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COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS
JAMES P. BUCHANAN, Texas, Chairman EDWARD T, TAYLOR, Colorado
JOHN TABER, New York WILLIAM B. OLIVER, Alabama
ROBERT L. BACON, New York JOHN N. SANDLIN, Louisiana
RICHARD B. WIGGLESWORTH, Mass CLARENCE CANNON, Missouri
setts CLIFTON A. WOODRUM, Virginia
CLARENCE J. MCLEOD, Michigan JOHN J. BOYLAN, New York
LLOYD THURSTON, Iowa TILMAN B. PARKS, Arkansas
FLORENCE P. KAHN, California LOUIS LUDLOW, Indiana
JOHN T. BUCKBEE, Illinois WILLIAM J. GRANFIELD, Massachusetts CHESTER C. BOLTON, Ohio THOMAS L. BLANTON, Texas
W. P. LAMBERTSON, Kansas
J. WILLIAM DITTER, Pennsylvania
MARCELLUS O. SHEILD, Clerk
SUBCOMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE
JOIN N. SANDLIN, Louisiana, Chairman CLARENCE CANNON, Missouri
LLOYD THURSTON, Iowa
JOHN T. BUCKBEE, Ilinois
GRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT APPROPRIATION BILL 1936
LEARINGS CONDUCTED BY THE SUBCOMMITTEE, MESSRS. CLARENCE CANNON (ACTING CHAIRMAN), MALCOLM C. TARVER, WILLIAM B. UMSTEAD, WILLIAM R. THOM, LLOYD THURSTON, AND JOHN T. BUCKBEE, OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS, HOUSE OF REPRÉSENTATIVES, IN CHARGE OF THE AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT APPROPRIATION BILL FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1937, ON THE DAYS FOLLOWING
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1936.
STATEMENTS OF HON. HENRY A. WALLACE, SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE, AND W. A. JUMP, DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND BUDGET OFFICER
Mr. CANNON. The committee will come to order and we will begin learings on the Agricultural bill for 1937.
We have the Secretary of Agriculture with us this morning, and hall be glad to have a statement from him, if he cares to make one at this time.
Secretary WALLACE. Mr. Chairman, my time has been occupied with the necessity of examining other things, and I have not had an opportunity of going into the budget estimates to the extent that I really desired to previous to appearing before this committee.
However, I will run rapidly and briefly over the main outlines of the budget; and, as is usually the case, you can get detailed information from the experts who are close to the particular details, later on.
Of course, if there are any things which you think I ca better than other people, and I can answer with respect to them, I will be glad to do my best.
STATEMENTS SHOWING COMPARISON OF APPROPRIATIONS AND ESTIMATES
Mr. Jump. Before the Secretary goes further, I would like to call attention of the committee to the fact that the statements and financial tables to which he is going to refer have been laid before each member of the committee, so they can be consulted as the Secretary refers to the various items.