Business & Finance: Hunters' Union

Reports promulgated by the Russian Information Bureau declared that, on Feb. 1, the All-Russian Union of Professional Hunting Cooperatives had enrolled 230,000 families. Although this figure (if correct) is but a small part of the 9,000,000 individuals who are more or less dependent upon hunting, it was estimated to represent nearly a third of the several million Russians whose lives are spent in the chase. Russian fur-getting thus takes its place as one of the organized occupations in the world. The organization is less than two years old.

At the same time, it was...

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