National Affairs: In Arkansas

Charles Smith was arrested in Little Rock, Ark., last week, charged with breach of the peace, and fined $25 & $1.40 costs. He refused to pay the fine & costs and was sent to jail to remain until the fine had been satisfied at $1 a day.

But this was not just another Charles Smith. This one is president of the American Association for the Advancement of Atheism. Some months ago he was fined $100 for annoying Dr. (D. D., Shurtleff College, Alton, Ill.) John Roach Straton by sending him atheistic propaganda through the...