Miscellany, Sep. 20, 1937

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Elephant

Fortnight ago, the small-time circus of onetime cinema Cowboy Jack Hoxie. played Independence, Mo. Among the menagerie was a 57-year-old female performing elephant named Mena, ballyhooed as the "Largest Female Pachyderm in Captivity." Cowboy Hoxie decided that Mena, her trainer, and his pinto pony were costing too much money. He gave Trainer Cooper $10 and proceeded on his way. The $10 bought elephant, horse and man one meal. Ingenious Trainer Cooper decided to start a circus of his own, set up on a vacant lot on U. S. Route 24,...

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