Animals: Crickets v. Tuba

When one Farnham Fox, a tuba player, got out of his Bayside, N. Y. apartment three months early, he offered an excuse-complaint not new to landlords—a plague of insects. Last fortnight in Flushing's Municipal Court, Musician Fox's suing landlords submitted this letter which they had sent him: "The insects you complained of are crickets and no doubt are found in most of the homes and apartments of Bayside. They are harmless, and many people enjoy their chirping; in fact, there was a poem [sic] dedicated to 'The Cricket on the Hearth and...

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