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PROCLAMATIONS, 1937 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 13 day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-seven and of the [SEAL] 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, SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY (PACIFIC LINES) AND NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY-EMPLOYES April 14, 1937 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA [No. 2233] A PROCLAMATION Labor disputes, WHEREAS the President, having been duly notified by the Na- Southern Pacific Com- pany and the North- tional Mediation Board that disputes between the Southern Pacific westernCaciany ai- Company (Pacific Lines) and the Northwestern Pacific Railroad road Company and their emloyees. Company, carriers, and certain of their employes represented by Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen;ers; Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen; Order of Railway Conductors; Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen; which disputes have not been heretofore adjusted under the provisions of the Railway Labor Act, amended, now threaten substantially to interrupt interstate commerce within the states of California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas to a degree such as to de- prive that section of the country of essential transportation service; Emergency board NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President and report thereon. 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 44 tat. 58. and under the authority in me vested by Section 10 of the Railway 5 U.S.C. Labor Act, amended, do hereby create a board to be composed of three persons not pecuniarily or otherwise interested in any organization of railway employes or any carrier, to investigate the aforementioned disputes and report its findings to me within thirty days from this date. Compensation, etc. 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 Expenditures. board. The members will be reimbursed for and they are hereby authorized to make expenditures for expenses for themselves and of 47 Stat. 405 . the board, including traveling expenses and in conformity with Public § No. 212, 72d Congress, Approved June 30, 1932, 11:30 a. m., not to exceed five ($5.00) dollars per diem for expenses incurred for sub- sistence. Funds available for All expenditures of the board shall be allowed and paid for out of x9StatT1177. the appropriation "Emergency Boards, Railway Labor Act, May 20, 1926, 1937" on the presentation of itemized vouchers properly ap- proved by the chairman of the board hereby created.