Judge Sumpter Says No Betting.: Instructs Constable Smith to See That There is No Bookmaking at Oaklawn., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-02


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* i , i . r j v | ■ ■„ ; | ;i t t I 1 1 i JUDGE SUMPTER SAYS NO BETTING. Instructs Constable Smith to See That There | Is No Bookmakinq at Oaklawn. Hot Springs, Ark.. Pebraary l. Coaatj Judge Sumpter lias advised Constable Smith by letter. Which was made public la-re today, that betting u horse races lias been held lo be In violation of the Arkansas law covering public nuisances and he quotes the decision of the Arkansas Supreme Court, in the case of the State versus Vaughan, the pool r* in opt i.u. . . He direct . o ot tl e constable to the announce meal that there is to be racing at Oaklawn track for sixty days beginning Monday m-xt. and be Instructs the officer to take steps as will prevent hookmaklng or other forms of betting, in closing Judge Sumpter says to Constable Smith: "I will approve the appointment of any number of :_M d men you max desire or think neeessarj as yoar deputies to fully carry out the law and yonr duties in this matter. If 1 can aid yon in any way wiih advice or otherwise you call call on me al any time." The officials of the Oaklawn Jockey Club say that the meeting will certainly open Monday ami that tiny have every Pole I Unit there will be Btxtj days of racing as advertised. Treasurer Iforens of the Oaklawn Jockey Club, arrived today from Chicago. lie ays that John Condon will Ik here tomorrow. T. 1. Hayes arrived today with his string oi iioiM... from Nashville. Tin y are reported to be in good condition and nady for a bard campaign.

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