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directors, meeting at Denver, Colo., praying the enactment of legislation to stop the disaster-threatening drop in farm family incomes and purchasing power and to extend farm price-support legislation to certain products not now included under parity, a loan program of 12 to 20 years at low interest rates to enable farm improvements and water conservation, and remonstrating against the transfer of the Farm Credit Administration outside the Department of Agriculture; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

REPORT OF COMMITTEES Mr. CARLSON, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, to whom was referred the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 19) establishing a joint committee to make a study of public transportation serving the District of Columbia, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 134) thereon.

Mr. CORDON, from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, to whom was referred the joint resolution (S. J. Res. 13) to confirm and establish the titles of the States to lands beneath navi. gable waters within State boundaries and to the natural resources within such lands and waters, and to provide for the use and control of said lands and resources, reported it with amendments; and

Ordered, That the committee may file a report on the said joint resolution early next week, and that authority be granted any member of the committee to submit minority views. 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. MALONE: S. 1463. A bill to authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces depicting the Hoover Dam; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

S. 1464. A bill for the relief of Maria Zarrabe; and

S. 1465. A bill for the relief of Mrs. Lucille (Swett) Brown; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. TAFT: S. 1466. A bill for the relief of Shizue Araki Mraz; and

S. 1467. A bill for the relief of Patrick Devine; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. POTTER: S. 1468. A bill to require that the motto “In God We Trust" appear on all postage stamps printed after June 30, 1953; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Texas: S. 1469. A bill for the relief of Pier Luigi Broghesi Stewart; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KEFAUVER: S. 1470. A bill to provide for voluntary coverage under the Federal old-age and survivors insurance system for lawyers and doctors engaged in the practice of

their professions; to the Committee on Finance,

By Mr. BRICKER: S. 1471. A bill for the relief of Patrick Devine; and

S. 1472. A bill for the relief of Krikor V. Goekjian; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. YOUNG: S. 1473. A bill to authorize loans to owners of housing accommodations on farms for the purpose of assisting in the acquisition of adequate facilities for providing and using water in such accommodations; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. MARTIN: S. 1474. A bill authorizing the issuance of a special series of postage stamps in commemoration of the one hundred and sixtieth anniversary of the birth of President James Buchanan; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. LEHMAN: S. 1475. A bill for the relief of Kazimierz Kiraga; and

S. 1476. A bill for the relief of Henry Baranczak; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. WILEY: S. 1477. A bill for the relief of Gerhard Nicklaus; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado: S. 1478. A bill for the relief of Chung Keun Lee (Thung Kuen Lee); to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL (by re

quest): S. 1479. A bill for the relief of Antonio Silva De Oliveira; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BUTLER of Maryland: S. 1480. A bill to relinquish the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States over Federal lands within the State of Maryland, and to provide that the United States and the State of Maryland shall hereafter exercise concurrent jurisdiction over such lands; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. MAYBANK: S. 1481. A bill to amend the act entitled “An act to recognize the high public service rendered by Maj. Walter Reed and those associated with him in the discovery of the cause and means of transmission of yellow fever"; to the Committee on Finance.

By Mr. MANSFIELD: S. 1482. A bill to provide that all United States postage stamps bear the inscription "In God We Trust”; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. MANSFIELD (by request): S.1483. A bill authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to George Scott; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. KEFAUVER: S. 1484. A bill to provide for the reinstatement or reissuance of certain national service life insurance policies, and for other purposes; and

S. 1485. A bill to increase the rates of compensation payable to veterans for

service-connected disability or death, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1486. A bill for the relief of Robert J. McGarry;

S. 1487. A bill for the relief of Vera Ivanovich;

S. 1488. A bill for the relief of Gerda Graupner; and

S. 1489. A bill for the relief of Hella Wolter; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SPARKMAN: S. 1490. A bill for the relief of David Maisel (David Majzel) and Bertha Maisel (Berta Pieschansky Majzel); to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska (for

himself and Mr. BARRETT): S. 1491. A bill to provide for the revision of the public land laws in order to provide for orderly use, improvement, and development of the Federal lands and to stabilize the livestock industry dependent upon the Federal range, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. HENDRICKSON: S. 1492. A bill to require the establishment of adequate provisions relating to the appointment or retention of certain female Reserve personnel with minor or dependent children; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. FERGUSON: S. J. Res. 60. Joint resolution authorizing an appropriation to defray the expenses of the annual meeting of the Interparliamentary Union for the year 1953, to be held in Washington, D. C.; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

By Mr. TAFT (for himself and

Mr. FERGUSON): S. J. Res. 61. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to the taxation and borrowing powers of the Congress; to the Committee on the Judiciary. PARTICIPATION IN OBSERVANCE OF FOURTH

OF JULY 1953 AT PHILADELPHIA, PA.

Mr. MARTIN submitted the following concurrent resolution (s. Con. Res. 23), which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary:

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Congress of the United States shall participate in the Fourth of July 1953 commemorative observance of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa., and the rededication of the Nation to the principles upon which the United States was founded. The Congress further requests the President of the United States and the Governors of the several States and Territories to be present on this occasion. Further it is the hope of the Congress that this shall become an annual pilgrimage to the historic grounds where our independence was proclaimed.

There is authorized to attend and participate on behalf of the Congress of the United States a Member from each State in the Senate and the House of Representatives, such Members to be selected on the basis of seniority. The necessary

travel expenses of any Member of Congress incidental to the performance of duties and responsibilities hereunder shall be paid out of the contingent fund of the particular House of Congress of which such Member is a Member. GRATUITY PAYMENT TO ELIZABETH A.

REILLY Mr. CARLSON, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 94); which was ordered to be placed on the calendar:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate hereby is authorized and directed to pay, from the contingent fund of the Senate, to Elizabeth A. Reilly, widow of Sylvester Reilly, 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 by law at the time of his death, said sum to be considered inclusive of funeral expenses and all other allowances. GRATUITY PAYMENT TO WALTER QUARLES

Mr. CARLSON, from the Committee on Rules and Administration, reported the following resolution (S. Res. 95); which was ordered to be placed on the calendar:

Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate hereby is authorized and directed to pay, from the contingent fund of the Senate, to Walter Quarles, widower of Mattie Quarles, an employee under the office of the Architect of the Capitol at the time of her death, a sum equal to 6 months' compensation at the 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. CERTAIN TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION WORK

ON THE CAPITOL GROUNDS

On motion by Mr. TAFT, The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate the joint resolution (H. J. Res. 229) authorizing the Architect of the Capitol to permit certain temporary construction work on the Capitol Grounds in connection with the erection of a building on privately owned property adjacent thereto, this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence, which was read the first and second times by unanimous consent.

The Senate proceeded, by unanimous consent, to consider the said joint resolution; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said joint resolution was read the third time by unanimous consent.

Resolved, That it pass.

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

On motion by Mr. MARTIN, The joint resolution (S. J. Res. 59) of an identical title was postponed indefinitely.

LEGISLATIVE SESSION After the consideration of executive business,

The Senate resumed its legislative session. CONTINUANCE OF EFFECTIVENESS OF

MISSING PERSONS ACT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate the amendment to the title of the bill (S. 1229) to continue the effectiveness of the Missing Persons Act, as amended and extended, until July 1, 1954, this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence, providing that the same read as follows: "An act to continue the effectiveness of the Missing Persons Act, as amended and extended, until February 1, 1954."

The Senate proceeded to consider the said amendment, and,

On motion by Mr. SALTONSTALL, Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

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

EMERGENCY POWERS EXTENSION

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

The joint resolution (H. J. Res. 226) 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, this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence, was read the first and second times.

The Senate proceeded by unanimous consent to consider the said joint resolution, and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said joint resolution was read the third time by unanimous consent.

Resolved, That it pass.

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

Ordered, by unanimous consent, That the joint resolution (S. J. Res. 57) of an identical title be postponed indefinitely. AUTHORITY FOR SIGNING ENROLLED BILLS

AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

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

Ordered, That the Vice President be authorized to sign, during the adjournment of the Senate, bills and joint resolutions found duly enrolled.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. HENDRICKSON, at 6 o'clock and 9 minutes p. m.,

The Senate adjourned until Monday next.

The Journal of the proceedings of Friday, March 27, 1953, was approved.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A méssage 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. 1229, and two enrolled joint resolutions, viz, H. J. Res. 226 and H. J. Res. 229, I am directed to bring the same to the Senate for the signature of its President.

The President of the United States has informed the House that he has approved and signed the following acts and joint resolution:

On March 25, 1953: H. J. Res. 206. Joint resolution to authorize the Clerk of the House of Representatives to furnish certain electrical or mechanical office equipment for the use of Members, officers, and committees of the House of Representatives.

On March 27, 1953: H. R. 1362. An act for the relief of Rose Martin.

On March 28, 1953: H. R. 3053. An act making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953, and for other purposes. ENROLLED BILL AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

SIGNED The Secretary reported that he had examined and found truly enrolled the following bill and joint resolutions:

S. 1229. An act to continue the effectiveness of the Missing Persons Act, as amended and extended, until February 1, 1954.

H. J. Res, 226. 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; and

H. J. Res. 229. Joint resolution authorizing the Architect of the Capitol to permit certain temporary construction work on the Capitol Grounds in connection with the erection of a building on privately owned property adjacent thereto.

The VICE PRESIDENT thereupon signed the same.

ENROLLED BILL PRESENTED The Secretary reported that on today he presented to the President of the United States the enrolled bill ($. 1229) to continue the effectiveness of the Missing Persons Act, as amended and extended, until February 1, 1954.

SENATORS EXCUSED Mr. LANGER was excused from attendance upon the Senate today, upon the request of Mr. TAFT.

Mr. SMATHERS, Mr. GEORGE, and Mr. CHAVEZ were excused from attendance upon the Senate for this week, upon the request of Mr, CLEMENTS.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Pending the further consideration of executive business,

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

MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1953 The VICE PRESIDENT called the Senate to order, and Rev. Joseph Simonson of New York City offered prayer.

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

COMMITTEES AUTHORIZED TO SET The following-named committees were authorized to sit today during the session of the Senate:

The subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce investigating waterfront racketeering, the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, and the Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations; on the request of Mr. Tart;

The Subcommittee on Improvement of Judicial Machinery of the Committee on the Judiciary, on the request of Mr. Dirksen; and

The Subcommittee on Ammunition of the Committee on Armed Services, on the request of Mrs. SMITH of Maine. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE ON

UNITED STATES EDUCATIONAL FOUNDA-
TION

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate the following message from the President of the United States, which was read and, with the accompanying report, referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. To the Congress of the United States:

I transmit herewith a report by the Secretary of State on the operations of the Department of State under section 2 of Public Law 584, 79th Congress, as required by that law.

The enclosed report contains a summary of developments under the program during the 1952 calendar year. It also includes texts of executive agreements concluded with foreign governments pursuant to this legislation, as well as listings of names of both American and foreign recipients of grants, a detailed statement on expenditures various statistical tables, and other information concerning the operations of this program during the 1952 calendar year.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER. THE WHITE HOUSE, March 30, 1953. USELESS PAPERS IN GOVERNMENT DEPART

MENTS AND AGENCIES The VICE PRESIDENT 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 VICE PRESIDENT 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. REPORT OF TORT CLAIMS PAID DURING FISCAL

YEARS 1951 AND 1952 The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Administrator of the General Seryices Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on tort claims paid by said agency during the fiscal years 1951 and 1952; which with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary,

AMENDMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS ACT

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend section 501 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, to change the criminal sanctions contained therein so the violations of the act will constitute, except in case of a subsequent violation of the same section of the act, a misdemeanor rather than a felony; which 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:

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

A joint resolution urging the repeal of the excise taxes on communication services; to the Committee on Finance.

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

A joint resolution favoring immediate approval to the construction of that portion of the Central Arizona project known as the Bridge Canyon Dam and Bridge Canyon power plant and to make the necessary appropriations therefor; to the Committee on Appropriations.

A joint memorial of the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska, favoring the enactment of legislation to authorize the attachment of moneys owed by Federal agencies and instrumentalities to their employees; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A resolution of the Senate of the Territory of Alaska, favoring an amendment to the Federal income-tax laws to provide that Alaskan taxpayers receive a $1,200 personal exemption and a $900 exemption for each dependent; to the Committee on Finance.

A resolution of the city of Boston, Mass., favoring the issuance of a postage stamp honoring Joseph Lee, Sr., father

the American playground, and founder of many recreational and civic groups; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of California, favoring an amendment to the Constitution pertaining to treaties and executive agreements; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A joint memorial of the Legislature of the State of Montana, favoring the enactment of legislation and a supplemental appropriation to provide adequate facilities and operating funds so that veterans in need of treatment for tuberculosis, neuropsychiatric conditions, and domiciliary care can obtain treatment in Veterans' Administration facilities in Montana; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

A resolution of the board of directors of the city of Pasadena, Calif., favoring prompt action to alleviate flood hazard to portions of the city; to the Committee on Public Works.

A joint memorial of the Legislature of the State of Arizona, favoring the reten

tion of section 4 of the Interstate Commerce Act; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

A joint memorial of the Legislature of the State of Colorado, favoring the enactment of legislation providing for distribution of revenue derived from the development of oil and gas deposits of the United States to the several States and the District of Columbia for the purposes of education; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of Vermont, urging the continuance of agriculture conservation program; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A resolution of the board of directors of the California Petroleum Distributors Association, Los Angeles, Calif., urging Congress to resist efforts to limit imports of crude oil or petroleum products; to the Committee on Finance.

A resolution of the board of directors of the Association of Commerce, St. Paul, Minn., urging action to revise Federal civil-service laws to permit replacement of Government employees in certain classifications with qualified personnel, and prevent those employees in classifications above 11 from bumping someone in a lower grade should there be an insufficient number of positions available in his classification to give him employment; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

Resolutions of the National Sojourners, Inc., in convention at Baltimore, Md., as follows:

A resolution remonstrating against world government or other form of supergovernment;

A resolution remonstrating against the distribution of the U. S. S. R. information bulletin;

A resolution remonstrating against the Genocide convention;

A resolution remonstrating against the UNESCO pamphlets Toward World Understanding; and

A resolution favoring the asserting of sovereignty promptly to certain areas of the Antarctic continent; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

A resolution favoring Senate Joint Resolution 130, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prevent treaties and executive agreements from being used to abridge individual rights and undermine the sovereignty of the United States;

A resolution favoring the McCarranWalter Immigration Act; and

A resolution favoring the Senate bill 2039, to prohibit the display of flags of international organizations or other nations in equal prominence to the flag of the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Joint memorials of the Legislature of the State of New Mexico, as follows:

A joint memorial favoring the enactment of legislation to appropriate moneys for the construction of Los Esteros Dam on the Pecos River in Guadalupe County, N. Mex., for flood control, power, and reservoir; to the Committee on Public Works,

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A joint memorial remonstrating against Senate bill 281, giving the Interstate Commerce Commission jurisdiction over the discontinuance of interstate railroad services; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

A joint memorial favoring a proposed amendment to the Constitution to change the method of electing the President and Vice President of the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A joint memorial favoring the grant to the State of New Mexico for the benefit of the museum of New Mexico of 500,000 acres of public lands of the United States within the State of New Mexico; and

A joint memorial favoring the construction of a water-storage reservoir to be known as the Nambe Dam and to be located on the Nambe River within the Pojoaque soil-conservation district, New Mexico; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A joint memorial favoring the enactment of Senate bill 397, constituting the State of New Mexico as a separate customs collection district; and

A joint memorial favoring the repeal of the provisions of title 16 of the United States Code, providing for taxes upon sale of toilet preparations and ladies' handbags and similar articles; to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. CLEMENTS (for Mr. CHAVEZ) submitted joint memorials of the Legislature of the State of New Mexico, identical with the foregoing; which were referred as indicated.

Memorials of the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of New Mexico, as follows:

A memorial of the senate and a memorial of the house of representatives favoring the construction of a series of small dams at the head of the streams on the Coyote, Agua Negra, Cebolla, Sapello, and the Manuelitas Creeks, in Mora and San Miguel Counties, N. Mex.; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. CLEMENTS (for Mr. CHAVEZ) presented identical memorials; which were referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A memorial of the senate favoring the enactment of legislation to provide that the first $1,000 of personal income shall be exempt from taxation by the Federal Government; to the Committee on Finance.

Two memorials of the senate favoring the enactment of legislation that would provide for a system of absentee voting on presidential election day; to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

A memorial of the senate favoring the enactment of legislation which would establish an American Foreign Legion; to the Committee on Armed Services.

A memorial of the house of representatives, favoring the enactment of legislation to exempt pensions or moneys received from labor-union funds from taxation by the Federal Government; to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. CLEMENTS (for Mr. CHAVEZ) presented an identical house memorial; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. CLEMENTS (for Mr. CHAVEZ) presented the following joint memorials of the Legislature of the State of New Mexict, which were referred as indicated:

A joint memorial urging a means to expedite hearings now pending and render a decision equalizing freight rates in the Southwest region, including New Mexico; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

A joint memorial favoring educational facilities for all Indians of a quality and character now enjoyed by the students in the public-school system for the State of New Mexico, and to make a survey designed to make available to the Indians such equipment as they might need to reclaim their lands and promote modern farming, livestock and other industries; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A joint memorial favoring the removal of the prohibition in section 1 of the compact between the United States and the State of New Mexico relating to the sale, barter, etc., of intoxicating liquor in New Mexico to Indians; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. HOEY presented a joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of North Carolina, requesting the United States Government not to take further lands from Hoke County, N. C., and in particular for the corridor proposed to be made between Fort Bragg and Camp Mackall; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Mr. MORSE (for himself and Mr. CORDON) presented the following joint memorials of the Legislature of the State of Oregon, which were referred as indicated:

A joint memorial favoring immediate construction on the Bayocean Peninsula near the city of Tillamook, Oreg., to prevent damage by high tide and westerly storms, and to provide funds to start said construction; and

A joint memorial favoring the approval and the appropriation of sufficient funds to enable the Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army, to proceed on a channel 48 feet in depth and adequate width at the Columbia River entrance; to the Committee on Public Works.

A joint memorial favoring an amendment to the Constitution of the United States in respect of the treatymaking power; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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

Resolutions of stockholders of the Farmers Union Central Exchange, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., as follows:

A resolution favoring support of the commodity loan program and agricultural conservation payments for soil conservation and that farmer-elected community committeemen have responsible participation in the administration of farm programs;

A resolution favoring a policy of disaster prevention, price safeguards for both perishable and nonperishable crops, and for 100-percent parity; and

A resolution urging the completion of all multipurpose dam projects providing power, flood control, irrigation, and wildlife conservation, by providing the necessary construction and administrative funds; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A resolution of the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Lodge No. 257, St. Paul, Minn., favoring a rise in the Federal income-tax exemption from $600 to $1,500; and

A resolution of the United Steelworkers of America, Local Union No. 1664, Ely, Minn., favoring the reduction of Federal income tax by raising the present exemption figure of $600 for each dependent instead of a percentage decrease in rates of tax; to the Committee on Finance.

A resolution of the Minesota State Federation of Labor, St. Paul, Minn., commending the Senator for his support of the proposed legislation for the construction of the St. Lawrence waterway; to the Committee on Foreign Relations,

A resolution of the Farmers Union Hay Creek, Local No. 228, Roseau County, Minn, favoring legislation in suport of livestock producers and full parity on all farm products, and elected farmer committees and not county agents to administer all farm programs;

A resolution of the Normania Farmers Union, Yellow Medicine County, Minn., favoring price support prices of farm commodities including perishables at 100 percent parity; and

A resolution of the St. James Farmers Union, Local No. 308, St. James, Minn, favoring an improved price-support law; to the Commitee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A resolution of the board of directors of the Minnesota Valley Cooperative Light and Power Association, Monte. video, Minn., remonstrating against the sale of any public dams; to the Committee on Public Works.

Resolutions of the Minnesota Electric Cooperative, St. Paul, Minn., as follows:

A resolution favoring the plan and the agreement that has been made by 20 cooperatives and the 3 power companies for delivery and distribution of Missouri River power in the areas in Minnesota affected by the agreement; to the Committee on Public Works; and

A resolution favoring the enactment of legislation for the development of the St. Lawrence seaway in cooperation with the Canadian Government; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Resolutions of the Brown County REA Cooperative, Sleepy Eye, Minn., as follows:

A resolution favoring the enactment of legislation to protect and defend the right and opportunity of the cooperatives to construct and operate generating plants and transmission lines and appropriate adequate funds; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry,

A résolution favoring funds necessary for construction of 230-kilovolt lines through Western Minnesota; to the Committee on Appropriations; and

A resolution favoring legislation in support of the St. Lawrende waterway; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

A resolution of citizens of the State of Minnesota, favoring the enactment of legislation for price supports to assure full parity income on all major farm production, including perishablês, and to retain the system of elected farmer PMA committeemen, and increase appropriations for the ACP program; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A resolution of the Minnesota Poultry, Butter, and Egg Association, Minneapoliš, Minn., favoring Senate bill 471, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act by clarifying the definition of "employee"; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

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

Ordered, That the Committee on the District of Columbia be discharged from the further consideration of the bill (H. R. 2277) to amend the act entitled "An act to incorporate the Roosevelt Memorial Association" approved May 31, 1920, so as to change the name of such association to “Theodore Roosevelt Association," and for other purposes, and that it be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 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. LEHMAN: • S. 1493. A bill to authorize the Attorney General to suspend deportation and admit for permanent resident under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act certain aliens who have served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. POTTER: S. 1494. A bill to provide that time spent as a civilian internee during World War II shall be considered as active service in determining priority for induction into the Armed Forces of medical, dental, and allied specialists; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. MURRAY (by request): S. 1495. A bill to establish a program of grants-in-aid to assist the States to provide maternity and infant care for the wives and infants of enlisted members of the Armed Forces during the present emergency; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. JOHNSTON of South

Carolina (for himself, Mr.
NEELY, Mr. BEALL, and Mr.

PAYNE): S. 1496. A bill to increase the authorized amount of the annual Federal payment to the District of Columbia to an amount equal to 25 percent of the expenses of the government of the District

of Columbia; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. KNOWLAND: S. 1497. A bill for the relief of Seboun Amirian and Christine Amirin; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HUNT: S. 1498. A bill to amend section 81, National Defense Act, as amended (32 U. S. C. 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, and 176), to provide for the organization of the National Guard Bureau, and to define thê responsibilities, functions, and duties of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.

S. 1499. A bill for the relief of Carl A. Annis, Wayne C. Cranney, and Leslie O. Yarwood; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CASE: S. 1500. A bill for the relief of permittees living on Indian lands, Oahe Dam and Reservoir project, South Dakota, and others; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. TOBEY (by request) : S. 1501. A bill to authorize the Interstate Commerce Commission to revoke, amend, or suspend, under certain condiitions, water carrier certificates and permits; and

S. 1502. A bill to extend the records and reports provision of the Interstate Commerce Act to persons furnishing locomotives; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. BRIDGES (by request): S. 1503. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army to furnish memorial markers commemorating certain deceased members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.

S. 1504. A bill for the relief of the estate of Rev. Pang Wha Il; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. AIKEN (for himself and

Mr. ELLENDER): S. 1505. A bill to increase farmer participation in ownership and control of the Federal Farm Credit System; to make the Farm Credit Administration an independent establishment of the Federal Government; to create a Federal Farm Credit Board; to abolish certain offices; to impose a franchise tax upon certain farm credit institutions, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. MALONE: S. 1506. A bill to amend certain provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and section 3 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. MAGNUSON (for himself

and Mr. JACKSON): S. 1507. A bill to authorize the modification of the existing project for the Columbia River between Chinook, Wash., and the head of Sand Island in order to improve facilities for navigation; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. AIKEN: S. 1508. A bill for the relief of Borivoje Vulich; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1509. A bill to facilitate the administration of the national forests; to provide for the orderly use, improvement, and development thereof; to stabilize the livestock industry dependent thereon; and for other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. MANSFIELD: S. 1510. A bill to extend the provisions of the act of March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. 465), as amended, to certain lands in the State of Montana, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. HUMPHREY: S. 1511. A bill for the relief of Tamami Kusuda; and

S. 1512. A bill for the relief of Esther Cornelius; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BYRD (for himself and

Mr. ROBERTSON): S. J. Res. 62. Joint resolution to establish the Jamestown-Williamsburg-Yorktown Celebration Commission, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary. REVISION AND REPRINT OF PAMPHLET EN

TITLED “OUR AMERICAN GOVERNMENT" Mr. KNOWLAND submitted the following concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 24), which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration:

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Joint Committee on Printing is hereby authorized and directed to revise, by bringing up to date, the pamphlet entitled “Our American Government,” as set out in House Document 465, 79th Congress.

SEC. 2. Such revised pamphlet shall be printed as a Senate document, and there be printed 100,000 additional copies of which 24,750 copies shall be for the use of the Senate; 66,150 copies for the use of the House of Representatives; 3,100 for the Senate Document Room, and 6,000 for the House Document Room.

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

Whereupon

The VICE PRESIDENT directed the roll to be called;

When

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

Goldwater Magnuson
Beall
Gore

Malone
Bennett
Green

Mansfield
Bricker
Griswold

Martin
Bridges
Hayden

Maybank
Bush

Hendrickson McCarran Butler, Nebr. Hennings McCarthy Byrd

Hickenlooper McClellan
Capehart Hill

Millikin
Carlson
Hoey

Morse
Case
Holland

Mundt
Clements Humphrey Murray
Cooper
Hunt

Neely
Cordon
Ives

Pastore
Daniel

Johnson, Colo. Payne Dirksen

Johnson, Tex. Potter
Douglas

Johnston, S. C. Purtell
Duff
Kefauver

Robertson
Dworshak Kennedy Russell
Eastland
Kilgore

Saltonstall
Ellender

Knowland Smith, Maine Ferguson Kuchel

Smith, N. J.
Frear
Lehman

Sparkman
Fulbright Long

Stennis

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