National Affairs: Lingle & Co. (cont.)

Chicago police last week arrested a suspect of the murder of Jake Lingle, Chicago Tribune racketeer-reporter (TIME, June 23 et seq.). But again the actual murder case was obscured by the audacity of the St. Louis Star's Reporter Harry T. Brundidge. Reporter Brundidge went to Miami Beach, Fla. to interview Alphonse ("Scarface") Capone, following up the theory that Lingle was only one of many corrupt newsmen. From Florida Brundidge sent his paper a sensational story. Excerpt:

Brundidge: How many newspapermen have you had on your payroll?

Capone...

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