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Source: Conservative
Source type: magazine
Document type: editorial column
Document title: “Barbed Wire”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 21 November 1901
Volume number: 4
Issue number: 20
Pagination: 6-7 (excerpt below includes only page 6)

“Barbed Wire.” Conservative 21 Nov. 1901 v4n20: pp. 6-7.
Theodore Roosevelt (name, pronunciation of); Johann Most; Leon Czolgosz (name); Leon Czolgosz (execution).
Named persons
Johann Most.
Omission of text within the excerpt is denoted with a bracketed indicator (e.g., [omit]).


Barbed Wire [excerpt]

     He says it should be pronounced Rosy-velt and it is thought best to let the impetuous young gentleman have his own way about it.


     Now that Herr Most has fully proven that his famous “Murder Against Murder” editorial was published more than fifteen years ago, it is a certain Peerless one who stands convicted of plagairism [sic].


     You may refer to anarchy as a cancer on the body of civilization if you wish to, but just make a careful diagnosis of the recent star anarchist’s name, and see if it doesn’t strike you as being more like “Pole-evil.”


     Our minister wants to now [sic] what passed through what’s-’is-name’s brain when he took his seat in that fatal chair. Not wishing to keep anything back from him, the prison officials come square out and make a clean breast of it by asserting that it was about 1700 volts.



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