Tulsa Meeting Goes On: Racing Continues at Oklahoma Track in Spite of Restraining Order, Daily Racing Form, 1914-04-15


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I . i j ! TULSA MEETING GOES ON RAGING CONTINUES AT OKLAHOMA TRACK . IN SPITE OF RESTRAINING ORDER. Injunction Is Issued Against Bookmaking and Layers of Odds Change Their Methods to Conform to Court Order. Tulsa. Okla.. April 14. Racing went on at the. local track today in spite of a restraining order against bookmaking issued last night by District Judge 1.. M. Poe. at the request of toiinty Attorney Patrick Malloy. President 11. J. Allison aud Secie tary M. A. Vouukmau were served with the order today and John Doe restraining orders were also served 011 the four bookmakers who operated in the betting ring yesterday. The legal papers were served bv Sheriff William McCullougli. It is reported that Governor Cruee has ordered the local militia to the race track toss arrow. President Allison and Se, re tary Yoankxaaa are confident they are not violating any law. The four bookmakers who operated ttxlay did so under the Individual system. Tbe manage incut stated today that the meeting would continue as scheduled. It was ladies" day and a large number of the fair sex took advantage of the associations invitation. The report that a restraining order had been granted had no effect on the attendance as tbe crowd was even larger today than that of yester day. The track should lie fairlv well dried out by tomorrow. Hie restraining orders are of a temporary char- acter and will remain in force until Saturday, when arguments will be hoard and the injunction either made permanent or dissolved.

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