Latest News On The Louisiana Situation, Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-15


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LATEST NEWS ON THS THSLOUISIANA LOUISIANA SITUATION SITUATIONNEW NEW ORLEANS La June 14 The Butler bill designed to kill racing in Louisiana is expected to bo returned to the house of rep ¬ resentatives tonight by tho legislative bu ¬ reau with the notation that the Tobin amend ¬ ment proposing parish option is unconstitu ¬ tional according to word that leaked into New Orleans today although the legislative bureau has not announced its opinion of the measure measureThe The contention is that if racing is a vice under tho terms of the original bill it cannot be determined by local option whether such practices will be permissible in separate parishes parishesThe The DslosJohnson bill prohibiting the pub ¬ lication of Information on races was re ¬ ported back to the senate today by the ju ¬ diciary of the senate with an amendment providing that the bill apply only to li ¬ censed tracks This makes the measure con ¬ form to the Butler bill in its scope

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