Foreign News: Lady Rat Catchers

Arthur Brisbane, Hearst editor: " It is not a dull world as you escape from your little corner and look around hurriedly. A colony of women in one part of London have solved their living problem by becoming professional rat catchers, in spite of a woman's ancient horror of rats, dating from days when the cave woman came home to find that cave rats had eaten her baby. They catch the rats alive, 25,000 of them a month, and sell them to doctors and others for vivisection for eight cents each."


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