See Defeat for Measure: Outright Rejection or Modification of Bill Prohibition Racing News Seems Certain, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-12


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- 1 , 1 • 1 t • I ti II Ii . . ,. _ ,. SEE DEFEAT FOR MEASURE Outright Rejection or Modification of Bill Prohibiting Racing News Seems Certain. WASHINGTON, 1 C. laaaary 11. it is gen orally believed that the sibconimirtee of the senate .indiciar raaaaaittee will teiommend either the outright rejection or drastic modifi.-atien of the bill , Io bar lie use of the mail- to new-papers publi-li-1 ing racing news and betting. STesteraaVs le-ti mony closed the hea rings befere that body. Senator Stanley of Kentucky. DeaaaCrat, declared I the Bieaaart be *»h.teas and indefensible." Sen ator Pat ah of Idaho. BepublicaB, joined la a gen eral coinh muat ion of all legislation -eeking 10 set , . up centralized censorship of the prex and plaeing the power to regulate publications in the hands of I Washington ban ear rata. Organized newspaper publishers, represented by S. K. ThBBMBSa, bu--ines-- manager ef the t iiicago [ Trlhaae; Cateael B. B. Mccormick, one of the editors of tic Chicago Tribune: W. P. Wiley, editor of the Cincinnati Knouirer. and K H. Baker, publishei of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, urged the e raaaaaittee to call a halt aaea the steadily growing legislative encroachments on the liberty of the press. -a.

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