Richard Croker In A Legal Fight., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-28


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RICHARD CROKER IN A LEGAL FIGHT London April 27 The libel suit brought by Kichard Croker against tlie English Sporting Chron ¬ icle will not be compromised but will be fought to a finish Mr Crokers suit is based upon a story written by its New York correspondent Wilf P Pond which purported to trace agitation against race track gambling in the first Instance to the former leader of Tammany Hall Printed matter from New York papers of 18923 concerning Mr Crokers raphl rjge to afilucnce after the famous Lexow Investigation will form the basis of the de Tense This includes the first poolroom war started by the Dwyers alleged to be backed by Tammany

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