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St. Valentine's Day massacre indictment... Jack McGurn....



Item # 655814

March 2, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 2, 1929

* St. Valentine's Day massacre arrest
* Jack McGurn - Al Capone trigger man
* Best title to be had - very rare as such


The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "CHARGE McGURN, FANELLI WITH 7 GANG MURDERS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the murder indictment of Al Capone henchman, Jack McGurn, for his role in the St. Valentine's Day massacre. Interesting report here which mentions Louise Rolfe, a "blonde alibi" woman which would become a key figure into the investigation that would ultimately prevent McGurn from prosecution. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper".
Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such.

Category: The 20th Century

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