CRIME: Yale Echoes

Last June Frankie Uale (Yale), Brooklyn gangster & beer-running brigadier had his head riddled with bullets (TIME, July 9).

In September Tony Lombardo, racketeer, writhed to death on a Chicago pavement (TIME, Sept 17). It was agreed that his murder was retaliation for the Uale killing.

Michael Abbatemarco, supposedly Uale's successor in Brooklyn, has been heard to scorn bodyguards with the fatalistic philosophy that if he was going to be killed he could not avoid it. Last week he quit a card game in Bath Beach, Brooklyn, at 4 A. M. He drove...