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House to Extend Nazi Quiz to Feb. 4

The McCormack committee investigating un-American activities will have until February 4 to make its report to Congress under a resolution passed by the House of Representatives today. McCormack, committee chairman, introduced the bill himself.

Meanwhile five other Congressmen, three of them non-Jews, introduced bills aimed at subversive activities in this country.

Representative Emanuel Celler of New York is seeking passage of two resolutions. One would have the House protest Nazi anti-Semitism and the other would request the State department to call on the German government to cease denying the fundamental and inalienable rights of those who may be resident in Germany. Both resolutions are referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

TAYLOR PRESENTS BILL

Representative J. Will Taylor of Tennessee, a member of the McCormack committee, introduced a bill to make it a crime to advocate, encourage or otherwise promote the overthrow or the destruction of the government of the United States by force or violence. This bill was referred to the Judiciary Committee.

Representative Samuel Dick stein, vice-chairman of the McCormack Committee, introduced a bill that provides for the forfeit of American citizenship of any citizen who left this country for the purpose of voting in the Saar plebiscite and who does vote there during the plebiscite. This bill was referred to the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of which Dickstein is chairman. He announced that he plans to have his committee meet at an early date to consider the proposal.

Representative Martin Dies of Texas introduced a bill which provides for the exclusion and expulsion of alien Communists. It was referred to the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization.

Representative Malcom C. Tar-ve# of Georgia introduced a bill having subversive activities. It was very similar to that introduced by Representative Taylor.

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