THE CABINET: Hens

Twenty-five hundred hens of the Cackle Corner Poultry Farm at Garrettsville, Ohio, cocked a frightened eye, ran wildly about the barnyard, bumped into, trampled on, injured one another. Next day they did not lay so many eggs. Reason: hens have ears (not visible to the casual observer) and they heard the ear-splitting roar of a low-flying airplane carrying U. S. mail. This roar came twice daily and began to interfere with the profits of the proprietor of the Cackle Corner Poultry Farm. So he wrote a protest last week to U. S....

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