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This Day in Norwood History- September 23, 1942- Norwood Malt Co.

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There doesn’t seem to be .any connection between the Japanese sneak on and a pair of massive horses from a farm in Hopkinton, N. H. pulling a truck for the , in . But there is. The of the company, Cornelius Murphy, faced the inevitable and remorseless fact that the United States is desperately short of rubber, and that gasoline conservation will mean the difference between victory and a stalemate in the greatest war in history. When he bought the horses and truck to replace an automobile truck he was neither indulging a whim or promoting a novelty. The sad facts are the war has come to the United States, even though few seem to realize it now. Pictured above as the horses replaced the gasoline motor for transportation Thursday are from left to right, Cornelius Murphy, president of the Norwood Malt Co., James L. Butler, driver, and Bunny Griffin, shipper.

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