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St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect caught...



Item # 630060

March 27, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1931 

* Tim Healy (politician) death
* Irish nationalist - Irish Free State

* Gangster era hitman Fred "Killer" Burke captured 
* St. Valentine's Day massacre suspect
 

Page 25 has a one column heading: "'TIM' HEALY DIES, IRISH STATESMAN" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Tim Healy, first Governor-General of the Irish Free State.
Page 52 has one column headings: "BURKE, ACE OF CRIME, IS CAPTURED ASLEEP" "Killer, Charged With Chicago's St. Valentine Massacre, Is Surrounded in Missouri Farmhouse", "Rushed With Machine Guns" "Fugitive, Who Is Trapped in Bed, Thought His Captors Were Gangsters Seeking Vengeance" with smaller subheads. First report coverage on the capture of Fred "Killer" Burke. He was the prime suspect in the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929 Chicago.

Other news, sports and  various advertisements of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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