From the July 1953 magazine.

A Beauty and His Beasts

ONCE upon a time there was a traveling drunk who liked to collect animals.

In his damper moments this particular drunk would get tearful about stray dogs or cats, maladjusted rabbits or anti-social love birds. He would decide, usually after midnight, upon a new deal for some mangy hound that was doing quite nicely eating out of garbage pails and sleeping under stoops.

-- T. E.

Manhasset, New York

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