Animals: One Month for Ducking

The U. S. Government last week decided what it was going to do to conserve the drought-diminished flocks of wild duck and other migratory waterfowl this season. Secretary of Agriculture Hyde drafted and President Hoover proclaimed an emergency law. Realizing that it would be a hard law to enforce, President Hoover followed it up with an earnest exhortation:

"I, Herbert Hoover, President of the United States of America, do hereby urge that all persons take cognizance of this emergency and I call upon all game and conservation...

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