Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
'A siate-cqlored automobile car
rying six men swept up to the
curb. Three men jumped from
tha automobile. Each drew an
automatic revolver and began
pumping-lead into Rosenthal.
The first shot struck Rosenthal
on the bridge of the nose and
killed him instantly.
The men jumped back into the
auto, which drove rapidly off.
The street filled with men
known from one end of the coun
try to the other in sporting cir
cles. George and Jim Considine,
Diamond Jim Brady, John Kelly,
George Bettsj were among them.
They looked at Rosenthal and
shook their heads. - '
"They got him," one muttered.
"This is a coroner's case."
Within ten minutes there were
SO police on the ground. They
set off in pursuit of the gray au
tomobile in taxicabs, "but the pow
erful auto left them far behind.
Mrs. Rosenthal took the mur
der of her husband very calmly
today. Her only desire is for
"We knew it was coming," she
said. "I knew my husband was
being laid for from the moment
he got tired of being held up, and
squealed, I hope they get his
murderers. But if the police want
to get them, they'd better look
close at home' '
Libby was arrested two hours
after the niurder in a garage at
72 South Washington, the garage
of the taxicab bandits.
By Estelle Lawton Lindsey.
ere is joy among the angels," that is what the preacher read.
re is joy " so sung the choir,. and it jarred her aching head.
.e was joy among the angels, and the joy 'was most complete
And she labored like a convict without enough to eat.
So she sat and wondered vaguely if the angels toiled as she
Could they still sing loud hosannas and she hoped the thing
She was glad that God made angels; but she felt it rather sad
That when working girls were hungry Heaven's hosts could still
x o O-i
A couple of country visitors in
the Strangers' Gallery m the
House of Commons were trying
to recognize the representative of
their constituency. "1 can't distin
guish him,!1 said one: "I am not
surprised," replied h;s companion.
"He can't even -distinguish himself!"
Salt is obtained in Palmyra by
dipping buckets in a salt lake and
waiting till the water has evap
orated. o o ;
The nose-kiss exists inj-aces so
far apart as the Eskimos of the
Arctic regions and the Maoris of