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The letter of the Architect of the Capitol submitting this estimato is transmitted herewith. Very respectfully,

H. M. LORD,

Director of the Bureau of the Budget. The PRESIDENT.

ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL,

Washington, D. C., December 13, 1927. Hon. H. M. LORD,

Director, Bureau of the Budget. Sir: I respectfully request that you will approve and forward by messenger to the Appropriation Committees of the Congress, the following items to be included in the first deficiency bill to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928.

House Office Building, 1928
To enable the Architect of the Capitol to remodel the room formerly

occupied by the House restaurant, to provide rooms for the Com-
mittee on Agriculture and the Joint Committee on Taxation, and to
remodel the space formerly occupied and used as a gymnasium to pro-
vide rooms for the legislative counsel, in accordance with the instruc-
tions of the House Office Building Commission, and for the necessary
labor and material and all incidental expenses incident to such remodel-
ing and changes.--

$5, 500 Respectfully,

DAVID LYNN, Architect of the Capitol.

Estimates of appropriations required for the service of the fiscal year ending June

30, 1928, by the Architect of the Capitol House Office Building, 1928: To enable the Architect of the Capitol to

remodel the room formerly occupied by the House restaurant, to provide rooms for the Committee on Agriculture and the Joint Committee on Taxation, and to remodel the space formerly occupied and used as a gymnasium to provide rooms for the legislative counsel, in accordance with the instructions of the House Office Building Commission, and for the necessary labor and material and all incidental expenses incident to such remodeling and changes.--

$5, 500

ADMINISTRATION OF THE PRODUCE AGENCY ACT, 1928

MESSAGE

FROM

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

TRANSMITTING

TOGETHER WITH A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE BU. REAU OF THE BUDGET, SUPPLEMENTAL ESTIMATE OF APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 928, AMOUNTING TO $10,000, TO ENABLE THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO CARRY INTO EFFECT THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT APPROVED MARCH 3, 1927

DECEMBER 13, 1927.—Read; referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and

ordered to be printed

THE WHITE HOUSE,

Washington, December 12, 1927. The PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE.

Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith for the consideration of Congress a supplemental estimate of appropriation for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year 1928, amounting to $10,000, to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to carry into effect the provisions of an act entitled "An act to prevent the destruction or dumping, without good and sufficient cause therefor, of farm produce received in interstate commerce by commission merchants and others and to require them truly and correctly to account for all farm produce received by them," approved March 3, 1927.

The details of this estimate, the necessity therefor, and the reasons for its submission at this time are set forth in the letter of the Director of the Bureau of the Budget transmitted herewith, with whose comments and observations thereon I concur. Respectfully,

CALVIN COOLIDGE

BUREAU OF THE BUDGET,

Washington, December 12, 1927. SIR: I have the honor to submit herewith for your consideration a supplemental estimate of appropriation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, amounting to $10,000 for the Department of Agriculture, to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to carry into effect the provisions of the act entitled "An act to prevent the destruction or dumping, without good and sufficient cause therefor, of farm produce received in interstate commerce by commission merchants and others and to require them truly and correctly to account for all farm produce received by them," approved March 3, 1927.

, Administration of the produce agency act, 1928.-

$10,000 This act provides that any person receiving in interstate commerce produce for or on behalf of another, who shall, without good cause, dump any produce or who shall knowingly make any false report or statement to the person from whom such produce was received concerning the handling, condition, quality, quantity, sale, or disposition thereof, or who shall knowingly fail truly and correctly to account therefor shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. The provisions of the act, which are effective July 1, 1927, also authorize an appropriation of $25,000 beginning with the fiscal year 1928. The funds requested in this supplemental estimate will be needed to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to employ the personnel required to enforce the provision of the act until June 30, 1928.

This supplemental estimate of appropriation is required to provide for the enforcement of legislation which has been enacted since the transmission of the Budget for the fiscal year 1928, and its approval is recommended. Very respectfully,

H. M. LORD,

Director of the Bureau of the Budget. The PRESIDENT.

Supplemental estimates of appropriations required for the service of the fiscal year

ending June 30, 192 by the Department of Agriculture

BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Administration of the produce agency act: To enable the Secretary of

Agriculture to carry into effect the provisions of an act entitled An act to prevent the destruction or dumping without good and sufficient cause therefor, of farm produce received in interestate commerce by commission merchants and others and to require them truly and correctly to account for all farm produce received by them," approved March 3, 1927, including the employment of such persons and means in the city of Washington and elsewhere as the Secretary of Agriculture may deem necessary, and the purchase of such perishable farm products as may be necessary for the detection of violations of the act, fiscal year 1928, $10,000: Provided, That all receipts from the sale of such products shall be credited to this appropriation and shall be reexpendable therefrom (submitted)

$10,000

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JUDGE STORY'S POSITION ON THE

SO-CALLED GENERAL

WELFARE CLAUSE

ARTICLE FROM THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
JOURNAL, JULY, 1927, ENTITLED JUDGE STORY'S
POSITION ON THE SO-CALLED GENERAL WELFARE
CLAUSE, BY HON. HENRY ST. GEORGE TUCKER,
PRESIDENT AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION 1904-5

AND MEMBER OF CONGRESS FROM VIRGINIA

PRESENTED BY MR. MOSES FOR MR. REED OF MISSOURI

DECEMBER 13, 1927.-Ordered to be printed

UNITED STATES
COVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON

SD—70-1-vol 24-15

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