Animals: Darling to Washington

Last week at No. 2320 Terrace Rd.; Des Moines, on a hillside overlooking the Raccoon River, closets and drawers were being emptied, suitcases and trunks were being packed. The stir & bustle presaged a local milestone. After 28 years during which he had won nation-wide fame as the Des Moines Register's syndicated cartoonist, Jay Norwood ("Ding") Darling was going to live in Washington. Week before another onetime Des Moines citizen, Secretary Wallace, had called him to head the Agriculture Department's Bureau of Biological Survey. Manhattan publishers who have made him. many...

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