Sievier Acquitted Of Blackmailing., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-31


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SIEVIER ACaUITTED OF BLACKMAILING London July 30 The trial of editor Bob Sle vier of the Winning Post ended in Ills acquittal today a verdict greeted with tumultuous cheering Sievier was charged by J B Joel with attempted blackmail in threatening to publish an injurious article unless paid 5000 In his testimony Sie ¬ vier denied the charge and was ecldently believed Joel is very unpopular and demonstrations of a re ¬ markable character against him and In favor of Sievier have attended the progress of the trial

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