Books: How To Break Prison

You CAN ESCAPE—Edward H. Smith— Macmillan ($2.50).

¶ In the State Prison at Windsor, Ontario, Clarence Adams played dead by self-hypnotism, a friend "embalmed" him, accomplices outside got the coffin, released him.

¶ In Michigan's State Prison two keepers were R. Irving Latimer's obstacles. He poisoned them.

¶ At Joliet, Tommy Dowd ate dust and grabbed red-hot irons to prove insanity, then jumped out of an asylum window.

¶ At Germany's Reuss-Gera Prison, one Schaarschmidt, deprived of tools, chewed his way out through solid oak bars. When captured his teeth were...

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