ANNUAL CHOW SHOW TO BE HELD TODAY
Noted Dogs Will Be Benched for Blue Ribbons at the Waldorf-Astoria
The Waldorf-Astoria becomes the mecca of American Chow-Chow enthusiasts today when the Chow-Chow Club hold it’s annual specialty show. splendid specimens of this fashionable breed are here from all parts of the country, the finest animals in the nation .
It will be interesting to close observers to watch the developments that have been made in American Chow breeding cycles during the last few years,as exemplified by the animals on exhibit at the show. It is not so long ago that America could boast about a few choice specimens of this fashionable breed, but today , due to extensive importations from England to thoughtful breeders and the improvement in domestic breeding methods this country has as fine Chow-Chows as there are in the world
One of the exhibitors will be Mrs. H. Earl Hoover, owner of Manchoover kennels of Glencoe, Ill. an ardent advocate of maintenance of champion bloodlines, both British and American, in her kennels and who has been exceptionally successful for over eight years in developing prize-winning animals.
Mrs. Hoover now has in her kennels three champions, one dog which needs but three points for his championship and a number of animals that have been prize winners. Fourteen of her Chows have been imported from England, but the remainder of the forty-two dogs at Manchoover are of domestic breeding.
Perhaps the finest dog in the kennels is Champion Victorious of Tien Hsai, an imported dog that has made his championship in only three weeks, winning two five point shows in two days from a field of sixty competitors. Victorious is a red Chow of tremendous bone and exceptional breed characteristics. Many authorities have judged him the finest Chow-Chow in the country.
Champion Chita Kwhy of International fame, one of the finest black females in this country, also will be exhibited. Sylvania Black, a black, as his name implies, lacks but three points of his championship, and is sure to enter this class shortly.
In addition to the black and red dogs mentioned above, Mrs. Hoover is exhibiting Snowboy of Manchoover, a cream puppy, and King St?, a large blue dog’ thus she will bench Chows in every known color which presents a most remarkable and unusual exhibit