Legislative reports, hearings, documents re: Everglades, Lake Okeechobee, flood control and drainage

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Everglades (Fla.)
Okeechobee, Lake (Fla.)
Okeelanta (Fla.)
Drainage -- Florida -- Everglades

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TE'':. Su;rzariry. :Ttprt, K__ Irn Ejlue, 0 azna of :pr
"" Index of 2.umr~ryi;~lI,-1g-1
Report,in ?call, 19 to 26,incl*
II Co.nn1?,0utline of Repo?,(I` .;,to p. .,) 1
"""""tr Synopsis: Bro--,xn, ( Ked)1 -
anrden, a AA

Frazier 2to 5' 5
Petition by Settlrr* fr .~al;,, 63
Tr7 "er 's Report I,~~:.9r.. rS;, 3r
1--S~tLo*Cn1, &~ ,'t.Pro.E-rbr, 7 d
2--Duplication, 7--
3--IIlillng.N.Cul*Nvgtn, 7 -
.1-- UrosSt*P "m17trwlay, 8
5--C-r.n Cotst, 8 -
6--P'lood Pla~n.t 8 e
7,Imp; aun~yt of IT Onl*,,8
8--?Prt 7Y** 8
c._S..c-' lin o't f N.01.
10--Io n -ge 9 --
11DamLss across :.u. -
12--Costs of C-n. x9"
Il--Unsound ArgS. fr N* '
On1 l3rgh., 11t -
14--SCvgs, in Cst~thru
U'sg ,NVanal, 10--
li&-=Drni~inne Phase, 10-
16--Govt's Interest, 10--'
17.-TEW's Notes on, 11" .,
18-- "Repfie s to :-IngP.,127-14-tf.
119--T"I:'F notes on Ep.'dle.
3Lates I- f~r on e St rk~ldi,ug a' _ig :, ': c., 22~- 37'."


1l--Chapter Heads,30A ,!lrn n.E
S-2-.-Index,30A T_.~rn 511
'3--Commient:TJ .. f30A),
4--Press Stories.46
5--K~it NOs.( At Hearng.) 48
6--Boat Mon's Letters,49,50,
Hearing of 1--25--31.52.
1--Corrctus.S2 --
2--Cdthof N.Bans.1,52g
3--Mdade "Impassable." 5"Y
4--Logs Burned,53E;"Obsolete"',U;Sttlmnts
perished,T; --
5- -Rev.Ed ., 53 ,d;PO I SOU'I~ 5 4; Dam:.'.: Di ss s tr e,K),
L;Engs HrgsDC,Hills 211. t, Qr;l1 tAdop t :1,3;a
Limtns. by Instrxns.,e;F ,Cn1 's S trigoPo stn ,h; &
55,--5; ...
6 -- Corre ct ion s 5,L; ?i h Epn ess E,7;Cr o ss- St .
'.7atz"'.:r.yr,d;LkShre OU~LY 56,7; (I:r .Hot ~bes puts.
to Lloyd~ Reprt as proof EY.n.g. Reprt,prcsly
revrse.)Lk~md C~t .Ho"..G;0piprese-n of Ev,U; ITo
rds.Y;Boata esentl,a; "Ton.1ge" imp~ossble,e;
Pla .b eged.fr Ev.on CD~TI,nvr kpt. asgyE' ;Proofs
of 27 rd otvty; thn Clmty?-Expi~sn 521,IpEesnoe;
p.58,?v.Propr topIb1.of I.ilCH GR.TH-GS~g ;';h~n ;RDR.STOPS:
D; Rl~s. Kill Wt~r wys,J; Svr.wtroyss.krl~d fr sme
resn.0;ACL.RR~~.case;n;II.nlCn1.cupte wth R~s.e;
Iolow.,TRUCKS 01T OLY,h;St.L o.rr.p ropD.5902; Comp tn .
wth.Ev.I;R1.EstZ~i ~.Zie~;;ryFresT,h;m Hrtnibc.i
corne-Euilders to Gen1.Lytle Fr~own 61.~--
Resolutn. Com~ion Como~rce,US.S.Senlte,65(E~d.0f E).


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which is de"Valoptz 2,000 nores MRh~eid
the ite~dto make one of the a(
rptooultry developments in t P
tets nnoned theLT 18tSntiODs t

4 riumfber ~orvlf efarm will E
witrhlnsthe city Ilmits of Fort Pierce
bconing; on both sides of the
Didle shighwaZ south to Tmhite
ark -d~gda~ilitare thelaravilla gdit
Sourse on', tiro aides and Alt~and
east to t'He Savannah. TeTi' frp
will b6 onstructed Immediately
0 -runits,~- complete.. wiL chick
A'*,11-eCer denionscrgtfon and gaai
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by' a oreg of poultry..ex erle. Wil
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( all times to all Ds.aug,,.ggo ers
8Et "irbie county.


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"aed *$05~r~~T~i~~ FL 5 Bebreda IGX
oPy o the SS40moe C~anal(anrd the
ad BheseD from Talldhassree See Elaliot's
4)otslze444)jand for the"D.S.S."(See
hand See Sea.,Doo.p.183. (SDboo.2.)
,g.rodake was off on his faQste Dem1PSey,

yins on Sugar H~aule Damps y,p.13.)





(i~e,~two months before this conference.)
SmLe DocaL, I _C & 9n~t.0..&
&-TRIP TPO D.,C.R PORT .GVERGLADEi~~;-- F.J.Blank on.--
3pneberger has very great in~fluen ce in D.0,amaong
CongQre ssmen. K nows then all, Called (him)by first
eame. B ailfe~llow wrell-met.r AlBD stantds very high
wilth Ho End mudh to say in getting Skipper Into th-S praeent
p3flatsce
3~o~no :23111AEJr~htWMUM an 41*-- A difference of
opiLnion exists between Whr Depte3oge, and Congress-
Man Enge. lay stress on a tonnage". Conginan~give
tapgortYance to other thingslae as well. Much more stro-
rlgily for Port Ev.&e N.N.RCanal thea are ~Ens. Al-
apat a split Cbetween thean on this point. (3eer 102,
gborgancf& Y & Y.) Coe Cgannwarned engs. ths~an at-
tapgt had been made to have them superseded by a bd.
CIt Civil Engs. His reamittee had stoobd by the army
page, and he' hoped that nrothingl wd~bappen that wd,
eausle his agl~frnds~to take the other side.
C -Dbeupsey and other e sron~g for us,when Jadwin et al
gut St.Lucie Canal ahead of ours (g~irg. our N.N.R.
C~aal srcanrt attention.) DemPrsey favCored leaVing St.
Luortle out altogether. Was~infaespready to leave Ca-
lora Canal out also,at this time~and put all stress
De N.N.R.0anal. Blanlk et al from here(It.Lrd.)were
made anxious lest our vietary over our oa etitors
ideou~ld be so great as to eause a bad resetion~ against
us frrom eampetitors.
D--Deapsy aeyeech for Port BY.0Bas very strongly Sing-
~opy at Port Lyoffice. TELI invited to read fit.
Thcis in Does.9--5#.)
BC.ELlot had planned for St+Iineie and Clalooahatah*
Gos aterway( Not strange. See 3elliotlFile 794p'B"Iare
memay*,p.29yap12 c) ~Jbrook showed thaLt the North Ca-
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n;Bl wasl to Be STOPPED by an earthee damr(Bee Dee.-53,
OPp 78,79285*88] and Doo,Sep.2020(1)9(7)W)
62 : had h1118 GEST ELIOT TO GET A STATEMENT~ (kee
Elliot wire in DogS.5,p.61,P: fol1g.)THAT HEi HAD )PLANNETID
TO PU'cT TEC NORTH1 CANAL THH!OUGH,with 45 ft~bottom,and
Si8 ft~depth of water over eilla, HILLS UDE~D 'I:IS PEN
HIS TACTrItWZO (SeaDoo.5)j,-y.61 &c.,), THIIS GUT OUT THE
MAINO B~ ilL QBJECTIONJ, Br o Lke's Rep ort I(Doo.5;ti~e.,
HRF, 211)1ooked as though IT BZaDBE~i EN PR~APARE ]BY OUR
C09KPETITiORS. This is not alleged,but it is each as
they would have made. (Lock' how it bristles with "Revt
view ED",& "Elliot." See marginal refsestri,) It said
we have two harbore,at Jacksoaville & Mimmi;acnd G,.0Ca-
nal to connect then. Do n~ot need another. D)AMMBING OF
IS1TH.H.H.CALAL(p,29.).with this,c7lso, SEALED OUR 30OOM.
All- this war met by the P~ort 3v~pplrand Dempsey ppl.
*, Bro2;oes report wsa returned for further study,
(TS.i. Isay 3,1935;rIut thus did little go d. See Dana,
se~g., nd his assertion thast it was settled by the State
D~rainrge B3oard that the N.N.~R. Canal was to be DAMMPEDI
SOLIO3 1 !L;)'~UT:ERRLYY~ a thatL,there~f-re,it ..was use-
lear to thtokb of its improvelenst.)/ This strongly
suggests whiat T1.3-7, hei told in D,C. in 1932 by a man 28)
years smnp oyed with th~e U-,S.iBgineers: "Wh~ypthat's
easy Thattellowr has been bought by that oraowdland
he's onae up here and bought our fellows." Said ~PTEva
You would not tell me thlat thle U.S.;- ngse for RAB,+
rMul.d take bribesw;ould yiou?" His anrswer: "' \rel1,THEY:
DO'' and be foll213 cws~sith: an illustration. TE:/. aff'irms
only what ;hes 3.C. man sa~id.













REL IES :

-Is~ NTOT provided. (Testimony of Stuart men,7-8-32.) Tho provided,the 2 WILL STOT j
A .T ALL meet requirements of Ev.Proper. The natural route of all the zone bet.Hls,
& h Fi.Canals is the NI.Cul. It will seek markets in Cent.& So.Ams.,Ids. 8 regions
reached thru "danama Canal. ( ~ nyo k rd.~1,~rt
"-This wholly ignores EY.Prpr,'l comng.mrkts.Thul nyo k rd.&I.nrt
;iIs wild a~nd holly without foundation,
.dlLRep dated at Nduntus.Bdg.Ke .tg.,5-1.:2-28. Never adopted. Unworthy of thought,
Sbut we AthyC~ dragged into report Erooke,first,Doc.5,p.29.UV.) Exp~loded,Doc.
5-5, (See Index,Elliot .1; Hills.) /
Short stretch above Lok4, JIn sand there. St.Lo~in sand from Lk~to Sea. Shoalg,i
largely from dlredgng;.by Arnd1.Cr;,rtn. In yrs.o f ny.o f T. Cn1I., sho alg .p ro.ngl igble .
? -Hot at all,if given R~IGH-T SERVICE.(So.ou~tlet fr excess wtre.) NJow like cats on.
clothes line. Offcl.mladmnstratn. D~vde & Chquere/ "Rribb-ish."' Devlpt. AFT3R ELLT
HD3 KILIED INVGTH, Tjs 1TOT hndr ny.,fr nv~is blocke~d,any jf,7 ty E11t. Rb eh.es ly, remvd.,
,I; 1Was NOT so csed. Lox.wr brnd AFTR Elit Kiflld IEvgtn. Bo s e ctnl fe el I un les s
frm.01westn,C A.C.L.R.R.)ever hurt ETET.1Jf TV., "Rubb^1sh."( Abjove,3 lines.
-Who kcnos. it is suffont? Wacs it sfcut. m7 arll their Ivees tht.hy.brst: 111 ss V11ey, Cali f, Chine.,Ind.is ,et c .? '7hy create a REMACE,Lhang: a Sw~rd.of Dmocles
over settlmuts? Flood Bd.passed Reltn. f Lqrpvmt.of IT.Cnl~fr Plood-Cntrl. Sent
Fed.Engs. Ditto,FProge.Bd, (Sdtly nver reW )
-Ags. UITA1TSWE~RABLE. Grad- Cntrl.WVatrway.r Cari-id.trf fe.frm 1912 to 1924 StQptA mm
ly wjhn.fred.to b$ Of foldm. St.Lo*Cn1 .,adopti .,1913,L5VR YTCAR ;D.R~GLR .TPFCFr., or apy
proacht. ef foney &e us eflne ss of NT.Cn1,tho.Lpd er offol .banswhl .St .Lc. is Offocl .drlog.l
Costs of 2 canals: NN.R.,$1,939,571. (Do.:;2,p.95;St.Lo.,$6,348,580,D.(D.2,p89
St.Lo.Cst. nrly 3 1/3 tnes as mch as N.Cnl TxlcEater,Hbtlchrn~c.flre.Mst est.addt1
mins, to carry trffe.--Dngrs. in St.Lo.Cul &8 R~nt.hlpg. by chnn1,nr.ds'it lead to
.ght ark~et.
I-Mli's ammrofe*HFD to eme.on 22 base.no al* r~ft.there. W~hnsonce,Ev.is reled.frm he-
7. e 4nds,35-ft~drfts will be ESSENCTL. Ev~a6 Ev~ppl~ehd~nt be blad~fr deeds of foea
-Ntrsd~abtffsNo roues hwhtvr,fr wide monehe t.Mi *&B Hills *Cn s .,b t.N.0n1 Wlhy not
sinradacre"?Seehs ty,a~bre. Evprgre~s BLO:KD.by POES. (See n.Retlty",in kt. 6
--Still ignrg. Drypt.of EY.,Prpr,& thkg~o~f'narrw Lkr Shre. Igr.9 94"5&s eeg.only 1
T kgcEid.Islnd. is U.S.A. Es~tats.gvn~r badnth~ antmpt. Remng~stmit.r insul Ing.
-Bei$,as abse,IRON KEIL IS ON EV.NECK. Pst P&*Gvt~keep it thre,whn(1850)it gy,
svto Pla. on EXPRESS CD)TN FLA.RIECLE EY.& IjECUR DI)D? I~t Fd.G.help foes &e destroy.
friends of EV'Rec. S &-D? Once let Ev* getitm its feet,& it WILL SWM6P.PRT.E\JpLD~~SS.i
HwIgt it up? Lt.Pd.Gvt.ordr.Flar to kp.its ontrot,or ask no more frors.
Nt.Necssr$" :Frst.sttumntp4 inUpr Ev.strtd~thre. Lrge.tn-ste of 42860 byrs.thre.
2vdvpmt~pusht .frm.thre.till On1 & stents wrsdstryd .offolly.450 ppl.end petus.fr
N.Onl,& chp~acces, to Prt.EY. Pt.Myrs.mtg.an same, c 1,000 prsnt.RR.Prs~in chair.
~ndless strgele* by EWT.ppl. fr resftlat of trffe. None such hrd.of fr St.Lc.
Sugsrcrodadaa from msldg.&c dangerous arces. Huce wrong onclsus. No1 arvyptho so dr6g
-ed by Cg.( Doc.27,-p.18.) Tnprtvly nossery.as are ERGS.OF LOCAL PPL.
NY.&i Ommrce.r Wrht we seek, Ong gt thise frm Fla.Fla.igures &c fights them, Look
'T t .S.Gvt .as our SOLE SALVATIONT.


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I, .7 :ngr.:19 1 ':ol~.^'7 : n, 1. me : Ho of
Tn .. during seaLso:n 19 E-E c
2- -St*L : :i' lo t 's -et :( _; Strtel it. .0 c. 5-3J:i0.3 .372.
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A--His Tall hassee Bde. B--Rev..tu./ C--;clood Ed.- (Hills Idg.) D--U.
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a.- 5. nl.10); com ~lated.l D.? 5,p.86A.)
b--211t's stnint to TX1~',in I'c o f::i ,insTit, le,11,the-lt th~e of icient
of the Ev e~.n 1s h-d been reduced 50 (Th:is under h~is adlenetrtn.)
c--ilngAL EvalvgtnI!. 1--Lettnsc. Lnds B~urn u, .--e--Insist tht. j





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his ,one,big duty is to DiRAITT" thlelnd.,wahen thie laws require,i.?std~thlt
he TEU3T RECLAIIX.--f--DestroyF .0keelnta, -gvg.nt the slightest attentn to
his dead. ETver OU:CE even Apolgmed.---g--77ipe out almst EVERY Settlmnt in
-PTroper.
--Fgues on Costs: a -Low on his pet proj~eg ts. b--High on those he
oposs -Fg (S,,~4t ee 794,p*27B;. his r ,6,000,j100 to le t water out of Spillnay st
Lr (: ie e Ke'Ja~mer 's Figure s,U .S.Dc .:?i:,p.102)- 3. )
Gy- ~Eit t e 1 :rl Hasted : a.- -J.Di.butler," I'd have killed .him."
b--Settlers in'' "v ( Ki 1.
HT--Engineers HTot Una7nimous :--
a--Eoth? Ire iner 8: "'right differ from Slliot. E~oth Engineers.
b-- ~ill You Follow:-
1--A Ea7d .Tecord ;--2--A3'robable SEHELYi of the 27.( Ludendorf ,Von
Pap~en,Arncld ,etc.luerely 1. c use they were ARHYT OFF:ICES?)
3--;jtudy; FA"CTS,and consult OLD,EXP2;:~RIEUCED~ SETTLERIS.

EXTRAS :--
I--St.Luche Ca7nal1:--
1--'ihyr Il.unchedd at all? ( Engdnrg.reasons,or "'Intrets."?)
3--.Al-:!?ove Failed,.
.1--InIRe :cjo.t,311t~s showed~: the water,a~t one time,94ls lo ered a little.
(See 72,in IEit. i"arps.)
E--Frazier sh~one.:1 it lowered the Lk~e. 1 ft. in 6 mos* St*Lc. Onl*"
"'.,ID4 OP11?3."
C--T'estimony oi jtua7rt Ppl. to TE"I.,7-8-32,on EOATS HUT~~ITTIU. r:ecrd
of COIIPTLn'T 2: COUIT IIB~OUS PA~ILURZ2. ?'':, c.
E--IElliot says5 St.Lo' is the SHORTEST."' (So is the stra.ight rosed
to tl? ET;'IZEU ERIDGE,as compe~red w;ith! the ".DETOUR" called for. "Shortest",
but not safest ,luickest or best. Hardly shorter thaLn !6ow Legs Capn:7l"
either.


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ad6--Shoalng in NI Onl.. .~ s"l
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- RC--1tv;~e Area; Inorse?
*ag,-Dam byl Em:.B
29- 1qsCg L~toz:ots.
Al~5~-~r Leks if~llg ITogtn ~-(Purning))
492-- tR~beh Ift.
',a9--;Pleas fr gT Cal IT,G y: .-

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*Eg~ Svage~ frr No anal 1 ~ttl~e.
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g On1 wd be are dplate of st Le, BTT ar. 44,
rnregrds IT Cnl: as Catly S~pletar" 1t) -
thSt Legar~ chnn1i is an Brtphedi. Brn.4 ---
t Le &6 gt Pree krbr r ALL SP3FC~iT fr req~~ eo~
so r close to rTr.(greB fgrs. BrookeP
4 Let is effo~t, Star 5--48. -
All pia r arer Ft Fjrce**Breoke.1--58, ..r
Fr at of _t~Pt Drc-8;Le rte is shrt".3r."Q;~
Snts fra aTCl e'mP11.RB~rwn Ye its use,}~~(~;:.- C: i
UICT1IT-- ImprVg UN cGLn means DP~i~I .r s
BAS Le &G Ft Pro Krbr r aill we ne'Qd.Us
m n are Aplota. Frar_ -
rwn I Cli wd be Aplcts.--
Ir ,dplota.
KLG N CBL BTOIVGT:
B ~lpg N On11 wA hly Uppr ET~g ERT ILOWR IEY.Praxr.
/B Aen do, B~rookre do,.
( HRE WE MB$CREERT STRONG FR 80 aUTLE,~T.57
}021 CNCRKKFD. STO:P FTG BET UPR &c LOWR EYT,WR P(K8`:
O: 'PIEDER BR POES.)
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less~ie' a.Przr 4
kshnr at wrth cost.(INUnl;)~
e. NP.Cnl' Cat TeOO i51.'211$ BGAGPuRS k)
mmrIiNkrr thnkse it 0.K.(Rotten _)
81 needl a r ESth Afrl.(flrs'-

t e'en 2 bs rea~ltas~~aB ON IUTN InrsE.)
& Very. little doinga, or- n : pf ~ at .'~1 -.- .
Edn of BNL (T o ( CL R .


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S-'Hrg 1-25-32 Long aftr Erzr ha KCIL~LD N CNL.
BErryas Loving tld -TiiMF Engs~tho DRCTD by CgDID ENi
'CHV TO MK SW~YB.USE OWN~ JDGgdlT. (p.8 rd.)Newr
Sto Gn1 Brwn.

ftECISN OF N cEL 08E:--
1--Wtht Pba Bg An Venty;
2--Wtht SRVEY.
3--Prbly decided BPRE HRNPG IN DC.1-25-32,(LookE
ach tht waly.)
4--On packed stiff from ET Enmaies.(p.9 rd)
B~oalg N O 1L Mtn ad out of mole hill.) (9 rd)

onn1~ e: EL thnx if on1 on be revirtd,BIG,0LD
aneic~i-se will CHE BK.
/7 FrZr as NTOT. TOO MmY RIVL LIMES. (T 1:8 tto
11elt.) At bst IB CNL WILL HLP ONLY AI LITT.E.(9 Ed)
SE prdotd inorse in CLTVTD AREA. Frz,'ont see .it.
( K~nos 0 or ores 0 of Elt Obstrxn.) (9)
SABACROSS CNLe- Rv BA.(9 78) Wd K~ill Nvwif in.

20sts, of CB& LOXI ( 9) P~ratime hr seen fgrs fr
woodn loks. (Pag 1.-
Brumg lox killing Nv~tn. ( IGNTRN. p.9)
~Trs thnx rbeh lft In old loke hndrs nv,(E~nos a (gr
ost)
W,~ r rN n1 BAD:
Onl t tmes. ILk bhre Chnn1 wil mkr o~k.(Shoot
S1trffo UP TO ST LC.& FT PRC H~RBR!!:)
(NVer a KINT tht Oftr1 Ev will be used. 8-mi .bud
own.)
SEP 55 ft GREAT!
Reply.(p.10)22 ft o~k*All Ml hs.

1--Brar $1l5 000 or less.
2--Broo e110,000
UKi~GE: Frs thazu shd use. fds at fr bt rDRG.
(Thnz Da rng tht NVIGTN will ev tts. Foo )
3CrT IT: Only in NTY & CH RE.(10) WB BT TIHi APZ
E BE~G(CING FOR.
















.AMA15 .874 ve "aW )..br ngs U gAAI.A Ls rr HWg uM.g- .h i
The on1 aboals badly at the frk .in h-N
er.

The traul~fltslt of a h.eul r ot good. i

ea pt "~u~r.l~--L-o t 1 ipv he dl i8
tardlwg hly the. Upper 4 &ee _bt hurt ythe ILewa

The` stoppgeofo nr. on theB Cn1 wa probly


084 .by the brng; of artn lex; wh ina, hibn due to
sbetn1 frxn. Rbtsh remng frm thee brnd lox
probly nw kndre_ ovetn,

The pjront 2'1eod-ontr1 phn beingp..fully afet,
the N On1 is needless fr' flood-ontrol.

The arge amde i.n.the, int of the R OCn1 r weak.,'
Dngrs in ILk nritn eccer `bt at .fmeag& will be cre~d
by the 1k- share' -hnihel.
The thrty-fre ~foot Apth of Prt Ev ans 'little.;
NTrl all: Mi~' s armntee he bn of it 2-2 ft,&e Pt Pro
has this,

The aggstd reviv1 of I1 On1 tonge. fra the-.
.proposd laiprfiart fis grtly dbated. Too ~arif routes'
nw camptg wth tht onl. The prmesd lnorsefin acr- .
age ds- nt 'siemtro` be dv19ng,.
. The baf ts to h rAf ra ~the. N On1 rsm11
ag wd. 74 nt $1'i0,000. to .,15 ;Q00~p' yr
i0 is 't. wrth the 'cd~ of iiI'i~



















b~y thr ionr admansi
gthe regqapo onedg e
pran1 qt1 inrvw inspxai~if the ct
h~ ~t spx & wk hnd wpsaet? Who knos ady
thg c the I~nspzn?
Of the c omyean & 1Ehe "re:n1, ingtrwsperk
do kno sm~thg, Lkcly moh of hisopae;
on the wrtr's a3Rsk:rif5rcdrsrdintrlined,anno-
tated,indxd,& conned byc rote. (Lukly)
mat ter
And in the ///ff..co,;LP is~etaff% to sho~k-*-
+.he blvr in fr plau,on Joy3,& mulv mthds. If
wnt;d,+he ob on hV them. Thn +-hey will 'hrig:Y/l/l';
Bratrad= a wht tha r Pyn8Z1 d,+to ,tht-tW=4ittt~s.
l-- On 1-20-32.t3he/e% hld a brPeat Wu'el- DC.
To priopte in it~,4 an anrr all the we~ fanp Pla.
The laltds in 8 Fla:the 450O who a -"ti-se gstn T~r t
the N On1 imrprvat,& the 1,000 who attded the
mtg li Pt ~Jerr .to orgs fr to; X-~Sl r~d fram
+-hre to F4 Ld,)wre rt in DO.
5--Bfre ths bhrg,datappertnt &c hily imlptatl -
ws~filed. Thre seems n4-rman.An bly it we err r
7 Si-SHe 5/6 of .the reprt fol1g thtbrons st-
.e dof the rep'etbjr "the FAl Dat Eng at Jan. It
we datec4 5- -- 1: a pahs ahsm~hrag, 9-
me bfre the 11 ~l:re c we f d* The Dat
reprt seems to if be-8ebsis o$4~the -wholog t

6~--/ -Re s1~s, d snt the n TT nge f r
R 4H 1 n One wa by the'
St DrugB dA the ab~b -t 4'g d, Rth,# CB/
nasrdl the ob~zns ard b g to Pd imPrapnt
o the N 0819e bth_ ura the TT$~ Enge to repadil
Ed ima of the N Cnl. 'Wa~reprt, of.~S3-552
I hob-51nk tr o ern the exia of at w of +
2 st-s of re~ttns. /IThe report rqpts ob. -"
at by the d "resates.
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HOJlRTH HE IVER 'IAHAL


(-IIVE~RSE REP~ORT,FELEN3GS.,
1 9 3 2 -
3-~3 c;A;
k. I 5J D E _X
VI -0 ;UTLINEE:Brown ,Brdi.t,Br-ok-e,(p.1), Pra1Zier,2-5.
2--Petition:UCpper Ev.:'Jpl. fr X-St.Wtrwa~y,-. ._.4
3--IFoluis made in~ Report, 7-10.
4--Numbers Down Page, If .
5--Commnents &~C~rtoems. `on Tlepart:TEW~.,12
6--Nodtesa on Report*Rummianry of Cr~tc me .-
7--D)ate's: EIrone,'26--EWS;I~.to TEYI,Cn1.Abud unn
Bld~g. F"eeig.--X to TE'A: Hills Wvirge11nt. 231
8--B3Gi8. to T~EW: '7n't ~esh. Cn1,. th $20 milln. 22)9
9- Document 5 1/?.* ;9 A-7ra-,
Drnge .Bd.Re sl hp u


for
I.! F.. Canal
8--11--31,



r LI R ILLS
p. *l.


P 0 I N T -S : I D X

,rgumnts fr N.Cul,''enk.10I;O
Bay ~Ltel.Hrbor,8
Costs of Ca~nale:,8

"Saved by rNC ,O
Cross-Sta~te ~Laterway,8
D-ms Across Canals,9-/
Drsinage Phase.,10
.Luc'alication,7
Economy Lo c'lin (N ) 10,
r ~~cld P??n,8
iejae Hrbr.& St*Loc.Cul*,7
ier' s Report:Defcts.,8
rtraight'r fr Canatl,9
Qe~iovrrn~mnt 's Intrat~in C.139 10
Imptvant of N Cn1.,-8,10. AGtI~
Killng.N.Cn1.Nvgtn,,7
iLookstcost of.,9
,;vgtn.in 41.Cln-al. ,Hw.Iilld, 7
I .t ul :N ?@mir 'n t ,on 'tl PRI E ,8,10
N .(Aug apoing.,"
Port EY.8
Rieal a- ti on,1 ..4 4~
Si-4:. E't.Prore -i~;r., 0000
Shoo ling of N.Crom-1.,9
Tonn-ge89.
To~n't Pay to Zmprve ITCn1.,8,10~


I ou N '.L -







bbrth Hew.riiver~ I-Caull.~
Ren~or~t b U.S.E~nas. f$4R&& H.,
... TE'7's P. plies on pp.1~-
P. Par. -
2 3 Lvtle Browvn.;f __
Destrxu.of Lox,70y fire
(c reeltd.in castn*0f trfo. 313Y rj
4St.Lo.U 47 bl chnol.is NY @
PRVDED.(R*~ZLkt&; Inld Onl) 'j3"
5 KnoklDvsn. dlcg."Cs-
ly.Dplctni .nsr
wth Cost.l? nw~~i jstfd 0ed
6 Ed of Engs.reprt vs, I
7 anour."
Syrl. outlts Pry7ded.B (-
fts sml1. Is vs.
Pan. C~ol.itsJ.Barden.
1 2 Bt.Jstfd. Rsubly wl arvd
3 by St.Lo. .-et atJ: '
n gtn dimnsne n.* f'r Fld o*Ctl
~ntrghill- hrt LF ?"29, e
jke flood .Va.~
4 Trmn1 folties dat~- counTl :1
PORT SY!!! Q
ColUrkProe13 sn.En~
5 W~hy argtn stopi/gg
Brug lok.) ,ron on why
kp t ,ag~opt. ."Look En-Pt sts."
6 "'"ld hlp Fld Cntr1 & Rec."
7 Svg wrd hv to eme fr a srt-
eng routegovr St Lo's.
Al _Fts r nrer to Ft. 'ro, ./8~J~~
Agn31.svygs nt mnre t~hn SL
37. 8" Drng &G Fld-Cnttl.Przr h
mt h1 Upr rEv bt at expne
of L~ower.
9 Evgin folte exstg or cmg r
c~k.(Prar.)Dplotn.Cat 2 hi
10 Frar v.cs. 9 ag -i
11- Rfrs S Dc.115,p. :Cn
12 Thnx y Cul nv w~d regre et
d flim -oo cntor.p a





-ry Co .L.Y.P ra zi er .
St.Lo & Bt Pro r all we nd. C
DUPLICTU. H Cn1 wd nt hip
ny.enf~nr be adqt fr cmpltt
Sdrug; & fld-ontr .of adjet
Ind.N~t Gvt b s~ve as ined-
tal to av & crb~e.
A D ESRORPTU.T~BLE I.
St.Drnae Culs.
SGres the 5:Lk to ATlutc.) -F--
/y ~'Any 1 of thpe wth Lk.&e Cat--
loos. mk~s X-St W.~trwvy." ;
S6. PI~;7IU SER~S

r, 1 ESSta cL~-ollotd.i -- rom Enemyr.
by Corres.,prsul intryws&c
&c INSPXH OF LOCLTY."'(WIht?)
8sre~p X-St.Y nlX-t.rwy alrdy prided fr. 'I L
exopt~~! ia Ol0.E11iot's Pault,
10mpltd' rely to 26-mi~bd. ,aeF
Aby ths,in bd shp~e.

gF2T.aoks in ~daal/ats
1 $59,795550
2 7169.81 E asfily rdpl ced7,
3 6r513.1 bubt see "OBSOLETE
4 109,506.94 ~~Doc.20,p.7,
8'/~Lox 2_& 3_dstryd a to av fu ~Doo,21,p.19
ally suspnded.:c 10 yrs sn.S 'Destroyed BEFORE,
4 Sd tht rbbsh frmvWl~kd 1% bI;y F.C.E.794,p.2
stops nvgtn. Jii26dIf&Pr
16 S. .Lwrence Report.Q~uots
qutgties & cats fr impvmt
~c~p ag mde by PCacE- (lio ,
As al stmt o stDc 15g
./'p.20. lt4,171,6 48.Tn c. 000 ,rg
Bettr :. .:1:-thal SE.L.~ 11 600'gg tl
fgrs, '' 3,691r648. p--
TABLE III:BRD)GES,

C~nEL.FTFL (in InEo FRk. f
Ror blw mouth of Cul.Thnx
shoals due to ROCK RDGES
ACROSS .bThnx WnRSE THE~
SEL EdP hs,~sne





rd Thnx 2 ,0 0 ft of rk met .
Scme ou .p us mre tr le.
t7 Sys "n~o qstus of ...LN~D
/O RE~CLETN...drng or fld-on-
v~trol to eve cats of USA.
*PL"O-HTH.DEG &IRRGTHT.
y 18 N Cul is nw m1xd up wth id-
ocntr1 &e drnge.(Nvr hrd of s**
2 Ed Rsltns on the?) .- o
/T19 Trsa to Dos.215--219--/ )1,~ a tu:':(~
b 115--225 _-- -~~ -- -.~~~ LL" -
r/ 20 Prsnt FLOOD-SCHM.D~ Thnx K.., c
'.7nt nd N On1 fr That.
/ 2-21 -RV BD REPORT,
-E W nlsffmDiags.

je&2-28 hre!! E11t &e Kle
Bok-Dwn,!!!"NT ADOPTD. ")
Sye~ ds kno if ado d
o Ig o Tr o a
OWN OFTCdE HD- QRTRS. )
Sys shd mk sre thes do at
kill ny~if NY Creatd.(W1
nvrgt create if EH & r
TABLE IV. Regrd DschggCa-
pcties in Chnl fr.Drnge
& Eld-Cntrol.
24 Proposed Amnsus of N Cn1 N.G. i 5t
fr Drng & Fld-Ontrl.EVH~

26 Pt bet Uppr & LowJr Evton -~
fld wtra frm NI Onl.(E ~2nos
0 of SO,,ggTLET,EYDTLY,) ,2,,~nF
9 Cul dmmd & Dm D~NNETED.
~c~b~ 2 lox brnd.Sm think by inon-,l
diaries(Prbb y-,~thna-Lowr~w Ajhr
pp Brud,~t.a _I~s These ,lgg..) ,d 1 27 Propos~i~-Pn n~wdrprb)y:-
1--Be n .g,fir Lk( Floods;
2--Hlp Uppr Ev* Uot writh~ Soutki Outis
3--HTurt Lower Ev eaDueEgr
28 Re DRHGE.M~ony askt wd do
more gd if :-
1--Outlts fr lwr end of







2--If R~wr.Bd.E & ',7,Dtchs
wre cut.( &DAM~S ~PUT A- i e
GROSO ONLSENDGIQ.~NGTNTI,/ e1''

If 29 SO1 _B SrTS .a.Lwrnoe Report, Sys thst
agg bet.1912 & 1924,m#ch banso
N Cnal. Thuks impry,
wd revive the be .
30 No,F~thnks got,~ Sees too ooedy 1t
mny riv1 trns lines.Tho mt;c ACL.
h~p a little. o.6p
31 Prt Ev ed to be rdy fr bs- Rs
nes. Vry 101 doin or i Kle yalc
aght (TW onTHUE.WW r rsier hlpg. kill
Prdotd Oil Takrs hv ut ome. Li *
(Effot of PGO ploy.Patl.) _
33 Hills's Dc.225.3: SEZL.Rprt. -- 0~
re _PRODUCTION.
34 SEL. prdctd INCRSE in Clt-
vtd area. HS NT COME.(TEW: H:ot permitted.
PRVETED.KELTHG N CHLZ HLrS
PRVFTrri FREVER)
35 ~BIG S U G A R sness. prmsd.
F thnx VGS my inorse 3 x J
over,&cmre pop.ma cme.&cadd
sme prds. If SUGR SCCODDS,
main time hv 1 ml1n ins
going in &c outlof N Cul
strip.(Knos only SGR &c Trkc)
36 We can't tk into ccot. wht.
St*Lo &FEt Pro will carry.
3 APLE V.
c 'CSt.Lo-Ft.Prce Route moh ,
shrter fr :- Miles 'f4 gg
Mr: Hyn. 86 vs 43. A':y o
Clwmestn. 79 vs 81. Clwatn nearer Ft.Preq
Cnl*Ft. 64 vs.81. S.B .& Bl*Glde NOT!
So.Eay, 77 vs.66* M.H & Clstn.wd pass
Bl.Glde. 78 vs.72 SB~oeh~t
38 (Fzr knnos 0 of VST EY.Area.SBt ehp,
Sees only Lk Shre.Ignre SE
Fla Oties,CUT OUT ABSLTLY.) 1d
39Ov 6% f ngisSUR SNS 'J:i.






Sugr hdqwtra in Clstn &c On1
` Pt.Both arer Ft Prce,(Huce
Lye Mi-Ld Det to pershl8& EY,
wth them.Lk Shre,St Lo,F Wha.tof EY.Prop erP'"
Prce WHIOLE THN~G.) 794;p.527
~ltE11 re Cm rty Cst. fsI Caught in Eltis 27~.
Pr l3Ti 5;p.207 gaf2411-648. ~~

.( 01n ngto ellf rTap,
40 U Cul Argmts:. a
1--Dngrous Lke.Alns.Only at %
ames. Lk Shre chnn1 wll or-
rect.
2--Prt.Ev.ha 35 ft.Ans.
DNT NEESD 35 FT.0f vals en-
trg MTi Hrbrlbt 1.60 drwr ovr ;. h IIU'u
22 ftFt Pro he tht.Huce OK. *

42. (Sms to -t2l aTi7 Ev tng.malA -
GO KR ,51 )Rates frm-erffs of
NS~-1 &St Le SAME.
43 (Shos nLat~gRCTN WHTYR SE 57.,
Elt-Kls preprd hm fr al
*-* that.Lk Shre O~NLY.Sgr &c Vgs

$15_0 pr8 yr,0R MO[H LESS.
44 Aid of N On1 wd be fr Ev.
Regapohfly, MIERIE PUeLOWE OF
ST LCIE.&F'T PRCE.
Fr KOST OF TY ,ST LC-FT.
'Prce route is SHIRTER.
ADnt1 dpth of Prt Ev. of l
littgpomnt. 22 ft ENGH. 3!
(&FEt Bro HS THS PTW.)
g? Jk ESTMFTD SYGS R NT SFFONT.To
JSTFY CST OF IM~pRVG N CNL, 3 0
45 Druge & Plood-Cntrol.
1--NJ Cn1 use wd hip S By &e
B1 Glde,
2--WD HUR~T LOWVR EV ON NT ONL.~! Sa tBu~
(Ld hd bttr see W~lsh,HrtnLo en t ouh
&e al.)~lr1
COELUXSIONJ .
St.LcO0 K &c SFFONT.DUPLOTG
WTH HT CNL WONTP PAY.
f 4 L.V. T.KILL I .
*5--28--31. 1







03C-STATS ~T~'l.7Al7

Nor e'.V~. River--Lske Okeechotee -~
Gr?10 ::t chei '70- .t er w.y.

Associsszion wa~ orgc1ized3 a.t~t;.Y-
erew,,.1 ',000 people attCended the ]Jeet-
gig :t: wh, thiis Crg uts st~ion took-
pikceed IKeeti~g pr-eside3 overr by~ o
RR9. President. Atl:ettic 0keechotcee
& Gulf R.H. ( Doo. 5 1/. 186.;11.
(,TO\V. N~o tes,p. "8. )
T'"TIT IO1T--
l'.e, the unereignred re ident;s and?
farmers tribut-ary to N~ew River .0~ Lake~
Oke6echobee,do hereby EA~ifZSTLY ~Egg
TITIOITI the Rivers and Harbors Commi~~s
easof Congress to RE-0PEU 31EN RFIV'ER
thrfu Lake Okeechobee,to restore water-
borne traffictthnt the products of our
section mayg be CHEA~IPLY TiRANSfPORTED TO
PORT EVRGLASES AT PAY M~ABEXL,7/here a
Ir~~R'ii-FIVE~ PIOOT DE;PTrH O~F rLARE~OR JS
UCTEEIG CNSTUCTD nd w7ill SObON~ bE
OPEH7 TO3 T:RAFFIC, "
192i6ngd by a-qe, ".450 re siIetn t s of a a -
a~rounrd Lake 09etchobde8''r;-ro canal.
Modeore IInven. D~oc.6ppp22-3,)~~3;






.5 N R Canal:-- Fed.Engs, on.
~~~A~~i~nTisF RPS of N.0anal,1--25--
( 20% mos,bfre OUTLY hearng. ever hld 1932.
( on NORTH N"R CANALL) P
1--St.Ledn1If' & PtPoeHbo*L' W
-----. --StL.n ... FtPc Hro, ALL ~IL I~ENT
""""" a;;~re'' oi a~;"P'~f~FfERTW~""~ r ie qghtan soT sli~tuan,
Area is resubly well arved ~rar 2-4.
by theSt.Lc. W.J.JB.1--22,
Ngnfolties exetg.0r comningr fetr141
(Reffrng to St Le &c Ft Proe.) rsfn.1~~-l
Thse r close to prders.:--
Ir Hvn,86 vs 43 mis.
01watu,79 vs 81 mis.
On1 Pt. 64 vs 81.
(Puzts 8 By &c B1 GClde nearer -P~rt EY.Hw posshPLe?
(Both r nearer Pt Proe thn 01stan~ is,
(Hw azbt M Hun? Mel~t cm via S By ethr to Prt Ev or
St Lo/) Shiows hw EIXED thee S~trugrs are tt@ ths
matter,) 4--40 &c., Fr zier,
Przr sys "ovr 60 $ ofthe t~onagSe is SGR' BSNESS'
&e bt~h hdqrtrs of Sgr Co. 01Cstn & On1 Pt) r near-
MV ,er St Le &c Pt Prce.4--50.
Przr's Cucgen: St Le is SFFCNT .5--48.
Brooke says: ALL pts r nerer Pt Prce. 1--36,
Przr sys: Fr met'Abf'ty,Pjt Prce.-StLo route is
shorter. 5--31-2.-3.
Frar sys N On1 advots dut tk into esdrtn wht St.
Lo-Pt Proe route will carrty: Thn gra milges(abve.
Gul Brwn sys St Lo,a nvgb1 chnn1,is NW PRVIDED
bet Lk: & Inld W~trway. 1-12. Says evrl outlets r al-
rdy prvded. Enfts fan N On1 small. Vs its us~e,1-19
:DU*LIC IQ[& !T~ linprvg TJN NR On1 ans NERE D~PLOTN.
Prar. St Lo& Pt Pro Hbr r all we need. Usg N On1
pgR b mean ENERE D]PSCTN. 2--5.
\r 'Erar Summr$: N On1 mre DPLICTE OF ST LC & PT PRO:
'Gn1 L.Brown: N Onl wd be DPLCTN. 1--155--31
Brooke: Dplotn. 1--42. Repeats. Vs It. 1-49.
.BrzrL: Smmry. Ad fr N Cul. fr EY REG~CN CHFLY(TOO
BAD!) Mere dplete of St Le &c Ft Prce.5--30

Locks-treq dshyed., (140 j, abt tme nvgtn wa finally.
suspuded, a 10 yrs a 0. Frar. 2-30.
Brk tells wrhy Nvgtn gtopt. Thnks brng of louni-0j
'zirs tells of N On1 D~mmd &Dynlt ed .3- -38; /,3
1 burnd,"sm thuk by inandries". (Pftbly hnzks prt
of ft tht Id to dynmtg~dam.) 3---39.
B~rwn: Destrx of lox by fire.Ytoppd trffool-aO.(HJO
Thnks Ev ppl. ft. (3--38) Onl Cmpetu: Hlpg 1J Cnl
~wd hip Upr EY.&e hrt Lowr EY. Prar.3-43-4,
Hlpg N On1 wd 'Ive-E91b-U,4- ,gst-4e-ret Lowr ;v
onJ Brd nl H prz r 3 nm r 1pl6h~t,Lowr Ev*1-23.7rl
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.,2. N Cn1.
F Drg & fld ontr1 mt hip Upr EY at-expuse of Lowe$,
Brng Loks.Sphs of "101. 1--39.
i ntrats." (1--31)

yI-oon onI -,11 hv Lke &Caloos. 2--13.Nwr prvded
for. 2--21.

rAIN grOS ST &t~ HIEST)$4171,64a8.
SELorrce 3,691,648. Frar prfrs E11t,
U S Nt hlpt on cats as by hip o~n / 2--38.
Dru~ge,Rec~m$n,7140Cntrl.3-4.Prrar
Qtes E11t's BIQ far.& oncldes mO EXYCSE `.VHTYR PR N'.
?CNL NVGTH., 5- -9, ( See TEWi'sa Tble, 794,p,27B.Crookedj
N On1 useless, 5--10,
Gn1 Brwn thnks no bnft emenerte wrth? cost.Hn~ce at nw
justfd. 1 -15. Wlf .121 gr
EROOKE: Rfrs to N Cn L~ST, Cost' too hi1-;-41.-jRfrs
to Dc 115,p.22[(See 20,also.)1--44. Thnkoa fr drug &e
fld outr1 wd regre CSTLY WRKS. 1--48.
r-FLOD PL r: Mtrzr thnksiitOO:K.( W~hn-it is ROTTEE*)
-- pcii~i thnks N On1 ITELLESS. fr sch uses. 3-1
14) U~r r saw wht FLQQL~a & DR~UR~EDS SD. We thru too
soon w~th ha reprt.5--28--31; Eds actd AFiTR THSAT.


nt h~ip nv enf nr be adqte fr Pcomplte drnge & flda
ontrol, of ADJCNT L;ND. 2--7.
Prmporsd armrnsu of N Cn1. N G fr drnge &c Fld Cutrl
EVR PR ITS THBTRY AREA4,WTHT HIH~TNG LK OK: EXCSS WA-
TRS. 3--132.( Strnge hzw mch hI~e knos re DRNGE,wh is
3~hi3llf out of ha line! Mdch good the 2 Eds'realtna
~dmd!)
Prop~os ewd prbly be N G fr Eld Cntrl.of Lk Flds,~
3 --42.
BARIDEN: KY dmusus n g fr Bld-Ontr1.1-24.
PORT TY:-- ,
~e "b "yT" fr bsuess. Very litt1 doing or in. st.
Preactd Oil Takrs hv nt cme.4--18.
Brden: Trmul felties of N Cnl n~g. (PoOL!)1--27.
ERi~TSc &~ ~ RSABEG ii U WL:-Frar'L,~s27 Reor ea7
Ro ppe~vs re rs sbmtted. N;o TELC HEA~RHOT JltU
ITC ARY. 3sfdtactod biy Corres.pran1 introw
6e nspxnr o aclty. "'( Scy H~ills; ASTEDED THIT NO
LOCL HRG VJS HEID. Hd brng hre 1--.25 -32,1ng aftr
F rar & al EID KILLD PROPOS2EN. LovinEtg tlf.,~1S~B
;the d~rctd by Cg to }.EZ SEVEY$ ID T YT
Use own Jdgmnnt a~bt it. (T2-- 26,181)]Teggyg_"i E-pn
R~fftTF Ds215--213--115-"5 ABLT5 ~
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7 Decided r Ose wtht a pblc brng in venty;,
wtht a SRVEYI ,'ro
BPRE HRNG HERE;I~;:l--25--32..!
On PKD STUFF grm R F0ES. !
4 SHOALING OFB U I=L:--
SEL refrs to Sholg in N Rvr(Not Onl.) Sd to be in
So frk of Rvr be;ow mth of onl. Frzr thnx sno als
, are~ due to ROK RDGES ACROSS CANAL. Thnks CSE WRBE
TH SEL~ 1AP SHOWS, 2--49. Thnk-s 29,000ft ,of rk
met come out ,& tht more trble will be fnd th~re.
3--12.( Prboly at ONE PEBE3LE4 THRE. Sand wahd dwn
frn study plce jet a'by Lk 4,&c on in a mere to fork.
Huntg erry opprtnty to KNIFE US.)
TONNAGE:.--
S.E.Lwrnce on:--4--11. ~ ses.Eethk k~
Bet 1912 &c 1924,cn1 carried mc es.ethk
thpy~ if the on1 on be rel~ived,thisnbaness can be
restored.
01 Frzr thnks alwse. Instd,he sees $oo mny
BEIVA~L LINES OF TRANS NOW.; At bat,impymt of the N,
O n1 may hlp,a little,its lost trffe.
SEL. also predicted an increase in the CLTVTED
AREA of the;Ev. a Hvr,C1 Frzr cannot find it. 4-24
He thnks the vg-grwng bsness ma~y inerse to,say,35x
its prsnt size. Mlore pop. may osme. If sozit will
add in a msre to the prsnt prdxn. 4--29.
Mach hes bn hoped, fr the SCCESS OF THE SUGR ESHE~S.
If t~hs socd~es,thrle may,in tme,by 1,000C~,000 tns
going in &5 out of the N OnL strip. 4--33.
D AM j ACH033S U.CHiL :--

WReprt; of Ev Eng Ed of Evw~propose~d~--
1--E & W oancals from the diag. anals.
2--POUR(4) SOLID DAMBS ACROSS THE N CNL, 3--1
~~JDs nt kuti whther the reamdtn of ths Edi ha ,or i
u t,bn ADOPJTED by the Ed of tears of Ev D Dat.
dofcrse,kill nvgtu on N Cul if put in. 3--24.
COSTS OF CNL LOKS:-- --
I -nJ 1 ni wre.ouve,FOUR looks. T(.se est as fols*
1--$59,795.5-
2-- 7,169,81
ZNr 6,513r10
4-- 109,506.94 2--25.
Of the~e,1ox 2 & $i wure detryed. The we due abt
the time tht nvgtn on ths on1 wa finally suspuded,
t ee.,mn stopt brthe a the time he we shot thru
Brooke. NT~ stopt base of thre datrx flx -2
Resmptn of nvgtu he thnks ma hv rnxp~nt of lox. -
cl1 Intrats." 1--31.( Same .SI Dii:ID .@ b lo




















Nopindee fere you mke a needless & wrong con-
cession. Recall the talk LEW~V. made at the So.
Bay Cnf rn ce ,9 -29 32. He ed tht thle So. &; SE.
shore s of Lkc.0k. are SPEC IALLY CURISED EX.MS
They breed here.( or to the HE.7 inthb drive
them in in HUGZ ~VQCLUIZE. That unprotected
waterway the Fed. ;ngs, are about to mke--whalRly
unprotecuted on the Lake side--will be IINUMMiATED
with hys. They wrill literally TAKE.POSr3igSSIO1IJ of
mile of it; and make navigation prac'tically 05:
ABSOLUTELYr IMPSOSJlBLE,

Then,to ask the Ev. &~ Lke Country,--w~h might
have &c ought to have --thze UIT.iJH.Caznal--JUST WHT
TTHEYI '!AU~T AITD LlUST HA~VE IF TidY7J AL'RE HATO lAV HY
AT AL~L--to ask them to accept this ATROCIOUS
SUBSTITUTE: Hiy--jam..e~d ,new waterwa-y,st-rmy 1ke,
St. Lc. that AL'.YAYIS tialLS St.Lc. R. tht ROsbie
:ays caps the climax;and then land at Stuart,
with no harbor;or go on N;o. to Bt. Pierce--just
inulthe opp. drxn. to wh. We want to go--and thus-
1--To defy Secy. of g. E yde,and bring r prdce
to N.Y. City,from which he warns itpor
2--Go mis, so. to Pt, .;v.,or 20 mis
frth~er,to Mi.~Harbor--Has any sane man the
nr-rve to ask this of Ev. Settlrs now orushe
under 20 yrs,almost~of Elliot Policies &c
AD~Ill? The thug is nt go be thzot of:






Q1 Frzr utndstds tht rubbsh 1ft of thee 01 ,ddstryd
Slox,r a fctr in prvntg nvgtn~~,.g ;
DESQED BERIEr PVR OF RE~STRI~TC O CL RZ _:-
* 1--Lk 'k. is dugrorus ir tritc.
Reply:--The-Th applies to Lk trffo only at times.
Frther,th~e 1k-shr'e chnplynw planed,wil~l correct
the odtn.
2--Po~rte~ Ev.enys the Grea~t Adyntge of a Drft5fet
Reply:--The dpth is unnessry. *0~ f all.tbe vas8s
entrg the ali Hrbr,but 1.64 draw over 22, feet! 'Ths
dpth~the Ft.Prce hrbr enjys;huce it will meet the
needs of the si~tes undr onsartn.

SBIbU ~COST TiUrU USE.~r r rE,,L,., ~CT,:--
tait~t~; rm the exits of the N On1i &:-the St Lo are
ti% A ;nee no avag .At bat,thg-tgtl~sved Frar(1)
thnks wd be no more thn .;15,000;&e prbly less. Thse
r wholly instacnt to jetfy the est of imprvg ths
canal., 5--39.( Ref..5--27.)
Brooke hlds tht al pts r nerer Ft Proe thu Prt Ev.
&c tht the annd arge frm the use 6hf the NCn1 wd at
~xceed $10,000. 1--36-7.
rs r ungMr hlds tht the nihy reqa~d fr the
impvmt of thel3 Cn1 wd be bttr spn~t if:--
1--The outlets fr the lower end of the N Cul wvre
increedjor
2--The out-ogf d~ches frm the diag.culs east,as
pr~posd by the Ev Eng Bd of RYlwre out. 3--49;&

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1--A. No. PCE. Stopt trffo(e 940,28 bh
ly-B. No. Huge sums me't bd apnit oli St*Lw.;n .f
4. "nutal.&cperytl .ntnoe'~llt *onods: will-.be' re-
gred. Do.9p.20 5 ., 1 /
1--C, NOT duplctn. Dffrnt.l in almostt evry wa.y.~Dfrt
goals,dfrnt.termini, dfrnt. areas to dvlp;dfrnt
custftuencies: 1001~ ppl va Rrs,
Cost shokcgly merepsted. 794 p.273.)
1--D. All the dfrnce baet Lfe & Uth.fr SY.&~ pionr
settlmnts.
E. Ev. Proper NT SHVD AT ALLi by St*Lc. Like be-
ing arvd by Onle on MIARS.
1--F. Flood-Bd. Shd hv rd realtus by FEd Ed$-~Y
1--G.T~ith So*0utlet frm Lk.&e Upper Ev.,all onflot
will cease. IBw,Up3pr & Lowr Ev.r likie 2 ots
on clthes-line~td tog'hhr by tails. Cmpld to ft
E.R.Grhmn,at K~ilm Meei~g.,ed E~lt's pin hd always
bn to dvde 9 onqur.EY ppl. Mkae thm ft ea al.
1--H. INSAHE! Prt.EtV. repsa REAL TRML~n FCLTIES.
Sturt.nothg. Ft.Prce OUT OF R WRILD. TE.1f
first E~v.pionee~rs,H!S NTR GOBE TO STRT OR FT PR
OU:CE Iii H-S LIE'. He mrely passed thru,wrtht .~
stoplpng.eyn fr food.F~t in v. Ut 1yCo .~t.
.1 in 0:v.Intrat, or counsels,?P.C sr"P :1 pz4_.
'1--I. Shows h'e knos.0 abt it. True,too,of IrJ.
J "Lool.Ints." ha 0 to do wth it. CL8TN.INETRSTS.
mca hv bn intretd,in killing nvgtn. HTote:--
A--Just as ACL.REnws entrg. 01stn,FCE. bgn kil
link HT Cul Hyvgtn
B--ghrtly aftrlagts.frn 01stn(of ACL RR?) vsta
Ld.dox,& urgd bougers there TO 3i"ggH TO I1LST .
Wr'as 311t.kil'lagi N Cn1 Ev fr the ACL.Rh? T~t- 8
In 794,p.28,he refra upJr Eveshppre to:--
A--WPl Boh.( w~h de at count.) or,
B3--TWVO RRS.,ACL. & FEC.RR. We there mjfhd in ha

1--K Sp.Lch( *out EvProer WILL NT ES2.I-
so sta,they will USEE TRUX,4 ESUTO.R.Y
Sor Miami.YE BLT THE~ ST LC.,1TYi,IT ~~IggRE ON-US
TO DESTRIY US. Ostus$613ils.Myot
undr flee prrtnses.,j Wd Ht nOPA 1 on S.L
unless PRCEDZ TO DO SO.L A-5FILLAA)
1--L.Phkee & On1.Pt;reprstg a petty ornr of Ev.,
Shre at tht. Fd.Engs,fed by E & H.,FL.UTTRLY,
TO GT 'C7 PT OP/V PROPER, HY no idea of r proper
P1/d~s., our Proper IMrket, 9 our GREAT FTRE~,IP NiT
HRDRD BY MLADJGSTRTHJ,,as nw going on. Wie LO K~l





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a to OVER-SEAS HREi4TS,E.& WIst.( .ML~G 3'acP '
1~--$. Infutly~ STUPID &~ Igunlt.Shokg!
1e --N. See 1--G,abve. Oftn repted in th~s reprt.
.-1--0. Ins~td,thney are ZERO. And they K:ILL ALL OIUR
HOPES &c POSSELTS O TYGTN FREVERIIF WE~J SEET!
1--P. See 1~i--0,abve:. rr Dplotn \'htver. N Cul i)
ave s: Ev.ropr. St.Lo.Mhply KILIT
S1--&."1Cost."n See 1--C a'bve. Jugglng cat fgra is
scad11s, "lig~rs wrnt Ilie but LIARiS WIL FIGURE".
1--R.Pld & Druge Issues,: S~EE raltus by 2 bds. Ev~
idtly the report we PBD WTHT ANY RFRUTC WHRTVR
TO HRG of 1--25--32,or to Data filed ff 'tht.
hearing. Nt a HINT THT TEY.DATA WS EVER SESH,
1--8. "Dp ltn E cr H. FXD THS I~N ADVUCE. Evdt.
--- in thr reports. &e E. tlkd wth Jx. offo of 3E~n
(See 1--0 abve.)
2--A. Ev.Prop / is NT IN ALL HS THOUGHTS, Tllkg.
of Lk.Shrepas '; &c H tot; him to do., *
2--B, Decssed abve1, 000 mis off the pt.Plds.
shd GO SO. JUTST :'lHRE E. DS NT-WNT THM~ 5017
Wth,St.Lo, bust be Ithe ibe- all &e end--alli
the CNTRALS SUN !arnd wh the EY~revlves't Cd.
nvr hv cot Ev pp~l. wth ha St*Lo.hook bt-f I cla im tht St.Lo wd ~CNTROL,LX~K 0K.XCSS WTRS,1
J Nwr tht it is DOHE~,01.Przr deavrs tht it tks
6 mos. tto LOWR LK ONE: F0T. And this in a
quiet seasnt~wth madre rn faf4',bt wth E. hl~d
EVRY CNL LOK(avr St Lc.) SHUT TIGHT,& LK~ bet
18 &e 19 ft hi! fr ~MONTHS.
2--C, NTV & Ommrce r JST WHT WE WHTT. ,.Wgownt the
Ev.Propr 7RiESTD LOOSE FRM~ TH~E HNDS OF ITS
mrderers,-, Wie wnt RFEC.& TRNS, & THIEHI E'LL
S~PO THE CMI~~RCE. ALL THIS IS ABSL EY PHBIDDH~
~And the Ev.,Prpr. lies DEAD,& IS RUI~G Up.
'-pV241Dr Yes. BT NT A WTRWY THT WVILL HLP &~ SVE EV.P
The N On1 is the GRR6D,CHTRL,0RGSL ,ESSTTTL W~TR
W ~AY PR TaE EV PROPR. The St.Lo. is PINJE.fr
the OM6PTRS OF TH-E EV.P. Wrth the prant ecyBMj~
in. effet,they DnY SELL THIR DSRT AT HI PRCES,-
&e THE EV WCILL STILL LIE DED,& BRN~ TO ASHES.
2--E. This is an OUTRAGE,UJTTRLY WrTHT EXCUSE.
Put wth it tht ,tho; so ordrd by CG.,THRE WS
NO SRVEFY.N.Cul Dlgtn bre,1--25--32,6EZ1;1:D fr
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2--. T where he ~o't ha Data., It cme chflyl).
frm -m DEAREST FOES of, EV SUCCESSS. Thr c ta
at hand,on T~EW's Dak, Iit is JAED~ FUL~~ D>T)
&e DSTRXN FR EY PROPR.
2--G, Alrdy anard. "Pryded fr" somepposabpy;BTI
CRTISLY NOT PRi EV.PRO~PR.
2--H. See =11t.W~ire to Hills,rd at R.&. H.M.:Mtg
of Engs in Mbtus Bdg.,5--1 :t& 2,1?928. Bd "CH~-
TRCT LT TO PN~SH N CNL TO LK IN 36 MIOS."1 Then
wth dffrnt mantreHILLS MDE A GREF~AT PLEA P'RfC
CULZ;regptg arg of N On1 F'RIENDS,wsh HE IS NOT..
2--1. Detryu XPTER PCE. HD KILL;D.ALL NVGTN ON TT.
SCHTL;wmth 1rb20( bts stdg in N _Rivr ~at Ld.,fr
wR A~AY~l~ e& mos,seekg oprtntyr to GET lBH U. THS ER-L
2--J. Nthg to this. "Rubbsh'" we9 BRH'ED. Elt.wd nit
,allowv enf wtr in the N On1 "to varry an 1;8"'
boat. Sd he we acts in int of"DRNGtE". Thn,
whn he hd DRlVIT OFTE ALL THE BT NND who wrkd to
THR ETIMIT TO XB TH-E CH~T~L E'RES,ELT~ LT THE;
EYCS IM TI-47 NL FULZL ?R BNK TO BNKP"RMI BOTTMK
to SEVRL FT ABY SRPCE & PR jHIS iIN LIGTH, An Eng
at S.By Tld TEY~ tht.Drnge Edl THUIS bn dmga c
75 4. Thus E. HLPD DIRN~GE"i,byJ DSTRYGS p &~e~
T~THE STTLMHTS DEPNDNT ON IT,.L.S, -7
2--:&., Flee Fgrsa an. See Abve.Fg~Cre md to BLUF"
0 P;THi~tD ENGS,& DVRT PD) PHDS. Ontrat wth aib-
ar~d1s iLOW fds fr the; sud-chute,St Lc. Two~e-
:Freer quotes the. SOLE NCSSRY 08T OB ST LC AS
"$ ,125,000". Too foolsh fr wrds!
.2--L. In all the yrs I hr knwn N Onl,&e ridden~
rthru ths "shoal",TH8S IS THE PRST TIME I EVR
brd ths .stupid ROK RDGE'd eva aggsted. E'ra
L~k.0k. N Onl--WHOLY UN\LKE ST LOCSON OF' SAN1;DL-
HJ CNL IS CUT THR nmTK ONLY., Ths to a pt~a
~ie4 ~rds, aby Lok.4. Thre and bgns. fjm-eS1IM s
--- hau ~ the LONGSi PERD OF NGLOCT OF N CNL BY EC.E.,
( ABH~IDTEUT", TEW`V wrote GY.Mlr'tn;19 25) ,amof~q
th~s "sand wshd dwn &c lodgd at the fork &c jd._
AT almost evry possb1 putlthe report seems'
'be hntg clubs wt~ wh~to stry the N Onl tho
the mus DSTIHYG "It 7~ PROPR: h Og.Gve Bla.,
in loorusto' KcCL~~~ Yg. WETTLES R TRYIGDEPRTLY
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"3--A. Imagntn,pure & simple. Bid Frzr.evr SEETH
N. CTL? He admts HE HLD 11O AHEARG.Thot; it nd-
less,aftr being PED FULL by the FOE.
3--B. "Clfts to USA" wd,probly,be $1,000,000,at
outsde,if used wsly,&i hnstly,TO STRT NTVGTN AG
AITT. Lnbrgr gv ths fgr.( Do.9,p,.221. )TEW.
got thsfgr onfrmd frm replof p~rbyy sme frm as
Labgr we quotg. AM~D onfdu't tht,by proper ecn-
omiesi&,"f nossry,cuttg hlf--chnn1 wdthlcd
SSTRT BT SN W~TH $11000,000. THS W~D REVIVE
THEi SLAIN SETTLMH13~TS,& prmt the lookf- fr bt
-Z ,'-ncerlyddelyd PRDXN~lwh Stt~lrs R, NT ALIDWEDI.
-TO EFFECT. Wrtr WS DRVr FRH HS S'ET~TLE~J-IN .
SPRING OjF 1921:&c HS 317J KPT OUT EYR SIPCE.I.
K~illng NT we MAIIN SRCE OF CSTROPHE. Wth the
restredWE CH DO OUR OWN REC~LMHG,*SNC FLA NY~R
DS RECLM,& SHOS 110 SGH OF EVER )O INGEo' R~ec.& True
4 te woesent 8.IFdGvt will hlpnus to
31` fi iy-tho ton a 1;dmtd.n hbl scale--we will
CacC GT R OWN RECLMTH. And then theEY.PROPR WI1LL
ost off its degg~-grants &c REVIVE.
3--0. Bettr read the results on Drng & Flds by
Drug &c Pld Bds. Wht good in gttg data to Mbl-
ins Bldg. if nver read?
3-- D. Do, 225, IS HILLS S 0717. It is PRECSLY HJi
THU~G TO KILL THEEV P'ROPR.A*BLD ITS CMPTRS.
Dos. 21512\$ & 115 areJAMEED FULL of the E11
iot mattertwh mns jet wht ,Rills's attr mus'.
In hrg. thee mnl& igurg the uttrnoes of the
Ev ppl. it wre as tho a~ose hd bn so tried
Itht on1f witnesses & a~t~tys. fr ONE EDE hQ bbi
~- EARD. Tha~t ispreciselywhat has ha~ppud.in ,~th
case. Shall such a ddoision stand?
3--E."Prsnt Flood-Schme" is ROTTEN. Hre 1e s
4-wt 4RY drcepevry poseb1 drop or 1
arr~, of wtr~frm evry poseb1 drxn, sh 11 pr
at tsinto Lk Ok. The vim of ths in97 is
~_~~1- estmtd~dbtles~s moh too low} ,7. 7500 cu ft
per second. -
-Z-No-t one drop a thi war fRter ,if rreven !tion is
possible,shall bd 110 Lwijd to run outzeither:--
a--Thrtu its monct,ntr1 outlet,south to b
R & Glf of :lexico;or ~
b--Thru any other outlets ,as the severPrSi e S
,,m fake to sealandn costing the Ev*0n~ r/ TC \pid
hr7ions of dollars.'C -1.1 th-?e mrr!rt be clocea,







C--Hert~vlh cnlc3rn.r le1 immed rmed .ith hys. Ind gib
erelly obstructed, may~ Lakee or Uppe7r Ev.;..ter be s1
Allowed to find_ its '.75-y t! ce? over the surf ce of
t';th I.rild lunrec~s ilimed,unused Innd?
IT US HT.In ~tePd,it one:t F'E DAKEE~D 2.\CK
BY CLVRTILSS GRDES OF RiDS & RP .S,&TWJS PIE
~z~~UP017 THIE TH-E HI,FRTLE UPPR G~LDES LKDSS dstryg
thr ftness fr 01tvtn.
i D--Then the a~bv1,?599 cu ft pr so of Lk wvtr
met be dschd thus:--
a--1/3 thru a wstrn wtrway 7t to be outl
b--2//3 th~ru a~n eastern wtrway nml1y ot,but
dfotve in almst evry way km uto wtrw~ays;thus:
S1--9rm end to end,it is ct thru TRCFTRR._
iff fi 8838b~on ionl~ nivePtu113our into it_
in colid neres.

^--Xga:inin: the dange~rous wret sea~son,-!hen both.
St.Li~icie and Calo7sLCcan.S1 -rill b? over-loldedl
with the obve 7,500 cu ft of a:tr par sec.( Lk.17')r
t2 ieSt*Lucie --unnided b: rnyI other cron-1--must re-
ceive~in addition,7,000 cu ft p7r so.frm thle Flls-
pattsh Slough. ( See Oc.215,p.68.)
3--In the mild~storml-f.:.ee 1.11 f 130
Col, L.V.Prrsier as Sred thlt,~th;eSt,Lo.Cn1,
'.IDE~ OPFz,ws -bl~e to redee'1 Che Lke Lyel', th~en
3 ft cr a;re toor3 hi), bjut 016~2 FOO~T I'' SIX1 -
E--Then~ Em!TiLJ; SI11:; must be H~ndled t.h<-
r, a--Kp th--m out of the Ev F-r~pr. The ~is esy.
Jst kp on doing wht-'offoldmr he due all1 the
time ilky' .I~p thre regn unft to lve in.
.b--Tiien Bolost the Lk~ Shrepthu:-
1l--Tell of the s1 & clmte,bttr thn the bet
2--ly~t tell of Unc 3am. Sho hw,'F,/ / t 1 t
he he f~d the fvrd spot ;c& is spdg on it
$93,000,000 to mk~ it sfe as a hme in h --~
P~rftb1 cls ai f:ro ba~nk. If ths ;wnt b at
Ship r rl est men,wht will?
c --lixt,jm evr. Jmn of thim thnd thB a bired
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d--Then handle theleveesas F1>. offcls. h ndle the
Ev. andthel Ev.canels. Tha.t is,don't ha~ndlethe~m at
al.Let the levees deteriorate. Let weak spots
~idl holes develop in them. All ha-lve heard! of the
little Holland boy who~ found the **Lea.k in the
Dike." Just quietly let such leak~s come in ours.

SAnd then v~igat? W7hat b.s ho~ppened in Chin9.;in
Jo~hnetownzin C11ifornin:;7nd,over andover ragsin,in
the~iss.Yalley. '?hn.t hop -ened at L~ake Ok.,om
a--16--28,"ben 230~0 lives w~ere suddenly snuffed


The soil fertility,the real estate advertising,
andthe assured protection ,crth everybody barred out
of the EY,Properymsy easily jalm,'?ehindthis 1'evee,
with its higher W711,and the vn~ster masR and weigh
t of impounded '!rterT )l:fdgfd//i',4,pressing Vs it,
a multitude beside which that of 1928,nould be
petty.

Then howv much gre-ter thrn in 1928 will be the
co~ming slaughter? '.Till you be there? Wha~-t nb rout
your fEmily?

To hat purpose is th:Is waste? "!hy should such
,ings be?
H--To prove that Frvt-~k,.H0.-Dvispof the Pla.
Supreme Crt,wse rt.vbIn he testfdain Jan.19?9,
in Wa~=sh.,D.C.)(Do.?,pp.145--6r10~ i IT IS TMITY
IZRD TO GT IPPL.IN OTHER PRTS OF THE ST.INTRS~TD-
IN WHITHE~R THEY PRISH OR NOT'";that a WAZrLa
P& the MLTHY" shd be"thre TO KP THE I~~
PHM~ CHNG IN3 THREF."e tht ~ppl. n M6ST STAY-0~;'
OF TIHT TERRITORY". -Then,following this a .
~ H-'-Pulfill the drea pof Geo.B.Hillegin hs.
U ~j.S .Dc.225 lp.76 #"EVACUATE THE POPL~TI -BYi
ORCE IP NECESSARY--AN~D ONVERT THE TERRETE
T A JNATL. WILD LIP2 RESERVE.n -
1' ~ Thus it shd be poseb1 to free r Fla Bts f~~
the fear' of a7 frthr "'INFLX OF RSDTS ~FISh
'' ~STATES";to be folld,prhps,by "A D ~CL -
TH-T OF HrOY,19281E49N-",w7hrby ad stemr mi se
/I ~thr ~jbs &e be fred to wrk fr a~~ Ivag,--







































































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3--P, RY,Bd.Rpt.See Do.5 1/2.p.25.J. Shlll we avr
a.get rsd, of these 3ANTS? Hills & E11t.repdte
them 6n Hiay 2-28:mrtus's~Bd.Ktg.& Prar.dEs nt.
yet kno of it on 5--28--31f
3--G, Shos he he aivr hrd of Real~tus by E3ds~of Drug
I ~~ eF'lood;preprd fr HItg* of 16-25--32,(Dte.Res.
( by Druge Ed.,8--11--31;p.1A,;2ngs.&. Ntes;12)
3--Y, Abl~stly no dngr of any ft. it wi~ll S~T3 .D EXCES:
".7ATER SOUTH FRE LKOK.:aFls to MJNIT3 ~LIET &s Shrk R,
3'-I. F.C.211t.ha pnrmd the dmmnpg to C A 21sh "lomne
9 yr or 18 mos ao" re Ulsh ,bfre.Wlllsh: 1ttr in
Pt.Ld'.Pevs of 11--19- -26 On1 ws ut anad tl.
Fall of 192,9. Thbn,at Drug Ed TEtg.,W'B~., eg;--
no~~~~~~ ,Ce;CE SP T EK in he tlk to delf
egatn up frm Pt.Ld. L; GPPOSD TO ?L~3~iIi :YTG.
( See Kit i?0.23.) 111t we ORGHLj N CEL' DEEr,7J::
Truk.Eyrs in Lad swtchdt to Clstn,& 7200~L UERX
EY. TEF'C SWTCETD TO ACL.RRi.
3--Ki. So ROUTTE IS OULn- ".'AY OUT P'R rLKCmT),.P~LDSe fr
DIVRTG. KiISS WAT~TRS,
3--L, NO.NT EE SEPT~ SOUTH.
3--1E Kow comes it tht LY Prar,a. Fd Engr.,w~th WO CN-
CEHT PR DRNGE,BTS ASKT TO GT FX 00~ 11V;7ITGT,':/TCaES
TO TR-E~,-FGLLS LEAD OF R, WRlST EnS? (acs on
p,4--^." Pallng in wlth CNL D)AE 2:' T.HS IT
4--B.. IS AB3SLTLY4 nT. PPL. &; LTHEi ALL; WT THS ':'.AY
rI- OPTED.
4--C. 3DEDL1- FC01 OF EY &s S TRN~S.HY DHTE THIR B""
KILL ALL THS,BIT 'E 00 NT THIANK FD SPOiS FTPI 'RiD

4--D., Litt1. Doing: base ELLT et a~l,WONTT LT US 20 0r 32
1,0000 times. Beed nt rept." IITTLZ TU3E':."T .tol
d Fd Engs of th.s in U.5:s fr 1--2,5--32. Not R*AD?







--F. As TITY c& -1 hv sd otless tmes,WHTI7 EVr 0HCE GTS
~~: ESCHTTL REC ": TRUS,IT WILL RSE :JTD~LY FErJITT ":
F.ORE ITPPTITT THUGTS THE! "TR~UCKL." TE':/ hLeL nvr yt
GVI: HS COCITTIICE TO! THS. SSE- HS FLD2: OF 1?17.
-G. NTen of he limtd vsn hv no one ~-tn of w~h t;!ill as
come out.,".YUI OnicS pi~nEITTED),?. PRETD~ ?RES~THE f
IRfTH TED OF 090 E ITRDERES.~s
4--E. k 7TA RKD 671UDTLEE--
s --If If Hvn ..: 01stn ?re nerer St Lo thn lr Cul
outlet, TIIDE SO WD EE SEY .^ EL GLD;.
~~D ~~--TVa Er-ness is nt "rhollyr or chf~ly to cm frm
Lk Ok;.FT ?RE. THZ EY,WHIi3 I'T IS PRETT'iD TiO FITCTIT.
Lk~ Okl.Shre is bt r IERET EDGE%. Ppl. frm it base
THEY CIT DESPITE THiE ETTEHIES. Irt so the Ev. W~h,
THEE~ FOE~S R STRHOGLITC TO BEATHALL THE~ TII.S. IIw
? ...FRZR- IS HLPFG THEM~ \THI ELL IIS I.IGHTI;Ditto Eroo~
or '.1. 3--Hs; nv~r hrd of out~ SAIU~ OLIJCTV~;ph is HT C~
CR"!DSDCUPrZD IiYICty,but Cub--71, Inds.,Cnt Am.,
1 VAST ?I-GITS RCHI) TH~RU PTT CITL F. ATLITTC OCEANT.
lFi,1rgc~ly thru hr UInV.,is DOTU~G M~CHI nw to brn$
together S F10. & T",E REGUTS SO OF US. Przr
dent kno the A BC of r matters. Irthr de Elt e
or Hlille,Frzr's CHP T ~..CHES.
I. Yie s,on I-K: SHRE~,RUIT EY !'JLL11~RES,,r & WTH HM6 ELDRS
a 5--AAE2!LD p: EXPELLED
Srther.D~brg brot outthe SPRTYI OIF 11 ClfL FR, A
SUCR PPL, DID FRZR SYER SEE Do.9,p.217? Eettr
ragg bfre wrtg more rotten reports.
Did Frzr evr hear tht KTi,Ld .a 81 ost ties
hv agreed TO HLP PY FR7 TH;S FLO "D-IIV ESIlESS? 3
And dsc he nt kno tht THEY EXPCT ESITSS IIT RET
DS HE THITKE THEY '.'ILL KE;EP 011~ PYGJ mrely TO OT
THR THROATS CUT? E~et~ter rd. Doc.16,107.LT Hrld
De he at kno t~t, th~s SE Cst CIT K:ILL THS WH3OLE
041. PEdlT BY PUTTG A E:ILL THTrU TH~ ITXT LEGC? Wlho
,cy blme thm fr so doing w~hn th~ey Irn tht:--
l --They hv been fooled,played wxth If lied to;
2--Thie LkShre ppl. instd of being prtctd wrill
be put into ar DEATHJTRAP.
3--Th~e Ev Proper,on w7h those ties dep d :fr bS
ness out,WILL EE K~ILLED LYI THS 3'PRJCT.
4--The WH~OLE SCE'TZi wes htchd in Te~l., -(lyr
0 TH~rSE FDHL EIIGITES 'lHO Rl SUrPO l.i TO HY ,
JDGJEHTS OF THIR OWJIT.







I~..4 E. Elliot Pgres: HORE~I GIFTS FRH~ THE~ GRESLKS! See
i, 794,p.dE.
g; a --C W'EITGTITT Y.IF it is PRICED 011TC rr
I~- ~ !'LL CO ViIA THUKE TO) OUrR RT.OLJCTYE. "HO CO-
''ercion! "
~~%b 5--D2 This is n SEIEILESS III 7LT TO 'THE ZRVE% PP~L.\Y~O
II~ ~ E PFC~ iD ': PLT TH-S 171nDFTRPL PORT. If sllowd to
?1 ~LIVE,W'LL UTSE PORT ST.;FT WEI'LL ITYR 00 TO FT.
ShcellowT-drft 1 ts in Hi. De Ep Drft bte CITT GET
II: THRE, Agr,s s d,TELIT HS E'LOI~D R OUJT-GOINGr
-1 T~!T01PGE PROTI 001170: OUT.
~:'~ T.As ad,whn once freed Irm r TYRITTS we're IFT 001.
a;; :TC I:RTHFUrT AS STATED.
~~-; ~~--F. A SHME~LESS PGRE. Prooke's is Wl~ORSE.(.2910,000.)
---G 1,000 mis, off the track. AS say wPe're dplotg
.7. the anls on M6ARS.
'i-H. Just as Wild. All explud abve.
.1 --.1. The isnlt chrotrzed arbve.Why ne say' Hi. :35 ,:
bl4 HOUSES,but LIVE ITT SHiACKS3 & STIESi
--J. UITWRJTTH-Ts OF ALISTER., TOO0 IG:TRIT PrOR T:OR
-I. Fully AITSHRE in ICG AT IlE 12 131CS ne
I t~r.R~~~r~S~cm;the sbject;.






oP rmoticallijr BUL $PORT bl1t. on tchi s FRZR p o~pr
D ted 5--28--31.
PFrobably before TEL:J sawv F. in Ja~x.,Fl.a.,
Clertajninly LONG before hearing in D.C.,1--25-32,
Could nt hv ha. thle data~, TU~. filed here.C Lj-)
LProF- bty did nt hv the data, filed by S.T.L.

P1 per.)
Apfa rently EU ONE" ever read TEFW's ma~ltter on
.file in 3Etuts*Bldg.0ffice-.
"Certainly ha~d had the hostile stuff trnd.in by
:I 11t &e Hill~s,
:i dr nt hv the RZSLTITS by Drug Ed &c Ed Bd.
Did not K(NOW,even yet,of :ELLT' 7IRE &c HILLS& JO',
f3U at Dhntus Edg.Mee~tg. 5--2--28.THRTE ';EARPS E7FRE!
e~ p,3,P.Przr's Reprt:TESV IOTES.)
1:nows 0 of EY."
0 of azny hrbr. bt iTY.CTY"k,or alt in NORTH.I
TLhn~::s II OK; is 01TLY sRCE= OF -'.1TOTIE,
SIgurht of 3H0123c' PAULTS OF ST LC.CNL.
SIg~nores ALL-8ND, CHROTR OP.ST.LC. &(i
i IIGlTPIFS t'he petty Bud pStre~tch of RiJ Onl.
:IKnos gTOTHG; OB EV.KTIES;S &c PRT THE~Y PLY IN KL~Ll'
Thnk~s ONLY PHTrJ OF NY IS TO HAUL A LITTLE TT F.
ILT SHOP3~ TO UTTY~VA
IGLIRU. T OF 21-.biL &i~fl IT K OK &C 00N:&I WYAR ON~ ITS DV3

Hearing of' D1gth fr;1 F17.,1--25--32,
The reprt A.LL B3LT 01T ~IT"TR 05T IGD EFRE~ THS HIRG,&
EPRE~ FILilG OF TEW's DATA,fr thse hrg. UTt a sggstn tht
he data wre ever loolkd :It.
All '.'lH-OLLY' III LIITE 7THl- HSTLE STINrT` Fr'i;;R FD SITG;S
BY 4LLT & H;YILL~S,on my dsk.
Doded lIke a ose in ort in :Ih:--
1 1.1 (0dly~r~; hst1 witnesses tat'dpanmd
~/ 2--Only Hstle Atty :ddressed Jury.
Zld 110 SRVTYr.
HL;D ITO HEABIlrC IrT~II RROOD.
THOT A T.TT'TR OF LIFE OR DTHI FR STTLS'IR & CTZU3S
TOO1 INSGUFBCITT TO CALL BR A HEAIRIG.
In a l"ITTR 7/HI CUG11 50 yrs ago,lTQCfDLP IHTTES2 GR
L '.7H IS HY'r VSTLY LMRE IMPRT~IT TEN fitSIT,!-E SESS rl :t
all. Can STB IT TO TIE REARXT & K;ICK IT 100
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DATES
1) 9--18~-e26. Hurricane,

2) 12--1--27.E.W.S. to :
TEW.: "St.w~on't; finish
N.Canal."

3) 5--1&2--28. Engs,'
MLe eting :Mun i tons Bldg.
Elliot wired Hills N.
Canal to be Finished..

4)7--3--28.' X. to TEL.
SX fixed Hills,
Hills fixed 11liot,
Ellict fixed Canal-Dam-
minE.



12--1P--07.
It is not a paT~rt of
tne preacoit p ~a~n s of
t~he State Drain :rgs Com1-
mi ssioners to OCCUTIlfl

N~ORTHi ''T.;' RTER~ CADAT,; 1 !
7-7~T:~ IF THAIT BOAR GlZI3i

r'In ?92,5,731', hr. Ed wre-tr.
GLP n o .WT,-:r tin :; "Ti T

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