National Affairs: In New York

There was only one noteworthy murder in Chicago last week. Albert B. Courchene, longtime city plumbing inspector, was shot down by machine gunners as he stood on the sidewalk directing two plumbers in a basement. And Walter Stevens, whom police called the "Dean of Chicago gunmen," died at the age of 70 from pneumonia. It might have been a dull period for the nation's crime reporters had not the scene of gangland's Armageddon shifted 973 mi. eastward to the sidewalks of New York. At the end of the week these violent and criminal happenings...

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