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Lever Act of May 8, 1914, to provide for cooperative agricultural extension work between the agricultural colleges in the several States, Territories, and possessions receiving the benefits of an act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, and of acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Department of Agriculture; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. AIKEN (for himself and

Mr. HOLLAND): S. 1680. A bill to provide for emergency action under section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. MILLIKIN (for himself

and Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado): S. 1681. A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army to cancel the lease of the Department of the Army upon Camp George West, Colo., and to return such camp together with all improvements thereto and facilities situated thereon to the State of Colorado; to the Committee on Armed Services. 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,

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

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

Pending debate,

The VICE PRESIDENT resumed the chair. Pending debate,

RECESS On motion by Mr. SCHOEPPEL, at 5 o'clock and 41 minutes p. m.,

The Senate, under its order of today, took a recess until 11 a. m. tomorrow.

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UNITED STATES SENATE,

PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE, Washington, D. C., April 18, 1953. To the Senate:

Being temporarily absent from the Senate, I appoint Hon. ROBERT C. HENDRICKSON, a Senator from the State of New Jersey, to perform the duties of the Chair during my absence.

STYLES BRIDGES,

President pro tempore. Mr. HENDRICKSON thereupon took the chair.

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

The Journal of the proceedings of Friday, April 17, 1953, was approved.

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

Whereupon

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore directed the roll to be called;

When

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

Maybank
Anderson Griswold McCarran
Barrett
Hayden

McCarthy
Bennett

Hendrickson McClellan Bridges

Hennings Millikin Bush

Hickenlooper Monroney
Butler, Nebr. Hill

Mundt
Carlson
Holland

Neely
Case

Humphrey Payne
Clements Hunt

Potter
Cordon
Ives

Purtell
Daniel

Johnson, Colo. Robertson
Douglas

Johnston, S. C. Russell
Dworshak Kefauver Schoeppel
Eastland
Kerr

Smathers
Ellender
Kilgore

Smith, Maine
Ferguson Knowland Stennis
Flanders Kuchel

Taft
Fulbright Langer

Thye
George
Long

Tobey
Gillette
Malone

Watkins
Goldwater Mansfield Young
Gore

Martin
A quorum being present,

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS Mr. LANGER presented resolutions of the Stutsman District Medical Society, Jamestown, N. Dak., favoring the amendment of the Doctor Draft Act to provide that physicians who have not reached their 51st birthday be divided into two groups, those never having military service to be called according to age, the youngest being called first, and those who have had military service since September 15, 1950, to be called according to the least amount of service, and the latter group not to be called until the 1st group has been completely exhausted, and that this law should be administered by a special selective service board; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Mr. HUMPHREY presented a resolution by the general council of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians, Red Lake, Minn., remonstrating against Senate bill 330, providing for segregation of the interests of individual members of the various Indian tribes in funds deposited in the Treasury to the credit of such tribes; which was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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

By Mr. THYE: S. 1682. A bill for the relief of Branimir V. Popovitch and Mila B. Popovitch; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. NEELY (by request): S. 1683. A bill to amend the District of Columbia Barber Act; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. CARLSON: S. 1684. A bill to facilitate civil-service appointment of persons who lost opportunity therefor because of service in the Armed Forces after June 30, 1950, and to provide certain benefits upon appointment; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. LANGER: S. 1685. A bill to adjust the salaries of postmasters, supervisors, and employees in the field service of the Post Office Department; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. HUNT: S. 1686. A bill authorizing and directing the Secretary of Agriculture to convey a tract of land out of the Teton National Forest, Wyo., to Thomas Guilfoyle Huff in exchange for a tract of land adjacent thereto owned by the said Thomas Guilfoyle Huff; to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

By Mr. HOLLAND: S. 1687. A bill for the relief of T. C. Elliott; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JOHNSTON of South

Carolina (for himself and Mr.

COOPER): S. 1688. A bill to amend the Civil Seryice Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. 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,

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

Ordered, That when the Senate completes its business today it take a recess until 11 o'clock a. m. on Monday next.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 1953 (Legislative day of Monday, April 6,

1953) Mr. ROBERT C. HENDRICKSON, from the State of New Jersey, called the Senate to order at 11 o'clock a. m., and the Chaplain offered prayer. APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT

PRO TEMPORE The Secretary read the following communication from the President pro tempore:

RECESS On motion by Mr. TAFT at 5 o'clock and 16 minutes p. m.,

The Senate, under its order of today, took a recess until 11 o'clock a. m. Monday next.

report (No. 25) on a review of tax-authorization program; which was ordered to be printed with illustrations. REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY

Mr. MCCARRAN, by unanimous consent, from the Committee on the Judi. ciary, to whom was referred the bill (s. 16) to amend the immunity provision relating to testimony given by witnesses before either House of Congress or their committees, reported it with an amendment and submitted a report (No. 158) thereon.

MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1953 (Legislative day of Monday, April 6,

1953) The VICE PRESIDENT called the Senate to order at 11 o'clock a. m., and Rev. John Prescott Robertson, of Braintree, Mass., offered prayer.

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

The Journal of the proceedings of Saturday, April 18, 1953, was approved.

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

LEGISLATIVE SESSION The Senate resumed its legislative session.

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

Whereupon

The VICE PRESIDENT directed the roll to be called;

When

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

McCarran
Anderson

Griswold McCarthy
Barrett
Hayden

McClellan
Beall

Hendrickson Millikin Bennett

Hennings Monroney
Bridges

Hickenlooper Mundt
Bush
Hill

Murray
Butler, Md. Hoey

Neely
Butler, Nebr. Holland

Payne
Byrd
Hunt

Potter
Case
Ives

Purtell
Clements Jackson

Robertson Cooper

Johnson, Colo. Russell
Cordon

Johnston, S.C. Schoeppel
Daniel
Ketauver

Smathers
Dirksen

Kennedy Smith, Maine Duff Kerr

Smith, N. C. Dworshak Kilgore

Stennis
Eastland

Knowland Symington
Ellender
Kuchel

Thye
Ferguson Langer

Tobey
Flanders
Lehman

Watkins
Frear
Long

Welker
Fulbright Magnuson Wiley
George
Malone

Williams
Gillette

Mansfield Young
Goldwater Martin
Gore

Maybank
A quorum being present,
WAGES AND EFFECTS OF DECEASED SEAMEN

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Director of the Administrative Officer of the United States Courts, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to revise the procedure in the district courts of the United States, relating to the disposition of the wages and effects of deceased and deserving seamen; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

SUSPENSION OF DEPORTATION OF ALIENS

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

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

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the State of California, urging the United States Army Corps of Engineers to make such repairs to the breakwater at Morro Bay as may be necessary to adequately protect the harbor of, and the Federal, county, and private property at, Morro Bay; to the Committee on Public Works.

A joint resolution of the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii, favoring the enactment of legislation appropriating funds for flood control at Hanapepe, Kauai, authorized by Public Law 534, 78th Congress, 2d session, section 10; to the Committee on Appropriations.

Concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii, favoring the inclusion of Hawaii in Senate Joint Resolution 26, extending the authority of the Federal National Mortgage Association to include the purchase of loans in Hawaii and authorizing the Federal Housing Administration to raise the limit of loans insured by it in Hawaii; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska presented an identical concurrent · resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska presented a joint memorial of the Legislature of the Territory of Alaska, urging the enactment of legislation suspending the requirements for the performance of annual labor upon unpatented mining claims in the Territory during the national emergency and for the assessment years beginning July 1, 1952, and ending July 1, 1955; which was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Mr. WILEY presented a resolution of the Sauk County Federation of Labor, Baraboo, Wis., opposing the passage of any legislation which would circumvent the decision of the Supreme Court, raise Federal taxes, injure our peacetime oil reserves, or jeopardize the defenses of the United States of America; which was ordered to lie on the table.

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

By Mr. LANGER: S. 1689. A bill for the relief of Mrs. Cacila Gotthardt Grange; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JOHNSTON of South Car

olina: S. 1690. A bill to exempt publications of religious, educational, scientific, philanthropic, agricultural, labor, veterans', and fraternal organizations or associations from the minimum rate of postage prescribed by law for each individually addressed copy of publications entered as second-class matter; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. CASE (by request): S. 1691. A bill to authorize Potomac Electric Power Co. to construct, maintain, and operate in the District of Columbia, and to cross Kenilworth Avenue NE., in said District with, certain railroad tracks and related facilities, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the District of Columbia.

By Mr. KENNEDY: S. 1692. A bill for the relief of Francis G. Pollard;

S. 1693. A bill for the relief of Jason S. Bailey trust; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KENNEDY (by request): S. 1694. A bill for the relief of Romeo Barsanti;

S. 1695. A bill for the relief of Toy Lin Chen; and

S. 1696. A bill for the relief of Dr. Mourad Arnoux; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BEALL: S. 1697. A bill for the relief of George Mureson; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BEALL (for himself and

Mr. BUTLER of Maryland): S. 1698. A bill for the relief of the city of Frederick, Md.; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. LEHMAN: S. 1699. A bill for the relief of Ragnar Videll; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HOEY: S. 1700. A bill to amend section 33 of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act by striking out the sentence which restricts the use which a county may make of funds paid to it under that section; to

REPORT ON REVIEW OF TAX-AUTHORIZATION

PROGRAM Mr. MAYBANK, by unanimous consent, from the Joint Committee on Defense Production, submitted a progress

matters and establish in lieu thereof a new Office of Assistant Attorney General. Appointment thereto would be by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

After investigation I have found and hereby declare that each reorganization included in Reorganization Plan No. 4 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 it is necessary to include in the accompanying reorganization plan, by reason of reorganization made thereby, provisions for the appointment and compensation of an Assistant Attorney General. The rate of compensation fixed for this officer is that which I have found to prevail in respect of comparable officers in the executive branch of the Government.

Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1953 neither increases nor decreases the number of officials or employees, or the functions, of the Department of Justice. Accordingly, it is not probable that reductions in expenditures will be brought about by the taking effect of the reorganization included in the reorganization plan. I am persuaded, however, that the reorganization plan will promote the best utilization of the top officers of the Department of Justice and the most effective conduct of the affairs of the Department.

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER.
THE WHITE HOUSE, April 20, 1953.

the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. 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. ANDERSON raised a question as to the presence of a quorum;

Whereupon

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. COOPER in the Chair) directed the roll to be called;

When

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

McCarran
Anderson Griswold McCarthy
Barrett
Hayden

McClellan
Beall

Hendrickson Millikin
Bennett Hennings Monroney
Bridges

Hickenlooper Mundt
Bush
Hill

Murray
Butler, Md. Hoey

Neely
Butler, Nebr.
Holland

Payne
Byrd
Hunt

Potter
Case
Ives

Purtell
Clements Jackson

Robertson Cooper

Johnson, Colo. Russell
Cordon

Johnston, S. C. Schoeppel
Daniel
Kefauver

Smathers
Dirksen Kennedy Smith, Maine
Duff
Kerr

Smith, N.C.
Dworshak Kilgore

Stennis
Eastland Knowland Symington
Ellender
Kuchel

Taft
Ferguson Langer

Thye
Flanders Lehman

Watkins
Frear
Long

Welker
Fulbright Magnuson Wiley
George
Malone

Williams
Gillette

Mansfield Young
Goldwater Martin
Gore

Maybank
A quorum being present,
Pending debate,

REORGANIZATION PLAN NO. 4 OF 1953 The PRESIDING OFFICER laid before the Senate the following message of the President of the United States, which was read: To the Congress of the United States:

I transmit herewith Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1953 prepared in accordance with the Reorganization Act of 1949, as amended, and providing for reorganizations in the Department of Justice.

Under present law the Solicitor General is required to exercise the duties of the Attorney General in case of the absence or disability of the latter, or in case of a vacancy in the Office of Attorney General. This arrangement originated in 1870. The Solicitor General is no longer the appropriate officer of the Department of Justice to be first in the line of succession of officers to be Acting Attorney General. His basic and primary function is to represent the United

States before the Supreme Court. He is not concerned with the day-to-day administrative direction of the affairs of the Department of Justice. Thus, he is not likely to be the officer of the Department whose regular duties best prepare him to assume the occasional responsibility of guiding the affairs of the entire Department in the capacity of Acting Attorney General.

The Department of Justice now has a Deputy Attorney General, provision for that title having been made in Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1950. The duties of this officer include supervision over all major units of the Department of Justice and over United States attorneys and marshals. He is the chief liasion officer of the Department of Justice with the Congress and with other departments and agencies. He is, both by title and by the nature of his functions, the officer best situated to act as the administrative head of the Department of Justice when the Attorney General is absent or disabled or the Office of Attorney General is vacant.

Accordingly, the reorganization plan would transfer from the Solicitor General to the Deputy Attorney General the functions conferred by statute upon the former with respect to acting as Attorney General. The reorganization plan makes further provision for Acting Attorney General in circumstances where both the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General are unavailable. The plan would authorize the Attorney General to prescribe the order of succession in which the Assistant Attorneys General and the Solicitor General shall, in such circumstances, act as Attorney General.

There are in the Department of Justice eight offices of Assistant Attorney General. Each incumbent of seven of these offices has the sole statutory function of assisting the Attorney General in the performance of his duties. However, the statute prescribes that the eighth Assistant Attorney General (along with certain assistants) shall have charge of the interests of the Government in all matters of reappraisement and classification of imported goods. This officer is known as the Assistant Attorney General in charge of customs matters.

By Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1950, all functions of all subordinate officers, and of all agencies, of the Department of Justice were transferred to the Attorney General. Accordingly, the Assistant Attorney General in charge of customs matters would now perform only such functions as may be delegated to him by the Attorney General. However, the effect of the present statute may well be to require the appointment of the Assistant Attorney General in charge of customs matters, whereas this official should be appointed simply as an Assistant Attorney General, as are other Assistant Attorneys General. All doubt in this regard should be resolved.

To accomplish this end, the accompanying reorganization plan would abolish the now existing Office of Assistant Attorney General in charge of customs

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

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.

SENATOR EXCUSED Mr. MCCLELLAN was excused from attendance upon the Senate until Friday next, on his own request. 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 report amendment,

Pending debate,

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

Whereupon

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. GOLDWATER in the chair) directed the roll to be called,

When

Mr. HOLLAND raised a question of order, viz, that no business had been transacted since the previous quorum call.

The PRESIDING OFFICER overruled the point of order, stating the particular business that had been transacted.

The call of the roll proceeded; and

Thirty-six Senators answered to their names, as follows: Anderson Holland

Mundt
Bennett
Jackson

Neely
Bush

Kennedy Payne Butler, Md. Kerr

Potter
Clements Kuchel

Purtell
Cooper
Langer

Robertson
Cordon
Lehman

Russell
Ellender
Long

Schoeppel
Ferguson Magnuson Taft
Goldwater Mansfield Thye
Gore
Martin

Williams
Hill

McCarthy Young
A quorum not being present,

On motion by Mr. FERGUSON, Ordered, That the Sergeant at Arms be directed to request the attendance of the absent Senators.

Pending the execution of the order, Mr. WELKER, Mr. MALONE, Mr. BARRETT, Mr. FULBRIGHT, Mr. FLANDERS, Mr. MILLIKIN, Mr. GRISWOLD, Mr. Ives, Mr. DIRKSEN, Mr. HAYDEN, Mr. KILGORE, Mr. MONRONEY, Mr. DANIEL, Mr. AIKEN, Mr. BEALL, Mr. BRIDGES, Mr. CASE, Mr. MCCLELLAN, Mr. SMATHERS, Mrs. SMITH of Maine, Mr. SMITH of North Carolina, Mr. STENNIS, Mr. SYMINGTON, and Mr. WATKINS appeared and answered to their names.

A quorum being present,
Pending debate,

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

Ordered, That upon the convening of the Senate tomorrow, Mr. JACKSON be entitled to the floor until 12:30 p. m.

RECESS On motion by Mr. FERGUSON, at 10 o'clock and 50 minutes p. m.,

The Senate, pursuant to its order of today, took a recess until 11 o'clock a. m. tomorrow.

Mr. FREAR for the remainder of today and tomorrow, on his own request. TITLE TO LANDS BENEATH NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE BOUNDARIES AND TO NAT-
URAL 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 withState 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,

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Chaffee, 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. 444. An act to amend the act of May 19, 1947, so as to increase the percentage of certain trust funds held by the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribes of the Wind River Reservation which is to be distributed per capita to individual members of such tribes;

H. R. 1243. An act to amend the act of June 30, 1919 (41 Stat. 16);

H. R. 1244. An act to amend section 13 of the act entitled "An act to provide for the allotment of lands of the Crow Tribe, for the distribution of tribal funds and other purposes”;

H. R. 2113. An act to amend the act incorporating the American Legion so as to redefine (a) the powers of said corporation, (b) the right to the use of the name “The American Legion" and "American Legion";

H. R. 2565. An act to further amend the act of January 2, 1942, entitled "An act to provide for the prompt settlement of claims for damages occasioned by Army, Navy, and Marine Corps forces in foreign countries”;

H. R. 2990. An act to amend the act which incorporated the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States;

H. R. 3409. An act to terminate certain Federal restrictions upon Indians;

H. R. 3411. An act to direct the Secretary of the Army to reestablish and correct the boundaries of the Quincy National Cemetery by the exchange of Government-owned lands in the QuincyGraceland Cemetery, Quincy, Ill.;

H. R. 3429. An act to amend clause (4) of section 35 of the Bankruptcy Act, as amended;

H. R. 3915. An act to permit the mining, development, and utilization of the mineral resources of all public lands withdrawn or reserved for power development, and for other purposes; and

H. R. 4483. An act to provide compensation to the Shoshone and Arapaho

Tribes of Indians for certain lands of the
Riverton reclamation project within the
ceded portion of the Wind River Indian
Reservation, and for other purposes.

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

Ordered, That the bills H. R. 444, H. R. 1243, H. R. 1244, H. R. 3409, H. R. 3411, H. R. 3915, and H. R. 4483 be referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs; and

That the bills H. R. 2113, H. R. 2565,
H. R. 2990, and H. R. 3429 be referred to
the Committee on the Judiciary.
TITLE TO LANDS BENEATH NAVIGABLE WATERS

WITHIN STATE BOUNDARIES AND TO NAT-
URAL 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. TAFT raised a question as to the presence of a quorum;

Whereupon

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

When

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

McCarran
Anderson Griswold McCarthy
Barrett
Hayden

Millikin
Beall

Hendrickson Monroney Bennett

Hennings Morse
Bricker

Hickenlooper Mundt
Bridges
Hill

Murray
Bush
Hoey

Neely
Butler, Md.
Holland

Pastore
Butler, Nebr. Humphrey Payne
Byrd
Hunt

Potter
Capehart
Ives

Purtell
Carlson
Jackson

Robertson
Case
Jenner

Russell
Clements Johnson, Colo. Saltonstall
Cooper

Johnson, Tex. Schoeppel Cordon

Johnston, S. C. Smathers Daniel

Kefauver Smith, Maine
Dirksen

Kennedy Smith, N.C.
Douglas
Kerr

Stennis
Dworshak Kilgore

Symington
Eastland
Kuchel

Taft
Ellender
Langer

Thye
Ferguson
Lehman

Tobey
Flanders
Long

Watkins
Fulbright Magnuson Welker
George
Malone

Wiley
Gillette

Mansfield Williams Goldwater Martin

Young
Gore

Maybank
A quorum being present,
Pending debate,

The following business was transacted by unanimous consent:

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS Mr. KERR presented a concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Oklahoma, praying the enactment of

TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 1953 (Legislative day of Monday, April 6, 1953)

The VICE PRESIDENT called the Senate to order at 11 o'clock a. m., and Rev. F. Norman Van Brunt, Washington, D. C., offered prayer.

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

The Journal of the proceedings of Monday, April 20, 1953, was approved.

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

Mr. CHAVEZ for today and the balance of the week, on the request of Mr. JOHNSON of Texas;

Mr. ROBERTSON, on tomorrow, on his own request;

Mr. KNOWLAND from 12 o'clock m. for the remainder of today, on his own request; and

legislation to permit the legal entry of Anne Elizabeth Craps into the United States; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. HUMPHREY presented a resolution of American Legion, Post 67, Sauk Centre, Minn., remonstrating against the laws and regulatoins which permit insurance companies to avoid paying veterans' hospitals for services rendered to veterans who carry hospitalization and medical plans with private corporations, and urging an investigation of the same; which was referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

Mr. MCCARRAN presented a resolution of the San Antonio Chapter 17, National Sojourners, San Antonio, Tex., favoring the McCarran-Walter Immigration Act as it stands and desires no weakening modification of any form; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

REPORT OF COMMITTEES Mr. BUTLER of Nebraska, from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, to whom were referred the following bills, reported them each without amendment, and submitted reports thereon, as follows:

H. R. 1936. A bill authorizing the acceptance, for purposes of Colonial National Historical Park, of schoolboard land in exchange for park land, and for other purposes (Rept. No. 157); and

H. R. 2936. A bill authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands to the State of California for use as a fairground by the 10-A District Agricultural Association, California (Rept. No. 156).

Mr. IVES, from the Committee on Banking and Currency, submitted a report (No. 155), accompanied by a joint resolution (S. J. Res. 71) to extend certain authority of the Federal National Mortgage Association to Guam and to amend the National Housing Act with respect to housing in Alaska, which was read the first and second times by unanimous consent and ordered to be placed on the calendar. INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT

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

By Mr. IVES: S. 1701. A bill for the relief of Paul Stanley Blow (Paul Stanley Matsumura); to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. MAYBANK: S. 1702. A bill for the relief of Emilia Pavan; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. PAYNE: S. 1703. A bill to provide for the amendment of the Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act (49 Stat. 2036, as amended); to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

By Mr. JENNER: S. 1704. A bill for the relief of Christina Pantelis Triantafilu; and

S. 1705. A bill for the relief of William Lance McKinley (Biro Takedo); to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. BARRETT (for himself

and Mr. HUNT): S. 1706. A bill to provide for taxation by the State of Wyoming of certain property located within the confines of Grand Teton National Park, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. MANSFIELD (by request): S. 1707. A bill authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Iva Bulltail; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. MCCARRAN: S. 1708. A bill to amend section 11 of the Administrative Procedure Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. DOUGLAS: S. 1709. A bill for the relief of Michi Hirata; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. KEFAUVER: S. 1710. A bill for the relief of Jan de Bakker;

S. 1711. A bill for the relief of Katherine Harlan Walker;

S. 1712. A bill for the relief of Joseph Stanic; and

S. 1713. A bill for the relief of Ana Plut; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CARLSON (by request): S. 1714. A bill to authorize the Postmaster General to enter into special agreements for certain switching service by railway common carriers, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. KERR: S. 1715. A bill for the relief of Mrs. Anna Elizabeth (Craps) Urabazo; to the Committee on the Judiciary. COAUTHORS OF SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 42

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

Ordered, That the name of Mr. SMITH of North Carolina be added as coauthor of the joint resolution (S. J. Res. 42) to provide for proper participation by the United States Government in a national celebration of the 50th anniversary year of controlled powered flight occurring during the year from December 17, 1952, to December 17, 1953. 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,

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

Whereupon

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

When

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

Flanders Neely Barrett

Fulbright Pastore
Bennett

Goldwater Payne
Bush
Gore

Potter
Butler, Nebr. Green

Purtell Carlson

Griswold Robertson
Case

Hendrickson Russell
Clements Hickenlooper Schoeppel
Cooper
Holland

Smathers
Cordon

Johnson, Tex. Smith, Maine Daniel

Johnston, S.C. Taft Dworshak Kilgore

Thye
Eastland Long

Welker
Ellender
Mundt

Williams
Ferguson Murray

Young
A quorum not being present,

On motion by Mr. TAFT, Ordered, That the Sergeant at Arms be directed to request the attendance of the absent Senators.

Pending the execution of the order, Mr. KUCHEL, Mr. SALTONSTALL, Mr. MALONE, Mr. HAYDEN, Mr. BEALL, Mr. HUMPHREY, Mr. IVES, Mr. JENNER, Mr. JOHNSON of Colorado, Mr. MANSFIELD, and Mr. MARTIN appeared and answered to their names.

A quorum being present,
Pending debate,

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

Whereupon

Mr. SALTONSTALL raised a question of order, yiz, that no business had been transacted since the last quorum call.

The PRESIDING OFFICER sustained the point of order.

From the decision of the Chair, Mr. GORE appealed to the Senate.

The PRESIDING OFFICER stated the question to be, Shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgment of the Senate? and

It was determined in the affirmative.

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

Whereupon

The PRESIDING OFFICER directed the roll to be called;

When

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

Mundt
Barrett
Green

Murray
Beall
Griswold

Pastore
Bennett
Hayden

Payne
Bush

Hendrickson Potter Butler, Nebr. Hickenlooper Purtell Capehart Holland

Robertson Case

Humphrey Russell
Clements Ives

Saltonstall
Cooper
Jenner

Schoeppel
Daniel

Johnson, Tex. Smathers Dirksen

Johnston, S. C. Smith, Maine Douglas

Kennedy Taft Dworshak Kilgore

Thye Ellender Kuchel

Welker
Ferguson Long

Williams
Flanders
Malone

Young
Fulbright Mansfield
Goldwater Millikin

A quorum being present,
Pending debate,

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

Ordered, That upon the convening of the Senate tomorrow, Mr. FULBRIGHT be entitled to the floor for one-half hour.

RECESS On motion by Mr. TaFt, at 11 o'clock and 10 minutes p. m.,

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

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