Source: Auburn Weekly Bulletin
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Acid Did Its Work”
City of publication: Auburn, New York
Date of publication: 1 November 1901
Volume number: 20
Issue number: 88
|“Acid Did Its Work.” Auburn Weekly Bulletin 1 Nov. 1901 v20n88: p. 5.|
|Leon Czolgosz (post-execution matters); Waldeck Czolgosz; Czolgosz family (at Auburn, NY).|
|Thomas Bandowski; Leon Czolgosz; Waldeck Czolgosz [variant spelling of first name below]; J. Warren Mead.|
Acid Did Its Work
Body of Czolgosz Now Believed to Be Entirely Consumed.
BROTHER VISITS THE GRAVE.
Waldek and His Brother-in-Law, Waldek Thomas Bandowski, Saw the Spot Where
the Assassin Was Interred Tuesday Afternoon—They Did Not Secure a Certificate
of Death from Warden Mead, Who Says, However, That He Will Issue One Upon
Request of the Insurance Company in Which the Assassin Had a Policy. Waldek
Czolgosz Returns to Cleveland, Will Give Up Farming and Go into Business.
The out of town press representatives and invited
witnesses to the electrocution of Czolgosz have about all left town, and the
prison has fully returned to its normal routine.
Czolgosz’s body is now probably entirely destroyed by the quick lime and acid in which it was interred. No guard was placed over the grave, Warden Mead not deeming it necessary. No death certificate has been granted to the brother, but Warden Mead will grant one if the proper papers are forwarded by the insurance organization to which the assassin belonged.
The brother, Waldek, and brother-in-law, Waldek Thomas Bandowski paid a visit to the assassin’s grave late Tuesday afternoon.
They expect to returned [sic] to Cleveland next day. The brother said that he had no intention of changing his name because of the notoriety the assassin achieved. Neither does he anticipate such action on the part of any other member of the family. He says he will give up farming and it is his intention now to locate in Cleveland and establish himself in business on a small scale. He has not yet decided what line of business he will undertake.