CRIME: Capone in Court

The State of Florida last week was acutely conscious of the presence of its most notorious resident, Alphonse ("Scarface") Capone of Chicago, No. 1 gangster of the U. S. Capone had gone to his Palm Island estate at Miami to "rest" (TIME, April 28). Instead, he spent most of his time running back and forth between State and Federal courts to keep himself from being ejected from his home and from Florida.

State's Attorney N. Vernon Hawthorne in Circuit Court sought an order to padlock the Capone estate on the ground that the place...

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