CRIME: Goldfish Bowl

Nobody was surprised when one Arthur Maillefort, automobile thief, strangled to death last June chained in a "sweat box" (board casket) in a Florida prison camp. Notorious is Florida's rough penal system, exposed in 1929 by the crusading old New York World.

But the Press was startled and shocked last week when one Hyman Stark, 20, died at the hands of the Nassau County police, guardians of New York's most swank and civilized area. Arrested for beating and robbing a county detective's mother, Stark was put in the "goldfish bowl" (a bright...

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