On the Trot: Honor Northwestern U. Settlement; Two Feature Events on Big Program; Morgan Again Takes Over Spotlight, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-15


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On the Trot TrotL L By MORRIE KURLANSKY Honor Northwestern U Settlement Two Feature Events on Big Program Morgan Again Takes Over Spotlight SpotlightMAYWOOD MAYWOOD PARK Maywood 111 May 14 More than 300 of Chicagos foremost charity organization 67yearold Northwest ¬ ern University Settle ¬ ment will be guests of the Al a y w o o d Park management to mark the start of their 1958 fundraising campaign which has a goal of 300000 While the prominent C h re a g o civic leaders will enjoy a night at the trots in cludinc dinner in the clubhouse dining room and watch the races from the popular stratodeck the two fea ¬ tured events have been named in honor of this great charity organization and its re ¬ tiring presidentchairman of the board William M Allison The Northwestern Uni ¬ versity Settlement a private organization whose fund raising campaign committee is composed of president and Mrs Edward W Emery William N Allison past president Mr and Mrs Gordon Brightman Jr Mr and Mrs Otto C Neumann Mr and Mrs J Hayden MacDonald Owen R Trayner Mr and Mrs L Hayland Erickson and Mr and Mrs Carl S Miner maintains its set ¬ tlement and gymnasium at 1400 W Augusta Blvd Chicago and also sponsors a summer camp at Delavan Wis WisThe The organization helps and assists peo ¬ ple in need regardless of creed na tionality or race Among its wards are threeyearold children and 90yearold citizens While space will not permit to list in detail the uncounted achievements and outstanding services performed by the Northwestern University Settlement its officers and members cannot be praised enough for time money and energy spent by them on behalf of this worthy cause Although NUS receives a contribution from the community fund by far the major portion of its funds for the settlement and the camp and its other numerous services are raised by private contributions The more than 300 Chicago civic and so ¬ ciety leaders expected to attend the races here Thursday night will be treated to bet terthanordinary fare Pacers listed in group B will contest the Northwestern Uni ¬ versity Settlement Pace while highpriced claimers will battle it but in the William M Allison Pace Heading the lineup of the NUS Pace is the Indianaowned Planta ¬ tion Chief who is in the midst of a very successful comeback after more than a years absence from the races The six yearold gelding will be opposed by Board man and Neumans fast fouryearold Shafter Hanover a steadily improving side wheeler the fouryearold Ace of Hearts trainer Don Busses longwinded Wisconsin representative Cindy Lee the consistent mare with tlie multiple ownership being he prized possession of 75 members of the Hotentrots Club in charge of trainer Harold Snodgrass C M Saunders good three yearold Fleet Bird Mrs Jack Beltz Boom town the amazing four yearold who cata ¬ pulted from relative obscurity to fastclass prominence within a period of but six weeks Valiant Way a member of Paul Norris successful public stable and Edward Moddys consistent mare Roxburgh Jean JeanIn In the William M Allison Pace Buddy Barnes a brilliant victor in 2047f earlier in the meeting and fourth to such outstanding pacers as Golden Miss Buck ¬ eye and Sherrys Honor in his last race most likely will be the oddson favorite His main opposition should come from E F Wagners Dakota Sandman and McGarty brothers Fire Eyes while Sams Song indicated in his last race that he is approaching top form Edward Mor ¬ gan after a short slump again captured the limelight with a double Tuesday night to make it four victories in two racing nights this week Each time Mor ¬ gans charges Sigma Nu and Highland Todd defeated oddson favorites Sigma Nu easily won a 25class pace in 208 while the heavily backed Homer Creed finished a wellbeaten fourth Later in the evening Morgan guided the veteran pacer Highland Todd to a surprise vic ¬ tory in the good time of 206 in a Cclass pace taking the measure of Aiken Han ¬ over and Joans Commander with 35 favorite Indiana Chief unplaced Harry Burright also won two races al ¬ though he had to share honors in the final race with Hollis Regur when Bur rights mount Lady Mayfield finished in a dead heat with B D Bristle BristleLois Lois Scott a sixyearold mare owned by Charles R Sanders and trained and driven by yoiirig Jerry Coleman proved much the best in a Bclass race Tuesday and was credited with the splendid mile clocking of 204 in her second consecutive victory Sevenyearold chestnut stallion Danny Creed with Ed Casagranda at the reins in ¬ terrupted a series of longshot winners Tuesday to score his first victory of the season in an Aclass pace timed in 2051 defeating such highly regarded foes as Rocky Win and Si Creed as a 52 favorite

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