Miscellany: Cow

In Chicago last week aldermen meditated on a resolution to purchase as a memorial the site where famed Mrs. O'Leary's cow kicked over the lantern that started the great fire of 1871.†


In Newark, N. J., the orchestra played Carmen. A bull, goaded by the lances of the picador, careened madly about the ring. With graceful, measured step the matador advanced, rose on tiptoe, plunged his sword into the bull's breast, squarely between the shoulders. A bell rang. That bell was inside the bull. That bull was mechanical, controlled by an electric...

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