CRIME: Prison Poll

Folsom Prison, where California sends its two-time convicts, boasts a warden who is currently a seven-day wonder among U. S. penologists. He is ruddy, white-haired Clyde Irvin Plummer, one-time Los Angeles policeman and vice raider, sent to Folsom last year after a riot in which Warden Clarence A. Larkin was fatally injured (TIME, Oct. 4). Whether through prudence or good nature, Warden Plummer has tried to keep Folsom's 2,800 inmates happy by inaugurating prison swing bands, trading the prison's herd of pigs for a herd of cows to produce fresh breakfast...

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