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John Scopes focused on coming trial, not big movie money...



Item # 652741

June 13, 1925

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, June 13, 1925  The top of the ftpg. has 2 column heads on the famous John Scopes "monkey" trial over the teaching of evolution in school: "SCOPES, EVOLUTION DEFENDANT, TURNS DOWN BIG FORTUNE" with subheads: "Movie Concern Said to Have Offered Him $50,000 to Act" "Prefers Trial" "Many Newspapermen to be at Dayton, Tenn., For the Trial".
The trial would begin in July 10. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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