The Candy Queen and Her Duesy.
Ethel V. Mars stood at the entrance of the main stable of her horse farm. She and her late husband Franklin Clarence Mars had purchased the 2800 acre property in Giles County Tennessee in 1930 and had built Milky Way Farm to raise Hereford cattle and race horses. By 1934 they had begun competing at major East Coast racetracks but it was after her husband died that year that Ethel assumed control of the horse operation and began to invest heavily into it. In 1935 alone, her to