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Robertson, Dr., an early fox

breeder    14

Rodents    10, 89
Roseberry, C. H., on Virginia deer 117

Ross, Dr. Alex., on fox diseases   42
Russia, demand for black fox skins

in   53

S

Sable, American    78

Russian   12

Sales, Lampson   108

Sampson, fox   41
Savage island, Oulton fox ranch on 14

Sea-otter    12

importation of, to London    145
Sheep, possibility of crossing kara-

kules with   10
Silver fox—See Black fox and Fox Single-pen system of mink-ranch-

ing   75

Skinning, methods of   97
Skins—See Pelts.

Skins, colours of, esteemed natu-

ral    100

methods of curing   98

dressing of   101

manufacture of    96

marketing of   99

sales, annual, of    104

Skunk   85

habits of   88

pelts, classification of   85

ranching   86

skins, prices of    85

use of, increasing    6

Slaughtering foxes    46, 47

Speculation in foxes   49, 50

Springy pelts    48

St. George island, blue foxes on,   57

St. Joseph-d'Alma, fox ranch at   13

Statistics of fur prices   146

of fur production    138
Stevenson, Chas. H., on manufac-

ture of furs   102

Stretching of skins    98

boards    99

Summerside, P.E.I., foxes near   53

Surgery for foxes    44

Swamps, drainage of    3

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Thompson, E. S., on blue foxes   57

Transportation in the Arctic   92
Tuplin, Frank, early P.E.I. fox

breeder   15
Tuplin, James, early P.E.I. fox

breeder   15

 

U

United States, introduction of

reindeer into   92

Gov't fur-farming experiments   71

V

 

Vegetable fox diet    37

Virginia deer, breeding of   124

experiments with    118

 

W

 

Wapiti, domestication of    121, 122

Water-fur   96

Weasel family    71

Weight of furs    103
Westmorland county, N.B., ab-

sence of limestone in   25
Whelpley, J. D., on London fur

sales    106

White foxes    67

Wire, ranch   29

price list of   30, 31

Woodland ranches, advantages of   27

Worms in foxes   43

Wyoming, Ont., fox ranch at   13

foxes near   53

 

Y

 

Yakutsk, sables in   12

Yukon foxes    24

 

Z

 

Zebra, domestication of   120

Zeh, L. E., on reindeer in Alaska   131
Zoological parks, demand for game

for    116

Zoological Society, London   121

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