Betting Cases In New York Courts.: Judge Blanchard Takes the Motion for a Permanent Injunction Under Advisement., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-30


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BETTING CASES IN NEW YORK COURTS Judge Blanchard Takes the Motion for a Permanent Injunction Under Advisement New York June 29 After hearing John B Stanchlield and Delaney Nicol counsel for the Coney Island Jockey Club for and Corporation Counsel Pendleton against the motion to make permanent Justice Bischoffs temporary injunction restraining Commissioner Bingham and the police department from interfering with the crowds at the Sheepshead Bay race track to which Stanchtleld added today Interference with men making private wagers on the races without memoranda or bookmaking Justice Blanchard reserved his decision The original in ¬ junction referred only to the practice of the police of making the crowds in the race track inclosure keep moving Mr Stanchfield contended that a pri ¬ vate wager was not a violation of the new anti betting law and that interference with such trans ¬ actions by the police was like the practice of keeping the crowd in motion by orders to move on a trespass on the rights of the public publicThe The Coney Island police court was filled with race ¬ goers today when the cases of eighteen iMJokmakers charged with violation of the antigambling laws at the Sheepshead Bay and Gravesond tracks came up for the adjourned hearing before Magistrate Voor hees Much to the disappointment of Charles J McDermott who appears for the defendants the cases after a sharp passage of words between him and Assistant District Attorney Martin were con finned until July 13 when it is expected Justice Bischoff will have decided the test case now before him

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