Federal Dog Tax and Predatory Wild Animals: Hearings Before ...65-2, on ....

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Page 4 - IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF WYOMING. Mr. MONDELL. Mr. Chairman and gentlemen...
Page 13 - Resolved by the American National Live Stock Association in convention assembled at...
Page 11 - LAW. \\hereas a general effort is being made to reestablish wool growing in the States of the East and Middle West, but the depredations of uncontrolled dogs offer considerable obstruction to the success of such efforts. State regulation of the dog nuisance has generally proved a failure, and it is felt by many well advised people that if a Federal tax could be imposed it would result in raising considerable revenue and in destroying many worthless dogs: Therefore, be it Resolved, That we urge upon...
Page 13 - That we urge Congress to appropriate the sum of $500,000, as a part of said emergency approprition. for immediate use in the extermination of predatory wild animals and rangedestroying rodents, and that we petition the various States to make appropriations at least equal to the amounts expended by the Federal Government in the various States, said money, both Federal and State, to be expended under the direction of t'ie Biological Survey ; and be it further Ifcsolred.
Page 14 - That we petition Congress to levy a tax upon all dogs in the United States, and, out of the fund thereby created, such portion as may be necessary shall be used for the extermination of stock-killing dogs, predatory wild animals, and range-destroying rodents.

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