LABOR: Horatius & the Great Ham

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As the Great Ham stalked into Judge T. Alan Goldsborough's courtroom last Tuesday morning, he suspected something of what was in store for him. Drawn Venetian blinds excluded the sun and gave the oak-paneled chamber the fashionable decorum of a high-class café. It took the judge about 40 minutes to overrule all defense objections and accept the Government's findings of fact. Would Mr. Lewis be permitted to speak? He would, said the judge, and Lewis rose, clutching three typewritten sheets of paper.

In the dim light he looked ashen grey. His...

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