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1953

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

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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.

The question being on agreeing to the reported amendment in the nature of a substitute, Pending debate,

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. HENDRICKSON, at 5 o'clock and 35 minutes p. m.,

The Senate, under its order of today, adjourned.

authors of the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 10) establishing rules of procedure in congressional investigations, and that it be reprinted. ADJOURNMENT OF THE HOUSE OF

REPRESENTATIVES The PRESID NG OFFICER (Mr. PAYNE in the chair) laid before the Senate the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 90) to provide for the adjournment of the House of Representatives from April 2 to 13, 1953, this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence, which was read.

The Senate proceeded, by unanimous consent, to consider the said concurrent resolution, and,

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

Ordered. That the Secretary notify the
House of Representatives thereof.
TITLE TO LANDS BENEATH NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE BOUNDARIES AND TO NAT-
URAL RESOURCES

On motion by Mr. TAFT, The Senate proceeded to consider the joint resolution (S. J. Res. 13) to confirm and establish 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.

On the questioning of agreeing to the reported amendment, striking out all after the recolving clause and inserting in lieu thereof other words,

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

Whereupon

The PRESIDING OFFICER directed the roll to be called;

When

Eighty-twn Senators answered to their
names, as follows:
Alken
Griswold

McC'ellan
Beall
Hayden

Mi'likin
Bennett

Hendrickson Morse Bricker

Hennings Mundt
Bridges

H'ckenlooper Murray
Bush
HUN

Neely
Butler, Md. Holland

Pastore
Butler, Nebr. Humphrey Payne
Byrd
Hunt

Potter
Cape hart Ives

Purtell Carlson

Johnson, Colo. Robertson Case

Johnson, Tex. Russell Clements Johnston, S. C. Saltonstall Cooper

Kefauver Sm'th, Maine
Cordon

Kennedy Smith. N. J.
Daniel
Kerr

Sparkman
Dirksen Kilgore

Stennis
Douglas

Knowland Symington
Duff
Kuchel

Taft
Dworshak Langer

Thye Ellender Lehman

Tobey Ferguson Long

Watkins Flanders Malone

Welker Frear

Mansfield Wiley Fulbright Martin

Williams Goldwater Maybank Young Gore

McCarran
Green

McCarthy
A quorum being present,
Pending debate,

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 (S. 1110) to authorize the appointment of a Deputy

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Director of Central Intelligence, with amendments, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate.

I am directed to inform the Senate that the following Members of the House have been elected by the Committee on Ways and Means to serve as members of the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation: Mr. JENKINS of Ohio and Mr. SIMPSON of Pennsylvania, to serve with previously elected members: Mr. REED of New York, Mr. COOPER of Tennessee, and Mr. DINGELL of Michigan. TITLE TO LANDS BENEATH NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE EOUNDARIES AND TO NAT-
URAL RESOURCES

The Senate resumed the consideration of 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.

The question being on agreeing to the reported amendment, striking out all after the resolving clause and inserting in lieu thereof other words, APPOINTMENT OF A DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF

CENTRIL INTELLIGENCE The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. PAYNE in the chair) laid before the Senate the amendment this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence to the text of the bill (S. 1110) to authorize the appointment of a Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, together with the amendment to the title providing that the same read as follows: "An act to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to authorize the appointment of a Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, and for other purposes."

The Senate proceeded to consider the said amendments; and,

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

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

ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT

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

Ordered, That when the Senate concludes its business today, it adjourn until tomorrow.

REMOVAL OF INJUNCTION OF SECRECY Ordered, as in executive session, That the injunction of secrecy be removed from the protocol, signed at Washington on December 4, 1952, modifying the treaty of friendship, commerce, and consular rights between the United States and Finland, signed at Washington on February 13, 1934 (Ex. C, 83d Cong., 1st sess.).

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THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1953 The VICE PRESIDENT called the Senate to order, and the Chaplain offered prayer.

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

The Journal of the proceedings of Wednesday, April 1, 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 bill (H. R. 4233) to provide for the naturalization of persons serving in the Armed Forces of the United States after June 24, 1950, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate.

The Speaker of the House having signed an enrolled bill, viz, S. 1110, 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 approved and signed the following joint resolutions:

On March 31, 1953: 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.

On April 1, 1953: H J. Res. 223. Joint resolution providing that Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1953 shall take effect 10 days after the date of the enactment of this joint resolution; 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.

ENROLLED BILL SIGNED The Secretary reported that he had examined and found truly enrolled the bill (S. 1110) to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to authorize the appointment of a Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, and for other purposes.

The VICE PRESIDENT thereupon signed the same.

TITLE TO LANDS BENEATH NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE BOUNDARIES AND TO NATURAL RESOURCES

The Senate resumed the consideration of the joint resolution (S. J. Res. 13) to confirm and establish the titles of the States to lands beneath navigable

HOUSE BILL REFERRED The bill H. R. 4233, this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence, was read the first and second times by unanimous consent and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL

INDUSTRIAL RESERVE The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Chairman of the Munitions Board, transmitting, pursuant to law, the fifth annual report of the national industrial reserve for the period ended February 28, 1953; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services. ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GIRL SCOUTS OF

AMERICA The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the president and the national executive director of the Girl Scouts of America, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the Girl Scouts for the year ended December 31, 1952; which, with the accompanying report was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. CONSTRUCTION OF AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH

FACILITIES The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Director of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, transmitting a revised draft of proposed legislation to authorize construction of aeronautical research facilities by the Committee for the fiscal year 1954; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

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

A resolution of the California State Society, Daughters of the American Reyolution, San Francisco, Calif., remonstrating against socialism in all its forms and especially in the form of the socialization of medicine, and favoring the resisting by Congress of the trend toward socialism; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Arkansas, favoring the removal of the Federal Government from the field of motor-fuel taxation, that Congress channel the excise taxes on motor vehicles to increased aid to the States and that the basis of allocations of Federal aid to the States be revised to provide 75 percent of the cost of improvements of the interstate system from Federal funds; to the Committee on Finance.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii, favoring the permission by Armed Forces of hunting and fishing on, and other outdoor recreational use, by the residents of Hawaii, of Government lands under the control of said Armed Forces, where such use will not directly conflict with the purposes for which such lands are held; to the Committee on Armed Services.

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

A resolution of the Rural Electrical Cooperatives Managers, Bismarck, N. Dak., commending Mr. Claude R. Wickard, former REA Administrator, for his efforts in furthering the rural electric program; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry; and

Resolutions of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, New York, N. Y., favoring the amendment of existing immigration laws so that the present outdated quota system will be abolished, and at least the former annual immigration limitation of one-sixth of 1 percent of our current population be restored, and the enactment of emergency legislation to permit permanent residence of some 300,000 European refugees in the next 2 or 3 years; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

INTERNAL REVENUE COMMISSIONERS Mr. WILLIAMS presented two compilations, listing the names of district commissioners of internal revenue and showing experience and manner of appointment; which were referred to the Committee on Government Operations and the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, re. pectively. BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTION INTRODUCED

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

Bya Mr. SALTONSTALL (by re

States, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. CARLSON (for himself,

Mr. MARTIN, Mr. HUNT, and Mr.

KILGORE): S. 1552. A bill to assure the development of petroleum resources n cessary to the national security by providing a limitation on the quantity of crude petroleum and petroleum prod"cts that may be imported into the United States; to the Committee on Finance.

By Mr. GRISWOLD (by request): S 1553. A bill to postpone reduction of education and training allowances to onfarm trainees under the Veterans' Readju tmint Assistance Act of 1952 for 12 months to allow for completion of the first crop year or animal cycle; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. GRISWOLD: S. 1554. A bill for the relief of Dimitrios Katsikas; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MILLIKIN (for himself,

Mr. ANDERSON, Mr. BARRETT, Mr.
BENNETT, Mr. CHAVEZ, Mr. GOID-
WATER, Mr. HAYDEN, Mr. HUNT,
Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado, and

Mr. WATKINS): S. 1555. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct, operate, and maintain the Colorado River storage project and participating proj. ects, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. BRICKER: S. 1556. A bill for the relief of Achille Aquino; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. DIRKSEN: S 1557. A bill to amend the act of June 13, 1902, to define the powers of the United States members of the International Joint Commission relating to the disposition of electric power developed at dams and hydroelectric plants located in the United States; to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S. 1558. A bill for the relief of Sultana Coka Pavlovitch; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. ROBERTSON: S. 1559. A bill to amend section 13b of the Federal Reserve Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. CAPEHART: S. 1560. A bill for the relief of Vaios Constantinos Lampos; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BENNETT (for himself

and Mr. WATKINS): S. 1561. A bill to permit the prospecting for and the development and utilization of mineral resources of national forest lands, or lands administered for national forest purposes or in connection with national forest programs, which are not subject to the operation of the general mining laws or the mineral leasing laws, or for the development of which no other statutory authority exists, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. DWORSHAK: S. 1562. A bill to impose sliding scale stabilization duties on the importation

quest): S. 1545. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army to convey certain Government-owned burial lots and other property in the Washington Parish Burial Ground, Washington, D. C., and to exchange other burial lots;

S. 1546. A bill to amend the act authorizing the Secretary of War to approve a standard design for a service flag and service lapel button;

S. 1547. A bill to authorize payment for the transportation of household effects of certain naval personnel;

S. 1548. A bill to provide for the exchange between the United States and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico of certain lands and interests in lands in Puerto Rico;

S. 1549. A bill to retrocede to the State of Virginia, concurrent jurisdiction over certain highways within Fort Belvoir, Va.; and

S. 1550. A bill to authorize the President to prescribe the occasions upon which the uniform of any of the Armed Forces may be worn by persons honorably discharged therefrom; to the Committee on Armed Services.

By Mr. FLANDERS (by request): S. 1551. A bill to amend the Armed Forc?s Reserve Act of 1952 (66 Stat. 481) to provide for the orderly and selective recall to active duty in the military seryices of members of the military reserves so as to afford the most effective utilization of manpower resources of the United

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

The said bill was read the third time.

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

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

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. TITLE TO LANDS RENEATH NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE BOUNDARIES AND TO NATURAL RESOURCES

The hour of 2 o'clock p. m. having arrived,

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. BENNETT in the chair) laid before the Senate its unfinished business, viz, 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; and

The Senate resumed the consideration of the said joint resolution.

The question being on agreeing to the reported amendment, striking out all after the resolving clause and inserting in lieu thereof other words,

of lead and zinc; to the Committee on Finance.

By Mr. MANSFIELD (by request): S. 1563. A bill authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Guy Bulltail; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

S. 1564. A bill for the relief of Elizabeth Sarah Rule; and

S. 1565. A bill for the relief of Filomena R. Ascuncion Bagaoisan; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MALONE: S. 1566. A bill to terminate the war rates of certain excise taxes, to repeal certain excise taxes, and for other purposes; to the Committee Finance.

By Mr. HUMPHREY (for himself,

Mr. IVES, Mr. MURRAY, Mr.

DOUGLAS, and Mr. KENNEDY): S. 1567. A bill to establish a Federal Committee on Migratory Labor: to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. MORSE: S. 1568. A bill to increase from $600 to $1,200 the limitation upon the amount of gross income which a dependent child of a taxpayer may receive without losing his status as a dependent for income-tax purposes; to the Committee on Finance.

By Mr. CASE: S. J. Res. 65. Joint resolution to direct the Secretary of the Army to restore the white crosses or other religious markers which until recently were above the graves of the honored war dead at the National Memorial Cemetery in Hawaii; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

ENROLLED BILL PRESENTED The Secretary reported that on today he presented to the President of the United States the enrolled bill (S. 1110) to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to authorize the appointment of a Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, and for other purposes. PAYMENTS TO ARO, INC., FOR OPERATION

OF ARNOLD ENGINEERING DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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

The Senate proceeded to consider 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; 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. DAYLIGHT-SAVING TIME IN THE DISTRICT

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 1419) to permit the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia to establish daylight-saving time in the District; and no amendment being made,

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

Whereupon

The PRESIDING OFFICER directed the roll to be called;

When

Sixty-nine Senators answered to their
names, as follows:
Aiken
Green

McC'ellan
Beall
Griswold

Millikin
Bennett
Hayden

Morse
Br!cker

Hendrickson Mundt
Bridges

Hickenlooper Murray
Butler, Md.
Hill

Neely
Byrd
Holland

Payne
Capchart Humphrey Potter
Carlson
Hunt

Robertson
Case

Johnson, Colo. Russeli Clements Johnson, Tex. Saltonstall Cooper

Johnston, S. C. Smith, Maine Cordon

Kefauver Smith, N. J.
Daniel
Kilgore

Sparkman
Dirksen

Knowland Stennis
Douglas
Kuchel

Symington
Duff
Langer

Taft
Dwurshak Lehman

Tobey
Ellender
Long

Watkins
Ferguson
Malone

Welker
Flanders

Mansfield Wiley
Frear

McCarran Williams
Fulbright McCarthy Young
A quorum being present,

REORGANIZATION PLAN NO. 3 OF 1953 The PRESIDING OFFICER laid before the Senate the following message from the President of the United States, which was read: To the Congress of the United States:

I transmit herewith Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1953, prepared in accordance with the provisions of the Reorganization Act of 1949, as amended.

The reorganization plan is designed to achieve two primary objectives. The first is to improve the organization of the Executive Office of the President. The second is to enable one Executive Office agency to exercise strong leadership in our national mobilization effort, including both current defense activities and readiness for any future national emergency.

The National Security Resources Board was established by the National Security Act of 1947 to advise the President concerning various aspect of future military, industrial, and civilian mobilization. The areas of responsibility assigned to the Board included the use of national and industrial resources for military and civilian needs; the sufficiency of productive facilities; the strategic relocation of industries; the mobilization and maximum utilization of manpower; and the maintenance and stabilization of the civilian economy.

The vigorous and efficient discharge of these vital functions is not well served by the simultaneous existence in the Executive Office of the President of the National Security Resources Board (charged with planning for the future) and the present Office of Defense Mobilization (charged with programs of the present). The progress of the current mobilization effort has made plain how artificial is the present separation of these functions.

Both functions should now be combined into one defense mobilization agency. Accordingly, the reorganization plan would create in the Executive Office of the President a new agency, to be known as the Office of Defense Mobilization. It would transfer to the new office the functions of the Chairman of the National Security Resources Board and abolish that Board, including the offices of Chairman and Vice Chairman.

The reorganization plan also transfers to the new agency the statutory functions of the present Office of Defense Mobilization. These are of a minor nature, the major functions of the prefent Office of Defense Mobilization having been delegated to it by the President, principally under the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended. It is my intention to transfer the latter functions to the new agency by Executive order, and to abolish the Office of Defense Mobilization established by Executive Order No. 10193. There will thus result a new agency which combines the activities of the National Security Resources Board and both the statutory and delegated functions of the heretofore existing Office of Defense Mobilization.

The proposed plan would also reorganize various activities relating to the stockpiling of strategic and critical materials. Those activities are principally provided for in the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act, as amended. It has become increasingly apparent that the policy and program aspects of stockpiling are an integral part of mobilization planning. They should not be administered separately from plant expansion, conservation of materials, and

Ordered, That the message, with the accompanying plan, be referred to the Committee on Government Operations. TITLE TO LANDS BENEATH NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE BOUNDARIES AND TO NATURAL RESOURCES

The Senate resumed the consideration of its unfinished business, viz, the joint resolution (S. J. Res. 13) to confirm and establish the titles 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.

The question being on agreeing to the reported amendment in the nature of a substitute, Pending debate,

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 having signed an enrolled bill, viz, H. R. 4130, I am directed to bring the same to the Senate for the signature of its President.

materials procurement under the Defense Production Act of 1950, or from the duties placed in the National Security Resources Board by the National Security Act of 1947. Therefore, the reorganization plan would transfer to the Director of the new Office of Defense Mobilization responsibility for major stockpiling actions, including the determination of the nature and quantities of materials to be stockpiled. In the main, these functions are transferred from the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force (acting jointly through the agency of the Munitions Board) and the Secretary of the Interior. The duties of the Administrator of General Services regarding the purchase of strategic and critical materials and the management of stockpiles are not affected by the reorganization plan, except that he will receive his directions, under the plan, from the Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization instead of from the Department of Defense.

This transfer of stockpiling functions will correct the present undesirable confusion of responsibilities. The functions of the heads of the military departments of the Department of Defense and the Secretary of the Interior under the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act, as amended, are at present in considerable measure subject to other authority of delegates of the President springing from the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended. The allocation and distribution of scarce materials among essential civilian and military activities and the continued maintenance of adequate stockpiles of strategic and critical materials are of major current importance. The reorganization plan will make possible more effective coordination and close control over the Government's whole stockpile program. It will speed decisions. It can result in significant economies.

The Department of Defense will, of course, continue to be responsible for presenting the needs of the military services. That Department and the Department of the Interior are specifically designated in the plan as additional agencies which shall appoint representatives to cooperate with the Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization in determining which materials are strategic and critical and how much of them is to be purchased. Final authority with regard to such determination will, however, be in the Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization.

Section 5 (a) of the reorganization plan withholds from transfer to the Director and abolishes the functions of the Chairman of the National Security Resources Board with regard to being consulted by and furnishing advice to the President concerning the placing of orders of mandatory precedence for articles or materials for the use of the Armed Forces of the United States or for the use of the Atomic Energy Commission, and with regard to determining that a plant, mine, or other facility can

be readily converted to the production or furnishing of such articles or materials. These abolished functions were vested in the National Security Resources Board by section 18 of the Selective Service Act of 1948—later renamed as the Universal Military Training and Service Act-and were transferred to the Chairman of that Board by Reorganization Plan No. 25 of 1950. The practical effect of this abolition is to obviate a statutory mandate that the President consult and advise with another officer of the executive branch of the Government.

Section 5 (b) of the reorganization plan abolishes the direction, authority, and control of the Secretary of Defense over functions transferred from the Department of Defense by the reorganization plan. The Secretary's functions in this regard are provided for in section 202 (b) of the National Security Act of 1947, as amended (5 U. S. C. 171a (b)).

Section 5 (c) of the reorganization plan abolishes any functions which were vested in the Army and Navy Munitions Board or which are vested in the Munitions Board with respect to serving as the agent through which the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and the Interior jointly act in determining which materials are strategic and critical under the provisions of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stockpiling Act, as amended, and the quality and quantities of such materials to be stockpiled. These abolished functions are provided for in section 2 (a) of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stockpiling Act, as amended.

After investigation I have found and hereby declare that each reorganization included in Reorganization Plan No. 3 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 a Director and a Deputy Director of the Office of Defense Mobilization. The rates of compensation fxed for these officers are, respectively, those which I have found to prevail in respect of comparable officers of the executive branch of the Government.

The reorganization plan will permit better organization and management of the Federal programs relating to materials and requirements and will thus help to achieve the maximum degree of mobilization readiness at the least possible cost. It is not practicable, however, to itemize, in advance of actual experience, the reductions of expenditures to be brought about by the taking effect of the reorganizations included in Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1953.

I urge that the Congress allow the proposed reorganization plan to become effective.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER,
THE WHITE HOUSE, April 2, 1953.

ENROLLED BILL SIGNED The Secretary reported that he had examined and found truly enrolled 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.

The VICE PRESIDENT thereupon signed the same. TITLE TO LANDS BENEAT NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE BOUNDARIES AND TO NATU-
RAL RESOURCES

The Senate resumed the consideration of its unfinished business, viz, 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.

The question being on agreeing to the reported amendment in the nature of a substitute, Pending debate,

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

Ordered, That he be entitled to the floor on Tuesday next for discussion on the pending joint resolution. Pending debate,

ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT

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

Ordered, That when the Senate complete its business today it stand adjourned until Monday next.

ADJOURNMENT The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. TAFT in the chair), at 6 o'clock and 33 minutes p. m., declared the Senate, under its order of today, adjourned until Mon. day next.

MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1953 The VICE PRESIDENT called the Senate to order, and the Chaplain offered prayer.

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

The Journal of the proceedings of Thursday, April 2, 1953, was approved.

PRESIDENTIAL APPROVALS A message from the President of the United States, by Mr. Miller, his secretary.

Mr. President: The President of the United States on April 4, 1953, approved and signed the following acts:

S. 1110. An act to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to authorize the appointment of a Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, and for other purposes.

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

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof. SUSPENSION OF DEPORTATION OF ALIENS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report stating all of the facts and pertinent provisions of law in the cases of certain aliens whose deportation has been suspended for more than 6 months, together with a statement for the reasons of such suspension; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judi. ciary. GRANT OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE TO

DISPLACED PERSONS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service of the Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report granting applications for permanent residence of certain displaced persons under section 4 of the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, as amended, together with a statement of the reasons for such grant; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

ation of the United States with Mexico in the control and eradication of footand-mouth disease, for the month of February 1953; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

LOAN OF ABANDONED SHIPS' BELLS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of the Navy, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on the proposed loan of abandoned ships' bells under the provisions of section 2 of Public Law 649, 79th Congress, approved August 7, 1946; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services. LISTS OF JUDGMENTS AND SETTLEMENTS

UNDER PUBLIC VESSELS AND SUITS IN ADMIRALTY ACTS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Attorney General, transmitting, pursuant to law, a list of judgments and settlements entered during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952, under the Public Vessels Act and the Suits in Admiralty Act; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. CONSTRUCTION OF SCHOOL FACILITIES IN

AREAS AFFECTED BY FEDERAL ACTIVITIES

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of the Federal Security Agency, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to provide a temporary program of assistance in the construction of minimum school facilities in areas affected by Federal activities; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. EXTENSION OF ACT GRANTING FEDERAL

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO CERTAIN SCHOOLS

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of the Federal Security Agency, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to improve and extend for 2 years the act granting Federal financial assistance to local educational agencies in the maintenance and operation of public elementary and secondary schools where activities of the Federal Government have treated unusual burdens; which, with the accompanying papers, was referr d to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

tation, and protection of the rights of citizens who engage in fishing in the area; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Concurrent resolutions of the Legislature of the State of North Dakota, as follows:

A concurrent resolution favoring the enactment of legislation requiring investigation of Federal income-tax returns to be conducted within 2 years from the time such returns must be filed; and

A concurrent resolution favoring the discontinuance of Federal taxation of motor-vehicle fuel and reserving such source of rev?nue to the several States; to the Committee on Finance.

A concurrent resolution favoring the enactment of legislation supporting the prices of basic farm crops at 100 percent of parity; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

A concurrent resolution favoring an increase in appropriations under Public Law 731, so as to provide a larger allotment of funds for Farm Home Administration direct farm-ownership loans in North Dakota; to the Committee on Appropriations.

A concurrent resolution favoring the return to the original landowners of mineral rights acquired by Federal agencies; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs; and

A concurrent resolution favoring the enactment of legislation to resurvey or accurately plat lands taken for the construction of dams to determine the metes and bounds of remaining tracts and correctly determine the acreage thereof, and to record such plats without cost or expense to the person owning such lands; to the Committee on Public Works.

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Iowa, urging that Public Law 552, 82d Congress, be amended so as to provide that black powder may be used in deep mines in any State in which there is no danger from methane gas authorized to be used by State law, and that any State law on the prevention of mine disasters shall prevail which provides equal safety with Federal law; to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

Mr. GILLETTE presented an identical concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Iowa; which was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

Mr. GILLETTE presented a resolution of the Tri-City Jewish Center, Rock Island, Ill., remonstrating against the threat to Jews behind the Iron-Curtain countries, and urging that the United States through the United Nations call upon Russia to desist from persecuting its Jewish citizens; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

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

By Mr. CARLSON: S. 1569. A bill to amend the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1953, so as to provide for the investigation by the Civil Service Commission in lieu of

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REPORT OF YUGOSLAV EMERGENCY RELIEF

ASSISTANCE PROGRAM The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of State, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the Yugoslav emergency relief program for the period September 16 through December 15, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. REPORT ON COOPERATION OF UNITED STATES

WITH MEXICO IN CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on cooper

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

A memorial of the Senate of the State of Arizona, praying the enactment of legislation to continue in operation the military installation at Fort Huachuca, Ariz.; to the Committee on Armed Services.

A joint memorial of the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska, favoring an investigation to prevent the threatened destruction of the salmon and crab fisheries of western Alaska, participation in research and management of this fishery before it becomes depleted by overexploi

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