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Source: Buffalo Enquirer
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “The President Joked”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Buffalo, New York
Date of publication: 9 September 1901
Volume number: 58
Issue number: 36
Pagination: 6

“The President Joked.” Buffalo Enquirer 9 Sept. 1901 v58n36: p. 6.
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William McKinley (activity, conversations, etc. during recovery).
Named persons
William McKinley; Herman Mynter; Roswell Park.


The President Joked

     An incident that showed the cheerfulness and courage of President McKinley occurred yesterday. Dr. Roswell Park and several other physicians entered the room and, after making an examination as to the President’s condition, the Chief Executive asked:
     “Which of you did the cutting?”
     Dr. Mynter was pointed out.
     “There is the guilty man,” said Dr. Park.
     “Oh, so you are the man. Well, you made a good job of it.” Then came a merry look into the President’s face and he added: “I think we shall have to invite you all down to breakfast pretty soon.”
     Saying this the President settled back among his pillows and chuckled at the joke.



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