Religion: Trends Jun. 18, 1923

A Centenary. Last week Boston celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of George T. Angell, founder and first President of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Although Deuteronomy 22 :16 contains humane laws for animals, and Deuteronomy 25:4 says: " Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the grain," Massachusetts, in 1868, was treating its dumb animals in a careless or outrageous manner. Mr. Angell, busy lawyer, founded the

Society, and distributed leaflets. He worked with school children especially, and in 50 years completely changed public sentiment in...

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