Public sentiment following Haymarket bombing trial

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Public sentiment following Haymarket bombing trial - PUBLIC INTEREST MANIFESTED. 'Expressions of...
PUBLIC INTEREST MANIFESTED. 'Expressions of Satimfartion from RosinessMem, Intense Interest in the outcome of the trial was manifested among all classes of citizens. THE THILUSE telephones were kept going during tbe forenoon by parties at a distance who required the lateet authentic Information. lout THE TRIBUNE bulletin boards announcing the result were surrounded for bours by an eager crowd. The general opinion On the Verdict vas one of unoualilled approval. " It Is a most satisfactory verdict," said E. M. Piteips. It is not the result as affecting these eight men that matters so murk, but it is the guarantee that the arm of the law is long enough arid strong enougu to punish its vittiat ors." " The verdict was just, and quite in accordance with tbe facts." said L. R. Lune. " The result could hardly have bees otherwise considering tee strenirth ot the etise as presented," said Henry W. King. "ttilt these men !Mould have been stopped iOng ago. " Tho verdict is exactly what wits deo,erved." said Itottert 11111. "and I tun dure It will eeeeIve the general approval of the whole Nation." " I think it is the most important verdlet ever rendered by a jury." said James I heartily indorse it, and I think It wiii Le indorsen by not only the public in thiA city but by the eiviiizc-ti wotid." "There welet be a red flag in Chleago for.

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 21 Aug 1886, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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