Animals: Mrs. Wimbush's Reason

Last week U. S. animal-lovers learned that a Mrs. E. Wimbush, of Teniscombe House, Bagborough, England, had succeeded to the hitherto strictly masculine mastership of the famed Quantock Stag-hounds. Staghuntress Wimbush's reason for accepting the job: "I chiefly want this for the sake of the deer themselves. . . . If deer were not hunted they would be shot by poachers. This would be very cruel." Past Master Sir Dennis Fortescue Boles expressed the conviction that foxes "must also be preserved." The editor of the august Manchester Guardian was reminded by...

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