People: Mouthpieces

Al Capone was served with papers in a $119,367 suit against him for unpaid taxes on illegal beer vintages of the '20s. To the marshal who served him at his walled Palm Island, Fla. estate, paretic Al pouted: "This won't make me feel very good."

Dr. James Edward West, the Boy Scouts' chief executive, wished the Girl Scouts would get another name. "Boys like to feel they are men when they become Boy Scouts," he said. "They don't notice there are Girl Scouts until they get around 15 years old, but when they do...

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