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enacted the necessary legislation so that we would be l . advance that we would get their rights-of-way.

Mr. FORD. Thank you, Mr. Demaray. Thank you. Mr.( and members of the committee. I hope you will give us XC er for our Natchez Trace Parkway.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL ::. :(

FORT NECESSITY, PA.

STATEMENT OF HON. J. BUELL SNYDER, A REPRESENTATIVE )

CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA

Mr. SNYDER. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of the rar Many of you, and perhaps all of you, have driren orer Eu. known in the East as the Old National Pike. This route -.. Baltimore and runs by way of Hagerstown, Cumberlar.. 1,8 town, Wheeling, Columbus, St. Louis, and west to the Pa ..

You will recall, perhaps, that I recently inserted in tle (: sional Record an authorization from Thomas Jefferson, was President, setting forth an amount of $30,000 to be se. " particular highway between Cumberland and I'niontown.

I mention this highway, because on this highway, 10 mila side of Uniontown, is located Fort Necessity. It is needle tion to this committee the historical significance of Fort I However, it would be of interest, I know, to the committee, .. recalled a few of the outstanding facts concerning Fort Nr •

As you know, the battle of Fort Necessity was the fint a military battle in which George Washington was commarre: ; . to becoming Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary for

The battle of Fort Necessity marked the beginning of tis F ... and Indian War, which decided that the territory west of : P gheny Mountains should not be French.

Furthermore, George Washington was interested in the site battle to such an extent that he acquired the farm on wha!. .. place and held it until his death. The same was ment :::. will.

The battle of Fort Necessity determined the destiny of our in that, if the French had won, an entirely different naturales would have been the outcome.

The Government now owns Fort Necessity. It was parada 1931.

The stockade has been rebuilt, as you may have noticei, perden in driving by.

The Department of Parks has made a complete survey of the firs and of the entire surrounding community. The Parks Duartz of Research, that has to do with the checking up on all >CE historic shrines, has all available research material

If you will recall, General Braddock's grare is just a milie fre the Stockade, right along Route 40, or the Old National Pike. Ji 3 miles from Braddock's grave is where Washington enga s French in the first battle, and their leader, General Jumonnike, killed and is buried there.

In other words, Fort Necessity means the Colonies; George Washigtonit means the British; General Braddock's grave—and it leans the French; General Jumonville grave.

The historical societies of that section have now under option 324 cres that they hope to add to this historic shrine. What I am asking you to do here, gentlemen, is to appropriate 1,100 more than the sum suggested in the estimate. They have to rive out from Uniontown or Connellsville 10 or 12 miles every day nd that costs money.

More than 100,000 people registered at Fort Necessity last year as 'isitors and sightseers. Surely we need one capable person to look fter the Fort Necessity establishment. Mr. Johnson. You are asking for $600 additional ? Mr. SNYDER. I am asking you to make it $1,800, so as to employ a college graduate, one who is equipped both as a historian and guide.

Thank you, gentlemen.

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dministrative expenses, percentage spent in the District of Columbia...
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Governor and secretary, salaries of...
Highway between l'nited States and Canada..
Hospitals and schools in....
Insane, care and custody of.---
Legislative expenses of.......
Morningside Hospital, improvement in conditions at.
Population and transportation facilities, means of getting additional
Public schools in, establishing and maintenance of
Railroad in

Hotel facilities needed......
Income for fiscal year 1936..
Physical condition of..
Rehabilitation of, amount required for.
Revenue and expenses of, by fiscal years, coir parat

showing .......
Revenue and expenditures, data on.---
Self-sustaining of, in the future. ----
Tie treatment plant of... -

Tonnage and revenue increase of..
Reindeer, purchase and distribution of...
Reindeer Service..
Resources of..
Roads, bridges, and trails in, construction and maintenance
Timber for paper pulp-inaking purposes available
Value of, to the t'nited States ----..

Wagon roads, bridges, trails, and aviation fields in..nn.
Allen, Hon. R. G., statement of...
Andrew Johnson Homestead, acquisition of.
Appropriations, use and transfer of unobligated and unexpended balances
Arizona, irrigation projects in......

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Bannister, L. W., statement of ..
Barden, Hon. G. A., statement of..
Barnhart, E. W., statement of...
Barrett, C. F., statement of.....
Beard, W. A., statement of ...
Beatty, W. W., statement of...

Experience and training of..
Blaine, E. F., statement of ...
Boileau, Hon. G. D., statement of
Boutwell, W. D., statement of..
Bowman, Isaaiah, statement of
Bradley, A. E., statement of .. .
Brown, E. G., statement of.....
Brown, Hon. P., statement of
Bruner, J., statement of.....
Buck, Hon. F. H., statement of
Bunston, H. W., statement of...
Burlew, E. K., statement of.....

1810
1478
573
1438
1620

770
1147
1559
1496
573
404
1418
1753
1479
1709
1604

1455
661, 704
Caemerrer, H. P., statement of
Cammerer, A. B., statement of..
Carpenter, F. R., statement of..
Carter, Hon. A. E., statement of
Cartwright, Hon. W., statement of
Case, Hon. F. H., statement of.
Clark, Dr. F. E., statement of...
Clark, Hon. D. W., statement of..
Chavis, Hon. D., statement of ......
Coffee, Hon. J. M., statement of...
Collier, J., statement of ......
Collins, Hon. Ross A., statement of...-
Columbia Institution for the Deaf.
Commemoration of battles in the State of Georgia.
Conover, J. D., statement of...
Contingent expenses, Department of Interior....
Cooley, A. C., statement of...
Cooley, Hon. H. D., statement of.....
Cooper, Hon. J., statement of...
Cox, Hon. E. E., statement of..
Cramer, Gov. L. W., statement of
Cummings, Hon. F., statement of ..
Cushman, F., statement of...
Custodial employees of, increase in salary of..

Deen, Hon. Braswell, statement of ..
Dellwo, D. A., statement of....
Demaray, A. E., statement of...
Dempsey, Hon. J. J., statement of...
Dickinson, A. W., statement of...
Dimond, Hon. A., statement of ...
Dockweiler, Hon. J. F., statement of..
Dodd, S. M., statement of...

Compliment of committee to, on presentation of Indian Baru

mates.-- --------
De Rouen, Hon. R. L., statement of.......

Education, Office of..--
Administration, cost of...

Need of additional funds for..
Adults, number of, without high or elementary scbool educate
Civilian Conservation Corps program, educational work in conr

e

with...----

Colleges, aid to, by Federal Government..--...
Colleges of agriculture and the mechanic arts, furtber endomora
Comparative amount spent by the Federal Government on duratas.
Compulsory education requirements by States......
Conferences on education
Crime prevention service..
Disabled persons, vocational rehabilitation of ....
District of Columbia, vocational rehabilitation in..
Editorial department.
Emergency funds, expenditure of.....
Employees in, at present and during 1933 ....
Federal aid in educational field, extent of.....
General expenses.....
Hawaii, vocational rehabilitation in
High-school pupils taking vocational training, number of
Libraries, surveys of ...,
Negro education, problems of ...
Persone disabled in industry, cooperative vocational rehat

Salaries and expenses....
Prisons, education in ...
Publications, distribution and revenue from sale of.....

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