Animals: Dog Torture

At Christmas time mean acts seem exceptionally vicious. In Manhattan one William Heimsberger sold all the Christmas presents of his five children and bought liquor. In Washington some one sent to a young bride a Christmas box which exploded, killing the girl and her baby brother.

Just before Christmas a little white dog whimpered in a St. Louis alley. A woman approached it, found it scrawny and starving, suddenly noticed to her horror that its lips were sewn together with heavy cord. The Humane Society of Missouri was notified. Robert F. Sellar, secretary...

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