National Affairs: The Lavishers

" With a lavish hand, nature has moulded throughout our land the most magnificent and awe-inspiring scenery ... In the name of the Government I invite you to be its guest"—thus did Secretary of the Interior Work announce the Spring opening of the National Parks five months ago. The public heard. The public came. On twelve days this season the number of people entering Yellowstone National Park exceeded 2,000, although the greatest daily record for 1922 was 1,983. Three parks, Yellowstone (Wyo.), Platt (Okla.), Yosemite (Calif.), had received more than 100,000 visitors by...

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