Must Stop The Merry-Go-Rounds., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-28


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MUST STOP THE MERRY-GO-ROUNDS. New Or If-. L«., Mav 27. The managers of the hall mil track* hare reached i compromise. The r naialanr Bfciii M »nd Drlrlaf Cash, ahiih owns the new track aa this side of the Mississippi river, will race aa the si areek d ij -. and the Bah— rhaa Pacing ftsssflatlan. which controls the track in Algiers, La., wiH mit oa Baadaya onh. The local track averaged aa attendance of about 1,388 each day last week aa agaiaal 398 al the Algiera track a ith a free gate. The operation of thear ateuj-go-raanda lias had a d.-i allataa; effect aad the better element are rlaatortag Bar their apeedj suppression. They hare become aa Isaac la the state campaign just opened aad repreaaire legislation should not be sur- prisin-.r. Coloael Theodore S. ill in-cin. of Plaipie- niiiies. candidate for governor, in his first ra_yalga apitck :it Alexandria Satarday declared aaaaalro- iallv Car a slate racing commission to regulate the sport in fiaalalaaa. He said that racing had run mail in New Orleans and that the present demobilization from all-year-roaad racing, summer and a later, including Sun- d.ivs. and threa tein d nig—t racing, had gone be-yond tLe limit and is must be curbed. He says the state DittSt take a hand etae till racing would be killed in I.ii„isi.ina. The iMit i «n of Colonel Wilkinson baa mat With general favor.

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