Missouri Betting Law is Upheld, Daily Racing Form, 1913-03-15


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r I 1 v MISSOURI BETTING LAW IS UPH.ELD. Jefferson *ity. Mo., March II. The state supreme court ha- attirmed the constitutionality of the law prohlbitiag lotteries, policy, gamin and betting, when il atlinueil the si litem -e of Edward A. Hillol to three years imprisonnienl for comlncting a policy game in SI. l.ouis. The court also aftiifnid Ihe onviction of Joseph Cummins for betting on a horse race iu Louisville. Ky. Attorneys t..i Cummins raised the point that ii was Bot known dehnltely that the rac which Cummins received ■ 82 bel was conducted al L,,ni-viiie. in answering this argument. Supreme Judgn Brown said in the opinion: ■a e.-un thai woiihi solemnly decree thgt it cannot iu.lieiall know facts which are well known to all lis const It nen ts would furnish therebj • 11h-ta11li.1l reasons for Its recall."

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