Invitation to Missouri Breeders: Asked to Attend Convention to be Held in Connection with Racing Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1917-08-28


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INVITATION TO MISSOURI BREEDERS Asked to Attend Convention to Bo Held in Connection with Racing: Meeting. St. Louis, Mo., August 27. An invitation to attend the racing meeting at Maxwelton Park, starting Wednesday, August 29, and running for ten days, has been issued to the breeders of light types of horses in Missouri by Convention Manager John T. Stiuson. The bulletin follows: "Will you attend a convention of breeders of the light type of horses of the state to be held at Maxwelton Park, St. Louis County, September 1, for the purpose of devising ways and means to encourage the breeding of horses fit for army use? You will not be called on for any subscription. You will be sent a complimentary badge for yourself and lady. "In connection witli the convention there will be ten days of high-class running races, conducted strictly within the laws of the state. The United States Government has totally Ignored Missouri in its experimental stations for the breeding of army remounts. "All of us will agree that we have the greatest horse breeding state in the Union and it is fit that this fact should be brought sharply to the attention of the government, and an offer of co-operation made that will not be refused."-

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