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FEBRUARY 3, 4, 5, 16, AND 17, 1959

UNIVERSIDAN

STANFORO

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

MAR 1959

DIVISION

DOCUS

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Statement of-Continued

Church, Hon. Marguerite Stitt, a Representative in Congress from Page

the State of Illinois..

Foley, Hon. John R., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Maryland.

390

Friedel, Hon. Samuel N., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Maryland..

58

Habermeyer, Howard W., Chairman, Railroad Retirement Board. 93
Harper, Horace W., member, Railroad Retirement Board.--

111
Healy, Thomas M., member, Railroad Retirement Board.--.

124

Horan, Hon. Walt., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Washington --

89

Johnson, Hon. Harold T. (Bizz), a Representative in Congress from

the State of California -

92

Karth, Hon. Joseph E., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Minnesota -

91

Lane, Hon. Thomas J., a Representative in Congress from the State
of Massachusetts..

84

Loomis, Daniel P., president, Association of American Railroads.-- 211, 231

Miller, Hon. George P., a Representative in Congress from the State

of California

85

Oliver, Hon. James C., a Representative in Congress from the State
of Maine.

79

O'Neill, Hon. Thomas P., Jr., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Massachusetts..

83

Poff, Hon. Richard H., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Virginia

80

Porter, Hon. Charles O., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Oregon.--

88

Rhodes, Hon. George M., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Pennsylvania -

72

Schoene, Lester P., representing Railway Labor Executives' Asso-
ciation --

143, 183, 347

Shoemaker, Perry M., president, Delaware, Lackawanna & Western

Railroad.

224

St. George, Hon. Katharine, a Representative in Congress from the

State of New York.

82

Stack, Thomas, president, National Railroad Pension Forum, Inc--- 188
Stubblefield, Hon. Frank A., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Kentucky-

389

Thompson, Hon. Frank, Jr., a Representative in Congress from the

State of New Jersey --

203

Van Zandt, Hon. James E., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Pennsylvania..

65
Wampler, Hon. Fred, a Representative in Congress from the State of
Indiana..

90

Whitman, Frederic B., president, Western Pacific Railroad.

277

Zelenko, Hon. Herbert, a Representative in Congress from the State of
New York

202
Additional information submitted for the record by-
American Farm Bureau Federation, letter from Matt Triggs, assistant
legislative director.--

395
American Retail Federation, statement of..

394

Association of American Railroads:

Average number of employees, class I railroads, 1945, 1950, and

1955–58, table...

216

Comparative employer costs under statutory retirement and un-

employment plans for employees working 40 hours per week

and earning $4,800 per year in 1959, table..-

215

Examples of monthly amounts, including OASI payable to

workers retiring in January 1959, at age 65 after 30 years of

service based on $300 average monthly wage for selected pri-

vate pension plans, table

255

Inereased wage costs since November 1, 1956, table-

215

Letters from Daniel P. Loomis, president.

140, 233, 398

Additional information submitted—Continued

Association of American Railroads—Continued

Percentage distribution of intercity passenger-miles (excluding Page

private automobiles), table.

213

Percentage distribution of intercity ton-miles, table.

213

Proposed amendment to H.R. 1012.

320

Proposed new bill.

320

Ratio of truck and airline traffic and revenues to railroad traffic

and revenues (excluding unregulated carriers), table

214

Traffic trends, class I railroads, 1955–58, table.-

219

Bailey, Hon. Cleveland M.:

Savings railroads have made since 1948 reduction of the original

3 percent tax rate for the railroad unemployment insurance
system top $1.1 billion, table-

208
Yearly figures, middle of month count on employment, table 207

Bennett, Hon. John B.: "Forwarders Find New Profit in Piggyback,'

from Railway Age, January 26, 1959----

244

Chamber of Commerce of the United States, letter from Clarence R.
Miles, manager, legislative department.

393

Harris, Hon. Oren: Comparison of benefit provisions and average

benefits awarded and being paid under the Railroad Retirement

Act and the Social Security Act, January 1959, table.

256

Kasselmann, J. H., letter from.

391
National Association of Retired & Veteran Railway Employees, letter

from C. W. T. Robinson, grand secretary-treasurer, transmitting
statement of Guy F. Fain, grand president --

93
National Industrial Traffic League, statement of Harry 0. Mathews.

392
National Railroad Pension Forum, Inc., letter from F. K. Higgin-
bottom

195
Railroad Pension Conference, letter from C. B. Carter, secretary,
transmitting statement.

396

Railroad Retirement Board:

Contribution rates under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance

Act.

119

Estimated activity in railroad unemployment insurance account,
table-

120
Income and expenditures from the railroad unemployment in-
surance account, table.

120

Letter from Horace W. Harper, transmitting copy of letter to

Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.

261

Letter from Thomas M. Healy -

139
Principal provisions and level costs of bills introduced in the 86th

Congress to amend the Railroad Retirement, Railroad Retire-
ment Tax, and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Acts (in-
cludes bills introduced up to and including February 2, 1959)
table ---

97

Railway Labor Executives' Association:

Contribution rates under State laws and the Railroad Unemploy-

ment Insurance Act--

352

Employment and unemployment by region, tables and chart.- 161-164
Letter from G. E. Leighty-

140
Letter from Lester P. Schoene transmitting further information. 385
Organizations affiliated with..

144
Savings railroads have made since 1948 reduction of the original

3 percent tax rate for the railroad unemployment insurance
system top $1.1 billion...

383

Statement of financial condition of the railroad industry

368

Supplemental statement of E. L. Oliver, economic adviser, on

H.R. 4353 and H.R. 4354, April 26, 1957

360

Supplemental statement on H. R. 4353 and H.R. 4354 by Lester

P. Schoene, March 27, 1957-

354

Shoemaker, Perry M.: "Truck Freight Up 17 Percent in December,"
froin New York Times..

226
Thompson, Hon. Frank, Jr., retirement statistics for New Jersey,
year ending 1956–57, table...

204

Wampler, Hon. Fred, letter from Elmer R. Henry, Terre Haute, Ind. 91

Younger, Hon. J. Arthur: Financial interchange between railroad

retirement and social security ---

38

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