RADICALS: The Law of 1796

Six months in jail was the measure of sentence imposed, last week, upon ex-convict Roger N. Baldwin, the gentlemanly radical.

His most recent crime was committed at Paterson, N. J., last fall, when a strike of silk-workers in that municipality was in full swing. The strikers invited Mr. Baldwin to address them in their hall. Chief of Police Tracey vetoed the invitation, closed the hall. Undaunted, Mr. Baldwin—whose headquarters are the American Civil Liberties Union, Manhattan—came to town, marched with speechless strikers to the City Hall. "Go for 'em! Break 'em up!" cried...

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