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Kenneth Grahame death... Billy Jurges...
Item # 632135
July 7, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1932
* Kenneth Grahame death
* British writer - "The Wind in the Willows"
* Billy Jurges shot by girl
* Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball player
Page 17 has a one column heading: "KENNETH GRAHAME, NOTED WRITER, DIES" with subheads. (see)
Page 18 has one column headings: "BILL JURGES WOUNDED BY GIRL HE REJECTED" and "Chicago Cubs Player and Young Woman Are Shot in Struggle for Her Pistol" First report coverage on the shooting of Chicago Cubs' Shortstop William Jurges by his jilted girlfriend.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 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