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1 r MORTALITY AMONG FRENCH TURFMEN I A good man] of th.- higher class of French turf-nnn - dtad in FHO Some of the most notable were M. Hearse" Baltassi. founder of tin- leading French sporting paper "Le Jockey:" M. Janus de ttremond, M. Maurice de Gbeest, M. ITdmillHl Flam, the Viscomte Fhilip dEsaoas de laul. the Cerate de Marois and Mr. Y. K. Vanderbilt. the American ! millionaire owner, who had raced in France for a , unarter of a CI atury. They represented a group of f wealthy and devoted owners and breeders who exercised a considerable influence for good on the French turf daring several decades.