Miscellany: Dopes

In Indianapolis, Ind., three youths pleaded guilty to holding up banks. Said they, Harry Reed, William Stone, George Swift: "We have been in a dance marathon. We didn't know what we were doing. We were wrecks, physically and mentally, and had been doped so long we couldn't sleep. We had been doped for weeks. It was all hazy afterwards."

Executioners

In Ossining, N. Y., after receiving letters from 200 applicants for his job, Robert Elliot, head executioner at Sing Sing Prison, denied that he would retire. Small Thieves

In Manhattan, police found a small...

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