Source: New-York Tribune
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Many Want Czolgosz’s Autograph”
City of publication: New York, New York
Date of publication: 29 September 1901
Volume number: 61
Issue number: 20041
|“Many Want Czolgosz’s Autograph.” New-York Tribune 29 Sept. 1901 v61n20041: part 1, p. 3.|
|J. Warren Mead (public statements); Leon Czolgosz (incarceration: Auburn, NY); John Gerin; Leon Czolgosz (incarceration: Auburn, NY: public response); Leon Czolgosz (popular culture).|
|Leon Czolgosz; John Gerin; J. Warren Mead.|
Many Want Czolgosz’s Autograph
MEDICAL MEN ASK FOR PIECES OF HIS BRAIN AFTER DEATH.
Auburn, N. Y., Sept. 28.—Warden Mead to-day gave out the following:
Czolgosz has eaten his meals regularly, and has had no conversation with any of the other condemned men. He answered questions in regard to his meals, such as inquiry if he would have salt, etc., which were put to him by the officers, but aside from that he said nothing. Part of the time yesterday he lay in his bed and the rest of the time he spent walking up and down his cell.
Dr. Gerin, the prison physician,
visited Czolgosz yesterday and again this morning, but found no need for his
In addition to hundreds of requests from all over the country for invitations to witness the execution, Warden Mead to-day received numerous requests for the autograph of Czolgosz and also some from medical men for pieces of his brain after he shall have paid the death penalty.