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HEARINGS

BEFORE

SUBCOMMITTEE NO. 5

OF THE

1.S. Congress. Howie, COMMITTEE ON

THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-NINTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H.R. 628, H.R. 629, H.R. 630, H.R. 640, H.R. 2622,
H.R. 4644, H.R. 4765, H.R. 5719, H.R. 5720, H.R. 5800,
H.R. 5801, H.R. 5802, H.R. 5803, H.R. 5804, H.R. 5805,
H.R. 5806, H.R. 5807, H.R. 5808, H.R. 5809, H.R. 5810,
H.R. 5811, H.R. 5812, H.R. 5813, H.R. 6008, H.R. 8090,

H.R. 10115, H.R. 10264, H.J. Res. 117, and S. 1118

BILLS TO PROVIDE SOME FORM OF HOME RULE FOR THE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

AUGUST 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, AND 31, SEPTEMBER 1, 1965

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1965

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COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

JOHN L. MCMILLAN, South Carolina, Chairman THOMAS G, ABERNETHY, Mississippi ANCHER NELSEN, Minnesota HOWARD W. SMITH, Virginia

WILLIAM L. SPRINGER, Illinois WILLIAM L. DAWSON, Illinois

ALVIN E. O'KONSKI, Wisconsin ABRAHAM J. MULTER, New York

WILLIAM H. HARSHA, Ohio JOHN DOWDY, Texas

CHARLES MCC. MATHIAS, JR., Maryland BASIL L. WHITENER, North Carolina FRANK J. HORTON, New York JAMES W. TRIMBLE, Arkansas

RICHARD L, ROUDEBUSH, Indiana
B. F. SISK, California

JOEL T. BROYHILL, Virginia
CHARLES C. DIGGS, JR., Michigan
G. ELLIOTT HAGAN, Georgia
DON FUQUA, Florida
DONALD M. FRASER, Minnesota
CARLTON R. SICKLES, Maryland
J. OLIVA HUOT, New Hampshire
GEORGE W. GRIDER, Tennessee
JOHN BELL WILLIAMS, Mississippi

JAMES T. CLARK, Clerk
CLAYTON S. GASQUE, Stall Director

HAYDEN S. GARBER, Counsel

SUBCOMMITTEE No. 5

BASIL L. WHITENER, North Carolina, Chairman WILLIAM L. DAWSON, Illinois

FRANK J. HORTON, New York JOHN BELL WILLIAMS, Mississippi ANCHER NELSEN, Minnesota JOHN DOWDY, Texas

WILLIAM H. HARSHA, Ohio G. ELLIOTT HAGAN, Georgia

RICHARD L. ROUDEBUSH, Indiana DON FUQUA, Florida

JOEL T. BROYHILL, Virginia GEORGE W. GRIDER, Tennessee

II

HEARINGS, PRINTS AND REPORTS

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(omparison and summary of home rule bills before the committee.

1,

28, 57, 85, 117, 145, 174, 179, 182, 194, 196

H.R. 628, a bill to provide for the District of Columbia an appointed

Governor and Secretary, and an elected 15-member legislative assembly
and a nonvoting Delegate to the House of Representatives, and for
other purposes (H.R. 630 is identical).

1

II.P. 5800, a hill to provide for the District of Columbia an appointed

Governor and Secretary, and an elected 25-memler legislative assembly

incorporating fixed minority party representation, and a nonvoting

Delegate to the House of Representatives, and for other purposes (H.K.
5801, H.R. 5802, H.R. 5803, H.R. 5804, H.R. 5805, H.R. 5806, H.R.
5807, H.R. 5808, H.R. 5809, H.R. 5810, H.R. 5811, H.R. 5812, and
H.R. 5813 are identical)

28
H.E... 4644, a bill to provide an elected mayor, city council, and a non voting

Delegate to the House of Fepresentatives for the District of Columlia,
and for other purposes (H.K. 8090, S. 1118, H.R. 629, and H.R. 640

have similar provisions) -

H.R. 10115, a bill aut horizing the residents of the District of Columbia to

make known their preference on the question of home rule and, if they

wish, to elect a board for the purpose of preparing a municipal charter

for submission to the voters and to Congress, and for other purposes.-

174

H.K. 2622, a bill to establish, in the House of Representatives, the office

of Delegate from the District of Columbia; to provide for the election

of the Delegate; and for other purposes (H.R. 4765 has similar pro-

visions)

179

H.R. 5719, a bill to create an independent school board in the District of

Columbia (H.R. 5720 and H.R. 6008 are identical).

182

H.R. 10264, a bill to retrocede a portion of the District of Columbia to the

State of Maryland.

194

House Joint Resolution 117, joint resolution to provide for three civilian

Commissioners for the District of Columbia

196

Staff memorandums:

Comparison of home rule bills before the committee

211

Exhibit 1. Federal expenditures in the District of Columbia (1964,

1965)

199

Exhibit 2. Rank of the District of Columbia in major expenditures
(1963)

200

Exhibit 3. Expenditures for personal services, comparison with

other cities (1951, 1963) --

200

Exhibit 4. District of Columbia appropriations for education and

public welfare (1961-65)--

201

Exhibit 5. Expenditures per pupil, comparison with other cities

(1956–57) and (1962–63) -

201

Exhibit 6. Window breakage, District of Columbia schools (1955) -

202

(NOTE.-Subsequent to the commencement of the hearings, several bills were
introduced and referred to the House Committee on the District of Columbia, as
follows: H.R. 10608, H.R. 10614, and H.R. 10616, being identical to S. 1118.

Also, H.R. 10621, identical to H.R. 4644.

Also, H.R. 10642, a bill to create a commission to prepare a plan for the cession
of certain parts of the District of Columbia.)

Also, H.R. 10772, a bill to enable the people of a portion of the District of
Columbia to form a constitution and State government and be admitted into the
Union on an equal footing with the original States.

STATEMENTS

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American University Park Citizens' Association, Daniel B. Lloyd..

424

Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia, Clifford

H. Newell, president.--

349

Broyhill

, Hon. Joel T., a Representative in Congress from the Common-

wealth of Virginia --

229

Cathedral Heights-Cleveland Park Citizens Association, Brig. Gen. Charles

S. Harris, member, executive council..

409

Chevy Chase Citizens' Association (District of Columbia), John L. C.

Sullivan, second vice president.

434

District of Columbia Federation of Women's Clubs:

Bean, Mrs. Mary J., president--

382

Howard, Mrs. Ernest, chairman, legislation committee-

382, 391

Pryse, Mrs. E. Morgan, past president.

382, 388

General Federation of Women's Clubs, Mrs. William H. Hasebroock,

president.

227

Horton, Hon. Frank, a Representative in Congress from the State of New

York.

208

Immer, John R., president, Federation of Citizens Associations of the

District of Columbia...

339, 466

Lowe, Hon. Richard Barrett, former Governor of Guam and of American

Samoa

331

McMillan, Hon. John L., a Representative in Congress from the State of

South Carolina, and chairman of the House Committee on the District

of Columbia.

197

Metropolitan Washington Board of Trade, Elwood Davis, Esq., president. 358

Multer, Hon. Abraham J., a Representative in Congress from the State of

New York..

267

Prentiss, Maj. Gen. Louis W., U.S. Army (retired), former Engineer Com-

missioner of the District of Columbia.-

395

Reuss, Hon. Henry S., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Wisconsin.

436

Sharp, Alexander.

302

Sickles, Hon. Carlton R., a Representative in Congress from the State of

Maryland.

278, 313

Sisk, Hon. B. F., a Representative in Congress from the State of California 210
Whitener, Hon. Basil L., a Representative in Congress from the State of
North Carolina.----

203

311

427

MATERIAL SUBMITTED FOR THE RECORD
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations,

Andrew J. Biemiller, director, department of legislation, letter dated

August 16, 1965, to Chairman Whitener---

American University Park Citizens' Association, John T. Collier, president

pro tempore, summary statement-

Baughman, Mrs. Caroline, letter dated February 6, 1965, to Chairman

McMillan.

Blevins, Helen L., letter dated February 8, 1965, to Chairman McMillan -

Butrick, Richard P., letter dated August 17, 1965, to Chairman McMillan.

Capitol Hill Southeast Citizens Association, Inc., Mrs. Elizabeth Draper,

representative, statement.-

Chicago Daily Tribune, article dated July 28, 1958, entitled "Warning to

Washington"

Chomo, Marie V., letter dated August 19, 1965, to Chairman McMillan.-

Cochrane, Leon J., letter dated March 9, 1965, to Chairman McMillan..
Constitutional questions:

American Law Division, Library of Congress, memorandum entitled

"Constitutionality of Retroceding the District of Columbia to
Maryland - Arguments in Support":

Department of Justice, Hon. Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General,

memorandum entitled “Constitutionality of Retroceding the

District of Columbia to Maryland,'' presenting questions in opposi-

tion.--

448

254

ener.

Curran, Mrs. H. W.:

Letter dated August 16, 1965, to Chairman McMillan, enclosing copies Page
of letters to Congressmen Sisk and Multer--

456
Letter dated August 17, 1965, to Chairman McMillan enclosing

"Petition Opposing Home Rule for the District of Columbia,'
and signatures of more than 400 residents.-

303
Day, Joseph M., letter to Chairman McMillan.--

454
Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, A. Ross Eckler, Director,
letter dated August 27, 1965, to Congressman Broyhill.-

381
District of Columbia Éducation Association, Elizabeth D. Griffith

executive secretary, and Helen E. Samuel, legislative representative,
letter dated August_24, 1965, to Subcommittee No. 5..

465
District of Columbia Republican Committee, Carl L. Shipley, chairman,
letter dated August 17, 1965, to Chairman Whitener...

445
Douglas Dwellings Parent Tenant Council, Lois Wilson, chairman, state-
ment.

446
Duzer, John J., letter dated August 19, 1965, to Chairman McMillan. 462
Foote, Mrs. Dorothea, letter to Chairman McMillan.

455
Hannan, Castiello, & Berlow; Hannan, William T., letter dated August 23,
1965, to Chairman McMillan.

463
Haslacker, Mary, letter dated August 19, 1965, to Chairman McMillan.. 461
Houston, Mrs. Nellie K., letter dated August 17, 1965, to Chairman Me-
Millan.

455
Johnson, Elizabeth H., letter dated August 26, 1965, to Chairman Whit-

464
Kinna, Mrs. Pauline C., letter dated August 17, 1965, to Chairman Mo-
Millan,

457
Laredo, Gerard, letter dated August 12, 1965, to Chairman McMillan.. 455
Map of District of Columbia showing area proposed to comprise the re-
duced Federal City as set forth in H.R. 10264.

236
Marshall, Dorothy L., letter dated August 23, 1965, to Chairman Whitener. 462
Mattingly, Mrs. Elsie C., letter dated August 27, 1965, to Chairman Mc-
Millan.

464
Miller, Robert N., of Miller & Chevalier, letter dated August 18, 1965, to
Chairman McMillan, and enclosures

458
Nathan, Richard W., letter dated March 15, 1965, to Chairman McMillan. 454
Nichols, E. M., letter dated August 27, 1965, to Chairman McMillan.- 464
Osborn, H. Carver, letter dated April 15, 1965, to Chairman McMillan - 454
Petition opposing home rule for the District of Columbia, and signatures
of more than 400 residents thereon.

303
Petition opposing home rule for the District of Columbia, signed by Leland
F. James and others...

450
Phillips, William R., chairman, 12th precinct (Republican), letter dated
August 18, 1965, to Chairman McMillan.

460
Ramsey, William N., letter dated May 8, 1965, to Chairman McMillan - 455
Robinson, Mr. and Mrs. Beverly, letter dated August 27, 1965, to Chair-
man McMillan ---

465
Schley, Maj. Gen. Julian L. (deceased), former Chief of Engineers, U.S.
Årmy, history of government of the District of Columbia and his rec-
ommendations, presented by Major General Prentiss..

396
Seabourne, J. Gay, letter dated August 19, 1965, to Chairman McMillan.. 461
Sizer, F. E., letter dated August 22, 1965, to Chairman Whitener..

462
Southeast Business Men's Association, Inc., William M. Sinclair, pres-
ident, letter dated August 25, 1965, to Chairman McMillan.

449
Southeast Community Council, Mrs. John H. Morrison, Jr., member of
the executive committee, statement..

446
Swartz, Mrs. Ella A., letter dated February 13, 1965, to Chairman Mc-
Millan.

453
Trachtenberg, Henry, letter dated February 1, 1965, to Chairman Mc-
Millan, and statement attached..

450
Washington Daily News:
Article dated August 27, 1965, by Don MacLean.-

422
Editorial dated August 27, 1965, entitled "Ill Advised".

422
Washington Evening Star, editorial dated January 19, 1878, entitled
"A Mischievous Movement".

419
Washington Post, article dated August 29, 1965, entitled “Their Druthers

Say Stay Hatched-Federal Workers Like Life of Partisan Celibacy”. 420

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