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Source: Times-Republican
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Saw the Assassin Shoot”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Marshalltown, Iowa
Date of publication: 14 September 1901
Volume number: 27
Issue number: 220
Pagination: 3

“Saw the Assassin Shoot.” Times-Republican [Marshalltown] 14 Sept. 1901 v27n220: p. 3.
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Emma Severin; McKinley assassination (persons present on exposition grounds); McKinley assassination (public response: Buffalo, NY); lawlessness (mob rule: Buffalo, NY).
Named persons
William McKinley; Emma Severin.


Saw the Assassin Shoot

Special to the Times-Republican.
     Cedar Falls, Sept. 14.—Miss Emma Severin, of this city, who is attending the Buffalo exposition, was near the temple of music when President McKinley was shot. She wa[s] near the door when he wa[s] carried to the ambulance. She has written to friend[s] here describing the scene[s]. She [s]ays had it not [b]een for the mounted guard[s] and the [s]oldiers the as[s]a[s]sin would have been lynched, a[s] there were many cries fo[r] vengeance by both men and women. Efforts were made to [st]o[p] the carriage in which the pri[s]oner was carried to the police headquarter[s].



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