Bring Charges to a Head: Informations Filed Against the Fair Grounds Officials and Thirty-Eight of the Layers, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-04


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BRING CHARGES TO A HEAD Informations Filed Against the Fair Grounds Officials and Thirty-Eight of the Layers. I.V .1. U PKMPSKY.I M-:w oki.kans. La., January 3 Judge Robert H. Man. distiict attorney, ea Uoadaj morning filed with the clerk of the Criminal District Court Informations against officers and directors of the Business Mens Racine Association and thirty eight oralisers at the race track, charging them with violating the Locke law. The racing association officers t t charged with "having on January 1 engaged in encouraging, pro moting. aiding and assisting the general public to bet and wager upon certain horse races in violation of tke Locke law " Thirtv ci-hr separate informations wsre filed in the cases of the olalizers. It is charged that "they did by a certain device and devices encourage, promote, aid and assist the general public and certain persons; Who are to tin district attorney unknown. to bet and wager upon certain horse races." The informations t Inn go on to describe tin- devices and the operations of the orallaeis and lavs. Officers and directors of the association against whom tke Informations were filled arc: a. B. Lettellier, Arturo Dell lrto. secretary and treas urer; Henry Pedarre, Prank C. John ami Abraham Barglaaa, directors. The oralisers named are: C. Colli-, -lack Kottschild, Morris Byams, B. K. Thornton. K. Boos, Lew 1.. Cohen, M. Karger, J ha Murphy, Kail i . Bellew, John Prankel, John Moore, William Arnold. Henry Griffin, ..hit R. Klein. Henry Kohn. William Atkinson, Harry Gardner. Abert Hauey, .lames . Jackson, Kra.ik Hilt. Peter Rlouii I U tin, JosepSt tatta, Andrew Joknaon, II. Mart. John Langer, K. J. Calligaa. Minis m fany, M. Harris. W p. Beck B. tto. Bol Kobiaaon, r. Bain. Bah Mad, and WiUinm Ablegate. All the in n charged l»j Information furnished bond in he sum of 3580. The filing of informations igainsl the layers aid directors did not have an] visible effect, for tke same number of layers that operated op tile opening ■ lay were again in action i!i.- afternoon, including m.iii.v of those charged in the Informations. There will be no arrests at the track of layers or belters by the city police. This is positive and resulted from a conference between Mayor Mrflhanc aid Chief f Police Maloney. Judge Kings re •training seder bi directed against chief of Police Mnhtnej as well a- District tttornej Mm-, and tin- farmer annuaared his Intention of observing the restraining older. What action Jadge King win resort to againai Distint Attorney Mair for his failure to heed the retstiaiuinjj order is awaited with iuttiest.

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