Hugh P. Kane Dies in Texas., Daily Racing Form, 1907-01-15


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HUGH P. KANE DIES IN TEXAS. Dallas. Texas. January 14. — Hugh P. Kane, one of the most widely known and most popular sporting men in America, died at Mineral Springs yesterday afternoon and his body was brought here tonight for interment. Mr. Kane was about fifty-live years of age. He lx-gan life as a blacksmith and became identified with the turf as a plater of racehorses. Ho was as good as the best at his trade, which he abandoned after a time to devote himself to speculation. In this he had varying success. There was nothing of the piker in his composition. He had not boon in good health for a year and had gone to Mineral Springs to seek relief from kidney trouble when death overtook him. Uls home was here. He leaves a widow and one daughter.

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