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Early Al "Scarface" Capone in 1927...

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December 17, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 17, 1927

* Early Al 'Scarface' Capone report
* Chicago gangland war gun arrest

Page 4 has one column headings: "Capone In Chicago Arrested And Bailed" "Gang Chief Seized for Having Revolver After a Visit to the Pacific Coast". (see) Reports mentioning Capone this early are very rare, more than a year prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning, a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century