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BEFORE THE

HEARINGS
US, Congress House

COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS
SECOND SESSION

ON

H. R. 6597
A BILL AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF
CERTAIN PUBLIC WORKS ON RIVERS AND
HARBORS FOR FLOOD CONTROL,

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

APRIL 8 TO 19, AND MAY 2, 3, AND 14, 1946

Printed for the use of the Committee on Flood Control

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COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL

WILL M. WHITTINGTON, Mississippi, Chairman A. LEONARD ALLEN, Louisiana

CHARLES R. CLASON, Massachusetts ALFRED J. ELLIOTT, California

EARL WILSON, Indiana HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington

MAX SCHWABE, Missouri J. W. ROBINSON, Utah

P. W. GRIFFITHS, Ohio CARTER MANASCO, Alabama

J. GLENN BEALL, Maryland 0. C. FISHER, Texas

EDWARD O. MCCOWEN, Ohio HENRY D, LARCADE, JR., Louisiana CHARLES R. ROBERTSON, North Dakota WILLIAM G. STIGLER, Oklahoma

T. MILLET HAND, New Jersey CLIFFORD DAVIS, Tennessee

SHERMAN ADAMS, New Hampshire DORIS B. HAZUR, Committee Clerk

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CONTENTS

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Statement of-

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Abernethy, Thomas G., Representative in Congress from the State

of Mississippi.-----

Allin, J. R., Warsaw, Va.-------

100

Almond, J. Lindsay, Representative in Congress from the State

of Virginia -----

148

Anderson, H. W., Jr., counsel for the Virginia Electric & Power Co.,

Alexandria, Va.---

62

Ashby, James, clerk of Stafford County, Va-------

59

Bailes, Julian E., attorney, Natchitoches, La-------

648

Barksdale, Fred C., Alexandria, La---

616

Bartlett, E. L., Delegate in Congress from the Territory of Alaska---- 680

Bass, Fred T., Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Cincinnati, Ohio.---' 287

Beall, J. Glenn, Representative in Congress from the State of

Maryland.--------

-------- 124, 134

Bearce, E, F., president, Scioto Sandusky Conservancy District-------- 302

Beard, George L., Chief, Flood Control Section, Office, Chief of

Engineers------

------------- 12, 135, 237

Beirne, Richard F., Covington, Va----

180

Bennett, Marion T., Representative in Congress from the State of
Missouri -----

364

Bernard, Merrill, Hydrologic Director of the Weather Bureau.------

Birrell, Donald, senior engineer, United States Engineer Office,

Washington, D. C.--

135

Bishop, C. W., Representative in Congress from the State of Illinois_ 445
Black, C. R., director of the Indian Flood Control and Water

Resources Commission------
Bland, S. O., Representative in Congress from the State of Virginia.-- 54
Boozer, "'. H., president, Chamber of Commerce, Staunton and Augusta

Coun y, Va---------

Bousq' t, Kenneth J., senior engineer, Office, Chief of Engineers.-- 13, 240, 434

Brady Lloyd E., city manager, Hazel Park, Mich------

417

Brailei, William, Licking Valley Protective Association, Nashport,

Ohio--------

Brock, G. A. commissioner, drainage district No. 4, Desha County,

697

rainage district No. 4 Doom----- 335, 336

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