No Legislation Likely: Test Votes Continue to Favor Continuation of Racing in Maryland, Daily Racing Form, 1914-04-03


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NO LEGISLATION LIKELY ] | TEST VOTES CONTINUE TO FAVOR CONTINUATION a OF RACING tn MARYLAND. Lower House at Annapolis follows Example of Senate in Sending Bills Aimed Against Sport ; Eack to Committee. Haltinioi. . Md.. April 2. — While neither the finance i "11111111 Km "I I 1 1 • - s.-nale Or Ihe RtJI Md llli-.l n ■ i. li, mil ICC o| I lie holKe :l| AlMI:l|n.lls ha* leoolll hack ihc ■:icc hills, there are ladies ! ions toda J I tM I tic senate ciiiiiiiii; ice will make sum- report Iteforo ihc hernial assembly emues In an end iate , Monday nigiil i Robert p. Ura li: ■m. secretary of s.alc. wcin ho-l.,u ihc senate Imam-,, comnl I Ice Ioda an, I i tsked Hi c passage iri tlK Williams Mil with the it-u-.n :i iii-iiil m ii i . This provided For a raring commission ■od a lax i.r *::.;oo per day. Mr. Graham said thai i in- .-t ;i i •■ should - ■! all rlu- revenue possible • mi ..i Hi,- track*. mi ten* ii A. Williams. counsel for the Havre de : Grace iraik. today wrote Senator Campbell, objerl Hup I.. «iinc provisions of the Beuson amendment. Senator Campbell said Ilia l be siighl rail Mr. Wil li.n.i iii-i ,- i be sea in committee. Meantime the raw Inch people da not seem to leai- there will be auj ligi-iaiiou. am! ii is noticeable thai all tin- effort lu net anything passed mviik ta from ihc Pimlico people. I. aic lasi aight Delegate Hall made another sin-ii-imih attempt to hare Ins anu-beiiing liili brought front •iiininii r.-i- before tin- House of Delegates. He aerused Speaker Trippe of keeping tbe measure back ami wis successful iii get t lag actJua an iUc bill ■•pi; after in bad made ■ bard Beat. When the bill finally came Uji it was immediately referred hack to j Ik- committee on ways and means. This was tbe same thai was made m i he senate with the William* companion measure lasi Tuesday night. ••li- ail a trick." yelled Delegate Hall. "Im tired "i seeing ihis bill being juggled and fooled around with." The hill won back to the committee by ■ vote I ot ;:; t-i as/. Tins a,;,- shows the strength of the I racing people in the lower bouse, in iiie senate f tkej have the advantage by alioiit sixteen to ten ami ihc only legislation that can j i ssil ly- be enacted on the subject of racing is to bare ■ stale commission provided for ami a heavy lax Imposed on the track-.

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