An Anarchist Hotbed Existing in London
Plans for Assassination Believed to Be Found in
After Humbert’s Murder a List of Prospective Victims Was Found—Mr.
McKinley’s Name Was on It.
LONDON, Sept. 11.—The
attempt to assassinate President McKinley has naturally resulted
in an increase of the anxiety caused by the presence of Anarchists
in this city. In Soho, which is called a “nest of anarchy,” the
foreign population is so large that the police are compelled to
protect Anarchist clubs. A law for the expulsion of Anarchists is
A Scotland Yard detective complains
of the great labor entailed on the department in watching these
foreign ruffians. He says scores of men in Soho have been hounded
out of Paris, Berlin, and Rome. He believes the Anarchists have
a central board here, which formulates plans for assassination.
After the murder of King Humbert,
says this detective, a number of papers which belonged to Anarchists
in Soho were seized. One of the papers was a list of prospective
victims of assassination, of whom President McKinley was one.