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THE CHARTER 



Commonwealth of Massachusetts 



Be it knoivn, that whereas, 
Chas. L. Young, 
John M. E. Morrill, 
S. Walter Wales, 
Chas. H. Belledeu, 
Fredk. J. Brand, 



Geo. H. Greenwood, 
Timothy A. Bresnahan, 
Hollis P. Gallup, 
Robt. S. Fitch, 
Jacob Mosser. 



have associated themselves with the intention of forming a corporation under 
the name of the 

Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving Club 

for the purpose of uniting the lovers of the noble horse more closely, of 
promoting an interest in matinee and speedway racing; of securing a speed- 
way in Dorchester, and of establishing a headquarters where the members 
may meet to discuss their favorities and enjoy a social hour together; and 
have complied with the provisions of the statutes of this Commonwealth in 
such case made and provided, as appears from the certificate of the President, 
Treasurer and Directors of said corporation, duly approved by the Com- 
missioner of Corporations, and recorded in this office: 

Now, therefore, I, William M. OLIN, Secretary of the Commonwealth 
of Massachusetts, do hereby certify that said CHAS. L. YOUNG, John M. E. 
Morrill, S. Walter Wales, Chas. H. Belledeu, Fredk. J. Brand, Geo. 
H. Greenwood, Timothy A. Bresnahan, Hollis P. Gallup, Robt. S. Fitch 
and Jacob MOSSER, their associates and successors, are legally organized 
and established as, and are hereby made, an existing corporation under the 
name of the 

Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving Club 

with the powers, rights and privileges and subject to the limitations, duties 
and restrictions which by law appertains thereto. Witness my official 
signature hereunto subscribed, and the seal of the Commonwealth of 
Massachusetts hereunto affixed this twenty-third day of June, in the 
year of our Lord one thousand and nine hundred. 

WM. M. OLIN, 

Secretary of the Commonwealth. 



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DEDICATION 



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What is the Dorchester Gentlemen's 
Driving club, its source., its strength, its 
accomplished work and its aims? Of 
whom is its list of members composed, 
and what notable horses do they, or have 
they owned? All these things it is the 
province of this offering to tell. 

Besidents of Dorchester, Milton, Hyde 
Park and other localities to the south of 
Dorchester will recall that fifteen years 
ago the only snow speedway in the vicin- 
ity was on Eiver Street from Mattapan 
to the Lower Mills, and that there was 
no place on the south side of Boston 
for brushes to wheels. Electric car tracks 
made Eiver Street impossible, and a short 
snow speedway was established on Talbot 
Avenue, Dorchester, from Codman to 
Peabody Squares. When Blue Hill Ave- 
nue was widened the scene of activities 
was changed to that thoroughfare, that 
part from Harvard Street to Morton 
Street or thereabout being used. The 
permit had been obtained through the 
efforts of John M. E. Morrill, now of 
the Morrill Construction Co. ; Charles 
H. Belledeu, the contractor and interior 
fitter, and present owner of Kentucky 
Star, the fastest horse ever owned in the 
club; and Hollis P. Gallup of Ashmont, 
at whose well-appointed stables so many 
of the club horses live or have lived. 
These three gentlemen met by accident 
one day in the blacksmith shop on Barnes 
Street of E. P. Denn and discussed the 
probability of being allowed to speed on 
Blue Hill Avenue, and it was at this time 
and place that the Dorchester Gentle- 
men's Driving club was conceived. Like 
many another youngster destined to wax 
big and powerful even if its parents 



could not foresee what the periods of 
gestation, birth and development would 
bring forth. 

The permits obtained, Messrs. Belle- 
deu, Morrill and Gallup at once formed 
themselves into a committee to keep the 
track in good condition. Mr. Belledeu 
was secretary, Mr. Morrill treasurer, 
and Mr. Gallup road inspector, and 
several hundred dollars were secured 
each winter. Later they started a peti- 
tion for a permanent speedway on Blue 
Hill Avenue, which was signed by many 
prominent road drivers and business men 
of Boston, Dorchester and the neighbor- 
ing suburbs. The superintendent of 
streets, however, refused to grant the 
petition, as objections had been made by 
the property owners adjoining the street. 
He suggested that the committee apply 
for a speedway on the marshes of the 
Charles river near Brighton, and some 
of the Boston signers to the petition 
acted on the suggestion and secured the 
mile speedway which was opened to the 
public in September, 1899. 

Being so far away from Dorchester and 
sections lying beyond, it proved of no 
use to local drivers and the road com- 
mittee decided to take more active steps. 
Accordingly, Messrs. Morrill, Belledeu 
and Gallup invited other horsemen to 
meet with them on April 26, 1899, and 
as a result the Dorchester Gentlemen's 
Driving club was formed, with a charter 
list of one hundred members. The offi- 
cers elected were : C. L. Young, presi- 
dent; S. Walter Wales, first vice-presi- 
dent; Louis Pfingst, second vice-presi- 
dent; C. H. Belledeu, secretary, and J. 
M. E. Morrill, treasurer. Edgar 0. Had- 



dock was appointed clerk and the first 
regular records of the club are dated 
May 10, 1899. Mr. Haddock was suc- 
ceeded on October 30 of the same year 
by Frederick J. Brand, later president of 
the club. At the annual meeting in 1900 
all of the original officers were reelected. 
The full board of officers and the com- 
mittees were as follows : 

President, Charles L. Young. 

First Vice-President, S. Walter Wales. 

Second Vice-President, Louis Pfingst. 

Secretary, C. H. Belledeu. 

Treasurer, John M. E. Morrill. 

Clerk, Frederick J. Brand. 

Directors, Charles L. Young, Louis 
Pfingst, E. S. Fitch, C. H. Belledeu, 
John M. E. Morrill, T. A. Bresnahan, 



lie interest been manifested. The prizes 
for the winners were blue ribbons and the 
contests were as fierce as for thousand 
dollar purses. No record was kept of 
the races for the year 1899, but for the 
year 1900 the full record follows : 

BLUE RIBBON RACES FOR 1900. 

Aggie H (R. W. Hickey) won from Ash- 
mont, Nov. 29. Lost to Ashmont, Nov. 8. 

Alice B (Walter E. Newbert) won from 
Little Fred, Nov. 3 and 24; Lady Madison, 
Nov. 10; Ramus, Dec. 20 and 27. Lost to 
Little Fred, Oct. 18; Lady Madison, Oct. 25, 
Nov. 17 and 29 and Dec. 13; Ramus, Dec. 8. 

Archford (A. M. Tyner) lost to Azote Nov. 
29. 

Ashmont (H. P. Gallup) won from Aggie 
H, Nov. 8. Lost to Aggie H, Nov. 29. 

Azote (E. O. Haddock) won from Arch- 




YE FIRST COAT OF ARMS. 



C. C. Blaney, F. J. Brand, Geo. H. 
Greenwood, C. L. Bartlett. 

Pacing and Speedway Committee, E. 
S. Fitch, Chairman; C. H. Belledeu, A. 
S. Gushee, F. J. Brand, S. H. Mildram, 
L. E. H. Jones, Geo. B. Fowler, H. P. 
Gallup, F. S. Eldredge, F. L. Codman, 
Alpheus Sanford. 

Membership Committee, Geo. E. 
Griffin, W. E. Newbert, C. L. Hinds. 

The club was incorporated on June 23, 
1900, as the charter fronting this volume 
shows. 



Eacing by this time was constant on 
the Blue Hill Avenue speedway, and every 
Thursday and Saturday afternoon saw 
spirited matches and great crowds to wit- 
ness them. At no time has greater pub- 



ford, Nov. 29. Lost to Ladv Madison, Dec. 
27. 

Baby Logan (W. P. Boutelle) won from 
Nellie Bly, June 7; Hazelwood, Oct. 27; 
Sanford L, Nov. 22. Lost to Hazelwood, 
Dec. 16. 

Beauty (W. C. Littlefield) won from Rose- 
wood (W. L. Morrison), Nov. 11 and Dec. 27. 

Bob Fitz (H. P. Gallup) won from Rose- 
wood, Nov. 17. Lost to Rubsley G, Nov. 24 
and Dec. 15; Dr. G, Nov. 29. 

Bonnets o' Blue (G. W. D'Arcy) won from 
Prince Wilkes, Nov. 29; Hazelwood, Dec. 2. 

Bonnie (A. D. Gould) lost to Little Fred, 
Nov. 25. 

Brick Flash (A. D. McLean) lost to Lewis- 
ton Belle, Oct. 18. 

Brick Wilkes, Jr. (C. C. Blaney) won 
from Sunrise, Nov. 29. 

Dr. G (F. J. Brand) won from Vondell, 
April 19; Bob Fitz, Nov. 29. Lost to Rubs- 
ley G, May 7; Landlord, May 24 and June 7; 
Prince Wilkes, Nov. 1; Gladys M, Nov. 8 
and 15. 





GEORGE W. D'ARCY, 

1st Vice-President. 



JACOB MOSSER, 
2nd Vice-President. 




ALMOND S. GUSHEE, 
President. 





GEORGE H. GREENWOOD, 

Secretary. 



ROBERT S. FITCH, 
Treasurer. 



George G (W. J. Fitzgerald) lost to Land- 
lord, Nov. 1. 

Gladys M (R. K. Clarke) won from Dr. 
G, Nov. 8 and 15; Prince Wilkes, Nov. 22. 
Lost to Rubsley G, Dec. 20. 

Goodboy (J. N. Berry) won from Lady 
Wentworth, Nov. 3. 

Harry L (C. H. Dow), lost to Rubsley G, 
Dec. 13. 

Hazelwood (R. S. Fitch) won from Baby 
Logan, Dec. 6; Nellie W, Dec. 15. Lost to 
Baby Logan, Oct. 27; Bonnets o' Blue, Dec. 
20. 

Lady Madison (P. J. Fitzgerald) won from 
Alice B, Oct. 25, Nov. 17 and 29; Little Fred, 
Nov. 8 and 15; Azote, Dec. 27. Lost to Lit- 
tle Fred, Nov. 1; Alice B, Nov. 10. 

Lady Wentworth (E. P. Denn) lost to 
Goodboy, Nov. 3. 

Landlord (C. L. Young) won from Dr. G, 
May 24 and June 7; Randolph K, Oct. 18; 
Rubsley G, Oct. 25; George G, Nov. 1; Ned 
Winslow, Nov. 22; Rubsley G, Dec. 27. 

Lewiston Belle (R. S. Fitch), won from 
Brick Flash, Oct. 18. 

Little Fred (C. C. Blaney), won from 
Alice B, Oct. 18; Bonnie (E. T. Gould), Oct. 
25; Lady Madison, Nov. 1. Lost to Alice 
B, Nov. 3 and Dec. 24; Lady Madison, Nov. 
8 and 15. 

Ned Winslow (C. H. Belledeu) lost to 
Landlord, Dec. 22. 

Nelly Bly (Jacob Mosser) lost to Baby 
Logan, June 7. 

Nellie W (W. L. Morrison) lost to Hazel- 
wood, Dec. 25. 

Prince Wilkes (C. H. Belledeu) won from 
Rosewood, Oct. 27; Dr. G, Nov. 1. Lost to 
Gladys M, Nov. 22; Bonnets o' Blue, Nov. 
29; Sunrise, Dec. 27. 

Ramus (Carey Keith), won from Alice B, 
Dec. 28. Lost to Alice B, Dec. 20 and 27. 

Randolph K (C. C. Blaney) won from Cap- 
tain Hall, May 17. Lost to Landlord, Oct. 
18. 

Rosewood (W. L. Morrison) lost to Prince 
Wilkes, Oct. 27; Bob Fitz, Nov. 17; Beauty, 
Nov. 29 and Dec. 27. 

Rubsley G (Jesse Moulton) won from Dr. 
G, May 5; Bob Fitz, Nov. 24 and Dec. 15; 
Harry L, Dec. 13; Gladys M, Dec. 20. Lost 
to Landlord, Oct. 25 and Dec. 27. 

Sanford L (T. A. Bresnahan) lost to Baby 
Logan, Nov. 22. 

Sunrise (E. S. Harris) won from Prince 
Wilkes, Dec. 27. Lost to Brick Wilkes, Jr., 
Nov. 29. 

Vondell (J. M. E. Morrill) lost to Dr. G, 
April 19. 



EACES AT EEADA T ILLE JUNE 18 
AND SEPT. 3, 1900. 

The first race of the club held at Eead- 
ville of which a complete record has been 
kept was held on June 18, 1900, and was 
very successful. Another equally success- 
ful race was held on the same track on 



the Tabor Day following. A recapitula- 
tion of the results of these matinees will 
call up many pleasant memories of men, 
horses and contests. 

June 18, 1900. 
2.25 Class, Trot and Pace, Purse $100. 
Prince Wilkes, br g, by Maxie 

Wilkes (C. H. Belledeu) Ill 

Gazeaway, ch g (E. O. Fitch) 2 2 4 

Bob Fitz, ro g (H. P. Gallup) 3 7 2 

Glendale, b g (J. A. Hart) 4 3 3 

Walter H br g (Frank Henderson) ..556 

Alice B, ch m (W. E. Newbert) 6 6 5 

Nellie Bly, ch m (Jacob Mosser) .... 7 4 dr 

Time— 2.22 3-4, 2.26, 2.25. 

2.45 Class, Trot and Pace, to Wagon. 
Purse, $100. 
Ashmont, br g, by Hebron (H. P. 

Gallup) 1 1 1 

Aggie H, ch m (R. W. Hickey 2 2 2 

Nana, ch m (E. O. Haddock) 3 3 3 

Petrovi ch g (H. T. Bower) 5 4 4 

Senator A, ch g (A. M. Tyner) 4 5 6 

George T, ch g (J. T. Hourihan) 6 5 5 

Time— 2. 37 1-2, 2.39 1-4, 2.. 41 1-2. 

Free for All Pace; Purse, $100. 

Kentucky Star, b g, by Robert Mc- 
Gregor (C. H. Belledeu) Ill 

Landlord, br g, by Albrino (C. L. 
Young) 3 2 2 

Whirley, blk g (T. R. Galvin) 2 3 3 

Roscoe, b g (L. S. Timberlake) 4 4 4 

Time— 2.30 3-4, 2.17 1-2, 2.18. 

Double Team Race; Purse, $100. 
Randolph K, b g, arid Embrino, b g 
(J. M. E. Morrill) 1 1 

Nellie F, b m, and Joel, b g (J. H. Nay) 3 2 
Little Fred, blk g, and Alice B, b m 

(R. S. Fitch and W. E. Newbert) .... 2 3 

Time— 2.51, 2.28 1-2. 

Pony Race, Quarter-mile Heats. 

Bright Eyes, b g (Jacob Mosser) 1 1 

Trilby, b m (Cole) 2 2 

Time — .32 3-4, .31. 



September 3, 1900. 
Class, 3.00 Trot; Best Two in Three; Mile 

Heats; Purse, $100. 
Azote, b g, by Constantine (E. O. Had- 
dock) 1 1 

Lewiston Belle, ch m (R. S. Fitch) 2 2 

Sunrise, b g, by Abbott Wilkes, dam 

Kitty (E. S. Harris) 3 3 

Charlie B, b g (H. T. Barnes) 4 4 

Brick Wilkes, Jr., blk s, by Brick 
Wilkes, dam Kitty M (C. C. Blaney) . . 5 dr 
Time— 2.34 1-2, 2.35 1-2. 

Class, Free-for-all Trot; Best two in Three; 

Mile Heats; Purse, $100. 
Camden Girl, ch m, by Veni Vici, by 

Robert Wilkes, by George Wilkes; 

first dam by Harbinger, second dam 





J. ROLLIN STUART, JR. 

Director. 



RANDOLPH K. CLARKE, 
First Vice-president in 1903-1904. 





ALPHONSE E. KEXXEY. 



ADNA T. WHEELOCK. 



by Rob Roy (John Hood) 1 1 

Little Fred, blk g (C. C. Blaney) 2 3 

Alice B, ch m, by Edgardo (W. E. New- 

bert) 4 2 

Ramus, b g, by Red Wilkes, dam May 

(Carey Keith) 3 4 

Time— 2.23, 2.22 1-2. 

Invitation Race; Best Three in Five; Mile 

Heats; Purse, $100. 
Gladys M, br m, by Irvin M, dam 

by Monte Cristo (R. K. Clarke) 3 2 11 
Billy Crocker, br g (Charles 

Abrams) 4 1 2 2 

Dr. G, b g (F. J. Brand) 1 5 5 3 

Rosewood, b g (W. L. Morrison) .2 3 4 dr 
Roscoe, b g (L. S. Timberlake) . . 5 4 3 dr 
Ella H, br m (Jacob Mosser) 6 dr 

Time— 2.25, 2.24 3-4, 2.25 1-4, 2.25 3-4. 

Class, 2.35 to Wagon; Best Two in Three; 
Mile Heats; Purse, $100. 

Lightfoot, blk g (T. R. Galvin) 1 1 

Walter H, b g (Frank Henderson) .... 2 3 

Ashmont, b g (H. P. Gallup) 7 2 

Baby Logan, ch m (W. P. Boutelle) ... 3 6 

Randolph K, b g (C. C. Blaney) 4 4 

Archford, blk g (A. M. Tyner) 6 5 

Capt Hall, blk g, by Silvertail (Jesse 

Moulton) 8 7 

Nelson P, b g (Nelson Pierce) 5 dr 

Time— 2.30, 2.25. 

Class, Free-for-all Pacing; Best Two in 

Three; Mile Heats Purse, $100. 
Landlord, b g, by Albrino (C. L. 

Young) 1 2 1 

S R, ch s (C. C. Blaney) 2 1 3 

Embrino, b m (W. Emery) 3 3 2 

Time— 2.17 1-2, 2.17, 2.20. 

Running Race, Three-Fourths Mile Heats; 
Best Two in Three; Purse, $75. 

Paddy, b g (Haley) 2 1 1 

Millie L, b m (Houghton) 1 2 2 

Miss O B, b m (Keany) 3 3 dr 

Time— 1.25 1-4, 1.20 1-4, 1.20. 

Pony Race, 1-4 Mile Heats; Best Two in 
Three, for a Blue Ribbon. 

Billy (McMorrow) 1 2 1 

Baby (J. B. Lynch) 2 1 2 

Time— .28, .28, .28 3-4. 

Harry Thomas attempted to pull a road 
cart a mile in ten minutes. He did it in 
8m., 2s., the band playing "A Little Bit Off 
the Top" as he came up the stretch. A ten 
mile tandem-paced bicycle race between C. 
P. Paul and W. Prouty was won by Paul in 
26m., 32s. Trinket, 2.14 (A. S. Gushee), 25 
years old, started to beat the world's record, 
2.20 1-2, for aged horses, and lost; time, 
2.20 3-4. 



unanimously chosen president. The full 
hoard of officers and committees for the 
year were : 

President, S. Walter Wales. 

First vice-president, Louis Pfingst. 

Second vice-president, Eobert S. Fitch. 

Secretary, Charles H. Belledeu. 

Treasurer, John M. E. Morrill. 

Clerk, Frederick J. Brand. 

Press representative, Edward G. Bich- 
ardson. 

Directors, Messrs. Wales, Pfingst, 
Fitch, Belledeu, Morrill, Brand, T. A. 
Bresnahan, George H. Greenwood and 
Charles L. Young. 

Pacing and speedway committee, C. C. 
Blaney, chairman; George W. D'Arcy, 
J. B. Stuart, Jr., L. S. Timberlake, 
Louis Tewhart, Frederick S. Gore, Hollis 
P. Gallup, George B. Fowler, Bandolph 
K. Clarke, C. L. Young, Almond S. 
Gushee, W. C. Littlefield, Jesse Moulton 
and William C. Fitzgerald. 

Finance committee, E. S. Fitch, chair- 
man; Charles L. Young and George H. 
Greenwood. 

Membership committee, Walter E. 
JSTewbert, chairman; Charles L. Hinds 
and George E. Griffin. 

House committee, William P. Boutelle, 
chairman; D. W. Sullivan and J. N. 
Berry. 

Of these gentlemen Lewis S. Timber- 
lake of the Eacing and Speedway com- 
mittee died very suddenly, and greatly 
lamented, on Dec. 8, 1902, the club tak- 
ing appropriate action on his death. 



The first change in the board of di- 
rectors came in "l901 when S. Walter 
Wales, proprietor of the Boulevard 
stables at Grove Hall, and one of the 
most popular members of the club, was 



Interest in racing was unabated, as the 
following list will show. 

BLUE RIBBON WINNERS FOR 1901. 

Alice B (W. E. Newbert) won from Little 
Fred, Jan. 16. Lost to Bessie Rampart, 
April 25; Ramus, June 16; Lady B, Oct. 24; 
Roy K, Nov. 7 and 21. 

Azote (E. O. Haddock) won from Ramus, 
April 25. 

Baby Logan (W. P. Boutelle) won from 
Gem, June 17; Ella H, Oct. .10; Conundrum, 
Oct. 24; Randolph K, Nov. 17. Lost to 
Rubsley G, Nov. 21. 

Beauty (W. C. Littlefield) won from Rose- 
wood, April 25; John F, June 17. 

Ben Noel (Jesse Moulton) won from Lady 
Wentworth, Oct. 31. 

Bessie Rampart (R. S. Fitch) won from 
Alice B, April 25. 



10 



Char Ex= Presidents 




CHARLES L. YOUNG, 
President 1899-1900. 





S. WALTER WALES, 
President 1901-1902. 



FREDERICK J. BRAND, 
President 1903-1904. 



11 



Billy (W. W. Grant) lost to Nellie W, 
Oct. 31. 

Bob Fitz (H. P. Gallup) won from Lady 
B, Nov. 21. Lost to Lady B, Nov. 7. 

Bonnets o' Blue won from Ned Winslow 
(by forfeit), Feb. 14. Lost to Landlord, 
March 28 and May 16. 

Brightness (A. M. Newbert) won from 
Brick Wilkes, Jr., Jan. 16. Lost to Goodboy, 
March 28 and April 25;. Lady B, Oct. 10. 

Budweiser won from Mutineer, Oct. 31; El- 
lie, Nov. 31. 

Conundrum (M. F. Sullivan) lost to Baby 
Logan, Oct. 24. 

Dempsey (J. R. Stuart, Jr.) lost to Land- 
lord, June 13. 

Dr. G (F. J. Brand) lost to Rubsley G, 
March 28. 

Ella H (Jacob Mosser), lost to Baby Lo- 
gan, Oct. 17. 

Ellie (J. H. Hall) lost to Budweiser, Nov. 
31. 

Gem (Charles Abrams) lost to Baby Lo- 
gan, June 17. 

Goodboy (J. N. Berry) won from Bright- 
ness, March 28 and April 25. 

John F (W. I. Estabrook) lost to Beauty. 
June 17. 

Kentucky Star (C. H. Belledeu) won from 
Landlord, Oct. 3 and 31. 

Lady B (L. E. Billings) won from Bright- 
ness, Oct. 10; Alice B, Oct. 24; Bob Fitz, 
Nov. 7. Lost to Bob Fitz, Nov. 21. 

Lady Banker (J. W. Linnehan) lost to 
Lady Madison, July 18 and Oct. 10. 

Lady Madison (P. J. Fitzgerald) won from 
Ramus, June 17; Roy K, July 11; Lady 
Banker, July 18 and Oct. 10. 

Lady Wentworth (E. P. Denn) lost to Ben 
Noel, Oct. 31. 

Landlord (C. L. Young) won from Rubs- 
ley G, Jan. 15 and June 17; Bonnets o' Blue, 
March 28 and April 16; Dempsey, June 13. 
Lost to Kentucky Star, Oct. 3 and 31. 

Little Fred (C. C. Blaney) lost to Alice B, 
Jan. 16. 

Mabel Scott (C. L. Young) lost to Molar, 
Feb. 14. 

Molar (H. A. Haven) won from Mabel 
Scott, Feb. 14. 

Mutineer (J. H. Semple) won from Fellows' 
Rex, Oct. 24. Lost to Budweiser, Oct. 31. 

Ned Winslow (C. H. Belledeu) lost to 
Bonnets o' Blue (by forfeit), Feb. 14. 

Nellie W (W. L. Morrison) won from 
Billy, Oct. 31. 

Ramus (Carey Keith) won from Alice B, 
June 13. Lost to Azote, April 25; Lady 
Madison, June 17. 

Randolph K (C. C. Blaney) lost to Baby 
Logan, Nov. 17. 

Rex (Albert Fellows) lost to Mutineer, 
Oct. 24. 

Rosewood (W. L. Morrison) lost to Beau- 
ty, April 25. 

Roy K (C. L. Young) won from Alice B, 
Nov. 7 and 21. Lost to Lady Madison, July 
11. 

Rubsley G (Jesse Moulton) won from Dr. 
G, March 2S; Baby Logan, Nov. 21. Lost 
to Landlord, Jan. 15 and June 17. 



RACE AT READVILLE SEPTEMBER 
21, 1901. 

No big race was held at the Readville 
track on June 17, 1901, hut Labor Day- 
saw the men, horses and spectators out in 
full force. This is what the latter saw : 

September 2, 1901. 

Mile Heats, Free-for-all Pace; Best Two in 
Three; Purses, $100 Each. 

Kentucky Star, b g, by Robert Mc- 
Gregor ( C. H. Belledeu) 1 1 

Wilton Boy, b g, by Wilton, dam Happy 
Medium (E. O. Haddock) 3 2 

Rubsley G, br g, by Star Wilkes, dam 
Kencione (Jesse Moulton) 2 5 

Landlord, b g, by Albrino (C. L. Young) 4 3 

Bonnets o' Blue, ro m, by Raven, dam 

Bluebells (G. W. D'Arcy) 5 4 

Time— 2.19, 2.19 3-4. 

Class, 2.20 Trot. 

Lady Madison, b m, by Tommy 
Britton, dam Lady Alice (P. J. 
Fitzgerald) 1 1 2 1 

Alice B, ch m, by Edgardo (W. E. 
Newbert) 6 5 1 3 

Azote, b g, by Constantine, dam 
Hilda (E. O. Haddock) 2 2 4 4 

Ramus, b g, by Red Wilkes, dam 

May (Cary Keith) 4 3 3 2 

Gilt Edge, b s, bv Edgemark (J. 

H. Nay) 3 4 5 5 

Emma Westland, br m, by West- 
land (H. P. Gallup) 5 6 dr 

Time— 2.25 1-4, 2.23 1-2, 2.22 1-2, 2.24 1-2. 

Class, 2.22 Pace. 
Gladys M, br m, by Irvin M, dam by 

Monte Cristo (R. K. Clarke) 1 1 

Silkey, ch m, by Nelson (F. S. Eldredge) .2 2 
Prince Wilkes, br g, bv Macie Wilkes 

(C. H. Belledeu) 3 4 

Rosewood, b g, by Wedgewood (W. L. 

Morrison) 5 3 

Dr. G, b g, by Charles Caffrey, dam 

Laura (F. J. Brand) 4 6 

Lackawanna, b g, by Battle Axe, dam 

Veike (J. D. O'Connor) 6 5 

Time— 2.22 3-4, 2.22 1-2. 

Class, 2.35, Trot or Pace. 

Aggie H, ch m, by Parker Gunn, dam 
Agnes (R. W. Hickey) 1 1 

Beauty, ch m, by Electus (W. C. Lit- 
tlefield) 2 3 

Nellie W, ch m, by Nelson (W. L. Mor- 
rison) 3 2 

Capt. Hall, blk g, by Silvertail (Jesse 
Moulton) 5 4 

Newsboy, gr g, by Smut (R. S. Fitch) . 4 6 

Lady Banker, b m, by Dan Lambert 

(J. W. Linnehan) , 6 5 

Time— 2.27 1-2, 2.18 1-2. 

Special Slow Class, Trot or Pace. 
Brightness, blk m, by Tarratine, dam 
Nancy Pilot (A. M. Newbert) 1 1 



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BONNETS O'BLUE (2.18 3-4), roan pacing mare. 
By Raven, dam Bluebells. Owned by George W. D'Arey. 




GLADYS M. (2.21 3-4) brown pacing mare. 
By Irvin M, dam by Monte Cristo. Owned by Randolph K. Clarke. 



Ralph Sherman, ch g, by General Sher- 
man, Jr., dam Rampart (E. S. Dear- 
mond) 2 3 

Elvino, br g, by Alcentara (H. S. Clark) 3 2 

Rex, b g, by Electricity, dam Lady In- 
dex (Albert Fellows) 4 4 

Nagaina, br m, by Arion, dam Edgeline 
(H. P. Gallup) 5 5 

Lady Wentworth, blk m, by Wentworth 

(E. P. Denn) 6 7 

Nancy, b m, by Prince Wilkes, dam 

Nancy S (A. M. Tyner) 7 6 

Time— 2.43 1-4, 2.44 1-4. 



President Wales was reelected in 1902 
without a dissenting voice, but there 
were several important changes else- 
where. Secretary Charles H. Belledeu, 
who had filled the office from the incep- 
tion of the club, could no longer give it 
the time it required, and resigned both 
as secretary and director. His place as 
secretary was filled by the choice of 
George H. Greenwood, who still holds 
the office, and on the board of directors 
Mr. Belledeu was succeeded by Almond 
S. Gushee, one of the most active mem- 
bers of the club. Treasurer John M. E. 
Morrill resigned and was succeeded by 
the present treasurer, Robert S. Fitch, 
who was at the time second vice-presi- 
dent, Mr. Morrill accepting an election 
to the latter office. Mr. Morrill and Mr. 
Fitch simply swapped places. The full 
board of officers for the year was : 

President, S. Walter Wales, proprietor 
of the Boulevard stables at Grove Hall. 

First vice-president, Louis Pfingst, 
street railway supplies. 

Second vice-president, John M. E. 
Morrill, builder. 

Secretary, George H. Greenwood, cigar 
dealer. 

Treasurer, Eobert S. Fitch, real estate. 

Clerk, George W. D'Arcy, men's fur- 
nishing goods and president of the Brat- 
tleboro Overall Co. 

The directors were Messrs. Wales, 
Pfingst, Morrill, Greenwood and Fitch, 
and T. A. Bresnahan, Jesse Moulton, 
Frederick J. Brand, Charles L. Young 
and Almond S. Gushee. 

The committees were : 

Pacing and speedway committee, Al- 
mond S. Gushee. chairman; S. Walter 
Wales, Fred S. Eldred^e, Jesse Moulton, 
Hollis P. Gallup, George W. D'Arcy, W. 
W. Grant, Louis Pfingst, R. S. Fitch, 



William P. Boutelle, Randolph K. 
Clarke, D. W. Sullivan, Walter E. New- 
bert, Fred S. Gore, L. S. Timberlake, 
Charles L. Young, William M. Brum- 
mett, Edgar 0. Haddock, J. W. Linne- 
han and William J. Fitzgerald. 

Finance committee, T. A. Bresnahan, 
F. J. Brand and Jesse Moulton. 

Membership committee, George E. Grif- 
fin, Charles L. Hinds, Dr. R. W. Balkam 
and E. S. Harris. 

House committee, Wm. P. Boutelle, 
H. R. Barry, D. W. Sullivan, J. K 
Berry, W. E. Newbert and Charles L. 
Youn£. 



The year 1902 was one of the greatest 
activity for the club. Many new mem- 
bers were added, the cash balance was 
largely increased, races were many and 
well attended, and entire harmony pre- 
vailed. As the year approached its end 
there was much speculation as to who 
would succeed President Wales. There 
was talk of a third term but though the 
president did not have an enemy in the 
club there were many members who did 
not like to see a third-term precedent es- 
tablished. First vice-president Louis 
Pfingst having entered the political arena 
thought it best to resign from the 
directorate of the club and from the list 
of eligibles to the presidency, Second 
Vice-president John M. E. Morrill was 
buried in business and the choice fell on 
Frederick J. Brand. The full board for 
the year comprised: 

President, Frederick J. Brand. 

First vice-president. Randolph K. 
Clarke. 

Second vice-president, J. M. E. Mor- 
rill. 

Secretary, George H. Greenwood. 

Treasurer, Robert S. Fitch. 

The above-named and Messrs. S. Wal- 
ter Wales, T. A. Bresnahan, Charles L. 
Young, Almond S. Gushee and Hollis P. 
Gallup composed the board of directors. 

The committees and other officers 
chosen by the directors were : 

Racing and speedway committee, Al- 
mond S. Gushee, chairman; S. Walter 
Wales, George H. Greenwood. Hollis P. 
Gallup, Hiram A. Haven, George W. 
D'Arcv. W. W. Grant, Louis Pfingst, 
Jacob Mosser, R. S. Fitch, William" P. 



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A Quartette of Old Timers 





CHARLES H. BELLEDEU, 
The first secretary. 



JOHN M. E. MORRILL, 

The first treasurer. 




CYRIL C. BLANEY. 

The first mao to put up his check. 




PETER J. FITZGERALD, 
Director. 



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Boutelle, Eandolph K. Clarke, D. W. 
Sullivan, Walter E. Newbert, Fred S. 
Gore, Wilbur S. Littlefield, Fred S. 
Eldredge, Charles L. Young, William M. 
Brmnmett, Edgar 0. Haddock, J. W. 
Linnehan, William J. Fitzgerald and 
Charles L. Hinds. 

House committee, William P. Boutelle, 
chairman; H. E. Barry, D. W. Sullivan, 
W. E. Newbert, Charles L. Young and 
J. N. Berry. 

Finance committee, T. A. Bresnahan, 
S. Walter Wales, Albert Fellows, Almond 
S. Gushee. 

Membership committee, George E. 
Griffin, chairman; Dr. R. W. Balkam, 
E. S. Harris, Nelson Pierce and C. M. 
Mandell. 

Clerk, George W. D'Arcy. 

Press representative, Edward G. Rich- 
ardson. 



The election was held on Jan. 5. 
After the announcement of the balloting 
had been made known, Director T. A. 
Bresnahan said that President Wales had 
been present at every meeting of the club 
since he had been its president, fre- 
quently at much inconvenience to him- 
self and his family, and the speaker 
thought that the retiring officer had es- 
tablished a precedent which would be hard 
for any other president to live up to. For 
the president's faithfulness, Mr. Bres- 
nahan moved that the club give him a 
rising vote of thanks. The members then 
gave President Wales a rising vote of 
their appreciation and wound up with 
three cheers and a tiger. 

D. W. Sullivan said that words of 
praise should not alone testify to the re- 
spect in which Mr. Wales was held by the 
members. He held up a silver horse 
shoe, the exact counterpart of those worn 
by Rondo, the fast gelding owned by the 
president and said that it had been made 
by E. P. Denn, one of the club members, 
but that both Mr. Denn and the speaker 
were too modest to make the presenta- 
tion. A 7 ice-president Morrill was then 
called upon to make the presentation 
speech, which he did. Picking up the 
handsome gift, he read the inscription 
which was : "S. Walter Wales, President, 
Rondo 2.14 3-4 D. G. D. Club, 1901- 
1902." On the reverse side was the 
name of the donor, "E. P. Denn." 



There was still another nresentation 
during the evening, when the first presi- 
dent, Charles L. Young, was given a 
loving cup in commemoration of the 
record made by Landlord, the pacing 
champion of the Blue Hill avenue speed- 
way. Director Almond S. Gushee made 
the speech of presentation. Mr. Young, 
in accepting the gift, thanked the mem- 
bers for the trophy and said that he had 
probably had as much fun in defending 
the title of King of the Speedway as the 
members had in seeing him do it. 

The cup is a costly one of solid silver 
with a gold lining. On one side is in- 
scribed : 

Landlord 2.16 3-4. 

Champion 

Dorchester Speedway 

Nov. 21, 1900 

to 
Oct. 2, 1901. 
On the reverse side is this inscription : 
D. G. D. C. 

to 
C. L. Young. 



The list of blue-ribbon winners shows 
how keen was the interest in racing. 

BLUE RIBBON WINNERS FOR 1902. 

Alice B (W. E. Newbert) won from Mattie 
Miller, March 27; Ramus, April 12. Lost to 
Princess Ebilo, April 3; Ninety-One, April 
19; Ramus, May 3. 

Alizarine Black (J. W. Linnehan) won 
from Nagaina, May 22. 

Andrew May (J. H. McManus) lost to 
Landlord, May 8; Gladys M, May 15. 

Azote (E. O. Haddock) won from Ninety- 
One, April 17. Lost to India Panis, April 19 
and May 15; Princess Ebilo, May 10. 

Baby Logan (W. P. Boutelle) won from 
Dr. G, March 27; Budweiser (by forfeit) 
April 24. Lost to Ida J, May 15. 

Beauty (C. C. Blaney) lost to Budweiser, 
Nov. 29. 

Belle Lome (D. W. Sullivan) lost to Lady 
Madison, Oct. 30. 

Belmont (A. M. Johnson) won from 
George Robson, Oct. 16. Lost to Billy Bar- 
low, Nov. 16. 

Billy Barlow (T. A. Bresnahan) won from 
Belmont, Nov. 16. 

Budweiser (J. W. Linnehan) won from 
Captain Hall, April 12; Goldie, April 17; 
W. W. Saylor, Oct. 16 and Nov. 20. Lost 
to Silkey, March 27; Baby Logan (by for- 
feit) April 24; Ida J. May, 8: Beauty, 
Nov. 29. 



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LADY MADISON (2.20 1-4), bay trotting mare. 
By Tommy Britton, dam Lady Alice. Owned by Peter J. Fitzgerald. 




SUSIE F (2.20 1-2), bay trotting mare. 
By Emperor Wilkes. Speedway trotting champion and speedway trotting cup win- 
ner for 1904. Owned by J. Rollin Stuart, Jr. 
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Captain Hall (A. S. Gushee) won from 
Dr. G, April 3. Lost to Budweiser, 
April 12. 

Chico (C. H. Morse) won from McNary's 
Hal (by forfeit) April 19. Lost to W. W. 
Saylor, May 22 and 24. 

C L H (C. L. Hinds) won from Goodboy, 
May 10. 

Dollie S, runner (S. Walter Wales, Jr) 
won from Landlord, May 15. 

Dr. G (F. J. Brand) lost to Baby Logan, 
March 27; Captain Hall, April 3. 

Ella H (Jacob Mosser) won from 
Silkey, April 3. 

Evolutio (H. A. Haven) lost to Gladys M, 
May 30. 

George Robson (P. W. Hennessey) lost 
to Belmont, Oct. 16. 

Gladys M (R. K. Clarke) won from An- 
drew May, May 15; Evolutio, May 30. 

Goldie (A. M. Newbert) lost to Bud- 
weiser, April 17. 

Goodboy (J. N. Berry) won from Sunrise, 
April 24 and May 1. Lost to Sunrise, April 
17; C L H, May 10. 

Ida J (C. W. Arnold) won from Bud- 
weiser, May 8; Baby Logan, May 15. 

India Panis (G. A. French) won from 
Azote, April 19 and May 15. Lost to Prin- 
cess Ebilo, April 24 and May 8. 

Lady Madison (P. J. Fitzgerald) won from 
Belle Lome, Oct. 30. Lost to Princess Ebilo, 
May 15 and 30. 

Landlord (C. L. Young) won from An- 
drew May, May 8. Lost to Dollie S, runner, 
May 15. 

Mattie Miller (J. W. Linnehan) won from 
Nagaina, Oct. 16. Lost to Alice B, March 27. 

McNary's Hal (R. Y. Woodbury) lost to 
Chico (by forfeit) April 19; W. W. Saylor, 
April 24. 

Nagaina (H. P. Gallup) won from Un- 
known, May 8. Lost to Prince Henry, 
May 10; Alazarine Black, May 22; Mattie 
Miller, Oct. 16; Prince Zada, Oct. 30. 

Newsboy (F. S. Eldredge) won from Ra- 
mus, May 1. 

Ninety-One (R. C. Richardson) won from 
Alice B, April 19. Lost to Azote, April 17. 

Prince Henry (J. A. Hart) won from 
Nagaina, May 10. 

Prince Zada (F. J. Brand) won from 
Nagaina, Oct. 30 

Princess Ebilo (F. J. Brand) won from 
Alice B, April 3; Ramus, April 17; India 
Panis, April 24 and May 8; Azote, May 10; 
Lady Madison, May 15 and 30. 

Ralph Sherman (E. S. Dearmond) won 
from Sunrise, April 19. 

Ramus (Carey Keith) won from Alice B, 
May 3. Lost to Alice B, April 12; Princess 
Ebilo, April 17; Newsboy, May 1. 

Silkey (F. S. Eldredge) won from Bud- 
weiser, Feb. 27. Lost to Ella H., April 19; 

Sunrise (E. S. Harris) won from Goodboy, 
April 17. Lost to Ralph Sherman, April 19; 
Goodboy, April 24 and May 1. 

Unknown (Mr. Brown) won from Na- 
gaina, May 8. 



EACES AT EEADVILLE JUXE 17 
AND SEPTEMBEE 1, 1902. 

Two big races were held at Eeadville 
during the year 1902, one on June 17 
and the other on Labor Day, which fell 
on September 1. The results follow : 

June 17, 1902. 

Class 2.20 Trot; Best Three in Five; Mile 
Heats; Purses $100 Each. 

Princess Ebilo, ch m, by Don Carlos, 
dam Lucy (F. J. Brand) 1 1 1 

Gypsy Felix, b m, by Don Felix (H. 

G. Turner) 2 2 2 

India Panis, b g, by Panis, dam Mat- 
tie Graham (George A. French)... 4 3 3 

Captain Haff, br g, by Arion, dam 

by Sultan (J. G. Cleary) 3 9 8 

Ramus, b g, by Red Wilkes, dam 
May (Cary Keith) 5 4 5 

Alice B, ch m, by Edgardo, dam un- 
known (W. E. Newbert) 7 5 4 

Lady Madison, b m, by Madison 
Smith, dam Lady Alice (P. J. 
Fitzgerald) 6 6 7 

Ninety-One, ch m, by Republican, 
dam Betsy Trotwood (R. C. Rich- 
ardson) 9 8 6 

Newsboy, g g, by Smut (J. E. Wil- 

ber) 8 7 9 

Time— 2.23 1-4, 2.20 1-4, 2.21. 

Class, Free-for-all; Best Two in Three. 

George G, g g, by Roscoe (W. J. Fitz- 
gerald) 1 1 

Landlord, b g, by Albrino (Charles L. 
Young) >. 2 2 

W W Saylor, b g, by Young Ranger, 
dam Edna H (H. R. Barry) 3 3 

Bonnets o' Blue, ro m, by Raven, dam 
Bluebells (Geo. W. D'Arcy) 4 4 

J B S, untraced (R. H. Jenness) 5 5 

Time— 2.18, 2.18 3-4. 

Class 2.22 Pace; Best Two in Three. 
Gladys M, br m, by Irvin M, dam by 

Monte Cristo (R. K. Clarke) 1 1 

Captain Hall, blk g, by Silvertail (A. 

S. Gushee) 3 2 

Ida J, b m, by Dictator Chief (C. W. 

Arnold) 2 4 

Budweiser, b g, by Bud Crooke, dam 

Bessie Hal (J. W. Linnehan) 4 3 

Lackawanna, b g, by Battle Axe, dam 

Veike (J. D. O'Connor) 5 6 

Billie Barlow, b g, untraced (T. A. 

Bresnahan) 6 6 

Time— 2.21 3-4, 2.22 1-2. 

Class, Special, Slow; Best Two in Three. 

Cartuna, br m, by Larrabee 
the Great (Frank Hender- 
son) 3 10 1 *1 

Dexter, b g, by Glide (W. I. 

Estabrook) 1 2 4 2 

C E H, ch g, untraced (C. L. 
Hinds) 2 1 3 3 dr 



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DIRECTOR WALTER E. NEWBERT, 

Chairman Racing and Sneedway Committee, 

1904. 



HENRY R. BARRY, 

Chairman Racing and Speedway Committee, 
1905. 





EDGAR O. HADDOCK, 

The First Clerk. 



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FRED S. ELDREDGE, 
Director. 



Mutineer, bl g, by Lord Duf- 

ferin, dam Alcantara (J. H. 

Semple) 10 9 2 

Belmont, b g, untraced (A. M. 

Johnson) 4 3 5 

Prince G, b g, untraced (Geo. 

H. Greenwood) 8 4 7 

Rex, b g, by Electricity, dam 

Lady Index (Alb. Fellows).. 6 5 6 
Good Boy, b g, untraced (J. N. 

Berry) 5 S 11 

Nagaina, b m, by Arion, dam 

Bdgeline (H. P. Gallup) .... 9 6 10 
Prince Henry, ch g, untraced 

J. A. Hart) 7 7 8 

Sunrise, b g, by Abbott 

Wilkes, dam Kitty (E. S. 

Harris) 11 11 9 

Time— 2.32 1-2, 2.35, 2.32 1-2, 2.32, 2.34. 

*Dead heat. 



September 1, 1902. 

Class, 2.30 Pace or Trot; Best Three in 
Five; Mile Heats; Purses $100 Each. 

Yellow Boy, ch g, by Bay 
Cloud, dam Gold Shower 
(L. E. Billings) 6 2 4 111 

Lackawanna, b g, by Battle 
Axe, dam Veike (J. D. 
O'Connor) 2 1 1 2 2 3 

Cartuna, br m, by Larrabee 
the Great (Frank Hen- 
derson) 1 7 5 3 3 2 

Blue Hill Boy, b g, by Elec- 
tricity (P. O'Hearn) 3 5 2 4 4 ro 

Belmont, b g, untraced (A. 
M. Johnson) 7 3 3 5 5 ro 

C L H, ch g, untraced (C. 
L. Hinds) 5 6 6 dr 

Oxide, blk s, by Runner 
dam Ode (J. W. Linne- 
han) 4 4 dr 

Dexter, b g, by Glide (P. 

J. Fitzgerald) 8 8 dr 

Time— 2.24 1-2, 2.30, 2.25 1-4, 2.29 1-2, 

2.30 3-4, 2.30 1-2. 

Class, 2.20 Trot. 

India Panis, b g, by Panis, by 
Pancoast, dam Mattie Graham 
(G. A. French) 3 111 

Lady Madison, b m, by Madison 
Smith, dam Lady Alice (P. J. 
Fitzgerald) 1 3 4 4 

Alice B, ch m, by Edgardo (W. E. 
Newbert) 2 2 2 2 

'Ramus, b g, by Red Wilkes, 
dam May (Cary Keith) 5 4 3 3 

Ninety-One, ch m, by Republi- 
can, dam Betsy Trotwood (R. 

C. Richardson) 4 5 5 dr 

Time— 2.22 1-2, 2.24 1-4, 2.24 3-4, 2.23 1-2. 

Class, 2.15 Trot or Pace. 
Rondo, b g, bv Alcanwood. (S W. 

Wales) 1 1 

Gladys M, br m, by Irvin M, dam by 

Monte Cristo (R. K. Clarke) 2 2 

Landlord, b g, by Albrino (C. L. 

Young) 3 3 



Rubsley G, br g, by Star Wilkes (H. 

C. Briggs) 5 4 

Aggie H, ch m, by Parker Gunn, dam 

Agnes (R. W. Hickey) 4 7 

W. W. Saylor, b g, by Young Ranger, 

dam Edna (H. R. Barry) 7 5- 

Bonnets o' Blue, ro m, by Raven, dam 

Bluebells (Geo. W. D'Arcy) 6 6 

Time— 2.16 1-2, 2.16. 

Class, 2.23 Pace. 
Budweiser, b g, by Bud 

Crook, dam Bessie Hal 

(A. M. Newbert) 2 1 2*2 1 1 

Grover C, b g, by Young 

Jim, dam by Daniel 

Boone (E. O. Haddock) .323123- 
McNary's Hal, ro g, by 

Forest Hal, dam Katie 

W. (R. Y. Woodbury).. 13 4 3 3 2 
Captain Hall, blk g, by Sil- 

vertail (A. S. Gushee) . . 5 4 14 4 4 
Nellie Bly, ch m, by Gray 

Harry (Jacob Mosser) . . 4 dr 

Time— 2.23 3-4, 2.26 3-4, 2.26 1-4, 2.27, 
2.26 1-2, 2.271-2. 

*Last three heats decided at Readville 
on Tuesday, Sept. 2. 

Class, Special, Slow. 
Polyphema, br m, by Senator 

Blackburn, dam Creusa OR. 

W. Balkam) 3 3 *1 1 1 

Bonnie Patchen, blk g, by 

Bonnie Boy, dam Ethelina 

(T. R. Galvin) 113 2 5 

Sunrise, b g, by Abbott W, 

dam Kitty (E. S. Harris) ..44462 
Emma R, b m, untraced (C. L. 

Hinds) 5 6 2 4 6 

Nagaina, b m, by Arion, dam 

Edgeline (H. P. Gallup).. 6 5 3 3 3 
Elvino, br g, untraced (H. S. 

Clark) 7 7 6 5 4 

Rex, b g, by Electricity, dam 

Lady Index (Albert Fellows) 2 2 7 7 dr 

Time— 2.32 1-2, 2.39, 2.41 1-4, 2.41 1-2, 
2.42 1-2. 

*Last three heats were decided on Sept. 2, 
at Readville. 



The principal changes at the election 
in 1904 were the choice of Almond S. 
Gushee as second vice-president in place- 
of John M. E. Morrill, who declined 
active office, although retaining his in- 
terest in the club and later accepting the- 
chairmanship of the membership com- 
mittee ; and of Ernest H. Morgan, who, 
since the resignation of Mr. Eichardson,. 
had been press representative, as clerk 
in place of George W. D'Arcy who de- 
clined longer to serve, although he ac- 
cepted a place on the board of directors. 
The new names added to the board were- 
those of Mr. D'Arcy, Jacob Mosser, P, J.. 



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RENO K. (2.15 1-4), bay pacing gelding. 
By Kremlin (2.07 1-4), dam by Bay State. Owned by J. W. Linneban. 




REX (2.13 1-4). bay pacing gelding. 
By Ongate, dam by Dark Knigbt, sire by Searcbligbt (2.03 1-4). Owned by J. W. Linneban. 

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Fitzgerald and J. W. Linnehan. The 
full board of officers with the committees 
were as follows : 

President, Frederick J. Brand. 

First vice-president, Bandolph K. 
Clarke. 

Second vice-president, Almond S. 
Gushee. 

Secretary, George H. Greenwood. 

Treasurer, Bobert S. Fitch. 

Directors, H. P. Gallup, G. W. D'Arcy, 
J. W. Linnehan, P. J. Fitzgerald, Jacob 
Mosser. 

Finance committee, Albert Fellows, 
chairman; Diedrich Eilers, J. A. Smith. 

Pacing and speedway committee, W. 
E. Newbert, chairman; E. 0. Haddock, 
H. E. Barry, Wm. Brummett, F. S. 
Eldredge, F. H. Eobinson, D. M. Biggs, 
E. S. Harris, J. E. Stuart, Jr., E. W. 
Berrigan, D. W. Sullivan. 

Membership committee, Nelson Pierce, 
chairman; E. C. Eichardson, G. E. 
Griffin. 

House committee, W. P. Boutelle, 
chairman; H. E. Barry, J. N. Berry, C. 
L. Young, E. W. Green, E. W. Hickey. 

Entertainment committee, J. M. E. 
Morrill, chairman; W. L. Terhune, Dr. 
A. T. Davison, J. E, Stuart, Jr., C. L. 
Hinds. 

Clerk, Ernest H. Morgan. 

Said the report of this meeting: The 
result was a credit to all concerned and 
a tribute to hard working officers. Under 
President Brand's leadership the club 
stands much higher in point of mem- 
bership than a year ago and the cash 
balance has increased by about 30 per 
cent. 

Good racing was enjoyed during the 
year, an added incentive being the vote of 
the club, of March 23, 1903, on motion of 
Walter E. Newbert, that a silver cup to 
the value of $25 be given each to the 
trotter and the pacer winning the most 
blue ribbons during the season. 

During the season of 1903 eighteen 
races were held on the Mattapan speed- 
way, exclusive of one match made but 
which did not come off, one of the horses 
failing to appear, the ribbon going to the 
other by forfeit. This was the India 
Panis-Susie F race for Oct. 29 for the 
trotting championship of the speedway. 
By a mistake India Panis failed to ap- 



pear and the ribbon was given to Susie 
F. That horse has since demonstrated 
her superior speed, however, and as the 
records show, has held the ribbon against 
all comers, has beaten fast pacers and 
ended the season of 1904 without a de- 
feat. Twenty-five different horses start- 
ed in 1903 and the aggregate number 
starting was 41. The racers and results 
were : 

RIBBON AND CUP WINNERS FOR 1903. 

Bath Belle, br m, trotter (F. J. Brand), 
lost to India Panis, March 26. 

Beauty, ch m, pacer (C. C. Blaney), lost to 
Mazie Sidney for the pacing championship, 
April 2. 

Captain Hall, blk g, pacer (A. S. Gushee), 
lost to Fred H, May 28, and to W. W. Say- 
lor, July 2, and Aug. 13. 

Charlena, b m, pacer (C. C. Blaney) won 
from W. W. Saylor, Oct. 29. 

Don Wilkes, gr g, pacer (F. H. Robinson) 
lost to W. W. Saylor, Nov. 12. 

Early Bird, Jr., pacer (A. E. Kenney) lost 
to Mazie Sidney for the pacing champion- 
ship, Oct. 22. 

Fred H, b g, pacer (A. J. Furbush), won. 
from Captain Hall, May 28. 

George K, gr g, pacer (Jacob Mosser), won 
from Little Prudie, July 2. 

Goodboy, b g, pacer (J. N. Berry), lost to 
Mr. Fellows' Rex, Aug. 13. 

Grover C, b g, pacer (P. J. Fitzgerald), 
won from Lackawanna, April 23. 

Guitara, b g, trotter (C. C. Blaney) lost 
to Mr. Fellows' Rex, Oct. 29 and Nov. 12. 

India Panis, b g, trotter (G. A. French), 
won from Bath Belle, March 26, and the 
trotting championship from Lady Madison, 
August 13. Lost the trotting championship 
to Susie F, on Oct. 29, by forfeit through 
non-appearance. 

Lackawanna, b g, pacer (J. D. O'Connor), 
lost to Grover C, April 23. 

Lady Madison, b m, trotter (P. J. Fitzger- 
ald), lost the championship to India Panis, 
August 13. 

Little Prudie, b m, pacer (E. M. Green), 
lost to George K, July 2. 

Mattie Miller, b m, trotter (J. W. Linne- 
nan), won from Sunny Jim, Nov. 12. 

Mazie Sidney, b m, pacer (W. J. Furbush), 
won from Beauty, April 2; Linnehan's Rex, 
May 14; Early Bird, Jr., Oct. 22, all for the 
pacing championship. 

Miss Eckles, br m, pacer (F. H. Robin- 
son), lost to Sunny Jim, Oct. 29. 

Ned Wilkes, ch g, pacer (Louis Pfingst), 
won from San Telmo, Nov. 12. 

Rex, b g, trotter (Albert Fellows), won 
from Sunrise, July 2; Goodboy, Aug. 13; 
Sunny Jim and Sunrise, Oct. 8; Guitara and 
Sunrise, Oct. 29, and Guitara, Nov. 12, thus 
going through the season without a defeat. 

Rex, b g, pacer (J. W. Linnehan), lost to 
Mazie Sidney for the pacing championship, 
May 14. 



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DIRECTOR HOLLIS P. GALLUP. 
Who has never missed a meeting. 



EDWARD P. DENN, 
in whose shop the club was born. 






D. W. SULLIVAN. 



JOHN W. LINNEHAN. 



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Sanford L, ch g, pacer (T. A. Bresnahan), 
lost to W. W. Saylor, May 7 and 14. 

San Telmo, br g, pacer (Louis Tewhart), 
lost to Ned Wilkes, Nov. 12. 

Sunny Jim, b g, trotter (W. M. Brummett), 
won from Miss Eckles, Oct. 29. Lost to Mr. 
Fellows' Rex, Oct. 8, and to Mattie Miller, 
Nov. 12. 

Sunrise, b g, pacer (E. S. Harris), lost to 
Mr. Fellows' Rex, July 2, Rex and Sunny 
Jim, Oct. 8, and Rex. and Guitara, Oct. 29. 

Susie F, b m, trotter (J. R. Stuart, Jr.), 
won the trotting championship ribbon by 
forfeit from India Panis, Oct. 29. 

W. W. Saylor, pacer (H. R. Barry), won 
from Sanford L, May 7 and 14; Captain Hall, 
July 2 and Aug. 13, and Don Wilkes, Nov. 
12. Lost to Charlena, Oct. 29. 

The silver cups were won by Albert Fel- 
lows' Rex for the trotters and Henry R. 
Barry's W. W. Saylor for the pacers. 

EACES AT EEADVILLE JUNE 17 
AND SEPTEMBEE 7, 1903. 

The usual matinees were held at Eead- 
ville on June 17 and on Labor Day, which 
fell on September 7. The results were : 

June 17, 1903. 

Mile Heats; Purses, $100 Each. 

Class, 2.34; Trot or Pace; Best Two in 

Three. 
Nellie W, ch m, by Nelson (W. L. 

Morrison) 2 1 1 

Brightness, blk m, by Tarratine, 

dam Nancy Pilot (E. O. Haddock) 14 5 
Bertha B, br m, by St. Croix (A. J. 

Morris) 4 2 3 

Billy Barlow, b g, untraced (W. P. 

Boutelle) 7 7 2 

George K, gr g, untraced (Jacob 

Mosser) 5 3 4 

Belle Lome, b m, untraced (E. W. 

Berrigan) 3 5 6 

Don Wilkes, gr g. by Johnny Wilkes 

(F. H. Robinson) 6 6 7 

Time— 2.27 1-4, 2.24 1-2, 2.24 1-4. 

Class, 2.19 Trot; Best Three in Five. 

Authentic, blk g, by Autograph (D. 
M. Biggs) .1 1 1 

Susie F, b m, by Emperor Wilkes 

(J. R. Stuart, Jr.) 5 2 2 

India Panis, b g, by Panis, by Pan- 
coast, dam Mattie Graham (G. A. 
French) 2 3 3 

Camden Boy, g g, by Cornish Boy 

(W. J. Furbush) 3 5 5 

Alice B, ch m, by Edgardo (W. E. 
Newbert) 4 4 4 

Quarter Note, ch g, by Quartermas- 
ter (R. Y. Woodbury) 6 6 6 

Time— 2.22 1-2, 2.23 1-4; 2.22 1-4. 

Class 2.23 Pace; Best Two in Three. 
Budweiser, b g, by Bud Crooke, 
dam Bessie Hal (J. W. Linne- 
han) 4 1 1 1 



McNary's Hal, ro g, by Forest 

Hal, dam Katie W (R. Y. 

Woodbury) 1 2 2 '2 

Grover C, ch g, by Young Jim, 

dam by Daniel Boone (P. J. 

Fitzgerald) 2 6 6 3 

Goldie, blk m, by Airbon (A. M. 

Newbert) 3 3 4 6 

Hector H, ch g, by Hector Wilkes, 

dam Mink (F. W. Hamlin) 5 4 3 4 

Cartuna, br m, by Larrabee the 

Great (Frank Henderson) .... 6 5 5 7 
Captain Hall, blk g, by Silvertail 

(A. S. Gushee) 7 7 7 5 

Lackawanna, b g, by Battle Axe 

(J. D. O'Connor) 8 8 8 dr 

Time— 2.24, 2.21 1-4, 2.26 1-4, 2.23 1-4. 

Class, Free-for-all; Best Two in Three. 
Parker S, g g, untraced (W. J. Fur- 
bush) 1 1 

Rex, b g, by Ongate (J. W. Linnehan) . 2 2 
Landlord, b g, by Albrino (C. L. Young) 3 3 
Time— 2.17 1-4, 2.19. 

Class, 2.19 Pace or 2.15 Trot; Best Two in 

Three. 
Lady St. Croix, ch m, by St. Croix 

(A. J. Furbush) 2 2 1 1 

Ornament, b g, by Red Bell (C. 

H. Morse) 3 1 2 2 

Gladys M, br m, by Irvin M, dam 

by Monte Cristo (R. K. Clarke) 4 3 3 dr 
King Princeps, b g, by Count 

Princeps, dam Lady Almont 

(E. P. Denn) 5 4 4 dr 

W. W. Saylor, b g, by Young 

Ranger, dam Edna H (H. R. 

Barry) 1 ds 

Time— 2.21 1-2, 2.19 1-4, 2.22 1-2, 2.24. 



September 7, 1903. 
Mile Heats; Purses, $100 Each. 

Class, Special Slow; Best Two in Three. 
Lucinda, blk m, untraced (A. D. 

Gould) 5 1 1 

Sunny Jim, b g, untraced (W. M. 

Brummett) 1 2 4 

Sunrise, b g, by Abbott Wilkes, dam 

Kitty (E. S. Harris) 2 3 3 

Rex, b g, by Electricity, dam Lady 

Index (Albert Fellows) 4 4 2 

Bonnie Patchen, blk g, by Bonnie 

Boy (T. R. Galvin) 3 7 6 

Bunny, wh g, untraced (Havelock 

Keith) 7 5 6 

Reliance, b g, by Armough (R. S. 

Fitch) 8 6 7 

Guitara, b g, by Ora Wilkes (C. C. 

Blaney) 6 8 S 

Time— 2.32 1-4, 2.33 1-4, 2.30 1-2. 

Class, 2.34 Pace, or 2.29 Trot; Best Two in 

Three. 
Don Wilkes, g g, by Johnnie Wilkes 

(F. H. Robinson) 1 1 

Charlie H, blk g, by General Withers 

(Lothrop Hedge) 2 2 

Billy Barlow, b g, untraced (W. P. 

Boutelle) 3 3 



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JEWKTT (2.14), black pacing gelding. 
The old "leader of the snow brigade." By Allie West. Owned by John M. E. Morrill. 




BABY LOGAN, chestnut pacing mare. 
Owned by W. P. Boutelle,; 



Mattie Miller, b m, untraced (J. W. 

Linnehan) 6 4 

Newsboy, g g, by Smut (F. S. Eldredge) 4 6 
Brick Wilkes, Jr,, by Brick Wilkes, dam 

Kitty M (C. C. Blaney) 5 5 

Time— 2.24 1-4, 2.24 1-4. 

Class, 2.26 Pace, or 2.22 Trot; Best Three in 
Five. 

Captain Hall, blk g, by Silver- 
tail (A. S. Gushee) 3 13 11 

India Panis, b g, by Panis, 
by Pancoast, dam Mattie 
Graham (G. A. French) 2 4 1 3 4 

Brightness, blk m, by Tarra- 
tine, dam Nancy Pilot (E. 
O. Haddock) 1 2 4 4 3 

Douglas, b g, by Constantine, 

dam Susie (R. S. Fitch) 5 3 2 2 2 

Goldie, blk m, by Airbon. (A. 
M. Newbert) 4 5 7 5 dr 

Ramus, b g, by Red Wilkes, 

dam May (Cary Keith) 6 7 5 6 5 

Nellie Bly, ch m, untraced (Ja- 
cob Mosser) 7 6 6 dr 

Lackawanna, b g, by Battle 
Axe, dam Vieke (J. D. 
O'Connor) 8 9 8 7 dr 

Emmaree, blk m, untraced (H. 

A. Haven) 9 8 9 8 dr 

Time— 2.24 1-4, 2.20 1-4, 2.21 1-4, 2.20 1-4, 

2.21 1-4. 

Class, 2.19 Pace, or 2.15 Trot; Best Three in 

Five. 
W. W. Saylor, b g, by Young Ranger, 

dam Edna H (H. R. Barry) 1 1 1 

Budweiser, b g, by Bud Crooke, dam 

Bessie Hal (J. W. Linnehan) 2 3 2 

Doctor Shorb, blk g, by McKinney, 

dam Nannie Clay (A. M. Newbert) 3 2 5 
Gladys M, br m, by Irvin M, dam by 

Monte Cristo (R. K. Clarke) 4 4 3 

Belle Curry, ch m, by Simmons (P. 

O r Hearn) 5 5 4 

Nellie W, ch m, by Nelson (W. J. 

Morrison) 6 6 6 

Charlena, br m, by Arrowwood, dam 

Pocas Baby (C. C. Blaney) 7 7 8 

Aggie H, ch m, by Parker J, dam 

Agnes (W. E. Newbert) 8 8 7 

Time— 2.18 1-4, 2.18 1-4, 2.19 3-4. 

The important changes at the begin- 
ning of the 3^ear 1905 were the election 
of Almond S. Gushee second vice-presi- 
dent, to the presidency; of George W. 
D'Arcy to the office of first vice-president, 
and of Jacob Mosser to that of second 
vice-president. At the same time Fred 
S. Eldredge, one of the most popular 
members of the club and who has trained 
and driven many of her horses to victory ; 
J. B. Stuart, Jr., owner of the champion 
trotter of the club, Susie F; and Walter 
E. Newbert, who had been the chairman 
of the racing and speedway committee, 



were added to the board of directors. 
The contest at the election was a strenu- 
ous one but after the smoke of battle had 
cleared away the decision was accepted 
with the utmost good humor by every 
one. After President Gushee had made 
his appointments the board of officers 
stood thus : 

President, Almond S. Gushee. 

First vice-president, George W. D'Arcy. 

Second vice-president, Jacob Mosser. 

Secretary, George H. Greenwood. 

Treasurer, Bobert S. Fitch. 

Directors, the above and Peter J. Fitz- 
gerald, Fred S. Eldredge, Hollis P. Gal- 
lup, J. Bollin Stuart, Jr., and Walter E. 

Newbert. 

Clerk, Ernest H. Morgan. 

Pacing and speedway committee, H. E. 
Barry, chairman; D. E. Page, F. H. 
Eobinson, J. F. Carey, W. A. Marsh, E. 
0. Haddock, J. N. Terry, E.. C. Bichard- 
son, E. S. Harris, Patrick Sullivan, C. A. 
Blaney. 

Membership committee, Nelson Pierce, 
chairman; E. P. Denn, M. E. Harring- 
ton. 

Finance committee, Albert Fellows, 
chairman ; J. A. Smith, Deidrich Eilers, 
C. M. Mandell, C. H. Morse. 

House committee, W. P. Boutelle, 
chairman; Cecil Scudder, Havelock 
Keith, F. H. Bellows, Dr. E. K. Balkam. 

Entertainment committee, J. W. Linne- 
han, chairman; J. M. E. Morrill, G. E. 
Griffin, F. J. Brand, Deidrich Eilers, J. 
N. Terry, Albert Fellows. 

A part of the clerk's report for 1904 
was as follows : 

The club has held 48 regular meetings 
this year. An aggregate attendance of 
1944 members or an average of 40 1-2 for 
each night. An election of officers was 
held on January 4, but owing to a ques- 
tion of its legality a second election was 
held on January 18, the list chosen at the 
second election being that which has 
served the club the past year. 

Several stag parties, whist parties, and 
socials have been held and the annual 
ladies' night and concert were not omit- 
ted. The annual ladies' night was held 
in the Woman's club house on Centre 
street on the evening of April 17. The 
appointments, entertainment, music and 
attendance were of the highest class. 



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HON. FREDERICK S, GORE. 



LOUIS PFINGST, 
First Vice President 1901-1902. 





EDWARD G. RICHARDSON, 

Press Representative 



ERNEST H. MORGAN, 
Clerk. 



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Following the custom inaugurated last 
year, a second annual banquet was held in 
the Woman's club house on the evening 
of October 27. The affair was very suc- 
cessful, and the club cheerfully made up 
the deficit in the receipts.- Many of the 
city officials and members of other clubs 
were present. 

The long fight for the Franklin Field 
speedway culminated on Thanksgiving 
day when the speedway was formally 
dedicated. The day was inclement, and 
it was impossible to hold races, but a 
goodly number took part in the prelimi- 
nary parade, and many others gathered 
along the line of the new speedway and 
stood in the drizzling rain in the hopes 
that the racing would take place. 
Ground was broken on August 1, and on 
November 21 the club was notified that 
a quarter-mile track was completed. 

The by-laws have been materially 
altered in some instances, the most sig- 
nificant instance being in the form of 
voting for membership, the ball ballots 
now being used, five adverse votes or 
black-balls to reject. This was incorpo- 
rated in the by-laws at the meeting of 
December 12, and used for the first time 
at the meeting of December 19. An- 
other important change was in regard 
to the right to challenge for the cham- 
pionship ribbons. 

Fifty-seven new members have been 
voted into the club during the year. 
Eacing, which languished during the first 
half of the year, began with its old-time 
interest after the appointment on October 
3 of a matching committee to make the 
matches among such horses as their 
owners announced would race. Since 
then there has been no dearth of races. 

The club has held two public races at 
Eeadville, one on June 17 and one on 
Labor Day. The balance from the two 
races was on the right side of the ledger, 
notwithstanding the fact that the club 
paid $250 for the track, instead of $100, 
the sum which it had previously paid. 
Five hundred dollars were paid in purses 
for the June 17 race and $400 for the 
Labor Day race. 

The club did not take part in the open 
air meeting of the New England Horse 
Breeders' association in the fall, but did 
take part in the horse show at Mechanics 



hall in the spring and carried off the 
second prize. President Brand with 
Minetta, led the Dorchester contingent 
of the parade, followed by Mr. Stuart 
with the speedway champion trotter, 
Susie F, Mr. Biggs with Authentic, Mr. 
Nevens with Eichmond, and Mr. Haven 
with Baroness. The cash prize of $50 
was turned into the club's coffers. 

The record of the races Avhich took 
place on the speedway during the year 
1901 is as follows : Forty-five different 
horses have started, the aggregate num- 
ber started is 176, and 82 races have 
taken place. J. E. Stuart, Jr.'s, Susie F 
held the trotting championship ribbon at 
the beginning of the season and it has 
never been wrested from her. Mr. 
Hood's Camden Girl, Mr. French's India 
Panis and Dr. Turner's Max G have been 
the horses trying for the trophy. In ad- 
dition, Susie F has gone up against two 
of the fastest pacers in the club and has 
never been beaten. 

The pacing championship ribbon at the 
beginning of the season was in the hands 
of W. F. Furbush who had won it with 
Mazie Sidney. On his selling the horse 
the ribbon reverted to the club. Mr. 
Linnehan with Eex and Mr. Clarke with 
Gladys M contested for it on October 13, 
Eex winning. Mr. Blaney with Charlena 
tried twice for it unsuccessfully, and Mr. 
Terry tried for it with Checkers also 
twice, successfully on November 3, but 
losing it on November 10, the trophy 
ended the season in the possession of 
Mr. Linnehan. 

The cup winners are Susie F (Mr. 
Stuart), for the trotters, with six ribbons, 
and Mutineer (Mr. Blaney), for the 
pacers, with seven ribbons. 

BLUE RIBBON AND CUP WINNERS. 
1904. 

Ashmont, b g, trotter (H. P. Gallup), lost 
to Dolly R, June 23. 

B 4 U, ch g, trotter (H. P. Gallup), won 
from Mr. Fellow's Rex, and Dolly R, Dec. 22. 

Budweiser, b g, pacer (J. W. Linnehan), 
won from Charlena, Oct. 13; lost to Check- 
ers, Oct. 20, and to Charlena, Nov. 10. 

Bertha B, b m, trotter (A. J. Morris), lost 
to Gussuro, Nov. 26. 

Bismarck, ch g, pacer (M. A. Nevens), lost 
to Mutineer, Nov. 17. 

Brightness, blk m, trotter (A. C. Haley), 
lost to Little Bud, Oct. 20. 



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DOX WILKES, grey pacing gelding. 

By Johnnie Wilkes, by Wilkes 8571. First dam Stark Lady by Grey Don, bv Gideon, by Rysdyk's 

Hambletonian; second dam by General Knox. Owned by Frank H. Robinson. 




W. W. SAYYOR (2.18 1-2), bay pacing gelding. 

By Young Ranger, by Ranger, by Castor, by Hambletonian 10. Dam, Edna, by Adrian Wilkes. 

Pacing Speedway cup-winner for 1903. Owned by Henry R. Barry. 

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Camden Girl, ch m, trotter (John Hood), 
lost to Susie F, April 19 and May 28, and 
won from Gussuro, Dec. 22. 

Captain Hall, blk g, pacer (A. S. Gushee), 
won from Little Bud, Nov. 3; Joe King, 
Nov. 17 and 26, and from Gladys M, Dec. 15. 
Lost to Douglas, April 19; Mutineer, Nov. 
10 and Dec. 1, and to Reno K, Dec. 22. Won 
red ribbon in race with Mutineer and Hel- 
gamite, Nov. 10. 

Charlena, b m, pacer, won from Budwei- 
ser, Nov. 10. Lost to Budweiser, Oct. 13; to 
Mr. Linnehan's Rex for the championship, 
October 20 and 27; to Reno K, Nov. 3; to 
Susie F, Nov. 17, and to Etta Powers, Dec. 1. 

Checkers, b g, pacer (J. N. Terry), won 
from Silver Electrite, Oct. 13; Budweiser 
and Gladys M, Oct. 20; Silver Electrite, Oct. 
27; Mr. Linnehan's Rex, for the champion- 
ship, Nov. 3; Mutineer and Silver Electrite, 
Nov. 26. Lost to Mr. Linnehan's Rex, for 
the championship, Nov. 10, and to Reno K, 
Nov. 17. 

Dan S, b g, pacer (A. A. Stewart), won 
from Sunrise, Nov. 26. Lost to Lightfoot, 
April 19, and to George K and Brightness, 
Nov. 17. 

Dewey, blk g, pacer (H. P. Gallup), won 
from Joe King, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, and 
from Little Bud, Nov. 10. Lost to Silver 
Electrite, Sept. 29; Lampton, Oct. 13; Muti- 
neer, Oct. 20; Gladys M, Nov. 17, and Goldie, 
Nov. 26. Won red ribbon in three-cornered 
race with Mutineer and Nyphen, Oct. 20, and 
with Goldie and Helgamite, Nov. 26. 

Dolly R, b m, trotter (F. H. Robinson), 
won from Ashmont, June 23; Hector H, 
Aug. 11; Fanny Van, Oct. 27; Brightness (by 
forfeit), Nov. 3. Lost to India Panis, Aug. 
18; Lampton, Oct. 20; Lady Madison, Nov. 
17, B 4 U and Mr. Fellows' Rex, Dec. 22. 

Douglas, b g, pacer (R. S. Fitch), won from 
Captain Hall, April 19. 

Etta Powers, b m, pacer (T. R. Galvin), 
won from Uncle Dick, Nov. 26, and Little 
Bud, Dec. 1. Lost to Gladys M, Nov. 3. 

Fanny Van, gr m, trotter (M. E. Fleming), 
lost to Dolly R, Oct. 27, and to Mr. Fellows' 
Rex and Polyphema, Nov. 10. 

George K, gr g, pacer (Jacob Mosser), won 
from Mayor Johnson, Sept. 29; Mutineer, 
Oct. 13; Polyphema and Dan S, Nov. 17. 
Lost to Helgamite, Oct. 20; Nyphen, Oct. 27; 
Mutineer and Helgamite, Nov. 3; Joe King, 
Nov. 10; Little Bud, Nov. 26. 

Gladys M, br m, pacer (R. K. Clarke), 
won from Etta Powers, Nov. 3; Dewey, Nov. 
17. Lost to Mr. Linnehan's Rex, for the 
championship, Oct. 13; Checkers and Bud- 
weiser, Oct. 20; Susie F, Nov. 10, and Cap- 
tain Hall, Dec. 15. 

Goldie, blk m, pacer (A. M. Newbert), won 
from Helgamite and Dewey, Nov. 26. 

Gussuro, b m, trotter (P. J. Fitzgerald), 
won from Lampton, Nov. 3; Bertha B, Nov. 
26; Minturn, Dec. 1. Lost to India Panis, 
Oct. 27, Nov. 10 and Nov. 17, and to Camden 
Girl, Dec. 22. 

Hector H, ch g, pacer (Havelock Keith), 
lost to Dolly R, Aug. 11, and to Helgamite 
and George K, Oct. 20. 



Helgamite, b m, pacer (F. H. Bellows), 
won from George K and Hector H, Oct. 20; 
Little Bud, Oct. 27, Dec. 15 and 22; Mutineer 
and George K, Nov. 3; Uncle Dick, Dec. 15. 
Lost to Mutineer and Captain Hall, Nov. 10; 
Goldie, Nov. 26, and Little Bud, Dec. 1. 

India Panis, b g, trotter (G. A. French), 
won from Dolly R, Aug. 18, and Gussuro, 
Oct. 27, Nov. 10 and 17. Lost to Susie F, 
for the championship, Nov. 3. 

Joe King, blk g, pacer (F. J. Brand), won 
from George K, Nov. 10. Lost to Dewey, 
Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, and to Captain Hall, 
Nov. 17 and 26. 

Little Bud, b g, pacer (W. E. Newbert), 
won from May Wynne, May 28; Brightness, 
Oct. 20; Ramus, Nov. 17; George K, Nov. 26, 
and Helgamite, Dec. 1. Lost to Mr. Fellows' 
Rex, May 5; Helgamite, Oct. 27, Dec. 15 and 
22, and to Dewey, Nov. 10. 

Lampton, b g, trotter (Henry Wood), won 
from Mr. Fellows' Rex, Aug. 11; Dewey, Oct. 
13; Dolly R, Oct. 20. Lost to Mutineer, Oct. 
27; Gussuro, Nov. 3; Tabor, Nov. 17. 

Lady Madison, b m, trotter (P. J. Fitz- 
gerald), won from Dolly R, Nov. 17. 

Lightfoot, b m, trotter (F. H. Robinson), 
won from Dan S, April 19. 

Magic, blk g, trotter (Henry Wood), lost 
to Mr. Fellows' Rex, Dec. 1, and to Ramus, 
Dec. 22. 

Mayor Johnson, b g, pacer (M. A. Nevens), 
won from George K, Sept. 29. Lost to Reno 
K and Charlena, Nov. 3. 

Max G, blk g, trotter (A. W. Turner), lost 
to Susie F, for the championship, Dec. 1. 

May Wynne, b m, trotter (H. R. Barry), 
lost to Little Bud, May 28. 

Minturn, b g, trotter (M. A. Nevens), lost 
to Gussuro, Dec. 1. 

Mutineer, blk g, pacer (C. C. Blaney), 
won from Mr. Fellows' Rex, Aug. 18; Dewey, 
Oct. 20; Lampton, Oct. 27; Captain Hall and 
Helgamite, Nov. 10; Bismarck, Nov. 17; 
Captain Hall, Dec. 1, and Etta Powers, by 
forfeit, Dec. 22. Lost to George K, Oct. 13; 
Helgamite, Nov. 3, and Checkers, Nov. 26. 

Nyphen, blk g, pacer (Henry Wood), won 
from George K, Oct. 27. 

Polyphema, br m, trotter (R. W. Balkam), 
won from Fanny Van, Nov. 10, and Ramus, 
Nov. 26. Lost to Mr. Fellows' Rex, Nov. 3, 
and George K, Nov. 17. 

Ramus, b g, trotter (Carey Keith), won 
from Magic, Dec. 22. Lost to Little Bud, 
Nov. 17, and to Polyphema, Nov. 26. 

Reno K, b g, pacer (J. W. Linnehan), won 
from Charlena and Mayor Johnson, Nov. 3, 
Checkers, Nov. 17; Captain Hall. Dec. 22. 

Rex. b g, pacer (J. W. Linnehan), won 
four races, each for the championship, as 
follows: Gladys M, Oct. 13; Charlena, Oct. 
20 and 27; Checkers, Nov. 10. Lost to 
Checkers in championship race, Nov. 3. 

Rex, b g, trotter (Albert Fellows), won 
from Little Bud, May 5; Polyphema, Nov. 3; 
Fanny Van, Nov. 10; Magic, Dec. 1. Lost 
to Lampton, Aug. 11; Mutineer, Aug. 18; 
B 4 U, Dec. 22. 

Sunrise, b g, pacer (E. S. Harris), lost to 
Dan S, Nov. 26. 



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FRED H. BELLOWS. 




JOSEPH N. TERRY. 





T. R. GALVIN. 



EDWARD B. SWETT. 



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Susie F, b m, trotter (J. R. Stuart, Jr.), 
has an unbroken list of victories, as follows: 
Camden Girl, April 19 and May 28; India 
Panis, Nov. 3 (the last two for the cham- 
pionship); Gladys M, Nov. 10; Charlena, 
Nov. 17; Max G, Dec. 1 (for the champion- 
ship). 

Silver Electrite, ch g, pacer (M. A. Nev- 
ens), won from Dewey, Sept, 29. Lost to 
Checkers, Oct. 13 and 27, and to Checkers 
and Mutineer, Nov. 26. 

Tabor, b g, trotter (M. A. Nevens), won 
from Lampton, Nov. 17. 

Uncle Dick, b g, pacer (R. C. Richardson), 
lost to Helgamite, Nov. 17; Etta Powers, 
Nov. 26. 

Three-cornered races were inaugurated 
the past fall, and red ribbons were given to 
the horses coming in second, two red rib- 
bons to count as one blue ribbon on the cup. 
Red ribbons were won by Budweiser racing 
with Checkers and Gladys M, on Oct. 20; 
George K, racing with Helgamite and Hec- 
tor H. on Oct. 20; Brightness racing with 
Little Bud and Mr. Fellows' Rex, on Oct. 20; 
Mutineer (2) racing with Helgamite and 
George K, on Nov. 3, and Checkers and Sil- 
ver Electrite, Nov. 26; Charlena racing with 
Reno K and Mayor Johnson, Nov. 3; Poly- 
phena (2) racing with Rex and Fanny Van, 
Nov. 10, and with George K, and Dan S, Nov. 
17; Captain Hall racing with Mutineer and 
Helgamite, Nov. 10; Helgamite racing with 
Goldie and Dewey, Nov. 26; Mr. Fellows' 
Rex, one in July, racing with B 4 U, and 
Dolly R, Dec. 22. 



EACES AT READVILLE JUNE 17 
AND SEPTEMBER 5, 1904. 

Two of the best races ever given by the 
club were held at Eeadville during the 
year 1904, the first on June 17 and the 
other on Labor Day, which fell on Sep- 
tember 5. The results were : 

June 17, 1904. 
Mile Heats; Purses $100 Each. 
Class, 2.13 Trot; Best Two in Thres. 
Authentic, blk g, by Autograph (D. 

M. Biggs) 1 2 1 

Dr. Shorb, blk g, by McKinney, dam 

Nannie Clay (J. W. Linnehan) .... 3 1 3 
Susie F, b m, by Emperor Wilkes 

(J. R. Stuart, Jr.) 4 3 2 

Miss Pratt, blk m, by Heir-at-Law 

(H. L. Haven) 2 5 4 

Time— 2.18 1-2, 2.18 1-4, 2.16 1-4. 

Class, 2.18 Pace; Best Two in Three. 
Ornament, ch g, by Red Bell (C. H. 

Morse) 2 1 1 

Bob Fitz, ro g, by Allspur (A. E. 

Kenney) 1 2 3 

Budweiser, b g, by Bud Crooke, dam 

Bessie Hal (J. W. Linnehan) .... 3 3 2 
Capt. Hall, blk g, by Silvertail (A. 

S. Gushee) 4 4 4 

Time— 2.20 3-4, 2.19, 2.20 1-4. 



Class, 2.25 Trot or Pace; Best Two in 
Three. 

Douglas, b g, Constantine (R. S. Fitch) . 1 1 

Goldie, blk m, by Airbon (A. M. New- 
bert) 2 3- 

Uncle Dick, b g, by J. R. Shedd (R. C. 
Richardson) 3 2 

Bertha B, b m, by St. Croix (A. J. Mor- 
ris) 5 4 

Time— 2.22 1-4, 2.22 1-4. 

Class, Free-for-all; Best Two in Three. 
Ned Wilkes, ch g, by Wilkes (Louis 

Pf ingst) 2 1 1 

The Private, b g, by William M. Hill 

CM. A. Nevens) 1 2 5 

Rex, b g, by Ongate (John Neal) 4 4 2 

Early Bird, Jr., br g, by Early Bird 

CA. E. Kenney) 3 3 3 

Time— 2.13 1-4, 2.13, 2.17 1-2. 

Class, Special Slow Trot or Pace; Best Two 

in Three. 
Checkers, b g, by Red Sam (J. N. Terry) 1 1 
Little Bud, b g, untraced (A. M. New- 

bert) 3 2 

Mayor Johnson, ch g, untraced (M. 

A. Nevens) 2 3 

Linus, b g, by Messenger Wilkes (D. 

M. Biggs) 4 4 

Time— 2.26 1-4, 2.28 1-2. 



Sept. 5, 1904. 
Class, 2.35 Trot or Pace; Best Three in 

Five; Mile Heats. 
Charlena, b m, by Arrowwood 

dam Pocas Baby (C. C. Blaney) 17 11 
Bismarck, b g, by Evolutio (M. 

A. Nevens) 2 1 2 3 

Prior, ch g, untraced (B. C. 

Wilder) 3 2 6 6 

George K, g g, by Document 

(Jacob Mosser) 5 5 4 2 

Lampton, b g, by Cyclone (H. R. 

Barry) 6 3 3 4 

Helgamite, b m, by Mount Arion 

(Fred H. Bellows) 4 4 5 5 

Dolly R, br m, untraced (F. H. 

Robinson) 7 6 7 dr 

Time— 2.22 1-4, 2.25 1-4, 2.23, 2.24. 

Class 2.25 Trot or Pace; Best Three in Five. 
Billy Barlow, b g, untraced (W. P. 

Boutelle) 1 1 1 

Bertha B, b m, by St. Croix (A. J. 

Morris) 2 2 4 

Etta Powers, b m, by Evolutio 

(T. R. Galvin) 3 3 2 

Hector H, ch g, untraced (Havelock 

Keith) 4 4 3 

Don Wilkes, g g, by Johnny Wilkes 

(F. H. Robinson) 5 5 5 

Time— 2.26 1-4, 2.26 3-4, 2.27 1-4. 

Class, 2.18 Trot or Pace; Best Three in Five. 

Budweiser, b g, by Bud Crooke, 
dam Bessie Hal (J. W. Linne- 
han) 2 1 1 1 

Miss Pratt, blk m, by Heir-at- 
Law (H. A. Haven) 1 3 2 3 



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BRICK WILKES, JR., (2.22 1-4) brown pacing gelding. 
By Brick Wilkes (2.18), dam Kitty M (2.27 1-2). Owned by Edward B. Swett. 




„ D , „ , , „ BUD WEISER (2.18 1-i), bay pacing gelding. 

By Bud Crooke, by George Wilkes. Dam Be-sie Hal by Gibson's Old Tom Hal. sire of Browm Hal. 

Owned by J. W, Linneban. 



Susie F, b m, by Emperor Wilkes 

(J. R. Stuart, Jr.) 3 2 3 2 

India Panis, b g, by Panis, by 
Pancoast, dam Mattie Graham 
(G. A. French) 5 4 4 4 

Gladys M, br m, by Irvin M, dam 
by Monte Cristo (R. H. Clarke) 6 5 5 5 

Capt. Hall, blk g, by Silvertail (A. 

S. Gushee) 4 6 6 dr 

Time— 2.17 3-4, 2.18 1-4, 2.18 1-4, 2.19. 

Class, Special Slow Trot or Pace. 
Mutineer, blk g, by Lord Dufferin 

(C. C. Blaney) 1 1 1 

Fanny Van, g m, by Mambrino Star 

(M. E. Fleming) 2 2 2 

Magic, blk g, by Elder Boone (Henry 

Wood) 3 3 4 

Nagiana, b m, by Arion, dam Edge- 
line (H. P. Gallup) 3 7 5 

Sunrise, b g, by Abbott Wilkes (E. 

S. Harris) 6 4 4 

Alvino, br g, untraced (H. S. Clark) 5 5 6 
Rex, b g, by Electricity, dam Lady 

Index (Albert Fellows) 7 6 dr 

Time— 2.29 1-4, 2.30, 2.32 1-4. 

The last race held on the Keaclville 
track was on June 17, 1905, four classes 
being run off. The first three were for 
$100 purses and the free-for-all was for a 
$200 purse. The summaries follow : 

2.18 class, trot or pace; best 3 in 5. 
Ornament, ch g, by Red Bell (C. H. 

Morse) 1 1 1 

Budweiser, b g, by Bud Crock , dam 

Bessie Hal (J. W. Linnehan) 2 2 2 

Captain Hall, blk g, by Silvertail (A. 

S. Gushee) 3 3 3 



Baby, ch m, untraced (H. P. Gallup) 4 4 4 
Time— 2.20 1-2, 2.20, 2.18 1-2. 

2.24 class, trot or pace; best 2 in 3. 
Goldie, blk m, by Airborn (A. M. New- 

bert) 1 1 

Mutineer, blk g, by Lorn Dufferin (C. C. 

Blaney) 2 2 

Daisy G, b m, by Jay Gould, Jr. (M. A. 

Nevens) 4 3 

Cartuna, b m, by Larrabee ths Great 

(Frank Henderson) 3 4 

Time— 2.20 1-2, 2.19 1-2, 2.18 1-4. 

2.35 class, trot or pace; best 3 in 5. 
Roy Wilkes, b g, by Jersey Wilkes, 

dam Lady Patchen (Solly Wolfson) 12 1 
Ethel Wagner, b m, by Gambrel 

Frank Chamberlain) 7 1 2 

Charley King, blk g, by May King 

(A. T. Wheelock) 2 5 5 

May Barnes, b m, by Red Heart (E. 

F. Collins) 3 3 6 

Tribune, b g, by Edgemark (M. A. 

Nevens) 6 4 3 

Rex, b g, by Electricity, dam Lady 

Index (Albert Fellows) 4 7 4 

Toto E, br m, by Black Patchen (J. 

N. Terry) 5 6 dr 

Time— 2.28, 2.21 3-4, 2.24. 

Free-for-all; best 3 in 5. 
General Fiske, b g, by Lavaland 

(W. J. Furbush) 3 111 

Early Bird, Jr., blk g, by Early 

Bird (A. E. Kenney) 1 3 2 2 

Clinton B., b g, untraced (M. A. 

Nevens) ..2 2 4 4 

Rex, b g, by Ongate (W. E. Nsw- 

bert) .' 4 4 3 3 

Time— 2.20 3-4, 2.14 1-2, 2.19 1-2, 2.17 3-4. 



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FRANK W. HAMLIN- 




THOMAS J KENNEY. 





SAMUEL MARZYNSKI. 



S. WALTER WALES, JR. 



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OTHER NOTABLE EVENTS 



Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving Club 
horses played a very important part in 
the races which took place at Combina- 
tion Park, Medford, at the Elks' Carni- 
val July 30 and August 4, 1900, the 
entries including many of the crack 
horses of the club. As a result, Mr. 
Belledeu's pacer, Kentucky Star, took 
first money and lowered the half mile 
record of the track, the Star's old antago- 
nist, Landlord, beating him out for the 
first heat, and taking second money by 
closely following him for the next two. 
Two days later Walter Farmer's mare, 
Russell Maid, won an easy victory in the 
invitation match, Mr. Fitch and Little 
Fred taking second money, with J. A. 
Hart's Glendale, driven by Mr. Gallup, 
Mr. Boutelle's Baby Logan driven by Mr. 
Morrill, Captain Hall and his then owner 
Mr. May, Walter Newbert and his game 
little mare, Alice B, and Mr. Abrams and 
Billy Crocker following. Two days later 
the crowd saw Mr. Clarke and Gladys M 
come under the wire first, with Dr. G 
(Brand), Bob Fitz (Gallup), Lida A. 
(Hart), and Mr. Blaney's Randolph K, 
driven by Mr. Morrill, in the above order. 
Following scriptural injunction, the last 
was first on the Saturday night closing 
the carnival, and Mr. Morrill drove Mr. 
Blaney's Little Fred (second money 
taker a few days before as the property of 
Mr. Fitch) to victory, Glendale again 
driven by Mr. Gallup, Ramus (Carey 
Keith), Ashmont (DeVee), and Light- 
foot (Galvin), coming in the order in 
which their names appear, at this carni- 
val. Mr. Wales' gelding, Rondo, then a 
new purchase, took second money in the 
race for the $100 purse, being driven by 
Mr. Gillies. At the Brockton fair 
Mr. Blaney took a part of the purse 
in the $600 event for double teams, with 
S. R. and Randolph K. 



Mention is made elsewhere of the cap- 
ture of the first money in the free for all 
at Readville on May 30, 1901. At this, 
Carey Keith took first money in the 
special trot, winning in straight heats and 
defeating such horses as Camden Girl, 
Alice B, and the old champion, Lady 
Madison, in the above order. An event 
worthy of much more than passing 
notice was the wonderful showing of Fred 
S. Eldredge's little mare, Silkey, at Cam- 
bination Park on the evening of June 27, 
1901. Mr. Tewhart had owned the mare 
as a trotter and had sold her to Mr. 
Eldredge. She was fairly good but Mr. 
Eldredge did not like her gait and at the 
cost of a good deal of skill, patience, 
hard work and time had taught her to 
pace. He had not intended entering her 
in the races but to accommodate club 
members who wanted to fill a special class 
made for the club's benefit, Mr. Eldredge 
consented to do , so. Baby Logan, with 
the veteran reinsman Ed. Gillies driving, 
was looked upon as an easy winner. Alice 
B, Mr. Morrison's Nellie W, and Mr. 
Abrams' Gem being the other contest- 
ants. Silkey simply "smothered 'em." 
At the start she kept with the bunch and 
then, apparently aware that she couldn't 
be fooling away her time, pulled ahead 
with the greatest ease and came easily 
down the stretch with a wide margin of 
daylight between her and her nearest 
competitor. It was a great day for the 
graceful little animal and for her owner 
and driver, one of the best liked men in 
the club. A great crowd of Dorchester- 
ites, headed by the then president, S. 
Walter Wales, saw the race. 

Two handicap races, one for a two- 
minute harness, given by W. W. Grant, 
and one for a whip, given by John Forgie, 
were held on September 5, 1901. For the 
• first, Elvino, the brown gelding, driven by 
Mr. Clarke, started at scratch, Bright- 
ness, the black mare, driven by Walter 
Newbert, having a handicap of 39 feet 



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CAMDEN GIRL (2.21 1-4 in a race and 2.15 at private trial), chestnut trotting mare. 

By Veni Vici, by Robert Wilkes, by George Wilkes. Camden Girl's first dam, by 

Harbinger, second dam by Rob Roy. Owned by John Hood. 




HOWITZER brown trotting stallion. 
By Bingen (2.06 1-4). dam Camden Girl by Veni Vici, by Robert Wilkes, by 
George Wilkes. Owned by John Hood. 



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and taking the race. Mr. Eldredge's 
Silkey, with a handicap of 810 1-4 feet 
took second money; Mr. Lally's Wilton 
Boy, 'with 924 feet to overcome, third 
money; Mr. Clarke's Gladys M with 
814 3-4 feet handicap, fourth money, 
the scratch horse being last, and Ken- 
tucky Star, with the heaviest handicap 
of all, 971 feet, being drawn. 

Mr. Fellows' Bex was the scratch 
horse in the race for the whip and took 
second money. First money was taken 
by Azote, owned and driven by Mr. Had- 
dock, with a handicap of 678 feet; Mr. 
Gallup drove Captain Hall, which took 
third money with a handicap of 725 1-4 
feet; the old King of the Speedway, 
Landlord, handicapped 910 feet, coming 
in fourth; and Bubsley G, owned and 
driven by Mr. Moulton, coming in fifth 
with the heaviest handicap of all, 992 
feet. 

A whip offered by J. W. Linnehan for 
the horse making the most winnings on 
the speedway for the first half of 1902 
was won by Mr. Brand and Princess 
Ebilo with seven races and no defeats. 

At the annual field day at Combination 
Park, July 26, 1902, in aid of the Work- 
ing Boy's Home, Mr. Clarke with Gladys 
M took first prize, a pneumatic-tired, 
one-man road wagon in the style contest. 
Mr. Linnehan and Budweiser took the 
fourth prize, a cooling blanket and pair 
of horse boots. In the special class, 
open only to members of the Dorchester 
Gentlemen's Driving club, Mr. D'Arcy 
and Bonnets o' Blue took the first prize, 
a $75 harness; Mr. Brand and Princess 
Ebilo second, a pair of reins; Mr. Linne- 
han and Budweiser third, a whip; and 



Mr. Barry and W. W. Saylor fourth, a 
collar and pair of horse boots. 

On the evening of Memorial Day, 1902, 
a special event was arranged at Combi- 
nation Park for Dorchester Gentlemen's 
Driving club horses alone. A big Dor- 
chester contingent was present and six 
horses participated. There were three 
half-mile heats, each heat counting for a 
race. India Panis (G. A. French) came- 
under the wire first in each heat in 
1161-2, 113 1-2, 114 3-4. The other 
horses in their order were Ramus 
(Carey Keith), Alice B (W. E. New- 
beit), Ninety-One (R. C. Richardson),. 
Azote (E. O. Haddock), and Mattie Mil- 
ler (J. W. Linnehan). 

A special class was also made up at 
Combination Park on the Fourth of July 
following. Walter E. Newbert's chestnut 
mare, Alice B, was the winner after one 
of the most exciting races ever held 
under the club's auspices. Seven heats 
were necessary to decide the event. They 
were mile heats, the best time being in 
2 27 3-4, but it was fight from start to- 
finish. Newsboy (F. S. Eldredge), Ra- 
mus (Carey Keith), India Panis (G. A. 
French), Mattie Miller (J. W. Linne- 
han), and Ninety-One (R. C. Richard- 
son), came in in the order in which they 
are named. 

On July 19 following, a special class- 
was made up at South Weymouth, India 
Panis winning in straight heats in the 
2 23 trot, Alice B, Ramus and Mattie Mil- 
ler trailing. In the 2 23 trot or pace r 
open to all, Captain Hall (A. S. Gushee) 
and McNary's Hah owned by R. Y. Wood- 
bury, and driven by Walter Newbert took 
second and third money respectively. 



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GEORGE A. FRENCH. 



WILLIAM M. BRUMMETT. 





SOLLY WOLFSON. 



CHARLES M. MANDELL. 



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BONS, PRIZE 
CHAHPIONSHI 



AND 



From almost the first the club gave 
ribbons to the winners of races and among 
the most prized — the most prized — have 
always been the championship ribbons, of 
which there are two : one for trotters and 
one for pacers. The history of how these 
ribbons have shifted ownerships is of 
interest. 

THE TROTTING CHAMPIONSHIP. 

The game little mare, Alice B., owned 
and driven by Walter E. Newbert, was 
the first holder of the trotting champion- 
ship ribbon. A word should be said of 
mare and driver. Both were always 
ready to race anything at anytime. A 
"cinch" was not necessary. If they were 
beaten they were just as ready to race the 
next time. Both went in to win, and the 
pair have furnished as much genuine 
sport for spectators as any man and horse 
in the club. It was a distinct loss to the 
club when the little mare was sold out 
of it. 

Alice B. first won the ribbon on the 
Blue Hill Avenue speedway on November 
24, 1900, in a race with Little Fred, 
owned by C. C. Blaney and driven by J. 
M. E. Morrill. On December 8 of the 
same year Carey Keith and his gelding 
Ramus, contested the championship, and 
were victorious, but Alice B. was again 
the winner in straight heats on Christmas 
morning, 1900. On Patriots' Day, 1901, 
E. S. Fitch, then vice-president, came on 
the scene with his new purchase, Bessie 
Rampart, and Alice B. went down to defeat 
in straight heats. A great crowd saw 
these two last races. A race was arranged 
immediately between Bessie Rampart and 
P. J. Fitzgerald's bay mare Lady Madi- 
son but bad weather intervened and the 
issue was not decided. After a few weeks 
Mr. Fitch announced that his mare was 
not in condition, that he did not think it 



right to withhold the trophy under the 
circumstances and it went to Lady Mad- 
ison by forfeit, Mr. Fitch reserving the 
right to again challenge if his mare came 
around all right. 

The first to take up the gage was Mr. 
Newbert who tried with Alice B. to regain 
the honors he had lost. The attempt was 
futile, however. The race took place on 
June 6, Lady Madison winning easily in 
straight heats. Carey Keith with his bay 
gelding Ramus was the next to try his 
fortunes. This race took place on June 
17 and more than 3000 people witnessed 
it notwithstanding the many counter 
attractions. Lady Madison was forced 
to step a little faster than before but she 
had the goods and although breaking and 
losing the first heat, took the three fol- 
lowing, the race and the ribbon. 

The next fight was a trifle easier. 
Charles L. Young,' then president, owner 
of Landlord and possessor of the pacing 
championship ribbon so many had tried in 
vain to wrest from him, had bought a bay 
gelding trotter, Roy K by name. A 
match was made for Lady Madison and 
the former record was repeated : Lady 
Madison went to a break in the first heat 
and took the next three. The race took 
place on July 11. If the Lady had 
earned a rest she was not allowed to take 
it and a week later was compelled to 
knock another two seconds from her best 
time. At this time John W. Linnehan, 
one of the gamest members of the horse- 
loving and horse-driving community 
became a member of the club and in 
behalf of his mare Lady Banker, which 
just then was enjoying the distinction of 
a hard race at South Weymouth without 
breaking in one of the heats, challenged 
Mr. Fitzgerald and the other Lady. The 
two came together on July 18. Walter 
Newbert drove Mr. Linnehan's mare 
which took the first heat, Lady Madison 



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TENNIE WARREN, bav trotting mare. 

By Wilton (2.19 1-4), darn Tennie G, by Robert McGregor (2.17 1-2), sire of Creseeus. 

ELSIE MAY, bay trotting mare. 

By Kennard (2.24 1-4), dam a Kentucky thoroughbred. 

Owned by D. W. Chamberlain. 




PARSON T AND DEACON B. 

A pair of family roadsters for which Deacon F. J. Brand has made several offers. 

Owned by Parson W. L. Terhune. 



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as usual on the first heat going to a break. 
The next heat was a fight to the finish and 
was only won, as it was reported, by 
"Lady Madison sticking out her tongue." 
Again did Lady Madison break and the 
other Lady easily won. The next two 
heats were won by Lady Madison, every 
inch, however, being fought. And again 
did she go home with the coveted ribbon. 
At a return match given October 10, 
1901, the result was practically the same. 

Mr. Belledeu challenged in behalf of 
Ben H. late in the year but bad weather 
intervened and the race did not take 
place and Lady Madison was left in un- 
disturbed possession of the ribbon until 
April 10, 1902, when Mr. Haddock and 
Azote tried to win it but could not, Lady 
Madison being pushed no harder than 
36 1-1. On May 15 of the same year she 
clipped four seconds off that gait but Mr. 
Brand and Princess Ebilo were there 
with something a little faster and the 
ribbon left the speedway tied on the tet- 
ter's bridle. The mare wore it home 
again on June 5 when a return match was 
made. The Princess was then sold out 
of the club the ribbon returning by the 
rules to the club. On October 23, Lady 
Madison the long time champion, and D. 
W. Sullivan's Belle Lome raced for the 
ribbon, the Lady having an easy win in 32 
seconds. Later Mr. Fitzgerald drove her 
over the track just for fun in 30 seconds. 

For a time trotting for the champion- 
ship languished; then George A. French 
of Braintree, owner of India Panis, win- 
ner of many races, took up the gage, and 
on August 13, 1903, Lady Madison went 
down to defeat. On October 29 of the 
same year India Panis lost by forfeit 
through non-appearance to Susie F, the 
present champion. Mr. Stuart, owner of 
the mare, did not want the ribbon in 
that wa3 r but was forced to accept it under 
the rules. The ribbon was, however, 
found to be well bestowed as from that- 
time on, the gallant mare from Elm Hill 
has met all comers and has never suffered 
defeat. She met ' Mr. Hood's Camden 
Girl on April 19 and May 28, 1901, win- 
ning in straight heats each time ; defeated 
her old rival India Panis in straight heats 
on Nov. 3. and in what was one of the 
hardest fought and prettiest races ever 
seen on the speedway, defeated Dr. Tur- 



ner's Max G on Dec. 1, 1904. It took five 
heats to decide the event. Susie F took 
the first and the two last heats, and closed 
the year as the champion trotter of the 
speedway, the cup winner for the trotter 
winning the most blue ribbons, and with 
the record of a season's races without a 
defeat. 



THE PACING CHAMPIONSHIP. 

As one never thinks of the prize ring 
without thinking of "John L." or of 
base-ball without the peerless "Mike" 
Kelley, so veteran members of the Dor- 
chester Gentemen's Driving club think 
always of Landlord when speaking of the 
pacing championship. Landlord went 
down in honorable defeat first on a mile 
track and then on the speedway, but it 
took one of the best horses in the country 
to beat him, and for five years the grand 
old pacer was the king. The first race 
recorded for the pacing championship, 
although there was then no championship 
ribbon, was between Landlord and Dr. Gr 
on June 7, 1900, the latter being owned 
by Mr. Brand, later President Brand, and 
driven by Mr. Gallup. Landlord was an 
easy winner. On July 17 of the same 
year, Mr. Blaney, • with Randolph K,. 
tried conclusions with Mr. Young and 
Landlord, the latter winning in straight 
heats. The dose was repeated on October 
18 of the same year with all the actors in 
their original roles. A week later Jesse 
Moulton and Rubsley G were after the 
president and his gelding. Result : three 
straight for Landlord. Another week and 
it was another "G," this time George G, 
owned by W. J. Fitzgerald and driven by 
"Ed." Gillies. George G went the way 
of the others. 

This was on Nov. 1, 1900. On Nov. 
12 the club voted to give a pacing cham- 
pionship ribbon as well as one for trotters,, 
and the first race for the trophy took 
place on Nov. 22 between Landlord and 
Ned Winslow, the latter driven by his 
owner, Charles H. Belledeu. The race 
was one of the Closest ever seen on the 
speedway and thousands came to see it. 
Landlord won in" three straight, but was- 
forced to cut his record down to 31 1-1 
seconds. Mr. Moulton had not got enough,. 



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ALBERT FELLOWS. 



HENRY M. SANDERS. 





DR. A. T. DAVISON. 



WILLIAM L. TERHUNE. 



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and on Christmas Day, 1900, again tried 
with Rubsley G- to carry off the ribbon. 
This was a hard fought race, each horse 
alternating with a heat, Landlord taking 
the odd and winning out. 

It was not until March 28, 1901, that 
Landlord was again called upon to defend 
his laurels, when G. W. D'Arcy, now first 
vice-president, with his pretty mare, Bon- 
nets o' Blue, essayed the feat. Bonnets 
o' Blue, took the first heat, Landlord 
going' to a break, but he was there with 
the goods for the next three heats. And 
yet again on June 20, 1901, Mr. Moulton 
put up Eubsley G to win the ribbon, but 
put John M. E. Morrill up behind the 
gelding to lift him to victory. Stanley 
Nichols tells of the "Rube" who tried to 
drink all the rum there was in Boston. 
He didn't succeed, but he "made 'em put 
the price up." Mr. Morrill did not win, 
but he "made 'em cut the time down." 
Landlord, however, won in three straight. 
Bonnets o' Blue tried it again on May 16 
and again won one heat, but Landlord 
was again victorious. 

Just at this time, to show that he was 
no quarter-mile horse, Landlord won in 
straight heats in the free-for-all, mile 
heats, at Eeadville, in a race held under 
the auspices of the Jamaica Plain Driving 
club. Mr. Stuart, owner of Susie F, the 
champion trotter, was with his gelding, 
Dempsey, among those pitted against Mr. 
Young. No race ever created greater ex- 
citement on the track or was witnessed 
by more people. But Landlord's star was 
about to set. On August 28, 1901, at 
Eeadville, Mr. Belledeu with his pacer, 
Kentucky Star, with a record of 2.08 1-2 
to sulkey and 2.09 1-4 to wagon, and 
which has since done the full mile 
at Eeadville in 2.03 1-2, raced Mr. 
Young and Landlord mile heats y and 
the latter was defeated in two straight, 
the Star's time time being 2.16 1-4 in 
each heat. On Labor Day following, at 
Eeadville, Landlord was badly beaten in 
the free-for-all. On October 2 the Land- 
lord-Kentucky Star race for the cham- 
pionship took place on the speedway, and 
although Landlord lowered his record two 
seconds on the quarter mile, there was 
the Star a little ahead all the time, and 
the pacing championship ribbon, so long 
and ably defended, passed into new hands. 



The time at this race was 29 and 29 1-4 
for the quarter. 

The history of the ribbon since then is 
more varied and perhaps a little less spec- 
tacular. Mr. Belledeu forfeited to Mr. Bla- 
ney, who at first refused to take it in 
that way, but who under the rules of the 
club was compelled to accept it. He had 
challenged for Charlena. Mr. Blaney for- 
feited to Mr. Brand, who had challenged 
for Dr. G. The first struggle for the 
ribbon thereafter was on March 27, 1802, 
when Mr. Boutelle drove his mare, Baby 
Logan, to win against Dr. G (Mr. Brand 
driving) , five heats being necessary to de- 
cide. Mr. Linnehan's Budweiser, was the 
next horse to win the ribbon, the race tak- 
ing place April 24. Baby Logan was in 
bad condition and her owner drew her 
after the first heat. Budweiser's time as 
a champion was brief, as on May 8 
Charles W. Arnold of Haverhill came over 
with his mare, Ida J, and won in straight 
heats. Baby Logan being by this time 
again in condition, Mr. Boutelle again 
challenged for the ribbon and was de- 
feated by the Haverhill contingent in 1, 2, 
1, 1. Mr. Arnold later surrendered the 
ribbon to the club, and on Oct. 16 Bud- 
weiser and Mr. Barry's cup winner of the 
next year, W. W. Savior, contested for it, 
the judges deciding in favor of Budweiser, 
with some of the spectators a little skep- 
tical, so close was the match. At a re- 
turn match en Nov. 22 it was Budwieser 
1, 1, 1. A year before, when Landlord 
won the ribbon and "Wilbur C. Littlefield 
owned the mare Beauty, a challenge for 
the ribbon was issued in behalf of the 
mare. The race did not come off, but C. 
C. Blaney, who had bought the mare, re- 
newed the challenge, and Budweiser again 
went clown in defeat, to slow music, how- 
ever, the fastest heat being in 33 and the 
slowest in 36 seconds. 

Little more was done in championship 
pacing in 1903. Beauty lost to W. J. 
Furbush's Mazie Sidney on April 2, and 
Mr. Linnehan at once challenged in be- 
half of his pacer, Eex. The race, half- 
mile heats, took place on May 14, and al- 
though Eex was defeated, lie made the 
Newton mare go in 1.05 to do it, Mazie 
Sidney again successfully defended the 
trophy on Oct. 22 against A. E. Kenney's 
Early Bird Jr., and was then sold out of 



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RICHARD AND GILLIS, 
Prize winners in Memorial Day parade, 1900. Owned by Dr. A. T. Davison. 




DOLLAR AND BILL, 
Prize winners in Memorial Day parade, 1900. Owned by Hon. Franklin L. Codman. 

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the club, the ribbon reverting to the club, same horses contested again, Eex losing 

The ribbon then lay, metaphorically, on the first and taking the next three heats, 

the table until Oct. 13, 1904, when Mr. A week later, or on Nov. 3, J. N. Terry 

Linnehan's Eex and Mr. Clarke's Gladys came on the scene with Checkers and won 

M raced for it on the Mattapan speedway, against Rex in straight heats, but lost 

the former winning in straight heats. A again on Nov. 10, Rex losing, as usual, 

week later Rex and Mr. Blaney's Charlena the first two, but taking the next three 

fought it out, five heats being necessary heats. The season of 1904 closed with the 

to decide. Rex lost the first two and won trophy in the permanent possession of Mr. 

the last three heats. A week later the Linnehan as owner of Rex. 



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A QUARTETTE OF HONORARY MEMBERS. 




CAPT. CHARLES W. HUNT, 
Station 11, Dorchester. 




HOX. ALPHEUS SANFORD. 





*-, ' 




EX- ALDERMAN JOSEPH I. STEWART. 



EX- COUNCILMAN GEORGE 0. WOOD. 



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THE FRANKLIN FIELD SPEEDWAY, 



The active fight for a permanent speed- 
way for Dorchester and vicinity began on 
May 14, 1900, when a hearing was given 
representatives of the Dorchester Gen- 
tlemen's Driving club by the Boston board 
of park commissioners, relative to a track 
on the Talbot Avenue side of Franklin 
Field. The petition, signed by 2000 men, 
including such well-known horsemen as 
John Shepard and the late John M. 
Forbes, was presented by S. Howard Mil- 
dram, then councilman for Ward 24, and 
an active member of the club. The fight 
ended on Thanksgiving day, 1904, when 
with a drizzling rain overhead and several 
inches of mud underfoot, a long proces- 
sion of prominent men and women in 
natty rigs, led by a tally-ho and brass 
band, started from Codman square, and, 
reaching the new speedway via Washing- 
ton street, Columbia road, Blue Hill and 
Talbot avenues, formally dedicated the 
speedway to the public use. An interest- 
ing program of races had been prepared 
by Walter E. Newbert, chairman of the 
racing and speedway committee, but 
neither the weather or the track would 
permit of their being pulled off. But the 
indefatigable "Little Japs" of the Dor- 
chester Gentlemen's Driving club had 
won their five years' campaign and 
entered the hard-won mud as their proto- 
types a few months later entered the 
hard-won Mudken, with flying colors. 

Two or three days after the first hear- 
ing in 1900 the board of park commis- 
sioners unanimously passed an order set- 
ting off a strip of land for speedway pur- 
poses, providing the city council would 
vote an appropriation of $25,000 for con- 
struction purposes. Opposition began at 
once, some of the daily newspapers treat- 
ing the matter lightly, and at least two of 
them coming out in strong editorial op- 



position. The Boston Herald for Jan. 
17 editorially estimated the first cost of 
the speedway at $210,000, with no pro- 
vision for annual maintenance, and the 
necessary land at nearly one-quarter of 
the playground. These attacks were kept 
up and citizens and even high school 
boys were asked to protest in written com- 
munications, which were published. 
Hearings were held before the finance 
committees of the board of aldermen and 
common council, but an item of $25,000 
for construction was included in the loan 
bill, was signed by Mayor Hart late in 
1900 — and then the board of park commis- 
sioners promptly rescinded its vote and 
asked that the money be devoted to other 
uses. 

The story of the fight need not, and in 
fact hardly can be, told in detail. It en- 
tailed hopes and discouragements, prom- 
ises kept and promises broken, an appro- 
priation made and unspent, but looked 
at with hungry eyes for a score of pur- 
poses; attempts to divert it to other uses, 
and "backing" and "filling" for five years. 
The contention was that the city's' money 
should not be spent to make a race track 
for a few, and that if racing were permit- 
ted, spectators would be bowled over by 
the flying horsesTike nine-pins. The ad- 
vocates, the horsemen and others, replied 
that so far as danger was concerned there- 
was none; that every kind of sport was 
provided for at the expense of the tax- 
payers, largely at the expense of horse 
owners, as a man who can afford to own 
one or more fast horses for pleasure driv- 
ing is necessarily a man of substance; 
that no place was provided for the horse 
owners' amusement; and that, with all 
the miles of bicycle tracks and automobile 
roads, and riding horse tracks, and all the 
acres of tennis courts and football 
grounds, and baseball grounds, and golf 
links, all the baths and gymnasiums, 
everything that pertains to outdoor or 
indoor athletics, a quarter or three- 



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BEN G (with his mascot). ch< 
By Ben Franklin, clam by Justin MorgE 



<tnut trotting gelding. 

q. Owned by Hollis P. Gallup. 




KING PRINCEPS (2.15), bay trotting gelding. 

By Count Princeps (2.27), son of Princeps, by Woodford Mambrino (2.21 1-2), son 

of Mambrino Chief; dam, Lady Almont, by Almont Lightning, son of 

Almont, by Alexander's Abdallah, son of Rysdyk's Hamble- 

tonian. Owned by E. P. Denn. 

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eighths of one mile was not much to ask 
for horse racing. 

The action of the park commissioners, 
although it should be said that from the 
first Laban Pratt, the Dorchester mem- 
ber, did all in his power to bring the 
speedway about, created consternation, in- 
dignation, and not a little ridicule. Hear- 
ings began again, and more than one 
member gave up hopes of ever having 
the coveted pleasure ground. When 
Mayor Collins came up for election a sec- 
ond time he was interviewed by members 
of the club, and like his predecessor prom- 
ised to do what he could. E. Gr. Bichard- 
son of the Transcript, then the press 
representative of the club, did a lot of 
good work and got his fellow reporters 
on the other dailies to do good work, 
either actively or passively, either by talk- 
ing or saying nothing, the last being 
sometimes more efficacious than the first. 

Some of the hardest work clone outside 
of the club was by members of the city 
council in trying to get the money for 
some other purposes than that for which 
it was set aside. Fortunately, the efforts 
in that direction were futile. An effort 
was made early in 1904 to enlist the aid 
of the Jamaica Elain and South Boston 
clubs, and the latter came out, was hand- 
somely entertained and under the influ- 
ence of hospitality, liquid, solid and 
purely fraternal, agreed to help — and 
then went home and the members were 
''ripped up the back" by other members 
for their pledges; the South Bostonites 
wishing a track on the proposed new 
Strandway, at the Calf Pasture or near it. 
They were later brought a little more 
into line, but even some of the Dorchester- 
ites for a little time thought it better to 
compromise on the South Boston location, 
and Councilman Burr, an honorary mem- 
ber of the club, who really wanted the 
speedway here, told the club publicly that 
there was little chance of its ever being 
built. Another meeting was held later in 
the winter in the club rooms at Codman 
square in which doubt prevailed, and 
there was something of a chance of a 
stampede for the Strandway. President 
Brand had not thought that he could be 
present and had prepared and sent the 
following letter which was read in the 
club : 



Dorchester, Mass. March 7, 1904. 
To the Members of the Dorchester Gentle- 
men's Driving Club: 

Gentlemen — Realizing the importance of 
the subject which will be discussed tonight, 
I wish to add a word of caution. I was told 
a few days ago that Park Commissioner 
Laban Pratt had said that our chances of 
securing a speedway on Franklin Field were 
never as good as at the present time, and 
that if we would take this subject up and 
present it now, we would undoubtedly se- 
cure our long cherished object. Mayor 
Collins has been seen on the subject, and 
has agreed to take the matter up imme- 
diately. He will visit Franklin field with 
the park commissioners, within the next 
few days, as he is anxious to make good 
the promise made to your committee just 
prior to the last election. 

With these facts in mind, I feel that the 
club will agree that it would jeopardize our 
prospect of ever getting a speedway on 
Franklin field, should we in any way com- 
mit ourselves to the speedway on the 
Strandway. I believe that a committee 
should be appointed tonight to wait on 
Mayor Collins and urge upon him the 
justice of our cause; and I believe in a very 
short time our efforts will be crowned with 
success. 

If, after we have exhausted every re- 
source, we find there is no hope of getting 
the speedway where we want it, it will 
then be time for us to try to secure it else- 
where. I am not unmindful of the interest 
manifested in this project by the members 
of the South Boston Driving club, and I 
believe their loyal support will be given us 
in our efforts. I trust the interest they have 
taken in the matter will be recognized by 
our club tonight, and a vote of thanks ex- 
tended to them for meeting with and co- 
operating with us. 

Very truly yours, 

J. F. BRAND, President. 

This was the turning point of the 
affair. A committee of the Dorchester 
club was appointed to meet a committee of 
the South Boston club, with a view of 
furthering the project. The committee 
did what it could, but one of the present 
members, Director P. J. Fitzgerald, a 
man who has always kept himself modest- 
ly in the background, did more and was 
able to do more than all the others put 
together. It is believed that no member 
of the Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving 
club will deny this. By what art or craft, 
what argument or inducement it was 
done, the writer certainly does not know, 
but progress was constantly reported. 
Mayor Collins' interest was aroused, lie 
visited the site of the proposed track, and 



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BECKY THISBB, bay trotting mare. 

By Choralist (14516): dam Wanita, by OrviJle (3317); granddam B^ss Lightfoot, by 

General Lightfoot (1763). Owned by J. E. Swendeman. 




INDIA PANIS (2.21 1-4), bay trotting gelding. 

By Panis (2.31), by Pancoast (2.21 3-4). Panis, by dam, Mattie Graham (2.21), 

she by Harold, sire of Maud S. First dam of India Panis. India, by 

Indiana; second dam Fernwood, by Lancewood: third dam 

Jennie 2d, by Fleeting Ray. sire of Money Hunter. 

Owned by George A. French. 



finally pledged himself that it should be date," and under date of November 21,. 
built if it could be done inside the appro- 1904 : "Franklin field speedway was 
priation. completed today for a quarter of a mile- 
Inscribed on the record book of the track." This is in brief, and very brief,, 
club, in red ink on the margin, that "all too, the history of five years' contention, 
who run may read," is this entry, under and formed a most spectacular windup for 
date of August 1, 1904: "Work on the the final year of President Brand's- 
Franklin field speedway begun on this presidency. 



52. 




SENATOR L (2.12 1-2) bay trotting gelding. 
By West Cloud, dam Elfreda by Eldredge. Owned by John Shephard. 




JOE KING (2.15 in four-year-old trial) black pacing gelding. 
By May King dam Oneonta. Owned by Frederick J. Brand. 



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LADIES' NIGHT, BANQUETS, ETC. 



The social events of the Dorchester 
Gentlemen's Driving club have always 
been among its strongest features and to 
give even a list of the parties and enter- 
tainments, stag rackets, whist parties, 
and little socials and dances in which the 
ladies took part would be beyond the 
scope of this article. Of some of the 
more important, however, mention should 
be made. The first "ladies' night" was 
given on the evening of Dec. 11, 1899, in 
the Dorchester Woman's club house where 
the most or all of the state affairs of the 
club have been held. A fine entertain- 
ment was given, an equally fine supper 
served and dancing was enjoyed until well 
along toward daylight. Vice-president, 
later President, S. Walter Wales, was 
master of ceremonies, the committee in- 
cluding President Young, Secretary 
Belledeu, Treasurer Morrill, Councilman 
Mildram and Messrs. Pfingst, Fitch, 
Greenwood, Bresnahan and Dr. A. T. 
Davison. More than 400 attended and 
the success of the affair was unqualified. 

Many of the members recall the spicy 
and witty poem, "Horse Talk at the 
Club." It was written by T. A. Bresna- 
han, director, and one of the most 
esteemed members of the club and was 
read by Vice-president Wales at the open- 
ing of the fall season with a clam supper, 
Oct. 1, 1900. More than 100 were pres- 
ent and the good-natured touches on the 
tender spots were enj.oyed by victims and 
onlookers alike. The poem follows, the 
author being awarded the club's badge of 
honor, a blue ribbon. 

HORSE TALK AT THE CLUB. 

There has been a lot of horse talk in the 

season that's just passed, 
And many would-be winners have found 

themselves outclassed; 
While others who said nothing, but always 

wore a smile, 
Have been doing all the winning, and have 

made their little pile. 



At the races held on Labor Day, stanch 

"Landlord" took the dough. 
He knew that Young would knead it; into 

doughnuts it must go. 
He found he had no pudding, for Morrill 

drove "S. R." 
And made him pace the closest race that 

he has had thus far. 

Grandma "Trinket" shed her years and went 

a splendid mile, 
It pleased the people one and all, to see her 

put on style. 
Not quite "so young as she used to be", but 

yet she feels quite "Gushee", 
And those who chase her on the road have 

found her very brushy. 

"Lewiston Belle" cut quite a swell, no rec- 
ord has she got. 

She would have found one Labor Day, but 
Fitch says, "I guess not." 

He thought at first he'd try to win, but later 
changed his mind, 

And got a little souvenir for jogging in be- 
hind. 

"Kentucky Star" is always game; he needs 

no praise you know. 
He's fairly won his laurels, which he wears 

with modest show. 
His gait is clean, his head is clear, and when 

he gets the word, 
He shoots out like a pickerel, and flies home 

like a bird. 

Another horse is "Rubsley G." This gelding 

in dark bay, 
Won three straight heats at Saugus, thanks 

to his driver Nay. 
The owner, Jesse Moulton, is a man all men 

admire, 
And it pleased them much to see his horse 

the first to reach the wire. 

"Ned Wilkes" has proved as game a horse 

as anyone could wish him. 
He held his own along the line; no other 

horse could dish him. 
He shook his mark by many points, and 

still can shake it more, 
For he has proved a finisher; a race horse 

to the core. 

"Art Alco" is another horse that's done 

some noble deeds, 
Too numerous to mention; but anyone who 

reads 
The horse news in the papers is always sure 

to know, 
The winner in the 2.10 pace; the hero "Art 

Alco". 



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MUTINEER (2.29 1-4) black pacing gelding. 
Speedway pacing cup winner for 1904. 
By Lord Dufferin. Owned by Cyril C. Blaney. 




GEORGE K, gray pacing gelding. 
By Document. Owned by Jacob Mosser. 

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There is another pacer, and "Rondo" is his 

name; 
For stepping on the half-mile rings, he's 

winning lasting fame. 
He's won his races right and left, and yet 

he sighs for more; 
He's the king pin horse down at Grove Hall; 

what could you wish for more? 

There are many other horses, already with 

a mark, 
"Doctor G", "Alice B", that one owned by 

Randolph Clarke; 
"Bob Fitz", and "Ashmont", "Randolph K", 

"George G" and "Baby Logan"; 
"Nellie Bly", who did not die, but comes up 

at the slogan. 

When "Newbert" went to Rockland, Maine, 

he thought he had a cinch. 
He saw the hayseeds on the train; their 

money he would clinch. 
He put his trotter in the race, his money 

on the mare, 
And when he left the track that night, his 

pockets they were bare. 

It was a race of seven heats and three were 

won by "Alice", 
And Newbert said he thought that day 

that he could beat "Chehallis". 
They tied up all his money, and robbed him 

of his glory; 
If you would know how he got left, he'll 

tell you his own story. 

Now Edgar Haddock wore a smile, I'm sure 

you'd call it rich; 
He got it on the speedway, when he had a 

race with Fitch. 
He thinks he'll rest his horse awhile, and 

put him in the paddock. 
Now if you want a good fish tale, just get it 

straight from Haddock. 

That day "Prince Wilkes" and "Little Fred" 

were feeling on their mettle 
They had a little matter which they were 

bound to settle. 
Belledeu hitched up "Prince Wilkes", and 

Morrill "Little Fred", 
And up on to the speedway, with both their 

steeds they sped. 

"Now we want the word," said Morrill, as 

through the air he flew; 
"And that is just my pudding" said the noble 

Belledeu. 
Although a half a length behind he said he 

would not quarrel, 
But before they reached the quarter pole 

he was ahead of M'orrill. 

The next time they came down the stretch, 

John Morrill was behind, 
With "Little Frederick," cutting ice; to win 

he was inclined. 
So they got the word and off they went; he 

overtook the "Prince", 
But he lost the two next heats so fair he's 

not forgot it since. 



Now, boys, we want a speedway, and this 

we're bound to get, 
For the "pols" are with us hand and glove, 

we'll stick to them, you bet. 
We must always pull together, so when you 

go to vote, 
Stand by the ones, who stood by us, their 

interests promote. 

Tonight we come together to have a little 

lunch. 
Of Hollis Gallup's choice steamed clams, 

and Charley Young's rare punch. 
If you find that you are getting gay, and 

cannot stand the limit, 
Just sing a song or make a speech, or else 

you are not in it. 

My story now is ended, and I hope it won't 
be long 

Before some other member will produce an- 
other song. 

And if I have not stated right the doings of 
you all, 

Just criticise my simple rhymes, or lay it to 
my gall. 



At the stag party which followed, a 
month later, more than 200 were present, 
and these parties were frequent thereafter 
for two years or more. The ladies were 
frequently entertained but the second 
annual ladies' night was not held until 
Jan. 30, 1901. Thomas N. Hart, the 
Mayor of Boston, honored the occasion 
with his presence. S. Walter Wales was 
then president and John M. E. Morrill, 
then treasurer, had charge of the floor. 
Like its predecessor it was an unqualified 
success. 

The third big stag party of the club was 
held on the evening of Jan. 30, 1902, and 
again did Mr. Bresnahan contribute the 
feature of the evening in good rhyme, 
good wit and good sense. His poem was 
entitled : 

THE HORSES ON THE BOULEVARD. 

Have you heard about the horses that were 

out upon the snow, 
Rushing down the boulevard where the 

fastest speeders go? 
They came for many miles around to take 

part in the races, 
And as they passed adown the stretch, I 

saw these happy faces: 

Our president with Rondo wore his pleasant 

Grove Hall smile, 
Though Charlie Young and Landlord (with 

his whip) held him in style; 
'Twas nip and tuck the whole way down, 

and ne'er a one went faster, 
While Jacob Mosser barely 'scaped what 

might have been disaster. 



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ORNAMENT (2.18 1-4) chestnut pacing gelding. 
By Red Bell. Owned by C. H. Morse. 




CHECKERS (2.24) bay pacing gelding. 
By Red Sam. Owned by J. N. Terry. 



Charles Belledeu with Winslow was as 

proud as he could be; 
He had a horse that stepped as fast as any 

I could see. 
He headed out some cracker-jacks, among 

them Halle Rocket, 
And never had to use his whip, but left it 

in the socket. 

The next familiar face I saw was John 

Morrill as of yore, 
Who drove a fine bay gelding, and knew 

just how to score; 
With four now coming down abreast, it was 

a splendid sight, 
And John won out so easily, it filled him 

with delight. 

Fred Eldredge started Silkey, and the crowd 

knew there was fun, 
For Sullivan went after him, like a shot 

from out a gun; 
Then, Boutelle joining in the race, the 

three hung close together 
Till Baby Logan nosed them out, for 'twas 

her kind of weather. 

Jesse Moulton's Rubsley G and Blaney's 

Randolph K 
Stepped by some of the fastest ones — it 

seemed to them like play; 
While Linnehan's Budweiser and Newbert's 

Alice B 
Were neck and neck, when Alice broke and 

lost the race, you see. 

Louis Pfingst and Fitch and Clarke and 

genial George M. Potter 
Went down the stretch just for a heat; the 

heat grew hot and hotter; 
'Til Gladys M, led by Ned Wilkes, that 

famous race-track pacer, 
Held on so fast she made him skip, but sure 

he won the race, sir. 

Hollis Gallup was in the swim, and thought 

he'd try Bob Fitz, 
His young roan lightning pacer, that has 

made so many hits; 
He struck a gait, and went so fast, it filled 

the crowd with wonder: 
Then Gallup said, "For cash or sport, I'll 

race you all, by thunder." 

Oh, where did Fred Brand keep himself with 

famous Doctor G? 
His scalp was sought by many, but his face 

they did not see. 
Littlefield was also missed, but Gushee's 

Captain Hall 
Had an argument with D'Arcy's mare, the 

beauty of them all. 

There were many other horses, but their 
owners all claim glory, 

So I will not interfere with them, but listen 
to each story. 

And when at night we hear them talk, while 
sitting round the fire, — 

I have my mind on one of them, a first- 
class "horse-tale" liar. 



Now it seems to me the speedway cranks 

had better stay at home, 
And patronize that quarter-stretch that we 

now call our own; 
But no, to Brookline they must go, have 

their names and pictures taken, 
And published in the morning news, while 

our speedway lies forsaken. 

This is our third stag-party, and I'm sure 

you'll all agree, 
That it pays to have them often, as it fills 

us all with glee; 
One gets full by drinking punch, another'll 

punch a drinker, 
And tell him that he's had enough, but he 

don't care a tinker. 

All hearts are filled with merriment, all 

faces wear a smile, 
Until the owners meet their wives, then 

watch the kettle "bile"; 
The air gets hot, their legs get weak, they 

wish that they were dead, 
Till their wives just do the hustle act, and 

bounce them into bed. 

Then they fall off in slumber, hitch up an 

old nightmare, 
And dream that they have twenty heads, — 

just nineteen "blocks" to spare; 
The ones they have next morning would 

fill the State House dome — 
They are not fit for business, so they have 

to stay at home. 

Now, the moral of these rhymes, my boys, 

while horsey as you see, 
And meant to bring in mirth and fun, 

where everything goes free, 
Is: If you would be* popular, at the club 

and on the road, 
Just take your share and swallow it, but 

don't take home a "load." 

The club does not allow any champion- 
ship honor to go unchallenged, not even 
that of poet laureate, so a little later in 
the year President Wales received the 
rhymes which follow, and which he read 
at the meeting of February 10, 1902. 
They were sent in anonymously, but it 
has been the general impression that there 
may have been some connection between 
the poem and the sudden increase in the 
bills for midnight oil which Mr. Grusbee, 
now President Gushee, was called upon to 
pay at about that time. 

A WINTER'S MORNING. 

It was a winter's morning, and crisp and 

chill the air; 
And brightly shone the midday sun upon 

the day so fair: 
And silver sweet the tinkling bells, o'er hill 

and valley rung, 
And in the streets of Dorchester were 

gathered old and young. 



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BETSEY (2.35), black trotting mare. 
Owned by J. W. Dannahy. 




BELLE LORNE. bay trotting mare. 
Owned by E. W. Berrigan. 

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Now rushes down the speedway track, in 
fiery haste along 

With panting steed and merry chime, a jol- 
ly sporting throng. 

Here comes the well-known "Alice B", al- 
though sometimes erratic, 

We think she's going mighty well since 
Newbert got rheumatic. 

If he would only let her be, and did not al- 
ways fret her, 

Perchance sometimes she'd win a heat, at 
least she'd go much better. 

Can "Azote" trot? the question comes. 
Why doesn't Haddock answer, 

And tell Fitzgerald to produce his fiery lit- 
tle prancer? 

Now white-faced "Ramus", Cary says, is 

game as e'en the best, 
And if they do not give him room, will 

knock them "galley-west." 
Fred Eldredge too, is very slick with his 

converted trotter, 
And when he brings him out my boys, look 

out, there'll be a slaughter. 

So "Gladys M." is in the swim; she never 
wears a blinder, 

But always stays well in the bunch, when 
Randolph K's behind her. 

On Labor Day, when she got hot, her own- 
er got still hotter, 

Although the mare had won the race, 
Clarke drove another quarter. 

Here's Littlefield with "Beauty" bright; he 

never has to lash her, 
But let's her sail the quarter-stretch with 

tail strung o'er the dasher. 
Now listen friends and you will hear that 

stern though distant slogan: 
"If tracks be good and skies be clear, I'll 

come with Baby Logan. 

"And if perchance some doughty knight does 

think that he can size her, 
Then bring your plug in haste that day, I'll 

not except 'Budweiser.' " 
Why Walter Wales should keep his nag so 

closely in the stable, 
And only let the Mrs. drive, is queer's an 

Aesop's fable. 

If I owned "Rondo" for one day I'd never 

stop to parley, 
But trot him out upon the stretch and tackle 

smiling Charlie. 
John Morrill says that he must buy a regular 

old bruiser, 
And drive him in the foremost ranks; he 

cannot bear a loser. 

Now Morrill, sure, may take his pick and 

later on may rue it, 
For every horse that comes along does not 

turn out a "Jewett." 
When Semple gets his "Mutineer" hitched 

right and steady going, 
There's not a youngster in the club can 

make a better showing. 



The belle unrivalled of the club "Bonnets 

o' Blue" is surely, 
And on her throne this stately queen in 

triumph sits securely. 
Now Gushee, too, drives "Captain Hall" 

and drives him very steady; 
Next year he'll beat you every one, so get 

your horses ready. 

Now don't disturb him in his glee, but let 

poor "Gushee" think it 
For on the sly, my boys, you know, he has 

not got a "Trinket." 
"George G", "Brand's G", and "Rubsley G", 

make a trio great and speedy; 
And if some Reuben picks them up, he'll 

find that he is seedy. 

Then there's that colt of high degree, that 

finely bred "Nagaina"; 
No doubt she'll make a race horse too if 

Gallup does not train her. 
When Sullivan, with rosy cheeks, his steed 

'gainst others pits, 
You might as well give up the fight as 

tackle lithe "Bob Fitz". 

Upon the track you seldom see that horse 

of Louis Pfingst's; 
But when he's feeling like himself he'll 

streak it like a lynx. 
"Kentucky Star" that race horse true, who's 

in the fastest racket, 
Has never dropped a race for blood, nor lost 

his "yellow jacket". 

There's "Camden Girl" and "Wilton Boy", 

with "Aggie H" worth shunning, 
And Hollis P., you plainly see, has "Emma 

Westland" running. 
Then "Ella H" and "Nellie Bly," with 

Wales and Mosser driving; 
Who always do the proper thing to keep the 

club a-thriving. 



The day is spent, the night draws on, and 

all are homeward going; 
Now Where's the club, go far or near, can 

make so fine a showing? 

The third annual ladies' night took 
place on Feb. 11, 1902. President and 
Mrs. Wales led the grand march at the 
dance which followed the entertainment 
and supper. George W. D'Arcy was 
chairman of the committee of arrange- 
ments. John M. E. Morrill was floor-di- 
rector, assisted by Secretary Greenwood, 
Councilman W. E. Hannan, Henry E. 
Barry and Edward G. Richardson. A 
year 'later, or on Feb. 12, 1903, the 
feature of the ladies' night was the pres- 
entation to the retiring president, S. 
Walter Wales, of a costly gold stop-watch. 
President Brand introduced Mr. Morrill, 
who made the presentation speech. The 
watch is inscribed : 



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CAPTAIN HALL, black pacing gelding. 
By Silvertail. Owned by Almond S. Gushee. 




REX, bay gelding trotter. 
By Electricity, dam Lady Index. Speedway cup winner for trotters in 1903. Owned 

by Albert Fellows. 

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"Presented to S. "Walter Wales by the mem- 
bers of the Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving 
club as a small token of their esteem and ap- 
preciation of his efforts in behalf of the 
Driving club, while he was president. 

"Boston, February 12, 1903." 

The evening of April 9, 1904, was again 
given up to the ladies, the programs for 
the evening being gems of art from both 
a literary and mechanical point of view. 
On January 19 of the present year 
(1905) a ladies night was held, E. K. 
Clarke having charge of the affair. 
Former successes were repeated. 

The first state banquet, dedicated espe- 
cially to the men, took place at Hendrie's 
on the evening of Nov. 5, 1903. The 
affair was both formal and informal. 
The members turned out in goodly num- 
bers, and many invited guests were pres- 
ent, private, political and otherwise, 
although politics in the club is debarred. 
The long-table idea was passed by in the 
arrangements, and the members and 
guests gathered around small tables, 
choosing their own companions. Ran- 
dolph K. Clarke, then first vice-president, 
was at the head of the committee of ar- 
rangements. The affair was a "wet" one, 



which, of course, did not dampen the fes- 
tivities. A fine entertainment was given 
and there were some excellent speeches. 
One of the features of the evening was 
the presentation to Almond S. G-ushee, 
now president, but then finishing up a 
three years' service as chairman of the 
racing and speedway committee, with an 
eas} r chair. Mr. Gushee has given very 
largely of his time, thought and money 
to the welfare of the club and no man 
contributed towards the gift without re- 
garding it as a pleasure. Ex-President 
Wales made the presentation speech. 

The event so auspiciously inaugurated 
was repeated on the evening of October 
27, 1904, Mr. Clarke being again chair- 
man of the committee of arrangements 
and toastmaster. The banquet was held 
at the Woman's Club House. Members 
and guests were present in even greater 
numbers than on the year previous. The 
Franklin Field speedway, the construction 
of which was hanging in the balance 
and discussion of which was taboo at the 
previous annual banquet, was at the 
1904 meeting almost completed and was 
the subject of a good deal of talk and 
congratulation. 



JOE KING. 



Four-year-old trial 2:15. 

Half-brother to Tot Macey 2:26 1-4. 

Owned by Frederick J. Brand. 

Pacer; bred by Lookout Farm, So. Natick, Mass. 

Foaled 1900; black gelding; 15 hands. Standard. 



I Electioneer 125 

Sire of 166 including Arion 
2:07 3-4. Sunol 2:08 1-4, 

f May King 10272 { Palo Alto 2:08 3-4. 

Record 2:20. | 

Sire of 16 including Bingen ( May Queen 

2:06 1-4 Chestnut King Record 2:20. 

2:12, Genevieve 2:12 1-4, Dam of 2 in list, etc. 

Pie Lijero 2:12 1-2. 



by 



Oneonta 

I Dam of Tot Macey 2:26 1-4. 



f Pocahontas Bov 1790 

Sire of 21 including Clav 

Hontas 2:11 1-4. Buffalo 

Girl 2:12 1-2: dams of 30 
■{ including Hontas Crooke 

2:07 1-2. Royal Victor 

2:08 3-4. 
I Volunteer Belle 



Hambletonian 10. 

Sire of 40 in list. etc. 
Green Mountain Maid, 
Harry Clay 45. 

Dam of 9 in list, etc. 
Norman 25. 

Sire of 2; dams of 19. 
Jenny, by Arab'n (Crockett's) 

hi great brood mare list. 

Tom Rolfe 306. 

Sire of 7: dams of 3. 
Fanny Benson, by Jerry. 

In great brood mare list. 



Volunteer 55. 
Sire of 34; dams of 78. 



Joe King is one of the best sons of the great May King, the sire of Bingen. 2:06 1-4; 
of fine conformation: a young, handsome, rugged, well-built animal, with one of the 
best dispositions and 2:10 speed. Absolutely fearless of all objects on the road, and is an 
exceptional roader. always on the pace: has no tricks or bad habits, and is a fast, game race 
horse. As a three-year-old. was second in a race at the Brockton Fair in 2:19 1-2. and 
timed separately in 2:18. This is a half-mile track, and even this was no measure of his 
speed. Last fall he stepped the Mattapan speedway, which is 3-8 of a mile long, re- 
peatedly in 48 seconds, a 2:08 gait, and he will surely beat 2:10 this year. 

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JOE KING. 
Owned by Ex-President Frederick J. Brand. 
(For pedigree see opposite page.) 

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PUBLIC PARADES 



The first public parade of the club was 
held on Memorial Day, 1900, and no affair 
of the kind has created greater local 
interest. Almond S. Gushee, now presi- 
dent of the club, was chief marshal, 
assisted by the dashing young rider, S. 
Walter Wales, Jr. The formation was in 
Peabody Square, Ashmont, and the route 
to Codman Square via Talbot Avenue to 
Grove Hall via Washington street and 
Blue Hill avenue to the speedway. Prizes 
were awarded for the best turnouts, John 
Jewett of the Boston Herald, E. E. Cogs- 
well, then of the Traveller, and T. F. 
Anderson of the Globe being the judges. 
The prize-winners were : 

Four-wheeled speed-wagons, one man — C. 
H. Belledue, Kentucky Star; C. L. Young, 
Landlord. 

Pneumatic road-wagons, double — W. F. 
Hall, Delegate; Randolph K. Clarke, 
Gladys M. 

Special prize for stallions — W. F. Hall, 
Delegate; C. C. Blaney, Brick Wilkes, Jr. 

High-wheeled wagons, single — E. P. Denn, 
Lady Wentworth; R. S. Fitch, little Fred. 

Double-hitch, road-wagons — E. F. Gould; 
A. W. Davis. 

Special Prize, double hitch — C. L. Hinds 
and A. H. Langille, pair of blacks. 

Pneumatic road-carts — John Hood, Cam- 
den Girl; Jacob Mosser, Nellie Bly. 

Hiigh-wheeled road-carts — F. J. Brand, Dr. 
G; W. C. Littlefleld, Beauty. 

Single-hitch, open and covered, ladies to 
drive — Mrs. H. M. Sanders; the Misses Da- 
vison. 

Double high-steppers — Dr. A. T. Davison; 
Alderman Franklin L. Codman. 

Goddard buggy — G. A. Whitney; George 
H. Greenwood, Prince G. 

Special prize, depot-wagon — A. H. Morgan. 

Interesting brushes filled out the after- 
noon. The club entertained at its head- 
quarters on Centre street and Secretary 
Belledeu entertained the officials and 
newspaper men in royal style at his home 
in Ashmont. 

The big parade, the biggest ever seen 
hereabouts, scheduled for May 14, 1901, 
several times postponed on account of 
weather, and finally held on May 30, 1901, 
was not a distinctly Dorchester affair but 



it was so largely tinctured with Dorches- 
ter that it is fairly given a place in this 
book. By far the largest entry list for 
any locality was from Dorchester, and B. 
K. Clarke, later first vice-president of the 
club, was chief marshal of the day. 
Prominent on the committee of ar- 
rangement were Messrs. Wales, Pfingst, 
Fitch, Belledeu, Morrill, Brand, Timber- 
lake, Gore and Moulton. The parade, ac- 
cording to a reporter, "twice postponed 
because of weather conditions suited only 
to ducks, devil-divers and black bass" was 
started "under a grief-gray sky that 
wrapped all the world in twilight. Top 
coats, racing wraps, blue shivers and exe- 
crations against a month that had nothing 
better to offer rioted together." But in 
spite of all this the parade was a success. 

Below are given the Dorchester entries 
with the marks of the horses at that time. 
An examination will show the phenome- 
nal and unparalleled average speed. 
This has since been somewhat reduced as 
many of the horses have made much lower 
marks. 

The local entries are as follows: 
Class 1. Single Horse, Trotter or Pacer, 
One-man wagon or buggy. 

President S. Walter Wales, b g Rondo, 
2.14 3-4. 

George W. DArcy, ch m Bonnets o' Blue, 
2.18 3-4. 

Wilbur C. Littlefleld, ch m Beauty. 

Jacob Mosser, Ella H, 2.19 1-4. 

J. R. Stuart, Jr., Little Edgar, 2.10 1-4. 

Dr. A. B. Gordon, Allie B. 

Edward P. Denn, Lady Wentworth. 

Frederick J. Brand, Dr. G., 2.21 1-4. 

Jesse Moulton, Rubsley G., 2.16 1-4. 

J. N. Berry, Good Boy. 

William P. Boutelle, Baby Logan. 

Charles L. Young, b g Landlord, 2.16 1-4. 

Secretary Charles H. Belledeu, ch g Ben H.. 
2.12 3-4; br g Prince Wilkes. 2.22 3-4; b g 
Kentucky Star, 2.0Sl-2;blk g Ned Winslow, 
2.12. 

David Nelligan, b g Revielle, Jr. 

Charles Abrams, Gem, 2.23 1-4. 

H. B. Cook, ch g Ponemah, 2.25 1-4. 

E. W. Barry, Dandy O., 2.11 1-4. 

John Shaughnessy, b g Lucrea. 

C. C. Blaney, b g Randolph K 

George A. Whitney, blk g Dandy. 



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PRINCE WILKES (2.22 1-2), brown trotting gelding 
By Maxie Wilkes. Owned by Charles H. Belledeu. 




POLYPHEMA, brown trotting mare. 
By Senator Blackburn dam Creusa. Owned by Dr. R. W. Balkam 



Class 2. Single Horse, Trctter or Pacer, 
Two-man Wagon or Buggy. 

Louis Pfingst, Ned Wilkes, 2.12. 

Robert S. Fitch, Bessie Rampart, 2.31. 

E. S. Desmond, ch g Ralph Sherman. 

H. P. Gallup, br g Ashmont. 

Frederick J. Brand, Tom Reed. 

Representative Wilbur F. Adams, Miss 
Lithie, 2.19 1-4. 

George B. Fowler, Happy Union, 2.20 1-4. 

G. W. Cobleigh, Lou M., 2.19 3-4. 

Joseph H. Hall, Emma Westland, 2.19 1-4. 

Cary Keith, Ramus, 2.30. 

Jacob Mosser, Nellie Bly, 2.25; Kitty Wells. 

George E. Griffin, Ben G. 

Albert T. Drake, Narcissus, 2.21 1-4. 

George H. Hicks, Lulu Mapes. 

J. A. W. Silver, Pussy. 

Albert Fellows, Rex. 

John D. O'Connor, Lackawanna, 2.30. 

Andrew M. Tyner, blk g Archford. 

Henry N. Barry, Prince. 

P. W. Hennessey, George Robson. 

Edward M. Green, Daisy. 

William M. Brummett, Lothair Girl. 

Michael Crowne, Mollie. 

George M. Potter, Lothair Boy, 2 19. 

Randolph K. Clarke, Gladys M., 2.22 1-4. 

H. H. Dinsmore, Harry D. 

Bacon & Tarbell, ch m Viola. 

Fred S. Eldredge, ch m Silkey, 2.29 1-4, by 
Nelson. 

A. M. Beniro, ch g Prince, 2.27. 

W. R. Butler, ch g Hazelnut. 

Peter J. Fitzgerald, b m Lady Madison, 
2.20 1-4. 

George H. Greenwood, b g Prince G. 

Henry Cook, b m Doris E., 2.26 1-4. 

W. E. Newbert, b m Ora. 

E. 0. Haddock, b g Azote, 2.34 1-2. 

C. L. Hinds, b g Tommy L., 2.19 1-4. 

M. A. Nevens, ch g Australia, 2.25. 

N. T. Kerr, b g Johnnie. 

E. S. Harris, b g Sunrise. 

T. A. Bresnahan, b g Sanford L., 2.12 1-2. 

A. M. Johnson, blk g Richmond. 

M. F. Drinkwater, gr m May-Day Medium, 
2.18 1-2. 

E. S. Hoffman, b g John H. 
2.18 1-2; b g Messonia, 2.22 1-2. 

H. B. Cook, Colonel Ralph; b g George, 
2.18 1-2. 

A. S. Gushee, Chico; b m Trinket, 2.14, by 
Princeps. 

R. E. Dyer, blk m Miss Neltian. 

William B. Emery, b m Eagle Girl. 

Lewis S. Timberlake, br m Dora; ch m 
Dora M. 

J. H. McManus, ch g Andy May. 

George Goodfellow, b m Elitha. 

G. G. Richmond, bik m Madge. 

Henry S. Clark, br m Mambrino. 

W. J. Fitzgerald, b m Polly. 

C. C. Blaney, br s Brick Wilkes, Jr., by 
Brick Wilkes. 

Frederick S. Gore, b s Sidney McGregor, 
2.14. 

Dr. A. T. Davison, b g Dr. Kellar. 

Charles J. Farr, b m L. M. F. 

T. E. L. Kemp, b g Violet Wilkes. 



T. J. Kenney, blk m Jennie Lambert, 2.20. 

P. Sullivan, b m Lucy B. 

C. Henry Hetu, br m Genevieve, 2.30. 

Class 4. Double Team, Trotters or Pacers, 
Two-man Wagon or Buggy. 

Park Commissioner, Laban Pratt. 

Walter E. Newbert, Alice B., 2.25 3-4, and 
Brightness. 

C. L. Hinds, b g Hobson and b g Sampson. 

John F. Fitzgerald, b gs Jack and Jim. 

W. B. Haley, blk m Dinah and blk g Fred. 

A. G. Carroll, blk g Don and blk g Sambo. 

C. C. Blaney, blk m Emma C B., by Allan 
Mack, and b m Ella F. B., by Brick Wilkes. 

Milton C. Paige, M. C. P. (w) and Belle 
(blk.). 

Dr. A. T. Davison, b gs Dick and Gillis. 

Class 5. High Steppers, Trap, Brake and 
Coach. 

George M. Potter. 

E. O. Fitch. 

Bacon & Tarbell, brake with four black 
geldings. 

Class 6. Ponies, Pony W T agon or Trap. 

George B. Harriman, Dulcie and Betty. 

Class 7. Road Carts. 

C. C. Blaney, ch m, Lady Hannis. 



The Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving 
Club formed the second division, the aid 
being George B. Fowler. The club's dis- 
play was led by a four-horse brake con- 
taining the committee and guests. The 
brake was decorated with the club's colors, 
yellow and blue, and small yellow and 
blue flags were attached to the heads of 
the horses. Behind the dray was 
"Junior" on horseback and bearing the 
banner of the club, yellow and blue and 
gold. Brushes followed the parade. 

On Decoration Day, 1902, the Dorches- 
ter Gentlemen's Driving Club gave 
another big parade with the route as 
before and with Bandolph K. Clarke as 
chief marshal. 

Mounted police. 
Chief Marshal Randolph K. Clarke. 
President S. Walter Wales, b m Rondo, 
accompanied by Buglers Lovesy and Lewis. 
C. H. Belledeu, driving Kentucky Star, 

2.08 1-2. 
George W. D'Arcy, driving Bonnets o' Blue. 
2.18 3-4. 
C. Abrams, driving Gem. 
R. M. Bailey, driving Robin. 
Mr. Hazeltine, driving C. W. Arnold's mare, 
Ida J., holder of the champion pacing rib- 
bon of the Dorchester Club. 

A. S. Gushee, driving Capt. Hall. 

R. W. Balkam, accompanied by Gertrude 

Savage, driving Polyphema. 

J. W. Semple and wife, with Mutineer. 

The Misses Bessie and Emma Fottler, with 

Prince. 



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RONDO (2.14 1-4), bay pacing gelding. 
By Aleanwood. Owned by S. Walter Wales. 



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Fred S. Gore, driving Sidney McGregor. 

J. F. Mcintosh, with California Conn. 

W. M. Brummett and wife, driving Laddie 

Boy. 

John Dannahy, driving Betsy. 

C. L. Hinds and wife, with Prince. 

Mr. Ward and Miss Howes. 

L. S. Timberlake, driving Auburn Boy. 

P. W. Hennessey and daughter, driving Geo. 

Robson. 

H. A. Breas, driving Sunbeam. 

Representative W. F. Adams and wife. 

J. E. Wilber, driving Newsboy. 

J. J. Estabrook and wife, driving Alice H. 

C. L. Young, driving Landlord. 

F. J. Brand, driving Princess Ebilo. 

H. R. Barry, driving W. W. Saylor. 

George M. Potter, driving Anna Held. 

E. S. Harris, driving Sunrise. 

Albert Fellows, with Rex. 

Carey Keith, driving Ramus. 

H. P. Gallup, driving Rubsley G. 

J. N. Berry, driving Good Boy. 

SECOND DIVISION. 

Four-in-hand brake containing the following 
guests of the club: Mrs. S. W. Wales, 
Mrs. W. P. Boutelle, Mrs. H. R. Barry, 

Mrs. Grace E. Markell, C. A. Bagnell, 
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Smith, J. W. Linnehan, 
A. Bresnahan and Triscom White. 
Edward G. Richardson, driving Frank. 
E. S. Desmond and wife, driving Ralph 
Sherman. 
E. H. Hughes, driving Margaret. 
Fred S. Eldredge and wife, driving Kitty. 
Henry Hetu, driving Sylvian. 
A. M. Brown, driving Prince Boy. 
J. B. Obrien, driving Honest Tommy. 
Charles J. Farr, driving E. W. F. 
J. W. McEnany, driving Dimple. 
Councilman George O. Wood and wife, driv- 
ing Edna Brown. 
Secretary George H. Greenwood and wife, 
driving Prince G. 
J. C. Stevens and wife. 
J. A. Joy. Walter E. Newbert. 
George W. Stevens, driving Alice B. 
Dr. R. F. Scales., driving Maud S. 
Augustus Muerer, driving Golden Rod. 
J. Corbett, driving Roy. 
C. H. Morse, driving Chico. 
F. Desmond, driving George H. 
Richard Jenness and wife, driving Dan. 
S. Hayden, J. M. E. Morrill and family, 
Warren H. Pattee and friends, Havelock 
Keith, Diedrich Eilers, Nelson Pierce and 
party, John Miller, Mrs. Arthur Crane and 
friend. 
E. P. Denn and wife, driving King Princeps. 
J. M. Johnson, G. A. Whitney, W. F. Dacey. 
George E. Griffin and wife. 
W. L. Terhune and friends. 
J. F. Fitzgerald and Miss Bresnahan. 
George W. Hinkley. 

At the conclusion of the parade several 
match races between horses owned by 
club members were decided. 



The club voted to attend the big parade 
on the Charles Eiver Speedway held on 
June 7. Eandolph K. Clarke of the Dor- 
chester club was chief marshal of the day. 
The Dorchester club formed the second 
division, S. Walter Wales, Jr., acting a& 
aid to the chief marshal, and President S. 
Walter Wales leading the division with 
Eondo. The participants were : 

Aid, S. W. Wales, Jr. 

Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving Club. 

President S. Walter Wales, b g Rondo, 

2.14 3-4. 

Randolph K. Clarke, br m Gladys M., 2.22 1-4. 

C. H. Morse, b g Chico, 2.26 1-4. 
James F. Mcintosh, br s California Conn, 

2.15 1-4. 

M. A. Nevens, ch g Evolutio, 2.13 3-4. 

Charles Abrams, b m Gem, 2.23 1-4. 

Jacob Mosser, b m Ella H, 2.19 1-4, and ch 

m Nelly Bly, 2.25 1-4. 

George M. Potter, br m Belle Lome, 2.26. 

George M. Potter, b m Maggie Hal, 2.16 1-4. 

Frederick J. Brand, ch m Princess Ebilo, 

2.24 1-4. 

Frederick J. Brand, b g Tom Reed. 

Charles J. Farr, b g E. W. F. 

James J. Gearin, b m Myrtle. 

Joseph H. Hall, ch s Gobreino. 

A. M. Johnson, b g Belmont. 

Waldo T. Pierce, ch m Chausie. 

J. H. McManus, ch g Andy May, 2.18 

P. W. Hennessey, ch g George Robson, 

2.26 1-4. 

Edward A. Hanly, b g Stubb Wilkes, 2.27 1-4. 

D. W. Chamberlain, b m Belle Van. 

Charles H. Dow, ch g Harry L. 

John W. Dannahy, blk m Betsey, 2.35. 

W. B. Hasty, ch g Phil. 

W. M. Brummett, b g Laddie Bay. 

George H. Greenwood, b g Prince G. 

W. E. Newbert, ch m Alice B., 2.22 1-4. 

George M. Potter, b m Maggie Hal, 2.16 1-4. 

Hiram A. Haven, b m Maud Thorne. 

T. A. Bresnahan, b g John and b g Bill. 

J. M. E. Morrill, family turnout. 

A. S. Gushee, blk g Captain Hall, 2.25 1-2. 

The star attraction of the day was Mr. 
Belledeu's Kentucky Star, the fastest 
horse ever owned in any club hereabout. 
Mr. Belledeu on this day entered with 
the Boston club to which he also belonged. 
No prizes were awarded. 

The last parade in which the club took 
part was on June 10 of the present year 
when it acted as escort for the guests at 
the celebration of "Dorchester Day." 
Ex-President S. Walter Wales was mar- 
shal of the day, and about 70 teams were 
in line. The club furnished ribbons for 
each team entering under the club 
auspices and the exhibit was the most 
marked feature of the day. 



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MRS. H. M. SANDERS, DRIVING "BILLY.' 
Ribbon winners at Memorial Day parade, 1900. 




SANPORD L (2.12 1-2), chestnut pacing geldinj 
Owned by T. A. Bresnalian. 

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'H 



IVOLUTION OF THE RACER, 



The hvo veteran road-drivers of the 
Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving club, as 
they are in point of service, among the 
oldest road-drivers in New England, are 
the first president of the club, Charles 
L. Young and former First Vice-Presi- 
dent Eandolph K. Clarke. The former 
as a driver slightly antedates the latter, 
and was driving fast horses when the 
parents of some of the present members of 
the club were in short dresses or knick- 
erbockers. 

"Most things go by comparing" said 
David Harum. "I suppose if the general 
run of horses never got better'n three n a 
half that a hoss that c'd do it in three'd 
be fast, but we don't call 'em so nowa- 
days." Old Dexter was a wonder and a 
world-beater when he touched 2.40. To- 
day no one would dispute his eligibility 
to that breeder of dissension, the Special 
Slow Class of the Dorchester Gentle- 
men's Driving club. Ex-President 
Young's span as a driver of fast horses 
furnishes a fair exemplar of the evolution 
of the road horse. As he tells the story 
most entertainingly we will let him tell it 
in his own words. 

"The first horse I owned," said the 
genial ex-president, "was a trotter named 
Tige. That was in 1875. He couldn't 
do a mile better than three minutes, but 
at that could beat eight out of ten horses 
going over the road. I kept him about a 
year, and then thinking that I wanted 
something that could go a little faster, 
swapped him with my brother, who said 
he would give me something that could 
fly. He gave me a western pacer that 
had always been driven double. He had 
no name, but I found one for him as quick 
as I had my first ride. 

"I paid my boot and got my nice looking 
bay horse on Friday night. Now the boys 
all know that I don't race on Saturday, 
as the beans and brown bread must be 
looked after, but that time I could not 
wait till Sunday, so I hitched up Satur- 



day afternoon. It was a fine, pleasant 
afternoon in the fall. Brighton avenue 
was the only place then of any account 
where there was driving, and the road 
was filled with the best turn-outs in the 
city. So I started with my bay pacer. 

"He was all style and I guess had never 
been in a crowd before. I never had any 
fear of a horse, and always supposed I 
could hold one as long as the reins held 
together. That was where I made my 
mistake, for before I went a hundred 
rods I found out that I had my hands 
full, and pulled in behind a big express 
wagon to get a better grip. When I 
thought I was all right I pulled out 
again, and then the fun (for the boys) 
began. The first thing the horse did was 
to make some leaps that couldn't have 
been less than thirty feet. I 3 r elled to 
clear the road, and everybody who could 
get out of the way got out of 
the way. By this time the pacer 
was going like a ' wild horse, and all I 
could do was to hang on. I had neither 
time nor nerve to steer him, and could 
only trust to luck. Everybody was yell- 
ing 'clear the track, Young is running 
away.' That was where the boys made a 
mistake, for 1 wasn't going any faster 
than my horse was — that is not till a 
minute later when I struck a lamp-post 
and went into the air. 

"I sailed for about fifteen feet and 
landed on about even terms with my 
pacer, and with everything bottom side 
up. I struck on my feet and hung on 
to the horse, which made another jump 
and wrecked a team which the owner said 
cost him $450. I was shaken up a little, 
but wasn't scared. My head was clear, 
and I was the first one to my horse's head ; 
and the reins and the bridle and I were 
all that stuck to him. Then I named him 
]STo Good, and swapped back with my 
brother. 

"This time he gave me a Lambert named 
Wevmouth Bov, and there were few 



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RUBSLEY G. (2.16 3-4), brown pacing gelding. 
By Star Wilkes, dam by George Wilkes. Owned by Hollis P. Gallup. 




ASHMONT. Brown pacing gelding. 
By Hebron, by Princeps, by Woodford's Mambrino, by Harnbletonian 10. Dam by 
Daniel Boone, by Harnbletonian 10. Owned 10 years by Hollis P. Gallup and not for sale. 



horses on the road that could beat him. 
Lady Morrill, 18 years old and with a 
record of 2.29 1-2, made some time back 
in the seventies, was my next find, and 
she was a good one and could beat nine 
out of ten horses she tackled. One day I 
went out to Concord to a horse race and 
saw a nice looking horse warming up. I 
got over the fence, looked him over and 
bought him on the spot. He was 17 hands 
high, young and sound, but I could not 
get speed enough out of him to suit me. 
I swapped him with John Morrow for 
Cleo, one of the best little horses that 
ever went over the road, and the one with 
which Mr. Hall of the Adams House 
used to have so much sport. The game 
little mare was burnt to death in a stable 
a few years later. 

"The next horse I owned was Eclair, 
a good horse in his day, but his day was 
a little gone by before I got him, so I 
swapped him with a man in the country. 
Eight there is where I made another mis- 
take, and found out that the city fellow 
don't know it quite all when it comes to 
swapping horses. I saw an advertisement 
and went to see the horse. He was a 
dapple gray with a banged tail. One 
shoe would weigh four ounces and one 
about a pound and a half. I had heard 
that the man was too mean to shoe his 
horses properly and supposed it was shod 
out of the scrap heap; so I traded, and 
much to my surprise got fifty dollars to 
boot. The man said he would not put 
me to any trouble, but would deliver the 
horse at my end instead of half-way, as is 
the custom where the parties are thirty 
or forty miles apart. The next day I 
took my new find to the shop and had 
him shod properly and went out to show 
the boys what a fine family horse I had. 
I started in to trot and thought I started 
an Anvil Chorus. Say ! he forged to beat 
the band, and you could hear him half a 
mile away. I did not go very far or say 
very much, but I walked my handsome 
dapple gray around to the blacksmith 
shop, had his old shoes put on, and the 
next day sent him to the sale stable. 

"My next horse was a sorrel pacer from 
Prince Edwards Island. It was said that 
he went a mile clown there in 2.18 with 
a load of ladders. Pacers were of little 
account around here then, so I changed 



him over into a trotter. It took a 3-lb. 
shoe forward to bring him down to a 2.10 
clip, which was fast then. This was in 
1880. When I was sleighing I used an 
old-fashioned cow bell up under the sear, 
and when I let that ring there were few 
horses, you bet, which could take my sor- 
rel's measure. He was what we used to 
call a corn-cracker. 'May Bird was the 
next, fast but unsteady; and the next 
was a big road horse, but I had speed on 
the brain and let him go. Henrietta was 
the next, and she was a corker. She had 
one spavin, and if she had had two I 
would have been all right. It cost me 
something for laudanum and ether to 
make her go sound, but when she got lim- 
bered up she had speed to burn, and 
horses costing up in the thousands had to 
take her dust. I could name a good many 
who went up against her, but it isn't good 
taste to do so, for the owners felt bad 
enough at the time, and I'll let the mat- 
ter drop. Old Beacon Park was her 
stamping ground. She cost me $300. 
That was my long price then. 

"The old war-horse, Northern Spy, was 
my next purchase. He was the fastest 
half-mile horse known at that time, and 
had sold for a brush-horse to wheels or 
runners as high as $5000. James Golden 
had trotted him four quarters in two min- 
utes on the ice at Spy pond. His stride 
was 28 feet and he travelled three feet 
wide behind in action. He pulled -175 
pounds a quarter in 35 seconds at old 
Beacon Park. I waited till the owners 
came to my price and then bought him. 
They did not make the running gear 
very wide then so I had shafts eight feet 
long put in so that he would not hit the 
runners. This did the trick. If I had 
had a sleigh built as they make them 
now people would have thought me crazy. 
I waited till I got the old horse on edge, 
and one fine Sunday went out on the 
Arsenal road where the sports congregate, 
the Beacon Street boulevard not being 
then in existence. I felt the old horse 
out a little in spots, and found that I had 
speed for anything on the road and a lit- 
tle extra to burn, and then I put in one 
of the pleasantest afternoons, I believe, in 
my life. As it was Sunday we couldn't 
vent our feelings — simply sat stiff and 
said nothing. Lamp-posts looked like 



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BTJDWEISER (2.211-4), bay pacing gelding. 
By Bud Crooke, dam Bessie Hal. Owned by John W. Liimehan. 





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SENATOR L (2.12 1-2 and BORALMA (2.07). 
Mile in 2.12 1-2. Driven by owner, John Snepard, at Readville, Oct. 17, 1900. 



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candle sticks, and we seemed to melt the 
snow behind us, but we did leave the road. 
The next morning the old horse was as 
good as dead and I never rode fast behind 
him again. Northern Spy was then 22 
years old, and as I wanted him every day 
the sun shone he could not do my work. 
I sold him for fifty dollars, but the one 
Sunday afternoon's fun I had with him 
was worth five hundred — and it cost me 
about that amount. 

"The little 'D. P.' (Detective Patchen) 
was my next horse and one of the best 
brush horses that ever went down a speed- 
way. I drove him four 3-ears over old 
Beacon Park and all the roads in Boston 
and vicinity, and over the track at 
Brockton in 2.30 1-2. This was in 1885 
and the time was considered fast in those 
days. He was a trotter, sound as a nut 
and cost me $180 when he was nine years 
old, and it took their thousand dollar 
horses to take his measure. He would 
seldom break and kept everybody guessing 
as to whether he would beat or get beat. 

"Next came Mabel Scott. I used her 
eleven years and raced everything that 
cared to tackle her. She was steady, sel- 
dom broke, and there were few that could 
beat her. She is still living, is about 20 
years old and is owned by a private family 
in Milton. A good many of the boys will 
recall my last r?ce with her when she 
proved herself a safe and gentle horse by 
running away and not breaking either my 
neck or her own. Tt was on Washing- 
ton's Birthday, 1895. The sleighing was 
fine and the speedway at that time was 
clown Talbot Avenue from the White 
Church to Peabody Square. I was a new 
comer to Dorchester then. It was Sat- 
urday and if I had been at home looking 
after the beans and brown bread as I 
had ought to have been, it would not have 
happened. I had been out to Beacon 
Park and coming back, about four 
o'clock, found about fifteen good horses on 
the speedway. I went down twice and 
did up the gang to the queen's taste. The 
third time I scored around, the shaft-iron 
broke and the sleigh runner went in be- 
tween the mare's hind legs. I was a little 
ahead which was a good thing for the 
mare began to run to get clear of the run- 
ner which was cutting her at every jump. 
The more I pulled the mare in the worse 



it cut her. 1 won the heat all right, 
and when the policeman stopped us, up 
this side of Milton, the sleigh was a 
wreck and I was sitting straddle of the 
only runner. 

"And then came Landlord, well known 
by almost every one who has had any- 
thing to do with horses. They ran up 
against him for five years and the horse 
that could beat him had to do the first 
quarter at a two-minute and the second at 
a 2.01 clip. Landlord was never beaten 
on even terms on the speedway but once. 
That was by the Star which went four 
quarters in 1.58 1-1. Otherwise the grand 
old pacer was king of the speedway for 
five years." 

TEINKET. 

Mention is made elsewhere of this 
wonderful animal whose picture taken 
when she was 26 years old, also appears 
on another page. Trinket was a bay 
mare, foaled in 1875. She was by Prin- 
ceps, dam Ouida by Hambletonian 10 ; 
grandam. Morning Glory, by imported 
Consternation. She was bred by E. S. 
Veach of St. Mathews, Ky. As a four- 
year-old, in 1879, she was the sensation of 
the year, obtaining a record of 2.19 3-1 
which was the fastest for the age at that 
time. In 1880 she came out in fine form 
and met her great rival, Maud S, which 
was one vear older. They met at Chicago 
July 21th, and Maud S won in 2.13 1-2. 
Trinket lowered her record to 2.19 1-1 
that season and was bought by John W. 
Shaw of New York for $11,000. She 
was then placed in the hands of John E. 
Turner who overcame her peculiarities, 
and after a series of easy races in the West 
she started down the Grand Circuit in 
the 19 class and won all along the line. 
At Fleetwood Park, Morrisania, N. Y.. 
Sept. 22, she reduced her record to 2.11. 
During the season she started in 22 races, 
winning 11 and netting $10,000 in purses. 
Her name appeared but once in the year- 
book as she was retired from the turf 
before the first volume appeared in 1885. 
During her trotting' career she won over 
20 races and more than $27,000. 

After her racing days were over 
Trinket was bought by Mr. Hobart of 
California for breeding purposes and was 



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ROY WILKES (2.24), bay pacing gelding. 
By Jersey "Wilkes 25216, sire of Phenol (2.07 1-4), dam Lady Patchen. by Mambrino 
Patchen. Roy Wilkes' 1st dam Strathnew, by Strathmore 408; 2nd dam Kittie John- 
son by Mambrino Patchen 58; 3d dam Jenny' Johnson by Sweet Owen. Owned by Solly 
Wolfson. 




By 



HELGAMITE, bay pacing mare. 
Mount Arion. Owned by Fred H. Bellows. 



the stable companion of the great Stam- 
boul. She had several foals, all but two 
or three of them still-born. One which 
lived was Trinket Boy, by Stamboul, 
which as a yearling sold under the hammer 
for $5000. Trinket Boy never surpassed 
his dam in speed but was the sire of sev- 
eral fast ones. After Mr. Hobart's death 
his stable was sold under the hammer and 
the late J. Malcolm Forbes, who was then 
scouring the country for fast horses for 
his breeding stable, bought Trinket for 
$3200 at auction. The mare was not a 
regular breeder and Mr. Forbes never suc- 
ceeded in getting a foal from her. She 
was sold by Mr. Forbes to Mr. Gushee. 

Trinket's history would not be complete 
if it were not followed down to her 
twenty-fourth year and noted what this 
evergreen mare did when her days were 
nigh unto a quarter of a century. 

She was then owned by Almond S. 
Gushee, now president of the Dorchester 
Gentlemen's Driving Club. On Septem- 
ber 4, 1899, Mr. Gushee started her in 
the free-for-all at Beadville. It was 
the first race he ever drove, but the grand 
old mare, game to the last, lighted up the 
closing day of her illustrious career /by 
winning the race in 2.20 3-4 - 2.20 1-2, a 
rate of speed equal to her flight as a 
four^ear old when her name was first on 
every tongue. She could easily have made 
the mile at Beadville in 2.17 or 2.18 if 
her owner would have let her have her 
head. Her old sporting blood stood by 
her to the last and the sound of the gong 
drove her half wild. She was gentle as a 
kitten in the stable or anywhere where 
there was no racing, but it took three men 
to harness her at the track, and she would 
pick up a 200-pound man with her head 
easily. She was simply a bunch of nerves. 
She would easily, when she was 25 years 
old, road 15 miles an hour. She was a 
fine road and driving horse except that 
she would not walk. 

KENTUCKY STAB. 

There is standing up in Ashmont. in 
quarters better than the average human 
enjoys, his strenuous work done, and the 
most considerate care ensured for his 
old age, and yet as sound of limb and 



wind as ever, without blemish, one of the 
grandest little horses which ever stood on 
feet. This is Kentucky Star, the bay 
gelding pacer, owned by Charles H. Belle- 
deu, with a racing record of 2.08 1-2 
made in a field of 11 horses, which has 
been the full mile at Beadville in 2.03 1-2, 
has been a half mile on the ice in a min- 
ute flat, and which competent judges 
believe with proper early handling could 
have paced the full mile in two minutes. 
His history is of the greatest interest to 
horsemen. 

Kentucky Star, foaled in 1887 is of the 
very highest breeding. His sire was the 
famous Bobert McGregor, with a record 
of 2.17 1-2 made to the old-fashioned 
high-wheeled sulky, one of the gamest of 
fighters, and which died a few years ago 
at the great age of 27 }^ears. McGregor 
was also the sire of the famous Cresceus 
(2.02 1-4) and Lurline (2,11 3-4) to both 
of which the Star is half-brother, and 
80 others in the list. Bobert McGregor 
was by Major Edsall, and his dam was 
Nancy Whitman by American Star. 
Kentucky Star's dam was Lalla by 
Fetoskey, and his granddam was Lalla 
Bookh by Vidette, a son of Vindex by 
Hambletonian 10. Betoskey's sire was 
by George Wilkes (2.22) one of the great- 
est trotting sires that ever lived. Her 
dam was by Iron's Cadmus, sire of the old- 
time pacing champion Bocahontas 
(2,17 1-2) and grandsire of the old pacing 
champion stallion Smuggler (2.15 1-4). 

Kentuck}*- Star was bred by J. F. Hern- 
don of Lexington, Ky., and as a youngster 
was not particularly valued. He was 
used in the stud when young and was the 
sire of Bay Star with a record of 2.08. 
He was brought on by Mr. Stearns of 
Springfield and was bought by Mr. Elliott 
of Springfield for $125, as a three^ear- 
old. The latter raced him in New Hamp- 
shire and Vermont but he was full of 
what Artemns Ward would call "excen- 
trissities," he pulled and ran and was 
altogether too much horse for his owner. 
His mark was then 2.32 when he was five 
years old. It was at Greenfield that it 
dawned on people that he was a great 
little horse. 

As all the parties are dead, and living 
or dead no one would be harmed, a little 
inside history is admissible. The Star's 



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LADY WENTWORTH, bay trotting mare. 
Owned by Edward P. Demi. 




TRINKET (2.14), bay trotting mare. 
Hy Princeps, dam Ouida by Hambletonian 10. Grandam Morning Glory, by imported 
Consternation (see sketch). Owned by Almond S. Gusbee. 



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owner and driver had struck Greenfield 
flat broke, without even money enough to 
pay the entry fee. They got trusted for 
the latter and went in to the race. It was 
as much of a case of "must" to win as it 
was for the boy to out dig the woodchuck ; 
with the minister at the house and the 
family out of meat. The track was 
muddy and heavy and the Star tired out. 
He won the third and fifth heat, lost the 
sixth and went into the stable to be 
cooled out for the seventh so tired and 
weak that he could not stand. It seemed 
a crime to send him out again but the 
conditions were desperate. A man on 
either side held him up while the shafts 
were droj)ped over his back, and he reeled 
rather than paced out to the track. He 
scored down once or twice and then 
seemed to pull himself together and all 
the old fighting blood of his forebears 
came to the surface, and he went in and 
easily outfooted the field. 

This bull-dog gameness coupled with 
marvelous speed have been the Star's 
strong points. His mark was brought 
down to 2.18 and the next year to 2.16. 
T. P. Eadiker bought him about this time 
for $1600 and Fred Howard drove him. 
He was entered all down the big line the 
next summer and brought his record down 
to 2.12. He was sick but was raced 
through sickness and all, and altogether 
was in 18 races. It has been charged that 
he was not always allowed to win when 
he had an easy stunt if his managers could 
make more money by pulling him. If 
this is true it would account for some of 
his unevenness and "exeentrissity." 

It was at Eigby Park, Portland, Me., 
in 1896, that he made his mark of 2.08 1-2 
in a field of 11 horses for a $2000 purse. 
The class was a 2.12 pace, and the time 
and place was the same in which John E. 
Gentry paced a mile in 2.00 1-2. The 
horsemen called the Star's performance 
scarcely less remarkable. He made the 
three heats all in less than 2.10. Said 
the report of the race : 

"In a field of 11 horses he drew ninth 
position and Howard (his driver) .was 
content to trail with him until after 
passing the half where the Star was ask- 
ing for his head and getting it paced 
through the field and passing the three- 
quarters was up third. Here he broke but 



quickly recovered and set sail for the 
leaders. At the seven-eighths he had 
Simmons disposed of on a break and it 
was only a second more when Brennan 
went into the air, the Star coming home 
in 2.09 1-2. In the next heat the Stal- 
led the procession coining home in 
2.08 3-1. In the third heat Kentucky 
Star was blocked by a solid wall and How- 
ard had to sit still going down the back 
side letting one and another pass him 
until reaching the half when he was in the 
sixth horse place. At this point Howard 
saw an opening and pointing the Star for 
it he went through, passed the leaders 
handily, and came in under a pull in 
2.08 1-2. The quarters were 32, 1.01, 
1.36, and he must have stepped the last 
half in 1.03." 

Mr. Belledeu bought him for $1000 at 
Combination Park ten years ago and since 
then his record has been well known. He 
has stepped the last eighth at Combina- 
tion Park in 13 seconds, has stepped a 
full mile at Eeadville in 2.03 1-2 and has 
beaten everything put up there against 
him and a good many have been brought 
forward to lower his colors. And at 17 
years old he was apparently as good and 
speedy and with as sound wind as at seven 
years old. He was, the first horse to go 
over the Charles Eiver Speedway after it 
was formally opened, being closely fol- 
lowed by Eandolph K. Clarke with Ean- 
dolph K. 

Kentucky Star has won more blue rib- 
bons than any horse in Xew England. 
In 1903. in the Boston Gentlemen's Driv- 
ing club at Eeadville he won twelve 
straight races. He has never been 
beaten in the Boston Gentlemen's Driving 
club or in the Dorchester Gentlemen's 
Driving club. His owner, Mr. Belledeu. 
who has driven and won more races than 
any amateur reinsman in New England, 
has many silver cups in his den in his 
handsome home at Ashmont, Dorchester. 



The race which excited the most inter- 
est in the Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving 
club in which the Star took place was 
probably the Kentucky Star-Landlord 
race for the pacing championship of the 
speedway, a title which the latter had held 
and defended for several years. The race 
took place on October 2." 1901. The fol- 



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AZOTE (2.28), bay trotting gelding. 
By Constantino, dam by Sultan. Owned by Edgar O. Haddock 




ALICE B (2.22 1-4), chestnut trotting mare. 
By Elgardo. Owned by Walter E. Newbert. 



lowing account was printed at the time. 
It was written by John M. E. Morrill and 
is a fine, vivid bit of description : 

"This race/' said Mr. Morrill, "had been 
a long time in coming, but when it did 
arrive proved to be the greatest race ever 
seen on any sjseedway. I doubt if there 
were ever four quarters as fast as these 
paced on any race track in the world. I 
say four quarters, for these two horses 
went the third heat without getting the 
word, but driving at top speed all the 
way, and this one quarter must surely 
have been as fast as the fourth quarter, 
which was in .29 3-4. The Star won this 
heat, really making four heats he won 
instead of three. It was a great race to 
see, and those who missed it will probably 
never have the chance to see its like again. 
The conditions were right, and both horses 
were right on edge, and although Land- 
lord was defeated, he was not disgraced. 
He put up a noble fight, but there is not 
a horse in the world today, in my opinion, 
which can take Kentucky Star's measure 
on that speedway when he is on edge. 
The race was timed very carefully by 
three gentlemen of experience in timing 
and in driving speedy horses. If the 
four quarters which were done separately 
had been put in together, the mile would 
have been in 1.57 3-4. Just think of it ! 
A faster mile than the world has ever seen 
at the trot or pace. 

"Well ! Now for the race itself. It is 
a beautiful afternoon — one of those lovely 
fall days when all nature smiles, and the 
owner of a fast horse smiles also. Ken- 
tucky Star comes on the Speedway with 
that easy, gliding gait for which he is 
noted, and he certainly lookecl and acted 
as if he felt confident that he was to 
dethrone the/King of the Speedway — that 
good horse Landlord which has heretofore 
defended his title against all comers. 
First one and then the other comes flying 
down the stretch getting warmed up for 
the greatest effort in their lives, and the 
cranks are eagerly watching every move 
of both horses and drivers. After a little 
delay Starter S. Walter Wales gives the 
warning bell and instructs the drivers to 
go up and turn and come together for the 
word. They swing around just below 
Morton street and come for the wire like 
an express train let loose on a western 



prairie. They don't get the word, as our 
friend Young is too far ahead, well know- 
ing that every foot he can get the best of 
at the start is worth so much at the finish. 
After scoring a few times more, Starter 
Wales gives them the word, with Land- 
lord a little in the lead. The race is on 
and both men driving like demons — Mr. 
Belledeu to set the fastest record the 
speedway has ever seen, and Mr. Young 
to get at least one heat, if possible, for he 
realizes he is up against the stiffest game 
he has ever struck. Down to the eighth 
Kentucky Star is out in the lead and grad- 
ually pulling away, but Young is driving 
for all he knows and Landlord -is respond- 
ing nobly. It is of no use, for the Star 
holds him safe. And now they are near- 
ing the finish line, and such pacing that 
it makes one's hair stand on end to see it. 
On and on they come, and both men 
yelling like Indians and both horses 
straining every nerve. Kow they cross 
the line, Kentucky Star about three 
lengths ahead; time .29. Kow they jog 
back for the second heat, and after a little 
jockeying for the start, they are off, both 
Young and Belledeu driving right away 
from the wire for all that's in them. 
Landlord is working at Young, while the 
Star is coming on with that powerful 
stride. He is up beside Landlord and by 
him like a flash of greased lightning. As 
they near the finish line the clip is too hot 
for the old Boman, and he drops back a 
bit. The Star comes on, ever increasing 
his lead at every stride, and he crosses the 
line ahead of Landlord by several lengths ; 
time .29 1-4. 

"Once more they jog back for the word, 
and as they turn and come for the wire it 
is plain to see that each driver is playing 
for the best start he can get. So eager 
are they that they go the full course with- 
out getting the word. The Star wins, 
but it doesn't count ; time for this heat 
.29 3-4. They go up by the starter, and 
as they swing for the word, Mr. Young 
sits down for one of those old-fashioned 
drives, with grim determination written 
on every feature of his face. Mr. Belle- 
deu is no less determined, but much more 
confident. This time they get the word 
and they go away boiling, on the last heat 
of a most wonderful race. They are driv- 
ing like madmen and thev are coming 



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ALICE R., bay trotting mare. 
By Bobby Bums. Owned by Allan C. Mahon. 




TOM REED, bay trotting gelding. 
By Smugwood, by Nutwood; Dam, Belle Smuggler, Tom Reed's dam. Laura. Owned by 

Frederick J. Brand, 
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better than a two-minute clip. The Star 
is soon out in the lead, but the least mis- 
take on his part would lose the heat; but 
he is not making any mistakes, he is put- 
ting up a world's record. Three hundred 
feet from the finish now, and he is pull- 
ing away from Landlord at every stride, 
and crosses the line about seven lengths 
ahead, in .29 3-4, the winner of the fastest 
race of its kind on record." 

DE. G ATO VONDELL. 

A race which excited fully as much 
interest as the Kentucky Star-Landlord 
contest was held on the speedway on 
Patriot's Day, 1900, between Mr. Brand's 
Dr. G (whose picture appears on another 
page) and Mr. Morrill's Vondell. The 
ground had been fought over twice by the 
same horses previously, each having one 
race to its credit. Excitement, therefore, 
over the decisive race ran high among 
club members and their friends. It was 
estimated that 4000 people lined the Blue 
Hill avenue speedway, covered the fences 
and walls and utilized every hillock and 
"coign of vantage" in the vicinity. Many 
handsome equipages were out especially 
for the race, among the turn-outs being 
a four-horse tally-ho which came loaded 
with gentlemen and ladies from Jamaica 
Plain. The weather had been bad and 
the regular stretch used for racing was 
like a ploughed field so a track was laid 
out further down the avenue towards 
Grove Hall. 

S. Walter Wales was the starter and 
the judges were Fred S. Eldredge, W. P. 
Boutelle, Hollis P. Gallup and Council- 
man S. Howard Mildram. The owners 
drove. Yondell made a break in the 
first heat just when things were going 
well and Dr. G came under the wire in 
32 seconds. In the second Dr. G returned 
the compliment and the heat was Yon- 
dell's. The best heat was the third when 
neither horse broke but fought every inch 
of the way Dr. G winning by a nose in 
32 1-4 seconds. For the fourth and 
deciding heat each driver realized that no 
advantage could be given and the horses 
scored clown fully twenty times before 
getting the word. Everv inch was fought 
but just before the finish Voridell both 



broke and threw a shoe, and Dr. G came in 
the winner in .32 1-4. The event was fully 
celebrated later at the club house. Echoes 
of this famous race are still heard among 
the old guard. 

A FAMOUS OLD SNOW HOBSE. 

The Boston Herald of Jan. 29th, 1897, 
had the following regarding Jewett, the 
famous old snow horse long owned by 
John M. E. Morrill. 

Jewett has gone and his place is still un- 
filled. There has not been sleighing enough 
this winter to determine what horse is 
champion of the Boston snow path, but it 
is doubtful if there soon appears another 
such distinctive leader of the snow 
brigade in this city as was Jewett (2.14) 
the black pacing son of Allie West. 
Although his gait in late years was that 
of the pacer, this famous horse first 
appeared upon the turf as a trotter and 
acquired a record of 2.20 at the lateral 
gait, and was champion three-year-old of 
the world. For three years Jewett was 
king of the road among the merry sleigh 
riders, and that, too, after he was 15 years 
old. Jewett was a remarkable horse. "I 
never expect to breed another as good," 
said Uncle Isaac Smith of Lexington. 
Ky. "He was the best horse I ever had 
or expect to have," said Mr. Morrill, his 
Boston owner. It was at Lexington, in 
Otober, 1879. that Jewett trotted into 
prominence and the world's record of 
2.23 1-2 for three-year-olds, and for the 
next 14 years, in both grand and minor 
circuits, he was a prominent and success- 
ful actor. Sold a few months ago and 
shipped to Buffalo, he met with an acci- 
dent just before he was to be unloaded 
that caused his death. 

It is a coincidence that in the wide- 
awake horse city of Toledo, the home of 
so many fast ones, the chestnut pacer 
Charley Friel, another son of Allie West, 
now 20 years old, should be this season 
as for several seasons past, the monarch 
of the snow road. Says a local paper. 
"All sorts of money has been spent and 
all kinds of horses rmrob^sed and brought 
here to beat Cbarlev "Friel. but today as 
for even vears past. Cbarlev Friel is the 
unbeaten horse on the snow." 



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GEORGE B. HUGO. 



HON. JOHN F.. FITZGERALD. 





ALLAN C. MA HON. 



JOSEPH E. SWENDEMAN.. 



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A FEW OF THE PROHINENT HEflBER! 



ALMOND S. GUSHEE. 

President Almond S. Gushee is a 
charter member and has been one of 
the hardest-working and most useful 
men in the club. He was secretary 
of the racing and speedway com- 
mittee for two years and the chairman 
for three years, and has given very largely 
of his time in the performance of detail 
work to further the interests of the club. 
A proof of his popularity was shown at 
the first annual banquet of the club, when 
he was given a handsome and costly 
chair by the members. Mr. Gushee 
was born in 1856, in Appleton, Me., 
and passed his early years on a farm. 
He had received the ordinary country 
school education, but, aspiring to some- 
thing better, came to Boston in 1875, 
almost penniless, and worked for a 
year. He then returned to Maine, and, 
taking the money he had earned to pay 
current expenses, and working for his 
board, he graduated from the state nor- 
mal school at Castine, and later taught 
for two years. He returned to Boston in 
1879, and in 1880 began the milk busi- 
ness on the spot where he now lives, at 
the corner of Washington and Fuller 
streets, Dorchester. His early years in 
business were days of the hardest work, 
but hard work and honesty brought their 
reward, and later years have brought 
more leisure. . He likes and drives good 
horses, and is the owner of Captain Hall, 
a black pacer with a mark of 2.20 1-4. 
Captain Hall was the wonder of the day 
at Marshfield last year, and won the high- 
est encomiums. Few horses owned in the 
club have more speed. The most famous 
horse that Mr. Gushee has owned was 
Trinket (2.14) which held the world's rec- 
ord for four-year-olds for eight years, 
being finally dethroned by Jay Eye See, 
named and then owned by J. I. Case, and 
which at . one time trotted the world- 
famous Maud S for the world's cham- 
pionship, losing by a half second. More 



extended mention of Trinket will be 
found elsewhere in this volume. 



GEOEGE W. D'AECY. 

First Vice-President George W. D'Arcy 
was born 37 years ago, in Apponaug, 
E. I., was educated there, and came 
to Boston in 1882. He began business 
for himself in 1896, and is the proprietor 
of several large furnishing goods stores 
and the president of the Brattleboro 
Overall Co., with offices at 77 Summer 
street. He has lived for the past 
ten years at 49 Dix street. Among 
the speedy horses he has owned are Ken- 
wood, 2.14; B. C, 2.14 1-4; Ben Strath- 
more, 2.18, and his present pretty mare, 
Bonnets o' Blue, 2.18 3-4. 



JACOB MOSSEK. 

Second Vice-President Jacob Mosser is 
a charter member of the club, a Boston 
business man, and known also as a lover 
and owner of good horses. He is a mem- 
ber of the leather firm of Keck, Mosser & 
Co., with offices at 54 Lincoln street. He 
comes of the best German stock and was 
born and educated in Allentown, Pa., 
coming to Boston and entering business 
in 1883. He is a charter member of the 
Colonial club of Dorchester, but is affili- 
ated with no other social or secret bodies. 
In horse-flesh he affects pacers, and has 
owned Ella H, with a mark of 2.19 1-4, 
and Eosewood, with a mark of 2.22. He 
owns Nellie Bly, one of the best known 
horses in the club, which has a mark of 
2.25 1-4, and the handsome grey gelding, 
George K, the speediest and best horse 
he has ever owned. 



GEOEGE H. GEEENWOOD 

Secretary George H. Greenwood proba- 
bly enjoys a larger acquaintance with men 
than any other man in the club. For 
nearly 30 years he has kept the store for 



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DR. G., (2.21), bav pacing gelding. 
By Charles Caffrey, Owned by Frederick J. Brand. 




GENEVIEVE, brown pacing mare. 

By Guy Kohl 10724, son of Guy Wilkes 2867: dam Genevieve, by Roland 4088. 

Owned bv J. E. Swendeman. 

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smokers' articles at the corner of Wash- 
ington and Boylston streets, Boston. He 
has been, in a business sense, but once 
away from the corner in all these years, 
and that was while his present location 
was being rebuilt, and he was the first 
man back when the building was complet- 
ed. Mr. Greenwood has a large trade 
among business and theatrical folk. He 
has a wife and son, and the family have 
lived in Dorchester about 18 years. His 
present home is at the corner of Mellville 
avenue and Wellesley park. He is a 
charter member of the Colonial club, and 
Mrs. Greenwood is prominent in the af- 
fairs of the Dorchester Woman's club. Mr. 
Greenwood is a member of the Massachu- 
setts lodge of Masons. He was born in 
Westboro and has lived in Boston for 
about 30 years. 



EOBEET S. FITCH. 

Treasurer Bobert S. Fitch has lived in 
Dorchester about 20 years. For the. past 
14 years he has been in the real estate 
business here and has the care and dis- 
posal of some of the largest estates. His 
home is on Morrill street. He has owned 
and driven several speedy horses, includ- 
ing Little Fred, with a mark of 2.19 1-4; 
Lewiston Belle; and the brown gelding, 
Douglas, which he drove to a record of 
2.22 1-4. Mr. Fitch was one of the first 
members of the Dorchester Gentlemen's 
Driving club, was chairman of the racing 
and speedway committee in 1900, second 
vice-president in 1901, and was made 
treasurer in 1902. He is a member of 
Union lodo;e of Masons. 



PETEB J. FITZGERALD. 

Director Peter J. Fitzgerald was born 
in Ireland, 58 years ago, but came to this 
country with his parents when a child. 
After his education, he entered the street 
lighting business, in which he has ever 
since been engaged. His early life was 
passed in Pennsylvania. He has been in 
business in Boston and lived in Hyde 
Park for about 15 years. He is president 
and general manager of the Rising Sun 
Street Lighting Co., with offices at 186 
Devonshire street. He has owned Lady 
Madison, 2.20 1-2, for years the trotting 
champion of the speedway; Grover C, a 



pacer with a- mark of 2.27; Prince 
Eda, by Broomeall, he by Stranger, a very 
promising five-year-old and other speedy 
ones. No man in the club is more highly 
respected. 



HOLLIS P. GALLUP. 

Director Hollis P. Gallup is Boston born 
and has lived in Boston and Dorchester 
the most of his life. His father was a 
stable keeper, but died when Mr. Gallup 
was a child. The latter has been a dealer 
in horses and cattle, milk dealer, coal and 
wood dealer, and stable keeper at the 
same time. For some years his stable was 
on Dorchester avenue, opposite Melville 
avenue. For about ten years his large 
boarding and sale stable has been on 
Barnes street, and it was in his office that 
the Easy club (which furnished several 
members to Dorchester Gentlemen's Driv- 
ing club) met. Mr. Gallup is the 
only member of the club who has never 
missed a meeting, and he has put in more 
new members than any other man. He 
has owned a good many speedy and valu- 
able horses, among them Velvet by Edge- 
mark; Bob Fitz, 2.17 1-4; Rubsley G, 
2.16 3-4; Queenie, 2.20 1-4; Dark Secret; 
Celia; Nagaina by Arion; Dewey by son 
of Electioneer, dam Josephine by Daniel 
Lambert; and the reliable old Ashmont 
needing no introduction. 



FRED S. ELDREDGE. 

Director Fred S. Eldredge was born in 
1863 in South Harwich, where he re- 
ceived his education. He came to Boston 
when he was 18 years old and entered 
the employ of C. D. Swain & Co., the 
Roxbury grocers. He began business for 
himself as a grocer 21 }^ears ago. Mr. 
Eldredge was always a lover of horses, a 
good driver and a good judge of horses. 
He bought and sold horses for a good 
many years and of late years has trained 
them for and driven then in races. He 
was the owner of Silkey, the pacer which 
made such a phenomenal win at Combina- 
tion Park a few years ago, and which Mr. 
Eldredge converted from a trotter, and 
he has handled the lines and won money 
in many a hard-fought race. Mr. 
Eldrede,e is married and lives on Anarell 



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GEORGE ROBKON (2.26H), chestnut pacing gelding. 
By son of Hambletonian Star. Owned by P. W. Hennessey. 




PERCY R., bay trotting gelding. 
By Gillie. Owned by F. L. Robbins. 



street, Dorchester. He is pleasant, genial, 
gentlemanly, and it is doubted if he has 
an enemy in the club or out of it. 



J. ROLLIN STUART, JE. 

J. Eollin Stuart, Jr., who was this year 
made director in the club, of which he 
was one of the earliest charter members, 
was born in historic Tarrytown, N. Y., on 
January 13, 1866. He went as a boy to 
Milwaukee where his early years were 
spent . and his preliminary education 
gained. Coming to Boston, he gradu- 
ated from the English High School 
and entered business in 1883. In 
1887, with others, he established the 
blacking house of Pike, Ordway & Stuart, 
which in 1890 was incorporated as the 
Boston Blacking Company at 96 Beverly 
street, Boston. The business is a very ex- 
tended and prosperous one, with dealings 
all over this country and in many foreign 
countries. Mr. Stuart, although a quiet 
member of the Dorchester Gentlemen's 
Driving club, has been a valued one. He 
is the owner of Susie F (2.10 1-4), the 
fastest trotter in the club, holder of the 
championship ribbon, winner of the 
silver cup in 1904 for the trotter winning 
the most races on the speedway, and 
which has never been defeated in a race 
on the speedway. Mr. Stuart has also 
owned the pacer Dempsey (2.10 1-4), 
Willie Bobs, a pacer (2.14), and Vixie 
Adams, a fast pacer but without an offi- 
cial mark. Mr. Stuart lives in a hand- 
some home at 156 Ruthven street, in the 
Elm Hill district, Boxbury. 



WALTER E. NEWBERT. 

Director Walter E. Newbert was born 
in Appleton, Maine, 31 years ago, and 
was rocked in his cradle by the present 
president of the club. Mr. Newbert was 
educated in his native town and after 
leaving school went to New York, where 
he was six years with the Oaks Manufac- 
turing Co., dealers in dye stuffs, and was 
later six years with the same company in 
Boston. He began business for himself 
about three years ago. With his brother 
he forms the Newbert Color Company of 
Milk street, Boston. He is a charter 
member of the Dorchester Gentlemen's 



Driving club and has always been one of 
its most active members. He has served 
on many committees and for the year 
1904 was chairman of the racing and 
speedway committee. He was elected 
director this year. Mr. Newbert was for 
some years owner of the chestnut mare 
Alice B, the first horse to hold the 
championship trotting ribvon. He is 
married and lives at Ashmont. 



ERNEST H. MORGAN. 

Clerk and Former Press Representative 
Ernest H. Morgan was born in South 
Coventry, Conn., and came to Boston as 
a boy. He has lived in Dorchester about 
25 years. He is well known in news- 
paper circles and is a member of the 
Boston Press club, Suburban Press club 
and Massachusetts Press club. He was 
for many years editor and manager of the 
Dorchester Beacon, later was advertising 
manager for the New England Publishing 
company, publisher of educational jour- 
nals, and is now connected with a New 
York trade paper. He has been through 
the chairs in Norfolk lodge and Shalom 
encampment, I. O. O. F. ; is treasurer of 
the Dorchester Odd Fellows Mutual Bene- 
fit association; financial secretary of 
Enterprise lodge of the New England 
Order of Protection; and a member of 
Lafayette lodge of Masons and of Everett 
lodge, A. O. U. W. He has one daughter 
and lives with his wife on Robinson 
street, Mount Ida. 



HENRY R. BARRY. 

Henry R. Barry was born in South 
Boston 43 years ago and was educated 
there. He is proprietor of a thriving 
business in children's wear at 131 
Kingston St., Boston. He is married and 
lives in the Grove Hall district. He came 
to Dorchester about six years ago and 
shortly after joined the Dorchester Gen- 
tlemen's Driving club of which he is one 
of the most active members. He has 
acted on many committees and this year 
was appointed chairman of the racing and 
speedway committee, an office he now 
holds. Mr. Barry is owner of the fine 
pacer W. W. Saylor, which took the sil- 
ver cup for winning the most races at his 
gait on the speedway in 1903. 



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EARLY BIRD, JR., brown pacing gelding. 
By Early Bird. Owned by A. E. Kenney. 




PRINCE G. bay trotting gelding. 
By Nuncio (2.16 1-2 by the great Nutwood. Owned by George H. Greenwood. 

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CHAELES L. YOUNG. 

Charles L. Young, the first president of 
the club, was born in Bethel, Maine, in 
1848, and came to Boston as a young 
man. He entered the baking business, 
and began business for himself in Boston 
30 years ago or more. He came to Dor- 
chester about nine years ago, and is the 
proprietor of the Home bakery, corner of 
Washington and Boslin streets. He owns 
the real estate, and also lives there. Mr 
Young is a veteran horseman and one of 
the "foxiest" drivers in the club. He was 
driving fast horses when some of the pres- 
ent veterans were in their swaddling 
clothes, and at an earlier period even 
than that. He has owned many fast 
horses among them the famous Landlord, 
for five years the unbeaten "King of the 
Speedway." 



S. WALTER WALES. 

S. Walter Wales, the former president 
of the club of which he is a charter mem- 
ber, is a member of one of Doi Chester's 
oldest and best families. He was born in 
Dorchester, educated there and has always 
lived there. Few men are better known, 
few as well loved and none are more 
highly respected. He has been in the 
stable business at Grove Hall for the past 
twenty years and is the proprietor of the 
Boulevard stables. He has given unstint- 
edly of his time for the club, and for 
several years acted as starter on the speed- 
way, never missing a race. As an instance 
of his faithfulness to duty it should be 
said that as president he was never absent 
from a meeting. His son, S. Walter 
Wales, Jr., commonly called' "Junior" by 
his father, is the dashing young horseman 
who has acted as marshal for the club at 
the Readville track, and for other races 
at the same place. Mr. Wales is the owner 
of Rondo, a pacer with a mark of 2.14 1-4. 
He has owned Chrome, a trotter with a 
mark of 2.26 1-4, made in a seven-heat 
race ; Clara, a trotter with a mark of 2.30 
and a record of 15 miles an hour ; and 
Kitty, a trotter with a mark of 2.28. 



a young man. He began as salesman 
for the firm of A. B. Crocker & Co., then 
the largest felt house in the country. On 
the death of the senior member he or- 
ganized the Boston Felting company, of 
which he was the head, and which was 
conducted with great success until the 
formation of the American Felt company 
which merged all the leading felt inter- 
ests in the country. The Boston Felting 
company was among others absorbed, 
and Mr. Brand was made manager of the 
Boston branch, a position he still holds, 
with offices at 112 Beach street. For 
several years he made his home at the 
South End, in old Ward 17, but about 
ten years ago bought the estate num- 
bered 4 Melville avenue, one of the 
handsomest on that aristocratic street, 
where he lives with his wife. Mr. Brand 
is a charter member of the Dorchester 
Gentlemen's Driving club, of which he 
was clerk for several years. He is a 
member of St. John lodge and Dorchester 
Royal Arch Chapter of Masons, a 
charter member of the Colonial club of 
Dorchester, a member of the Boot and 
Shoe club, and of the Trade club of 
Boston. He has always had a love for, 
and interest in, horses and has been and 
is the owner of some speedy ones. 
Among them may be mentioned Dr. G, 
pacer, 2.20 1-4; Princess Ebilo, a trotter 
with the same mark; Bath Belle, a trot- 
ter with a mark of 2.26 1-2; King Wilkes, 
a trotter with a mark of 2.26 1-4; Joe 
King by May King, a pacer from the 
celebrated Lookout farm, which as a 
three-year-old took second money at 
Brockton in 2.19 1-2 ; and Helvetia, a 
handsome brown filly by Bingen, now 
owned by J. M. E. Morrill. He was part 
owner with Mr. Linnehan of the pacer 
Reno K, later owned by Mr. Linnehan, 
with a mark of 2,17 1-4.' 



FREDERICK J. BRAND. 

Ex-President Frederick J. Brand was 
born in Connecticut, and received his 
education there, but came to Boston as 



CHARLES H. BELLEDETJ. 

Charles H. Belledeu, one of the found- 
ers of the club, its first secretaiw and the 
secretary for the first few years of its ex- 
istence, is a native of Stonington, Maine, 
where he was born 40 years ago. He 
Avofked on his father's farm until he was 
17 years old, but was no - less a T over of 
fast horses as a bov than as a man — with 



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LAMPTON, bay pacing gelding. 

By Cyclone, dam Madame Beatty. Owned by Henry Wood. 




ETTA POWERS, bay pacing mare. 
By Evolutio. Owned by T. R. Galvin. 



less leisure and less money, however, than 
in later years. He came to the city un- 
known and almost penniless, but with 
good, honest, down-east grit and self-con- 
fidence. He learned the carpenters' trade, 
began business for himself while a very 
young man, and as a contractor and fitter- 
up of fine offices now does one of the larg- 
est businesses in the city. He owns a 
beautiful home at Ashmont, where he lives 
with his wife, who was a charming south- 
ern lady. A spacious and finely appoint- 
ed stable on the grounds shelters his stud 
of horses. Mr. Belledeu is one of the most 
prominent horsemen in Boston, and one 
of the most prominent members of the 
Boston Driving club, of which he was for 
some years chairman of the racing and 
speedway committee. He refused to serve 
on any committee last year, preferring to 
have "a year of fun." He won 32 races 
during the season, a record never equalled 
by an amateur. Mr. Belledeu is a 32nd 
degree mason and a member of the Mys- 
tic Shrine. He is the owner of Kentucky 
Star with a record of 2.09 1-4 to wagon, 
.and has owned Ben H, 2.12 ; Ned Wins- 
low, 2.12; Susie K, 2.14 1-2; Ludlow, 
2.19 1-2; Doctor G, 2.21 1-4; Prince 
Wilkes, 2.22 1-2; Black Diamond, 2.32; 
Mollie B, 2.35. 

JOHN M. E. MOBBILL. 

John M. E. Morrill, the first treasurer 
■of the club, has for the past twenty years 
been one of Boston's prominent builders, 
and Greater Boston and other towns and 
cities have many handsome and costly 
structures, public and private, which he 
has reared. He is a native of Connecticut, 
w r here he was born 45 years ago. He came 
to Boston as a young man and almost im- 
mediately began business for himself. He 
is a 32nd degree Mason, a Knight Tem- 
plar, member of the Boyal Arcanum, the 
Knights of Honor and the Order of the 
Pilgrim Fathers. He is married and 
lives on Alpha road, Dorchester. He is 
.a skillful driver, a devoted lover of the 
horse, and has owned many fast ones. 
His name is inextricably interwoven in 
the history of the club. 



EANDOLPH K. CLAEKE. 

Eandolph K. Clarke, .first vice-president 
in 1904, is a native of New Brunswick. 



He came to Boston in 1869, and has for 
many years been prominent in the whole- 
sale clothing trade. He is on the directo- 
rate and is manufacturing manager of the 
Ehodes & Eipley company, of Lincoln 
street. He is one of the early members 
of the Dorchester Gentlemen's Driving 
club and has for a good many years been 
prominent as a lover of horses and owner 
and driver of some speedy ones. He is 
one of the oldest and best-known road 
drivers in or about Boston. He is a mem- 
ber of Gate of the Temple lodge of Ma- 
sons, of St. Matthews chapter and of St. 
Omer commandery. He lives at 14 Wol- 
cott street. Among the speedy horses 
be has owned are Grey Dan, Black Pilot, 
Blackstone Maid, Bonny Doon, Creole 
Maid, all fast roadsters; Eandolph K. 
(for three years king of the snow speed- 
way), and his present speedy, graceful 
pacer, Gladys M, with a mark of 2.21 1-4. 
Mr. Clarke has been marshal at most 
of the big parades of horsemen held for 
a good many years in Boston. 

JOHN W. LINNEHAN. 

Former Director John W. Linnehan, one 
of the most active and hustling members 
of the club, was born in Topsfield, Mass., 
44 years ago, was educated there, and came 
to Boston about 14 years ago. He was 
for two years cloth examiner for A. Shu- 
man & Co. ; for several 3 r ears on the road 
for Boston and New York trade papers 
and then entered the employ of Gilbert 
Brothers & Co., importers of dye stuffs and 
chemicals. He began business for him- 
self in 1890, as a dealer in anilines and 
colors at 185-7 High street. He is the 
gamest of sportsmen. He has been- the 
owner of Budweiser, 2.211-4; Eex, 
2.13 1-4, and Beno K, 2.17 1-4, all pacers, 
and all well known in the New England 
circuit; of Mattie Miller, a trotter with 
a mark of 2.30; of Little Bud, a phenome- 
nal little pacer, and of other speedy ones. 
Mr. Linnehan, with his wife, a pretty 
and charming woman and genuine 
"chum" for her husband, and daughter 
lives on Grace street, Ashmont. 

CYEIL C. BLANEY. 

Cyril C. Blaney, charter member of 
the club and the first man to put up his 
check for the maintenance of the speed- 



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CHARLENA (2.22 1-4) bay pacing mare. 

Owned by Cyril C. Blaney. 

By Arrowood, by Nutwood. Dam Pocas Baby, by Wimbledon, son of Belmont No. 

fA. Second dam Poeas, by Pocahontas Boy, son of Tom Ro'.fe. 




FRED, bay pacing gelding 

Owned by S. Marzynski. 

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wa} r , and one who has owned more fast 
horses than any man in the club, not a 
])rofessional horse dealer, is the most. 
"Boston" man in the organization. He 
was born in Boston as were all his fore- 
bears on both the jDaternal and maternal 
side, back to the early part of the seven- 
teenth century when the original settlers 
of Boston came from the other side. Mr. 
Blaney has lived all his life in Boston. 
He is in the metal business with offices 
on Devonshire street. He lives at 981 
Morton street, Dorchester. He is a game 
sportsman and usually has from one to 
three horses at the Beadville or speedway 
races. His black pacer, Mutineer, won 
the silver cup for the speedway races last 
year. Among the horses owned by Mr. 
Blaney are : General Tracey, chestnut 
gelding, by Einaldo; Lucy Hunter, bay 
mare, not traced; Foxey, black mare, by 
David Hill's Black Hawk; Lady Knox, 
black mare, by Pilot Knox; Baby, bay 
gelding, said to be by Manchester; Belle, 
bay mare, by Harry Clay; Lady Brick, 
bay mare, by Brick Wilkes; S E, chest- 
nut gelding, by Almonarch ; Randolph K, 
bay gelding, by Harrolcl; Boney, bay 
gelding, by King's Protector; Lottie M, 
bay mare, by son of Electioneer; Bonnie 
L, bay mare; Eunice B, black mare, by 
Allen Mack; Mina Wilkes, red roan, by 
Roy Wilkes; Black Ned, by Eoyal Alcan- 
tara; Myrtie, bay mare, by Edgewood; 
Nip Westland, bay horse, by Westland; 
Cockleburr, bay mare, by Brick Wilkes; 
Beauty, chestnut mare, by Allectress; 
Belle Johnson, bay mare, by Magic 
Wilkes; Fiorina, bay mare, by Florida; 
Tribune, bay gelding, by Eclgemark; 
Lady Harris, roan mare, by Combina- 
tion; Jerome Napoleon, gray gelding, by 
Louis Napoleon; Little Fred, black gel- 
ding, untraced; P B, black gelding, by 
Brick Wilkes, Jr. ; 2 Years Bay Filly, by 
Alclayone; Yearling Colt, by May King; 
Mutineer, black gelding, by Lord Duf- 
ferin; Walter B, bay gelding, by Wilkes 
(said to be) ; Charlena, bay mare, by Ar- 
rowood; Guitara, bay mare, by Ora 
Wilkes; Tony Swift, bay gelding, by 
Rocky Mountain; Brick Wilkes, Jr., 
brown gelding, by Brick Wilkes; Lady 
Hanson, brown mare, untraced. 



EDWAED G. EICHAEDSON. 

Edward G. Eichardson, the press rep- 
resentative of the club, is one of the best 
known newspaper men in Boston and is 
connected with the staff of the Transcript. 
He "does" the city hall as a steady thing 
but has reported all the most important 
murder and sensational cases, military 
encamjmients, etc., for his paper for a 
long time. He was born in Eoxbury in 
1871 and comes of the best old revolu- 
tionary stock, his great-grandfather hav- 
ing been one of the Boston Tea Party. He 
began his newspaper work when he was 
14 years old on the Transcript, was a 
full-fledged reporter at 17, left to help 
form the City Press Association and re- 
mained with it for the six years of its 
existence and then went back to the 
Transcript where he has since remained. 
In 1902-3 he was grand dictator of the 
Knights of Honor in Massachusetts. He 
is married and lives at Ashmont. Mr. 
Richardson has been of great assistance to 
the Driving Club and by his pen and 
through his influence with politicians and 
newspaper men has helped materially to 
procure favors and improvements. 



EDGAE 0. HADDOCK. 

A charter member of the club, its first 
clerk, and one of the best known drivers 
on the New England circuit is Edgar 0. 
Haddock, who knows a horse "from A to 
Izzard." Mr. Haddock was born 45 years 
ago in Portsmouth, N. H., and when Tit- 
tle more than a boy went out West, and 
for a number of years was a "cow 
puncher," a vocation which he looks back 
upon with infinite relish. He was just 
the age for that kind of life, and describes 
it as "camping out and getting paid for 
it." He came to Dorchester about 20 
years ago, was in the hay and grain 
business for a Avhile with his brother, the 
old league pitcher, and for some years has 
been inspector of lights for the Eising 
Sun Street Lighting Company. Mr. 
Haddock is married and lives in the Grove 
Hall district. Said Mr. Coggswell, the 
well known writer on horse matters, of 
Mr. Haddock a year ago: "In the sulky 



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LANDLORD (2.16 1-4). bay pacing gelding. 

By Allirino. Former "King of the Speedway." Owned by Charles L. Young. 




KENTUCKY STAR (2.0S 1-2) 

By Robert McGregor, by Mayor Edsall, dam Nancy Whitman. Kentucky Star's dam Lalla 

by Totoskey, dam Lalla Rookh. Owned by Charles H. Belledeu 

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at the club's matinees he has been a 
power and is usually behind a horse in 
every race. In these events he has 
driven to their records Grover C. (2.27), 
Brightness (2.24 1-4), Azote (2.28), Yel- 
low Ash (2.24 1-2), Billy Barlow 
(2.26 3-4), Authentic (2.20 1-4), made 
Princess Ebilo get her mark of 2.20 1-4, 
won the 2.19 class two years in succession 
with Ornament (2.18 1-4) over Budweiser, 
Capt. Hall, Susie F., etc., made Capt. Hall 
step better than 2.17 to beat Brightness, 



and Kentucky Star pace in 2.10 to beat 
Wilton Boy (2.11), while last fall he drove 
Early Bird, Jr.. in the match against May- 
sie Sidney for the championship of the club 
that took six heats to decide the latter a 
winner. Not a heat was slower than 
1.04, and a couple were officially timed 
in a minute flat. It was the fastest race 
ever held on the Mattapan speedway. 
Mr. Haddock's skill with the reins is at- 
tested by the fact that he has not been 
back of the money in all the races in 
which he has taken part." 



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RAEl'II W. BALKAM, M. D. V 



CAREY KKITII. 





EDWARD W. BERRIGAN. 



I I'AZIEK L. O'LEARY. 
Clerk of the Course at Readville Races. 



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CONSTITUTION 



AND ARTICL! 
EEflENT. 



OF 



The constitution and by-laws of the 
club have been changed from time to time 
as exigency has demanded or convenience 
has dictated. At present they are as fol- 
lows: 

AET1CLE I. 

This Body shall be known as the Dor- 
chester Gentlemen's Driving Club. 

ARTICLE II. 

The object of this Club shall be to unite 
the lovers of the noble horse more closely ; 
to promote an interest in matinee and 
speedway racing; to secure a speedway in 
Dorchester, and to have a headquarters 
where the members may meet to discuss 
their favorites and enjoy a social hour to- 
gether. 

ARTICLE III. 

Membership. 

Section 1. Membership to be limited 
to two hundred and fifty (250). 

Sect. 2. All applicants for member- 
ship (except honorary) must be by appli- 
cation blank signed by two members of 
the Club in good standing, and accom- 
panied by the fee of five ($5) dollars, the 
same to be remitted to applicant if not 
elected. If elected, balance of semi-an- 
nual dues to be paid in advance to April 
1 or October 1. All applications must be 
approved by a majority of the Member- 
ship Committee and must lay on the table 
at least one week before final action, and 
then shall be balloted for by secret ballot, 
five (5) black balls to reject a candidate. 
A rejected candidate cannot again be 
voted upon for membership until the ex- 
piration of ninety (90) days from date of 
first application. 

Sect. 3. No professional trainer or 
driver can become a member of this Club, 
except he shall agree not to drive in any 
race, etc., given by this Club for members 
only; but he may enter and drive in any 



class given by said Club which is open to 
the public. 

Sect. 4. The annual dues shall be ten 
($10) dollars per annum, payable semi- 
annually in advance from April 1 to 
October 1. 

ARTICLE IV. 
Officers. 

Section 1. The officers of this Club 
shall consist of a President, a first Vice- 
President, a second Vice-President, Sec- 
retary, Treasurer and five fo) Directors, 
who. with the above-named officers, shall 
constitute the Board of Directors, and 
they sball hold office for one (1) year or 
until their successors are elected. 

Sect. 2. The officers shall be elected at 
the first regular meeting in January, to 
serve for one (1) year or until their suc- 
cessors are elected. 

ARTICLE V. 

Committees. 

Section 1. Tbere shall be a Racing 
and Speedway Committee, consisting of 
nine (9) or more members appointed by 
the Board of Directors to serve for one 
(1) year or until their successors are ap- 
pointed. 

Sect. 2. There shall be a Membership 
Committee, consisting of three (3) mem- 
bers appointed by the Board of Directors 
to serve for one (1) year or until their 
successors are appointed. 

Sect. 3. The Board of Directors shall 
appoint a Clerk to serve for one (1) year 
or until his successor is appointed. They 
(directors) shall also appoint a Finance 
Committee and a House Committee to 
consist of not less than three (3) mem- 
bers each. 

ARTICLE VI. 

Business meetings shall be held every 
Monday evening at 8 o'clock until further 
provided. 



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LANDLORD (2.16 1-4), bay pacing gelding. 
By Albriuo. Former "King of the Speedway." Owned by Charles L. Youn 




ROT*. FITZ (2.17 1-4), roan pacing gelding. 

By Allspur. by Don Carlos. l>v Curler Clay. Dam Grev Kit bv sou of Lewiston Boy. 

Owned by Hollis P. Gallup. 



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AKTICLE VII. 

Section 1. Any member who shall 
allow his clues to remain unpaid until 
said dues shall amount to $10, shall be 
notified by the secretar} r , and if not paid 
within fifteen days from the date of said 
notice, his name, together with the 
amount due the club, shall be posted in 
the club room, and remain posted until 
paid. Provided, however, that any mem- 
ber who does not pay said dues in thirty 
days after being posted shall be suspended 
from membership. 

Sect. 2. A member suspended for non- 
payment of dues or assessments from this 
Club cannot again become a member until 
all arrearages are paid, and not then un- 
less the Club agrees thereto, as laid down 
in Article III., Section 3. 

AETICLE VIII. 

A quorum shall consist of eleven (11) 
members. 

AETICLE IX. 
Duties of Officers. 

Section 1. The President shall pre- 
side at all meetings of the Club; decide all 
questions of order subject to an appeal to 
the Club ; shall call a special meeting up- 
on the written request of seven (7) mem- 
bers, or when he may deem it advisable; 
shall appoint an Auditing Committee of 
three (3) members in good standing, who 
shall audit the books of the Club and re- 
port the findings of the same to the Club 
at the first regular meeting in January. 

Sect. 2. The first Vice-President in 
the absence of the President shall preside 
and shall perform all duties as the laws 
and rules enjoin. 

Sect. 3. The second Vice-President in 
the absence of the President and the first 
Vice-President shall preside and perform 
all duties that the laws and rules enjoin. 

Sect. 4. The Secretary shall keep a 
correct account of all receipts of the Club ; 
collect initiation fees, dues and assess- 
ments, and shall pay all money received 
by him over to the Treasurer, taking his 
receipt therefor; notify the members of 
their arrears, and issue all necessary no- 
tices. 

Sect. 5. The Treasurer shall receive 
all money of the Club, giving a receipt 
therefor; pay all bills of the Club ap- 
proved by the Finance Committee; shall 



keep a correct account of all money re- 
ceived and paid, and shall make a report 
of the same when requested by the Club. 

Sect. 6. The Directors shall have the 
general superintendence of the convertible 
property of the Club. They shall invest in 
such securities as the Club may direct and 
such sums as the Club orders to be drawn 
from the Treasury for that purpose. They 
shall have the custody of all securities of 
the Club for money loaned or invested. 
They shall collect or realize all such sums 
where so directed by the Club. They shall 
collect all interest and rents or other 
money arising from such investments be- 
longing to the Club and pay the same to 
the Secretary and shall have the general 
control of the Club. - 

Sect. 7. The Clerk shall keep a record 
of all meetings; read the records of the 
previous meeting;, read all communica- 
tions and bills, and all applications for 
membership. 

Sect. 8. The Pacing or Speedway 
Committee shall have charge of the rac- 
ing; look after the track; see that proper 
judges are appointed for race days. They 
shall make up the classes and purses, and. 
submit the same to the Club for approval 
at least two (2) weeks before the meeting 
is to be held. 

Sect. 9. The ' Membership Committee 
shall examine the standing of all parties 
proposed for membership and report to 
the Club or Directors. The acts of all 
Committees shall be subject to the ap- 
proval of the Board of Directors. 

AETICLE X. 

Section 1. These by-laws after adop- 
tion can be amended only by a two-thirds 
(2-3) vote at a meeting, notice of which 
shall be sent to each member of the Club 
thirty (30) days previous to said meeting, 
stating the article or .articles to be 
amended. 

Sect. 2. When not conflicting with 
these by-laws, this Club will be governed 
by Cushing's Manual. 

AETICLE XL 
Section 1. Any member directly or in- 
directly connected with entering a horse 
out of his class, upon conviction thereof 
shall be expelled from the Club and shall 
lose all monev and interest he has in the 



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WARD A. MARSH. 



FREDERICK L. WALKER 





HON. EDWARD B. CALLEXDER 
Honorary Member. 



ALBERT C. HALEY. 



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Club; and further, all horses entered in 
Club races shall be owned by and in pos- 
session of members entering the same. 

Sect. 2. Members must drive their 
own horses in all Club races when it is 
possible to do so, or they must get some 
other member of this Club who is not a 
jDrofessional to drive for them. 

Sect. 3. Members must be in good 
standing at the time of entering their 
horses in Club races. 

ARTICLE XII. 

All races given by the Club shall he gov- 
erned by the rules of the National Asso- 
ciation, except otherwise advertised. 



ARTICLES GOVERNING CONTEST 
FOR CHAMPIONSHIP RIBBONS 

ARTICLE I. 

The ribhons shall be known as the 
"Perpetual Championship Ribbons." 

ARTICLE II. 

All challenges for the same to be made 
through the chair, at the regular weekly 
meetings of the club. 

ARTICLE III. 

It shall be optional with the holder 
of the ribbons, when challenged, whether 
they shall race the first or second Thurs- 
day following said challenge. 

ARTICLE IY. 

A man losing a Championship Race 
shall have the first privilege of challeng- 
ing the winner at the first regular meet- 
ing thereafter, and in case no such chal- 
lenge is issued a third party may chal- 
lenge, but no two horses shall race more 



than twice for the Championship until a 
third horse shall have raced for the 
Ribbon. 

ARTICLE X. 
An owner losing two out of three races 
shall not again be permitted to challenge 
with the same horse, until the expiration 
of three months from date from his last 
race with the holder of ribbon, unless by 
consent of the Racing Committee. 

ARTICLE XL 

Should the holder of ribbon, through 
unavoidable cause, be unable to race on 
the day specified, he shall notify the 
starter by twelve o'clock on the day pro- 
ceeding, the cause thereof; and, if in two 
weeks from the challenge he be still 
unable to race, he shall forfeit the ribbon 
to the challenger and abide by Article IV. 

ARTICLE AIL 

Should the challenger be unable to race 
in the day specified, he shall he governed 
by Article VI. 

ARTICLE VIII. 

The holder of a Championship Ribbon 
must deposit the same with the starter 
upon the day of a race. 

ARTICLE IX. 

In order to obtain a Championship 
Ribbon a match must he made and a 
Race take place when said Ribbon is in 
the possession of the Club. 

ARTICLE N. 
Any matters for discussion arising not 
specified in the preceding Articles shall 
he referred to the Racing and Speedway 
Committee. 



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SUNNY .TIM 02.92 1-4). Iwv pacing geldinj 
Owned by A. T. Wheelock. 










SUNRISE, bay pacing gelding. 

By Abbott Wilkes, dam Kitty" by Ben Morril 
Owned by E. S. Harris. 



10£ 



ROSTER. 



Ames, Fred, 41 Pembroke Street. 

Babcock, H. C, Norwood. 

Balkam, Dr. R. W., 113 Central Avenue, 
Hyde Park. 

Baker, Edward, 634 Exchange Building, 
Boston. 

Barry, E. W., 294 Eighth Street, South 
Boston. 

Barry, H. R., 131 Kingston Street, Boston. 

Bates, W. J., Scituate. 

Belledeu, C. H., Roslin Street, Dorchester. 

Bellows, F. H., 1293 Massachusetts Ave- 
nue, Boston. 

Berrigan, E. W., 192 Neponset Avenue, 
Dorchester. 

Berry, J. N., 367 Neponset Avenue, Dor- 
chester. 

Bickford, H. S., 632 West Park Street, 
Dorchester. 

Biggs, D. M., 115 Marsh Street, Dorches- 
ter. 

Blaney, C. A., 981 Morton Street, Dorches- 
ter. 

Blaney, C. C, 981 Morton Street, Dorches- 
ter. 

Blaney, Percy C, 981 Morton Street, Dcr- 
chester. 

Boutelle, W. P., Chester, Vt. 

Bradley, D. J., 46 Oak Avenue, Dorchester 

Brand, F. J., 4 Melville Avenue, Dorches 
ter. 

Bresnahan, T. A., 176 Humboldt Avenue 
Roxbury. 

Briggs, H. C, 112 East Elm Avenue, Wol 
laston. 

Brine, R. S., 43 India Street, Boston. 

Brown, A. M., 2004 Dorchester Avenue 
Dorchester. 

Brown, H. T., Jr., 80 Washington Street 
Boston. 

Brummett, Wm. M., 49 Holborn Street 
Roxbury. 

Burnes, John J., 26 Willis Street, Dorches 
ter. 

Cahill, Morris J., P. O. Box 201, Hingham 
Carey, James F., 260 Freeport Street, Dor 
Chester. 

Casey, J. M., 166 Ashmont Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Cavanaugh, Charles, Braintree. 
Chamberlain, D. W., 826 Shawmut 
Avenue, Boston. 
Chamberlain, Frank, 131 Federal Street, 
Clark, Henry S., 6 Montague Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Clarke, Randolph K., 72 Lincoln Street, 
Cleary, John G., 1536 Tremont Street, 
Roxbury. 



Colburn, Sidney, 90 Federal Street, Bos- 
ton. 

Collins, E. F., 31 Way Street, Boston. 

Conlon, Thomas J., 26 West Concord 
Street, Boston. 

Cook, H. B., 1175 Harrison Avenue, Rox- 
bury. 

Costello, J. A., 516 Talbot Avenue, Dor- 
chester. 

Cushman, L. N., 291 Congress Street, Bos- 
ton. 

Dannahay, J. W., 23 Exchange Street, Dor- 
chester. 

DArcy, George W., 49 Dix Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Darling, J. H., Natick. 

Davison, Dr. A. T., 394 Washington Street, 
Dorchester. 

Delano, E. H., 34 Chauncey Street, Boston. 

Denn, E. P., 14 Edwin Street, Dorchester. 

Desmond, D., 12 Quincy Avenue, Quincy. 

Donnally, J. J., 16 Churchill Place, Dor- 
chester. 

Doyle, D. F., 263 Freeport Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Dugan, John, 124 Emerson Street, South 
Boston. 

Edwards, Justin, 283 Franklin Street, Bos 
ton. 

Eilers, Diedrich, 17 Montague Street, Dor 
Chester. 

Eldredge, F. S., 3 Angell Street, Dorches 
ter. 

Estabrook, W. J., 717 Dudley Street, Dor 
Chester. 

Fellows, Albert, 1870 Dorchester Avenue 
Dorchester. 

Fennell, John, Virginia Street, Dorchester 

Fitch, R. S., 79 Milk Street, Boston. 

Fitzgerald, Hon. John F., 15 School Street 
Boston. 

Fitzgerald, Peter J., 281 East River Street 
Hyde Park. 

Fitzgerald, Wm. J., 58 Norton Street, Dor 
Chester. 

Fleming, M. E., 769 Tremont Street, Bos 
ton. 

Forgie, John R., 10 Merchants Row, Bos 
ton. 

Foster, Capt. Ira C, Washington street 
and Burt Avenue, Dorchester. 

French, Geo. A., So. Braintree. 

.Furbush, A. J., 200 Washington Street, 
Brighton. 

Furbush, Fred C, Newton. 

Furbush, W. J., 64 Chestnut Street, West 
Newton. 



104 





ALBEKT A. STEWART. 



OIEDRICI-I KILERS. 





GEORGE E. IIILDRETH. 



CARLETON H. MORSE. 



105 



Gallup, H. P., 148 Welles Avenue, Dorches- 
ter. 

Galvin, T. R., Braintree. 

Gillies, E. M., 413 Highland Avenue, Som- 
erville. 

Gleason, W. L., 22 Federal Street, Boston. 

Goodnow, E. L., 100 Boylston Street, Bos- 
ton. 

Gore, Fred S., 1016 Adams Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Gore, Oscar J., 135 East Cottage Street, 
Dorchester. 

Grant, W. W., 31 Otis Street, Boston. 

Graves, George A., 35 Hawkins Street, 
Boston. 

Greenwood, G. H., 56 Melville Avenue, 
Dorchester 

Griffin. George E., 175 Ashmont street, 
Dorchester. 

Guild, Frank O., 705 Boylston Street, 
Boston. 

Gushee, A. S., 92 Fuller Street, Dorches- 
ter. 

Haddock, E. O., 1 Cheney Street, Rox- 
bury. 

Haley, A. C, 23 Broadway, South Boston. 

Haley, Joseph A., East Braintree. 

Hamlin, F. W., 24 West Street, Boston. 

Hanley, E. A., 78 North Street, Boston. 

Harrington, M. E., 8 India Square, Boston. 

Harris, B. A., 181 Portland Street, Boston. 

Harris, E. S., 203 South Street, Boston. 

Harris, S. C, 217 Friend Street, Boston. 

Harrison, M. C, 922 Tremont Building, 
Boston. 

Haven, H. A., 784 Massachusetts Avenue, 
Boston. 

Henderson, Frank, 46 Cottage Street, 
Hyde Park. 

Hennessey, P. W., Wilber Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Heustis, F. A., Angell Street, Dorchester. 

Hildreth, George E., 19 Richmond Street, 
Boston. 

Hinds, C. L., 17 Brent Street, Dorchester. 

Hirtle, S. L., Wollaston. 

Holmes, A. D., 12 Maple Street, Hyde 
Park. 

Hood, John, 178 Tremont Street, Boston. 

Hopkins, Edward L., 362 Broadway, South 
Boston. 

Hugo, George B., 147 Shawmut Avenue, 
Boston. 

Hunt, W. D., 30 Warren Street, Brook- 
line. 

Hudson, J. W., 14 Nott Street, Hyde Park. 

Irving, Robert H., 34 Ridge Road, Hyde 
Park. 

Jenness, Richard, 26 Mather Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Jewett, C. M., Readville. 

Johnson, George, 41 Pembroke Street, 
Boston. 

Keeler, A. H., 29 Ruhland Square, Boston. 
Keith, Cary, Wollaston. 
Keith, Havelock, Wollaston. 



Kellar, George K., 1323 Washington 
Street, Boston. 

Kenney, A. E., 95 Beverly Street, Boston. 

Kenney, Thomas J., 877 Washington 
Street, Boston. 

Kerr, Neil T., 87 Stoughton Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Linnehan, J. W., 185 Fort Hill Square, 
Boston. 
Loughlin, Joseph, Station 11, Dorchester. 

Mahar, E. T., South Braintree. 

MacBride, George W., 11 Tonawanda 
Street, Dorchester. 

Mahon, A. C. 778 Dudley Street, Dorches- 
ter. 

Mandell, C. M., 10 High Street, Boston. 

Marsh, Ward A., 26 Welles Avenue, Dor- 
chester. 

Marzynski, Samuel, 55 Esmond Street, 
Dorchester. 

May, J. Walter, P. O. Box, 2466, Boston. 

Meehan, Thomas F., 845 Tremont Building, 
Boston. 

Merritt, Arthur, 32 Custom House Street, 
Boston. 

Morgan, Ernest H., 43 Robinson Street, 
Dorchester. 

Morrill, J. M. E., 24 Alpha Road, Dor- 
chester. 

Morris, A. L., 109 Green Street, Jamaica 
Plain. 

Morrison, W. L., 169 Glenway Street, 
Dorchester. 

Morse, C. H., Hillside Terrace, Dorchester. 

Morton, A., 13 Avon Street, South Boston. 

Mosser, Jacob, 89 Elm Hill Avenue, Rox- 
bury. 

Moulton, W. J., 47 L Adams Street, Dorches- 
ter. 

M<cCurdy, John J., 11 Goldsmith Street, 
Jamaica Plain. 

McDonald, D. J., 43 Butler Street, Dor- 
chester. 

McEnaney, J. W., 84 Edson Street, Dor- 
chester. 

McLean, S. J., 579 Columbia Road, Dor- 
chester. 

McManus, J. H., 78 Mayfleld Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Neal, J. A. Weymouth. 

Nelligan, David, 10 Mather Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Nevens, Mellen A. 82 Northampton Street, 
Boston. 

Newbert, W. E., 15 Roslin Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Nutting, Dr. W. W., 706 Tremont Street, 
Boston. 

O'Connor, J. D., Monroe Street, Roxbury. 

O'Hearn, P., 1152 Washington Street, Dor- 
chester. 

O'Leary, Frazier L., 185 Fort Hill Square, 
Boston. 

Page, D. E., 361 Warren Street, Roxbury. 
Patterson, Charles, 45 Bailey Street, Dor- 
chester. 



10(5 




STANLEY GUY, bay trotting gelding. 
Bv Warren Guy, by Princeer, by Kentucky Prince; dam Lady Emery, dam of Bonier 
(2.11 1-2), by Monte Carlo; 2nd dam Red Rose by Nutwood (2.18 3-4). Stanley 
Guy's dam Lambertia, by Prince Lambert, by Daniel Lambert, by Ethan Al- 
len; dam Grace Darling by Kentucky Prince by Black Chief. 
Owned by F. S. Eldredge. 




RANDOLPH K. CLARKE, 
With "Rastus," the champion trotting donkey. 



Pfingst, Louis, 31 State Street, Boston. 

Pierce, Nelson, 214 Harvard Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Pool, George W., Mattapan. 

Pope, Benj., 774 Albany Street, Boston. 

Potter, G. M., 2143 Washington Street, 
Roxbury. 

Prescott, George W., 78 Northampton 
Street, Boston. 

Rice, E. B., 1025 Beacon Street, Brookline. 

Richardson, R. C, 49 Rockwell Street, 
Dorchester. 

Robbins, F. L., Quincy House, Boston. 

Robinson, F. H., 22 Gleason Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Rowan, J. F., 547 Shawmut Avenue, Bos- 
ton. 

Ruddock, Austin E., Haverhill. 

Salloway, Geo. H., 1760 Dorchester Ave- 
nue, Dorchester. 

Sanders, H. M., 27 Eliot Street, Boston. 

Sanderson, F. A., 47 Langley Road, New- 
ton Center. 

Scales, Dr. Robert B., 740 Washington 
Street, Dorchester. 

Scott, Wm. F., Hyde Park. 

Scudder, Cecil, 77 Alban Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Shepard, John, 30 Winter Street, Boston. 

Small, Sanford, Neponset. 

Smith, J. A., 71 Stanton Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Stever, J. C, 429 Washington Street, Bos- 
ton. 

Stewart, A. A., 5 1-2 Dock Square, Boston. 

Strough, Ford B., 28 Grove Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Stuart, J. R., Jr., 93 Beverly Street, Bos- 
ton. 

Sullivan, D. W., 40 Dix Street, Dorchester. 

Sullivan, Patrick, 283 Norfolk Avenue, 
Roxbury. 

Swendeman, J. E., Station Street, Rox- 
bury. 

Swett, Edw. B., 115 Pearl Street, Boston. 

Sylvester, Dr. Chas. P., 746 Dudley Street, 
Roxbury. 

Talbot, John, Milton. 

Terhune, W. L., 18 Melville Avenue, Dor- 
chester. 

Terry, J. N., 60 Commercial Wharf, Bos- 
ton. 

Terry, Kelley, 637 Washington Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Thompson, B. C, 72 Northampton Street, 
Boston. 

Thyng, Chas. W., 82 Northampton Street, 
Boston. 

Traiser, R. E., 99 Sudbury Street, Boston. 

Van Namen, R. D., 705 Boylston Street, 
Boston. 

Wales, S. Walter, 460 Blue Hill Avenue 
Roxbury. 



Wales, S. Walter, Jr., 90 Geneva avenue 
Dorchester. 

Walker, F. L., 110 Melville Avenue, Dor- 
chester. 

Warren, Charles M., Neponset Avenue, 
Dorchester. 

Weekes, James A., 94 Lonsdale Street, 
Dorchester. 

Wheelock, A. T., Boston Street, Dorches- 
ter. 

White, W. H., 181 Huntington Avenue, 
Boston. 

Whittemore, W. A., 60 Sawyer Avenue, 
Dorchester. 

Wilber, Charles, 299 Norfolk Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Wilder, Bradford C, Hingham. 

Wolfson, Solly, Paisley Park, Dorchester. 

Wood, Henry, Wellesley. 

Woodsome, Charles A., 429 Washington 
Street, Boston. 

Young, C. L., 726 Washington Street, 
Dorchester. 



Atwood, Hon. H. H., 61 Alban Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Burr, H. W., 21 Mellen Street, Dorchester. 

Baldwin, Hon. John E., 51 Emerson Street, 
South Boston. 

Callender, Hon. E. B., 95 Mill Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Coggswell, E. E., Press Writer. 

Duntley, W. F., Boston Herald. 

Farwell, F. W. 44 Harvest Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Hannan, W. E., 31 Beaumont Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Hatch, C. M., American Horse Breeder. 

Hibbard, George O., Postmaster, Boston. 

Horton, Walter G., Station 11, Dorchester. 

Hunt, Capt. C. W., Station 11, Dorchester. 

Jewett, J. M., Boston Herald. 

Leavitt, Thomas, Dorchester Beacon. 

Mildram, S. Howard, Mellen Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Miller, George R., Greenheys Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Moulton, Jesse G. 

O'Connor, Eugene, Boston American. 

O'Toole, Hon. Frank J., 11 Westminster 
Street, Roxbury. 

Peare, Lieut. Oscar H., Station 11, Dor- 
chester. 

Pratt, Hon. Laban, Boutwell Avenue, Dor- 
chester. 

Richardson, E. G., Boston Transcript. 

Sanford, Hon. Alpheus, 56 Kingsdale 
Street, Dorchester. 

Stewart, Joseph I., Bloomfield Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Trott, Frank G., Boston Globe. 

Williams, P. J., Station 11. Dorchester. 

Wood, George O., 333 Park Street, Dor- 
chester. 



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CHARLIE KING (2.30 1-2 at trot), bay pacing gelding. 
By May King. Dam Oneonta by Pocohontas Koy, 2nd dam Volunteer Belle by Old 

Volunteer. 
Owned by A. T. Wheeloek. 




ALLAN' BELLE, bay trotting mare. 

By Allan Mac. by Allandorf. Dam Belle Clay by Harry Clay, dam Amerian Girl. 

Owned by R. D. Van Namen. 



TH 



iASY CLU 



On another page will be found a pic- 
ture of certain members of the "Easy 
Club/' an unincorporated, unofficered, un- 
known-to-the-general-public body but still 
in its day a very live and jolly one. Its 
membership embraced some fifty or sixty 
men, many of whom boarded their horses 
at Hollis P. Gallup's stable, and the club 
gave several members to the Dorchester 
Gentlemen's Driving Club. The "club 
house" was Mr. Gallup's spacious and 
cheerful office, and the meetings were fre- 
quent although not regular. The club 
was not, however, without its social func- 
tions, one of the most notable being a 
genuine "barn dance" at the stables. The 
main floor was cleared for dancing, for 
which and for a promenade concert an 
orchestra was engaged; even the horses 
took part in the affair for fancy straw 
was strewn in front of the stalls, and the 
handsome animals were led out for inspec- 
tion; and 150 members and guests of the 
club sat down to an elaborate supper 
served in the wagon and harness rooms. 
The situation was unique, and the whole 
affair was highly enjoyed. Another 
notable night was in 1895 when Mr. Gal- 
lup was summoned from his stable to his 
home, which he found in the possession of 
his friends and fellow members of the 
club who presented him with the hand- 
some picture of which a reproduction is 
here given. The men whose faces appear 
are W. F. Greene, for many years the 
Ashmont Square druggist ; Albert Fel- 
lows, the Ashmont grocer, whose horse 
Rex won the blue ribbon for trotters in 
the Driving club in 1903 ; James A. Hart, 
the fish dealer of Ashmont, for some time 
chef of the Driving' club ; C. T. Reming- 
ton (now dead). M. T. Pooler, H. F. 
Chandler, F. E. Burden, L. J. Malonev, 
Dr. C. H. Miller, W. H. Ellis, Hollis P. 
Gallup, George E. Griffin, Asaph 
Churchill, Bert Stiles, J. G. Gallup and 
E. P. Denn. The presentation was 



only a feature in a long and very jolly 
evening. The picture hangs in Mr. Gal- 
lup's office. 

The reproduction of a little corres- 
pondence which took place about that 
time will revive pleasant memories : 
Mr. T. T. Hartford, Ashmont. 

Dear Sir:— The members of the Easy club 
are desirous of getting up a gentlemen's 
road race, for $500 a corner, to determine 
the fastest horse, owners to drive, and the 
winner to take the purse. Mr. Clarke, Mr. 
Chandler and Mr. Gallup have agreed to 
enter. We understand that you think you 
have a fast one, and if agreeable we would 
be pleased to hear from you at an early date 
as to your feelings in the matter. 

The following entries have been made: 
Randolph K, 2.14 1-4, Mr. R. K. Clarke; 
Smitty Monwood, 2.16 1-4, Mr. H. F. Chand- 
ler; Joe Davis, 2.22 1-2, Mr. H. P. Gallup. 
Appended are records. 

Respectfully yours, 

THE EASY CLUB. 



To this the following reply was re- 
ceived : 

Boston, December, 17, 1895. 
To the Executive Committee of the Easy 

Club. 

Gentlemen: — Your favor without date at 
hand. As you state therein that you are 
anxious to determine who owns the fastest 
horse, this seems to me a dead easy matter. 
I am satisfied that Mr. Clarke has the fastest 
horse, and from what I have seen of that 
gentleman I thing he is capable of taking 
care of his own affairs without consulting 
the executive committee of the Easy club. 
My advice to you would be to trot horses 
more and talk less. As I keep my horse for 
family and pleasure driving I shall in all 
probability have him on Talbot avenue every 
pleasant day when the sleighing is suitable, 
and as he is always ready for a brush, and 
does not require any preliminary fitting, you 
will have a chance to satisfy the desires of 
the Easy club without the trouble of taking 
up a collection. And in regard to driving: 
In . view of what I saw recently on Talbot 
avenue, I would suggest that others than 
owners had better drive. 

Respectfully, 

T. T. HARTFORD. 



110 



The Easy Club then got in this parting 
shot: 

Boston, December 4-11-44. 
Mr. T. T. Hartford. 

Dear Sir: — In reply to yours of the cur- 
rent date the executive committee of the 
Easy club begs to state that, wishing 
to foster the speed of Ashmont, and be- 
ing desirous of determining who possesses 
the most of this coveted article, we have 
sent invitations to several gentlemen to 
enter a friendly contest for money, mar- 
bles or a bucket of pigs' feet, the prize 
to be of secondary importance; and from 
many large, double-breasted and voluminous 



expressions of the wonderful speed and en- 
durance of your trotter, we certainly sup- 
posed that you would come in out of the wet. 
We beg you to excuse the omission of the 
date on our previous communication, and re- 
spectfully remind you that the above date 
should be a winner. 

Respectfully yours, 

THE EASY CLUB.- 



The respective speed of the horses, it 
should be added, was never determined, 
as the races never took place but the palm 
as a letter writer was unanimously voted 
to Mr. Hartford. 



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MAGGIE HAL (2.16 on half-mile track) bay pacing mare. 
Owned by George M. Potter. 




GOVERNOR BODWELL (2.29 3-4), sire of Louise E. 2.14 3-4. black trotting gelding. 

By Mahlon (full brother of Grover Cleveland), by Alcantara. Mahlon's dam, Susie 

Jefferson, dam of Blanche P, 2.17 1-2, by Thomas Jefferson. Governor Bodwell's 

dam, Mamie, dam of Cobflen Boy. by Winthrop Morrill; 2d dam Old Kate, 

dam of Diana, 2.24 1-2, by Whalebone Knox. 




JOHN SHEPARD. 

The Dean of American Gentlemen Horsemen. 




ETHEL'S PRIDE (2.06 3-4), bay trotting mare. 
By Directum (2.05 1-4), by Director (2.17). Directum's dam, Venture. Dam of Ethel's 
Pride, Ethelwyn (dam of Impetuous, 2.13), by Harold; 2d dam Kathleen (dam of 
Eager, 2.14 1-2), by Pilot Jr.; 3d dam Little Miss, a thoroughbred daughter of 
imported Sovereign. Ethel's Pride as a three-year-old had a mark of 2.13 
3-4. This year she has won the Ponkapoag at Readville, Mass.; the $10.- 
000 purse at the Grand Circurit meeting at Buffalo, N. Y., and the clas- 
sic Transylvania at Lexington, Ky., in straight heats in 2.08 1-4, 
2.06 3-4. 2.07 1-2, the fastest ever trotted for that rich event 
with the exception of last year, when Sweet Marie 
(2.04 1-4) defeated Tiverton (2.04 1-2) in the 
fastest five-heat race on record. 
Owned by John Shepard. 




WILLIAM B. HAWKINS. 




SADIE WILSON, dappled chestnut mare. 
White stockings behind, off forward foot white to coronet joint, blazed face. Height 
15.3, weight 1025 pounds. Combination saddle and harness horse. Foaled in 1898 
and a prize winner as a yearling, two-year-old and three-year-old. Sire a full- 
blooded Red Eagle combination saddle and harness horse; dam a high- 
bred hackney Morgan cross. 
Owned by William Benjamin Hawkins. 



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PHIL AND JOHNNIE, chestnut geldings, fast road team. 
Owned by W. B. Hasty, proprietor of Fourth Street stables, South Boston, and Har- 
rison Square Stables, Dorchester. 




H. T. GALLUP. H. P. G- ASHMONT. NAGAINA. 
H. P. Gallup and his stable. 

116 





FORD B. STROUGH. 



FRANK II. ROBINSON. 




A. M. NEWBERT. 








MARTiN E. IIAUKINGTON. 



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GEORGE M. POTTER. 



L. EDWARD BEDELL. 





JOHN P. ROWAN. 



WILLIAM H. WHITE. 



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MRS. JACK, bay trotting mare. 
By Athanio (2.10), by Junio (2.22), by Electioneer. Athanio's dam, Athalie, by Hark- 
away, clam Mag. Jnnio's dam, Nelly, by Granger. Mrs. Jack's dam, Dorris, by 
Mambrino King; 2d dam, Windsweep, by Almont, Jr. (2.26); 3d dam, Ameri- 
can Girl, By Hamlin Patehen. Owned by Albert C. Haley. 




DIMPLE, bay pacing mare. 
By Lothair, Jr.; dam a srev pacing mare (2.19 1-4). pedigree 
Owned by J. W. McEnany. Foaled in May, 1897. 



untraced. 




MAJOR (trotting record 2.14), bay pacing gelding. 

MAGGIE HAL (2.16 on half-mile track), bay pacing mare. 

Owned by George M. Potter. 




LORETTA COOK, brown trotting mare, 

Bv Golden Eagle. 
ELYOL WORTH, brown trotting gelding. 
By General Worth, by Electioneer. Dam by Elyol 
Owned by Ford B. Strough. 



G. 





MELLEX A. XEVEXS. 



RICHARD H. JEXXESS. 





HIRAM A. HAVEN. 



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EZRA S. HARRIS. 




TOMAH H, bay trotting gelding. 
By Hector H. Dam Little Mink. 
Owned by F. W. Hamlin. 




SIR ROCKET, bay trotting stallion. 
By Pentucket, by Warders; dam Lady Monarch, by Monarch, by Hambietonian 10. 
Lady Monarch's dam by Flying Morgan. Sir Robert's dam, Belle Lam- 
bert, by Daniel "Warders. 
Owned by Frank W. Hamlin. 




PRANK H. chestnut pacing gelding. 
By Mascot (3), by Jot C, by Blue Bull. Mascot's dam. Puss. Dam of Frank 
Lady Bess (2.12 1-4). by Claud Mambrino, by Mambrino Chief. 
Owned by Frank H. Hamlin. 







PANDER, chestnut trotting gelding. 

By Autograph (2.16 1-2). by Alcantara (2.23), by George Wilkes (2.22). Autograph's 

dam, Flaxy, by Kentucky Clay. Alcantara's dam, Alma Mater, by Mambrino 

Patchen. Pander's dam Pandora, by Patron (2.14 1-2), by Pancoast (2.21 3-4). 

Pandora's dam, Myopia, by Monaco. 

Owned by J. W. Linnehan. 




GOVERNOR BODWELL (2.29 3-4), sire of Louise E, 2.14 3-4, black trotting gelding. 

By Mahlon (full brother of Grover Cleveland), by Alcantara. Mahlon's dam, Susie 

Jefferson, dam of Blanche P, 2.17 1-2, by Thomas Jefferson. Governor Bodwell's 

dam. Mamie, dam of Cobden Boy, by Winthrop Morrill; 2d dam Old Kate, 

dam of Diana, 2.24 1-2, by Whalebone Knox. 




ROY WILKES (2.24) bay pacing gelding. 

By Jersey, 25,216, sire of Phenol (2.07 1-4) ; dam Lady Patchen, by Mambrino Patchen. 

Roy Wilkes' 1st dam, Strathnew, by Stra thmore 408: 2d dam, Kittie Johnson, by 

Mambrino Patchen, 58; 3d dam Jenny, Johnson by Sweet Owen. 

Owned by Solly Wolfson. 





HON. FRANKLIN L. CODMAN. 
Honorary Member. 



HERBERT W. BURR, 
Honorary Member. 



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FREDERICK W. FARWELL, 
Honorary Member. 




HENRY S. CLARK. 



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CHESTNUT, chestnut pacing mare. 

By Bob Proctor, by George Wlikes; dam Hattie Allen. Chestnut's dam Lara, by 

Orange Duroc; dam Lucy Boroc. 

Owned by George L. Johnson. 




ADA WILKES, brown pacing pace. 
By Brown Wilkes, by George Wilkes; dam, Dot Brown. Ada Wilkes' dam, Jane C, by 

Tom Hall; dam Anna C. 
Owned by John F. Currier. 





FRANK L. ROBBINS 



GEORGE L. JOHNSON. 





EDGAR J. AMES. 



127 



FRANK CHAMBERLAIN. 




Max G (2.12 1-4 to sulky, 2.12 3-4 *o pole), brown trotting gelding 

By Romancer, by Happy Medium. Dam by Little Mac. 

Owned by M. A. Nevens. 




ROB B, bay pacing gelding. 
Owned by M. A. Nevens. 

128 






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KITTY R, roan trotting mare. 
Owned by Patrick O'Hearn. 





WILKESBRINO (2.14 1-2), seal brown pacing gelding. 

By Marvelous, by Woodbrino (2.25 1-2). Woodbrino's dam, Aetna, by Belmont 64. 

Aetna's dam* Suzette. by Pilot, Jr. Wlkesbrino's dam, Louisa, by Patchen 

Wilkes (2.29 1-2); 2nd dam by Allie West, 2.25. 

Owned by George A. Fales. 




THE MINUTE MAN (three-year-old separately timed, in the race at Readville, 2.15, 

last half in 1.05), bay trotting stfllion. 
Three years old, registered 37,283. by Bingen (2.06 1-4). Dam Miss Pratt (matinee rec- 
ord 2.16 1-2 to wagon, race record 2.17 1-2), by Heir-at-Law, by Mambrino King. 
Miss Pratt's dam. Letter B (2.35), by Taggart's Abdallah; 2d dam, Topsv, bv 
Flying Cloud; 3d dam by Grey Eagle. The Minute Man has started in * 
only one race as a three-year-old, and was saparatelv timed in 2 15, 
making the last half in 1.05. At stud at Stonymeade, Concord, Mass. 
Owned by Benjamin Pope. 




POLKA DOT, bay trotting mare, three years old. 

By Baron Wilkes,; dam Amorita. a registered mare with a three-year-old mark of 

2.36 1-2 made at Worcester to high wheeled sulky. Amorita's sire, Mambrino 

Startle; dam Fanny, by Enfield. 

This is the rig Hiram A. Haven drives and the way he looks while taking orders 

for the Curtis & Pope Lumber Co. 

Owned by Benjamin Pope. 



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131 




GOLDIE. black pacing mare. 

By Airbon. by Contoocook, by Mambrino Wilkes. 

Owned by A. M. Newbert. 




GENEVIEVE, brown pacing mare. 

By Guy Kohl, 10,274, son of Guy Wilkes, 2867; dam Genevieve, by Roland, 40SS. 

Owned by J. E. Swendeman 




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ESTABLISHED IN 1874 




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ONE OF FORTY UP-TO-DATE STYLES OF 

Fine Light Carriages 



Solid Cushion and Pneumatic Tirts used 
A large Stock on hand. Ordered Work a Specialty 



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This is a straight steer 




CLEAR LAKE JUTE II. 

The Grand Champion Steer of 1904 International Live Stock Exposition. 

Weight, 1,870 lbs. Price, $36 per Cwt. Value, $673.20. 



This is the class and breeding of die cattle 
which we cut. These cattle when dressed 
produce style, shape, quality and color. 



GARLAND & SON 



DEALERS IN 



Provisions, Groceries, Fish and Vegetables 

663=665 Washington Street 
DORCHESTER 



This is another straight steer 





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INTERNATIONAL CHAMPION BULLOCK CHALLENGER. 
Sold for $26 per Cwt. 
Exhibited by the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. 



White's Food 



FOR 



LIVE STOCK 

PRICES 25-50-100-200 lb. PacKages 6c. per lb. 



THIS IS WHAT IT DOES 



It cures the Heaves 

It prevents Colic 

It invigorates the Nerves 

It clears the system of Worms without physicing 

It prevents legs from stocking 



It regula+es brain force, which ; s manifested by 
driving 

It adds lustre to the coat and eye 

It gives the horse command of his natural func- 
tions 



We Say 't is not an unnatural stimulant, which you must continue to use or your animal fails 

We Claim It restores Natures grand equilibrium, and the horse is restored to his natural vigor and 

usefulness 
Don't Tlirtl the Horse Out But use White's Food and you will have your old driver back 

on his native heath 



White's Food prevents fermentation and aids digestion and saves your horse 

We know White's Food prevents Colic of which we have undeniable proof. If you don't believe it 
try it. 

No Horse has BlacKwater that Eats 'White's Food 

We assert that this Food Has and will Cure the Heaves in Horses 

All Germ Diseases are the Enemy for our Steel 



OAKLAND FARM. 
South Portsmouth, Rhode Island. 
White Food Co., Taunton, Mass. 
Gentlemen : — 

Please send me 100 lbs of your Whites 
Food, I can't get hold of anything better. 
Yours trulv, 
CHAS. H. WILSON, Mgr. 

The following are a few who use and endorse " White's Food " 

A. G. Vanderbilt, Oakland Farm, C H. Wilson, Mgr., Newport, R. I. 



F. J. Brand, President Dorchester Driving Club. 

R. S. Fitch, Treas. " 

J. W. Linnehan, " 

R. K. Clark, 

E. O. Fitch, 

J. Frank Howland " 



Geo. G. Hall, Adams House, Boston, Mass. 

Wm Byers, Newton 

Col. Isaac L. Goff, Providence, R. I. 

J. Howard Ford, Stony Ford, N. Y. 

W. R.Janvier, N. Y. 

John S. Larhey, Cambridge City Ind. 



Hon. J. M. Johnson, Calais Stock Farm, Breeder of Sadie Mac 
Chas. Whittemore, Lookout Stock Farm, Home of May King 
W. N. Burgess, E. Lynne Stock Farm, Home of Lynne Bel 
B. H. Whitely, White River Stock Farm, Home of Advertiser 
W. J. White, Two Minute Stock Farm, Home of Star Pointer 
James Hanley, Providence, R. I., Home of Prince Alert 



WHITE FOOD CO. 



223 Cohannet Street, 



Taunton, Mass. 



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NORRIS BROS. 

DEALERS IN 

Choice Groceries and Provisions, Butter, 
Cheese and Eggs. 

FANCY TEAS AND COFFEES A SPECIALTY. 
587 to 593 Washington St., - DORCHESTER. 



^^3,];^^ INCORPORATE* 1 900 

THE FENSMERE COMPANY, 

L. E. BEDELL, Manager, 

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL 

WIHES JLKTD LIQUORS. 

STERLING ALE, VIENNA and PAVONIA BEER. 

FINE FAMILY TRADE A SPECIALTY. 

BOSTON, MASS. 



Ladies Entrance, 
5 and 7 Dundee St 



202-204 Massachusetts Ave., 
and 1-3-5 and 7 Dundee St. 



Albert Fellows 

GROCER 

and Tea Dealer 

1872 Dorchester Ave., Ashmont 
DORCHESTER, MASS. 

Tel. Dorchester 54-2 

A. S. CUSHEE 

DEALER IN 

Pure, Fresh Milk&Cream 

From His Own Herd of Inspected Cows 

No. 92 Fuller St. 
NEW DORCHESTER 



W. M. ROBINSON 

Hay, Grain and 
Poultry Food 

Adams and Park Streets 

DORCHESTER 



J. C. TALBOT 

Staple and Fancyi Groceries 

1157 Washington Street 
DORCHESTER 



Branch Store: 

ASSOCIATES' BUILDING, 

MILTON. 



Established 1815. 



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It is worth something to you 

to know where you can get your prescriptions filled by 
careful, reliable men — men who realize the responsibility 
of their position and employ registered pharmacists as 
their assistants. We make cost a secondary consideration 
when preparing for the sick. 



3 



STORES 



CONNOLLY & DAVIS 



D R U G G IS TS 



DOR C H E S T E R 



3 



STORES 



RYAIV BROS. 

GROCERS and IMPORTERS 



Tel. 691 Dorchester 



1096-1098 DORCHESTER AVENUE, NEAR SAVIN HILL 
DORCHESTER, MASS. 



D. J. Cutter & Company 

TELEPHONE CONNECTION 

GOAL AND WOOD 

WHARF: 
COMMERCIAL POINT 

420 FREEPORT STREET 
DORCHESTER 

D. DOHERTY, 

DEALER IN 

COAL and WOOD 

2 64 Freeport St., Near Harrison Sq. 

DORCHESTER DISTRICT. 



Orders by Telephone, Dorchester 13 l t or by mail, 
will receive prompt attention. 



KING'S STABLE 

M. A. NEVENS CO., Proprietors 

Boarding, Livery 



-AND - 



Sale Stable 

First Class Teams to Let by the 
Day or Week 



BEST OF FEED AND CARE FOR 
BOARDING HORSES 



138 WORCESTER STREET 

Formerly at 72 Northampton Street 

BOSTON, MASS. 

Telephone Connection 



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ESTABLISHED 1870 



W. P. WHITTEMORE 

WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN 

HAY anJ2 GRAIN 

1232 Dorchester Avenue, (Glover's Corner,) Dorchester 

TEL. 88-4 DOR. 

Mills, Elevator and May Sheds at Mt. Hope Station, Roslindale P. O., Mass. 

TEL. 422-3 J. P. 

3371 Washington St., Jamaica Plain. Tel. 422-2 J. P. 
Storage Capacity— 100,000 bushels of Grain, IOOO tons Hay, 



Notary Public 



Justice of the Peace 



Geo. O. Wood 

REAL ESTATE, MORTGAGES, INSURANCE 

31 MILK STREET, BOSTON 
207 Adams St., Fields Corner, Dorchester 



TELEPHONE CONNECTION 



references: 



Hon. William Claflin, Ex-Gov., and Vice-Pres. International 

Trust Co. 
Edward D. Bliss, Brighton Savings Bank. 



E. M. K1GGINS 

CODMAN SQ. 
PHARMACY. 

Washington St., cor. Talbot Ave. 

DORCHESTER, MASS. 

TELEPHONE CONNECTION. 

GRANITE STATE MARKET 

GROCERIES 

AND 

PROVISIONS 

Cor, PARKMAN ST. and DORCHESTER AVE. 



W. E. WATTS 



C. H. STEELE 



LET US DRESS YQTJ 

Fred H. Bellows 

Gentlemen's Tailor 

TWO STORES 

181 Tremont Street, Boston 
125 Circuit Avenue, Cottage City 

Rain Coats Sporting Goods 



PRIVATE DINING ROOMS 



TELEPHONE 21310 ROXBURY 



Undent Zavcxn 

POTTER'S HOTEL 

GEORGE M, POTTER, PROP., 



2143 AND 2145 WASHINGTON ST, BOSTON 

EDW. J. McCORMICK 



REAL ESTATE, 
AUCTIONEER 
and INSURANCE 



1447 Dorchester Ave-, Field's Corner, 
DORCHESTER, MASS. 

Telephone Connection. 



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home: of 

HELGAMITE (F. H. Bellows) ADA WILKES (J. F. Currier) 

GENEVIEVE (J. E. Swendeman) CHESTNUT (Geo. L. Johnson) 
BECKY THISBE (J. E. Swendeman) CHIME BELLS (Geo. P. Leonard) 

QUEENIE (Fred Ames) BABY J. (George D. Jewett) 

GOLDIE (A. M. Newbert) ANABEL W. (H. C. Jackson) 

PERCY B. (F. L. Robbins) ARMELLA (H. C. Jackson) 

LA GAZELLE (F. O. Guild) PANDORA (H. C. Jackson) 

CARRIE V. (F. L. Robbins) SADIE WILSON (W. B. Hawkins) 
CUTICLINE (F. E. Kimball) 

CARRIAGES FURNISHED FOR ALL OCCASIONS 



Stable Open Day and Night 

35-45 PEMBROKE STREET 



BOSTON 



Branch Offices and 



HUNTINGTON AVENUE 

s WEST NEWTON ST. 
Carriage Stands at | and TRINITY COURT 



TELEPHONES: 1151, 1152, Tremont 









HAVE YOU USED THEfl? WHAT? 

Pike's Solus Veterinary Remedies 



Blister Liniment 

White Mountain 
Salve 

Health Powders 

Fever Cure 




Thrush Cure 
Colic Compound 
Wart Destroyer 
Hoof Oil 



ASK YOUR DEALER FOR THEM OR WRITE TO THE flANUFACTURER 

HENRY L. PIKE, Lexington, hass. 

Send for sample order. 



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Satisfaction guaranteed. 



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Folg'er (& Drummond 

High Grade Carriages 



AMESBURY, MASS. 




No. 265 BEVERLY. 




No. 250 CUTUNDER RUNABOUT. 




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HIS BIRTHPLACE 



CrLDELLCbCU 

Contracting Builder and 
Interior Finisher 

OFFICE AND STORE FITTINGS, COUNTERS, DESKS, CASES 
SHELVING, ETC., A SPECIALTY 



5 Province Court, BOSTON 

TELEPHONE, BOSTON, 14-26 





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824-830 



THE 



Telephone 375-2 
Roxbury 




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nil 



Telephone 375-2 
Roxbury 



¥ 



Dorcbeeter Savinge Bank 

5ft« COLUMBIA ROAD 

(Columbia Sq. Building) 

BANK HOURS: 2 to 7 P. M. Saturdays 2 to 9 P. M. 



President, FREDERICK L. WALKER 



Vice-Presidents, 



I W. W. WHITMARSH 
1 BENJ. B. WHITTEMORE 



Treasurer, GEO. W. BRADFORD 
Clerk, FRANK M. WHITMAN 



===== BOARD Of TRUSTEES ===== = 

HENRY G. ALLBRIGHT, L - AUSTIN BASSETT, GEORGE E. FROST, 

J. B. L. BARTLETT, GE0 - w - BRADFORD, GEORGE A. HIBBARD, 

LAWRENCE J. LOGAN, H - w - BURKE, MENRY S. MacPHERSON, 

GEORGE B. PHIPPEN, BENJ. B. WHITTEMORE, ALBERT A. STEARNS 

FREDERICK L. WALKER, EDWIN S. WOODBURY, WM . W- WHITMARSH. 











GEORGE A. HIBBARD, Treasurer 






FRANK T. MASON, President HERBERT W. BURR, Secreiary 






Hibbard & Mason 






Incorporated 






♦ . . Gailore . . . 






414 WASHINGTON STREET, BOSTON, MASS. 






A Few Doors North of Summer Street Telephone, Oxford ^-jq 











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THE BOULEVARD STABLE 

460 BLUE HILL AVENUE, (GROVE HALL,) 
— ROXBURY.— 



S. WALTER WALES, 



PROPRIETOR. 



HACK AND BOARDING STABLE. 



Telephone Connection. 



RALPH W. BALKAN!, M.D.Y. 

VETERINARIAN 

46 Warren Avenue 
phone HYDE PARK, MASS. 

HYDE PARK 138-3 



Telephone 146-3 Dorchester Established 1802. 



J. H. UPHAM & CO, 



(E. P. UPHAM.) 



GROCERS 



UPHAM'S CORNER, 



DORCHESTER, 



MASS. 



Six Days in Every Week 

we give demonstrations of 
the advantages of paying 
cash for provisions at the 

CORNER GASH MARKET 

1442 DORCHESTER AVENUE 



E. BANKS &. CO. 



H. R. CRANE & CO. 



Funeral Directors, Undertakers 
and Embalmers 



WAREROOHS: 



1857 Dorchester Avenue, Ashmont. 
Cor. Talbot Ave. and Norfolk St., Dorchester. 



Telephone — Dorchester, 666-4 
Milton (night) 68-4 
Residence — 51 Van Winkle St., Dorchester. 



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DORCHESTER 1 

. Mutual Fire Insurance Co., | 



INCORPORATED 1855. 



BOS1X)IV, JS? J& MASS. 




THE HOME OFFICE. 



FIFTIETH ANNUAL 


STATEMENT. 


JANUARY 1, 


1905. 


Amount at Risk, 


$37,809,990.00 


Cash Assets, 


507,409.07 


Deposit Notes, 


627,581.17 


Available Assets, 


1,134,990.24 


Total Liabilities, 


338,543.29 


Cash Surplus, 


168,865.78 


Gain in Surplus in 1904, 


7,458.47 


Gain in Assets in 1904, 


35,012.93 


Losses paid in 1904, 


103,055.43 


Dividends paid in 1904, 


68,294.25 


Receipts in 1904, 


244,429.85 


Disbursements in 1904, 


228.975.58 



DIRECTORS. 



THOMAS F. TEMPLE, 
President and Treasurer. 



W. D. C. CURTIS, 
Secretary. 



W. D. C. Curtis. Thos. F. Temple. 
J. B. L. Bartlett. Laban Pratt. 
Clarence Burgin. Chas. T. Gallagher. 
Sarell J. Willis. 



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TELEPHONE 607 



B^jB: 



NOTARY PUBLIC 



MAIN 
4-4-9-5 DORCHESTER 



HORSE 

Locate his lameness with 

Dr. Roberts' 
Chameleon Oil 

Cure him with 
CHAMELEON OIL 

OFFICE 37 DOVER ST, And at all Dealers 

H. B. COOK 

Hack, Boarding 
and Livery Stable <& 



* 



46 Warren St., and 

U 75 to 1179 Harrison Ave. 

The best of care and personal attention paid 
to Boarders and all orders connected with 
the business. 

Telephone 959-1 Roxbury 



GEO, W. MacBRIDE 

Hotel ; Restaurant and 
Steamship Supplies 

Wholesale and Retail Dealer in 

Beef, Lamb, Poultry and Game 

15-16 DOCK SQUARE. 
BOSTON, MASS. 

Telephone Connection 

THE BOSTON REGALIA CO. 

Horse Show 
Prize Ribbons 

(Prize Badges for this Club furnished by us) 

Flags, Banners and Prize Ribbons 
for Coaching Parades, etc. 

THE BOSTON REOALIA CO. 

38T WASHINGTON STREET 
BOSTON, MASS. 



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These Carts 
Are Ideals 
For Training 
And Matinee 

Cart No. 7. Price $66. 

This is the latest production of the 

cart maker's skill. 

Very Simple. Very Strong. 

Nearly as fast as a sulky. 

Has comfortable leather seat. 



Cart No. 3. 

Stock Color, Carm 

Fitted with high back cus 

Mud Boot and a Foot Rac 

pet, which is removed in 

for Speeding. 

Easy Riding, Beautiful 

Finish. 



WE FURNISH CARTS 




MILLER CART CO. 

GOSHEN, N. Y. 

Family Wine {Store 



CONDUCTED ON THE 
Bass' Ale and Guinness' Porter 

In Quarts and Pints. 

King's Bohemian Food Beer and 

Van Nostrand's P. B. ALE and PORTER, 

In Halves, Quarters and Cases. 

Highland Spring Sterling and XXX Ales 
And McCormick's India Pale Ale 

In Halves and Bottles. 
California Wines of all Kinds from $1 to $2 a gallon. 

JOHN J. HAGERTY £> CO., 

Wholesale and Retail Dealers 

1404 Dorchester Ayenue, Field's Corner Dorchester. Telephone 233-2 Dorchester 
Van NostrancTs P. B. Ale On Draught. 

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BEST OF PRINCIPLES. 

KENTUCKY PRIVATE STOCK 

PURE ROURBON AND RYE 

WHISKIES 

Matured in the wood and of the highest 
type of excellence. 

ALL GOODS DELIVERED EREE 



I Henry 5. Harris & Son \ 



9 



Importers and Wholesale Dealers in 



1 Harness, Horse Clothing, \ 

Saddles, Stable Tools, Etc. 



I 134-148 Portland and 83 nerrimacSts. S 



a 

J Benj. A. Harris 



BOSTON, MASS. 



6 
Near North Union Station (J 

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EDWIN 3. DAVIS 

DEALER IN 

Hay, Grain, Coal 
and Wood 

467 BLUE HILL AVENUE 
GROVE HALL 

ROXBURY, MASS. 

Sales Agent for the 

Union Coal Company, . . Boston 

Orders from Quarter ton upwards 
delivered Direct from Wharf. 

Personal attention given to orders 
for Winter Supplies. 

TELEPHONE 972-3 ROXBURY 



N. T. KERR 

DEALER IN 

GROCERIES 

AND 

PROVISIONS 

8T Stoughton St. 

Telephone, 156-4- Dorchester 

James Lyons 

Ales, Wines 
Liquors f^f 
Cigars 

Glover's Corner, Dorchester 



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Hotel Belleclaire 

Broadway and 77th St., New York 

gjggp*' Seventh Avenue, Amsterdam Avenue, and West 130th Street Cars pass the door. 

gjcgp"' Subway Express Trains two minutes walk from the Hotel. 

g@^° Ten minutes from City Hall. 

§£j§P* Luxurious Rooms for permanent or transient guests. 

Restaurant a Feature Exquisite Palm Room Art Nouveau Cafe Royal Hungarian Orchestra 




"Most Artistically Beautiful Hotel in the World." Can offer a few single rooms, with hath, 
beautifully furnished, suitable for two people. $60.00 per month. 

TRANSIENT RATES 

One Room, with bath $2.50 per day. 

Parlor, bedroom, with bath $3-00 and $5.00 " " 

Parlor, two bedrooms, with bath $5.00 and $7.00 



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Every improvement known to modern ingenuity. 

Write for our magazine, "The Hotel Belleclaire World." Sent free. 

Affability and courtesy guaranteed from every employee. 



MILTON ROBLEE, Proprietor, 



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Telephones 



* Z Dorchester 
1167-3 



ANY TIME 
ANY WHERE 



The H. fl. White 



Funeral 
Establishment 



728 Dudley Street, Upham's Corner, 
DORCHESTER, HASS. 

MRS. WHITE— Lady Assistant and Embalmer 



R. H. BILLINGS 

Apothecary 

FIELD'S CORNER, BOSTON, MASS. 



FRED H. BELLOWS. 



Fred H. Bellows, one of the gamest and 
sportiest members of the Dorchester Gentle- 
men's Driving Club, and who has "hung up" 
a $50 suit of clothes to be given to the 
member winning the most points in races 
for the season of 1905, is the well-known 
gentlemen's tailor at 182 Tremont street, 
Boston. Mr. Bellows came to Boston un- 
known about 13 years ago and without 
influence other than energy and merit has 
succeeded in building up one of the most 
lucrative businesses in his line. He has a 
very large theatrical and professional trade 
and is always in the forefront as regards 



fashions. He has monthly importations of 
both goods and fashion-plates from the 
principal European centres, and patrons 
always know that they can be accommo- 
dated with the most extreme styles if it is 
their desire. The manufacturing is done on 
the premises under the personal supervision 
of Mr. Bellows and his able assistants. This 
fall the entire third floor at 182 Tremont 
street has been leased by Mr. Bellows who 
is thus better equipped for trade than ever. 
Rain coats and sporting garments are among 
his specialties. Mr. Bellows is the owner of 
Helgamite, the beautiful little pacer, one- 
time champion of the Dorchester speedway 
and many times a blue ribbon winner, whose 
picture appears elsewhere in these columns. 




THE 



21 West St., Boston 
LEADING PHOTOGRAPHER 



Headquarters 

for high grade photographs of all kinds, also 

lUater Colors, Sepias, Ivory miniatures 

and Porcelains 

Out door views of every description 



The photographs for the Member's portraits in this book were taken by 
Elmer Checkering. 



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INDEX 



MISCELLANEOUS. 

Page 

Charter 3 

Dedication 4 

Blue Ribbon Races— 190(1. 6; L901, 10; 

1902, 16; 1903, 22; 1904, 28 
Readville Races — June 18 and Septem- 
ber 3, 1900, 8; September 21, 1901, 
12; June 17 and September 1, 1902, 
IS; June 17 and September 7, 1903, 
24; June 17 and September 5, 1904, 

32; June 17, 1905, 34 
Presentations — Cup for C. L. Young and 
Landlord, 16; Watch for S. Walter 
Wales, 60; Chair for A. S. Gushee, 62 
Notable Events — Elks' Carnival at 
Combination Park, July 30 and August 
4, 1900; Free-for-All at Readville, 
May 30, 1901; Remarkable Perform- 
ance of Silkey (Eldredge) at Com- 
bination Park, June 27, 1901; Handi- 
cap and other races at Combination 

Park and South Weymouth, 36 

The Trotting Championship 40 

The Pacing Championship 42 

History of Franklin Field Speedway.. 48 

Ladies' Nights, Banquets, etc 54 

Club Poems— "Horse Talk at the Club, 
54; "Horses on the Boulevard," 56; 

"A Winter's Morning," 58 

Public Parades 64 

"Evolution of the Racer" (Young's 

Story) 70 

Trinket 74 

Kentucky Star 76 

Race between Kentucky Star and Land- 
lord 78 

Race between Dr. G. and Vondell 82 

Jewett 82 

Biographies 84 

Constitution and Rules 98 

Roster 104 

The Easy Club 110 

PORTRAITS. 

Ames, Edgar J 127 

Balkam, Ralph W 97 

Barry, Henry R 19 

Bedell, L. Edward 118 

Bellows, Fred H 31 

Berrigan, Edward W 97 

Blaney, Cyril C 15 

Brand, Frederick J 11 

Brummett, William M 39 

Burr, Herbert W 125 

Callender, Hon. Edward B 101 

Chamberlain, Frank 127 

Clark, Henry S 125 

Clarke, Randolph K 9 

Codman, Hon. Franklin L 125 

D'Arcy, George W 7 

Davison, Archibald T 43 

Denn, Edward P 23 

Eilers, Deidrich 105 

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Page 

Eldredge, Fred S 19 

Kales, fienrgo A 

Farwell, Frederick W 124 

Fellows, Albert 43 

Fitch, Robert S 7 

Fitzgerald, John F 83 

Fitzgerald, Peter J 15 

French, George A :;!i 

Gallup, Hollis 23 

Galvin, T. R 31 

Gore, Fred S 27 

Greenwood, George H 7 

Gushee, Almond S 7 

Haddock, Edgar 19 

Haley, Albert C 101 

Hamlin, Frank W 35 

Harrington, Martin E 117 

Harris, Ezra S 121 

Haven, Hiram 121 

Hawkins, William B 115 

Hildreth, George E 105 

Hugo, George B 83 

Hunt, Charles W 47 

Jenness, Richard H 121 

Johnson, George L 127 

Keith, Carey 97 

Kenney, Alphonsus E 9 

Kenney, Thomas J 35 

Linnehan, John W 23 

Mahon, Allan C 83 

Mandell, Charles M 39 

Marsh, Ward A 101 

Marzynski, Samuel 35 

Morgan, Ernest H 27 

Morrill, John M. E 15 

Morse, Carlton H 105 

Mosser, Jacob 7 

Nevens. Mellen A 121 

Newbert, Alonzo M 117 

Newbert, Walter E 19 

O'Leary, Frazier L 97 

Pfingst, Louis 27 

Potter, George M 118 

Richardson, Edward G 27 

Robbins, Frank L 127 

Robinson, Frank H 117 

Rowan, John F , 118 

Sanders, Henry M 43 

Sanford, Alpheus 47 

Shepard, John 

Stewart, Albert A 105 

Stewart, Joseph 1 47 

Strough, Ford B 117 

Stuart, J. Rollin Jr 9 

Sullivan, Denis W 23 

Swendeman, Joseph E 83 

Swett, Edward B 31 

Terhune, William L 43 

Terry, Joseph N 31 

Wales, S. Walter n 

Wales, S. Walter Jr 35 

Walker, Frederick L 101 

Wheelock, Adna T 9 

White, William H 118 



Page 

Wolfson, Solly 39 

"Wood, George 47 

Young, Charles L 11 

OUR HORSES. 

Ada Wilkes, J. F. Currier 126 

Alice B, W. B. Newbert 79 

Alice R, A. C. Mahon 81 

Allan Belle, R. D. Van Namen 109 

Ashmont, H. P. Gallup 71, 116 

Azote, E. O. Haddock 79 

Baby Logan, W. P. Boutelle 25 

Becky Thisbe, J. E. Swendeman 51 

Belle Lome, E. W. Berrigan 59 

Ben G, H. P. Gallup 49 

Betsey, J. W. Dannahy 59 

Bob Fitz, H. P. Gallup 99 

Bonnets O'Blue, G. W. DArcy 13 

Boralma and Senator L, John Shepard 73 

Billy, H. M. Sanders 69 

Brick Wilkes Jr., E. B. Swett 33 

Budweiser, J. W. Linnehan 33, 73 

Camden Girl, John Hood 37 

Captain Hall, A. S. Gushee 61 

Charlena, C. C. Blaney 93 

Charlie King, A. T. Wheelock 109 

Checkers, J. N. Terry 57 

Chestnut, G. L. Johnson 126 

Dimple, J. W. McEnany 119 

Dollar and Bill, F. L. Codman 45 

Don Wilkes, F. H. Robinson 29 

Dr. G, F. J. Brand 85 

Early Bird Jr., A. E. Kenney 89 

Easy Club, The Ill 

Elsie May, D. W. Chamberlain 41 

Ethel's Pride, John Shepard 114 

Etta Powers, T. R. Galvin 91 

Forgie, James' Sons 135 

Frank H, F. W. Hamlin 122 

Fred, Samuel Marzynski 93 

Genevieve, J. E. Swendeman .85, 132 

George K, Jacob Mosser 55 

George Robson, P. W. Hennessey 87 

Gladys M, R. K. Clarke 13 

Goldie, A. M. Newbert 132 

Governor Bodwell, D. W. Sullivan. .113, 124 

H. P. G., Ashmont, Nagaina 116 

India Panis, G. A. French 51 

Jewett, J. M. E. Morrill 25 

Helgamite, F. H. Bellows 75, 134 

Joe King, F. J. Brand 53, 63 

John F, W. I. Estabrook 138 

Kentucky Star, C. H. Belledeu 95 

King Princeps, E. P. Denn 49 

Kitty R, Patrick O'Hearn 129 

Lady Madison, P. J. Fitzgerald 17 

Lady Wentworth, E. P. Denn 77 



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Lampton, Henry Wood ". 91 

Landlord, C. L. Young 95, 99 

Lorette Cook and Elyol Worth, Ford 

B. Strough 120 

Maggie Hal, G. M. Potter 113 

Maggie Hal and Major, G. M. Potter.. 120 

Max G, M. A. Nevens 128 

Minute Man, The, Benjamin Pope 130 

Mowitzer, John Hood 37 

Mrs. Jack, A. C. Haley 119 

Mutineer, C. C. Blaney 55 

Ornament, C. H. Morse 57 

Pander, J. W. Linnehan 122 

Parson T and Deacon B, W. L. Terhune 41 

Percy R, F. L. Robbins 87 

Phil and Johnnie, W. B. Hasty 116 

Polka Dot, Benjamin Pope.. 130 

Polyphema, R. W. Balkam 65 

Prince G, G. H. Greenwood 89 

Prince Wilkes, C. H. Belledeu 65 

"Rastus," R. K. Clarke 107 

Reno K, J. W. Linnehan 21 

Rex, Albert Fellows 61 

Rex, J. W. Linnehan 21 

Richard and Gillis, A. T. Davison 45 

Rondo, S. Walter Wales 67 

Rob B, M. A. Nevens 128 

Roy Wilkes, Solly Wolfson 75, 124 

Rubsley G, H. P. Gallup 71 

Sadie Wilson, W. B. Hawkins 115 

Sanford L, T. A. Bresnahan 69 

Senator L, John Shepard 53, 73 

Sir Rocket, F. W. Hamlin 122 

Stanley Guy, F. S. Eldredge 107 

Stonymeade 130 

Sunny Jim, A. T. Wheelock 103 

Sunrise, E. S. Harris 103 

Susie F, J. R. Stuart Jr 17 

Tennie Warren, D. W. Chamberlain .... 41 

Tom Reed, F. J. Brand 81 

Tomah H, F. W. Hamlin 122 

Trinket, A. S. Gushee 77 

Wilkesbrino, G. A. Fales 129 

W. W. Saylor, H. R. Barry '. 29 



ADDITIONS TO ROSTER. 

Alden, George A., Quincy House, Boston. 

Bedell, L. Edward, 202 Massachusetts Ave- 
nue, Boston. 

Brown, Charles R., 136 Rossiter Street, Dor- 
chester. 

Currier, John F., 19 Seaverns Avenue, Jamai- 
ca Plain. 

Hawkins, William B., 440 Washington Street, 
Boston. 

Sandberg, A. G., 36 Faulkner Street, Dor- 
chester. 



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