Publication information

Plymouth Republican
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Angry Crowd Called for Rope”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Plymouth, Indiana
Date of publication: 12 September 1901
Volume number: 45
Issue number: 43
Pagination: [4]

“Angry Crowd Called for Rope.” Plymouth Republican 12 Sept. 1901 v45n43: p. [4].
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McKinley assassination (sympathizers); lawlessness (mob rule: Monroe, IN).
Named persons
William McKinley.

Angry Crowd Called for Rope

     DECATUR, Ind., Sept. 11—A stranger who made the remark that he was glad McKinley had been shot, and that the President deserved what he had received, was driven out of Munroe [sic] this morning. Scarcely had he made the remark before he was confronted by a crowd of angry citizens, who ordered him to leave. He hesitated about going until some one in the crowd said, “Boys, get a rope,” after which he did not delay his departure.