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Al Capone gets 6 months in jail...

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February 28, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1931

* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone
 * Guilty of contempt of court

Page 3 has a one column heading: "CAPONE SENTENCED TO 6 MONTHS IN JAIL" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Al 'Scarface' Capone being found guilty of contempt of court.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 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. Minor spine wear, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century