Annual Report of the Governor of Alaska on the Alaska Game Law, Issue 80

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Page 32 - ... the supreme court. The judgment of the lower court was affirmed...
Page 36 - Board of Commissioners for the Protection of Birds, Game, and Fish, July 9, 1908.
Page 23 - Next in importance were the pheasants, of which 12,047 were entered, an increase over 1909 importations of more 'than 160 per cent. Of these 11,016 were English ringnecks, imported mainly for stocking purposes. Two consignments of birds arriving at New York during the year, one in March, the other in October, contained more than 4,000 English ringnecks each. The other pheasants imported were chiefly aviary birds — golden, Reeves, silver, Amherst, Elliot's, and other species...
Page 33 - Bpard's decision that it should deal with the regular labor unions instead of its company union. When the case was appealed to the Supreme Court the court held that the act had provided for no stronger means of enforcement than public opinion. The 1926 act reestablished mediation as the basic method of Government intervention. Although arbitration was not compulsory, having once been accepted, awards were binding. Supplementary to the central Board of Mediation were...
Page 14 - In most of their range they were more abundant than for several years, and even within 30 miles of Chicago on the prairies west of the city there were many to be seen. In some parts of Illinois, however, complaint was made that the absolute protection afforded prairie chickens since 1903 had produced no increase in their number. Such complaints are sometimes well founded, as an unfavorable season will wipe out the increase resulting from years of protection; but, on the other hand, criticism of such...
Page 16 - In the region around Buffalo, NY, where shooting is permitted for a short season in the fall and where 15,000, it is estimated, were killed in 1908, the stock does not seem to have been diminished. In the Genesee Valley and in the region around Canandaigua pheasants have become quite numerous. In Massachusetts...
Page 15 - Cal., and found to be probably due to poisoning through sewage. In certain regions in Illinois and Wisconsin the shooting on some of the best ducking grounds was seriously interfered with by the destruction of the wild rice and wild celery, which in former years have attracted the birds to these points in large numbers.
Page 15 - ... coccidiosis. The season was unusually dry, so much so that North Bay, a lake of 10,000 acres at the mouth of Beaver River, dried up completely in August and September. On October 1 this lake was artificially flooded and by attracting ducks from the polluted grounds probably saved many. Investigations...
Page 14 - West Virginia, North Carolina, Louisiana, and Texas indicated a greater abundance than for several years past. In Maryland they were comparatively scarce, though a few were taken by hunters in the mountain regions of the State. Woodcock. — Meager reports indicate a greater abundance of woodcock...
Page 21 - Kansas three or four years ago has been entirely barren of results, and that of nearly 10,000 partridges liberated in Connecticut in 1908 and 1909 about 170 broods remained in the fall of 1909, which have since diminished and were probably finally destroyed by the severe weather of December, 1910.

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