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VALLEY

HEARINGS

BEFORE

THE COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

SEVENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

A PLAN TO MODIFY AND EXTEND THE PROJECT FOR
FLOOD CONTROL AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AUTHORIZED BY
THE FLOOD CONTROL ACT

OF 1928

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320 Arkansas,

502 mmissioners,

218 de District.- 312

483

247, 635 as Parish, La..

253 432, 493

211 r from the State

574

501 uisiana, St. Joseph,

406 from the State of

-213, 810 çress from the State

-487, 791 ssippi Levee Commis

218 Engineers, president of rg, Miss

--74, 250, 658 ress from the State of

803 268

211 tate Senate of Louisiana,

294 ty, Ark,

-342, 376

496

718 is City, Ark

440 orps of Army Engineers, dis

181 rps of Army Engineers, district

578 · Miller Lumber Co., Marianna,

479 aw, Monroe, La.

406 byville, La

-355, 358 State Board of Engineers of Louisi

258, 695 La.

250 487

1235

475227

COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL

SEVENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS

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, Wasbington 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

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CONTENTS

Curry,

Statement of-

Pago

Alexander, James W., Paragould, Ark..

498

Allen, J. S., chief engineer, Board of Mississippi Levee Commis-

sioners, Greenville, Miss.-

218

Andrews, Frank H., Vicksburg, Miss.

219

Armstrong, W. B., Lake City, Ark.

494

Barbre, Steve, chairman of the board of equalization, Pointe Coupee

Parish, La..

242

Beck, J. 0. E., Hughes, St. Francis County, Ark..

498

Blaess, A. F., chief engineer, Illinois Central System, Chicago, Ill.,

chairman committee of engineers representing Mississippi Valley

railroads affected by flood-control project..

320

Block, Dave, chairman State Highway Commission of Arkansas,

Wynne, Ark...

502

Brown, Edgar, member Board of Mississippi Levee Commissioners,

Greenville, Miss..

218

Bullis, G. P., representative of the Fifth Louisiana Levee District-- 312
Burke, F. N., Marianna, Ark.

483
Burke, J. G., Helena, Ark.

.247, 635
Burnside, W. W., representative of the citizens of Tensas Parish, La--. 253
Carlson, A., Trumann, Poinsetta County, Ark.-

-432, 493
Catoe, E. V. Jr...

211

Clark, Hon. Bennett Champ, United States Senator from the State

of Missouri..

574

Coleman, Charles R., Osceola, Ark.

501

Hon. Joseph T., State Representative of Louisiana, St. Joseph,

La

406

Doxey, Hon. Wall, Representative in Congress from the State of

Mississippi.

-213, 810

Driver, Hon. William J., representative in Congress from the State

of Arkansas..

-487, 791

Elam, W. E., assistant engineer, Board of Mississippi Levee Commis-

sioners, Greenville, Miss

218

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

Mississippi.

803

Friend, A. B., Sardis, Miss-

268
Gary, H. L.

211
Gilbert, Hon. H. W., a member of the State Senate of Louisiana,
Wisner, La.

294
Gillison, J. C., Lake Village, Chicot County, Ark.

-342, 376
Gregg, C. B., Jonesboro, Ark.

496

Hamley, Martian, Lake Providence, La..

718

Hobson, E. E., attorney at law, Arkansas City, Ark.

440
Hodges, Lt. Col. J. N., United States Corps of Army Engineers, dis-
trict engineer, New Orleans, La--

181
Hoge, Maj. W. M., United States Corps of Army Engineers, district
engineer, Memphis, Tenn..

578

Houck, C.' N., secretary-treasurer of Miller Lumber Co., Marianna,

Ark..

479

Hudson, Fred G., Jr., attorney at law, Monroe, La.

406
Hunt, Warren, attorney at law, Rayville, La--

-355, 358

Jacobs, Harry, associate engineer State Board of Engineers of Louisi-

ana, New Orleans, La---

- 258, 695

Joffrion, Winston K., Marksville, La-

250

Jones, Earl E., Kennett, Mo.-

487

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