New Jersey Mutuel Measure Killed, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-27


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NEW JERSEY MUTUEL i MEASURE KILLED j i1 I I -4 TRENTON, N. J., June 26. — The New Jersey r_ j pari-mutuel bill is dead, it was generally ly agreed by political pundits today, as the ie ! measure remained in committee after the ie legislative session adjourned yesterday. It It was held very unlikely that the bill would be brought up at a special session. A court t contest looms if it is. The bill died in the committee on revisions of laws, headed by Senator H. Rusling Leap ip of Salem. Senator Leap expressed doubt bt that there would be any attempt to revive /e the measure. A few weeks ago it was being predicted id that the bill would pass easily and that it it would go to the people for referendum at at the elections next fall. Several race tracks had been planned, subject to its passage, ;e, principal of which was one at the Jersey end id | j pf the George Washington bridge.

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