Letters, Nov. 14, 1932

Florida Justice


Trustworthy TIME is grievously in error when it intimates that Arthur Maillefert was done to death in a Florida "sweat-box"' for the petty crime of "stealing $30" (TIME, Oct. 24, "March of Time," Oct. 21).

Maillefert was prosecuted in the Criminal Court of Record of Volusia County under two informations in which I charged him with: i) Robbery While Armed and 2) Larceny of an Automobile, both of which are high crimes in most States. On the first charge he was sentenced to seven years imprisonment and on the second to two...

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