CRIME: Hot Week

Last week it was hot in most of the U. S. In Phoenix, Ariz, it was 108°. From Arizona State Prison, lying in well-wooded mountain country near Florence, Warden John Eager wired Governor Rawghlie Clement Stanford: "It is a situation I can no longer control." The Governor hastily sent the National Guard to build a stockade near the prison. Reason: Because of a shortage of cells 200 trusties have been sleeping outside the prison walls, 15 had escaped in six weeks, five more had just escaped. Said Warden Eager: "You can't call it an escape, exactly. All the guards were...

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