Proposed Amendments to the Federal Water-Power ACT; Hearing Before ... 66-3 on H.R. 14469, H.R. 14760, and H.R. 15126 Volume 29

Proposed Amendments to the Federal Water-Power ACT; Hearing Before ... 66-3 on H.R. 14469, H.R. 14760, and H.R. 15126 Volume 29

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...(unless, as I said before, they are very much overmanned, which all deny) are incapable of handling, or at least are not manned to handle in an expeditious way. And this matter must be handled expeditiously unless a great deal df loss n waste of resources is to continue. The Chairman. Anything more? Mr. Kellogg. I believe not. The Chairman. We will next hear Mr. Walter L. Scott for a few moments. After a pause. He seems to he at sent. We will next hear Mr. E. Elmer Smith. STATEMENT OF MR. E. ELMER SMITH, PRESIDENT OF THE S. MORGAN SMITH CO., YORK, PA. The Chairman. Please give to the reporter your name, business, and residence. Mr. Smith. My name is E. Elmer Smith, president of the S. Morgan Smith Co., York, Pa., and I am a member of a number of waterpower organizations throughout the country. I just wanted to speak a few words in reference to bill 15126, practically covering the same ground that Mr. Kellogg went over. We, as manufacturers of turbine water wheels and hydraulic machinery, have been doing practically nothing in the way of building waterwheels for development purposes on the public domain, and sinrply for the reason that there has been nothing of that kind goin? on for the last 10 years. When the water-power bill was passed, I think in 1910, we all expected great development, but everything was stopped on account of certain conditions that developed in the bill. When this new bill was presented we, of course, looked for a very active line of work. And now, as I understand and as it appears to me, the applications for power are so numerous, covering su-h a tremendous ground of'development, in all parts of the country and espc. ially in the west, that the progress of the work is going to be held up unless some adequate...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236869818
  • 9781236869814