Set-back Levees on the Mississippi River: Hearings... on H.R. 7349...

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1935 - 226 pages
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Page 206 - District is composed of the parishes of East Carroll, Madison, Tensas, and Concordia.
Page 33 - ENGINEER OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA Mr. JACOBS. Mr. Chairman and members of the committee: The levee boards and the board of State engineers of Louisiana are very much impressed with the statements made here by General Brown and General Ferguson on the development of the problems of flood control and the execution of the adopted plan, insofar as it affects Louisiana, at the recent hearings...
Page 204 - ... accountability, it would transfer the responsibility for the administration of the Tennessee Valley Authority Act from its Board of Directors appointed by the President for that purpose to the General Accounting Office in Washington. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will meet at 3 o'clock this afternoon. (Whereupon the committee recessed until 3 pm of the same day.) AFTER RECESS (The committee reassembled at 3 pm, pursuant to recess.) The CHAIRMAN. The committee will please be in order. I believe...
Page 10 - ... is worthy of your consideration. I am not asking for an increase in the appropriation. It is just a matter of getting the most for the money that you are going to spend. I thank you, gentlemen. Mr. WOODRUM. Thank you, Mr. McClellan. THURSDAY MAY 6, 1937. RELIEF APPROPRIATION Mr. WOODRUM. Mr. Lasser, if you desire to make a statement, we will be very glad to year you at this time. STATEMENT OF DAVID IASSER, REPRESENTING THE WORKERS' ALLIANCE OF AMERICA Mr. LASSER. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen of...

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