Animals: Singing Mouse

Inmates of the Chicago Industrial Home for Children at Woodstock were convinced last fortnight that a canary was loose somewhere in the building. Day after day they heard it chirp and trill. Day after day they searched for it high & low without success. Then one day the school manager heard the piping behind him, turned and beheld its astonishing source—a small, greyish brown mouse.

Captured, placed in a glass jar and named Mickey, the singing mouse became the wonder & delight of school and neighborhood. Even newshawks admitted after an audition that it...

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