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Sources: Gambling Czar Abduction Mystery

Chicago Tribune (Ill.), “Ex-Policy King Edward Jones is Dead at 65,” Nov. 28, 1964.

Sucker’s Progress, Herbert Asbury, Dodd, Mead and Co., Inc.: New York, 1938.

The Edwardsville Intelligencer (Ill.), “Chicago Police Make Underworld Roundup,” May 21, 1946.

The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), “Bid For Gambling Racket is Seen in Negro’s Kidnaping [sic],” May 13, 1946.

The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa), “Like Old Times in Chicago as Police Seizing Hoodlums,” May 22, 1946.

The Madera Tribune (Calif.), “Negro Taken by Mob for Racket Hold,” May 13, 1946.

The Madera Tribune (Calif.), “Negro Freed By Chicago Racket Gang,” May 17, 1946.