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Eight Students Put In Jail

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For the Disturbances of Last Night.

IT COST THEM $117.04

Patrolman Isbell and One Student Were Injured In The Row.

A mob of 500 students gathered at the campus last night to indulge in the annual Hallowe'en celebration. Howling and giving the U. of M. yell became monotonous, so the gang ventured outside and made a raid on the walks and fences in front of the Cousins & Hall and Condon properties on S. Uuiversity ave.

The special police gathered in the ringleader, a young man from Flint, Mich. He was started for the jail. The mob of 400 students followed and the police were the objects of a rapid fire of mud balls for the three-quarters of a mile distance to the bastile. The student was finally landed in jail, notwithstanding the cries "Abas le police," "Mob 'em," "Rescue him," "Consquez cops," etc. Sheriff Gillen told the mob that he would release the prisoner as soon as the crowd dispersed on condition that he would appear tomorrow at the police court ,and the mob adjourned in a body to some other part of the city.

Marshal Gerstner, however, wanted some security for the fellow's appearance, and was walking him around to get it when it was reported that the gang of students were committing more depredations. The Flint student was hustled back to jail.

The students, on their way back to the campus, captured a piano box in front of the Ann Arbor Music Co. 's store. When they reached Thayer st a raid was made on some lumber on the property belonging to Ald. Hamilton.

Then things took a more serious turn. Four students were arrested and were headed for the jail. Somebody hit Patrolman Isbell over the head with a picket, cutting an ugly gash in his scalp. He dropped and his prisoner escaped.

"Mob 'em!" yelled the students.

A stone struck Deputy Fred Gillen on the head. The officers drew revolvers to keep the lawless crowd back, and they threatened to use them. The four men were placed in the jail, but still the students kept yelling on Main st.

Thereupon the officers commenced to fill up the vacant cells. A student would be grabbod and taken into the bastile. One fellow resisted andjerking away, started to run. He stumbled and fell heavily on the flag walk on Main st. He was picked up insensible and taken to the hospital. Early this morning he left there and the authorities deny that they know who he is or where he came from.

Altogether eight students spent the night in jail.

The officers split up the bunch, taking four of the students to Justice Doty and four to Justice Duffy.

They gave their names as Frank Thomas, George Jackson, Frank Whitlark, Charles E. Miller, Charles Anderson, Bert J. Thompson, I. K. Bod and Frank Brooks. All the names were assumed ones, as it meant expulsion to them if their identity became known to the professors. They all pleaded guilty, and the justices fined them each $10 and $4.63 cents costs, making a total of $117.04 that the Students had to pay for their "fun" of last evening.

Some of them did not have the ready coin, but they fonnd willing friends to dig it up for them. In the case of "I. K. Bod," who was a poor high school student and who seemingly had no friends in the court room, a 1900 lit stepped up and handed him the required amount. "I. K. Bod" did not know the man who befriended him, but took his address and promised to pay him back. "That's all right," said the other, "I didn't want you to go to jail."