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Seite 30 - PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS The General Federation of Women's Clubs is an organization chartered by Congress in 1901. We have 5% million members in the United States, including our associates. The legislation policy of the general federation is determined by resolutions passed at national conventions, annually.
Seite 2 - ... resolutions introduced by other Members of Congress which would designate other floral emblems. However, this hearing this morning was called principally for the rose. We will hear anyone who cares to appear either for or against this emblem, and either for or against any other emblem. Mr. DAVIS. Mr. Chairman, members of the subcommittee, I am James C. Davis, a Representative from the Fifth Congressional District of Georgia, and I introduced House Joint Resolution 465 which, as the chairman has...
Seite 17 - Clubs after much study thinks the rose is the first choice for the national flower of the United States, and feels that no specific color, variety or name be attached to the rose, just make the flower "the rose.'' and then the State and locality is free to use whatever bloom is most popular in their particular area. Anyone, anywhere in America can plant and grow and enjoy roses. The rose is the finest expression of beauty that God and man can produce, and symbolizes peace, loyalty, love, devotion,...
Seite 1 - JOINT RESOLUTION Designating the rose as the national flower of the United States Whereas the United States is the only major country in the world without a national flower ; and Whereas the rose has many years been the favorite flower of the American people, who prefer it by a margin of eighteen to one over any other ; and Whereas the rose has long represented love, courage, loyalty, and devotion, and has become an international symbol of peace ; and Whereas several of the States already honor the...
Seite 28 - WASHINGTON Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to present this statement in support of what I consider to be a very vital piece of legislation. As the author of HR 6939, which is an identical bill to HR 6845, I strongly support this legislation pertaining to the pay of oversea teachers. This legislation would correct inequities with respect to the basic compensation of our teachers overseas.
Seite 6 - I earnestly urge this honorable subcommittee to give favorable consideration to this resolution. Thank you very much for your kind attention. Mr. JONES. Thank you, Judge Davis. ,' Do either of the gentlemen nave any questions you would like to ask? Mr. HARRISON. I have none. Mr. JONES. Thank you. "Would you like to present Mrs. Martin now? , Mr. DAVIS. Mr. Beckworth told me he has an engagement somewhere else, if the committee would hear him, if that is agreeable to the committee. Mr. JONES. We will...
Seite 16 - ... of Women's Clubs. It was her position, and I think a rather tenable one, that the question of the color of the rose, in the event it should be designated as the national flower, should be left to the localities. I do want to read this pertinent portion of what she said : The gardens division of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, after much study, thinks the rose is the first choice for the national flower of the United States and feels that no specific color, variety, or name be attached...
Seite 28 - ... STATEMENT OF HON. LINDY BOGGS, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF LOUISIANA Mrs. BOGGS. Thank you so much, Senator, and thank you, Mr. Chairman and Mr. Hansen. We are really pleased that you are allowing us the opportunity to present our statements in support of House Joint Resolution 385, the resolution which I introduced for the purpose of designating the rose as the national floral emblem of the United States. The resolution is cosponsored by 268 of our colleagues and is identical...
Seite 16 - ... as an emblem. Well, he has answered that argument also, I think, because we already have an emblem, as he mentioned, the eagle is the emblem of the United States, and to now adopt another emblem would be to divide the importance of the emblem which we have already taken. Mr. Chairman, it is a great pleasure and a high privilege for me to present to this committee this morning my constituent, Mrs. Chester Martin, of the city of Atlanta, Ga., wno, as I stated at the outset, is the national garden...
Seite 1 - ... hearing. The subcommittee was called to meet this morning to consider House Joint Resolution 465, introduced by the gentleman from Georgia, Mr. Davis. It is a joint resolution designating the rose as the national flower of the United States. (HJ Res. 465 follows:) [BJ Res.

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