Nov. 1916

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Nov. 1916 - FROGS NOT VEGETARIANS Court So Decides in...
FROGS NOT VEGETARIANS Court So Decides in Sustaining Hothouse Hothouse Keeper's Claim for, $550 Damages Ara bullfrogs better classified' as rege-tarlnns rege-tarlnns or carnivorous bcastsT Do they prefer tho delicate tendrils of hothouso plants to hugs? Justice Lloyd decided this weighty question question In Cnmdcn today by refusing to grant a motion brought In the Circuit Court by tho City Solicitor of Gloucester, asking for a now trial In tho enso of John J Grimes, proprietor of n hothouse In Gloucester. Last winter, when tho weather was almost ns cold as It has been during some of tho mornings this meek, a pipe leading from ono of tho city plants In Gloucester leaked nnd tho wntor, frceilng. killed many plants In tho hothouso of Mr Grimes Grimes brought suit against tho city and obtained ft crdlct of J650 damages Counsel for tho city attempted to show that bullfrogs hajLeaton the plants, but Grimes ridiculed thfr by proving that the frogs preferred to keep their husky olccs In condition by dovourlng choice bugs.

Clipped from Evening Public Ledger18 Nov 1916, SatPage 3

Evening Public Ledger (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)18 Nov 1916, SatPage 3
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