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COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE ·

ROYAL S. COPELAND, New York, Chairman MORRIS SHEPPARD, Texas

CHARLES L. McNARY, Oregon JOSIAH WILLIAM BAILEY, North Carolina HIRAM W. JOHNSON, California HATTIE W. CARAWAY, Arkansas

GERALD P. NYE, North Dakota BENNETT CHAMP CLARK, Missouri ARTHUR H. VANDENBERG, Michigan JOHN H. OVERTON, Louisiana

WALLACE H. WHITE, JR., Maine
THEODORE G. BILBO, Mississippi

ERNEST W. GIBSON, Vermont
VIC DONAHEY, Ohio
JOSEPH F. GUFFEY, Pennsylvania
FRANCIS T. MALONEY, Connecticut
GEORGE L. RADCLIFFE, Maryland
CLAUDE PEPPER, Florida
JOSH LEE, Oklahoma
GEORGE L. BERRY, Tennessee

GRACE McELDOWNEY, Clerk
ROGER WILLIAMSON, Assistant Clerk

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CONTENTS

Statement of -

Page

J. R. Adams, member of Board of State Engineers of Louisiana, Lake

Providence, La

93

Brig. Gen. Harley B. Ferguson, president, Mississippi River Com-

mission, Vicksburg, Miss.-

33, 49

John Klorer, consulting and planning engineer, Sewerage and Water

board, New Orleans, La.

Harry Jacobs, chief State engineer of Louisiana_

78

Wade O. Martin, chairman of the Louisiana Flood Control and Water

Conservation Commission, St. Martinville, La

95

B. F. Young, president, board of commissioners, fifth Louisiana levee

district, St. Joseph, La.

98

Ralph Hebert, State senator of Louisiana, Innis, La-

103

Hon. John H. Overton, a United States Senator from the State of

Louisiana.

6

Hon. Richard W. Leche, Governor of the State of Louisiana

11

Maj. Gen. Julian L. Schley, Chief of Engineers, United States Army,

Washington, D. C...

23

J. W. Summerlin, president, Tensas Basin levee district, Rayville, La- 113

Steve Barbre, Pointe Coupee Parish, La-

116

J. Martian Hamley, Lake Providence, La-

119

Lamar Williamson, Monticello, Ark.-

126

J. C. Gould, Rohwer, Ark_

130

John Baxter, Dermott, Ark..

131

W. W. Grubs, Eudora, Ark..

134

Sam J. Wilson, Montrose, Ark.

138

Clyde Lovett, Lake Village, Ark.

141

Hon. William M. Whittington, third district, Mississippi.

143

J. W. Bradford, member of the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta Levee Board. 156

Rhea Blake, Secretary-Manager of the Delta Chamber of Com-

160

J. S. Allen, chief engineer, Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners. 164

N. E. Offenhiser, chief engineer of the Yazoo (Miss.) levee district,

Clarksdale, Miss..

171

Ed. C. Brewer, Clarksdale, Miss., attorney for the Yazoo-Mississippi

Delta Levee Board..

173

W. T. Wenn, president, Delta Chamber of Commerce, Greenville,

Miss.

175

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