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Account of the Haymarket Riot.

Shortly after the Spies brothers and Schwab were arrested a patrol wagon containing a dozen officers under command of Captain Bonfield dashed up to the beer saloon which is located directly beneath the offices of the Arbeiter Zeitung. The officers dismounted from the wagon in haste and filed up the narrow stairs into the office and took possession of it in the name of the people. Five officers proceeded to the third floor where twenty-five printers were engaged in setting into type anarachist editorials and circulars. Captain Bonfield ordered them all under arrest and in a few minutes they were on their way downstairs to the patrol wagons, which were drawn up to the curb to receive them. A cordon of police was formed on either side of the entrance to prevent interference with the arrests and also to prevent any of the prisoners escaping. They were a motley looking lot, all having the air of pronounced socialists, although reasonably well dressed. . . .Adolph Fischer, compositor for the Arbeiter-Zeitung, was arrested in this raid. All along the route were gathered hundreds of the "capitalists," the especial objects of a socialist's hatred, and the police were loudly cheered for their action, while the socialists were groaned at, hissed at, and made otherwise miserable. . . . Only one of the prisoners, a small sized, sallow man undertook to exhibit contrariness, and for his exhibition he received such a shaking at the hands of his captors as he will not forget for many days. The gang was taken into the cellroom, "booked," and lockup up. . . .