Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Aug 6 1966, Page 46

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 6, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Morgan horse had Humble Vermont origin continued from Page 4 ten about Justin Morgan and his off Spring the first authentic one being by . Lindsey of Middlebury in 1857. After that Date the Little Morgan horse became distinguished in the civil War. The first Vermont cavalry was mounted exclusively on morgans. A southerner who was captured by this cavalry exclaimed a it was your hawsers that done licked us. Typical morgans were not bred for Speed but they often made it forty Lineal descendants of Justin Morgan having been listed As trotting faster than 2.30, which was Speed in the old Days. Ethan Allen sired by Black Hawk will be found in the world almanac As one of the fastest trotting stamens in his time. But it was not so much in the mile As in longer races that the Morgan showed its superiority. In 1845 Fanny Jenks trotted one Hundred Miles against time in total elapsed time of 9 hours 42 minutes. Dan Patch Lou dil Uhlan major Delmar Sweet Marie and Harvester Are some of americans famous racehorses with Morgan blood. No wonder Vermont is horse proud. And the horse it is proud of has been the subject of so Many rhapsodies that Choice of a proper description of the animal is difficult. But to choose some conservative composite notes the original Justin Morgan was Only 14 hands High and weighed less than 1,000 pounds. Smallness is still a Morgan trait. So is compactness and in this is the strength of the Morgan race. A seventy pounds of Justin Morgan a they said a is equal to a Hundred of any other Bay Chestnut or Brown is the prevailing color although a few descendants of Black Hawk Are Raven but i think a White Roan or sorrel Morgan is As rare As a purple cow. Morgans of the present Day have the same lean head Broad forehead kindly Alert eyes set far apart delicate muzzle Large nostrils to fit Good lungs firm set lips Active ears. The body is rather Long for so Small a horse round closely ribbed up. The Back is Short and Broad. Shoulders Large with backward sloping Blade the hips Long and wide with sinewy sides. The Chest is full and Broad the neck inclined to shortness. The legs Are Short but sinewy the Rump round and heavy. The mane and tall Are heavy the latter being Well set up. The Morgan is exceptional for his endurance his plucky and generally kind disposition and his spirited understanding. A route 30 a 6 Miles from Manchester tall Trees sweeping lawns old world Charm luncheon dinner 12 30 2 00 . 6 30 8 00 . Reservations suggested a dial 867-55 Only 5 minutes from Dorset playhouse present july 30-aug. 7guys and dolls 9 performance a a the music a l fable of Damon Runyon s Broadway aug. 11-12-13-14. The desperate hours terror and suspense at their Zenith by Joseph Hayes aug. 25-26-27-28. The great Sebastian witty Wacky wonderful fun by Lindsay amp Crouse Call 867-5777 to Reserve curtain time 8 40 . Ualat and. Curious to Cline. It happens that we have heard of a Kitchen. Of Ore at repute. It is said that Twe Hoard in so elegant that. St is the fairest ladies amp have supped. Within its port als of cd this tvs have been. Apprehended w morsels % to take to Ovate. Ait and Everts Vinaja Vias thrown on his Kanoa a Wear i partaken. Wins Tave. Eer the a a $ a to Nevi y<2 amp a at the Alem of the horse do # sir of amp the country Kitchel to Ute 9 West . Completely air conditioned a Southern Vermont summer August 6, 1966-35 254-8515 i 35 main St. Brattleboro it. In Hajko a. Tyrolean the original Quot Comfort classics Quot that started the whole profitable trend in outdoor footwear All dunhams tyrolean so Are made of soft supple Glove leather inside and out deep Cushion insoles jumbo rib crepe soles. Popular Shes pow we 6-13 la 6-14 a Dunham s tyrolean is a name which we have registered Aud will prefect fir your Benefit and ours. Only dunhams produces tyrolean. Be other footwear can be Given the advantage of this Wel advertised. Extensively promoted name 74a the ctr Sec 6�?� Butternut bout a everyman favorite for Campus for work for weak _ of m. In m. Ai a it Cornal How pm wow 6-13 m 6-14 mis sine in Chestnut Brown mss 6-13 7421 Sam Blblock maw 6-13 my same in a Annew horse hide Bra Ideal banners Boot with recharged Vamp lining a Stan we we 6-13 it

Search all Bennington, Vermont newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for August 6, 1966

Browse