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Mr. GROSS. The gentleman and his million less than 1962 and $200 million
million less than 1962 and $200 million parity income, I mean an income which will committee also talked to the military less than 1961. Page 34 shows that real- give average farm producers a return on their commanders, American and Vietnamese? ized net income from farming after ex
farming investment, their labor, and their Mr. ZABLOCKI. Yes, as well as leg- cluding government payments was lower
managerial effort equal to the returns that
are earned by comparable resources in other islators of the Vietnam National Assem- in 1962 than in 17 of the previous 19
industries. bly, including the President of the Na- years starting in 1943. tional Assembly.
Farm legislation bogged down in Con- That, of course, was another promise Mr. GROSS. At that time did the gress with only one major bill being en
which falls far short when measured gentleman or his committee have infor- acted into law.
against performance. mation that this coup would be carried Farmers rejecting the administration's As to the parity principle as a bedrock out or was imminent and would be car- strict two-price wheat control scheme by
strict two-price wheat control scheme by of farm policy, let me point out that the ried out in the near future? Was there an overwhelming margin.
present tobacco price support program any indication of that?
which is generally cited as a paragon of
HOW DID IT HAPPEN? Mr. ZABLOCKI. If there were indi
virtue by advocates of "supply manage
What has happened, Mr. Speaker, to cations we would have reported to the
ment” or controls for agriculture is based cause all these events to transpire? full Committee on Foreign Affairs and while I realize that an endless argument
on a formula apart and distinct from While I realize that an endless argument the parity formula. It is a formula deincluded it in our report. There were no can follow from this simple question, I signed to prevent a rise in tobacco price such indications. Mr. GROSS. I thank the gentleman. technology and change in agriculture is port prices. Measured in terms of parity,
think it suffices to say that the impact of supports. It is a frozen ceiling on supI think that was the report the gentle- by far the most important single reason. man made to the committee.
tobacco supports are now in the low 80 Farmers have been able to master the
range. weather, the soil, seeds, fertilizers and
Another recent example of this adGovernment officials, and still produce FARMERS AND THE NEW FRON- the greatest bounty on earth.
ministration abandoning the parity TIER-A REPORT ON THE 1ST Nostalgic remembrances are from time bill which calls for substantial new sub
principle is found in the pending cotton SESSION OF THE 88TH CONGRESS to time heard concerning the so-called
to time heard concerning the so-called sidies to textile mills. Under the terms The SPEAKER. Under previous or- golden era of agriculture when the parity
golden era of agriculture when the parity of that legislation the price support for der of the House, the gentleman from ratio was in excess of 100. World War II,
cotton would in future years no longer Iowa [Mr. HOEVEN] is recognized for 20 the postwar period and the Korean war
be related to parity, but would be tied to minutes. were, of course, the years of this golden
the cost of production. Mr. HOEVEN. Mr. Speaker, now that era when American men were fighting
WHAT IS HAPPENING? the 1st session of the 88th Congress is and dying for their country.
The wheat fields of France and the rice During this session of Congress only drawing to a close, I think it would be
one major farm bill, a 2-year extension appropriate for us all to pause a moment paddies of Korea were growing land
mines in the golden era and the mere fact of the feed grain program, has been ento review again the agricultural record mines in the golden era and the mere fact
that the total volume of world consump- acted into law. of the New Frontier.
We all recall how hastily it was forced I am sorry to say that for both farm- tion is now higher than it was during the
1940's and 1950's is testimonial only to through Congress in an effort to perers and taxpayers this record continues 1940's and 1950's is testimonial only to
the fact that there are millions of more suade wheat farmers to vote "right" in to get worse. Here is what we have seen recently: people on this planet now than there were last May's referendum.
As things turned out this last-minute The parity ratio for 1962 at 79, the just a decade ago. lowest level for a year since 1939—Eco
The actual record of the New Frontier effort which prevented the Senate from nomic Indicators, U.S. Government on farm legislation has been dismal. even correcting a typographical error
Do you remember what the 1960 DemoPrinting Office, September 1963, page 28.
was as equally futile as the months of
high-pressure sales tactics used by SecFarm debt at the highest level in his- cratic platform on agriculture said? tory-Farm debt, 1919–63, ERS, USDA, The Democratic administration will work retary Freeman and the Department of July 1963.
to bring about full parity of income for farm- Agriculture to promote the certificate Farming costs at the highest level in them to balance farm production with the
ers in all segments of agriculture by helping wheat plan. history—“Agricultural Prices,” Crop Re- expanding needs of the Nation and the world.
As a result of numerous abuses, the porting Board, U.S. Department of Ag
Secretary was legislatively scolded by the
Measures to this end include production riculture, September 30, 1963, page 1.
House and Senate Appropriations Comand marketing quotas measured in terms of Total expenditures of $8.4 billion by barrels, bushels, and bales, loans on basic mittees with the Senate adding this lanthe U.S. Department of Agriculture, an commodities at not less than 90 percent of guage to the fiscal year 1964 appropriaalltime high, in fiscal year 1964-ap- parity, production payments, commodity pur- tions bill: propriations, REA and FHA loan auchases, and marketing orders and agreements.
Provided further, That no part of the thorizations, fiscal years 1933 through What happened to this promise of high funds appropriated or made available under 1964, Office of Budget and Finance, prices and strict controls? Present law
this Act shall be used, (1) to influence the USDA, February 1963. is clear on the authority of Secretary agricultural legislation except as permitted
vote in any referendum; (2) to influence The greatest number of employees Freeman to set price supports at 90 per
in 18 U.S.C. 1913; or (3) for salaries or other 116,268—in the history of the U.S. De- cent of parity on the basics now grown
expenses of members of county and compartment of Agriculture—“U.S. Budget, under crop controls such as rice, peanuts, munity committees established pursuant to Fiscal Year 1964," page 422. cotton and wheat.
section 8(b) of the Soil Conservation and The fewest number of farmers—14.3 He could set these crops at 90 percent Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, for million-in the history of our Nation- of parity with a stroke of his pen. Yet
of parity with a stroke of his pen. Yet engaging in any activities other than ad"Farm Income Situation," FIS 191, he has not in fact, not one single farm visory and supervisory duties and delegated USDA, July 1963, page 37. commodity is now or has been supported program functions prescribed in adminis
trative regulations. An alltime low-3.6 million in the at 90 percent of parity by the Kennedy number of farms in this country—“Sta- administration.
As a result of further congressional tistical Reporting Service," U.S. Depart- Why? The reason is simple. The disapproval, the Secretary also withdrew ment of Agriculture, February 28, 1963. Democratic Party has repudiated 90 per- the loyalty pledge that he had required
Farm surpluses at continued high cent of parity in practice but not in of all farmer-elected committeemen. levels USDA press release 3309-63, Oc- promise.
In spite of all the high-pressure tactics tober 3, 1963, shows CCC investment in Do you remember what Candidate a majority of wheat farmers voted down farm commodities at $7,256,551,380 as John F. Kennedy said in 1960 ?
the strict control plan designed for them of June 30, 1963. This compares to $6,- Speaking at the Farmers Union GTA by Messrs. Kennedy, Cochrane, and Free657,026,599 a year earlier.
Convention, St. Paul, Minn, October 2, man. Farm income sliding-Farm Income 1960, he said:
Prior to the referendum many wheat Situation, FIS 191, page 2. Seasonally
Third, I would support farm programs
State Members of Congress began to adjusted second quarter for 1963 shows which will raise farm income to full parity work on a constructive alternative to the net farm income at $12.6 billion or $700 levels as soon as it is feasible to do so. By administration's "rule or ruin" plan. After the referendum's defeat, over 50 penitentiary for failing to keep a record The change from rural to urban domwheat bills were introduced in Congress, or for refusing to let a Federal official inance of both the national Congress and but up to the present time the adminis- snoop about his personal records or any the State legislatures is becoming more tration has remained adamant in refus- other material deemed relevant by the and more pronounced. ing to consider remedial wheat legislation Secretary would seem preposterous had If farmers of the 1960's and 1970's are while preferring to let the wheat farmer it not been recommended by the Presi- going to continue to provide Americans "stew in his own juice.” dent of the United States.
and the world with food and fiber, a new The reason most often cited by the Third. Do you remember H.R. 6491 concept of abundance must be formed. Secretary is that wheat farmers are and H.R. 7154, the administration's 1963
We must forget the foolishness that divided on a program. That argument, proposals on land retirement?
the New Frontier espouses on agriculhowever, did not dissuade the Secretary These bills would have removed the $10
ture. Ski lifts and snow machines fifrom pushing the 40-year-old, oft reject- million ceiling on the cropland conver
million ceiling on the cropland conver- nanced by subsidized Government loans, ed, two-price wheat plan through Con- sion program and allowed unrestrained 31 farms for every U.S. Department of gress and to a referendum where farm- grazing of new cropland as well as on the Agriculture bureaucrat, and only 140 ers in only five States found it acceptable. formerly idle land coming out of the
formerly idle land coming out of the acres out of a 140,000-acre cropland conLIVESTOCK VENDETTA
conservation reserve program. Needless version program sold to the public as a
to say, this would mean a severe hard recreation activity are but a few of the The administration's displeasure with
ship for all livestock farmers if Govern- wastes and extravagances that must be wheat farmers as a result of the refer
ment subsidized grazing were allowed. curtailed if the general public and the endum is mild compared to the continu
Fourth. Do you realize the extent of Congress are ever to look on farm proing vendetta it is carrying out against livestock imports at this time?
grams as something more than a multilivestock farmers.
Four hundred and eighty-one million billion-dollar boondoggle. Let us recall for just one moment that dollars' worth of meat products were im
In conclusion, Mr. Speaker, I call upon the livestock industry is, by far, free from
ported into the United States in 1962, and all segments and shades of opinion within government control and subsidy. It has
1963 imports are running at the same the agricultural community to give imhistorically been the bulwark of opposi- high rate.
mediate attention to a sound and ration to the fancy control schemes of the Imports of boneless beef and veal, for tional farm program. The Kennedy adNew Frontier.
example, have risen from 88 million ministration, having complete control of Among other things here are some of pounds in 1957 to 819 million pounds in
pounds in 1957 to 819 million pounds in Congress, has the votes to bring this the things the administration has been
1962—an increase of 1,000 percent. The about. The responsibility for the enactdoing to livestock farmers.
October 28 issue of the USDA publica- ment of sound and realistic farm proFirst. This administration proposed in tion, "Foreign Agriculture,” also shows
tion, “Foreign Agriculture,” also shows grams, therefore, should be placed where 1961 that there be hen, heifer, and hog these figures for 1963:
it belongs. quotas.
U.S. imports of red meat in the JanuaryDo you remember section 360(a) of
August period of 1963 totaled 929 million H.R. 6400, the administration's 1961 pounds, up 18 percent from the same period farm proposal? last year.
BONDING SURCHARGE APPLICAIt provided :
U.S. imports of boneless beef, the major TION ARBITRARY AND CAPRI
category, rose by 20 percent to 605 million SUBTITLE C-MARKETING QUOTAS
CIOUS pounds, and those of canned meat by about Part VII—Marketing quotas for specified 50 percent to 75 million pounds.
Mr. ALBERT. Mr. Speaker, I ask agricultural commodities
Nine ships left Australia during the month unanimous consent that the gentleman SEC. 360(a). This part covers any agricul- of September, with 27,301,120 pounds of beef, from California [Mr. ROOSEVELT] may tural commodity including but not limited 403,200 pounds of mutton, 51,520 pounds of extend his remarks at this point in the to the following: corn, tobacco, wheat, cot- lamb, and 24,640 pounds of variety meats, to ton, rice, peanuts, barley, oats, rye, grain the United States.
RECORD. sorghums, flaxseed, soybeans, dry edible Meat shipments to the United States from The SPEAKER. Is there objection beans, grass seeds, vegetables (including New Zealand totaled 203 million pounds in to the request of the gentleman from potatoes), fruits, tree nuts and seeds, hogs, the 11-month period beginning October 1, Oklahoma? cattle, lamb, chicken, turkeys, whole milk, 1962. Beef and veal accounted for 94 percent There was no objection. butterfat, eggs, hops, honey, and gum naval of these shipments.
Mr. ROOSEVELT. Mr. Speaker, on stores. Any regional or market classification, type or grade of any agricultural com
Many livestock producers wish that the Thursday, October 24, 1963, the general modity covered by this part may be treated
administration would devote as much ef- Subcommittee on Labor of the Commitas a separate commodity hereunder.
fort to control harmful and excessive tee on Education and Labor heard Mr.
imports as it does to controlling the John F. Fitzgerald, secretary, Surety Happily, this provision was rejected imports as it does to controlling the American farmer.
Association of America, testify concernby Congress. Second. Do you remember section 440
In spite of this serious situation noth- ing proposed amendments to the bond
ing provisions of the Labor-Manageof H.R. 10010, the administration's 1962 ing is being done to stop it. farm proposal?
Fifth. Do you remember the chicken ment Reporting and Disclosure Act, It provided:
war in the European Common Market? Landrum-Griffin-and the Welfare and
That is still going on and we are losing Pension Plans Disclosure Act.
it. The Europeans have made no real During such hearing an extraordinary Reports and records
concessions and they have, in fact, raised colloquy occurred between the gentleSEC. 440. Each first processor and producer U.S. pork levies from 9.5 to 20 percent ad man from Hawaii, Congressman THOMAS shall keep such records for such period of valorem and have raised U.S. lard duties P. GILL, and the witness. The exchange time and shall make such reports as the
from 1.6 cents a pound to 4.6 cents a involved the surcharge attached to the Secretary shall prescribe for the purposes of this subtitle. The Secretary is hereby au
pound, thus substantially reducing these rates of bonds required under the Lanthorized to examine such records and any exports to Europe.
drum-Griffin Act. Initially a 50-percent other records, accounts, documents, and I am sorry to see the hostile attitude surcharge was demanded, but subseother papers which he has reason to believe that this administration has against the quently the surcharge was reduced by 50 are relevant for the purposes of this sub- livestock industry which is of such prime percent for labor union officials and, title and which are in the custody or control importance to our Nation's agriculture. still later, it was similarly reduced for of such first processor or producer. Any per
WHERE ARE WE GOING?
others purchasing the same type of son failing to make any report or keep any record as required by the Secretary, pursuant The farm program is heading for a fall coverage. to this subtitle, shall be guilty of a mis- unless something is done to bring it back
This amazing interrogation points out demeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall into sensible perspective. The pure and an area of arbitrary power over ratebe punished by a fine of not more than
simple fact is, Mr. Speaker, that the making that should be of serious concern $2,000 or by imprisonment for not more than
present crazy-quilt price support and to the Members of the House, particu1 year, or both.
control program held together by Mr. larly with regard to situations where Happily, this provision too was Freeman was born in depression, ma- Federal legislation compels a party to rejected by Congress, but a proposal to tured in war and is now in a faltering secure a bond without first examining imprison a dairy farmer in a Federal position.
the rate-setting procedure for fairness. CIX-1319
The colloquy to which I refer follows, losses were of a type that would be covered Mr. FITZGERALD. The answer is, as I have including a few questions I directed to by a normal dishonesty bond, and not by a stated, that we reduced the surcharge from Mr. Fitzgerald.
faithful performance type bond. Is that not 50 to 25 percent for labor organizations, and correct?
we did the same thing, then, for the fraternal Mr. GILL. Now it brings me to a point that
Mr. FITZGERALD. That is correct.
orders. puzzles me a bit. You stated that for fra- Mr. GILL. But you don't have any specific Mr. ROOSEVELT. Very nice of you. ternal orders, you had a 50-percent surcharge examples of losses which would be covered for faithful performance coverage, and you by a faithful performance but not covered then applied, as I recall your testimony, that
by an honesty bond? same formula to labor unions, and then after Mr. FITZGERALD. There are any number of
DEFEAT FOR THE MIGRANTS a series of meetings with the AFL-CIO of
examples in the public official field. Any Mr. ALBERT. Mr. Speaker, I ask ficials, you dropped that 50 to 25, and then
number of court decisions applying this type I believe you also said that you applied the
unanimous consent that the gentleman of coverage to specific losses.
from New York [Mr. ROSENTHAL] may 25 to fraternals as well. Is that correct?
Mr. GILL. Yes; but we are interested in the Mr. FITZGERALD. We now apply the 25-per
extend his remarks at this point in the specific field we are discussing here, which cent surcharge to fraternals as well. We did is the unions.
RECORD and include extraneous matter. not do it at the same time. It was done for
Now do you have any specific examples in
The SPEAKER. Is there objection fraternal orders at a subsequent date, I be- the union insurance field under either the to the request of the gentleman from lieve.
Labor-Management Reporting and Disclo- Oklahoma ? Mr. GILL. Right. But you have now made sure Act or the Welfare and Pension Plans
There was no objection. the 25-percent surcharge uniform both for Disclosure Act?
Mr. ROSENTHAL. Mr. Speaker, I fraternals and for union organizations. Mr. FITZGERALD. No, sir; I have no specific read with a great deal of interest an Mr. FITZGERALD. Yes, sir.
examples. Mr. GILL. Now why didn't you make it 25
Mr. GILL. I do not understand the process
editorial which appeared in yesterday's percent for fraternals prior to this time? If here, but it sounds to me like you could
New York Times, entitled "Defeat for the you can do it now, why couldn't you have
come up with almost as good a percentage Migrants,” and I believe it is most done it before the Landrum-Griffin law, or
surcharge using a ouija board as you could worthy of being brought to the attention before this question was raised by the AFL
with whatever process you are using now, of the Members of this House, particuCIO?
unless you have the type of figure that larly in view of the action taken here last Mr. FITZGERALD. We could have done it at
shows the margin of risk that you are incurany time, had we concluded that that was a ring by going into a faithfui performance
Thursday in extending the Mexican farm
labor program: proper charge.
bond. Mr. GILL. Well, what prevented you from Mr. ROOSEVELT. Will the gentleman yield?
DEFEAT FOR THE MIGRANTS so concluding, if you have now concluded it?
Mr. GILL. Surely. Mr. FITZGERALD. There was no reason for
Once again the corporate farm interests in
Mr. ROOSEVELT. Perhaps if the gentleman California, Texas, and Arizona are on their there was nothing to prevent us from con
would clarify a little bit, why was the figure We could have concluded
way to using Congress as an instrument for cluding that.
at 50 percent in the fraternal organization depressing the wages and working conditions that.
kept at 50 percent while this one was reMr. GILL. The sharp fact of the matter is
of America's most exploited workers—the duced to 25 percent? that the question was never pressed with
half-million migratory farm laborers and
Although I understand now that you have their families. you in any serious fashion until the unions came in and said it should be lowered. Isn't
reduced the other to 25 percent, too. Was The House of Representatives 5 months
there a tremendous change in the loss ratio ago voted to kill the program under which that correct?
in the fraternal societies that brought about hundreds of thousands of Mexicans are Mr. FITZGERALD. Substantially, that is cor
this reduction of 50 percent of the original brought in each year to supply cheap labor rect; yes. Mr. GILL. So it took a nationwide organisurcharge?
for the harvesting of U.S. crops. Now the zation, which was heavily hit by this re
Mr. FITZGERALD. No, sir. The change was House has been induced to reverse itself. It
made in order to be consistent with what has voted a 1-year extension, devoid even of quirement financially, to come in with certain facts and figures, sit down with your
we were doing in the labor organization the strings the Senate attached when it apnationwide organization, and say, “Look, field, and in the public official field.
proved a similar extension in August. you are charging us too much; drop it."
Mr. ROOSEVELT. In other words, what you Under the Senate bill, benefits equal to You agreed with them, at least up to a point.
are saying is that you had no reason for those guaranteed the Mexicans in such areas Isn't that correct?
having charged them 50 percent more, but as housing, workmen's compensation and Mr. FITZGERALD. In point of fact, that is
because you changed it for labor, you are transportation would have to be offered to the way it happened.
going to change it for fraternal organiza- domestic workers as well. The H ise disMr. GILL. They didn't go to the individual
tions. What you are saying is, “We really pensed with even this meager safeguard when States and appeal and complain. They had didn't have any good reason for that extra
the program for importing braceros came up to come to you directly as an organization 25 percent."
for a second look. The chances seem strong representing all of your members across the
Mr. FITZGERALD. I can't subscribe to that. that the Senate will now consent to the country. Isn't that correct?
Mr. ROOSEVELT. Well, what was the reason same unreserved extension of the old law. Mr. FITZGERALD. They did that; and that, for doing it? The only reason you give me With national unemployment frozen at a if I may say so, is not unusual. In other for changing it was that you changed it for rate of more than 5 percent, the continued words, we deal very often with trade organi- the labor people, so you thought you had importation of foreign workers to aid a comzations representing various segments of better change it for the fraternal orders.
parative handful of large corporate farmers business, such as the American Bankers As- Mr. FITZGERALD. We know that faithful is unconscionable. The Senate ought to sociation, the U.S. Savings & Loan League, discharge of duty coverage, since it includes exercise the opportunity the House action and other organizations, each of which has something more than honesty coverage, gives it to scrap the entire program. If it its own problems, and they deal with us in should have a higher charge than honesty sends it forward, the responsibility for a connection with those problems and we try coverage.
veto will be the President's. to reach satisfactory conclusions with them. Mr. ROOSEVELT. You gave it 50 percent for Mr. GILL. After you had dropped the sur- fraternal orders for a long period of time.
Mr. Speaker, as pointed out in the edicharge from 50 to 25 percent, you decided it Mr. FITZGERALD. So now it is a question of
torial, we will have another opportunity probably wasn't fair to leave the fraternals judgment as to how much more.
to defeat this program when the conat 50 percent, so you dropped their rates Mr. ROOSEVELT. No; you decided that years ference report is returned to the House. down too. Is that correct?
ago. You made it 50 percent for fraternal However, in view of the terrific pressures Mr. FITZGERALD. We try to be consistent. organizations. This was nothing new. which have been brought to bear by the Mr. GILL. But if the unions had never Mr. FITZGERALD. That is right.
proponents of this legislation, we have complained, the fraternals would still be at
Mr. ROOSEVELT. You had it at 50 percent. 50 percent. Isn't that right?
no guarantee that the Senate will remain Then, a similar bonding requirement was Mr. FITZGERALD. There is no assurance that
steadfast and will insist on the amendestablished for labor organizations. They that would have remained indefinitely; no. convince you not to make it 50, make it 25
ments they attached to the bill when it Mr. GILL. How long had it been at 50 percent. So you turn right around and say,
was before them several months ago. percent?
"We don't want to look inconsistent to fra- Failing the insistence by the Senate Mr. FITZGERALD, I do not recall. ternals, so we drop them to 25.”
conferees to include even the minor Mr. GILL. Well, was it 1 year, 10 years, or 20 If I were representing a fraternal organiza benefits approved by the Senate, then it years, something along that line? tion, I would be after you with a gun.
will be up to the President to veto the Mr. FITZGERALD. It was, I believe, a sub- “Why have you been charging me this extra
measure. stantial number of years, but I would not 25 percent all these years? It takes my know how many years. labor friend to come in here and shake you
I had received a letter from the HonMr. GILL. I believe you also stated that down to 25, and you have no reason for
orable W. Willard Wirtz, Secretary of one of the reasons for dropping this sur doing it?”
Labor, dated October 30, which indicates charge was that you found that most of your What is the answer to that?
that the administration is opposed to this extension without these amend- (The following Member (at the re- EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS, ments. Despite this opposition, which quest of Mr. REIFEL) and to include ex
ETC. was brought to the attention of the traneous matter:)
Under clause 2 of rule XXIV, executive Members during the debate on the bill, Mr. ALGER in two instances.
communications were taken from the the House saw fit to approve the exten
Speaker's table and referred as follows: sion of Public Law 78. If the bill comes
SENATE BILL REFERRED out of conference without these amend
1346. A letter from the Assistant Secretary ments, then I call on the President to A bill of the Senate of the following of Defense, Installations and Logistics, transexercise his constitutional prerogative title was taken from the Speaker's table mitting reports listing contracts negotiated
under authority of sections 2304(a) (11) and and to veto it. and, under the rule, referred as follows:
2304(a) (16) of title 10 United States Code S. 1129. An act for the relief of Thomas B.
during the 6 months ending June 30, 1963, Bollers and Earlene Bollers; to the Committee
pursuant to title 10 United States Code secLEAVE OF ABSENCE on the Judiciary.
tion 2304(e); to the Committee on Armed
Services. Ву unanimous consent, leave of
1347. A letter from the Assistant Secretary absence was granted to: ENROLLED BILLS AND JOINT RES
of Defense, Installations and Logistics, transMr. LINDSAY (at the request of Mr.
mitting the July August 1963 report on DeZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963, Mr. BURLESON, from the Committee partment of Defense procurement from small on account of official business.
on House Administration, reported that and other business firms, pursuant to the Mr. CHAMBERLAIN (at the request of that committee had examined and found Small Business Act, as amended; to the Com. Mr. ZABLOCKI), through November 14, truly enrolled bills and a joint resolution
mittee on Banking and Currency. 1963, on account of official business. of the House of the following titles,
1348. A letter from the Secretary of the
Treasury, transmitting a report covering the Mr. BERRY (at the request of Mr. which were thereupon signed by the ZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963, Speaker:
progress made in liquidating the assets of the
former Reconstruction Finance Corporation on account of official business.
H.R. 1049. An act to amend sections 334, for the quarterly period ended September 30, Mr. ANDERSON (at the request of Mr. 367, and 369 of the Bankruptcy Act (11 U.S.C. 1963, pursuant to the Reconstruction Finance BYRNES of Wisconsin), for today, No- 734, 767, 769) and to add a new section 355 Corporation Liquidation Act, as amended (67 vember 4, and the balance of the week so as to require claims to be filed and to Stat. 230), and Reorganization Plan No. 1 of on account of official business with Joint limit the time within which claims may be 1957 (22 F.R. 4633); to the Committee on Committee on Atomic Energy.
filed in chapter XI (arrangement) proceed- Banking and Currency. Mr. WESTLAND (at the request of Mr.
ings to the time prescribed by section 57n 1349. A letter from the Comptroller Gen
of the Bankruptcy Act (11 U.S.C. 933n); eral of the United States, transmitting a reZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963,
H.R. 1311. An act for the relief of Jolan port on illegal per diem payments to Navy on account of official business. Berczeller;
and Marine Corps personnel serving as miliMr. ARENDS (at the request of Mr. H.R. 1345. An act for the relief of Peter tary inspection representatives in Tokyo and ZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963, Carson;
Osaka, Japan; to the Committee on Governon account of official business.
H.R. 2260. An act for the relief of Mrs. ment Operations.
1350. A letter from the Secretary of the ZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963,
H.R. 2445. An act for the relief of Mrs. Navy, transmitting a draft of a proposed Barbara Ray Van Olphen;
bill entitled "A bill to extend for a tempoon account of official business.
H.R. 2754. An act for the relief of Mercedes rary period the existing provisions of law Mr. DENTON (at the request of Mr. Robinson Orr;
relating to the free importation of personal ZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963, H.R. 2757. An act for the relief of Woo and household effects brought into the on account of official business.
You Lyn (also known as Hom You Fong and United States under Government orders”; Mr. RODINO (at the request of Mr. Lyn Fong Y. Hom);
to the Committee on Ways and Means. ZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963,
H.R. 2835. An act to clarify the status of 1351. A letter from the Commissioner, Imon account of official business.
circuit and district judges retired from regu- migration and Naturalization Service, U.S.
lar active service; Mr. THORNBERRY (at the request of Mr.
Department of Justice, transmitting copies
H.R. 2968. An act for the relief of Kaz- of orders suspending deportation as well as ZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963, imierz Kurmas and Zdzislaw Kurmas;
a list of the persons involved, pursuant to on account of official business.
H.R. 3384. An act for the relief of Lee Suey the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, Mr. HAYS (at the request of Mr. Jom (also known as Tommy Lee and Lee as amended by Public Law 87-885; to the ZABLOCKI), through November 14, 1963, Shue Chung);
Committee on the Judiciary. on account of official business.
H.R. 4145. An act for the relief of certain 1352. A letter from the Commissioner, Imindividuals;
migration and Naturalization Service, U.S. H.R. 6097. An act for the relief of Dr. Department of Justice, transmitting copies
Pedro B. Montemayor, Jr.; SPECIAL ORDERS GRANTED
of orders suspending deportation as well as
H.R. 6260. An act for the relief of Wai a list of the persons involved, pursuant to By unanimous consent, permission to Chan Cheng Liu;
the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, address the House, following the legisla
H.R. 6500. An act to authorize certain con- as amended by Public Law 87-885; to the tive program and any special orders struction at military installations, and for
Committee on the Judiciary. heretofore entered, was granted to: other purposes; and
1353. A letter from the Acting National H.J. Res. 626. Joint resolution granting the Adjutant, National Quartermaster, Veterans Mr. ZABLOCKI, for 30 minutes, today.
consent of Congress to the establishment of World War I of the U.S.A., Inc., transmitMr. HOEVEN, for 60 minutes, on
60 minutes,' on of an interstate school district by Hanover, ting the reports and the proceedings of our Wednesday, November 6.
N.H., and Norwich, Vt., and to an agreement national gathering held in Detroit, Mich., Mr. HOEVEN (at the request of Mr. between Hanover School District, New Hamp- September 22 through 25, 1963, pursuant to REIFEL), for 20 minutes, today, and to shire, and Norwich Town School District, Public Law 105, 88th Congress, and a report revise and extend his remarks and inVermont.
of receipts and expenditures for the year clude extraneous matter.
ended August 31, 1963, pursuant to Public SENATE ENROLLED BILL SIGNED
Law 85-530 (H. Doc. No. 172); to the Com
mittee on the Judiciary and ordered to be The SPEAKER announced his signa- printed. EXTENSION OF REMARKS
ture to an enrolled bill of the Senate of By unanimous consent, permission to the following title: extend remarks in the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, or to revise and extend remarks, Hely Auzis.
S. 310. An act for the relief of Kaino REPORTS OF COMMITTEES ON PUB
LIC BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS was granted to: Mr. TRIMBLE and to include extraneous
Under clause 2 of rule XIII, reports of matter.
committees were delivered to the Clerk Mr. EVINS and to include extraneous Mr. ALBERT. Mr. Speaker, I move for printing and reference to the proper matter. that the House do now adjourn.
calendar, as follows: Mr. GROSS and to include extraneous The motion was agreed to; accordingly Mr. HÉBERT: Committee on Armed Serymatter.
(at 12 o'clock and 57 minutes p.m.), un- ices. H.R. 6600. A bill to amend title 10, Mr. BOB WILSON and to include ex- der its previous order, the House ad- United States Code, with respect to the aptraneous matter.
journed until Wednesday, November 6, pointment of the members of the Joint Mr. CURTIS. 1963, at 12 o'clock noon.
Chiefs of Staff; with amendment (Rept. No. 883). Referred to the Committee of the providing Federal aid for nursing home care
On request of Mr. MANSFIELD, and by H.R. 6143. A bill to authorize assistance to
unanimous consent, the reading of the public and other nonprofit institutions of
Journal of the proceedings of Friday, higher education in financing the construc
PRIVATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
November 1, 1963, was dispensed with. tion, rehabilitation, or improvement of Under clause 1 of rule XXII, private needed academic and related facilities in un
bills and resolutions were introduced and dergraduate and graduate institutions severally referred as follows:
MESSAGES FROM THE PRESIDENT(Rept. No. 884). Ordered to be printed.
APPROVAL OF BILLS Mr. MILLS: Committee on Ways and
By Mr. GIAIMO: Means. H.R. 8969. A bill to provide, for the H.R. 9026. A bill for the relief of Mrs. Con- Messages in writing from the Presiperiod ending June 30, 1964, temporary in- suelo Salazar; to the Committee on the Judi- dent of the United States were commucreases in the public debt limit set forth in ciary.
nicated to the Senate by Mr. Miller, one section 21 of the Second Liberty Bond Act;
By Mr. HAWKINS:
of his secretaries, and he announced that, without amendment (Rept. No. 885). Re- H.R. 9027. A bill for the relief of Chai Tuk
the President had approved and signed ferred to the Committee of the Whole House Myung; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
the following acts: on the State of the Union.
By Mr. ROOSEVELT:
On October 24, 1963:
kos; and By Mr. SCHNEEBELI:
S. 1313. An act for the relief of Tim L. Yen. Under clause 4 of rule XXII, public H.R. 9029. A bill for the relief of Staiman
On October 31, 1963: bills and resolutions were introduced and Bros.-Simon Wrecking Co.; to the Committee S. 1576. An act to provide assistance in severally referred as follows: on the Judiciary.
combating mental retardation through By Mr. BROWN of California:
grants for construction of research centers H.R. 9019. A bill to establish a National
and grants for facilities for the mentally reEconomic Conversion Commission, and for
tarded and assistance in improving mental
health through grants for construction of other purposes; to the Committee on Inter
Under clause 1 of rule XXII, petitions
community mental health centers, and for state and Foreign Commerce. and papers were laid on the Clerk's desk
other purposes. By Mr. HERLONG:
and referred as follows:
ORDER DISPENSING WITH CALL OF fication Act of 1962 to correct certain in- the Smith Act, the Internal Security Act, and
LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR equities in the classification and duty pro- the Communist Control Act; to the Comvided for certain aluminum products and mittee on Un-American Activities.
On request of Mr. MANSFIELD, and by television picture tubes; to the Committee 435. Also, petition of Harry Bleecher and
unanimous consent, the call of the Legison Ways and Means.
others, Glen Mills, Pa., requesting support lative Calendar was dispensed with. By Mr. LLOYD:
of the civil rights legislation; to the ComH.R. 9021. A bill to authorize the convey- mittee on the Judiciary.
TRANSACTION OF ROUTINE ance of two tracts of land situated in Salt
On request of Mr. MANSFIELD, and by
unanimous consent, it was ordered that By Mr. PATMAN (by request):
there be a morning hour, with statements H.R. 9022. A bill to amend the Inter
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1963
limited to 3 mintues. national Development Association Act to authorize the United States to participate in (Legislative day of Tuesday, October 22, an increase in the resources of the Inter
EXECUTIVE SESSION national Development Association; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.
The Senate met at 12 o'clock meridian,
Mr. MANSFIELD. Mr. President, I By Mr. PATMAN:
move that the Senate proceed to the conon the expiration of the recess, and was H.R. 9023. A bill to change the require
sideration of executive business, to concalled to order by the President pro ments for the annual meeting date for na
sider the nomination on the Executive tional banks; to the Committee on Banking tempore.
Calendar. and Currency.
The Chaplain, Rev. Frederick Brown
The motion was agreed to; and the following
Senate proceeded to the consideration H.R. 9024. A bill to provide for the estab- prayer: lishment of the Indiana Dunes National
of executive business. Lakeshore, and for other purposes; to the
Merciful Father, by whose good provCommittee on Interior and Insular Affairs. idence we are the sharers of the rich
EXECUTIVE MESSAGE REFERRED By Mr. SIKES:
and costly privileges which are our herH.R. 9025. A bill to determine the need for itage in this dear land where shines The PRESIDENT pro tempore laid bea dam and reservoir on Yellow River, Fla. freedom's holy light: Climbing the fore the Senate a message from the and Ala.; to the Committee on Public Works.
world's great altar stairs which slope President of the United States submitBy Mr. BATTIN:
through darkness up to Thee, out of the ting the nomination of William Jack H.J. Res. 792. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the
depths of our need for guidance, we be- Howard, of California, to be Chairman United States; to the Committee on the
seech, "Lead, Kindly Light; lead Thou of the Military Liaison Committee to the Judiciary. us on.”
Atomic Energy Commission, which was By Mr. O'HARA of Illinois:
By national and global tasks, too dif- referred to the Joint Committee on H.J. Res. 793. Joint resolution authorizing ficult for us, we are driven unto Thee Atomic Energy. the United Spanish War Veterans to erect a for strength to face what must be faced The PRESIDENT pro tempore. If memorial in the District of Columbia; to the
if freedom is to live on the earth, and there be no reports of committees, the Committee on House Administration.
for wisdom to rightly interpret the signs nomination on the Executive Calendar By Mr. BOB WILSON: of these testing times.
will be stated. H.J. Res. 794. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of State to convene in the
May the spokesmen for the people, United States in 1965 a World Conference who in this Chamber serve in the sacred
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE on Oceanography; to the Committee on For- stewardship of public welfare, by their eign Affairs.
dedication buttress the cause of our free The Chief Clerk read the nomination institutions and the redemption from of Bernard T. Moynahan, Jr., of Ken
thralldom of our common humanity, and tucky, to be U.S. district judge for the MEMORIALS
so be partners with Thee in building the eastern district of Kentucky. Under clause 4 of rule XXII,
city of God on the ruined wastes of this Mr. KEATING. Mr. President, on beThe SPEAKER presented a memorial of disturbed and disordered world.
half of the distinguished senior Senator the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts
We ask it in the name of the One from Kentucky [Mr. COOPER), I ask memorializing the President and the Con- whose is the power and the kingdom and unanimous consent to have printed at gress of the United States to enact legislation the glory. Amen.
this point in the RECORD a statement,