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Symington Tobey

Wiley
Taft
Watkins

Williams
Thye
Welker

Young
A quorum being present,

CALENDAR UNDER RULE VIII

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

Ordered, That the call of the calendar begin with order No. 83.

The Senate thereupon proceeded to consider the following bills, and no amendment was made:

S. 55. A bill for the relief of Carol Lynn Barbara Hecht;

S. 71. A bill for the relief of Bernard W. Olson;

S. 142. A bill for the relief of Norman S. MacPhee;

S. 306. A bill for the relief of Waltraut Mies van der Rohe; and

S. 314. A bill for the relief of Cornelius A. Navori.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bills were severally read the third time.

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

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

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

Whereupon

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

When

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

Griswold McCarthy
Beall
Hayden

McClellan
Bennett

Hendrickson Millikin Bricker

Hennings Morse
Bridges
Hickenlooper

Mundt
Bush
Hill

Murray
Butler, Nebr. Hoey

Neely
Byrd
Holland

Pastore
Capehart Humphrey Payne
Carlson
Hunt

Potter
Case
Ives

Purtell
Clements Johnson, Colo. Robertson
Cooper

Johnson, Tex. Russell Cordon

Johnston, S.C. Saltonstall Daniel

Kefauver Smith, Maine Dirksen

Kennedy Smith, N.J.
Douglas
Kilgore

Sparkman
Duff

Knowland Stennis
Dworshak Kuchel

Symington
Eastland
Lehman

Taft
Ellender
Long

Thye
Ferguson Magnuson Tobey
Frear
Malone

Watkins
Fulbright Mansfield

Welker Goldwater Martin

Wiley Gore

Maybank Williams Green

McCarran Young

S. 516. A bill for the relief of Roland Lee Oenning;

S. 616. A bill for the relief of Dr. Albert Haas;

S. 846. A bill for the relief of Charles Anthony Desotell;

S. 853. A bill for the relief of Jacqueline Sue Lawn (Akemi Inoue);

S. 954. A bill for the relief of Robert Harold Wall;

S. 1039. A bill for the relief of Mr. and Mrs. Lucille Grassi;

S. 41. A bill to further amend the act of June 15, 1917, as amended;

S. 719. A bill to provide transportation on Canadian vessels between Skagway, Alaska, and other points in Alaska, between Haines, Alaska, and other points in Alaska, and between Hyder, Alaska, and other points in Alaska or the coninental United States, either directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the transportation;

S. 1082. A bill to approve a conveyance made by the city of Charleston, S. C., to the South Carolina State Ports Authority, of real property heretofore granted to said city of Charleston by the Un ed States of America; and

S. 1041. A bill to abolish the United States Commission for the Construction of a Washington-Lincoln Memorial Gettysburg Boulevard.

Ordered, That they be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bills were severally 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 following bills, and the reported amendments were agreed to:

S. 69. A bill for the relief of Dr. Peter C. T. Kao;

S. 166. A bill for the relief of Sister Louise Marie Josephine Belloir;

S. 167. A bill for the relief of Sister Jeanne Maria Henneth Langlo;

S. 811. A bill for the relief of George Mauner;

S. 851. A bill for the relief of the estate of Mary M. Menenhall; and

S. 984. A bill making provision for judicial review of certain Tax Court decisions.

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

The said bills were severally 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 bill (S. 922) to provide for a commission to regulate the public transportation of passengers by motor vehicle and street railroad within the metropolitan area of Washington, D, C., having been reached,

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

Ordered, Thât the bill be referred to the Committee on the District of Colum. bia, with instructions to report it back within 2 weeks.

The Senate proceeded to consider the following bills, and no amendment was made:

H. R. 3658. An act to extend for an additional 2 years the existing privilege of free importation of gifts from members of the Armed Forces of the United States on duty abroad;

H. R. 3659. An act to extend until July 1, 1955, the period during which personal and household effects brought into the United States under Government orders shall be exempt from duty;

H. R. 759. An act for the relief of Hisami Yoshida;

H. R. 861. An act for the relief of Edith Marie Paulsen;

H. R. 3062. An act to amend section 3841 of the Revised Statutes relating to the schedules of the arrival and departure of the mail, to repeal certain obsolete laws relating to the postal service, and for other purposes; and

H. R. 3073. An act to amend the Civil Ser Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, with respect to the survivorship benefits granted to Members of Congress,

Ordered, That the bills pass to a third reading.

The bills were severally read the third time.

Resolved, That they pass.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 903) to prohibit the transportation in interstate or foreign commerce of lethal munitions except when movement is arranged for, or on behalf of, the United States of America or an instrumentality thereof, and the reported amendments having been agreed to,

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 amended, as reported by the committee, to read: "A bill to prohibit the transportation in interstate or foreign commerce of lethal munitions except when procured by or on behalf of the United States of America or an instrumentality thereof for itself or pur. suant to an authorized foreign assistance program."

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

The bill (S. 613) for the relief of Steve Emery Sobanski, having been reached,

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

The Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from the further consideration of the bill (H. R. 1192) of an identical title.

The Senate proceeded, by unanimous consent, to consider the said bill, 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.

A quorum being present,
ORDER FOR CONTINUANCE OF CALL OF

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

Ordered, That at 2 o'clock p. m. (the morning hour being concluded) the call of the calendar under rule VIII be continued and concluded.

The Senate, under its order, proceeded to consider the following bills, and no amendment was made:

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services, information, facilities, and personnel of any of the departments or agencies of the Government of the United States.

SEC. 5. The expenses of the joint committee, which shall not exceed $50,000, shall be paid one-half from the contingent fund of the Senate and one-half from the contingent fund of the House of Representatives upon vouchers signed by the chairman of the joint committee. Disbursements to pay such expenses shall be made by the Secretary of the Senate out of the contingent fund of the Senate, such contingent fund to be reimbursed from the contingent fund of the House of Representatives in the amount of onehalf of the disbursements so made.

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

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

Ordered, That the following bills on the calendar be called on the next call of the calendar:

S. 18. A bill to amend the Administrative Procedure Act, and eliminate certain exemptions therefrom;

S. 30. A bill to provide for jury trials in condemnation proceedings in the United States district courts; and

S. 39. A bill to further implement the full faith and credit clause of the Constitution.

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

Ordered, by unanimous consent, that the bill S. 613 be postponed indefinitely.

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 556) for the relief of Marinella Talleti, and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

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 amended, as reported by the committee, to read: "A bill for the relief of Marinella Taletti."

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 1410) to amend section 9 of the Rubber Act of 1948.

On the question of agreeing to the reported amendment, striking out on line 6 “July 15, 1953” and inserting in lieu thereof May 15, 1953,

Pending debate,

Mr. GORE raised a 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

Griswold McCarthy
Beall
Hayden

McClellan
Bennett Hendrickson Millikin
Bricker
Hennings

Morse
Bridges
Hickenlooper

Mundt
Bush
Hill

Murray
Butler, Nebr. Hoey

Neely
Byrd
Holland

Pastore
Capehart Humphrey Payne
Carlson
Hunt

Potter
Case
Ives

Purtell
Clements Johnson, Colo. Robertson
Cooper

Johnson, Tex. Russell Cordon

Johnston, S. C. Saltonstall Daniel

Kefauver Smith, Maine Dirksen

Kennedy Smith, N.J. Douglas Kilgore

Sparkman Duff

Knowland Stennis Dworshak Kuchel

Symington Eastland Lehman

Taft
Ellender Long

Thye
Ferguson Magnuson Tobey
Frear
Malone

Watkins
Fulbright Mansfield Welker
Goldwater Martin

Wiley Gore

Maybank Williams
Green

McCarran Young
A quorum being present,

The reported amendment was agreed to.

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 following resolutions:

S. Res. 94. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Elizabeth A. Reilly; and

S. Res. 95. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Walter Quarles; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

The Senate proceeded to consider the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 19) establishing joint committee to make a study of public transportation serv

ing the District of Columbia, and the reported amendments having been agreed to,

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

Resolved, etc., That (a) there is hereby established a joint congressional committee to be composed of three Members of the Senate who are members of the Senate Committee on the District of Columbia, to be appointed by the President of the Senate, and three Members of the House of Representatives who are members of the House Committee on the District of Columbia, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Vacancies in the membership of the joint committee shall not affect the power of the remaining members to execute the functions of the joint committee and shall be filled in the same manner as in the case of the original selection. The joint committee shall select a chairman and a vice chairman from among its members.

(b) A quorum of the joint committee shall consist of four members, except that the joint committee may fix a lesser number as a quorum for the purpose of taking sworn testimony.

SEC. 2. (a) It shall be the duty of the joint committee to make a full and complete study and investigation of public transportation serving the District of Columbia, including the fiscal, management, and operating policies of common carriers which transport passengers in the District of Columbia, the regulation of such carriers by the Public Utilities Commission of the District of Columbia, and other matters related thereto.

(b) The joint committee shall, from time to time, report to the Senate and House of Representatives the results of its study and investigation, together with such recommendations as to necessary legislation as it may deem desirable. The joint committee shall submit its final report not later than January 31, 1954.

(c) The joint committee shall cease to exist, and all authority conferred by this resolution shall terminate, upon the submission of its final report.

SEC. 3. The joint committee, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to sit and act at such places and times during the sessions, recesses, and adjourned periods of the 83d Congress (prior to February 1, 1954), to hold such hearings, to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, and documents, to administer such oaths, to take such testimony, to procure such printing and binding, and to make such expenditures, as it deems advisable. The cost of stenographic services to report such hearings shall not be in excess of 40 cents per hundred words.

Sec. 4. The joint committee shall have power to employ such experts, consultants, and other employees as it deems necessary in the performance of its duties, and is authorized, with the consent of the head of the department or agency concerned, to utilize the reimbursable

REORGANIZATION PLAN NO. 1 OF 1953

On motion by Mr. TAFT, The Senate proceeded to consider the joint resolution (H. J. Res. 223) providing the Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1953 shall take effect 10 days after the date of enactment of this joint resolution.

After debate,

Ordered, That the joint resolution pass to a third reading.

The said resolution was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof. 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. STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. GRISWOLD in the chair) laid before the Senate the following message from the President of the United States, which was read and referred to the Committee on Government Operations: To the Congress of the United States:

In the state of the Union message, I expressed my deep concern for the well. being of all of our citizens and the attainment of equality of opportunity for all. I further stated that our social rights are a most important part of our heritage and must be guarded and defended with all of our strength. I firmly

believe that the primary way of accomplishing this is to recommend the creation of a commission to study the means of achieving a sounder relationship between Federal, State, and local governments.

The way has now been prepared for appropriate action. Shortly after stating my original intention, I called an exploratory meeting of interested offcials, including Members of Congress and a group of governors representing the Council of State Governments, to confer with me on such a study. This conference produced general agreement on the importance of the problem and an offer of cooperation in the proposed study. Within a few days representatives of several leading organizations of local governmental officials will meet at the White House with several of my associates to give their considered and needed counsel.

The present division of activities between Federal and State governments, including their local subidivisions, is the product of more than a century and a half of piecemeal and often haphazard growth. The growth in recent decades has proceeded at a speed defying order and efficiency. One program after another has been launched to meet emergencies and expanding public needs. Time has rarely been taken for thoughtful attention to the effects of these actions on the basic structure of our Federal-State system of government.

Now there is need to review and assess, with prudence and foresight, the proper roles of the Federal, State, and local governments. In many cases, especially within the past 20 years, the Federal Government has entered fields which, under our Constitution, are the primary responsibilities of State and local governments. This has tended to blur the responsibilities of local government. It has led to duplication and waste. It is time to relieve the people of the need to pay taxes on taxes.

A major mark of this development has been the multiplication of Federal grants-in-aid for specific types of activities. There are now more than 30 such grant programs. In the aggregate, they involve Federal expenditures of well over $2 billion a year. They make up approximately one-fifth of State revenues.

While by far the greater part of these expenditures are in the fields of social security, health, and education, they also spread into many other areas. In some cases, the Federal Government apportions fixed amounts among the States; in others, it matches State expenditures; and in a few, it finances the entire State expenditure. The impact of all these grants on State governments has been profound. While they have greatly stimulated the development of certain State activities, they have complicated State finances and administration; and they have often made it difficult for States to provide the funds for other important services.

The maintenance of strong, wellordered State and local governments is essential to our Federal system of goyernment. Lines of authority must be

clean and clear, the right areas of action for Federal and State government plainly defined. This is imperative for the efficient administration of governmental programs in the fields of health, education, social security, and other grantin-aid areas.

The manner in which best to accomplish these objectives, and to eliminate friction, duplication, and waste from Federal-State relations, is therefore a major national problem. To reallocate certain of these activities between Federal and State governments, including their local subdivisions, is in no sense to lessen our concern for the objectives of these programs. On the contrary, these programs can be made more effective instruments serving the security and welfare of our citizens.

To achieve these purposes, I recommend the enactment of legislation to establish a Commission on Governmental Functions and Fiscal Resources to make a thorough study of grants-in-aid activities and the problems of finance and Federal-State relations which attend them. The Commission should study and investigate all the activities in which Federal aid is extended to State and local governments, whether there is justification for Federal aid in all these fields, whether there is need for such aid in other fields. The whole question of Federal control of activities to which the Federal Government contributes must be thoroughly examined.

The mater of the adequacy of fiscal resources available to the various levels of Government to discharge their proper functions must be carefully explored.

The Commission should be of such size and composition as to permit appropriate representation of the various governmental levels and of outstanding members of the general public. It should be provided with an excellent staff, able to draw on the great amount of work which has already been done in this field.

In order that the Commission may complete its report in time for consideration by the next session of the Congress, I urge prompt action on this matter.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER. THE WHITE HOUSE, March 30, 1953.

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

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. TAFT, at 5 o'clock and 39 minutes p. m.,

The Senate, as in legislative session, adjourned until Wednesday next.

The Journal of the proceedings of Monday, March 30, 1953, was approved. SIGNING OF ENROLLED BILLS AND JOINT

RESOLUTION DURING ADJOURNMENT Under the authority of the order of Monday last, the President pro tempore signed during the adjournment of the Senate the following enrolled bills and joint resolutions, previously signed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives:

H. R. 759. An act for the relief of Hisami Yoshida;

H. R. 861. An act for the relief of Edith Marie Paulsen;

H. R. 1192. An act for the relief of Steve Emery Sobanski;

H. R. 3062. An act to amend section 3841 of the Revised Statutes relating to the schedule of the arrival and departure of the mail, to repeal certain obsolete laws relating to the postal service, and for other purposes;

H. R. 3073. An act to amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, with respect to the survivorship benefits granted to Members of Congress;

H. R. 3658. An act to extend for an additional 2 years the existing privilege of free importation of gifts from members of the Armed Forces of the United States on duty abroad;

H. R. 3659. An act to extend until July 1, 1955, the period during which personal and household effects brought into the United States under Government orders shall be exempt from duty; and

H. J. Res. 223. A joint resolution providing that Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1953 shall take effect within 10 days after the date of the enactment of this joint resolution.

SENATOR EXCUSED Mr. ANDERSON was excused from attendance upon the Senate for today and until April 13, upon the request of Mr. JOHNSON of Texas.

Mr. THYE was excused from attendance upon the Senate tomorrow and through Tuesday of next week, on his own request.

COMMITTEES AUTHORIZED TO SIT The Subcommittee on Trading With the Enemy Act of the Committee on the Judiciary was authorized to sit during the session of the Senate today, on the request of Mr. DIRKSEN.

The Subcommittee on Ammunition of the Armed Services Committee and the Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations were authorized to sit during the session of the Senate today, on the request of Mr. KNOWLAND.

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 bill (H. R. 4198) to confirm and establish the titles of the States to lands beneath navigable waters within State boundaries and to the natural resources within such lands and waters, and to provide for the use and controls of said lands and resources

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 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,

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and the resources of the outer Continental Shelf, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate.

The House has agreed to the following concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 90), in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate:

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That when the House adjourn on Thursday, April 2, 1953, it stand adjourned until 12 o'clock meridian, Monday, April 13, 1953.

HOUSE BILL PLACED ON CALENDAR The bill H. R. 4198, this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence, was read the first and second times by unanimous consent, and ordered to be placed on the calendar. PENDING APPLICATIONS AND HEARING CASES

IN FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMIS-
SION

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on backlog of pending applications and hearing cases in the Commission as of February 28, 1953; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

STOCKPILE REPORT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Chairman of the Munitions Board, transmitting, pursuant to law, a printed copy of the semiannual report on stockpiling, heretofore submitted to the Senate, for the period ended December 31, 1952, together with a confidential statistical supplement; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

REPORT OF INSPECTION OF COAL MINES

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the in: tion of coal mines by the Bureau of Mines for the 6-month period July 1 through December 31, 1952; which, with the accompanying report was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. EXEMPTION OF INTERNAL REVENUE TAXES

ON IMPORTED ARTICLES FOR FOREIGN DIPLOMATIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of State, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend section 3802 of the Internal Revenue Code to provide exemption for foreign diplomatic officers and employees from the payment of internal revenue taxes on imported articles; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of California, favoring the selection of Camp Beale, Calif., as the

site for the new Air Force Academy; to the Committee on Armed Services.

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Utah, urging the enactment of legislation requiring that all imported trout sold in the United States be labeled as to its origin and the date of processing and that a fine be imposed for failure to comply with such requirement and upon any wholesale or retail handler wrongfully removing said label; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

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; to the Committee on Armed Services.

Mr. CARLSON presented a resolution of the Senate of Kansas, favoring immediate action to halt the preliminary work now in progress for the construction of Tuttle Creek Dam on the Big Blue River in Kansas until certain debatable issues have been resolved; which was referred to the Committee on Public Works.

Mr. WILEY presented a resolution of the Common Council of Rice Lake, Wis., urging all agricultural income be placed on an equal basis with the things the farmer has to buy to maintain his farm operations so the family-size farm will survive and remain prosperous; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Mr. HAYDEN (for himself and Mr. GOLDWATER) presented joint resolutions of the Legislature of the State of Arizona, as follows:

A joint resolution favoring the status quo of section 4 of the Interstate Commerce Act, in the interests of equity and well-established need; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce; and

A joint resolution favoring the improvement of roads and recreational facilities in northern Arizona, and adjacent areas in Nevada and Utah, and requesting transfer of the grazing service office from St. George, Utah, to Fredonia, Ariz.; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. LANGER presented the following petitions, which were referred as indicated:

A petition of the mayors of 27 cities, praying the enactment of Senate bill 107, with the so-called oil-for-education amendment, to provide revenue to meet the urgent need of the several States for aid to schools; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A petition of the Nelson County Farm Bureau, Perkin, N. Dak., praying that action be taken to bar all importation of meat as long as farmers are taking distress prices for beef; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

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

A resolution of the Thief Lake Farmers Union local, Middle River, Minn., urging that full parity be brought about

at once on farm commodities; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Resolutions of the Co-op Services, Inc., New York Mills, Minn., as follows:

A resolution favoring the purchase of butter in preference to oleomargarine; and

A resolution favoring 100 percent parity-price supports with regard to all major farm products, including perishables; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A resolution remonstrating against further crippling tax levies against cooperatives; to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. JOHNSON of Texas presented resolutions of the senate and the house of representatives, respectively, of the State of Texas, urging the leaders of the petroleum industry who are importing oil to use some business statesmanship and thereby protect the economy of our country and preserve our national security; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. HUMPHREY presented the following resolutions; which were ordered to lie on the table:

A resolution of the Board of Commissioners of St. Louis County, Minn., favoring the placing of offshore oil and gas rights under Federal control and providing that the royalties derived therefrom be directed to educational and national defense purposes; and

A resolution of the Co-op Services, Inc., New York Mills, Minn., favoring control of the so-called offshore oil reserves by the Federal Government for the benefit of all the people of the United States.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES Mr. SALTONSTALL, from the Committee on Armed Services, to whom was referred the bill (H. R. 4130) to amend title V of the Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 1953, so as to permit the continued use of appropriations thereunder to make payments to ARO, Inc., for operation of the Arnold Engineering Development Center after March 31, 1953, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 135) thereon.

Mr. CASE. from the Committee on the District of Columbia, to whom was referred the bill (S. 1419) to permit the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia to establish daylight-saving time in the District of Columbia, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 136) thereon.

REPORT AND MINORITY VIEWS ON SENATE

JOINT RESOLUTION 13 Under the authority of the order of Friday last, Mr. CORDON, from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, submitted a report (No. 133) on the joint resolution (S. J. Res. 13) to confirm and establish the titles of the States to lands beneath navigable 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; which was ordered to be printed.

Mr. MURRAY submitted the views of the minority of the said committee on the said joint resolution; which were ordered to be printed as part 2 of Report No. 133.

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

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

Ordered, That the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from the further consideration of the bill (S. 413) to encourage the making of contracts with the United States by requiring the inclusion of an escalator clause to provide adjustments for approved price and wage increases, and that it be referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency. BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS INTRODUCED

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

By Mr. TAFT: S. 1513. A bill for the relief of Erno Schischa; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1514. A bill to establish a Commission on Governmental Functions and Fiscal Resources; to the Committee on Government Operations.

By Mr. HUNT (for himself, Mr.

ANDERSON, Mr. BARRETT, Mr.
BENNETT, Mr. CHAVEZ, Mr. COR-
DON, Mr. JACKSON, Mr. JOHNSON
of Colorado, Mr. MAGNUSON, Mr.
MANSFIELD, Mr. MORSE, and Mr.

MURRAY): S. 1515. A bill granting the consent of Congress to certain Western States and the Territories of Alaska and Hawaii to enter into a compact relating to higher education in the Western States and establishing the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. CARLSON: S. 1516. A bill for the relief of Akemi Terada; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BUTLER of Maryland: S. 1517. A bill for the relief of Helen Knight Waters and Arnold Elzey Waters, Jr.; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. POTTER: S. 1518. A bill for the relief of Raymond George Hamway; to the Committee on the Judiciary:

By Mr. LEHMAN: S. 1519. A bill for the relief of Vladimir Datenko;

S. 1520. A bill for the relief of Andre Styka; and

S. 1521. A bill for the relief of Richard Robert Kabisch; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska: S. 1522. A bill to exempt from the Federal Power Act certain State and municipal water project works and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. THYE: S. 1523. A bill to create the Small Business Administration and to preserve small-business institutions and free,

competitive enterprise; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL (by re

quest): S. 1524. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to furnish certain supplies and services to foreign naval vessels on a reimbursable basis and for other purposes;

S. 1525. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Tarrant County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 certain parcels of land in exchange for other lands and interests therein at the former United States Marine Corps Air Station, Eagle Mountain Lake, Tex.;

S. 1526. A bill to amend the ArmyNavy Medical Services Corps Act of 1947 (61 Stat. 734), as amended, so as to authorize the appointment of a Chief of the Medical Service Corps of the Navy, and for other purposes;

S. 1527. A bill to amend section 40b of the National Defense Act, as amended (41 Stat. 759, 777), to remove the limitation upon the detail of officers on the active list for recruiting service and for duty with ROTC units;

S. 1528. A bill to continue in effect certain appointments as officers and as warrant officers of the Army and of the Air Force;

S. 1529. A bill to amend the act of July 28, 1942 (ch. 528, 56 Stat. 722), relating to posthumous appointments and commissions, and for other purposes; and

S. 1530. A bill to amend the ArmyNavy Nurses Act of 1947 to authorize the appointment in the grade of first lieutenant of nurses and medical specialists in the Regular Army and Regular Air Force, and appointment with rank of lieutenant (junior grade) of nurses in the Regular Navy; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL (for

himself and Mr. HUNT) (by re

quest): S. 1531. A bill to amend the Universal Military Training and Service Act, as amended, so as to provide for special registration, classification, and induction of certain medical, dental, and allied specialist categories, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. MALONE: S. 1532. A bill for the relief of certain individuals who were denied receipt of retired pay under title III of the Army and Air Force Vitalization and Retirement Equalization Act of 1948 from the effective date thereof although they were then qualified therefor, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services,

S. 1533. A bill for the relief of Hilario Camino Moncado;

S. 1534. A bill for the relief of Michael Patrinos;

S. 1535. A bill for the relief of Hilda Tobe;

S. 1536. A bill for the relief of Elpis Eleftheria Morelelis; and

S. 1537. A bill for the relief of Diana Toy Moncado; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MUNDT (for himself, Mr.

BARRETT, Mr. BENNETT, Mr.
BUTLER of Nebraska, Mr. CASE,
Mr. CORDON, Mr. DWORSHAK,
Mr. HUNT, Mr. JOHNSON of Colo-
rado, Mr. McCARRAN, Mr. WAT-
KINS, Mr. WELKER, Mr. YOUNG,

and Mr. THYE): S. 1538. A bill to amend the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended, to strengthen American agriculture and reduce the cost of price-support operations; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. MURRAY: S. 1539. A bill to stimulate the exploration, production, and conservation of strategic and critical ores, metals, and minerals and for the establishment within the Defense Materials Procurement Agency of a Mine Incentive Payments Division, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. HILL (for himself and Mr.

SPARKMAN): S. 1540. A bill to authorize the conveyance to the city of Anniston, Ala., of certain real property within Fort McClellan, Ala.; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. KEFAUVER: S. 1541. A bill to require the deferment of action with respect to the transfer of the operating headquarters of the Tennessee Valley Authority from Knoxville, Tenn., to any other place, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. AIKEN: S. 1542. A bill to provide for the health and protection of the citizens of the United States from harmful chemical additives in pesticides; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado: S. 1543. A bill to provide for the settlement of certain parts of Alaska by war veterans; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL (by re

quest): S. 1544. A bill to repeal the authority to purchase discharge from the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. PAYNE (by request): S. J. Res. 63. Joint resolution authorizing the District of Columbia to enter into Interstate Civil Defense Compacts; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. HUMPHREY: S. J. Res. 64. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to grant to citizens of the United States who have attained the age of 18 the right to vote; to the Committee on the Judiciary. ADDITIONAL COAUTHORS OF SENATE CONCUR

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

Ordered, That the nar es of Mr. HUNT, Mr. MAGNUSON, Mr. PASTORE, Mrs. SMITH of Maine, Mr. HENNINGS, Mr. NEELY, Mr. IVES, and Mr. MORSE, be added as co

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