Animals: Return of a Native

Since the first horse, scarcely larger than a fox, went scampering about in America in which were no humans to tame him, American horses have had their ups & downs. Automobiles brought them a down; Depression has given them an up. Wayne Dinsmore of Chicago, secretary and propagandist of the Horse Association of America, announced last week that the horse is once more the chief source of horsepower on Mid-western farms.

On a tour of Illinois and Iowa he found an average of 18 horses at field work for every tractor in operation. Half the...

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