Animals: Molly Pitcher

Six weeks ago Thomas Ross, civilian pigeon expert for the U. S. Army Signal Corps stationed at Fort Monmouth, N. J. was a worried man. His favorite bird, Molly Pitcher, was missing. He had sent her to the pigeon flying at Chattanooga, Tenn., Kentucky Derby of U. S. pigeondom. Loosed there from Lookout Mountain, she had failed to fly home. Ross was sure she knew the way (600 mi.), and of the 500 war couriers under his care, she is one of the fastest. Last year in the Grand National race at Danville, Va.,...

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