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tions of regulations by incurring obligations in excess of approved apportionments of appropriations for certain fiscal years within the Department of Defense; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Appropriations. REPORT OF ARMY RESEARCH AND DEVEL

OPMENT CONTRACTS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Director of Research and Development of the Army, transmitting, pursuant to law, the semiannual report on Department of the Army research and development contracts of $50,000 or more, for the period ended December 31, 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services. CHANGING METHOD OF PROMOTION OF

CERTAIN RESERVE OFFICERS OF THE AIR
FORCE

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication form the Acting Secretary of Defense, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to change the method of promotion of Reserve officers of the Air Force to Reserve general officer grades; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

REPORT OF EXPORT CONTROL ACT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of Commerce, transmitting, pursuant to law, the 51st quarterly report on export control for the period ended March 31, 1960; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Banking and Currency. REPORT ON BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAM

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, an initial report on the review of administrative management of the ballistic missile program of the Department of the Air Force; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

FREEDOM MONUMENT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Under Secretary of Interior, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to provide for the erection of Freedom Monument symbolizing the ideas of democracy; which, with the accompanying paper, was ref red to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

BACKLOG OF CASES The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the backlog of pending applications and hearing cases

as of March 31, 1960; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce,

USELESS PAPERS IN GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

AND DEPARTMENTS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Administrator of General Services Administration, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the Archivist of the United States on lists of papers in various departments and agencies of the Government recommended for disposition, which appear to have no permanent value or historical interest; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to a Joint Select Committee on the Disposition of Papers in the Executive Departments; and

The VICE PRESIDENT appointed Mr. JOHNSTON of South Carolina and Mr. CARLSON as members of the committee on the part of the Senate.

Ordered, That the Secretary notify the House of Representatives thereof. REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT AND PROCURE

MENT OF NEW COMBAT MATERIAL FOR
ARMY

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate а communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a confidential report on the review of development and procurement of new combat and tactical vehicles by the Department of the Army; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. REVIEW OF AUTOMATIC DATA-PROCESSING IN

STALLATION-NEW ORLEANS COMMODITY
OFFICE

The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Comptroller General of the United States, transmitting, pursuant to law, a report of the review of the automatic data processing installation, New Orleans Commodity Office, Commodity Stabilization Service, Department of Agriculture, October 1959; which, with the accompanying report, was referred to the Committee on Government Operations. AMENDMENT OF WATER POLLUTION CONTROL

ACT The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, transmitting a draft of proposed legislation to strengthen the enforcement of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and extend the duration of the authorization of grants for State water pollution control programs; which, with the accompanying papers, was referred to the Committee on Public Works.

SAHARA ATOMIC TESTS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate a communication from the Assistant Secretary of State, transmitting a resolution of the Parliament of the Republic of Indonesia appealing to France to abandon atomic tests in the Sahara; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS The VICE PRESIDENT laid before the Senate the following petitions, etc., which were referred as indicated:

Concurrent resolutions of the Legislature of the State of Nevada, as follows:

A concurrent resolution remonstrating against H.R. 1884, relative to lengthof-residence requirement as a condition to receiving welfare benefits under the Social Security Act; to the Committee on Finance;

A concurrent resolution favoring certain Federal Government payments in lieu of property taxes; to the Committee on Government Operations;

A concurrent resolution favoring adequate State water rights legislation; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs; and

A concurrent resolution favoring an amendment to the Constitution abolishing income, estate, and gift taxes; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

A resolution of the City Council of Lynn, Mass., favoring the enactment of legislation granting pensions to veterans of World War I comparable to grants to veterans of American wars prior to World War I; and

A resolution of the Milwaukee Traffic Club, Milwaukee, Wis., favoring repeal of the excise tax on transportation of persons; to the Committee on Finance.

Mr. CARLSON presented a resolution of the military affairs committee of the Chamber of Commerce of Junction City, Kans., favoring additional required land at Fort Riley, Kans., for maximum effectiveness; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES Under the authority of the order of January 18, 1960, Mr. RUSSELL, from the Committee on Appropriations, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 12117) making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Administration for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes, reported it with amendments on May 20, 1960, and submitted a report (No. 1404) thereon.

Mr. ENGLE, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (S. 2998) to amend the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, in order to extend the life of certain vessels under the provisions of such act from 20 to 25 years, reported it with an amendment and submitted a report (No. 1406) thereon.

Mr. HARTKE, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (S. 1787) to protect consumers and others against misbranding, false advertising, and false invoicing of decorative hardwood or imitation hardwood products, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1405) thereon.

Mr. HILL, from the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, to whom were referred the following bills, reported them each without amendment and submitted reports thereon, as follows:

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Whereas the Senate, by committee action, public hearings, and floor vote on Senate Resolution 248 (85th Congress, 2d session), has been engaged in a continuing study of the relative water resources and related development programs of the United States and Soviet Russia since 1957; and

Whereas that endeavor, through the joint efforts of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and the Committee on Public Works, has now resulted in a factual, eyewitness report revealing the remarkable effort and accomplishment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to overtake and then surpass the United States of America in this vital field: Now, therefore, be it

Resolved, That this report be received, accepted, ordered printed, and referred to the Committee on Appropriations, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, and the Committee on Public Works for appropriate consideration in relation to their other duties; and be it further

Resolved, That it is the sense of the Senate that the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs and the Committee on Public Works continue the joint studies, as previously requested, including, as appropriate, securing similar information concerning developments elsewhere in the world, and continue also, as previously requested to submit their recommendation of ways and means to accelerate the development and utilization of the natural resources of the United States.

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S. 3179. A bill to increase the authorization for appropriations for construction of facilities for the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory (Rept. No. 1409); and

H.R. 8238. An act to authorize and direct the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to make a study and report to Congress, from the standpoint of the public health, of the discharge of substances into the atmosphere from the exhausts of motor vehicles (Rept. No. 1410).

Mr. HILL, from the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, to whom was referred the bill (S. 3025) to amend title II of the Vocational Education Act of 1946, relating to practical nurse training, and for other purposes, reported it with an amendment and submitted a report (No. 1411) thereon.

Mr. HILL, from the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, to whom was referred the bill (S. 2830) to amend the Library Services Act in order to extend for 5 years the authorization for appropriations, and for other purposes, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1412) thereon.

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

Ordered, That the names of Mr. ALLOTT and Mr. CASE of New Jersey be added as coauthors to the above bill.

Mr. HILL, from the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, to whom was referred the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 127) to help make available to those children in our country who are handicapped by deafness the specially trained teachers of the deaf needed to develop their abilities and to help make available to individuals suffering speech and hearing_impairments those specially trained speech pathologists and audiologists needed to help them overcome their handicaps, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1414) thereon.

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

Ordered, That the names of Mr. YARBOROUGH, Mr. GRUENING, and Mr. HUMPHREY be added as coauthors of the above joint resolution.

Mr. JOHNSTON of South Carolina from the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, to whom was referred the bill (S. 3420) to provide further for permissible writing and printing on thirdand fourth-class matter, and for other purposes, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 1413) thereon.

Mr. HART (for Mr. EASTLAND) from the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, to whom was referred the bill (S. 3044) to authorize and direct that the national forests be managed under principles of multiple use and to produce a sustained yield of products and services, and for other purposes, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1407) thereon together with the supplemental views of Mr. HUMPHREY, Mr. SYMINGTON, Mr. PROXMIRE, Mr. YOUNG of Ohio, and Mr. HART.

Mr. ANDERSON, from the Joint Congressional Committee on Construction

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of a Building for a Museum of History and Technology for the Smithsonian Institution, submitted a report (No. 1408) entitled “A Building for a Museum of History and Technology"; which was ordered to be printed. INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND JOINT

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

By Mr. YARBOROUGH (by re

quest): S. 3578. A bill to amend parts I and III of the Interstate Commerce Act in order to make unlawful certain discriminatory rates, charges, and practices; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. MCCLELLAN (by request) : S. 3579. A bill to authorize agencies of the Government of the United States to pay in advance for required publications, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Government Operations.

By Mr. MURRAY (by request) : S. 3580. A bill to establish a revolvingtype fund in the Treasury for the Bureau of Reclamation, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

By Mr. ERVIN (for himself and

Mr. JORDAN): S. 3581. A bill to amend the Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933, to permit Federal savings and loan associations to invest in or lend to business development credit corporations; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. CARROLL: S. 3582. A bill for the relief of Alc. Percy J. Trudeau; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. JOHNSTON of South

Carolina (by request) : S. 3583. A bill to amend section 507 of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended, with respect to the preservation of basic compensation in downgrading actions; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

By Mr. YARBOROUGH (by re

quest): S. 3584. A bill to amend the Civil Seryice Retirement Act so as to provide eligibility for annuities for certain employees who were serving on the date of enactment of the act of May 22, 1920; to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Seryice.

By Mr. MAGNUSON: S.J. Res. 196. Joint resolution to provide for the designation of June 20, 1960, as National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Day; to the Committee on the Judiciary. CONTINUANCE OF STUDY OF RELATIVE WATER

RESOURCE AND RELATED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS OF THE UNITED STATES AND RUSSIA

Mr. MOSS (for himself, Mr. GRUENING, and Mr. MUSKIE) submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 325); which was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs:

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Bartlett, one of its clerks:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives has passed the bill (S. 2130) to authorize a payment to the Government of Japan.

The House has agreed to the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 9465) to authorize the extension of a loan of a naval vessel to the Government of the Republic of China.

The House has agreed to the report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H.R. 10809) to authorize appropriations to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for salaries and expenses, research and development, construction and equipment, and for other purposes.

The House has passed the following bills, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate:

H.R. 11405. An act to provide for the treatment of income from discharge of indebtedness of a railroad corporation in a receivership proceeding or in a proceeding under section 77 of the Bankruptcy Act commenced before January 1, 1960, and for other purposes;

H.R. 11748. An act to continue until the close of June 30, 1961, the suspension of duties on metal scrap, and for other purposes; and

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H.R. 12232. An act making appropriations for the legislative branch for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes.

The Speaker of the House having signed three enrolled bills, viz, H.R. 4029, H.R. 6482, and H.R. 9308, I am directed to bring the same to the Senate for the signature of its President.

ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED The Secretary reported that he had examined and found truly enrolled the following bills:

H.R. 4029. An act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to eliminate the proration of the occupational tax on persons dealing in machineguns and certain other firearms, to reduce occupational and transfer taxes on certain weapons, to make the transferor and transferee jointly liable for the transfer tax on firearms, and to make certain changes in the definition of a firearm;

H.R. 6482. An act relating to the credits against the unemployment tax in the case of certain successor employers; and

H.R. 9308. An act to extend until June 30, 1963, the suspension of duty on imports of crude chicory and the reduction in duty on ground chicory.

The VICE PRESIDENT thereupon signed the same.

HOUSE BILLS REFERRED The bills this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence, were severally read the first and second times by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the bills H.R. 11405 and H.R. 11748 be referred to the Committee on Finance; and

That the bill H.R. 12232 be referred to the Committee on Appropriations. AMENDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RE

SPONSIBILITY ACT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

The hour of 2 o'clock p.m, having arrived,

The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. FREAR in the chair) laid before the Senate its unfinished business, viz, the bill (S. 2131) to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act of the District of Columbia, approved May 25, 1954, as amended; and

The Senate resumed the consideration of the said bill. Pending debate,

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Bartlett, one of its clerks:

Mr. President: The Speaker of the House of Representatives having signed 2 enrolled bills, viz, S. 44 and H.R. 6779, I am directed to bring the same to the Senate for the signature of its President.

ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED The Secretary reported that he had examined and found truly enrolled the following bills:

S. 44. An act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct the San Luis unit of the Central Valley project, California, to enter into an agreement

with the State of California with respect to the construction and operation of such unit, and for other purposes; and

H.R. 6779. An act to amend section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (relating to the unlimited deduction for charitable contributions for certain individuals).

The PRESIDENT pro tempore thereupon signed the same. AMENDMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY RE

SPONSIBILITY ACT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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

Pending debate, CONSIDERATION OF CERTAIN BILLS AND RESO

LUTIONS ON CALENDAR TO WHICH THERE IS NO OBJECTION

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

Ordered, That the calendar be called for the consideration of bills and resolutions thereon to which there is no objection, beginning with Order No. 1377 and ending with Order No. 1407.

The bill (S. 3036) to authorize the distribution of copies of the Congressional Record to former Members of Congress requesting such copies, was thereupon considered; 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.

The Senate proceeded to consider the following joint resolutions; and no amendment was made:

H.J. Res. 502. Joint resolution authorizing the erection in the District of Columbia of a memorial to Mary McLeod Bethune; and

H.J. Res. 546. Joint resolution authorizing the Architect of the Capitol to present to the Senators and Representative in the Congress from the State of Hawaii the official flag of the United States bearing 50 stars which is first flown over the west front of the U.S. Capitol.

Ordered, That they pass to a third reading.

The said joint resolutions were read the third time.

Resolved, That they pass.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the following concurrent resolutions:

H. Con. Res. 558. Concurrent resolution providing for printing additional copies of the panel discussions entitled "Income Tax Rescission";

H. Con. Res. 579. Concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of additional copies of a Veterans' Benefits Calendar;

H. Con. Res. 586. Concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of addition

al copies of the hearings on civil rights; and

H. Con. Res. 607. Concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of a House document of the pamphlet entitled “Our American Government, What Is It? How Does It Function?”; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto,

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 90) authorizing the printing of additional copies of the final report and indexes to hearings and reports of the Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

The concurrent resolution, as amended, was agreed to, as follows:

That there be printed for the use of the Committee on Government Operations not to exceed three thousand additional copies each of parts 2 and 3 of the final report of the Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field (S. pt. 1139, Eightysixth Congress, second session), pursuant to S. Res. 44 and S. Res. 249, Eightysixth Congress.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the following concurrent resolutions:

S. Con. Res. 91. Concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of additional copies of hearings before the Subcommittee on Agreements for Cooperation of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy on amending the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 with respect to exchange of military information and material with allies during the 2d session of the 85th Congress;

S. Con. Res. 94. Concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of additional copies of a committee print containing the reports of the States to the Senate Select Committee on National Water Resources;

S. Con. Res. 96. Concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of a revised edition of the Internal Security Manual as a Senate document; and providing for additional copies;

S. Con. Res. 99. Concurrent resolution to print as a Senate document a compilation of studies on United States-Latin American relations;

S. Con. Res. 100. Concurrent resolution to print as a Senate document a compilation of studies on U.S. foreign policy; and

S. Con. Res. 97. Concurrent resolution authorizing the reprinting of the Joint Committee print entitled "SummaryAnalysis of Hearings, June 22–26, 1959, on Biological and Environmental Effects of Nuclear War”; and

Resolved, That the Senate agree thereto.

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the following resolutions:

ture and Farm Credit Administration for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes. Pending debate,

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

Ordered, That the committee amendments be agreed to en bloc, that the bill as thus amended be considered as original test for the purpose of amendment, and that no point of order be waived. Pending debate,

ENROLLED BILL PRESENTED The Secretary reported that on today he presented to the President of the United States the enrolled bill (S. 44) to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to construct the San Luis unit of the Central Valley project, California, to enter into an agreement with the State of California with respect to the construction and operation of such unit, and for other purposes.

ADJOURNMENT On motion by Mr. MANSFIELD, at 6 o'clock and 23 minutes p.m.,

The Senate, under its order of today, adjourned until 10 o'clock a.m. tomorrow.

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S. Res. 277. Resolution to print for the use of the Select Committee on Small Business additional copies of its 10th annual report;

S. Res. 278. Resolution to print additional copies of the report on the problem of the aged and aging;

S. Res. 299. Resolution authorizing the printing of additional copies of the question-and-answer review of the St. Lawrence Seaway;

S. Res. 303. Resolution to print for the use of the Special Committee on Unemployment Problems additional copies of its final report;

S. Res. 306. Resolution to print additional copies of hearings on "Organizing for National Security";

S. Res. 307. Resolution to print, with illustrations, a study entitled, “Exports, Imports, and the U.S. Balance of International Payments”;

S. Res. 318. Resolution to print the 61st annual report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution as a Senate document;

S. Res. 319. Resolution to print the 62d annual report of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, as a Senate document;

S. Res. 320. Resolution to authorize the printing of a revised edition of the "Election Law Guidebook";

S. Res. 314. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Mary A. Ruesch;

S. Res. 313. Resolution to pay & gratuity to Ilyene Morden, Vera Davis, Roy McGuigan, and Art McGuigan;

S. Res. 312. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Elizabeth M. Hickey, Edward D. Murphy, and Walter D. Murphy;

S. Res. 315. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Ella Johnson;

S. Res. 316. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Connie Young; and

S. Res. 317. Resolution to pay a gratuity to Mary Nell Sisson; and

Resolved. That the Senate agree thereto.

The Senate proceeded to consider the resolution (S. Res. 302) to print for the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare a staff report on labor-management relations on certain Federal projects; and the reported amendment having been agreed to,

The resolution, as amended, was agreed to, as follows:

Resolved, That there be printed for the use of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare three thousand additional copies of the committee print of the Eighty-second Congress, second session, entitled "Labor-Management Relations in Federal Projects Involving the DavisBacon Act”, a staff report to the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. APPROPRIATIONS FOR DEPARTMENT OF

AGRICULTURE AND FARM CREDIT ADMIN-
ISTRATION

On motion by Mr. MANSFIELD, The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 12117) making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Administration for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, and for other purposes.

Pending debate,

COMMISSION TO FORMULATE A MEMORIAL

TO JAMES MADISON The VICE PRESIDENT appointed as members on the part of the Senate to the Commission to Formulate a Memorial to James Madison, Mr. HOLLAND, Mr. ROBERTSON, Mr. CARLSON, and Mr. BENNETT.

RELIEF OF YI YOUNG AN

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

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (S. 2681) for the relief of Yi Young An; 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. CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY

TO STATE OF FLORIDA

On motion by Mr, MANSFIELD, and by unanimous consent,

The Senate proceeded to consider the bill (H.R. 9818) to provide for the conveyance of certain real property of the United States to the State of Florida; 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 request the concurrence of the House of Representatives therein. APPROPRIATIONS FOR DEPARTMENT OF AGRI

CULTURE AND FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRA-
TION

The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H.R. 12117) making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture and Farm Credit Administration for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1961, and for other purposes. Pending debate,

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

Ordered, That when the Senate concludes its business today it adjourn until 10 o'clock a.m. tomorrow. ORDER FOR VOTE ON RECONSIDERATION OF

SENATE BILL 722 On motion by Mr. MANSFIELD, and by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the morning hour tomorrow expire by 11 o'clock a.m., and that the Senate then proceed to the consideration of the question of overriding the veto of the President of S. 722, the Area Development Act; that at the hour of 2 o'clock p.m., the Senate proceed to vote on said question, and that the intervening time be equally divided between the proponents and the opponents, and controlled, respectively, by the majority leader and the minority leader. APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF

AGRICULTURE AND FARM CREDIT ADMIN-
ISTRATION

The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H.R. 12117) making appropriations for the Department of Agricul

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1960 The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 10 o'clock a.m. and the Chaplain offered prayer.

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

The reading of the Journal of the proceedings of Monday, May 23, 1960, was dispensed with.

COMMITTEES AUTHORIZED TO SIT The following-named committees were authoried to sit today during the session of the Senate, on the request of Mr. JOHNSON of Texas:

The Committee on Finance, the Committee on Foreign Relations, and the Committee on Interior and Insular affairs.

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE A message from the House of Representatives by Mr. Bartlett, one of its clerks:

Mr. President: The House of Representatives has passed the following bills, in which it requests the concurrence of the Senate:

H.R. 1157. An act to provide for promotion of economic and social development in the Ryukyu Islands; and

H.R. 8226. An act to add certain lands to Castillo de San Marcos National Monument in the State of Florida.

HOUSE BILLS REFERRED The bills this day received from the House of Representatives for concurrence were read the first and second times by unanimous consent,

Ordered, That the bill H.R. 1157 be referred to the Committee on Armed Services; and

That the bill H.R. 8226 be referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs,

PETITIONS Mr. SALTONSTALL (for himself and Mr. KENNEDY) presented a concurrent resolution of the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts, favoring the enactment of legislation increasing the compensation of postal employees; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service.

Mr. HUMPHREY presented a resolution of the stockholders of the New Ulm Rural Telephone Co., New Ulm, Minn., favoring repeal of the telephone tax on toll services, which was referred to the Committee on Finance. PRINTING AS SENATE DOCUMENT STUDY BY

DR. HERMAN KAHN ENTITLED “THE NATURE
AND FEASIBILITY OF WAR AND DETER-
RENCE"

Mr. HUMPHREY presented a study by Dr. Herman Kahn entitled “The Nature and Feasibility of War and Deterrence”; which was ordered to be printed as a Senate document.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES Mr. BYRD of Virginia, from the Committee on Finance, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 11405) to provide for the treatment of income from discharge of indebtedness of a railroad corporation in a receivership proceeding or in a proceeding under section 77 of the Bankruptcy Act commenced before January 1, 1960, and for other purposes, reported it without amendment and submitted a report (No. 1416) thereon.

Mr. MURRAY, from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, to whom was referred the bill (S. 1889) to authorize the transfer of three units of the Fort Belknap Indian irrigation project to the landowners within the project, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1417) thereon.

Mr. ANDERSON, from the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, to whom was referred the bill (H.R. 8295) to authorize the transfer to the Navajo Tribe of irrigation project works on the Navajo Reservation, and for other purposes, reported it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1418) thereon.

Mr. FULBRIGHT, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, to whom was referred the bill (S. 2634) to amend the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949, as amended, relative to the return of certain alien property interest, reported it with an amendment and submitted a report (No. 1419) thereon.

Mr. SPARKMAN, from the Committee on Banking and Currency, to whom was referred the bill (S. 3226) to amend section 809 of the National Housing Act, reported it with an amendment and submitted a report (No. 1420) thereon.

Mr. MAGNUSON, from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (S. 2584) to amend title V of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, in order to remove certain limitations on the construction differential subsidy under such title, reported

it with amendments and submitted a report (No. 1415) thereon, together with the individual views of Mr. LAUSCHE; which was ordered to be printed. INTRODUCTION OF BILLS AND A JOINT

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

By Mr. BEALL: S. 3585. A bill for the relief of Dr. Benigno R. Lazaro; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. FULBRIGHT (for himself

and Mr. SPARKMAN): S. 3586. A bill to authorize additional funds for public facility loans, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. MORSE: S. 3587. A bill for the relief of Hamish Scott MacKay; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. DODD: S. 3588. A bill to amend the act of September 2, 1957, relating to the settlement of certain inequitable losses in pay suffered by commissioned officers under emergency economy legislation; to the Committee on Finance.

S. 3589. A bill for the relief of George Michael Barakos; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. SPARKMAN (for himself

and Mr. O'MAHONEY) (by re

quest): S. 3590. A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to strengthen independent competitive enterprise by providing for fair competitive acts, practices, and methods of competition, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

By Mr. BEALL (for himself and

Mr. HICKENLOOPER): S.J. Res. 197. Joint resolution to give recognition to the two American scientists who discovered the great radiation belt surrounding the earth; to the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences.

in marine environments; to enhance the general welfare; and for other purposes.

PRINTING OF CERTAIN PUBLICATIONS Mr. DODD submitted the following concurrent resolution (S. Con. Res. 107); which was referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration:

Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring) That there shall be printed, for the use of the Subcommittee on Internal Security of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, the numbers of copies specified of the following publications:

(1) The Effect of Red China Communes on the United States (hearing befor the Subcommittee To Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, March 24, 1959), five thousand copies;

(2) Statement by J. Edgar Hoover (S. Doc. 80, Eighty-sixth Congress, second session), ten thousand copies;

(3) The Revival of the Communist International and Its Significance for the United States (committee print, Eightysixth Congress, first session), five thousand copies;

(4) Contradictions of Communism (committee print, Eighty-sixth Congress, first session), twenty thousand copies;

(5) Report of the Subcommittee To Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws to the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, for the Year 1958 (committee print, Eighty-sixth Congress, first session), ten thousand copies; and

(6) The Communist Party of the United States of America-A Handbook for Americans (S. Doc. 117, Eightyfourth Congress, second session), twenty thousand copies. UNITED STATES AGAINST WILLIAM PRESSER

ATTENDANCE OF CERTAIN WITNESSES Mr. MCCLELLAN submitted the following resolution (S. Res. 326):

Whereas the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Senate Committee on Government Operations has in its possession certain records pertaining to an investigation dealing with William Presser, President of the Ohio Conference of Teamsters and President of Joint Council 41, and of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and its Locals and other affiliate organizations; which investigation was conducted in 1958 by the Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field; and

Whereas the Senate referred to the Department of Justice the transcript of the records on a citation of contempt of the Senate, which transcript contained allegations of the mutilation and destruction by said William Presser of certain records under subpena by the Select Committee; and

Whereas the matter of United States against William Presser, now pending trial in the United States District Court, Cleveland, Ohio, charges said William

ADDITIONAL COAUTHOR OF SENATE BILL 3102

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

Ordered, That the name of Mr. JAVITS be added as a coauthor of the bill (S. 3102) to strengthen the domestic and foreign commerce of the United States by providing for the establishment of an Office of International Travel and Tourism and a Travel Advisory Board. ADDITIONAL COAUTHOR OF SENATE BILL 2692

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

Ordered, That the name of Mr. THURMOND be added as a coauthor of the bill (S. 2692) to advance the marine sciences, to establish a comprehensive 10-year program of oceanographic research and surveys; to promote commerce and navigation, to secure the national defense; to expand ocean resources; to authorize the construction of research and survey ships and facilities; to assure systematic studies of effects of radioactive materials

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