Czolgosz Is Being Fed Well by Police
His Demand on Capt. Regan for a Cigar, However,
Is Met with Refusal by That Official.
Leon F. Czolgosz, Anarchist, who
because of his alleged belief attempted the life of President McKinley
by cowardly shooting him, is living better than he ever did before.
His meals are served to him in his cell, where he is constantly
watched, but the food is cleaner, better cooked and more wholesome
than any heretofore placed before him, it is said.
Saturday noon he was served with roast
pork, roast lamb, boiled potatoes, ear corn, sliced tomatoes, bread,
butter and coffee. Saturday night he had cold roast pork, fried
potatoes, bread and butter and tea. Yesterday morning he was given
ham and eggs, fried potatoes, bread, butter and coffee.
After finishing his meal yesterday
morning he appeared quite contented with his lot. The egotism which
controls his brain made him believe that such food was natural to
him and that he always should have as good as could be procured.
In line with this idea the thought of a good cigar suggested itself.
He told the guard that he wanted one, the request being almost a
The guard went up stairs and informed
Capt. Regan of what Czolgosz wanted. Capt. Regan was astounded for
an instant. Then he turned around and with a variety of exclamation
“You tell him to go to ——.”
Czolgosz will not have his appetite
for tobacco gratified.