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HEARINGS

BEFORE

THE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

SEVENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H. R. 2400

A BILL TO ELIMINATE THE PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE RELATING TO TAXES ON DOMESTIC MARGARINE AND RELATING TO LICENSE TAXES UPON MANUFACTURERS, WHOLESALERS,

AND RETAILERS OF MARGARINE

OCTOBER 26 TO NOVEMBER 3, 1943

Printed for the use of the Committee on Agriculture

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1943

92417

694183

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

H. P. FULMER, South Carolina, Chairman
JOHN W. FLANNAGAN, JR., Virginia CLIFFORD R. HOPE, Kansas
RICHARD M. KLEBERG, Texas

J. ROLAND KINZER, Pennsylvania
HAROLD D. COOLEY, North Carolina FRED C. GILCHRIST, Iowa
ORVILLE ZIMMERMAN, Missouri

AUGUST H. ANDRESEN, Minnesota STEPHEN PACE, Georgia

ANTON J. JOHNSON, Illinois W. R. POAGE, Texas

REID F. MURRAY, Wisconsin GEORGE M. GRANT, Alabama

CLIFF CLEVENGER, Ohio PAT CANNON, Florida

GEORGE W. GILLIE, Indiana VICTOR WICKERSHAM, Oklahoma

EDWIN ARTHUR HALL, New York JERRY VOORHIS, California

ROSS RIZLEY, Oklahoma WALTER K. GRANGER, Utah

WILLIAM S. HILL, Colorado JIM MCCORD, Tennessee

JOHN PHILLIPS, California
E. C. GATHINGS, Arkansas

BOLIVAR PAGÁN, Puerto Rico
JOSEPH RIDER FARRINGTON, Hawaii

KATHERINE WHEELER, Clerk
II

Let

CONTENTS

Statements of -

Boice, Frank, president, American National Live Stock Association,

Sonoita, Ariz..

105

Carlson, Dr. Anton J., University of Chicago-

4

Chamberlain, Mrs. E. G., National Federation of Settlements, New

York City -

246

Clark, James Russell, American Hospital Association, Inc., Chicago.
Ill.

240

Davidson, Glenn N., director of research, Durkee Famous Foods,

Cleveland, Ohio..

203

Eldridge, K. C., Eldridge Food Sales, Portland, Oreg-

162
Garen, Mrs. Annie..

289
Gimlet, F. E., prospector, Leadville, Colo-

288
Guckenburger, August F., New York State Food Merchants As-
sociation, Inc., New York City-

232
Gunderson, Dr. Frank L., National Research Council, Washington,
D. C...

31

Henry, Charles G., National Cotton Council, Memphis, Tenn.-

175

Hines, Lewis G., national legislative representative of American

Federation of Labor, Washington, D. C..

219

Hopkins, Arthur G., National Association of Margarine Manu-
facturers, Sherman, Tex..

59, 91, 110
Johnson, Mrs. Mary Wright, District of Columbia Federation of
Women's Clubs..

274
Johnson, Mrs. Thomasina Walker, National Nonpartisan Council on
Public Affairs, Washington, D. C.--

273

LaGuardia, Hon. Fiorello H., mayor of New York City

74

Martin, Dr. John G., American Protestant Hospital Association,

Newark, N. J.

242

Moloney, John F., National Cottonseed Products Association, Mem-
phis, Tenn.

200
Montgomery, Donald E., consumers' counsel, United Automobile

Workers (Congress of Industrial Organizations), Washington, D. C. 184

Montevam, William T., National Catholic Conference of Charities,

St. Louis, Mo.-.

245

Rayburn, Hon. Sam., Speaker of the House of Representatives.

3
Roach, Howard L., vice president, American Soybean Association,
Plainfield, Iowa -

139
Rogers, George, New York State Retail Food Merchants, Rochester,
N. Y

128
Rogers, Watson, president, National Retail Grocers Secretaries
Association, Oklahoma City, Okla---

192

Schorske, Mrs. Elizabeth, National and Local League of Women

Shoppers, Arlington, Va--

249

Spencer, Arthur, National-American Wholesale Grocers Association,

New York City --

26

Taylor, Tyre, general counsel, National Association of Retail Grocers,

Washington, D. C.

235

Ware, Dr. Caroline F., American Association of University Women,

Vienna, Va.

269

Wing, David G., American Soybean Association, Mechanicsburg,
Ohio...

148

Wyckoff, Miss Gladys M., American Home Economics Association,

Washington, D. C.----

264

Letters from departments and selected others.

290

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