Animals: Shocking Narrative

Frenchmen and Belgians who buy their meat in shops identified by a great gilded horse's head would have been seriously upset last week to read an account which England's Manchester Guardian succinctly labelled "A Shocking Narrative." In England exists an International League Against the Export of Horses for Butchery. The Guardian's informant was a representative of this League who with a veterinary surgeon witnessed the landing in Havre of 77 worn out horses from the Argentine. They were so disturbed by what they saw that they followed the horses to Vaugirard, whence they were...