Sport: Pointer vs. Airedale

Dogs are expert in judging human quality. With a single sniff at a man's trouser-leg, they determine his social standing; one leap against his chest is enough to inform them of his character. It is more difficult fora man to judge of the excellences of a dog. He requires paraphernalia—ropes, lights, leashes, a specially constructed pen, an exhaustive training; often his fellows gather in great packs to observe his judgments, which they confirm with shrill murmurs or deride with rasping growls. Last week such a display took place in Manhattan at the annual...

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