Name Hawthorne Officials: Judge Joseph A. Murphy Arrives for Stickney Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-26


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NAME HAWTHORNE OFFICIALS Judge Joseph A. Murphy Arrives for Stickney Meeting. Late Closing of Stake Races Continues In Force This Year Murphy and Conkling Stewards. Joseph A. Murphy, general manager of the Hawthorne track, arrived in Chicago yesterday morning from San Francisco and plunged immediately into the work of preparing for the meeting which opens July 31. He and president John Schank will confer the next few days oh matters of policy connected with the summer meeting, after which judge Murphy will make a short trip to St. Louis to visit his family and then return to Chicago to dig in for the summer. "We had a good meeting at Tanforan," said judge Murphy, "and but for extremely cold weather the latter part of the meeting we would have had one of our banner meetings. However, we kept well on the right side of the ledger, which is sufficient these days for any place of amusement. The people of California will vote on June 27 on a constitutional amendment legalizing the pari-mutuels. If outside promoters will keep their hand3 off the situation, I think the amendment has a great chance to pass." The first work in preparing for the Hawthorne meeting was the appointment of officials by president Schank and judge Murphy. They will be as follows: Stewards Joseph A. Murphy, Herman P. Conkling. Placing Judges Joseph McLennan, John Carey, Sidney Brown. Racing Secretary Joseph McLennan. Assistant Racing Secretary Charles McLennan. Starter Harry Morrissey. Clerk of Scales Frank Otis. Patrol Judges Webb Everett and E. Hile-man. Paddock judge Max Murphy. Official Veterinarian Dr. J. M. Kaiser. Timer A. J. Hefferman. Track Physician Dr. H. Meacham. Track Superintendent Ben Miller.

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