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A Word to Fishermen

The Los Angeles Herald

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J. Bruce Ismay, the new president of the International Mercantile Marine
company, is averse to fishing, which he regards as a cruel sport.

Mr. Ismay was condemning fishing one day. "Suppose," he said quaintly, "that
some superior being---a Martian or a resident of the moon---should bait a
hook with pheasant and go Ismaying. I'm sure I'd bite, and what a sight I'd
make dangling in the air."

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2014) A Word to Fishermen (The Los Angeles Herald, Wednesday 20th April 1904, ref: #20068, published 19 April 2014, generated 27th March 2023 12:31:39 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/a-word-to-fishermen-20068.html