National Geographic : 1937 Jun
MEN AGAINST THE RIVERS Photograph by AP from Pictures, Inc. BEWILDERED HENS SURVEY A WORLD OF WATER Flood-wise old low-land men say deer are first of all animals to make for high ground when waters rise. Chickens stay and helplessly drown or starve, as on this barn near New Madrid, Missouri. Photograph from Acme "JUST A STRAY DOG" IN ANY CITY STREET, BUT HERE ANOTHER FLOOD VICTIM TO BE SAVED Cattle and pigs on levees, poultry in trees, horses and mules standing so long in water that fish have nibbled skin from their legs-all these are among the dumb creatures that intelligent man, with boats, has taken from the floods. This rescue was made in the outskirts of Louisville, Kentucky. . . ..