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Wisconsin. State Conservation Committee (1915-27) / Biennial report of the State Conservation Commission of Wisconsin for the years 1915 and 1916
(1916)

The market hunters,   pp. 56-57 PDF (458.4 KB)


Page 56


56     WISCONSIN CONSERVATION COMMISSION
1913  1914  1915
310
34
797
I
32
167
85
516
24
16
71
111
190
26
5
75
101
14
583   182
35    18
784   386
2   ....
1       2
201   118
86    34
470   195
17   .....
25       4
308   132
93    42
255   140
16       7
7       4
104   39
147   39
26      5
Marinette.    ................... 15. .........  195
Monroe................................... . 2
Oeonto....-....         20
Oneida               6 20
POneda............ ...................... ... . .....  629
POlK.   .................22
Prine..........................   487
Portage   1...........
R usk ......................... .......  508
Sawy  r  9...................  68
Shawano................      7
Taylor.......        599
Trempealean.     ......
Vilaa................................... 657
Washburn .   .................. 232
Michigan points..
Unidentified, picked up by
expresnen.......    67
   Total..          6969
                      THE MARKET HUNTERS.
  It is needless to say that the market and pot hunters care little about
the law as it now stands. They figure that there is only one chance in
ten of their being caught, and if they are caught, the penalty of from $5
BEAR HUNTERS IN NORTHERN WISCONSIN
to $25 is only the fruit of one day's hunt; and they are willing to take
the
chance. These are the men that are the real destroyers of our game.
  There is but one way to stop the traffic in game and that is by a heavy
fine, and imprisonment for the second offense. The Federal Lacy law
which prohibits interstate shipments of game has had a deterrent effect
in shipping game outside of the state. The market hunter takes a long
chance in undertaking to ship game to Chicago or any of the large markets,
and but few have been willing to take that chance of falling into the
clutches of Uncle Sam. Uncle Sam's laws are stringent and they fear them
-they are afraid of the $200 fine-but they have no difficulty in peddling
CouNrr
Ashland.........................
Barron ...............
Bayfield....................
Brown.................
Burnett.          .
Chippewa:           .
Clark...          .
Dola  .....  ........
Dunn  ........
Eaucair.............
Florence
Forest..
Iron        ....
Jackaon. .
Juneau.
Langlade
Lincoln
Marathon
205
  5
  58
  577
  18
  529
  2
  388
1074
  4
  667
284
184
29
59
7373
  76
  3
  31
  258
  9
  145
  i85
  502
  4
  255
  i78
  178
  32
  54
3137


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