Education: Ballyhoo

The blatant ballyhoo for the trial, next month, at Dayton, Tenn., of Teacher John Thomas Scopes, indicted by a grand jury under Tennessee's anti-evolution law (TIME, May 18), continued to occupy an exaggerated amount of space in the newspapers. Actual developments were few.

In Dayton, Judge J. L. Godsey, counsel for the defense, entered a motion in the Circuit Court to quash the indictment on the grounds 1) that the act under which it was brought violates the Constitution of Tennessee in its guarantee of religious freedom and 2) that the indictment itself is...

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