Science: End of a Prow!

Last week birds all over the world had reason to be glad that Mrs. Richard Hooper Pough came home one day in 1939 with a new hat. The hat sported an eagle feather. Husband Pough was mightily vexed. A worker for the Audubon Society, he had hoped that hard-won U. S. laws of 1900, 1918, 1930 would protect eagles and other wild birds from milliners. He soon found that when Paris couturiers feathered ladies' hats, traffic in plumage flourished again as it had 30 or 40 years ago.

Promptly Husband Pough began a systematic prowl through Manhattan's stores and warehouses. He picked...

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