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Peculiar Accident To Two Horses

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Uuncan Minzey, who resides iu Superior, about half a mile from Dixboro, lost a good farm mare and a valuable three year old colt, uuder peculial circurnstances last week. The horses were in the pasture fleld for the night; the liorse having her head tied down by a rope attached to a front leg so as to prevent her jumping the fences ; the colt was loose. When Mr. Miuzey went out in the morning he found the norse dead, with its neck broken and the colt with a front leg tangled in the rope attached to the hovses neck, The horse was probably graziug and the rope was loose, when the colt placed its front leg in the loop. Unable to extricrate itself, the frightened animal started of, throwing the horse and breaking its neck, and draggmg it on the ground some seven or eight rods. The rope cut deep into the colts leg cutting the front cords completely off. Our informant stated that the colt would undoubtedly have to be killed. The horse was worth about $125 and the colt about $150.


Ann Arbor Argus
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