Big Batch Of Indictments Returned.: Kings County Grand Jury Indicts Thirty-Seven Alleged Violators of Betting Laws., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-29


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BIG BATCH OF INDICTMENTS RETURNED County Grand Jury Indicts ThirtySeven Al ¬ leged Violators of Bettins Laws New York July 28 Tlie Kings County grand jury today banded down fortyone indictments against the men arrested in the nice track crusade Subse ¬ quently Magistrate Tighe In the Adams street TKiIlce court had before him fortysix men who had been arrested at the track thirtyseven of whom were discharged by the magistrate because the in ¬ dictments found against them took their cases out of he police courts jurisdiction The other eight were held by Magistrate Tighe for a further hearing this afternoon Besides the fortysix alleged violat ¬ ors of the anti betting law who were arraigned to ¬ gether three others were held on tlie same charge by Magistrate Tithe for further examination on July 30 Although but thirtyseven alleged book ¬ makers were indicted today in three cases the grand jury by plural indictments brought the number up to fortyone The thirtyeight men surrendered themselves after learning of the charges and Were arraigned before Judge Dike in the county court Through their counsel they entered a plea of jiot guilty and were paroled in the custody of the at ¬ torneys until their bail Itoiuls had been adjusted in the district attorneys ollice J5ail was lixed at 5000 in each case which was given in every n Rtance Charles McDermott appeared as counsel for Joseph Vendig and Jacob Eilperin represented the remaining thirtysix The defendants were Joseph Vendig Edward Kills Nicholas Muller Frank Carl ton Joseph Leckowitz Charles Ballingcr Oscar Mauker Otto Coan Lester Lemmon Harry Kamsdell William Kennedy Harry Myers Henry Fleischman Julius Fries Charles K King Harrv McGrath Michael Kesscll Joseph Clair William Beardall Louis Herrick Norbett Hart Samuel Goldstein Henry Kline Jacob Newman Louis Berwick William Klauber Edward Murray Frederick Klnman Henry Gnezig Harry Cohen Fred Adler Samuel Rosen bauni Samuel Tackfuse David Clyman Frank Her witz Charles Kesselt Adam Kesscll and Max Marx Goldstein and Kline were each indicted twice twiceThe The grartd jury continued its investigation this afternoon David Gideon anil Charles Heany being examined Nothing of their testimony was learned Sol Lichtenstein who had been subpoenaed to ap ¬ pear had a talk with Elder at the court house but did juryFrank not co before tlie grand jury Frank Herwitz Is under two charges of book making at the track Abraham Zabinsky alleges that Herwitz failed to make good on a 15 bet yes ¬ terday on the third race Herwitz had been previ ¬ ously arrested and was out on bail lie was ar ¬ rested a second time on complaint of Zabinsky Acting ZabinskyActing District Attorney Elder promised a sensa ¬ tion in the shape of a presentment and concealed the names of two men who were indicted It will be handed down on Thursday said Elder It will contain the view of members of the grand jury on the race track matter matterWhom Whom will it hit he was asked askedWait Wait and sec he said It will cause a sensa ¬ tion tionIt It was intimated that all the members of the Jockey Club Sheriff Hoblcy and Pdllce Commissioner Bingham will be assailed assailedCharles Charles Mahony manager of the Hoffman House cafe was arrested today and arraigned before Judge Deucl and held in 1000 bail for trial on a charge Ft violating the antibetting law in that he ac repted 00 to be placed as a bet on a horse at the Brighton Beach track The arrest was made on a f farrant arrant issued by District Attorney Jerome Ma fcony had previously been discharged on the same charge for lack of evidence by Magistrate Wahlc

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