Fred Cook in Trouble down South, Daily Racing Form, 1916-03-12


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TRED COOK IN TROUBLE DOWN SOUTH. New Orleans. I.i . March 11. F-ed Cook, known oa every race track in the country, is held here by federal authorities on the charge of smugs-ling a ,000 diamond ring int i ti,;-- countrj from Havana. He was arrested on Hard] Gras day. but his Identity did not become known until be was given a preliminary examination today before United Btates confmissioner Carter. Conk claims that he loaned money on the ring to I New Orleans man in Havana and brought the ring here, to turn it over to him and get hi- money, not knowing the ring bad bi en bought in Havana.

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