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COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS

CHAPMAN REVERCOMB, West Virginia, Chairman

JOHN SHERMAN COOPER, Kentucky DENNIS CHAVEZ, New Mexico HARRY P. CAIN, Washington SHERIDAN DOWNEY, California EDWARD MARTIN, Pennsylvania W. LEE O’DANIEL, Texas ARTHUR V. WATKINS, Utah JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas JOHN J. WILLIAMS, Delaware SPESSARD L. HOLLAND, Florida

GEORGE W. MALONE, Nevada JOHN J. SPARKMAN, Alabama

SUBCOMMITTEE ON FLOOD CONTROL AND RIVER AND HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS

GEORGE W. MALONE, Nevada, Chairman

JOHN SHERMAN COOPER, Kentucky JOHN L. MCCLELLAN, Arkansas EDWARD MARTIN, Pennsylvania SPESSARD L. HOLLAND, Florida

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Aandahl, Hon. Fred G., Governor of North Dakota, letter--------------
Adams, Eustace L., Palm Islands, Miami Beach, Fla., statement--------
Bailey, J. G., editor, Covington Virginian, Covington, Va., statement----
Baker, J. C., director of highways, Little Rock, Ark., letter------------
Baldwin, Murray A., Fargo, N. Dak., letter------ --------------------
Ball, Hubert, chief engineer, Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District,
Albuquerque, N. Mex., statement---------------------------------

Ball, Hon. Joseph H., United States Senate, statement----------------

Beacham, John R., State senator, Tallahassee, Fla., letter--------------

Beard, George L., Chief, Flood Control Division, Corps of Engineers,

statement------------------------------------------------------

Beardsley, J. C., vice chairman, Evergladse Drainage Board, Florida, state-

ment-----------------------------------------------------------

Bird, Preston B., board of county commissioners, Dade County, Fla.,

statement------------------------------------------------------

Blank, Ralph, member, Palm Beach County Resources Development
Board, statement--------------------------------------------

Bliss, John, State engineer of New Mexico, statement------------------

Bobbitt, Robert Lee, attorney, San Antonio, Tex., statement-----------

Bollinger, John E., State legislature, West Palm Beach, Fla., letter------

Bolton, James, assistant director of public works, Lynchburg, Va., state-

ment------------------------------ -----------------------------

Bowers, Gamble M., director of public works, Richmond, Va., statement--

Bradens Bend, Okla.-Emergency bank protection--------------------

Brendla, J. O., engineer, Broward County drainage district, Fort Lauder-

dale, Fla., statement---------------------------------------------

Breitenstein, Jean S., attorney of Colorado Water Conservation Board,

Denver, statement-----------------------------------------------

Brink, Lyman, county attorney, Halleck, Minn., statement-------------

Bronson, Irlo, chairman, Florida Flood Control Committee, Kissimmee,

Fla., statement--------------------------------------------------

Brown, Harry C., vice president, Florida Waterway Congress, statement--

Buck, A. E., city commissioner, Albuquerque, N. Mex., statement------

Buhrmann, Parker, chairman, board of supervisors, Botetourt County,

Va., statement--------------------------------------------------

Burwell, John S., member, Florida State Legislature, Fort Lauderdale,

Fla., statement--------------------------------------------------

Caldwell, Hon. Millard, Governor of Florida, statement----------------

Capron, John D., president, Glamorgan Foundry Co., Lynchburg, Va.,

statement------------------------------------------------------

Carleton, Lester, Lake Ariel, Pa., statement--------------------------
Carrier, Lyman, former Virginia State conservationist, Blacksburg, Va.,

statement------------------------------------------------------

Carter, Rufus H., Jr., Middle Rio Grande Flood Control Association,
Albuquerque, N. Mex., statement----------------------------------
Central and southern Florida.---------------------------------------
Chapman, Oscar L., Acting Secretary of the Interior, letter-------------
Chavez, Tibo J., attorney, Belen, N. Mex., statement------------------
Chyle, J. H., assessor, Aldenville, Pa., statement----------------------
Colee, Harold, executive vice president, Florida State Chamber of Com-
merce, Jacksonville, Fla., statement--------------------------------
Collier, Sam C., Collier Corp., Everglades, Fla., telegram---------------
Collins, Hale, Covington, Va., statement-----------------------------
Colmer, Hon. William M., Member of Congress, statement-------------

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Cooksey, Ralph G., president, Florida Wildlife Federation, St. Petersburg,

Fla., letter------------------------------------------------------ 191

Copeland, D. Graham, chairman, board of county commissioners, Collier

ounty, Everglades, Fla., letter----------------------------------- 272

Cordon, Hon. Guy, United States Senate, statement------------------- 518

Couch, R. O., commissioner, Sebastian Inlet district, statement--------- 158

Curtis, C. D., Deputy Commissioner, Public Roads Administration, state-

ment----------------------------------------------------------- 436

Davenport Harbor, Iowa------------------------------------------- 38

Davis, Charles E., president, Davie Chamber of Commerce, Davie, Fla.,

statement------------------------------------------------------ 186

Demer, Robert J., Wayne County solicitor, Homesdale, Pa., statement and

letter---------------------------------------------------------- 78, 91

Tetroit Reservoir, Oreg-------------------------------------------- 517

DeVany, R. T., secretary to Senator Gurney, statement, letter, petition-- 357

Eastland, Hon. James O., United States Senate, statement-------------- 2

Elliott, B., state representative, Palm Beach County, Fla., letter-------- 190

Elliott, F. C., engineer, Internal Improvement Fund of Florida, Talla-

hassee, Fla., statement and letter-------------------- -------------- 210

Enright, Earl L., mayor, East Grand Forks, Minn., telegram---------- 378,385

Evans, Tom, treasurer, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., statement------------------ 132

Falling Springs Reregulating Dam, Va.------------------------------- 439

Farnsworth, Walter, board of supervisors, Bath County, Va., statement-- 461

Ferguson, Roy K., St. Regis Paper Co., Oswego, N. Y., statement------- 64

Fernandez, Hon. Antonio M., Member of Congress, statement---------- 329

Flood control, title II---------------------------------------------- 71

Forbes, Frank, county agent, Marshall County, Minn., statement------- 426

Forman, H. M., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., statement---------------------- 185

Fort Madison Harbor, Iowa----------------------------------------- 33

Fossey, A. D. H., president, Atlantic and Gulf Canals Association, Miami,

Fla., letter------------------------------------------------------ 276

Fredrickson, Fred J., North Dakota State Water Conservation Commis-

sion, Valley City, N. Dak., statement------------------------------ 413

Fulbright, Hon. J. W., United States Senate, letter--------------------- 515

Fuller, Hon. Hadwen C., Member of Congress, letter and statement------ 58, 62

Gathright Reservoir, Va.-------------------------------------------- 439

Gavin, Hon. Leo H., Member of Congress, statement------------------ 133

Gee, Lt. Col. H. C., Corps of Engineers, statements.--------------------

Gewalt, Chester A., Breckenridge, Minn., statement-------------------

Giles, W. L., engineer, Carbondale, Pa., statement------------------- 99, 109
Gill, John M., president, Oswego Harbor and Dock Commissioner, Oswego,
N. Y., statement------------------------------------------------ 62

Gillow Fred, Prompton, Pa., statement------------------------------ 111

Graw, Lamonte, manager, Florida Growers Association, Orlando, Fla.,

Statement------------------------------------------------------ 275

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Jenkins, Hon. Mitchell, Member of Congress, statement---------------- 126

Jester, Royton III, Lynchburg City Council, Lynchburg, Va., statement - 475

Jewett, Lt. Col. Richard L., Corps of Engineers, statements.---------- 6, 48, 67

Johnson, Hon. Edwin, United States Senator, statement---------------- 492
Johnson, Lamar, engineer, Everglades drainage district, West Palm Beach,
Fla., statement-------------------------------------------------- 232

Johnson, Payne, county engineer, Bath County, Va., statements.-------- 464

Johnson, S.A., director of the port of Gulfport, Miss., statement-------- 53

Jones, Ralph, president, Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, statement- 322

Kennedy, Howard, solicitor, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., statement-------------- 132

Rneipp, T. F., Ada, Minn.'letter T.T.T.T.T. IIITIII-IIII 377

Kurtz, R. E., mayor, Fort ‘Myers, Fla., statement--------------------- 192

Lackawaxen River, Pa--------------------------------------------- 71

Langer, Hon. William, United States Senator, statement-------------- 382, 409

L'Angville River, Ark--------------------------------------------- 505

Larson, Horman, State senator, Ada, Minn., statement----------------- 402

Lawton, B. E., agricultural agent, Broward County, Fla., letter--------- 187

Leirfallom, Jarle, director, division of social welfare, St. Paul, Minn.,

letter-------------------------------------------------------- 386, 433

Lium, E. L., engineer, East Grand Forks, Minn., letter----------------- 434

Loth, Francis, president, Virginia division, Izaak Walton League, Waynes-
boro, Va., statement--------------------------------------------- 471

Loving, Charles N., Virginia House of Delegates, Bath County, Va.,

statement------------------------------------------------------ 461

Lusk, Hon. Georgia L., Member of Congress, statement---------------- 330

Lyle, Dr. W. L., mayor, Bedford, Va., statement---------------------- 466

McCarty, Dan, eandidate for Governor, Fort Pierce, Fla., telegram------ 191

McClellan, Hon. John L., United States Senate, statement-------------- 506

McBride, Don, executive secretary, National Reclamation Association,

statement------------------------------------------------------ 349

McIlwain, W. T., city manager, Coral Gables, Fla., letter-------------- 277
McLaughlin, J. M., chairman, Bath County Board of Supervisors, state-
ment----------------------------------------------------------- 486
McWane, Fred W., assistant to the president, Lynchburg Foundry Co.,
Lynchburg, Va., statement - - - - - - - --------- ------------------------ 454

Manley, P. C., county agent, Bath County, Va., statement------------- 462

Martell, James A., president, Indian River Citrus League, Vero Beach,
Fla., letter------------------------------------------------------ 157
Martin, Hon. Edward, United States Senate, statement and letter------- 78
Martin, Hon. Thomas E., Member of Congress, statement-------------- 34
Matthews, Col. A. G., chief engineer, division of water surveys and research,
Tallahassee, Fla., statement--------------------------------------- 258

Michael, A. B., Deerfield Groves Co., Wabasso, Fla., letter------------- 155

Millikin, Hon. Eugene D., United States Senate, statement------------- 490

Miners Bend, Nebr.-S. Dak., emergency bank protection --------------- 355

Mississippi, State of, House bill No. 594------------------------------ 3

Mitchell, P. E., Bedford County, Va., statement---------------------- 468

Moomaw, B. C. Jr., chamber of commerce, Covington, Va., statement -- 442

Moore, Col. Wayne S., resident member, Board of Engineers for Rivers

and Harbors, statement------------------------------------------ 35

Morrison, Robert D., city attorney, Lynchburg, Va., statement--------- 457
Murray, Perry E., State representative, Polk County, Fla., letter - - - - - - - 191
Mustoe, Robert, county treasurer, Bath County, Va., statement--------- 461
Mutz, John L., area engineer, Bureau of Reclamation, Albuquerque,
N. Mex., statement-------------------------------------------- 304
Myers, Hon. Francis J., United States Senate, statement and letter------ 89, 90
Nelson, Wesley R., Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, state-
*----------------------------------------------------------- 297
Q’Konski, Hon. Alvin E., Member of Congress, statement-------------- 25
Qliver, J. C., board of supervisors, Bedford County, Va., statement------ 468
Qliver, John B., county attorney, Bedford, Va., statement-------------- 459
Olson, P. G., Beltrami, Minn., letter-------------------------- - - - - - - - 378
O'Neal, William, Pleasant Mount, Pa., statement---------------------- 112
Oswego Harbor, N. Y---------------------------------------------- 56
Patterson, R. Y., vice president, United States Sugar Corp., Clewiston,
Fla., statement and letter----------------------------------------- 197

Pearce, J. O., Okeechobee, Fla., statement---------------------------- 196

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Pepper, Hon. Claude, United States Senate, statement----------------- 144

Peterson, Hon. J. Hardin, Member of Congress, statement-------------- 162

Petry, H. A., mayor, Ada, Minn., letter------------------------------ 405

Port Wing Harbor, Wis-------------------------------------------- 24

Price, Hon. Emory H., Member of Congress, statement ---------------- 166

Price, Oliver, superintendent, Wilkes-Barre flood control system, Wilkes-

Barre, Pa., statement-------------------------------------------- 129

Pyle, Kenneth K., State senator, Cass County, N. Dak., statement------ 415
Quaid, J. E., Texas representative on the Rio Grande Čompact Commis-
sion, El Paso, Tex., statement------------------------------------- 288

Quinlan, Joseph A., vice president, St. Regis Paper Co., Oswego, N. Y.,

statement------------------------------------ ------------------ 66

Rader, Earle M., county engineer, Dade County, Fla., statement-------- 176
Randolph, O. R., consulting engineer, Charlottesville, Va., statement - - - - 477
Rayner, Robert H., Honesdale, Pa., statement------------------------ 117
Reap, Č. G., chamber of commerce, Honesdale, Pa., statement--------- 116
Reavis, Peter A., chamber of commerce, Covington, Va., statement------ 470
Red River of the North, Minn., N. Dak., S. Dak---------------------- 365
Regan, Hon. Kenneth Mills, Member of Congress, statement----------- 315
Remsberg, L. S., chairman, board of county commissioners, Broward
County, Fla., statement------------------------------------------ 193

Reynoldsville, Pa-------------------------------------------------- 133

Rio Grande, N. Mex IIIIIIIIIIIIITIII 271

Ripley, W. C., municipal judge, Ada, Minn., statement---------------- 403

Rivers and Harbors, title I------------------------------------------ 1

Robertson, Hon. A. Willis, United States Senate, statement------------- 440

Robertson, Hon. Charles R., Member of Congress, statement----------- 383

Robertson, H. W., mayor, Covington, Va., statement------------------ 460

Rockwood, Byron J., city manager, Grand Forks, N. Dak., statement--- 399

Roe, Clarence, Prompton, Pa., statement----------------------------- 113

Rogers, Hon. Dwight L., Member of Congress, statement--------------- 164

8, 1908----------------------------------------------------------- 71

S. 2197----------------------------------------------------------- 137

S. 2289----------------------------------------------------------- 439

8 *71----------------------------------------------------------- 281
8, 2008----------------------------------------------------------- 421
* *74---------------------------------------------------------- 365
8 *----------------------------------------------------------- 1
Schmit, John, county engineer, Halleck, Minn., statement-------------- 430
Sheridan, P. J., attorney, Forest City, Pa., statement------------------ 94
Shugrue, Dwyer W., counsel to Senator Ives, statement---------------- 58
Sinclair, Donald, Minnesota State senator, Stephen, Minn., statement--- 424
Slaton, George R., chairman, Broward drainage district, Fort Lauderdale,
Fla., statement-------------------------------------------------- 203

Smathers, Hon. George A., Member of Congress, statement------------- 167

Smith, Albert, county board of supervisors, Alleghany County, Va.,

statement------------------------------------------------------ 469

Smith, Edward A., city engineer, Denver, Colo., statement------------- 501

South Platte River and tributaries, Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska-- 489

Stennis, Hon. John C., United States Senate, statement.--------------- 10
Stewart, S. T., chairman, Republican county committee, Bedford County,
Va., statement--------------------------------------------------- 467
Stone, Clifford H., water conservation board, Denver, Colo., statement- 286, 315
Swanson, H. T., county engineer, Marshall County, Minn. statement, -- 435
Tarbell, W. P., city engineer, Fargo, N. Dak., statement--------------- 400
Thomas, Hon. Elmer, United States Senate, statement-------------- 333, 342
Thompson, Gilford M., Norman County Board of Commissioners, Ada,
Minn., statement------------------------------------------------ 406
Thye, Hon. Edward J., United States Senate, statement---------------- 386
Walker, Guy, engineer, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., statement------------------ 132
Wallis, W. Turner, engineer, Palm Beach County, Fla., statement------ 223
Walsh, J. J., chief engineer, State water conservation commissioner,
North Dakota, statement---------------------------------------- 412

Walster, H. L., chairman, Tri-State Water Commission, statement------ 388

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