Horace H. Walters


John Muir


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able amt of fresh and original literature in favor or bird preservation - and relating to birds: this matter we propose to set up in "proof" shape, and send these proofs to a large number of news and syndicate papers - so as to secure a circulation of two or three million copies. This is an idea of a "campaign of education." Then we shall try to reach farmers through the [illegible] and "home", as well as religious papers; also the state legislatures, as far as may be, in order to try to influence favorable legislation. Bills are now pending in Congress, favorable to birds. Where there is a vast number of [illegible] and other societies - farmer's, women's, and other sorts of clubs - schools both secular and religious, and many other organizations which can be "marked" in favor of birds. This is the idea - but the laborers (as well as the funds) are few. However, if we can get a start, I hope both the workers and the cash, will be more plenty.Hoping you many yet favor us with an article, and secure other writers for us, I remain, with the compliments of the seasonHorace H. Walters357 W. Van Buren02516



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