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Source: Christian Advocate
Source type: newspaper
Document type: news column
Document title: “News of the Week”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: New York, New York
Date of publication: 3 October 1901
Volume number: 76
Issue number: 40
Pagination: 1599

“News of the Week.” Christian Advocate 3 Oct. 1901 v76n40: p. 1599.
Leon Czolgosz (trial); anarchists (Chicago, IL); Ida McKinley (medical condition); William McKinley (last will and testament); William McKinley (post-assassination matters); McKinley burial vault (attack upon); William McKinley (protection, posthumous).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; Ida McKinley; William McKinley; Presley M. Rixey; Truman C. White.
Omission of text within the excerpt is denoted with a bracketed indicator (e.g., [omit]).


News of the Week [excerpt]


Monday, September 23

     HOME—Leon F. Czolgosz is placed on trial in Buffalo for the murder of President McKinley. The prisoner enters a plea of “guilty,” which is changed to “not guilty” by direction of the court. The jury was quickly secured, and the prosecution presented a large part of its evidence. [omit]  ——The nine anarchists under arrest in Chicago since the shooting of President McKinley are released, there being no legal evidence against them. [omit]  ——For the third day in succession Mrs. McKinley takes two drives, accompanied by Dr. Rixey. [omit]

Tuesday, September 24

     HOME— [omit]  ——President McKinley’s assassin, Leon F. Czolgosz, is found guilty of murder in the first degree. [omit]

Thursday, September 26

     HOME—Justice White, of Buffalo, sentences Czolgosz, the assassin of President McKinley, to be put to death in the week of Oct. 28. [omit]

Friday, September 27

     HOME— [omit]  ——The will of the late President McKinley is filed in Canton, O. It leaves to Mrs. McKinley as estate valued at about $250,000. [omit]

Sunday, September 29

     HOME— [omit]  ——A dispatch from Canton, O., says an attack was made by two men this evening on a sentinel guarding the vault in West Lawn Cemetery which contains the body of President McKinley.



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