Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

October 31, 2013

AC history


The Daily Iowegian

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OCT. 31, 1905: D.Ward King demonstrates his method of “the road drag” in the Courthouse and then on two blocks of West Washington Street.

OCT. 31, 1918: Tony DeZorzi’s house on the corner of North 10th and West Van Buren was blown apart by dynamite. DeZorzi had received three “Black Hand” extortion letters. One postmarked Chicago had a precise artist drawing of DeZorzi lying in his coffin with a stiletto knife sticking out of his heart.