,000 for Sports Window: United Hunts Donates Ten Percent of Saturdays Receipts to Fund for Cathedra Bay, Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-29


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,000 FOR SPORTS WINDOW United Hunts Donates Ten Pel Cent of Saturdays Receipts to Fund for Cathedral Bay. NEW YOBK, N. Y., April 2S.— John Mc-Bntee Bowman, president of the Uniteel Hunts Racing Association, has announced that approximately ,000 will be turned ove-r to the Sports Bay Window fund for the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. This sum represents ten per cent of the receipts df Saturdays gate at the United Hunts. This me»eting was one of the most successful ever held and attracteel a rece rd-breaking assemblage of representative social and racing people to Belmont Park Terminal. The proposed Sports Bay Window for the eatheelral has arouseel widespread enthusiasm and the prefect is being pushed to completion by a committee em sports and games, e f which Julian S. Myrick is chairman; Miles S. Charlock, secretary, and Frederick W. Rnbien, treasurer. The membership of this committee represents every branch of amateur sport. As a member e f the committee, .le hn IfcEntee Bowman has co-operated in every way to make the suggested sports window a reality, and at a recent luncheon tendered by him to the Fnited Hunts, announced that ten per cent of the first days ree-eipts of the spring meeting would be devoted to swelling the fund. Bishop William T. Manning was invited to attend the opening day at Belmont Park Terminal, but. unfortunately, was prevented from attending as he has been ill with influenza. Through chairman Myrick of the sports and games committee, the bishop sent a message to president Bowman, expressing his appreciation e f the invitation and his keen regret at not being able to be present. President Bowman referred to the fact that the Cathedral Sports Bay Window is not an unheard-of departure by any means, but that it has notable preceelents in several Eure -pean countries where cathedral winelows e-ommemeirate the speirts and recreations of monarchs, nobility and commoners.

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