Subscribes ,000 to Red Cross Fund: Ontario Jockey Club Shows Generosity in Deserving Cause at Annual Meeting of Stockholders, Daily Racing Form, 1914-11-29


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SUBSCRIBES 55,000 TO RED CROSS FUND. Ontario Jockey Club Shows Generosity in Deserving Cause at Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Toronto, Ont., November 2S. At the annual general meeting of the Ontario Jockey Club, President Joseph E. Seagram, who occupied the chah, pointed out that the club was again honored by th; presence of their royal highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Connaught and the Princess Patricia of Connanght at its spring meeting, an honor greatly appreciated by the members of the club and- the public. The past season had been a successful one. one hundred and eight thousand dollars being distributed in purses during the fourteen days of racing. Mr. Seagram congratulated the shareholders upon having placed a splendidly-built and equippid grandstand at Woodbine Park. The racing they had enjoyed during the past year had been euusl to that of former years. Great improvement hal been made in Canadian-bred horses, which improvement, he trusted, would continue. A dividend of 5 Ier cent was declared upon the capital stock for the past year. It was decided to subscribe the sum of five thoa-. sand dollars to the Red Cross Fund. The following were elected directors for the coming year: Joseph E. Seagram, president; Sir Edmund B. Osier, M. P., first vice-president; Sir j.vmun Melvin Joues, second vice-president; I. W. Alexander. R. J. Christie, A. L. Dyment, Lieut. -Col. Hon. J. S. Hendrie. C. V. O., and Lieut.. Col. Wm. Hendrie; W. P. Fraser, secretary.

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