In such an atmosphere of hatred and fear, it was unlikely the men would receive a fair unbiased trial. As English socialist Edward Aveling remarked, “If these men are ultimately hanged, it will be the Chicago Tribune that has done it.”
 Chicago Tribune 5 May 1886, Douglas O. Linder, Famous Trials: The Haymarket Riot Trial.http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTrials/haymarket/news5-5.html.
Carl Smith, Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the Haymarket Bomb, and the Model Town of Pullman, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995), 126.
Edward Aveling as quoted in Smith, 131.
Picture from: Douglas Linder, Famous Trials. http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/haymarket/haymarket.html