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Newspapers part Two


October 13,1920  Bribe involving Boss M' laughlin.
(Mario Gomes collection).

Tony Genna the third of the Genna gang is shot and dies.
July 9,1925. (Mario Gomes collection).

Investigation on Capone rackets September 13,1930.
 (Mario Gomes collection).

September 26,1930 police raid Capone gang and come across police document.
(Mario Gomes collection).

October 21,1930  Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti is arrested for income tax evasion.
(Mario Gomes collection).



May 2,1931 U.S. indicts Capone men on various charges (income tax)also in this issue Mike "The Pike"Heitler's death investigation continues.(His body was found torched in a car after being shot).He was exacting revenge by revealing Capone dealings to police.He was upset with Capone for being pushed out of the whoring business.
(Mario Gomes collection).

June 15, 1931. Capone decides on whether or not to plead guilty and receive less time mean whilethe rest of the Chicago mob contemplate who will take over Capone's post in the mobdom hierarchy .
(Mario Gomes collection).


June 17,1931 Capone pleads guilty in attempt to cut a deal. It's rejected and he is warned by judge Wilkerson that no can bargain in a federal court. Capone then removes his plea of guilty.The court battle is on.
(Mario Gomes collection).


Al Capone's tax case will soon  begin. Oct 5,1931.Jury is selected.
(Mario Gomes collection).



October 8,1931 five witnesses appear showing Capone had some sort of income.
(Mario Gomes collection).



October 9,1931 The U.S. Government presents evidence of Capone's high living and expenditures.
(Mario Gomes collection).






October 10,1931 Capone's heavy spending is revealed by shopkeepers and bookmakers.
(Mario Gomes collection).






 
October 13,1931 Capone lawyers contend to the jury and court that he lost $200,000
in gambling and racehorses.
(Mario Gomes collection).






October 19,1931 sentencing is near for Capone's conviction.Capone retreats  to the Lexington Hotel awaiting word from the courts.
(Mario Gomes collection).





March 24,1932  Capone staves off going to Atlanta for a month.






Chicago Daily News May 2,1932 Capone's lawyers try to stall their clients departure to the Atlanta penitentiary. It will fail.
 (Mario Gomes collection).




The Chicago Daily News May 3,1932. Capone off to Atlanta to begin his prison term.
(Mario Gomes collection).


Chicago Tribune edition of same day.
(Mario Gomes collection).





Chicago Daily News May 4,1932. Capone is enroute to prison.Many crowds of curious onlookers gather to peek at train containing Capone.
(Mario Gomes collection).



Page three of same issue.
(Mario Gomes collection).


The Chicago Tribune edition of the same day (May 4,1932).
(Mario Gomes collection).


 photos at back.
(Mario Gomes collection).



 Capone Rallies under Oxygen
Chicago American January 25,1947
(Mario Gomes collection).



Capone was already dead when this came out.
Chicago American January 26,1947.
(Mario Gomes collection).








People who had shunned Al during his tax trial, suddenly started coming out of the wood work to remember their acquaintances with the big fella. January 29,1947.
(Mario Gomes collection).



See Newspapers part 3






First Posted April 2005