House Passes Foust Bill.: Will Become Law When Governor Patterson Affixes Signature., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-06


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HOUSE PASSES FOUST BILL. N L WILL BECOME LAW WHEN GOVERNOR PATTERSON AFFIXES SIGNATURE. ti ■ Efforts to Have Measure Become Effective 0 in May or June Fail — Racing in Tennessee Is Practically Dead. ■ ii in Nashville. Tenn., February 5. — Tlio Foust li11. h Btakiag betting n kern races in this state peaUsh- ■ able bj line and imprisonment, lias only to receive ■ the signature of OWMMt Patterson to lieconie a 1 law. ami the gam Bar will affix his name within ■ C few days. It is not bettered thai there will be any at tempt 1 1 - racing ■BsorisHo— to operate their p tracks in riolatioa of this stringent awaaaK, ao the I nformen, nnrtrr ii adership of tin Bev. J. B. Thompson of Memphis, tuny lie aald to have Bar.- t eeeded in effectually patting an ead to the aport t which flourished here wlthoal interruption of any l It s. .it mi i ii the N.-u Memphis Jockey Clab in a i iimn i .»f weakness accepted fella, Adhr - TlUea - s aa Bataibcm after they had aac eeeded in buying the | ataefc .f the late Captaia s. s. Brown. 1 The bill passed Hie senate l y B vote of "0 to 1 on January 2-~. ami when it eanie tip in the liotise today 1 i waa believed that there was ■ chance to put t throagh an amendment which would not make it effeetrn until Jaae l. bat this was lost by a vote r af 08 to IB. Then it was proponed i amend it to t lake effect .May 15. This was also lost. The previ a ons ipiesiion was moved and the l.ill paBBfd by a vole of Ii2 to .".. and tlien on inoiion it paaaage wis t made unanimous. | The reformers are accused of doable dealing in that it took advantage of the ■herarr today of Bev- i oral members wl o wore opea in their Oppoaltioa to 1 the hill. Thar raring bad friends anions the repre i scnlaiives is shown by the fact that the stnmgle to put thruagh the aaaeadaieata lasted over three « hours. I So far as Nashville is eoaeei tied, there will lie no attempt to hold a spring meeting. The Teaaeaaee j Breeders Aaeoeiatioa will abide by the law. I Memphis. Tenn.. February .".. — Intil there is a aieetiag of the hoard of directors of the New , Memphis Jockey lull, the officials will make no , statement as to the future at liontl .leery Dark. It t .an 1m- put down as a certainty, however, that tic jockey clab will Hve within the law or ceaac to e I* Baakers ami baatnesa men who hold stock in the clnl. ate humiliated ovef the .icliou of the Jcgisla tare, frrliag that the siaa eoaunltted in other states have beea Viaited B| their heads.

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