sikeston herald june 4 1942
JBOOIt ON LITE OF ".ma TUB- WON into averted calm operated melee rifle JIM, THE WONDER DOG" Sikeston people will be especially interested in a book. "Jim, Wonder Dog." which is to be published this fall by Dorrance Company. "Jkn" ut the almost-human English setter which belonged to Sam Van Arsdale. a brother of G. P. Van Arsdale and a visitor to Sikeston- The uncanny abilities of this dog acquired wide pubilieity--and no one hod a good explanation of the feat* "Jim" was able to accompUah. The dog could pick out any number in a row of cars, could pick out a Ford or a Buick other make of automobile; could pick out a particular man in _ _ _ __ _ crowd when ^told his occupation, The dog on one occasion at least "Â»* John | even foUowed instructions written I : a f ore ign language which Mr. j to *"* ', Van Arsdale was unable to under- 1 J j two ; The autobiography of the dog in Â· Mit chell a salesman f o r j crowd that | a publi5hin cofn pany. Two years I Â· when trave iing through j Mr. Mitchell was told b Â° y Mr. Mitchell was | the dog by C . H. Denman, dis- j editor of Hera i d _ Becoming I j great jy interested in "Jim." he of the . "Jim" died recently at the age of 12 years and a few days.