Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/925

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1812 Emergency de- clared. Certain importa- tions during, per- mitted duty free. Post, p. 1838. February 8, 1937 [No. 2224] Labor dispute, Chi- cago Great Western Railroad and certain of its employees. Preamble. Emergency board created to investigate and report thereon. 44 Stat. 586 . 45U.S.C.§160. Compensation, etc. PROCLAMATIONS, 1937 NOW, THEREFORE, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the foregoing provisions of section 318 of the Tariff Act of 1930, do by this proclamation declare an emergency to exist, and I do hereby authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to permit, during the continuance of such emergency (the termination of which will be determined by the President and declared by his Proclamation), within such limits and subject to such conditions as he may deem necessary to meet the emergency, the importation free of duty of such food, clothing, and medical, surgical, and other supplies as he may designate and under such regulations as he may prescribe, when imported for use in such emergency relief work. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 1st day of February in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-first. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. EMERGENCY BOARD, CHICAGO GREAT WESTERN RAILROAD (PATRICK H. JOYCE AND LUTHER M. WALTER , TRUSTEES)-EMPLOYEES BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the President, having been duly notified by the National Mediation Board that a dispute between the Chicago Great Western Railroad (Patrick H. Joyce and Luther M. Walter, Trustees), a carrier, and certain of its employees represented by Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, Order of Railway Conductors, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, Switchmen's Union of North America, which dispute has not been heretofore adjusted under the provisions of the Railway Labor Act, amended, now threatens substantially to interrupt interstate commerce within the States of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Kansas, to a degree such as to deprive that section of the country of essential transportation service; NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and by virtue of and under the authority in me vested by Section 10 of the Railway Labor Act, amended, do hereby create a board to be composed of three persons not pecuniarily or otherwise interested in any organization of railway employees or any carrier, to investigate and report their find- ings to me within thirty days from this date. The members of this Board shall be compensated for and on account of such duties in the sum of seventy-five dollars for every day actually employed with or upon account of travel and duties incident to such board. The members will be reimbursed for and they are hereby authorized to make expenditures for expenses for themselves and of