What The Fitzgerald Indictment Says., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-25


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WHAT THE FITZGERALD INDICTMENT SAYS As a sample of Ingenious and complex wordweav ¬ ing the indictment against the Brighton Beach ollicials is n wonder It reads as follows followsThat That William J Engeman Christopher J Fitz ¬ gerald and John G Cavanagii owners agents and superintendents of a certain device and apparatus for gambling that Is to say a certain device and ipparatus commonly called advance Information and the said Uevke and apparatus being a piece of paper on which was written the names of the horses that had been entered and were to run iu a certain horse race the same being a trial and contest of skill speed and power of endurance between said horses then and there arranged to take place and about to take place then and there on the premises situated on the grounds of the Brighton Beach race track and on which also was written alongside of the names of such horses and the names of riders or jockeys who entered to and were about to ride said horses In said race and on which was designated also the names of the horses heretofore entered in said race that had been scratched that is to say that had been withdrawn from said contest and 1 would not participate therein together wltU the numbers of said race and fhe distance over which said contest was to be run by said horses and be Ing then and there such persons and each aiding abetting assisting and advising the others did know ¬ ingly unlawfully willfully and feloniously allow procure and permit said device and apparatus to bo used by many and divers persons to the graud Jury at present known for and In gambling la book making and for and in calculation and laying and 2 2noting noting of odds on ftald horses that Is to say the gures nt which said persons were willing to anil refused to make bets and wagers on said horses and for and In the making of bets and wagers of moner on said horses and on said race agalust the form ot the statute In such cases provided j

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