National Affairs: Duck Hunter

Currituck Sound. N. C., is dotted around with cement-floored pits where men of leisure take their ease in wintry weeks to shoot wild fowl. Theodore Douglas Robinson, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, is no man of leisure. Last week, waiting on an island in Currituck for a Navy plane to fetch him and his dead ducks, Mr. Robinson grew impatient. Currituck was freezing. The Navy must be run. Up he got and helped his guide push, pole and slide their boat through Currituck ice to the mainland.

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