CRIME: Keyes to San Quentin

In the five years he was District Attorney of Los Angeles Asa Keyes (pronounced Kize; no kin to New Hampshire's Senator Keyes in col. 1) sent 4,030 men and women to California prisons for every variety of crime. Last week he joined this criminal company himself, entered San Quentin Prison as a convicted bribe-taker, a betrayer of public trust.

"What is life? We have an hour of consciousness and then we are gone," he grumbled as he entered the prison gates. Curtly, like any common thief, he was ordered to bathe, have his hair...

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