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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Chicago, 1926



"Harper" Hair with Hat from Fiore (Free - Group Gift)

"Morgan" Outfit and Tommy Gun from The Forge (75L Per Play - The Epiphany Event, Gacha Machine. Commons: Trilby, Vest, Skirt or Neck Ties in Brown, Grey, Navy, Pink, Red or White, Knuckle Duster in Black, Bronze, Pink, Red, Steel or White. Rares: Vest with Texture HUD or Skirt with Texture HUD or Tommy Gun. 25 Points Exclusive: Cigarette Holder. Original Ad HERE)

Stocking Applier for Maitreya from La Perla (99L. Includes Lingerie Applier for Belleza, Maitreya and Omega)

Location: Time Portal


"Beginning this year, forces from Chicago to Washington, D.C., had been at work to "dethrone" gangster Al Capone. With "The Big Guy" being the lead name of those who were turning the city into a shooting gallery, Chicago Loop banker, Rufus C. Dawes, and his brother, Vice President of the United States Charles Dawes, under President Calvin Coolidge, launched an all-out assault on Capone. The brothers' reason was clear. Rufus Dawes was president of the World's Fair Corporation at the time, which would bring the Century of Progress to the city, in 1933. Fear of being hurt or killed by gang gunfire while in the city could affect attendance, and the fair and showcasing Chicago life and business could be a financial disaster for the city and state. Capone had to be removed. The Dawes' lobbied both Coolidge and his successor, President Herbert Hoover. By May 1927, the brothers had handed to them "the goose that laid the golden egg", which would allow the feds to nab Capone and put him away for a long time."

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