In London, one Prof. Thomas Waddington encountered a snail crawling along a railroad track, crawled after the small creature to observe its habits, was overtaken, after a brief study, by a London train. Both snail and professor were killed.
In Pueblo, Col., hawks attacked men working on a church steeple, tore ears, clawed cheeks, pecked polls, forced them to flee. Two detectives, sent in search of the hawks, captured them.
In Washington, D. C, 24 carrier pigeons were prepared for an Arctic expedition to accompany Explorer MacMillan polewards (TIME, Apr. 20,...