Jan 31, 1909
At the conclusion late this afternoon of the trial in Gretna
of Jack Sheehan, charged with having violated the Locke law in the taking of bets at the Suburban race track, Judge Edrington, who presided, announced that he would take the case under advisement and announce his decision on next ...
The trial attracted big crowds to Gretna, the parish seat of Jefferson, which lies Just across
the river from New Orleans. ... Joseph A. Murphy, who was presiding | Judge at the Suburban Park track, was a witness for the defense. He declared that the
system of betting in vogue at the Suburban ...