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BUSTLING AT NEW ORLEANS WORK ON NEW STABLES BEING HURRIED TO EARLY COMPLETION. Over Fivo Hundred Horses Now at tho Track Saturdays Arrivals Include Drafts from tho H. P. Whitney and Grecntree Stablo3. New Orleans, La., December 3. According to present outlook, tho number of horses that will be quartered at the Fair Grounds when the bugle calls the horses to the barrier on January 1, will be greater than at any former period in the history of the Fair Grounds. Saturdays newcomers were steady anl plentiful, swelling the number now at the course to over the 500 mark and, additions due in the next ten days, will bring tho total to over 750. There are applications for stall reservation for S00. Yeoman work had boon accomplished in the past three days in the matter of building new stables. Alive to the necessity for rapid construction, a force of over 100 caricnters and laborers were put on the job under supervision ofr a "peppery" guiding spirit, with the result that tho new additions took on a mushroom growth and will be completed in ample time for emergency. Those owners who will be placed in the new barns include II. S. Newman, Harry Payne AAhitney, .7. O. Talbot:. C. AV. Clark, Jefferson Livingston and Johnson and Billings. The bulk of yesterdays arrivals were from Bowie, where the racing closed Thursday. Several pretentious stables came from the Maryland track and included the nine under the care of W. A. Burttschell. comprising Christie, Fruit Cake, Baby Lynch, All Smiles, Phil Ungar, Counterpart, Rustling Brass and Ratina. A. S. Clopton got in in advance of the J. O. Talbott consignment of eleven. AVith his batch were those of Harry Payne AVhitney, consisting of Bubbles, Culture and several yearlings, and Mrs. Payne Whitneys Greentree Stable division, including Hubbub and Gainer. George B. Uennessy brought eight, including Herbert Temple. George Phillips and Jack Phillips had eleven between them, among them several useful ones, among which were Fernrock, Egmont, Luzzie. Alley, True as Steel, Royal Interest and Star of Pearl. Miller Henderson, John F. Schorr,- and W. C. Clancy came over from Louisville. The Henderson aggregation numbers six, those brought by Schorr wore J. J. Murdoek and Brizz, and Clancy brought his recent purchase, Pockichoo, Uncle Hart, and a highly tried yearling. John Lowe, who trains the extensive racing string owned by C. AA Clark, telegraphed from San Mateo, Cal., that he would arrive next Wednesday with seventeen horses. I. B. Rennyson, supervisor of tho Business Mens Racing Association, wiio suffered a fracture of the left leg the last day of the fair, has sufficiently recovered to be about, assisted by a wheel chair. He put in several hours yesterday directing business affairs at the track.