National Affairs: What the Eagle Sees

" With a lavish hand, nature has moulded throughout our land the most magnificent and awe inspiring scenery, surpassing in beauty and grandeur that offered by any foreign country. ... In the name of the Government I invite you to be its guest."

Thus does Hubert Work (Secretary of the Interior) announce the spring opening of twelve National Parks, besides the seven which remain open all year. The opening dates vary from May 15 to July 1. Meanwhile the parks prepare to receive 1,500,000 visiting citizens.


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