CRIME: A Hard Case

(See front cover) "It is an unashamed admission that the police are helpless against the power and unity of a huge criminal class which is able to play ducks & drakes with almost every paragraph of the social code of the United States."--Buenos Aires Standard.

"Cases of this kind unfortunately are not rare in America since the ridiculous law of Prohibition has dulled the consciences of so many people."--Paris Liberte.

"The crime is one. of most inhuman character, in which the kidnappers are attempting to...

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