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Source: Burlington Hawk-Eye
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Czolgosz Sought Notoriety”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Burlington, Iowa
Date of publication: 14 September 1901
Volume number: 63
Issue number: 83
Pagination: 8

“Czolgosz Sought Notoriety.” Burlington Hawk-Eye 14 Sept. 1901 v63n83: p. 8.
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Leon Czolgosz (activities, whereabouts, etc.: Duryea, PA); Leon Czolgosz (as anarchist); Johann Most (arraignment).
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Leon Czolgosz; Johann Most.


Czolgosz Sought Notoriety


Organized Lodge of Anarchists Six Years Ago Near Wilkesbarre.

     Wilkesbarre, Pa., Sept. 13.—It was learned here to-day that Leon Czolgosz made of tour of the anthracite coal regions about six years ago. He was employed for a while by the Lackawanna Coal Company at Duryea, this county, and while there is said to have organized a lodge of anarchists. He could speak several languages, and soon became popular with the foreign element. He was known then as Fred Nieman. People who came into contact with Czolgosz then say he was after notoriety all the time, and whenever the anarchists met he insisted on doing all the talking. His theory was that the condition of the working people of this country never would be improved until the doctrines advocated by the anarchists were put into practice.
     New York, Sept. 13.—John Most, arrested last night on the charge of circulating incendiary literature, calculated to incite unlawful acts, was arraigned in police court to-day. At the prisoner’s request his examination was set for Monday. The assistant district attorney asked that Most be held in $2,500 bail, but the magistrate said the prisoner was charged only with a misdemeanor and fixed the bail at $1,000. Most was locked up in default of bail.



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