Arkansas Lid down to Stay Tight, Daily Racing Form, 1908-02-15


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ARKANSAS LID DOWN TO STAY TIGHT. MlMphis. Tetin.. February 11.— According to , statements wired lo a local paper from Attorney . Heaeral Kirhy of Arkansas, there is no possibility of iiaklawu rate rack reopening March 10. as sen Rational reports emanating from Hot Springs would 1 indicate. Horsemen who might be mislead into ■flipping to the Arkansas plant may be interested in Qeaeral Kirbys statement, in which he declare.. that the Amis law. which prohibits belting on bane racing, was iu ea-gae last rear, and that betting whs sloppeil at Oaklavvu. He declares with emphasis that militia will be used if necessary to carry . out enlot cement f the law that prevails now- as it did but rear. The prosecuting attorney recently caused the poolrooms in Arkansas, directly opposite Mini |ili i-. to etaea down by threatening to visit them with officers and "dump the buildings in the river."

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