Will Wait for a Court Decision, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-06


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w . WILL WAIT FOR A COURT DECISION NEW ORLEANS, La.. .Lnutary .".. It is not believed there will be any other arrests at the Fair Grounds. While tie- district attorney has mad- a., announcement, those win. elect to speak for him in emergencies like the present one declare that in. farther informations will be filed until the pei-oii- now accused have been tried and the matter settled. The allotment of rases againal tl fficers ami directors of the Business Men- Racing fiseaclatlon and the thirty-eight oralisesa charged with violation of the Locke law wiil he made Tuesday. Half f the eases will fall to Judge Baker and half to Judge N. E. Humphreys. Heeause of the crowded condition "f the docket in the Criminal Court it is not believed any of the accused will be arraigned i ton- Friday at the earliest . At this rate, even if the Injunction dies not pat the district attorney out of court, a final decision in the racing eases cannot possibly be reached until after tin- end of the present race meeting. Should the attorney for the Business Mens Lacing Association withdraw his pica of let guilty and file a demurrer, both shies to the eases are then entitled to an appeal to the Supreme Court. In this manner, too. the racing WOUld be over before the matter could !.•• settled. In dbtCUSSing the situation Superintendent Miliniv said: "The police will not be required to furnish the district attorney with any additional information concerning conditions at the Fair Ground* race track until a decision is reached by the courts. The .ivil district court has issued an injunction restraining the police from interfering at the rue i track and I intend to obey that injunction." a

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