Foreign News: Fish Story

One of the prerogatives still left to the British Crown is the right to claim all sturgeon caught in British waters. It is a privilege few monarchs avail themselves of, for English sturgeon, unlike its zestier Russian cousin, is a flat and flavorless fish unfit for a Queen. For this reason, royalty's rights became a matter of mere second thought last week when Fisherman Fred Warman sailed into Grimsby with a 40-lb. sturgeon in his hold. Warman let the sturgeon go at auction along with the rest of his catch, to Fishmonger Oscar Cleve...

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