Education: The Great Trial

"Oh, yes, oh, yes, the Honorable Circuit Court is now open, pursuant to adjournment. Set down, keep quiet." Bailiff Kelso Rice drew his lean neck back into its high celluloid casing, settled his policeman's cap at a rakish angle, stowed a generous "chaw" of tobacco into the recesses of his oral cavity, dragged the spittoon into range with a clatter.

The trial of John Thomas Scopes (TIME, May 18, et seq.) alleged teacher of Evolution, continued at Dayton, Tenn.

Having besought Judge Raulston to quash the indictment brought against Scopes lest it ignite a conflagration of bigotry in the...

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