Clipped From The Raleigh Herald
A Curious Rooster. A Cairo, Ritchie county, woman, Mrs. Viola Marshall, has a rooster smong her flock of chickens which lays an egg regularly every day. She bought this rooster under the impression that it was a hen, but soon discovered a handsome comb and wattles, and spurs an inch and a half in length. Now this rooster egg layer can crow just like any other good, respectable "chanticler" should crow, and in ever" way—looks, actions and voice, is a perfectly formed gentleman gentleman hen—but how are you going to account account for the egg every day? The Ritchie county papers which contain contain lengthy desertations on the peculiarities peculiarities of this hen gentleman, 'declare that it is no nature fake or fish story, and that Mrs. Marshall has this freak among the feathered tribe at her home for inspection by anyone who may be inclined to treat the story with skepticism. skepticism.