CRIME: Glum Gorilla

Chicago newsgatherers hurried out one day last week to interview Alphonse ("Scarface Al") Capone, gunman. They found him arrayed in hunting clothes at his hotel. Mr. Capone had not been hunting humans, though that is his reputation. He had just returned from a pleasure trip in the "north woods" where he had been shooting bears, deer, rabbits. He was holding a press reception to announce that he was going South for the winter. The Capone interview commanded large headlines. Mr. Capone's fame rests upon the fact that whenever— as so...

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