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acquire acres adopted amount Arkansas assessed Atchafalaya authority backwater area bank Basin believe Boeuf bonds break build built carry CHAIRMAN Chief of Engineers City Commission committee completed condition Congress construction cost County course damage DEAR difference district drainage east effect engineers estimate fact feet FERGUSON Flood Control floodway flow flowage Francis River further fuseplug gage give Government grade height highway improvements included increase indicating Interest JACOBS Jadwin land levee Lieutenant Colonel HODGES loss Louisiana lower Major OLIVER MARKHAM matter McCLELLAN mean miles Mississippi River necessary Number overflow paid Parish passed present President proposed protection question raised RANSDELL reason recommendation reference represent reservoirs side spillway statement taken thing tion tributaries understand United valley WHITTINGTON WILLIAMSON Yazoo ZIMMERMAN
Page 601 - I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a resolution passed by the board of directors of the Tallulah State Bank & "Trust Co.
Page 461 - That the sum of $5,000,000 is authorized to be appropriated as an emergency fund to be allotted by the Secretary of War on the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers, in rescue work or in the repair or maintenance of any flood-control work on any tributaries of the Mississippi River threatened or destroyed by flood including the flood of 1927.
Page 601 - Texas, do hereby certify that the within and foregoing is a true and correct copy of Resolution No.
Page 497 - ... construction would unreasonably restrict the flood channel, and lands in such stretch of the river are subjected to overflow and damage which are not now overflowed or damaged by reason of the construction of levees on the opposite banks of the river it shall be the duty of the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers to institute proceedings on behalf of the United States Government to acquire either the absolute ownership of the lands so subjected to overflow and damage or floodage rights...
Page 497 - Act it shall be found that upon any stretch of the banks of the Mississippi River it is impracticable to construct levees, either because such construction is not economically justified or because such construction would unreasonably restrict the flood channel, and lands in such stretch of the river are subjected to overflow and damage which are not now overflowed or damaged...
Page 214 - Authority, certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the resolution adopted by the board of directors for Brazos River Authority at the regular meeting on October 16, 1956, held in Mineral Wells, Tex.
Page 24 - River for protection against the floods of- that river; in view of the extent of national concern in the control of these floods in the interests of national prosperity, the flow of interstate commerce, and the movement of the United States mails; and, in view of the gigantic scale of the project, involving flood waters of a volume and flowing from a drainage area largely outside the States most affected, and far exceeding those of any other river in the United States, no local contribution to the...