Publication information

Barton County Democrat
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: “It Was Cunningly Devised”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Great Bend, Kansas
Date of publication: 27 September 1901
Volume number: 18
Issue number: 29
Pagination: [2]

“It Was Cunningly Devised.” Barton County Democrat 27 Sept. 1901 v18n29: p. [2].
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McKinley assassination (personal response); Leon Czolgosz (mental health).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz.
The editorial (below) appears in the newspaper as part of an editorial column titled “Topics of the Day” (p. [2]).

It Was Cunningly Devised

     There never was a murder more methodically and cunningly conducted than that put in execution by Czolgosz. His handkerchief ruse was too deep for the government detectives. If he is not sane then satan is a lunatic.