Animals: Public Service

While the brook trout fishermen of other states were thinking up surprises for fish, a surprise for the 200,000 stream-whippers and worm-danglers of New York State was in preparation last week. Elaborating on President Hoover's public-spirited idea of shortening the interval between bites (TIME, Oct. 6), Conservation Commissioner Henry Morgenthau Jr. was training a platoon of public servants to assist unskilled fishermen to find fish and catch them. The State has 150 fish and game protectors. It was Commissioner Morgenthau's idea to put these individuals into uniforms—brown whipcord cut like the State...

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