Animals: Unemployed

An elephant that can bow, flap its ears when requested, dance, lie on its master without crushing him is usually a distinct asset to a vaudeville actor. But when work is difficult to obtain, an elephant, black or white, becomes an imposing handicap. Many a vaudeville actor or circus man must starve himself to keep his animal going.

Last week Arthur J. McHugh, who supplements his Manhattan roofing business by running a stable for animals, revealed the financial difficulties of many an animal-act man. Roofer McHugh...

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