Muscle Shoals: Hearings Before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Seventy-third Congress, First Session. April 11 to April 15, 1933

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1933 - 384 pages
Considers (73) H.R. 4859.

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Page 2 - Each member shall hold office for a term of six years, except that (1) any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed, shall be appointed for the remainder of such term; and...
Page 228 - The American's Guide ; comprising the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution , of the United States, and the Constitutions of the several ' '' /^ States composing the Union Philadelphia, Hogan and Thompson, 380 pp.
Page 50 - ... for the general purpose of fostering an orderly and proper physical, economic, and social development...
Page 95 - This unit was established in 1931 by the Bureau of Chemistry and Soils of the United States Department of Agriculture for research in health hazards of food constituents and contaminants, spray residues, and insecticides.
Page 51 - ... development of said Tennessee River for navigation purposes; (3) the maximum generation of electric power consistent with flood control and navigation; (4) the proper use of marginal lands; (5) the proper method of reforestation of all lands in said drainage basin suitable for reforestation; and (6) the economic and social well-being of the people living in said river basin.
Page 81 - The board in order to improve and cheapen the production of fertilizer is authorized to manufacture and sell fixed nitrogen, fertilizer, and fertilizer ingredients at Muscle Shoals by the employment of existing facilities, by modernizing existing plants, or by any other process or processes that in its judgment shall appear wise and profitable for the fixation of atmospheric nitrogen or the cheapening of the production of fertilizer.
Page 255 - In short, this power development of war days leads logically to national planning for a complete river watershed involving many States and the future lives and welfare of millions.
Page 2 - To improve the navigability and to provide for the flood control of the Tennessee River ; to provide for reforestation and the proper use of marginal lands in the Tennessee Valley; to provide for the agricultural and industrial development of said valley ; to provide for the national defense by the creation of a corporation for the operation of Government properties at and near Muscle Shoals in the State of Alabama, and for other purposes.
Page 25 - The administration of the provisions of this section, so far as applicable, shall be according to the procedure and practice in fixing and regulating the rates, charges, and practices of railroad companies as provided in the Act to regulate commerce, approved February 4, 1887, as amended, and that the parties subject to such regulation shall have the same rights of hearing, defense, and review s said companies in such cases.
Page 6 - In the construction of any future dam, steam plant, or other facility, to be used in whole or in part for the generation or transmission of electric power the board is hereby authorized and empowered to issue...

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