Education: Hideout

Sixty-five miles from Manhattan, in northwestern New Jersey, stands Blair Academy where some 300 boys are preparing for college. Although "an essential feature of the school is its spirit of democracy," even the most broadminded of Blair boys were dismayed, last week, to find that they had been eating, sleeping, studying and playing with a murderer.

Three months ago. young Alphonso Mires (alias Meyers, alias Mieri), 19-year-old son of a Manhattan greengrocer, set out to hold up a cigar store. With several companions he bound the clerk, shooed a patron into a...

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