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« on: February 06, 2012, 05:44:04 PM »

Denna Sattelberg wrote this story of her grandfather Ernie Sworthwood for the for the September 2004 Mi-HHA magazine. I had previously peppered the article with a couple of dozen content links, however my website is currently in the process of reactivation it's been necessary to remove the non-active links.

 The Sattelberg's have lost Lee's half-decade of harness racing equipment and tools (likely even his colors).
 If you enjoy this article, they are in dire need.
 What every you may give (even a dollar) would be greatly appreciated.
 
The mailing address is located on the Mi-HHA News page

Fire destroys barn at Sattelberg Farm
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« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2012, 09:12:15 AM »

Wilderness....

Do you they need equipment? I've got a barn full of stuff just hanging around on hooks....any way to get a list of things they need?
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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2012, 09:22:36 AM »

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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2012, 09:25:22 AM »

It's been 8 years.

Isn't this the farm that just burned?
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« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2012, 09:26:44 AM »

http://www.barntowire.com/smf/index.php?topic=46569.0

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« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2012, 09:59:13 AM »

Isn't this the farm that just burned?

Yes.
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« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2012, 10:05:56 AM »

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« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2012, 12:36:08 PM »

Several Fires???
What does that mean?
I had a fire once and 61 years and that was enough.
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« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2012, 01:52:05 PM »

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« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2012, 01:58:02 PM »

The local news video footage says "four thoroughbred horses"....ugh.
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« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2012, 01:58:39 PM »

Wilderness....

Do you they need equipment? I've got a barn full of stuff just hanging around on hooks....any way to get a list of things they need?

 They only had the one barn and it was used for storage as well.
So they lost all their equipment.
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« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2012, 02:00:17 PM »

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« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2012, 02:05:35 PM »

http://www.wilx.com/news/headlines/Howell_Barn_Fire_Kills_Four_Harness_Racing_Horses_138271169.html


The burnt up horse shoe is pretty sad.
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« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2012, 02:26:51 PM »

Many thanks

 
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« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2012, 10:22:03 PM »

Many thanks

 

Don, I didn't ever see your initial request.   I cleaned it up now.

I hope for the best for these folks.   Is there some type of collection occurring for cash, equipment, etc?   If so please post the details.
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« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2012, 11:31:21 PM »

I hope for the best for these folks.   Is there some type of collection occurring for cash, equipment, etc?   If so please post the details.

 JJ,
     The fire took place on the morning of the Annual Mi-HHA Banquet.
The [/url=https://www.facebook.com/mi.harness.racing?_fb_noscript=1]Mi-HHa Facebook page[/url] reported that there was some fundraising at the banquet, however these banquets hold multiple 50-50's and other passing of the hat, so pickings may have been bare.

 There was also some type of notice placed on the horseman's board at Northville Downs.

 I previously posted the following which supplies their address:
What every you may give (even a dollar) would be greatly appreciated.
 
The mailing address is located on the Mi-HHA News page

 I'm not comfortable with placing anybody's phone and address in an open forum (I certainly would no list my own).
 Denna' 40-year best friend (Katie Beagle) provided all the details on a newspapers website forums that had multiple pics of burnt barn. (Sorry I didn't save the link)

 Anybody (willing to donate anything to Denna and Lee Sattelberg) could certainly contact the Michigan Harness Horseman's Association (I'm sure they'd be glad to help):

Phone: (888) 898-6442 or (517) 349-2920 
mhha AT mhha-online.com


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« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2012, 11:51:19 PM »

To Keep this interesting, here's link to the 1926 Horse Review obit of Budd Doble

 I've added some pics from other periodicals which were not online previously.

 I've more than 600 pages to update for this website and have begun adding some articles already. Many of the in-content (withing the articles) links will not function because those pages are not yet active.
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« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2012, 03:46:29 PM »

The Dec 1975 Ken McCarr article on Emily Ellen is a good example (McCarr frequently wrote in mysteries and the reader did not realize his focuse until the articles end). I've added six other pics of Emily Ellen from other periodicals.

 The March 1973 HB's article on Ed Keller (with photo's from Ed Keys) was mostly focused on then recent pics of Mr. Keller and when he was older.
 My original scans of those 1973 pics resulted in terrible quality. In any event I've added seven pics from earlier periodicals, three of which are Hildy and Ed together.

In the event that anybody has difficulties accessing these links, they should contact me via the email link on the left side of this submission.

 FWIW, nearly all these 1930s and 1940s Hoof Beats and Harness Horse magazines that I've been working on for some while, were originally owned by Ed Keller.
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