In New York City last year 198 Consolidated Gas Co. meter-readers, repairmen and collectors on their daily rounds were bitten, nipped or chewed by dogs badly enough to need medical attention. Last week they and their 20,000 fellows were studying a pamphlet specially prepared for them by Dogman Frank F. Dole on "Dogs: How to Approach and Handle Them." Rules:
1) Make a little noise, to let the dog know you are coming.
2) Show no alarm at growls or barks. They are simply challenges.
3) Welcome the dog's acquaintance-making sniffs.
4) Make no sudden or...