1920: Prohibition begins in St. Louis on July 1. Lackadaisy opens beneath the Little Daisy Cafe owned by Atlas May.

1920-1926: Atlas' business builds into a "small empire" so to speak. He leads the St. Louis speakeasy business, makes plenty of profit, and gets the best people to do the job.

1926: Atlas May is murdered.

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