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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 22, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 5

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THE WIUD. BOAR FIGftTSTICERS
AND EATS SNAKES
The wiTd boar is the ancestor .of
the common hog. Experienced ani
mal keepers would rather have, any
other animal in the- Zoo get loose
than the wild boar. No, animal Is
more vicious; hunters" assert that
even when.Jhe animal Is run through
with a spear it will-endeavor to force
itself along the shaft of the spear
to reach the.holderof it.
The natives of India say that-a
wild boar will drink.at a stream be
tween two tigers. It does-.not know
what fear is.It wilF eat 'anything
even poisonous-snak'es.
The farmers of NewiEngland some
time ago were, persuaded to breed
the wild boar" into -.tfieir 4'stock hogs
to counteract the prevalence of chol-
The income tax commissioners re
cently, wrote to-a businessman point
ing out that they were not -satisfied
with the amount he had-set down as
his income. "Dears Sirs," was his
courteous answer "You are not half
so. dissatisfied as I am!"

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