From: "Paul S DOT Luchter" luckyshow AT mindspring DOT com
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 00:47:51 -0500
Subject: "After a Runaway Steer"
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"He Makes Things Lively About the Grand Central Station/PASSENGERS FLEE =
IN ALL DIRECTIONS"
From the New York Times, November 1, 1895, a report on a runaway steer =
running down the platform at the Grand Central Station Annex!!
See the article in this .jpg..
A couple of years ago a calf got loose in Queens. It didn't try to get =
up on the El or go into the subway, but it did run up and down streets =
in Jackson Heights or Astoria I think (Bowery Bay back in 1895). This =
being more enlightened (or sappy) times, this more current loose bovine =
in the city was not sent back to the slaughter house, but rather to a =
petting farm upstate!