July 11, 1935
HORNED TOAD NEW FIREMENíS MASCOT
It seems firemen at the Ninth street headquarters can go just so long
without a mascot.
They have had dogs, cats and even an alligator, but Wednesday they
picked up an aint no such animal. It was a horned
toad, now named Bozo, who was found by Fireman Milt Jaeger
in the alley between Iowa and Central avenue at Ninth street.
Bozo is kept in a wire covered cheese box and shown to
all visitors. He is guaranteed to make babies cry, women faint
and make men wish they hadnt looked at this nightmare.
It seems when he is angry his horns stand up and firemen are still
waiting for them to lay down, so one knows what kind of a disposition