Letters, Oct. 9, 1933

Bunch of Cats


In your issue of Aug. 7 you had a story about some difficulty that William Amos Smith, whom you said had three boys and seven cats, was having with his neighbors. You stated that William Amos Smith was a justice of the supreme court and a former attorney-general. This identified the writer of this letter pretty well as the person who was having trouble with the neighbors over a bunch of cats. Now the fact is that it was William Redwood Smith who was having trouble with his neighbors over...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!