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EMERGENCY BOARD, PENNSYLVANIA; LONG ISLAND; BALTIMORE AND OHIO; READING; CENTRAL RAILROAD OF NEW JERSEY; LEHIGH VALLEY; NEW YORK CENTRAL; NEW YORK, NEW HAVEN & HART- FORD; DELAWARE, LACKAWANNA AND WESTERN; AND ERIE RAIL- ROADS-EMPLOYES April 26,1937 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA [No. 2235] A PROCLAMATION eLabor disputes, WHEREAS the President, having been duly notified by the Na- road et al. , a nd their tional Mediation Board that disputes between the Pennsylvania; emPreimebe. Long Island; Baltimore and Ohio; Reading; Central Railroad of New Jersey; Lehigh Valley; New York Central; New York, New Haven & Hartford; Delaware, Lackawanna & Western; and Erie Railroads, carriers, and certain of their employees represented by Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Han- dlers, Express and Station Employees; International Longshoremen's Association; which disputes have not heretofore been adjusted under the provisions of the Railway Labor Act, amended, now threaten substantially to interrupt interstate commerce within the state of New York and other states in the eastern part of the country to a degree such as to deprive that section of the country of essential transportation service; Emergency board NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President and report thereote 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 Stat. 586. and under the authority in me vested by Section 10 of the Railway 45U.S.C. 160. 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 pendtures board. The members will be reimbursed for and they are hereby authorized to make expenditures for expenses for themselves and of the Board, including traveling expenses and in conformity with Public No. 5u.ts.tc. 4 23. 212, 72nd Congress, Approved June 30, 1932, 11:30 a. m ., not to ex- ceed five ($5.00) dollars per diem for expenses incurred for subsistence. Funds available for All expenditures of the board shall be allowed and paid for out of the 49e tat.l77 . appropriation "Emergency Boards, Railway Labor Act, May 20, 1926, 1937" on the presentation of itemized vouchers properly approved by the chairman of the board hereby created. IN TESTIMONY 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 26th day of April in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, and of [SEAL] 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 1830 PROCLAMATIONS, 1937