Foreign News: Horses on Ice

Samoans catch flying fish with flaming torches. Eskimos shoot salmon with bows and arrows. Chinese catch whiting with tame cormorants. The Hairy Ainus of Japan catch salmon with grizzly bears. Finns catch turbot with horses. Unlike cormorants and bears, Finnish horses do not actually catch the fish, nor are they used for bait. In winter Finnish fishermen use plodding draft horses to haul away their heavy loads of fish from the holes chopped in the roof of the Baltic Sea.

Last week a cavalcade of 700 fishermen and 100 horses clattered out of Helsingfors...

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