William Evans, publisher of the Valley Vigilant, weekly newspaper of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was sentenced last week to three months in the county jail, fined $100. His offense: criminal libel of a County Commissioner during a political campaign. Libel convictions are rare in the U. S.

Patrician Press

Brown and trim are the doorsteps of Albany's patrician houses. Brown and trim are the minds of the Dutchmen who live along State Street, Chestnut Street, Washington Avenue. They look back over 300 years of unbroken tradition to Kiliaen...

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