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144924

AL 'SCARFACE' CAPONE Contempt Trial & Beer Baron Business Profits 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391472541663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1931 * Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States * Contempt of Court trial decision (day of) * Beer baron makes fortune in illegal alcohol Page 12 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AFFIDAVIT UNDER FIRE IN TRIAL" with subheads. (see) He would be found guilty on this day and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Also on the same page is a two column heading: "Capone Declared to Get $2,000,000 a Week From 25,000,000-Pint Chicago Beer Business" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, some small binding slits along spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 02, 2016 06:46

$38.00
143497

HUEY LONG Paul N. Cyr Succession Dispute & Al 'Scarface' Capone 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371605528517

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 14, 1931 * Huey 'The Kingfish" Long & Paul N. Cyr * Louisiana governor succession dispute * Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial The front page has a one column heading: "HUEY LONG DEFEATS COUP D-ETAT BY CYR" with subheads. (see) Page 4 has a one column heading: "PROSECUTION RESTS IN CAPONE TRIAL" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial with transcripts. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into th... See More  

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Ends May 20, 2016 13:25

$34.00
143274

JACK LEGS DIAMOND Gangster BOOTLEGGING Prohibition Jail Sentence 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371599644745

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1931 * Jack 'Legs' Diamond * Irish American gangster * Bootlegging jail sentence The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DIAMOND GETS LIMIT, 4 YEARS, $11,000 FINE; TROY TRIAL SEPT. 15" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, librari... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2016 15:46

$37.00
142714

POPE PIUS XI Casti Connibii on Marriage, Divorce & Birth Control 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371587061770

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1931 * Pope Pius XI * Casti connubii * Papal encyclical The front page has a tw column headline: "POPE PIUS XI, IN ENCYCLICAL, CONDEMNS TRIAL MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND BIRTH CONTROL" with subheads. (see) Full text of the papal encyclical takes up pages 14 & 15 with photo of Pope Pius XI. Too much to photograph all. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were ... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2016 07:16

$34.00
141757

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391392923802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there. Eight pages, small piece from a lower corner of the ftpg. , nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2016 09:26

$27.00
141476

PARTITION OF INDIA Pakistan Independence & Howard Hughes Trial 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371556387082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE KNICKERBOCKER NEWS, Albany, August 16, 1947. * Partition of Palestine * Judaica - Jewish Page 2 has a one column heading: "India Next On Russia's Schedule" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 18, 2016 16:30

$28.00
141270

HARRY KENDALL THAW 1st Insanity NOT GUILTY Stanford White Murder 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391383464403

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, February 1, 1908 * 1st successful use of insanity plea in court * Harry Thaw - Stanford White murder trial The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THAW ACQUITTED ON GROUND OF INSANITY" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, evenly toned, a little margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: There were two trials. At the first, the jury was deadlocked: at the second, pleading insanity, Evelyn testified. Thaw's mother told Evelyn that if she would testify that Stanford White abused her and that Harry only tried to protect her, she'd receive a divorce from Harry Thaw and one... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2016 15:01

$40.00
141242

LAURA FAIR Alexander P. Crittenden San Francisco MURDER Trial 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371551716595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, May 1, 1871 * Laura Fair murder trial * "The Woman in Black" * Alexander P. Crittenden * Love triangle case The front paged has an article headed: "The San Francisco Murder Trial" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2016 15:24

$26.00
140950

HAMBURG SC Southern Carolina Negroes Race Riot Massacre INQUIRY 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391377363474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 2, 1876 * Hamburg SC South Carolina * Massacre riot inquiry Page 5 has an article headed: "THE HAMBURG MASSACRE" "Murders For Opinions Sake" "Southern Local Authorities On Trial" with the article taking over 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day shortly after Custer's massacre. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 03, 2016 15:12

$32.00
140839

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371542869286

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 10, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The back page has much reporting concerning the President Johnson impeachment, with first column heads; "WASHINGTON" "Renewal of the Attempt to Impeach the President" "Proposed Changes in the Cabinet" "Grant's Letters and Chase's Prospects". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few folds & minor margin wear.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:48

$27.00
140832

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391374357664

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front page one column heads are: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "List of Witnesses Wanted on Behalf of the Defendant" "Further Testimony of Barbarous Cruelty" "Rats a Delicacy as an Article of Food" "Awful Accumulation of Facts Against the Prisoner" "He Boasts of Beating Lee in Destroying Yankee Soldiers" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2016 15:32

$36.00
140513

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371537149842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1865 * Andersonville Civil War prison in Georgia * Captain Henry Wirz trial Front page heads at the top of the first column regarding the trial of Captain Henry Wirz, the Confederate officer in charge of the famous prisoner of war camp in Andersonville, Georgia: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "Difficulties and Delays by His Counsel" "Sharp Rebukes From The Court" "One of the Counsel Carrying Letters for Mrs. Wirz" "Some More Testimony as to What Witnesses Did Not See" "Efforts to Throw the Responsibility on Gen. Winder". Eight pages, in very good condition.

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Ends February 19, 2016 15:31

$32.00
140443

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Funeral Train Moves Towards Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391368102461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Funeral train towards Springfield The ftpg. has: "The Fall Of Richmond" and subhead: "The Defeat of Lee--The English Advice to the Rebels", with more. Page 5 has: "The Funeral Train" "The Lying In State at Chicago" "The Body En Route For Springfield" "The Final Interment Fixed for Thursday Next" and "The Conspiracy--The Trial of the Conspirators" with subheads; "The Plan to Assassinate the President Well Known at Richmond" and "The Lower Counties of Maryland Being Garrisoned" "The Commissioners of Price George County Offer a Reward for the Assassins" and "Who Tracked & Detected Booth?" Eight pages, some spine wear causing lit... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 15:25

$46.00
140434

Gangster BUGSY SIEGEL Murder Inc. Harry Greenberg ASSASSINATION 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371536375232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 25, 1939 * Gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel * Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg murder Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Gangster, Slain on Coast, a Lepke Aide; One Deported, He Slipped Back to U.S." (see) First report coverage of the murder of gangster Harry "Big Greenie" Greenberg by Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel and a few others. Of course Siegel is not mentioned in the report because they didn't know who committed the murder at the time. A key event in Siegel's crime career prior to his Las Vegas venture. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2016 15:12

$47.00
139927

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Trial Begins & Alvin Karpis Gang 1935 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371524473868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1935 * Dutch Schultz trial begins * Bandit Alvin Karpis The front page has a one column heading: "SCHULTZ IS JAILED AS HIS TRIAL BEGINS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the start of Arthur 'Dutch Schultz' Flegenheimer's trial for income tax evasion. Text continues on page 2 with photo of Schultz. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Also a two column heading near the bottom of the front page: "'Karpis' Gang Battles Through 4 States; Fights Nebraska Police, Abducts Kansan" Coverage on Alvin Karpis and his gang battling with police and more. Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2016 15:11

$37.00
139828

Jewish Gangster DUTCH SCHULTZ Tax Evasion Trial Beginning 1935 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520972772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1935 * New York City gangster Dutch Schultz * Tax evasion trial beginning The front page has one column headings: "SCHULTZ BEER RULE AND LINK TO GANGS PORTRAYED TO JURY" "Detectives Tell of His Speakeasy Activities After the Murder of Noe" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscriber... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2016 14:27

$37.00
139715

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519463216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 30, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The front page has over 2 columns taken up with a detailed report headed: "The Betrayed Bandit" "How Liddell Has Placed the Halter Around the Outlaw's Throat" "Evidence of Frank James' Complicity in the Winston Tragedy Complete" "Slender Threads Upon which His Counsel Rely for Acquittal" "A Change of Plans--A Reporter's Peculiar Position--Public Feeling--The Testimony". See this hyperlink for more on this trial. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 11:41

$56.00
139673

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371519360441

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial All of the front page is taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with 1st column headings that include: "IMPEACHMENT" "President Johnson's Answer to the Charges and Specifications" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2016 09:16

$28.00
139604

Jewish LEO FRANK Found Guilty Mary Phagan Atlanta Ga MURDER Case 1913 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391348219663

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Aug. 26, 1913 * Leo Frank murder case * Mary Phagan The front page has a small, discrete one column head: "FRANK GUILTY OF MURDER", with text reading: "Late Yesterday afternoon the jury at Atlanta, Ga., in the case of Leo M. Frank on trial for the murder of Mary Phagan, found the defendant guilty. No recommendations were made in the verdict." A small report near the bottom of the front page, but notable on the controversial case of Leo Frank, the Jewish factory owner (see hyperlink). Eighteen pages, address label in the masthead, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 22, 2016 13:44

$48.00
138612

CLARENCE DARROW Monkey Trial Lawyer DEATH & Nazis Enter Austria 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391327613723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1938 * Clarence Darrow death * Famed Scopes Monkey Trial lawyer * Germans enters Austria * Adolph Hitler takes over The front page has a nice four column headline: "AUSTRIA ABSORBED INTO GERMAN REICH; HITLER COMMANDER OF UNITED ARMIES; MIKLAS OUSTED; PLEDISCITE ON APRIL 10" with many subheads. Page 15 has one column headings that include: "CLARENCE DARROW IS DEAD IN CHICAGO" "Famous Criminal Lawyer Who Defended Loeb and Leopold Is Striken at 80" "Opposed Bryan in the Scopes 'Monkey Trial'..." and more with photo of Darrow. Text takes up about 3 columns. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, ... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2015 14:52

$46.00
138297

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371488246625

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 21, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the front page has column heads: "FRANK JAMES" "The Missouri Bandit Appears in Court at Gallatin" "The Trial Adjourned Until To-Morrow--Mrs. Hite on Hand--Great Interest in the Proceedings" Note that Mrs. Hite was the wife of outlaw & fellow gang member (and cousin), Wood Hite. Great to have this report on te Frank James trial on the front page and in a Missouri newspaper.

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Ends December 16, 2015 15:22

$47.00
137897

ROCKETS TO THE MOON Radio Communiation ? and NUREMBERG TRIAL Ends 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391312050803

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1946 * Rocketing to the Moon ? * Placing a radio on it * Nuremberg trial ends This 100+ page newspaper has a two column headline on page E7 (inside, near the back): "A Rocket Radio for Earth-Moon Broadcasts Discussed as a Technical Possibility" with smaller subheads. (see) Coverage on a plan to send a rocket to the Moon and land a radio on it without smashing it. Other news of the day throughout shortly after World War II with report on the end of the Nuremberg Trial. Rag edition, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends December 04, 2015 15:33

$39.00
137428

"Shero" JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371469050744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 23, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Pg. 2 has: "Trial of the Assassins and Their Abettors" "The Evidence from the Rebel Archives" "Assassination Shown to be the Policy of the Rebels" and "The Shero of the Confederacy" has some cynical comments concerning Jeff Davis being captured in woman's clothes (see). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 20, 2015 11:24

$38.00
137197

SHAYS' REBELLION Post Revolutionary War PHILADELPHIA PA 1787 Penn. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391294795082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 11, 1787 * Shays' Rebellion * Post Revolutionary War Page 2 contains reports on the Shays' Rebellion, including: "...that most of the leaders in the rebellion who fled into Canada have returned to Vermont..." plus a letter to Daniel Shays & others (see), and also a report from Worcester concerning the trial against several of the members. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 14, 2015 07:56

$46.00
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