Tipton Tribune, November 18, 1939 John Capone as PR for Al

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Tipton Tribune, November 18, 1939 John Capone as PR for Al - Boat IS.— in the in search drowned a tug...
Boat IS.— in the in search drowned a tug missing Two Eight Southland, waterway coast, w'as eight down were No one lost. Mate cook. E. an oil rhy the New York plant of Wilmington. owned by Oil Co. of and she with a an and her $200,000. summoned' supervised said, that she starboard misunderstood collided His Brother Says IjOrmer Gang iieader Is Not as Bad as Pictured j ACTING PRESS AGENT from in the latter score being ll. triumphed -2, Noblesville .sank 14 of the foul .was Xoblesville. score: 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 FT 1 0 1 •1 PF 0 -0 3 1 1 1 0 n lUy UnilcU I'l-css.j i Baltimore, Md., Nov. iS.—Al Capone, who "p.ut the finger" on hundreds of gangsters while he ruled tlie Chicago underwprld, Ms the victim of legend-and I misunderstanding, misunderstanding, his brother asserted today. j John: Capone,. wiio volunteered to act as press agent for Ihis notorious notorious brother, ' told repor.ters that Al is and alwaj-s ivas model citizen—doesn't drink nor gamble and "never did," smokes only an occasional cigar ar.d pays his debts. That new description of Capone, Capone, whose gang ran thej Chicago Chicago rackets during the prohibition era witli sub-machine guns, was given as the e.xconvict settled down to routine hospital life to undergo treatment for paresis', a softening of the brain'resulting from syphilis. ' j John Capone said he would cooperate cooperate -with the press as the representative representative of the- Capone; family IN SeTcral .Nine claim-deed deed . county •ending Eiglit real of loans filed.'-Thirty-one instruments Thesei value of Only were this chattel involving Otto Charles property in a quit' By Laaie, C. Glass. $3,550, and to Conrad sum of Other *^redL. A. Fish, Gail Howard Edna toil. W. E. et ux, Noble' Dennis, Oddie Parker J A', Kempton, and 11 FT 1 0. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0. 0 2 IG for .Mi-s. of Orville held Sunday m., at the R'^-. in charge at the Liberty at hor Thursday. of the those Philips of the Rev. P. pastor of church for two sons elder son, minister, Burlington. son ot Leap, R. 1, (thie navy. recruiting left Immediately trata- 111.'', Ifok- three pi|elimin«ry. "<ftir|'b6 «^ because of the interest shb'wn by the public in his brother since his release from a.federal penitentiary penitentiary Thursday. • Other iiiembers of Capone's family, with h m here and who, presumably,, approved John's action were Capone's wife, mother and sister. John Capone's first press conference conference was heid last night in a reception room of the j Union Jlemorial Iiospital where ' his brother will receive the malaria' fever tre.;;tment for paresis. He is younger than.Al, is slim, and dresses fashionably. Ho is a Philadelphia business niaii. Before discussing his b -other's morals, he said Al was nt I in as critical condition as repprtedr-r that he had cateij a fish| dinrier yesterday and played dominoes and pinocle with hospital , attaches, attaches, .j I Immediate plans. liji said called for a "long rest"| at Capone's Capone's Miami.estate after jhis discharge discharge from the hospital, ille said his brother now was nervjjus and on edge, but that that was because, because, of his dislike for | staying in bed. . ! Reports on his condition, he said, must come from DrJ Joseph Earl Moore, famed syphilologist, who earlier had| antionncjed: that "the. patient is chronically, not acutely, ill and his cond.ition is not likely to change from! day to day." The brother theii listed the following following Capone "virtues:"' 1. Capone drinks no fntoxicat- ing liquor and never did.' 2i He once smoked cigars, taking taking a few puffs' and then throwing throwing them away. .'l.He does not play doiniuoes or pinocle for stakes. He is not a gambler. j 4. Hn reads'all the bosi. novels and keeps abreast of.wjji-ld affairs affairs through news magazines. 4. If he owes the govpriiinent money he will pay what he owes —if he can.' (Reports ha,ve been circulated that he will he sued for $350,000 in back taxes;) G. As far as lie (John)j knows, his brother never had anyjthing to do with Edward J. O'Hai-e, slain head of Sportsman's paijk.' Chicago. Chicago. He said'ho did nijit know whether Al even .knew CHare.. John Capone promised to give other interviews with the press as occasion warranted but spid that they must not jeopardize . his brother's chances of recovery or "cause inconvenience to other patients patients in the hospital.". | The last condition was under- bm oth- ot' Ca- Dr. cry ill Baton Dr.-James president University embezzlement critical of .bl.cod attempt.- injection failed large was with a Newman H_ slashed Mrs. of Mrs. underwent-a hcspital was noon in Mi-s. to the undergo, She along expected. Bobby of Mr. East seriously throat. Friday soon Fri•day 105 l/oy. • Try « i |?i ^i'^^V stood to have resulted fr er patients complaining pone's presence and ensiling notoriety. notoriety. \ - Only two more days .tc^ reserve yotir... scwe . cards' tor Kj. ot C. eiich'reMget your choice of tahjes at^ReMll ^jPrug^a^qre' n.o'jy. c -40 not facial eye y-, by

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  2. 18 Nov 1939, Sat,
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