Race Track For Dawson Springs, KY., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-20

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RACE TRACK FOR DAWSON SPRINGS KY LEXIXGTOX Ky April 19 The government is preparing to erect a 2000000 hospital at Dawson Springs and a company of individuals have planned a 3000000 hotel with a magnificent race track as one of the probable places of amusement for visitors who come to drink of and bathe in the waters which are declared by government chemists to be the equal of Germanys famed Carlsbad Dawson Springs is near Ilopkinsville Ky the home of starter Dade DadeOnly Only the most competent men are to be employed in the niutucl offices over which Gene Elrod of Louisville will preside as usual The track man ¬ agers for some five or six years have been annoyed with a host of incompetents who found their places through ivolitical pull and who greatly decreased the efficiency of the parimutiiel organization keeping the competent ones who wore forced to do the bulk of the work in n state of dissatisfaction and cost the association no telling how much in the time they wasted It is announced that the only pull that will get a man u job in the mutuel offices under the new order of things is ability to do his work workEverything Everything in preparation for the opening here next Thursday has been done by resident manager Robert L Baker and his assistants The book pre ¬ pared by racing secretary William U Shelley Is as good as his best if not better The total of 80500 and some dozen or so trophies the gifts of racing patrons are to bo offered

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