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American selling WHEREAS the Commission has specified in its report the deprice. Vol. 46, p. 710. creased rate of duty on razor clams (siliqua patula), packed in air

tight containers, and the ad valorem rate of duty based on the American selling price, as defined in section 402 (g) of said act, of the domestic articles, on clams other than razor clams, and clams in combination with other substances (except clam chowder), packed in air-tight containers, found by the Commission to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such differences in costs of production; and

WHEREAS in the judgment of the President such decreased rate of duty and such ad valorem rate of duty based upon said American

elling price are shown by such investigation of the Tariff

sion to be necessary to equalize such differences in costs of production; Decreasing duty on NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presicanned clams. Vol. 46, p. 634.

dent of the United States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim a decrease in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 721 (b) of title I of said act on razor clams (siliqua patula), packed in air-tight containers, from 35 per centum ad valorem to 23 per centum ad valorem; and assessment of the rate of 35 per centum ad valorem expressly fixed in said paragraph, title, and act on clams other than razor clams, and clams in combination with other substances (except clam chowder), packed in air-tight containers, upon the American selling price, as defined in section 402 (g) of said act, of clams other than razor clams, and clams in combination with other substances (except clam chowder), packed in air-tight containers, manufactured or produced in the United States.

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 1st day of May, in the year

of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-four, and of the (SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one

hundred and fifty-eighth.

Vol. 46, p. 710.

FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

By the President:
CORDELL HULL

Secretary of State.

(No. 2081]

EXTENDING FOR ONE YEAR THE EFFECTIVE PERIOD OF TITLE I OF

THE EMERGENCY RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION Act, 1933.

May 2, 1934.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Emergency Railroad Transportation Act, 1933.

Preamble.

WHEREAS section 17 of Title I of the act entitled “An Act to relieve the existing national emergency in relation to interstate railroad transportation, and to amend sections 5, 15(a) and 19(a) of the Interstate Commerce Act as amended”, approved June 16, 1933 (c. 91, 48 Stat. 211, 217), reads as follows:

“Sec. 17. This title shall cease to have effect at the end of one year after the effective date, unless extended by a proclamation of the President for one year or any part thereof, but orders of the Coordinator or of the Commission made thereunder shall continue in effect until vacated by the Commission or set aside by other lawful

Ante, p. 217.

one year.

authority, but notwithstanding the provisions of section 10 no such order shall operate to relieve any carrier from the effect of any State law or of any order of a State commission enacted or made after this title ceases to have effect."

AND WHEREAS in the judgment of the President it is deemed advisable and expedient to extend the effective period of Title I of the said Act for one year after June 16, 1934;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- Extension of Title I, dent of the United States of America, do hereby declare and proclaim that the effective period of Title I of the act entitled “An Act to relieve the existing national emergency in relation to interstate railroad transportation, and to amend sections 5, 15(a) and 19(a) of the Interstate Commerce Act as amended”, approved June 16, 1933 (c. 91, 48 Stat. 211, 217), is extended for one year after June 16, 1934.

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

of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-four and of the (SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one

hundred and fifty-eighth.

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. Vol. 38, p. 770.

WHEREAS by House Joint Resolution 263, approved and signed Mother's Day, 1934. by President Wilson on May 8, 1914, the second Sunday in May of each year has been designated as Mother's Day for the expression of our love and reverence for the mothers of our country; and

WHEREAS Senate Resolution 218, adopted April 26, 1934, states that "there are throughout our land today an unprecedentedly large number of mothers and dependent children who, because of unemployment or loss of their bread-earners, are lacking many of the necessities of life", and the President of the United States is therein authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling for the observance of Mother's Day this year;

NOW, THEREFORÉ, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- , Observance of Sundent of the United States of America, do hereby call upon our citizens Mother's Day. to express on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, 1934, our love and reverence for motherhood:

(a) By the customary display of the United States flag on all Government buildings, homes, and other suitable places;

(6) By the usual tokens and messages of affection to our mothers; and

(c) By doing all that we can through our churches, fraternal and welfare agencies, for the relief and welfare of mothers and children who may be in need of the necessities of life.

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 3rd day of May, in the year

of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-four, and of the
(SEAL] 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. 2083]

NATIONAL MARITIME DAY

May 4, 1934.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

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WHEREAS on May 22, 1819, the Steamship THE SAVANNAH sailed from Savannah, Georgia, on the first successful transoceanic voyage under steam propulsion, thus making a material contribution to the advancement of ocean transportation; and

WHEREAS the Congress by Joint Resolution of May 20, 1933, designated May 22 of each year as National Maritime Day and requested the President to issue annually a Proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such National Maritime Day;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi-
dent of the United States of America, do call upon and urge the people
of the United States to observe May 22, 1934, as National Maritime
Day by displaying the flag at their homes and other suitable places,
and I hereby direct that Government officials display the flag on all
Government buildings on that day.

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 4" day of May, in the year

of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-four, and of the
(SEAL] 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. 2084]

DECREASING RATES OF DUTY ON SUGAR

May 9, 1934.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Tariff on sugar.
Preamble.

tion.

WHEREAS under and by virtue of section 336 of title III, part II, statutory authoriza. of the act of Congress approved June 17, 1930 (46 Stat. 590, 701), Vol. 46, p. 701.

entitled “AN ACT To provide revenue, to regulate commerce with
foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, to

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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, raw and refined sugar, molasses, and related articles, 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 country;

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 is Cuba, 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 rates 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 such rates of duty are shown by such investigation of the Tariff Commission to be necessary to

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- Decreasing duty to dent of the United States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim costs of production. the following rates of duty found to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such differences in costs of production:

A decrease in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 501 of Vol. 46, p. 630. title I of said act on sugars, tank bottoms, sirups of cane juice, melada, concentrated melada, concrete and concentrated molasses, testing by the polariscope not above seventy-five sugar degrees, and all mixtures containing sugar and water, testing by the polariscope above fifty sugar degrees and not above seventy-five sugar degrees, from 1.7125 cents per pound to 1.284375 cents per pound; and

A decrease in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 501 of title I of said act for each additional sugar degree shown by the polariscopic test, from three hundred and seventy-five ten-thousandths of 1 cent per pound additional, and fractions of a degree in proportion, to two hundred and eighty-one and one-fourth ten-thousandths of 1 cent per pound additional and fractions of a degree in proportion.

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 ninth day of May 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:
CORDELL Hull

Secretary of State.

[No. 2085)

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GENERAL LAFAYETTE MEMORIAL DAY

May 18, 1934.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

General Lalayette

WHEREAS May 20, 1934, is the one hundredth anniversary of the
Memorial Day. death of General Lafayette; and
Observance, re

WHEREAS by House Joint Resolution 317 of the Seventy-third quested.

Congress, approved May 18, 1934, the President of the United States Ante, p. 784.

is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling for the

observance of May 20, 1934, as General Lafayette Memorial Day: Inviting observance NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presiof.

dent of the United States of America, do hereby order that the flag of
the United States be displayed on all Government buildings on May
20, 1934, and do invite the people of the United States to observe the
day in schools, churches, and other suitable places, with appropriate
ceremonies in commemoration of the death of General Lafayette.

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 18th day of May, in the year

of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-four, and of the
(SEAL] 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. 2086]

SALE OF ARMS AND MUNITIONS OF WAR TO BOLIVIA AND PARAGUAY

May 28, 1934.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Sale of arms, etc.
Preamble.

Ante, p. 811.

WHEREAS section 1 of a joint resolution of Congress, entitled "Joint Resolution To prohibit the sale of arms or munitions of war in the United States under certain conditions”, approved May 28, 1934, provides as follows:

“That if the President finds that the prohibition of the sale of arms and munitions of war in the United States to those countries now engaged in armed conflict in the Chaco may contribute to the reestablishment of peace between those countries, and if after consultation with the governments of other American Republics and with their cooperation, as well as that of such other governments as he may deem necessary, he makes proclamation to that effect, it shall be unlawful to sell, except under such limitations and exceptions as the President prescribes, any arms or munitions of war in any place in the United States to the countries now engaged in that armed conflict, or to any person, company, or association acting in the interest of either country, until otherwise ordered by the President or by Congress.”

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