CATASTROPHE: Flood Forecast

William Henry Dick of Memphis swept an expert eye up the mighty Mississippi, up all its northern tributaries, up the Wisconsin, the Minnesota, the Skunk, the Turkey, the Rum, the Black, the Zumbro, the Bad Axe, the Sauk. He saw streams swollen, lands saturated by heavy rains, abnormally early snows. If spring rains should be torrential. . . .

"One need not be a prophet," warned President William Henry Dick of the Mississippi River Flood Control Association last week, "to forecast another flood for this spring."


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