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HEARINGS ut, Congress How COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

BEFORE THE

SEVENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H. R. 4485

A BILL AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN PUBLIC WORKS ON RIVERS AND HARBORS FOR

FLOOD CONTROL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

VOLUME II

FEBRUARY 1 TO 23, 1944

Printed for the use of the Committee on Flood Control

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COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL

WILL M. WHITTINGTON, Mississippi, Chairman LEX GREEN, Florida

CHARLES R. CLASON, Massachusetts A. LEONARD ALLEN, Louisiana

CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska ALFRED J. ELLIOTT, California

EARL WILSON, Indiana HENRY M. JACKSON, Washington

MAX SCHWABE, Missouri J. W. ROBINSON, Utah

P. W. GRIFFITHS, Ohio JAMES F. O'CONNOR, Montana

J. GLENN BEALL, Maryland THOMAS E, SCANLON, Pennsylvania WILLIAM I. TROUTMAN, Pennsylvania CARTER MANASCO, Alabama

NORRIS POULSON, California 0. C. FISHER, Texas

EDWARD O. MCCOWEN, Ohio
HENRY D. LARCADE, Louisiana
THOMAS F. BURCHILL, New York

SARAH JAND GLOVER, Olerk

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CONTENTS

Statement of -

Page
Ahrens, Dr. E. Porter, director of National Reclamation Association

and president of Republican Valley Irrigation and Flood Control
Association, Scandia, Kans.

1012
Aiken, Hon. George D., United States Senator from Vermont.--- 691, 1183
Anderson, Hon. Clinton P., Representative in Congress from the State
of New Mexico...

1166

Arnold, Hon. Wat, Representative in Congress from the State of

Missouri..

1174

Austin, Hon. Warren R., United States Senator from the State of
Vermont..

1151

Barnes, C. P., Associate Land Use Coordinator, Department of Agri-

culture,

561, 569, 800, 873, 1039, 1118

Barrett, Hon. Frank A., Representative in Congress from the State

of Wyoming-

1218

Bashore, Harry W., Commissioner of Reclamation, Department of

Interior.

623, 671, 957, 965, 1078

Bates, F. E., chief engineer, Missouri Pacific Railroad, St. Louis---- 987

Beckworth, Hon. Lindley, Representative in Congress from the State

of Texas

486

Beebe, Paul C., Portland, Oreg-

1149

Beeler, Hon. Joseph R., Jewell, Mo...

1011

Bell, Hon. C. Jasper, Representative in Congress from the State of

Missouri

1007

Bennett, Dr. H. H., Chief, Soil Conservation Service, Department of

Agriculture

459

Bishop, L. C., State engineer, Cheyenne, Wyo----

1030
Blanchard, M. C., chief engineer, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe
Railway Co. Coast lines...

550

Boatner, Victor V., Director, Division of Railway Transport, Office of

Defense Transportation...

542

Bousquet, K. J., senior engineer, office of Chief of Engineers... 447, 526

Brand, R. A. H., North Dakota.

1032

Bunston, H. W., president of the Yellowstone Basin Association,

Hardin, Mont.

1025

Call, Maj. George R., Sioux City, Iowa...

1035

Carlson, Hon. Frank, Representative in Congress from the State of

Kansas.

1011, 1165

Carr, Judge Francis, member of Table Mountain Dam Committee,

County of Shasta, Calif.-

1133

Case, Hon. Francis, Representative in Congress from the State of

South Dakota...

1223

Cecil, George H., executive secretary, Conservation Association of
Southern California.

607
Cheadle, J. Kennard, chief counsel, Legal Division, Department of
Interior.

625

Chenoweth, Hon. J. Edgar, Representative in Congress from the State

of Colorado.--.

450, 812, 1248

Cochran, Hon. John J., Representative in Congress from the State of
Missouri

1169
Connally, Hon. Tom, United States Senator from the State of Texas. 512
Crocket, Ernest A., president, Gavins Point Lock and Dam Association,
Yankton, S. Dak.

1007
Curtis, Hon. Carl T., Representative in Congress from the State of
Nebraska..

1014
Statement of-Continued.

Page
D'Ewart, Wesley A., president, Montana Reclamation Association,
Wilsall, Mont

1020

Delta Council, Stoneville, Miss.

861

Dykes, J. C., Assistant Chief, Soil Conservation Service, Department

of Agriculture..

496, 513

Elliott, Hon. Alfred J., Representative in Congress from the State of

California

664

Engle, Hon Clair, Representative in Congress from the State of Cali-

fornia.

1171

Esinger, E P., executive secretary, Northeast Industrial Improvement
Association, Kansas City, Mo.

1005

Etcheverry, B. A., consulting engineer, State Reclamation Board of

California

780

Fabrick, D. P., Choteau, Mont..

1015

Fisher, Hon. Ó. C., Representative in Congress from the State of

Texas.

510

Ford, John Anson, chairman, Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles
County, Calif.

559, 572

Ford, Hon. Sam C., Governor of the State of Montana..

973, 977

Forsyth, John D., president of Upper Missouri Valley Association,

Yankton, S. Dak

1005

Fredericksen, Carl L., president of the Livestock National Bank and
Chamber of Commerce, Sioux City, Iowa.

1038

Fredrickson, Fred J., executive director of North Dakota Resources

Board, Valley City, N. Dak

1033

Gage, Hon. John B., mayor of Kansas City, Mo.---

991

Gavin, Hon. Leon H., Representative in Congress from the State of

Pennsylvania

725

Goethals, Col. George R., Chief, Civil Works Division, Office of Chief

of Engineers. 432, 441, 450, 453, 487, 489, 525, 574, 587, 593, 611, 657, 689,

694, 706, 720, 746, 784, 809, 813, 823, 1124, 1194, 1230

Greeson, M. W., Arkansas State Flood Control Commission, Prescott,
Ark..

823

Gustine, S. E., secretary, Association of Drainage and Levee Districts

of Illinois.

1142

Haehl, Henry L., engineer, San Francisco, Calif.

763

Hagen, Hon. Harold C., Representative in Congress from the State of

Minnesota..

1175

Hallawell, R. E., general superintendent of transportation, Southern
Pacific Railroad

546

Halvorson, Halvor L., Minot, N. Dak.

1032

Harding, Harold J., national secretary, Propeller Club of United

States...

1140

Harness, Hon. Forest A., Representative in Congress from the State of

Indiana...

698, 1231

Hamey, George N., Chicago, Ill..

1148

Harris, Hon. Oren, Representative in Congress from the State of

Arkansas.

1217

Hawkins, A. J., Eminence, Mo..

879

Hays, Hon. Brooks, Representative in Congress from the State of

Arkansas.

816, 1218

Henderson, George L., engineer, Bakersfield, Calif.

751
Hill, Hon. William S., Representative in Congress from the State of
Colorado..

489

Hoch, Hon. Daniel K., Representative in Congress from the State of

Pennsylvania.

1171

Hoeven, Hon. Charles B., Representative in Congress from the State

of Iowa..

1210

Hunt, Hon. Lester C., Governor of the State of Wyoming-

Ingebretsen, Hon. James C., general counsel, Chamber of Commerce of

the United States....

1140

Izaak Walton League of America.

1137

Izac, Hon. Ed V., Representative in Congress from the State of

California..

1169

Jackson, N. D., secretary, Atherton levee district, Independence,
Mo.

1007

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Jacques, Russell F., secretary, Conservation Federation of Missouri.. 1148

Jensen, Hon. Ben F., Representative in Congress from the State of

*Iowa.

499, 1188

Johnson, Hon. Jed, Representative in Congress from the State of

Oklahoma.

521, 1170

Johnson, Hon. J. Leroy, Representative in Congress from the State of

California.

599

Jordan, Alan, executive secretary, Ohio Valley Conservation and
Flood Control Congress..

697

Kaupke, C. L. Kings River Water Assn., Fresno, Calif.

737

Kirwan, Hon. Michael J., Representative in Congress from the State

of Ohio.-

692

Knapp, George S., State water resources engineer, State of Kansas 1011
Larcade, Hon. Henry D., Representative in Congress from the State
of Louisiana..

869, 1181

Lea, Hon. Clarence F., Representative in Congress from the State of

California..

668, 1162

Lloyd, Kenneth M., chairman, advisory committee of the Ohio Water

Supply Board

700

Loeb, William, Publisher, Burlington Daily News...

721

Lucas, Hon. Scott W., United States Senator from the State of
Illinois.

1195
Lund, Raymond F., secretary, South Dakota State Reclamation As-
sociation, Rapid City, S. D.

1055

Macleay, Lachlan, president, Mississippi Valley Association, St. Louis

Mo.

834, 1045

McBride, Don, director, division of water resources, State of Okla-

homa.

521, 818, 1091

McClellan, Hon. John L., United States Senator from the State of

Arkansas.

1214

McClure, W. C., representing the Ouachita Valley Association, Cam-

den, Ark

829, 835

McCombs, Hon. Don C., mayor of Kansas City, Kans..

1000
McGregor, Hon. J. Harry, Representative in Congress from the State
of Ohio...

1178

McKenzie, Hon. Charles E., Representative in Congress from the

State of Louisiana.

862

Meade, George Gordon, president, Philadelphia Boosters Association,
Philadelphia, Pa...

1146
Miller, Roy, Trinity River Improvement Association, Fort Worth,
Texas

481
Miller, Hon. William J., Representative in Congress from the State of
Connecticut.--

716
Mills, G. Albert, city clerk, city of Riverside, Calif.

608
Missouri Society of Professional Engineers, Joplin, Mo..

1009
Monroney, Hon. A. S. Mike, Representative in Congress from the
State of Oklahoma

1163

Morrow, John P., chairman, State Flood Control Commission of

Arkansas, Little Rock, Ark.

877

Moses, Hon. John, Governor of the State of North Dakota

973

Mundt, Hon. Karl E., Representative in Congress from the State of

South Dakota..

1235

Munns, E. N., Chief, Division of Forest Influences, Department of

Agriculture..

522, 565, 568, 1120

Murray, Hon. James E., United States Senator from the State of

Montana

933, 1212

Myers, Hon. Francis J., Representative in Congress from the State

of Pennsylvania..

1198

Nelson, Donald VI., Chairman, War Production Board.

1097

Norman, Hon. Fred, Representative in Congress from the State of

Washington

1167

Norrell, Hon. W. F., Representative in Congress from the State of

Arkansas

816, 822, 1216

O'Comor, Hon. James F., Representative in Congress from the State

of Montana..

1243

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