Horses in Burning Barns.

Horses in Burning Barns.

When the fire broke out Sunday night there were eleven horses and mules quartered in the old rink building, which was destroyed. Some thoughtful person remembered the fact and hurried to their rescue, and succeeded, with but little difficulty, in gettiug them all out but one, when the fire had approaehed so rapidly that the animal was completely terrified. It refused to go out. Somebody cried out, “Blindfold it.” A blanket was thrown over its bead, and still it refused to go. An attempt was then made to back it out, without success. Then up spoke a man, and a knowing man was he, and he said: “ I have heard that if you put a harness on a horse, in such an emergency as this, he will drive as docile as a lamb.” A harness was thrown upon the animal and adjusted, and he went out of the burning building as though going to work.— Ogdensburg Journal.

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