Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970, Box 1 Folder 29 : Warden Reports, 1918-1919 (pp. 2418-3006)

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Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970, Box 1 Folder 29 : Warden Reports, 1918-1919 (pp. 2418-3006)

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Title:
Audubon Florida Records, 1900-1970, Box 1 Folder 29 : Warden Reports, 1918-1919 (pp. 2418-3006)
Creator:
Audubon Florida
Place of Publication:
Tampa, Florida
Publisher:
University of South Florida
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Language:
English
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1 folder
Physical Location:
Box 1 Folder 29

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Audubon societies -- Diaries ( lcsh )
Ecology -- Florida ( lcsh )
History -- Gulf Coast (Fla.) -- 20th century ( lcsh )

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Abstract:
The daily journals of Audubon wardens and statewide reports on certain sites and projects cover activities from 1900 to 1970, with most of the materials concentrated between the 1930s and 1950s.

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University of South Florida
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University of South Florida
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032958557 ( ALEPH )
890709008 ( OCLC )
A47-00029 ( USF DOI )
a47.29 ( USF Handle )

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Ill z :J II) J: I-0 0 c( ID ... la: l o z 0 c WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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. ,,. Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD l5irds, each species: f / a4J ,2 tJ QO Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each spebies reared this Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? ./ZG Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay ?Jrc; again. o Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? Ques. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? ___________________ Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, 0 0 2 0 -i :e lJ -i l'1 Ill )> 0 ,. 0 'Tl -i I: (/) !: 2 l'1

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Continue letter here.

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.. Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species lt-P 2Zv/l!f;d!t /f V' i Ques. Did any storm Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again Ques. 8 Was there any egging / Ques .. 9 If so, by whom? C/ Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? Ques. 12 ls any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Sea. Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ?_Xe Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? __ Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? O '------Ques .. 9 If so, by whom? ________________ Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first Ques. 12 ls any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them )(o c 0 2 0 -t lJ -t l'I m l> 0 ;:s; 0 .... -t :I (/)

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Ill z ::::; Ill J: .... .... 0 :.:: 0 "' m Ill la: ;: l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) I Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc. ) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: t / /lo .Zc 7'rs Q ues. 3 Approxi m ate number of eggs laid, each species: ../ ./,__q._/h!ro_q 700 ____ Qu es. 4 Appr?ximate numbers of young o f each species Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ? Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, when?_ Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? -Ques. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? _____________ Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If s o name them .., lJ ::j Pl m J:io 0 0 'Tl :c Ill c 2 Pl

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Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone, WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE \

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Ill z .J (/) l: I-0 l&:: 0 c( m Ill la: l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) P 0. Address Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, sta e :,1i:;t the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you pro tec.ted: /

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: jC Lz;Vf I'. Ques. 4 Approximate n umb ers o f young o f each species reared this Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, when? hd_ Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?/z6 Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? ___ whom Ques 9 If so, by Ques. 10 Was there any incre8=,_s t :he m.mber of birds /) this year ? Ques. 11 Are there m ore birds now than when you firs t became warden? f Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them I c 0 2 0 -I lJ Pl m ):lo 0 ,. 0 .... -I ::c Ul r2 Pl

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I Ill z ..J Ill ::c I&. 0 0 ca: m Ill WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT Z /'i.1! report should be filled out as promptly a s possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) a: 0 z 0 0 Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) of birds protected:

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Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species (I Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? ______ Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did lay again? __ Ques. 8 Ques 9 If so, by whom : Ques. lo Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them 0 0 2 0 -I ::u :j l'1 m ):lo 0 ,. 0 .,, -I :I (/) r2 l'1

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Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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Ill z :J Ill ::c 1-IA. 0 .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT NOTE-(This report should be fil'led out as 'promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) P. 0. 0 C( m Ill la: 3: l o z 0 0 Date A.cst 2 1918 Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; .if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) :lie ea11ter11 a\oat 600 ..LLittla11.t_e_n a_9ut__ 30Q.A Jeaeh aiot 3 ailoa Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected: / / ;.i1. Trra willota 07aterketahera l.!ok aki .. ora -roiiia aai Crlowe wiator aaipo

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: laok ki ... r Ke-., K. Wiater Saipl Ke .K Willets e 07at1rketehera 4 Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: G-.11 Kea K.Tr KJ,K. willt l6,07at1r ket1hers 8 --Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young o f each species reared this year t kiadeal' Ski .. era,aet a willt er a 071t1r khr, Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ? _11_8 Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, when ? J_...,24 th,-IG-2-fith, Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? at>t&J at'll Ques. 9 If so, by whom? ae Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this 1it-tl Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first ... .became warden? as..p.._.ll.for dawit&h11 11 fer Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them aot &Q 0 0 2 0 :e: :::u l"1 m )lo 0 ;ii; 0 .., I: Cll !::: 2 l"1

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... z :::i (/) J: ... LI. 0 0 c( m ... ... a: ... 0 z 0 0 Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection fo 'the. lb i ds:. 1 sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone llr Searetaq, Sir, WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE The tirt et the aeaaoa i had th ieat prawapeot fer a 1oed 1ear fer 7e-..c iird th aarh waa fll ef .aeat cc wh that tll tidea aad Jat P T&l'J thiac eft eleaa, a fiew cll la7ed oa the iah afterward it a Ter7 fiew,7e-..1 afiew tr la7ed,richt f the ilaek ki .. ers layed hatehed afterwards,! tkiak r Law i a iot aa ced a we a haT th I deat of aa7 ccti i ld ak to iaproT th. Repeetifll7

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Ill z :J I/) ::c 1-.... 0 :it: 0 c( m Ill .... a: .... 0 z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT lfDr report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again? __ Ques. 9 If so, by whom? _______________ Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? -r Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them ::4-:vfu ---------2 0 -I lJ l'I m J> 0 0 .., -I ::c (/) I 2 l'I

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.. Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality LI.I each note refers; estimates of numbers should z '.:j deal with each species separately and should be (/) J: Iconservative in tone. II. I 0 0 cl m WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE LI.I !: a: I-0 z 0 0 ..

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Ill z ..J (/) :I I-0 l&:: 0 ct m Ill II ;= 0 z 0 c WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, et.c.) Ques. 1 Name all species

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: dl_ !77 ";' _Cad(, Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: a QJ! Kl /.f.f_,{ld -,--v .... Ques. 4 Approximate numbers o f young o f each species reared this year fl4 .. Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? ltd Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, when? __ Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? 11tL .. 9 If so, by whom? ::::: y:: ;as in t.he number of birds Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first be came warden ? ___ Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them /(,Al -'Ikl.t J-/JL J.J Ulm 0 0 2 0 -l :u ::j Pl m )lio 0 0 .,, -l I: (/) I 2 Pl

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l&I z :i U> J: I-0 x 0 c( m l&I l-a: I' 0 z 0 0 Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. NOTE-In sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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t WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. \ Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Ill z :J en I: .... ... 0 :ii: 0 c( m Ill I-IC == I0 z 0 Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if. Is lands c or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds

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Ques. Approximate number of OLD birds, each Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year tJt. 0 0 'Tl ::c en r2 l'I

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(/) I: I-i.. 0 x 0 c( m la.I l-a: l o z 0 0 .. Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. NOTE-In sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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Ill z ..J (/) :r: I-... 0 .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT NOTE-(This report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) P. 0. Address 0 c( m Ill la: l o z 0 0 Date Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands Land, Ques. 1 Name

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: /t,>-rJ pi /I Ji1;<>/J .t;j,8 l)kMJ14Le /tJ-rHJ) /fkvl.m L.) !LO) .J ffe N 12 .) -f -4 t t t!'{ I () "(" 1 Ques. 3 Approximate number eggs laid, eacrf. species: 0 f 11.iJ I ,.(], ft: ) Z Dl> -jN-fo f/ ) Ques. 4 Approximate ).fie. J numbers this year? Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? (f Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again? __ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? rrkJ Le. Ques. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year ? ---+}t----'-----------------Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? -W-r-t-------------------Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them Ml 0 0 2 0 -i :E lJ -i l"1 ID ):o 0 0 .... -i ::c {/) r2 l'I

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l&I z :i (/) J: LL. 0 :ii:: 0 ct m l&I a: ;= 0 z 0 a Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE I;

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Ill z ..J en J: ... 0 :ii:: 0 c( m l&I l-WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a report.) Name of a: 3: Date 11 _:i r.ot, 191 l o z 0 c Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected: ./ r \ ./

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: tt r '"':'_.!ls 1 Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year G Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occu_r this year ? Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? o c Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ -Ques. 8 Was there any egging done ? ____ ___._._o"-------Ques. 9 If so, by Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? _co Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? -----------------------cs Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them 0 0 2 0 -I ::u -I l'1 m l> 0 0 'Tl -I ::c (fl r2 l'1

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Ill z ::i (/) I: t-i&. 0 :.:: 0 ct ID Ill ta: t o z 0 0 Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. -sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers shouid deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE >ilot Town a 1 r Gi bet easo1 Dear ccr t.a.1\ 4 l"'l..1011: s rc110 t I 1 o."!e f i c t s as n io o er sc"uo1 all ti o lu ps n ... l' tl c arsh e ic ns i not read t n ct ul .. ) s ... _, oJ1-'-hie 1 sa e :ish to ........ oc iG .... r ] ac 010 ns t f'in .... I 10l'CU. t .fo:--nc_t p c aso.1 -11 re int ... 01.t to you lill t .is ,...eason so there io ( lll u I s icil t ie Ji o reac ec on, l o int tl e a"' o e yo e l' (} t 1

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Ill z .J UI J: .... I&. 0 :.:: 0 c m Ill la: l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Date4/-t/ {/ Area Protected (If Reservation, state namej if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.)

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.... Ques. 2 number of birds, each species: Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: -Qu es. 4 Approximate numbers of young o f each species reared this year 4 __ ,._, c.-e_ ><;:hec&L Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when?_ Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again? Ques. 8 Was there any egging Ques. 9 If so, by whom? -Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first -2tL became warden? Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them ;/:,;,_
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I I Ill z :::::i en :I I. ... 0 0 c( m Ill la: l o z 0 Q WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Da te/xJA..&4'. g: t Area (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) r

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/ Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: a-d ... ,d Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: tpa-d Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this Ques. 6 If storm tides occur.red, when? Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? Ques 9 If so, by whom? Qu e s 10 Was there any increase i i1 the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first be came wa:r den ? Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them 0 0 2 0 .... ::u .... l"1 m ,. 0 ,. 0 .... .... J: (/) .2 "'

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II.I z :::i Ul J: I-i.. 0 0 c( ID II.I la: l o z 0 0 Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal W.jth each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE D ear Sir; Herewith find m y report.K i ndly ivail c heck to me care P hifer State Bank,Gainesvil le Fla. June 2 8 1918. very truly, :V

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I "f I w z .J I/) I: .... 0 :ir:: 0 c m w a: ;= 0 z 0 c WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT NOTE-(This report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name of Warden _.....1."""I r_. .__..A..._.._.__..I,._.. __ J._.a ..... ..... n .... ,----------P 0. Address Port O ran0e Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you pro tee ted: / ,,/ /..,. (a "_.... I A ,/I j I

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.. Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: 17?. Ques. 3 rrl?2 ;z: -1 y 'f Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species storm tides occur this year ?'1/'pr___ Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? ___ Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? c::;k1v-----= Ques. 9 I f so, by whom Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first Ques. 12 ls any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -I lJ -I l'1 m J> 0 0 "I -I J: (I) r2 l'1

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l&I z :i (/) J: I-"-0 :.::: 0 c( ID l&I la: l o z 0 0 Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE -t Ii

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Ill z ::i Ill I: I-I&. 0 0 c( m Ill ... a: :;= ... 0 z 0 0 .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Area Protected CI f Reservation, state i Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) r/ Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you pro tee ted: f2--rALA ./

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: J ;/ftJ -&rA-4IL. Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year __ / / r11 o '------------------Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur t}:lis year ? _ffe.-_ Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? ha Ques. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any i ncr ease in the number of birds this year? r.c{,A L Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first be came warden ? U Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them 0 0 2 0 -I :u -I l'I m J.> 0 0 'Tl -I J: (/) r2 l'I

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l&I z :i I/) :I: I-ll.. 0 0 c( ID l&I la: l o z 0 0 Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. s ending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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Ill z .J UI I: 1-IL. 0 :.:: 0 c( m l&I la:. l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) P 0. Address Date Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if. Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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lal z _, WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) (/) :I 1-... 0 P 0. o c m lal ... Ir ;: ... 0 z 0 0 or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. of

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.. Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, species: Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: / 7R72 L7 n7 _Joo_ Ques. 4 Approximate of each species reared this year Did any storm tides occur this Ques. 5 Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when ? __ ,(,X Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did again ? X Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? Ques. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than became when you first Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -I :e JJ -I "' m J> 0 ;:s: 0 "' -I J: rn c 2 Pl

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Ill z .J (/) ::c I-I&. 0 0 c( m la.I .... a: ;: .... 0 z 0 0 ,. .;-. ,_ .c ..... WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be.filled out as as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary w ill not be paid until receipt of a d report.) Name of P. 0. Address Date Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast4 J..and, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) -Ques. 1 Name all

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: .( %__ ... Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: 0 '""""L.44.. a4 4-,Ylrfl ......, 6 '. ..... Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species Ques. any storm tides occur this Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? --Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was 'there any egging done? ___at Ques 9 If so, by whom? -- t l Ques. 10 there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first .. ,,. became wa'.rden 7' A ?< Ques. 12 any spec,zes decreas in numbers? If so, name them t;:"= .. 0 0 2 0 -I :e ::u -I l'1 m ):> 0 0 "I -I :I UI !: 2 l'1

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l&I z ::i en :c I-i.. 0 lil:: 0 c( m l&I I-II 3 l o z 0 a Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. s ending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what specie ndparticular locality each note refers, of numbers should deal with each species separately and conservative in tone.

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. 'O Ill z :i (/) l: ..... IL 0 0 c( m Ill t-a: t-0 z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name of Warden dtvn..r;bt.4 /]p... Address 1 ,t 1 P. 0. g77JJ.1Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected: / /jyf{_;u: Jirik; /;j;;JL

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Yr Mn..jk Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young reared this Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year?_,,"",_&._. L---Ques 6 I f storm tides occurred, when ? > Ques. 7 birds were disturbed A. Ques. 8 Was there any egging Ques.: 9 I .f so, by whom Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the numb .er of birds this year? J A&--: -Ques. 11 Are there birds now than when you first be came den ? Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them 0 0 2 0 -I :u -I l'1 m )lo 0 0 ... -I ::t (/) !: 2 l'1

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l&I z :i (/) J: t-i.. 0 0 ID l&I t-a: ;= t o z 0 0 Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any in order to secure better suggestions you have to of fer protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it an particular locality clear to what species d each note ref ers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE /;4

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Ill z ..J (/) J: ..... ... 0 :s:: 0 C( m Ill la: l o z .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a report.) Name of Warden !! _.._____ __ P. 0. Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) /Jn. $t cfak.e_

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species. : reared this year ___ Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ? _kuJ_ Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, when? Ques. 7 If birds did they lay again? __ .c Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? )Ve) Ques. 9 If so, by whom ? ______ Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? .. Ques. 12 ls any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -I :E lJ -I l'1 OJ )lo 0 0 .,, -I I: UI !:: 2 l'1

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LI.I z :i Ill :c ti&. 0 :ii:: 0 C( m LI.I t-a: t o z 0 0 Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE YnA {i-0 )UWL /,ve J f '1vv fl;U lU.tA-L o:f tir;4-JJ.-na..-C( Jf ;J-o b

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Ill z .J (/) :I .... ... 0 0 c( m Ill ... a: 3: ... 0 z 0 Q WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT NOTE-(This report should. be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name of Warden P o. Addres_ s v Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 species of

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Ques. 2 species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ?__M Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again. Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? Ques .. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any increase in this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became wa.rden ? Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 :z 0 -I :e ll -I l'1 m )> 0 0 "' -I ::c Ul !: :z l'1

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l&I z :i (/) I: t.... 0 :.::: (,) c( ID l&I t-a: 3: t o z 0 0 Give below any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better NOTE. In in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE I

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Ill z :::; (/) :c I... 0 :.:: u c( m Ill la: l o z 0 0 .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name o f War de P. 0. Date Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) ___z_J;--=--'.1 Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected: ,.. rl.NY?..1. e ./ V' V"' Wruu J.""' Uo..v,-1 C/'a,, 'p ,,. i./ ../ (! t>-tO t, J /.,w -t.-,...

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/Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, .1roc> each species: Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year fll 1 Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ?_)1AJ __ Ques. 6 If storm t .ides occurred, Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? __ Ques :: : 9 If so, .by whom ? ___ r 10. Was there any increase in the 'of birds Ques. this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first be came wa'.r"d en ? Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them 0 0 2 0 -i :e II :::j l'I m J:> 0 0 "I -i :c (/) r2 l'I

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II.I z :i UI J: I-LL. 0 0 c( ID II.I 1-([ ;= b z 0 0 Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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w z .J (/) :c 1-IL 0 0 c m w .... a: .... 0 z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly a s possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name of Warde P 0. Address J1i Date {,jlrj/'f Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) ClvtL0 Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: <1UJ; /U-O tuo {I) 0 Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: -----Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species ... ,,: + vC> (ci Lj. reared this year Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? JfJo Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? __ Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging _____ Ques, : 9 : .IJ so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warderi?' Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -I :s: JJ -I l'1 m J:io 0 0 .... -I :t en !:: 2 "'

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.. Ill z :i (/) :c i... 0 ::.::: 0 c( m Ill a: 3 0 z 0 0 .. Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone.

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Ill z :::i !!! ::c .... I&. 0 0 c( m Ill I-II l o z 0 c WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT NOTE-(This report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) vi,M

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: L LLZ!&,,., Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young o f each species Cl _La_ reared this year Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year?_-__ Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when?_---__ Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again? Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? __ Que s. 9 I f so, by whom ?---------r---------Ques. 10 Was thereany increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first warden? _______________ ., 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them 0 0 2 0 -i lJ -i l'1 m ,. 0 0 "' -i ::c en !:: 2 l'1

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... z ..I I/) I: 1-IA. 0 :ir.: 0 "' ID Ill ... a: ... 0 z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected: uJ / .. ..

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: .) 0 .tte( /trr-o. Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? Ques. 6 tz;;7u }'< 1-VLm 'lnc:v; If storm tides occurred, when? ()__ Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay Ques. 8 Was there any egging Ques. 9 If so, by Ques. 10 Was there any i ncr ease in the number of birds this year ? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them \ c 0 2 0 -I :E JI -I l'1 m J> 0 ,. 0 ... -I :I (/) r 2 l'1

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la.I z .J (/) :c I-Li.. I 0 ::.::: 0 c( .ID la.I l-a: l o z 0 c Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to o f fer i'n order to secure better p rotection for the birds. .. s ending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE /M.C""'-' / t?-::> .ffe-f r -CZ.'-ti n,/ """ d,, fie ziJ'<::>e

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Ill z .J (/) I: .... ... 0 :ii: 0 cs: m WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt -0f a detailed report.) Ill a:. 0 z 0 0 Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 Name al 1 s pee i es of birds you pro

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: .2.. .. Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: ':' I Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this :T Ques. Did any storm tides occur this Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? ..... Ques : If so,, by whom? ; ; Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first Ques. 12. Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them .e L.. 7 ..,, \ .. 0 0 2 0 -I :e lJ -t l'1 m J> 0 0 .., -I I: (/I !: 2 l'1

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Ill z ::i (/) I: 1-lr.. 0 0 er: m Ill la: l o z 0 0 .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name of Warden
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.. Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year e& .z 1f ---w c 0 2 0 -i Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ?--1f.e::> :e ll -i Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? "' m J> 0 Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?__:_ ,. 2t-A 0 "'I Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? -i :I Ques. 9 If by whom? (/) so, c 2 "' Ques. lQ Was there any increase in 1.he number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them

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l&I z :J (/) I: I-I&. 0 x 0 c( m l&I l-a: 3: l o z 0 a Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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Ill z .J (/) :::c I-0 ll::: 0 C( m .... la: 3 l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) p O. Address _____ F l a....;. ___________ Date July, 9,1919 Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) earwater Rookeries: ( WM ch consiats_of Lake---13.ow.din-and--.Holmes Pond) Ques. 1 Name all spe.cies of birds you protected: ood Duck : Am.. /Ei,ret: L Blue'1leron : Water Turke ; Red l in a; Boat Tailed Grackle; White"'fbiBJ .L nard Heron; Fla. vorm.Q,f1,u:it Fla. Gallinule,, .Pu.rple Ga.llinulet Least Bittern --

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: See bottom of next page. Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Average of four eggs to Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year _Average of three young to each pair._o ___ Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? None Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? ********* ----Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? 0 E Ques. 9 If so, by whom ? ************** Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year ? ---'Y=-e=-s=-_____________________ _:___ Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them 0 0 2 0 -I ll -I l'1 m ,. 0 ,. 0 .... -I :I (/) !: 2 l'1

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w z ::i (/) I: I-i.. 0 o m w l-a: 3 l o z 0 0 Give reason for decrease _________________ Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. NOTE-In sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE nood Duck "4merica.n l?lgret Egret_ .Ala.rds Heron Lake Bowdin .Pairs 4 20 v{;a. 150 vtittle B1ue Heron _____ 150 e.<(reen Heron __ 12 ...B{C.Night Heron 50 ?-tar Turkey 30 ..-f.'lorida Cormorant Fla.. Gallinule Purple Gallinule Florida Red Wings Boat Tailed Grackles Lea.st vfihi te Ibis 60 10 1000 HOLMES POND Pairs 3 6 2 16 150 100 ae 60 60 50 10 10 80 80 6 1500

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... z ..J I/) :I: .... 0 0 "' m .., I-.. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT NOTE-(This report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name of Date July, 1919 l o z 0 0 Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Cit Rookeries -----Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected: Snc::!.lfgret, La."1feron. Little"1fl.ue Heron, Green..-He..ron "a ter 'l'ur k .ey, and Y. C .4ight-Heron.

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: 130 frs Am;rican/l.:..gr&t 40 Prs o 4.owy Egret; 300 Pr La':(Qeron; 150 Prs Herons ; Green Heron; 8 Prs ater Turke 30 Prs 0ellow Crowned Night Heron Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: __ r of each s ecies Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year _ay_exag.a_o.f to each-pair, each s.peceac 0 Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? None Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? ******* Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? None Ques. 9 If so, by whom? ************ Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? __ Y e fl __________ Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them All species seem to be on the increase. :z 0 -! ll -! l'1 m J> 0 0 "II -! ::c UI !: :z l'1

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3 0 z Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE Located one other Rookery in this section, but did not get to visit it 0 untill everything had hatched and could not make a very accurate estimate 0 of the birds, but believe there was at least 150 prs of tke two Egrets there besides the small Heronio Will watch it regularily next year and make an accurate counto

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... z ..J (/) I: .... ... 0 :.:: 0 c m Ill la: l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name Date 7-8 f tj/j'. Area Prcftected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast the area, name of Islands, etc.) of birds you protected:

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, '.._p ?11 / each species: Bp--ol'r IP,er. : : Qu e s 4 Approximate numbe r of young of each species reared this year .J: Ji ( Y"':hi, Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ? __ Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, when? Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? Ques,.: : 9:. If so, by whom? I I Ques. lQ Was there any increase in the number of birds this ? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became wa :rd'en? 7 species decreasing in numbers? If Ques. 12 Is any so, name them 0 0 2 0 -I :e ]J -I l'1 m )> 0 0 .., -I J: UI !: 2 l'1

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Id z ::; (/) J: I-i.. 0 0 ct ID Id I-II 3: l o z 0 0 Give reason for decrease __________________ Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. NOTE-In sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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... z .J (/) I: .... ... 0 :3' 0 c( m ... la: l o z 0 0 .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report. ) Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) 0-A/t &.. et4J SU /"-' Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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Ill z ::i en J: I-I&. 0 0 c( m Ill la: l o z 0 0 Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. LETTER HERE

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Ill z .J (/) :i:: ..... ... 0 le: 0 c m Ill la: 3: l o z 0 Q WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Datfi t /fl/ Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Ques Name all of birds_ you protected: .,.__'/"..,,

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate of young of each species reared this year Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ? _;ifa.: Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done ?1/lJU... Ques. 9 If so, by whom? xx Ques. 10 Was there any i ncr ease in the number of birds th i s y ear ? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became. warden? f Ques. 12 ls any species ecreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -i ]J -i l'1 IJI Ji. 0 0 "II -i :I (/) !: 2 l'1

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... z ..J I/) J: I-i.. 0 :.:: 0 c m Ill la: l o z 0 c .. 1" WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Date Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands just the area, name of Islands, etc.) 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? .J& Ques. 9 I f so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any i ncrease in the number o f birds this year ? ___________________ Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first be came ward en ? -------------''----------Ii Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them !: 2 l"I

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LI.I z :i (/) :c ... .... 0 :.::: 0 c( ID LI.I ... a: ... 0 z 0 0 Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone /

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Ill z -I Ill ::c l-a.. 0 (.) C( m LI.I l-a: l o z 0 0 .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT NOTE-(This report should be filled out as promptly as the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name of Warden_a4 _____ P. 0. Date Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) /.tJ 0 aUeA Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: d:iu Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year __ Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? __ Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? '/LoiQues, 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -I :0 :j Pl m J:i> 0 ,. 0 .., -I J: (/) I 2 Pl

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II.I z ..J (/) :I I-i.. 0 0 c:( ID II.I I-II l o z 0 0 Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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Ill z :J (/) I: 1-IL 0 0 c( m Id la: l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be.paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Mud Lum s at Mouth of Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you yrotected: v' / v"' Grey Gulls, \-

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: v ............ 15000 large grey Gulla, 100 Black head gulls, Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Pelicans 45000 -Large grey g41.lls Blachhead Gulls MO= 50 Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year 3500 Pelicans,30 large gulls 30 blackhead gulls Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? no Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? none Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again ? YSB Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? no Ques. 9 If so, by whom? none Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? ea Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? ____ _.,__,._e-=e _______________ Ques. 12 ls any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them Gulla having changed thier breeding ground cannot say definately what difference there is, 0 0 2 O -I :u ::j l'1 m )o 0 0 "I -I ::c fl) c 2 l'1

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(/) :I 1-.... 0 :.::: 0 cl m l&I l-a: l o z 0 0 Give reason for decrease so m an y peJica.ns take n p o s s'eesion of the mud lumps caused the Gull to move thier breeding ground several miles eastward,outs de m y territory. cannot make exact estimate, Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. s ending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE Gentlemen, As explained in above answers the increase in pelicans crowding the gulls away from thier a ccustomed breeding ground to a territorydiatant from Pass a Loutre, I am unable to make a survey of thier new breeding grounds in noting birds op,/ the wing have reason to believe there is considerable increase in the gulls, will take up with you for next season the feasabillity of covering more territory including the new nesting grounds, Yours Truly,

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Ill z ... (/) I: I-I&. 0 .. .. .. WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) P. 0. 0 < m Id la:: l o z 0 0 Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) rotected:

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 4 Approximat<1 numbers o each sped es reared this --Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ? _J&o Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there an egging done? 7 Que.s. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any a this year? {/ Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became wi:irden? Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbe_rs? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -I ll -I l!1 m ):> 0 0 "' -I J: (/) !:: 2 l"I

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L&I z :::i IJ) :I I-I&. 0 0 c( m L&I l-a: 3: l o z 0 0 Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. NOTE-In sendi,ng in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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Ill z .J I/) ::r: 1-... 0 :.:: 0 c( m Ill la: l o z 0 Q WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT I 1 I Cf NOTE-(This report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) kc'" Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you prote..c.te.d:

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.. Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this / I) /-?-) ){d_L /IP h=.__df_b;A_) r JJ.?a.g ll ;u-o) d/d JCf C.0ez-.. 17 n) Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? h4r -----Ques. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first Ques. 12 ls any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them /lUJ1U ,,&Mdrw-=f 0 0 2 0 -I :u -I "' ID ):t' 0 0 "II -I J: (/) !:: 2 "'

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... z :i en J: I-I&. 0 0 ct m ... l a: l o z 0 a Give reason for decrease __________________ G ive below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. N OTE -In s ending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal w ith each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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Ill z ..J UI x I-I&. 0 :.:: (.) c ID Ill la: l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Date Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.)

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2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: r%L4 fjZt?hth knA. /tJ .r2s 2M_ /V_.(,I{{.,. "'---1 I (p "'-Z) I /F .tn f,uu;t= V.MAU z.r. t1 7 .2ttt.. f'J& Ques. 6 I f storm tides occurred, when? -Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? Lio ----Ques. 9 If so, by whom? Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first be came ward en ? ..... ......__-=--------------Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -I :e lJ -I l'I ID )> 0 ,. 0 .., -I :t (/) ,.. 2 l"I

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Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. s ending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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Ill z ::i I/) :I: .... "" 0 :ii: (,) c( m ... lWARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a report.) a:: 3: Date Anguet ,] 4th.,1919 l o z 0 0 Area (If Reservation, statename; if Is lands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc.) Big Eaa_t.,rB-y-500,aaree :tJtrs,30 ,aorta,_ Sa dlump wsat of Station,2,aore Ques. 1 all species of birds you protected: .Q3sters ketabers,Dowitahee,Rohbinenip,Curleww,Beatlehead plover,

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Blaokhead gu]le, meny M .turne,about 800,Marsh he a meny,l4, BJ s.okski mme rs from i _.t..._.oJ.._8,_,___...h....,u ..... n...,d ... Ques. 3 Approximate number of eggs laid, each species: bout M Marl!Sh hens meny ,_M, Bleoksk1muere,from 4 to 6 hundre Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared this year _ve:rs _fiew, c 0 2 ----0 -I Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year ? .y_e_ s ::u -I Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? June 2_7&28th l'1 m ):o Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ a f i W O ,. 0 Ques. 8 Was there egging done? no any "" -I ::c Ques 9 I f so, by_ whom? BO one (/) c 2 l'1 Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number of birds this y ear? vecy ]1ttle, Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became warden? ...__ e ____________________ Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in 'numbers? If so, name them 11 are inor a sing,

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Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. s ending in reports Or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE Last winte r S t orms washed aw y t h b e a h where t h e illet e & Oy ter ketcher 1 yed their Eggs ,and t hey moved fartaer up th bea h 1 ould o t !id their est, but 1 !id 2 !lo ks, o e o f l i ,& on e o f 20,young o nes,flyi g aro d & e o g 07ater ketohere,1 h v e seen a fiew B -R-G, no t o ver Aloo, and 1 dont thi k 1 h aTe see o ver 3 o o r 4o y oung t uraa, 1 h a v right m y oung marsh h s th t sand lump to th westward of the S t atio ,where the bla k ski ers,layed, waeh e d a way in.the JUJ2e S t orm, & w a shed so low that the skimme r s did not lay o n it any more,evary high t i aove r e d 1t, !,had the b est pra speat first or the season f o r a big of bir de 1 eTer o u l d the & a g out t o sea by b ehele,1t wae awful t o l ook at, end the washe d way beaeh so low that no b irds can lay it, 1 all o! the g ulls & turns ,went to t h e Big & Little Earsters, t o lay, The b readi ng sea s o n is over,here, I,d ont think we can make any inprov ment in our l aws, R speotifully y ours J.R.A drews

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Ill z :i Ill ::c ... 0 ::ii:: 0 C( m Ill la: l o z 0 c WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT NOTE-(This report should be f illed out as promptly a s possible after the close of the breeding season. S alary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Name o f Warden __ P. 0. Address Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, etc. ) Ques. 1 Name all species of birds you protected:

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Ques. 2 Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: Ques. 3 Approxi m ate number of eggs laid, each species: l : : Qu es. 4 Approximate n umb ers o f young o f each species t1 / /. reared th i s year 0 0 0 0 0 __ Lj-_pf2_,_ Ques. 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? )<___ Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? x Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again? _X-..._ c 0 2 0 -I lJ -I l'I m ,.. 0 0 .... Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? 3 Ques,,. 9 If S ()I by whom? .. Ques. 10 Was there any increase in the number 'of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first became Ques. 12 ls any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them __ I: (/) I"" z l'I

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en :I I-i.. 0 0 C( .ID Iii la: ;: l o z 0 a Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better p rotection for the birds. s ending in reports or notes be sure to make it ,. clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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... z .J U) J: .... 0 ::ii:: 0 c m .... la: ;: l o z 0 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) Date Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Is lands of Islands, etc.) Ques. 1 of birds ou protected:

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Approximate number of OLD birds, each species: I Ques. 4 Approximate numbers of young of each species reared thi: year r7 ---f al!l_ r ,,_,.,,, -.----Ques 5 Did any storm tides occur this year? Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, when? (/ Ques. 7 I f birds were disturbed did they lay again?_ Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? v Ques,., 9 If so, by whom? I lo Ques. Was there any increase in the number of birds this year? Ques. 11 Are there more birds now than when you first be came ward en ? _______ Ques. 12 Is any species decreasing in numbers? If so, name them c 0 2 0 -i :e ::0 :j l'I m )lo 0 ,. 0 .., -i :I (/I ,.. 2 l'1

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I -(/) J: I-i.. 0 :ii:: 0 c( ID LI.I l-o: 3: l o z 0 0 Give reason for Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. sending in reports or notes be sure to make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE L -UV--1"--LJu_,c_ ""'v-dt-(..... ,J 4 &;; r I

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... z .J Ill ::c ... II.. 0 WARDEN'S ANNUAL REPORT report should be filled out as promptly as possible after the close of the breeding season. Salary will not be paid until receipt of a detailed report.) P. 0 u er: m ... la: l o z 0 0 Area Protected (If Reservation, state name; if Islands or Coast Land, state just the area, name of Islands, -etc.) birds you protected:

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Ques. number of eggs laid, each species: Ques. 6 If storm tides occurred, c 0 2 0 -I lJ -I l'1 m Jo 0 Ques. 7 If birds were disturbed did they lay again? ___ ..__... Ques. 8 Was there any egging done? ___ Ques. 9 If so, by. whom ? ___ ___ _c__ _________ Ques. 10 Was o f birds Ques. now than you first became warden? name them 0 "II -I :I (/) c 2 l'1

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w z :::i I/) I: I-LL. 0 0 c( m w l-o: l o z 0 0 Give reason for decrease Give below any additional notes of interest or any suggestions you have to of fer in order to secure better protection for the birds. NOTE-In sending in reports or notes b e sure'to. make it clear to what species and particular locality each note refers; estimates of numbers should deal with each species separately and should be conservative in tone. WRITE YOUR LETTER HERE

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F orm Bi-303 / NOV.'t01 r: U ITED ST .TES DE P R T E T OF AGi.t Ul-TURE: I 1 ElURl!A U O F !310 L Ot;ilC A S lffiV E Y WA$1 fl GT D. C .MON T HLY HEPORT OF ONI'rED STATES DEPU T Y GAMti: WARDE N Place, .... 0 .9.!.K ..... --Chi ef, Bi ologic a l Surv ey W a s hington, D c Siri I l1e rewi t h s ubmi t the f o l lowing repor t o f activities for t he m o n t h of Unite d S tate s Deputy Game Warde n : a Left A lva Fla. on arch 25 .1920 to work on egret protecti n---bf-B .J. ,i,ge.nt. ... &: .... U .S..G-.ame .. ... I .. d at Corkscrew rookery on the 26 with y horse wagon and s r>0nf -t.iie.. a ii-y.. 1nrh"e ... .. n0s"t:Tng------.. ----pJ..ac.e..-:r..-.s.al'l ... .l t.s. ... .af.. .. w .at..e.r. .... .... w. .Q!l. .... __ h er o ns only 3 E rets, on the 28 I walked and boged across the s-w-amp---ab&lit..---3 l l.S ---l i+ly ... ...s aw ... _:4... e gr..e.t.s. ... .on. ... t.h.e 2.9 ..... 3 Q .. and.._3 I.-;.l --wor ked north w t fron ca p and I found 17 Egrets a l l in f'iiIY:'p!'UrAEr -r ... ... 0 .. .. young" t r trd'S'"'";'"'a:mi .. f= .. ne et-ab-ut-.. -o.n.e.-.ai.la .... no.r.:t.b.. o .r. .... tM ... .... .t.J?. .... l. ... .. ... .... I._ .. ..... ....... trying to locat e other birds and nests, the birds are feeding e"aS"t--a-nttwEJ'St"f'Ira .. aG:P-e"B&S.t.8.. ---... I .. .. .. ffiah...---bi-Paa. .. bu.t.. .s.aw... e .... a.r:id .... le.f.t .. ;y,e.r.J .... quic k.l.J ., ...... thi.e. ... Jl.afL .. o n._the ... 3.I ..... ...... day f aarch. Stat es Deputy Game Warden. Rt!i"Or1T MUST oc: c.1cir e:o ANO MAILED T O BumzAu O N THE 1. A S T CAY OF E A C H MONTH. 'JJ RPtZN' O OUAR'T'ERl.V G LARY CHECl- ..., ---.,. .. -- Respectfully, .... ... United States Deputy NOTE,-THJlll R!!'.PORT MUIGT D!! "'IGNED /\ND MAJ o To Elunc:l\u ON n 1r: t..AGT D A V OF EACH MONTH. WAl'!Dt!N'O QU.'l.RT!!:Rl..Y Cl' .nv CHE:Cl
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Form BI-119. March, 1920. UNITED STATE S DEPARTMEN T OF AGRICULTURE BUREA U O F BIOLOGICAL SURVEY WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES Samuel T hompson --------------------------c"N ----------------------(Addre s s for succeeding week.) Period from _____ _____________________ ------------------to _______ __ J-1ar_ch __ 2 7 ____ _________________ ___________ 19 0 DATE AND LOCALITY. Sunday _. __________ -Monday _________ --Tuesday----------- Wednesday ___ _____ Thursday ------------Friday ___ ? .... REMARKS: OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Left Ft. Myers e n route t o !i!um .Bird ,roQker y 45 miles in the interior camped e n route miles out. Broke camp about 6:30 drove t o Rookery there at noon Had dinner went into swamp to and found had been shot. Returned to camp about 7: 30. To be prepar e d a nd mailed t o the Bureau p rompUy at end or each week. 1-3001

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Form BI-119., March, 1920. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY WEEK.LY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES Samuel H Thompson Ft.Myers, Florida. --------------------------('N --------------------. Period from ______________________________ to _________________ 19 2 0 DATE AND LOCALITY. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunday ___ Left camp 6:00 and went to Tippens Pens crossing found John Tucker telephone poles. He had not seen any one cross the slew there. I went back to there at noon and in a few minutes Capt. Pacetti arrived with Frank Carson from Et.Myers. After dinner we went and arrested J A.Johnson and took him to town and put him in jail. Monday_7 __ Vient to W.O.Sheppa.rds office with Capt. Pa cetti and Jopnson's trial was set for the 30th. Stayed in town a11 that day Tuesday 30 -------------Awaited to attend Johnson's Had plead guilty could not bond and was place d in county jail. Wednesday __ No conveyance to ge t back to camp. Stayed in .M,y'ers an day with Capt Pacetti information and other men started out. Thursday __ Stayed in Myers helping Capt. Pacetti get other started. Friday ______ ? ________ Left Ft.Myers and went to camp arrived there and attar other rookeries in Ocoloway coooher slew Saturday ___ _______ Left camp in and went to Youmon' s camp. Conferred With REMARKS: him in at tl;jat time to Rewis and what he was and where he \Vas All the time I was away from my camp, I had a Seminole Indian for me locating birds and camps of hunters. To b e pr e par e d and mailed to the Bur ea u promptly at end or each w eek. 8-3001

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Form Bl-119. March, 1920. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES Samuel H Thompson --------_ Jtl! .s. ---------------------. -----------------(N -------------------------. (Addres s for s ucceeding week. ) Period from ------------__ ----_ _____ to _________ 4 D.ri;).. __ _l._ Q ___ --------------------------, 19 DATE AND LOCALI'l'Y. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Left my camp and Sunday ____ _____ /Rode o ver sdide 9f the slew to east crossed slew and :a: returned on the other side about 2 4 miles. Seen quite a few birds. Monday ____ !? _________ R ode Horseback the woods to lower ford on slew, corssed over and went bac k to camp a t T i ppens pens. Tuesday 6 Broke camp an d went to Immokaler horse f e ed and left there en route to Eddy, Fla. at Eddy about 5:30. Made camp a nd stayed there that Wednesday !________ Left Eddy Rode the woods out in tha t section and found of R o d e the woods in Hilliard' s section and seen a few a nd thousand s of other bird s and Rode over willow section a n d found some feedint; in t ha t section; also located place. Left t his sectio n and went tc Alva there 6: 3 0 P.M I REMARKS: To be prepared and mailed the Bureau promptly at end or each week. B-3001

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Form. Bl-119. March, 1920. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES __________________________________ (Na mo.) -----------_ f.. t_,_ ... -------------------------(Address for succeeding week. ) Period from _____________________ 0 _______ ------------to ____________________ __________ -----------, 19 20 DATE AND LOCALITY. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunday __ __________ Lef t Alva went t o for Roo ke r y Wit h Bob Murphy. Returned a noon Left Alva w ent to1s tI11 Lake and 12 mile slew. Found l ots of birds bu t no egrets. 12 Lef t twelve mile slew and rode out the country between there Monday ______________ and Ft.My-ers and arrived at Ft.Myer s ab o u t 11 : 30 in afternoon Seen lots of herons, IE.1!!._and Cranes but no egrets. --Tuesday -------Left town and went to Q.crkscrew marsh; found about 20 esrets in marsh but did not locate Rooke place. Returned to Ft. Myers that night .. Wednesday ____ ___ Went to slew followed it in to twelve mile slew about 8 miles found but no egrets. Thursday 15 Followed down twelve mile slew to Ocoloway Coochie slew about ------------14 miles. Found some birds (egrets) -Friday _______ J._ 6 ______ Yent from Dog Island to Willow Crossing on Ocoloway Coochee sle w and seen a g ood ma;y Saturday ___ ______ Left Oooloway Coochee and wv1nt all Ft.Simmons Cypress country. lots of herons but no egrets. REMARKS:A P..a.l't of this travel was made with car but most of i t on horse-back. To b e pr e pared a n d mailed to the Bureau prompUy at end of each w eek. 1-3001

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Form Bl-119. March, 1920. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BUREAU OF BIOL.:OGICAL SURVEY WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES Samuel H Thompson Ft. Myers Florida. ------------------------cN --------------------------------______ -------------Period from ______________________________ to _______________ ___ 19 2 O DATE AND LOCALITY. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunda y ___ _________ Left Head of River at Rode out the territory between there and Hendry Creek through six-mile cypress. Went to Monday __ __ _____ Tuesday 20 -------------Wednesday ___ ? l Thursday __ _____ 23 Friday _________ _____ all the lakes in six-mile cypress and found l ots of Ibis and Wood ducks ___... Went the Punta Rossa section. .ll.I'Ound the slew and found lots of blues. No Returned Ft. Myers Left Myers on morning train went to Punto Gordo to see :Mr. Carri in to protecting cypress as the lands to him Returned to Myers on night train. Stayed in Ft.Myers information as to location of different hunters and for Brevis to come in from woods With Capt. Pacetti in and around Ft. Myers outlining further methods of.protection and getting tab on Johnson s family and association. Put in the day team loaded and ready to go 'tack to Rookery and answering correspondence. Saturday_ __ Started team out and went to East Ft and conferred with 1 parties out there in regard to shooting on the river. REMARKS: To be prepared and mailed to the Bureau promptly at end or each week. B-3001 er

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Form Bl-119. M a r ch, 1920. UNITED STATES DEPARTJVIENT OF AGRICULTURE BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES Sanru.el H Thompson Ft. Myers Fla. --------------------------------------------------------. (Na m e ) Period from ------------______________ to _________________________________ 1 9 2 0 DATE AND LOCALITY. 25 Sunday-------------OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Went to More Haven with Capt Pacett i Returned that night. ... \. .. 26 Left for woods went to Alva, left Ft.11Wer in Mond a y ___ _____ ______ at Alva that afternoon. Tuesday 27 Wednesd a y ___ ___ Thursday ____ Friday ______ _Q. Saturday Left Alva en route to Eddy; arriv ed at Eddy at 7 : 30 P.M. Stayed there an Seen Mr. Roberson and had a talk with him about the Rookery near there. He said no birds rooked there this season. Left Eddy and rode out the willow section; went to Island Rookery and found that the birds were quiet and the young all right. returned to Eddy that night. Left Eddy. Went to Devils' Den Rookery Found were quiet and ffii'e: ...........__ Left Devil' s Den. Went to Imokaler. Arrived I mokaler noon Afternoo n left Immokaler and went to Tip:pern pens on the Daombws c oocher slew where I stayed all night. Left Tippern pens in Went down slew l ooked o ver Ft. Rookery Seen er;rets did n o t find their ne St"""' weiit""baC'kto Tippern pens there ab .out 6 P M REMARKS: The 4 had returned after this Rook had been shot by Johnson To be prepared and mailed to the Bureau promptly at end or each week. 8-3001

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. DATE AND LOCALITY. ,. OF AGRICULTURE OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunday ___________ 2__ Left Tippins Pens in route to Ea.st Crossing. Looked over Monday ___________ 3 __ Tuesday __________ 4 __ Wednesday ___ ____ 5 Thursday _________ 6 __ Friday ____________ 7 __ Saturday __________ a __ REMARKS: different lakes and -swamps and arrived at East Crossing 6.30. Found lots of ducks and herons -Left East Crossing, went to Ca.rsons Ranch. Arrived Ca.rsons Ranch 10.00 P.M. at night, found a few blue herons nest on this route. Left CEU'sons Ranch. Rode ov.er section kncmn as Kissimmee Billies swamp. Returned to Carsans Ranch 5.00 P.M. Left Ca.rsons Ranch looked over germ swamp section returned to ranch about 6.30 P .M. Left Carsons went to Tippins Looked over Ft. Simon Drum Rookery. Returned to Ramh 7.oo 'p. Went With Carson in car. Left Ranch went to Devils Den, found Rookery all right. ReturnSd to Ramh about 5.oo P.M. Left Ranch, went to Pole Crossing. Rode out tht Territory around the Trailway section and back by Leaming Oak over to Carsons returning at 7.oo P.M. During the time I was at Carsons Ranah the horse flies were so bad that I had to keep rey horse in a screened stall am this was the only available place, in reach of my work. T o be prepar e d and mailed to t h e Bureau promptly at end or each week. 1-3001

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, ,,. i Form Bl-119. March, 1920. UNITED STATES DEPAR T ME;NT OF AGRICULTURE I ;;. BUREAU O F BIOLOGfCAL SURVEY ,. WEEKLY tfiNERARY Al\10 REPORT OF .ACTIVITIFS / l _____________ J3S!.tnUe.l_Ji.__ _______________________ : (Name.) Period from ________ Mey __ ___ to __ __________ _______ 19 20 DATE AND LOCALITY. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunday _. _______ ___ Left Ca.raons Ranch wen t over to Geo. Hendry Hamnooh and looked over that section. Found some herons. Returning to Ranah 6.30 P.M. Monday _______ l.0 ___ Left Ranch went to Ea.st Crossing and dawn to the Hinson Trail. Rocfe au t that section and back to Ranch at P.M. Tuesday _______ ll ___ Left Ranch with Carson in car. Went to Tippins Pens and a.round to Johnsons place up the slew to Devils Den over to Imnokalee, back to Ranch Wednesday _____ J,2 ___ 7.30 M Carson Died, fell Dead with heart failure. Had to st with him a.ll day until dead wagon came fr om ltY'er s to get him, 5.oo P.M. Thlli1!day ______ la ___ Left Ranch went to Tippins Pens Arrived 12.00 M Left Tippins Pens l.30 P M went to Youmons arriving 7.30 P.M. Friday _______ .. l.4.. __ Left Youmons camp, went to Devils Den across Allen Prairie back to Yownons oamp. Looked over Devils Den Rookery fOllnd it undisburbed, baok to oamp about G.oo P.M. Saturday _______ 15 ___ Left camp en route to Ft. 1.tVers via stayed at shack near Race Pond that night. Arrived at shack 9 .30 P M REMARKS: I found al>out 20 egrets feeding in marsh but did not find rook. / To b e pr epar ed and m ailed to t he Bur e au promptly at end of each w eek. 8-3001

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Form Bl-119. March, 1920. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE .. BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES _______ __ ..Sa.lIUS.1._H... __ __________________________ _________ Ft .... JJZy.era..-.. F..l.a..---------------------------------(Name.) (Address f or s ucceeding week.) Period from ___________________ ----------------to ______________________ 22 ... _________________________ 1 1 9 20 DATE AND LOCALITY. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunda y _________ lo ___ Left ab.a.ck 7.30 .A. M for Ft. Myers, arrived at Ft. ?eyers about 3.00 P.M Dista.me 25 miles. Monday _______ J. 7. ___ Left home went up town, met Capt. Pacetti. over Ollr work am arranged for investigating trip to Rookeries. Tuesday ______ _, .18 ___ Put in getting ready for trip, loading wagon and arranging other matters pertaining to our wcrk. _____ .19 ___ Left town in eompa.ny with Capt. Pacetti en route to Rookeries. Camped Twelve Mile; Slew first night, a.bout 25 ar 30 mile a rut Thursday ---. .20. -Left oam.p 7 .30 A.M went southeast arrived at Dog Island Rook at noon, looked it over, left there en route to eddy, fOUllli Birds in good condition. Arrived eddy 6.30 P.M. (made eamp) Friday _________ ..21___ Left eddy 7 .oo A.M Arrived Devils Den RooJt 11 00 A.M., looked over Rook, fou.nd lots of birds of all kinds including a g_oodly .,,,. ll'?-Illber of egrets, all in gp,od shape. Camped Leameny Oak seetion 7.30 P. M Saturday _______ ..22_ Left Lea.many Oak s eotion 7 .30 A.M en route to Rocky Lake. M3t Kelltim party arrived at Lake about 10.30. :round young game am Sand Hill Cranes en route. Afternoon rode over to old Rook Mc Swain Lake. REMARKS: Up to this date we had seen lots of various birds and young game umnolested by hunters. To be prepared and mailed to the Bureau promptly at end or each week. 8-3001

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I Form Bl-119. March, 1920. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BUREA U OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES .. H.a. __ ______________________ (N a me ) ------__ Ft. .... _.JCp:er .s .... _n.a.. ----------------------------(Address for succeeding week. ) Period from ____ _________ Mey __ .2.3+ --------. -------------to ------------M.atf--29th--------------------i 19 20 DATE AND LOCALITY. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunday ________ ?_3 ____ Left Rock Lake a.oo A.M., went to old Rook, :fOUlld nothing. Went by Dinner Island, arrived at Gus Williaes noon, left there, afternoon went to Willow Crossing section on Oscoloway Coocher, made camp. Monday ________ ___ Left Willqw Oro ssing section enrout.eto Labell, arrived Labell about 10.0 0 A M Had dinner then left there l.OO P.M .Arrived Ft. a bout 3.30 P.M Tuesday ---Pu.t in day making reports am conferring with different p eople :fro m out of Town places gat h e r ing information as to Hunters. Wednesday _____ 2.6 ____ Left home B.OO A. went to city dock. Look over shows specima.n to see what new stuff he had,found. nothing. \ Thursday ______ 2"/ ____ Left home 6.oo M went to Labelle, conferred with "Mayor Carlton and chief of police in regards to parties wanting to shoot Willow Crossing rook. Returned home 7.30 P.M Friday _________ 2B. ___ Went to Whiske y Creek to see about duck shooters, fou.nd only a bunch of boys, but. no guns. Loolced over Dr. Miles rookery, :found lot of herons. Saturday ______ .29 ____ Forenoon went to Six Mile Cypress to see about sawmill hand shooting all kind of birds, l:ut could not get a:ny evidence. Afternoon arranged to leave for .Dog Island rookeries. REMARKS: T o b e p re pared and mailed to the Bureau promptly at end or each week. 1-3001

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Form Bl-119. March, 1920. I I l I UNIT.ED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE I BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY I WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIES __ HA __ _______________________ ___ __ .F:t .... 14Y.er..s_, __ (Na m e.) (Addre ss for s ucce eding w eek. ) Period from ____________ _______________ ________ t o _____________ June __ 5,_ ___________ ________ ____________ H. DATE AND LOCALITY. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunday ________ .____ Forenoon went Miller Farm am looked aver the Penta Rossa section. 2:30 P.M left for Labelle, ready to leave for interior sections M ondavr. Monday ________ 3.1 ___ Left Labelle 6.00 A.M. arrived willow crossing 12.30 looked over rook until about 4.00 P .M. Then went to crossing on M.lstang Marsh arrived 9 .30 P M Tuesday ___ __ l,.___ Left Ml.stang Marsh down slough to big prairie had di?lller. Afternoon headed for Rocky Lake, on arrival there found W H. Brown and family. Wednesd a y ______ ..2.__ Left Rocky Lake, went Shaggy Cypress looked over that section, found no one hunting returned to canp 5.oo P M Left camp 6 .30 went to Lardcan Canp spent t he dS\V in that section, returned to camp 5 .30 P .M. party from More Have n arrived at lake, kept tab on them all day, they were alligator hunters. Saturday ___ ____ 5 ___ Left Rocky Lake a.oo .M. in route to ImnokaJ.ee had di?lller a t 1 pole crossing arrived at Inmokalee abou.t 5.oo P.M REMARKS: I did not hear a gu n fire on this trip. To b e prepared and mailed to the Bureau promptly at end or each week. &-300 1

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.. ,. I Form Bl-119.1 1 March, 1920. J UNl'T STATES DEPAR JMENT OF AGRICULTURE BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY ,,, WEEKLY ITINERARY AND REPORT OF ACTIVITIF.S om;p.s.on __________________ ____ ..Et. Period from to 1 9 20 DATE AND LOCALITY. OUTLINE OF WORK PERFORMED. Sunday ____ J) _________ Left Immokal.ee 4 A !4. went to "Hog Tom" Williams wi t h Chas. Had.ly in left there 7 A M arrived 1 2 M Monday _____ 7_ _______ Tuesday ____ fl _______ ______ T hurs day _)..9 ________ Went to East Ft. J()rers to get information as to Jobnsons where a.bouts, foun:i he was in Devils den. Afternoon went to Court house to con fer with Co. judge on some legal business. Left home 7 .30 went to poles to vote. I n afternoon went t o Kellum Farm conferred with him about guarding rookeries. They seemed very anxious to help. Went to the old cattle docks between E1tero and Pen t a Rossa. Loca ted a snall ooker had some 1grett, &Di lots of other birds afternoon spent with deputies J?r Phillip and Tom Mu.ssi e and others Went to Hudry C reek section found some had been shooting curlews but could get no definite information, returned home about 4 30 P. M Friday ___ ll. Went to head of R. R dock to see if fishermen were bringing m o.rahea or d:a.clts as it had been rumored around that they had. fter o on conferred with .Mr. Robertson about a new rook ery he had located. Saturday __ 12. __ __ Went down town 7 30 conferred with Dr Stone ab cut Florida REMARKS: 1 Wild Lite Leagu.e Afternoon had a conference with Dr. Phillips and ma.de arrroJgements to leave tor the wood. To be prepared and mailed to the Bureau promptly at end or each week. 1-8001

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t UNITED STATES.OEPUTY GAME WARbEN y let l ft I .. SfMUEL H. THOMPSON FORT MYERS, FLORIDA 20 t inclus.i ve. p ns i n th w n d t e 1 GAME WARDEN FOR LEE COUNTY 19 uh. oked over F rt Si on rook r y nw t r ret but di not find their nest. The four gr t h d r turn ftar thia rookery had b n t by Jopn a turned to Tippen pens 6 p 2rtd L ft Tippens p na en rout to East Crossin g looke 0 different lakes d SW s and arriv t t cros ing1 6 :30. I found lot of ducks cl cran d heron 3rd L ft East Cro ing ent to c rson Rrmch rriv t h xe 10 p found a f e blu h rona on this route. 4th L ft C n r rode ov r section anown s 'Kisai ee illy t :-ch 5 p 5th L ft C rao ranch, l oked ver G 6:-30 p m section, return to neh th lae:f t C r r nch ? p n {anch,look d ort J on Dr ent it C r n in c r rookery, retu ed to 7 h L x t nch, nt t Devil D 11, found rookery w l ri,ht, returned to ro.nch 5 p 8th -Study L.f t anch, e t to Pol Cr ing, rod out t h territory the Tr ilw rri vin g ? p .ni. I h to c p wh C :r rr r ch w 9 t h Left the r nch, ection, back by Le to Cr on r ch, uring t t d a 'j., th 10" G e f i e s r e 0 b d that re I could put my horse in a scree1 t l. and the the only v 11 b l pl,ac in r ach of y work. nt ov r to G orge Hendry Iiammock, l ok d ovr th t aection, foun so e heron returned G : 3 t ra1 ch

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SAMUEL THOMPSON UNITED STATES DEPUTY GAME WARDEN GAME WARDEN FOR LEE COUNTY ,2 -p rt FORT MYERS, FLORIDA ____________ t9 10th L ft h1 went to d the Hin n Trail t o th r ch 6 p r d out th t s ctlon d l.lth L ft r ... neh i h Ce.ru e n cnt to the i p p enn pen and around te 12th 13th 14th 15th 17th 18th '19th 20th 2lat 3 ohn p c up th ugh to vil' en, th 1 uver o i le n d b c to th ranch. ? :30 Car o n d i d f ll d with he t f i ur d to stay with hi all y until the de bi t 5 p w gon c e fr m Fort yer to g t L f t r e n went Tipp n P ms, riv 12 m., ft pen 1 :30 p ent Yo n rived m L ft Camp, went to Devil Den, across the Allen pr rie, b ck to Y look over evi Den rookery. f ou nd it 0.$ unmolest ed went c k to c p bout 6 :30 p .in. L n route to ort Y r i Corkocrew oh; at t hack n r p 6ncl -r n bout 20 egr t but d i d n o t f i d rook. .L ft went up town to meet Capt. c tti t ilk vc r ork and arrang d for inv s.tiaatlng t:ri p to the rookeri Put in d y g tting r dy f o trin, loadin th n arr n ins th r m;, ter e p rt inin g t ur r L ft town i n c pany th C pt. cett1 n rout to ro :ri c ped t 12 ile Slough the firs t night 25 or 3 0 miles ou t L.ef t l k 7 :30. ent u h ast, rived a y Islnd o k t noon, ove r ook, left ther n route to Eddy, found b i,. in good conditi l rrived at Eddy 6 : 30 p L ft 7 m., arrived evil r ookery 11 m., looked over 'It k a found l t Of bird O.f ll k irtds, i nclu i nt; F_ O ly number Of "rrr t:J d sl1 pc. C eu t L ing Oak 1 :30 p ., 22nd Left L en r ute to cky L e et Kellum p rty al'rived at l e 10:30 a m f'ou n d quite lot ot youn eand hill c n e en r ute. I n the ternoon rode t cSwa i n'a

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SAMUEL H. THOMPSON UNITED STATES DEPUTY GAME WARDEN #S y r eport GAME WARDEN FOR LEE COUNTY FORT MYERS, FLORIDA ____________ tg we had seen lot a of yt'ung game and birds u -23rd lake. U p to this date lest d by hunt r Left R cky Lak 6 m.. nt to Old roo k found nothin wemt by t Gus 1111 noon loft t h re in tern n n the Ocolowaycoochee s + ough p 24th L f"t 10:30, 25th Put in cti n en rout for La Belle, t La Bell i r ner, t h n left l p m., ar ived at Fort yere 3 :30 in rep t c &nd conferrin with diff rent people from th 1n i nf'or t1on to the r of th-e differnt hunt r 26th Left h 8 en ... to c1 ty Dock loo d over Ik ('.' w ap ci e 8 2?th 28th 29th 31st but f und r10 ne stuff. L ft } 6 t L B 11 to conver th ? ay r c lton d Chief f olic i n reg t p rtie n in to t 0 c 0 ing rook r tur oae th.at n1 ht. L ft horn nt to ekey c k to e b ut d c.Y. ot r foun on -ly unch Gf h y but t y h i no Lo d ov r r le rookry. f u nd lots of herons. en to 6 mil cypre t o s e birds but c uld get no e idence. r d t < V r rookeri ferent p tie from dy h r oo k un ay left home, out w mill b d ahoo ing c l kind 12:30 by c ping wantin t then t o About 2 p left 0 l oked over th t ction, r eturn ho e en rout to LaB lle. lo ded alre dy t e e elle early onday orning. L ft L ell nr ute to Willow Crossing, arriv d th r 12:30, had dinner, looked over rook until bout 4 p Left t er nd went to crossin on ustang rah, riv d ther 9 :30, de c p and stay d all night.

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' LJi I UNITED STATES D P TY GAME WAR SAMUEL. H. THOMPSON GAME WARDEN FOR LEE COUNTY FORT MYERS, FLORIDA _____________ l9 REPORT FDB JU NE, 1920_.. 1st to June 20th 1st. eft Mustan g arsh drove down slough to the big pr irie, had dinner than ent to Hocky Lake,, arrived there about 2:30 p m found n ro1111 and f m1ly there, w te n te and sent it in by r B r o n 2nd. Left ocky Lake 7:30 went to Shaegy Cypress looked over that section, found n one h unting, I returned to camp 5 p.m. 3rd. I left cam p 6:30 ent.. to Lard Can Ca p, spent t.he day in th t section. 4th. A party from Haven arrived t the Lake, I k pt tab on them 11 d y but they c c e only after allegators. 5th. I ft .loc k y L ke 8 ent to Immokalee had dinner t ole cr0 s sing, left there l :30 p.m. ar 1ved at Imrr.okalee 5 p m 6th. Left I mokl;llee 4 a m with Chas. Hadley in e a r went to llog Tom 1111 ms, left ther e 7 a m enroute to _ort ye_rs, arrived home t noon_ I did not h r gun fire on this trip. 7th. I rent t o East Fort y ers t o get inform tion as to John A Johnson' location, found tha t he w s in t h e evils Den country, came home nd in after no n went t o t h e C rt H ouse to confer w1 th County Jud e on s ome eg 1 usiness. h o'!le and went to the .Poles t o vot and answered sorr e correspond nee. ,,.J:' ........... ..,) In.the afterndon_ ent d own to e d R Kellum's farm t o confer with him in reference t o gu r ing some rookeries, thay seem t o be v ry anxious t o help

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!\ .. SAMUEL H ... THOMPSON UNITED STATES DEPUTY GAME WARDEN GAME WARDEN FOR LEE COUNTY FORT MYERS, FLORID'"'-------------19 and are ng to spend a um or oney to rd the e retts kery <>f this section. I returned home P 9th. I left ho1 e 7:30 ent to Punta Raa1a b ck to the E stero then t o the o1d cattl doek to loeat mall rookery in section. Saw some egrets and lots o f other birds R turned home 11 m Spent the afternoori conf ring with. eputies, 'l'o and Dr. Philips nd other men fro the country. 10th. Left home ent to Hendry Cr ek to s how the bir in that section was getting a.long, round th t some one h d been shonting Curl but coul not bt in any e"'lridence as t o hom 1 t was Returned home about 4 : 3 0 p m._ 11th. Left home 7:30 ent to he d of railroad dock to see if fishermen wer e bringing in any cranes or s 1 t h s been rumored s.rrund th t t e fisherman e r violating t h e -In the f ternoon as o lled on by r Bobertson had a long ta1k 1th him 1n regard to ne rook located t the en of Hors Island. He estimated bout l ODO young birds wi t h lots f young egrets mon g them. 12th. I left lome 7 :30 c onferred w1 t h Dr., Ston_e in regard to t : e Florida ild Life Se ue, for t e protection of birds, and 11 wild game an ild life of t h s section, and t e propogat1o n of t e same._ Returned ome t noon. ternoon rote up itinerary. and arranged to l ve town onday morning. Als o l d conf-erence with Dr. Philips. 13th. Morning pent in nswering correspondence. Afternoon hired a c a r nd

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UNITED STATES DEPUTY GAME WARDEN ent to the Dr. SAMUEL H. \ I \ I I I I GAME WARDEN FOR LEE COUNTY FORT MYERS, _____________ 19 I iles rookery. nd found it _as 1n a perfectly I healthful conditio n n i young birds were around in the tops of t.he trees \ 14th. Left h ome 7 m nt to V1v1s Cypres nd \ i do n to Den rookery, I found q 1 t e a few herons n d ater turkeys and several pairs of wood and note there are 1te fe doves in this sectio n Returned home 2P. 3 p m ent do to met D r Ph111ps, conferred 1th him in g rd to hi section. Invite d him t spend the night with m e so we eoold talk over our work more fully. I hirod a car and ent to Punta ssa Ql'ld l ooked over the big sl ugh sectio n nd along c-0ast. ound everything q let returne home 6:30 p.m. 15th. I left home 5 ent to Punta Rassa pasture dinner with the co boy at Salt Pond ronkery.Found hundreds of heron of 11 kinds, bout four egrets. 'lll1s r ooker y has not been molested tbta se son. I left there 2:30 returne hom e via ihiskey Creek Cypress. noted lots of birds of all inds in nd aound the mall l ke in t.h t sect.ion_. I can note e wonderful increase in the birds in that vicinity. I left home 8 a.m: ent to the mo t h of Orange River. looked over the section around Be u.tif l 1sland, returned hom e 4 p m 17th. I left homo 7 a went to Old Buil Bead arsh own in Stewart Cypress and spent the day in that and I note that there is quite an \ ; increase of young bir s .Iteturned 5 : 3

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UNITED STATES DEPUTY! GAME WARDEN T 4 f SAMt.kL \ H. THOMPSON GAME WARDEN FOR LEE COUNTY FORT MYERS. FLORIDA _____________ 19 19th. Left home 7:30 went doW-il to n.,rece.1 ved registered letter containing Se1Fek and H mmel check. I J.mmedia te.ly not11'1ed them, and arranged to get word t o Chester A Ad 1snn. Conferred w1 th n boys from Gorkseref.! !i.1a 1 sh., f nund that the birds of Corkscrew rah had not been shot or molested. I left home 7:30 tnroute to .tiocky Lake via LaBelle, Tai optalig e down the edg e of the Bev111s Ga en. Arrived at ftocky 1 p m had Junch,left the lake 2 p m enro ute. to Fort Jyers via oggy soulgh. Leav 1ng O k Ft. S i mon ti Cypress { saw John A Johnson and wif n amp d .here) I okal e alf d Arr1v-ed Fort Myers 8 : 30 p/m c overing a dist nee of 117 miles. I did n o t S"6e a man hunting 1th un or hear a shot during the entire trip. I s w lot s of wild game quail, turkey, sondhlll cranes, herons, egrets, forked tail kites, l lega tors and a few d-ove-s, nd se-ve1 of 'burroughing owls.

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LOCATION: r ACCESS: I ., SEBASTIAN ROOKERY Mangrove Island about 2.5 miles above mouth of Sebastian River, Indian River county east coast of Florida By auto or bus from Melbourne (19 miles N.) or Vero Beach (16 miles S.) to Roseland; and by rowboat daNnstream to rookery. ('. AREA: About 5 acres. PHYSIOGRAPHY: ... ."' ... .. TENURE: HISTORY: ... SPECIES PROTECTED: CLASS OF A swampy, mangrove-covered island in lower Sebastian River. The river is brackish, filled with mangrove islands, and is but little more than a tidal inlet Ashburner emp.loyed as warden in 1917 by Dr. Pearson on recommendation of Paul Kroegle, of Sebastian. Has served since. Dropped as matter of policy 1934 Water-Turkey Snowy Egret La.. Heron 75 300 3000 ,,/"" Little Blue Heron V Night Herons White Ibis 200 20 3600 SANCTUARY: Breeding refuge. PLANT: None. WARDEN SERVICE: WARDEN:. INSPECTION REPORTS: MA.PS: SPECIAL PROBLEMS: Total pay, $50.00 Breeding season only. Egret Fund. Lionel Ashburner, Roseland, Fla. Holt, 1932, 1933. Ashburner remiss in following up disturbance of rookery by visitors. See Holt Report, 1933. March 24, 1936.

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... .. lDCATION: ACCESS: AREAS: PHYSIOGRAPHY: TENURE: HISTORY : SPECIES PROTECTED: CLASS OF I SAVANNAH-ALTAMAHA Rookeries in Gum and Deep Swamps on Altama.ha. Riv,er, Ga.; Run A w ay Negro Cree k on t h e Ogeechee River, Ga. By motor boat from Savannah. Joseph A. Dailey e mployed as full time warden in cooperation with Biological Survey from December 1930 to February 1932. Mannie Carter employed March 1932, also in cooperation with Biolcgical Survey. E m ployment made at suggestion of late E B. Whitehead. C arter has served full time since, under various financial arrEnge ments between Audubon Association and Besides.rookery and roost protection he is active in regular warden work under loo al U.S. Grune agent. Sanctuary dropped June 1936, as policy move. Anhingae American Egret Snowy Egret Little Blue Heron Louisiana Heron 168_ Blue Ibis 1665 White Ibis 2525 Wood Duck 905 B-c .Night Heron Heron 349 1105 1775 4250 1370 SANCTUARY: Year round warden service. PLANT: None WARDEN SERVICE: Full time. Tot a l p a y (basis of $25. 00 month towards full salary, Survey paying remainderl), $300.00 Sanctuary Fund. WARDEN'S Deputy U.S.Game Management Agent. WARDEN : Mannie Carter, Route 3, Savannah, Ga. INSPECTION REPORTS: MAPS: SPECIAL PROBLEM S: lThe Association p ays Carter throug h Savannah Audubon Society in form of contribution. March 24, 1936.

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I 'f /, PENNY DAM BACKWATER LOCATION: Fairlawn Plantation, Christ Church Pariah, near Charleston, s. C. ACCESS: By auto north. from Charleston, 15 miles on Ocean Highway; turn west at sign indicating Cainhoy. Follow this twisting road 8 miles by speedometer to double gate, two board houses standing to Conspicuous cypress log club house on right. Inquire the way if any difficulty. AREA: About 200 acres -varies according to water level. PHYSIOGRAPHY: Cypress swamp to which old rice dam has added considerable water area. Birds build chiefly in Cypress and low buttonwood. TENURE: With permission of landowner, Hugh Belser, Sumpter, S. C. HISTORY: Arthur T. Wayne appointed warden by Dr.Pearson in 1922. At death of Wayne in 1930, Alexander Sprunt, Jr., was appointed as warden. In 1935, with employment of Sprunt as Association's field representative, D.K.Walters was given warden post. SPECIES /.. PROTECTED: American Egret 64\,/' Black-crowned Night Water-Turkey 38 Heron 20 Louisiana Heron 30 Yellow-crowned Night Little Blue Heron24:> Heron lG Wood Duck 2 CLASS OF Breeding refuge. PLANT: N0ne WARDEN SERVICE:Breeding season only. Total pay $25. Sanctuary Fund. WARDEN'S COMMISSION: WARDEN : INSPECTION REPORTS: MAPS: D. K. Walters, c/o Patt1s Store, Awendaw, S.C. Allen, 1931. Note: Dropped 3-19-36 as economy measure. Renew in event White Ibis nests in numbers. March 24, 1936.

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LOCATION: ACCESS: AREA: ONION BAYOU Little Bayou and Hackberry Canals off south side of Onion Bayou, east of Upper Vermilion Bay, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. By boat from Abbeville down Vermilion River and across upper bay to Onion Bayou, or by boat from Rainey Sanctuary. Small strip of canal banks. PHYSIOGRAPHY: Thick growths of willow along banks of unused canals. Surrounded by coastal marshes TENURE: HISTORY: SPECIES PROTECTED: CLASS OF SANCTUARY: PLANT: WARDEN SERVICE: WARDEN: INSPECTION REPORTS: MAPS: March 24, 1936 Consent of owners. Richard Gordon of Rainey Sanctuary appointed warden in 1933 at hie request. The rookeries are on land owned by Gordon and an associate. Birds did not return in 1935. Lou1 eiana Herod./'15o Breeding refuge. None. season only. No pay. Richard Gordon, Rainey Sanctuary, Abbeville, La. Visited by Allen, 1934. No report.

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ACCOUNT OF A. ZAPPONE, DISBURSINQ CLERK? -MAILTHISAOOOUNI'" 1, PORSETTLEMENlr DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU. r I\ S. DEPARTMENT Bureau 1 ------------------------------PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. APPROPRIATIONS: --------------------------.PROTECYic5frEGRET ------------------------------------f{oOKERlt:S-:-------THE UNITED STATES, To _______ .11.ddress: ----------Ft.. Iye!'&i----------------------------------------------------------BUREAU No. ----------------------------------------------lll-&r-i ..,-------------(The submission of accounts on this form without consulting Instructions on the back hereof may delay payments.) For SERVICES rendered as______ .-s-. in the ---otogicitl--Sttr -,---------------, U. S. Department of Agriculture, under rot et.-ion-of rl ;------------------, 191-0 19J..D, inclusive, _________ )_Q _____ days, at $ __ .{;....a;JJ__________ p __ Plus "increase compensation" at _________ per cen ___ _____ ____ __________ REMARKS: ------------------------------------AMOUNT DOLLARS. CENTS. AMOUNT CLAIMED -------------------------------------------------------------------11,ll[lillttf (Bill must be completely filled in before certlfication by peyee, and there must not be any eras e or other a lteration whatever.) I CERTIFY that the above bill is correct and j t, and that payment thereof has not been received. y II (DO NOT sign in duplicate.) (Signature) -------------------------------------DmrER ENCES. I CERTIFY that the foregoing account is correct; that it aJ>pears from the records of my office that the person named hereon was legally appointed and that he has performed the service required by l aw and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture during the period mentioned; that such service, except as otherwise indicated under "Remarks," above has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any p_eriod of absence in excess of that allowed by law; that he is entitled to the amount of pay stated above, and that any detail is indicate(! under "Remarks," above. I ALSO CERTIFY that per diem service on Sundays and legal holidays, where charged above, was actually performed and neceBBary. Account submitted $----11.tl:(l Differences : -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Approved for ------------------------------(Signature) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------.. .. ________ (Signature) ------------------------:-:::.. _____________________________________________ ______ _,.. (Title of Approving Officer.) :. '-"" Paid by check No. ------------------------, dated -----------------------------------------, 19 favor of payee named above. on the Treasurer of the United States, in Vouchers for personal service _rendered, under the immOO!ate personal supervision of some administrative officer and so certified by him need not be oortified by tho payee, provided the voucher describes specifically the position, the rate of compensation, and the period covered. s-a1os

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\ 1' )! !'If, "l't:) I 'ti 1 (J l i JO !1'f<11 flt 1 0(,f>l v L A. V' lN 03/\13::>3 .. t 1 .:10 ::01: : _.._,., 1. This form should be used only for PERSONAL SERV er ..: for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2. Use care in preparation and aroid having the accoun t or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee th o d exactly as written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. fJ>,._ 4. When service has been rendered under one appoi t and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both ts Ortu o.t:wws-afti oted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance t:..,gl/fttract ployment. For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." o.,. -...i 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive a.i:atl iche ould be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. ..:(2,..., 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained ... "lllt1> e rtment Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving con in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to
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ACCOUNT OF A. ZAPPONE, DISBURSINQ CLERK. MAIL THIS ACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU, \ Dept. Form. No. 3. (Approved by the Comptroller ol the Treasury May 28, 1914.) U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AG RI CULTURE. Bureau of Biological survey. (i3.J;0aii; D'iV:iSioii; .;; me:0.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. APP RO PR IA Tl ON : -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------SYMBOL: ---------------THE UNITED STATES. T 0 _________ __ DR. Address: ______ Jf ________________________ BUREAU No. ------------------------(The submission of accounts on this form without consulting instructions on the back hereof may delay payment.) Payee must CLASS SYMBOL. W d AMOUNT. notusethis For SERVICES rendered as. ______ !-!_ .. _________ __ c_oi_ u m n_. DOLLARS. CENTS. NOTATIONS. in the .. ... ______ ...... U. S. Department of Agriculture, ...... .. .... from ..... ... .... 191 to ........... 191 inclusive, .... ...... ... .... days, at $ .. ... day REMARKS: AMOUNT OLAIMED ........... (Bill must be completely filled in btirore certification by payee, and there must not be any erasure or othe ;,alteration whatever.) Ex..unNED BY-*I CERTIFY that the above bill is correct and just; that payment therefor has not been received; and that I have not claimed nor will I hereafter claim compensation for services rendered to any other branch of the United States Govern, ___ ment, in any capacity, during the period covered by this account. (DO NOT sign in duplicate.) (Signature) Samuel H. Thompson --------------------------------------I CERTIFY that the foregoing account is correct; that it appears from the records of my office that the person named hereon was legally appointed and that he has performed the service required by law and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture during the period mentioned; that such service, except as otherwi se indicated under "Remarks," above, has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any period of absence in excess of that allowed by law; that he is entitled to the amount of pay stated above, and that any detail is indicated under "Remarks," above I ALSO CERTIFY that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, compensation has not been claimed for service from any other branch of the United States Government for the period cove red by this account, and that per diem service on Sundays and legal holidays charged above was actually performed and necessary. (Signature) B.J.Pacetti ----------------u.s .Game Warden (Title of Certifying Officer.) Account submitted for ... ..... _........ $. _. ... .. -.. Differences: ..... ................. -.. $ ............ (Signature) .............................................. Approved for ..... ............. $-------a no ....... ..... or oitic&.i ............ Paid by check No. ............... dated ............. .................. 19 on the Treasur er of the United States1 in favor of payee named above. *Vouchers for personal service rendered under thtl imnrndiate persona l superv i sion of some administrative officer and so certified by him need not be certlfled by the payee, provided the voucher des c ribes specillca lly the position, the rate ol compensation, and the period covered. s-2 720

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INSTRUCTIONS 1. This form should be used only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department ot Agri culture. 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In manng the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appoint ment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appointmentor authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorization should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment. For example: "$1,2-00 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive date s Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertn.ined from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed ai; an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole ca l endar month are entitled to one-tw elfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole ca lendar month are entitled to one thirtieth of the monthly compensation/or each day's service, excluding the 31st of a tliirty-one day rrwnth, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensat ion for such position. For eaCh day's absence uithout pay, whether occurring during a full or fractional part of a month's service, there shalt be deducted one-thirtieth of a month's compensation, regardl,ess of the number of days in the rrwnth 9. The payee's name must b e in exactly the same form a.t the top of the voucher and ju the signature to the cer tifir.ate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disintere ste d witness, whose address must be shown. 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be estab lished by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. "-2r10

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ACCOUNT OF A. ZAPPONE, 018BURSINQ CLERK. MAI L T HIS ACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU, D e p t F orm No. 3 (Approve d b y t h e Comp t r olle r o f t b e 'l' r ea..ury May 28, 1914.) U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AG RI CULTURE. n 1reau of Biolof;.1ca.1 Survey c.B.tircati, :ni:ViSi oi:i,"or office".) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. VOUCHER A PP RO PR I A Tl 0 N : ----------------------------____ ---------------------------------------------SYMBOL: --------------THE UNITED STATES. T 0 -------__ Vj_ !!!!E -------------------------------------------------, D R. Address: __ Bu REAU No. -----------------------(The submission of accounts on this form without consultiui; instructions on the back hereof may delay payment.) Paye e must C LA SS SYMBO L AMOUNT. notusetbia For SERVICES rendered as ... ... in S. Department of Agriculture, DOLLARS. CENTS NOTAT ION S under .
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' ........ ::., INSTRUCTIONS. 1. This form should be used only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department of Agri culture. 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee tho name should be entered exactly aa written in the appoint ment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorization should be quoted. 5. 'fhe rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment. For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardleBB -of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one thirtuth of the monthly compensation/or each day's service, excluding the Stst of a tliirty-one day 7rwnth, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. For each day's absence without pay, whether occurring during a full or fr.actional part of a month's service, tlU!Te shall be deducted one-thirtuth of a month's compensation, regard"less of the number of days in the month. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the cer tificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested witness, whose address must be shown. JO. The correctness of every pay voucher must be estab lished by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed -mo

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' ACCOUNT OF A. ZAPPONE, DISBURSINQ CLERK. MAIL THIS ACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU, Dept. l'orm No. 3. (Approved by tho Comptroller of the Tre a ,mry May 28, 1914.) VOUCHER No.--U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AG RI CULTURE. R1 reau of Bwl Jg ca Sur" j (ii ii re.ii:!, Di-_;ii.ia;,,-.;r omce-.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. APP RO PR I A Tl 0 N : ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------SYMBOL: ---------------THE UNITED STATES. T 0 DR .If. ddress: Bu REAU No. ---------------------(The submission of ac<1ounts on this form without consulting instructions on the back Jiereof may delay payment.) Payeemuet CLASS Bnrno1 AMOUNT. notueethls For SERVICES rendered as_ .. ... .... ... ___ 1 _________ __ co_1_ um n._ DOLLARS. CENTS. NOTATIONS in the .. ... ...... U. S. Department of Agriculture, under ... ... ....... ... }. ....... ....... from .... ___ ___ 191 to ..... ... .. ;? ., 191 inclusive,
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' .. INSTRUCTIONS 1. This form should be Ul3ed only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department of Agri culture. 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as writ.ten in the appoint ment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appointmentor authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorization should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclu sive dates Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one twelfth of the annual salary, regardless -of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one thirtieth of the monthly compensation/or each day's service, excluding the Stst of a tJ1irty-one day rrwnth, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given cal endar month exceed the monthl y compensation for such position. For each day's absence uithout pay, whether occurring during a full or fractional part of a month's service, there shall be deducted one-thirtieth of a month's compensation, regardlels of the number of days in the month. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the si,,anature to the cer tificate A signature by mark must be attested by one disintereste d witness, whose address must be shown. 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be estab lish e d by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed.

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... ACCOUNT OF A. ZAPPONE, DISBURSING CLERK. MAIL THIS ACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU, Dept. 1''or1l'.,l No. 3. (Approved by the Comptroller cftbe Treasury May 28, 1914.) U. 5. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. =iure,qu of QjoJobir.,Rl Survey. :Di:.:iSion', my tbe payee, proYided t!1e vouche r describes speclllcally tb.e position, tho rate ol compensation, and the period covered.

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.... ..... ..... ... '... ....,. '.> INSTRUCTIONS. 1. Thia form should be used only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed for the 0. S. Department of Agri culture. 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appoint ment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appoint mentor authorization during a part of a month, and under anothe r appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorization should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment. For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless -of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one thirtieth of the monthly compensation/or each day's service, excluding the 31st of a tJiirty-one day rrwnth, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. For each day's absence without pay, whether occurring during a full or fractional part of a month's service, there shall be deducted one-thirtieth of a month's compensation, regardless of the number of days in the month. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested witness, whose address must be shown. 10. The correctness of every pay vouc her must be estab lished by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. a-'.!1ao

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..-------ACCOUNT OF A. ZAPPONE, DISBURSINQ CLERK. MAILTHISACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU, VOUCHER U. S. DEPAR MENT AG RI CULTURE. rl111" ,,., J rve (1\1.lrea office'.) .. .. PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. A PPR 0 PR I A Tl 0 N : -----------------------------------------------------------------------------SYMBOL: --------------THE UNITED STATES. T 0 --____________ _____ --------------------------------------, DR. A. ddress: ______________________ Bu REAU No. --------------------(The submission of accounts on thls form without consulting instructions on the back hereof may delay payment.) P ayee must Cr.ASS SYMBOL. D t Qa.m W, d AMOUNT. notusetbis For SERVICES render e d a s .... .............. .... 1 ____ --,-__ 1 column. in the ... ........... U.S. Departme DOLLARS. CENTS. NOTATWNS. under .... .. egret rookeries. from ...... ...... 1 inclus i ve, .. ... .... ... ......... da ,_ . . . . -. -... ... ... -. .AMOUNT CLAIMED .......................... ................................ .................... :::=:_ (Bill must be complete l y filled In before c e rtificati o n by payee, a n d there must not-be any erasure or other alteration whatever.) I CERTIFY that the above bill i s correct and j ust; that payment therefor has not been received; and that I have no t claimed nor will I hereafter claim compensation for services r e ndered to any other branch of the United States GovernEx..urIMBD BYment, in any capacity, during the period covered by t his account. ----(D O NOT sign in duplicate. ) (Signature) .. liI. ....... ... .. I CERTIFY that the foregoing account i s correct; that i t appears from the reco rds of my office that the person named hereon was legally appointe d and that he has performed the ser vi ce required by l aw and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture during t h e period mentioned; that such service, exc ept as o t herwise indicated under "Remarks," above, has been performed under my supervi sion; that the p erso n whose name appear s in the foregoing vouche r i s not paid for any period of absence in excess of that allowed by l aw; that h e i s entitle d to the amount of pay stated above, and that any detail is indicated under "Remarks," above I ALSO CERTIFY that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, compensation has not been claim e d for se rvic e from any other branch of the United States Government for the p e r iod cov e re d by t his account, and that per diem se rvic e on Sundays and l ega l holiday s charged above was actually performed and necessary (Sign atu re) B J .Pa.oetti U S .Game Warden. (TiUe of CertUyiug ) Account submitted for .. .. ............ :ii Difference s: ............... ....... .. $ ... ..... ....... .......................... .............. .... Approv e d for ................... (Title of Approving Officer.) Paid by check No ................. dated ..................... ........... 19 on t h e Treasurer of the United States in favor of payee named above *Vo ucher s for personal service rendered nnder th., immedia t e personal supervisio n or some admi.niatrativ officer and 10 Cll'tified by him need not be cert!W by the payee, provided the voucher des c ribes specifically the pos i tion the rate of compensatl.on, and the period CO'>et"ed, 1-21

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_..-* INSTRUCTIONS c I. Thia form should be used only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed for the 0. S. Department of Agri culture. 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appoint ment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appoint ment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorization should be quoted. 5. 'fhe rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment For example: "$1,200 per annum,," "$80permonth," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclu sive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of ealary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelith of the annual salary, regardless -of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to onethirtieth of the monthly compensation/or each day's service, excluding the 31st of a thirty one day month, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall tlie total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. For each day's absence u-ithout pay, whether occurring during a full or fractional part of a month's service, there shall be deducted one-thirtieth of a month's compensation, regardless of the number of days in the month. 9. The payee,'s name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the cer tificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested witness, whose address must be shown. 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be estab lished by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work perform e d S-2720

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ACCOUNT OF 4 Department Form No. 3. (Specla .Agriculture. ) A. ZAPPONE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. VOUCHER No.------------------018BURSINQ CLERK. MAIL TH 18 ACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU. ________________ J!ureau.o.tB ol Gal ___ 1),.cr_ :Y.J.. (DO NOT ei11n In duplicate.) (Bureau, Division, or Office.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. APPHOPRIATIONS: THE UNITED STATES, lSf{QTECTIOt;S--c:t5-REf--------------------------------------KER-lE-S:------. -----------------------------To ___________ ------,._ ________________________________________________________ DR. .I.I. ddres s : _____ ____________ : __ =:_ __________ J_ _________________________ ----------------------___ BUREAU NO. ---------------------, ___________________________________ ____________ i ________________________________ (The submission or accounts on thia Corm without consulting Instructions on the back hereoC may delay payments.) Plus increase REMARKS: AMOUN'J:. Payee must not use this column. AMOUNT CLAIMED ----------(Bill must be comp l etely tilled in before cortrllcation by payee, and there must not be any erasure or other alteration whatever.) Exumnm BY-* I CERTIFY that the above bill is correct and jus and that payment thereof has not been received. (DO NOT sign in duplicate.) (SigWJ.ture) __ __ I CERTIFY that the foregoing account is correct; that it appears from the records of my office that the person named hereon was legally appointed and that he has performed the service required by law and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture during the period mentioned; that such service, except as otherwise indicated under "Remarks,'' above has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any period of absence in excess of that allowed by law; that he is entitled to the amount of pay stated above and that any detail is indicated under "Remarks,'' above. I ALSO CERTIFY that per diem service on Sundays and iegal holidays, where charged above, was act ly performed and necessary. (SigrULture) _________ d__ t____ ------------------------------------/ Account submitted for---------------------------$--------------------------Differences: -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$---------------------------( SigrULtur e) --__ ---_ -------------------------__________________________ -----------_ Approved for -----------------------------(Title of Approving Officer.) Paid by check No. -----------------------dated-------------------------------------------, 19 on the Treasurer of the United States, in favor of payee named above. !or persona l service rendered; under the immediate personal supervision of some administrative officer and so certified by him need not be certified by tho payee, prov1ded the voucher describes specifically the position, the rate of compensation, and the period covered. s-a1gs (

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).JMl(lf. JO f L i\J 11 (' 03/'.!-J .:.;; j s i J:: .::-..-.. .................. ........... ....... ..,.,."""' ....... -"* 1. This rorm should be used only for PERSON AL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. 2. Use care in preparation and aroid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorizations should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment. For example: "$1,200 per annum,'' "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar montli are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one-thirtieth of the monthly compensation/or each d.ay's service, excluding the 31st of a thirty-one d.ay month, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. An employee will be paid for each d.ay in a thirty or thirty-one day month for which he ia in a duty or pay status, except for the thirty-first day. An employee in a duty_ or pay status from the first to and including the last day of a month will receive one-twelfth of his annual pay only; if in such status the first to thirtieth and in a status of absence without pay for the thirty-first day he will receive twenty-nine days' pay only, one day's pay being forfeited for such one day of absence. If absent on the thirtieth and thirty-first, only one day's pay will be forfeited. An employee "Furloughed" or "On leave without pay" from the 16th to the 31st, inclusive, of a thirty-one day month will receive of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent under the same condi tions from the 16th to the 28th, inclusiv.e, of the month of February will receive :fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent on the last day of Febrary will receive twenty-seven thirtieths or, in leap years, twenty-eight thirtieths of the monthly installment of salary. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested witneBB, whose address must be showlli 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be established by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. -ma -

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ACCOUNT OF Department Form No. 8. (Sp00ial Agriculture.) A. ZAPPONE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. VOUCHER No.------------------0188UR81N0 CLERK. MAILTHISACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU. ______________ ?-fl____ ____ J ___ ---------------------(DO NOT sign In duplicate.) (Bureau, Division, or Office.) .. PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. APPHOPRIATIONS: _________________ ,, _________ r;:;;o TE CTlON--EG-RET-------------------------------------___ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ROOKERIES. ___________________________ ,;;._ _____________________________________________ THE UNITED STATES, To __________ __ Q!L _____________________________________________________________ DR. .d. ddres s : _________ __ ______ -------------------____ -BUREAU NO. --------------------Flor (The submission of accounts on this form without consulting instructions on the back hereof may delay payments.) For SERVICES rendered as _____ ______ in the ____ __ l __ _______________ 1 U. S. D under __ ______ Q,t __ g_ti.oaa from t inclusive, days, at $ _____ Plus "increase compensatio t _____ REMARKS: AMOUNT CLAIMED ----AMOUNT. DOLLARS. CENTS. column. DrFBER ENCES. (Bill must be completely filled in beforo certllication by payee, and there must not be any erasure or other alteratio n whatever.) *I CERTIFY that the above bill is and that payment there of has not been received. 'WV" .. (DO NOT sign in duplicate.) (Signature) __ I CERTIFY that the foregoing account is correct; that it appears from the records of my office that the person named hereon was legally appointed and that he haa performed the service required by law and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture dUl'ing the period mentioned; that sucli service, except aa otherwise indicated under "Remarks," above has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any period of absence in exceBB of that a llowed by law; that he is entitled to the amount of pay stated above and that any d eta il is indicated upder "Remarks," above. I ALOO '"""'that!"'
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..... -....-..... .. ... A JA!lnf. J(J Ii 1.r,>-'\Ji,.' .._ Ol61 li l ,l..\IV1J 03/\!3:)3e:I 1. This form should be used only for PERSON AL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be ent.ered exactly aa written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service haa been rendered under one appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authoriz a tion for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorizations should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in a c c o rdance with the appointment or contract of employment. For example: "$1,200 per annum,'' "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day.'' 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be as c ertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole cal e ndar month are entitled to one-thirtWth of the monthly compensation/or each day's service, excluding the 31st of a th i rty-one day month, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. An employee will be paid for each day in a thirty or thirty-one day month for which he is in a duty or pay status, except for the thirty-first day. An employee in a duty or pay status from the first to and including the last d a y of a month will receive one-twelfth of his annual pay only; if in such status from the first to thirti eth and in a status of absence without pay for the thirty-first day he will receive twenty-nine days' p a y only, one day's pay being forfeited for s uch one day of absence. If absent on the thirtieth and thirty-first, only one day's pay will be forfeited. An employee "Furlo ughed or "On leave without pay" from the 16th to the 31st, inclusive, of a thirty-one day month will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employ e e absent under the same condi tions from the 16th to the 28th, inclusive, of the month of February will r ec eive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent on the last day of Februai:y will receive twenty-seven thirtieths or, in leap ye a rs, twenty-eight thirtieths of the monthly installment of salary. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested witness, whose addiess must be shown : 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be establishe9, by the o'f the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. &-ms ..

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ACCOUNT OF Department Form No. 3. (Special Agriculture.) A. ZAPPONE, U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRIOUL TURE. __________ IIY.I'!:H..T. Lo!BID. VOUCHER No.------------------OISBURSINQ CLERK. MAILTHISACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU. (DO NOT sign In duplicate.) (Bureau, Division, or Office.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. APPROPRIATIONS: -----------------.. -------------------------------------,.,RO J E CT 1 0 N --------------------------------FH)CfKER lEs-: --------------------------------------------THE UNITED STATES, To ______ t.er-J.ddi-aon-----------_____________________________________________________ DR. .11.ddress: -----Cllo lo '--& ------------------------------------------------------------BUREAU NO. ------------------------------------------.F.l.o!!i ----------------------------------(The submission or accounts on this form without consulting Instructions on the back hereof may delay payments.) AMOUNT. Payee must not use this column. For SERVICES rendered as .... ..rJ.,"'. ty--G a-------------------------------1-------11--DoLLARS. CENTS. in the ----Bi--ologi-eal--Sul'"foy-i-------------, U. S. under ___ S;tt.Qi __ tunc'L.fa.r __ Er..o.tft.c..tiaat t_ from _________ to ________ 19tlq inclusive, days, at $ ____ Plus ''increase compensation" REMARKS: AM.ouNT CLAIMED ------------------------111111111 (Bill must be completely filled in before cerb.fication by payee, and there must not be any erasure or other alteration wh a tever.) I CERTIFY that the above bill is correct and just, and that payment thereof has not been received. (DO NOT sign in duplicate.) (Signature) I CERTIFY that the foregoing account is correct; that it appears from the records of my office that the person named hereon was legally appointed and that he has performed the service required by law and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture during the period mentioned; that such service, except as otherwise indicated under "Remarks," above has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any period of absence in exceBB of that allowed by law; that he iB entitled to the amount of pay stated above and that any detail is indicated under "Remarks," above. I AIBO W.m ooM
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ACCOUNT OF Department Form No. 3. (Special Agriculture.) A. ZAPPONE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. r u l I 1v 1 ,., $urv VOUCHER DtSBURBINQ CLERK. MAIL THIS ACCOUNT POR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU. (DO NOT "!_lln In duplicate.) (Bureau, Division, or Office.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. --------------------PROTECTfO'N--EGRET APPROPRIATIONS: THE UNITED STATES, T 0 ------------------------------------------------' DR. BUREAU NO. ----------------------------__ -------------------------------------------------------------. (The submission of accounts on this form without consulting Instructions on the back hereof may delay payments.) inclusive, __ days, a Plus ''increase compensation" at REMARKS: DOLLARS. CENTS. DIFFERENCES. (Bill must be completely filled in before certification by payee, and there must not be any erasure or other alteration whatever.) EXA:&f!Nl'.D BYbeen received. I CERTIFY that the above bill is an just, and that payment thereof has not (DO NOT sign In duplicate.) (Signature) __ _________ I CERTIFY that the foregoing is correct; that it appears from the records of my office that the person named hereon was legally appointed and that he has performed the service required by law and the regulations of the D epartmen t of Agriculture during the peri o d mentioned; that such service, except as otherwise indicated under "Remarks," above has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing vou c her is not paid for any peri o d of absence in excess of that allowed by law; that he is entitled to the amount of pay stated above, and that any detail is indicated under "R marks," above. I ALSO CERTIFY that per diem service on Sundays and legal holidays, where charg / v 7 w a tually performed and necessary. (S-re) U----(Title of Certifying Officer.) Account submitted for--------------------------$--------------------------Differences: -------------------------------------l ... ----------------------------------------------------:': ____ $---------------------------(Signature) --------------------------------------------------------------------------1 Approved for -----------------------------(Title of Approving Officer.) Paid by check No. -----------------------dated -------------------------------------------, 19 on the Treasurer of the United States, in favor of payee named above. *Vouchers for personal service _rendered. under the ifill!l!liliate personal supervision of some admlnlstrative officer and so certified by him need not be certified by payee, provided tlie voucher descnbes specifically the position, the rate of compensation, and the period covered. S-37911

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----------.........,...........,"-' A 1A!.10f. WJl'l0-10 1 6 JO f .._ Ol61 l A v -t S.t N no:>:Jv .:10 INSTRUCTIONS.1. Thia form should be used only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account r e turned for amendment or explanation. S. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly ae written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service hae been rendered under one appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorizations should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employm e nt. For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for servicee performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be asc e rtained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persona employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Persona not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one-thirtieth of the monthly compensation for ea.di day's service, excluding the S1st of a thirty-one day rrwnth, and tre a ting February ae if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persona occupying the same position during a. given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. An employee will be paid for ea.di day in a thirty or thirty-one day month for which he is in a duty or pay status, except for the thirty-first day. An employee in a duty or pay status from the first t o and including the last day of a month will receive one-twelfth of his annual pay only; if in such status from the first to thirti eth and in a status of absence without pay for the thirty-first day he will receive twenty-nine days' pay only, one day's pay being forfeited for s uch one day of absence. If abs ent on the thirtieth and thirty-first, only one day's pay will be forfeited. An employee "Furloughed or "On leave without p ay" irom the 16th to the 31st, inclusive, of a thirty-one day month will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent under the same condi tions from the 16th to the 28th, inclusive, of the month of February will re c eive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent on the last day of February will receive twenty-seven thirtieths or, in leap years, twenty-eight thirtieths of the monthly installment of salary. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested wi t ness, whose address must be shown 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be established by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. a-am ..

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ACCOUNT OF Department Form No. 3. (Special Agriculture.) A. ZAPPONE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. VOUCHER No.------------------DISBURSING CLERK. MAIL THIS ACCOUNT POR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU. t:rnreau t J111 1 ., (DO NOT sign In duplicate.) APPROPRIATIONS: (Bureau, Division, or Office.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. ____________________________ _cPRDTECTroN---cGft-:1THE UNITED STATES, To _________ --------r-:r.-;----------------------------------------------------------___________ DR. .fl.ddress: ____ --------------------------------------------------------AMOUNT. For SERVICES rendered as____ DOLLARS. REMARKS: ---------------------(Bill must be completely filled in boforo cerWlcation by payee, and there must not be any erasure or other al te ration whatever.) been received. CENTS. Payee must not use this column. DIFFERENCES. EXAMilIBD BY-* I CERTIFY that the above bill is c v rrect an just, and that payment thereof has not (DO NOT sign in duplicate.) (Signature) I CERTIFY that the foregoing account is correct; that it appears from the records of my office tha t the person named hereon was legally appointed and that he has performed the service required by l aw and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture during the period mentioned; that such service except as otherwise indicated under "Remarks," above has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person wh ose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any period of absence in excess of that allowed by law; that he is entitled to the amount of pay stated above, and that any detail is indica der" emarks," above. I ALSO CERTIFY that per diem service on Sundays and legal U,S.Game Warden ---------Account submitted for ________ : __________________ $-------------------------Differences : -----------------------------------$---------------------------(Signature) -----------------------------------------------------------------------\_Approved for ----------------------------(Title of Approving Officer ) Pii.id by check No. ------------------------, dated---------------------------------------------, 19 on the Treasurer of the United States, in vor of payee named above. *Vouchers for personal service .rendered: unde r the personal supervision of some administrative officer and so certified by him need not be certified by the payee, provided the voucher describes specifically the position, the rate of compensation, and the period covered. s-37118

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'!A1ACl$ i !tJt 3M N0000\f :lO ::01.::l::K> r r 1. This form should be used only for PERSON AL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. 2. Use care in preparation and aoid having the account r e turned for a mendment or expl a nation 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under on e appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointm e nts or authorizati o ns should be quoted. 5. The rate of p a y should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employm e nt. For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The am ount due at an annual or monthly rate should be a s certained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of sal ary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole cal e ndar m onth ar e entitled to onethirtwth of the m onthly compensation/or each day's service, excluding the Stst of a thirty-one day month, and treating F e bruary as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such p o sition. An employee will be p a id for each day in a thirty or thirty-one day month for which he is in a duty or pay status, except for the thirty-first day. An employ e e in a duty or pay status from the firs t to and including the last day of a month will receive one-twelfth of his annual pay only; if in such status from the first to thirti et h and in a status of absence without pay for the thirty-first day he will receive twenty nine d a ys' pay only, one day's pay being forfeite d for s u c h one d a y o f absence. If abs ent on the thirtieth and thirty-first, only one day's pay will be forfeited. An employee "Furlo ugh e d or "On leave without pay" iro m the 16th to the 31st, inclusive, of a thirty-one day month will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a m onthly installment of salary; an empl o yee absent under the same condi tions from the 16th to the 28th, inclusive, of the month o f February will r e ceive fifteen-thirti eths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent on the last day of February will receive twenty-seven thirtieths o r, in leap years, twenty-eight thirtieths of the monthly installment of salary. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested wit n esi, whose addreBB must be shown. 10. The correctness of every pay voucher mustbe established by the certificate of the 6.fficial having immediate supervision of tha work performed. 8-37118 : ..... rJ 1 _.? ..... I

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ACCOUNT OF DepaPtment Form No. 3-.A.. (Special Agriculture.) U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. VOUCH ER NO. -----------------__ jJ _________ ___1_ 9 ----------------------(DO NOT sign In duplicate.) (Bureau, Division or Office.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVlCES. APPROPRIATIONS: THE UNITED STATES, T? DR. Address: BUREAU NO. ---------------------(The submission or accounts on this form without consnltlng instructions on the hack hereof may delay payments.) AMOUNT. For SERVICES rendered as ______ u-.-s-;IH;:t:r ----6--'fa:ra. n; _____ _____________________ DOLLARS. in the _____________________________________ __________ U. S. Department of_Agriculture, iologie l SurT 1 under ecial--"fund--tor h te'Ct-i"QSaiJP Eg --Ros-e1s ... l9 from ____________________________________ 191 to ,1 2 19120, inclusive, ______ 2,___________ days, at $ __ Plus "increase compensation" at ___ REMARKS: AMOUNT CLAIMED ----------------------------------------------(Bill must be completely filled in before certification by payee, and there must not be any erasure or other alteration whatever.) I CERTIFY that the above bill is correct and just, and that payment thereof has not been received. (DO NOT sign in duplicate.) CENTS. Payeemusf notusethit column. DIFFER ENCES EXAMINED BYI CERTIFY that the foregoing account is correct; that it appears from the records of my office that tl1'i'i pers!m named hereon was legally appointed and that he has performed the service required by Jaw and the r egulations of the Department of Agriculture during the period mentioned; that such service, except as otherwise indicated under "Remarks," above, has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any period of absence in excess of that allowed by iaw; that he is entitled to the amount of pay stated above, and that any detail is indicated under "Remarks,'' above. I ALSO CERTIFY that per diem service on Sundays and legal holidays, where charge ovec;;;actually performed and necessary. (Signature) ------_ L _________ (::?______ __{.._ ----------------------------------ut} ___ Account submitted for ___________________________ $---------------------------Differences: -----------------------------------------------------------------------------$--------------------------(Signature) --------------------------:--------.---------______________ -::_ _____ ________ Approved for ------------------------(Title of Approving Officer ) Paid by check of. ________________________________________________________ No. _____________________ dated __________________________________________ 191 drawn on_---------------------------------------------------------------------, in favor of payee named above. for personal service _rendered. under the imm'!".1iate per s onal supervision of some adminlstrati ve officer and so certified by him need not be ce.-tifted by the payee, provided the voucher describes specifically the position, the rate of compensation, and the period covered. 8-3799

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INSTRUCTIONS. 1. This form should be used only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed for the 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature 4. When service has been rendered under one appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorizationa should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment. For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Pe!"lons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one-thirtieth of the monthly compensation for each day's service, excluding the 3 1st of a thirty-one day month, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. An employee will be paid for each day in a thirty. or thirty-one day month for which he is in a duty or pay status, except for the thirty-first day. An employee in a duty or pay status from the first to and including the last day of a month will receive one-twelfth of his annual pay only; if in such status from the first to thirtieth and in a status of absence without pay for the thirty-first day he will receive twenty-nine days' pay only, one day's pay being forfeited for such one day of absence If absent on the thirtieth and thirty-first, only one day's pay will be forfeited. An employee "Furloughed" or "On leave without pay" from the 16th to the 31st, inclusive, of a thirty-one day month will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent under the same condi tions from the 16th to the 28th, inclusive, of the month of February will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent on the lasi day of February will recei v e twenty-seven or, in leap years, twenty-eight thirtieths of the monthly install,ment of salary. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at.the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested witness, whose addre ss must be shown. 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be established by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. 11-a1w .. ,. ,1.;'

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ACCOUNT OF Department Form No. a. (Special Agriculture.) A. ZAPPONE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. oureau oi Biut g1l.<1 u VOUCHER No.------------------018BURSJNQ CLERK. MAILTHISACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR (DO NOT sign In duplicate.) (Bureau, Division, or Office.) BUREAU. PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. 1 -APPROPRIATIONS: THE UNITED ST ATES, To ____ ______ _________________________________________________________________________ OR. .II. ddres s : ___________________________ -------------------------------------BUREAU NO. ---------------------______________________ (The submission or accounts on this form without consulting Instructions on the back hereof may delay payments.) AMOUNT. column. For SERVICES rendered as .. _________ 'l'_g_Jt _________________________________ DIFFER ENCEB. DoLLAl\8. CENTS. in the U. S. Depart t of Agriculture, under __ __ >_c ___________________ from ________ 1g.Q,a, to __ _______ inclusive, __ days, a $__ Plus ''increase compensation" at ___ REMARKS: -AMOUNT CLAIMED (Bill must be completely filled in before cerb.fication by payee, and there must not be any erasure or other alteration whatever.) ExAllmn:o BY* I CERTIFY that the above bill is corr#:ct an st and that payment thereof has not been received. (DO NOT sign in duplicate.) (Signature) I CERTIFY that the foregoing account ia correct; that it appears from the records of my office that the person named hereon was legally appointed and that he has performed the service required by Jaw and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture during the period mentioned; that such service, except as otherwise indicated under "Remarks," above\ has been performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any perioa of absence in exceBB of that allowed by law; that he is entitled to the amount Of pay stated above, and that any detail is indicated under "Remarks," above. r ALso CERTIFY that per diem service on Sundays and legal _______________ (Title of Certifying Officer.) Account submitted for ----------------------$-----------------------' Differences: -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$---------------------------(Signature) --------------------------------------------------------------------------Approved for -----------------------------Paid by check No. ------------------------, dated------------------------------------------, 19 on the Treasurer of the United States, in favor of payee named above. *Vouchers for personal service rendered under the immediate personal supervision of some administrative officer and so certified by him need not be certified by the payee, provided the voucher describes specifically the position, the rate of compensation, and the period covered. &-3798

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INS'fRUCTIONS. 1. This form should be used only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed. for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. 2. Use care in preparation and a'1oid having the account retUIIled for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorizations should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment. For example: per annum," "$80 per month,'' or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates Separate vouchers should be rendered. for services performed. in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed. at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar montii are entitled. to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one-thirtieth of the monthly compensation/or each day's service, excluding the 31st of a thirty-one iin,y month, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided. that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the Sllle position during a. given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. An employee will be paid for each d,ay in a thirty or thirty-one day month for which he is in a duty or pay status, except for the thirty-first day. An employee in a duty or pay status from the first to and including the last day of a month will receive one-twelfth of his annual pay only; if in such status from the first to thirtieth and in a status of absence without pay for the thirty-first day he will receive twenty-nine days' pay only, one day's pay being forfeited for such one day of absence. If absent on the thirtieth and thirty-first, only one day's pay will be forfeited.. An employee "Furloughed" or "On leave without pay" irom the 16th to the 31st, inclusive, of a thirty-one day month will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent under the same condi tions from the 16th to the 28th, inclusive, of the month of February will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent on the last day of February will receive twenty-seven thirtieths or, in leap years, twenty-eight thirtieths of the monthly installment of salary. -9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certiflcate. A signature by mark must be attested. by one disinterested witness, whose address must be shown. 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be established by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. s-am

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ACCOUNT OF Departmen"t Farm No. a. (Special AgriC9-iture.) A ZAPPONE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. llureau of Biologl.c Stlril iy_ VOUCHER No.------------------DISBURSiNO CLERK. MAIL THIS ACCOUNT FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT TO YOUR BUREAU. (DO NOT sign In duplicate.) ------------------------------------------------------------(Bureau, Division, or Office.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. --------------.. .......... ------------------------------------APP.OPRIATIONS f ::::=:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: THE UNITED ST ATES, To ______________ ti -..,.-: _______ --------------------------------------------------------------DR .11.ddress: _________ -----------------------------------------------------------------------------BUREAU No. ----------------------""llta.0-..,i.1.Q- 1 (The submislon of accounts on this form without consulting Instructions on the ba AMOUNT. For SERVICES rendered as __ ------...---------a;-..----;-----------------------------DOLLARS. in the ___ ----------------------J U. S. Department of Agriculture, under from ________________ L ________________ 19 inclusive, _______ days, at $_ Plus "increase compensation" at ___ REMARKS: AMOUNT CLAIMED ---------------------------------------------------------------------(Bill must be comp l ete ly filled In beforo corttflcation by payee, and there must not be any erasure or other alteration wh atever .) *I CERTIFY been received. d just, and tha t payment thereof has not CENTS. DrnER li:NCES, EXAMI!illD BY-(DO NOT sign in duplicate.) I CERTIFY that the foregoing accolmt is correct; that it appears from the records o f my office that the person named hereon was legally appointed and that h e h as performed the service r eq uired by law and the regulations of the Department of Agriculture during the period m entioned ; that such service, except as otherwise indicated unde r "Remarks," has bee n performed under my supervi sion; that the person whose name appears in the foregoing voucher is not paid for any periou of absence in excess of that a llowed by law; that he is entitled to the amount of pay stated a b ove and that any detail is indicated under "Remarks,'' above. I AMO OERnFY lliat P" fum on hnli;:;: Account submitted for---------------------------$------------------------U.u--:.u Al> officer.> Differenc es: -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$--------------------------( Sig'TllJ.ture ) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------Approved for -----------------------------________________ Paid by check No. ------------------------, dated --------------------------------------------, 19 on the Treasurer of the United States, in favor of payee named above *Vouchers for personal service rendered under the immediate personal supervision of some administrative officer and so certified by him need not be certified by tho payee, provided ttie voucher describes specifica lly tho position, the rate of compensation, and the peiiod covered.

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Ul6L L 0.3 t' !3 I .I /lf'I" ) "f 1. This form should be used only for PERSON AL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. 2. Use care in preparation and avoid having the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorizations should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of empl o yment For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month," or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persons employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Persons not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one-thirt'ieth of the monthly compensation for each day's service, excluding the S1st of a thirty-one day rrwnth, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persons occupying the same position during a given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. An employee will be paid for each day in a thirty or thirty-one day month for which h e is in a duty or pay status, except for the thirty-first day. An employee in a duty or pay status fro m the first to and including the last day of a month will receive one-twelfth of his annual pay only; if in such status from the first to thirtieth and in a status of absence without pay for the thirty-first day he will receive twenty-nine days' pay only, one day's pay b ei ng forfeited for such one day of absence. If absent on the thirtieth and thirty-first, only one day's pay will be forfeited. An employee "Furloughed or "On leave without pay" from the 16th to the 31st, inclusive, of a thirty-one day month will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; a:q employee absent under the same condi tions from the 16th to the 28th, inclusive, of the month :o February will r ece ive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent on the last day of February will receive twenty-seven thirtieths or, in l eap ye ars twenty-eight thirtieths of the monthly installment of salary. -.. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested witness, whose addreBB muat be shown 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be established by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. : a-a1vs ..: .... ,. ....:; \ I

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ACCOUNT OF t A. ZAPPQNE, D1sfRsiNQ CLER? U.S. DEPAR"r' NT F AGRICULTURE. VOUCHER No. ----------------FOR SETTLEMENT DIRECT fp YOUR "' .1reau o l '11)1..i, L 'I (DO NOT sign In duplicate.) BUREAU. "' APPROPRIATIONS: (Bureau, Division, or Office.) PAY VOUCHER FOR PERSONAL SERVICES. _____________________________ J THE UNITED STATES, f; TO ___________ _______ _____________________ ----------------------------------____ DR. .!l ddres s : ___ Qh.o.k.ol.o..eko..e _______________________ _________________ _________ -----------BUREAU NO. ---------------------------------------------------------------------(The submission of accounts on this Corm without consulting Instructions on the back hereof may delay payments'.) AMOUNT Payoomust not use this column. v. l>e.Pd7 ....... For SERVICES rendered BioloCloal UT9J m the -Bpeol&l-fllij-jOi""-.PIOt90i"ie' e=;l't of Agriculture, lmder --------------------------------------dated ---------DOLLARS CENTS from --/----------------, ___ inclusive, _'I. ---;..._______ days, at $ _______ Plus "increase co pensation" at ___ er c REMARKS: AMOUNT CLAIMED ------------------------------------------------------------------liillll i CJ (Bill must be c ompletely filled in bef o ra certlftcation by payee, and the re must not bo any erasure or o t her alte ra t ion wh ate v I CERTIFY that been received. and that payment thereof has not DIFFERENCES. Exnn:mm BY-(DO NOT sign in duplicate.) I CERTIFY that the foregoing account is correct; that it appe a rs from the records of my office that the person named hereon was legally appoint e d and that he has perform e d the service requir e d by law and the r e gul a tions of the D e partment of Agriculture during the p e ri o d mention ed; that such servi ce ex cept as othe rwise indicate d unde r "Re marks,'' above, has bee n p e rformed unde r my supervi sion; tha t the person wh o se name appe ars in the foreg o ing v o ucher is n o t paid for any period of ab se n ce in excess of that allowed by law; that he is entitled t o the amount of pay stated above, and that any deta il is arks,'' ab o ve r ALs o cERmY that per diem service on Sundays and legal U.S.Game Warden, -----------------------CT'1u;.;r-ce'rtifYi;-,ii-ofiloor:>---------------Account submitted for-------------------------$--------------------------Differences: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$---------------------------(Signature) --------------------------------------------------________ c ______________ Approved for ------------------------(Title of Approving Officer.) Paid by che c k No. ---------------------, dated -------------------------------------19 on the Treasurer of the United States, in favor of p a yee named ab o ve. *Vouchers for personal service rendered unde r the personal supervision of some administrative officer and so certified by him need not be certified by the payee, provided the voucher descnbes specifically the position, the rate of compensation, and the period covered. s-37118

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03A1!:,:)3tl "' ;. .. ,.-;-. : \ s arno:;:;t1 ;!O ::01:b!O 1. This form should be used only for PERSONAL SERVICES performed for the U. S. Department of Agriculture. 2. Use care in preparation and aroid h.iving the account returned for amendment or explanation. 3. In making the first payment to a new employee the name should be entered exactly as written in the appointment; thereafter the entry may conform to the usual signature. 4. When service has been rendered under one appointment or authorization during a part of a month, and under another appointment or authorization for the remainder of the month, both appointments or authorizations should be quoted. 5. The rate of pay should be stated in accordance with the appointment or contract of employment. For example: "$1,200 per annum," "$80 per month,'' or "$1.50 per day." 6. All the periods of service should be stated with inclusive dates. Separate vouchers should be rendered for services performed in each calendar month. 7. The amount due at an annual or monthly rate should be ascertained from the Department Salary Tables. 8. Persona employed at an annual or monthly rate of salary and serving continuously in the same position the whole calendar month are entitled to one-twelfth of the annual salary, regardless of the number of days in the month. Persona not serving continuously in the same position during the whole calendar month are entitled to one-thirti,eth of the monthly compensation for each day's service, excluding the S1st of a thirty-one day rrwnth, and treating February as if it were a thirty-day month, provided that in no case shall the total of payments to any number of different persona occupying the same position during a. given calendar month exceed the monthly compensation for such position. An employee will be paid for each day in a thirty or thirty-one day month for which he is in a duty or pay statue, except for the thirty-first day. An employee in a dutyor pay status from the first to and including the last day of a month will receive one-twelfth of his annual pay only; if in such status from the first to thirtieth and in a status of absence without pay for the thirty-first day he will receive twenty-nine days' pay only, one day's pay being forfeited for such one day of absence. If absent on the thirtieth and thirty-first, only one day's pay will be forfeited. An employee "Furlcughed" or "On leave without pay" irom the 16th to the 31st, inclusive, of a thirty-one day month will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent under the same condi tions from the 16th to the 28th, inclusive, of the month of February will receive fifteen-thirtieths of a monthly installment of salary; an employee absent on the last day of February will receive twenty-seven thirtieths or, in leap years, twenty-eight thirtieths of the monthly installment of salary. 9. The payee's name must be in exactly the same form at the top of the voucher and in the signature to the certificate. A signature by mark must be attested by one disinterested witness, whose address must be shown. 10. The correctness of every pay voucher must be established by the certificate of the official having immediate supervision of the work performed. 8-3798 .. .. .. \ \ \ \ t (' t { \ '\ t 1l \\ J.. \ J



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. Wardens' Reports -a list of places covered, by year 1907: Everglade, Florida; S and ey Light Station, Key West, Florida; Florida; Placida, D e Sota County, Florida; Pass age and Indian K ey Reservations, Florida; Pass Christian, Mississippi; 1908: East Timbalier Island, M0r g an City, Louisiana; Western E g g R ock, Maine; Eagle Island, Deer .._sle, 1 1aine; Cone lslannd, Nash Island Lj_ght Station, South Addis on, laine; Bluff and Stratton [? J Islands, Scarboro, .Maine; Libby Islands L i ght Station, Buck s Harbor, aine; Gott1s Island, Maine; atinicus R ock, Maine; Great Wass Island, Maine [ ?]; M o osehead a i ne; Swans J.sland 1 aie; Cross J.sland, aine[?]; Metinic Island, Rockland, 1laine; Great lsland Light Station, aine [ ?]; Matinicus Island, Maine; W eepeckets, f aushan Island, Massachusetts; Isle oyal Light House Suaition, Michigan [?); Huron Island Light Stat i on, Michigan; Passage Island Ligh t House, innesota [ ? ]; Little g g Harbor, ew Jersey; Tatbam's Light, New Jersey_[?]; Four Brothers Island, ew Jersey[' ?] ; Gard:her's J.sland, ew York(?); Stump Lake Reservation, orth Dakota; K lamath Lake, Oregon; Arched Rocks, Oreg on; atagorda I sland, Texas; Cobbs Island, Virginia; Smiths lslarrl, Virginia; Hog Island, Virginia; lssateague Beach, Virginia; Wachapreague Light, Virginia; M etomkin Inlet, Virginia; Wallops Beach, Virginia.[?] Sand Key [etc.), Pelican Island, Florida; Sunset,or Devilfish and Tarapin [sic.] islands, Florida; Mosqaito Florida; Passage Key, Bird-Key, Tortugas, Florida; Passaloutre I etc.],, L0uisiana; Battle Door Island, ississippi; Southwest Pass, Louisiana; Shell Keys, Rabbit Island, Sa J ly Island, Louisiana;Breton Island, ''ississip pi; East Ti mbalier, Louisiana; ew iarbor Dry Ledges, Western .Sg R ock, etc., Maine; Sloop Island Ledge, etc., Maine; Cone lsland uaine; Bluff and Stratton Islands Maine; Lj_bby Island a nd Brothers Island, i ai.. ne; Botts Island 1 1aine; Egg R ock, ef>c., }aine; Islands of M o osehead Lake, etc., 1'aine; Swans sland, Maine; Monhegan Island haine; Ola M an Isl and Maine; Gre a t and Little D uck Islands, M aine; Metinic Islandd, Maine ; R ock, Maine; Matinicus Island, Maine; Weepecketts Island aushan Massachusetts; Isle Royal, Minnes ta; Huron Islands, ichigan (Lake Superior) ; Passage Island, Minnesota; Mudy [ ?]Hall and i n g Islands, Stoneharbor, rew J ersey; B each Hav en, 9 cean County, New Jersey; Four Brothers Island, Lake ChaJT'plain, ew Yor k ; Gardiner's sland, 1ew Yer k; Stump Lake Reserve, Three Arch Rocks Reservatio n Oregon; Matagorda Island, Texa s ; Cobbs Island, Virginia; Smiths lsland, Virginia; Hog Island Virginia; Assateague Beach, Chincoteag )le Island, V i r ginia; l fachopreague, Virginia; Flounder J.sland and 1 etomkin B e ach, ccomac County, Virginia; Wallops Island, Chicoteague, Virginia; uilllaynte N e edles Resehvation, ashington; Flattery R ocks, Washingta1J, ahola, ashington. Roseland, Florida; S and ey, Florida; Pelican Florida; B:ird Island, Lee County, Florida. ; Mosquito Inlet, Florida; Bird Key, Tortugas I !Q.ands, Florida; P assage Key, Florida; Passaloutre Lumps and IslBnds, Florida; ast 'l'imbalier Island, Louisiana; Southwest Pass, Kud Lumps, and Sandbanks, Burrvvod, .Louisiana; Shell ieys Reservation, L0uisiana; Bre)on Island, Louisiana; Eastern Egg Rock [etc.], Maine; Sloop Island [etc.], aine; Cont: Island, r aine; Bluff and Stratton slandi?, i 1aine; Libby, The Brothers', and Foster's ..1.slands, aine; .Little Duck 1 aine; Grea t Duck lsland, i-iaine; Egg Rock [etc.], Maine; M oesehead Lake islands, aine; Johns .lsland [etc.], Maine; M onhega n Island, Maine; Ol d Island, laine; ,etinic, 1-'i etinic Green and rtog J. slands, '1aine; 1 1atinicus R ock, .Maine; N oman's land" island, 1 1aine; Weepeckets Islands, Ylat Island, _(etc.] H uron Islalids, Michigan; Passag e islana, Gull li oc k esota; r a d y Hall l:iland, Ring Island, Jersey; Long Beach, New Jersej; Four Brothers Islands, Lak e Champlain, Yo5k; Gardiner's .lsland, N e w York; S tump .Lake, ortn Dakota; Malheur Lake, reg on; K l amath Lake, Ore.; Thre e Arch Rocks, Ure.; C obbs Is.[etc.], Va.;

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. \ f,,?09 (continued]: Fisherman's and Smith's 1slands, Va.; Copalis Rock, ashington; Quillaynte l'>e edles, W ashington; Flattery Rocks, Washington; Loch Katrine, W yoming 1910: Key West, Fla.; Sebastian River, Fla.; Sand Key [etc.), Fla/; Pelican J.slands, Fl;.J; Islands adjacent to .i..ake W ashington,. up per St. J0hns River, Fla.; Pine Island, Fla/; osquito Inlet, Fla.; Bird Aey, !ortugas, Fla.; Passage Aey, Tortugas, Fla.; Timbalier lsland, Louisiana; Southwest Pass, Mud 1u_rnps, La.; Shell Keys, .i..a.; Breto n Island, La.; Freemon R a::k, Maine; Egg Rock [etc.], Maine; D r adbury Island [etc.] Hancock County, Maine; Bluff and Stratton lslands, l'1aine; Lj_bby Islands [etc.], : Maine; Calf Island letc.], Maine; Great Duck Island, Maine; Moosehead take, 1aine; Johns .!.sland [etc.], Haine; Cone .J.sland, Maine; 01d Man lsland, 1'"ainej Metinic Island [etc.],_ l "1aine; Matinicus Rock, Maine; Nornan's Land Island, Haine; Weepeckets Islands, l assachusetts; Isle Royal (islands in vicinity of) inn.; Passagr Island Gull Rock, Minn.; Huron Islands, ich.; Long Beach, J.; Gardiner s Isll!ld Y.; Frur Brothers .!.s. r. Y.; S tump Lake, N D.; Klamath Lake, uregon; Three Arch Rocks, Oregon; Cobb's Island [etc.], Va. Point Granville, Williby Island, Wash.; Quillaynte .1.'Ceedles, Wash.; Flattery Rock, Wash.; Loch atrine, W yomin g 1911: 1912: 1913+14: Cottrel, Mullet, lule, Crawfish, Snipe W Crawfish, B & 'C, i lan, W oman, Boca Grand, and Marquesa Keys, Fla.; Orange Lake, Fla.; Pelican lsland, Fla.; M0sqiito Inlet, Fla.; Tortugas, Bird-Key, Dry Tortugas la.; South W est Pass, "lud Lumps, Breton Island, Audubon Society 1sland, .i..a.; Freeman Rock, Maine; u I H Ea.stern Egg Rock, S a r k Rock, J obes Garden Wreck Isli:md, u QJpkin 5land, ad.dock Island, J.'1aine; Bald sland Sloop Sloop J.sland Ledge, Grass Ledge, Brai.bury lsland, Maine; Stratton and B luff Islands, haine; Libby Islands, The Brothers, Pulpit Rock, Maine; Duck Island, Great Duck 1sland, Maine; oosehead Lake islands: og Back, Sand Bar, M ood y Birch), Maine; Machias Seal lsla.nd, I'laine; Cone Island, Naine; Old 1 an ..Lsland, r .1.aine; Metinic Green Islmd, Maine; latinicus Rock, Maine; Matinicus Island, Maine; Weepecketts Mass.; Huron Islands, Michigan; Passage Island, Minnesota; Siskewi t Island, Minn.; Sandy beach an d marsh, Ocean County, M.J.; Four Ii?lands, Lake Champlain, N.Y.; Gardiner's Island, N Y.; Royal Shoal, Shell Lulrnp' Legett Lump, .c.; Cobb lsland, Va.; Smith's Island and Dry J.saacs, Va. St. Lazaria Bird Reservation, Alaska; Four acres in FairfieldJ County, Conn.; Key West Reservations Fla.; Swamp near Micanopy, Fl.a.; Orange Lake (Bird ..Lsland, Saw Grass lsland, R ed Bird IslandJ, Fla.; Corkscrew Island Cypress Rq.okery, Fla.; P erhaps Bay, Port Orange, Fla.; Spruce Creek S wamp, Volusia County, Fla.; Band Key, Eastern Sambo, Fla.; Inlet, Fla.; Tortugas, Bird-Key Island, Fla.; Tortugas, Fla.; B i g B uffalo !wamp, near Everett City, Ga.; Shell Key, South west Pass, hud Lumps, La.;_jh-eton Island, La/; Freeman Roc3, Maine; Egg Rock, Su ark Rock, Pumpkin lsland, ..i ones Garden Island, Naine; Bradbury, Bald, Sloop, lslands, G r ass .Ledge and Sloop lslmd Ledge, Maine; Bluff and Stratton Islands, Maine; Little Duck J.sland, M a;ne; Matinicus Rock, J-'1aine; Great D"ck J.slarxi, Maine; Moosehead Lake (islands), 1: aine; Cone (or Gre ater Wash) J.'1aine Fosters, Brothers, and Libby lslands, 1'.1.aine; Olci han and Double-headed Shot islands, aine; Metinic Green ""-sland, haine; N0 J.vJ.an's Lands, .Maine; Weepecket Island, Mass.; Huron J.sland, i"lich.; Pass age ""-sland, Gull Rock, Minn.; Siskiwet Island, inn.; Niobrara Reservati on (under u.s.D.A.), Nebraska; Marshland nea r Hackettsto wn, N.J.; Sandy and marsh, UceanColinty, N J.; Four Brothers Island, Lake Charnplain,N.Y.; Gardine r ill. Y.; Fair Lawn pl.antation, W ando, S.C.J Buzzard Island! James lzland P;O., S C.; Bobbs Island, Mud Lumps, Va.; Isaac Shoals and Smith's sland, Va.9 Freeman's Rock, iJ.aine; estern E g g Rocks, Eastern E gg Rocks, P u mpkin Island, Jones Garden Island, .l'laine; Stratton and Bluff Islands, aine; L1ttle Duck .J.sland, '1aine; Matinicus Rock, Maine; Foster Island, Brothers and !.J.bby Islancs, Maine; Great Duck Island '1aine; M o osehead Lake is!ru].ds, Haine; Cone (or Greater Nash) Island, l'laine; Metin i c Green Island, ""aine; Noman s Land, "aine ; Beepeckets 1sland, l iass.; Island1. N Y.l Siskiwit Islands, i v lich.; Huron lslands1 Pass .f!e1Isla.nd1 Rock, Minn.; and Marsh, Ocean County, N.J.; s and saa c Snoa1s, Va.; Cobb Island, Jacks Island, and ";jiew island 20 acres", Va.; Orton P0nd, c.. .... c:>

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I cont.: Buzzard Island, .c.; Crane Island nea r Sessionville, S.C.; "Coast land at ----------h-e-adwater of Wando iver 22 mi : from Charleston," S C.; Big B u f falo Swamp, Glynn Co., Ga.; Breton .J.sland, La.; Southwest Pass M u d Lumps, La.; Bird-Key, Dry Tortugas, Fla.j Mosquito Inlet, Fla.; Tameka S wamp, Port Oran ge, Fla.; Perhaps Bay, Volusia County, Fla.; Grover [?] Cypress, Volusia County, Florida; Corkscrew Island, Fla.; Hull[?) Cypress, Volusia County, Fla.; Carson E gret Colony, 25 mi.e. and a littles. of Fort Myers, Fla.; S wamp near Micanopy, Alachua County, fla.; Ocalawacoochie Slouth, Lee County Fla.; Alligator Bay rookery, Fla.; River Sticks colony, Micanopy, Fla.; Urange Fla.; Key islanas, Fla.; Matinictis, aine; Cone or Greater .1.slan d laine; Old :Man .J.sland, etc., laine; l'letihic Green Island etc., 1 '1aine; 1915: 1916: 19ll:f: Great Duck Island, aine; Stratton and Bluff .1.slands, '1aine; Little Duck .1.sland, aine; astern and Western t g g H.oclcs, Shark Ro&, Jones LedgeL Maine; Freemans Rock, Maine; B r others, Foster and .Libby Islands, aine; !"Ioosehead ake islands, Maine; Matinicus ( oman 1 s land Island), Maine; Mt. Desert Island Maine; -weepecketts Island, .Mass.; Passage Island, Gull Rock, '1inn.; Huron Islands, lich.; Gardiner's Island, .Y.; Sandy beach and marsh, Ocean County, .J.; Cobb Island, Va.; "2 reservoirs 2 0 0 acres each about 5 mi. from immediate Mt. P1easant, S.C.; Crane or Buzzard S.C. (Charlestoh); B u f falo Swamp, Blyn County, Ga.; Stagers Prairie Rookery, Alaucha County, Fla.; 3 acres in SW"1JP," M 1 caopy, Fla.; Spruce Creek Swamp, Volusia County, Fla.; Corliscrew Cypress Rookery, Fla.; Santa Fe River Swamp, B r ad f ord County, F l a.; Saw Grass Urange Lak e Reservations, Fla.;_ River Styx, 11 Florida; Orange Lake, Florida; Key W e s t islands, Fla.; Tortugas, Bird-hey, Fla.; Buck Bay, Bird Bon d R a ney P on d Fla.; Tortugas, Bir d Fla.; Stagers "about 2 acres Black Gum Swamp," Miaanopy, Fla.; Periraps Bay and Aikens Bay, Fla.; Spruce Creek Swamp,"about 8 m west and 10 mi. s. at ew Smyrna," Fla.; ''edge of E verglades, 15 mi NE of the ruins of Sam J 0nes' old town," Fla.; S outhw est Corkscrew Rookery, Fla.; Corkscrew Cypress R ookery, Fla.; Urange ..... ake, Fla.; Hawthorn R ookeries: Oran g e Creek, Bowler's Prairie, Gator Bride, Fla.; Allig ator Bay, i Jarco, Fla.; B i g B u ffalo S w a mp, Ga.; lud L umps, South west rass., La.; Freemans R o e Uaine; Stratton and Bluff, Maine; Matinicus ock, Plaine; N omans land aine; lild Man, Double-headed Shots, etc., Maine; Gotts __ .1.sland, Maine; Foster, Brothers and Pulpit Rock Islands, Jaine; Grea t Duc k Island Maine; Cone or Greater Island, ;:iine; Metinic Greeh Island, J.' "aine; Eastern and Western .-; g g Rocks, Shark and Pumpkin Islands, 1aine; l'10os ehead L a k e islands, 1a i ne; Duck, John, Great Cranberry .J.slands, etc., Naine; W e epeckets Island, l iass.; Passag e Island, Gull Rock, Mich.; Huron I s lands, J:'lich.; B r e t on l5land, n harsh land and sand y beach," Ocean County, .N.J.; Gardiner's island Y.; Crane or Buzzards Island, Charleston, S.C.; Coast land, Mt. Pleasant, S C.; C o b b Island, Va.; Tomaka Swamp, Perhaps Bay and Atkins Bay, Fla.; Spruce Creek Swamp Rookery, Lang Island Fla.; P alm Beach County, St. BrevardCo, Fla.; H olmes P on and Lake B owdi n rookeries, Fla.; Orange Fla.; Vallace Bay R o okery, Fairfield, Fla.; Black gum syamp, Alachua County, Micanopy, Fla.; Bird P 0nd and Rainey Pond, La.Crosse, Fla.; Corkscrew Island F l a.; B i g uffalo Swamp, Giynn County, Ga.; Orange Creek, Fowl ers Prairie Gator Bride, Roan O Conn e l l s B a y Fla.; Waldo Rookeries, Gainesv.ille [?J, F l a.; River Styx Rookery, \fi.canopy, Fla.; Passage .1.sland and Gull Rocks, Mich.; 112 backwaters or reservoirs of 200 acres each also 150 0 acres of adjacent rice fields, 11 Mt. P leasant, SjC.; Old Men Island and Double H ead Shots, Maine; Buzzards Island, S C.; S trajiton and Bluff Islands, Maine; Cone Island, 1 1aine; and West Huron Mich.; Freemans Rock lV aL ne; Great D ,1ck Island, aine; Breton Island, La.; Cobb Island, Va.; Matinicus Rock, aine; Key West islands, Fla.; peckets Island, Mass.; Lj_ttls Duck lsland Naine; 1oosehead islands, Maine; Brothers, Foster and Libby Islands, l11laine; Great Duck, Great Cranberry, Bakers Islands [etc. ) 1aine; Netinic Green Isl and l aine; Pass a Loutre Mud Lumps, La.; Eastern and \t estern .i!ig g Rocks, P umpkin R ock, l"laine; marsh land and sandy beach, cea.Yl County, J.; Heron .J.sland, Charleston, S .C.; Gardiners Island, r Y.; "lands in Beaufort, Jasper, ampton, Colleton S.6.; ed Sea 6verflow, Mo.[?] Tortug a s group Bird Key, Fla.; E a s t Huron Isl31ds, Mich.; Pass a Loutre West m ud lumps, La.; B r eton Island, La.; Freemans Rock, Maine; Eastern E g g Ii es t e r n E g and Rocks,.l N e w Harbo:r Dry Maine; Stratton and Bluff Islands, l'laine; Lit tle Duck sland aine; Matinicus k M L"bb F t d B I we aine; i y os er, an rothers s-l:ands. 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I Cone J.sland, 1aine; Old L an, Double H ead Shots, Maine; N o man's land is:land, Mame; Cranberry, Dyck, Bakers, Islands, etc., '1aine; Metinic Gree n J.sland, Maine; Weepicket Islands, Mass.; Passage ..Lslaz;id and Gull Rocks, Mich.; Marsh land and sand;}YB.beach, Ocean County, N J.; Gardiner s Island, N Y.; li.oyal S hoal and _, Leggett Lump, N.C.; Santee ookery, S.C.; Cobbs Island, Big Easters, Little E asters, Va.; Corkscrew Rookery, Fla.; Spruce Creek Swamp Volusia County, Fla.; Fowlers Prairie, Orange Creek, B r ean Lake, Fla.; Orange Lake, Fla.; Bird Pond, Alachua CountyJ Fla.; Black Gum Swamp, :Micanop y Fla.; Wallaces B ay R<;>akery; Fla.; River Styx Rookery, Fla.; and Gainesville /1ookeries, Fla.; Perhaps B a y and Tomaka Swamp R o okeries, Volusia County, Fla.; Montg omery Prairie, Guthrie's Prairie, and Bundy's Lake, Fla.; islands in San Sebastian River, St. Lucie Coonty, Fla.; Big Buffalo 1920-24: 5'warnp, Ga.; Craney Island, Carteret County, N.C.; Buazards island, S.C.;!!8.rea contiguous to Beaufort and Yemassee," S. C. J Big Easters and Little Easters, Va.; San Sebastian iver islands, Fla.; Eastern and Western Egg Rocks, Shark ock and Dry Ledges, Maine; "three rookeries total area about 10 acres," Plant City, Fla.; Freemans Rock, Maine ; Heron or Buzzard Island, S.C.; Black Gum Swamp 4 mi. w. Micanopy,Fla.; River Styx R o okery, Fla.; Bird P0nd, Lacrosse, Fla.; C raney Island1 l .C.; Cuck Islands, Bakers :Lsland, Cranb erry .!.slands, Maine; Bird Island, E d gerly, La.; Brother.s, Foster and Libby slands, lane; Bluff and Stratton ..Lslands, aine; Gardiner's Island, .Y.; Montgomery's Prairie, Bundy's Lake, and Guthrie's Prairie, Fla.; urange Lake Rookery, Fla.; Islands in Lake, 1aine; Stagers Prairie Rookery, Fla.; Orange Creek [etc.] in Bradford and Alach ua Counties, Fla.; Mud off Pass a Loutre La.; "about two acres inside of large swamp," Micano py, Fla.; Gainesville and *aldo rookeries, Fla.; Old Man and Double Head Shots, Maine; Rays Lake, Jackson, La.; Burn and Grassy Lake, Natchez, Miss.; Wallaces Bay R o okery, Fla.; Big Easters, Little Va.; Islands in the San Sebastian River, Fla.; Freemans Rock, Maine; Great Duck 1sland, Maine; Heron or Buzzard ..1.sland, S.C.; Black Gum Swamp, Micanopy, Fla.; River Styx Rookery, Fla.; Bird Pond, Lacrosse, Fla.; Cranberry, Bakers, Duck, and Sutton Islands, Maine; Bird Island, Bayou, Johnson's Bayou, La.; Brigantine marshes, New Jersey; Stratton and Bluff lslands, Maine; Little Duck Island, Maine; Isle oyale, Michigan; ontgome11 Prairie, Bundy's Lake, Alachua County, Fla.; Orange Lake Rookery, Fla.; Moosehead Lake, Maine; Matinicus Rock, Maine; Weepicket Islands, Mass.; Fowlers Prairie [etc.], Alachua, Fla.; Pass a Loutre mud lumps, La.; Huron (Siskiwet?) Island, hich.; Cone island, Maine; Waldo and Gainesville Rookeries, Fla.; Old .... an and Double Head Shot lslands, 1aine; Metinic Green Island, Maine; Ray s LaJ; Big Easters and Little ;asters, Va.; San Sebastian River islandds, Fla.; F reemans .tlock, Maine; Santee Club R eservation, S.C.; Heron or Buzzard Island, S.C.; Black Gum S wamp, icanopy, ,Ila. Craney island, Cranberry, Bakers, Gotts Island etc.; 1.'1aine; Green, Aoro, and other islands in Laguna Nadre, Texas; Bird Island, Cameron Parish [etc.], La.; Beach and salt 0ceaiCounty, H.J.; luff and Stratton slands, Maine; Gardiners lsland, N.Y.; Qrange Lake, Fla.; Buzzard island, S.C.; Matinicus Rock, Maine; Spruce Creek Rookery [etc.], Fla.; Weepeckets Islands, Pass-a-loutre mud lulrlps, La.; l 1ays P0nd Rookery, Jefferson County, Fl.a.; Old han and Double tiead Shots, Metinic Gree n Island, Maine; Rays Lake, East J:Eliciana Parish, La. ; Fair L awn Plantation, S. C.; "northern end of Penn y Dam reservoir, "Christ urch Parish, S.C.; Big and Little Easters, Va.; Sebastian iver islands, Fla.; Freemans Rock, Maine; Pine island, Field Island, Bank's Pond Rookery, 1 mi. w. of Milltown, Ga.; Blaldt Gum Swamp, Fla.; Craney Island, c.; Cranberry, Duck, Bakers, Mt. Desert etc., Maine; Bird Island, Cameron Farm, Blick Bayou, Edgerly, La.; "islands in the extreme n.e. part of Atlantic County," N.J.; Bluff and Stratton Islands, haine; Gardiner's Island, Maine; Orange Lake Rookery, F1a.; Buzzard Island, s. C.; natinicus Rock, Maine; Wee P ii.ckets Islands, ass.; MY,d Lumps off .l:'ass-A-Loutre, La.; Mays pond, Jefferson County, Fla.; uld Island, Head Shots, f aine; Rays Lake, and pond in West Feliciana Parish, La.; enny Dam Reservoir and l'layrant[? ] Reservoir, Charleston County, S.D.; Big and Little Easters marshes, Va.; Sebastian river islands, Fla.; Freemans Rock, llaine; Washo Reserve, Santee Club, s.c.; Banlcs Pond, Milltown, Ga.; Gum Swamp 4 mi. w. of Fla.; Craney 1sland, N.C.; Cranberry Islands, Duck Islands, Bakers Island, Sutton Island, Maine; Bird Island, [etc.], Cameron Parish, La.; Little Beach, Atlantic County, N.J.; Bluff and Stratton Islands, haine; Gardiner's Island, N Y.; Orange Fla.i Buzzard ls.,S.C Matinicus Rock, Maine; Weei Picket Islands, Mass.: Mud Lumps, Pass a outre, Mays Pond, F la.; Old Man Island, .l'laine; Rays L;:ke etc., La.; Pen i y Dam Reservoir, s.c.;

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LOC.ri.T ION: ACCES'"': .nREA: P'-YSIO,...R1 PHY : Gu.lf C o ast of the southern tip of 1orida from M' rco to vat e r Ba y B y boa t f or J v e r g l udes and Marco, which are best r e ached by utor1obile. Out in the islund" one ust live on t e thut brings him or the w a rdens on their patrol boat s Unsur veyed l ands extend i n g from J'' rco to W hite rnter Bay a n d from the coast i n l nd t o the Tm T en Thousand Isl nds may bes t be described a s a n enor m ous ma n g r o v e s wamp, pounded on the one h nd by the Gulf of I:exico, flanked o n the othe r by the ....;v e r glades, and dissected by c ount.less channels thu t form a l abyrinth n e o t iable by but ew e v e n 1 ong t 1 e natives. o r the :1ost p<...rt there is n o dry l::tnd a t high tide, so the tree growth i s limited principully to r e d and blac k m0ngrove s and ,hite buttonwood. "Tild fi S r d othe r species app8<:...r where the g round is h i gher. It is s u i d th-' t the red here t t & ins a c_;reu.t e r height tha n nywher e else iu the vJOrld. None Follm Lng D r Peu rso s visit to the region i n 1 30, with the goverm ent col: i ttee i nvestigc.tin the proposed v e r utional PC:tr p t } 1.. R oberts (Roy' s and Tom s father ) w s e:1ployed as Wbrden, L :1. oberts a s assistan t This t e a 11 first m,rded t h e har k Rive r a n d patrolled the vicinity then i ncluded p a t o l v ror.' among Ten Thous and Islands. ry. .obe rts died while o n duty ( une 9 1932). L R Tioherts t ken on a s se ior wcrden assisted a t V<:ir i ous t i r1.es (se e reports) b ; Per r r Rob erts, y obinson a n d Lee Johnston. rrhoma s .1... eml)loyed s 1933, and with L R ha served c o t i nuously sinc'e Durin height o f nesting seC:J.son, a t hird man l}as been employed -Lee Johnson, Ing raha 1934. SPECIES Aiaeri can "i' ret Snowy E ret o d I bis Loui s inn ero G reen Heron Jhi t e I b i s Glossy Ibis Wat e r Turkey ( N ote: All species conb i n e d the p o pulation o f t his rookery has b e e n estima ted from 1 ,000,000 u p w<...rds T l e lhite I b i s is by far t e predomin te s p ecie s ) CL.i>.SS O F S ... \.NCTU,1'RY : Ye;_i r r o nd P L,, 11J>: Int r st in t w o .otorboa t s ( conti ued)

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Ten housund Islands (continued) 2 'VARDEN SE"RVI CE: Full time. L R Roberts, $125. 00 month,) T A .Roberts, 75 00 month,)Egret iund L R Roberts nd T Rob rts, ox 1 2 Everglades, Florid a INSPSC'II")N E..?ORTS : Eolt, 1933; l len, 1934 ..f.APS : Gen e r a l L and Office T'au of Unsurveyed i.:-ubli c Lands (U. S Dept. Int. 1933) suEch.L P OBLEHS : Need of additional manpower to more thoroughly cover the vast area of operations. The association should own at leas t one fust motorboat for patrol work in these

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.. 0 T F. Or-'teo, 1 th. I went o n I\ f'lhort trip out o f to h VP "'look P.t the RoRd cour1try Ronth of Royal PA..lm P11.:!'k This is colmtry to me n I felt I on._\'ht to Kno J it hetter. The rE>oortf1 o f flh oting al on it rrie feE>l that I ld like to k no w the top o e ritphy firs t hand. I thereforP. went dowri "'..ncl r'\n below PA.lm Pnr k for ahont 1 2 iles. I h!ld with me <:i, Man fro m the Cofl.Ht Guard Air S t ation, the Co"l?JR.nd1u heine un hl.'? to g o H"' told me th t t.he conntr y h e yoncl v 1hP.re WE' Rtopped w1.u1 identic. l with covP.red a nd f1ince I 11. look Rt the . road is excllent t o ., t 'lh01lt RE>ven f'llj les north of F 11.rriin130, wht=>n it hecornes r o .ther or, and very had n WE>t WE>i:ither. H!'mmockH 'tnpeq, r t t'rrieH it, there a r e CRnEi.19 Rlso 11.nct the fP.eding prounds of hir fl f"trt=>tch t o r miles. I CP, n eaHily helieve th, t i t wo1ld he R n tr .cti v e pL ce for shooterH, Thit 1 i H SR0d t o he '.'Jfl.rticul.'.1rly h d o n Sund"l.ys, 1 stopped P t Roy l P11.J.!Yl Locie;e R-nd met the wardens in chE', rge there kept by the They have lot of visitors, l'l..nd A.bor nnder 11.n insufficient ap ro11r iRti on to ct o rri lch. The ::ie !Ylen A.r e f ther rn o rl, or ther<'>Bbouti:i nna ifl A. very fp .low. He h",l-1 aone. <\rn, E'. n d jil keep'n n o te!'! on Mie r11.tion etc. He hR.H me v RS t.he.y visit th0 R n d knew the 111ora.. of the A:1:1ociE1,tion. n'\rrie. :in Roher t H A t k mrn n nd hi. s ac1dress is HoJ'l'le te d Flo d.J1.. He E>eJ'l'le.d to to co-ope r.; c011J.d flenct hiJ'l'l copy of t o or r Pcent Bird} Lores, qna he see.fYled ket=>n to "' .ve t h el"1, pl'l,rticulnrJ_y t hf' one d th the V s t C riqtM",fl Gensnn. '-'I.,,... S ll[JP.rvi i i or 8 crn rn S -me t1rn.r it=HL

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.... t \ \ \ J \ Matters Attended to in South Florida ,_,, on March Trip. othern than Sanctuary Inspections and SurTeys Mr. Baker wished to m ake many con tacts in Florida and there are a great many items which no doubt will be taken up by him in detailed reports and c onversations with the New York office staff. will only be a short outline of what was done. Winter M r a.leer addressed the Florida Audubon Miami Sanford Orlando Tampa Brook.:nille Gainesville Grandin Jax Folkston,Ga Savannah. Ga. Charleston Summerville Attended, field trip on the Melbourne Prairie Conferences with Mr. Thomas Pancoast and Ernest Coe on matters relating to the Everglades National Park. Called on Mr. David Fairchild. Calle d on Mr. A. S. Houghton Called on Commander vonPaulsen Called on Haro l d H. Baile7 Called at various eating places a.long Ta.miami Trail Called on Mr. Stowe of Florida Audubon Soc. Mr. Chase of Chase & Co. Longstreet of D83tona J:>each " 11 Dr. Mills Mrs. Robins Dr. Tigert of University Mr. W E. Browne Mr. S A. Grimes Mr. Earl Greene. Oketinokee Refuge '' Mr. Skeele and members of SaTanna.h Audubon Soc. 11 Dr. John c. Phillips Jdr. E. 'Milby Burton Mr. Wharton (Omiuion) "Mr. J. v Kelsey, Daytona Beach Mr. Thomas Ruth (?) Lake Wales Respectfully submi rA SuperTisor Southern Sanctuaries

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... --"" I/" 1"J A STATEMENT I l REGARD TO DROUGHr ., .ND FIRE CONDITIONS IN FLORIDA DURING THE SPRING OF 1 9 3 8 During t e course of the May inspection of Florida areas, the writer was never so impressed with the dryness which strikes any observer along highways of the state. This of course, ic not to wondered at since the drought is said to be the most serious in forty (40) years. The lack o f rain in many uarters is nothing short of pitiful in ita results on the appearance of t e country and its vegetation. The citrus crop is said to be between 40 and a total failure for next season. Blossoms are dropping from the trees, w h ich themselves have the looks of being illlJ'Ylersed in hot water. Irrigation is condtant where it can be yet be accomplished, but many growers have given up and seen their groves ruined. The effect on wild-life is evident. On any r oad one meets animals travelling from one place to another, presumably in search of water. Raccoon s are the most noticeable, also rabbits, opossums and others. 1Coons are killed in ouanities on such a road as the Ta miami Trail and their dead bodies lie along other highwayg as we 11 There are many uai 1 in e vidence, running across in front of the car, flying along the highway and calling at all hours of the day from fields and woodlands. They seem to be Nandering hither a n d yon witho u t an definite aim. M a ny of their nests doubtless have been lost, A.nd e.ny ground nesting species has suffered heavily. Roadside ditches are dry as p owder I saw places this trip that I never saw dry hefore. Canals are lowered to as much as four feet below normal lake surfaces are down and many a bridge spans nothing in the world but a dry-caked expanse of what was once mud. This was marked the case from Pea.vine Junction to Okeechobee The Tamiami Trail canal is anywhere from two to three feet below the n 1ual level. The great feeding grounds which lie to the eastward and westwatd of the Y are pathetic. The ground is baked as a stone, the grass withered and bnrned, and the whole area covered with a layer aenel One solitary Egret was observed from Naples to Miami across the whole stretch of the Trail, and it was itting in a cypress tree between McGill's Station and the Y. Not a single ibiB or small hAron showed itself throug h the pall of smoke and haze which overhung the route. Winds have blown a.way much of the surface of roads which are not hard. On such places as Pine Island, and about Lake Okeechobee, the roads are all heavily "washboard". No attempt seems to be made to rectify this condition. The last rain in the F ort Myers section seems to hav e occurred on January 10th. There are occasiona l scattered snualls in the 'glades, but both coasts have hardly ha.d a dro p The water s upply for Coconi1t Grove has bec ome brackish. Newspapers cortllOOnt daily on the situation, new estimates on the loss to citrus and other crops appear every few days, and groups over many counties have met to pray for rain. Suc h canals as that along the road from Homestead to Key Largo, are bone dr1 for miles. S ometimes there is a stagnant pool, then a stretch of hard ground and another pool. Many hridgea on the Tamia.mi Trail had just as well not b e there as far as spanning a water course is concerne d The lagoons VJhich ordinarily make back into the cypre11ses are no longer lagoons, the bare bottoms being visible. Gar fish and others can he seen by dead a n d dying.

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. \ .. \ I 2 -A c ces may be had with compare.ti be ease anywhere in the Everglades now, e ven in a car i f one co l.J d e otten a.cross thP deep dry ditches. One can walk for litera l miles out a m o ng the cy presses i n the Loop and not see a drop of water. Karcher and others w ho have been lig hunting, told m e that they never imagined that it could look lik e it doe s there. 1Glade wag ons breeze along like ca.rs on a highway, more or less. As bad as the dryness is however, it is the i ne vitable accompanim e n t to such that one This is the prevalence of woods fires. So great i s this fre q ue nc y that it has been m entioned in the press of the country at large, and the smoKe has been blown over adjacent states, comin g up as far as Char leston, s c and affecting visibility to t he extent that it ha.s impeded, and actually stopped aerial navi.ga ti on. In s ome parts of the upper Everglades i t really seeem d as t h o ugh the w hole country was going up in smoke. I began to notice the results o f fires, and saw them too, between Daytona Beach and Melbourne o n the ea.st coast. Long stretches had been already burnt over, particularly on Highway No. 1 (U. S ) Not so many actual fires were ob served here as areas which had already been burned. Alo n g the Indian River everything was b lackened and t wisted for miles. Fire had swept through the p almetto scr1v), pinelands and up to t he very fences surrounding orange groves Lar ge hotel signs, fifteen feet lo?lB and more were burned up the tin warped and blackened, the posts s till smouldering. Telephone poles were burned thru and had fe.llen, the crossa rms still hanging suspended by the 1rires. Tall palmettoes, t wentyfive feet more and higher, were completely burned, their tops d e ad Underbrus h and small trees were simply obliterated. Ashes 1 i e i nche s deep i n many places, and no doubt are whirled into the air with dust and smoke thus c ontributine to the density of the atmosphere. Prairie fires were noted from Pea vine to Okeechobee and o n down the west Ride of La k e Olreechobee. In the pinela.nds, many fires were raging fiercely, great bursts of flame breaking out occasionally, and roaring lilie a gale. H ug e volumes of s m o k e of varying hues rolled over miles o f sky Seen at nieht t h i s type o f fire was highly spectacular, eiving a glow to the sky for many miles, whole trees being wrapped in flame and bUFsts of sparks appearing like some sort of fireworks. The worst region of a.11 appeared to be that area lying between oorehaven and Fort Myers. There is prairie for the first several miles, then one rnns into pine w oods These seemed to be alJ. ablaze. Smok e covered the highway in dense clouds Outlying houses were often menaced. I stopped at on e point, about 1 7 miles east of Fort Myers and watched some householders attempting to s ave their property. fierce fire had raged through the woods a lmost up to the fence of a yard in which stood a larg e two-story h ouse with one next door. There were several little fires already in the ya.rd piles of stove w ood etc. having c augh t One large outhouse of 1:1ome kind was flames and blazing like a n inferno, with huge columns of intense black smok e rolling off. The people were rushing aoout tryinB' to beat out the smaller fires with palmetto fans, carrying saucepans a n d kettles of water throwing them It seemed pitifully inadequate. Carl'1 were backed out of garages and parked on the roads. I was strongly inclined to give hand to these f olks, but I had been pretty well weakened dow n by an attack o f something induced b y my eating a piece of bad fish, and I was only able to sit still and watch. A man drove up by me, on his way t o Tampa., and said he had passed there that morning, and there was then no sign of a fire! I do not yet know whether the house was saved, a s I had to push on Conditions along the Ta.miami Tr.ail were very bad One of the lR r gest fires

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0 I .. -3-I saw here began at Bridge 55 and continued without interruption to 61. 'Nhole cypresses were burning a.nd there was a terific roar from the flames. It appearerl to continue away back into the woods on the south side. As might be supposed, the viaibility along the road here was almost nil. East of the Y fires were not noted, but the vegetation Rlong the banks of the canal which parallels the Trail on the north side, was all killed and blackened. I wa.s told t t alligator hunters and .Lndians had set a. eoo d many of these fir.es, both ne a t the Tr.ail and back from it. Large areas were noted as having been burned near Homestead The U er Keys are almost as bad in p l aces as they wer e by reason of the Labor Day hurricane. Li m e g r oves have been s w e p t away and much of the l o w ve getation ruined. Down here, there wer e no actual fires in progress, but to all appearances there was little left to burn: Cattlemen ',and hunters seem to be blamed by most people for the conditions, but there are some areas where it is hard to see that either could have done it. Wh9.tever the cause, south Florida has suffered from fires in the last six weeks as i t has rarely ever suffered. I kept an account of what fires I saw which were a ctually raging, and which covered some acres of ground The table below gives the result. Of course, already burned areas were not included. From Daytona Beach to M elbourne ..... ........ 4 F ort D rum Okeechobe e 6 ........... Okeechobee Lakeport 2 ......... .. ... Moore haven Fort 31 ..... .. .... F ort Myers Naples 2 ....... .... .... Naples Ca.rnestown 6 ............ Ochopee II y 10 ...... .......... ..... Miami II Homestead ...... ...... Total 64 N o ne o f our areao seem to 'be affected, certainly not thP. rookeries, though there have been fires very close to Lake a.shington. Red Light Reef o f course, is about as fireproof as a place could be I did not get to the Cape section, but reports from there indicate heavy burns in the 'glade s The muck is burning, and has been burning in s ome spots for V{eeks. The woods about Cuthbert Lake and others are heavily damaged by fire. Something will be said about this in Earl Moore' s reports o f his findings in that area,. Respectfully submitted; Supervisor Southern San ctuaries.

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National Association of Audubon Societies For the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals 1775 Broadway, New York, N. Y Sanctuary Department 1916 Seidenberg Ave., Key West, Fla. 6-16-38 Dear Mr.Allen: Reference is made to our I recent correspondence relative to the use of a light plane for patrol work in the Keys,and to your questions regarding upkeep, insurance etc. .. I have just received a letter giving more or less satisfactory answers to the qu estions you asked,and I am passing them on to you as follows: 1. Insurance costs on plane are about 10% of original price of plane per year. 2. Pilot insurance will be about $15.00 per thousand per year. 3. Rigging of plane,such as struts and braces, and control members will,with care,last the life of the plane. 4. With proper care of plane recovering should not be required under four year intervals. 5. Motor requires overhaul about every 400 hrs., i.e.about once a year. Cost about $30.00. 6. Pilot,with the assistance of licensed mechanic at certain intervals,can maintain the plane. (Eegulations require inspection by licensed mechanic. course take out license if qualified} 7. It is rather hard to compare depreciation rates of light planes and speed boat hulls. Under ordinary conditions the rate for the plane is higher than that for the boat. My personal experience with fast hulls leads me to the conclusion that the boat should last twice as long without complete rebuilding as the plahe. However, this cannot be a fixed figure, since boats vary a great deal,and I have known a fast hull to shake loose in less than one year. On the other hand,

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. cost of operation for the boat is so much higher than for the plane that ther e is really little comparison possible. A plane which will travel 70 miles in one hour,using about 3 gals.of gas and a few ounces of oil in doing it, cannot well be compared with a speed boat which,granted it is of a size and type suitable for these waters, will burn from 8 to 12 gallons of gas per hour, and cover no more than 20-25 miles of distance. Thus it is clear tha t the boat will cost nine or ten times as much as will the plane to operate. At the same time it should be remembered that, in traveling 70 miles, the boat will cover only a very restricted territory,while,in the same distance, the plane can cover 250-300 square miles simply by having that much area observation.Conversely, the boat would have to travel at least three times as far as the plane in order to accomplish somewhat the same result, and the cost would be correspondingly higher. I am appending some figures on cost of operation of an Aeronca plane for 618 hours. The Aeronca has the same power plant as the Cub,and is,in every way,much the same type of plane. 8. The normam cruising range of the Cub is 200 miles, but when flying solo,an extra tank can be used which will increase the range to 300-350 miles. Forced landings in the Keys hold no particular danger because of the fact that suitable landing spots are always within reach. At the same time,however,there would be little excuse for running out of fuel on short flights such as would be made on patrol. Gasoline can be stored at Perky,Pirate1s Cove, No Name,Bahia Honda,and Torch Key,and can be bought at Marathon and Tavernier,and at other places up the Keys. 9. In case of motor failure the pilot might indeed face a centain amount of discomfort, but there should be little danger. My thought is, that the p i lot should always know,within reason,about how long he expects to be out, and,should he overstay this time by t oo much, the Coast Guard can be notified. It would be no t rick to locate him i n t he Keys. 1 0 I n the case of the summer squalls which we have here,it is always possible to either get out of the way by flying round,or by sitting down and tying up in the lee of one of the Keys until the disturbance is over. The s e squalls are always visibl e for many miles before they strike,and the a pplication of a little caution a n d common sense removes them from the dangerous category.

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... 11. Hurricanes are a different matter,of course. However, I should rather have a light plane than a boat to take care of in one of these storms. They are almost always predicted well ahead of time by the Weather Bureau,and,while a boat must be left in or near the water,with a good chance of being destroyed, the wings can be removed from the plane and the whole thing placed on a truck and carted to a place of safety. Remember that the little ship (Cub) weighs only 574 lbs.complete (empty) 12. I am not suggesting in all this that the plane is a perfectly safe machine to handle, but I do believe that, in the hands of a pilot who is careful,and who does not take unnecessary risks, it is probably safer than the automobile on one of our modern roads. In this connection I should like to say that, should the Association ever put over this idea, it would always be well for the same man to pilot the plane. On regular airports,where planes are regularly serviced by licensed mechanics, a plane may be safely flown by any pilot, but in the case of men who maintain bheir own equipment, the safety of the pilot should depend upon his own actions alone, and not on what another man may have done with the plane last week. I think this about covers the ground,but should there be any other questions you would like to take up,I111 be glad to try to give you the answers. Regards from us all. Sincerely.

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the plane we have been talking about. y known as the Taylor "cusn. de by the Piper People. ROUND TRIP STOPPING. NON STOP PLANE IS REFUELE D HERE The plane which Glenn Englert and Kenny Kress are piloting in a nonstop flight from Newark to Miami and return remained aloft over the city's 36th st. airport yesterday as gro u n d workers refueled it. The accompanying photograph shows the plane taking fuel from members o f t h e ground crew. The plane arrived at 1 :24 p. m. and left on its return flight to newark at 2 :30 p. m

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I NE\'V YORK DAY BY DAY By CHARLES B. DRISCOLi, (Copyright, 1938) the large colony to fall overboard. a motor trip through New England, YORK, May 19. -A po-There's not room to drop a beer but I believe he really made it that a fireman and a lawyer bottle into the water between the time. lost their lives on a recent barges. Where there are women, some when all three jumped attempt to create beauty and home i e water to rescue a derelict atmosphere is evident. Here is a ad fallen off the end of the tiny barge house with a handsome Coenties slip. The three flower garden blooming just outortunately, good swimmers. side the miniature window. There's a neat white urtain, too. And e y were being borne swiftly everywhere, from barge to barge, sea by the ebb tide when a stretch clotheslines, with vari-collaunch tossed them a line. ored garments a-swing in the nties slip is another of those streets, a plaza lacking the k that goes with that word, y as once an inlet for boa.ts. ugh the years it has been up and paved. The city be;lumping trash there in 1835 to new land where the ship ba,..t.S, n g the sides of the wide pier extends into the harbor, hun of old scows and barges are 1p. I have seen them accumu there sinc e shortl, "r<-" -, th warm spring air. Men who have lost the savor of life, the hope that something will turn up, lie along the pier with their bottles of "smoke" clutched tightly. That awful stuff they buy for a quarter a pint along the Bow ery makes them insensate. A few swallows, and they turn their pur pled faces to the blazing sun and forget. Here lies a hulking creature, sure l y no more than 30, dangerous ly close t o the edge of the pier. A owerful Irish policeman, saunter".; 0-t-..... Breath of the Irvin Cobb country: Mrs. L. V. Bean, whose husband is city manager of Paducah, Ky., tells me she saw an old negro on a bicycle, with this sign at the rear: "Oh! Oh! Oh! Don't hit me. I've ridden 4 500 miles and made 20 000 stops in 15 months, and I'm tired!" Bert Freeman, a young artist of considerable ability, sits in an art supply store on W. 43rd st., sketching passers-by for a quarter. Not high pay for a work of art, but Freeman isn't proud. He's studied in art schools and with masters all over America. He says he doesn't see where it's going to get him unless he works. Not being able to find a job, he pestered art supply shops until he found one that would let him have a little space in the window. He makes a living. It takes him only three minutes to make a sketch. Meantime J 1'nnw plenty of art-or h mi! as tr year not some Th as a inter the 1 Th are r proba will then The ject, beca1 callei hew ti on To that is n e cul tu place fo!lo1 with then WhiC delvl siste Mi AV To th< Wi offic just ally no!iti

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I FLIERS NOW NEARING GOAL Newark-Miami Aviators Re fue l Over North Carolina After refueling at Raleigh, N. C., at 4 :45 a. m. today, Glenn Englert, 20, and Kenny Kress, 22, both of Lock Haven, Pa., were headed for" Newark, N. J., on the last leg c their non-stop, round-trip flig from Newark t o Miami. The pair, flying a 50-horsepower Piper cub monoplane, re-fueled over 36th st. airport yesterday after noon, hoisting cans of gasoline aboard from a speeding automobil, They arrived over the airport a 1 :21 p. m. and headed bac k at 2 :30 p. m. Englert and Kress set out froml Newark at 4 a. m. Tuesday. A l ow ceiling kept them sruising over Jacksonville airport for seven hours 1 'Jjlesday night. They hope to set new non-stop and endurance rec ords for the fourth, or lightest class planes.

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THE FIRST R EFINEMENT to offer real luxury in the light airplane. The modern, roomy 39" cabin, upholstered and lined in wool, is entered by a wide door as easily as your automobile. Lady fliers will appreciate the chair-car comfort of this custom-type airplane .. the floor is clean and free of the old-type greasy control gadgets. Men will like the solid feel of the airline transport wheel controls. The enjoyment of flying side-y-side, conversing easily with your passenger, is. enhanced by the excellent vision and low noise level. Motor and flight instruments are grouped together, as in the latest type automobiles, making flying easy and pleasant, a marvelous sport that everyone can enjoy. PERFORMANCE t o offer a luxurious cabin and dual wheel controls with the sipe-by-side seating that makes learning to fly a matter of a few enjoyable hours. Cruising at 80 miles per hour, with two people and a generous luggage allowance of 16 pounds, those week-end trips can now be made in a fraction of your driving time. You'll have hours more for business and recreation. It may be taken off and landed in small places where larger ships could not operate. Spinning is impossible without intentionally violent use of the controls, and recovery is immediate when they are released. A flight demonstration will show you how casually simple is flying in this new-day airplane. ENGINEERED EXPRESSLY TO MAKE IT "EASY TO FLY" THE FIRST LOW COST to offer these automobile-type refinements and performance at such a low price. Heretofore such luxury and comfort could be had only in planes costing over twice as much. With the dependable Continental engine, one can fly 27 miles on a gallon of gasoline. Outside of an o i l change and checking over every 2000 miles, the engine requires no attention until yo11 have flown 24,000 miles, when it should have a top overhaul, costit about as much as two or three new tires for your car. At the amazingly low price of $1495, fly away field, it is the airplane value of today. $495 down, and convenient time payments may be arranged if desired.

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., '" it ,... ""' ';. ,; ;......,, t -''"".,,. .. "' h"",""""" -=____ "'-..... ._...... ----:;-----.,.... __ __ \ ----.. -------------;-.................. --.--The AERONCA-KS Seaplane FOR coast a l and inland wate r service, A e ron c a offe r s a seapl a n e a t a cos t well within the r e a c h of m o d es budgets I!s abilit y l o land in r es lri t e d a r eas. il s qui c k take-off and rapi d climb, it s supe r b ease in hand li ng, and it s lhorough r eliabilit y r eco mm end it t o all f o r whom
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THE AERONCAK C p r ov i d e f o r th e privat e own e r and th e a ir port operator a ru gge d, se rviceabl e ai rpl a n e clo s el y approxima tin g in ap p caran e Right c h a r a c t eristics p e rform a n ce and eco n o m y th e un xcclle d. d e lu x e A c ron caK at an eco n o m y pric Excep t for th e n g in e and s p ecia l equipme nt, th e s pccifi atio n s o f th e A e r on c a K C follow dos l y th ose o f th e mat hl ess A e ron c a -K. Both are built unde r th e sa m e roof. by th e sa m e organization The s am e hi gh qualit y materia l s a r c e mpl oyed in bo th : th e s am pains t ak in g c raftsmanship i s CYid e nccd in both The A c r o n caK C i s a c r oss -country ship as \\' ell a an a irport s hi p Its c rui sing range o f 250 mil es m a k es e x t ended tri p s e min e ntl y J racticablc. ize and roomin ess c haract eriz e th e cabin int erio r Companionable s i deb y s id sea ting, gc n c rou h ead. s h oulde r and l eg room, free. uno b st ructe d v i s ion in all direc tion co ntroll e d ventilatio n. co mplet e interio r uph o l s t e rin g and a co mmodiou s baggage com partm ent, provide comf o rt and co nv e ni e nce for pi l o t and pas c nger on th e longes t trip s Qui c k tak e-off and s low l anding s p ee d enable th e AcroncaK to go in and o ut o f s mall fie l d s \\'ith roo m t o spare. In th e air, th e A e r o n c a K e ffort l ess H y in g I t handles q ui kl y t o th e co ntrols. i s a revelation in easily. It r es p onds It h as th e inh e r e nt s tabilit y haractcristic o f its pre d ecesso r Extra dih edral in th e wing tip s e n hance it s natural l a t e ral s tabilit y and contributes t o the mane u ve rability th a t i s an ou t standing feature o f A c r o n ca a ir p lanes. L o n g itudinal s t a bilit y o n l o ng Rig ht s i s m a int aine d without effort by an occa s i o nal t wi s t o f th e o v erhead tab c on tr o l i n th cabin. lns trum nt s a r c groupe d o n the w ell-lighte d panel w ithi n direct eyeran ge of both o ccupants. Gen e ral v i s ibi lit y i s e xcell ent. The fr o nt i s un o b s truct e d Lmg s id e windows (22 x 13"). ad ju s tabl e t o a n y op e ninl!. and c urv e d r ear w in dows aff o rd pilM and passe n ge r a full vie w in a ll d ir e ct i ons. An overh ad window of pyralin provid es d s irabl e upward and turn Yis i o n The door i s wide and hi gh p e rmitting e a s y e n trance and e xit. The A cron c a -KC i s s tr e am lin e d fr o m propellor hub t o rudde r tip Th s leek s tr e am lin e d e xt e rior g i, es n o hint o l th e s taunc h rug ge d c on s truction unde r th e fabri c. The fu s elag e i s o f firs t -q u a lit y c hrom e m o l y bdenum t e cl tubing. S tr e am lin e d dural s trut s support th e w in gs. The win gs a r c built up o f so li d spruce spar s with spruce tru ss ribs. The leading edge i s of a l umi num, t o give p erma n e nt s h a p e t o the no se o f th C l ark Y a ir foil. Engine cowling i s 1uic kl y r e moYabl e for e n g in e in s p ection or servicing. The gr eates t wear and car on an airplane com es en th e ;;'ound. L a ndi,-,;; < h ocks, th e pitc h in g, t ossing and b ounci n g ove r r o u g h t e rrain tha t s h a k e the lif e out o f a ship, a r e r educed t o the minimum in th e A e ron c a The K C i s equip p e d with th e fam o u s A e ron c a o l eo shock ab s orb e rs. v\lhe cl l anding s c a n b e made with v e r y littl e "balloo nin g The p l a n e can b e panc ak e d e v e n from consid erabl e h e i gh ts. w ith ou t di sas t e r It has no ground l ooping t ende nci es. It taxi es e a sily e v e n in a s tron g c r oss \.Vind. A s p eci a l rubbe r c u s hi o n e d t ail skid a b s o rb s the kn oc k s and j a r s of landing and taxiin g and in sures g r ea t e r comfort f o r th e pi l ot and l ong e r lif e to th e plane. The A e ron caK C h a s a c rui sing rang e o f 250 mil es .. a c rui in g s p ee d o f 8 0 to 85 mil es p e r hour a t o p spee d o f 88 to 93 mil es p e r h our. It will climb 450 feet th e firs t minute It h a s a l anding s p ee d of 35 mil es p e r hour. In s a f e ty. sec urit y mane u ve rability, p erformance and econom y it c h a ll e nges c ompa rison \ V e since r ely beli e v e that. dolla r f or dollar. you gel m ore airplan e in th e A e ron c a K C than in any oth e r now on th e market. EASY TO BUY Doll a r for dollar the Aeronca represents the biggest valu e in the li ght airplane fie l d today. You ge t more in the way of Safety. Maneuve r abil ity. Ease in F l y ing. P erformance E conomy. Comfort and Luxury You can own an eronca. You may buy it on easy term s, if yo u lik e. Pay a small part down, balance in instalments over a period of months See your eronca distributor or local deal er. Drive out and see him. His business is H ying, and h e will be g lad to t e ll you anything yo u may want to know about it. L e t him show you the Aeronca and demons tr a t e it s many superiorities. SPECIFICATIONS AERONCA Mode l "KC" Land Plan e Powe r e d with Contin e nt a l A 40 Engine ATC No. 7 2 40 H P at 2575 R P M ..... .D o f C. ratin g DIME lSIO S : v\ling Span ..................................... 36' O L e n g th .............................. ...... .. .................. 20' 8" H e i ght ........................................................... 6' 7" WEIGHTS: Empty \\!ei ght-pounds 6 0 8 Useful Load-pounds ... 452 Gas ( I 0 gallo n s)-pounds .... ........... ............ 60 Oil (4 quarts)-pounds 8 Piiot-pounds ...... ............ ............. ...... ........ .. i 70 Passe n ger-pounds .... ....................... ..... ...... 1 70 Baggage-pounds ....... .................................. 44 G r oss 'v\l c i ght-pou n d s ........ .. .......... 1,060 \ Y i n g Loading-pound-, s q. ft...... 7.94 Powe r Loading-pounds p e r H P 26. 5 PERFORMA ICE: Hig h p ee d .......... ...8893 m p h C rui sing Speed .... 8 0 -85 m p h. Landi ng S peed ..... 35 m p h Rate o f C lim b ............................ 450 ft. fir t min Glidin g Angle ......... ............................ 10 t o l Ser v ice Ceili ng ........ 1 2.000 ft. C rui sing R a n ge .......................... ...25 0 mil es STANDARD EQUIPME T: Col o r s: S tinson G r ee n Fus cla gc-Lae nin g Y e llow VVin gs and Trim In s trum e nt s: Tac home t e r Altim e t e r A ir s peed In di c a t o r Oil Pressure Gau ge Oil T e mp e ra ture Gauge, S i ght Gasolin e Gauge. Engin e Prim r Engine Too ls, F i r s t Aid Kit, Fire Exti n guis h er. Log Books. Engine Manual.

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1 l control. that learning to fly presents no greater obstacles than learning to drive an automobile. No special, m ysterious "airsense is required. A student who had never been in an airplane before his first le sson so lo e d after two and three-quarters hours' inslTuction. Any number of others s olo in less than four. A school g irl of sixteen soloed after a morning's in truction. A business man of sixty four so lo e d a fter a week's lessons of one hour a day. LANDING EASE: Multi-disk brakes to_g_eth r with the ow l anding pe d of the Aeronca-K. permit safe landings in even the most restricted fie l ds. Shocb of rough landings and of taxiing over uneven t errain a r e smoothly c u shioned by the Aeronca Oleo single strut landing gear. No other light airplane i s equipped with oleo shoc k absorbers. It is a n exclusive Aeronca feature, tha t contributes to the comfort and enjoyment of Aeronca owners and adds year s of lif e to the ship, for the hardes t wear and tear on a plane comes on the ground. EASE I N TAXIING: The AeroncaK is unexcelled in ground maneuver-ability. It can be taxied without diffi culty even in a strong cross wind. It i s equipped with steerable tail whee l. with shock absorbing rubber bushings in all hinged bearings. EcoNOMICAL TO FLY : Operation and maintenance cost of the Aeronca are astonishingly low. The re cord of Fred Hight, of Bell e Fourc h e, South Dakota, is typical of the experience of hundreds of other Aeronca owne rs. -year, (April 6. 1936 to April 6, 1937) SPECIFICATIONS AERONCA Model "K" Land Plane Powe r e d with Aeronca E 1 13 C Engine ATC No. 7 1 40 H.P. at 2540 R.P.M .. .D. o f C rating DIMENSIONS: Wing Span L e n g th H e i ght ........ .... ......... .... ... 36' o" .. ....... .... .... 20' 7" 6' 7" F lying an Aeronca ever y day for in all kinds of weather, on quiet days PERFORMANCE: and windy, in sunshine, rain, snow, fog dnd s leet in summe r temperatures High SpeeJ .. .... ........... .. ......... 88"93 m.p h ranging from 103 for days on end to Cruisin g Speed ... .... ..... .... ................. 8085 m.p.h. winter temperatures of 32 b e low zero Landing Speed ......... .......................... 35 m.p.h. for twenty-two days straight, he logge d a total of 618 hours. His cos t figures follow: Gasoline.-1,845 gallons .... $415.13 Oil.-37 gallons ........... ... ... 35.15 Engine and plane overhaul 25.60 Mileage (estimated) ... ... .... 44, 00 EASY TO B uY: The AeroncaK m a be purchased "on time" if you lik e Convenient terms can be arranged s m a ll payment down, balance over twe l ve mo. ths. Rate o f Climb .... 450 ft. first min. G lidin g Angle ....... .. .... ........... 10 t o I Ser v i c e C e i ling ...... "' 12.000 ft. C rui sing Range ..... ... 250 mil es STANDARD EQUIPME.NT: Col o r s: Loening Y ellow-Bl a c k Trim. Ins trum e nt s: Tachome t er, Altimete r Airspee d Indica t o r, Oil Pre ssu r e Gauge, Oil T empe ra ture Gauge Sight Gasol in e Gauge Automatic Spark Control. Engine Tools, First Aid Kit, Fire Extin g ui s h er, L og Books, Engine Manual. The Popular AERONCA-KC Powered with Continental A-40 Engine

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'. .........J,. DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT OVER CHARLOTTE HARBOR AREA BY AGENT AT'!EM.PT ING TO INTEREST THE l I ASS OCIATIO N IN AERIAL PATROL E QUIPMENT O n the morning of Oct. 1st., I went to Fort Myers with Ray Barnes to meet a 1r. Holladay of Gulf Airways. In talking to Barnes the day before, he had told me of his flying course, and waxed enthusiastic about the value of airplane patrol over all other methods, particularly with the new light type of plane now available. I told him that I had rather looked into thP. matter myself and had gathered data on it. However, he had gone so far as to mak e a tentative date with the agent, and I thought I had better go along. Gulf Airways is the outfit Nhich has bee n teaching rnes. Contacted r. Holladay at his hangar on the other side of the river from Fort Myers. He insisted on a demonstration flight in an Aeronca sea.plane he had the type he wants to sell to the Association. W e therefore took off in thls plane a t 11:30 a.m. and he flew me over to Charlotte Harbor, all over and around P i ne Island, Bokelia and the adjacent territory for ne arly an hour. 'le landed at his hangar at 12: 20 p.m. It i s certainly a wonderful little plane and a ffords excellent visibility, as well a.s apparent ease of handling. He insisted t hat I "fly" it after half an hour or s o so I took over and managed it for about ten miles, more to s atisfy him than anything else! It did not seem to be difficult. He showed me how easy it would be to spot things from the air which could hard ly be caught on the surface. For instance, there was a. fisherman on Pine Island who wa.s managing a net which he had secured from the shoreline, something in direct violation to the fish laws. He ha.d a wide circle of the net out in a. small. bay among the mangroves, and both ends of it were brought ashore. We could see the line of corks uite plainly. e then sa.w a. boat out on Char lotte Harbor and he brought the plane dov m behinc1 it, touched the water, taxied up alongside read the number etc., and then took off again! I hardly needed to be sold on this type of investigation, but he seemed to get a. great kick out of doing it. Barnes is a.s enthusiastic as the a.gent hi:nself. He feels that it answers every question of aerial patrol and the vest territory one can cover in a short while as against a boat, and cheaper than a boat is really amazing. The agent had prepared quite a statement covering all details, which he gave me and which is herewith attached. A study of it will reveal some rather surprising facts of upkeep, maintainence etc. He of course, wants to sel the plane from his place and have it kept there. SomA pictures of the plane itself a.re attached. It seems a very reasonable price for such e nuipment, a.nd the floats which are so necessary are almost half as much as the plane. These seem to be produced in very small uanity which accounts for the high price. The Edo people seem to have a monopoly on them. I later asked Commander about the practicality of a s mall plane for our sort of work and he stated positively that it would be "entirely so". He seemed really interested and enthusiastic about the idea. Respectfully subMitted; Supervisor

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I I -' New 1 9 3 9 model 50h.p. Eeronca Seap l a ne Edo floats Floa t Ins t allation Corrosion Proofing & stainless steel wire s Extra Door Navi ation Li hts & b attery E xtra a'a s t ank Compass C arpet Dua l { a etoes on engine Gulf irw rs, O X 1665 ; t /I.ye rs, 'i' l Oct s t ,1 9 3 8 $ 1685.0 7 90 0 63.0 1 2 0 o 25 0 0 .5 5 6 7 .5 2.5 .5 0 .5 0 1 0 0 0 $2931.5 0 Note : p r ice s ame w hether d e alin irect with f a c t ory or with Gul f irw ays. e will make free de l ivery a n service ship free ( motor a n a ship chec ks) for first 90 days or f i rst 1 O ho urs o f service -whichever may occur first. 11 m o tor ands i p work is done under t h e s upervision of Govt. licensed mech anics. The a bo v e p l ane, fully loaded, t akes off in 39 seccr ds -ross load is 1 253 pounds. Cruising spee d fully loaded, B o miles per hour. Top s peed 9 1 m.p.h. With extra fuel t ank, cruising r a n g e is betwee n 300 a n d 3 50 miles, c arrying two people, equipment and full gas load. Assumin tha t such a ship were to be used for :patroll work t o cover the territory betw e e n Punta Gorda and Cape Sable, F l a -i t is ap p a r e n t tha t the round trip of 250 miles c a n be made with a reserve o f from 5 0 to 1 00 miles. In addition, regul a r m arine gas o n be used in t his e n gine althoug h it doesn't ive a s good perf orm ance and is harder to start -m arine g a s is a v ailable all throught the territory t o be covered. The plane can be flown s afely at speed s down to 5 0 miles er hour, giving ample o pportunity for observations. Its slow 1 nding s p e e d maneuverability o n the water and quick take off enable the ilot to land and come alongside boats, navigate streams a n d be sure of gettin off in a hurry -even fully loaded, and under adverse conditions.

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.o. (' a. Operating Cost of 50 h.p. Aeronca w e will assume that, on the average, a minimUll of two survey trips per week will be made over the territory aver 5 each, or an average of ten flying hours er week. Han ar rent, w hich includes putting s i:p into the w ter, t ing it out, w ashing it mff e ach time it is. t aken out,.pQr.month ... $ 1 5 00 Engine & Aircraft m aintenance ( This include a main enance on the a irpl ana. Oil and -oil 30 cents per qt. Gasoline a t 2 0 cents per gallon, 175 ls. 20. 00 5.0 0 35.00 Average onthly o perating cost ........................... $ 75.00 Gulf Airways will agree to furnish the Audubon Society a gent with all needed du a l instruction at no cost, provided the p l ane is bought from us, and will furnish a pilot to fly with the a pent,until he h a s secured his license from the C A.A., on :pa troll work t no c h r g e -limitin t his s ervice to three mont h s from d elivery d te o f he p l ne In the event the Society wishe s to try out aeria l troll, u l f Airways will offer a s pecia l price of$ 5 0 0 0 per atroll, notto exceed five f l yine:> hours, t his includ e s all e xpenses -gas, oil,pilot and furnishes the a irpl a n e In the event more tha n five hours of f l yin are needed, there will no e xtra the ilot's tim e and flyin t ime on the ship will be a flat $ 9.00 per hour.

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-.. 1 I ,,, u l .. I ,. Compa r ative cost o f o:peratin bo a t and Aeronc e se"1_ hme on patroll b e tween Gord a and C a p e S ble, l R B o at; aver a e speed i s 20 m .:p. h., gas consum t i on 6 hour oil 1 a l per hour. .. .. I ; i { Ir / F i ring gas a t 17 cents p e r g allon a n oil t $ 1 .20 er gas a n d oil cost -no mainteanace o r storage cost include will ap roximate 1 20 :pe r hour -or j_ rn---e.n in ten hours only 1 00 mi les m aximum c a n be co v ered, n d tha t o nly one or t w o visible shorelines. e ronca Se p l ane ; a verage s peed on p troll t o be only 6 m p h and from 1000' elevation, many miles o f territory c a n be observed and investi ation o f any point in ue3tion is a matter of just a few m i nutes, before resuming p a troll, landin c a n be made a n y p l a c e there is approximately one foot of w ter a nd a coup l e o f thous and feet of open \vater for off. F i ring the tota l o p e r atin g cost o f the Aeronca to $ 1 e 7 per hour or, .Q.ll W' mile. 't .. he f i re comes

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' {,.. ;, : .. ... w--': ., \. ,r/ ITH C. .BOYD ",. \ INTERVIEW' .... On the evening of Sept. 26th. 1938, I interviewed C. Mil ls Boyd, of ,, Sanford, Florida, relative to possible with this Association as warden. I s f)E!nt so n e t irne with him a.lone, and the rest of the time in his company and that of C. Russell Mason, who had recommended him. Boyd is a young man of 22, of e xcellent physiq ue and apparently very interested in birds. Be has been on many trip s with Mason, and Knows something a bout the general situation of our wor k in Florida. He ha.e just recently finished an enlistment with the U. s. Marines, in which outfit he spent i:Jome time on the west coast and in the Vlest Indies a.nd the Canal Zone. He is tall, heavily bu.il t and makes a good ap pearance, but is one of the shyest and most diffident persons I have met in a. long while. ouhtless he wa.s under some restraint and emba.rra.sment which may h a ve made this quality seem more pronounced, but Mason says it is characteristic of him He seems willing to tak e hold. of any job, but in coni:tidering him for such work a.a the South-west Coast Patrol, it is evident that he would for some t i me, sim ply be a h elper to some one else, He has never been in that pa.rt of the state in life, and knows little about boat work. The great part of Marine enlistment was 9pent a.shore. He would probably m a ke an excellent man if stationed at some rookery to guard it. He would tak e an interest i n this, and I think, would be very faithful to such a charge. He has no e quip ment of any kind except clothes and a kno wledge of how to t ak e c are of himself a.fie lcl. He would be willing J to wor k for seventy--five dollars per month. I told him that the state of a.ffain on the South-west Coast was uncertain and that a final decision would yet have to be made. He is willing to stand by and this I advised him to do. He appears to be promising material, and comes from a substantial and well respected family. Alexander Sprunt, Jr.

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BII D TRIP N FLO R IDA 1939 :i A business trip offered the opportunity to Mr. and Mrs. M.. A. Linton, my i te and yself t'O m ake a s hort tour of Southern Florida and become ore familiar with some of the interesting b1rds of the region. suggestions ot essre. Allea and Sprunt of the National Audubon Society, and ?lr. uerzi1 were of. great value 1 making our plans. During ur on business at Palm Beach we particularly enjoyed the pelicans, royal and Caspian terns1 s k immers, Bonaparte gulls, gannets (oTer the ocean), and a fine view of a pair of redbellied woodpecker exploring a nesting hole. Thousands of robine were in evidence and seTeral blu&-gray gnateatchers were admired. On Saturday afternoon, lanuer y 281 we left Palm Be ach for Okeechobee City (population 17 0) where we stayed at the S outhland Hot el for three n igh ts. O:rJ. th. e way we encountered e. red-shouldered hawk with a broken leg. standing by the road, with its mate nearby giTing cries of distress. Great quantities of coot and scaup were in evidence near Lake Okeechobe e a n d loggerhead shrik68 were noticed at many points on the telephone wire. It was interesting to see the cowb oys in t heir ten-gallon hats, and a few Indians, who h a d come to to1'1Il tor Saturday eTening recreation. As MarTin Chandler, the Na .tional Audubon Society warden, conld not s e e us until Monday we spent Sunday morning at Fort Bassenger and the afternoon along the western sid e of the Lake. The sand road oTer Kissimee Prairie to Port Bassenger was no worse than many N e w Zersey woods roads. Our Bausch and Lo m b N.R.A. a ootting telescope on a camera tripod proved invaluable at the Fort Baesenger marsh and nearby where there were quantities of teals (both varieties). a pair ot hooded meganaers1 aeaup, c oot, Florida gallinu1es, Wilson's snipe, egrets, herons, an anhinga1 a a bald and many common s hore and land birds. One momentary glimpse of a limpkin was all we h a d the entire trip. On the way to Fort Bassenger w e found another bird enthusiast, ?r. Houghton, sitting on a camp chair out in the midst of nowhere, waiting tor a burrowing otrl to return to its bu row and have its ,icture taken. The afternoon along Lake Okeechobe e was disa pointing. W e saw very little a s the dry season (18 inch deficiency in rainfall) had driven m o s t of the birds away from easily accessible plac e. A flock two of snowy egrets, some F lorida ducks, a distant view of two Florida crane s flying, and a tortunnte glimpse through the telescope o f their heads i n the 1 ng grass nearly a h a l t mile away, were all that w e saw of uncommon interest. Mr. Chandler met ue at the hotel and w e drove him all day,. going out on the p a i r i e beyond Cornwell to the crane country (where we saw upwards o f two hundred cranes a wonderful sightl) and then out to route 29 by the eaat-west b ack road. Here v e saw our

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i :rirst flock o t stuning wood ibis f loating higher and higher like lea.Tes in an eddy, quite a thrill\ 'rwo burro'11ng owls were seen Qn the way. Turning north we droTe to route 30 and out to St. J'ohns arsh catching a glil!!.pse ot some glos_sy ibis and many com oner birds -and then back to the hotel. r. Chandler was. a most interesting and belptul g uide. He certainly knows hi business and bes his job o f protection under exeellent organization and c ontrol so 1 t seemed to us. In o rder to re4ch some remote &pots i n the 3500 square mile ter:ri tory under hi a care, he transports his saddled hors. e in a trailer as tar &s possible, and tben rides on horseback the rest of the way. Be mentions the intere ting tact tha t his h?rse acts even and overjoyed than a .dog when the trailer is gotten out such a trip. On Tuesday, the ]lat we drove south. Many handsome deer rose here and there as we passed. way we aa glossy. wood. and wh1 t e i b1 a 1n saall nu111.bers -but no EYergl de kite or lipkin. A pparently the lrought h a s affected tbe water birds greatly. Two pairs or-ring-necked dllcks were noticed. At Voore Haven w e saw ano'\ber owl, h i ch bowed sole11nly to us repeatedly, and five fluffy, white young 'arn owls iu a a est up under -.be lock. Along the wayside there waa :\>be store:roo ct a ehrike th several ca:rcaeses &t1'ung ou a barbed wire :ten"e,. Froa La Belle we took the dir et road to here w e spent the night at the Rod and Gun Club., On the way we h a d one f'1n e Ti ew of nearb7 perching hi te 1 bi a and A.aeri can and sn. ow7 egret and little blue berona interrupted in feeding on of fish in the canal by the roed. Also a flock of wood ibis, and another f lock of white and glosa7 ib1 and egrets, were enjoyed. H o ever the birds were Tery few and far between owing to the drought. Tb t night w e came b ack to th :woods and listened to the barred and great horned owls. On we drove. to Tavernier via the Tamiam 1 taking the loop. Ag.ain there wa s not much unusual to b e s een -no ibis whatev r and tew egrets or herons. O n th way, at Royal Pall! Park w e r ound not ing or interest but were s hown. an exam ple of' the need for education in c onseryation Entering the p ark, at the pool near the road w e saw a beautiful snowy e gret with plumes. trnt'ortunately it flew jus t .as e e r e about to photo gr pb 1 t but e expected to get the i cture on ou. r return. b eck in t wenty minutes w e looked :for the bird but cauld not find it. Then e noticed something w hite ln the water add re was the bird. dead. While e were a t the lodge, the caretaker remarked that he hd just heard a s hot. It was a case of wanton or deliberate shooting of that beautiful bird in a protected area, Showing the eontinued need for educational ork such as the National Audubon Society is doing.

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(; t? 3 ... At w e stay e d oTern1ght at the little Hotel Driftwood and the next day the .National Audubon Society warden,, Cle.ude L o e. took us out in the Audubon cabin-boat to a very s mall mangrove-covered island ealled Bottle Key. There we waded t igh-deep'in uck end took eolored and still or t h e young s poonbills and a young great white heron on their nests. Our Tisit was made the more iateresting because tbe tracks and eggs or a crocodile had been seen nearby o n the .ey shortly before. It w s tine to see the beautifu l pink adult s poonbills and great w hite herons flying over the bushes and p erching here and there. Also w e w re a use d by the sight of any adult pelicans with their heads and n ecks jutting fro the to11age, like pins in e pineushion, on an adjacent tiny e7 where they are nest ng. While we were at the Key the co:mman.der o f th. eoast gue.rd c a me in bis airplane with ir. Gilbert to look at the birds. s o it ade it quite interesting. We did not suely see the reddish egret hieh nosta in the vicinity but s veral ine man-owar birds flew over. Mr. Lowe also ts T r.y uch on t e ob and a ppreciated greatly the o por"tuni t1 to go out 1'11 th him on his patrol. Just as e reached the me.i nle.nd, Mr. Ho\lghton a .)peared i th is boat-trailerl Two days later we. motored from J eksonville to land saw great quantitites o typical gulls, terns and ahore b i rds at atanzaa Inle"t. W e were impresse. d 'by the tremendeua o f red.shouldered hawks thr ughout the As we dia not g1Ye ucb attention to small common species, our total or 106 wild varieties is nGt a substantial e 'd1tion to our list or rers was Made and m'8.l1y most interesting birds w ere seen under i re.eiYe conditions. It waa a stimulating trip i n every ay. In the approximately 11000 miles spent on the road we saw three instances of ille al shooting. one of which h a s b en referred to. We came home with a greatly heightened a preciation of the excellent work w hieh the National Audubon Society is d oing along the linP S o f protection and edueation. ?ucb rogress ts evidently being made, and continued educational ts neded in or4er t at shooting and e ging will ultimately b e stopped by universal eonsent. Edward !e.rshall.

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Extracts from-Field R e ort \ of Aleix a n er Sprun Jr. ( S v sor o f ou h r n C:1nctuaries, Nti t lon l Associa t ion o f Audubon Societies) on FISH BRA TC CRA t E fi O S T (Ja n u y 193) 1 9 J, \ e ent t o t h e r o o t on J anuar f20 1. 3 9 and took u p a posit on Ju t v1l er Chan d l e r h ad p l aced M essr s Baj{er, Gabrielson a nd 1lv r. e c o l d look out rov r the r.iarsh fro m a sort of ema l 1 b8.y or cove, a n d hb. t h e w h o l e cene s r before u s T h e e.fternoon 'las bril l iently c l e r 1:.na soft golden 11.ght lit the c a bl>"ge p lms, and g r a It :as cool an
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.. \ \ -2 .... Neither of u s kne / wha t t h e tota l w a s and 1 t a too d a r k t o count u a a e were g o l n g c k I h o w e v er, counted t h e m up a t t h e hotel tha t night, e got 1 n abJu t 9 p m I had asked Ch a nd.ler par t i cu l a rly he t hought t he tot a l w o u l d be as 1 t \'lould giv e a c heck o n numbe ra h e has been est1 tin g i n the past. The resul t i s ign1f1ca nt. He s a i d that e t h o ugh t as m any a s four hundred h a d c o m e 1n ther e he ae'nt sur e but hoped ther e would b e t h t many. T h e c omplete t o t a 1 r a n t o seven hund r ed a.n d eight Y S ix ( ? 86). Needless to say, e e r e c ert i n l y delig h t e d Chandler H owever, s ays t h 1 1 a bout t h e ra y t hey do pretty much all t h e t1 e A t d r y times, such as t h i l s one c anno t a.lays c ount on a heeiv y flig ht, bu t 1t mey ell occur. There l s s ome s oie.tte rlng .a. bou t i n t o smalle r p o nds, e saw severa l birds circle the marsh, and then head a l ittl e sout h v a rd, a11 dro do n about a q u a rter mile a 1 t a n t. Cre n e s ere in e v 1 ence he r e an ther e on t h P r airie e v r y d a y I s a one flock ich had 130 individua l s C h a n dler has 1 een try i ng to get dat a on ho far these Branc h b i r come in from, b t 1t w 1ff cult. T hey wa.1t unt11 so near e u n d o n that one c o ld hardly foll o t hem from very f a r even if the ine ans \ ere a v ailable, a n d to ke e u n with a '00.nd for any dis ts.nee i s im o ossi ble. H e t h 1 nks that from fifteen to t ent y mi les would be e b o t right. Ther e are t rJO or thr e sm .11 ro o t s 1n t h e P ea.vine sec t ion t ha t hold only a.b out f f t birds, therefor e t h e g r ee t m j o r i ty use F 'ish B r a n c h and as no othe r 1 r g roo t 1 know n the bird must come f rom con lderabl, d At nc e s

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., I National Association of Audubon Societies Mr. Allen Subject: Collecting in Florida. GJirorrL.J Mr. Pough May 22nd, 1939. During my survey of fish hatcheries, and those holding private fish hatchery permits, I called upon a Mr. Harry D. Perkins, of Center Barnstead, New Hampshire. He is a man no w in his seventies, and owns and operates a small garage on the main street. He h a s been interested in wildlife all his life, starting o ut as a boy earning money trapping and shooting Hawks for bounty on his father's farm, located near the top of the Blue Hills, which is a regular Haw k migration route along the lines of Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania. He does a commercial taxidermist's business at the present time and I saw in his establishment a number of specimens recently m01.lnted, including an Osprey shot the week before by a local boy with his.22. As I started to leave Mr. Perkins asked whether I wouldn't like to see his museum and opened a door leading into a room built into a corner of his garage, which was filled with mounted specimens of birds, and a few mammals. The birds were excellently mounted, in good condition, some of them in glass cases around the walls, others out in the open. I noticed at once a +arge number of Florida specimens and quizzed him about them, and obtained the following story: Seven years ago, he and his son realized what I gather was almost a life-long ambition, to visit and collect in Florida. They drove dovm and spent four months of intensive collecting in the field, bringing back with them about 200 specimens. Mr. tells me that he first went to Tallahassee and saw Wood, the fen fish and game commissioner, who told him that he could not have a permit. Perkins at once wired to Parker the N. H. Commissioner, and as a result of a ret rn wire from Parker, Wood relented and gave Perkins the permit he desired. then went to Sarasota, where through a friend they were introduced to a Mr. Homer L. Ferguson, who at that time lived on the Coast near Sarasota but who nONlives at Homosassa up near Tallahasee. Ferguson is a northerner, well educated, who knows his wildlife and apparently knows the State of Florida like a book. He was retained by the Perkins' as their guide for the entire four-month period, and was able to take them to a place where they could collect almost every

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{ f t I .. Mr. Allen, #2. species they wanted. Among the specimens I particularly noted were the follow-ing: 2 Roseate Spoonbills, shot in the swamp a couple of miles back from Whitewater Lake. At the time .they were obtained a flock of about 200 were seen. 3 Eastern Glossy Ibis, shot on the marshes on the west side of. Lake Okeechobee. Perkins only meant to take a pair but got 2 with one shot. There were about 100 of them with a larger numbe r of White Ibis. 1 Audubon Caracara, taken on the Miakka River. 2 Florida Cranes, shot out of a flock of 13 at Deepwater Lake. 1 Scarlet Ibis, taken on the marshes of the shore of Lake Okeechobee, 2 Everglades Kites, taken somewhere in the St. Johns River march country. 2 Great White Herons one taken near Key West, and the other near Mattecb.mbe Key. 1 Swallow-tailed Kite, taken up in the St. Johns River marsh country. 1 Bald Eagle shot on Lake Okeechobee. I asked Perkins whether they ran into any Ivory-billed Woodpeckers or Carolina Paroquets, and he said no, he was quite sure the Paroquet was extinct but that they spent a lot of time hunting for Ivory-bills, but they always turned out to be Pileated Woodpeckers. 'l 'here is no doubt in my mind but what they would have shot any Ivory bills t hey mieht have found. I inquired concerning scientific data on the specimens and Perkins said that he kept no records whatsoever. In fact, he was just a little bit hazy as to exactly where he had obtained some of the specimens. For instance, the Everglades Kites. The complete absence of any data with the specimens reduces their scientific value practically to the vanishing point and clearly indicates how fictitions is the so-called scientificness of his collecting, although the permit undoubtedly was issued as for scientific collecting only. Perkins said that if we wanted to know anything about Florida birds, Mr. Ferguson is certainly the man to get in touch with. Ferguson is now in his seventies, but apparently is still in good health, as Per kins says he hears from him occasionally. They had a great deal of trouble with Ferguson because he would always get drunk if he had any money and get out of their sight. Other than that they said he was a charming individual to work with and a real expert on birds. R.H.P.

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----BSE J.. m T A TU. F SEPrO C T I SPECTIO l 9 3 9 n t h e S e p t e m o er-Oct o b e r i n s pectio n t he 11riter c o v e r e d o m e 1 200 mile i n Flor ida by car. T h e r oute ras d own the es.st c oast from Jack o nville acros s t h e k e y s t o Key\ est, c o m i ng b ac k t h e Lake Okeec h o bee area vras cove r e d as wa s t h e c entra l l a e d i s t rict an d c utti ng back to t he co a s t a t Daytona, t h e outh-ward route as t r a v e rsed t o Jax. B i rd-lif e i n the enti r e trip w a s i n a c tive and s c arce. I hav e n ever een i t more s o V e r y likel y t h e weathe r had a lot t o do T i t h it. It was v ery h o t still and b reathl e s during t h e w hole trip o bre e z e was i n evide n c e e v e n alon g the c oast and i n crossi ng t h e Keys. The wa t e r was lie a s h e e t o f g l ass e v e r ywhe r e T he c o n d i tion was d e cribed b y old timer s a s "hurricane weather", though o f cours e a t the t ime, t he r e was no blow o r e ven a n indication of o ne except t h e gen e ral clo eness and ffill trine s I t r a w o nderful w e a t her for "bugs". h e m osqu i t o e s even i that m or;iquito-ridden cormtrY. w e r e i ncredi b l y a bundant n o t t o sey a pall i ng l y o. The Keys w e r e of cour e the rorst, end K e y e t itsel f ras the limit. :r-: ative and r e c ent resi dents compl a i n e d b i tter l y a bout the m sa ing that ther e h ad n e v e r b een a lie t ime, and tha t t h e v1arm s 1er e rm precedente d I had t h e m i fortune t o h a v e the eco n d fla t tire I h a v e had w i t h this pre e n t c a r ( the firs t for 5 0 000 miles) o n K e y L a r go, jut at t h e sharp b e n d w h i c h leads t o the Lon g Bridge I n t h e o p eration of chang i ng i t I was w e 11 p r e pare d t o b elieve a ny story whic h m i ght h a v e been t old, or i i. v e nted, a b o u t m o sq_u itoe s 1 I t d i d n t take m e l ong t o d o t h e job but i t was p l e nty long e n ough n e i s i m p l y c ov e r e d i n a few s e conds, and mak e s the p o session of sev e r a l airs o f h ands d e sirable t Th e b i r d s a s w ell a pe o p l e s e emed t o be a flic1ie d w ith a de g r e e of letharg y whic h wa trik i ng 11 a l o n g the east coast, ther e was just a l a c k of life b out a d ozen pelic a n s 1er e seen fro m St. ugustine t o }I iami t I d i d n o t e e a 1 a r d s H e r o n until I g o t do w n t o M a t e c umbe K e y t Th i i s well n i g h i n credible but a fact f e w m oc k ingbirds, o ne Florid a Jey and s ome crow s would fill the 1 i s t h e r e w e r e a g oo d ma:g.y m ocker s and sparrow h a w k s i n the Key s N o g reat w h ite h erons w e r e s e e n a t all e n r oute t o ey est On t h e r e turn t r i p t w o Vler e observe d from Key 1.fost to B i g Pine Key and thre e m o r e from the tollgat e to 'la t e c ur n be rot a pelican i n t h e ey and three or four c 0 r mora n t s Four blue w inged t e a l w e r e seen i n ey est, and I made my firs t o b::Jervation o n t h e S mooth-billed 1 ni, t w o of which w e r e seen and stud i e d at will near the Ca a i arina Hotel. They hav e b een i n t h e a rea for s ome d a y a c cord i ng to oore T h e sam e (appare ntly ) i m m a ture eddi h E g r et, seen i n Key 'i est i n a;y, spent t h e summe r t h e r e a n d I aw i t aga i n thi.J trip T h e bill i a c ho...n..gi ng color. Around t h e eas t s ho r e of Oke e c h o be e v he r e o ne wold normally e e dozens of Ground D oves, I aw n o t o n e Th e r e vvas absolute l y n o life out over the, L a lce at all, vii th the e x ception o f a s i ng l e mar h havik few b l a c kbird and g r a c k l e s were in evidence f r o m O k e echobe e to t h e P e avine and one c aracara. The Prairie is c o v e red with wat e r n o w lots and lots o f i t and lla V i n Chand l e r Sa;fiJ t h e b i r d -life i s better t han it h a s been i n y e a r s I of course, m a de no afoo t and a m r e p orti ng what was o b:;e rved from the car. H o w e v er, i t w a s all s o mch las s t h a n -

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f I -2-usual that it wa s triking no t nly o n t h e Prairie but fro m the confines o f l;he entire s t a t e as I saw it. T h e lake district exhib i t e d o nly mocke r s and buzzards All g ray kingbird and p igeons seem to hav e d eparted southwar d I saw abou t h alf a dozen egr e t s all told. (Tu any w e r e s e e n i n t he dcefields of t h e Com ba.h e e iver, s.c., g o ing a n d com ing). About six Lou i iana Her n s and no Littl e Blues. N o t h i n g i s to be de d u c e d from the a bov e i n t h e way of i m plication. It s in.pl y mean 1 h a t i t s ays, and c o n c l u sion are not inti m a ted. Bird life wa s adly l a c k ing, a n d t h a t s all t he r e wa s to it. Probably it b e more correct t o say that it w a s e x t r emel y inact ive. T h e r e i s ,!21Uch water on the glades, more t han h a s b e e n the c a s e for years. I n s peaki ng to Lig hunte r s in iami, I was told t h a t c erta i n hammo cks i n Pin ecrest could o n l y b r e ache d b y knee to w a i s t wad ing, and t h a t s ome w e r e entire l y inaccessi ble. This condition p r e v ail o n do v m to the C ape. Fe eding birds of the Trail are to be m e t w i t h f r o m about t h o region of Ochopee w e t ward. T h e r e i wat e r all ov e r the Madeira section, a n d it r e a c h e s up to t he H o mestead-Key Larg o o ad. I don' t kno w '!h e n I hav e seen m o r e vrat e r from that hig hway i n y e ars. Re pectfully submitt ed, S u p e rvisor Sanctuari es. .. :.:--

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w ( CONFERENCE '11ITH PJl.Y BARNES OCTOBER 1939 Not being s"\ll"e of Barnes h ereabout :1hen I started on this trip, I wired him aa to where to m eet him and advised M iami if it suited. He t h erefore met me there, and 'le had a atisfactory interview The conditions on the South-v1est Coast are e n t irel y sati sfactory, and with the abundance of wa t e r o n the g lades, the bird-life i s normal e veryvvhere o n the coast. Larg e oo s t a r e t h e ule, a.nd patrols hav e been run here and there, as condi t i ons i n dica t ed. B r ovm is nor ing out well, and will h ave companion while Barnes i north. Barnes i consumed lith the desire t o find out more pecific details in connection with s oonbills and the i r movements and i co nvinced he will lear n s o methi n0 to g reat advantage this winter. He i s a l s o convinced that h o can find them n e sting i n s o m e of the remote creeks or bays in the vicinity of Gopher Key or t h ereabouts. He feel that they h a v e hit herto just avoide d detection on accoimt of the r a ther secretive way i n which t hey carry o n amid the man groves. He wa much intereated i n the fact that ]. r r llen wa., t o carry on a tudy, but I think vras rather of the o pinion that B o ttlepoint vras no t t h a pJ;iace t I told h h that i t was b e c a u s e it was the o n l y c o lon,y of which we had defi n ite know ledge, but h e says he i s going to find otherst H e feel t h a t promiscuous s h o otin g o n the te s t c oast i s much reduced and t hat lit t l e hao been done this summer. He i s enthuisastic about t h e b ehavior of the "Audubon" and that it m8.k:es living o n that coa t in umme r a n d fall s o m e thing that can be a comfort in t ead of a n i g htmare. In spea dng of boat s and the lack of one for t h e B ottl e p o int job he a i d that it m i ght be worked out, at l e a t ometi mes that hi o\m l aunch coul be made a v ailable for r. Allen and M oore. This i s v e r y f i ne of him but of course would cramp him i n i n v e stigation on h i patrol. oore could of c our e handle the launch perfectly, but it would not be advisabl e except a s a l a t resort to take Ray's boat from his area. A., to the successful operati o n of a p o wer s kiff, he was a s emph atic in h i deni a l s o f such a venture, as was Ed Moore. The s e are t w o m e n w h o not only know w h a t i s entailed do m there from all angles, but who are :i:Eat b o a tman w ho e o p i nions mu t be seriously considered. It vrould b e preferabl e to hire Harris f r e quently, which though not the laimch Rey s i s would be i nfintel y b etter than a skiff. Barnes entirely tha t a c abin cruiser such as already has be e n advocated, would fill the bill. H e say that s peed i s far from be i ng an essential, and that fast boats i n the K e y s are f e w a nd far betvreen, w hich I knew already. Barne i s leaving f o r the north by car, vlith hi:; wife about t h e first of the w e e k of t h e meeti ng Respectfully submitted; Supervisor Southern Sanctuaries.

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{ f ; ........ -"' { ,' I I' "' UTH FL R I D HS CTI N J 1\U y 194 0 ublic elationJ ItenJal Beach Garden Club: ddre;.;,Jed thi.., gro1:p at reJ i clence of l..ri:J. G ray, her h ome i n Pe.lm Beach on the r,fter n oo n o f the 12th. J e.nu Y About 4 0 v/ere preJent L'..lld I pre;;ented the Janctuary proen. nith ):.r t icular reference to lorida. ho ,ed the color reelJ of the CDiap, mid TexaJ birds. T!1e effort wafJ a)_Jarently uell received. The group '!.2,ted to '.Ii ti.1 the ...,..;ocia tion, tmd ],U-s ay uai that tl:ere ua.:r c;ood ... 0 ,9 ,,? .c;:hQJ,,?,r Jhi p al::i o a.J a re..,ult She Jee ed t o be entirel;; .,atisfied with everythine. -;:,. roceedec' to M iami late that afternoon o..nd ai th the follovrinc; re..,ultJ : l r Pancoast: I had ,,Ti tten fo h i m previously, aJkinc, r:l ether I m icht call on h i m i n the f orenoo n of the 13th., if co n venient. I a::i eel h i m to l er.ve J ome 10rd at the P atricia Hotel i f thit; w ould not suit h i m here ua n o -.rord o n r.rrival, :Jo I too,it for e r anted it waJ all right. I called him on the 'pho n e about 9 a m o n the 1 3th., and he told me then he leavin s t o;m i n thirty m i nute::i s o there would be n o time for r. t a L c I told h i m tha t I uould s t o p com i n0 bac c through. n the aiternoon of the 18th I 11ent to t h e Pancoast Hotel, and aaked for h i m and vmJ told that he w o u l d be rnmy until t':J.at S a t u rday ( 20th) I ther efore, we.:J unabl e to Jee h i r at all. Coast G ard: I called o n L e ster .Karcher on the evening o f the 1 2th., and o n Lieut. Sc h iebel o n the r.fternoon o f the 18th. The entire ... et-up i a r""dically changed at the ., iam i Air Station. m L ean i s an efficiency expert, beli eve i n strict m i l itary dri l l a and inand has d i srupted( ? ) the entire force11 F l ying haa been c u t to a m i n i mmn, d rill::: and uniforms a r e th!" o der o f the day, and there i s an atmo :Jph ere of d iscontent and s tlleneso all about the p l ace, with n mc h s haking o f heado:J e t c The iarni Station f o r three yea:rJ, in top place o f all air t a t ions in performance o f duty, c alls etc., it has no w dropped t o econd and will probabl y go further d o\m _b,aiJ to, inJ.Jashi nS"ton leaving the 2 2 n d He told me a "'OOd d e a l of trictl y confidential f n f o r mation in regard to t h i s cha..nge of a..nd i of the outcome, but ha.., d o e nl1at he could ( and tha t i J i n Jecurin..; co-operation fo U J fron the ne;-: COiflF.'1ande r I met hi and h a d a. ahort tal ancl he ,ra,J olea,nmt enouch, ancl .JE'..id he' d be .'!lud to helo u .... out' B o b llen had t o to go to .ia.rii one clay uhile I 'l:::.J .. t Tave;nier and I ,, ve h i J a n ote to C t G d u oaJ. :1ar he .;to11pecl and had q_uite a talc 11ith L bearny the 1 tter ... Jrom iJed to hel ) out ui t' .JOr!1e fli htJ, if th,, -'!er e .1 d r '.it in G,bb t J '"' -,; -.; <-'" "" e a c:Jon v211,., Fho 1 Bol) i 1r.i.it I t i ---! -.. .... -Coonerati .on thcr"' tin g : t .un-He hav e i J J ened out.

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j ... ... 2 -it f aithfully t _he .. ..... .. 9: t !no :t f .. .... J.J J o m et'1i i n ; "1iat' ::t _ave long Wl?.nted to see a cono ;;'i:'i'it patrol of the Cape area., ;;rith the v ariouJ 1 ed there included, a::J nell aJ the roa d T he r e i.., a tremendou increa.;e i n the nunbe r o f c a r s a1)out l\J iami t h i ::1 vrinter, over laJt d ome 30 000 more hav e been recorded in J::>.nu a r y ove r There are t Henty nevr trailer carps i n Miam i The peopl e J ince been o n the Tarniami Trail, h ave taken to other r oadJ' and the r e s eem::i t o be .wee_k-:-!,lncl .. can stoo it or a t lee-st g o a' i t kno \l n that the c ap e unde r wa t c h Hrn ca,r getu about 20 miles to the gallon and h i s b oat i s : i s o eco n o r;iica l I Hou l d lice muc h t o see thi:J put on. Hi s of country i s profound, he hgu knocked about i t for many yeax;-J and w ith Commsnder, has Jearched i t out for s n ail::1 etc Hi a r 'al ... "e i experience, a::: vrell a;.; Jlrrfa c e vrork macle h i m t horo1ighly familiar viith i t I told hir.'l that I v 10ul d r "fer thi;J a t o nce to the lifevr Yorlr office, and will the refore, at.:Jk I\ Baker to communicate d irect v1ith him. "ddress, L e ster L 293 1 ;.25th. Street, :tviami Fla .. ncc.112ssu Ylll6 ..... ..,. .. Bear Shootine: I uncler.Jtand t at t h i.; haa a lready been reported o n by Bob J llen ey Barned made three tri}!l:l i nto Bea r L a;ce i n D ecembe r and we went there o n t h i s n o nth'IJ roun d s a l:Jo The ::ihootin0 of h erons etc., waJ s imp l y what may be expected a n y duck tieaiJon. man i n a duc k blind, tired o f not gettin5 any a hotJ for lon e period:J, p r .obabl y tal eJ a c rack at 2.ny birds pas Jing over and as a re.;ult, Jome heron,J a.nd i b i s e s are :Jhot. The clamage i J not grea t and i t m i5ht ha pen a t any time, i n the vray of a fe\/ b irds. I n rec d t o the t i rrup P::,nc oaut re1;ort, there is nothiJ1 i n the vmy o f def i nite nameJ o r date:cJ to g o upon. I t can only be f:itopped i f a man wad regularly :.;tationed at such a lake i n tho due :-Je a ,>Jo n and the damage done i s i ncons e quential The day I waJ a t Bear L ake everything v1as as uiet a;i UJ.e g r a v e and this was the case vrhen l len a n d Ba rnes nere there :;:ome t ime prev ioui:J t o my arriva l r Houghton: Called on h i m i n Coconut Grove o n the 1 3 t h He c o n t i n ues t o attempt to int e r e..it civic orga n izations., ... ommi ttee i n our \ror.c i n Florida. He had been to B ottlejloint Key an ad taken J o m e r ather eood m o v ieJ o f dredsing etc., camp life and the l i l e w hich sho u l d b e of uc1e i n the comi nt;; Con vention af:I v ell as a t Allen' a t a l k a t t h e Florida bon meetine; i n M arch. He wan t s to g o back to the y and i m rov e o n these Jhots mld eet mor e o f a Je<1uenc e a r e g u lar day'ti orc a t :Sottlepoin t for instance. It i s a r a ther g oo d idea, and will b e o f cons iderabl e i n t ereJt in the v1ay o f a permanent reco r d o f thi:J research job. Respectfully s u bmitted; Supervisor Southern Sanctuaries

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.... .i A ST TEMEI T IN THE MAY (1940) F L RIDA TRIP g l a nce at the expen e accoun t o f the 1940 Florida inspection trip in regard to photography will sho w an increase i n this ov e r previous trips. The reas on for it i a follows. .rust prior to thi s trip, and sub s e quent to the writer's visit to the New York office in April, he was provided vii th a camera of a more modern than that which he had hitherto been usi For five and a half years, he has been using his o v m 616 East man a model produced in 1932 o r thereabouts. It was provided v1ith a 6 3 lens and shutter speeds u p to 1/100 sec Although perfectly sati factory for scenic effects and the lik e it was not sufficient for many otb.er things, among v1hich w ould be occasional shots of birds in flight. -This nevi camera is an Eastman 616 ''1, oni tor" provided with a 4 5 lens and hav ing shutter speeds up to l/400 sec. The difference in t he p r ints sent with these reports, and those of former years v1ill be obvious. However t h i s new camer a being so different i n many ways and h aving "gadgets" whi c h the sim p l e r machine lacked, it took the writer s ome time to get on to its u s e and t h i s ne cessitated using seve r a l more films in the experimentation. It was secured with Association funds but th oi.\.o;h a friend in C harleston who has access to an almost 40% discount in purchasing equipment. The regular, and omev1h t expensive case for this camera was not bought, but the writer "shopped around" and s ecureei one for d i stinctly less, in which glasses and a note-book could also be carried. It was neces a r y to purchase tvro filter s which today are essenti a l in photography and a portrait attachment which io used in taking pictures of nests and e gg s and other close subjects. An examination o f s ome o f the prints attached to t he 1ay reports will reveal something o f t e action of this camera. It will be seen that wing motion i n birds i s completel y s t opped" by this machine, i e the prints of the Limpkin, hite Ibis etc. The cloud effects e secured by t he use o f filters he developint; and printing the writer has d o ne at a local place which i s under the _regular costs o f this work, and is as rea o nab l e a s can p ossibl y be secured. On future trips, it will not be to ge t as many films, as the results n ov1 will be more certa i n than a t the time when the camera was so ne w as to be baffling i n some respects. I t will be noted also perhaps, that t he price of films no / be i ng used is five cents more than formerly, this d ue to the fact that panotomic film is advisable in thi s camer a rather than verichrome. The former alloi'/S the use o a red filter, the latter o e not, and aloo pan film enlarges better than chrom e It i s h oped and believed that use o f thic camer a will result in s ome really good material f o r use in maey ways e spectfully submitted /l(q:,p,u.-t0v upervisor

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. .. .: -I M I I ACTIV I T IES O C TO EER 1940 a r ch e r an d H L S c hall e r has gotten t o gethe r o n the t a l s to the M iami Feder ation (Isaac a lton L eague ) a n d t he R o d and Reel Club Via han d l ed throug h Don TucCar thy a nd archer. T h e s e a r e n o w s c he duled f o r the 11th a n d 1 3th. of N ov I had a good tal k 1ith S chall e r H e i s of course, look i ng f orw a r d to the ch ang e of politics i n J anuary He ha a co py o f the magazine o f the 'ild life Fede r atio n w i t h an a r ticle in i t b y him self, i n w hich h e sug gest s a reorg an ization of t h e whole tat e c o nse rvatio n set up It i s i nclosed h e rwi t h with his artial e especially recommen d e d for r eading. I t s eems p r etty well t h o ugh t o u t and should r esult i n m uc h betterment i s carried o u t Appa rentl y the ne w g o verno r i s all beh i nd c onse rvat i o n and will be a fri e nd t o i t S challer s a i d L that a t t h e recent Tampa m eeting the g o vernor told the m to ask for wha tever 1 t he y w an t ed includi ng t h e resto c k i ng o f the ss with de er, an d that he w ould see t o i t that they w e r e answ e r ed T h ey are looking forw d to be tter s t a t e w o r k whic h c e rtainl y n eeds it bad l y enough e wt Lew i s w i l l be rei nstalled a s C h ief Con ervato office r f o r ...;...........,_,-'-,-...,...-.--The p resent i n cumben t Billings a ppear s t o b e a compl ete wash o u t and cord i a c:y hated b y every o n e He runs a d r ug store, b u t n e v e r g oe s i n the field, as he s a y s he d oe s nt h a v e t o being b osst I c alled o n N ewt Lew i s o n e evening in r e gard to R ay Barnes which i s tou che d o n in the rema rks c o ve r i n g that s u b j ect. S a w Blancha r d a t r c her' s h o use o n the night of t h e 28th. H e had arrived the d8i]' before, and was strand e d a he h a d run ou t o f funds. Karcher had ta.ke n h i m in. a n d fed h i m o n S undaJ' and M on day l I turned ove r ten dolla r s to him for s oe m groceries etc. but he sai d i t was n o t enoug h for a co m p l ete o u t fit of foo d He will h a ve t o tak e s o m e o f the latter d o w n w ith h i m in case he run low and t here i s of course, none a vail able at the C ap e H e was to lea v e o n Tuesday morn i ng 29th to make a surve y o f t he C ap e and where h e would camp Fro m what fo und con diti on s t o b e a t East C a pe C anal, t here i s every i ndication that the f i s h e r m en t he r e hav e be e n absolutel y K ab o u t shooting birds t h i s s ummer. It was e revelation t o s e e t h e e grets, herons and spoonbills ab out t heir this b e i ng tou c hed o n i n the report on t h e Key inspection. But t he thing t o fear i s t he i n v a sion of duck hunters a bout t h a t area t h i s co m i ng season an d the fact that s o m e o f t h e m are c e rtai n l y likely to do s ome prom i s cuous shooting particu l arly the ones out of H omestead an d t he M iam i are a T h erefore, I want:d to p u t B lW:chard w i s e to t h e n a tive as f ishermen and their a ttitude, as aga inst roami ng hunters who s hoot any t hing anytim e H e will no d o ubt look ov e r t hing s at East C ap e Cana l t h i s week and b e p repared to watch it w hen_ the duclc s easo n tart s There a r e b y the way virtually no d uc k s a t all i n south Florida n o w A few teal an d Florida duck s are t he only ones present. Thus, t h e l a c k of ducks make s i t t h e more d angerous for other birds to themselves as tame and confiding T he y will get it in the neck if .. ... nothing e 1 s e show s u p t o shoot t B l ancha r d was in rather a blue mood all t old. H e is much depresse d abo u t h i s financia l t atus. He says that h e d oes'nt s ee h o w he i s g o i ng t o m ake o u t a t pre ent r ates an d term s I t has cos t him m ore to g e t d own to F l o rida t h an h e

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1 2 The H h d to buy a battery en-route whi c h ... tho h t et a f i' he went witho u t b o t h breakfas t and lunc h and o n l y h ad last d a3 o u o iMl f h and the boy l I t was Ksx c h e r provi ded i t at his house or i m dinner bec a u s e d there He was t he refore awai t i ng tt tou c h an d g o m a t t er, getting own H a pre Y h ould stoc k u p b e f ore going d own to the Cap e e h i s check, s o that e tro ub l e g etti n g r e imbur sed for some items had sai d tha t h e h a d h a d t d th c ornr i he subJect were put ou t m o ne y for in the pas an t h t red I a s k e d him s p ecifi c ally w h a t t h e y were, and h e g av e m e e following statement Trip fro m B r o wnsville t o N e w Jer s e y Repair on trailer $ 2 19 Repair bumper c onn e c tion f o r trailer .5.0 .. t d L i sisna d u e to flood s T h e long detour that was ne cessi t a e i n ._ caused h i m to spend more g asolin e and foo d i n da3B than was e sti mated. This dela3 amo iuited to $8 0 0 i n fuel and fo o d co sts. These items amo1Ult to $ 1 0 .69 H e Want s t o kn o w whether t h e A s s oc i atio n will buy t he battery that Fl d b s I was n o t he h a d to pur.chase i n order t o get to the ori a JO awar e o f wha t c on tract h a d been made as regards the repair rep l acement o f part s o f e
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I -3-He took what y o u said about his uniform pretty hard. It hurt hi feelings, thoug h it i s d ifficult t o believ e that a hardbitten old fellow li e him can h a ve much feelings in S l c h a r e gardl H o wever, he has. It was a stiff b low to him H e is under the impression that a lot of p eo p l e a t the meeting though t he really l o oked very wel l in t h e on e h e w ore there, and that y o u were the only on e who t h ought he looked "lik e a policeman". H e says he will not wear it aga in. B l an chard's a ddres s will be General Delivery H o m estead, Florida. There is a estern Uni o n there, and w ires can g o to it, to be marke d ''Until Called For" hav e been m a de a t the CCC establishment w est of Flamingo for him to get w ater and other living H e c an send mai l out by the fish t:ruc k which leaves F lami ng o every day. I h ope h e will b e able to do a g ood job. Respectfully submi:;ed; Su pervisor Southern Sanctuaries. -

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CAPE .t L E I I PECTI O H 1940 Left iami o n the m o r n inc o f the 12th., for Cape Sabl e ccompanied by a rche r w h o waJ feeling much better o f f recent illnes, also by I 1 r s J a r -che r a n d r Sprunt. The I ngraham H i g h way i s n o q_ui t e d r y throughout i t entire length w ith the excep tion o f the l a t mile east o f East Cape Can a l The ruts a r e fearful i n p l aces, but all dried out, and the r i dg e bet\ een can b e travelled r i t h out troubl e The contrast thi s tri p and the l a t ta en ( w he n the countr v1as under w ater) remarkable. stop 1a made a t eat Lale L andi rhere c ott s Cam ain i n full operatio n He has several bo a t for rent. 1i s man i s c o n tantly vratched archer ( n o w B lanchard ) and arche r wa told by the o de l Land C o agents i n !I iami and a l o r Har.'k i n that a t the i r t infri e ment o f any game l aws o n .. cotty s part that they w o u l d hi;; lease. They a r e vrilling to have a rcher report aey such infringeme n t and w ill loo t o h i m to s e e that Scotty i kept i n l ine. T h i s i s a highly a t i s factory arrangement to archerl cotty him e l f v1as exceedingl y gracious n o t to say fawning in hi :J acti o n t o w a r d cher, Tho m he c onstantly a d d r essed as Les" in a m o s t familiar manne r The very exi s tence o f u s rem ining three wa .... t o t ally i e n ored by c ott who said ever ything he had t o say t o a rchert! he h a v e not yet put in an a ppearance o n thee Sabl e lakes, and.the shooting h a been very p o o r It i s doubtle a s tory n o w v o : t h co m i ng o this cold wav e which p enetrated deep i n t o l o r 1da past vreek end. Ducks h a v e com e d o v m in cons i de r a b l e numbe r The 1 t at1o n o f o pening Cuthbert L e ha defini tel been sq_uashed a r cher called o n the agent personally and a l o in compan with l, r Hawki n and w a ar:J ed tha t no such intention exi sts with the o de l L and Company peopl e The lake \vill remain closed. cher fee lt:i sure that it i n stig a ted by H o mer odes who want the J.?l ace o of 1 icture s i n there of the roo ery. It i shoo t s i n tha t rec i o n that it i no t a good duc k 1 e q_ue tio n i s o itive l y settled i n the aaaociatio n s f avor. ho here o n i c ent a di; l t Q Ingo ju t off ost L a e Landi n g It \TaJ he firs t a v e ever een 1 n t he f ield de s i t e the f act tha t seve r a.l h ave been een h ere in the p a.,t five yearn b y others, and in the Bay a::i \/ell. Heretofore, I h a ve ju t not been f o r tuna t e I t i a vron erful creauure ere a t e and the p lumaee w a h i g h a s po o i ble. Accord in:c.: to co tty it h a d been there for ::3eve r a l d ays, this bei:rlG the c a e vri t h Jo m e former speci mens. It d oes no t a p pear to m ind the hooting off o n t h e Lake It t a y i n that mal l bay v1hich open., off the h i g11wa y a n d i n i de the channel which l ead:J out into est fa1 e It ed and preened i t self unconcernedly w hile w e v1er c there. Th i u poin t i u \'Ihere r r H ol.lC)hton ecured picture s o f a flamingo and i n the Eviciently there i s s ome c onc entration o f food her e vrhich drau.., uhe birdu trongl y appe e d t o taxe and a...1..,'tired u s tha t n o one would. b other it pride i n t h e bird'.., p r e Jene e

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2 -e then s t opped i n a t Coo t Bay L vnding '. and grea t transformat i o 00 n -on ther e t he har k ive r i h ing amp i i n p r ocess of constructio n Thi p r o m i e s to be a p l ace and no r i u t he t ime to o n t he g r ound floor as regardl:l policies, co-o ::ier ation with the A s ociati o n wor etc. etc. An attac hed c d will give s ome i dea of w a t the plac e intends. It vrill be noted that tre s i s l a i d on came ras, pictures and the like. ThiJ will t"!.ke ..so m e to tar .ith -The odel Land Co. g ive t h i r i ateon a v e r y good nam e ao a reasonabl e m arche r i ntends to see h i m as soon as p onsible, l ey our work before h i m and a k for h i s ful l e s t c ope r ation, 11..archer i.., p erfectly capabl e of hv.nd l ine suc h p u blic rel ation as thi s entail e saw the oreman o n the job and t a lked to h i m for o e while, though I1 '. a t J o n i m e l f war' not ther e a t tli..e t ime. The r e i o a l ong doc bei ng mad e the jungl e cut out i n a g r e a t pace about the foot o the d o c and the camp v ill b e built there. Th e r o a d i n from t e Ingr aham i g h Hay i a l ready corduroy e d vri t h s l abs of pine pictures of thi s are att ached. The difference i n i r ema rkable co its former co p l e t e l y 1ilderness / a pect I f reference i mo.de t o 8, print en t i n ome tim e ago labelled "Coo t Ba.y Landing" i t vrill be seen \'hat a change i s bei ng und e r gone. It i s h oped that t he camp will be i n o )e r ation around the firs t O.L the year The bride;e leading fro m the I ngraham i ghwa\f which was formerly t w o cro s ties and n o dee i <.J at all, i n o / rep l aced vii th a soli d floo red structure v ihich will support true I t i one mile from the I n e r aham to the Cam e then vien t o n dm w to lam i n g o and the C C c .'lp vrhe r e B l a nchar d i s camped His trailer L J :3tationed b y the houo e occupied by the c e taker P r i tcha rd., w h o w e s tE1.yec l w ith l ."s t trip vhen .arooned overn i g h t Blancha r d vas n o t at the trailer, 1:10 v i e wen t o n d o > m the r o8,d to/i/ard E a t Cape Canal a n d got t o t i t hin o n e mile, then Vie r e forced to turn aroux1d. b y the conditi o n of the roa d I t vras u p t o th'.l.t poin t excell ent, 1Jut t e r e are t w o l o w l aces vrhich a r e inund ated at e v ery tide n o ; and Salt water bloc the 'le It i s onl y a h o r t wa l k fro m t h L spo t to t h e canal bank h o1,rever T e .Lhhi b o a t s of Col. .. a t on and the othe r co n t cted t h e r e vrhen Ed oore and I pent the ni:_,ht there s o m e three H e ekfl ago .1 a r e till there. T he bird the ) fla t., to tho nort h o f the roa d between i t and llig ator Lake was ama z ing. i g e floes c o v e red the f l a t here and ther e l i e grea t patches o f s n o 1 undreds u p o n hundred o f w h i t e pel i c w e r e p r e ent sv1imming in the pondo and o t hole or resting in grea t squ a d s a l o ng the rims. Long hites l ined the canal banks, a.nd smaller heronH and multitudi n o u s h o r e birds w heel e d and c ircl e d o v e r the w hole a r e a It i.; grand bir d c ountr y certainl y e met B l ancha r d h ortl y afte r turn i around and I had a t a l k with h i m about condition. e i terri b l y depresed and d o m i n the dumpo e 8'fS that he has hear d fro m ome to the ef ect tha t hi.J famil v irtually have nothing and that his t w o b oyo a r e n ov.1 in t he a rmy. T he one emplo ed a t the CC camp here h e has 8 0 e t ime, r e c entl J c h opped h i foot ne l y off vii t h an axe, no w lie i n a g overnment hospita l i n Gunni s o n Colo. Hi3 ( B l anche ..rd s ) r nfe had vr1 tten a l etter (in pani h ) which he oaid cont i n e d the news that t he umaller c hildren w e rE! Vii t hout h oeo o f a k ind. He h a d recentl sent them ten dollars, and uai d he o .ur dollar i n hi oc e t a t the I vras t a l k i nr; to h i r but tha e ha.cl e n o h g r u b and gD-JO 1 ine t o last for ;;o m e Vlhil e

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.I:,; 1 I 3 -B lanchard i utterly cmlike h i s cwual sel f for s ome T e r e i J .. r.om e -tni w r e i o n h i J ind baclly. l\.arch e r h a been muc h 1 pres.ed by iu, and o f the ueveral days the,t B l ch d v:as at t he before he 'Tent t o the cape he tal ince antly o f hrn ill f ortune, gloo out-loo on things etc etc., s o methi ,. that i pressed r e,r he r very muc h a sai d she h oped that he d i d 'nt t alk like h e d i .before compl ete t 1' e h-,d "'ent in the letter to the o f i c e o f which h e spo e a ::i rangers.. o voici n g s ome grie veances, and o f cour e at the t ime I av1 h i m had n o t he.d r J3 ce r s answe r which I h o p e and beli e v e will cheer h i m up ome. e have run him a round g_uite a bit out o f h i $ ovm ter r i tory and m ybe too much o I think that he d o e much better job i n h ., o v n bailiwick th"'"".,_,,, wher e e lse. It rrould be ve r y lik e l y preferable if we ept him in Texas afte r t his. I do n t kno r th t h e t a l LJ to peo p l e v1her e he i n o i n a like vein, b u t i so it will n o t do u or h i m an g oo d He i s prepared to s t ay the ,,.1 duc k ea on o u t all r ight but h e made one ueer remark to the effect tha t / \if he cou l d "see a clea r way 11 he t r o w h i uni or aWatJ and beat it. I t is s o compl e t e l unl ike h i m as he i n Texa that he s eem another man I did the be t I could t o cheer h i m up but the net result 1as 'nt muc h m ore th n a ew gloomy he d h ces. Thi was of cour e the time I h t..ell h i m abo u t Ear n e s comi n g do\rD to Ea t C ape Can 11 It d i d no t add to h i s st te o f m ind p robabl y or rat11e r i t doubtles d i d a d d i n certai n vrs H ope he feel s better vrhen Barn e s shovrn u p e l s e w e m ight n o t h ave any ciue -ti o n fter all, o wha t to do about the l ".tter !! U e thing seem clear. It won' t do to b ring him up to ano ther He has seen eno ugh already t o give h i m a rat e r i stor ea e r ally t h o h again, I ope what 1 r Bake r sai d i n h i u letter to p r o v e tha t the are n o t a. l o w-rated as B lanchar d eem s to n thi s connectio n it occ to re to ay that o n of the beut things ever done alo ..., this line was havi n g a rche r at the last nnnual meeti ng interested as he w s before i n the work b e i s co nsumed with it no v H e has tarted about e ight or nine unior Cl b s i n iami alread an i s about o n f ire vii th s much zeal as has been f:Jhovm. b anybody I o o f in the v1hole outfit. e told me, o n t e wey b a c fro my tal k a t t h e O d and eel C lub, that he rr s m ore i n t e rested and co.plete l y sold o n t he udubon vor thn.n he e v e r ra i n t e r vice1 T h i s was an amaz i ng ort o f rev e l ation, as h e sai d t t h e never tho '-' 1t there 'la!:! anythi l\$ o n earth he ou l d be more i n t e reuted i n than t e a v y and Coast Gua r d H i com i ng u p from the ranks t o C wou l be enou.gh indication that he h a d int e r e t i n t l1at vror but he i cert a i n l y 100% i n his pre e t job and the o n l y d r a 1ba c,c i' that he has no idea where to sto p f o r h i:; o m well b i ng 1 It i a n ice nort of dravrba c to ave, but at the same t i e one can over do it. A p arentl y thi nr;s at the Cape are all right and ta en ca.r e of. act B o b llen oore v1i th B l cha r d will be continued I u pp ose, spite o f B rnes being at the Cape, and a reJent copy of a l e t ter t o l\Jir J3 er from h i m .tes that t he udubo n will n o t be a t East c;.na l afte_ r all, in whp,t he c alla t e -orth Canal vhich runs through the bea c h at. h i He probabl y mean J the :Jmall outlet fro m h i tewat e r 1 e which t hrough to the beac h a t orthi'test Cape es)ectfully submitted; U[JG v i s o r outher n n t c u arios. __

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L TALh.S TO FLO I D 0 :W EMBlill 19 4 0 IN' ECTI t i n i iildli e ieder a tion: I a r r ived i n ,ua. i o n the a ternoo n o f the 11t h Got i n tou c h v1it H L. Schalle r VTho i re ident o f thi s chapter and who h a d arranged o r the t a l k e tol d m e where t o come nd that I muld be given f i f t e e n inuten i h i s v as ,,o meth ing o a set-b .. c as I h a d h oped for a g o o d d e a l longer than that, i nce the mbj ect i one th t h a r d l;'l be c ov e red satisfac toril i that h o r t period he eetinc wa., eld a t t e l ubho u::Je o f the organization, corner E 43rd. ve., and 5 t h treet. It was for 9 p m g oo d any wer e o n hand when I arrived abo u t 8 :45 p m., i n t h e yard o f t h e club h otwe which i o u t a l m o s t o n the e g e o the glade her e v1er e t able t a d ing a b out o n which rra.J n abundanc e o f vth i key and beer, and about vrhic a ra r o f enthuJ iarrtic i bi be r c were gath e red. challer i n troduced me t o tHo o r three o. t l eri among v1h o m i a ne / pa er w r iter v1h o conduct a i h ing column und e r the ter m "Ca n B o b noo k the Fi h i n Fool" I thi n! i t appe a r s i n t h e T.'iiami H ew rry w y he bac eel me i n t o a corner d told me h i s h i story as a conser vationi0 t He r e a lly eems e thusiastic about it, ands y that h e i inly r e po n i b l e for the pa:.rnage o f the law i n D a .de Countr y protecting the all i g ator. He ended his r a t her l engtll.y e r o ratio n by a ing t a t he vas ba.c;..: o f the .udub on cie t y b ody antl soul I t i e v1co.s a t lea t rtly ober e then f iled into the c lubhouJe where the tabl e wer e set ( hio b-t e ua aJ the ... nnunl banQ.uet of the ie..mi Ther e ma a ver y g oo d o i.pper uch more rh iske and q t e uproar g o i n'-' on. The d i n n e r ) rog reJsed 1 ith thi s l a t t e r o n i n crea e I t bee e increa i l y a p P rent t h a t seriousne s vra h a r d l -a matter o f the e v ening t Ever y b ody 1a a t the J taee wher e ever y t h ing anyb ody said wan funn I n s hort, the r ole affair wai:J not h i but a bunc h o d r s uho w e r e g etting d r unl er. The tvro familia r f a ces to me a m i d the approximately o i x t y J)re ent wer e t h ose of Schc. ler and -fowt Levris, neithe r o these tvJO rer e rea l l drunk. t l o n 5 last the Jpe ing c e o n and chal l c r int oduced the t oa:::it m t e r o the eveni rho t o have charge o f all the r emaining o eruce r s H e turned o .t to be a certain Jude;e r a:nk B l ton, Emd he ms s o absolutel y tha t he hc.d t o 1old o n to the end o f the t a b l e to upport h i mself fte r v. fe\I r ema rks v1hich conta ined no Jen .... e w h atev e r he proceeded indulce in ser ieo o f the filthi e s t alleeed. j oke t o Yh ich 1 e ver an thia i n c l udes servic e i n the Navy, and a c quai n t<-nce 11th eter Get h 1 g or many ear., ( m ore can h a rdly be aai ) The Judge s ,., o e s h o 1ev e r e ven the one redee ing (?) q_ual i t y o f the :::imu t t y .,t o r y viz., mhey w e r e not that, but s impl y unmitigated unf1l t h T n e 1er e given disjoin tedl y and in tmctuation"' 'of vio en i c c ough s 8 d occ aoio n a l expector tion on t e floor one o f the audience v10ul d e;et u and 1 o _. 10 a..nd then o one ..,ort o r another d eo.ve, o1ng n o doubt for relief J or. e 1 h._. t l'.U fol l o 1 1 :,Han eac h one would lJe haile d by the Ju""'e e y Tom y 1 "G as e a r o:Je OU 0 C !JO n 0 f b t 1 c c ome br. i n here

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2 -. dda.mned chair don' t y o u kno w better than t o leave and it d own i n y our g o H 11 d o n tvr o or h oinD' o n?" nd u o o n ad i nfin i tum. e c a e hen a p e e c i e -o t 11' the torie t ey tbree others, wh o res ponded i n lik e vein, e ing f d ,.,.("' all t h e p o s s ible profanity in embellis h i ng ther could think o an u i."t:> s impl;; tell thes e things i n ord e r to. 9 ho u the type of audi ence. One can i mag ine my s t ate o f feeling a t atte m tins to present w h a t I had to I t ht tha t i t lOuld be a f e.irly live l y gang but h a d no i d e t h a t oug b d f it r o u l d be a lite r a l d runken debauch, i f t he term can e use i n view o a t otal l a c k o f w o men, which a r e perhaps necessar y adjuncts to the word inall y c h aller gave the Judg e a p i e c e of paper o n whic nc;t.me was w r itten and he got up w a v eringl y and exam ined the pa e r as i f it were a rare opecimen t u rnine; it over and ove r and finally saying thi s : e will n o v J hear rom v1e will hea r from 1.r r ( wha t L t h i s name) from 1\! r leoander Sprout, g e t up Ale ander and lets hea r from you". I t hen proceeded to g e t u p I talked for about t hirty m inut e and gav e them jus t what I gave the P a l m :Beach crow d Thi s one thi ng I till sey. They lis -tened. hether o tlirih l y or not, they lis t ened. They a t q_uite still, many w ith their m ouths hanging o pen, but all eye fix e d o n me. The r e v1as really exc elle n t attention, but whether they got a thir d o r a tenth of wha t I sai d I don' t kno w Its entire l y problematical. I then sat dovm again. There followed a pre. entation o f prizes and ribbons for a fie l d tri a l which h a d recentl been hel d and t h i o lasted until nearl y midni0h t The v arious pre entations v t e r e made ri th a additional eries of dirty stories profa.ni t y murdering o f the ing' s English and general obscenity The meeting t hen broke u p Not a s i le solit a r y soul spo e to m e but one man H e a a gentlemen ( Htrange as i t may seem ) n amed iken, who h a d once lived in ilm i ngton, and vvh.o h a d known uOme of there. He sai d he was v e r y g l a d to have heard me, and tha t it was a pleasure t o have h d m e I approached Schaller a I left, to th h i m for the privilege of being the r e vrhereupon h e sai d tha t it had been a good t a l k and ha.d done a lot good. I should a y that h e was the su reme o ptimist. If an i m press:on o f wha, t really went o n i s des ired, I would S1J.gest tha t a letter b e M r challe r and inq_uiry mad e a to what he thinks (upon due reflection) the t a l k a mounted to. I t v 1ould be m o t interesting to kno w od & Reel Club i a i :Beac h a On the night of N ov 1 3 t h., I went to the Rod and Reel Club of U ami ach, the clubhouJ e being o n T i b i scus I land The meetin g was sheduled for 7 : 30 p m It was e .bout as di.Lferent a i t u a tion end audience from the one a bove de scribed a nie;ht is fro m The d i ference mainly vms the f act that it was com p o 8ed of g entlemen wherea s the above were noth i ng but riff-raff. I w a int or iduced by !Ir Tho mas J Panco a st. A m ong the audience were s u.ch peop l e as P hilip ylie, the fishing author, Paul 1 hi teman of orche stra fame a d l:lever a l o f the ell kno n tn b i g gam e fishermen and sportsmen o f the area I t a lked for 4 3 minutes. a rcher was with m e h aving made all t he arrangements for the t alk. He s a i d h e ke p t a clos e che c k on the att e ntion given e.nd tha t h e t h ought it went o ve r well. Many crune u p to me afte r 1ard and had s omething to ay. T w o o r three wanted me to addre s o t her group s in the 'l!! iami a rea. ne o f these w a r. Georg e Blil:ls 'ells, Preoident of the Coconut Grove Civic Club. He said he could h ave a n audienc e o f three o r four hundred. The secretarr of the od and eel Club i n0n c c art!zy, .ho s e address is the Clubhou e iami Beac h la.

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3 -ent 'Ta t he P resiclen t o f t o u t h C a rolina Garne Oddl y enough, a. o :i.est p r e ( 1 t n d B o y kin fror umter, S c h a many re a i ve s i & F i h Sl:lo., a man name l t th ) He viant s m e t o co e t o S u mter and ta,l o e m C h a r leston r h o m I kno 1 ther ci1 C oe oft e Ever g lade s a r k .A.s s o a t h e r e a l o. It wa s a v e r y l e san t evening and I thi n perhaps that ome g o o d w a s accomplished, a it put the sao c i ti o n s VJo r k befo r e a n i nflue n t i a l and r e ally p ovrerfu l group Tampa 'ildlife F e dera tion : I n conn e c tion w i t h t h i d ate, I h a d b e e n i n communication with 'II' R a lph icholson o f t h e Tampa 1 h o h a d r eferred me to d e r son o f the T amna Gas C o mpa ny I had written to r nders o n f o r con.drmation of his origina l d a t e f o r m e o f ov. 1 4 t h., a k i u him to let me kno f w ther all was still o al)o u t it befor e I l eft Ch&lest o n o n Nov. 9th T h e l e tter from h i m did not arriv e before I left, nor d i d it c ,tch u p with me I 1as s o cor p l e t e l y b u y all the d ays I v 1 a i n th iarni a rea t h a t I d i d n o t corrum.lnica t e vri t h him age.in, telci ng i t f o r g rant ecl t h a t the 1 4 t h still hel d S ince I had compl e t e d all e neg .; e ments u p to tha t time, a n d as r e d.;i t o g o n o r t h anyv ray I went aero. s t h e Trail and u p to T p a on t h e aft ernoon o f t h e 1 4 t h I got i n t ouch with I 1 r. nderson b y phone w ell a head o f the meeti n g t i m e only to find out then that h e h a d b een out o f t own when nzylatJt l e t t e r r e a ched T a Th e r e was n o t ime o n hi::i r eturn for him to r 1rite. e a d d e d t hat h e aw I lived a t an R D a d dress, and tha t he was n o t :mr e that a vrire could r e ach m e 1 T h e u p h o t wa that h e t a ted h e wau tmabl e t o g e t any n u mber o f hunte r o togeth e r f o r tha t d a t e a f t e r all. He h c anv:a s e d t he chapter m e m b e r s h i p and found o many w e r e to b e a way tha t he fel t t h e r e was no u e c alling a meeting That wal:l that Th e r e wa. n o a r ticula r harm d o n e but it o n l y m e a n:., that anothe r trip ma,y h ave to b e taken ov e r t he r e a t ome l ater d ate. e nai d h e vro u l d let m e kno w when i t eemed s u i t able. I n arr a i t h e s e t a l k s it i evident t h a t s ome con i d e rabl e time o h t to be allo red for gett i ng the u p r n e r o n h i D elf d i d n o t eer v e r y e n t hu s iastic per-sone l l y It i s a pretty d i fficult m atter to a r range the i n order, I v rao v ery fortunu t e i n thi. rege r d w ith t he Palm Beach Club, the only one t h t reall' went through n idihrimt any d e lay t o speak of. It i s p ossi b l e tha t o m e the R o d a n d eel Clu b m a y b e c o m e mem be r s o f the s s o One v e r y w e a l thy g e n t l m e n named illiams a i d t h a t h e h a d g o tten a v e r y diff e r e n t i d e a o f 1 rhat i t ra and tha t he h a d a l vray., be r a t her s o r e a t the :.,s o bec a u s e h e und e r stood. tha t i t h a d b een inst rument 1 i n h avirw the put o n the s o n g b i r d lis t i n Ohiol e sai d tha t anyone rho k n e ; anythi about quail knevr that :Jen i b l e h i m ting w a e ven better f o r t h t h n o h t t 11 e m a n un i a a w hich strange ao it may e e m, i really t he tru t h a s i s evid enced i n many p arts o f the outh. !here auai l a r e m o.,t a bundant m o s t hunti g o e o n on the t d g rea p r e s erve s etc' a s g overned by urincip a l s l aid Sto d d a r d and C ert inly it i the cas e h e ; e in Carolin a a n d i n southea t e r n Georg i a and par t o f Flori d a Respect f ully subm itte d ; u p ervisor Sout n e r n ::.>,n c t u a r i e s

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.. ..... ... ... .... .. 'i ../,, ,,. I I 1{. I : I : i/.._ Ji, I/ "' CAPE SABLE AREA INSPECTION DECEMJ3ER 1940 On the morning of Dec. 7th., I came u p from Tavernier, and met Lester Karcher at the Last Chance on the Homestead-Key Highwa y e proceeded thence to the Cape area. M uc h bird-life evident about Royal Palm Park, but the water is far lower than it was last month. Arrived at est Lake Landi ng as d uc k hunters were co ming in from the morning shoot. In all, w e saw and checked eigh t parties. All of these had their limit, all were withi n in the law and very cordial and co-operative. Met Blanchard there at Scotty's Camp. H e seemed much more at ease than the last time I saw him H e w still.nothi.ng like he is in Texas, and is rather silent and uncommunicative, but he seemed relieved at the talk he h a d recently with Mr. Baker The saw in N ovember is still in the little pay off t he Scotty has taken a great interest in the bird, and warns every party about not molest ing it. H e has put up a sign in the bay, just along the channel which leads to est L a k e whi c h prohibits an;)' shooting i n there at all. Passing boats, noise of all kinds, s hooting or what not, does not appear to affect the flaming o at all. I was taken out in a s iff by Blanchard a n d got to within about 50 feet ot: tha bird, taking some pictures. It is certain l y in the highest p o ssible p lumage, a magnificent specimen W e had to mak e it fly so as to get a flight shot, but it only circled and returned immediately. i e proceeded to Coot Bay Landing and saw atson of the Shark River Fishing Ca.mp. H e has complete d his doc k now, a solid structure which is very long, and of a T s hape atthe head, room enough for a score of charter boats. He seemed very cordial and stated again that he was in accord with our i deas, and that he would allow no guns whatever in any boat after the season stops. H e realizes that t h e more wildlife he has about, the better i t will be for him, and the attractions his camp offers. The CC camp at Flamingo i s again in operation, or at least i s opening up. Saw Pritchard at Scotty's, and he says the road is to be worked soo n which will be a grea t t h i ng when rain comes again. Now, it is iron hard. Birds have moved out of the region just north of the road to East Cape Canal, as t he p onds there which held so many birds last month, have dried u p The flocks have moved i n nearer to Alligator Lake a nd hi tewater. No Qlil>le o f kind was by All seems but there h a s .?een a sood of hunting about West Lake. There has been some shooty mo.tor-boats which bad Legi:t.imate ;Q.unter. s .in bl:i.Qd.S .,,pr?, tested it. W e ran into State Warden Sisk, an d he said he had heard abou t it and h a come down then, prepared to stay ov e r the week-end othing else of any importance is to be reported from this area at this time. Blancha.rd intends t o leav e on t h e 31st., a.nd proceed_ to Texas, after a stop in New Orleans which h e says he has to make Respectfully SUibmitted, /ftuJ..o cb t Supervisor S outhern Sano-?ua ries.

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1 t'EST PALM BEACH TALK DJOC:EMHER 1940 Arrived Palm Beach about 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 12th. This to fulfill engagement made some weeks ago with the Wildlife Federation Chapter before which I spoke in late October. The meeting too place in the American Legion hall, and was excellently attended. There was no accurate collllt, but the place was absolutely full and there were many standing around the walls, and the open front door. There were at least 200 people there. The a ttendance surprised the au thor4ties considerably; they had thrown it open to the public, but the resp onse was far beyond their expectations. Dele gations from M iami were there, as well as some of the closer towns. I was greeted very cordially by some of t h e members. the President, a Mr. Hyatt opened the meeting promptly at 8 p.m., and stated that there was nothing on t h e program in the way of bu siness. I was then by r. Elmer Burgess. I s p oke v e r y briefly and put on the two movie reels. The s e were a reel of Florida birds by Storer, and the Rainey Sanctuary reel of ducks and geese. They were very well received, and made quite a hit. I talked as they were shown, as on e of t he m is not captioned. Afte r they were completed, Mr. Burgess asked if I would repeat something of my former talk at l east along conservation lines, for the benefit of the m aey who were present, who h a d not been at the former meeting. This of course, I did, speaking for twenty minutes on the general value of birdlife and natural resources. The meeting adjourned at 9: 25 p.m. T here were a number of school boys present, and they paid fine attention. Mr. Sherm an asked me if I would leave the two reels with him as he was very desirous of showin g them to one of the big schools. This institution had gotten in touch with him, and asked that I come to them at some tim e in the future. He said that it. would be a g ood thing to do to put on these reels on Tuesda;y evening, Dec. 17th., at some meeting they were h aving Since I had not been asked b y t he office to return t h e reels at once, and he a p peared so very desirous of them, I told him he could keep them until after next Tuesda y He was insistent that the best of care would be taken of them. It seemed t hat there was no g ood reason to refuse him this, and I hope that no complication results. Several people s p oke to me a ft; erward. Apparently, these Palm Beach folks cannot get eno ugh of such information1 They are ve r y cordial and asked me d o it all againl Mr. A.S. Houghton was present, having been in_ the vicinity anywa;y, and heard of the meeting. H e was much in evidence while I was setting up the movie projector and offered con siderable advice on how to do t his. H e told som e of the m e mbers of the Federation he would be glad to come u p and show his pictures, and I think t h e y asked him to do so I talked wit h him an hour at the hotel afterward, as he was staying at t h e same place (Dixie Court). He was anxious to know all about conditions g e nerally, and since I kn:w he would hear abo u t Barnes sooner or later, or attempt to get in touch with him I told him that his services were terminated.

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SOME REMARKS CON CERNI N G THE FUTURE OF THE SUPERVISION OF FLORIDA WARDENS Dece mber 1940 Inasmuch as Mr Baker bro ught up the idea which is commented on in the following para.gra.hps, while he was in conversation with the writer in Florida recently, and asked that the latter's opinion be expressed, the folm o wing convictions are herewith expressed. hen t his matter was broached, many other important things were occupying our minds. So much so, that, as sudden as the idea was to a certain extent the writer could not then e xpress an opinion except as snap jud8e-' ment whic h is never advisable. Mr. Baker stated that there was a poss1-bili ty that, in future, there would h a ve to be a man on station in Florida who w a s so placed and equipped that he could ma.k:e more frequent contact with the wardens than the writer has been able to do, basing as far off as Charleston. The writer has had this wor k for six y e ars, making monthly trip s to south Florida with the exce ption of the mid-summer months. He has done what he could to give satisfaction in t h i s work and feels that a g ood deal has been a ccomplished. He could hardly have spent more time on it unless an actual move was ma.de to reside constantly in Florida. There has, at no time, been a;ny serious trouble a;nywhere except one spot, that which is known as the South-west Coast Patrol. There, one would conclude that trouble is the n ormal state of beingl The writer has enjoyed the work much of cours e excepting the unpleasant happenings which have been connected with the termination of services of wardens. However, as mentione d above, these h a ve all been co nfined to nearly the one spot. Definite progress, an d thorough understanding have resulted between the other wardens and the writer, and he feels that he has "gotten somewhere" in their estim a tion and in the manner in w hich they carry out their work. In the event that a c h ange will be made, and someone pu.t on the job who !! a r esident of that state, it would seem more or less logical that the writer, being as familiar as h e is with the problems and ramifications of the job, be allowed to state his convictions on the qualifications of the f'u.ture supervisor. This Mr. Baker has asked for, but, at the time he did so, there was so much else of a momentous nature on hand, that w e but very and inadequately discuss it. Since that time, the writer has thought a great deal a bout it, and the following remar k s constitute his careful a.nd thorough consideration of t h e matter, which is to his mind co mpletely final. A pp arently there i s n o t h o ught o f securing a new member of the staff to work. Therefore, that means that s o m eone a lread.y on the job i s to be selected. Since it is essential that it be a ma.n familiar with warden p r o blems, type of country etc., as well a s the public .in those areas, the selection will have to be made from men serving as wardens now in In going over that list, two names, and two only loom as possi bilities. These are Edward M Moore and Lester L. Karcher. In discussing the relative merits of these two "candidates" it is essential that the follow ing b e borne in mind. It is a time when personal likes,

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-2dislikes and prejudices be excluded, and only the merits, tacts and justice be allowed to influence the decision. As it happens, both of these men are good friends of the writer's. However, in view of the tact that one ot them has been so tor a considerably longer time than the other, it may be that prejudice will be assigned as a. reason for what is said about him. This is NOT the case. The writer wishes to state very definitely and without equivocation that he is a pproaching this matter WITHOUT prejudice and presenting only tacts. It is sincerely hoped that the following will be read with that in mind. Lester Karcher is the newest man on the warden force. He is the one who has seen less, and known less of conservation methods than aizy other. He has done splendid work, is highly enthu.Siastic and is cpable of' very fine results. He has a good knowledge of' men and understands wor king them this resulting from many years in t h e service of the Navy and the Coast Guard. He is somewhat quick with words and opinions, and is inclined to be rather drastic in action, which impetuosity is sometimes more of an objection than a recommendation. He lacks what is usually thought ot as an "education". This is no reflection upon him whatever, it being simply a fact. He is not well informed on a.rzyphase of wildlife, food supply, ecological conditions and general conservation methods. He can, and doubtless will, learn a lot about all these. He is well liked by the other wardens with whom he has come in contact, but they of co'lU'se, fully realize that he i s new to the game, and that he does not know as much about the wildlife and their own jobs as they do. It is of course, advisable that the supervisor know more about the job and its problems, than the person, or persons, supervised. It is possible that satisfactory results have been attained when this was not the case, but it is far more probable that very serious difficulties""'WOuld be encountered if such a procedure were followed. Ma.rzy-an organization has regretted it. With such being the case, it would be entirely na.t'lU'al for the other wardens to feel some wonder, not to resentment, at the sudden elevation of the newest member of the warden force to a position of supervisory au thority. I say it would be natural for them to feel it; I do not absolutely predict it. They are all human. Other things being equal, and granting that either man is fully capable of handling the job, it would be the natural, logical, reasonable thing to do to offer it to the man with the record of the longest service with the Association. This is surely obvious. If it were not done, it becomes a figurative slap in the face of' the man with the longer service record. If resentment were not the result then indeed, this man would almost cease to be huma.nl Again I I making no predictions, I am looking at it from a personal standpoint. M oore h a s bee n o n the job with the Association tor three years v irtually. He is, and has been, something other than a warden, as that term is usually understood. He is a well educated man he is well read, intelligent and a thinker. He is thoroughly capable putting across an educational job as was proved in his wor k at Kay West. He do s ot enjo e o w 9rk, but does it well if necessary. He has acted in a i:nanagerial capacity in wor k relating to wildlife and conservation, for a period of some twenty ( 20) ye a.rs. He is very familiar with ''working" men having supervised both white and colored men in this country and in the West I ndies. He has served in the N avy also.

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-3He is excellent in laba.ratory research work, having had some two yea.rs of medical training. He is a good speaker and uses the English language in an manner. He meets people easily a.nd is at home with a.ny class. He is a good, but untrained, ornithologist. He knows much more about certain forms of birdlife than others. He is a g ood amateur conchologist, and is rather well up (far above the average) on maumals, snakes and insects. He has been at home in the woods for yea.rs. He is an excellent boatmen, and knows motors and handling of boats. He is inclined to be conservative in these matters, but this is not detrimental. He has certain unusual traits of character in regard to his opinions on social obligations, and hom e life which some people wou.ld consider "queer" but who of us is without something of the sort? He is inclined to be somewhat lazy, and admits it. However, when it is necessary he can, and does, perform hard, manual labor. The-type of' endeavor which he and Mr. Allen have lately been engaged in is what is kno v m in Sou.th Carolina plantation parlance, as "nigger work", the hand ling o f actual heavy con struction in extremely adverse conditions of mud and water. H e has been entirely devoted and assiduous in all his dealings with the Association. A more honest gentlemen has not lived. He can be t ruated with anything, and by anything, the writer means anything. In n o ne of the a bove is anything said about the one man a reflection on the other. Nothing bu.t facts have been stated. One has had some eleven (11) months with the Asso. the other t hree (3) yea.rs. Both possess great promise; both of them wor k hard. It is the i n evitable conclusion ot the writer that, considering everything, the position could be filled by either, but that one could produce re8Ults of a far more satisfactory nature than the other. Therefore, without arzy hesitation, qualification or additional comment, the writer recommends that the position of supervisor of Florida wardens by offered to Edward M. Moore, who will, in the writer's opinion, turn in a s plendid job of it. Respectfully submitted; ies.

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-. .,,./ ... NNU L REPORT Supervisor Southern Sanctuaries Alexander S prunt, Jr. 1940

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' j t I ANNUAL REPORT SUPERVISOR SOUTHERN SANCTUARIES 1 9 4 0 The time covered in this report i s from the annual meeting o f 1939 (October) to that of 1940 (October). GENERAL SANCTUARY CONDITIONS: The year of 1940 was one o f the m os t successf u l in the Sanctuary Department of the writer's connection with it. N o inspections were made in either Louisiana or Texas, these areas being handled by Mr. Allen because of his presence in those localities in connection with the res e arch project on the Roseate Spoonb ill. The writer's efforts were confined to F lorida. Florid a enjoyed its best s eason in six years in sanctuaries. This was be cause of an abundance of water in the Evergl ades and on the Kissimmee Prairie a nd t he St. John's River mar s es. Rookeries of large size were guarded in all these areas. The one at Broa d River, located fro m t he air in and guarded constantly after that by warden s o f the South-west Coast Patrol, ap proached primitive abundance. There was an e s timated 350,000 birds present. R oo keries at East (Lane) River in /h i tewate r Bay, a .nd a t L ak e fashington in the St. John's marshe s were also very larg e an d flourishing. The L ake Okeechobee Gl ossy Ibis roo ke r y was in fine condition, and the nesting of the few remaining Everg l a de Kites came off 100%, a total of 18 youn g being raised out o f s i x nests containing three e g g s each. This is really p henomenal. Satisfactor increases were noted in all species protected. Details of this were a l ways inclu.ded in the monthl y inspection reports, as were many others, the present paper being only a g ene ral summary of conditions. The Eve r glade ite, Limpki n Florida C r ane Burrowing Owl and others of the low-level spe cies all r esponded well to protection. Strong op p o sition w a s e ntered by citizens of O keechobe e in connection with the ssociation' s L a k e sanctuary and the curtailment of du c k shooting there. This was all handle d by Mr. B aker, who was there i n the writer' s absence in the l'e w Yor k office. It ma be noted here that t his op position has now very larg e l y disappeared, persisti ng in only a few cross-g rained individuals. The populace of that area is almost wholly behind us in our work t o day ARDEl S : O n e a d dition was made to t h e Florida warde n force t his year the e m ployment of L ester L. Karcher, ex-Chief Boatswain, u .s. Coast G uard. H e wao ta.ke n on in February 19 4 0 and w o r k e d in the C a pe S a b l e area until the l ast of M ay when he left for the west. He was reinstated on Set. 1st. an d is a t p r e s en t on duty archer did a fine job i n his area, creating much good -will, s i g ning and posting larg e territories, guarding a rookery o n the Tamiami Trail, contactin g en gineers ab out the closing of ra t erwa y s into C uthbert Lake e t c H e s h o 1 ed himself e nergetic, capable a nd r e sourceful a t all times H e is a decided acq,uisition and should make the Asso respected

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-2and honored in the Tuia.mi district, something which i s needed constantly. A shift t ook place with arde n Blanchard in the fall and early winter of 1939 i n tha t he was b r o ught u p from Brownsville, Texa G and established at the i t mer Stone Sanc tuary at C ap e May, N J to h ave cha r g e of the protection of m an y species, especially t he h a w k s which mig r ate through there. He did a s p l endid job, b y all odds the m o s t effective yet a ccomplished in that area. H e is to b e there again t h i s fall, i s there in fact at the presen t writing Sanctuary Inspection Trips Florida January 19 40 car 1785 miles; boat 40 MB\)T II Sept. Buzzard I s l s c II II 2097 II 326; plane 2 35 ...... II II 1834-" IS" 2 trips 30 5 Total Mileage i n car 5 7 """ II boa t 38<0 p lane T otal Mileage i n Florida 1940 -Car B oat Plane 900 9 (i-nc./"'d..iMf OIC.t.ecltobe.G To'41':t) .38 1 !JG 25"

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0 -3-O THER ACT IVITIES NEW YORK OF ICE STAY: At t he sug gestion of M r Baker the writer :Jpent some s ev e r a l wee k s (slightly more tha n two months) in the N e v Yor k o ffice in the fall and e arly winter of 1939, remaining the r e from t h e tim e of the annual meeting i n Octob e r until t h e 14th. Dece mber. T his was t h o ugh t advisable from severa l ang l e s Mr. Allen waa awa y in the Keys on the Spoonbill Pro ject, and the writer h and l e d s anctuary corresp ondence and other details for him a t the o ffice. He also e ngaged in writing severa l educational leaflets; made severa l spe ak i ng trips into adjacent sections and filled in with various o d d s and ends of office work becoming familia r with the v1ay t h ings are done i n t h e headquarters office. A list of t he s p e ak i ng eng ag e ments will be found under EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIE S as well a s t h e leaflets prepared. This stay was foun d to b e profitable an d it is ho ped t hat the writer did what was expected in t he v arious line s of ende avor participated in. ILDLIFE TOURS: This project was instituted a t O ke ec hobee, Florida in Feb 19 40 and continued for tha t month and all of March. It was the first time that the Asso ha s ever e n t e r e d into anything o f the sort, being a systematic conducted tour of s anctuar:i areas for interested visitors. It was done by m e an s of a station-wagon, parties being taken out for three days each, twice a week For the eight weeks o f the tour period, a total of 105 visitors was c ared for, and the plan appe ared to wor k satisfactorily for all concerned. Good impression were made on the local population and the cause of the Asso furthered in that way. T a l k s were made before loca l service group s a nd each tour party received one The tour projec t continued in June a n d through half of July with the same sort of thing being done at the Cobb Island Sanctuary off the eastern s hore of Virginia, with headquarters at Eastville, Va. The s e tours were largely by boat in the nature o f the locality For the six wee.ks and a half which these tours consumed a totaJ. of 1 0 2 p eo ple were conducted. T alks were given to each of these g roups as well a s service clubs in C a pe Charles, Va., and the wor of t h e Asso made known to a good many who had not hitherto heard of it, or had the most hazy notions of what it was. From the 18th. July to the end of August the writer was again at the Audubon Nature Camp in Maine. He s p oke to all sessions which arrived during his sta y on the subject of t he Sanctuary Department and its work. Some aid was given to M r Buchheister in talks given by him to v arious group s in Crunden, and Rockl a nd, Maine. Visitors to the Island were conducted about, conferences with campers held, and various odd jobs fell to the writer' s lot, all of w hich were performed with pleasure, and it is hoped satisfactorily. During the year, at the request of the National Par Service, the writer pre pared a chapter on the Florida Crane for a forthcoming book on rare and persecuted species which the Par Service is publishing. on the conservation book by the writer for Dodd, Mead Co., progressed so slowly as to De almost at a standstill. There was sim p l y no time in w hich to do much with it. The present status Jof it is somewhat uncertain. chapter w a s prepared on the maintainence o f sanctuary areas for a book which the Association is preparing for M ac Millan (?) this being written during the stay at the N e w Yor k office

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-4EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIF.s T he leaflet wr i ing for c hildren co vered the f o l l owi:gg s pec ies: a n d advanced children done by the writer American Egret fllhi t e Ibis M oc k i ngbir d Cardinal Carolina Wren Tufted Titmouse A canned l ecture" was prepared on the sanc tuaries to be used in connection with lantern slides. Thi s covered about four thousand words an d a bout 30 slides. T h i s w a s d o n e V'lb.ile in t he N e w York office Sp e ak ing e ngag ements were fille d a t e very op portunity which offered, the se as formerly, being subordinated to t h e field work in the sanctuary division. A list o f the localities and organizations follows herewith: O c t 20th. 19 3 9 Federated Garden Clubs o f Mary l and, B altimore 31st. II Bird Club of Long Island, Glen Cove, L. I N ov 8 t h lestfield Bird Club Westfield, N J 1 3th. fl S assafras Bird Club Amsterdam N .Y. 1 4 t h Schenectady Bird Club, Schenectady, N Y 28th. Linnaen Society o f N Y New York Dec. 7th. Del Valley Ornith. Club, Philadelphia 11th. fl L a wrence School Nature Club Hewlett, L. I (All t h e a b ove while a t the N e w York office) D ec 29th. 1939 Forum Club, C harleston, s c Jan. 9th. 1940 Educational Association, Charleston, s c 12th Palm Beac h Garden Club Palm Beach Fla Feb 2 0 t h Civita.n Club O k eechobee Fla A p r 11th Coastal Division N C Garden Clubs, Red S p r g s Ta lks to O k e e chob ee T our visitors 16 11 t1 Cobb Isl. Tour Also to Lion's Club C ape t1 Rotary t1 '' Camp session s fl 13 Charles, V a fl 3 Total talks given 45 mileage 1583 11 A'4die.nc.e' 1 si,o SP&: IAL TRIPS 430 miles 100 48 362 2 200 fl 36 7 8 3 9 0 1583 Contact w a s m ade with S uperintendent Du.Pre o f t he Cape Romain S anctuary at cClellalville, s c in connection with the projected C harleston Tours of the f a l l o f 1940 This too p l a ce in late A pril.

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t ; ,.. -5-Tota l Mileag e for 1939-40 Mile age by car 18529 boat 925 rail 1730 It airp lane 15 4 9 walk i ng 1 0 0 2 2833 Previous totals for former years Tota l t his year G r and Tota l 145, 668 22, 833 168' 501 Respectfully submitted; Supervisor Southern Sanctuari es.

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I NATIONAL 1 1 AUDUBON SOCIETY Mr.Robert P.Allen Box 205 Tavernier,Fla. Dear Bob: Tampa Fla April 25 1956 Telephone: ENright 9-2100 I have your letter of April 21st.The bird rookery situation up my way certainly is'nt what it used to be but we are by no means have around 15000 ibis nests on our Alafia River rookery and about 150 heron nests(all species)same rookery,on Green Key I have possibly 5 nests,heron,cormorant and pelicHn,also a few young pelacan and cormorant, the weather here has been anything but normal for the last 6 months,tides,wind and rainfall opposite from what it usually is in the winter and spring.We had a good rain 2 weeks ago but the wand has been so strong that what moisture we should have had in the ground was soon dried oui.I hear of rain all around us but so far none here, the ponds east of me dhere the birds feed during nesting season dry,and when the young birds come along I dont know what is in stare far them.This is the worse year we have ever had in this area. 301/JtJO /f-oo() ---7 ()I 00 <) Mos) sincerely, Fred W .Schultz Founded J 905 ... Dedicated to Conservation of Wildlife Plants, Soil and Water in Relation to Human Progress

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I S A N C T U A R I E S .. \ Another successful year in the sanctuaries has been completed, in some a npec t s the most remarkable on record because of the surprising discoveries m ade in regard to certain species. All areas which wer e i n force during 1936 were continued in 1937, but it ia likely tha t some of the smaller and less imp orta..nt localities w ill not b e maintained in the future, as for example the Tybe e Rookery near Savannah, which is really a work belonging to the local groups of that area, and the North Carolina sanctuary, though the latter is still o n t he books. Two out-standing accom plishments take precedence over all others, a n d one of these mor e impor tant than the other. The discovery of the existence of the Carolina ParoQuet in the Santee Swamp of coastal South C arolina is of course, paramount. The presence of this specie s was reported previously, but it was not unti l December 1936 that definite proof of the existence of the birds w a s had. Mr. Robert P Alle n and the writer spent two weeks in the Swamp in late N ovember a n d December and succeeded in making eight observations in very in-clement w e ather, on these birds. T h e finding s are every detail con nected with this i nvestisation was embodied in a full r eport. There is yet some doubt in the minds of some about whether these parrots are really Conuro p s i s linensig, and another investigatio n early this winter is to be undertaken with that in view. T w o birds have been seen since Christmas by the wardens in the Santee, and the Ivory-billed W ood pecker has continued to be noted ragularly, and been seen there, by several visiting ornithologists of this Association, <'\ and its Board o f Directors. The Association has continue d to wat ch developme nts as to the Santee-Cooper P o v 1er Project and is alive to the dangers involved if this project will be \. fostered It intend s to protest vigorously at the right time Another out-standing d iscovery was the finding of a lar ge nesting colony of

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t -2-the south-western section of Lake Okeechobee, Fla. Long a bird of mystery as regards a concentrated breeding area, m uch has been explained by this rookery and of course, it was guarded constantly throughout the breeding season and the young hatched and brought off safely without any human interference. Florida continues to be the crux of much of the sanctuary endeavor an d en-terprise. Generally :ipeak ing, conditions were excellent throughout the several areas under Association guard in that state. One of the rookeries, that at Lake ashington, Brevar d Count y was by fa.r, the largest nesting concentration --of birds Florida has s, and comprised well over a half million birds of one speciae (WMte Ibis) with thousands of the herons, egrets, cormorants and snake-birds. Wardens wer e on this area night and day and a highly successful result obtained. / v show an increase of breeding Great White Herons -and Roseate Spoonbills, with a decided building up of White-crowned Pigeons, ..__ this marked development being due to the untiring efforts of Vla.rden James Durden in that area. No man could have been more assiduous and devoted to duty than he was, and the main proof of his work lies in the birds themselves. The hissimmee Prairie enjoyed a highly successful season under Warden Chandler, another excellen t man, and competent patrol officer. Cranes, Caracaras, Burro wing Owls and Limpkins together with Glossy Ibis are his special charges and he has reason to be proud of the results achieved in 1937. Shooting along the h i g hways of Florida, particularly the Tamia.mi Trail, the Cape Sable Road and the Key Highway, has been a seri ous problem and still is. The wardens operating in these localities do what they can toward stop-ping it, but much of it lies out o f their beats, and is a matter for State and Federal Jurisdiction which, unfortunately, seems to be sadly lacking. Durden has arrested many on the Keys, and this area he can work fairly well w hen bad weather keeps him from patrolling the Bay of Florida. He ha.s received

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-3excellent aid from county authorities and the magistrate at Tavernier has not failed to back him to the limit. Thanks to him, Judge Lowe, are due by every conservation minded individual interested in south Florida. The South-west Coast Patrol continues to offer many and perplexing problems, mainly in personnel. The presence of Edward J. Reimann, who was brought down from Philadelphia last S e ptember to be a member of this patrol has been of great service in making decisions and running the work of this patrol. Two war dens have been discharged because of incompetency or other reasons; another resigned to take on other work. Plans are afoot at present which we hope will put this patrol on a permanent personnel basis and eliminate the frequent changes which have been necessary hitherto. The ramifications of this patrol are so many and varied, as well as complicated, that they cannot be e ntered into here, but it constitutes the prime problem of our Florida work. and the one which engages the attention of the Y1ri ter more than any other. Aerial surveys have been conti nued through these being still due to the untiring and cordial co-operation of the U. S. Coast Guard and the Goodyear Rubber Company. Commander vonPaulsen, commanding the Miami Air Station has been invaluable in his aid and encouragement, and has flown wardens, as well as the writer, on numerous occasions. Lieut. Commander W J. Kossler, of the newly created Air Station of this service at the Charleston (s.c.) Navy Yard flew the writer over the Santee area on a photographic flight, and stands ready for further assistance at an;r time. Inspection trips have been made to the Florida sanctuaries almost every month with the exception of the summer season. Detailed reports sent to the New York office immediately upon return from each of these trips have covered the findings and recommendations of every survey, and nothing has been omitted to make them as full and comprehensive as possible. Naturally, the results of the sanctuary endeavor are ernl.Jodied in these reports. and this can only be the briefest sort of supplementary outline to the details contained in them. Personnel of the New York office have accom panied the writer on some of

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-4-these trips. In March 1937, Mr. John H. Baker was with the writer for three weeks in Florida. In November and December 1936, Mr. Robert P. Allen was in comp any with him for three weeks in South Carolina. In May 1937, Mr. Roger T. Peterson accompanied him to Florida for two weeks, a.nd the month of June 1937 was spent in an inspection of the Texas sa.nctuaries with Mr. Robert P. Allen. Thus, the office men from New York were ma.de cognizant with field conditions existing in the southern sanctuaries, and such contact and inves-tigation cannot but result in a better understanding all around between the executi e administra.ti ve work a.nd the conditions afield so far removed from headquarters. As far as the writer knows, no pluming or excessive killlng of birds occurred anywhere in the South during 1937. "ardens were always vigilant and kept depredations down to a minimum. Outside of the few men who had to be relieved of their duties on the South-west Coast Patrol, the Association has a splendid and efficient group of wardens, men of their hands who can be trusted in emergencies and who show results in their separate fields that a.re highly encouraging. They have all co-operated to the fullest a.n. d the writer has nothing but commendation for those still on the pQrolls. An entirely new idea. was employed, or will be employed at the comi ng annual meeting by the presence of several of these Florida wardens at the meeting. It was thought that a new impetus would be given the work if the members on attendance at thia meeting could see the actual men who are responsible for the well being of the birds, and to a.sk them uestions them selves about their interesting, and oftimes dangerous work Mr. Baker is responsible for this thought, and it may well develope into a.n annual affair which will go far toward increasing interest and support for the sanctuary cause. The placing of newly worded signs along strategic points on Florida highways, as well as at various sanctuaries themselves in that state, and others, has been accomplished. M any more of these could be used to advantage, but la.c k of funds has prohibited further expediture along these lines.

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The Texas sanctuaries were in fine condition with the exception of the Reddish Egret colony on Green Island which suffered from the inroads by Great-tailed Grackles. Roseate Spoonbills enjoyed the best season in the history of Audubon wardenshi p in Texas. Herons and ibises a.re in splendid condition, but some alarm is felt for the status of the Brown Pelican which continues to be persecuted by ignorant people. A new warden was employed in the Brownsville region in the person of H. C. Blanchard who performed a great deal of good in patrolling that locality and keeping down violations particularly among the Mexican element so prevalent there. He discovered several valua.ble concentrations of feeding and roosting birds, and it may be stated here that the Masked D u ck the rarest of all ducks in this country, has been definitely listed as a nester in the Brownsville region this year. Blanchard could only be maintained as a seasonal man, despite the fact that there i s ample call for his being on duty the year round. Lack of funds keep us from this. Appreciation is hereby ma.de to our Texas collaborators in the persons of Messrs. Alston Clapp and J. J. Carroll. These two gentleman outdo themselves in pr,oviding transportation by boat and motor-car, dispensing valuable information as regards movements of birds, the hiring of wardens and the hospitality of their homes. Others of course, help in varied ways in Texas, but the work could not have attained the pitch of success it did without the help of Mr. Carroll in particular. Both Messrs. Allen and the writer appeared, and took part on the program of the Texas Acadereyof Sciences which met in Beaumont in late June. Plans are shaping for more cordial relations and of an intimate set-up between Texas organizations and the National Association, the groundwork for this being laid by Mr. Baker on his tour of Texas in FebrU&ry 1937. The appeal instituted by the Aasociation's Bro.vnsville attorneys in regard to a hearing of the Three Islands navigation canal, will come up in October in San Antonio, and it is hoped that favorable action will result on this matter.

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-6-Co-operation with the National Park Service in doing what was possible to further the cause of the Everglad.es National Park, was carried on this year. A part y from the Park Service was in the Everglades in early January and used the Association's boats and war dens in their srveys. The writer conferred with these representatives in M iami after the completion of their field work. In April, contact was m ade with Secretary Harold s. Ickes and Mr. Harry Hopkins of W.P.A., off the South-west Coast, through the co-operation of Commander vonPaulsen, of the Coast Guard. The writer had a very interesting session with these Government men, and as the Commander was with them during their entire stay in south Florida, it was possible for him to show them a g ood deal of what the Association is doing in the way of wild-life protection. He conducted them on a trip into Cuthbert Rookery, near Cape Sable where one of our wardens was on duty, and the men were considerably impressed by what they saw. Following is a list of areas in the south which compose the Southern Sanctuaries and the wardens on duty at these localities, for the year just past, Locali t y Beaufort Rookery, Beaufort, N.C. :Buzmard's Isl. S.C. Santee Sanctuary, Georgetown Co. S.C. Tybee Rookery, Savannah, Ga. Lake Washington Rookery, Fla. St. John's River Jams, Kissimmee Prairie U pper Keys Lower Keys South-west Coast Orange Lake M ud Lumps, L ouisiana Rainey Sanctuary Vingt'un Islands, Texas Second Chain Isls. H y ne a Bay Green Island Brownsville Area. Eighteen areas (18) Warden Capt. Godwin Raymond F. Grimball Warren & Hollie Shokes G. A. Boyd Arthur Eifler W A. Hart Marvin Chandler James Durden Rexf'ord McLeod Edw Reimann, H. Wirebaugh Donal d McKay J. Johnson R. Gordon, N, Schexnayder Tom Friddell A. Fuller Edw. Davis J. O. Larson H, C. Blanchard Twenty-one wardens (21)

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' J -7-Following is a list of inspectio n trips ma.de throughout the 1937 year, a s t o localities, dates and mileage o f ea.ch trip. Locality Dat e F lorida October 5th. Satitee Nov. 21st. Santee Nov. 25th. Santee Nov. 27Dec. 12th. Santee (air) Dec. 21st. Santee Jan lst. 1937 Florida Ja.n. 5th. Santee Jan. 16th. Florida F e b 5th. Florida March 5th. Santee Apr. 2nd. Florida Apr 14th. Sa.ntee May 4th. Buzza.rd Isl. S C May 6th. Santee Ma.y Bth l<"'lor ida. May 14th Buzzard Isl. June 3rd: Santee June 4th. Texas June 5th. Maine July 17th. Santee Sept. 21st. F l orida. Sept. 25th. Guy Emers o n visit to Santee and vicinity (Ca pe R o main) Feb 20-26 With J .II.Baker about Chas. Mar. 24th. Total Miles travelled on 1 9 37 Inspectio n Trips .. 11, 77609 This indicates importance of Florida in the sanctuar y program!! Mileage 2243 0 mi. 125.0 138 0 766 0 130 0 128 0 2115 6 130 0 2252 4 3295.0 134 0 2022 5 140 0 19. 5 127 7 2544 5 13.f. 134.0 5162. 0 3402 0 125 0 2 0 21.c 477.0 0 510 27730.7 T n e writer wishes to express high a ppreciation of the cordial relations exis-ting betw een himself and all members of the Association office staff. They have been always cord.ia.l and co-opera.tive, and to work with them is a pleasure. A gain he would say that nothi n g but commendation is h a d for the efficient, and highly capable manner i n which Mr. Robert P Allen handles the Sanctuary Depa.rtment. H i s grasp on the whole situat i o n is clear and decisive, his contacts with wardens understanding and sympathetic, and to be associated with him, the writer c o n siders a privilege and a. pleasre. Respectfully Supervisor Southern Sanc tuaries


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