Sport: Double Trouble

Nearly $400,000,000 was bet at the 70-odd U. S. race tracks last year. Antigambling crusades, carried on by U. S.

churchmen, merchants, welfare societies and reform groups, have not done much to batter down this figure. On the contrary, the forces of reform received a stiff jolt last week—at the hands of Mrs. Robert Dwyer, wife of a Washington police-court clerk, and her friend Helen O'Brien, a bookkeeper.

Strictly amateur punters. Mrs. Dwyer and Miss O'Brien had gone to the Bowie race track outside Washington, had chipped in $1 apiece to place a bet...

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