Designate Beneficiaries Of Lincoln Charity Card: Red Cross, Service Mens Center Will Get Decoration Day Profits, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-26


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Designate Beneficiaries Of Lincoln Charity Card CardRed Red Cross Service Mens Center Will Get Decoration Day Profits ProfitsSTICKNEY STICKNEY 111 May 25 The American Red Cross and the Chicago Service Mens Center will receive the profits from the Decoration Day program of racing which the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club will present at Hawthorne Monday it was announced today by Col Matt J Winn The Red Cross Colonel Win said will be given two thirds of the war relief days net proceeds and the Service Mens Center the remain ¬ ing third thirdThe The Lincoln Fields Jockey Club last year as its contribution to the turfs war chest gave 25000 to each Army Relief and Navy Relief and Colonel Winn expressed hopes that this years gift willexceed that sum sumThe The American Turf Association oper ¬ ators of Lincoln Fields and Churchill Downs has contributed approximately 300000 to War Relief in a year Besides the 50000 which was given in the name of Lincoln Fields last spring approximately 250000 was contributed by Churchill Downs through gifts of 50000 last year and 62000 this spring to the Red Cross and 140000 to various relief and charitable organizations last fall In addition there Continued on Page TwentyFour Designate Beneficiaries Of Lincoln Charity Card CardContinued Continued from Page One were other unpublicized contributions to charities charitiesMondays Mondays program will be featured by a renewal of the Francis S Peabody Memorial Handicap which should help draw one of the biggest crowds of the Chicago season

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