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Al 'Scarface' Capone.. 11-year sentence beginning...

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October 28, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 28, 1931.

* Al 'Scarface' Capone gets 11 years
* End of his criminal career
* In county jail awaiting federal prison
* Best publication to be had (very rare)

The front page has a one column heading: "Capone to Stay in County Jail; Bail Is Refused" (see) This was the end of Capone's criminal career in Chicago. 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 30 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.

Category: The 20th Century