CRIME: Pennsylvania's Mt. Gretna

Gloomiest U. S. repository for incurable criminals and generally considered the hardest to escape from is currently the Federal Government's Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay. Last week, Pennsylvania announced plans for an unique State prison which, even gloomier than Alcatraz, should be at least as inescapable.

The place selected for Pennsylvania's new penitentiary for "hardened criminals," is a 3,000-acre-military reservation near Harrisburg which was abandoned last year by the National Guard. Its site is Mt. Gretna, a rocky knoll in a remote corner of the reservation which authorities plan to make into a desert without a bush or tree...

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