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DECREASING RATE OF DUTY ON COTTON VELVETEENS

June 24, 1933.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Tariff on cotton vel. veteens.

Preamble.
Statutory authoriza-
tion.
Vol. 46, p. 701.

WHEREAS under and by virtue of section 336 of Title III, Part II, of the act of Congress approved June 17, 1930 (46 Stat. 590, 701), entitled “AN ACT To provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes," the United States Tariff Commission has investigated the differences in costs of production of, and all other facts and conditions enumerated in said section with respect to, velveteens and velvets, including velveteen or velvet ribbons, cut or uncut, whether or not the pile covers the entire surface, wholly or in chief value of cotton, being wholly or in part the growth or product of the United States and of and with respect to like or similar articles wholly or in part the growth or product of the principal competing countries;

WHEREAS in the course of said investigation a hearing was held, of which reasonable public notice was given and at which parties interested were given reasonable opportunity to be present, to produce evidence, and to be heard;

WHEREAS the commission has reported to the President the results of said investigation and its findings with respect to such differences in costs of production;

WHEREAS the commission has found it shown by said investigation that the principal competing country for velveteens, wholly or in chief value of cotton, is Germany, and that the duties expressly fixed by statute do not equalize the differences in the costs of production of the domestic articles and the like or similar foreign articles when produced in said principal competing country, and has specified in its report the decreases in the rate of duty expressly fixed by statute found by the commission to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such differences; and

WHEREAS in the judgment of the President the decreased rates of duty on velveteens, wholly or in chief value of cotton, specified in said report are shown by such investigation of the Tariff Commission to be necessary to equalize

such differences in costs of production; Decreasing duties to NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presiequalize differences in dent of the United States of America, do hereby approve and pro

claim the following rates of duty found to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such differences in costs

of production: Vol. 46, p. 642 À decrease (within the limit of total decrease provided for in

said act) in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 909 of Title I of said act on plain-back velveteens, cut or uncut, whether or not the pile covers the entire surface, wholly or in chief value of cotton, from 62-) per centum ad valorem to 31-% per centum ad valorem; and

A decrease in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 909 of Title I of said act on twill-back velveteens, cut or uncut, whether or not the pile covers the entire surface, wholly or in chief value of cotton, from 62-4 per centum ad valorem to 44 per centum ad valorem.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the city of Washington this 24 day of June, in the year

of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-three, and of the (SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-seventh.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
By the President:
WILLIAM PHILLIPS

Acting Secretary of State.

[No. 2049)

PINNACLES NATIONAL MONUMENT CALIFORNIA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

July 11, 1933.

A PROCLAMATION

Preamble.

WHEREAS it appears that the public interest would be promoted Pinnacles National by adding to the Pinnacles National Monument, California, certain adjoining lands for the purpose of including within said monument additional lands on which there are located features of scientific interest and for administration purposes; NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi

Ares enlarged.

Vol. 34. p. 225. dent of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section 2 of the act of Congress entitled “AN ÀCT For the preservation of American antiquities”, approved June 8, 1906 (34 Stat. 225), do proclaim that, subject to all valid existing rights, the following-described lands in California be, and the same are hereby, added to and made a part of the Pinnacles National Monument:

Description.

MOUNT DIABLO MERIDIAN T. 16 S., R. 7 E., sec. 25, W2;

sec. 26, NE%;

;
sec. 33, NXNW/4, SWYNWY, and NWYSW%;

sec. 36, W72.
T. 17 S., R. 7 E., sec. 1, lots 2, 3, NWYSW% and SXSW%;

sec. 2, SE%;
sec. 11, E%;
sec. 12, W;
sec. 13,
sec. 14, all;
sec. 15, NE%, EYNW%, EXSW, and SE%;
sec. 22, all;
sec. 23, all;
sec. 24, W.

W%2;

Reserved from settlement, etc.

Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, or remove any feature of this monument and not to locate or settle upon any of the lands thereof.

Supervision.

Vol. 39, p. 535; Vol. 41, p. 732

U.S.C., p. 389.

The Director of the National Park Service, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have the supervision, management, and control of this monument, as provided in the act of Congress entitled "AN ACT To establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes”, approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535-536), and acts additional thereto or amendatory thereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 11th day of July, in the year of

our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-three, and of the (SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-eighth.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
By the President:
William PHILLIPS

Acting Secretary of State.

(No. 2050]

EMERGENCY BOARD, LOUISIANA, ARKANSAS & TEXAS RAILWAY

COMPANY-EMPLOYEES.

July 26, 1933.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

board

Labor disputes, Louisiana, Arkansas and

WHEREAS the President, having been duly notified by the Board Texas Railway Com- of Mediation that disputes between the Louisiana, Arkansas & Texas pany and certain of its employees.

Railway Company, a carrier, and certain of its employees represented Preamble.

by

Order of Railway Conductors;
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen;
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers;

Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen;
which disputes have not been heretofore adjusted under the provisions
of the Railway Labor Act, now threaten substantially to interrupt
interstate commerce within the States of Louisiana and Texas, to a
degree such as to deprive that section of the country of essential

transportation service; Emergency

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President created to investigate and report thereon. of the United States of America, by virtue of the power vested in me Vol. 44, p. 586.

by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and by virtue of and under the authority in me vested by Section 10 of the Railway Labor Act, do hereby create a board to be composed of three (3) persons not pecuniarily or otherwise interested in any organization of railway employees or any carrier, to investigate and report their

findings to me within 30 days from this date. Compensation, etc. The members of this board shall be compensated for and on account

of such duties in the sum of Fifty ($50.00) Dollars for every day actually employed with or upon account of travel and duties incident

to such board, from which will be deducted fifteen per cent. (15%) Ante, p. 12. Reimbursement for as provided in Public No. 2, 73d Congress, Approved March 20, 1933.

The members will be reimbursed for and they are hereby authorized

to make expenditures for expenses of themselves and of the board, Vol. 47, p. 405. including traveling expenses and in conformity with Public No. 212,

72d Congress, Approved June 30, 1932, 11:30 a.m., not to exceed five ($5.00) dollars per diem for expenses incurred for subsistence.

expenses.

Ante, p 286.

All expenditures of the board shall be allowed and paid for out of Funds available. the appropriation “emergency Boards, Railway Labor Act, May 20, 1926, 1933 and 1934” on the presentation of itemized vouchers properly approved by the chairman of the board hereby created.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington this 26th day of July in the year

of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-three, and of the (SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-eighth.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
By the President.
WILLIAM PHILLIPS

Acting Secretary of State.

[No. 2051]

EXEMPTION OF VIRGIN ISLANDS FROM COASTWISE LAWS

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

August 10, 1933.

A PROCLAMATION

Virgin Islands.
Preamble.

Statutory provision.
Vol. 41, p. 997.

WHEREAS an act of Congress entitled “Merchant Marine Act, 1920”, approved June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 988), contained the following provisions:

“Sec. 21. That from and after February 1, 1922, the coastwise laws of the United States shall extend to the island Territories and possessions of the United States not now covered thereby, and the board is directed prior to the expiration of such year to have established adequate steamship service at reasonable rates to accommodate the commerce and the passenger travel of said islands and to maintain and operate such service until it can be taken over and operated and maintained upon satisfactory terms by private capital and enterprise: Provided, That if adequate shipping service is not established Extending period. by February 1, 1922, the President shall extend the period herein allowed for the establishment of such service in the case of any island Territory or possession for such time as may be necessary for the establishment of adequate shipping facilities therefor.

AND WHEREAS an adequate shipping service to accommodate the commerce and the passenger travel of the Virgin Islands had not been established as provided by section 21 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920; and

WHEREAS the President of the United States, in accordance with 219, 2287; VOL. 43, pp. the authority vested in him by section 21 of the Merchant Marine 1928, p.19435, 1999, 220 Act, 1920, has from time to time, to wit, on February 1, 1922, on Vol45, pp. 2920, 2060 May 18, 1922, on October 28, 1922, on October 25, 1923, on April 7, Vol. 4, PP: 2088, 2823

. 1924, on October 23, 1924, on April 25, 1925, on November 24, 1925, on August 14, 1926, on August 9, 1927, on August 2, 1928, on July 26, 1929, on July 28, 1930, on August 19, 1931, and on August 18, 1932, issued proclamations extending the time for the establishment of such service and deferring the application of the coastwise laws to the Virgin Islands until September 30, 1933;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- shipping service to, tur : dent of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the extended to Septhe authority conferred upon me by section 21 of the above-mentioned act, do hereby declare and proclaim that the period for the establish

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ment of an adequate shipping service with the aforesaid Virgin Islands be further extended from September 30, 1933, to September

30, 1934. Application of coast- And inasmuch as the extension of the coastwise laws of the United wise laws deferred. Vol. 41, p. 997. States to the Virgin Islands, as provided in section 21 of the Merchant

Marine Act, 1920, is dependent upon the establishment of an adequate shipping service to such island possession, I do hereby further proclaim and declare that the extension of the coastwise laws of the United States to the Virgin Islands is deferred from September 30, 1933, to September 30, 1934.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 10th day of August, in the

year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-three, and of (SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-eighth.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
By the President:
CORDELL HULL

Secretary of State.

[No. 2052]

August 18, 1933.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

EXTENDING THE POWERS GRANTED TO THE COMPTROLLER OF THE

CURRENCY BY THE Joint RESOLUTION OF FEBRUARY 25, 1933, FOR
A PERIOD OF Six MONTHS

National banking as. sociations.

Preamble.

WHEREAS, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

States passed a joint resolution which was duly approved February Statutory provision. 25, 1933, authorizing the Comptroller of the Currency to exercise, . 908

with respect to National Banking Associations, any powers which state officials may have with respect to state banks, savings banks, and/or trust companies under state laws; and

WHEREAS, said resolution provides that the powers therein conferred shall terminate six months from the date of approval of the resolution by the President, but that the President may extend its

force by Proclamation for an additional six months: Designated authority NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presiof Comptroller of Cur- dent of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim that the rency over, extended.

force of said resolution be, and the same hereby is, extended for an additional period of six months from August 25, 1933.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and have caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done in the District of Columbia, this 18th day of August in the

Year of Our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Thirty(SEAL] three, and of the Independence of the United States the One Hundred and Fifty-eighth.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
By the President:
WILLIAM PHILLIPS

Acting Secretary of State.

[No. 2053]

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