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H.R. 7367. An act for the relief of Chieko Sakano and her child, Masao Sakano;

H.R. 7895. An act for the relief of Gloria Anne Loveday;

H.R. 8156. An act for the relief of Jack Kent Cooke;

H.R. 9563. An act for the relief of Josef Enzinger;

H.R. 9652. An act for the relief of Lt. Col. Alonzo C. Tenney;

H.R. 9760. An act for the relief of Sam Doolittle;

H.R, 10230. An act for the relief of Louis J. Rosenstein; and

H.J. Res. 688. Joint resolution for the relief of certain aliens. HOUSE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTION

REFERRED The foregoing bills and joint resolution this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence were read the first and second times by unanimous consent and ordered referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

PETITION Mr. CARLSON presented a resolution of the Highland Farmers Union, Haven, Kans., favoring certain changes in the present farm program which would aid the farmer with small plots of land; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON FINANCE Mr. BYRD of Virginia, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 6779) to amend section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (relating to the unlimited deduction for charitable contributions for certain individuals, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1334) thereon.

GRANT OF FURTHER TARIFF REDUCTIONS IN in the face of adequate and frequently
FORTHCOMING NEGOTIATIONS

surplus production in the United States; Mr. KERR (for himself, Mr. THUR- Whereas the United States has moved MOND, Mr. CURTIS, Mr. DWORSHAK, Mr. from the position of a leading export ALLOTT, and Mr. JOHNSTON of South nation in a number of items that are Carolina) submitted the following con- products of mass production and therecurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 104); fore the output of our most advanced inwhich was referred to the Committee on dustries technologically, among them Finance:

being automobiles, steel, sewing maWhereas the Eighty-fifth Congress chines, and typewriters, thus reflecting passed the Trade Agreements Extension the startling loss of technological leaderAct in August 1958, authorizing the ship by the United States to other counPresident within a four-year period to tries that enjoy a wage differential in reduce existing customs duties up to 20 comparison with this country; per centum;

Whereas numerous domestic manuWhereas an international conference

facturers have in the past two years made held under the auspices of the General arrangements to manufacture abroad as Agreement on Tariffs and Trade will be a means of gaining lower production convened in the autumn of 1960 and con

costs and enabling them to supply fortinue into 1961;

eign markets from abroad rather than Whereas the executive branch of the

from the United States and in some inGovernment pursuant to the provision of

stances to ship into the United States the Trade Agreements Extension Act of

from branches established abroad, thus 1950 (Public Law 85–686) is engaged in

reducing opportunities for employment the preparation of a list of products upon

of American workers, and foreclosing which the United States will be prepared American suppliers of materials and to offer further duty reductions, up to 20

parts to domestic industry, and small per centum, at such international con

American companies that lack the capiference;

tal resources to invest in foreign facilities Whereas profound changes in the in

from participating in the economic ternational competitive standing of growth represented by such use of United United States producers have occurred

States capital, thereby producing the since the passage of the Trade Agree

total effect of shrinking American indusments Extension Act of 1958;

trial power and diminishing tax revenues Whereas imports have increased

at a time when the cold-war costs of the

Federal Government are mounting; sharply since the passage of said Act while exports have declined, thus con

Whereas the shrinkage of United tributing to the mounting deficits in

States exports would be much more securred by the United States in the total

vere than has in fact been registered but

for the extensive subsidization of certain foreign account, which in 1958 attained the magnitude of $3,400,000,000, and an

crop exports, notably raw cotton and estimated $4,000,000,000 or more in 1959;

wheat; Whereas the gold outflow in partial

Whereas such subsidization as a means satisfaction of these deficits since Janu

of stimulating exports adds to the burden ary 1958 has exceeded $3,500,000,000,

on the Treasury and thus cannot be

looked to for correction of the deficit while the stock of gold at Fort Knox has fallen to a level of $19,500,000,000 against

position of our total foreign account; which foreign claims of more than $18,

Whereas the productivity of labor in 000,000,000 are outstanding, approxi

other industrial countries has taken & mately $16,000,000,000 of which could be

notable leap, stimulated in great degree withdrawn on demand;

by some $25,000,000,000 in modern maWhereas prevention of a disastrous

chinery and equipment shipped abroad outflow of gold to foreign countries adds

by the United States during the past to the pressure on the Treasury Depart

seven years, thus increasing the competiment to offer higher interest rates on its

tive advantage of foreign producers, parcurrent and future borrowings, thus add

ticularly in the absence of any significant ing to the outlay for interest on the na

increase in foreign wage rates compared tional debt, the interest service on which

with those prevailing in this country; has already reached the level of $9,600,

Whereas American industry may ex000,000 annually and bids fair to rise ap- pect increasingly sharp and distressing preciably, thus adding to the national competition from abroad because of the budget additional billions of dollars of generally weaker bargaining powers of fixed charges;

foreign labor unions compared with those Whereas imports as a whole in 1959

of this country, thus offering no hope of rose approximately 22 per centum com

any closing of the cost differential bepared with 1958, while those from the in- tween foreign and domestic producers in dustrial countries rose more sharply,

the foreseeable future; notably 54 per centum from Japan in the Whereas this competition, already sefirst nine months of 1959 compared with vere and capturing progressively larger the same period in 1958, and 43 per shares of our home market for numerous centum from Europe during the same products, will create grave problems of period, thus reflecting the sharpened survival for some of our industries and competitive advantage that has been of maintaining in such industries an gained by other industrial countries over American scale of wages and the enjoythe United States;

ment of an American standard of living Whereas imports of beef, pork, mutton for their workers, even without further and other agricultural products have in- tariff reductions by the United States: creased to almost staggering proportions Now, therefore, be it

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND A JOINT

RESOLUTION
Bills and a joint resolution were in-
troduced, severally read the first and
second times by unanimous consent and
referred as follows:

By Mr. CARLSON:
S. 3476. A bill for the relief of I. H.
Hickman and Max Hickman; to the Com-
mittee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SYMINGTON:
S. 3477. A bill for the relief of Sfc.
William H. Riester, Jr.; to the Commit-
tee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. CHAVEZ:
S. 3478. A bill for the relief of Evidio
M. Lemus-Ramos; to the Committee on
the Judiciary.

By Mr. MORSE:
S. 3479. A bill to authorize the pay-
ment of per diem to certain members of
the Navy and Marine Corps for tempo-
rary duty performed after January 1,
1958; to the Committee on Armed
Services.

By Mr. ELLENDER (for himself

and Mr. LONG of Louisiana): S.J. Res. 190. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to the making of treaties and executive agreements; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of Congress:

(1) That the United States should grant no further tariff reductions in the forthcoming tariff negotiations under the auspices of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade in 1960 and 1961, notwithstanding the authorization contained in Public Law 85-686, known as the Trade Agreements Extension Act of 1958.

RELIEF OF J. L. LYBARGER

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 477) for the relief of Joanne Lea (Buffington) Lybarger; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

Ordered, Thạt the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reronsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. DIRKSEN, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

Johnston, S.C. Mansfield Saltonstall
Kerr
Martin

Smathers
Long, Hawaii
Morton

Smith
Long, La. Moss

Stennis
Lusk
Pastore

Talmadge
McClellan Randolph Young, N. Dak.
McNamara Robertson
Magnuson Russell

So the motion was not agreed to.

On motion by Mr. HOLLAND to reconsider the vote disagreeing to the motion,

On motion by Mr. KUCHEL, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

On motion by Mr. HOLLAND that the Senate recede from its amendment No. 13,

It was determined in the affirmative.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof. CONFERENCE REPORT ON HOUSE BILL 9660

Mr. BYRD of Virginia submitted the following conference report:

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 9660) to amend section 6659(b) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 with respect to the procedure for assessing certain additions to tax, having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows:

That the Senate recede from its amendment numbered 2.

Amendment numbered 1: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 1, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows: Strike out the last two lines on page 1 and the first two lines on page 2 of the Senate engrossed amendments and insert:

(i) is the mother or father of the taxpayer or of his spouse, and And the Senate agree to the same.

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate to the title of the bill and agree to the same.

HARRY F. BYRD,
ROBT. S. KERR,
J. ALLEN FREAR, Jr.,
FRANK A. CARLSON,

By W. B.
Managers on the part of the Senate.

W.D. MILLS,
AIME J. FORAND,
CECIL R. KING,
N. M. MASON,

JOHN W. BYRNES,
Managers on the Part of the House.

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 7947) relating to the income tax ent of nonrefundable capital contributions to Federal National Mortgage Association, having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendments of the Senate numbered 1 and 2 and agree to the same.

HARRY F. BYRD,
ROBT. S. KERR,
J. ALLEN FREAR, Jr.,
JOHN J. WILLIAMS,

FRANK CARLSON, Managers on the Part of the Senate.

W. D. MILLS,
AIME J. FORAND,
CECIL R. KING,
N. M. MASON,

JOHN W. BYRNES, Managers on the part of the House.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said report; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

On motion by Mr. KERR to reconsider the vote agreeing to the report,

On motion by Mr. BYRD of Virginia,

The motion to reconsider was laid on the table. CONFERENCE REPORT ON HOUSE BILL 8684

Mr. BYRD of Virginia submitted the following conference report:

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 8684) to provide transitional provisions for the income tax treatment of dealer reserve income, having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows:

That the Senate recede from its amendment numbered 7.

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendments of the Senate numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14, and agree to the same.

HARRY F. BYRD,
ROBT. S. KERR,
J. ALLEN FREAR, Jr.,
FRANK CARLSON,

WALLACE F. BENNETT, Managers on the part of the Senate.

W.D. MILLS,
AIME J. FORAND,
CECIL R. KING,
N. M. MASON,

JOHN W. BYRNES, Managers on the Part of the House.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said report; and

Resolved, That the the Senate agree thereto.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

On motion by Mr. KERR to reconsider the vote agreeing to the report,

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MOTION ON SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 13 TO

HOUSE BILL 10234 The Senate resumed the consideration of the motion of Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware yesterday that the Senate further insist upon its amendment No. 13 to the bill (H.R. 10234) making appropriations for the Department of Commerce and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes, and ask a further conference with the House of Representatives on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon.

After debate,

The question being taken on agreeing to the motion of Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware,

It was determined in Yeas.--- 38 the negative.

Nays.-- 46 On motion by Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware,

The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senators present.

Senators who voted in the affirmative areAlken

Dworshak Morse
Allott
Fong

Muskie
Bush
Frear

Prouty
Carroll

Goldwater Proxmire Case, NJ. Hart

Scott
Case, S. Dak. Javits

Symington
Church
Keating

Thurmond
Clark
Kefauver

Wiley
Cooper
Kuchel

Williams, Del.
Cotton
Lausche

Williams, N.J. Curtis

McCarthy Yarborough
Dirksen
McGee

Young, Ohio
Douglas Monroney

Senators who voted in the negative
are-
Bartlett
Carlson

Gruening
Beall
Chavez

Hartke
Bible
Dodd

Hayden
Bridges

Ellender Hickenlooper
Brunsdale Engle

Hill
Ervin

Holland
Byrd, W. Va. Fulbright Jackson
Cannon
Green

Johnson, Tex.

The Senate proceeded to consider the said report; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

On motion by Mr. KERR to reconsider the vote agreeing to the report,

On motion by Mr. BYRD of Virginia,

The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

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CONFERENCE REPORT ON HOUSE BILL 7947

Mr. BYRD of Virginia submitted the following conference report:

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The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein. CREDITS AGAINST THE UNEMPLOYMENT TAX

On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 6482) relating to the credits against the unemployment tax in the case of merged corporations; and the reported amendment to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the amendment be engrossed and the bill read a third time.

The said bill, as amended, was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: “An Act relating to the credits against the unemployment tax in the case of certain successor employers."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendments.

On motion by Mr. BYRD of Virginia,

The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

PATENTS FOR PLANTS On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 1447) to amend section 161, title 35, United States Code, with respect to patents for plants; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein. SUSPENSION OF DUTY ON CERTAIN ISTLE OR

FIBER On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 9861) to continue for a temporary period the existing suspension of duty on certain istle or Tampico fiber; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said bill was read the third time. Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof. ROUTES AND RATES FOR CARRIERS SERVING ALASKA AND HAWAII AND OTHER STATES

On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2452) to establish a joint board and to permit the filing of through routes and joint rates for carriers serving Alaska, Hawaii, and the other States; and the reported amendment to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: “A bill to permit the establishment of through service and joint rates for carriers serving Alaska or Hawaii and the other States and to establish a joint board to review such rates."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein. PROMOTE FOREIGN TRADE OF THE UNITED

STATES IN GRAPES AND PLUMS

On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 1857) to promote the foreign trade of the United States in grapes and plums, to protect the reputation of American-grown grapes and plums in foreign markets, to prevent deception or misrepresentation as to the quality of such products moving in foreign commerce, to provide for the commercial inspection of such products entering such commerce, and for other purposes; and the reported amendments having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN NATURAL RUBBER FROM

NATIONAL STOCKPILE On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 582) providing under section 3(e) of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act, the express approval of the Congress for the disposal from the national stockpile of approximately four hundred and seventy thousand long tons of natural rubber; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

COOPERATIVE UNIT PROGRAMS

On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 1781) to provide for cooperative unit programs of research, education, and demonstration between the Federal Government of the United States, colleges and universities, the several States and territories, and private organizations, and for other purposes; and the reported amendment to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: “A bill to facilitate cooperation between the Federal Government, colleges and universities, the States, and private organizations for cooperative unit programs of research and education relating to fish and wildlife, and for other purposes."

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

CHANGE OF TITLE OF ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

OF COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY

On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 3106) to change the title of the Assistant Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

AMENDMENT OF SHIPPING LAWS

On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill ($. 3189) to further amend the shipping laws to prohibit operation in the coastwise trade of a rebuilt vessel unless the entire rebuilding is effected within the United States, and for other purposes; and the reported amendments having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives th rein.

CERTAIN TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION WORK

ON CAPITOL GROUNDS On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 166) authorizing the Architect of the Capitol to permit certain temporary and permanent construction work, on the Capitol Grounds in connection with the erection of a building on privately owned property adjacent thereto; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.

The said joint resolution was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

RETIREMENT PROMOTION IN COAST AND GEO

DETIC SURVEY On motion by Mr. FREAR, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 9084) to repeal certain retirement-promotion authority of the Coast and Geodetic Survey; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said bill was read the third time. Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

ENFORCEMENT OF CUSTOMS AND

IMMIGRATION LAWS

On motion by Mr. FREAR, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 10045) to amend the act entitled “An act to provide better facilities for the enforcement of the customs and immigration laws,” to increase the amounts authorized to be expended; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading,

The said bill was read the third time. Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof.

PLAZA OF AMERICAS On motion by Mr. FREAR, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 11415) to provide for the designation of a portion of the District of Columbia as the “Plaza of the Americas"; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it pass to a third reading.

The said bill was read the third time. Resolved, That it pass.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof. PAYMENTS OF CERTAIN CLAIMS AGAINST

THE UNITED STATES On motion by Mr. FREAR, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 3072) to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to effect the payment of certain claims against the United States; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

RELIEF OF S. SKOLOPOULON

On motion by Mr. FREAR, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2765) for the relief of Sofia Skolopoulon; and the reported amendments to the text having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be amended, as reported by the committee, to read: “A bill for the relief of Sofia Skolopoulos."

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives therein. AMENDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RE

SPONSIBILITY ACT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

On motion by Mr. FREAR, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (S. 2131) to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act of the District of Columbia, approved May 25, 1954, as amended.

RELIEF OF S. KATO On motion by Mr. FREAR, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2369) for the relief of Sachiko Kato; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time. The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein. EXTENSION OF COMMITTEE ON CIVIL RIGHTS

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the resolution (S. Res. 174) to discharge the Committee on the Judiciary from the further consideration of the bill (S. 2391) to extend the Commission on Civil Rights and to provide further means for securing and protecting the right to vote be indefinitely postponed. INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION IN THE UNITED

STATES On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the resolution (S. Res. 169) concerning the desirability of holding an international exposition in the United States be indefinitely postponed.

RELIEF OF R. THOMASON, JR.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2776) for the relief of Raymond Thomason, Jr.; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and the bill read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. KUCHEL, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

On motion by Mr. JOHNON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. WILEY, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

RELIEF OF S. SCARDINA

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2799) for the relief of Santo Scardina; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

Ordered, That the bill be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read th time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. WILEY, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table. INVESTIGATION OF CERTAIN ELECTION

CHARGES The Senate resumed the consideration of the resolution (S. Res. 285) to authorize an investigation of certain election charges.

On the question of agreeing to the resolution,

Pending debate,

On motion of Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to refer the resolution to the Committee on Rules and Administration,

Yeas.

55 the affirmative----

16 On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the Senator present.

Senators who voted in the afirmative
are-
Allott
Hartke

Monroney
Bartlett
Hayden

Morse
Beall
Hill

Morton
Bible
Holland

Moss
Bridges
Jackson

Muskie
Brunsdale Javits

Robertson
Byrd, W. Va. Johnson, Tex. Saltonstall
Cannon

Johnston, S.C. Scott
Carlson
Keating

Smathers
Carroll,
Kerr

Smith
Cha vez
Kuchel

Stennis
Church

Long, Hawaii Symington
Clark

Long, La. Thurmond
Cotton
Lusk

Wiley
Dodd

McCarthy Williams, N.J. Douglas

McClellan Yarborough
Engle
McGee

Young, N. Dak. Green

McNamara Young, Ohio Hart

Senators who voted in the negative
are-
Aiken
Ervin

Kefauver
Byrd, Va.
Fong

Martin
Case, N.J. Frear

Prouty Case, S. Dak. Goldwater Proxmire Curtis

Hickenlooper Williams, Del. Dworshak

So the resolution was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

ORDER FOR ADJOURNMENT

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That when the Senate concludes its business today it stand in

It was determined in Nays.--

INVESTIGATION OF CERTAIN ELECTION

CHARGES On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate resumed the consideration of the resolution (S. Res. 285) to authorize an investigation of certain election charges; and

Ordered, That following a limitation of debate of 20 minutes on the question of agreeing to the resolution, to be equally divided and controlled by Mr. WILLIAMS of Delaware and Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, the Senate proceed to vote on a motion to refer the resolution to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

RELIEF OF DR. C. C. CHI

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2939) for the relief of Dr. Chien Chen Chi; and no amendment being made,

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO

TEMPORE

dry tons of kyanite-mullite now held in the national stockpile; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

adjournment until 11 o'clock a.m. tomorrow. ORDER FOR CONSIDERATION OF UNOBJECTED

BILLS ON THE CALENDAR

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That following routine morning business tomorrow the calendar be called for the consideration of bills to which there is no objection, beginning with Order No. 1277.

The Secretary read the following communication from the President pro tempore:

U.S. SENATE,
PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE,

Washington, D.C., May 5, 1960. To the Senate:

Being temporarily absent from the Senate, I appoint Hon. MIKE MANSFIELD, & Senator from the State of Montana, to perform the duties of the Chair during my absence.

CARL HAYDEN,

President pro tempore. Mr. MANSFIELD thereupon took the chair.

THE JOURNAL On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, and by unanimous consent,

The reading of the Journal of the proceedings of Wednesday, May 4, 1960, was dispensed with.

COMMITTEES AUTHORIZED TO SIT The following-named committees were authorized to sit today during the session of the Senate:

The Subcommittee on Internal Security of the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, and the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service; on the request of Mr. JOHNSON of Texas.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate proceeded to the consideration of executive business; and after the consideraiton of executive business,

LEGISLATIVE SESSION The Senate resumed its legislative session. SETTLEMENT OF CERTAIN CLAIMS ARISING

FROM CRASH OF U.S. AIRCRAFT AT LITTLE ROCK, ARK.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate pro eded to consider the bill (S. 3338) to remove the present $5,000 limitation which prevents the Secretary of the Air Force from settling certain claims arising out of the crash of a U.S. Air Force aircraft at Little Rock, Ark; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

Ordered, That it be engrossed and read a third time.

The said bill was read the third time.

Resolved, That it pass and that the title thereof be as aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein.

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas to reconsider the vote on the passage of the bill,

On motion by Mr. MCCLELLAN, The motion to reconsider was laid on the table.

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SEWAGE-DISPOSAL METHODS FOR

DULLES AIRPORT The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Director of the Bureau of the Budget, Executive Office of the President, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to authorize the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to plan, construct, operate, and maintain a sanitary sewer to connect the Dulles International Airport with the District of Columbia system; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia. WARTIME RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE FED

ERAL AVIATION AGENCY AND THE DEPART-
MENT OF DEFENSE

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Agency, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to amend section 302(e) of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (72 Stat. 747), to establish the wartime relationships between the Federal Aviation Agency and the Department of Defense; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, SOIL SURVEY AND LAND CLASSIFICATION OF LANDS IN HELENA VALLEY UNIT, MONTANA

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of an adequate soil survey and land classification of the lands in the Helena Valley unit, Helena-Great Falls division, Missouri River Basin project, Montana, for project development; which, with the accompanying paper, was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

SUSPENSION OF DEPORTATION OF ALIENS

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate two communications from the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Service, Department of Justice, transmitting, pursuant to law, reports stating all the facts and pertinent provisions of law in the cases of certain aliens whose deportation has been suspended, together with the statement of the reason for such suspension; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

FLOOD HAZARDS The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Army, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to prov for the collection and dissemination of information on flood haz

REPORT OF GENERAL SALES MANAGER ON

COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION SALES

The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report for the month of January 1960 of the General Services Manager of the Commodity Credit Corporation concerning the policies, activities, and developments, including all sales and disposals, with regard to each commodity which the Corporation owns or which it is directed to support; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

REPORT OF STOCKPILING PROGRAM The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Director of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, Executive Office of the President, transmitting, pursuant to law, the semiannual report on stockpiling of strategic and critical materials for the period ended December 31, 1959; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services. REPORT OF PROPOSED DISPOSITION OF

KYANITE-MULLITE The ACTING PRESIDENT pro tempore laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of General Services Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on the disposition of approximately 7,326 short

AMENDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY

RESPONSIBILITY ACT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas,

The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (S. 2131) to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act of the District of Columbia, approved May 25, 1954, as amended.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. JOHNSON of Texas, at 4 o'clock and 52 minutes p.m.,

The Senate, under its order of today, adjourned until 11 o'clock a.m. tomorrow.

THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1960

Mr. MIKE MANSFIELD, from the State of Montana, called the Senate to order at 11 o'clock a.m., and Dr. Lawrence D. Folkemer, of Washington, D.C., offered prayer.

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