Sloans Statement of His Trouble, Daily Racing Form, 1915-12-04


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I ! ! i , 1 i 1 I I ; 1 ; i 1 . . « 1 . i i • SLOANS STATEMENT OF HIS TROUBLE. New York, December 3. — Tod Sloan arrived here today on the Adriatic. .Bulging from his appearance he is prosperous, being as neatly groomed as alwajs. He was deported from England under the defence of the realm act. the charge being gambling. When asked about the charge Sloan de- claretl it to be a frame-up pure and simple, manip-! ulated by two notorious women proprietors of a gambling house on Shaftesbury Avenue, London. who were in league with a couple of well-known railroad detectives. "The trouble started." Sloan said, "when I lieeame ac iiainrcd with Lie-ut. Jef-1 frey Taylor, in the Hoted Carleton. We later »d-, jottrned to the gambling establishment. When the nights play was over I held Lieut. Taylors I. O. I", for a considerable amount." According to Sloan, a few days later word was brought to him that it would he expedient for him to give up the I. O. I", and send it to the pro-; prietors of the gambling .house. Sloan could not view the matter in that light. More pressure was brought to boar, but he refused to part with the note. Then the real trouble began, which oneh-d in his deportation. He says he- may take his case to the state department at Washington. Regarding his future, he Mid hi- was Interested in moving pictures abroad and may follow the same line here. The horses which were snpp s d to be on their way from France, belonging to Clarence Maeke-y. Jolin Sanlord. Frank Hlteneoefc and |x ssib!y one ." r two achats, will leav.- I.oiielon tomorrow ..11 tne» Minne-haha aiiel will arrive here in aliotit ten days or later if the weather is n..| fav.trabl.. Samuel Ross is the latest Amerieaa to buv lings at the Newmarket sales. He has purchased two by White Knight. Christopher Fitzgerald will leave for Havana next Tuesday ami will preside- over the ceinlnjr winter meetiug at Oriental Park.

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