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CURRENT NOTES OF THE TURF Cornelius Vandcrbilt Whitney, son of Harry Pavne Whitney, the well known New York turf man. was commissioned a second lieutenant iu the flying section of the signal corps Thursday. Charles Farrell. of Winneniucca. Nov.. is starting in a modest way to breed thoroughbreds. He has the nucleus of a stud in the three mares. Fore. Blue Addie and Milosey. all well bred and in their day fair performers. Much of the credit for the opening of Arlington Iark. across from Washington, w h re racing is being conducted this week, belongs to Melvin C Hazen and Thomas Bone-, who have devoted no end of lime and energy to the enterprise. Others who have taken a lively interest are Sen. James A. Buchanan. H. Rosier Dulany. Arthur Daddson. William E. Hitt. Cuuo II. Rudolph. Admiral Cary T. Grayson and N. H. Luttrell. Gen. Leonard Wood and Edward B. McLean are two others of the assso-ciatiou who have lent their aid to both the show and the racing end of the program.