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Fox Lake, Illinois gangster massacre....

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June 2, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1930

* Fox Lake Massacre (1st report)
* Chicago gangland gangster war
* Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. George 'Bugs' Moran ?

The front page has one column headings: "CHICAGO GANGSTERS RAID HOTEL, KILL 3" "Machine Guns Spray Death on Dinner Party--Two Others Wounded--A Woman Dying" "SIGNAL FOR RENEWED WAR" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the Fox Lake, Illinois gangster raid which many consider to be a retaliation for the infamous St. Valentines' Day massacre. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 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 the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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