In the March 7, 1914, issue of Rider & Driver magazine, it was noted on page 4 that Mr. Carleton L. Elmes and Master Charles F. Elmes, of Winnetka, Illinois, had been driving Royal Maid and Dutchess Maude, both trotting-bred Hackneys.

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sleighing in Illinois in the winter of 1913-14 (from Rider & Driver)