MAINE: Down-East Government

Maine's government took to the woods last week. It found the experiment exhilarating, and incidentally hoped it would be stimulating to the state's big (more than $100,000,000 a year) vacation business.

Bespectacled Governor Horace Hildreth, his Secretary of State and the seven members of his Governor's Council, who have the power to overrule him on almost any point, journeyed to the heavy pine forests north of Bangor for the Council's regular semimonthly meeting. By way of telling the world about Maine, they also had four days of deer and bear hunting, lobster eating,...