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VALLEY

HEARINGS

BEFORE

THE COMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL

HOUSE

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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11.95 1985

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, Washington 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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Statement of -

Page

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, Il.,

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

Curry, 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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