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From the Ipswich Tribune

August 30, 1928 edition

PARMLEY SELLS SHETLAND PONIES

Monday was Blue Monday for a lot of Ipswich kids as well as being a Circus and Rodeo day for many. William Riebolt of St. Paul blew into town Saturday in search of a car load of Shetland Ponies and before the end of a perfect day had bought forty-four of the J. W. Parmley herd. Word was passed around that they would be shipped Monday and those that were loaned out were to be assembled to select from.

Reluctantly many were brought in and the boys of town were on hand to help drive, lasso or ride the wild ones and bid...

 

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