International Monetary and Economic Conference, London, England: Hearings... on H.J. Res. 536...

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Page 3 - Experts and of the commissions established by that committee, including traveling expenses, personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere without reference to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, stenographic and other services by contract if deemed necessary without regard to the provisions of section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (USC, title 41, sec.
Page 21 - Affairs, to transmit to you herewith two notes on the subject of the world international conference. These notes invite the United States Government to be represented on the committee of the Council of the League of Nations which is charged with the task of convoking the conference and to appoint two experts to sit on the...
Page 3 - To the Congress of the United States: I commend to the favorable consideration of the Congress the inclosed report from the Secretary of State to the end that legislation may be enacted...
Page 2 - HENRY W. TEMPLE, Pennsylvania. HAMILTON FISH, JR., New York. CYRENUS COLE, Iowa. MORTON D. HULL, Illinois. JOSEPH W. MARTIN, JR., Massachusetts. CHARLES A. EATON. New Jersey. MELVIN J. MAAS, Minnesota. JOE CRAIL, California. EDMUND F. ERK, Pennsylvania.
Page 17 - We have lost our ideal. (Thereupon, at 12 o'clock noon, the committee adjourned to meet again at the call of the chairman.) HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, Friday, May 21, 1926.
Page 3 - That for the expenses of participation by the United States in an international monetary and economic conference to be held in London...
Page 5 - There can be no doubt that a serious effort will be made to cope with the problem of silver as well as with other international problems of finance and economics.
Page 21 - ... questions referred to in Resolution 5 attached to the final act of the Lausanne conference. I have the further honor to inform you that these invitations are extended with the understanding that the questions of reparations, of debts, and of specific tariffs and rates as distinguished from tariff policies, will be excluded from the scope of the conference, and that among the monetary matters within its scope will be the question of silver.
Page 10 - ... arises from depreciation of currencies, of money going off of the gold standard and the fact that the governments have resorted to desperate measures in order to preserve their internal gold reserves from being shipped abroad. I have watched it for two years with a great deal of interest and attention, and my judgment is that the defense of currencies is the most important single factor. It may be that a general agreement can be arrived at on this topic.
Page 19 - But he can not have suggested thst the conference should attempt to settle the debts question. His 17 speech is considered by other members of the committee as very pessimistic. " Professor Williams is reported to have been in general agreement with Sir Frederick, but differed on the order in which the subjects mentioned should be dealt with by the conference, Professor Rist is said to have declared that France would maintain the gold standard in all circumstances.

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