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Click below to read articles as they appeared in the TAMPA MORNING TRIBUNE 1909 - 1910.  Included are articles from the G.R. Ficarrotta's assassination and also the Chiramonte Murder Trial and the 1910 Cigar Strikes which are intertwined in this story.


INDEX OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
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11 Apr 1909 Dread BLACH HAND Snatches Away Life 03 Jun 1909 Life Sentence - Lot of Murderer
12 Apr 1909 No Development in Ficarrotta Case 09 Jun 1909 Chiramonte & Negro Get Life Sentence
13 Apr 1909 Five Arrests in Ficarrotta Murder   11 Jun 1909 Rumor That Chiramonte Has Confessed Denied
14 Apr 1909 EDITORIAL - A Few Hangings 14 Jun 1909 Grand Jury Gets Down to Hard Work
16 Apr 1909 Exhume Body of Ficarrotta   15 Jun 1909 Grand Jury at Work on Ficarrotta Case
17 Apr 1909 Postponement In Exhumation Taken   19 Jun 1909 Attorney Phillips Receives Letter about Murder
May 1909 Release Italians From County Jail   20 Jun 1909 Ficarrotta Murder Case
14 May 1909 Grand Jury Takes Rest Until June   20 Jun 1909 Two Indicted for the Murder of West Tampa Man
26 May 1909 Famous Murder Case Tomorrow   28 Jun 1909 Ficarrotta Case to be Fully Aired Today
28 May 1909 LaBella's Alleged Slayer is on Trial   30 Jun 1909 Ficarrotta Held Without Bail for Trail on July 6
28 May 1909 Release Italians from County Jail   10 Jul 1909 Ficarrotta Case Ready for Trial
29 May 1909 Conviction Is Deemed Certain   11 Jul 1909 Progress Made in Ficarrotta Trial
31 May 1909 Chiramonte Jury Has Good Time   12 Jul 1909 Chiramonte Spends Day Wth His Wiffe
02 Jun 1909 Chiramonte Case in Hands of Jury   16 Jul 1909 State Rests in Ficarrotta Case

 
21 Sep 1910 Two Men Taken From Officers & Hanged        
21 Sep 1910 [New York Times]        
22 Sep 1910 Quiet Again Reigns        
30 Sep 1910 J. F. Easterling Is Laid To Rest        
             
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