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LEGEND RISES OVER PSYCHIC FEATS OF DOG English Setter, Now Dead Even Baffled Owner Bv Mental Power. ONE YEAR OLD By PAUL THOMAS DIX ' . United United Press Staff Correspondent SSDALIA. Mov April 2,--(UP)~ Jim, Sam Van Arsdale English setter, setter, is dead, but ihe mystery of his uncanny_ psychic powers remains j Baby Dolores Murray looks like unsolved. j a njtle bunny here in jusc part of The cog died while on a fishing her f urry su { t _ S lie is the daugh- Dentists Name Washington For District Meeting In '38 Wright* To of 68 West Wine street, and a year old on Saturday. March 27. She celebrated the brithday event on Easter at the home of her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Adam Benya and Mr. and Mrs. George - -- - N O _ 3 __ trip with Van Arsdale near V?ar-, ter of Mn an( j MrS- clarence Mur- saw. Mo. For seven of his 12 years, Jim astounded astounded those who came in contact ·with him by his apparent; ability to read print and even the mind of' his master. No .one-could explain explain his powers, although-'many!Murray. O f Leisenring tried. Not even Van Arsdale. ! New Deal photo. Here are some of the ihings Jim' eeuld do: He could walk up to a group of men and single out the one \vearing a gray hat or a suit of a certain color. Prom a-group of parked automobiles he could select select any one his master told him to choose. He could pick out a animal; never showed anger and never, under any circumstances, engaged in a fight with other dogs, even to protect himself. Tricks Failed Selection of Washington, Pa., as the scene for the 1938 meeting was made by dentists of the Eleventh district., Pennsylvania State Dental society, at a clinic-banquet held in Connellsville on Tuesday. Officers were also named at the session as follows: president, Dr. A. J. Brickley, of California, succeeding succeeding Dr. Clyde S. Campbell of Connellsville; vice president, Dr. H. W. Black, succeeding Dr. Brickley; secretary, Dr. Paul Manor, of Charleroi, Charleroi, succeeding Dr. Louis! Shral- low, Connelisville; treasurer, Dr. H. M. Orum, of Washington, succeeding succeeding Dr. T. C. Smart, of Uniontown, and historian. Dr. R. W. Beatty,- of New Kensington, reelected. .':· The only person from the county about named to the group of delegates was Dr. Robert Elder of Browns- vale. P. engineering "Peace" Pittsburgh Hillman home of Clifford a week's since vessel the Pittsburgh TWO-GUN SHERIFFS FADE COIXDRADO SPRINGS, Colo.-(UP)--The Colo.-(UP)--The days when the two-gun straight shooting sheriff dispensed law and order through the west is past history and this region now uses the latest methods of science to keep crime throttled. Officer Earl Boatright was sent to study' in the second police school conducted conducted by federal bureau investigation. --Photographs 14 surface miles Philadelphia. The Capt. commander flights sponsored by Society Army Air onstrate The views Ordinary Van ArsdaleZJaever was _ ,, _^__- able to license number from a group of cars, j ^ ch j^^hf^-dlnary tricks that select tags of various, states or OA any color designated. Used Paw In Identification On being "shown a slip of paper OE which a name had been written, written, he could find the writer, placing placing a paw on the person, in Ms manner of identifying all -things. Only two conditions .were necessary necessary for Jim to perform. Van Ars- daM had to be near, and he had to be standing and facing the ob- j. v^"LSSdT"Sdet ject Jim was to select. : . the charge that the dog had been trained to respond to signals, or that he merely selected the object Et which his, master was looking. EoAvever, Van Arsdale denies ever having used signals of any sort/ anil among the thousands who saw Jim perform not one ever came forward with the charge that he had detected Van ..Arsdale fiashing a signal. Van Arsdale j contends that no trainer could' devise enough signals to use in all the acts Jim performed with ease. And then, too, if the dog had been directed by his master's glance at an object, observers say, for him to pick out a -single object from a group of objects would be performing performing a feat -of which most human beings are incapable. ' Master Can't Explain "People were always asking .me to .explain Jim's tricks," Van Arsdale Arsdale said, "as if J were a magician polling rabbits out of a hat. All I e»n say is that there was no trick, and I can't explain Jim. I'd like sc have some one explain him to »e. . . ' ' · · . · . . · · · ' ' . "I never believed Jim could read, Mid. as to telepathic or psychic powers, I'm. not prepared to offer way opinion as I don't know anything anything about .those things. But I flo know that Jim seemed, to know what I was thinking. He would never work for anyone else, not iven Mrs. Van Arsdale. But he would obey commands of other people if I said, 'Jim, do what the man wants you to do."' ; Those familiar with Jim's habits habits declare he seldom barked; seldom seldom showed interest in other dogs, always preferring human companionship; companionship; was fastidious about his other dogs perform. ] "I'm not an animal trainer/' Van I Aredale said, "'and Jim was not a trick dog. He never performed the tricks other dogs commonly performed; performed; he would not learn them. He'd merely sulk when I tried to teach him. Scientists examined him, but were just as baffled as everyone else. "But I don't expect anybody to the tables told about Jim," "I wouldn't believe them myself il Fd only heard them. Why should anyone else?" Suit-Oil Distributors In Brownsville For Meeting Major A. E. Fogelberg, former Uniontown resident who is now in Brownsville, presided at' a district meeting of Sun. Oil employes held in Brownsville this week. A record crowd of 400 company distributors from Southewestern Pennsylvania and Northern West Virginia packed packed the dining room of the Monongahela Monongahela hotel for the two hour program program of fine films and addresses by high company officials. One of the principal speakers was M. H. Leister, advertising manager for the company, who outlined the future advertising program of the company. Another speaker was George Liddelh one of four motor vehicle maintenance engineers of the company. · KANSAS WALNUTS PLANTED i SALINA, Kan.--(UP)--More than 2.000,000 acorns and 8;000 pounds of black walnuts have been planted in Kansas by Soil Conservation service service workers in an effort to check soil erosion. The project was carried carried out under the direction of George W. Hood, regional forester for the S. C. S. Don't FoiL to Visit 71 W. MAIKST. Friday and Saturday FURNITURE ARMSTRONG Jbr beautifuI LINOLEUM You can get complete linoleum 9x12 Room or Kitchen for only. Seam less 9x12- With Rug Pad

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  1. The Evening Standard,
  2. 02 Apr 1937, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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