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Beer Baron "Dutch" Schultz shot...



Item # 584378

October 24, 1935

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, October 24, 1935
 
* Arthur Dutch Schultz Flegenheimer shot
* Early report as he was not officially dead yet


This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "DUTCH SCHULTZ, FOUR AIDES ARE WOUNDED" and "Underworld Attempts To Wipe Out Gang"

1st report coverage on the shooting of "Dutch" Schultz. He would die from his wounds shortly hereafter.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning with a little margin wear, otherwise good condition.

source: wikipedia: Dutch Schultz (August 6, 1902 – October 24, 1935) was a New York City-area gangster of the 1920s and '30s. Born Arthur Flegenheimer into a German Jewish family in the Yorkville section of Manhattan, he made his fortune in organized crime-related activities such as bootlegging illegal alcohol and the numbers racket in Harlem. He is most famous today for the rambling, stream-of-consciousness monologue he gave police in a hospital as he lay dying of a gunshot wound.

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