Necrology of the Turf in the Year 1915, Daily Racing Form, 1916-01-03


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NECROLOGY OF THE TURF IN THE YEAR 1915. Death lathered his customary toll in MIS from the rank* oi thaae who Make the ml a successful Institution. Among those who veiled their Caeca ami wont away were Thomas 11. Williams, long dictator of racial in California; John Condon. WW of Harlem ami possessor of interests at Fort Erie, Oak-lawn and other points; Charles s. Bash, who established modern racing at Now Orleans: Edward W. Maginn. long connected with St. lymis 1 racks and Latonia as s eoaspetent haadtcapper and racing secretary; Back Penny, as competent a jockey as ever -uided ■ horse to rlctoty and. when bis riding days were over, a popular and successful trainer: Charles l.ittletield. one of the real veterans of the American turf and in his time a jockey, a trainer and an owner; Carl Canz, ■ jockey of skill and dash, with a neat future before him apparently. Abroad, too. there were disappearances of turf people highly placed, the death list of the year at home and aeteea the «!is being: Owners and Breeders. ROBERT AFLL — Former owner. St. Louis, Mo.. November 20: paralytic stroke. JOHN BHEXOCK— Former owner, Chicago, 111., April IS. CAPT. PATRICK J. CARMOPY— Former owner. St. Loals, Mo.. March 28. EZEKIEL, F. CLAY, JR.— Owner and breeder, Paris, Kv.. January 29; heart disease. HARRY COOPER — Former owner, Toronto. Ont, December; lingering illness. JOHN CROKKR — Former owner, Havre de Grace, Md.. April 13. W. S. DIFFENDERFFEB-— Owner and breeder, Pivn- lieo. Md.. May 11. W. 1*. FIXE — Owner, Toronto, Ont., September 20; stricken with apoplexy. JUDGE F1XKLE — Former owner and breeder, Woodstock, Can.. Mav 2X C. L. MACK — Owner, Bowie, Md., October IS; dropped dead. WILLIAM P. MAGRANE — Owner, Oakland, CaL, December S: heart trouble. P. J. Ml LCAHEY — Former owner. Baltimore. Md., Xovember 17: cancer of stomach. JOSEPH P. ODONNELL — Former owner, Xew York, February 16; operation. RICHARD HENRY OWEXS— Former owner and lireeder. Lexington. Ky.. August 5. HUGH PENNY — Owner and trainer, Baltimore, Md., April 3; pneumonia. Trainers. WILLIAM DELAXEY— Former trainer and steeplechase lackey, El Paso, Tex., February IS; tuberculosis FRANK W. PO.SS— Bakersfield, CaL, July; tuberculosis. CHARLES LITTLEITELD— Brooklyn. N. Y., July s. JOHN W. MARR — Former trainer, Lexington, Ky.. October 14. S. S. MARSHALL — Former trainer, Sheepshead Bay, March 7: rupture of heart yessels. FRANK PLRCELL — Havana, Cuba, March; drowned. Jockeys. GEORGE BEZANSON— Juarez, Mex., March 17; resalt of a fall. CARL GANZ— Cincinnati, O., October 14: injuries received from a fall at Latonia October 11. JOHN GRANT — Former Canadian steeplechase ■ Jockey, France: killed in war. JAMES Li:i: -Former jockey. Raceland. La.. May. : CHARLES LYONS — Montreal. Que., September 13; killed bv train. J. MONTOUR — Baltimore. Md., October 2S: suddenly, acute alcoholism. HARRY STONE— Havre de Grace, Md., April 2.°,; acute indigestion. Others Connected with the Turf. HON. SAMLEL BARKER, M. P. — Former official 1 Hamilton Jockey Club. Canada. June 27. PHIL BOLLINGER — Former bookmaker, Havana, Cabs, March 2.",: heart disease. CHARLES S. BUSH — Former owner and racing official, New Orleans. La., August 1. CLINTON COLBY— Bookmaker, Montreal, Que., Jane 13; pneumonia. HECTOR COMISKEY— Bookmaker, Oakland, CaL, Julv 15; heart disease. JOHN CONDON — Racing official and owner of the Harlem track. Chicago. August 9: paralysis. M. J. CONNELLY Buck Cornelius— Turf follower r and bookmaker, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 1; diabetes. JERRY DALY — Former bookmaker, Havana, Cuba, January 5: shot, following a ipjarrel. PETES Del.ACY — Turf follower and poolroom operator. - New York. X. Y., Xovember 13; opera-lion for gall stones. . ■VLF FQNTELIEF — Former bookmaker. New Iberia, La., May fS. JOHN M. HOWARD— Bookmaker, I rceport, 111., September 24; paralysis. ■ : 1 r - LOUIS D. LAGARDE— Former secretary of City 2 Park race track. New Orleans, La.. November - ". PRANK LAXTERMAX— Turf operator. College Point, X. Y.. June If.. ■ EDWARD W. MAGINN Racing official, Latonia, Kv., June 17: pneumonia. WILLIAM J. MCALLISTER— rornser secretary of American Turf Association; Chicago, III., January 22; heart disease. i JOSEPH L. MLT.LERY — Former racing official; St. « Louis. Mo.. October 2. a I FRED NELSON -Iiookinakers clerk, Memphis, Teiin.. November. LYNDHl RST OODEX— Secretary Ontario Jockey I Club, Toronto, Out.. April 2J. | CARL J. OPLE— Former bookmaker, Xew Orleans. La.. July 24; suicide. JOHN SCHOOLEY — docker. Louisville. Ky., September 22; found dead in bed. CHARLES E. WHITE— Former manager Metropoli- J tan Turf Association, Brooklyn, N. Y, Janu- j ary 4; apoplexy. JOHN T. WIESEN — Turf reporter on Kentucky j tracks, LatouiH, Ky.. June 5; heart disease. j THOMAS H. WILLIAMS— California turf official, j Oakland. CaL, November I; acute heart failure, j SEE WILLIAMS — Bookmakers clerk. Big Springs, j Texas. November 6; consumption. WILLIAM X. WORDEX— Member of the Saratoga Association, Saratoga, X. Y. Foreign Deaths — Owners, Breeders, Trainers, Jockeys and Others. W. J. ADAMS— Cross-country rider. Xew Zealand. Australia; injuries received from a fall. HON. A. R. ADDISON— Owner. South Australia. ERNEST ARNCLL — German trainer; heart failure. . WILLIAM ATKINS— Former jockey. Arundel, Eng., , February 13. J EARL OF BRADFORD— Member of the English . Jockey Club, Ixnidon. Eng.. January 2. DON MARIANO CASSACIOLO Prince of Caatag-neto — Italian gentleman rider, Austria; killed in war. JOHN" CO RLETT- English turf writer, Walmcr. Eng.. June 2:5. WARWICK CHAFFS — Trainer, Sydney, Australia. June 2S; suddenly. WILLIAM RIPPON BROCKTON"— Breeder and rider. Nottingham, Eng., September 17. W. BRODRICK CLOETE— English owner and breeder, May 7; victim of the Lusitania sinking. _ EDWARD CI" PIS— Trainer, Christeharcb, Xew Zealand. April. M. GASTON DREYFUS — French owner and breeder. Fiance, September 15. WILLIAM DUNNS — Irish owner and breeder, Dublin. Ireland. June 25. GEORGE EDWAEDBS— English owner, Ixjndon, England, October 4. COUNT PAIL ESTERHAZY— Austrian amateur rider: killed in war. EARL OF FEVERSHAM— Former owner. Duncombc Park. H.lmsley. Yorkshire, Eng.. January 13. P FIRTH — English jockey. Bombay. India. TOM GOODGAMES— English trainer. Westburg, Eng.. December 29, 1914; pneumonia. WILLIAM GREAVES— Farmer trainer, England. January 12. JIMMY JRI ITT THS— Former English jockey, England. October. REGINALD JONES— Former jockey, Newmarket. Eng.. March 27. RICHARD KNIGHT — Former jockey and trainer. England. March. M M LAZARBFF — Russian owner and breeder. LORD LONDONDERRY— Owner, England, February S: pneumonia. WILLIAM MORGAN — Former steeplechase jockey, Mount Neill. Eng., February 0. ROBERT X 1G I [TING ALL— Former English jockey, London, Eng.. June S. _ L. DE ROMANET — Owner and breeder; killed in war. JAMES RYAN— Former trainer. Woodlands. Newmarket. England. November 18. THE MARQUIS DE SAINT SAUVEUB— Frencb amateur rider, Perthes, France. March; killed in war. ... FRANCESCO SIMOXETTE — Italian jockey. April 1; result of a fall. HENRY STEEL.- Former English bookmaker, England. August 3. COINT LOUIS TRAITTMANSDORFF— Austrian owner Polish Galicia. Hungaria: heart failure. M GEORGES rSERSTEVBNS — Breeder. Belgium. ROBERT CHARLES DE GREY VYNER— English 1 owner. England. May 19. SIR PETER WALKER— English turfman. Osmas-ton Manor. Derbyshire. Eng.. October IS. WM. CHARLES WEATHERILL— Former English trainer. England. I ITS WEISBERG — Owner, San Juan. Porto Rica. HON W. R. WYNDHAM — Member of the Jockey flub. Xovember 0, 1914; killed in war.

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