Our did you know? series is a new feature for the NCS, where we take snippets of information and share them with you. Whether it’s about mobsters, places, events, or just setting the record straight on information that has been published.

Each Wednesday we will publish them on here and our social media channels, so keep an eye out!

Did You Know That…

Dutch Schultz, who was born Arthur Flegenheimer, was shot at the Palace Chophouse at 12 East Park Street in Newark, New Jersey on October 23rd 1935. You can read about the full events of his death here. He didn’t die instantly at the scene, he would linger on for some 22 hours before finally succumbing to peritonitis.

However, the mix of brandy and his failing mental capacity provided us with some strange last words:

“A boy has never wept…nor dashed a thousand kim. You can play jacks, and girls do that with a soft ball and do tricks with it. Oh, Oh, dog Biscuit, and when he is happy he doesn’t get snappy.”