Medicine: Sing Sing Surgery

In one room on the top floor of Sing Sing's new prison hospital last week Warden Lewis E. Lawes stripped, put on a short white nightgown. In another room on the same floor Sing Sing's Chief Physician Charles Clark Sweet also stripped, put on a clean white short-sleeved shirt, pants and sneakers. While Dr. Sweet scrubbed up, Warden Lawes was wheeled into the operating room, laid out on the operating table by prisoner-nurses who are paid 5¢ a day. Sheets were spread over him so as to cover the scar of his old...

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