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Statement of

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Allen, Hon. John J., Jr., a Representative in Congress from the State
of California.

206.
Bailey, Frazer A., president, National Federation of American Ship-
ping, Inc., 1809 G Street NW., Washington, D. C.---

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Bartlett, Hon. E. L., Delegate from the Territory of Alaska, Washing-

ton, D. C..

Butler, Hon. Hugh, a United States Senator from the State of Ne- 2, 161

braska --

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Clapp, Norton, president, Alaska Transportation Co., pier 58, Seattle,

Wash

79, 147

Coles, Marvin J., attorney at law, Washington Building, Washington,

D. C., representing Alaska Freight Express Corp--

241

Davis, James P., Director, Division of Territories and Island Posses-

sions, Department of the Interior, Washington, D. C.------

188

Fairweather, F. W., vice president, research and development, Cana-

dian National Railways, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

91

Gruening, Hon. Ernest, Governor of Alaska, Juneau, Alaska- -97, 185, 189

Long, Stanley B., attorney for Alaska Steamship Co. and Northland

Transportation Co., Seattle, Wash -

209

Mellen, Grenville, member, United States Maritime Commission,

Washington, D. C..

171

Miller, Malcolm D., attorney, Washington, D. C., representing the

Territory of Alaska.

11, 233

Morgan, George W., president, Association of American Ship Owners,

90 Broad Ștreet, New York, N. Y.

41

Morgan, Gerald D., attorney, Washington Building, Washington,
D. C., representing Alaska Transportation Co.---

199, 254

Rivers, Ralph J., attorney general of Alaska, Juneau, Alaska_

127

Semar, William, general manager, Northland Transportation Co.,

Seattle, Wash

76;

Skinner, G. W., president, Alaska Steamship Co., 65 Marion Viaduct,

, ,

Seattle, Wash

70, 140

Zeusler, F. A., executive assistant to the president, Alaska Steamship

Co., 65 Marion Viaduct, Seattle, Wash..

44

Letters from

McCandless, James V., assistant to Commissioner Mellen, United

States Maritime Commission, dated May 27, 1948, to Hon. Homer

E. Capehart

200

Alaska Steamship Co., Alaska Transportation Co., and Northland

Transportation Co., Seattle, Wash., dated June 7, 1948, to Hon.

Homer Capehart

205

Alaska Transportation Co., dated May 12, 1948, to Hon. John J.

Allen, House of Representatives -

254

Soergel, W. E., vice president, Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific

Railroad Co., dated April 21, 1948, to Hon. Chan Gurney --

258

Reports from-
Department of the Interior on S. 1834.

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Department of the Treasury on S. 1834..

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Interstate Commerce Commission on S. 1834.

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Department of the Interior on S. 2092

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Interstate Commerce Commission on S. 2092_

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Monopoly at Alaska's Throat, by Richard L. Neuberger.

63
Comparison of freight rates between Seattle and Cordova and between
New York and San Juan.

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ALASKAN SHIPPING

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 1948

UNITED STATES SENATE,
SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON
INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE,

Washington, D. C. The subcommittee met at 10 a. m., pursuant to call, in the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee room, United States Capitol, Senator Homer E. Capehart, chairman of the subcommittee, presiding:

Present: Senator Capehart.

Also present were: Mr. Rex Lee, Assistant Director, Division of Territories and Island Possessions, Department of the Interior; Irwin Silverman, counsel, Division of Territories and Island Possessions, Department of the Interior; and Charles R. Seal, Director, Bureau of Water Carriers and Freight Forwarders, Interstate Commerce Commission.

Senator CAPEHART. The subcommittee will come to order.

This morning we will hear the proponents of the legislation, pending bills S. 1834 and S. 2092, which will be inserted in the record at this point.

(S. 1834 and S. 2092 are as follows:)

(S. 1834, 80th Cong., 1st sess.] A BILL To amend section 8 of the Act of June 17, 1886, as amended (46 U. S. C., sec. 289), and section 27

of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, as amended (46 U.S. C., sec 883) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8 of Act of June 19, 1886, as amended (46 U. S. C., sec. 289), if further amended by striking out the final period and inserting in lieu thereof a colon and the following: Provided, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to passengers transported between ports within Alaska.'

SEC. 2. The second proviso in section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, as amended (46 V. S. C., sec. 883), is further amended by striking out the word "excluding” and inserting in lieu thereof the word “including”.

(S. 2092, 80th Cong., 2d sess.) A BILL To amend section 8 of the Act of June 19, 1886, as amended, and section 27 of the Merchant Marine

Act, 1920, as amended, to enable the people of Alaska to obtain needed shipping service Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 8 of the Act of June 19, 1886, as amended (46 U. S. C., Şec. 289), is further amended by striking out the final period and inserting in lieu thereof a colon and the following: "Provided, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to passengers transported between points within Alaska by Canadian vessels operating on regular routes between points in British Columbia and Alaska if tariffs have been filed or shall hereafter be filed with the Interstate Commerce Commission for such routes."

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