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Source: Indianapolis Journal
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Boston Is Lukewarm”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Indianapolis, Indiana
Date of publication: 15 September 1902
Volume number: 52
Issue number: 258
Pagination: 5

 
Citation
“Boston Is Lukewarm.” Indianapolis Journal 15 Sept. 1902 v52n258: p. 5.
 
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Keywords
McKinley memorial services, first anniversary (Boston, MA); McKinley memorial services, first anniversary (New England); McKinley memorial services, first anniversary (Providence, RI); James B. Parker (public addresses).
 
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley; James B. Parker.
 
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Boston Is Lukewarm

 

Few Allusions Made to the Life and Death of McKinley.

     BOSTON, Sept. 14.—Little departure from customary services was made in Boston churches to-day, so that the occasion could scarcely be termed McKinley day. Here and there a pastor referred to the national calamity a year ago, but through lack of concerted action no memorial sermons, strictly speaking, were preached. While there was no general observance of the anniversary in other parts of New England, most of the pastors alluded feelingly to the event.
     In Providence James B. Parker, the colored waiter who is said by some to have been the first to seize the assassin Czolgosz when he shot President McKinley in the Temple of Music at Buffalo, was the principal speaker at a service held at the People’s A. M. E. Zion Church (colored.) [sic]

 

 


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