Louisiana Outlook is Bright.: Members of Legislature Disposed to Give Racing a Two-Years Trial Under Commission Control., Daily Racing Form, 1910-05-22


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LOUISIANA OUTLOOK IS BRIGHT. Members of Legislature Disposed to Give Racing a Two-Years Trial Under Commission Control. Baton Rouge. La.. May 21. The racing situation in Louisiana, so far M the Legislature is concerned, appears decidedly improved at the end of this week. It now app.-ars certain that the New Orleans Progressive I in. m business interests will vote to present the proposed racing amendment to the Li ltjs laliire and. with the Panama Imposition legislation out of the way. a large number of the lawmakers al.- openly outspoken in favi.r of amending the Locke law and giving lining a two years trial under a commission and tin- pro|M sed refona conditions. It is now believed that the ra.-ing an .posit ion will come up to tin- Legislature arret after next. It wmihl come this c ing week, but far the fait that tin-General Assembly will adjourn at ihh.ii mi TtteaSaj to go to Washington iu a imtlv in an I Sari to mart the Panama Ex|x sition for New Orleans. The binly will not re lonveiie until Monday. May .!0. New Orleans. La.. May 21.— The committee of five of the Progressive Inioii. apixdiiteil to leak into the quest ion of the revival of racing here, met ves-terilay. Hugh McCloskey. one of the appointees, has declined to serve owing to the demands of va rimis activities upon him. S. J. Shwartz. Albert Goilchaux. Hen . asanas and A. Dnmser are the remaining members. The committee is said to hare decided to let the matter rest for the present, so as to give the exposition mid other matters the right of wav in tin- legislature. Wli.-n the time arrives to take up the question. President W. rlein will name the fifth member, aud the iuvestigatiou will proceed.

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