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February 24, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1931

* Al 'Sacrface' Capone to be arrested ?
* Mayor of Chicago election
* The Union League Club of NYC
* Prohibition to be repealed

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Bar in the New Union League Clubhouse Ready for the Repeal of Prohibition Law" (see)
Page 3 has a one column heading: "ARREST OF CAPONE ORDERED IN CHICAGO" with subheads. (see)
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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