CRIME: Stone Upon Stone

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When a barked shin itches, it is healing. Barked were the shins of state and national government last summer by four major prison riots. Itches to state and Federal authorities were the disclosures, following the riots, that prisoners were herded in quarters scandalously inadequate. Worst sufferer was New York State, with two fierce outbreaks, at Auburn and Dannemora (TIME, Aug. 5).

Last week to Albany, at the summons of Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt, went New York State's prison experts to consider methods of salving...

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