Wheat- At the and Higbee place team Sedalia "Wonder Dog" Amazes Spectators Here With Feats That Border on Miraculous Jim, Sedalia's wonder dog, honored Moberly with a visit Tuesday night, gave a number of free shows at the Merchants Hotel, and provided his many spectators with numerous laughs, and a considerable amount of wonder. Jim is a super brain truster, as well as the epitome of culture and the social graces. He had spent the most of the day at the Sturgeon field trials, but was obliging enough to make numerous curtain calls for Moberly's dog lovers and the curious. Asked by his owner, Sam Van Arsdale if there were any of Henry Ford's products about, Jim immediately went to a V-8 and extended his paw. Then his master suggested h e find a Cadillac-and find a Cadillac, he did. Mildred Hunt with her auburn locks, and her father, Nappy, were fv """* "Jim, who has auburn there, hair," were in the Sturgeon crowd yesterday. Jim. was asked to find those persons. And he didn't a single one. L. R. Chinn among those testifying to that feat. On his visit here, Jim was He distinctly showed that he desired to be left alone. But did he fail his master, and did he respond to suggestions way highly courteous. If he going to stretch out, he would walk around behind his partner's chair. Always he tried to keep from -walking in front of Can't Explain It Jim is a black and white dog, 10 years old. He is not specially trained, as one might In fact, he seems more to be to read Van Arsdale's mind to understand some set of given by his devoted pal. The owner himself cannot understand was the next command. | how the dog does it. , Unerringly the Â· dog sought out Miss Hunt. Knows His Spelling Resorting to the trick of spelling out names so that "bg.by wouldn't understand" didn't work with Jim. "Find a. man with a c-a-n-e." The cane and its twirlcr were uncovered. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Forney were there. Jim was introduced to Mr. Forney while Mrs. Forney was in the rear of the hotel making a telephone call. "Where's Mrs. Forney, Jim?" The canine wonder wound his way back to the phone booths and there, sure enough, was Mrs. Forney. . Mrs. R. R. Sallaway had known the dog's owner for many years. She came in to welcome her old friend. Presently the dog- was told, "Jim, there is a person here who I knew long before you were born. Can you find her?" Straight to Mrs. Sallaway the dog went. Three deputy game wardens does," is the only explanation. Van Arsdale was resting on a hunting trip one day years ago. It was then he firs suggested that Jim do something He was quite surprised to fine Jim perform his wish. He trice him on other things, and Jim been responding ever since. There is nothing unusual about the dog's appearance. "Just another bird dog," almost anyone would say. Animal specialists themselves cannot explain Jim's strange power of understanding. Much has been written about Jim; he has been in newsreels; and fantastic stories crop up wherever Jim appears. It is said two Latter Day Saints once to the conclusion that the all- knowing dog must be King Solomon "himself returned." That remark doesn't seem much too farfetched, either, to one who has seen Jim work because his mind- reading abilities are uncanny.