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EBN History - McAuley, "Amer- of and all of the CBS Kensuke...
McAuley, "Amer- of and all of the CBS Kensuke of entitled in its he m SEEK CLEW TO GANG SLAYING See Slot Machine Racket as Link in Shooting of Ex-Convict. CHICAGO, OJ.R)--State's attorneys attorneys officers investigated machinations machinations of the slot machine racket Tuesday for a clew to slayers of John Sullivan, 45, ex-convict. Sullivan was ambushed near his home Monday night, shot nine times by two men. "I know who lulled Johnny," sobbed his bride of a year, "1 know why but I can't tell because I know they'd get me." Police found several siot machines machines in Sullivan's car, which he had parked a moment before he was slain. Sullivan's brother, Joseph, Joseph, who died two years ago in an automobile crash, was leported tc have owned slot machines. The widow of Monday night's victim told Investigators there had been troubles over Joseph's estate, including the slot machines. John Sullivan only recently procured appointment as administrator of the estate. The slaying occurred a few hours aftei; officers smashed 50 slot machines machines in a series of suburban raids. John Sullivan served a term in the house of correction en a petit larceny charge, terms in Joliet for larceny, conspiracy, and burglary. He also served a term in Leavenworth. Leavenworth.

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  1. The Mason City Globe-Gazette,
  2. 31 Aug 1937, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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