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dam in the Des Moines River Valley and a missile tracking station, and sponsored several bills of national significance. Among these was a bill for a half-billion-dollar crash program against cancer, heart disease, cerebral palsy, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis. Another was to establish more effective controls over peacetime nuclear tests and over the disposal of nuclear wastes. His, too, is a proposed amendment of the United Nations Charter to promote the rule of law in international affairs.

STEVEN CARTER had served in the Navy in the South Pacific during World War II, and was an active member of both the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. For 19 years he was a practicing lawyer in Leon, Iowa. A major interest of his life was Scouting, and for 15 years he served the movement as scoutmaster, cubmaster, and senior Scout adviser. He also served on the Executive Board of the Southern Iowa Area Council of Boy Scouts of America. His wife, his two sons, may mourn him proudly, as befits the heirs of one whose thoughts were noble, and whose actions brave, and who endured the onslaughts of his final illness with patient fortitude.

To Mrs. Carter and her loved ones, I extend my deep sympathy in their great loss and sorrow.

Remarks by Representative Kyl

Of Iowa

Mr. KYL. Mr. Speaker, in the congressional campaign of 1958 I was a political opponent of the late STEVEN CARTER. He was my Congressman the year he served in the House.

In the years I have known STEVEN CARTER he was a Christian gentleman and a man of courage. He was a good father, and his love of young people took his efforts beyond his family to activities with the Boy Scouts and other youth groups. He was a good neighbor, and the support his home people gave him at the political polls is proof of the high regard in which he was held by those who know him best.

For his fine family there should be solace in the fact that his life was dedicated to that which is right, and that he will remain an inspiration for many who had the benefit of his guidance.

Proceedings

in the

United States Senate

Proceedings in the Senate

MONDAY, January 11, 1960.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. The Chair lays before the Senate a resolution coming from the House of Representatives, which will be read.

The legislative clerk read the resolution (H. Res. 402), as follows:

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U.S.,

January 6, 1960. Resolved, That the House has heard with profound sorrow of the death of the Honorable STEVEN V. CARTER, a Representative from the State of Iowa.

Resolved, That the Clerk communicate these resolutions to the Senate and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased. Resolved, That as a further mark of respect the House do now adjourn.

Mr. DIRKSEN. Mr. President, I submit a resolution and ask unanimous consent for its immediate consideration.

The PRESIDING OFFICER. The resolution will be read. The resolution (S. Res. 222) was read, considered by unanimous consent, and unanimously agreed to, as follows:

Resolved, That the Senate has heard with profound sorrow the announcement of the death of the Honorable STEVEN V. CARTER, & Representative from the State of Iowa.

Resolved, That the Secretary communicate these resolutions to the House of Representatives and transmit a copy thereof to the family of the deceased.

Resolved, That, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the deceased, the Senate, at the conclusion of its business today, adjourn until Wednesday next.

Mr. BENNETT. Mr. President, pursuant to the resolutions previously agreed to, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late Honorable STEVEN V. CARTER, a Representative from the Senate of Iowa, I move that Senate stand in adjournment until 12 o'clock noon on Wednesday next.

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