Court Rules Against Jockey Club., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-02


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COURT RULES AGAINST JOCKEY CLUB I INew New York August 1 An application made by the Coney Island Jockey Club for an injunction re ¬ training Police Coinissioner Bingham and his sub ¬ ordinates from interfering with the assemblage of orderly persons on the race track at Sheepshead Bay was denied yesterday by Justice Blanchard in the Supreme Court The justice said in part It partIt is the settled law of the state that it is the duty of the police to enforce the law and prevent its infraction Their duty Is not merely to arrest those who arc guilty of crime It is also their duty to prevent crime and this duty is quite as important as the duty of punishing crime after it has been committed

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