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Butler's Dog

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-Sume live or six years ugo Butler had i very fine Siberian blood bound that he prized very liighly, and which had been given to hiin by t Boston friend. One day the dog was missing, and Mr. Butler was veïy angry. He advertisod exteasively for Tiger, but for many days he could hear notlljng Ironi lus favorita At length the dog wan brought home by i pale young man, and Mr, Butler williugly paicl him $5 as a reward. Soon f terward Tiger was agaiu ml-sing,aiul the same agony was suffere1! by Mr. Butler, Again the saine yaung man retunied the dog, and Mr. Butler again shelled out a Y. But tliis time he tied up the dog and ordered liis men to keep n extrft watch on his kennel. In three weeks that dog was again missing, and 110 searcb tliat could be made turned hira up. Mr. Butler had the youiig man who had twiee found him liuiiti-d up by the pólice and iccused him of having stolen Tiger. The charge could pot be proven, however, and then detectives were put to work on tlie case, Thpy soou veported that the dog had Left the (Oty, Mr. Butler, visiting the Treasury Department, had a talk with Mr. Whitley, who put several member.s of the secret service on the track of that dog. First they got a clue üf Tiger away up somewhere in New York State, Then they heaj'd from him in Portland, Me.,and again in Indianapolis, Ind. They visited many cities, and the public thought they were looking for counterfeiters and bogus platee. They were, in reality, af ter Ben Batler'a dog, But af ter a sat-irh of neavly a year they gave up the clmse, and Tiger Íihs never to this tiay been heard from. Refening to trade niarks, the Carpet Trade Review saya that Gutteuberg won a suit about one, and that the English Parliament authorized them as early as the thirteenth century,


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Ann Arbor Democrat