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H.R. 3276. An act for the relief of Mrs. Margaret D. Surhan;

H. R. 3358. An act for the relief of Erna Meyer Grafton;

H. R. 3678. An act for the relief of George Prokofieff de Seversky, and Isabelle Prokofieff de Seversky;

H. R. 3724. An act for the relief of Anthony Lynn Neis;

H. R. 3757. An act for the relief of Dorothy Kilmer Nickerson;

H. R. 3758. An act for the relief of Stavrula Perutsea; and

H. R. 3832. An act for the relief of Mrs. Orinda Josephine Quigley.

The Speaker of the House having signed four enrolled bills, viz, S. 147, S. 516, S. 682, and S. 594, I am directed to bring the same to the Senate for the signature of its President.

H. R. 937. An act for the relief of the estate of Frank DeNuzzi and Cecelia Melnik Burns;

H. R. 1103. An act for the relief of Maria Buffoni and Emma Botta;

H. R. 1127. An act to validate a conveyance of certain lands by the Central Pacific Railway Co. and its lessee, Southern Pacific Co., to the Union Ice Co. and Edward Barbera;

H. R. 1128. An act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue to Jake Alexander a patent in fee to certain lands in the State of Alabama;

H. R. 1180. An act for the relief of Virgil N. Wing;

H. R. 1187. An act for the relief of Mother Anna D:Giorgi;

H. R. 1200. An act for the relief of Ronald J. Palmer and Ronda Kay Palmer;

H. R. 1456. An act for the relief of Susan Kay Burkhalter, a minor;

H. R. 1482. An act for the relief of Hildegard Schoenauer;

H. R. 1495. An act for the relief of Louis M. Jacobs;

H. R. 1517. An act for the relief of Cpl. Predrag Mitrovich;

H. R. 1695. An act for the relief of Irene Proios (nee Vagianos);

H. R. 1752. An act for the relief of William Robert DeGraff;

H. R. 1769. An act for the relief of Oscar F. Brown;

H. R. 1780. An act for the relief of Edward F. Shea;

H. R. 1880. An act to authorize the sale of certain public lands in Alaska to the Catholic bishop of northern Alaska for use as a mission school;

H. R. 1887. An act for the relief of Marjorie Goon (Goon Mei Chee);

H. R. 1888. An act for the relief of Gary Matthew Stevens (Kazuo Omiya);

H. R. 1952. An act for the relief of Cecile Lorraine Vincent and Michael Calvin Vincent;

H. R. 2018. An act for the relief of Daryl L. Roberts, Ade E. Jaskar, Terrence L. Robbins, Harry Johnson, and Frank Swanda;

H. R. 2154. An act authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Leona Hungry;

H. R. 2176. An act for the relief of Norma Jean Whitten;

H. R. 2201. An act for the relief of Constantinous Tzortzis;

H. R. 2214. An act for the relief of Jaroslav Bozena, Yvonka, and Jarka Ondricek;

H. R. 2364. An act to terminate restrictions against alienation on land owned by William Lynn Engles and Maureen Edna Engles;

H. R. 2368. An act for the relief of Richard E. Rughaase;

H. R. 2881. An act for the relief of Mrs. Rosaline Spagnola;

H. R. 3012. An act for the relief of the Sacred Heart Hospital;

H. R. 3042. An act for the relief of Anna Bosco Lomonaco;

H. R. 3244. An act for the relief of: Patricia Ann Dutchess;

H. R. 3275 An act for the relief of the Bracey-Welsh Co., Inc.;

HOUSE BILLS REFERRED The bills received this day from the House of Representatives for concurrence were severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent.

Ordered, That the bills H. R. 710, H. R. 788, H. R. 813, H. R. 814, H. R. 888, H. R. 889, H. R. 937, H. R. 1103, H. R. 1180, H. R. 1187, H. R. 1200, H. R. 1456, H. R. 1482, H. R. 1495, H. R. 1517, H. R. 1695, H. R. 1752, H, R. 1769, H. R. 1887, H. R. 1888, H. R. 1952, H. R. 2018, H. R. 2176, H. R. 2201, H. R. 2214, H. R. 2368, H. R. 2881, H. R. 3012, H. R. 3042, H. R. 3244, H. R. 3275, H. R. 3358, H. R. 3678, H. R. 3724, H. R. 3757, H. R. 3758, and H. R. 3832 be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary;

That the bills H. R. 1127, H. R. 1128, H. R. 1880, H. R. 2154, and H. R. 2364 be referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs; and

That the bills H. R. 1780 and H. R. 3276 be referred to the Committee on Finance.

ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED The Secretary reported that he had examined and found truly enrolled the following bills:

S. 147. An act for the relief of Sizuko Kato and her minor child, Meechiko;

S. 516. An act for the relief of Roland Lee Oenning;

S. 682. An act for the relief of George Rodney Giltner (formerly Joji Wakamiya); and

S. 954. An act for the relief of Robert Harold Wall.

The VICE PRESIDENT thereupon signed the same.

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

Whereupon

The VICE PRESIDENT directed the roll to be called;

When

Ninety-one Senators answered to their names as follows: Aiken

Butler, Nebr. Daniel Anderson Byrd

Dirksen
Barrett

Capehart Douglas
Beall
Carlson

Duff
Bennett
Case

Dworshak
Bricker

Clements Eastland
Bridges
Cooper

Ellender
Bush
Cordon

Ferguson

Flanders Kefauver Potter
Frear

Kennedy Purtell
Fulbright Kerr

Robertson
George
Kilgore

Russell
Gillette

Knowland Saltonstall
Goldwater Kuchel

Schoeppel
Gore
Langer

Smathers
Green
Lehman

Sm'th, Maine Griswold Long

Smith, N.J.
Hayden
Malone

Smith, N. C.
Hendrickson Mansfield Sparkman
Hennings Martin

Stennis Hickenlooper Maybank Symington Hill

McCarran Taft Hoey

McCarthy Thye
Holland

McC ellan Tobey
Hunt
Millikin

Watkins
Ives

Monroney Welker
Jackson
Morse

Wiley
Jenner
Mundt

Williams
Johnson, Colo. Neely

Young
Johnson, Tex. Pastore
Johnston, S. C. Payne

A quorum being present,
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. COOPERATIVE AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION

WORK The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of Agriculture, transmitting & draft of proposed legislation to repeal certain acts relating to cooperative agricultural extension work and to amend the Smith-Lever Act of May 8, 1914, as amended; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

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

A joint memorial of the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska, praying an appropriation to enable the construction of a combined courthouse, jail, postoffice, and general Federal office building at Valdez, Alaska; to the Committee on Appropriations.

A resolution of the House of Representatives of the Territory of Alaska, urging the act of April 23, 1949, be amended to provide for mortgage loans to individuals and through the Alaska Housing Authority, and provide for commitment limits of $500 per dwelling; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

A resolution of the City Council, Redondo Beach, Calif., favoring adequate offshore rescue facilities in the Los An

geles area for airplanes; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

Joint resolutions of the Legislature of the State of California, as follows:

A joint resolution urging the Federal Government to abandon the field of excise taxes on motor fuels, or in the alternative, to provide that the amount of Federal aid to the States for highways be increased at least to the respective amounts of motor-vehicle-fuel taxes collected by the Federal Government; to the Committee on Finance.

A communication from the director of civil defense, State of Colorado, certifying that the State had entered into and ratified an interstate civil defense compact, and also sent copies to certain other States for ratification; to the Committee on Armed Services.

A joint resolution urging the necessary funds to complete the construction of the vitally needed flood-control works on the Butte and Little Chico Creeks; to the Committee on Public Works.

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of California, favoring the enactment of legislation to restore the ownership of the States to all lands and resources beneath navigable waters, both inland and offshore, within their historic boundaries; which was ordered to lie on the table. MINORITY AND INDIVIDUAL VIEWS ON

SENATE BILL 1081 On motion by Mr. CAPEHART, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That he as a member of the Committee on Banking and Currency may file his individual views on the bill (S. 1081) to provide authority for temporary economic controls, and for other purposes, heretofore reported, and that certain other members of the said committee may submit their minority views thereon.

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

By Mr. MARTIN: S. 1633. A bill authorizing the appropriation of funds to provide for the completion of certain projects for flood control and related purposes in the Columbia River Basin; to the Committee on Public Works.

By Mr. THYE: S. 1634, A bill for the relief of Alton Bramer; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HOLLAND: S. 1635. A bill to exempt State departments of agriculture and State marketing bureaus from the increase in postage rates on third-class mail provided by section 3 of the act of October 30, 1951; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. FREAR: S. 1636. A bill to require a determination by the Tax Court of the existence of a prima facie case of fraud prior to the administrative imposition of an addition to an income-tax deficiency based upon fraud; to the Committee on Finance.

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By Mr. KERR (for himself and

Mr. MONRONEY): S. 1637. A bill to authorize the sale of certain lands to the State of Oklahoma; and

S. 1638. A bill to authorize the sale of certain lands to the State of Oklahoma; to the Committee on Public Works.

S. 1639. A bill to authorize the sale of certain lands to the State of Oklahoma; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. SALTONSTALL (by re

quest): S. 1640. A bill to amend the act of April 29, 1941, to authorize the waiving of the requirement of performance and payment bonds in connection with certain Coast Guard contracts;

S. 1641. A bill to retrocede to the State of Oklahoma concurrent jurisdiction over the right-of-way for U. S. Highway 62 and 277 within the Fort Sill Military Reservation, Okla.;

S. 1642. A bill to authorize the Secretaries of the Army, the Navy, and the Air Force, with the approval of the Secretary of Defense, to cause to be published official registers for their respective seryices;

S. 1643. A bill to authorize the Post Office Department to designate enlisted personnel of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard as postal clerks and assistant postal clerks, and for other purposes;

S. 1644. A bill to amend the act of May 27, 1940 (54 Stat. 223), as amended, to remove the limitation upon the rank of the director of music, the leader of the Military Academy Band, and for other purposes;

S. 1645. A bill to clarify the status of citizens or nationals of the Republic of the Philippines who are retired members of the uniformed services and who hold offices of profit or trust under the Republic of the Philippines, and for other purposes;

S. 1646. A bill to amend section 301, Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, to further limit the jurisdiction of boards of review established under that section; and

S. 1647. A bill to amend the act of August 3, 1950, as amended, to continue in effect the provisions thereof relating to the authorized personnel strengths of the Armed Forces; to the Committee on Armed Services.

facts in connection therewith, under the seal of the United States Senate, to the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia to the end that the said Russell W. Duke may be proceeded against in the manner and form provided by law.

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS During legislative session, certain executive business was transacted as in executive session, by unanimous consent. 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 of the States to lands beneath navigable waters within State boundaries and to 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 amendment proposed by Mr. HILL (for himself and others) to the amendment proposed by Mr. ANDERSON as a substitute for the part proposed to be inserted by the reported amendment,

Pending debate,

Mr. HILL, having the floor, was granted permission to continue his remarks upon the convening of the Senate tomorrow.

ENROLLED BILLS PRESENTED The Secretary reported that on today he presented to the President of the United States the following enrolled bills:

S. 147. An act for the relief of Sizuko Kato and her minor child, Meechiko;

S. 516. An act for the relief of Roland Lee Oenning;

S. 682. An act for the relief of George Rodney Giltner (formerly Joji Wakamiya); and

S. 954. An act for the relief of Robert Harold Wall.

RECESS On motion by Mr. TAFT, at 7 o'clock and 17 minutes p. m.,

The Senate took a recess until 11 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

CITATION OF RUSSELL W. DUKE FOR

CONTEMPT OF SENATE Mr. MCCARTHY, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on Government Operations, submitted a report (No. 143), accompanied by the following resolution (S. Res. 103); which was ordered to be placed on the calendar:

Resolved, That the President of the Senate certify the report of the Committee on Government Operations of the United States Senate as to the willful default of Russell W. Duke in failing to appear to testify before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations of the United States Senate in response to a subpena, together with all the

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1953 (Legislative day of Monday, April 6,

1953) The PRESIDENT pro tempore called the Senate to order at 11 o'clock a. m., and Rev. Reginald Wall, of Decatur, Ga., offered prayer.

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

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

H. R. 3480. An act to amend section 509 of title V of the Agricultural Act of 1949, to extend for 3 years the period during which agricultural workers may be made available for employment under such title; and

H. R. 4004. An act to amend section 5210 of the Revised Statutes.

HOUSE BILLS REFERRED The bills this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence were read the first and second times by unanimous consent.

Ordered, That the bill H. R. 3480 be referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry; and

That the bill H. R. 4004 be referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency. TITLE TO LANDS BENEATH NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE BOUNDARIES AND TO NAT-
URAL RESOURCES

The Senate resumed the consideration of its unfinished business, yiz, 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 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 amendment proposed by Mr. HILL (for himself and others) to the amendment proposed by Mr. ANDERSON as a substitute for the part proposed to be inserted by the reported amendment,

Pending debate,

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

Whereupon

The PRESIDENT pro tempore directed the roll to be called;

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

McClellan
Anderson
Griswold

Millikin
Barrett
Hayden

Monroney
Beall

Hendrickson Morse Bennett

Hennings Mundt
Bricker

Hickenlooper Neely
Bridges
Hill

Pastore
Bush
Hoey

Payne
Butler, Nebr. Holland

Potter Byrd

Humphrey Purtell
Capehart Ives

Robertson
Carlson
Jackson

Russell
Case
Jenner

Saltonstall
Clements Johnson, Colo. Schoeppel
Cooper

Johnson, Tex. Smathers Cordon

Johnston, S. C. Smith, Maine Daniel

Kefauver Smith, N. J.
Dirksen

Kennedy Smith, N. C.
Douglas
Kerr

Sparkman
Duff
Kilgore

Stennis
Dworshak Knowland Symington
Eastland
Kuchel

Taft
Ellender
Langer

Thye
Ferguson Lehman

Tobey
Flanders
Long

Watkins
Frear
Malone

Welker
Fulbright Mansfield Wiley
George
Martin

Williams
Gillette

Maybank Young
Goldwater McCarran
Gore

McCarthy
A quorum being present,

The following business was transacted by unanimous consent:

SENATORS EXCUSED The following-named Senators were excused from attendance upon the Senate for the period indicated:

Mr. SPARKMAN on tomorrow and the rest of this week and next week, on his own request;

Mr. SALTONSTALL at 2 p. m. today until Tuesday next, on his own request;

Mr. LEHMAN on tomorrow, on his own request;

Mr. LANGER at 1 p. m. today until 3 p. m. tomorrow, on his own request.

ORDER FOR RECESS On motion by Mr. TAFT, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That when the Senate concludes its business today, it take a recess until 11 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS Mrs. SMITH of Maine presented a resolution of the Legislature of the State of Maine, favoring the elimination of the Federal gasoline tax and leaving that area of taxation entirely to the States; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. GRISWOLD presented a resolution of the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce, Scottsbluff, Nebr., favoring the enactment of legislation to eliminate waste and inefficiency in the departments, bureaus, and agencies of the Government by revision of the Federal civil-service laws, place the powers back in the hands of the Commission, and discontinue the blanket appointments in civil-service ratings; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

Mr. KEFAUVER presented a joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of Tennessee, favoring the enactment of legislation to insure that the administrative offices of the Tennessee Valley Authority remain in Tennessee; which was referred to the Committee on Public Works.

Mr. KEFAUVER presented a resolution of the House of Representatives of the State of Tennessee, urging the repeal of automotive excise taxes, particularly the gasoline tax, and reserving this field of taxation for the States; which was referred to the Committee on Finance. FOREIGN POLICY ADDRESS OF THE PRESIDENT

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

Ordered, That the address today to the American Society of Newspaper Editors by the President of the United States on foreign policy be printed as a Senate document.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES Mr. SALTONSTALL, from the Committee on Armed Services, to whom were referred the following bills, reported them each without amendment, and submitted reports thereon, as follows:

S. 1448. A bill to amend the act of June 25, 1942, relating to the making of photographs and sketches of properties of the Military Establishment, to continue in effect the provisions thereof until 6 months after the present national emergency (Rept. No. 145); and

S. 1524. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Navy to furnish certain supplies to foreign naval vessels on a reimbursable basis, and for other purposes (Rept. No. 144).

Mr. SYMINGTON, from the Committee on Armed Services, to whom was

referred the bill (S. 1527) 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, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 146) thereon.

Mr. HENDRICKSON, from the Committee on Armed Services, to whom was referred the bill (S. 1528) to continue in effect certain appointments as officers and as warrant officers of the Army and of the Air Force, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 147) thereon.

Mr. DUFF, from the Committee on Armed Services, to whom was referred the bill (S. 1529) to amend the act of July 28, 1942 (ch. 528, 56 Stat. 722), relating to posthumous appointments and commissions, and for other purposes, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 148) thereon.

Mrs. SMITH of Maine, from the Committee on Armed Services, to whom were referred the following bills, reported them each without amendment, and submitted reports thereon, as follows:

S. 1530. A bill to amend the ArmyNavy Nurses Act of 1947 to authorize the apointment 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 (Rept. No. 149); and

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 (Rept. No. 150). REPORTS OF DISPOSITION OF USELESS PAPERS

Mr. CARLSON, from the Joint Select Committee on the Disposition of Papers in the Executive Departments, to whom were referred lists of papers in various departments and agencies of the Government recommended for disposition, transmitted to the Senate by the Archivist of the United States, dated March 17 and March 30, 1953, submitted, pursuant to law, reports thereon.

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

By Mr. FERGUSON (for himself

and Mr. MAYBANK): S. 1648. A bill to provide for a television studio to be maintained in connection with the Senate Radio-Television Correspondents' Gallery; to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

By Mr. KEFAUVER: S. 1649. A bill to amend section 24 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code to permit the deduction from gross income of certain expenses and interest incurred or accrued, but not paid, during the taxable year; to the Committee on Finance. S. 1650. A bill to amend

113 of title 18, United States Code; and

S. 1651. A bill for the relief of Maria Anna Coone; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

firm and establish the titles of the States to lands beneath navigable waters within State boundaries and to 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 amendment proposed by Mr. HILL (for himself and others) to the amendment proposed by Mr. ANDERSON as a substitute for the part proposed to be inserted by the reported amendment, Pending debate,

RECESS The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. TAFT in the chair) at 6 o'clock and 45 minutes p. m., declared the Senate, under its order of today, in recess until 11 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

By Mr. BENNETT: S. 1652. A bill for the relief of Robert A. Tyrrell; to the Coinmittee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MANSFIELD (by request): S. 1653. A bill authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Mrs. Cynthia Cooper Anderson; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mrs. SMITH of Maine: S. 1654. A bill to amend the act entitled "An act to provide for a method of voting in time of war, by members of the land and naval forces absent from the place of their residence," approved September 16, 1942, as amended; to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

By Mr. LANGER: S. 1655. A bill for the relief of Seifoullah Lofti; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HENDRICKSON: S. 1656. A bill for the relief of Gerolf Lamprecht; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CASE: S. 1657. A bill to provide for the completion of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and the financing thereof by issuance of a special coin; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. DOUGLAS: S. 1658. A bill for the relief of Maria Nakamura;

S. 1659. A bill for the relief of Antony Timothe Fairchild (Ishida Makoto) and Marie Dolores Fairchild (Shimizu Reiko);

S. 1660. A bill for the relief of Pietro Frisina and family; and

S. 1661. A bill for the relief of Erna Prange Blanks; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado (by

request): S. 1662. A bill to provide for Federal participation in the design, development, and service testing of jet- and turbinepowered transport aircraft, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. 1663. A bill to increase the salaries of Members of Congress, judges of United States courts, and United States attorneys, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MORSE (for himself, Mr.

ANDERSON, Mr. DOUGLAS, Mr.
HILL, Mr. HUMPHREY, Mr. JACK-
SON, Mr. JOHNSTON of South
Carolina, Mr. KEFAUVER, Mr.
LANGER, Mr. LEHMAN, Mr. Mag-
NUSON, Mr. MURRAY, Mr. NEELY,

and Mr. SPARKMAN): S. 1664. A bill to authorize the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Snake River project, Idaho-OregonWyoming, and for related purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1953
(Legislative day of Monday, April 6,

1953) The PRESIDENT pro tempore called the Senate to order at 11 o'clock a. m., and Rev. Blake Smith, D. D., of Austin, Tex., offered prayer.

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

The Journal of the proceedings of Tuesday, April 14, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16, 1953, was approved. TITLE TO LANDS BENEATH 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 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 amendment proposed by Mr. HILL (for himself and others) to the amendment proposed by Mr. ANDERSON as a substitute for the part proposed to be inserted by the reported amendment,

Pending debate,

The following business was transacted by unanimous consent:

Humphrey Mansfield Russell
Hunt
Martin

Schoeppel
Ives

Maybank Smathers Jackson

McCarran Smith, Maine Johnson, Colo. McCarthy Smith, N. J. Johnson, Tex. McCiellan Stennis Johnston, S. C. Millikin

Symington
Kefauver Monroney Taft
Kennedy
Morse

Thye
Kerr
Mundt

Tobey
Kilgore
Neely

Watkins
Knowland Pastore

Welker
Kuchel
Payne

Williams
Langer
Potter

Young
Long

Purtell
Malone

Robertson
A quorum being present,

SENATOR EXCUSED Mr. PASTORE was excused from attendance upon the Senate after today until Tuesday next, on his own request. GRANT OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE TO

DISPLACED PERSONS The President pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization, Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report granting applications for permanent residence of certain displaced persons under on of the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, as amended, together with a statement of the reason for such grant; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. TEMPORARY ADMISSION OF CERTAIN ALIENS

INTO THE UNITED STATES The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of certain aliens who were granted temporary admission into the United States under the authority of section 212 (d) (3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. REPORT OF SMALL DEFENSE PLANTS

ADMINISTRATION The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Administrator of the Small Defense Plants Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, the quarterly report of the Administration for the period ended March 31, 1953; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency. AUTHORIZATION TO POSTMASTER GENERAL TO

CONTRACT FOR SWITCHING SERVICE BY RAILWAY COMMON CARRIER

The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Postmaster General, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to authorize the Postmaster General to enter into special agreements for switching service by railway common carriers; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, ANNUAL REPORT OF THE GENERAL

ACCOUNTING OFFICE The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from

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

Whereupon

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

When

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

Clements George
Anderson
Cordon

Gillette
Barrett
Daniel

Goldwater
Beall
Dirksen

Gore
Bennett
Douglas

Green
Bridges
Dworshak

riswold
Bush
Eastland

Hayden
Butler, Md. Ellender

Hendrickson
Butler, Nebr. Ferguson Hennings
Capehart Flanders Hickenlooper
Carlson
Frear

Hill
Case

Fulbright Holland

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 con

the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, the annual report of the General Accounting Office for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. OVEROBLIGATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS BY

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of violations of law by the Production and Marketing Administration by exceeding limitations of allotments made within the total quarterly apportionments of appropriations; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations. AMENDMENT OF UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAIN

ING AND SERVICE ACT OF 1951 The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Secretary of State, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend the Universal Military Training and Service Act of 1951; which, with the accompanying paper was referred to the Committee on Armed Services. SUSPENSION OF DEPORTATION OF ALIENS

WITHDRAWAL OF NAMES The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, withdrawing certain names from reports of aliens whose deportation had previously been suspended for more than 6 months, heretofore transmitted to the Senate by the Attorney General; which, with the accompanying papers, were referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

PAYMENT OF INDIAN CLAIMS The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Chief Commissioner of the Indians Claims Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the proceedings with respect to the claim of the Cherokee Nation of Indians in Oklahoma et al. v. The United States, and a claim of the Skokomish and other tribes of Indians v. The United States; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Oklahoma, praying the enactment of legislation to permit the legal entry of Anne Elizabeth Craps into the United States; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey, praying for the care and maintenance of the Twin Navesink Lighthouse at Highlands, N. J., as an historic site; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii, favoring the passage of House bill 2848, to eliminate the provision that no charge can be made by the Territory for the use of wharves and landings existing at the time section 89 of the Organic Act was enacted; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of Maine, favoring the elimination of the Federal gasoline tax and leaving that area of taxation entirely to the States; to the Committee on Finance.

A resolution of the City Council of Boston, Mass., favoring the passage of Senate Concurrent Resolution 16, to establish a joint committee to investigate alleged crimes against humanity in totalitarian countries; and

A resolution of the St. Louis Chapter of the Sons of the Revolution, St. Louis, Mo., favoring that meetings of the United Nations be opened and closed with prayers for guidance to divine providence and that the name of Almighty God, the God of all nations, be inserted in the charter, bylaws, and other documents of the United Nations; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. IVES presented a resolution adopted at a protest rally by citizens of Buffalo, N. Y., remonstrating against the policy of Soviet attack against religious beliefs and minority peoples; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. KENNEDY (for himself and Mr. SALTONSTALL) presented a resolution of the City Council of New Bedford, Mass., remonstrating against the importation of fish fillets tending to jeopardize employment and investments in that area; which was referred to the Committee on Finance.

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

By Mr. BEALL (by request): S. 1665. A bill to amend the Federal Credit Union Act; and

S. 1666. A bill to amend the Federal Credit Union Act; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. HOLLAND: S. 1667. A bill for the relief of Rica L. Barbey; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. WILLIAMS: S. 1668. A bill to authorize the modification of the existing project for the Mispillion River, Del., in order to improve facilities for navigation; to the Committee on Public Work.

By Mr. BARRETT: S. 1669. A bill to provide that the excess-land provisions of the Federal reclamation laws shall not apply to lands in the Owl Creek unit of the Missouri Basin project; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. CASE (by request): S. 1670. A to amend section 365 of the act entitled "An act to establish a code of laws for the District of Columbia," approved March 3, 1901, as amended, to increase the maximum sum allowable by the court out of assets of a decedent's estate for funeral expenses;

S. 1671. A bill to amend the law of the District of Columbia relating to forcible entry and detainer;

S. 1672. A bill to amend the law of the District of Columbia relating to publication of partnerships; and

S. 1673. A bill to amend the act entitled "An act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia,” approved March 3, 1901, as further amended by an act of April 19, 1920 (title 20, ch. 1, sec. 116, D. C. Code, 1951), relating to continuing decedent's business; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado: S. 1674. A bill for the relief of John James Perrin (Toshio Mogi); to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MALONE: S. 1675. A bill for the relief of Vasilios Eftathiou Triantafillou; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S. 1676. A bill to allow an additional exemption of $600 to a taxpayer and to the spouse of a taxpayer upon attaining the age of 70 years; to the Committee on Finance.

By Mr. LANGER: S. 1677. A bill relating to the venue of actions for violations of the act entitled "An act to assist States in collecting sales and use taxes on cigarettes"; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 1678. A bill for the relief of Henry Szymerski (Henryk Szymerski) and Polly Henrietta Szymerski; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. AIKEN (for himself and

Mr. ELLENDER): S. 1679. A bill to repeal certain acts relating to cooperative agricultural extension work and to amend the Smith

AUDIT REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF LAND

MANAGEMENT, INTERIOR DEPARTMENT The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, an audit report of the Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1952; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

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

REPORTS OF A COMMITTEE Mr. MARTIN (for Mr. BUSH), from the Committee on Public Works, to whom was referred the bill (S. 117) to amend section 7 of the Flood Control Act of 1941 relating to the apportionment of moneys received on account of the leasing of lands acquired by the United States for flood-control purposes, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 151) thereon.

Mr. MARTIN (for Mr. BUSH), from the Committee on Public Works, to whom was referred the bill (S. 639) to provide for the abandonment of a certain part of the Federal project for the Broadkill River in Delaware, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 152) thereon.

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