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Source: Chanute Times
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Friend of Czolgosz Jailed”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Chanute, Kansas
Date of publication:
20 September 1901
Volume number: 29
Issue number: 50
Pagination: [7]

“Friend of Czolgosz Jailed.” Chanute Times 20 Sept. 1901 v29n50: p. [7].
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Tom Bawden; Tom Bawden (public statements); Leon Czolgosz; McKinley assassination (personal response); anarchism (government response).
Named persons
Frank C. Andrews; Tom Bawden; Leon Czolgosz; John J. Downey; William McKinley.


Friend of Czolgosz Jailed


Street Speaker in Detroit Arrested for a Seditious Utterance.

     Tom Bawden, a Detroit single tax advocate and street speaker, whose defiance of the police brought on the riot in the Campus Martius last May, has been arrested, just after he had declared, speaking of Leon Czolgosz: “I wish to God that there were a lot of others [sic] just such men in this country.”
     Bawden was speaking from his wagon on the campus. He led up to his incriminating remark by saying: “This man who attempted to assassinate McKinley, like many other men believed that the people are oppressed.” After his utterance Supt. of Police Downey ordered Bawden to cease talking, and on his refusal arrested him on the charge of disorderly conduct and inciting trouble. Police Commissioner Andrews declares that all advocates of anarchistic doctrines will be driven out of town by the police says a Detroit dispatch.



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