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TRANSPORTATION ACTS AMENDMENTS-1962

BEFORE THE

HEARINGS 4 - JAN - 4

Copy 1963 COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H.R. 11583
A BILL TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CARRIERS FROM MINIMUM RATE
REGULATION IN THE TRANSPORTATION OF BULK COM-
MODITIES, AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERY PRODUCTS, AND

PASSENGERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

H.R. 11584
A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR STRENGTHENING AND IMPROVING
THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, AND FOR OTHER

PURPOSES

JUNE 26, 28, 29, JULY 10, 11, 12, 13, 24, 25, 27, AUGUST 7, 8, 9, 10, 1962

Printed for the use of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

16 3-60320

1962d

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COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

OREN HARRIS, Arkansas, Chairman JOHN BELL WILLIAMS, Mississippi

JOHN B. BENNETT, Michigan PETER F. MACK, JR., Illinois

WILLIAM L. SPRINGER, Ilinois KENNETH A. ROBERTS, Alabama

PAUL F. SCHENCK, Ohio MORGAN M. MOULDER, Missouri

J. ARTHUR YOUNGER, California HARLEY O. STAGGERS, West Virginia HAROLD R. COLLIER, Illinois WALTER ROGERS, Texas

MILTON W. GLENN, New Jersey SAMUEL N. FRIEDEL, Maryland

SAMUEL L. DEVINE, Ohio TORBERT H, MACDONALD, Massachusetts ANCHER NELSEN, Minnesota GEORGE M. RHODES, Pennsylvania

HASTINGS KEITH, Massachusetts JOHN JARMAN, Oklahoma

WILLARD S. CURTIN, Pennsylvania LEO W. O'BRIEN, New York

ABNER W. SIBAL, Connecticut JOHN E. MOSS, California

VERNON W. THOMSON, Wisconsin JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan

PETER H. DOMINICK, Colorado
JOE M. KILGORE, Texas
PAUL G. ROGERS, Florida
ROBERT W. HEMPHILL, South Carolina
DAN ROSTENKOWSKI, Illinois
JAMES C. HEALEY, New York
HORACE R. KORNEGAY, North Carolina

W. E. WILLIAMSON, Clerk
KENNETH J. PAINTER, Assistant Clerk

Professional Staff
ANDREW STEVENSON

SAM G. SPAL
KURT BORCHARDT

MARTIN W. CUNNINGHAM

II

CONTENTS

Hearings held on-

Page

June 26, 1962

1

June 28, 1962

73

June 29, 1962

93

July 10, 1962

117

July 11, 1962

145

July 12, 1962

177

July 13, 1962

227

July 24, 1962

263

July 25, 1962

301

July 27, 1962

335

August 7, 1962

365

August 8, 1962

455

August 9, 1962

489

August 10, 1962.

539

Text of

H.R. 11583.

1

H.R. 11584.

4

Report on H.R. 11583 by-

Agriculture Department-

24

Budget Bureau..

24

Commerce Department-

25

Hodges, Hon. Luther H., letter to Vice President Johnson and

Speaker of the House, John W. McCormack, dated May 1,

1962...

25

Analysis of a proposed bill to exempt certain carriers from mini-

mum rate regulation in the transportation of bulk commodities,

agricultural and fishery products, and passengers -

26

Defense Department...

29

Report on H.R. 11584 by-

Agriculture Department

30

Commerce Department -

25

Defense Department.--

31
General Accounting Office---

31
General Services Administration.

35
Postmaster General..

35

Statement of —

Ables, Robert, assistant to the General Counsel, Department of Com-

merce

36

Barton, Frank, Deputy Under Secretary for Transportation, Depart-
ment of Commerce-

36

Baskerville, Walter G., Sr., president, Upper Mississippi Towing Corp 564

Boyd, Alan S., Chairman, Civil Aeronautics Board -

103
Boyd, Richard M., National Industrial Traffic League-

352
Brosnan, D. W., president, Southern Railway System.

227
Carr, Braxton B., president, the American Waterways Operators, Inc. 507
Childe, C. E., transportation consultant for the Inland Waterways
Common Carriers Association.---

370, 412
Conrad, Hon. Robert B., Commissioner of Transportation and Com-
munications Services, General Services Administration.

73

Corber, Robert J., counsel, National Association of Motor Bus Owners. 591

Culpepper, Caughey B., secretary and general manager, Atlanta

Freight Bureau..

327

Dice, George A., Director, Special Services Division, Agricultural
Marketing Service, Department of Agricuture---

84
Giles, Robert E., General Counsel, Department of Commerce-

36

Statement of—Continued

Page
Harriss, C. J., vice president, Continental Grain Co. -

587
Heiner, A. P., vice president, public relations and traffic, Kaiser Steel
Corp-

455

Heineman, B. W., chairman of the board, Chicago & North Western

Railway--

250

Hershey, Jacob W., president, Inland Waterways Common Carriers
Association..

425

Hodges, Hon. Luther H., Secretary of Commerce

36

Ingersoll, Capt., A. C., Jr., president, Federal Barge Lines---

480

Langdon, Jervis, Jr., president, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co.--

264

Layne, A. Alvis, attorney, on behalf of the American Waterways

Operators, Inc

539

Loevinger, Lee, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, De-

partment of Justice ---

93

Loomis, Daniel P., president, Association of American Railroads.- 177

Manion, D. L., president, the American Short Line Railroad Associa-

tion, Washington, D.C

301

Martin, Hon. Clarence D., Jr., Under Secretary for Transportation 36

Miller, Malcolm D., assistant to the Commissioner, General Services

Administration --

73

Moerman, S. H., attorney -

499
Moody, Joseph E., president of the National Coal Policy Conference,
Inc

348

Murphy, Rupert L., Chairman, Interstate Commerce Commission117, 149

Newmann, Ross I., Associate General Counsel, Civil Aeronautics

Board.

103

Nupp, Byron, staff assistant in the Office of the Under Secretary for

Transportation, Department of Commerce-

36

Olsen, Hon. Arnold, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Montana---

263

Parkes, Holcombe, president, Railway Progress Institute

306

Pease, James L., Freight Rate Service Branch, Special Services Divi-

sion, Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture - 84

Roth, Irving, Director, Bureau of Economics Regulation, Civil Aero-

nautics Board.---.

103

Russell, Lew, president, Tidewater Barge Lines.

489

Scallan, J. W., chairman, Railway Progress Institute, Chicago, Ill. 306

Scharer, Henry S., Director of Public Information, Department of

Commerce

36

Seal, Charles R., general and commerce counsel, Virginia State Ports

Authority -

359

Sullivan, Arthur, Jr., president, Gartland Steamship Co.

496

Taylor, 'G. C., president, Mississippi Valley Barge Line Co., and

secretary-treasurer, Inland Waterways Common Carriers Associa-

tion --

370

Taylor, Tyre, general counsel, Southern States Industrial Council.. 365
Triggs, Matt, assistant legislative director, American Farm Bureau
Federation --

335
Ulrey, Ivon W., Freight Rate Service Branch, Special Services Divi-

sion, Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture - 84

Weller, John L., president, Seatrain Lines, Inc.,

in behalf of the Com-

mon Carrier Conference of Domestic Water Carriers --

461

Wells, Maxwell W., Orlando, Fla

578

Wright, David A., chairman, Waterways Bulk Transportation Council,

Inc.

553

Statement submitted by-

Aiple, Frank E., president, Aiple Towing Co.--

673

Batrus, Frederick E., Acting Assistant Postmaster General, Bureau

of Transportation, Post Office Department.

668

Beardsley, Peter T., general counsel, American Trucking Associations,

Inc.

643

Blair, John H., chairman, Boston Council of Railroad General Agents.. 614
Bowling, Charles B., transportation consultant, the National Grange.. 619
Brosnan, D. W., president, Southern Railway System ---

248
Carr, Braxton B., president, the American Waterways Operators, Inc. 517
Childe, C. E., transportation consultant for the Inland Waterways
Common Carriers Association.

371
Dice, George A., Director, Special Services Division, Agricultural
Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture.-

84

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