CRIME: The Capone Week

At South Bend, Ind., Major General Smedley Darlington Butler U. S. M. C., just back in the Government's good graces after having branded Prime Minister Mussolini of Italy a hit-&-run driver (TIME, Feb. 9 et seq.), told the Knife & Fork Club; "When public opinion is aroused, Al Capone will go back to Italy—but I can't talk about Italy. God help anyone who gets in the way of public opinion, for I know." He then proceeded to explain how "any police force can clean any city in 24 hours if the Mayor...

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