9 FEBRUARY 1895, Page 17


[To ram EDITOR OF THE " SPECTATOR:1 SIR,—While at Champ4ry, in Switzerland, this last summer I saw a curious incident. A shepherd was with his flock of sheep some way up the mountain-side. Instead of a sheer. dog he had a horse which acted in that capacity. The shepherd spoke to the horse, who at once galloped off and brought in the stray sheep. He then returned to his master for further orders, which he carried out in most exemplary fashion.—I am, Sir, &c.,