The American Review of Reviews, 1913, Vol. 47 (Classic Reprint)

The American Review of Reviews, 1913, Vol. 47 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The American Review of Reviews, 1913, Vol. 47 Last summer it was shown in a startling way that the New York police were in collusion with ille gal gambling resorts, were protecting them for pay on a regular system, and were ready to resort to any means to save themselves and their graft. A gambler, threatening to tell tales, was murdered by direct instigation of a high police oflicer. An energetic District Attorney secured the conviction not only of the unfortunate gangsmen who 'shot the gambler, but also of the official who em ployed them. The protection of gambling by policemen in New York is as old as the State laws that make gambling places illegal. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 770 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 39mm | 1,012g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243252749
  • 9780243252749