Animals: At Abilene

Kansans began importing greyhounds 65 years ago to rid their lands of jack rabbits. Now Kansas raises more greyhounds than any other state. In it dwell 67% of National Coursing Association members. The springy sod of Abilene's Coursing Park, best in the land, was selected after soil tests in 20 Kansas towns. Last autumn the park was planted with barley. Last fortnight it was mowed down to a bright green turf; a space 450 yd. long and 200 yd. wide was fenced by wire. Every day last week 1,000 to 5,000 spectators went to...

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