River and Harbor Bill: Hearings on H.R. 8914, Held Before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session ... April 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 15, and 22, 1924

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Page 88 - Bay the channel is to be 10 feet deep at mean low water and 200 feet wide. From the...
Page 33 - STATEMENT OF HON. PHILIP D. SWING, A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. Mr. SWING. The record of the harbor master, which has been filed by Mr.
Page 95 - Point to the town wharves, 4,000 feet long, 60 feet wide, and 4 feet deep at mean low water, at an estimated cost of $14,300.
Page 57 - Army the changes of a station of an officer of the Corps of Engineers is primarily in the interest of river and harbor improvement, the mileage and other allowances to which he may be entitled incident to such change of station may be paid from appropriations for such improvements.
Page 94 - The tidal range between mean lower low water and mean higher high water is 6.9 feet at the mouth of the creek and 8 feet at Washington Street bridge.
Page 91 - Office, and, if it meets with the approval of the committee, I would like to have a copy of this report inserted in the hearings at this point.
Page 116 - That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to cause to be made a suitable bronze tablet, containing on it the address delivered by Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, at Gettysburg on the nineteenth day of November, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, on the occasion of the dedication of the national cemetery at that...
Page 18 - ... with $50,000 annually for maintenance: Provided, That local interests give satisfactory assurance to the Secretary of War that they will provide public terminals at Trenton having not more than 3,000 linear feet of berthing space, with adequate covered storage and mechanical equipment, capable of handling about 500,000 tons annually; will provide satisfactory rail and highway connections therewith, and will furnish without cost to the United States suitable areas, bulkheaded, if necessary, for...
Page 117 - Would it not be possible to give an authorization for $500,000, with the recommendation that $250,000 be appropriated in the first appropriation? The CHAIRMAN. Yes. Mr. McDuFFiE. That would be all right. APPROVAL OF PERMITS FOR WATER-POWER DEVELOPMENT Mr. McDuFFiE. Here is one more, Mr. Chairman, that I invite 'your attention to [reading]: That on and after the passage of this act, the Secretary of War and the Chief of Engineers shall not approve any preliminary permit or any license for the development...
Page 116 - Army, such investigations as may be necessary for the preparation of a general plan for the most effective navlgutlon improvement in combination with the most efficient development of the potential water power on those navigable streams of the United States and their tributaries where such power development appears feasible and practicable...

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