Adverse Decision At New Orleans., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-18


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ADVERSE DECISION AT NEW ORLEANS. New Orleans. La., May 17. — Fourteen officers of the Kusiness Mens Racing Association wen-found guilty of violating the Locke law in the Criminal District Court today. Among those found guilty were Judge Joseph A. Murphy, widely known racing official; I. R. Renny-son, general manager of the Fair Grounds track here, and Dr. George A. MacDiarmid, president of the local racing association. Conviction carries a minimum jail sentence of six months and a minimum fine of 00. Conviction means both fine and imprisonment. An appeal to the Supreme Court will be immediately taken.

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