Mrs. Edward S. Moore, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23


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v- .is™™MgBBM .* " •• *: ■■•■ MRS. EDWARD S. MOORE— Her Circle M. homebred miss, Big Mo, roared to victory in the fourteenth running of the Delaware Oaks on Saturday. . j ■ j ■ * a £ t * r c ■ ■ * s I * c s t * I a a c a i is r e I p r / r r a b i: t t c Public Service Broadcast Ties in With Blood Drive Speakers From Various Military Branches Attend Delaware Affair DELAWARE PARK, Stanton, Del., June 21. — In an effort to aid such worthy causes as the blood donor drive and recruiting for our armed forces, the fourth Saturday public service broadcast emanating from this point included comment by representatives of various military branches in addition to description of the Delaware Oaks running. This week-ends choice of guest speakers tied in with "National Baseball Blood Month," June 15 -July 15, a vast plan originating with the Jewish War veterans. That organization contacted Ford Frick, commissioner of baseball, and the American Red Cross. The plan was then sanctioned by Frick, endorsed by President Truman, and sponsored by the Department of Defense, Red Cross, Jewish War Vets and the nations major and minor league baseball clubs. Pledge cards distributed at the ball games are collected and appointments made by the Red Cross whereby free admission to the ball parks is granted to donors of one pint of blood, which is so badly needed for our fighting men in Korea. Donors receive pass after keeping the appointment, including those rejected but who keep their appointments in good faith. The Wilmington Interstate League club participating in the plan and, at its five night games beginning Monday, .will have extra attractions including beauty contests, USO shows, bands, etc. Mayor Hearn has proclaimed it "Play Ball Wilmington Week." Wilmingtons blood donor week will have the slogan "Play Ball with Your Armed Forces — give that they may live." Delaware Park has added racings helping hand to this and the recruiting drive by having guest speakers on these subjects appear on its week-end public service broadcast, publicizing the drives and posting placards around the track concerning the Wilmington ball clubs games, added attractions and appeal for blood donors. The speakers on the regular half-hour cooperative broadcast today included Capt. Parker R. Spencer, Army and Air Force recruiting officer; Lt. Lolare McCargan, WAC-WAF recuriter, who added the feminine touch; Master Sgt. Fred Schlienkofer, U. S. Marines, and chief petty officer William Hauske, U. S. Navy.

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