensation for the services of partners and proprietors, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CARLSON: S. 1244. A bill relating to the renewal of contracts for the carrying of mail on star routes; and

S. 1245. A bill to provide for the issuance of a special postage stamp in honor of agriculture and the farmers of the United States; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL (by re

quest): S. 1246. A bill for the relief of Arshag Haigan Zelveian; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HENNINGS: S. 1247. A bill for the relief of Doreen McIntyre, Annie McIntyre, David McIntyre, and Robert McIntyre; and

S. 1248. A bill for the relief of Dr. John Donald McIntyre; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. LEHMAN (for himself, Mr.

LANGER, Mr. SPARKMAN, and Mr.

KEFAUVER): S. 1249. A bill for the establishment of a temporary National Advisory Committee for the Blind; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. JOHNSTON of South Car

olina: S. 1250. A bill to amend section 604 (b) of the Classification Act of 1949; to the Committee on Post Ofice and Civil Service.

By Mr. MUNDT: S. 1251. A bill to amend certain provisions of the Universal Military Training and Service Act, as amended, relating to veterans' exemptions; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. ANDERSON (for himself,

Mr. LEHMAN, Mr. CASE, Mr.
MORSE, Mr. SPARKMAN, Mr. HEN-
NINGS, Mr. MURRAY, Mr. JACK-
SON, Mr. NEELY, Mr. MANSFIELD,
Mr. PASTORE, Mr. DOUGLAS, Mr.
HILL, Mr. KILGORE, Mr. KEFAU-
VER, Mr. CHAVEZ, Mr. HUMPHREY,

and Mr. MAGNUSON): S. 1252. A bill relating to the rights of the several States in tidelands and in lands beneath navigable inland waters, and to the recognition of equities in submerged lands of the Continental Shelf adjacent to the shores of the United States, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado: S. 1253. A bill to aid in meeting the defense mobilization requirements of the United States by providing for the train

ing or retraining of civilian aviation personnel; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. GOLDWATER: S. 1254. A bill to establish effective means to determine Communist domination in unions and to eliminate Communists from positions of influence and control in labor unions; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. MAGNUSON: S. 1255. A bill to amend section 13 of the act of March 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1169), as amended (U. S. C., title 46, sec. 672 (a)), and secs. 5 and 302 of the act of June 29, 1936 (49 Stat. 1935 and 1992), as amended (U. S. C., title 46, secs. 672 (a) and 1132); to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

S. 1256. A bill to amend the War Claims Act of 1948, as amended; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1257. A bill to provide for designation of the United States Veterans' Administration hospital now being constructed at Seattle, Wash., as the Hiram R. Gale Memorial Hospital; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. NEELY: S. 1258. A bill to provide increased annuities to certain civilian officials and employees who performed service in the construction of the Panama Canal, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. HUMPHREY: S. 1259. A bill for the relief of Anastasia Kondylis; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JACKSON: S. 1260. A bill for the relief of Elfriede Else Pope; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. ANDERSON: S. 1261. A bill relating to the disposition of moneys received from the national forests; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. HUMPHREY: S. J. Res. 55. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for the direct popular election of President and Vice President; to the Committee on the Judiciary. JOINT COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGED

CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY Mr. KENNEDY submitted the following concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 16); which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations:

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That there is hereby established a joint committee (hereinafter referred to as the "committee") to be composed of 4 Members of the Senate, to be appointed by the President of the Senate, and 4 Members of the House of Representatives, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Vacancies in the membership of the committee shall not affect the power of the remaining members to execute the functions of the committee, and shall be filled in the same manner as in the case of the original selection. The committee shall select a chairman from among its members.

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the committee

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