Publication information

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.
full text
Challenge; McKinley assassination (news coverage: criticism); George M. Hoke.
Named persons
George M. Hoke; William McKinley; H. Gaylord Wilshire.
Click here to view the editor’s response to the letter below.

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,