RADICALS: The Foster Deadlock

After deliberating 31 hours and taking 38 ballots, the jury of eleven men and one woman which tried William Z. Foster at St. Joseph, Mich., on the charge of criminal syndicalism split in a six-six deadlock. The indications are that Mr. Foster will not be retried.

Both the prosecution land the defense made emotional appeals in their final address to the jury. 0. L. Smith, Assistant Attorney General of Michigan, made his plea for conviction on the basis of patriotism, urging the jurors to keep faith with our soldier...

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