Extending Charitable Contributions, Daily Racing Form, 1914-04-22


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EXTENDING CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS. in ihe past the Sydney Tattersalls Club ha- do- Dated 8250 a year towards a lied iu the Sydney Ho-pit.il. hut ai lasi wciks commute, meeting a further move was made on behalf • ] charity, the following animal donations lieing decided upon: l... il Prince Alfred Hospital. 50: St. Vincents II - dtal. -*2."o: Royal Alexandra Childrens Bospi-tal, 50; Lewisbani Hospital, sl.". South Sydney Hospital. 25: Boyal North Shore Hospital, *125. ami Eastern Suburbs Hospital. 25. loo much can aol he -aid ,n commendation of the -porting clubs action ami it is to be hoped the example »et will ban ■ good effect in other quarters. Surprise i-g« px pressed thai the "horse rlnbs in the nieti P poll tan sres do not combine and hold i da - racing yearly for he beaefll of charitslde Institutions. Under the provisions of the Act. it i- nenoissavle to race 21 days a year at Bandwlck. but paly 20 an iilili/.ed. To take advantage of tlie etr-i Bay would probably necessitate tlie reduction of the proprietarv clubs annual fixtures bv one. or a clash with a |M ny meeting, either of which the controlling body would i»- anxious .. avoid. Shareholders in proprietary clubs are not in the business f..r tin beiicln of charity, and naiurallv some would make an outcry if affected, bin if representatives of ihe whole of the "hone" clubs were anxious io do something more than at present for the various institutions. 11 is probable some scheme ntlsfaetory to all could h. devised In order to permit of a charity meeting at Randwkk. — Syduey Referee,

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