Goes to the Highest Court: Appeal is Taken by District Attorney of Nassau County in Shane Case, Daily Racing Form, 1913-03-09


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GOES TO THE HIGHEST COURT* APPEAL IS TAKEN BY DISTRICT ATTORNEY 01 NASSAU COUNTY IN SHANE CASE. Decision by Court of Appeals Is Sought on Impoit- am Betting Points Involved and .Tocltey Club Will Await Outcome of Case, New York. March *. — An appeal was filed today from the recent decision by the Appellate Division of Ihe Supreme Court holding that oral betting on horse racing is no crime. The appeal was tiled b] Mm district attorney of Nassau Couniy in ihe teat e. -,- i,; Paul Mi. me. a bookmaker arrested last year for making oral bets. The appeal places the ease before the highest court in the -tab. Ipoa the , .nt ••• uiie of the appeal, according to the general understanding, hang- ih. future of racing in this stale. Governor Hngnes anti-betting law-killed tin sport, but ihe recent decision mi ihe Shane ease revived hope among the raciag Interests thai tin- tracks might again be opened if oral betting w:i- permitted. The Jockej Chib. it is understud, will awall a ruling from ihe Court ot Appeals before proceed lag with further plans for the revival of the s|inrt. John .1. Graham, counsel fur Shane, ho| es to haie a final decision on ihe caai in thirl] dais. Others think it wiii be slxtj da.s. District Mtornej Wysong sa.i s he wain- to ascertain if any lnform.1 lion under the law will convict Shane of the crime with which In- has been charged ami to obtain a con si imt ion from the highest court of ihe phrase ■•with or without writing" in section Ml of ttfa penal laws.

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