Seeking A Rehearing In Bowie Case, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-29


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SEEKING A REHEARING IN BOWIE CASE CASEANNAPOLIS ANNAPOLIS Md July 27 A petition asking for a reopening of the argument of the case that involves betting at the Bowie race track has beent filed in the Court of Appeals here by Shirley Carter attorney for the Southern Maryland Agri culturnl Association A decision handed down a feV weeks ag6 by the court made wagering at the track unlawful under the articles of the asso ¬ ciation The petition holds that the decision is a miscyifstrtictlori of Article 8 of the declaration of rights of the constitution on the grounds that the legislature iniposed a judicial duty arid not a non judicial duty upon a circuit court in requiring it to determine upon the application for a license to sell liquor at the Bpwie race track and asks first whether the signers of the certificate were free ¬ holders or not KftfoBiT whether br aofc they were reputable peo ¬ ple Th rdji4jvjetJier P not they were residents of the neighborhood and vhat was to be considered thpjneighborhool and thus define what was a Judi ¬ cial WyV as contradistinguished from a legislative or executive function within the meaning of Arti S of the declaration of rights of tlie constitu constituHi Hi HI v vtYv tYv i et lit the faVe of these contentious the peti tliu continues the legislature of Maryland im pOsed a nonjudicial duty and function upon the lower court In requiring it to determine upon a peti ¬ tion for a license for pool selling

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