Excerpt From Sensational Prison Escapes From The Oregon State Penitentiary There Are But Few Events That Arouse Public Interest To A Higher Pitch Than An Escape From The Penitentiary The Glaring Headlines Of The Daily Press, Making The Most Of Sensational News, Thrills The Reader With A Feeling Akin To Fear, And Yet, In Many Cases Arouses A Sort Of Sentimental Sympathy For The Underdog, And Admiration For The Man With Nerve Enough To Stake His Life For A Fling At The Fortune Wheel Of Liberty County Jail Escapes Are Frequent Enough To Cause But Little Comment Outside Of The Particular Community Effected, But An Escape From The States Stronghold Well, That Is A Different Matter, Corresponding With The Difference Between Night And Day While It Is True That Most Escapes From All Slate Penitentiaries Are Made By Trusties Men Who Work Outside The Walls Without Immediate Guards, And Simply Walk Away From The Job Yet Occasion Ally A Prisoner With An Overgrown Bump Of Ingenuity And Daring Will Carry Out A Carefully Prepared Scheme, The Result Of Much Study And Planning That Would Do Credit To An Army General Or A Napoleon Of Finance And Even If Captured Eventually, As He Usually Is He Is Generally Accorded A Certain Amount Of Respect By Other Inmates And Officials Alike About The Publisher Forgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.com This Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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