Trying To Trap Eastern Layers., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-15


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TRYING TO TRAP EASTERN LAYERS A score of private detectives employed by an antigambling society tried hard Thursday to secure evidence upon which to ask for warrants for a wholesale raid at Belmonl Park in tho near future It was learned that the rubber shot i ersnns have been busy at the track for several days They have mingled with the oral bettors making copious notes and trying to bet cash with various well known price makers who have been carrying on business in a strictlv private manner mannerIt It is saiil flint the detectives have been unsuccess ¬ ful so far in securing evidence of an incriminating nature for thereason that strangers are barred in the K cculation that goes on every day Several former iKwkmakers have been followed about the track and have been placed under close surveillance on the way home Tho detectives according to the story told yesterday have picked up many pay envelopes on which names of successful bettors are written the envelopes lieing discarded after the money has been taken out Programs with sup Ksed odds have been found on the lawn and other written slips believed to cover the terms of Ixsts have been put away for future reference referenceAmong Among those who discussed the matter the opinion was expressed that before the present meeting ends several leading speculators will be taken into ens tody charged with violating the law But whether Millicieiit evidence can be produced by the law and order society which Is back of the present investi ¬ gation is a problem which must be solved in court New York Sun

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