Anecdotes of "Joe Joe", Daily Racing Form, 1922-12-26


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Anecdotes of "Joe Jee" Joe Joe did not always have the necessary deuce that was the smallest bet accepted in the big ring, but that would not stop him if one of the big fellows had a price posted that was better than what was offered in the "field" book. One day he shoved up a dollar bill to Marsh Redon in the big ring when Redon was busy. "Go away with that," snapped Redon, "I dont take dollars.1 "Well, you piker, you neednt take it all. You can take any part of it," came back Joe Joe. "Theres class to men just like theres class to horses," said Joe Joe "Yesterday I asked Billy Maher for a quarter for car fare to the track. He said, I havent a quarter, Joe; heres a dime. "Today I asked Frank Weithoff for a dime car fare and he said: I havent a dime, Joe; heres a dollar. "Dont tell me there Lmt class to men just like theres class to hon5?."

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