Merchandise Misbranding Bills; Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, of the House of Representatives, 66th Congress, 2D Session, on H.R. 2855, H.R. 11641, H.R. 13111, H.R. 13136, March 19-31, 1920

Merchandise Misbranding Bills; Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, of the House of Representatives, 66th Congress, 2D Session, on H.R. 2855, H.R. 11641, H.R. 13111, H.R. 13136, March 19-31, 1920

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the funds in the hands of the Alien Property Custodian are to be used for, that is to answer claims of American citizens against. Germany, the result will lie that, although her citizenship, as 1 have said, is just as good as mine and just as good as that of any other American-born citizen, slie will lose all of her possessions and her children will also lose the benefit of them. There are no children by the second marriage, but her children by her first marriage and her grandchildren by her first marriage are, all American born and have always resided here, and they will lose it, and it will not pass to them either by her will or by devolution, as provided by our law in Pennsylvania. So it seemed to me that such a case as this was one in which the alien property act ought not to operate, and so I provided by this bill that I drew " that no American woman born in the United States of American parent, also born in the United States, and who prior to April 6, 1917, shall have intermarried in the United States with a subject of the German Empire or a subject of the Empire of AustriaHungary, and at the time of such marriage was living in the United States, shall be deemed or held to be an alien enemy as the result of the war between the United States and the German Empire and between the United States and the Empire of Austria-Hungary." Then, the subsequent sections provide the machinery for getting the property back by a claim before the Alien Property Custodian and his return, with an opportunity to go into the United States district court to establish the claim for her property. The Chairman. Whv do vou sav "American parents, also born in the United States"? What does that add to the situation? If the parents are American...show more

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