Animals: Muskrat Menace

A valuable little beast to the U. S. is the muskrat, which yields $25,000,000 worth of pelts per year. But in Great Britain the muskrat is a trial & tribulation. Last month Parliament passed a law condemning to death every British muskrat-at-large. Last week with trap, gun, gas and spade England's Minister of Agriculture Sir John Gilmour and Sir Archibald Sinclair, Secretary of State for Scotland, set forth to destroy all the muskrats in the United Kingdom.

In Great Britain a musquash pelt is worth only about a shilling. Britons can get their furs...

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