THE PRESIDENCY: Trees

The President last week tended such matters of State & Crisis as required his attention (see p. 24), then went by well-guarded special train to Hyde Park to attend to his trees.

Squire Roosevelt began to reforest his mother's lands as long ago as 1915, when he was Assistant Secretary of the Navy. To him, forestry is not a hobby but a practical adventure in precision farming. On his 800 acres and on Sara Delano Roosevelt's 277 acres (which he will inherit), Mr. Roosevelt now has 600 acres in scientifically laid out "plantations"...

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