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THE WATER CARRIER ACT, 1935
COMMITTEE ON MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES
SCHUYLER OTIS BLAND, Virginia, Chairman WILLIAM I. SIROVICH, New York
FREDERICK R. LEHLBACH, New Jersey ROBERT RAMSPECK, Georgia
RICHARD J. WELCH, California AMBROSE J. KENNEDY, Maryland
FRANCIS D. CULKIN, New York
CHARLES N. CROSBY, Pennsylvania
RALPH 0. BREWSTER, Maine
MONRAD C. WALLGREN, Washington CLARE E. HOFFMAN, Michigan
A. H. CARMICHAEL, Alabama
JOSEPH J. MANSFIELD, Texas
ANTHONY J. DIMOND, Alaska
LINDSAY C. WARREN, North Carolina SAMUEL W. KING, Hawaii
EUGENE B. CROWE, Indiana
LOUIS C. RABAUT, Michigan
SIMON M. HAMLIN, Maine
EDWARD J. HART, New Jersey
JAMES A. O'LEARY, New York
OTHA D. WEARIN, Iowa
J. W. GULICK, Jr., Clerk
Ashburn, Maj. Gen. Thomas Q., president, Inland Waterways Corp-
Baker, Newton D., general counsel, Lake Carriers Association.
Bailey, Clyde S., assistant general solicitor, National Association of
Railroad and Utilities Commissioners--
Barrett, 0. Slack, vice president, Mississippi River System Carriers
Bayless, Herman A., counsel, Mississippi River System Carriers
Bowlus, J. L., Milwaukee, Wis., Board of Harbor Commissioners-
Brent, Theodore, Mississippi Valley Association.-
Brenckman, Fred., Washington representative, the National Grange.
Capron, William, Oneonta, N. Y., Chamber of Commerce-
Childe, C. E., chairman, traffic committee, Mississippi Valley Asso-
Clerc, Rene F., board of harbor commissioners of Port of New Orleans,
Cook, T. L., the Ocean Steamship Co. of Savannah, Ga-
Dann, Alex W., the Union Barge Line Corporation, et al.
Donley, Charles, representing the city of Pittsburgh, Pa..
Eastman, Joseph B., Federal Coordinator of Transportation.
Farrier, G. Coe, assistant city solicitor of Philadelphia, Pa..
Fitzgerald, John F., member of Boston, Mass., Port Authority--
Fulbright, R. C., representing the American Ports Cotton Compress
and Warehouse Association, the River Terminals Corporation, and
the National Industrial Traffic League---
Gamble, John B., district counsel Seaboard Air Line Railway Co.--
Gray, James H., Washington representative American Farm Bureau
Haight, Charles S., American Association of Tramp Operators -
Ingersoll, A. C., the Oh Piver Co., et al.-
Kerr, Joseph G., Associatiu, of American Railroads.
Maginnis, S. Abbott, American Short Line Railroad Association.
McClintock, J. O., manager, Chicago branch, Farmers' National Grain
McManamy, Frank, Chairman Legislative Committee, Interstate
Miller, George J., executive secretary, Missouri River Navigation
Roeder, Charles B., secretary the Bourse, Philadelphia, Pa.--
Ross, H. J., president Inland Water Petroleum Carriers Association.
Sorrell, Dr. Lewis C., secretary Transportation Conference of 1934–35.
Stebbins, A. D., president Merchants & Miners Transportation Co..
Van Arnum, J. R., National League of Wholesale Fresh Fruit and
Warley, H. W., Maritime Association of Port of New York and the
Calmer Steamship Corporation.-
Weaver, Arthur J., president Missouri River Navigation Association.
Brief submitted by
Burnham, Hon. George, Member of Congress from California -
Conway, James G., president Atlantic Coast & Gulf of Mexico Tow
Cricher, A. Lane, counsel Merchandise Warehouse Trade Code
Delaney, James J., vice president National Organization Masters,
Mates and Pilots of America..
Brief submitted by—Continued.
Fant, A. P., director industrial division, Memphis, Tenn., Chamber
Long, Howard M., solicitor Vessel Owners' and Captains' Associa-
tion of Philadelphia----
Machen, W. H., representing certain owners of coastwise coal-carry-
Manghum, H. E., representing Sacramento, Calif., Chamber of Com-
Mathews, David, secretary-treasurer the Pittsburgh Coal Exchange
McGinnis, J. B., Memphis, Tenn., Harbor Commission..
Mummert, J. D., representing John W. Eshelman & Sons--
Walker, R. A. P., representing Bush Terminal Co----
THE WATER CARRIER ICT, 1935
II [ ET REPRESENTER
COMMITTEE IN THE MERCHANT VIRITE U Pony
It istiliyition T.6 rounmittee met üt 10 a, ma, llenSchuyler (), Bland riders man presiding
Tie CHAIRMAN. The hearing is called this morning on th. R'be Mr. Eastinan sugvesteri certain amendments and cowplanu 10tkin White have been set out in a committee print. We are ready to heat witte Mr. Eastman.
STATEMENT OF HON. JOSEPH B. EASTMAN, PEDERAL COORDI.
NATOR OF TRANSPORTATION Mr. EASTMAN. Mr. Chairman, my name is Joph B. En 14 an a member of the Interstate commeren (omulisalon, on all this ing the position of Federal Coordinator of Transportation und thus Emergency Railroad Transportation Act, 1935,
I appear in support of H. R. 3379 and, before I conduides, I full present some amendments to the billas it was onginully automobil
The CHAIRMAN. Those are contained in a committens pusind, uno chay not?
Jr. EASTMAN. They are siti I dexire to call you ablen son los this provisions of section 13 of the Emergency Act, which is on the Coordinator
The CHAIRMAX. Give the reference if you will, she taken
Mr. EASTMAX. Section 13 of the Emergency landed Tour tion Act. 1933.
The ChairMAX. Public number what! If you the forma aet, you will find it on the first page,
Mr. EASTMAN. I have the Commission's reprint and it is United States Code, tiile 19, 11 212 Strone D is for thorada authorizes and directs the coordinator forid with the innerleffat min consider means, not provided for in this litt, oot somportowane lane tation conditions throughout the country, including cool forridingo orr rail transportation and the ability, finnsend os pontef who do rof the carriers to improve their properties and then he mytets irritibar's rates which will promote the corner and indushey Bof those front It also directs him froin fillon Pon 26 throud to be boretrea * och peronnerdatione calling for further po forest labsien les lleis as he may diprill derary or corzitesinder in 'groot suit you! are trar-n. is ine (67,6601618, la, ligger Borsterne for the grens Tobie Cor.66 polarit,115PXHDVinsk,9,68 t tyre guminio