Publication information

Source: Public Opinion
Source type: magazine
Document type: news column
Document title: “News of the Week”
Author(s): anonymous
Date of publication: 3 October 1901
Volume number: 31
Issue number: 14
Pagination: 443

 
Citation
“News of the Week.” Public Opinion 3 Oct. 1901 v31n14: p. 443.
 
Transcription
excerpt
 
Keywords
Leon Czolgosz (trial); Leon Czolgosz (sentencing).
 
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley; Truman C. White.
 
Notes
Ellipses (“. . .”) appear below as given in the original document. Omission of text within the excerpt is indicated with a bracketed indicator (e.g., [omit]).
 
Document


News of the Week
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

     DOMESTIC.—Leon F. Czolgosz was placed on trial at Buffalo for the murder of President McKinley; the jury was empanelled and the prosecution introduced a large part of its evidence . . . . [omit]


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

     DOMESTIC.—The assassin of President McKinley, Leon Czolgosz, was found guilty of murder in the first degree at Buffalo, after a trial lasting less than nine hours and covering a period of two days . . . . [omit]


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

     DOMESTIC.—Leon F. Czolgosz, the assassin of President McKinley, was sentenced by Justice White, in Buffalo, to be put to death in the week of October 28; he declared in court that he had no accomplices in the murder . . . . [omit]