Progress and Present Status of Flood Control on the Mississippi River and Its Tributaries: Hearings...
1933 - 100 pages
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Page 6 - If there are any questions that any member of the committee would like to ask, I will be glad to answer them.
Page 63 - ENGINEER OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA Mr. JACOBS. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee: The levee boards and the board of State engineers of Louisiana are very much impressed with the statements made here by General Brown and General Ferguson on the development of the problems of flood control and the execution of the adopted plan, insofar as it affects Louisiana, at the recent hearings...
Page 63 - The committee met at 10 am, Hon. Riley J. Wilson (chairman) presiding. The CHAIBMAN.