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additional executive departments. In 1949, the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government proposed the creation of a department for social security and education.

The present plan will make it possible to give the officials directing the Department titles indicative of their responsibilities and salaries comparable to those received by their counterparts in other executive departments. As the Under Secretary of an executive department, the Secretary's principal assistant will be better equipped to give leadership in the Department's organization and management activities, for which he will be primarily responsible. The plan opens the way to further administrative improvement by authorizing the Secretary to centralize services and activities common to the several agencies of the Department. It also establishes a uniform method of appointment for the heads of the three major constituent agencies. At present, the Surgeon General and the Commissioner of Education are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate, while the Commissioner for Social Security is appointed by the Federal Security Administrator. Hereafter, all three will be Presidential appointees subject to Senate confirmation.

I believe, and this plan reflects my conviction, that these several fields of Federal activity should continue within the framework of a single department. The plan at the same time assures that the Ofñce of Education and the Public Health Service retain the professional and substantive responsibilities vested by law in those agencies or in their heads. The Surgeon General, the Commissioner of Education, and the Commissioner of Social Security will all have direct access to the Secretary.

There should be in the Department an Advisory Committee on Education, made up of persons chosen by the Secretary from outside the Federal Government, which would advise the Secretary with respect to the educational programs of the Department. I recommend the enactment of legislation authorizing the defrayal of the expenses of this committee. The creation of such a committee as an advisory body to the Secretary will help insure the maintenance of responsibility for the public educational system in State and local governments while preserving the national interest in education through appropriate Federal action.

After investigation I have found and hereby declare that each reorganization included in Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1953 is necessary to accomplish one or more of the purposes set forth in section 2 (a) of the Reorganization Act of 1949, as amended. I have also found and hereby declare that by reason of these reorganizations, it is necessary to include in the reorganization plan provisions for the appointment and compensation of the new officers specified in sections 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the reorganization plan. The rates of compensation fixed for these officers are, respectively, those which I have found to prevail in respect to com

parable officers in the executive branch of the Government.

Although the effecting of the reorganizations provided for in the reorganization plan will not in itself result in immediate savings, the improvement achieved in administration will in the future allow the performance of necessary services at greater savings than present operations would permit. An itemization of these savings in advance of actual experience is not practicable.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER. THE WHITE HOUSE, March 12, 1953.

Ordered, That the message, with the accompanying plan, be referred to the Committee on Government Operations. AUDIT REPORT OF RECONSTRUCTION

FINANCE CORPORATION The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, an audit report of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. AUDIT REPORT OF PUBLIC HOUSING

ADMINISTRATION The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, an audit report of the Public Housing Administration for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. ANNUAL REPORT OF OFFICE OF EDUCATION

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of the Federal Security Agency, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Office of Education of the Agency for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. REPORT ON CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE STATES

BY THE FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINTRATION

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the quarterly report for the period ended December 31, 1952, of Federal contributions to the States under subsection 201 (i) of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services. REPORT OF PROPERTY ACQUISITIONS, CIVIL

DEFENSE ADMINISTRATION The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the quarterly report of the Administration on

property acquisitions for the period ended December 31, 1952; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services. LICENSES TO OPERATE CERTAIN TYPES OF

RADIO FACILITIES The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation amending section 319 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, to simplify the procedure for securing licenses to operate certain types of radio facilities; which was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. EXTENSION OF TIME WITHIN WHICH THE

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
MUST ACT ON A PROTEST

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation amending section 309 (c) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, to extend the time within which the Commission must act on a protest from 15 days, as now provided, to a period of 30 days; which was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

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

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

concurrent resolution favoring the renewal of the present International Wheat Agreement which expires July 31, 1953; to the Committee on Foreign Relations; and

concurrent resolution favoring the cooperation with States in the examining and auditing of State departments, institutions, and political subdivisions of the State which are allocated Federal funds either by direct grant-in-aid or on a matching basis, and authorizing the filing of the audit report of Federal examiners with the State auditor and the State comptroller or corresponding department of State government; to the Committtee on Government Operations.

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

joint resolution urging that sums be made available immediately for the fiscal years 1954 and 1955 for the construction of national forest highways situated within the State of Idaho; and

A joint resolution urging reimbursement to the city of Sandpoint, Idaho, for the cost of certain public works necessary to be constructed because of the construction of a hydroelectric and storage dam at Albeni Falls on the Pend Oreille River downstream from the city; to the Committee on Public Works.

Mr. THYE presented a concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Minnesota favoring the enactment of

legislation which would pay the cost of weed eradication on all lands owned by the United States, or with an interest in certain other lands, where the growing of such weeds will infest the agricultural lands of the State; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Mr. GOLDWATER presented a memorial adopted by the House of Representatives of the State of Arizona, praying the repeal of the excise tax on ladies' handbags, which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. GEORGE presented a resolution adopted by the House of Representatives of the State of Georgia urging the total amount of the appropriation authorized under the provisions of the GeorgeBarden Act pertaining to vocational education; which was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

Mr. YOUNG presented a resolution adopted by the Legislature of the State of Georgia, commending Senator RichARD B. RUSSELL and Senator MILTON R. YOUNG for introducing legislation extending the present farm price-support law, and favoring its passage; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Mr. LANGER presented 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; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Mr. LANGER (for himself and Mr. YOUNG) presented a resolution of the Senate to the State of North Dakota, favoring the enactment of legislation to ban liquor advertising in magazines and newspapers; which was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Mr. LANGER (for himself and Mr. YOUNG) presented the following resolutions of the Legislature of the State of North Dakota, which were referred as indicated:

A concurrent resolution remonstrating against the passage of legislation that would repeal or amend the longand short-haul clause of the fourth section of the Interstate Commerce Act; and

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

A concurrent resolution favoring the enactment of legislation providing for the spraying and control of sow thistle and other noxious weeds on Federal wildlife refuges in the State of North Dakota; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A concurrent resolution favoring the enactment of legislation that would effect the immediate availability of all federally collected highway matching money without the necessity of any ap

propriations by the State; to the Com-
mittee on Public Works.

A concurrent resolution favoring the
enactment of legislation to prevent the
purchase of butter substitutes by our
Armed Forces; to the Committee on
Armed Services.

Mr. HOLLAND presented a resolution
of the Senate of the State of Tennessee,
urging the adoption of Senate Resolu-
tion 13, relating to the title of submerged
lands as belonging to the States rather
than the Federal Government; which
was referred to the Committee on Inte-
rior and Insular Affairs.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
Mrs. SMITH of Maine, from the Com-
mittee on Armed Services, to whom was
referred the bill (S. 1110) to authorize
the appointment of a Deputy Director
of Central Intelligence, reported it with
amendments and submitted a report
(No. 82) thereon.

Mr. CASE, from the Committee on
Armed Services, to whom was referred
the bill (S. 1078) to authorize the use of
certificates by officers of the Armed
Forces of the United States, in connec-
tion with certain pay and allowance ac-
counts of military and civilian personnel,
reported it with an amendment and sub-
mitted a report (No. 83) thereon.

Mr. HENDRICKSON, from the Committee on Armed Services, to whom was referred the bill (S. 1229) to continue the effectiveness of the Missing Persons Act, as amended and extended, until July 1, 1954, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 84) thereon.

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, to whom were referred the following resolutions, reported them each with amendments and submitted reports thereon, as follows:

S. Res. 57. Resolution to amend rule XIII of the standing rules relating to motions to reconsider (Rept. No. 86); and

S. Res. 86. Resolution authorizing expenditures for hearings and investigations by the Committee on Armed Seryices (Rept. No. 87).

Mr. JENNER, from the Committee on
Rules and administration, to whom was
referred the concurrent resolution (H.
Con. Res. 64) authorizing the Washing-
ton State Whitman Statue Committee to
place temporarily in the rotunda of the
Capitol a statue of the late Dr, Marcus
Whitman, the holding of the ceremonies,
and permanent location in Statuary Hall
reported it without amendment.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT

RESOLUTIONS
Bills and joint resolutions were intro-
duced, severally read the first and second
times by unanimous consent, and re-
ferred as follows:

By Mr. HENDRICKSON:
S. 1290. A bill for the relief of Ruth
Sonin; and

S. 1291. A bill for the relief of Char-
alampos Socrates Iossifoglu, Nora Iossi-
foglu, Helen Iossifoglu, and Effrossini
Tossifoglu; to the Committee on the
Judiciary.

By Mr. HENDRICKSON (for him.

self and Mr. SMITH of New

Jersey): S. 1292. A bill providing for the reconveyance to the town of Morristown of certain land included within the Morristown National Historical Park, in the State of New Jersey; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. HOEY: S. 1293. A bill for the relief of Panagiotis Georgios Aslanis; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SPARKMAN (for himself

and Mr. HILL):
S. 1294. A bill for the relief of Evelyn
Wan Hsien Wu, Dorothea Wan Lien Wu,
Ray Kiu Wu, Christine Wan Ming Wu,
and Ying Victor Wu; to the Committee
on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HILL (by request):
S. 1295. A bill for the relief of Alex-
ender Andrea Androutsopoulos; to the
Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CARLSON:
S. 1296. A bill for the relief of Elfriede
Hall; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1297. A bill to make the act of December 21, 1944, authorizing lump-sum annual leave payments inapplicable to certain officers and employees; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service,

By Mr. KENNEDY:
S. 1298. A bill for the relief of Sister
Agrippina (Agrippina Palermo), Sister
Battistina (Franceschina Serpa), Sister
Romana (Angela Iolanda Morelli), Sister
Franceschina (Maria Caruso), and Sis-
ter Bruna (Giuseppina De Caro); and

S. 1299. A bill for the relief of Dr. Panagiotis Darviris; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MANSFIELD: S. 1300. A bill to increase the limitation on Federal funds which may be used with respect to any one project under the provisions of the act to promote conservation in the arid and semiarid areas of the United States by aiding in the development of facilities for water storage and utilization; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. MANSFIELD (by request): S. 1301. A bill authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Lucy Yarlott othermedicine; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. CASE (by request): S. 1302. A bill to prescribe the weight to be given to evidence of certain tests for alcohol in persons tried in the District of Columbia for certain offenses committed while operating vehicles; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. WATKINS:
S. 1303. A bill to provide for the ex-
peditious naturalization of former citi-
zens of the United States who have lost
United States citizenship by voting in a
political election or plebiscite held in
occupied Japan; to the Committee on
the Judiciary.

By Mr. EASTLAND:
S. 1304. A bill for the relief of Mr. and
Mrs. Earnest Merl Kersh; to the Com-
mittee on the Judiciary.

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By Mr. PASTORE: S. 1305. A bill for the relief of Luigi Tanzi; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BEALL: S. 1306. A bill to adjust the salaries of oficers and members of the Metropolitan Police force, the United States Park Police, the White House Police, and the Fire Department of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. CAPEHART: S. 1307. A bill to amend the act of December 23, 1944, authorizing certain transactions by disbursing officers of the United States, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. SMITH of New Jersey: S. 1308. A bill for the relief of Leonard Hungerford; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mrs. SMITH of Maine (for Mr.

SALTONSTALL) (by request): S. 1309. A bill to amend sections 203 and 403 of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950 (64 Stat. 1245), as amended, so as to authorize certain Government officers to assist in carrying out civil defense aid between the United States and neighboring countries; to modify the loyalty oath so as to allow nationals of neighboring countries or of countries that are parties to the North Atlantic Treaty to participate in State civil defense programs without impairing their citizenship; and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. IVES: S. 1310. A bill to amend section 8 (d) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended;

S. 1311. A bill to amend section 8 (b) (4) (C) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended; and

S. 1312. A bill to amend section 10 (1) of the National Labor Relations Act, as amended; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. BEALL: S. 1313. A bill for the relief of Olga Balabanov and Nicola Balabanov; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CASE: S. 1314. A bill to encourage the development of a newsprint manufacturing industry in southeastern Alaska, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. BUTLER of Maryland: S. 1315. A bill for the relief of Caroline L. Sterquelle; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado: S. 1316. A bill relating to the release of water from the John Martin Reservoir, Colo.; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. MUNDT: S. 1317. A bill for the relief of Mrs. Chester A. Beaver; to the Committee on Finance.

By Mr. JACKSON: S. 1318. A bill for the relief of Mr. and Mrs. Fred A. Fletcher; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1319. A bill to change the name of the Boneville Power Administration to the Columbia Power Administration; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. LANGER: S. J. Res. 57. Joint resolution to extend until July 1, 1953, the time limitation upon the effectiveness of certain statutory provisions which but for such time limitation would be in effect until 6 months after the termination of the national emergency proclaimed on December 16, 1950; to the Committee on the Judiciary. ABOLITION OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON RE

CONSTRUCTION SENATE ROOF SKYLIGHTS AND REMODELING OF SENATE CHAMBER

Mr. TAFT submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 92); which was referred to the Committee on Public Works:

Resolved, That, on or before the 30th day after the date on which this resolution is agreed to, the Special Committee on the Reconstruction of the Senate Roof and Skylights and Remodeling of the Senate Chamber, established pursuant to the authority of the joint resolution entitled “Joint resolution relating to the appropriation for the roofs and skylights over the Senate and House wings of the Capitol, and for other purposes," approved July 17, 1945 (59 Stat. 472; Public Law 155, 79th Cong.) shall transfer all of its records and files to the Committee on Rules and Administration. Effective upon the completion of such transfer, all of the duties, functions, and powers of such special committee are hereby transferred to the Committee on Rules and Administration, and such special committee is hereby abolished.

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

Mr. President: The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed an enrolled bill, viz, S. 1188, 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 (S. 1188) to amend the Dependents Assistance Act of 1950 to continue in effect certain of the provisions thereof.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore thereupon signed the same.

COMMITTEE AUTHORIZED TO SIT The Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments of the Committee on the Judiciary was authorized to sit during the session of the Senate today, on the request of Mr. BUTLER of Maryland.

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

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of New Hampshire, urgently requesting the Federal Government retire immediately from the field of motor-fuel taxation; and

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Utah, favoring the enactment of legislation designed to provide a stabilized market for the products of western mines by the enactment of legislation providing for a sliding scale stabilization import tax; to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. BRIDGES presented a resolution adopted by the Lithuanian Americans of Manchester, N. H., relating to the observance of the 35th anniversary of the independence of the people of Lithuania, urging the adoption of a clear and firm foreign policy such as America's leading role in the world affairs necessitates, the liberation of Lithuania and other Sovietenslaved countries, and to speed ratification of the Genocide convention, which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. BARRETT presented the following memorials of the Legislature of the State of Wyoming, which were referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs:

A joint memorial favoring the enactment of legislation to modernize the 160acre limitation now imposed upon farm units in federally financed reclamation projects;

A joint memorial favoring the redefinement of the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park, and

A joint memorial favoring the proper action to quitclaim unto the State of Wyoming all right, title, and interest in and to all sections 16 and 36 within the State of Wyoming, which are surveyed or were surveyed as of the date of the enabling act of July 10, 1890, or lands selected in lieu thereof.

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INDEFINITE POSTPONEMENT OF SENATE

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 9

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

The concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 9) expressing sympathy for the people of the Netherlands in their recent food and storm disaster, was indefinitely postponed.

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS During legislative session certain executive business was transacted as in executive session by unanimous consent.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. SCHOEPPEL, at 4 o'clock and 35 minutes p. m.,

The Senate adjourned until Monday next.

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MONDAY, MARCH 16, 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 Friday, March 13, 1953, was approved.

Mr. SCHOEPPEL presented a concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Kansas, favoring the enactment of legislation providing for the withdrawal of the Federal Government from the field of gasoline taxes; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. SCHOEPPEL presented a resolution of the Greenwood County Cattlemen's Association, Eureka, Kans., commending and supporting Secretary of Agriculture Ezra T. Benson in his efforts to expand and increase efficiency in the production of and marketing of agricultural products; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Mr. WELKER presented the following resolutions of the Legislature of the State of Idaho, which were referred to the Committee on Public Works:

A joint resolution urging that sums be made available immediately for the fiscal years 1954 and 1955 for the construction of national forest highways situated within the State of Idaho.

A joint resolution urging reimbursement to the city of Sandpoint, Idaho, for the cost of certain public works necessary to be constructed because of the construction of a hydroelectric and storage dam at Albeni Falls on the Pend Oreille River downstream from the city.

Mr. WILEY presented resolutions of the Business and Professional Women's clubs of Burlington and Beloit, Wis., favoring the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence seaway and power project; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. MCCARRAN presented the following joint resolutions of the Legislature of the State of Nevada, which were referred as indicated:

A joint resolution favoring the enactment of legislation to provide a stabilized market for the products of domestic mines by the enactment of legislation providing for a sliding scale stabilization import tax; to the Committee on Finance,

A joint resolution favoring the restoration of the gold standard and to increase the price of gold commensurate with the present value of the dollar; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

A joint resolution urging the establishment of a mine rescue station at Reno, Nev., by the Bureau of Mines; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. GILLETTE presented a concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Iowa, favoring the amendment of the Atomic Energy Act so as to eliminate therefrom any language which may be interpreted as providing for the extension of tax exemption to private contractors or to the vendors of such contractors; which was referred to the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.

Mr. MAGNUSON presented the following joint resolutions of the Legislature of the State of Washington, which were referred as indicated:

A joint resolution remonstrating against the flow of arms and materials

of warfare to the Arab states; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

A joint resolution praying the enactment of legislation to readjust the boundaries of the Olympic National Park so as to restore the private land and road along the north shore of Quinalt Lake and River to the administration of the agency or agencies under whose jurisdiction it existed prior to the proclamation of January 4, 1940; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

REPORTS ON USELESS PAPERS Mr. CARLSON, from the Joint Committee on the Disposition of Papers in the Executive Department, to whom were referred lists of various papers in various departments and agencies recommended for disposition by the Archivist, dated February 17 and March 5, 1953, submitted, pursuant to law, reports thereon. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

Mr. LANGER, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 1362) for the relief of Rose Martin, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 88) thereon.

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

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

Ordered, That the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs be discharged from the further consideration of the bill (S. 789) to extend the provisions of the act of August 28, 1937, relating to the conservation of water resources in the arid and semiarid areas of the United States, to the State of Arkansas, and that it be referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS Bills were introduced, severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent, and referred as follows:

By Mr. MARTIN: S. 1320. A bill for the relief of Mordechay Dinewitz;

S. 1321. A bill for the relief of Michajlo Dzieczko;

S. 1322. A bill for the relief of George Papadopoulos; and

S. 1323. A bill for the relief of Lydia L. A. Samraney; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CASE (by request): S. 1324. A bill to authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to fix certain licensing and registration fees; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. WILEY: S. 1325. A bill for the relief of Szjena Peison and David Peison; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BRICKER: S. 1326. A bill for the relief of Montchen Thomas Tchou; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HUMPHREY: S. 1327. A bill to require that collectors of customs, United States attorneys, and United States marshals be appointed in accordance with the civil-service laws, and provide for the appointment by the Postmaster General of postmas

ters at first-, second-, and third-class post offices; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1328. A bill to establish a temporary National Commission on Intergovernmental Relations; to the Committee on Government Operations.

By Mr. KEFAUVER: S. 1329. A bill to provide for the shipment of surplus food commodities to the people of the Republic of Korea; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

S. 1330. A bill to amend the Pay Readjustment Act of 1942, as amended; to the Committee on Armed Services.

S. 1331. A bill for the relief of Dr. Byron Marcy UnKauf; and

S. 1332. A bill for the relief of Mary Goodyear Brown; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. LANGER: S. 1333. A bill to amend the Social Security Act to permit States to enter into agreements with the Administrator to extend the Federal old-age and survivors insurance system to teachers in the public schools of such States who are covered by retirement systems; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1334. A bill for the relief of the Reverend A. E. Smith;

S. 1335. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1336. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian refugees;

S. 1337. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1338. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1339. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1340. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1341. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1342. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1343. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1344. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1345. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees;

S. 1346. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees; and

S. 1347. A bill for the relief of certain Palestinian Arab refugees; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. YOUNG: S. 1348. A bill to amend the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, amended, so as to improve the credit services available to farmers seeking to adopt soil- and water-conservation systems of farming contributing toward development of a permanently and abundantly productive American agriculture; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. 1349. A bill to amend title 28, United States Code; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KERR: S. 1350. A bill for the relief of Ralston Edward Harry; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

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the holding of ceremonies, and permanent location in Statuary Hall; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

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

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

LEGISLATIVE SESSION The Senate resumed its legislative session,

VICE PRESIDENT RESUMES THE CHAIR The VICE PRESIDENT resumed the chair.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. TAFT, at 2 o'clock and 32 minutes p. m.,

The Senate adjourned until Wednesday next.

By Mr. BUTLER of Maryland: S. 1351. A bill to confer jurisdiction on the Court of Claims to hear, determine, and render judgment upon the claim of Oscar Ems de Huy; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. LEHMAN: S. 1352. A bill for the relief of Siegfried Rosenzweig; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SMATHERS: S. 1353. A bill to amend section 3469 of the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from tax the transportation of persons to and from Mexico, and to and from Central America, and to and from the West Indies; and

S.1354. A bill to provide that service of cadets and midshipmen at the service academies during specified periods shall be considered active military or naval wartime service for the purposes of laws administered by the Veterans' Administration; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1355. A bill to amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, as amended; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

REVISED BUDGET ESTIMATES Mr. MURRAY submitted the following concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 18); which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations:

Whereas the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921, as amended, provides for the transmission to the Congress at the beginning of every session of a complete budget, including a complete set of estimated appropriations and expenditures; and

Whereas this procedure has proved to be an indispensable factor in the orderly consideration by the Congress of budgetary and fiscal measures; and

Whereas the only budget thus far transmitted to the Congress is the budget transmitted by the former President on January 9, 1953; and

Whereas revisions in this budget have already been obtained from all departments and agencies by the Director of the Budget, on behalf of the President; and

Whereas the transmission of the revised estimates to the Congress is essential to proper congressional consideration of appropriation measures and of proposals for tax reductions and other revenue measures: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the President is hereby requested, in accordance with the established procedures developed under the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921, as amended, to transmit to the Congress by April 20, 1953, such revisions in or amendments to, the budget transmitted on January 9, 1953, as he may deem appropriate.

QUESTION OF QUORUM Mr. TAFT raised the question as to the presence of a quorum;

Whereupon

The PRESIDENT pro tempore directed the roll to be called;

When

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

Goldwater McCarran
Anderson
Gore

McCarthy
Barrett
Green

McClellan
Beall
Hayden

Millikin
Bricker

Hendrickson Monroney Bridges

Hennings Mundt
Bush

Hickenlooper Murray
Butler, Md.
Hill

Neely
Butler, Nebr. Hoey

Payne
Byrd
Holland

Potter
Carlson

Humphrey Purtell
Case
Ives

Robertson
Chavez
Jackson

Schoeppel
Clements
Jenner

Smathers
Cooper

Johnson, Colo. Smith, Maine Cordon

Johnson, Tex. Smith, N.J. Daniel

Johnston, S. C. Smith, N. C.
Dirksen

Kefauver Sparkman
Douglas
Kerr

Stennis
Duff
Kilgore

Symington
Dworshak Knowland Taft
Eastland
Kuchel

Thye
Ellender
Langer

Watkins
Ferguson
Lehman

Welker
Flanders
Long

Wiley
Frear

Magnuson Williams Fulbright Malone

Young George

Mansfield
Gillette

Martin
A quorum being present,

CALENDER UNDER RULE VIII The Senate proceeded to consider the following bills; and the reported amendments were agreed to:

S. 173. A bill for the relief of Socorro Gerona de Castro; and

S. 255. A bill for the relief of Sister Odilia, also known as Maria Hutter.

Ordered, That the bills be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bills were read the third time.

Resolved, That they pass, and that the respective titles thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H. R. 2466) to amend the act of July 12, 1950 (ch. 460, 64 Stat. 336), as amended, which authorizes free postage for members of the Armed Forces of the United States in specified areas; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said bill was read the third time. Resolved, That it pass.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 1229) to continue the effectiveness of the Missing Persons Act, as amended and extended, until July 1, 1954; and having been amended on the motion of Mr. GORE and the motion of Mr. HENDRICKSON,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass, and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

The Senate proceeded to consider the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 64) authorizing the Washington State Whitman Statue Committee to place temporarily in the rotunda of the Capitol a statue of the late Dr. Marcus Whitman,

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 1953 The PRESIDENT pro tempore called the Senate to order, and Rev. F. Norman Van Brunt, of Washington, D. C., offered prayer.

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

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

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

Mr. President: The House of Representatives has passed the following bills and joint resolution, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate:

H. R. 663. An act for the relief of Dr. Alexander Fiala;

H. R. 673. An act for the relief of Dr. D. Moruzi;

H. R. 688. An act for the relief of Takako Niina;

H. R. 731. An act for the relief of James Rennick Moffett;

H. R. 746. An act for the relief of Tibor Kalman Jalsoviczky;

H. R. 748. An act for the relief of Anneliese Ware (nee Neumann);

H. R. 757. An act for the relief of Mrs. Ida Bifolchini;

H. R. 777. An act for the relief of Richard H. Backus;

H. R. 782. An act for the relief of Kurt J. Hain and Arthur Karge;

H. R. 870. An act for the relief of Harry Block;

H. R. 880. An act for the relief of Dr. Suzanne Van Amerongen;

H. R. 884. An act for the relief of Stephanie Mary Dorcey;

H. R. 946. An act for the relief of Mrs. Louise Blackstone;

H. R. 955. An act for the relief of Paula kiy: na;

H. R. 1101. An act for the relief of Daniel Robert Leary;

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