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V , A WISE PUP
QotT TfER tjcklih; JOCK
VXCAHNA STVUW it
ITS ABOUT TIME!
Old Harry Taber writes that an
uncensored dispatch to the Wilming
ton Morning News says that the Ref
ugees have taken "Umbrage. N. Y.
WISCONSIN STUDENTS IN ALL
NIGHT RlCnV-STORM JAIL
Madison, Wis., Oct. 7. Inflamed
by an attack on four of their feljow
students by a gang of gangsters here
yesterday, 2,000 University of Wis
consin students mobilized on the
lower campus and ran riot over the
A night of unprecedented revelry
came to a climax here when a
crowd of 3,000 people stormed the
city Jail in an effort to secure the
release of fqur students who were
locked up on charges of disorderly
conduct A fusillade of bricks shat
tered windows in the police station
and sent officers inside scurrying to
A dozen revolver shots were fired
to disperse the mob, which by this
time was augmented by .arrivals of
more bands of students. Firemen at
tached a four-inch hose and drench
ed the mob with a heavy stream.
One lone freshman stood in a clear
ed area of 100 feet and for ten min
utes withstood the efforts of the fire
men to dislodge him. Blank' shots
were fired. The, lad kept his feet until
three students crept up and cut the
hose off at the hydrant.
Iresidsnt Van Hise persuaded the
students to disperse.
GLEASON HAS A VOICE IN THE
Chief Gleason delivered a shot in
the pickpocket war when he declared
that 250 out of 432 "dips" arrested
between April and October were re
leased by municipal judges.
He got this fact from figures com
piled by police captains to prove that '
the police are bringing the men to
trial only to see them freed.
"Of the 197 cases handled hy the
detective bureau 7 went to the House
of Correction, 64. drew fine sand 4
were held to the grand jury. Four
forfeited their bonds, 6 were paroled,
and the remaining 112 went scot free.
Do you wonder that the pickpockets
are bold?" said Chief Gleason.