CRIME: Enemies, Second Series

When Chicago gave the world the phrase "public enemy," gangsters used to ride around in Rolls-Royces. They carried rolls of bills big enough to choke a judge and got buried in $10,000 caskets, with effigies of themselves done in flowers to follow the hearse. Bootlegging, chief source of gangdom's income, was a national business of the first magnitude. Like other businesses, bootlegging has felt the pinch.

Just as in the past few years there have been no great boom-time financial killings, so there has been no recurrence of the seven-man St. Valentine's Day...

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