Animals: End of Ethelbert

Up from the sea 100 mi. to Columbia Slough, adjacent to the confluence of the Columbia & Willamette Rivers, swam a small killer whale last autumn. There he was stranded. The press & populace of Portland, Ore. made much of him, christened him Ethelbert (TIME, Nov. 9). While the populace gaped and riflemen took pot shots, Ethelbert was discussed & debated by the Oregon Humane Society, which finally decided he would never get back to sea and therefore should be painlessly executed with dynamite. Before that could be done, one Edward O. Lessard and...

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