Bookmaking Trouble at Seattle, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-11


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BOOKMAKING TROUBLES AT SEATTLE. Bookmaker Mower, of the Victoria Club, disappeared during the running of the second race last Thursday, carrying Avith him all the bank roll. He had laid good odds against Sandpiper, and the book stood to lose about 1,000 to the race. For the past three days It had cleaned up 2,500, but the prospect of a loss did not seem to suit Mr. Mower, and A-hen the long line formed up behind the stand Avlth Sandpiper tickets, the boss Avas found to be missing. The association paid hack original investments on the tickets, and Ed Soule took charge of the vacant stand. Mower is a Seattle man.

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