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Source: Laclede County Sentinel
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial
Document title: none
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Lebanon, Missouri
Date of publication: 1 November 1901
Volume number: none
Issue number: 51
Pagination: [4]

[untitled]. Laclede County Sentinel 1 Nov. 1901 n51: p. [4].
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McKinley assassination (opinions, theories, etc.); Leon Czolgosz; Leon Czolgosz (as anarchist).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz; William McKinley.



     The fate of Leon F. Czolgosz, the murderer of President McKinley, should be a warning to boys who spend the precious time of their youth in reading blood an thunder stories of imaginary adventure, gilded crime and dare-devil exhibitions of brute courage. The boy’s mind becomes warped to such an extent that he loses all taste for the wholesome facts of history and erects an ideal which has no existence in fact. Czolgosz spent his youth reading such trash, hence when the writings of Russian anarchists, with their doctrines of brute force came his way they found his mind receptive and his hand ready to deal a blow to constituted authority in the belief that humanity would be benefitted.



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