Experts at the University Information Bureau are at a loss to answer the queerest of quarries they have received in a long time.
"I have two calico cats," a lady from Lincolnville Beach, Me., writes. "They are white, yellow, black, and blue (or gray) as you might say. I have been told that the male is very rare and valuable. Can you tell me if this is so?"
Usually able to answer all such questions, the information office's consultant in Widener said he knew of no such animal, except for "the one in Eugene Field's poem about the "Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat."