With Power Comes Responsibility, Daily Racing Form, 1918-10-29


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WITH POWER COMES RESPONSIBILITY New York October 28 In the hour of success the men who have IHJOII most interestid In the pas ¬ sage of the monumental legislation which puts the 1022 species of birds over most of North America under federal and dominion administration must not forget that with power comes responsibility and that without liberality and the utmost fairness and the equalization of opportunity to all sections of the country the law will not attain full efficiency said John B Biirnlmni president of tlie American Game Protective Association yester ¬ day dayWo Wo do not want to waste valuable energy con ¬ tinued Mr Bnriiham in fighting legal questions or for suitable appropriations and much less do we want to fan the flame of bitterness and sec ¬ tional enmity The full effectiveness of tho law in its beneficent can of the birds can only IMJ attained by the fullest harmony and correlation wilh the states statesWo Wo musi of ronrso view tho question brondly and the regulations under the law must bo drawn for the greatest good of the greatest minilwr Many sections will have to forego privileges which they enjoyed under state laws and the citizens of these states like good sportsmen must forget their per ¬ sonal disappointment disappointmentOn On the other hand where reasonable concessions can be made to sections not so well endowed by nature such concessions should be made

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