POWER: Bonneville Prospectus

President Roosevelt last week sent a chit to remind his Congress that one of his New Deal projects would be ready to begin functioning before the end of this year. That was the $45,000,000 Bonneville dam on the Columbia River 30 miles above Portland. He sent a report saying: "Incidental to its major purpose of improving navigation, the project will produce electric energy which will be used in the operation of the dam, locks and fish-ways, and surplus power will be available for distribution to the public." He urgently advised Congress to...

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