Brothers, Leo & Flappers

Decatur Evening Herald 03/18//1931

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Brothers, Leo & Flappers - here continuing group FLAPPERS GANG AT LINGLE...
here continuing group FLAPPERS GANG AT LINGLE TRIAL ferns Anxious to See Brothers, the Big Gat Man of to af- decision of payIns: International, (Sj/ United Press ) CHICAGO, March 18.-Women and girls in even greater numbers fought their way into the Lingle murder trial Wednesday, unmindful of the monotony of jury selection as they admired Leo V. Brothers, the collegiately attired defendant. The courtroom was filled, despite the sleet and slush outside, when Judge Joseph Sabath started the ! °PP° sln S'counsel on the third day | of choosing a jury to decide of i " Bl ' othc TM ,!* llled A l f r e d ·'· Lingle, , icas ° T r l b u n e "Porter, last "' .. . Admire Kllh» ' Thc w °nien spectators, with girls decide I H| Sh school age predominating, ' ~ J ~ ' ' union which U. M sont- In the state penl- Com- U R T edge ( ( forward with comments of admiration when two bailiffs led Brothers to his scat. The athletic- young defendant was equalling "Scarface" Al Capone's recent federal court record of a dally clothing change. Instead of Monday's gray suit, and Tuesday's brown one, Brothers wore a blue ensemble--suit, tie shirt. He had on cream colored spats. Admire Hair, Air, Eyes, Etc. The women remarked audibly Ihe waves in his chestnut hair the tragic air given his full, slightly florid face by the dark circles around his eyes. Harvey Brothers, the defendant's father, deserted his barber shop to be present again. He sat with his daughter. Mrs. Esther Dick. On other side of Mrs. Dick. Leo's mother, Mrj Rose .lessen, Ignored her former husband. Mada m Absnnt Brothers' sweetheart. Mrs. Betty Cook, a defense witness, absented herself to return to her manicuring duties. Four jurors have been accepled and sworn for the "blond' St. Louis gangster's trial. husky This Ef»f"!" '? ear ' Jy exhaua t«d the reg- with ! new nesday. plete appeal. 17 and a special venire of men reported Wed- Both sides hope to corn- Jury and start opening before the end of the statements week. Tribune "Prosecutor" The part taken In the prosecution by the Chicago Tribune for which the slain Lingle was an underworld reporter, was stressed by Tyrell V Krum, defense attorney, In examining prospective jurors. Krum said privately that he hoped to . conspiracy. so in

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  2. 18 Mar 1931, Wed,
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