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Republic_15_May_1907 - MAIL HORSE IS DEAD AFTER LONG SERVICE Horse...
MAIL HORSE IS DEAD AFTER LONG SERVICE Horse Owned by Floyd Anderson ' Gave Up Yesterday Had Made About Thirty Thousand Miles. A horse owned by Floyd Anderson, a rural mail carrier out of Elizabeth-town, died this morning and thus ended a record of which many a ho$se might be proud. The horse was twenty years old and had been driven to the rural free delivery wagon for five years, ever since the routes from Elizabethtown were started. When the route was first started Xhe horse was driven every day in the week but for the past two or three years Anderson has used his automo bile in the summer months, giving the"f horse about seven months work in the year. The route over which Anderson carries the mail every week day is twenty-five miles long so a little figuring will show that this horse had been a great traveler in his life time. Deducting the strips made by Anderson in his automobile the figures will show that the horse traveled about 30,000 miles since the route was started. than down was Mr. a but the

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  1. The Republic,
  2. 15 May 1907, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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    efinch – 13 Mar 2018