CRIME: Capone At Large

The long campaign which the Federal Government has been conducting to put Chicago's Chief Gangster Alphonse ("Snorkey") Capone in jail for a good long time, moved toward its decisive phase last week, and in two preliminary skirmishes Gangster Capone was victorious. In July Capone appeared before U. S. District Judge James Herbert Wilkerson to be sentenced for failure to pay tax on a $1,038,654 income and for conspiracy (with 5,000 offenses) to violate the Prohibition law, to which he had pleaded guilty. But to Judge Wilkerson had...

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