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THE DAY BOOK
SOD S. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. l,Nb. 218 Chicago, Friday June 7, 1912
FOUR JAILED IN RTOT ON
1 MAXWELL STREET.
Benny Fox, his son Sam, 636
Maxwell street, and Louis and
Leo Fox-, 638 Maxwell street,
brothers of Benny, were arrested
today in a riot on Maxwell street
between Halsted and Jefferson.
Trouble arose when Supt. of
StreetrGoodwin and Ward Supt.
Schug attempted to enforce anew
ordinance which went into effect
last night prohibitingfruit stands,
soda stands, chicken coops and all
sidewalk stands on Maxwell
street from Halsted to the river.
When they attempted to re
move a chicken coop a mob of
men and women attacked the offi
cers. A rjot call was sent to .the
Maxwell, street station and a
wagon with ten policemen re
With drawn clubs policemen
charged -the. crowd. The four
Foxes, ringleaders, were arrested.
They were taken to the station
and booked on charges of dis
turbance and resistance.
After they had been locked in
cells the wives of two of the-men
led'a crowd of womenito the sta
tiQn.' They- gathered in front -of
the building and again the police
were forced to disperse them. One
woman eluded the policemen and
dashed through the station half to
the" courtroom, where she , at
tempted to tell Judge Dicker of
Policeman finally eaptured her
and ejected her The four men
will be tried tomorrow morning.
PLUNGES EIGHT STORIES
Frank Fifer, 20 years old, a
bellboy at the Hotel' Bradford,
3000 Michigan avenue, plunged
eight stories from the roof of that
hotel to his death this morning.
. . Fifer went to the roof of the
hotel with several 'others. They
amused themselves by jeering
and throwing things at the non
union newsboys and their police
guards on the comer below.
Fifer leaned too' far over the
edge of the roof, lost his 'balance
and fell. He was killed instantly.
Fifer came to Chicago from St,
Louis. He was expecting his
mother and his sister to visit him
within the next few days.
HITS COP WHO CURSED
HIM FINED $5Q .
Michael McLatfghlin made the
mistake of not knowing a police
man when he saw one in plain
clothes yesterday, and it cost him
$50 and costs in Judge TBeitler's
McLaughlin, who is 55 years,
old, is a plumber. He lives at the