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Bootlegger Dutch Schultz arrested....

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June 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 19, 1931

* Dutch Schultz - Arthur Simon Flegenheimer
* New York City bootlegger - racketeer - gangster
* Arrested for income tax evasion (1st report)

The front page has one column headings that include: "GANG DRIVE SPURRED BY SCHULTZ CAPTURE" "Racketeer Held in $150,000 Bail as Government Centres War on Tax Evaders" and more. (see) Lengthy report continues inside with photo. (see) First report coverage on famous New York City gangster Dutch Schultz's arrest for income tax evasion. Great to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 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, very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century