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FLOOD CONTROL IN THE MISSISSIPPI
THE COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
A PLAN TO MODIFY AND EXTEND THE PROJECT FOR
FLOOD CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AUTHORIZED BY
THE FLOOD CONTROL ACT
COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL
RILEY J. WILSON, Louisiana, Chairman
WILL M. WHITTINGTON, Mississippi ROBERT F. RICH, Pennsylvania
GLENN GRISWOLD, Indiana
HARRY L. ENGLEBRIGHT, California CLEVELAND DEAR, Louisiana
CHARLES W. TOBEY, New Hampshire OTHA D. WEARIN, Iowa
HENRY M. KIMBALL, Michigan
MONRAD C. WALLGREN, Washington FRANK CARLSON, Kansas
ROBERT T. SECREST, Ohio
R. A. GREEN, Florida
LEO KOCIALKOWSKI, Illinois
MILTON H. WEST, Texas
JAMES L. QUINN, Pennsylvania
PHIL FERGUSON, Oklahoma
JOHN STEVEN MCGROARTY, California
ORVILLE ZIMMERMAN, Missouri
JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas
BERNARD J. GEHRMANN, Wisconsin
BYRON B. Cann, Clerk
Alexander, James W., Paragould, Ark...
Allen, J. S., chief engineer, Board of Mississippi Levee Commis-
sioners, Greenville, Miss.
Andrews, Frank H., Vicksburg, Miss.
Armstrong, W. B., Lake City, Ark.
Barbre, Steve, chairman of the board of equalization, Pointe Coupee
Parish, La !
Beck, J. O. E., Hughes, St. Francis County, Ark.--
Blaess, A. F., chief engineer, Illinois Central System, Chicago, Ill.,
chairman committee of engineers representing Mississippi Valley
railroads affected by flood-control project.
Block, Dave, chairman State Highway Commission of Arkansas,
Brown, Edgar, member Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners,
Bullis, G. P., representative of the Fifth Louisiana Levee District. - 312
Burke, F. N., Marianna, Ark.--
Burke, J. G., Helena, Ark..
Burnside, W. W., representative of the citizens of Tensas Parish, La-- 253
Carlson, A., Trumann, Poinsetta County, Ark.-
Catoe, E. V. Jr.--
Clark, Hon. Bennett Champ, United States Senator from the State
Coleman, Charles R., Osceola, Ark.
Curry, Hon. Joseph T., State Representative of Louisiana, St. Joseph,
Doxey, Hon. Wall, Representative in Congress from the State of
Driver, Hon. William J., representative in Congress from the State
Elam, W. E., assistant engineer, Board of Mississippi Levee Commis-
sioners, Greenville, Miss.
Ferguson, Brig. Gen. Harley B., Corps of Army Engineers, president of
the Mississippi River Commission, Vicksburg, Miss.. -74, 250, 658
Ford, Hon. A. L., Representative in Congress from the State of
Friend, A. B., Sardis, Miss-
Gary, H. L.
Gilbert, Hon. H. W., a member of the State Senate of Louisiana,
Gillison, J. C., Lake Village, Chicot County, Ark.
Gregg, C. B., Jonesboro, Ark.
Hamley, Martian, Lake Providence, La----
Hobson, E. E., attorney at law, Arkansas City, Ark.-
Hodges, Lt. Col. J. N., United States Corps of Army Engineers, dis-
trict engineer, New Orleans, La..
Hoge, Maj. W. M., United States Corps of Army Engineers, district
engineer, Memphis, Tenn..
Houck, C.'N., secretary-treasurer of Miller Lumber Co., Marianna,
Hudson, Fred G., Jr., attorney at law, Monroe, La.
Hunt, Warren, attorney at law, Rayville, La..
Jacobs, Harry, associate engineer State Board of Engineers of Louisi-
ana, New Orleans, La..
Joffrion, Winston K., Marksville, La.
Jones, Earl E., Kennett, Mo..
Jones, Howard, member Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners,
Jones, Hon. Langdon R., president of the St. Francis Flood Associa-
tion of Missouri and Arkansas, and State representative of Missouri. 504
Kell, A. E.,
president board of commissioners Fifth Louisiana Levee
District, Tallulah, La---
Kellner, Ernest, attorney Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners,
Kemper, J. P., Fordche, La
Klorer, John, chief engineer State of Louisiana, New Orleans, La---234,299
Knowlton, S. D., member Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners,
Lant, N. E., bridge engineer Louisiana Highway Commission, Baton
McGehee, Hon. Dan R., Representative in Congress from the State of
Mann, S. H., Forrest City, Ark..
Markham, Maj. Gen. Edward M., Chief of Army Engineers 2,23,639
Martin, Wade O., Chairman of the Louisiana Flood Control Com-
mittee, St. Martinville, La--
Meyer, J. W. Blytheville, Ark..
Milliken, Miss Marie, Lake Providence, La-
Mitchell, E. F., chief engineer of the Texas & Pacific Railroad Co.,
Montgomer, M. B., chancellor eleventh Chancellor District, Yazoo
Mounger, H. P., president of the police jury of Pointe Coupee Parish,
Negus, W. H., member board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners,
Greenville, Miss ---
Offenhiser, N. E., chief engineer, Yazoo Mississippi Delta Levee
Board, Clarksdale, Miss..
Oliver, Maj. L. E., United States Corps of Army Engineers, district
engineer, Vicksburg, Miss
Pfeiffer, Paul, member of the board, St. Francis Drainage District,
Clay and Greene Counties, Piggott, Ark--
Pharr, H. N., chief engineer of the St. Francis Levee District of
Arkansas, West Memphis, Ark.----
Poe, Dewitt, McGehee, Ark..
Powers, T. H., president, Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners,
Ransdell, Joseph E., Lake Providence, La--
Schneider, F. #., Lake Providence, Lá -
Sevier, Henry, attorney at law, Tallulah, La...
Shaw, E. D., Bastrop, La-
Shields, Leo, delegate at large from the fifth Louisiana Levee District,
Smith, W. T., Bastrop, Morehouse Parish, La.
Sturdivant, M. P..
Summerlin, J. W., president, board of commissioners of the Tensas
Basin Levee District, Rayville, La--
Tschudy, E: W., Wenoa, Poinsett County, Ark.
Twist, C. C., Crittenden County, Ark.
White, J. Lester, Bastrop, La ,
Whittington, Hon. Will M., Representative in Congress from the
State of Mississippi.
Williamson, Lamar, attorney at law, Monticello, Ark..
Williamson, Dr. O. L., Marianna, Ark...
Womble, Dr. H. B., representing the police jury of Franklin Parish,
Young, Ben F., member of the board of commissioners of the Fifth
Louisiana Levee District, St. Joseph, La-
Zimmerman, Hon. Orville, a Representative in Congress from the
State of Missouri..
Resolution adopted by_the Board of Supervisors of Humphreys
County, Miss., dated February 16, 1935...
Resolution adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Warren County,
Miss., February 16, 1935.-
Resolution adopted by representatives from Quitman, Holmes, Sun-
flower, Yazoo, Coahoma, Grenada, Tate, Tallahatchie, Panola,
Tunica, Yalobusha, Humphreys, DeSoto, Leflore, Carroll, Wash-
ington, Marshall, Warren, Lafayette, and Benton Counties, Miss.,
February 26, 1935.
Resolution adopted by the Chamber of Commerce of Greenwood,
Miss., the Junior Chamber of Commerce, American Legion Post,
No. 49, of Greenwood, and the Greenwood Kiwanis Club, Green-
wood, Miss., February 11, 1935.-
Resolution adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Humphreys
County; the Belzoni Rotary Club; the Humphreys County Cham-
ber of Commerce; the Belzoni Business and Professional Women's
Club; the American Legion of Belzoni, Miss., February 15, 1935.- 226
Resolution adopted by the Board of Supervisors of DeSoto County,
Tunica County, Marshall County, Tate County, Panola County,
Quitman County, Tallahatchie County, Sunflower County, Leflore
County, Humphreys County, and Yazoo County, Miss., February
Resolution adopted by the Board of Levee Commissioners for the
Resolution adopted by the police jury of Richland Parish, La., March
Resolution adopted by the Rayville Kiwanis Club, Rayville, La.,
March 27, 1935.-
Resolution adopted by the Town Council of Rayville, La., April 1,
Resolution adopted by a citizens' mass meeting at Delhi, La., March
Resolution adopted by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of Mang-
ham, La., March 29, 1935.-
Resolution passed by the police jury of the Parish of Franklin, Winns-
boro, La., April 2, 1935-
Resolution adopted by the police jury of Morehouse Parish, La.,
April 2, 1935.
Resolution adopted by the Kiwanis Club of Bastrop, Bastrop, La.,
April 2, 1935
Resolution adopted by the Morehouse Parish School Board at Bastrop,
La., April 2, 1935.
Resolution adopted by the Fifth District Levee Board at Tallulah,
La. (special meeting), March 15, 1935.-
Resolution adopted March
28, 1935, by the Chamber of Commerce of
Lake Providence, Lake Providence, La..
Resolution adopted March 29, 1935, by the Mayor and Board of
Aldermen of the Town of Lake Providence, La...
Resolution adopted March 28, 1935, by the Police Jury and School
Board of East Carroll Parish, La...
Resolution adopted_March_25, 1935, by the Police Jury and School
Board of Tensas Parish, La..
Resolution adopted March 6, 1935, by the Police Jury of Madison
Resolution adopted March 7, 1935, by the Mayor and Board of Alder-
men of the Village of Tallul La...
Resolution adopted March 14, 1935, by the board of directors of the
Tallulah State Bank & Trust Co., Tallulah, La..
Resolution adopted March 16, 1935, by the Madison Parish School
Resolution adopted March 6, 1935, by the Business Men's Luncheon
Club of Tallulah, La..