National Floral Emblem: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Library of the Committee on House Administration, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on H.J. Res. 465 and Various Resolutions Proposing to Designate a National Flower Or Floral Emblem. June 30, 1958

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Seite 33 - ... has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to his nest for the support of his mate and young ones, the bald eagle pursues him and takes it from him. With all this injustice he is never in good case; but, like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. Besides, he is a rank coward; the little king-bird, not bigger than a sparrow, attacks him boldly and drives him out of the district. He is therefore by no means a proper emblem for the brave...
Seite 33 - Franklin wrote in 1784: ) 1 wish that the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country; he is a bird of bad moral character; he does not get his living honestly; you may have seen him perched on some dead tree, where, too lazy to fish for himself, he watches the...
Seite 33 - He is, besides, (though a little vain and silly, it is true, but not the worse emblem for that), a bird of courage, and would not hesitate to attack a grenadier of the British guards, who should presume to invade his farmyard with a red coat on.
Seite 33 - Fishing-Hawk; and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to his nest for the support of his mate and young ones, the Bald Eagle pursues him, and takes it from him. With all this injustice, he is never in good case, but, like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy. Besides, he is a rank coward: the little King Bird, not bigger than a Sparrow, attacks him boldly, and drives him out of the district.
Seite 2 - I want to thank the chairman and the members of the subcommittee again for giving me an opportunity to discuss Arkansas stake in this appropriation bill.
Seite 17 - ... choice for the national flower of the United States and feels that no specific color, variety, or name be attached to the rose. Just make the flower the rose, and then the State and locality are free to use whatever blossom is most popular in their particular area. Anyone anywhere in America can plant, grow, and enjoy roses. The rose is the finest expression of beauty that God and man can produce and symbolizes peace, loyalty, love, devotion, and courage. There are today in the world some 50...
Seite 1 - JOINT RESOLUTION Designating the rose as the national flower of the United States Whereas the United States is the only major country in the world without a national flower ; and Whereas the rose has many years been the favorite flower of the American people, who prefer it by a margin of eighteen to one over any other ; and Whereas the rose has long represented love, courage, loyalty, and devotion, and has become an international symbol of peace ; and Whereas several of the States already honor the...
Seite 28 - Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, I appreciate the opportunity to present this statement in support of what I consider to be a very vital piece of legislation.
Seite 6 - ... Mr. DAVIS. Mr. Beckworth told me he has an engagement somewhere else, if the committee would hear him, if that is agreeable to the committee. Mr. JONES. We will be glad to do it. We will be glad to hear from Congressman Beckworth, from Texas. STATEMENT OF HON. LINDLEY BECKWORTH, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF TEXAS Mr. BECKWORTH. As I assured Judge Davis, I certainly shall take a limited amount of time, Mr. Chairman. I want to commend Judge Davis on the very wonderful study he...
Seite 28 - ... STATEMENT OF HON. LINDY BOGGS, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF LOUISIANA Mrs. BOGGS. Thank you so much, Senator, and thank you, Mr. Chairman and Mr. Hansen. We are really pleased that you are allowing us the opportunity to present our statements in support of House Joint Resolution 385, the resolution which I introduced for the purpose of designating the rose as the national floral emblem of the United States. The resolution is cosponsored by 268 of our colleagues and is identical...

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