Chicagoans At The Derby: Large Crowd Journeys to Louisville to See Famous Kentucky Race., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-13


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CHICAGOANS AT THE DERBY Large Crowd Journeys to Louisville to See Famous Kentucky Race RaceShades Shades of Washington Park and the mem ¬ orable American Derby Gone are those days gone forever perhaps perhapsChicago Chicago was reminded of those glorious days when on Friday evening it saw a host of its citizens depart for Louisville where today they will witness the fortyeighth run ¬ ning of the Kentucky Derby and enjoy a privilege long denied them at home of par ¬ ticipating in one of the greatest of outdoor sports sportsSeveral Several special trains took thousands of Chicagos sportloving citizens to the Blue Grass state while the number who motored down was said to be exceptionally large one automobile club reporting that it had requests from over 400 of its members for road guides and other information relative to a trip to Louisville It has been esti ¬ mated that between 5000 and 10000 people from Chicago have gone to see the Derby DerbyThe The fact that Benjamin Block owner of Morvich the Derby favorite formerly re ¬ sided in Chicago and has a host of friends here was an additional incentive for a great number to go to Louisville to see his great colt run in what is now the most famous Derby decided in this country countryMr Mr Block will think hes back in La Salle street when the broker delegation looks him up at Churchill Downs L M Stein of Stein Alstrin Co who ten years ago worked with Block in a local office has made up a party of the noted owners friends of the business world Johnny Hertz of the Yellow Cab Company and Mrs Hertz Mr and Mrs Lawrence Stern Ben Epstein Mrs Leonard Florsheim and Harold Foreman the banker are in the Stein party partyCharles Charles Lewis now a Minneapolis broker and Sam Goldman a turfman from Wiscon ¬ sin also accompanied the Stein party partyMoe Moe Singer who never misses a Derby A A Clements C G Winslow F T Mitchell William Springer and William Dennis are other brokers who have banded together to greet their former crony cronyFrom From Logan Square this delegation invad ¬ ed the Blue Grass Dr W P Pendergast Dr Bluin Dr A C Bauer Dr J L Joyce Dr E F Flannery Jack Thomson John Merrion Dick Raleigh E W Lally Tom Cummings J R Johnson Harry Diamond Harry McBride Harry Williams Pat Shan nccsy J J Corcoran Anthony Fenile J M Scott Jack OKeefe Oscar Kuffer president of the Logan Square Athletic Club and Mrs Kuffer Then theres the politicians Timothy Crowe Mike Rosenberg James M Walsh Alderman Joe McDonough Alderman Johnny Tuohy Representative Thomas Doyle County Commissioner Joe Fitzgerald and Representa ¬ tive Charles Weber have already booked reservations There will be plenty of other officeholders on hand handOthers Others for which reservations were made are Mr and Mrs Neil Murray Mr and Mrs Frank Stone Jack Doc Burke Kim ball Piano Company Charles McCarthy E J Pelikan E J Sheeban of the S and L Motor Company Mr and Mrs W Ben singer L M Heppner F E Duraway Dr Ira Willetts A J Fassett E J Fallen Dr Howard J Quigley Richard Murray William Splain Eddie Slattery Ted Sackley of the Sackley Paving Company Thomas Rigney Frank Wahl and James Monahan MonahanJohnny Johnny Torrio South Chicago boxing pro ¬ moter left with a party of eight Jim Mul ¬ len and a party of six will attend attendA A party of States Attorney Crowes friends left for West Baden From there they will motor to Louisville returning in automobiles Sunday SundayOther Other members of the party are Mr and Mrs Charles V Barrett Mr and Mrs C F Wiehe Mr and Mrs W E Schmidt Mr and Mrs Edgar Jonas Mrs James S Naghton Misses Mary and Veronica Cuneo Lawrence Cuneo and John Pelka

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