Miscellany, Apr. 22, 1940

Pigs Is Pigs

In Pearl River, La., Station Agent R. H. Alexander accepted 288 crated rabbits ordered by a Texas oilman to populate a swamp on a 10,000-acre preserve. They were delivered, but next day came 120 more which the addressee refused. Awaiting instructions for their disposal, Station Agent Alexander got 204 more bunnies.

Furiously he and his daughter labored to feed the living, bury the dead, nurse newborn. Came 170 more and Station Agent Alexander turned them all loose in the swamp. Next day he heard that 1,000 squirrels, 1,000 raccoons, 1,000 opossums were on their way to him.


In Omaha, Bolus J....

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