Hot Springs People Are Hopeful.: Believe a Racing Commission Will be Created-Stuart Says No Interruption., Daily Racing Form, 1907-01-30


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HOT SPRINGS PEOPLE ARE HOPEFUL. Believe a Racing Commission Will Be Created — Stuart Says No Interruption. Ih-t Springs, Ark., January 2..- -"I do not wish • . he understood as attempting to forecast tbe action of me Legislature on the Amis hill or any enher meaaare affecting racing that might come before it." said Han A. Stuart, part owner of the Qaklawn track, today, "hut yon ant] say with all noaitivenesa thai tin- Oaklawn .Turkey dab will •ii|ion its netting Monday nex . as announced, and that While there is. of enrrse. a possibility ol Interruption, it is my belief that there will be adxtj days of racing, as scheduled." Sinee flip return of the deli nation that attended the bearing of the Amis hill before the Committee • in Agricnltase of tin- Arkansas Legislature in Little Bock Mat night, the feeling is general that there will be no interruption of racing here this spring, that the Amis hill will he defeated .-nid hat a eoaapromiae wwauie will he iiiiTiaafiil The argu inents for and against the Amis bill OCCUpled four iliours a: the end of which the committee annouiii d thai it would take the 1 ill under advisement. It is expected that tbe committee will make its report to the Senate tomorrow-. The arguments made agalmri tbe lull were more forceful than were thane for it. It was dearly Indicated to the committee that Hot Springs business men want racing and that tin- eosnuM i • -ia 1 Interests « f tbe city would he seii iiisiv affected by tbe ejosbag of the tracks. The substitute bill to be offered as a eoni|.roniise, it i» said, will create a racing commission. The faUare of the Oaklawn people to divide time with the Fssev Park folks has 111 ■ 1 1 -I i lo do with the present condition of :.i flairs. ___

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