Strong Testimony For Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-18


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STRONG TESTIMONY FOR RACING Ottawa Out February 17 Strong representations bv letter and resolution from the northwest were made today Ii opposition to the Miller bill to prohibit iKXJkmaking the provinces of Manitoba and Alberta making particular objection The supporters of the jlll called K C Smith a bucket shop keeper from Toronto to say that racing conditions had deterio ¬ rated since IIP was interested in racing and breeding He thought racing necessary and said letting would nlwavs go on The bookmaker should be replaced hr the Tiarlmutuels he declared Smith said lie liad not been on a race course in Canada In ten tenVW VW M fieruwn member of Parliament for Wclhmd rYMintv in which Fort iEri is situated snfd that Jlio track was fine prorty and conducted in the most unobjectionable manner Public sentiment lu fiiat community was opjioscd to any legislation wliirh tvould Injure racing or prevent betting on the track

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