100 years ago in COUNTRY LIFE
September 9, 1916
SIR—I think I remember reading in your paper some time back that farmers were wondering how far mules from the Army might be profitable for farmwork after the war—and in this connection think you may be interested in the enclosed sketch. I met this happy youngster on a farm near Newmarket. He was the product of a South American sire and a Canadian dam, both brought over here for the army. The foal was in excellent condition and the farmer hoped great things of him in the future. F.H.