Notes of the Turf, Daily Racing Form, 1914-11-12


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NOTES OF THE TURF. C. A. Bergln, ollicial telegraphic censor on the Kentuckv racks, lias been spending a day or two in Chicago "on life way to Juarez, where lie will spend the winter as the representative of several newspapers. The Hotel Knickerbocker has become the rendezvous of New York turfmen. Several winters ago the old Hoffman House was the general meeting place for turfmen during the winter months; and the march since then has been steadily northward until now it is the Knickerbocker. Some of those seen about the rotunda nowadays are Emil Herz. J. L. McGinuis, James McCormick. Jr.. David Stevenson, Philip Stevenson. Willie" Applegate, Leo .Mayer. Sig Levy and others familiar about tint big courses. L. D. Peters. 1302 Hartford building, this city. Is raising a fund for the burial of Freemout Sloan, who died in the Cook County hospital a few days a no in a destitute condition. Tod Sloan, one of the brothers of the deceased, cannot be communicated with, being in the service of the French army as chalfeur. and Cash Sloan, another brother,, is eritic-allv sick in a New York hospital. A number Chicago men interested in racing have already contributed to the fund and others desiring to do so may communicate with Mr. Peters, whose telephone number is Randolph 2150. e ii 1 - 0 d e 1 - , , s e 1 a ., :! of f , J, c

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