By Jeffrey Gusfield
“An engrossing glance within Al Capone’s murderous ranks.” –Kirkus virtually ahead of the gunsmoke from the St. Valentine’s Day bloodbath cleared, Chicago police had a suspect: “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn. they simply couldn’t locate him. yet weeks later police chanced on McGurn and his paramour, Louise may perhaps Rolfe, holed up on the Stevens lodge. either claimed they have been in mattress at the morning of the shootings, a titillating alibi that grabbed the public’s cognizance and not permit move. Chicago Valentines is likely one of the so much outrageous tales of the Capone period, a dual biography of a pair who outlined the extremes and excesses of the Prohibition period in the United States. McGurn was once a prizefighter, professional-level golfer, and the last word city predator and hit guy who placed the iron in Al Capone’s muscle. Rolfe, a stunning blond dancer and libertine, used to be the epitome of fashion,...
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Causing her eighteen-year-old mother, Mabel, to scream in agony, Louise is already making her pay. She is pink and bloody, with white hair and blue eyes that will remain blue. She is bathed and put into her mother’s arms. Nobody could look at this beautiful baby and imagine how much trouble she will be, certainly not her momentarily happy parents. Mabel Clark, a hopeful teenager whose mother was from Kansas and whose father was from Iowa, had married Bernard Frank Rolfe when she was sixteen. For the Clarks, an American version of the Victorian farm family, it was as if the sky had fallen and hell had erupted up through the corn, for Mabel married Bernard thinking she was pregnant.
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1 percent of human behavior that is anecdotal. The Capone Outfit, 1928 Alphonse “Al Brown” Capone: The Big Fella, head of the Outfit Frank “The Enforcer” Nitti: Chief operating officer and tactician Jack Guzik: Chief financial officer and bagman for political fixes “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn (Vincent Gebardi): Head gunner, tactician Ralph “Bottles” Capone, Lawrence “Dago” Mangano, and Charlie Fischetti: Beer distributors Joe Fusco: Hard-liquor distributor Johnny Patton (mayor of Burnham): Beer distributor and specialist in political fixes Frank Pope and Anthony “Mops” Volpe: Gambling and handbook managers Peter P.