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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 21st day of December, in

the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-three, (SEAL] and of the 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. 2067]

(GRANTING PARDON TO PERSONS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN WAR-TIME

OFFENSES)

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

December 23, 1933.

A PROCLAMATION

Persons convicted of certain war-time of

of

the

Constitution.

Seditious acts, etc.

p. 1691.

Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United States of America, it is provided that the President "shall have power to grant lenses. reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except Provisions in cases of impeachment”, and

Whereas, various persons have been from time to time convicted Violations specified. in the courts of the United States of violations of certain statutes enacted during the war between the United States and the Imperial German Government and Imperial Austro-Hungarian Government, to wit: Section 3 of Title I of the Act approved June 15, 1917, entitled "An

Vol. 40, p. 219; U.S.C. Act To punish acts of interference with the foreign relations, the neutrality, and the foreign commerce of the United States, to punish Espionage, etc. espionage, and better to enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and for other purposes” (40 Stat. 217); and said section as amended by the Act approved May 16, 1918 (40 Stat. 553); or of a conspiracy to violate the same;

Conspiracy to violate Section 5 of the Act approved on June 15, 1917, entitled “An Act To authorize the President to increase temporarily the Military Establishment of the United States” (40 Stat. 76); and said Section as amended by the Act approved August 31, 1918 (40 Stat. 955); and

Whereas, the emergency contemplated by the aforesaid statutes has long expired;

Now, Therefore, Be it Known, that I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, it sentence imposed has President of the United States of America, in consideration of the been complied with. premises, divers other good and sufficient reasons me thereunto moving, do hereby declare and grant a full pardon to all persons who have heretofore been convicted of a violation of any of the foregoing statutory provisions or of a conspiracy to violate the same, and who have complied with the sentences imposed on them; provided, however, that such pardon shall not be construed to pardon such persons for any offenses other than those designated herein, whether committed prior or subsequently to the offenses herein designated.

Selective dralt.
Vol. 40, pp. 80, 955.

Proviso.
Restriction.

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 23rd day of December, in the

year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-three, and (SEAL] of the 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. 2068]

MERCHANDISE IN BONDED WAREHOUSE, BONDED CARPET Wool

AND CAMEL HAIR, AND DRAWBACK EXPORTATIONS

December 30, 1933.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

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Bonded warehouses, WHEREAS section 318 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (ch. 497, 46 Stat. etc. Preamble.

590, 696) provides, in part: Statutory authorization.

"Whenever the President shall by proclamation declare an emerVol. 46, p. 696.

gency to exist by reason of a state of war, or otherwise, he may authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to extend during the continuance of such emergency the time herein prescribed for the performance

of any act Emergency declared. NOW, THEREFORE, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the

United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the aforesaid provisions, do hereby proclaim an

emergency to exist. Time extended for And I do further proclaim that it is necessary and proper, because withdrawing merchandise, imported during of the emergency, that all merchandise (except grain) imported 1931, for warehousing. during the calendar year 1931 and entered for warehousing under

section 557 of the Tariff Act of 1930 be permitted to remain in warehouse for a further period; and I therefore hereby authorize the Secretary of the Treasury, until further notice, to extend the warehousing period for such merchandise for not more than one year from and after the expiration of the three-year period prescribed in sections

557 and 559 of the Tariff Act of 1930: Provided, however, that in each Conditions imposed. and every case the Secretary of the Treasury shall require that the

principal on the warehouse-entry bond, in order to obtain the benefits under the extension granted, shall either furnish to the Collector of Customs for the district in which the merchandise is warehoused the agreement of the sureties on such bond to remain bound under the terms and provisions of the bond to the same extent as if no extension were granted, or furnish an additional bond with acceptable sureties to cover the period of extension.

And I do further proclaim that it is necessary and proper, because tionally free, for desig

of the emergency, that as to all wool or hair of the camel imported proof of use.

or withdrawn from bonded warehouse during the calendar year 1931 Vol. 46, p. 646.

conditionally free of duty, under bond, under paragraph 1101 of the Tariff Act of 1930 for use in the manufacture of press cloth, camel'shair belting, rugs, carpets, or other floor coverings, or in the manu

Proviso.

Bonded wool, condi

nated manufacture.

Time extended for

Terms.

facture of knit or felt boots or heavy fulled lumbermen's socks, there shall be permitted a further period during which proof that such wool or hair has been so used may be furnished; and I therefore hereby authorize the Secretary of the Treasury, until further notice, to extend the period during which proof of such use may be furnished for not more than one year from and after the expiration of the three-year period prescribed in said paragraph 1101: Provided, however, that in each and

Proviso. every case the Secretary of the Treasury shall require that the principal on the bond, in order to obtain the benefits under the extension granted, shall either furnish to the Collector of Customs for the district in which the bond was given, the agreement of the sureties on such bond to remain bound under the terms and provisions of the bond to the same extent as if no extension were granted, or furnish an additional bond with acceptable sureties to cover the period of extension.

And I do further proclaim that it is necessary and proper, because Drawback. of the emergency, that as to articles manufactured or produced in the United States with the use of imported or substituted merchandise for drawback purposes a further period for exportation (or shipment to the Philippine Islands) of the completed articles be permitted in those cases in which the merchandise involved was imported during the calendar year 1931; and I therefore hereby authorize the Secretary Time extended on of the Treasury to extend the period for exportation (or shipment to ment) the Philippine Islands) of the completed articles in such cases for Islands. not more than one year from and after the expiration of the three-year period prescribed in section 313 (h) of the Tariff Act of 1930.

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 30th day of December, 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:
WILLIAM PHILLIPS

Acting Secretary of State.

merchandise for ship

to Philippine

Vol. 46, p. 694.

[No. 2069)

(AMENDING PROCLAMATIONS OF MARCH 6 AND MARCH 9, 1933, AND

THE EXECUTIVE ORDER OF MARCH 10, 1933 AND ALL ORDERS AND
REGULATIONS PURSUANT THERETO)

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

December 30, 1933.

A PROCLAMATION

Ante, p. 1689.

Vol. 40, p. 415; Ante,

WHEREAS, on March 6, 1933, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Banking operations. of the United States of America, by virtue of authority vested in me by the Act of October 6, 1917 (40 Stat. L. 411), as amended, issued a Proclamation declaring that an emergency existed and that a National p. 1. banking holiday be observed;

WHEREAS, on March 9, 1933, I issued a Proclamation continuing Ante, p. 1691. the terms and conditions of said Proclamation of March 6, 1933, in full force and effect until further proclamation by the President;

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State banks not members of Federal Reserve system.

6073.

Fund

Ante, p. 179.

State.

over State Donmember banks reestablished.

WHEREAS, on March 10, 1933, I issued an Executive order

authorizing the appropriate authority having immediate supervision Executive Order No. of banking institutions in each State or any place subject to the juris

diction of the United States to permit any banking institution not a member of the Federal Reserve System to perform any or all of its

usual banking functions except as otherwise provided; Licenses.

WHEREAS, the Secretary of the Treasury, pursuant to authority granted by other provisions of the said Executive order of March 10, 1933, has acted upon all requests for licensing of banks members of

the Federal Reserve System; Admittance to mem- WHEREAS, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has acted bership of granted to state banks. upon all applications to it for membership in the Temporary Federal

Deposit Insurance Fund as provided for in Section 12B (y) of the Federal Reserve Act as amended by Section 8 of the Act of June 16, 1933, Public No. 66, Seventy-third Congress, and has admitted to the said Fund all applicant banks which are duly and properly qualified;

and Responsibility of WHEREAS, it is now appropriate that the banking authority in

each State and any place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States should have and exercise the sole responsibility for, and control over, banking institutions not members of the Federal Reserve

System; Authority of State NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, PRESI

DENT of the UNITED STATES, in order to assure that the banking authority in each State and in any place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States shall have and exercise the sole responsibility for,

and control over, banking institutions which are not members of the Designated Procla- Federal Reserve System, do hereby proclaim, order, direct, and declare

that the Proclamations of March 6, 1933 and March 9, 1933, and the Executive order of March 10, 1933, and all orders and regulations pursuant thereto, are amended, effective the first day of January, nineteen hundred and thirty-four, to exclude from their scope banking institu

tions which are not members of the Federal Reserve System. PROGold impounding reservation. VIDED, HOWEVER, That no banking institution shall pay out any

gold coin, gold bullion, or gold certificates, except as authorized by the Secretary of the Treasury, nor allow the withdrawal of any currency for hoarding, nor engage in any transactions in foreign exchange except such as may be undertaken for legitimate and normal business requirements, for reasonable traveling and other personal require ments, and for the fulfillment of contracts entered into prior to March 6, 1933.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done in the City of Washington this 30th day of December 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.

mations and Executive Orders amended.

Proviso.

[No. 2070]

UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS-SUSPENSION OF TONNAGE

DUES

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

January 16, 1934.

A PROCLAMATION

.

R.S., sec. 4228, p. 814.

Whereas section 4228 of the Revised Statutes (U.S.C., title 46, Tonnage dues. sec. 141) in part provides as follows:

"Upon satisfactory proof being given to the President, by the gov- tiftatutory authorizə ernment of any foreign nation, that no discriminating duties of tonnage or imposts are imposed or levied in the ports of such nation V.S.C.

, P: 1469. upon vessels wholly belonging to citizens of the United States, or upon the produce, manufactures, or merchandise imported in the same from the United States or from any foreign country, the President may issue his proclamation, declaring that the foreign discriminating duties of tonnage and impost within the United States are suspended and discontinued, so far as respects the vessels of such foreign nation, and the produce, manufactures, or merchandise imported into the United States from such foreign nation, or from any other foreign country; the suspension to take effect from the time of such notification being given to the President, and to continue so long as the reciprocal exemption of vessels, belonging to citizens of the United States, and their cargoes, shall be continued, and no longer.'

WHEREAS satisfactory proof was received by me from the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on November 21, 1933, that no discriminating duties of tonnage or imposts are levied or imposed in the waters of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics upon vessels wholly belonging to citizens of the United States or upon the produce, manufactures, or merchandise imported in such vessels, from the United States or from any foreign country:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by vessels of the Union of section 4228 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, do hereby lics.

Soviet Socialist Repub declare and proclaim that the foreign discriminating duties of tonnage and imposts within the United States are suspended and discontinued so far as respects the vessels of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the produce, manufactures, or merchandise imported in said vessels into the United States from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics or from any other foreign country; the suspension to take effect from November 21, 1933, and to continue so long as the reciprocal exemption of vessels belonging to citizens of the United States and their cargoes shall be continued, and no longer.

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 16'' day of January, in the

year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-four, and of (SEAL] the 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.

Suspension of die criminating duties on

(No. 2071]

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