CRIME: Yale Avenged

Another of Chicago's gang shootings took place one pleasant afternoon last week. It was held at a spot where it was most convenient for Chicago citizens to see everything but most inconvenient for Chicago police to do anything, at the crowd-jammed corner of Madison and Dearborn streets,* two blocks from the City Hall.

The targets were Tony Lombardo, president of the Italian-American Club, good friend of Alphonse' ("Scarface Al") Capone; and one of Mr. Lombardo's bodyguards, Joseph Ferrara. Mr. Lombardo lay down on the sidewalk and writhed until he died. Mr. Ferrara, wounded in the back, writhed until the ambulance...

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