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Vol. 1, No. 170 Chicago, Friday, April 12, 1912 One Cent
POLICE DRIVEN FROM
TOWN BY RAH RAH BOYS
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University Boys' Attempt to Play
Ball in Main Street, Leads "
To General War.
Valparaiso, Ind., April 12.
The" Chinese revolution and the
Mexican rebellion are mild forms
of amusement compared with
what this town went through last
And it all started with a harm
less little game of baseball start
ed by a few students of Valpa
raiso University. t
It was a goodvgame, and quite
interesting to watch, and probab
ly there would have been on ar
gument about it had not the stu
dents selected the main street of
the city for a diamond.
This peeved a stalwart guard
ian of the law, and he tried to use
moral suasion on the captain of
the ball team. Moral suasion
proving of no affect, the police
man and the captain -went to the
mat, or, to be more exact, the
The policeman was victor in
this part of the argument, and
placed the student under arrest.
The 'ball game broke ' up, and
there was peace, until the -news
of the horrible outrage perpetrat
ed ton a student of the university
wasarried to the campus.
Then what Sherman said war
was, broke loose. Three thou
sand students stonhed down
down? drove the police and fire
departments outside the town
limits; smashed windows, fired
revolvers; bumped innocent citi
zens on the bean, and generally
behaved like a healthy bunch of
They broke into the Memorial
theater, which was crowded, and
they instilled the fear of the stu
dents of Valparaiso into the au
diende, which left.
Then they smashed the theater
furniture, and had a dickens of a
good time all over the town until
they got tired and went home to
When this happened, the po
lice and fire departments return
ed to town.
POLICE CHIEF TAKES ON
VICIOUS AIR AT STRIKE
Threatens the Heads of the "In
dustrial Anarchists" Who
Started the Strike.
Aberdeen, Wash., April J12.
"I'll break this strike, or I'll break
the heads of the industrial an
archists who started it one or,
This is not the statement of a
Russian grand duke, dear reader.
.It was .made by. Chief of Police