TIMELINE

BOLD FACES

POLICE BLOTTER

Flatter Familia

Times: Roaring 20’s

Craps

Craps

Patrolmen Henry Flattery was fined three days’ pay after being found guilty of having played craps in the bathroom of the police station.

Tammany Hall Sweep

Tammany Hall Sweep

Police received protection money from shopkeepers, rackets surrounded the fish and poultry markets, as well as the docks, and licensing fees for various professions were increased with Tammany Hall middlemen reaping the benefits. Henry Flattery changed all that.

The Dumbbell Murder

The Dumbbell Murder

The story of the most famous sneak shot photo in tabloid history began with a wink between a woman and a man who should have known better.

6 Dead, 27 Hurt in Ferris Wheel Crash

6 Dead, 27 Hurt in Ferris Wheel Crash

Six persons were killed and twenty seven injured when a Ferris wheel was blown over in Clason Point Park late yesterday afternoon in the most disastrous storm in the history of New York City.