Independent from Long Beach, California on May 23, 1957 · Page 4
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 4

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, May 23, 1957
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A.4--INDEPENDENT ' **· ""^ «·"'- »*«. *-r w. m «.' ROOSEVELT 'GETSrACTIONm OU-Price Fix Inquiry Begun · WASHINGTON 01f.t--A. federal grand Jury hu launched ceconti Investigation of poulb price-fixing by Jive of the na tlon'i major oil companies. South. Bend. Ind.. It was. veiled Wedneiday night. Victor R. Hanien, chief of th OiUmport Opponents Plan Drive GALVtiTON, Tex. ' ; Texas Independent oil operator) . Wedneiday rebuked the Elton , bower administration lor teveral ."vlewi and policies" on lorelg · oil Imports but pledced copper' atlon with elloru tu limit lm port*. The final tesilon of the lit ,' ' annual convention of the Texa Independent Producer*' and Koy · ally Ownen' Awn. (T1PRO · alia adopted a retolutlim call Ine for relief from excessive lm poiti through v an cquallzatlo tariff, exercise duty or antlsub ildy dutlei. "Voluntary control* will no : work and Indeed have no ; worked." laid TIPRO'i Import* · committee. . · · · * . . THE 1,100 oilmen also au thorlied the two studies de signed to correct problems they said can b« traced at least. In part to excessive Imports. ·Ono resolution suggested ; new crude-oil pricing system · that would allow Immediate chances In line with cost ln '.' creases. The second study would seek means of restoring greater equality In tax obllgr.tloni be tween forelp,n*nd domestic operators "when the effect of preferential treatment to forelen Investment serves to encourage excessive Imports." A 1955 deftnso amendment to the* Reciprocal Trade Agree. menta act authorized the Presl dent to limit Imports which threaten national security. Gordon Gray, director of defense mobilization, last month certified that the level of oil Imports poses such a threat President Elsenhower agreed, ordered an Investlcatlon and asked Gray to review efforts to obtain volim* tary action by Importer!. ' Justice Department's antl-trui division, said the Inquiry com pares "In size and scope" to a Investigation started by a fedei al grand Jury at Alexandria Va., March 4. But. he said, th two Inquiries have "no connec tlon." Hanson said the new Inqulo was given a ereen light afte antitrust attorneys reviewed th Lranscrlpt of a hearing by a House Small Business subcom mlttee. , i. * · · · p · .. ' FIVE SOUTH Bend gasolln dealers, all representing big lame oil companies, teltlflec under oath that they all received Identical phone calls th evening of April 30 ftom com any salesmen telling them .th 'price war was over" and they hould "raise your prices to 31'. cents a gallon effective at mid night on May 1." : , - , - . . , ·. ' The dealers represented thi Sun Oil Co., Ohio Oil Company 'hllllps Oil Co., Socony-Mobl Gasoline Co. and Standard 01 D. . Tho subcommittee, which Is tudylng petroleum distribution mong small dealers, held two lay hearings April 30 and May . At the Close of the hearings Chairman James Roosevelt (D- Calif) sent a telegram to Han en asking for "immediate ae- on" to determine whether lere had been any violation ol he antitrust laws. ,On May IS, Hanien wrote oosevclt Informing him that he staff had studied the tran crlpt and found the Information iken by the subcommittee "suf clently complete" to warrant a rand 'Jury Investigation, The qulry began last Monday. , ,,* · · · · . r HOOSEVKLT HAD «ald the munlttee would use tha oil alter as a teit, case to see just tactly "how long It takes to action" from the Justice epartment Hansen told A re- irter the Inquiry was decided 24 hours after he received a testimony, * .. . Committee Counsel Joseph L. tills has said ttat "conspiracy fix prices" Is one of the ardest" antitrust violations to rove. 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