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Al 'Scarface' Capone stabbed at Alcatraz...

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June 24, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 24, 1936

* Al 'Scarface' Capone
* Alcatraz Island prison

The back page has one column headlines: "CAPONE IS STABBED BY ALCATRAZ FELON" "Fellow Convict Plunges Scissors Into Ex-Gangster in Prison Barber Shop" "Latter Fells Assailant" "Attack Is Laid to Hatred of the Inmates for Chicagoan, Who Is Termed 'a Rat'" with photo of Capone. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC paper.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Forty eight pages, 2 cutouts on two unrelated inside pages, light toning at the margins, otherwise nice.

Category: The 20th Century