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PROCLAMATIONS-SEPT. 3, 22, 1949 1295 changed circumstances require the modification of the quota or of the methods of administering it; and WHEREAS in the course of the said supplemental investigation, after due notice, a public hearing was held on July 7, 1949, at which parties interested were given opportunity to be present, to produce evidence, and to be heard, and, in addition to the hearing, the Com- mission made such investigation as it deemed necessary for a full dis- closure and presentation of the facts; and WHEREAS the Commission has made findings of fact and has transmitted to me a report of such findings and its recommendations based thereon, together with a transcript of the evidence submitted at the hearing, and has also transmitted a copy of such report to the Secretary of Agriculture: NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby find and proclaim, on the basis of the investigation and report of the United States Tariff Commission, that changed circumstances require the further modification, as herein- after indicated, of the said proclamation of September 5, 1939, in order to carry out the purposes of the said section 22, as amended. Accordingly, pursuant to the authority contained in the said section 22 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act, as amended, I hereby further modify the said proclamation of September 5, 1939, so that (1) the quota year in respect of cotton having a staple of 1 inches or more but less than 11Y 6 inches in length shall hereafter commence on Feb- ruary 1 in lieu of September 20, and (2) during the period from Sep- tember 20, 1949, to January 31, 1950, inclusive, the quantity of such cotton which may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for con- sumption shall not exceed 16,487,042 pounds. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this third day of September in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-nine, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-fourth. HARRY S TRUMAN By the President: DEAN ACHESON Secretary of State Modification of proclamation of Sept. 5, 1939. 54 Stat. 2610 . 49 Stat. 773. 7 U.S. O., Supp. 1I, 624. COLUMBUS DAY, 1949 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS men of good will everywhere are seeking the way to a new world, in which lasting peace will prevail and all nations will work and live together in friendly accord; and WHEREAS all who have this hope may draw inspiration and courage from the superb resolution and infinite faith of Christopher Columbus, who found a new world beyond uncharted seas; and WHEREAS in appreciation of the achievement of Columbus in discovering this new world of opportunity, the Congress of the United States, by a joint resolution approved April 30, 1934 (48 Stat. 657), authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation designating October 12 of each year as Columbus Day: NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate Wednesday, October September 22, 1949 [No. 2857] 36U. .C. . 14. Deslnatia of Co lumbus Day. 63 STAT.]