Animals: Fox Thieves Caught

Thousands of sharp-nosed, furry little animals slept more safely in snug pens throughout the eastern U. S. when, last week, one Alfred Findlay and one John Merritt were caught by police, who believe them the most enterprising and systematic silver fox thieves in the land. They will be charged with raiding the Hampshire silver black fox farm in Williamsburg, Mass. From other farms in New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Maine they are believed to have stolen not less than $100,000 worth of pelts—slipping into the pens by night with flashlights, clubbing...

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