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ALASKAN AND

HAWAIIAN TRANSPORTATION

JOINT HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SENATE AND HOUSE COMMITTEES ON 1 INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES

EIGHTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

S. 1507
A BILL TO MAKE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AS AMENDED,
APPLICABLE TO TRANSPORTATION BY WATER BETWEEN PORTS IN
THE STATE OF ALASKA AND OTHER PORTS IN THE UNITED STATES

S. 1508
A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR ECONOMIC REGULATION OF THE ALASKA
RAILROAD UNDER THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT

S. 2451, H.R. 8521, and H.R. 8564
BILLS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT BOARD AND TO REQUIRE MANDATORY
THROUGH ROUTES AND JOINT RATES FOR CARRIERS SERVING ALASKA,

HAWAII, AND THE OTHER STATES

S. 2452, H.R. 8520, and H.R. 8565
BILLS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT BOARD AND TO PERMIT THE FILING OF
THROUGH ROUTES AND JOINT RATES FOR CARRIERS SERVING ALASKA,

HAWAII, AND THE OTHER STATES

S. 2514
A BILL TO REPEAL THE ACT OF MARCH 12, 1914 (38 STAT. 305), AUTHOR-
IZING THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF A RAILROAD IN
ALASKA, TO INCORPORATE THE ALASKA RAILROAD COMPANY

H.R. 6244
A BILL TO AMEND THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AND CERTAIN
OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW, WITH RESPECT TO THE REGULATION OF
SURFACE TRANSPORTATION IN INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

TO, FROM, AND BETWEEN POINTS IN THE STATE OF ALASKA

OCTOBER 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, NOVEMBER 16, 17, AND 18, 1959 KETCHIKAN, JUNEAU, ANCHORAGE, SEWARD, CORDOVA, VALDEZ,

AND FAIRBANKS, ALASKA; AND HONOLULU, HAWAII

Printed for the use of the Senate and House Committees on Interstate and

Foreign Commerce

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JOINT HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SENATE AND HOUSE COMMITTEES ON
INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE
CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES

EIGHTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

S. 1507
A BILL TO MAKE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AS AMENDED,
APPLICABLE TO TRANSPORTATION BY WATER BETWEEN PORTS IN
THE STATE OF ALASKA AND OTHER PORTS IN THE UNITED STATES

S. 1508
A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR ECONOMIC REGULATION OF THE ALASKA

RAILROAD UNDER THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT

S. 2451, H.R. 8521, and H.R. 8564
BILLS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT BOARD AND TO REQUIRE MANDATORY
THROUGH ROUTES AND JOINT RATES FOR CARRIERS SERVING ALASKA,

HAWAII, AND THE OTHER STATES

S. 2452, H.R. 8520, and H.R. 8565
BILLS TO ESTABLISH A JOINT BOARD AND TO PERMIT THE FILING OF
THROUGH ROUTES AND JOINT RATES FOR CARRIERS SERVING ALASKA,

HAWAII, AND THE OTHER STATES

S. 2514
A BILL TO REPEAL THE ACT OF MARCH 12, 1914 (38 STAT. 305), AUTHOR-
IZING THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF A RAILROAD IN
ALASKA, TO INCORPORATE THE ALASKA RAILROAD COMPANY

H.R. 6244
A BILL TO AMEND THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE ACT, AND CERTAIN
OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW, WITH RESPECT TO THE REGULATION OF
SURFACE TRANSPORTATION IN INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

TO, FROM, AND BETWEEN POINTS IN THE STATE OF ALASKA

OCTOBER 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, NOVEMBER 16, 17, AND 18, 1959
KETCHIKAN, JUNEAU, ANCHORAGE, SEWARD, CORDOVA, VALDEZ,

AND FAIRBANKS, ALASKA; AND HONOLULU, HAWAII

Printed for the use of the Senate and House Committees on Interstate and

Foreign Commerce

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1961

51709

COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

U.S. SENATE

WARREN G. MAGNUSON, Washington, Chairman JOHN O. PASTORE, Rhode Island

ANDREW F. SCHOEPPEL, Kansas A. 8. MIKE MONRONEY, Oklahoma

JOHN MARSHALL BUTLER, Maryland GEORGE A. SMATHERS, Florida

NORRIS COTTON, New Hampshire STROM THURMOND, South Carolina

CLIFFORD P. CASE, New Jersey FRANK J. LAUSCHE, Ohio

THRUSTON B. MORTON, Kentucky RALPH YARBOROUGH, Texas

HUGH SCOTT, Pennsylvania
CLAIR ENGLE, California
E. L. BARTLETT, Alaska
VANCE HARTKE, Indiana
GALE W. MOGEE, Wyoming

EDWARD JARRETT, Chief Clerk
JOHN M. McELROY, Assistant Chief Clerk

HAROLD I. BAYNTON, Chief Counsel

JAMES E. BAILEY, Assistant Chief Counsel
FRANK L. BARTON, Professional Staf Member for Surface Transportation

COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OREN HARRIS, Arkansas, Chairman JOHN BELL WILLIAMS, Mississippi

JOHN B. BENNETT, Michigan PETER F. MACK, JR., Illinois

WILLIAM L. SPRINGER, Illinois KENNETH A. ROBERTS, Alabama

PAUL F. SCHENCK, Ohio MORGAN M, MOULDER, Missouri

STEVEN B. DEROUNIAN, New York HARLEY O. STAGGERS, West Virginia J. ARTHUR YOUNGER, California WALTER ROGERS, Texas

WILLIAM H. AVERY, Kansas SAMUEL N. FRIEDEL, Maryland

HAROLD R. COLLIER, Illinois JOHN J. FLYNT, JR., Georgia

MILTON W. GLENN, New Jersey TORBERT H. MACDONALD, Massachusetts SAMUEL L. DEVINE, Ohio GEORGE M. RHODES, Pennsylvania

ANCHER NELSEN, Minnesota JOHN JARMAN, Oklahoma

HASTINGS KEITH, Massachusetts LEO W. O'BRIEN, New York

WILLARD S. CURTIN, Pennsylvania
JOHN E. MOSS, California
JOHN D. DINGELL, Michigan
JOE M. KILGORE, Texas
PAUL G. ROGERS, Florida
ROBERT W, HEMPHILL, South Carolina
DAN ROSTENKOWSKI, Illinois
LAWRENCE BROCK, Nebraska
JAMES O. HEALEY, New York

W. E. WILLIAMSON, Clerk
ANDREW STEVENSON, Professional Staff Member
ALLAN H. PERLEY, Legislative Counsel, House of Representatives

II

CONTENTS

Pago

Ketchikan, Alaska, field hearings (October 20, 1959) -

1

Statement of -

Adlum, Capt. Merle D., Masters, Mates & Pilots Local 6, Room

117, Pier 53, Seattle, Wash..

86

Anderson, George, ILWU Local 62, 728 Water Street, Ketchikan,

Alaska.

49

Barry, James G., Post Office Box 2667, Ketchikan, Alaska --- 65

Boardman, W. K., manager, Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce,

Post Office Box 2637, Ketchikan, Alaska---

32

Cotant, J. B., president, Alaska Trollers' Association, Box 696,

Ketchikan, Alaska

82

De Boer, Ernie, 3612 Baranof Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska -

63

Hardcastle, Hon. Richard, mayor of Ketchikan, 321 Dock Street,

Ketchikan, Alaska.

28

Hunt, Owen, general manager, Tongass Trading Co., 2034 Second

Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska

67

Ison, Jess, Box 97, Ketchikan, Alaska..

King, Don, owner and operator, King's Plumbing, Heating &

Sheet Metal Co., 1817 Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska---- 66

Phillips, Clifford R., Box 1752, E. C. Phillips & Son, Ketchikan,

Alaska.--

74

Pinkerton, James G., manager, Ketchikan Cold Storage Co.,

Post Office Box 1309, Ketchikan, Alaska---

76

Roady, Hon. J. Ray, member, State Legislature of Alaska, 605

Main Street, Ketchikan, Alaska

52

Rollog, Lloyd W., 611 Mission Street, Federal Market, Ketchikan,

Alaska.

60

Sharp, Robert E., city manager of Ketchikan, Post Office Box

110, Ketchikan, Alaska...

42

Steers, Cy W., Steers Wholesale Agency, Box 569, Ketchikan,

Alaska.

54

Taro, Cliff, president and general manager, Southeast Stevedoring
Corp., Box 1411, Ketchikan, Alaska

72

Wingren, Paul J., Wingren's Food Stores, Box 377, Ketchikan,

Alaska..

56, 82

Zerbetz, Gordon J., 437 Main Street, Ketchikan, Alaska.

71

Letters, telegrams, resolutions, etc.:

Bartlett, Hon. E. L., a U.S. Senator from the State of Alaska,

Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C..

42

Chasteen, Clarence, manager, the 'Bon Marche, Ketchikan,

Alaska..

80

Hunt, Owen, general manager, Tongass Trading Co., 2034 Second

Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska.

70

Kinerk, Eugene, Progress Market, Ketchikan, Alaska-

81

McCallum, John, McCallum-Legaz Fish Co., Seattle, Wash.. 80

McKinley, Robert, Builders, Inc., Ketchikan, Alaska

81

Mueller, Hon. Frederick H., Secretary of Commerce, Commerce

Department, Washington, D.C...

40, 41

Olson, P. G., New England Fish Co., Seattle, Wash...

79

Zerretz, Gordon J., general manager, Stedman Hotel Co., Inc.,

Ketchikan, Alaska -

70

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