River Regulation, Flood Control, and Water Conservation and Utilization, Hearings on H.R. 14777, for Control of Floods of Mississippi River and of Sacramento River, Cal., and S. 5736, to Promote Interstate Commerce, Agriculture, Etc....

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Pagina 413 - Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine; Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode...
Pagina 45 - An act to enable any State to cooperate with any other State or States, or with the United States, for the protection of the watersheds of navigable streams, and to appoint a commission for the acquisition of lands for the purpose of conserving the navigability of navigable rivers...
Pagina 79 - Be it further resolved that the Secretary be instructed to send a copy of this resolution to the President of the United States.
Pagina 60 - reclamation fund," to be used in the examination and survey for and the construction and maintenance of irrigation works for the storage, diversion, and development of waters for the reclamation of arid and semiarid lands in the said States and Territories...
Pagina 177 - That a Council of National Defense is hereby established for the coordination of industries and resources for the national security and welfare, to consist of the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Labor.
Pagina 277 - Commission to take into consideration and mature such plan or plans and estimates as will correct, permanently locate, and deepen the channel and protect the banks of the Mississippi River; improve and give safety and ease to the navigation thereof; prevent destructive floods; promote and facilitate commerce, trade, and the postal service...
Pagina 121 - It is to be hoped that no time will be lost in constructing the Tounghoo-Mandalay line.
Pagina 67 - We declare our firm conviction that this conservation of our natural resources is a subject of transcendent importance which should engage unremittingly the attention of the nation, the States, and the people in earnest cooperation.
Pagina 249 - An Act to provide for the control of the floods of the Mississippi River and of the Sacramento River, California, and for other purposes...
Pagina 45 - Agriculture is hereby authorized, and on such conditions as he deems wise, to stipulate and agree with any State or group of States to cooperate in the organization and maintenance of a system of fire protection on any private or State forest lands within such State or States and situated upon the watershed of a navigable river...

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