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Source: Challenge
Source type: magazine
Document type: letter to the editor
Document title: “Lawyer Hoke’s Tale of Woe”
Author(s): Hoke, George M.
Date of publication: 5 October 1901
Volume number: none
Issue number: 39
Pagination: 8

Hoke, George M. “Lawyer Hoke’s Tale of Woe.” Challenge 5 Oct. 1901 n39: p. 8.
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Challenge; McKinley assassination (news coverage: criticism); George M. Hoke.
Named persons
George M. Hoke; William McKinley; H. Gaylord Wilshire.


Lawyer Hoke’s Tale of Woe


OFFICE OF                   
GEORGE M. HOKE,               
TIFFIN, O., Sept. 16, 1901.     

H. Gaylord Wilshire,
          Editor CHALLENGE,
               New York, N. Y.

     DEAR SIR: I have before me No. 37 of the CHALLENGE, published in New York, Sept. 11, 1901. This was five days after the anarchist bullet was fired at our President. I note a great deal in “No. 37” about H. Gaylord Wilshire, but not a word concerning the attempt upon the life of the Chief Executive of the best government on earth, your country and mine. In political convictions I did not agree with Mr. McKinley, but I cannot fail to admire his many noble qualities of mind and heart.
     I have no place in my office for a publication which has columns and columns to laud its egotistical editor and not a line or a word for a martyred President.
     My subscription to the CHALLENGE expires next spring; as, therefore, I am not in arrears, I shall ask you to discontinue sending it to my address.

Very truly,
GEO. M. HOKE.    


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