Books: His Brother's Keeper

His Brothers' Keeper

TWENTY THOUSAND YEARS IN SING SING —Lewis E. Lawes—Long &; Smith ($3). Not chance but a childhood in Elmira, half a mile from the New York State Reformatory, brought Warden Lawes to his prison-keeping career. On Saturday afternoons, from a safe distance, the boy watched the Reformatory inmates at work. They did not look very unhappy or dangerous to him. And the uniformed guards were things of beauty, in their way. At 17 he was in an Army uniform himself. Three years of drab post-Spanish-American War service led him to seek a...

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