Books: A College Is a Prison

A DICTIONARY OF THE UNDERWORLD (804 pp.)—Eric Partridge—Macmillan ($9).

HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE (I 88 pp.] —Eric Partridge—Macmillan ($ 1.75).

"Th' nex' mornin' they try t' hang th' torpedoin' on me, but the [crooked] beak gets th' office, an' comes down. He goes f'r me, puts me on th' bricks, an' hands me two grand an' tells me t' breeze th' burg; which I does. Well, when I hits Frisco th' bulls know me. They frisk me an' pipes the case dough. I tries t' tell 'em it's square jack, but they don't fall, an' th' nex' thing I knows I'm doing a...

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