(Cumbersome Canines by Stan Payne, July 22, 1953. Courtes of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 004-10596.)

Caption under photo: “These two New Foundlands [sic] are among three that live in the trailer home of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Hardacher. The couple claims the animals are well suited to the mode of living since the dogs are born with good manners. On the left is Claverie Dolphin, a female weighing 125 pounds, and on the right is Cuja von Wormsoe, a male which weighs 155 pounds. Shown with thme is Mrs. Hardacher.” Story and photo appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette on July 26, 1953, page C3.

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