Medicine: Knifed Brain

Recreation time for the men prisoners of New York County Penitentiary came one cheerful morning last week. A guard at the end of the long recreation room, through whose windows the sun laid a pattern of bright stripes, watched the frowzy prisoners shuffle from their cells to walk, talk, or to shoot dice for cigarets & candy.

The guard suddenly became aware of one Joe Fatigate, 25, habitual brawler, at the far end of the hall. From Joe Fatigate's forehead projected the bone handle of a penitentiary table knife. The 4-in. blade of the...

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