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Source: Alpena Evening News
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “C. E. Cheney”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Alpena, Michigan
Date of publication: 9 September 1901
Volume number: 3
Issue number: 34
Pagination: 1

 
Citation
“C. E. Cheney.” Alpena Evening News 9 Sept. 1901 v3n34: p. 1.
 
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Keywords
Charles E. Cheney; McKinley assassination (persons present on exposition grounds); McKinley assassination; Pan-American Exposition (impact of assassination); McKinley assassination (public response: Buffalo, NY).
 
Named persons
Charles E. Cheney.
 
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C. E. Cheney

 

Wa[s] Clo[s]e to the Pre[s]ident When He Was Shot.

     Charles E. Cheney returned from Buffalo this morning, and to The News he said he was within 100 feet of the presidental [sic] party when the president was shot.
     Although he saw them carrying the body, and saw the body lying in the ambulance, it was fully 10 minutes before he knew it was the president. That it was some one [sic] in the presidential party, was evidenced at once, but the facts were not known for some little time.
     It was at least half an hour before all the people on the ground [sic] became acquainted with the fact.
     Within an hour, every exhibit was covered up, all bands had ceased playing, and all [p]laces of amusement closed.
     He describes the crowd as something awful to behold.

 

 


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