Animals: Buried Alive

Hardly one fox terrier owner in ten knows that the historic mission of his dog is to chase foxes down their holes and bring them out. Nowadays not one fox terrier in a hundred does his job. But fortnight ago at Farley, Iowa, Farmer Emmet Simon, hunting with his two terriers—Tuffy and her 5-year-old daughter Spotty—sent them into a fox's den. Tuffy came out, but not Spotty. She had been trapped by a rolling stone.

Farmer Simon, who loves his Spotty, set to digging for her. When he found that the hole twisted &...

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