HORSE KILLED

HORSE KILLED

It was reported in the Daily Record on the 20th June 1914 that a horse yoked to an empty cart bolted from the loading bank of the central station yesterday morning, and ran off down Quarry Street.

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Completing its mad gallop by leaping through the large plate glass window of Regent House. The horse, a five-year-old Clydesdale, valued at £80, died half an hour later from loss of blood. The damage to the window amounts to about £20.

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As most horses in those days were only classed as working animals, i wonder if the owner was more upset of the fact he had to pay for the window, or the cost of replacing the horse!

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