view raw text
Lincolns Charity Card Realizes 44,119 Sum STICKNEY, 111., June 12. — The American Red Cross War Fund and the Chicago Service Mens Center will get a total of 44,119.77 as the result of the charity program which the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club staged at Hawthorne on Memorial Day. Charles W. Bidwill, representing Col. M. J. Winn, head of the Lincoln Fields Jockey Club, revealed that the Red Cross will receive two-thirds of the amount — S96.079.85, while the Service Mens Center will get 8,-039.92. Official presentation of the checks to the war agencies will take place some time after the arrival of Colonel Winn from Louisville. He is due here in several days. Memorial Day is one of the prize dates on the local racing calendar, and on that occasion the attendance was 38,875.