New Game Laws for State of Maine, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-12


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NEW GAME LAWS FOR STATE OF MAINE Maines new game laws follow: Shortening ,of the season one month on ruffed grouse and woodcock in eight southern counties; increasing fee for rest-dent taxidermists license from to and prescribing a 5 taxidermist license for the resident aliens; shortening the season two weeks on deer in eight northern counties; empowering commissioner, after thorough investigation, to grant permits to kill protected wild birds which have become seriously injurious to agriculture; opening season on bull moose during the last ten days of November and requiring carcasses shipped to be, tagged., and to. be" accompanied and identified by owner at points designated by the commissioner; making it unlawful to sell or give away moose for shipment out of the state; providing a shipping tag under which a resident may transport a moose to his home or. to. a hospital in the state without accompanying shipment; allowing nonresident to transport to his. home under hunting license and shipping coupons a bull moose, lawfully killed by him; prohibitig carrying loaded guns in motor vehicles; requiring resident hunters to procure certificates of registration, -fee twenty-five cents, good as long as the "holder remains a citizen of the state; making it unlawful to accept game for transportation without first ascertaining that shipper is duly licensed;" amending fish and game laws generally clerical errors bill ; prohibiting possession at any camp, lodge or place of resort for hunters or fishermen of any jacklight or light fitted for use in hunting game at night, or any swivel, pivot or set gun; continuing the protection on caribou and prohibiting possession regardless of where taken; repealing the provision which allowed a resident to export one deer a season; prohibiting the use of deer and moose in lumber camps; prescribing a 5 non-resident license to hunt mcose; providing that the fees for alien hunting licenses shall be paid into the appropriation for maintenance of fish and game department.

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