Louisiana Anti-Racing Legislation., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-13


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LOUISIANA ANTIRACING LEGISLATION Unless some change of intention not in siglit at present occurs in tho cases of some of the members of the Louisiana senate it seems almost a certainty that racing at New Orleans is a thing of the past Example Is contagions and the action of the New York senate In passing the HartAgncw bills will influence the Louisiana senate powerfully The Louisiana measure known as the Locke bill has passed the house by a great majority and is non pending in tli senate QJwentyone votes will pass It and it is said twentysis senators areknown to be in favor of Its enactment into law The essential section of the measure reads as follows followsThat That any ixjrson who either as agent owner oflicer or employe shall In any room hall house or any inclosure or upon any track path road or course whether within or without an inclosnre in this state engage in encouraging promoting aiding or assisting in the operation of a bettingbook or French nuituel pooling device upon any kind of horse nice or races or in selling auction pools upon any horse race which are hereby declared to l e gambling or shall by any other device encourage promote aid or assist any person or persons to bet or wager upon a horse race or races run or trotted or paced within this state or elsewhere shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined not less than SlOO nor more than 500 and imprisoned lor a perhxl of not less than six nor more than twelve months

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