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Made A "book" In The Postoffice

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Day
15
Month
January
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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New York, Jan. 12. - John H. Leonie, otherwise known as John Mosler, w'as arrested for making a "book" on the races while in the corridor of the general postoffice. The pĆ³lice magistrate before whom he was arraigned said he had no jurisdiction because the offense was committed on United States territory. Then Leonie, alias Mosler, was brought before United States Commissioner Alexander. The latter said that there being no federa) statute against bookmaking he could not hold the prisoner.

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Ann Arbor Argus
Old News