Animals: U. S. Eagles

Everyone knows that the eagle is the "U. S. National Bird" because he appears upon certain coins, flagpoles and in the worst Fourth of July orations. There is, however, no Federal statute making it illegal or traitorous to kill the national bird. The eagle is specifically named for protection in state game laws in Maine, Massachusetts, Indiana, Kansas and Nevada, indirectly in 38 other states. In West Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia there is no closed season on eagles.

In Washington, last week, the House Committee on Agriculture, headed by Gilbert N....

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