CRIME: Again, Riot

Sullen since the death of three comrades who tried to escape (TIME, March 2), angered with the news that another prisoner had died while shackled in solitary confinement, 1,100 convicts at Joliet (Ill.) State Penitentiary dashed their food to the floor and rioted in the mess hall one noon last week. Guards drove most of them into the prison yard, fired at their feet with shotguns. Another group isolated itself in the kitchens, was later subdued. Within an hour all were herded back to their cells. Casualties: one prisoner killed; one guard...

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