Publication information

Hickman Courier
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: “We Want Good People Only”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Hickman, Kentucky
Date of publication: 28 March 1902
Volume number: 37
Issue number: 19
Pagination: 1

“We Want Good People Only.” Hickman Courier 28 Mar. 1902 v37n19: p. 1.
full text
anarchism (laws against); anarchism (government response).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley; William B. Shattuc.

We Want Good People Only

     Public sentiment in his [sic] country will undoubtedly be in favor of the prompt passage of the general immigration bill prepared by Chairman Shattuc of the House Committee on Immigration and Naturalization, which has now been favorably reported and is awaiting congressional action.
     Especially will that provision of the bill be heartily approved which excludes from admission to the United States all anarchists or persons who believe in or advocate the overthrow by force or violence of all governments of forms of law or the assassination of public officials.
     Americans have had more than enough of these gentry. They drew the dead line against anarchists on the day that Anarchist Czolgosz shot down President McKinley as the latter extended his hand to greet Czolgosz as an American citizen.