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Source: Colman’s Rural World
Source type: newspaper
Document type: letter to the editor
Document title: “From California”
Author(s): Husmann, George
City of publication: St. Louis, Missouri
Date of publication: 18 September 1901
Volume number: 54
Issue number: 37
Pagination: 1

Husmann, George. “From California.” Colman’s Rural World 18 Sept. 1901 v54n37: p. 1.
McKinley assassination (public response); yellow journalism.
Named persons
George Husmann; William McKinley.
Omission of text within the excerpt is denoted with a bracketed indicator (e.g., [omit]).


From California [excerpt]

     Editor RURAL WORLD: A letter from California can hardly be considered without voicing the deeply felt indignation of its people against the dastardly attack made on the life of the Chief Magistrate of the Nation. Thousands are scanning the papers every day for reports from his bedside, and a prayer goes up from every loyal heart for his speedy recovery. (God’s will was otherwise, and Mr. McKinley said, “Let His will be done.”—Editor.)
     Though far removed from us, our hearts are not less warm, our indignation not less firm against the yellow journals of the country for stirring up the worst passions of humanity for their own selfish ends. Here, but for them, pretending to be in favor of the laboring classes, while indirectly their worst enemies, the unfortunate strikes would have been settled long ago, but which are now doing untold harm to the State which had just entered on an era of unprecedented prosperity. [omit]


     Napa, Cal., Sept. 10.



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