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Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted....
Item # 631889
June 13, 1931
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1931
* Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted
* Volstead Act conspiracies
* Prohibition era - Beer
The front page has one column headings: "INDICT CAPONE AND 68 IN BEER CONSPIRACY" "Federal Agents Make 5,000 Charges Against Gang Leader and His Henchmen" "$25,000,000 Ring Alleged" and more. (see) First report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Nice to have in this famous title on the front page.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.
Category: The 20th Century