One account of what happened after the bomb explosion at Haymarket Square

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One account of what happened after the bomb explosion at Haymarket Square - all directions. Immediately after the explosion...
all directions. Immediately after the explosion the police pulled their revolvers and fired on tne crowd. An incessant fire was kept up for nearly two minutes, and at least 250 shots were fired. The air was filled with bullets The crowd ran up the streets and alleys and were fired on by the now thoroughly enraged police. Then a lull followed. Many of the crowd had taken refuge in the halls or en- trances of bouses and in saloons. As the firing ceased they ventured forth, and a few officers opened fire cn thsm. A dozen more shots were fired and then it ceased entirely. The patrol-

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  1. Chicago Tribune,
  2. 05 May 1886, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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  • One account of what happened after the bomb explosion at Haymarket Square

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