Nov. 9, 1907
Local sympathizers, anarchists and Socialists are organizing a mass meeting to protest the imprisonment of Ricardo Flores Magon, Librado Rivera, Antonio Villareal and L. Gutierrez De Lara, who are being held on charges of trying to overthrow the Mexican government.
After years of avoiding capture, Magon, Rivera and Villareal were arrested Aug. 23 at 111 E. Pico St. after a brawl with Thomas Furlong of the Furlong Secret Service Bureau of St. Louis, along with Los Angeles Police Detectives Felipe Talamantes, Thomas F. Rico and two deputies. De Lara was arrested by U.S. marshals at 420 W. 4th St. on Sept. 27.
The Times said of the August incident: