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July 10, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1928

* Early Al Capone report
* Chicago gangster war
* Alcohol - beer - prohibition era
* re. Frankie Yale Uale murder

This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 25 that include: "CAPONE PUTS 5 HERE DAY UALE WAS SLAIN", "Politicians See Gangster", "Track Capone Gangsters" and more. Reports on Capone this early are somewhat rare, prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre.

Other news of the day throughout including a interesting article also on page 25 that states that cigarette smoking does not cause cancer. Light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century