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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 05, 1912, Image 9

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'IT'S THS LAW OF;LIFE," :SAYS DOG-CATCHER,
PHILOSOPHER, WHO KILLS 2,500 ANNUALLY
No
Henry Gregg, chief dog-catcher, Seattle; and Mike, a fox
terrier, and a good specimen of the sort of dogs that are executed
every day at the public pound in any city.
It was "killing day" at the cily
pound in Seattle, Wash.
Mike was the first to die.
The condemned, 20 of them,
went unsusoectine'to their doom
a bnndle bull, sick now, and
I , oldj a bull-terrierbi,irnother Gregg, -dakfdog"-catcher, "I've
of many litters, prize winners
among them ; and a colhe. The
others were just dogs mean,
.slinking, cringing pariahs out
fcasts of the city.
Mike first, said big Henry
mk&ALt. .-.

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