National Affairs: Microcosm

In Stevens Point, Wis., deertail is twisted & tied, glued & dyed by fine-fingered workers. Sometimes a finger jerks back, with blood oozing from a tiny puncture. Quite hidden in the satin grey of a Silver Doctor and the flaring shaded brown tufts of a Whisker Bug are barbed hooks with needle points. For in Stevens Point is the Weber Life-Like Fly Co., to whose Grizzly King, Parmachenee Belle and other lures many a fisherman entrusts his reputation.

To Washington last week went President 0. L. Weber, himself, to grumble in behalf of the...

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