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not hardened Gregg. He under
stands and likes dogs. He catches
between 3,000 and 5,000 in the
course of a year, and electrocutes
between 2,500 and 3,000. Th'e
good dogs are sold by the city,
which enjoys a revenue of $7,000
to $9,000 from this source. No
dogs are caught for revenue be
tween November 1 and April 1,
but only mongrels, the sick, old
' "I want to remind the public,"
said Gregg, "that those who have
dogs should take out licenses.
The license tag must be fastened
to a dog's collar or above his foot,
if the owner doesn't want us to
catch him. Once caught, the
owner must pay for his return.
If the dog is not cjaimed, we keep
him 48 hours, then sell or kill
him. You wouldn't want a dog
of yours that you liked and
chummed with, to go that way.
You wouldn't want to think that,
in trying to save a dollar, you'd
lost a pal." ,
Thud: Slap: I've been watch
ing you play ball this year, Thud.
Thud: Have you? I. wondered
what was queering me. Don't do
Slap: Evidently you suffer
from stage fright when your
friends are present.
Thud: No, I don't suffer from
it, I suffer with it But the da
you troke your leg and stayea
away from the park I handled teffi
chances with only one error. '&
Slap: Better luck next time,
Thud: Thanks I hope you
break both legs. -,
Slap: They've shifted you to
third base, Inoticc.''c '
Thud: I used to let ioufs
scratch up all the flower seeds in!
center garden. .
Slap: Is that true about you.
navino" a run-in wifh th iimnirp
Thud:' Yes, it is. The umpire
charged that I didn't know a base.
hit frpm a base drum I'm better
educated than that. I used to go,
Slap: And at college you were;
a member of the ball club?
Thud: No, I was a member of
the mandolin club. Well, one,
word led to another and it wound
up with nje hitting the umpire.
It caused an awful uproar, but
the crowd was with me. '
Slap: Wanted to mob the um
Thud: Naw! Wanted to mob1
Slap: But you said the crowd'
was with you!
Thud: Extcatly they caughii
up with me.
Mrs. Dooley Oi'm takin' nie"
twelve children back to Oirelartti3
an' do be gettin' their twelve tick-0
'ets for the price of eleven.
, Mrs. Murphy Faith, an' a
large family is a. great savin' to a,
person ! Judge.1
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