Social Side Of The Kentucky Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-06


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SOCIAL SIDE OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY The society folk of Louisville are making elaborate preparations for Derby Day The society editor of the CourierJournal writes in the following strain strainNever Never declares one millinery adviser have their been so many hats of such fashionable ex ¬ cellence never so many exclusive and costly de ¬ signs nevcr such demand for the last word Iu person ¬ al adornment for Derby Day The modistes and the tailors contribute their hopeful word and at Churhill Downs goiindkcepers and gardeners are agog of a puriH se to have that famous race course looking at Us l est come next Saturday SaturdayTheres Theres a day for you Derby Day No effort of memory is required to picture other Derby Days and as time passes and the world progresses the in ¬ terest in Derby Day waxes aud wanes ebbs a trille and floods a lot but It appears that not only city and state at this time are in the full flush of enthusiasm for the lordly siiort of horse raceing but that the neighbor cities at the four points of the compass are sharing this enthusiasm with Ixiuisville and are preparing to send their fair ones with their fine clothes to add to the gayety of Derby Day Come along ladies and may the best hat win winWho Who can blame the fair and gallant for a thrill of enthusiasm over Derby Day Heres a day when even the cynic sporting editor loses his sarcasm when be looks with the eye of patience UIKJU the minor inelliciencies of horse or jockey and spreads hinislf over reams of fair copy paper in rhapsodies which do all justice lo satin coat to fleet legs to reddened nostril to hoofs which spurn the turf turfThe The following are among those who will have boxes on Derby Day Lawrence Jones John B Madden J II Capertou M K Taylor E B Bradley Charles F Grainger Matthew L Akers John I Wakclield Gov James B McCreary B Bernheim William B Haldeman J W Schorr of Memphis Baylor Ilickman J N Cannlen C F Buschemeycr E II Taylor Jr of Frankfort Pendleton C Iteckley Alex 1 Hum prey Jr Clarence LcBus James Bntler Price Me Kinney J K Waiuwright W O Head J Pelham Johnston David A Keller J B Thompson and W Pratt Dale DaleMany Many luncheon and dinner parties are being ar ¬ ranged iu connection with the occasion

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